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Oct 21 2010
1 Bob Dylan - American folk/rock musician 22955
2 Brandon Flowers, (June 21, 1981-), vocalist, and keyboardist of the Las Vegas-based rock band The Killers. Is under both Scottish and Lithuanian ancestry 14117
3 Sean Penn - American actor. Father was of mixed Russian and Lithuanian descent 9773
4 Leonard Cohen (1934-), singer-songwriter, poet, novelist, and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee 8364
5 Hannibal Lecter - Fictional cannibalistic genius appearing in four novels by author Thomas Harris and their film adaptations. 7228
6 Charles Bronson, actor, born to Lithuanian emigrants 7170
7 John Candy - Canadian actor (his mother of mixed Lithuanian descent) 6200
8 Anthony Kiedis (1962-), frontman and vocalist of the Red Hot Chili Peppers 5559
9 Brian Epstein – a former Beatles manager. Paternal grandparents are Lithuanian Jews. 4681
10 John C. Reilly - American actor. Mother is of Lithuanian descent 4138
11 Jason Sudeikis - US actor and comedian, member of Saturday Night Live cast 2996
12 Philip Glass - b.1937 composer (grandchild of Lithuanian Jewish migrants) 2781
13 Emma Goldman - Anarchist, feminist, activist aka 'Red Emma', Lithuania-born anarchist known for her writings and speeches. Deported from United States 2337
14 Robert Zemeckis - American film director 2216
15 Maury Povich - Paternal grandparents emigrated from Lithuania 2076
16 Linas Kleiza - Toronto Raptors [link] 1718
17 John Gielgud - British actor 1664
18 Dick Butkus - NFL Hall of Fame linebacker 1311
19 Johnny Unitas - former Baltimore Colts quarterback - parents were Lithuanian 1309
20 Nadine Gordimer - novelist and writer, winner of the 1991 Nobel Prize in literature and 1974 Booker Prize 1226
21 Phil Rudd (real name Phillip Hugh Norman Witschke Rudzevecuis), drummer of band AC/DC 1132
22 Laurence Harvey - actor (real name Laruschka Mischa Skikne) 887
23 Richard Durbin - Illinois senator - Mother was Lithuanian 851
24 Emmanuel Levinas - prominent philosopher 722
25 Jerry Siegel (1914–1996) - co-creator of Superman. Son of Lithuanian Jewish immigrants. 682
26 Sydney Brenner - biologist, winner of 2002 Nobel Prize in Physiology 634
27 Arvydas Sabonis - Former NBA player with Portland Trail Blazers, used to play for the USSR. He is considered one of the best centers in the world. 621
28 Tony G (real name Antanas Guoga). World poker star, born in Kaunas. 570
29 Jascha Heifetz - b.1901 d.1987 famous violinist 564
30 Genie Francis - American actress. Mother is of Lithuanian descent 556
31 Jogaila (1362–1434), the ruler of Lithuania(1377–1434, from 1392-1430 together with Vytautas), the king of Poland(1386–1434). 473
32 Ann Jillian (1950-), American television actress and breast cancer activist, born to immigrant parents 396
33 Hermann Minkowski - mathematician, one of Einstein's teachers 381
34 Joanna Shimkus - actress born in Canada to Lithuanian emigres 355
35 Aaron Klug - physicist and chemist, and winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. 353
36 Vilna Gaon 303
37 Jacques Lipchitz - artist 302
38 Annette Zilinskas, original bassist with the early Bangles 302
39 Robert Z'Dar - American actor 285
40 Vytautas (1350–1430), the ruler of Lithuania(1392-1430 together with Jogaila). 274
41 Ruta Lee (1936 -) - Canadian and American cinema and television actress 271
42 David Lee - physicist, winner of Nobel Prize in 1996 for physics 263
43 Antanas Mockus - Colombian mathematician, philosopher, and politician. Former mayor of Bogotá and currently running for President of Colombia. 258
44 Dainius Zubrus - NHL player with the New Jersey Devils 255
45 Jonas Mekas (1922–), filmmaker, the godfather of American avant-garde cinema 249
46 Kevin Bieksa - Canadian hockey player 247
47 Joe Jurevicius - American football (NFL) wide receiver 241
48 Darius Kasparaitis - Former NHL player 231
49 Vitas Gerulaitis - Tennis player (member of the Lithuanian diaspora in the United States) 223
50 Darius Songaila - Current NBA player with the New Orleans Hornets 218
51 Bernard Berenson 216
52 Edgaras Jankauskas 216
53 George Maciunas (1931–1978), initiator of Fluxus movement 198
54 Mindaugas (1200–1263), the first ruler of Lithuania(1236–1263). 187
