Sunday, December 28, 2014

J. Edgar Hoover


Known as: American law enforcement official.

Known for:
- The first Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the United States; instrumental in founding the FBI in 1935, where he remained director until his death in 1972.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Cary Grant


Known as: English actor.

Known for:
- Hollywood's definitive leading man, star of such film classics as Bringing Up Baby, The Philadelphia Story, His Girl Friday, Arsenic and Old Lace, Notorious, An Affair to Remember, North by Northwest and Charade.

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

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Errol Flynn


Known as: Australian actor.

Known for:
- His swashbuckling screen performances in such film classics as Captain Blood, The Charge of the Light Brigade, The Adventures of Robin Hood, The Dawn Patrol and The Sea Hawk.

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

Monday, December 22, 2014

Ralph Waldo Emerson


Known as: American writer.

Known for:
- Essayist, lecturer, and poet who led the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Emily Dickinson


Known as: American writer.

Known for:
- Universally considered to be one of the most important American poets.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Monday, December 8, 2014

Claudette Colbert


Known as: American actress.

Known for:
- Academy Award winning leading lady of such film classics as It Happened One Night, Cleopatra, Imitation of Life, Midnight, Drums Along the Mohawk, Boom Town, The Palm Beach Story and Since You Went Away.

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

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Katharine Lee Bates


Known as: American songwriter and writer.

Known for:
- Her lyrics for "America the Beautiful"; popularized the character of Mrs. Claus through her poem Goody Santa Claus on a Sleigh Ride.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Nick Adams


Known as: American actor and writer.

Known for:
- His performances on film (Oscar nomination for Twilight of Honor) and television (The Rebel); his friendships with James Dean and Elvis Presley.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Note: Not to be confused with American Broadway actor Nick Adams.

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Randy Vollink


Known as: American tattoo artist and reality TV personality.

Known for:
- His appearances on the fourth season of the Spike TV reality competition series Ink Master.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page for Ink Master
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Monday, December 1, 2014

Sally Kohn


Known as: American journalist.

Known for:
- Liberal political commentator, formerly of the Fox News Channel, now CNN contributor and columnist for the Daily Beast website.

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

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