James Ronald Ryun is a former American politician and track and field athlete. He won a silver medal in the men's 1500 metres at the 1968 Summer Olympics, and was the first high school athlete to run a mile in under four minutes. He is the last American to hold the world record in the mile run. Ryun later served in the United States House of Representatives from 1996 to 2007, representing Kansas's 2nd congressional district for the Republican Party.
Gilda Susan Radner was an American comedian, actress, and one of seven original cast members of the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live . In her routines, Radner specialized in broad and obnoxious parodies of television stereotypes, such as annoying advice specialists and news anchors. She also portrayed those characters in her highly successful one-woman show on Broadway in 1979. In addition to performing in a movie version of her Broadway show directed by Mike Nichols, she worked as a comic actress in five other feature films, though none was a hit at the box office.
Natasha Bianca Lyonne Braunstein , better known as Natasha Lyonne, is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Nicky Nichols on the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black, for which she received a nomination for the 2014 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series, and Jessica in the American Pie film series. Her other films include Everyone Says I Love You , Slums of Beverly Hills , and But I'm a Cheerleader .
Michael Franti is an American musician, poet, spoken word artist and singer-songwriter. Michael Franti is known for having participated in many musical projects , including the Beatnigs and the Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy. He is the creator and lead vocalist of his current independent project, Michael Franti & Spearhead, a band that blends hip hop with a variety of other styles including funk, reggae, jazz, folk, and rock. He is also an outspoken supporter for a wide spectrum of peace and social justice issues, and he is especially an advocate for peace in the Middle East.