55 Natas Kaupas- professional Skateboarder 183
56 Stanley Kunitz - a noted American poet - mother was Lithuanian 175
57 Gediminas (1275–1345), the ruler of Lithuania(1316–1341). 161
58 Billy McNeill - Scottish soccer legend - Lithuanian mother 151
59 Giedrius Arlauskis 144
60 Andrius Skerla 140
61 Algirdas (1296–1377), the ruler(together with Kęstutis) of Lithuania(1345–1377). 139
62 Eddie Waitkus - Baseball player 135
63 S. J. Perelman 132
64 Leo Rautins - Canadian basketball player, national team coach, broadcaster 125
65 Rimas Kurtinaitis 124
66 Robertas Javtokas 122
67 Saint Casimir 120
68 Valdas Adamkus (1926–), President of Lithuania till 2009 111
69 Vytautas Landsbergis (1932–), politician, professor, leader of Sąjūdis, the independence movement, former speaker of Seimas, member of European Parliament 111
70 Rolandas Paksas (1956–), former President, removed from the office after impeachment 104
71 Abraham Cahan 103
72 Valdas Trakys 94
73 Algirdas Brazauskas (1932–2010), the former First secretary of Central Committee of Communist Party of Lithuanian SSR, the former president of Lithuania after 1990, and former Prime Minister of Lithuania 92
74 Antanas Smetona (1874–1944), the first President (1919) and authoritarian leader (1926–1941) 87
75 Virgilijus Alekna - 2-time Olympic, 2-time World and 1-time European champion in discus throwing 84
76 Donatas Banionis (1924–), actor, and star of Tarkovsky's Solaris 77
77 Augustinas Voldemaras (1883–1942), the Prime Minister to Antanas Smetona 71
78 Karl Shapiro 68
79 Josifas Grigulevičius, also known as Григулевич Иосиф Ромуальдович (1913–1988) - famous Soviet intelligence agent in West Europe and Latin America, later historian of Catholic Church and Latin America (corresponding member of Academy of Sciences of USSR). 63
80 Robert Briscoe - Lord Mayor of Dublin - The original family name in Lithuania is believed have been Cherrick 57
81 Jonas Kazlauskas - Lithuanian professional basketball coach and former professional basketball player 57
82 Annis Stukus - Canadian sports personality 57
83 Uriel Weinreich 54
84 Arvydas Macijauskas 53
85 Abba Kovner (1918–1987) poet, writer, and partisan leader. 51
86 Ignas Dedura 50
87 Andrius Mamontovas (1967–), rock singer, co-founder of Foje and LT United 49
88 Violeta Urmanavičiūtė-Urmana, opera singer (soprano-mezzosoprano) appearing internationally 48
89 Oscar Milosz (1877–1939), French-Lithuanian writer and diplomat 47
90 Paul Wertico - American drummer 46
91 Eliyahu Eliezer Dessler 46
92 Povilas Vanagas - Figure skater & ice dancer - bronze medal at the European Championships (2000, 2006) and at World Championships (2000) 46
93 Valdas Ivanauskas 44
94 William Zorach (1889–1966) Modern artist who died in Bath, Maine. 43
95 Mariel Zagunis - Olympic (USA) sabre fencing champion, gold medals in 2004 and 2008 43
96 Chaim Volozhin 42
97 Kristijonas Donelaitis (1714–1780), Prussian-Lithuanian priest and poet, author of The Seasons (Lithuanian: Metai) 41
98 Arminas Narbekovas 41
99 Bronislovas Lubys 39
100 Mindaugas Kalonas 39
101 Tadas Blinda - Lithuanian Robin Hood 39
102 Tomas Vaitkus 38
103 Vlado Perlemuter - French pianist, born in Kaunas 38
104 Gediminas Vagnorius (1957–), the Prime Minister behind vagnorkės, the temporary currency 38
105 Benediktas Mikulis - Lithuanian freedom fighter. 38
106 Maironis (real name Jonas Mačiulis, 1862–1932), priest and poet, best known patriotic poet 37
107 Tomas Venclova (1937–), poet, political activist 37
108 Gintaras Einikis 36
109 Boris Schatz (1867–1932) sculptor and founder of the Bezalel Academy. 36
110 Irena Sibley nee Pauliukonis (1944-2009) Children's book author and illustrator. 35
111 Daumantas of Pskov (died in 1299), Lithuanian noble, became prince of Pskov and defender against the Teutonic Knights 33
112 Vincas Kudirka (1858–1899), writer and poet, author of the national anthem of Lithuania 33
113 Algis Kizys (1960–), long time bass player of post-punk, no-wave band Swans 31
114 Egidijus Majus 31
115 Antanas Sireika 31
116 Simonas Daukantas - the first Lithuanian historian. 30
117 Johnny Ramensky, Legendary Scottish criminal and folk hero. 30
118 Vladas Garastas 29
119 Aleksandras Stulginskis (1885–1969), President of Lithuania in the interwar period 29
