Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Jacob Miller & Joshua Miller


Known as: American singers.

Known for:
- Identical twin members of the pop music duo Nemesis, as seen in the Logo series Jacob and Joshua: Nemesis Rising.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database pages: Jacob / Joshua
- Official Facebook pages: Jacob / Joshua

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Edna St. Vincent Millay


Known as: American writer; a.k.a. Nancy Boyd.

Known for:
- The first woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize for poetry; her unconventional, bohemian lifestyle and many love affairs.

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

Monday, December 28, 2009

Alexander McQueen


Known as: English fashion designer.

Known for:
- Founder of the Alexander McQueen and McQ labels; his lavish, unconventional runway shows.

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

Saturday, December 26, 2009

Patrick Knight


Known as: American pornographic actor.

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

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

Kevin Jennings


Known as: American educator and activist.

Known for:
- Assistant Deputy Secretary for the Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools at the US Department of Education; founder of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN).

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

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Jade


Known as: American drag performer and reality TV personality; née David Sotomayor.

Known for:
- Contestant on the first season of RuPaul's Drag Race.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page for RuPaul's Drag Race
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Twitter page

Johnathan Kayne Gillaspie


Known as: American fashion designer and reality TV personality.

Known for:
- His appearances on the third season of Project Runway.

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

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Luke Garrett


Known as: American pornographic actor.

Known for:
- His performances in movies for Colt Studios.

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

Kathy Greenlee


Known as: American politician.

Known for:
- Appointed by President Barack Obama as the Assistant Secretary for Aging at the US Department of Health and Human Services.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Official Facebook page

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Valentino Garavani


Known as: Italian fashion designer.

Known for:
- Founder of the Valentino Fashion House, famous for its "Valentino red" dresses; his designs for Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.

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

Élisabeth de Gramont


Known as: French writer; a.k.a. the Duchess of Clermont-Tonnere.

Known for:
- Her long-term relationship with Natalie Clifford Barney.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Ayiiia Elizarraras


Known as: American reality TV personality.

Known for:
- Her appearances on the 22nd season of The Real World.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page for The Real World: Cancun
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Twitter page
- Official YouTube channel

María Irene Fornés


Known as: Cuban writer.

Known for:
- Her award winning plays, including Fefu and Her Friends, Blood Wedding, Sarita and And What of the Night?

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

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Stormy Daniels


Known as: American pornographic actress, writer and director; a.k.a. Stormy Waters.

Known for:
- Her award winning career in adult entertainment, mostly with Wicked Pictures.

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

Perry Ellis


Known as: American fashion designer.

Known for:
- Founder of his own fashion house, Perry Ellis International, famous for its sportswear.

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

Friday, December 18, 2009

Janice Dickinson


Known as: American model, photographer and reality TV personality.

Known for:
- Self-proclaimed "world's first supermodel"; many reality show appearances, including her own, The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency.

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

Sergei Diaghilev


Known as: Russian director, producer and art patron.

Known for:
- Founder of the famed Ballets Russes; staged legendary productions of The Rite of Spring and Sleeping Beauty.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Robert Dover


Known as: American equestrian.

Known for:
- Member of the bronze medal-winning US Dressage Team at four Olympic Games.

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

Simon Doonan


Known as: English fashion director and writer.

Known for:
- Creative director of the New York City-based clothing store Barneys; his memoir Beautiful People.

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

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Nell Carter


Known as: American actress.

Known for:
- Emmy and Tony Award winner for the musical Ain't Misbehavin'; her TV sitcom Gimme a Break.

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

Aleister Crowley


Known as: English occultist and writer.

Known for:
- Notorious figure in the European occult movement; his "magical writings" (The Book of the Law, the sacred text of Thelema).

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Leslie Cheung


Known as: Chinese actor, singer and songwriter.

Known for:
- His performances in Farewell My Concubine and Happy Together; considered a "founding father of Cantopop" (Cantonese popular music).

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Wes Culwell


Known as: American reality TV personality.

