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Shirley Temple Biography

When her performance of the tune “On a Good Ship Lollipop” became well-known in the 1930s, she earned a special Academy Award. She expired on February 10, 2014, at age 85, in California. Shirley Jane Temple was born into a banker as well as a housewife with two old kids, ...

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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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Osama bin Laden Biography

5 Gallery 5 Pictures Osama was the seventh of 50 kids born to Muhammad bin Laden, but the only child from his dad’s union to Alia Ghanem. Osama’s dad began his professional life in the 1930s in comparative poverty, employed as a porter in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. During his time ...

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MC Hammer Biography

Born into poverty in Oakland, California, in 1962, MC Hammer started his performing career as a young lad dancing outside the Oakland Coliseum during Oakland A’s matches. He established himself into full fledged stardom together with the 1990 launch Please Hammer Don’t Hurt ‘Em, the first record credited with bringing ...

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Marilyn Manson Biography

Found by Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor, Marilyn Manson and his eponymous group created such goth records as Antichrist Superstar and Smells Like Children, to the delight of troubled adolescents as well as the chagrin of the parents. 2 Gallery 2 Pictures Vocalist, performer. Produced Brian Hugh Warner on ...

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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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Lark Voorhies Biography

Celebrity Lark Voorhies was born on March 25, 1974, in Nashville, Tennessee. She grew up in Pasadena, California. She’s famous for playing wealthy, shopaholic teen Lisa Turtle on the TV sitcom Saved by the Bellfrom 1989 to 1993. She received five Youth in Film Award nominations for her work in ...

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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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Emile Hirsch Biography

At age 13, he got an acting part in the picture Gargantua and later parleyed television characters on shows like NYPD Blue and ER into picture work. His breakthrough role came in the 2007 movie Into the Wild. In 2013, he starred in the TV miniseries Bonnie & Clyde and ...

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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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