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American physician, pathologist, biomedical researcher, and medical school educator and administrator

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AmericanCynthia NIXON born Cynthia Ellen NIXON

American actress

Nixon was born in New York City, New York, the daughter of Anne Knoll, an actress from Chicago, Illinois, and Walter E. Nixon, a radio journalist from Texas. She graduated from Hunter College High School and attended Barnard College. In the[...]

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Actor - Singer & Musician


AmericanEmily OSMENT born Emily Jordan OSMENT

American actress, and singer-songwriter

Osment was born in Los Angeles, California, where her family still resides, to actor Michael Eugene Osment, and Theresa Osment (née Seifert), an English teacher. Here she was raised as a Roman Catholic. Her father has appeared in various[...]

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Author - Journalist - Publisher


AmericanA. J. JACOBS born Arnold Stephen JACOBS

American journalist, author, and lecturer, editor Esquire

Jacobs was born in New York City to secular Jewish parents Arnold Jacobs Sr., a lawyer, and Ellen Kheel. He has one sister, Beryl Jacobs. He was educated at The Dalton School and Brown University.

Jacobs has said that he sees his[...]

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AmericanCary GRANT born Archibald Alexander LEACH

1904 - 1986
English stage and Hollywood film actor who became an American citizen in 1942

Archibald Alexander Leach was born at 15 Hughenden Road, Horfield, Bristol, England, the only surviving child of Elsie Maria (née Kingdon) Leach (1877–1973) and Elias James Leach (1873–1935). Young Archie Leach, whose mother had[...]

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Actor - Author


AmericanLily TOMLIN born Mary Jean TOMLIN

American actress, comedian, writer, and producer

Tomlin was born in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of Lillie Mae (née Ford), a housewife and nurse's aide, and Guy Tomlin, a factory worker. Tomlin's parents were Southern Baptists who moved to Detroit from Paducah, Kentucky, during the[...]

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Actor - Singer & Musician


AmericanCarrie UNDERWOOD born Carrie Marie UNDERWOOD

American country music singer, songwriter, and actress

Underwood was born to Stephen and Carole Underwood in Muskogee, Oklahoma. She was raised on her parents' farm in the nearby rural town of Checotah. Her father worked in a sawmill, while her mother taught elementary school. She has two older[...]

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