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Some Famous People with the surname of Brothers

Wikipedia Joel David Coen (born November 29, 1954) and Ethan Jesse Coen (born September 21, 1957), known together professionally as the Coen brothers'", are American filmmakers.
Wikipedia The Marx Brothers were an American family comedy act, originally from New York City, that enjoyed success in vaudeville, Broadway, and motion pictures from the early 1900s to around 1950.
Wikipedia Laurence "Larry" Wachowski (born June 21, 1965) and Andrew Paul "Andy" Wachowski (born December 29, 1967), collectively known as The Wachowski Brothers'", are American film directors, writers and producers, most famous for creating "The Matrix" series.
Wikipedia Joseph-Michel Montgolfier (26 August 1740 ? 26 June 1810) and Jacques-?tienne Montgolfier (6 January 1745 ? 2 August 1799) were the inventors of the "montgolfi?re" style hot air balloon, "globe a?rostatique" or airship.
Wikipedia The Wright brothers, Orville (August 19, 1871 ? January 30, 1948) and Wilbur (April 16, 1867 ? May 30, 1912), were two Americans who are generally credited with inventing and building the world's first successful airplane and making the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight, on December 17, 1903.
Wikipedia The Everly Brothers (Don Everly, born Isaac Donald Everly February 1, 1937, Brownie, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, Phil Everly, born Phillip Everly, January 19, 1939, Chicago, Illinois) are brothers and country-influenced rock and roll performers, known for steel-string guitar playing and close harmony singing.
Wikipedia The Ames Brothers were a singing quartet from Malden, Massachusetts, who were particularly famous in the 1950s for their traditional pop music hits.
Wikipedia Homer Lusk Collyer (November 6, 1881 ? March 21, 1947) and Langley Collyer (October 3, 1885 ? March 1947) were two American brothers who became famous because of their snobbish nature, filth in their homes, and compulsive hoarding.
Wikipedia The Zeno brothers, Nicol? (c.
Wikipedia The Limbourg brothers, or in Dutch "Gebroeders van Limburg" (Herman, Paul, and Johan; fl.
Wikipedia Conrad Schlumberger (2 October 1878 in Guebwiller ? 9 May 1936 in Stockholm) and Marcel Schlumberger (21 June 1884 in Guebwiller ? 9 May 1953 in Val-Richer) were brothers from Alsace.
Wikipedia The Chuckle Brothers are Barry Elliot (born 24 December 1944) and Paul Elliot (born 18 October 1947) who are British comedians.
Wikipedia The Sullivan brothers were five siblings who were all killed in action during or shortly after the sinking of the light cruiser USS "Juneau" (CL-52), the vessel in which they all served, on 13 November 1942 in World War II.
Wikipedia Richard Brothers (December 25, 1757 ? January 25, 1824) was born in Admiral's Cove, Newfoundland and became well known as both an early believer and teacher of Anglo-Israelism (alias British Israelism, a theory concerning the Lost Ten Tribes of Israel).
Wikipedia Joyce Brothers (born October 20, 1927) is an American psychologist and advice columnist, publishing a daily syndicated newspaper column since 1960.
Wikipedia The Matys Brothers were a rockabilly musical act made up of the four Matys brothers, and their sister Vera for a time, were born and raised in Chester, Pa.
Wikipedia Oris Paxton (24 April, 1879?November 22, 1936, heart attack) and Mantis James (July 8, 1881?December 12, 1935) Van Sweringen were brothers who became railroad barons in order to develop Shaker Heights, Ohio.
Wikipedia Alton Delmore (December 25, 1908 - June 8, 1964) and Rabon Delmore (December 3, 1916 - December 4, 1952), billed as The Delmore Brothers, were country music pioneers and stars of the Grand Ole Opry in the 1930s.
Wikipedia The Louvin Brothers were an American country music duo composed of brothers Ira Lonnie Loudermilk (1924?1965) and Charlie Elzer Loudermilk (b.
