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Ralph Waite Biography

Produced on June 22, 1928, in White Plains, Ny, Ralph Waite earned degrees from Bucknell University and Yale Divinity School before starting an acting career. Best known for playing the character of John Walton Sr. on The Waltons (1971-1981), when the show finished, Waite continued to work in television and ...

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Nancy Wilson Biography

Produced on February 20, 1937, in Chillicothe, Ohio, Nancy Wilson created a singing career as a youth, going to record her introduction Like in Love and working with the likes of jazz great Cannonball Adderley. Having gained experience singing in church, Wilson got a gig performing two times weekly as ...

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Leslie Mann Biography

American celebrity Leslie Mann was born in San Francisco, California, on March 26, 1972. After attending acting school and obtaining parts in a number of advertisements and little pictures, she started to appear in successful comedies like The Cable Guy and Big Daddy. Leslie J. Mann was born in San ...

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Sly Stone Biography

Sly Stone came to be on March 15, 1944, in Denton, Texas. In 1966, Stone united his group, the Stoners, along with his brother Freddie’s group to form Sly and the Family Stone. As Sly Stone’s cocaine use increased, so did his failure to fulfill the group’s obligations. In 1976, ...

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Lana Turner Biography

Produced on February 8, 1921, in Wallace, Idaho, Lana Turner was “found” while drinking pop at a Hollywood caf. She signed with MGM and became a famous picture celebrity and picture sex symbol. Wed seven times, Turner was romantically linked to numerous celebrities. In 1958, Turner’s daughter stabbed gangster Johnny ...

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Gilda Radner Biography

Radner wedded fellow comic Gene Wilder, whom she met on the set of the movie Hanky Panky. She died of ovarian cancer in 1989. Best known her over the top characters on Saturday Night Live, comic and actress Gilda Susan Radner was born on June 28, 1946, in Detroit, Michigan. ...

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Craig Robinson Biography

In 2005, he was cast as Darryl Philbin to the American variant of The Office. Robinson has appeared on several further shows, and has starred in such comedic movies as Hot Tub Time Machine and Pineapple Express. His dad was an attorney and his mom was a music teacher. Raised ...

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“Pistol Pete” Rollock Biography

Tied as a son to Mr. Untouchable, heroin kingpin Nicky Barnes, Peter Rollock (also spelled “Rollack”) came up in the match, growing up in the Soundview jobs of the Bronx. He and his underlings incorporated the organization in an attempt to launder the drug money, and enlarged their operations outside ...

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J. Edgar Hoover Biography

Produced on January 1, 1895, in Washington, D.C., J. Edgar Hoover was the longtime manager of the FBI (1924 1972) and spent much of his livelihood collecting intelligence on extreme groups and people and “subversives,” Martin Luther King Jr. being one of his favourite goals. Manager of the Federal Bureau ...

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Jeffrey Skilling Biography

Jeffrey Skilling, produced on November 25, 1953, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, earned his MBA from Harvard before dealing together with the company McKinsey. He joined the staff of the power firm Enron in 1990 and in several years would become chief operating officer after which CEO, working with Kenneth Lay. Both ...

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