Thursday, June 30, 2011

Billy B.


Known as: American makeup artist and reality TV personality; née Billy B. Brasfield.

Known for:
- His work for such celebrity clients as Beyoncé, Lady Gaga and Pink; star of HGTV's Hometown Renovation.

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

Lizzie Borden


Known as: American director, writer and producer.

Known for:
- Her films Born in Flames, Working Girls and Love Crimes.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Herculine Barbin


Known as: French writer; a.k.a. Abel Barbin.

Known for:
- Author of the memoirs published as Herculine Barbin: Being the Recently Discovered Memoirs of a Nineteenth Century French Hermaphrodite.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Tammy Bruce


Known as: American radio host, writer and political commentator.

Known for:
- Her nationally-syndicated talk show, The Tammy Bruce Show; frequent on-air contributor to the Fox News Channel.

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

Eva Brunne


Known as: Swedish bishop.

Known for:
- The world's first openly lesbian bishop; elected bishop in the Diocese of Stockholm in the Church of Sweden in 2009.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Official Facebook page

Rudolf Brazda


Known as: German Holocaust survivor.

Known for:
- The last known survivor of homosexual deportation during World War II under Paragraph 175 of the German criminal code.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Adam Berry


Known as: American paranormal investigator and reality TV personality.

Known for:
- As winner of Ghost Hunters Academy, joined cast of Ghost Hunters.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia pages: Ghost Hunters Academy / Ghost Hunters
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

James Broughton


Known as: American writer and director.

Known for:
- Leading experimental filmmaker (The Pleasure Garden) and poet of the San Francisco Renaissance.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

John Boswell


Known as: American historian, writer and educator.

Known for:
- His studies on the issues of homosexuality and religion; author of the book Christianity, Social Tolerance and Homosexuality.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Monday, June 27, 2011

Tommy Blade


Known as: Colombian pornographic actor.

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

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

Alec Butler


Known as: Canadian writer and director.

Known for:
- His works for the stage (Black Friday) and screen (The Misadventures of Pussy Boy).

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

Robert Berdella


Known as: American serial killer.

Known for:
- In Kansas City, Missouri, raped, tortured and killed at least six men between 1984 and 1987.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Michelle Belanger


Known as: American writer and singer.

Known for:
- Self-described "psychic vampire"; an active speaker and commentator for those interested in vampirism.

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

James Bridges


Known as: American director and writer.

Known for:
- His films The Paper Chase, The China Syndrome, Urban Cowboy, Perfect and Bright Lights, Big City.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Friday, June 24, 2011

Daniel Boys


Known as: English actor, singer and reality TV personality.

Known for:
- Stage roles in Rent and Avenue Q; competed for the role of Joseph on the BBC reality show Any Dream Will Do.

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

Paul Bailey


Known as: English writer.

Known for:
- His award-winning novels, including At the Jerusalem, Peter Smart's Confessions and Gabriel's Lament.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Keith Bryce


Known as: American fashion designer and reality TV personality.

Known for:
- His appearances in the fifth season of Project Runway.

Know more:
- Official site
- Official blog
- Wikipedia page for Project Runway
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page

Francis Bacon


Known as: English artist.

Known for:
- Figurative painter acclaimed for his bold, austere, graphic and emotionally raw imagery.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Note: Not to be confused with English philosopher Sir Francis Bacon.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Ryan Brown


Known as: American interior designer and reality TV personality.

Known for:
- His appearances on the Bravo series Flipping Out

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

Richard Rodney Bennett


Known as: English composer.

Known for:
- His film scores (Murder on the Orient ExpressFour Weddings and a Funeral), jazz performance and concert works.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Derren Brown


Known as: English magician.

Known for:
- His appearances in TV specials, stage productions and British television series such as Trick of the Mind and Trick or Treat.

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

Eden Atwood


Known as: American singer.

Known for:
- The youngest jazz artist signed to Concord Records.

