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Jerry Lewis MP

Often reviled in his native United States but worshipped as a genius throughout much of Europe and especially France, Jerry Lewis took slapstick comedy to new realms of absurdity and outrageousness. Or...

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Stan Laurel MP (1890 - 1965)

Best remembered as the first half of the comedy team Laurel and Hardy, Stan Laurel's film acting career stretched between 1917 and 1951 and included a starring role in the Academy Award winning film Th...

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Ralph Livingstone Edwards (1913 - 2005)

Broadcast pioneer Ralph Edwards is best remembered as the creator and M.C. of two of the most popular shows in entertainment history, Truth or Consequences and This Is Your Life . He was born Ralph L...

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Nancy Carroll (1903 - 1965)

Nancy Carroll (November 19, 1903 – August 6, 1965) was an American actress. Career She was christened Ann Veronica Lahiff in New York City. Of Irish parentage, she and her sister once ...

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George Montgomery (1916 - 2000)

) George Montgomery (August 29, 1916 - December 12, 2000) was an American painter, sculptor, furniture craftsman, and stuntman who is best known as an actor in western style film and television. ...

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Jim Henson MP (1936 - 1990)

Jim Henson was an American puppeteer, best known as the creator of The Muppets . As a puppeteer, Henson performed in various television programs, such as Sesame Street and The Muppet Show , films such ...

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Larry Martin Hagman MP (1931 - 2012)

Larry Martin Hagman (born September 21, 1931) is an American film and television actor, producer and director most widely known for playing J.R. Ewing in the 1980s primetime television soap opera Dal...

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Mary Virginia Martin (1913 - 1990)

Mary Virginia Martin (December 1, 1913 – November 3, 1990) was an American actress and singer. She originated many roles over her career including Nellie Forbush in South Pacific and Maria in ...

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Milton Sills (1882 - 1920)

Milton Sills (January 12, 1882 – September 15, 1930) was a highly successful American stage and film actor of the early twentieth century. Milton Sills was born in Chicago, Illinois into a...

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Carol Creighton Burnett MP

Carol Creighton Burnett (born April 26, 1933) is an American actress, comedian, singer, dancer and writer. Burnett started her career in New York. After becoming a hit on Broadway, she made her telev...

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Burton Holmes (1870 - 1958)

"The only things I own which are still worth what they cost me are my travel memories, the mind-pictures of places which I have been hoarding like a happy miser for more than half a century." BURTON HO...

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John Ford (1894 - 1973)

) John Ford (February 1, 1894 – August 31, 1973) was an American film director. He was famous for both his westerns such as Stagecoach, The Searchers, and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, and...

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Lon Chaney MP (1883 - 1930)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Lon Chaney (April 1, 1883 – August 26, 1930) was an American actor during the age of silent films. He is regarded as one of the most versatile and powerfu...

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דני קיי Danny Kaye MP (1911 - 1987)

Celebrated American actor, singer, dancer, and comedian. *If anyone has any information on Danny Kaye's brothers or parents please contact me! Danny Kaye (born David Daniel Kaminsk) left school...

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Kim Novak MP

Kim Novak (born Marilyn Pauline Novak, February 13, 1933) is an American film and television actress. Her first film roles were in Pushover and Phffft! (both 1954), and her breakthrough role was ...

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Shirley Booth (1898 - 1992)

Shirley Booth (August 30, 1898 – October 16, 1992) was an American actress. Primarily a theatre actress, Booth's Broadway career began in 1925. Her most significant success was as Lola Del...

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Veronica Lake (1922 - 1973)

An icy blonde whose trademark hairstyle - a cascade of golden tresses that obscured one heavy-lidded eye - remained among the enduring images of Hollywood glamour, Veronica Lake was for a time, one of ...

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Rosalind Russell MP (1911 - 1976)

Rosalind Russell (June 4, 1907 – November 28, 1976) was an American actress of stage and screen, perhaps best known for her role as a fast-talking newspaper reporter in the Howard Hawks screwb...

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Gloria Grahame (1923 - 1981)

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Dorothy Sebastian (1903 - 1957)

Dorothy Sebastian (April 26, 1903 – April 8, 1957) was an American film and stage actress. Early life and career Sebastian was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. In her youth she ...

