• William John Miller II
    Giorgio Napolitano was a prominent Italian politician best known for Serving as the President of Italy from 2006 to 2015. He was the longest-serving and longest-lived president in the history of the Italian Republic. Napolitano's political career began in the aftermath of World War II, where he actively participated in the anti-fascist resistance movement. He was a member of the Italian Communist Party (PCI) and quickly rose through the ranks, becoming one of the party's leading figures. Napolit...  more
  • Michael McGrath
    Michael McGrath was an award winning American actor known for his remarkable contributions to the world of entertainment particularly his 2012 performance in the musical Nice Work If You Can Get It which won him a Tony award. McGrath developed a passion for acting at a young age. He pursued studied theater arts at a renowned institution, which led to his professional acting debut in the early 1980s. He graced Broadway stages with his remarkable performances, earning critical acclaim and numero...  more
  • Robert William Barker
    Robert William Barker, known professionally as Bob Barker, was an award winning American television host, best known for hosting CBS's The Price Is Right, the longest-running game show in North American television history, from 1972 to 2007. Barker's career in television began in the 1950s, but it was his tenure as the host of "The Price Is Right" that catapulted him to superstardom. From 1972 to 2007, Barker graced television screens as the beloved and energetic host of the long-running game s...  more
  • Jerry Springer
    Gerald Norman Springer was an American broadcaster, journalist, actor, producer, lawyer, and politician best know for his show The Jerry Springer Show and as the 56th Mayor of Cincinnati from 1977 to 1978. Springer earned a Bachelor of Arts from Tulane University in 1965 before attending Northwestern University School of Law, to qualify as a lawyer. He became actively involved in politics working for the campaign of Robert Kennedy in 1968. After practicing law for several years, Springer began h...  more
  • Megan Terry
    Marguerite Duffy professionally known as Megan Terry, was an American playwright, screenwriter, and theatre artist best known as a founding member of the Open Theater group and a prolific feminist playwright who wrote and directed a rock musical on the New York stage that predated "Hair". Terry attended the Banff School of Fine Arts in Alberta, Canada on a scholarship, where she received certificates in theatre directing, design, and acting. She also attended the University of Washington, where ...  more
  • Bill Butler
    Wilmer Cable Butler was an award winning American cinematographer best known for his work on Jaws, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and three of the Rocky sequels. He invented a mechanism that allowed Steven Spielberg to film underwater. Butler graduated from the University of Iowa with a degree in engineering, then started his career in broadcasting at WGN-TV in Chicago, where he was a camera operator for live programs and commercials. His first film was The People vs. Paul Crump, a 1962 documen...  more
  • Michael Charles Lerner
    Michael Charles Lerner was an American actor best known for his roles in films such as Godzilla and Elf, and also earned an Oscar nomination for his role in Barton Fink. Lerner attended Brooklyn College, where he studied acting, subsequently he received a scholarship to the University of California, Berkeley, where he earned a master's degree in English drama. He received a Fulbright Scholarship to study theater in London for two years, at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art before join...  more
  • Paul Grant
    Paul Grant was a British actor and stuntman best known for his portrayal of Ewok in Return of the Jedi and a goblin in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. Grant's career in acting began in the 1980s, he appeared as one of the Goblin Corps in the cult 1986 classic Labyrinth alongside David Bowie and Jennifer Connelly. He was also a stunt double in the same film for Hoggle performed by Shari Weiser. Other films that Grant was in are Legend released in 1985 and Willow released in 1988. Grant ...  more
  • Lance Solomon Reddick
    Lance Solomon Reddick was an American actor and musician best known for playing a police commander on the Baltimore crime drama The Wire and Fringe and later had prominent roles in the John Wick movie franchise and the Amazon series Bosch. Reddick studied music at the Peabody Preparatory Institute and had a summer program teaching music theory and composition at the Walden School. He also studied classical music composition at University of Rochester's Eastman School of Music, earning a Bachelor...  more
  • Robert Blake
    Robert Blake born Michael James Vincenzo Gubitosi was an award American actor known for his roles in the 1967 film In Cold Blood and the 1970s U.S. television series Baretta. He was also well known for being tried and acquitted in the killing of his wife. Blake was a child actor who appeared in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's Our Gang (Little Rascals) short film series from 1939 to 1944 with a lead role in the final years of the show. He was honored by the Young Artist Foundation with its Former Child St...  more
  • Bert Ira Gordon
    Bert Ira Gordon was an American filmmaker and visual effects artist best known for writing and directing films that featured giant mutant monsters in King Dinosaur, The Amazing Colossal Man, Earth vs. the Spider, Village of the Giants, and Empire of the Ants. Gordon dropped out of college to join the Army Air Forces in World War II and after his service he began making television commercials. He was also a production assistant on the CBS television series “Racket Squad” in the early 1950s. He so...  more
  • Chaim Topol
    Chaim Topol was an award winning Israeli actor, singer, and illustrator best known for his lead role in the stage musical and the 1971 film adaptation of Fiddler on the Roof. Topol's career in acting began whilst serving in the Israeli army where he was assigned to the entertainment troop and later toured Israel with kibbutz theatre and satirical theatre companies. In 1964 he got his breakthrough in a film called Sallah Shabati, a role he won a Golden Globe award for Most promising newcomer. He...  more