Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Konstantin Leontiev


Known as: Russian philosopher and monk.

Known for:
- Conservative monarchist who advocated closer cultural ties between Russia and the East in order to oppose revolutionary influences from the West.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Monday, February 15, 2016

Lloyd Kaufman


Known as: American director, writer, producer and actor; a.k.a. Samuel Weil.

Known for:
- Co-founder of Troma Entertainment; director of many of that studio's feature films, including The Toxic Avenger, Class of Nuke 'Em High and Tromeo and Juliet.

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

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt


Known as: American artist.

Known for:
- His artwork, which incorporates materials such as tinsel, foil, cellophane, saran wrap and glitter; veteran of the Stonewall riots.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Friday, February 12, 2016

Rikki Beadle-Blair


Known as: English actor, director, writer, singer.

Known for:
- Artistic director of multi-media production company Team Angelica; his film and television productions, including Stonewall and Metrosexuality.

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

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Mary Martin


Known as: American actress and singer.

Known for:
- Tony Award winning original star of such Broadway classics as South Pacific, Peter Pan and The Sound of Music; mother of actor Larry Hagman..

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

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Nigel Finch


Known as: English director and producer.

Known for:
- His award winning productions for the BBC, including documentaries (Chelsea Hotel) and dramas (The Lost Language of Cranes); his feature film Stonewall.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Monday, February 8, 2016

Randy Wicker


Known as: American activist and writer.

Known for:
- Prominent member of the early gay rights group the Mattachine Society; organized the first known gay rights demonstration in the United States; advocate for human cloning.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Warren Casey


Known as: American writer, composer, lyricist and actor.

Known for:
- Co-writer and co-composer of the Broadway musical Grease.

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- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Broadway Database page

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Holland Taylor


Known as: American actress and writer.

Known for:
- Her performances on TV (Emmy Award for The Practice, Two and Half Men), film (The Truman Show, Legally Blonde) and the stage (Tony Award nominated star and author of Ann).

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

Friday, February 5, 2016

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Vera Int-Veen


Known as: German journalist and TV host.

Known for:
- Her appearances on the German TV programs Schwiegertochter gesucht and Helfer mit Herz.

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

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Conchita Wurst


Known as: Austrian singer and drag performer; née Thomas Neuwirth.

Known for:
- Winner of the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest as Austria's entrant with the song "Rise Like a Phoenix".

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

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Monday, February 1, 2016

Miss Fame


Known as: American drag performer, singer and reality TV personality; née Kurtis Dam-Mikkelsen.

Known for:
- Competed on season 7 of RuPaul's Drag Race; his debut single "Rubber Doll".

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

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