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Davy Jones (1945 - 2012)

A singer, actor, and jockey who became a teen idol in the '60s and '70s, David "Davy" Jones' chief claim to fame is his career as a Monkee and his vocal rendition of "Daydream Believer." He was born ...

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Betty Hutton (1921 - 2007)

Betty Hutton (February 26, 1921 – March 11, 2007) was an American stage, film, and television actress, comedienne and singer. Early life Hutton was born Elizabeth June Thornburg, daugh...

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Arthur Morton Godfrey (1903 - 1983)

Arthur Morton Godfrey (August 31, 1903 – March 16, 1983) was an American radio and television broadcaster and entertainer who was sometimes introduced by his nickname, The Old Redhead. No te...

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Jackie Coogan (1914 - 1984)

John Leslie Coogan (October 26, 1914 – March 1, 1984), known professionally as Jackie Coogan, was an American actor who began his movie career as a child actor in silent films. Many years late...

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Betty Grable (1916 - 1973)

Elizabeth Ruth "Betty" Grable (December 18, 1916 – July 2, 1973) was an American actress, dancer and singer. Her iconic bathing suit photo made her the number-one pin-up girl of the World ...

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Richard Brooks MP (1912 - 1992)

Richard Brooks (May 18, 1912 – March 11, 1992) was an American screenwriter, film director, novelist and occasional film producer. Early life and career Brooks was born Ruben Sax to Ru...

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Sir Rex Harrison MP (1908 - 1990)

Sir Reginald Carey "Rex" Harrison (5 March 1908 – 2 June 1990) was an English actor of stage and screen. Harrison won an Academy Award and two Tony Awards. Youth and stage career Harri...

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Hedda Hopper (1890 - 1966)

Hedda Hopper (May 2, 1885 – February 1, 1966) was an American actress and gossip columnist, whose long-running feud with friend turned arch-rival Louella Parsons became at least as notorious a...

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Deborah Kerr (1921 - 2007)

Deborah Kerr, CBE (30 September 1921 – 16 October 2007) was a Scottish stage, television and film actress. She won the Sarah Siddons Award for her Chicago performance as Laura Reynolds in Tea ...

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Randolph Scott (1898 - 1987)

Randolph Scott (January 23, 1898 – March 2, 1987) was an American film actor whose career spanned from 1928 to 1962. As a leading man for all but the first three years of his cinematic career,...

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Tim Allen MP

Tim Allen (born Timothy Alan Dick) is an American comedian, actor, voice-over artist, and entertainer, known for his role in the sitcom Home Improvement . He is also known for his starring roles in sev...

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Mary Miles Minter (1902 - 1984)

Mary Miles Minter (April 1, 1902 – August 4, 1984) was an American film actress of the silent film era. Early life and rise to stardom Born Juliet Reilly in Shreveport, Louisiana, Mint...

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Mack Sennett (1880 - 1960)

Mack Sennett (January 17, 1880 – November 5, 1960) was a Canadian-born American director and was known as the innovator of slapstick comedy in film. During his lifetime he was known at times a...

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Mabel Normand (1892 - 1930)

Mabel Normand (November 9, 1892 – February 23, 1930) was an American silent film comedienne and actress. She was a popular star of Mack Sennett's Keystone Studios and is noted as one of the fi...

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Dorothy Dalton (1893 - 1972)

Dorothy Dalton (September 22, 1893 – April 13, 1972) was an American silent film actress and stage personality who worked her way from a stock company to a movie career. Beginning in 1910, Dal...

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Don Cornelius MP (1936 - 2012)

Donald Cortez "Don" Cornelius (September 27, 1936 – February 1, 2012) was an American television show host and producer who is best known as the creator of the nationally syndicated dance/musi...

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Ernest Borgnine MP (1917 - 2012)

Ernest Borgnine (born Ermes Effron Borgnino ; January 24, 1917) is an American actor of television and film. His career has spanned more than six decades. He was an unconventional lead in many films ...

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Steve Allen MP (1921 - 2000)

Stephen Valentine Patrick William "Steve" Allen (December 26, 1921 – October 30, 2000) was an American television personality, musician, composer, actor, comedian, and writer. Though he got hi...

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Etta James MP (1938 - 2012)

Etta James (born Jamesetta Hawkins, January 25, 1938) is an American blues, soul, rhythm and blues (R&B), rock and roll, gospel and jazz singer. In the 1950s and 1960s, she had her biggest success as...

