Alan Jay Lerner

Alan Jay Lerner
Scion of the Lerner Shops fortune whose elegant lyrics reflected the sophisticated world of style and wit in which he lived. A chance meeting in 1942 with German-born composer Frederick Loewe who was fourteen years his senior resulted in one of the most productive and prosperous collaborations in the American musical theater. Wedded to Loewe's operetta-inspired melodious tunes, Lerner's lyrics and...

Andres Vicente Gomez

Prolific producer who, despite the restrictions imposed during Franco's regime, managed to distribute uncensored international features in Spain in the 1960s. Since 1971 Gomez has worked with Orson Welles, Richard Lester, Pedro Almodovar and Carlos Saura.

Barbara Adams

Credits: Trekkies, The Ivory Ape BIRTHDATE| 08/31/1968

Buddy Hackett

Buddy Hackett
Best known for his raunchy Las Vegas routine, Buddy Hackett has also enjoyed substantial Broadway, film and TV success throughout the years. A short round kid with a smart mouth, he had every intention of going into the family upholstering business, despite having made his professional debut on the 'Borscht Circuit' at the age of 15, but upon returning to New York after World War II service, he...

Cheryl Puente

Credits: Hack BIRTHDATE| 08/31/1977

Chris Tucker

Chris Tucker
Well-known for his trademark rapid-fire wisecracks, actor-comedian Chris Tucker broke into movies in the mid-1990s, following a successful career in stand-up. After his scene-stealing turn in director F. Gary Gray's 1995 cult comedy hit "Friday," Tucker took on the role of his career as Jackie Chan's comic foil and high-pitched partner in the action-comedy, "Rush Hour" (1998). Thanks to the...

Claire Parker

Credits: Return to Waterloo BIRTHDATE| 08/31/1906