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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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Allen Allensworth Biography

Produced in Louisville, Kentucky, on April 7, 1842, Allen Allensworth escaped from captivity to utilize Union forces in the Civil War. He afterwards worked as a restaurateur, Freedman’s Bureau teacher and military chaplain before founding the all-black California colony of Allensworth in 1908. He died under mysterious conditions on September ...

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Steve Holcomb Biography

He won the two-guy and combined World Cup titles in 2007, despite suffering from a state that was eroding his sight and exacting a tremendous psychological cost. After getting a corrective process, Holcomb piloted the U.S. team to the gold medal in the four-man event at the 2010 Winter Olympics. Olympic ...

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Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca Biography

Explorer lvar Nez Cabeza de Vaca was born 1490, in Extremadura, Castile, Spain. By September all but his party of 60 had perished; it reached the coast near present day Galveston, Texas. The survivors lived on the list of natives of the area for four years, and Cabeza de Vaca ...

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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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Barbara Jordan Biography

She caught the interest of President Lyndon Johnson, who invited her to the White House to get a preview of his 1967 civil rights message. A groundbreaking African American politician, Barbara Jordan worked difficult to realize her dreams. She grew up in a poor black area in Houston, Texas. The daughter ...

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Allison Robicelli Biography

Born in Brooklyn in 1980, Allison Robicelli worked in restaurants so when a caterer for a long time before beginning her own company. She and her husband Matt started a gourmet foods and sandwich store in 2008. While economical problems led them to shut that store, the pair spun off ...

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