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AmericanBing RUSSELL born Neil Oliver RUSSELL

1926 - 2003
American actor and baseball club owner

Russell was born Neil Oliver Russell in Brattleboro, Vermont, the son of Ruth Stewart (née Vogel) and Warren Oliver Russell. He always wanted to become an actor and studied drama at Brattleboro Middletown High School. As a boy, he was[...]

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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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EnglishEthel LAVENU born Eliza Ethel LAVENU

1842 - 1917
British stage actress

Born in Chelsea as Eliza Lavenu, the third of six daughters of the cellist, composer, and music impresario Lewis Henry Lavenu by his wife Julia, daughter of Col. John Blossett, head of the British expedition to assist Simon Bolivar in the war of[...]

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AmericanRance HOWARD born Harold Rance BECKENHOLDT

American actor

Howard was born Harold Rance Beckenholdt in Duncan, Oklahoma, the son of Ethel Cleo (née Tomlin) and Engel Beckenholdt, a farmer. He changed his name to "Rance Howard" when he became an actor. He married actress Jean Speegle Howard in[...]

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Actor - Singer & Musician


AmericanRomina POWER born Romina Francesca POWER

American singer and actress

Born in Los Angeles, Romina Power is the eldest daughter of American screen idol Tyrone Power and his second wife, actress Linda Christian.

After her parents divorced in 1956 her mother took Romina and her younger sister Taryn to[...]

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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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