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Orel Hershiser

Orel Leonard Hershiser IV is an American former Major League Baseball starting pitcher. He is currently an analyst for Baseball Tonight and Sunday Night Baseball on ESPN and a professional poker player for PokerStars. Hershiser was a three-time All-Star and won the Gold Glove, Cy Young Award, NLCS MVP and World Series MVP with the Dodgers in 1988.

Type: AthleteNationality: American

Oren Peli

Oren Peli (Hebrew: אורן פלאי‎; born January 21, 1970) is an Israeli American film director, producer and screenwriter, known for directing the 2007 film Paranormal Activity.

Type: screenwriter,actor,writer,engineer,film director,film producer,film editorNationality: United States of America

Orestes A. Brownson

Orestes Augustus Brownson was a New England intellectual and activist, preacher, labor organizer, and noted Catholic convert and writer. Brownson was a publicist, a career which spanned his affiliation with the New England Transcendentalists through his subsequent conversion to Roman Catholicism.

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Orestes Ferrara

Orestes Ferrara y Marino', known in Italy as Oreste Ferrara, Italian Cuban, was:

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Orhan Pamuk

Ferit Orhan Pamuk is a Turkish novelist, screenwriter, academic and recipient of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Literature. One of Turkey's most prominent novelists, his work has sold over eleven million books in sixty languages, making him the country's best-selling writer.

Type: Novelist, screenwriterNationality: American

Ori Gersht

Ori Gersht (born 1967) is an Israeli fine art photographer. He is a professor of photography at the University for the Creative Arts in Rochester, Kent, England.

Type: photographerNationality: Israel

Oriana Fallaci

Oriana Fallaci was an Italian journalist, author, and political interviewer. A former partisan during World War II, she had a long and successful journalistic career. Fallaci became famous worldwide for her coverage of war and revolution, and her interviews with many world leaders during the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.

Type: Journalist, authorNationality: Italian

Origen

Origen, or Origen Adamantius, was an early Christian Alexandrian scholar and theologian, and one of the most distinguished writers of the early Church. As early as the fourth century, his orthodoxy was suspect, largely because he believed in the pre-existence of souls and apokatastasis, or universal reconciliation, ideas acknowledged to be beyond the pale of Christianity.

Type: TheologianNationality: German

Orison Swett Marden

Orison Swett Marden was an American writer associated with the New Thought Movement. He also held a degree in medicine, and was a successful hotel owner.

Type: WriterNationality: American

Orla Brady

Orla Brady (born 28 March 1961) is an Irish actress.

Type: actor,stage actor,film actorNationality: Ireland

Orlando Aloysius Battista

Orlando Aloysius Battista (June 20, 1917 – October 3, 1995), also frequently referred to as O.A. Battista, was a Canadian-American chemist and author. A devout Catholic, he was notable in his writing for not shying away from advertising his religious beliefs as well as his scientific ones.

Type: chemistNationality: Canada

Orlando Bloom

Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom is a British actor. He had his break-through roles in 2001 as the elf-prince Legolas in The Lord of the Rings and in 2003 as blacksmith Will Turner in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series. He subsequently established himself as a lead in Hollywood films, including Elizabethtown and Kingdom of Heaven.

Type: ActorNationality: English

Orlando Brown

Orlando Brown (born December 4, 1987) is an American actor, voice actor, rapper and singer. He is best known for his roles as Eddie in That's So Raven, 3J in Family Matters, Tiger in Major Payne, Max in Two of a Kind, Damey Wayne in the short-lived Waynehead, Dobbs in Max Keeble's Big Move, Frankie in Eddie's Million Dollar Cook-Off

Type: singer,child actor,rapper,voice actor,radio personalityNationality: United States of America

Orlando Cepeda

Orlando Manuel Peruchin Cepeda Pennes is a former Puerto Rican Major League Baseball first baseman.

Type: Nationality: American

Orlando Gibbons

Orlando Gibbons was an English composer, virginalist and organist of the late Tudor and early Jacobean periods. He was a leading composer in the England of his day.

Type: ComposerNationality: English

Orlando Jones

Orlando Jones is an American comedian and film and television actor. He is notable for being one of the original cast members of the sketch comedy series MADtv and for his role as the 7 Up spokesman from 1999-2002.

Type: Comedian, actor/comedianNationality: American