Known for:
- His appearances on the controversial gay dating series Boy Meets Boy.

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

Douglas Coupland


Known as: Canadian writer.

Known for:
- Coined the phrase "Generation X" in his seminal 1991 novel Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture.

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

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Dean Coulter


Known as: American pornographic actor.

Known for:
- His performances in movies for various adult studios; Raging Stallion's 2000 Man of the Year.

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

Cam Clarke


Known as: American actor.

Known for:
- Prolific voice over actor featured in many popular video games, animated television programs and feature films.

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

Kevin Campbell


Known as: American reality TV personality.

Known for:
- His appearances on the 11th season of the American version of Big Brother.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page for Big Brother 11
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page
- Official YouTube channel

John Canemaker


Known as: American animator, historian, writer and educator.

Known for:
- Won Oscar for The Moon and the Son: An Imagined Conversation; author of several books on the art and history of animation.

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

Graham Chapman


Known as: English comedian, actor and writer.

Known for:
- Member of the Monty Python comedy troupe; one of the first celebrities to come out publicly.

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

Monday, December 14, 2009

Katherine Brooks


Known as: American director, writer and producer.

Known for:
- Her films Loving Annabelle, Waking Madison and Freak.

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

Paul Bartel


Known as: American actor, writer and director.

Known for:
- His cult films Death Race 2000, Eating Raoul and Lust in the Dust.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Raymond Burr


Known as: Canadian actor.

Known for:
- His performances on film (A Place in the Sun, Rear Window) and TV (Perry Mason, Ironside).

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

Lionel Bart


Known as: English writer and composer.

Known for:
- Tony Award winner for Oliver!, the stage musical version of Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist.

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

Patrick Bristow


Known as: American actor.

Known for:
- His many appearances on film (Showgirls, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery) and TV (Ellen, The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman).

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

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Leo Bramm


Known as: Israeli pornographic actor; a.k.a. Omar Santana.

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

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

Richard Blackwell


Known as: American fashion critic and journalist; née Richard Selzer.

Known for:
- As "Mr. Blackwell", his annual "10 Worst Dressed Women List".

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Michael Bennett


Known as: American director, writer, producer, choreographer, actor and dancer.

Known for:
- Tony Award winner for Follies, Seesaw, A Chorus Line and Dreamgirls.

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

Howard Bragman


Known as: American publicists.

Known for:
- Founder of Fifteen Minutes, a strategic media and public relations agency.

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

Maurice Béjart


Known as: French dancer and choreographer.

Known for:
- Founder of the Béjart Ballet Lausanne in Switzerland, one of the most famous and successful dance companies in the world.

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

Saturday, December 12, 2009

Meredith Baxter


Known as: American actress and producer; a.k.a. Meredith Baxter-Birney.

Known for:
- Her television work, notably Bridget Loves Bernie, Family, Family Ties and many made-for-TV movies.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Guy Branum


Known as: American comedian and writer.

Known for:
- His appearances as the "Staff Homosexual" on Chelsea Lately.

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

Joan Baez


Known as: American singer, songwriter, musician and activist.

Known for:
- Legendary folk singer and longtime advocate for social issues.

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

Glenn Burke


Known as: American baseball player

Known for:
- The first Major League Baseball player to be out to his teammates and team owners during his professional career.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Mark Brunetz


Known as: American interior designer and reality TV personality.

Known for:
- Design guru on the Style Network series Clean House.

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

Friday, December 11, 2009

Akashia


Known as: American drag performer and reality TV personality; née Eric Flint.

Known for:
- Contestant on the first season of RuPaul's Drag Race.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page for RuPaul's Drag Race
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page

Horatio Alger, Jr.


Known as: American writer.

Known for:
- His popular novels, such as Ragged Dick, that featured "rags to riches" adventures of impoverished children.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Francesca Zambello


Known as: American director.

Known for:
- Her acclaimed opera productions; stage musical versions of The Little Mermaid, The First Wives Club and Little House on the Prairie.

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

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