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Sonja Henie (1912 - 1969)

Sonja Henie (April 8, 1912 – October 12, 1969) was a Norwegian figure skater and film star. She was a three-time Olympic Champion (1928, 1932, 1936) in Ladies Singles, a ten-time World Champio...

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Schmuel Gelbficz / Sam Goldwyn MP (c.1879 - 1974)

Samuel Goldwyn (c. July 1879 – January 31, 1974) was an American film producer, and founding contributor executive of several motion picture studios. Biography Goldwyn was born Schmuel Gelbf...

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Anatole Litvak MP (1902 - 1974)

Anatole Litvak (Анатоль Литвак) (May 10, 1902 – December 15, 1974) was a Ukrainian-born filmmaker who...

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Miriam Hopkins (1902 - 1972)

Ellen Miriam Hopkins (October 18, 1902 – October 9, 1972) was an American actress known for her versatility in a wide variety of roles. Hopkins was born in Savannah, Georgia, and raised in...

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Albert Conti MP (1887 - 1967)

According to Wikipedia at ć "Albert Ritter Conti v.Cedassamare (also Albert Conti) (Albert Maroje Vlaho Frano Marijan) 29 January 1887, Görz, and died 18 January 1967 in Hollywood (USA)...

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Geraldine Farrar (1882 - 1967)

Geraldine Farrar (February 28, 1882 – March 11, 1967) was an American soprano opera singer and film actress, noted for her beauty, acting ability, and "the intimate timbre of her voice." She h...

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Sandra Annette Bullock MP

One of the top-grossing Hollywood actresses of the 1990s, America's sweetheart Sandra Bullock won over scores of filmgoers and critics as the unwitting heroine in Speed . Further success in films such ...

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Eddy Arnold "The Tennessee Plowboy." (1918 - 2008)

Find a Grave Richard Edward Arnold (May 15, 1918 – May 8, 2008), known professionally as Eddy Arnold, was an American country music singer who performed for six decades. He was a so-called N...

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Farrah Fawcett MP (1947 - 2009)

A multiple Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominee Farrah Fawcett rose to international fame when she first appeared as private investigator Jill Munroe in the first season of the television series Charlie...

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Lee Majors MP

A brawny, handsome, easy-going action lead of TV series, Lee Majors achieved stardom through a variety of popular shows, including The Big Valley and The Fall Guy . But it was his role as Steve Austin ...

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Alan Ladd, Jr. MP

American film industry executive and producer Alan Ladd, Jr. is famous for giving George Lucas the go-ahead to make Star Wars. For his contribution to the motion picture industry, Ladd received a star ...

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Sue Carol (1906 - 1982)

Former actress turned talent agent Sue Carol was one of the WAMPAS Baby Stars, she performed in motion pictures from 1927 until 1937. After retiring from acting in the late 1930s, Carol established her...

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Alan Walbridge Ladd (1913 - 1964)

After achieving his breakthrough as the dispassionate, trench-coated killer opposite Veronica Lake in This Gun For Hire, Alan Ladd established himself as a great noir actor through the 40s and 50s in f...

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William A. Wellman (1896 - 1975)

William Augustus Wellman (February 29, 1896 – December 9, 1975) was an American film director. Although Wellman began his film career as an actor, he worked on over 80 films, as director, prod...

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Sissy Spacek MP

Academy Award-winning actress Sissy Spacek came to international prominence for her for role as Carrie White in Brian De Palma's 1976 horror film Carrie , for which she earned her first Academy Award n...

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Larry Fine (Louis Feinberg) (1902 - 1975)

As Larry Fine, he first performed as a violinist in vaudeville at an early age. In 1928, he met Moe Howard and Ted Healy. Howard and his brother Shemp had been working as audience stooges for Healy. Sh...

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Jerome "Curly" Howard MP (1903 - 1952)

Actor. He was the youngest of Jennie and Solomon Horwitz's five sons, and because of his status as family baby, his mother would often call him "My baby," leading his four much-older brothers to tease ...

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Moe Howard (Moses Horwitz) MP (1897 - 1975)

Actor. From a very early age he was interested in acting, a talent that was helped along by his voracious memory and capacity for memorizing just about anything, including all of the many books he read...

