Friday, July 31, 2009

Elizabeth Keener


Known as: American actress.

Known for:
- Played Dawn Denbo on The L Word.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Chris Johnson


Known as: American basketball player and reality TV personality.

Known for:
- Member of the San Francisco Rockdogs basketball team, as seen on the Logo reality series Shirts & Skins.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page for Shirts & Skins
- Internet Movie Database page

Danny Jimenez & Oswald Mendez


Known as: American reality TV personalities.

Known for:
- Their appearances as "Team Cha Cha Cha" on the second and eleventh seasons of The Amazing Race.

Know more:
- Wikipedia pages for The Amazing Race 2 / The Amazing Race: All-Stars
- Internet Movie Database pages: Jimenez / Mendez

Pablo Iglesias


Known as: Spanish reality TV personality.

Known for:
- Grooming expert on El equipo G, Spain's version of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page for Queer Eye for the Straight Guy
- Internet Movie Database page

Murray Hill


Known as: American comedian.

Known for:
- Pioneering New York City "drag king" and "the hardest working middle-aged man in show business".

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page
- Official YouTube channel

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Nigel Hawthorne


Known as: English actor.

Known for:
- Oscar nominee for The Madness of King George; Tony Award winner for Shadowlands; star of British sitcom Yes Minister.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Broadway Database page

Ron Huberman


Known as: American public education official.

Known for:
- Chief Executive Officer of the Chicago Public Schools system.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

E. Lynn Harris


Known as: American writer.

Known for:
- Best-selling author of the novels Invisible Life, Just As I Am, Too Good To Be True and the memoir What Becomes of the Brokenhearted.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Jesper Gadegaard


Known as: Danish interior designer and reality TV personality.

Known for:
- Design expert on De fantastiske 5, Denmark's version of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page for Queer Eye for the Straight Guy
- Internet Movie Database page

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Manvendra Singh Gohil


Known as: Indian prince.

Known for:
- Crown Prince of Rajpipla who was disinherited after revealing his sexuality.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Official Facebook page

Jeffrey Friedman


Known as: American director, writer and producer.

Known for:
- His documentaries Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt, The Celluloid Closet and Paragraph 175 and and the films Howl and Lovelace.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Leonard Frey


Known as: American actor.

Known for:
- His performances as Harold in The Boys in the Band on both stage and film; Oscar nomination for Fiddler on the Roof.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Broadway Database page

Pierre Fitch


Known as: Canadian pornographic actor.

Known for:
- His performances in movies for various adult studios.

Know more:
- Official site (NSFW)
- Official blog (NSFW)
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Adult Film Database page (NSFW)
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Maurice Evans


Known as: English actor, writer and producer.

Known for:
- His many Shakespearean productions for stage and TV; played Dr. Zaius in the first two Planet of the Apes films.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Broadway Database page

Billy Eichner


Known as: American actor, comedian, producer and writer.

Known for:
- Star and creator of the New York City stage production Creation Nation: A Live Talk Show and Fuse TV's Funny or Die’s Billy on the Street.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Stacey D'Erasmo


Known as: American writer.

Known for:
- Her novels Tea, A Seahorse Year and The Sky Below.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page

Benoit Denizet-Lewis


Known as: American journalist and writer.

Known for:
- Contributing Writer for the New York Times Magazine; author of America Anonymous: Eight Addicts in Search of a Life.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Spencer Duhm


Known as: American reality TV personality.

Known for:
- His appearance on the eighteenth season of Survivor.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page for Survivor: Tocantins
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Monday, July 27, 2009

Lucky Daniels


Known as: American pornographic actor; a.k.a. Paul Becker.

Known for:
- His appearances in movies for various studios and websites.

Know more:
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Adult Film Database page (NSFW)
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Morgan Doctor


Known as: Canadian songwriter and musician.

Known for:
- Drummer for the rock band The Cliks.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page for The Cliks
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Tony Curtis


Known as: American actor.

Known for:
- Such film classics as Sweet Smell of Success, The Defiant Ones, Some Like It Hot and Spartacus.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Julius Caesar


Known as: Roman politician, general and writer.

Known for:
- Dictator who played a critical role in the transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Sunday, July 26, 2009

Truman Capote


Known as: American writer.

Known for:
- Celebrated author of Other Voices, Other Rooms, Breakfast at Tiffany's and In Cold Blood; his distinctive, high-pitched voice.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Broadway Database page

Simon Callow


Known as: English actor, writer and director.

