Friday, September 30, 2011

Tommy Kirk


Known as: American actor.

Known for:
- Star of several Disney films and TV shows, including Old Yeller, The Shaggy Dog, Swiss Family Robinson and The Hardy Boys.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Patrick Kearney


Known as: American serial killer; a.k.a. "The Freeway Killer".

Known for:
- Preyed on young men in California during the 1970s.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Shunda K


Known as: American singer, songwriter and MC.

Known for:
- Member of the hip hop group Yo Majesty and solo recording artist.

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

Monday, September 26, 2011

George Kuchar


Known as: American director, writer and actor.

Known for:
- Prolific underground filmmaker; his "low-fi" aesthetic, playful use of "no-talent actors, plotless plots and themeless themes".

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Friday, September 23, 2011

Victoria Kolakowski


Known as: American judge.

Known for:
- The first openly transgender person to serve as a trial judge in the United States.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Official Facebook page

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Fred Karger


Known as: American politician and activist.

Known for:
- Candidate for the Republican nomination for the 2012 US Presidential election; the first openly gay presidential candidate from a major political party in American history.

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

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

David Kato


Known as: Ugandan activist.

Known for:
- Considered a father of Uganda's gay rights movement; murdered in 2011.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Jeffrey Klarik


Known as: American writer and producer.

Known for:
- Co-creator of the TV series Half and Half, The Class and Episodes.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Monday, September 19, 2011

Michael Jeter


Known as: American actor.

Known for:
- Award-winning actor of stage (Grand Hotel), TV (Evening Shade) and film (The Green Mile).

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

Friday, September 16, 2011

Emil Jannings


Known as: German actor.

Known for:
- The first Academy Award-winning Best Actor (for The Last Command and The Way of All Flesh).

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Justine Joli


Known as: American pornographic actress and model; a.k.a. Swan Hope, Justine Soli, Erin Swan and other aliases.

Known for:
- Her appearances in numerous adult magazines and movies.

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

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Sam Irvin


Known as: American director, writer and producer.

Known for:
- His work for film (Oblivion, Elvira's Haunted Hills) and TV (Dante's Cove); biographer of author/actress Kay Thompson.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Eloy de la Iglesia


Known as: Spanish director and writer.

Known for:
- His award-winning films, including The Priest and Bulgarian Lovers.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Monday, September 12, 2011

Ted Haggard


Known as: American pastor.

Known for:
- Involved in a sex and drugs scandal in 2006 that ended his evangelical career.

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

Friday, September 9, 2011

Hephaestion


Known as: Greek nobleman and military general; a.k.a. Hephaistion.

Known for:
- General in the Macedonian army of and lover to Alexander the Great.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Terry Higgins


Known as: English AIDS victim.

Known for:
- One of the first people to die of an AIDS-related illness in England; the Terrance Higgins Trust is named after him.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Alan L. Hart


Known as: American physician and scientist.

Known for:
- Pioneered the use of x-ray photography in tuberculosis detection; helped implement tuberculosis screening programs.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Daniel Hernandez Jr.


Known as: American political intern.

Known for:
- Credited with saving the life of US Representative Gabrielle Giffords during the 2011 Tucson, Arizona mass shooting incident .

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

Mary Kay Henry


Known as: American activist and union leader.

Known for:
- International President of the Service Employees International Union; the first woman to lead the union.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Official Twitter page

Jaime Humberto Hermosillo


Known as: Mexican director, writer and producer.

Known for:
- His award-winning films, including De noche vienes, Esmeralda and Dona Herlinda and Her Son.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Gianfranco


Known as: American pornographic actor; a.k.a. Johnny Diamond, Gian Franco and Ali.

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

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

George Grizzard


Known as: American actor.

Known for:
- His award-winning performances on stage (A Delicate Balance), TV (The Oldest Living Graduate) and on film (Advise & Consent).

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

Michael Guest


Known as: American ambassador.

Known for:
- The first out gay man to be confirmed by the US Senate to serve as a US Ambassador (to Romania).

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

John E. Fryer


Known as: American psychiatrist and activist; a.k.a. Dr H. Anonymous.

Known for:
- His anonymous speech at the 1972 American Psychiatric Association annual conference where he appeared in disguise.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Paul Frommer


Known as: American educator and linguist.

Known for:
- Creator of the Na'vi language for the film Avatar.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Su Friedrich


Known as: American director, writer and producer.

Known for:
- Her avant-garde filmmaking, including Sink or Swim, Hide and Seek and From the Ground Up.

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

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