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Kristin Chenoweth, Broadway/Television Actress and Singer

It also bugs me when I hear about “Angelina’s adopted son” or “Rosie’s adopted children”–as if that word will always separate them instead of binding them together. Angelina’s son and Rosie’s kids and I should get a regular apostrophe-plus-s like everybody else.

  • Freddie Bartholomew, Irish-American actor, producer
  • Melissa Gilbert, Actress
  • Matthew Laborteaux, Actor
  • Patrick Labyorteaux, Actor
  • Art Linkletter, Comedian
  • Frances McDormand, Actor
  • Ray Liotta, Actor
  • James MacArthur, Actor
  • Lee Majors, Actor
  • Marilyn Monroe, Model, Actress
  • Jack Nicholson, Actor
  • Priscilla Presley, Actress
  • Reno, Performance artist, Comedian
  • Nicole Richie, Socialite and Reality Star
  • Nicole ‘Snooki’ Polizzie, Reality Star
  • Andy Dick, Comedian