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Daniel Brühl Biography

Produced in Spain in 1978, performer Daniel Brhl began his career in Germany. Among his breakthrough roles was in 2003’s Good Bye Lenin!. The next year, Brhl starred in The Edukators. Since that time, Brhl has starred in such movies as The Fifth Estate (2013) and Rush (2013). Produced Daniel Csar ...

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June Squibb Biography

Produced in Illinois in 1929, June Squibb always knew she desired to be an actress. In the ’90s, Squibb began working in movie. More characters soon followed, including Alexander Payne’s About Schmidt (2002. More than a decade after, Squibb reunited with Payne for Nebraska (2013), her most critically acclaimed performance ...

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Cesar Chavez Biography

It’s thought that Chavez’s hunger strikes led to his departure on April 23, 1993, in San Luis, Arizona. Chavez dedicated his life to enhancing the treatment, pay and working conditions for farm workers. He understood all too well the hardships farm workers faced. This union joined together with the Agricultural Workers ...

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Marco Polo Biography

Marco Polo – Complete Episode (TV14; 45:45) The complete biography of explorer Marco Polo. He stayed in China for 17 of those years. His novel Il Milione describes his journeys and encounters and affected later adventurers and retailers. Marco Polo came to be in the year 1254 into a rich Venetian ...

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Sigmund Freud Biography

Sigmund Freud was born in Freiberg, which will be now called the Czech Republic, on May 6, 1856. Freud developed psychoanalysis, a process whereby an analyst unpacks unconscious struggles on the basis of the complimentary associations, dreams and fantasies of the individual. His theories on child sexuality, libido as well ...

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Gloria Richardson Biography

Produced in 1922, Gloria Richardson grew up in Cambridge, Maryland. She espoused the importance of economic justice and strategies beyond nonviolent protests. When she was six years of age, her family moved to Cambridge, Maryland. As a teen, she attended Howard University, where she studied sociology and participated in several demonstrations ...

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Sam Kinison Biography

Sam Kinison (TV14; 7:36) A former preacher, Sam Kinison’s raw humor brought him extreme highs and lows. Sam Kinison was an American comic born on December 8 1953 in Yakima, Washington. Known for his crass comedy and hallmark scream, Kinison received his first break from comic Rodney Dangerfield. In 1988 ...

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Pat Nixon Biography

Although she received much less publicity for her efforts, Pat received many gifts of precious furniture and art for the White House more than Jacqueline Kennedy would receive several years afterwards. Her nickname, Pat, was given to her by her dad, William, who promised Irish origins and wished to celebrate his ...

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James Cook Biography

Produced on October 27, 1728, in Marton in Cleveland, Yorkshire, England, James Cook was a naval captain, navigator and explorer who, in 1770, found and charted New Zealand as well as the Great Barrier Reef of Australia on his boat Effort. He afterwards disproved the presence of Terra Australis, a ...

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Sandra Dee Biography

Produced in Bayonne, New Jersey, on April 23, 1942, Sandra Dee made a splash impersonating ingnues in 1950s and 1960s teen films. The late 1960s seen her career stumbling, yet, and her highly publicized marriage to singer/actor Bobby Darin finished in 1967. By age 12, she was a successful version, ...

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