Known for:
- Memorable roles in such films as A Room with a View, Four Weddings and a Funeral and Shakespeare in Love; author of Being an Actor.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Broadway Database page

Thomas Bickham


Known as: Danish reality TV personality and singer; a.k.a. Tomboy.

Known for:
- Appearances on Denmark's Big Brother and Queer Eye for the Straight Guy; his album OK2BGAY.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page for Big Brother (Denmark)
- Internet Movie Database page

Susie Bright


Known as: American writer, audio show host and sex educator.

Known for:
- Her weekly internet program In Bed with Susie Bright, which deals with various sex-related topics.

Know more:
- Official blog
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Douglas Carter Beane


Known as: American writer.

Known for:
- His scripts for film (To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar) and the stage (The Little Dog Laughed, Xanadu).

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Broadway Database page

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Dirk Bogarde


Known as: English actor and writer.

Known for:
- Award winning film actor (Victim, The Servant, Darling, The Damned, Death in Venice); author of several autobiographies and memoirs.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Gary Beach


Known as: American actor.

Known for:
- His Tony Award-winning performance as Roger De Bris in The Producers, which he reprised in the film version.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Broadway Database page
- Official Facebook page

Luke Adams


Known as: American reality TV personality.

Known for:
- The first deaf contestant on the American version of The Amazing Race.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page for The Amazing Race 14
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Twitter page

J. Alexander


Known as: American model and reality TV personality.

Known for:
- Runway coach and judge on America's Next Top Model.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Alex Ali & Lynn Warren


Known as: American reality TV personalities.

Known for:
- Their appearances on the seventh season of The Amazing Race.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page for The Amazing Race 7
- Internet Movie Database pages: Ali / Warren
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Friday, July 24, 2009

Michael Williams


Known as: American producer.

Known for:
- Won an Oscar for The Fog of War and an Emmy for Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Jack Wetherall


Known as: Canadian actor.

Known for:
- Played Vic Grassi on the American version of Queer as Folk.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Broadway Database page

Rebecca Walker


Known as: American writer.

Known for:
- Her memoir Black, White and Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self; daughter of author Alice Walker.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Evelyn Waugh


Known as: English writer.

Known for:
- His novels A Handful of Dust, Brideshead Revisited, The Loved One and the Sword of Honour trilogy.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Jason Wu


Known as: American fashion designer.

Known for:
- His designs for American First Lady Michelle Obama.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Official Facebook page

John Wojtowicz


Known as: American criminal.

Known for:
- His infamous 1972 bank robbery inspired the movie Dog Day Afternoon.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Sarah Waters


Known as: Welsh writer.

Known for:
- Her award-winning novels Tipping the Velvet, Affinity and Fingersmith.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page

Junior Vasquez


Known as: American DJ and music producer.

Known for:
- His remixes for such recording acts as Madonna, Whitney Houston, Janet Jackson, Pet Shop Boys and others.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page
- Official YouTube channel

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Danny Teeson


Known as: American reality TV personality.

Known for:
- His appearances on Queer Eye for the Straight Girl and Dance Your Ass Off.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page for Queer Eye for the Straight GirlDance Your Ass Off
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page

Rip Taylor


Known as: American comedian and actor.

Known for:
- His confetti-laced comedy act on stage and television.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Broadway Database page
- Official Facebook page

Daniel Tammet


Known as: English writer.

Known for:
- His memoir, Born on a Blue Day: Inside the Extraordinary Mind of an Autistic Savant.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir


Known as: Icelandic politician.

Known for:
- As Prime Minister of Iceland, she is the world's first openly gay head of government of the modern era.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Kinnie Starr


Known as: Canadian singer, songwriter and musician.

Known for:
- Juno Award nominated recording artist whose style has been described as "hip hop aggro groove".

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Christopher Sieber


Known as: American actor.

Known for:
- Tony Award nominee for Monty Python's Spamalot and Shrek the Musical; the sitcoms Two of a Kind and It's All Relative.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Broadway Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Movie Dearest interview

Liz Smith


Known as: American gossip columnist.

Known for:
- The "Grand Dame of Dish" in both newspapers and on television.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Broadway Database page

Clay Shaw


Known as: American businessman.

Known for:
- Charged for being part of a conspiracy to assassinate President John F. Kennedy (found not guilty).

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

John Schlesinger


Known as: English director, writer, producer and actor.

Known for:
- Academy Award winner for Midnight Cowboy; other films include Darling, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Marathon Man and The Next Best Thing.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Marquis de Sade


Known as: French writer.

Known for:
- His erotic novels, depicting bizarre sexual fantasies with an emphasis on violence and blasphemy against the Catholic church.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

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