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William Claude Rains (1889 - 1967)

William Claude Rains born November 10, 1889, died May 30, 1967) Claude Rains was an English stage and film actor whose career spanned 66 years. He was known for many roles in Hollywood films, among t...

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Ray Milland MP (1907 - 1986)

Ray Milland (3 January 1907 – 10 March 1986) was a Welsh actor and director. His screen career ran from 1929 to 1985, and he is best remembered for his Academy Award–winning portrayal of ...

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Clifton Webb (1893 - 1966)

WEBB, CLIFTON (Nov. 19, 1893-Oct. 13, 1966), American singer, dancer, and actor, was born Webb Parmalee Hollenbeck in Indianapolis, Ind. In 1896 his family moved to New York City, and there, when he ...

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Geraldine Fitzgerald (1913 - 2005)

Geraldine Fitzgerald, Lady Lindsay-Hogg (24 November 1913 – 17 July 2005) was an Irish-American actress and a member of the American Theatre Hall of Fame. Early life Fitzgerald was born in...

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Marty Robbins (1925 - 1982)

Martin David Robinson (September 26, 1925–December 8, 1982), known professionally as Marty Robbins, was an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. One of the most popular and s...

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Lefty Frizzell (1928 - 1975)

Lefty Frizzell (March 31, 1928–July 19, 1975), born William Orville Frizzell, was an American country music singer and songwriter of the 1950s, and a proponent of honky tonk music. His relaxed...

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Gig Young (1913 - 1978)

Amiable supporting player and occasional lead Gig Young broke into film in the early 1940s. He often played the dapper, likable second banana to the major stars of the time. For his contribution to the...

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Ferlin Eugene Husky (1925 - 2011)

Ferlin Eugene Husky (December 3, 1925 – March 17, 2011) was an early American country music singer who was equally adept at the genres of traditional honky honk, ballads, spoken recitations, a...

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Ígor Fiódorovich Stravinsky MP (1882 - 1971)

Igor Stravinsky conducts The Firebird (L'Oiseau de Feu) Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (sometimes spelt Strawinsky or Stravinskii; Russian: Игорь Фё&#x...

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Donna Summer MP (1948 - 2012)

LaDonna Adrian Gaines (born December 31, 1948), known by her stage name, Donna Summer, is an American singer/songwriter who gained prominence during the disco era of the 1970s. Summer is a five-time Gr...

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Irving Grant Thalberg MP (1899 - 1936)

Irving Grant Thalberg was an American film producer during the early years of motion pictures. He was called "The Boy Wonder" for his youth and his extraordinary ability to select the right scripts, ch...

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Shania Twain MP

Everything you wanted to know about Shania Twain Shania Twain, OC (pronounced /ʃəˈnaɪ.ə ˈtweɪn/; born Eilleen Regina Edwards; August 28, 1965) is a ...

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<private> Karen (Karnofsky)

Los Angeles, CA, USA

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Gene Eliza Tierney (1920 - 1991)

One of Hollywood's great beauties of her day, Gene Tierney remains best remembered for her performance in the title role of the 1944 mystery classic Laura and her Academy Award-nominated performance fo...

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Ella Raines (1920 - 1988)

Ella Wallace Raines (August 6, 1920 – May 30, 1988) was an American film and television actress. Life and career Born Ella Wallace Raubes near Snoqualmie Falls, Washington, Raines studied ...

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Perry Como MP (1912 - 2001)

‪Perry Como: A Biography   Google Books Pierino Ronald "Perry" Como (May 18, 1912 – May 12, 2001) was an American singer and television personality. Como has the distinction of h...

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Bob Hope MP (1903 - 2003)

A superstar of radio, film and television during the 1940s and 1950s, Bob Hope was also noted for his work with the US Armed Forces and his numerous USO shows entertaining American military personnel. ...

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Dolores Hope (1909 - 2011)

Singer, philanthropist, wife of Bob Hope. Dolores Hope, (May 27, 1909 – September 19, 2011)] She was born Dolores L. DeFina in Manhattan's Harlem neighborhood of Italian and Irish descent and ...

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Carl Wilson MP (1946 - 1998)

Carl Dean Wilson (December 21, 1946 – February 6, 1998) was an American rock and roll singer and guitarist, best known as a founding member, lead guitarist and sometime lead vocalist of The Be...

