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Katie Couric

Katie Couric
Emmy Award-winning news anchor Katie Couric helped turn NBC's morning news show "Today" (1951- ) into a ratings leader during her 15-year tenure, during which time she also made an impression as a contributor to a number of evening news programs and primetime news specials. Couric covered such historic events as the Gulf War, the Oklahoma City bombing, six Olympic games, and the 9/11 terrorist...

Rosie Perez

Rosie Perez
Discovered by Spike Lee while dancing in a club, Rosie Perez was an Oscar-nominated actress and producer whose performances combined a brassy dynamism with an earthy sexuality. Lee provided her debut in his landmark 1989 feature "Do the Right Thing," which led to subsequent feature roles as well as an Emmy-nominated turn as choreographer for the comedy series "In Living Color" (Fox, 1990-94). She...

Louis C.K.

Louis C.K.
Known for his notoriously caustic - some said, offensive - riffs on the sanctity of fatherhood and family life, flame-haired comedian Louis C. K. was a well-known fixture in comedy clubs beginning in the late 1980s and leading up to writing turns on "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" (NBC, 1993-2009) and "The Chris Rock Show" (HBO, 1997-2000). The same man who won an Emmy for the latter, also wrote...

Chris Bremner

Credits: The Wedding Ringer BIRTHDATE| N/A

Ed O'Neill

Ed O'Neill
He became the grumbling, life-worn antithesis to the sanitized TV dads of the 1980s, with his dysfunctional, ribald on-air family the flagship of a fledgling network called Fox. Playing Al Bundy on "Married...with Children" (Fox, 1987-1997) for 11 seasons, Ed O'Neill made himself perhaps the least likely and least glamorous star in television. Within a few years, "Married... " transformed O'Neill...

Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg
Perhaps the world's most famous filmmaker, Steven Spielberg succeeded in combining the intimacy of personal vision with the requirements of the modern commercial blockbuster. Though his astonishing success delayed his acceptance as a serious artist for decades, few denied that Spielberg's work decisively influenced 20th century filmmaking through his potent imagery and universally recognizable...

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