Icons of the Century: James Dean brought such a contagious rash of quirks, tics, pauses and eccentricities to his roles that whole succeeding generations of young male actors have been considered at…
Matt Groening's cartoon family has made the grade as cultural icons for the current generation. Bart Simpson's "Cowabunga!" and Homer's frustrated "D'oh!" sum up two personalities we can all relate…
It's unfair to lump together the three Barrymore siblings -- John, Lionel and Ethel -- for they were such different performers. John, he of the "great profile," was smoothly sexy and sly; Lionel…
King won't ever get the recognition of Oprah Winfrey or Dr. Phil, but if it wasn't for him, those two talkshow giants might not have become national hits. Vanna White, Pat Sajak and Alex Trebek would…
Jack was the youngest of four siblings (the others were Harry, Albert and Ben) and the brother with the greatest taste for limelight and legend.
Icons of the Century: Despite her two Oscars and landmark AIDS charity work, violet-eyed La Liz -- who went from breathless child star to sulty sex siren and one of the most beautiful women to grace…
Icons of the Century: Stan Laurel had been a British music hall entertainer who made more than 50 silent one- and two-reel comedies, and Georgia-born Oliver Norville Hardy had made five times that…
Icons of the Century: Famously known at one point as the "Most Trusted Man in America," Cronkite was the face of broadcast news for a generation.
Eugene O'Neill was the first American playwright to win the Nobel Prize in literature, in 1936. Poet-turned-playwright Wilson may be the second.
Robert Evans (producer, "Chinatown," The Godfather," "Rosemary's Baby") talks about his coverage in the 'bible of showbiz.'
Fomer radio announcer Phillips ran the Memphis Recording Service with the idea that anyone who wants to make a record should be able to. That attracted musicians such as Howlin Wolf, B.B. King and…
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