Adriana Varela

Credits: Burnt Money BIRTHDATE| 05/09/1952

Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett
Extremely shy and private writer-actor Alan Bennett lost his anonymity early when the success of the "Beyond the Fringe" revue (both in London and New York) thrust him into the limelight in the early 1960s. The least spectacular of the madcap ensemble, which also included fellow Oxford grads Jonathan Miller, Peter Cook and Dudley Moore, this sandy-haired son of a Yorkshire butcher was a deft...

Albert Finney

Albert Finney
A dynamic, often explosive stage and screen star, Albert Finney emerged from the same class at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art as Peter O'Toole and Alan Bates to become one of the most respected British performers of his generation. After earning his stripes in productions of such classics as "Julius Caesar" (1956) and "Othello" (1959), Finney had his breakthrough performance on the big screen...

Alley Mills

Alley Mills
This (usually) blonde, warm actress has often played older than she is, most particularly as Norma Arnold, the "everything will be okay" mother of three, on the hit ABC sitcom "The Wonder Years" (1988-93). Alley Mills may also be recalled as the champion-of-the-oppressed young attorney Leslie Dunn on "The Associates" (ABC, 1979-80), a heralded but short-lived ensemble sitcom.<p> Mills, the...

Amy Hill

Amy Hill
Asian-American actor-writer of stage, film, and TV who gained national attention playing the quirky outspoken grandmother (several decades her senior) on the groundbreaking sitcom "All-American Girl" (ABC, 1994-95). Hill pulled off the illusion with the assistance of her doughy but expressive features, ample physique, and a flair for vocal and physical mannerisms. Her sassy asides were often the...

Anthony Higgins

Classically trained actor who first gained international attention as the lead in Peter Greenaway's critically acclaimed "The Draughtsman's Contract" (1982).

Audrina Patridge

Audrina Patridge
Of the four female stars of MTV's "The Hills," Audrina Patridge stood out not just because she was the resident brunette, but also for her carefree and fun-loving personality. While her co-star - and the "reality" show's central character - Lauren Conrad dealt with relationships, work and drama with her former best friend Heidi Montag, Patridge came on the show as a neutral friend to the battling...

Benedict E Bogeaus

Credits: Jet Over the Atlantic BIRTHDATE| 05/09/1904

Billy Joel

Billy Joel
A modern-day bard and legendary "piano man," Billy Joel released some of the most memorable songs of all time. A classically trained pianist, he played with various bands before launching a successful career as a solo artist. For several decades, Joel wrote and recorded countless hit songs inspired by his experiences as a struggling artist in such songs as "Piano Man" (1973), being a proud New...