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Rock Hudson Biography

Produced on November 17, 1925, in Winnetka, Illinois, Rock Hudson started his profession as a heartthrob, recognized widely for his good looks. Critics recognized his playing ability in Giant (1956), which likewise starred heavy hitters Elizabeth Taylor and James Dean. In 1984, Hudson was diagnosed with AIDS. The next year, ...

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John Oliver Biography

Produced on April 23, 1977, in Birmingham, Erdington, England, comic and writer John Oliver attended Christ’s College in the University of Cambridge, where he joined the famous Cambridge Footlights comedy troupe. He was hired as The Daily Show’s “senior British correspondent.” In 2008, John Oliver: Awful Times debuted on Comedy ...

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Herbie Hancock Biography

Hancock investigated several genres, as seen on records like Mwandishi and Head Hunters, and had a 1980s success with all the combination-fest “Rockit.” A movie composer also, he’s won an Academy Award and several Grammy Awards. Several years later, as a tween, great Herbie was playing Mozart with the Chicago ...

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