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The 45 Most Legendary Pictures Ever Taken

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1. Neil Patrick Harris, Christina Hendricks, and Stephen Colbert:

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2. The Dalai Lama and Mr. Rogers:

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3. The original cast of Star Wars:

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4. Michael Jackson and Freddy Mercury:

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5. Weird Al and Run-D.M.C.:

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6. The Old Spice guy and the Most Interesting Man In The World:

7. Jeff Goldblum, Jane Lynch, and Zooey Deschanel:

8. Albert Einstein and Charlie Chaplin:

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9. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Shaquille O'Neal:

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10. Beyoncé and Oprah:

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11. Paul Rudd and Paul McCartney:


12. Warren Buffet, Bill Gates, and Ludacris:

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13. Will Ferrell and Bear Grylls:

14. Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Anne Hathaway:

15. Quentin Tarantino, Tilda Swinton, and Marilyn Manson:

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16. Elizabeth Taylor, Liza Minelli, Michael Jackson, and Whitney Houston:

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17. Tina Fey, Sarah Silverman, Annie Leibovitz, and Amy Poehler:

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18. Hunter S. Thompson, Johnny Depp, John Cusack, and a blow-up doll:

19. Gary Oldman, David Bowie, and Edward Norton:


20. Jay-Z; Rashida Jones; Kanye West; Justin Bieber; Kid Cudi; Tyler, The Creator; and Aziz Ansari:

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21. George Lucas and Steven Spielberg:

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22. Redd Foxx, Eddie Murphy, Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby, and Richard Pryor:

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23. Stephen Colbert and Stephen King:

24. George Lucas, Akira Kurosawa, and Francis Ford Coppola:

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25. Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Johnny Cash:

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26. Rowan Atkinson and Christian Bale:

27. Hillary Clinton and Meryl Streep:

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28. Aretha Franklin and Sam Cooke:

29. Ricky Gervais and Jerry Seinfeld:

30. Woody Allen and Michael Jackson:

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31. Amy Poehler and Dave Grohl:

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32. Leonard Nimoy and Jimi Hendrix:

33. Al Pacino and Christopher Walken:

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34. RZA, GZA, and Bill Murray:

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35. Chuck Berry and Mick Jagger:

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36. Jim Parson and Rihanna:

Courtesy of Rihanna / Via Twitter: @rihanna

37. Gerald Ford and Pele:

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38. Steve Martin, Tom Hanks, Chevy Chase, Dan Akroyd, Martin Short, Paul Simon, and Lorne Michaels:

39. Madonna, Sting, and Tupac:

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40. Bill Nye, Scott Adsit, and Neil DeGrass Tyson:

41. Jimmy Fallon, Amy Poehler, and Justin Timberlake:

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42. Justin Timberlake and Ryan Gosling:

43. Marilyn Manson and Will Smith:

44. Snoop Dogg and Phillip Seymour Hoffman:

45. And Freddie Mercury and Darth Vader:

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