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Russell Crowe Biography

Actor Russell Crowe was born on April 7, 1964 in Wellington, New Zealand. He made a name for himself performing in Australian film and finally became an international star with jobs like The Insider, Gladiator (for which he won an Oscar), A Beautiful Mind and State of Play. Following a ...

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Ronnie Milsap Biography

Ronnie Milsap was born on January 16, 1943, in Robbinsville, North Carolina. Milsap’s debut record was released by Warner Brothers in 1971. During his career, he is had 40 number one country hits, won six Grammys and eight Country Music Association Awards. Blind since birth, Milsap spent his early childhood ...

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Kenny Rogers Biography

Kenny Rogers was born August 21, 1938, in Houston, Texas. Rogers released The Gambler in 1978. The title track became another enormous country and pop hit and gave Rogers his second Grammy Award. Along with his solo work, Rogers recorded a string of hits with country star Dottie West. With ...

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A.C. Nielsen Jr. Biography

He became president of the organization in the 1950s and manage its growth to the highest television-evaluations heart in the media world, with expansion into other sectors and geographic places. Nielsen perished in Winnetka on October 3, 2011. Several years after, the senior Arthur created the A.C. Nielsen Company, which would ...

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Michael McClure Biography

Produced on October 20, 1932, in Marysville, Kansas, Michael McClure took part in San Francisco’s notorious Six Gallery poetry reading. As a figure in the Beat movement, he continued to compose poetry and plays. McClure has befriended musicians, such as the Doors’ Jim Morrison and Ray Manzarek. McClure studied in the ...

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Dorothy Dandridge Biography

Many years passed before the mainstream entertainment industry recognized Dandridge’s heritage. Her power to break new ground for African American girls in movie has drawn comparisons between her and baseball great Jackie Robinson. In her youth, Dandridge experienced some problems. She never knew her dad. Her mom, actress Ruby Dandridge, left ...

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Jayne Mansfield Biography

She attained recognition and pinup standing after enduring wardrobe malfunctions before photographers. She experienced a profession lull in the 1960s, though she did play in small characters on film and stage. Mansfield died in an automobile crash on June 29, 1967 in age 34. Her daughter, MariskaHargitay, is a well ...

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Margaret Mitchell Biography

Following a busted ankle immobilized Margaret in 1926, Mitchell began composing a novel that would becomeGone With the Wind. Printed in 1936, Gone With the Wind made Mitchell an immediate star and earned her the Pulitzer Prize. The movie version, also lauded far and wide, came out only three years ...

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Erich Priebke Biography

Produced in Germany in 1913, Erich Priebke served as an SS captain during the Second World War. He was among the guys in charge of the 1944 massacre of 335 Italian civilians in the Ardeatine caves in Rome, Italy. Following the war, Priebke fled to Argentina, where he resided for ...

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Merv Griffin Biography

Merv Griffin was an American television host and business magnate. From a love of puzzles and games, he assembled an empire. His game shows, talk show, resorts, as well as other media commodities made him one of the wealthiest guys on the planet. He first conceived the show Jeopardy! in ...

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