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Olivia Newton-John

Olivia Newton-John, AO, OBE is an English born Australian singer and actress. She is a four-time Grammy award winner who has amassed five No. 1 and ten other Top Ten Billboard Hot 100 singles and two No. 1 Billboard 200 solo albums. Eleven of her singles and 14 of her albums have been certified gold by the RIAA.

Type: Musician, singer, actress, songwriter, entrepreneurNationality: American

Olivia Thirlby

Olivia Jo Thirlby (born October 6, 1986) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Leah in the comedy-drama film Juno (2007), as Natalie in The Darkest Hour (2011) and as Judge Cassandra Anderson in Dredd (2012). In June 2008, Thirlby was described by Vanity Fair as a member of "Hollywood's New Wave".

Type: actor,stage actor,television actor,film actorNationality: United States of America

Olivia Wilde

Olivia Wilde is an American actress and fashion model. Wilde began acting in the early 2000s, and has since appeared in a number of television and film productions, including her roles in the dramas The O.C., The Black Donnellys, and House M.D., and had starring roles in films Tron: Legacy, Cowboys & Aliens, and In Time.

Type: ActressNationality: American

Olivia Williams

Olivia Haigh Williams (born 26 July 1968) is an English film, stage, and television actress who has appeared in British and American films and television.

Type: actor,writer,playwright,stage actor,film actorNationality: United Kingdom

Olivier Dahan

Olivier Dahan (born 26 June 1967) is a French film director and screenwriter. His third directed film, La Vie en rose, was one of the only French cinema films to win two Academy Awards, including the first acting Oscar in the French language.

Type: screenwriter,film directorNationality: France

Olivier Martinez

Olivier Martinez is a French film actor. He became known after roles in several French films such as Un, deux, trois, soleil, which garnered him the César Award for Most Promising Actor, The Horseman on the Roof, and The Chambermaid on the Titanic. He has also appeared in Hollywood-produced features, including Before Night Falls, Unfaithful and S.W.A.T..

Type: ActorNationality: French

Olivier Megaton

Olivier Megaton (born Olivier Fontana; 6 August 1965) is a French director, writer, and editor best known for directing The Red Siren, Transporter 3, Colombiana, and Taken 2, and Taken 3.

Type: screenwriter,film directorNationality: France

Olivier Messiaen

Olivier Messiaen was a French composer, organist and ornithologist, one of the major composers of the 20th century. His music is rhythmically complex ; harmonically and melodically it is based on modes of limited transposition, which he abstracted from his early compositions and improvisations.

Type: ComposerNationality: French

Olivier Sarkozy

Olivier Sarkozy is a French-American banker and the half-brother of Nicolas Sarkozy, former President of France.

Type: BusinessmanNationality: French

Olivier Theyskens

Olivier Theyskens (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌɔlɪviər ˈtɛiskəns]) is a fashion designer who has worked with major design houses, including Rochas, Nina Ricci and Theory.

Type: fashion designerNationality: Belgium

Olli Rehn

Olli Ilmari Rehn is a Finnish politician, currently serving as European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro and vice-president of the EC. He had previously served as Commissioner for Enlargement. He has held a variety of political positions in European institutions as well as in Finland.

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Olly Murs

Oliver Stanley Murs (born 14 May 1984) is an English singer-songwriter, television presenter and actor. He first came to national attention for coming second in the sixth series of The X Factor in 2009. He is currently signed to RCA Records & Sony Music UK in the United Kingdom, Columbia Records in the United States.

Type: composer,singer,musician,songwriter,television presenter,choreographerNationality: United Kingdom

Olof Palme

Sven Olof Joachim Palme was a Swedish politician. A longtime protégé of Prime Minister Tage Erlander, Palme led the Swedish Social Democratic Party from 1969 to his assassination, and was a two-term Prime Minister of Sweden, heading a Privy Council Government from 1969 to 1976 and a cabinet government from 1982 until his death.

Type: PoliticianNationality: Swedish

Olusegun Obasanjo

Oluṣẹgun Mathew Okikiọla Arẹmu Ọbasanjọ, GCFR is a former Nigerian Army general and former President of Nigeria. A Nigerian of Yoruba descent, Obasanjo was a career soldier before serving twice as his nation's head of state, as a military ruler between 13 February 1976 to 1 October 1979; and as elected President from 29 May 1999 to 29 May 2007.

Type: StatesmanNationality: Nigerian

Olympia Brown

Olympia Brown was an American suffragist. She is regarded as the first woman to graduate from a theological school, as well as becoming the first full time ordained minister. Brown was also one of the few first generation suffragists who were able to vote with the passage of the 19th amendment.

Type: ActivistNationality: American

Olympia Dukakis

Olympia Dukakis is an American actress. In 1987, she won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe and a BAFTA nomination for her performance in Moonstruck. She received another Golden Globe nomination for Sinatra, and Emmy nominations for Lucky Day, More Tales of the City and Joan of Arc.

Type: ActressNationality: American

Olympia Snowe

Olympia Jean Snowe is the senior United States Senator from Maine and a member of the Republican Party. Snowe has become widely known for her ability to influence the outcome of close votes, including whether to end filibusters. She and her fellow Senator from Maine, Susan Collins, are regarded as leading moderates within their party.

Type: Politician, senatorNationality: American

Om Puri

Om Prakash Puri, (18 October 1950 – 6 January 2017) was an Indian actor who appeared in mainstream commercial Hindi Films, as well as independent and art films. He is best known for his author-backed roles in films like Aakrosh (1980), Arohan (1982), Ardh Satya and television films like Sadgati (1981) and Tamas (1987) and also light-hearted roles in Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983) and Chachi 420 (1997). He had various collaborations with director Shyam Benegal and Govind Nihalani. Puri also appeared in non-Indian productions in the United States, Britain and Pakistan.Puri was awarded Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award of India, in 1990; and in 2004, was made an honorary Officer of the Order of the British Empire.

Type: film actorNationality: India

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Omar Ahmad

Omar Ahmad (June 25, 1964 – May 10, 2011) was an American Internet entrepreneur and politician. Ahmad formerly served as the Chief technology officer of Napster in addition to many other positions and ventures in Silicon Valley. In 2007, he was elected to the city council of San Carlos, California. He served as Mayor of San Carlos from November 2010 until his death in 2011.

Type: politician,chief executive officer,chief technology officerNationality: United States of America