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Margreth Weivers

Margreth Weivers was a Swedish actress. She appeared in more than 100 movies and television shows. Her career began in 1943. She was born in Stockholm, Sweden. Weivers was known for her roles in A Swedish Love Story 1970, The Man from Majorca 198 ...

                                               

Rolv Wesenlund

Rolv Helge Wesenlund was a Norwegian comedian, singer, clarinetist, writer, and actor. Wesenlund was most famous for having portrayed the title character in Bor Borson, Bor Borson II, and in the TV series Fleksnes Fataliteter. Wesenlund was born ...

                                               

Jose Wilker

Jose Wilker de Almeida was a Brazilian actor and director. His acting and directing roles include: Xica da Silva, Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands, Professor Kranz tedesco di Germania, Bye Brazil, The Man in the Black Cape, Besame Mucho, Subway to ...

                                               

Jerry Williams (singer)

Jerry Williams, real name Sven Erik Fernstrom was a Swedish singer and actor. He was known early in his career as the lead singer of The Violents he then launched a solo career. Williams was also an actor appearing as Frasse in the 1985 movie On ...

                                               

Nicol Williamson

Nicol Williamson was a Scottish actor who was known for his first role in A Midsummer Nights Dream. He was also known for being in many plays. Williamson was born on 14 September 1938 in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, Scotland. He studied at the Ce ...

                                               

Frank Windsor

Frank Windsor was an English actor, mainly on television. He was born in Walsall, Staffordshire. His career began in 1959. His most famous role was as Detective Sergeant John Watt in Z-Cars from 1962-65. He also starred in its spin-offs Softly, S ...

                                               

Michael Winner

Michael Robert Winner was an English movie director, producer, writer, editor, actor and restaurant critic. He was known for his work on the Death Wish movie series. Winner was born on 30 October 1935 in Hampstead, London, England. His parents we ...

                                               

Zbigniew Wodecki

Zbigniew Stanislaw Wodecki was a Polish singer, musician, composer, actor and TV presenter. He was born in Krakow, Poland. Wodecki was mostly known for songs" Chalupy Welcome To”," Lubie wracac tam, gdzie bylem”," Zacznij od Bacha” or the Polish ...

                                               

John Wood

John Wood, OBE was an English movie, stage, and television actor. He was in movies such as WarGames, Ladyhawke, Jumpin Jack Flash, Richard III, Sabrina, and The Revengers Comedies. He won a Tony Award and a Drama Desk Award. Wood was born on July ...

                                               

Edward Woodward

Edward Albert Arthur Woodward OBE was a British actor. He was born in Croydon, London. His parents were working class. His television roles included the title characters in Callan and The Equalizer. His movie roles include Sergeant Howie in The W ...

                                               

Wu Ma

This is a Chinese name; the family name is Wu. Wu Ma was a Chinese-Hong Kong actor, director, producer and writer. Wu Mas career began in 1963. He made over 180 appearances to his name plus 38 directorial credits within a twenty-five year period. ...

                                               

Susannah York

Susannah York was an English movie, stage, voice, radio, and television actress. She was known for her role as Alice in They Shoot Horses, Dont They?. She won a BAFTA Award for her role as Alice. She was nominated for an Academy Award and a Golde ...

                                               

Alan Young

Alan Young was an British-American actor. He is best known for his role as Wilbur Post in Mister Ed, and as the voice of Scrooge McDuck in many Disney television shows and animated movies. He won an Emmy Award in 1950. Young was born on November ...

                                               

Yu So-chow

Yu So Chow was a Chinese actress. She was born in Beijing. She was the daughter of late Master Yu Jim Yuen who ran the China Drama Academy, a Peking Opera School in Hong Kong, and teacher of many well-known actors. She started her acting career i ...

                                               

Rolf Zacher

Rolf Zacher was a German actor. He appeared in more than 160 movies and television shows from 1961 until his retirement in 2017. He starred in the 1971 movie Jaider, der einsame Jager. It was entered into the 21st Berlin International Film Festiv ...

                                               

Mikhail Nikolayevich Zadornov

Mikhail Nikolayevich Zadornov was a Soviet and Russian stand-up comedian and writer. He was born in Jūrmala, Latvian SSR, USSR. His humour is national stereotype and national mentality. From 2006 until his death, Zadornov had incorporated Chudino ...

