Isaiah Washington

Isaiah Washington
An intense and gifted African-American actor with chiseled good looks, Isaiah Washington forged a successful career in film and television before hitting it big as Dr. Preston Burke on the ABC medical drama, "Grey's Anatomy" (ABC, 2005- ). Honing his dramatic skills on the New York stage, Washington went on to work in more than 30 films, including Spike Lee's "Clockers" (1995) and "Get on the...

James Hetfield

James Hetfield
Singer-songwriter-guitarist James Hetfield largely defined the sound and scope of the formidable heavy metal band Metallica, which rose from the underground thrash metal scene of the early 1980s to stand astride not only their chosen genre, but much of popular music as a whole during its tumultuous three-decade career. Hetfield's leonine presence and gale force vocals pulled metal away from the...

Lisa Ann Walter

Lisa Ann Walter
A petite, energetic comedienne and actress who has opened for The Band on the concert stage and starred in the short-lived Fox series "My Wildest Dreams" (1995), Lisa Ann Walter scored as Claudine, Whoopi Goldberg's best friend in the feature film "Eddie" (1995). She began her career as a young girl of six, and in the 90s was appearing Off-Broadway as Brandy in the South Street Theatre's...