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Firesign Theatre

The Firesign Theatre is an American comedy troupe consisting of Phil Austin, Peter Bergman, David Ossman and Philip Proctor. Their brand of surrealistic humor is best known through their record albums, which acquired an enthusiastic following in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

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Fisher Ames

Fisher Ames was a Representative in the United States Congress from the 1st Congressional District of Massachusetts.

Type: StatesmanNationality: American

Fisher Stevens

Fisher Stevens is an American actor, director and producer. His most recent successes include the 2010 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for his film The Cove and 2008 Independent Spirit Award for Best Documentary Feature for his film Crazy Love.

Type: ActorNationality: American

Fitz Henry Warren

Fitz Henry Warren was a politician and a general during the American Civil War.

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Fitz-Greene Halleck

Fitz-Greene Halleck was an American poet notable for his satires and as one of the Knickerbocker Group. Born and reared in Guilford, Connecticut, he went to New York City at the age of 20, and lived and worked there for nearly four decades. He was sometimes called the American Byron. His poetry was popular and widely read but later fell out of favor.

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FKA twigs

Tahliah Debrett Barnett (born 16 January 1988), known professionally as FKA Twigs (stylised as FKA twigs), is an English singer, songwriter, and dancer. Raised in Gloucestershire, she became a backup dancer after moving to South London when she was 17 years old. She made her musical debut with the extended plays EP1 (2012) and EP2 (2013).

Type: singer,singer-songwriterNationality: United Kingdom

Flann O'Brien

Brian O'Nolan was an Irish novelist, playwright and satirist, considered a major figure in twentieth century Irish literature. Born in Strabane, County Tyrone, he is regarded as a key figure in postmodern literature. His English language novels, such as At Swim-Two-Birds, and The Third Policeman, were written under the nom de plume Flann O'Brien.

Type: WriterNationality: Irish

Flannery O'Connor

Mary Flannery O'Connor was an American writer and essayist. An important voice in American literature, O'Connor wrote two novels and 32 short stories, as well as a number of reviews and commentaries. She was a Southern writer who often wrote in a Southern Gothic style and relied heavily on regional settings and grotesque characters.

Type: Author, novelist, essayistNationality: American

Flavius Josephus

Titus Flavius Josephus, also called Joseph ben Matityahu, was a 1st-century Romano-Jewish historian and hagiographer of priestly and royal ancestry who recorded Jewish history, with special emphasis on the 1st century AD and the First Jewish Roman War, which resulted in the Destruction of Jerusalem and its temple in 70.

Type: HistorianNationality: Roman

Flavor Flav

William Jonathan Drayton, Jr., better known by his stage name Flavor Flav, is an American musician and television personality who rose to prominence as a member of the hip-hop group Public Enemy. He is also known for popularizing the role of the hype man and for yelling Yeah boy! and Flavor Flav! during performances.

Type: Musician, rapperNationality: American

Flea

Fleas are the insects forming the order Siphonaptera. They are wingless, with mouthparts adapted for piercing skin and sucking blood. Fleas are external parasites, living by hematophagy off the blood of mammals and birds.

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Fletcher Knebel

Fletcher Knebel was an American author of several popular works of political fiction.

Type: AuthorNationality: American

Fleur East

Fleur East (born 29 October 1987), also known as Fleur, is an English singer, songwriter, rapper, dancer, and fitness model. She competed on the second series of televised singing competition The X Factor in 2005 as a member of the girl group Addictiv Ladies. In 2012, she then launched a solo career with the record label Strictly Rhythm and released songs with dance musicians including DJ Fresh and Drumsound & Bassline Smith.

Type: singerNationality: United Kingdom

Flip Wilson

Clerow Wilson, Jr., known professionally as Flip Wilson, was an American comedian and actor. In the early 1970s, Wilson hosted his own weekly variety series, The Flip Wilson Show. The series earned Wilson a Golden Globe and two Emmy Awards.

Type: ComedianNationality: American

Flo Rida

Tramar Lacel Dillard (born September 17, 1979), known professionally as Flo Rida (), is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and composer from Carol City, Florida. His 2008 breakout single "Low" was number one for 10 weeks in the United States and broke the record for digital download sales at the time of its release.

Type: musician,rapperNationality: United States of America

Flora Lewis

Flora Lewis was an American journalist.

Type: JournalistNationality: American