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Dennis Wilson (of The Beach Boys) MP (1944 - 1983)

Dennis Carl Wilson (December 4, 1944 – December 28, 1983) was an American rock and roll musician best known as a founding member and the drummer of The Beach Boys. He was a member of the group...

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Brian Wilson (of The Beach Boys) MP

Brian Douglas Wilson (born June 20, 1942 in Inglewood, California) is an American musician, best known as the leader and chief songwriter of the rock group The Beach Boys. Within the band, Wilson pla...

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Mike Love (of the "Beach Boys") MP

Michael Edward "Mike" Love (born March 15, 1941) is an American singer/songwriter and musician with The Beach Boys. He was in the band along with his cousins Brian, Carl, and Dennis Wilson, and their...

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Earl Eugene Scruggs MP

Earl Eugene Scruggs (born January 6, 1924) is an American musician noted for perfecting and popularizing a 3-finger banjo-picking style (now called Scruggs style) that is a defining characteristic of...

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Lee ( Israel) Strasberg (1901 - 1982)

Born Israel Strassberg on Nov. 17, 1901, in Budzanow, Poland, now part of the Ukraine, he was the son of a provincial innkeeper. At the age of 7, he emigrated with his family to the United States, wher...

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Anthony Quinn MP (1915 - 2001)

Antonio Rodolfo Quinn-Oaxaca (April 21, 1915 – June 3, 2001), more commonly known as Anthony Quinn, was a Mexican actor, as well as a painter and writer. He starred in numerous critically accl...

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Morgan Freeman MP

With an authoritative voice and calm demeanour, this ever popular American actor has grown into one of the most respected figures in modern US cinema. Freeman has received Academy Award nominations for...

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Neil Patrick Harris MP

A child actor who achieved popularity and critical acclaim at an early age, Neil Patrick Harris managed to avoid the typical fate of child stars who often slipped into obscurity after spinning out of c...

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Kevin Spacey MP

An actor whose remarkable versatility has often been described as chameleon-like, Kevin Spacey has made an art of portraying a gallery of morally ambiguous characters ranging from the mildly shady to t...

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Bette Midler MP

Bette Midler is an American singer, actress and comedian, also known (by her informal stage name) as The Divine Miss M. She has starred in films such as The Stepford Wives, The First Wives Club. During...

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Buddy Holly MP (1936 - 1959)

Charles Hardin Holley ( Buddy Holly ) was born on September 7, 1936 in the small town of Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas to Lawrence Odell and Ella Pauline Drake Holley. Charles was named after his gran...

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John Villiers Farrow (1904 - 1963)

A former naval officer, in Hollywood from 1927 as a scriptwriter, John Farrow as a director turned out several well-crafted entertainments often marked by the imaginative use of locations, such as the ...

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Oprah Winfrey MP

Chicago, IL, USA

Oprah Winfrey Bio Book Club Oprah Winfrey (born Orpah Gail Winfrey; January 29, 1954) is an American television host, actress, producer, and philanthropist, best known for her self-titled, multi-aw...

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Penélope Cruz MP

Penélope Cruz Sánchez (born April 28, 1974), better known as Penélope Cruz, is a Spanish actress. At 15, she was signed by an agent. She made her acting debut at 16 on television, ...

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Corinne Griffith (1894 - 1979)

Corinne Mae Griffith (November 21, 1894 – July 13, 1979) was an American film actress, producer and author. Dubbed "The Orchid Lady of the Screen",[1] she was one of the most popular film actr...

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Barbara La Marr (deceased)

Barbara La Marr born July 28, 1896, Yakima, Washington, died January 30, 1926, Altadena, California American stage and film actress, cabaret artist and screenwriter. La Marr was known as "The Girl ...

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Zasu Pitts (1894 - 1963)

ZaSu Pitts born January 3, 1894, at Parsons, Kansas, died June 7, 1963, at Hollywood, California American actress who starred in many silent dramas and comedies, although later, her career digressed ...

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Jean Harlow (1911 - 1937)

Jean Harlow (March 3, 1911 – June 7, 1937) was an American film actress and sex symbol of the 1930s. Known as the "Blonde Bombshell" and the "Platinum Blonde" (due to her platinum blonde hair)...

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Robert Taylor (1911 - 1969)

) Robert Taylor (August 5, 1911 – June 8, 1969) was an American film and television actor. He served as a United States Navy flying instructor during World War II. Early life Born Arlingto...

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