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

Monday, June 20, 2011

Mark Anthony


Known as: Welsh pornographic actor.

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

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

April Ashley


Known as: English model and socialite.

Known for:
- The first British person to undergo sex reassignment surgery; publicly outed as a transsexual by the tabloids in 1961.

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

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Eugenio Zanetti


Known as: Argentine director and set designer.

Known for:
- Academy Award-winning art director (for Restoration); other films include What Dreams May Come and The Haunting.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Kim Zolciak


Known as: American reality TV personality and singer.

Known for:
- Her appearances on the Bravo series The Real Housewives of Atlanta; her debut single "Tardy for the Party".

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

Friday, June 17, 2011

Kurt Young


Known as: American pornographic actor.

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

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

David Starkey


Known as: English historian and radio and TV host.

Known for:
- Specialist in the Tudor period; historical expert on radio (The Moral Maze) and TV (Question Time).

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Saki


Known as: English writer; née Hector Hugh Munro.

Known for:
- His witty and macabre short stories, such as The Open Window.

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

Duncan Roy


Known as: English director, writer, producer and reality TV personality.

Known for:
- His films AKA and The Picture of Dorian Gray; featured on VH1’s Sex Rehab with Dr. Drew.

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

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Rahsaan Patterson


Known as: American singer and actor.

Known for:
- Portraying "The Kid" on the popular 1980s TV show Kids Incorporated.

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

Peter Parnell & Justin Richardson


Known as: American writers and producer (Parnell).

Known for:
- Authors of the controversial children's book And Tango Makes Three; Parnell's theatrical credits include On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, The Cider House Rules and The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

Know more:
- Wikipedia pages: Parnell / Richardson
- Internet Movie Database page: Parnell
- Internet Broadway Database page: Parnell
- Movie Dearest interview: Parnell

Monday, June 13, 2011

Ladislav Pekar


Known as: Czech pornographic actor.

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

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

Charles Pugh


Known as: American journalist and politician.

Known for:
- Former news anchor for the Fox affiliate WJBK in Detroit; current president of the Detroit City Council.

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

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Collin O'Neal


Known as: American pornographic actor and director; née Shawn Loftis.

Known for:
- His award-winning performances in movies for various adult studios, including his World of Men series.

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

Friday, June 10, 2011

François Ozon


Known as: French director, writer and producer.

Known for:
- His films 8 Women (8 femmes), Swimming Pool and Potiche.

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

Mariah


Known as: American drag performer and reality television personality; née Elijah Kelly.

Known for:
- His appearances on the third season of RuPaul's Drag Race.

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

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Alexis Mateo


Known as: Puerto Rican drag performer and reality television personality; née Alexis Pacheco.

Known for:
- His appearances on the third season of RuPaul's Drag Race.

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

Kevin McDaid


Known as: English singer.

Known for:
- Former member of the British boy band V.

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

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Stacy Layne Matthews


Known as: American drag performer and reality television personality; née Ron Jones.

Known for:
- His appearances on the third season of RuPaul's Drag Race.

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

Traci Lords


Known as: American actress and pornographic actress and director; a.k.a. Cheech Bogardt.

Known for:
- Achieved notoriety for her underage appearances in pornographic films; later became a successful B-movie actress.

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

Monday, June 6, 2011

Manila Luzon


Known as: American drag performer and reality television personality; née Karl Westerberg.

Known for:
- Runner-up on the third season of RuPaul's Drag Race.

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

Edward Lear


Known as: English writer and artist.

Known for:
- His literary nonsense, in poetry and prose, and especially his limericks, a form that he popularised.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Kent Larson


Known as: American pornographic actor.

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

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

Saturday, June 4, 2011

Johan Kenkhuis


Known as: Dutch swimmer.

Known for:
- Silver medal-winner in 4×100 meter freestyle relay at the 2004 Olympic Games.

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

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