120 Margarita Drobiazko - Ice dancer bronze medal at the European Championships (2000, 2006) and at World Championships (2000) 29
121 Vytautas Kernagis (1951–2008), one of the most popular bards 28
122 Kazim Vasiliauskas - first driver, competing at international open-wheel racing level. 27
123 Mindaugas Lukauskis 27
124 Kazys Grinius (1866–1950), politician, third President of Lithuania 27
125 Olegas Truchanas (1923–1972) - Lithuanian-Australian conservationist and nature photographer. 26
126 Saul Anuzis (1959-), Chairman of the Michigan Republican State Committee 2005–present 26
127 Vincas Grybas (1890–1940), one of the influential early monumental sculptors 25
128 Balys Sruoga (1896–1947), writer, poet, playwright, author of the novel The Forest of Gods (Lithuanian: Dievų miškas) about his experience in the Stutthof concentration camp 24
129 Darius Mockus 24
130 Antanas Baranauskas (1835–1902), priest and poet, author of The Pine Groove of Anykščiai (Lithuanian: Anykščių šilelis) 23
131 Robertas Fridrikas 22
132 Virgilijus Noreika (1935–), one of the most successful opera singers (tenor) 22
133 Modestas Paulauskas 22
134 Rimantas Kaukenas 22
135 Rytis Cicinas (1973–), popular pop singer 22
136 Louis Vezelis- Lithuanian-American sedevacantist Franciscan bishop 21
137 Rolandas Kazlas (1969–), well-known comedy actor 21
138 Ignatas Konovalovas 21
139 Anthony, John, and Eustathios (died in 1347), courtiers under Algirdas, martyrs 21
140 Antanas Merkys (1888–1955), the last Prime Minister of interwar Lithuania 21
141 Aurelijus Skarbalius 21
142 Jurgis Kairys - aerobatic pilot, FAI World Grand Prix of Aviation FAIWGPA champion, famous of flight under 10 bridges in Vilnius. He also flew inverted under a bridge in Kaunas. 20
143 Stasys Povilaitis (1947–), one of the popular singers during the Soviet period 20
144 Igoris Morinas 19
145 Eugenijus Riabovas - Head coach of Hearts FC 19
146 Nissim Karelitz 18
147 Darius Lukminas 18
148 Giorgio Amendola - b.1907 d.1980 Italian prominent politician. Mother was Lithuanian. 18
149 Feliksas Vaitkus - Sixth pilot to fly solo across the Atlantic. 18
150 Petras Cvirka (1909–1947), short story writer and active supporter of communism 18
151 Kazys Binkis (1893–1942), poet and playwright, leader of Lithuanian Futurism movement 17
152 Gintaras Krapikas 17
153 Konstantinas Sirvydas first Lithuanian lexicographer. 16
154 Mindaugas Timinskas 15
155 Jonas Jablonskis - Lithuanian practical linguist, founder of Standard Lithuanian. 15
156 Jonas Vaitkus (1944–), theater director, director of Utterly Alone 15
157 Adolfas Jucys - physicist, pioneer of theory of many-electron atoms in Lithuania. 15
158 Algimantas Nasvytis (1928–), architect, Minister of Construction and Urbanistics (1990) 15
159 Vincas Mykolaitis-Putinas (1893–1967), writer and poet, one of the best known Symbolist poets, author of the novel In the Shadows of the Altars (Lithuanian: Altorių šešėly) 15
160 Antanas Vienuolis (1882–1957), writer, a major figure in Lithuanian prose 15
161 Antanas Sileika - Canadian author 15
162 Juozas Glinskis (1933-), writer, playwright, pioneer of Lithuanian "theatre of cruelty" 14
163 Juozas Miltinis (1907–1994), theater director from Panevėžys 14
164 Dainius Adomaitis 14
165 Juozas Kalinauskas professional sculptor and medallist 14
166 Gintaras Karosas (1968–), sculptor, founder of Europos Parkas; 14
167 Henrikas Radauskas (1910–1970), poet, one of the major figures of Lithuanian literature in exile 13
168 Osvaldas Balakauskas (1937–), ambassador and classical composer 13
169 Justas Paleckis (1899–1980), journalist and politician, puppet Prime Minister after Soviet occupation 13
170 Juozas Kazickas 13
171 Gediminas Baravykas (1940–1995), one of the best-known Soviet architects 12
172 Antanas Strazdas (1760–1833), priest and poet, signed in Polish as Antoni Drozdowski, the best know work was Pulkim ant Kely (Let us Fall Our Kness) and the poem The Thrush. 12
173 Father Albin Gurklis MIC - Research on the Hexagramma Mysticum 11
174 Robertas Antinis Jr. (1946–), sculptor and artist 11
175 Regimantas Adomaitis (1937–), theatre and film actor, successful both in Lithuania and Russia 11
176 Steponas Babrauskas 10

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