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Robin Gibb Biography

Produced on the Isle of Man, Uk, to Barbara and Hugh Gibb, vocalist Robin Gibb moved to Australia in 1958 along with his family. From the late 1970s, the Bee Gees became among the best pop acts on the planet, riding the disco craze. Gibb has pursued a solo career ...

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Patty Loveless Biography

Produced in Kentucky in 1957, vocalist Patty Loveless started out at a young age along with her family group. She went to become renowned in her own right, combining traditional country styles using the sounds of honky tonk and bluegrass. After vocal chord operation in the early 1990s, Loveless bounced ...

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Patsy Cline Biography

Patsy Cline – Crazy (TV14; 2:23) In 1962, County Music star Patsy Cline recorded Willie Nelson’s song, “Crazy,” a tune he had composed while driving. She helped break down the sex barrier in this musical genre. Known for her smooth-sounding, emotive voice, she began performing at a youthful age. Her ...

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Jon Voight Biography

Jon Voight was born December 29, 1938 in Yonkers, Ny. His 1969 character in Midnight Cowboy started his career. For another two decades, his movie career was a mixture of incredible highs and forgettable misses. Voight was likewise nominated for Academy Award because of his work in 1985’s Runaway Train. ...

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Jamie Foxx Biography

Produced Eric Morlon Bishop on December 13, 1967, in Terrell, Texas, Jamie Foxx has emerged among the very diversely gifted entertainers of his generation. Then he proved himself as a dramatic performer, appearing in Ray in 2004, a character that earned him an Academy Award. A couple of years later, ...

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James Garner Biography

James Garner, produced James Scott Bumgarner in Norman, Oklahoma, on April 7, 1928, grew to acclaim as the star of the Western TV series Maverick (1957 60). James went to star in hit movies like The Great Escape (1963), Grand Prix (1966) as well as the Oscar-winning Victor Victoria (1982). ...

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Gary Busey Biography

Gary Busey was born on June 29, 1944, in Goose Creek, Texas. Started studying theatre following a knee injury derailed his plans to pursue professional sports. In 1971, he made his movie debut in Angels Hard as They Come and in 1978 he starred in The Buddy Holly Story. After ...

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Scott Rudin Biography

Scott Rudin is an American producer who was born in New York in 1958. He created a constant flow of successes there and at Paramount, with movies like The Firm, There Will be Blood and No Country for Old Men. Rudinis just one of 14 individuals to have received the ...

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George Stevens Biography

Produced in California in 1904, Academy Award-winning director George Stevens became known for his camera techniques and romantic views. He’s recalled to get numerous classic movies, including Shane (1953), The Diary of Anne Frank (1959) and The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965).

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Quvenzhané Wallis Biography

Wallis’s debut performance in the acclaimed 2012 movie resulted in numerous awards, honours and nominations. In January 2013, in age 9, she became the youngest nominee for an Academy Award in the very best Actress category. Before their daughter’s performing debut, Wallis’s parents had no link to the film industry. Mother ...

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