Friday, August 26, 2011

Luke Evans


Known as: Welsh actor.

Known for:
- His roles on stage (Rent, Taboo, Avenue Q) and screen (Clash of the Titans, Immortals, the Hobbit films).

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Anye Elite


Known as: American singer, songwriter and activist.

Known for:
- His song "Just in Case", about the effects of violence and homophobia on gay black Americans.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page
- Official YouTube channel

Daniel Evans


Known as: Welsh actor and director.

Known for:
- His Olivier Award winning, Tony Award nominated performance in the acclaimed revival of Sunday in the Park with George.

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

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Dustin Erikstrup


Known as: American reality TV personality.

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

Know more:
- Wikipedia page for Big Brother
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Twitter page

Denise Eger


Known as: American rabbi.

Known for:
- The first female and the first openly gay President of the Board of Rabbis of Southern California.

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

Prince Eugene of Savoy


Known as: French military commander and nobleman.

Known for:
- Spanning six decades, served three Holy Roman Emperors; one of the most successful military commanders in European history.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Rick Donovan


Known as: American pornographic actor; a.k.a. Rick Donoven, Rick Donnovan and Rick Donavan.

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

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

David Decoteau


Known as: American director, writer and producer.

Known for:
- Prolific creator of low budget horror movies, such as the Brotherhood and 1313 series', as well as Leather Jacket Love Story.

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

Edward C. DuMont


Known as: American lawyer.

Known for:
- Nominated by President Barack Obama to a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Gaëtan Dugas


Known as: Canadian flight attendant.

Known for:
- The alleged "Patient Zero" for AIDS.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Heinz Dörmer


Known as: German Holocaust survivor.

Known for:
- Imprisoned for more than ten years by the Nazis for homosexuality under Paragraph 175.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Mary Daly


Known as: American philosopher, academic and theologian.

Known for:
- Self-described "radical lesbian feminist"; her controversial views on sexual equality and transsexualism.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Monday, August 22, 2011

D.O.


Known as: Argentine pornographic actor; née Dionisio Heiderscheid.

Known for:
- His performances in movies for various adult studios; Raging Stallion's 2011 Man of the Year.

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

Lisa Lee Dark


Known as: Welsh singer and actress.

Known for:
- Her recording career in such genres as opera and Christian classical.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page
- Official YouTube channel

Tom DeSimone


Known as: American director, writer and producer.

Known for:
- Such films and TV series as Hell Night, The Concrete Jungle, Reform School Girls, Freddy's Nightmares and Dark Justice.

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

Friday, August 19, 2011

Robear Chinosi


Known as: American tattoo artist and reality TV personality.

Known for:
- His appearances on the TLC reality series NY Ink.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page for NY Ink

Cameron Carpenter


Known as: American musician.

Known for:
- His virtuosity, showmanship, technique and arrangements for the organ.

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

David Crane


Known as: American writer and producer.

Known for:
- Emmy Award-winning co-creator of the TV series Friends, The Class and Episodes.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Michael Cohen


Known as: American reality TV personality.

Known for:
- His appearances on the Bravo reality series Miami Social.

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

Alexander Bard


Known as: Swedish musician and songwriter.

Known for:
- His work with the pop/electronica bands Army of Lovers, Alcazar, BWO and others.

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

Albrecht Becker


Known as: German production designer and Holocaust survivor.

Known for:
- In 1935 was arrested on suspicion of violating Paragraph 175 and sentenced to three years in prison at Nürnberg.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Lino Brocka


Known as: Filipino director and writer.

Known for:
- His award-winning films Weighed But Found Wanting, The Claws of Light, Insiang, Jaguar and Macho Dancer.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Anthony Blunt


Known as: English historian and spy.

Known for:
- Prestigious art historian revealed to be a member of the Cambridge Five, a group of spies working for the Soviet Union.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Arthur J. Bressan Jr.


Known as: American director, writer and producer.

Known for:
- His films Gay USA, Abuse and Buddies (the first American feature film on the subject of the AIDS pandemic).

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

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Alan Brown


Known as: American director, writer and producer.

Known for:
- His films Book of Love, Superheroes and Private Romeo; author of the novel Audrey Hepburn's Neck.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Movie Dearest interview

Henry Ainley


Known as: English actor.

Known for:
- His Shakespearean performances on both stage and screen.

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

Patience Agbabi


Known as: English writer and performance artist.

Known for:
- Her award-winning poetry (R.A.W., Transformatrix) and spoken word performances.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Monday, August 15, 2011

Brian Asawa


Known as: American singer.

Known for:
- The first countertenor to win the Plácido Domingo Operalia International Opera Competition and other honors.

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

Kwame Anthony Appiah


Known as: Ghanaian philosopher, writer and educator.

Known for:
- His writings on African and African-American literary and cultural studies; Professor of Philosophy at Princeton University.

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

Kye Allums


Known as: American basketball player.

Known for:
- Member of the George Washington University women's basketball team.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Friday, August 12, 2011

Amy Winehouse


Known as: English singer, songwriter and musician.

Known for:
- Her Grammy Award-winning debut album Back to Black, featuring the hit single "Rehab".

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

Penny Wong


Known as: Australian politician.

Known for:
- Labor Party senator for South Australia; first openly gay member of the Australian federal cabinet.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page

Stanislawa Walasiewicz


Known as: Polish athlete.

Known for:
- Women's Olympic champion; had ambiguous genitalia and could not easily be identified as either biologically male or female.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Todd Verow


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

Known for:
- His films Frisk, Anonymous, The Boy with the Sun in His Eyes, The Final Girl and Deleted Scenes.

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

Nichi Vendola


Known as: Italian politician.

Known for:
- President of the Apulia region of Southern Italy.

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

Pieter-Dirk Uys


Known as: South African comedian, TV host and activist.

Known for:
- His character Evita Bezuidenhout (a.k.a. Tannie Evita), a white Afrikaner socialite and self-proclaimed political activist.

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

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Colby Taylor


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)

Billy Tipton


Known as: American musician.

Known for:
- Jazz pianist, saxophonist and bandleader; born female, which was not discovered until after his death.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Osbert Sitwell


Known as: English writer.

Known for:
- His novels and five-volume autobiography.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Monday, August 8, 2011

Paulo Szot


Known as: Brazilian singer and actor.

Known for:
- Opera baritone; won Tony Award for his Broadway debut as Emile De Becque in the revival of South Pacific.

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

Azariah Southworth


Known as: American producer, writer and reality TV personality.

Known for:
- Creator and host of The Remix, a syndicated reality show on several Christian television networks.

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

Kara Swisher


Known as: American journalist.

Known for:
- Technology columnist for the Wall Street Journal; founder and editor of the online publication All Things Digital.

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

Friday, August 5, 2011

Eva Robin's


Known as: Italian actress.

Known for:
- Her roles in Italian films (Tenebrae) and television (Il Bello Delle Donne).

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Scott Rennie


Known as: Scottish minister.

Known for:
- The first openly gay minister within the Church of Scotland.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Official Twitter page

Kenneth Reeves


Known as: American politician.

Known for:
- The first openly gay African American man to serve as mayor in the US (Cambridge, Massachusetts).

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

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Roger Rees


Known as: Welsh actor.

Known for:
- Tony Award winner for The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby; notable TV roles on Cheers and The West Wing.

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

Mo Rocca


Known as: American comedian, actor, writer and TV host.

Known for:
- Regular contributor to The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, VH1's I Love the '80s specials and other TV programs.

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

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