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Henry Starr Biography

Henry Starr, born in Indian Territory, Oklahoma, on December 2, 1873, had largely Cherokee blood running in his veins as well as a family history of banditry. However he expired robbing a bank, using the differentiation of having robbed more banks and netted more cash than all another Old West ...

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Oscar Hammerstein I Biography

After moving to Nyc and making a lot of money in the cigar business, in 1889 he invested in the building of the Harlem Opera House. In 1895 he constructed the Olympia Theater. He expired on August 1, 1919, in NYC. His parents’ oldest son, Hammerstein belonged to some large, ...

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Victor Ortiz Biography

Raised in poverty, Ortiz took to boxing as a means to please his alcoholic dad and protect himself against school bullies. Taken under the wing of several retired expert combatants, Ortiz turned professional himself in the age of 17. He got the welterweight title in 2011, but lost it after ...

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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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