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00:41 #10: Georgia Durante
01:27 #9: Paul Karsten Fauteck
02:13 #8: Daniel E. Manville
02:57 #7: Eugene Brown
03:39 #6: Jeff Henderson
04:25 #5: Junior Johnson
05:15 #4: Eugène François Vidocq
06:09 #3, #2 & #1???

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    • Great video. Number 7 made me smile, I loved number 4, Number 2 didn’t surprise me one bit, and I think the Number 1 pick inspired more than a movie. I think it also helped spawn the series “White Collar” in which I am a fan.

  2. Someone sure did not do their research, what about Don King?, King operated gambling schemes, he later killed two people and was found guilty of manslaughter of one, he was convicted sent to prison where he spent many years teaching himself how to speak better upon his release he entered the business of promoting boxing fights, he then became one of worlds most famous boxing promoter, why was he not on this list,?

  3. How about a Top 10 Faces in Hollywood that only a Mother could love? Like Ron Howard’s brother, and the singer from the Cars?

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