Ralph Nelson

Theater actor and director who began working in TV in the 1950s and made his feature debut with "Requiem for a Heavyweight" (1962), the film version of a Rod Serling teleplay he had previously directed. Divorced from actress Celeste Holm.

Rebecca Gayheart

Rebecca Gayheart
One of the more promising young starlets to emerge from the last decade, model-turned-actress Rebecca Gayheart first came to national prominence as "The Noxzema Girl" - the pretty, fresh-faced spokesmodel for Noxzema brand skin products. Blessed with wholesome beauty, a flawless complexion, and that trademark mane of extremely curly hair, the photogenic Gayheart quit modeling in the mid-90's to...

Samuel Cordoba

Credits: Walk the Talk BIRTHDATE| 08/12/1972

Samuel Fuller

A towering figure in the history of independent film, director Samuel Fuller unleashed his deeply personal, highly stylized vision of society teetering between greatness and disaster in such polarizing films as "The Steel Helmet" (1951), "Pickup on South Street" (1953), "Shock Corridor" (1963), "The Naked Kiss" (1964) and "The Big Red One" (1980). A former crime reporter who later endured some of...

Sid Bernstein

Credits: Brian Epstein, Good to Go BIRTHDATE| 08/12/1918

Sue Monk Kidd

Sue Monk Kidd
<p>Sue Monk Kidd had two careers in her life. Born on Aug. 12, 1948 in Sylvester, Georgia, she graduated from nursing school in 1970 and had an 18-year career as a Registered Nurse and a nursing instructor at the Medical College of Georgia. She married Sandford Kidd (he preferred to be called Sandy) and had two children: Bob and Ann. Her writing career had a humble beginning, with her first...

William Goldman

William Goldman
Widely considered among the finest storytellers in Hollywood, screenwriter William Goldman wrote many of cinema's most prominent films, some of which were adapted by him from his own novels. Though he started his writing career as a novelist and playwright, Goldman emerged with the stylish "Harper" (1966) and cemented his career early on with the iconic revisionist Western, "Butch Cassidy and the...

Yvette Nicole Brown

Yvette Nicole Brown
Her cherubic, wide-eyed visage made her a regular in American households via a flurry of national television commercials in the 2000s, but few knew her name until Yvette Nicole Brown joined the mismatched ensemble of NBC's hit sitcom "Community" (2009- ). An Ohio native, Brown flirted early with a musical career, before she found herself peculiarly attractive to commercial casting agents...