Wikipedia The Hughes Brothers (born April 1, 1972) is the collective name for American twin brothers and film directors, producers and writers Albert and Allen Hughes.
Wikipedia The Eddy Brothers were Wiliam and Horatio Eddy, best-known in the 1870s, who claimed psychic powers.
Wikipedia The Ball brothers were the founders of the Ball Brothers Glass Manufacturing Business which eventually became Ball Corporation.
Wikipedia The Chudnovsky brothers (both born in Kiev; David in 1947; Gregory in 1952) are mathematicians known for their wide mathematical ability, their home-built supercomputers, and their close working relationship.
Wikipedia The Bellamy Brothers are an American pop and country music duo composed of brothers David Milton Bellamy (born September 16, 1950) and Homer Howard Bellamy (born February 2, 1946), both from Darby, Florida, United States.
Wikipedia Donald "Don" Harris and Ronald "Ron" Harris (born October 23, 1961) are American twin brothers who achieved fame as professional wrestlers.
Wikipedia Ira Erastus Davenport (September 17, 1839?1911) and William Henry Davenport (February 1, 1841?July 1877), known as the Davenport Brothers, were American magicians in the late 1800s, sons of a Buffalo, New York policeman.
Wikipedia The De Vriendt brothers, Juliaen Joseph (1842-19??) and Albrecht Fran?ois Lieven (1843-1900), were Belgian painters, both born at Ghent, sons of a decorative painter.
Wikipedia James and John McNamara were Irish-American Los Angeles trade unionists.
Wikipedia The brothers Ianachia (Avdella, 1878 ? Thessaloniki, 1954) and Milton Manachia (Avdella, 1882 ? Bitola, 1964) were pioneering photographers and filmmakers in the Balkans.
Wikipedia The Wilburn Brothers were a popular American country music duo from the 1950s to the 1970s consisting of brothers Doyle Wilburn (July 7, 1930 - October 16, 1982) and Teddy Wilburn (November 30, 1931 - November 24, 2003).
Wikipedia Ricky (January 28, 1977 - December 13, 1992), Robert D (January 27, 1978 - October 20, 2000) and Randy Ray (born 1979) were three hemophiliac brothers who were diagnosed with HIV in 1986.
Wikipedia Jesse Boorn and Stephen Boorn were convicted of murdering a man who was later found alive.
Wikipedia The Demoulas Brothers were the founders of DeMoulas Supermarkets, later known as Market Basket, a grocery market chain in eastern New England.
Wikipedia The Hurmuzachi brothers, Alexandru (1823-1871), Constantin (1811-1869), Eudoxiu (1812-1874), Gheorghe (1817-1882), and Nicolae (1826-1909), were members of an old Hurmuzachi family of Romanian nobles in Austrian Bukovina of Greek origin, with an estate in Cern?uca.
Wikipedia Thomas and George Cranege developed the use of the reverberatory furnace for the production of wrought iron from cast iron.
Wikipedia The Niland Brothers were four American brothers from Tonawanda, New York, serving in the military during World War II.
Wikipedia Paul, William (Bill), and Ernest Schweizer were three brothers who started building gliders in 1930.
Wikipedia The Weller brothers, Englishmen of Sydney and Otago, New Zealand, were the founders of a whaling station on Otago Harbour and New Zealand?s most substantial merchant traders in the 1830s.
Wikipedia Vladimir Stenberg (? May 1, 1982) and Georgii Stenberg (? October 15, 1933), Soviet artists and designers.
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Wikipedia The Briley Brothers (Anthony Ray Briley, James "J.
Wikipedia Andre was born in 1977, the son of a Coptic Christian Egyptian father and an Northern Irish mother.
Wikipedia The Wadali Brothers (Puranchand Wadali & Pyarelal Wadali) are Sufi singers and musicians from Guru ki Wadali in the Amritsar District in Punjab, India.
Wikipedia The Le Boeuf Brothers are a jazz duo based in New York City.
