||One of America's most popular gospel singers. Sings at the "Harvest Crusade".
||Ranked #1 in the world in 1995. Has won the Wimbledon, the US Open, the French Open, and an Olympic Gold Medal.
||Famous for his seascapes. Paintings are featured on numerous postage stamps around the world.
||French Singer and Actor with worldwide popularity. Listen to his Greatest Golden Hits, and his Autobiographie
||Creator of "The Chipmunks". Alvin Simon and Theodore, a popular children's cartoon. The "Chipmunks Christmas Album" is a classic.
||Known for Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll and Talk Radio .
|Cher (Cherylin Sarkissian)
||Sonny & Cher Show, The Witches of Eastwick, Songs I Got You Babe, Believe. Best Actress Oscar for Moonstruck.
|Michael Connors (Ohanian)
||Star of "Mannix"
||Princess of Wales
||1/64th Armenian! The most widely known living person in the world before the fatal car accident, she was well loved for not being aloof. She made removal of landmines worldwide her cause.
|Dr. Raymond Damadian
||MRI diagnosis machine. Magnetic Resonance Imaging allows the insides of the body to be viewed without actually using surgery.
||Won 1997 Cannes Grand Prize & 2 Oscar Nominations for "The Sweet Hereafter". This Cairo-born and Canadian-bred director also produced award winning "The Adjustor", "Exotica", "Ararat" and others.
||Gorky has been called both the last of the great Surrealists and the first of the Abstract Expressionists. His work was vital to the emergence of a specifically American school of abstract art
||"Mr. 5%" Made his fortune in Iraqi oil earlier this century after gaining 5% ownership of BP, and 3 other major companies. Set up a large enduring foundation.
||Gurdjieff's basic teaching is that human life is lived in waking sleep; transcendence of the sleeping state requires a specific inner work, which is practiced in private quiet conditions, and in the midst of life with others
||The Prayer of St. Gregory, Symphonies, Magnificat
||Developed theories of young star clusters, and computing the mass ejected from nova stars. Headed Byurakan Observatory in Armenia, & International Astrophysicist Organization.
||One of top 10 US homebuilders
||Ranked #1 in world. Serving in Russian Parliament. Was defeated for the first time by a chess computer built by IBM.
||Return of the Jedi and Raiders of the Lost Ark
|Dr. Varaztad Kazanjian
||"Father of Plastic Surgery", Harvard Professor
||Founded airlines, built worlds largest casinos, owned MGM studios and still owns MGM Grand, plus large share of Diamler-Chrysler. Funds Lincy Foundation.
||Proponent of assisted suicide. Helped dozens of terminally ill patients end their lives with his suicide machine. In Michigan jail for his work.
||Gayane, Spartacus, The Battle of Stalingrad / Othello, The Sabre Dance
||President of Lebanon, former Lebanese general who united the religious factions of the Lebanese army.
||Invented single handle faucet, founded Masco.
||First to use a mobile camera, Technicolor and a multiple channel sound track. Directed Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, The Mark of Zorro, and Silk Stalkings.
||Creator and namesake of "MiG" Fighters of the Soviet Union and Russia.
||Soviet Armenian Surrealist Producer. Works include: Fire Horses/The Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors, The Color of Pomegranates/Sayat Nova, The Legend of the Suram Fortress, Ashik Kerib
||Previous Notre Dame Football Coach, national championships in 1966 and 1973
||Race Car Driver
||Won Formula 1 Race 4 Times
||Children's Songwriter. Probably the most popular in the world. Albums include Singable Songs for the children, More Singable Songs for the children Raffi's Christmas Album, Baby Beluga, and others.
||Won a Pulitzer Prize for the play "The Time of Your Life" which he turned down. Wrote "The Human Comedy", "My Name is Aram", and directed a prize winning movie.
||Inventor of Medical photography systems, Autofocus camera, Automatic Developing machine, ATM, Military flight simulator, Postage Meter.
|Seymour Skinner (Armen Tamzarian)
||Bart and Lisa's Principal on the "Simpson's". On one episode he relates he is not actually Seymour Skinner, but actually Armen Tamzarian. The town decides to never discuss his dark past again.
||Invented the famous Spandex fabric, which is named after the inventor, Spandjian.
|System of a Down
||Music Group with growing popularity. Performed on one track of the Southpark CD, and Ozzfest. Proud Armenians, as their System of a Down album shows.
||Turned the UNLV basketball team, the "Runnin Rebels" into a west coast powerhouse, reaching the finals and winning a few times. Then coached his hometown Fresno State team.
||Received Oscar for Schindlers List, also screen wrote: Clear and Present Danger, Patriot Games, Awakenings.
||Worlds Largest Cymbal Manufacturer, by using secret family production technique that produces excellent sound and very strong metal. The two brothers founded the Sabian cymbal factory, in Meductic, New Brunswick, Canada, before an argument led one brother to quit the company and form a rival brand carrying the family name, Zildjian.