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Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies at 87

Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies at 87

The Colombian writer Gabriel García Márquez has passed away at the age of 87 on Thursday (April 17). Cristóbal Pera, his former editor at Random House, confirmed the death. Mr. García Márquez learned he had lymphatic cancer in 1999, and a ...

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Taryn Southern Biography 1986-

Taryn Southern Biography 1986-

As a writer, producer, actress, and self-professed ‘web geek,’ Taryn’s online videos have received more than 100 million hits and earned her both a Spike TV Guy’s Choice Award and a IAWTV and Streamy Best Actress nomination. On TV, she ...

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Charlyne Yi Biography 1986-

Charlyne Yi Biography 1986-

Charlyne Yi is an actress who pursued a career in stand-up comedy after attending the University of California.So far, she has performed at The Steve Allen Theater, The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, in the New York Comedy Festival and HBO’s ...

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Carol Leifer Biography 1956-

Carol Leifer Biography 1956-

Carol Leifer was born on July 27, 1956 in New York City to Anna Leifer, a psychologist, and Seymour Leifer, an optometrist. As a young girl growing up in Long Island, Leifer became enamored with the art of comedy through ...

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Betty White Biography 1922-

Betty White Biography 1922-

Actress Betty White obtained her start in local Los Angeles television as the “telephone girl” pertaining to video emcee Al Jarvis. via early 1950 she was one of the stars of the casual, five-hour series Hollywood on Television. One from ...

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Angela Lansbury Biography 1925-

Angela Lansbury Biography 1925-

A substantial entertainer throughout six decades, Angela Lansbury hit superstardom as a senior citizen with her memorable portrayal of detective Jessica Fletcher in the long-running murder mystery drama Murder, She Wrote. The program held top viewer ratings in the U.S., ...

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Lena Dunham Biography 1986-

Lena Dunham Biography 1986-

Lena Dunham was born and raised in New York City by two artists, the painter Carroll Dunham and his wife, the photographer Laurie Simmons. Though she grew up in SoHo, Dunham attended St. Ann’s School in Brooklyn Heights. After graduating, ...

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Veronica Webb Biography 1965-

Veronica Webb Biography 1965-

Acclaimed by innumerable publications for her ability to combine poise, glamour, formidable acting ability, and a commitment to social activism, powerhouse model-turned-actress Veronica Webb spent around a decade gracing the covers of such magazines as Ebony, Essence, and Vogue. She ...

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Karrine Steffans Biography 1978-

Karrine Steffans Biography 1978-

Karrine Steffans was born into difficult circumstances in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Raped at 13, she later ran away, was briefly homeless, became a stripper, and soon got involved in hip-hop videos. Before long, Steffans was so in demand as ...

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Jules Asner Biography 1968-

Jules Asner Biography 1968-

Jules Asner was born on February 14, 1968, and grew up in Tempe, Arizona. Asner was given the name Julie at birth, with her real last name unknown to the public. Asner was her married name and although she is ...

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