Wikipedia The Shelton Brothers, Bob, Joe and Merle, were pioneer country musicians and renowned recording artists based out of Texas from the mid 1930s through the 1960s.
Wikipedia Meyer (1908?1931), Irving (??1931) and William "Willie" Shapiro (??1934), collectively known as the Shapiro Brothers were the leaders of a group of Jewish-American mobsters from New York City and based in Williamsburg.
Wikipedia Umakant Gundecha and Ramakant Gundecha, known as the Gundecha Brothers, are leading Dagarvani dhrupad singers.
Wikipedia Adolph Wittemann and Charles Rudolph Wittemann (September 15, 1884 ? July 1967) were the founders of Teterboro Airport.
Wikipedia The Chambers Brothers were a street gang heavily involved in the distribution of crack cocaine in the city of Detroit, Michigan during the 1980s.
Wikipedia Herman, Soren, Ernest, and Adolph Wohlk (died March 16, 1920) were four young Ryder, North Dakota brothers who died during a blizzard as they made their way home from school.
Wikipedia The Maserati Brothers were involved with automobiles from the beginning of the 20th century.
Wikipedia Leo Vincent Brothers (1899 ? 1950) was an early 20th-century gangster who gained notoriety throughout the underworld after being convicted of the 1930 murder of Chicago Tribune reporter Jake Lingle.
Wikipedia John (ca 1668?1770) and William Bastard (ca 1689?1766) were British surveyor-architects, and civic dignitaries of the town of Blandford Forum in Dorset.
Wikipedia John Rice and Greg Rice, sometimes known as the Rice Brothers or Rice Twins, were identical twin dwarfs, known primarily throughout the Palm Beach, Florida area for their appearances in various commercials and infomercials.
Wikipedia George and Hart Northey were two brothers who lived in St.
Wikipedia Vincent Brothers (born May 31, 1962) is an American convicted mass murderer and the former vice principal of John C.
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Wikipedia The Cate Brothers are the singer-songwriter-musician duo of Earl and Ernie Cate, twin brothers from Fayetteville, Arkansas, who in the mid 1960s became performers of southern soul music at clubs and dances throughout the regional South of the United States.
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Wikipedia Basit Farooq Alvi along with his brother Amjad Farooq Alvi are known for having developed the Personal Computer virus known as (c)Brain.
Wikipedia The Felice Brothers are a folk rock/country rock band from Upstate New York founded in 2006.
Wikipedia The Presnyakov Brothers are writers, playwrights, screenwriters, directors, producers, actors.
Wikipedia The Dunn Brothers were a group of brothers from Pawnee, Oklahoma who worked as Old West bounty hunters.
Wikipedia The Horrell Brothers, sometimes referred to as the Lawless Horrell Boys (ca.
Wikipedia The Mortimer brothers are Rugby league footballers from Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia: Chris Mortimer, Peter Mortimer and Steve Mortimer.
Wikipedia The Ward brothers, Lemuel T.
Wikipedia Jason Quinn (born 1988), Richard Quinn (born 1988) and Mark Quinn (born 1990) were three brothers who were all killed in the same attack on their home in Ballymoney on July 12 1998.
Wikipedia Air Commodore Peter Malam 'Pete' Brothers, CBE, DSO, DFC & Bar (30 September 1917 ? 18 December 2008) was a famed World War II Royal Air Force fighter pilot during the Battle of Britain.
Wikipedia The McGee Brothers were an American old-time performing duo consisting of brothers Sam McGee (b.
Wikipedia The Chapekar brothers also spelt Caphekar or Chaphekar (Devnagari ??????), Damodar Hari, Balkrishna Hari also called Bapurao and Vasudeo Hari (also spelt Wasudeva or Wasudev) belonged to Chinchwad, then a village, near the former Peshwa capital Pune, in the state of Maharashtra, India.
Wikipedia The Schwabacher Brothers?Louis Schwabacher (1837 ? June 3, 1900), Abraham (Abe) Schwabacher (c.