George Michael

George Michael
A wildly talented but seemingly self-destructive pop superstar, George Michael rose to fame in the British boy band Wham! along with good friend Andrew Ridgeley. With international No. 1 hits like "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" and "Careless Whisper," Michael's blue-eyed soul vocals proved to be the real reason behind the duo's success. As a solo artist, the talented singer-songwriter with...

Jackie Swanson

A pretty, young actress, Swanson made her feature debut in the opening shot of "Lethal Weapon" (1987) as the hooker endlessly falling from a building onto the hood of a car. Swanson is best known for her portrayal of Woody Harelson's amazingly rich and equally simple wife Kelly on the mega-hit series "Cheers" (NBC, 1989-93).

John Benjamin Hickey

John Benjamin Hickey
With a career that encompassed theater, film and television, actor John Benjamin Hickey took on complex and moving characters, always delivering layered performances. Hickey made his mark on Broadway with a featured role in the Tony Award-winning play "Love! Valour! Compassion!" (1995), which he later recreated in the 1997 feature film adaptation. The actor further padded his résumé...

Lawrence Hall

Credits: Bring Me the Head of Mavis Davis BIRTHDATE| 06/25/1963

Yann Martel

Yann Martel
Some writers manage to create a work so resonant that, for better or worse, it eclipses all their other efforts, and Yann Martel is one such scribe, thanks to the success of his acclaimed fable-like novel <i>Life of Pi</i> (2001). A Canadian with a globe-hopping background and roots in Quebec, Martel wrote short stories and a novel that all received little notice outside of his...
Credits: Life of Pi, We Ate the Children Last BIRTHDATE| 06/25/1963