                                               

Aly Zaker

Aly Zaker was a Bangladeshi actor, businessman, director and writer. He was the owner of Asiatic Marketing Communications Limited. He was born in Chittagong Division, Bengal Presidency, British India. Zaker was a freedom fighter during the 1971 B ...

                                               

Alan Abel

Alan Irwin Abel was an American prankster, hoaxer, writer, and mockumentary filmmaker. He was born in Zanesville, Ohio. From 1966 to 1967 Abel wrote a weekly syndicated humor column "The Private World of Prof. Bunker C. Hill" that appeared in the ...

                                               

John Abercrombie (guitarist)

John Laird Abercrombie was an American jazz guitarist, composer and bandleader. His work explored jazz fusion, post bop, free jazz and avant-garde jazz. Abercrombie studied at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. He recorded his deb ...

                                               

Ralph Abernathy

Ralph David Abernathy Sr. was an American civil rights activist and Baptist minister. He was ordained in the Baptist tradition in 1948. He was born in Linden, Alabama. He was a member of the Democratic Party. As a leader of the civil rights movem ...

                                               

Norman Abramson

Norman Manuel Abramson was an American engineer and computer scientist. He was most known for creating the ALOHAnet system for wireless computer communication.

                                               

Bella Abzug

Bella Savitzky Abzug, nicknamed Battling Bella ", was an American lawyer, activist and politician. She was known as a leader of the Womens Movement. In 1971, Abzug joined other leading feminists such as Gloria Steinem, Shirley Chisholm, and Betty ...

                                               

Vito Acconci

Vito Hannibal Acconci was an American designer, architect, and artist. He was born in The Bronx, New York. He was known for his works in Landscape architect and in Installation art. He was known for his performance piece titled Seedbed. Acconci d ...

                                               

Katcho Achadjian

Katcho Achadjian was an Armenian-American businessman and politician. He was a Republican. He served as a member of the California State Assembly from 2010 to 2016. He was also a member of the San Luis Obispo County board of supervisors from 1998 ...

                                               

Jan D. Achenbach

Jan Drewes Achenbach was a Dutch-American engineer, editor and educator. He was professor emeritus at Northwestern University. Achenbach was born in the northern region of the Netherlands, in Leeuwarden. He worked as a preceptor at Columbia Unive ...

                                               

Alberta Adams

Alberta Adams was an American Detroit blues, jump blues, and Chicago blues singer. Adams was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. She was raised in Detroit, she began performing as a tap dancer and nightclub singer in the 1930s. In 1952, she landed a r ...

                                               

Ansel Adams

Ansel Easton Adams was a legendary American photographer and environmentalist, best known for his black-and-white photographs of the American West and primarily Yosemite National Park.

                                               

Bud Adams

Kenneth Stanley "Bud" Adams, Jr. was an American businessman. He owned the Tennessee Titans. He was chairman and CEO of Adams Resources & Energy Inc., a wholesale supplier of oil and natural gas. Adams was not a member of the Pro Football Hall of ...

                                               

Francis Colburn Adams

Our World; or, The Democrats Rule. By Justia, a Know-Nothing. Lon.,1855, The Von Toodleburgs: or, The Memoirs of a Very Distinguished Family. Illust. Phila., 1868, The Story of a Trooper; with much concerning the Campaign on the Peninsula, 1861-1 ...

                                               

Jay Adams

Jay Adams was an American skateboarder. He became known as one of the original members of Z-Boys skateboarding team. He was known as "The Original Seed" of the sport. He was thought to be one of the most influential skateboarders of all time. Ada ...

                                               

Marilyn McCord Adams

Marilyn McCord Adams was an American philosopher and priest of the Episcopal Church. She specialized in philosophy of religion, philosophical theology and medieval philosophy. Adams is known for writing her 1999 persuasive narrative Horrendous Ev ...

                                               

Mike Adams (columnist)

Mike S. Adams was an American conservative political columnist and writer. He was a professor at University of North Carolina Wilmington. He was born in Columbus, Mississippi. Adams first book, Welcome to the Ivory Tower of Babel, was published i ...

