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Do you have your own gripe with your local or state government? And what are the streets like in your part of town, in your home state?

If you'd like me to fire a rocket up them, or a shoddy business, I'm listening! You can email me here.


Follow these 10 clues and if you correctly guess the answer, you could win.

Want to win a gorgeous bottle of Helen & Joey Estate Layla Cabernet Merlot? All you have to do is tell me who I am.

This week's Who Am I? is more difficult.

This week's Who Am I? is more difficult. Picture: Shutterstock

Every correct response will go in the draw to win a bottle of this excellent wine.

Each week I provide 10 clues upon which to base your answer. Each of 12 people I describe will have been at the peak of their fame between 1960 and 1990.

But please, email your answer and postal address to [email protected], rather than leaving it in the comments, to avoid spoiling it for others.

Last week's winner was Allen Newton of Guilford, WA, who correctly answered Winston Churchill. Congratulations, Allen, your bottle of delicious wine will soon be on its way!

So here is this week’s mystery!

Who am I?

  • I was born in Manhattan in the 1920s
  • I died in Paris in the 1970s
  • Many say that I was the best that ever performed in my chosen art form
  • I retired when I thought I was no longer good enough
  • I was a contemporary of Jackie - and got there first
  • I was married from 1949-1957 but had many men friends
  • Tom Hanks once listened to me while pushing a drip stand
  • I straddled several artforms – one better than all the others
  • I had a heated relationship with Renata and a bad one with my mother
  • I died of a heart attack (some say a broken heart) after much scandal.
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