Albert Almendralejo

Credits: Bakal Boys BIRTHDATE| 09/04/1959

Antonin Artaud

Avant-garde theorist whose book "The Theater and Its Double" (1938) expresses his ideas on the "theater of cruelty. " Artaud also wrote on the cinema as well as scripting and acting in several films. He turned in a memorable cameo as Marat in Abel Gance's "Napoleon" (1927) and was similarly striking in Carl Dreyer's "The Passion of Joan of Arc" (1928).

Beyoncé Knowles

Beyoncé Knowles
To quote one of her hit songs, Beyoncé Knowles was an "Irreplaceable" artist, excelling as a vocalist, songwriter, fashion designer, model, actress and all around tabloid icon. The Texas-born Knowles, with her china doll beauty, athletic body and powerful pipes, became a true superstar in a very short time. Starting her career in the late-1990s as lead singer of the R&B group, Destiny's...

Cedric Klapisch

<p>French writer/director Cédric Klapisch won a devoted following among critics &nbsp;and arthouse devotees, who flocked to his wry trio of hit comedy-dramas - "L'Auberge Espagnole" ("The Spanish Apartment," 2002), "Les Poupées russes" ("Russian Dolls," 2004) and "Casse-tête chinois" ("Chinese Puzzle," 2013) - which crystallized his key interest in the complexity of...


Former film critic (for CINEGRAF magazine), poster artist and art director turned successful director. His feature output, beginning in 1931 with the medium-length feature, "Bidon d'or", has been generally light and much of it fairly routine, but Christian-Jaque was a skilled and supple craftsman with a piquant visual eye who at his best could tell a story with an adult grace and considerable...

Damon Wayans

Damon Wayans
Although oldest brother Keenen Ivory Wayans ran things behind the scenes on the family's hit urban-flavored sketch show "In Living Color" (FOX, 1990-94), and youngest brothers Marlon and Shawn became increasingly visible in recent years as a big screen comedy team, it was Damon Wayans who brought the Wayans into the mainstream with a variety of high profile roles both on the big and small screen...

Dick York

Gangly actor best known as Darren Stephens, the befuddled husband of nose-twitching witch Samantha (Elizabeth Montgomery) on the long-running TV comedy, "Bewitched". York began his career as a child actor on radio in Chicago, most notably as Jack Armstrong, "the All-American boy". By the mid-1950s he had appeared on Broadway in "Tea and Sympathy" and "Bus Stop" and became a frequent guest...

Dita Parlo

Credits: L' Atalante, Rapt BIRTHDATE| 09/04/1906