                                               

Phillip Adams (American football)

Phillip Adams was an American professional football player and mass murderer. He was a cornerback in the National Football League. He played college football for the South Carolina State Bulldogs. Adams was drafted in the seventh round of the 201 ...

                                               

Bennie G. Adkins

Bennie G. Adkins was a United States Army soldier. He was a recipient of the U.S. militarys highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for actions in March 1966 during the Vietnam War. From March 9-12, 1966 Adkins distinguished himself during a 38-h ...

                                               

Robert Adler

Robert Adler was an Austrian-born American inventor who held numerous patents. He was known for creating wireless remote control for televisions. Adler died in a Boise, Idaho nursing home of heart failure at age 93 years old.

                                               

Warren Adler

Warren Adler was an American author, playwright and poet. His writings were translated into 25 different languages. He was best known for writing the novels The War of the Roses and Random Hearts. Both of these novels were made into movies. The d ...

                                               

Ben Agajanian

Benjamin James "The Toeless Wonder" Agajanian was a former American football player. He was born in Santa Ana, California. He was a placekicker in the National Football League, and also in the All-America Football Conference and American Football ...

                                               

Spiro Agnew

Spiro Theodore Agnew was the 39th Vice President of the United States. He served under President Richard Nixon. He was also the 55th governor of the state of Maryland and the first Greek American governor in United States history. He is most famo ...

                                               

Michael AHearn

Michael Francis AHearn was an American astronomer and astronomy professor at the University of Maryland College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences. He was also the principal investigator for NASAs EPOXI mission.

                                               

Daniel Akaka

Daniel Kahikina Akaka was an American politician who was a United States Senator from Hawaii from 1990 to 2013. A member of the Democratic Party, Akaka is the first U.S. Senator of Native Hawaiian ancestry. He was the Senior Senator of Hawaii for ...

                                               

George Edward Akerson

George Edward Akerson was an American journalist and politician. He was the first official White House Press Secretary. Akerson was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on September 5, 1889. He studied at the University of Minnesota and Allegheny Colle ...

                                               

Dick Alban

Richard Herbert Alban was an American football defensive back. He played eight seasons for the Washington Redskins and Pittsburgh Steelers in the National Football League. Alban played college football at Northwestern University, where he was use ...

                                               

Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott was an American writer. She was born at Germantown, Pennsylvania to Amos Bronson Alcott, a controversial educator. In 1834, the Alcott family moved to Massachusetts, finally settling at Concord. Family friends in the area includ ...

                                               

John Alden

John Alden was a passenger on the ship Mayflower. He was hired in England to be the cooper aboard the ship during her 1620 voyage. It is not known when or where he was born. The Mayflower left Plymouth, England on 16 September 1620. There were 10 ...

                                               

Robert Aldrich

Robert "Bob" Aldrich was an American movie and television director, second unit director or assistant director, and producer. He was born Robert Burgess Aldrich in Cranston, Rhode Island. He died in Los Angeles, California, age 65. Aldrich direct ...

                                               

Peter Alexander (artist)

Peter Alexander was an American artist. He was part of the Light and Space artistic movement in southern California in the 1960s. He was best known for his resin sculptures from the 1960s and 1970s. He was born in Los Angeles. In 1980 he was awar ...

                                               

Sam Alexander

Sam Alexander was a 20th-century sideshow attraction. His stage name was The Man with Two Faces. As a young man and an employee of the Schubert Theater in Chicago, Illinois, his carelessness with a lit cigarette caused a gasoline explosion that b ...

                                               

William Alexander (coach)

William A. Alexander was the third head football coach at Georgia Tech. Alexander graduated from Georgia Tech in 1912 as valedictorian of his class. Alexander became head coach after John Heisman retired in April 1920. As coach, he led Georgia Te ...

                                               

Miguel Algarin

Miguel Algarin Jr. was a Puerto Rican poet, historian and writer. He was known as the co-founder of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. He was a Rutgers University professor of English. Algarin was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico. Algarins books include Mong ...

                                               

Alicia Lemke

Lemke was born in Madison, Wisconsin. Her mother was Gale Lemke. She went to Shorewood Hills Elementary School, Blessed Sacramant School, and West High School. In 2013, she opened for Fleetwood Mac. In 2013, she had also played at the Bonnaroo Mu ...