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Allen Hughes

Evincing greater affinity for the studied cool of Quentin Tarantino than the overt social messages of fellow African-American filmmakers Spike Lee and John Singleton, The Hughes Brothers transcended the pitfalls of a troubled home life to become major successes with their first film, "Menace II Society" (1993). With Allen concentrating his energies on the actors and brother Albert focused on the...

Jerry Bruckheimer

Jerry Bruckheimer
A former advertising executive who moved into film production in the early 1970s, Jerry Bruckheimer has given audiences movies, videos and soundtracks that have topped $11 billion in grosses to date. Together with the late Don Simpson, with whom he formed Simpson-Bruckheimer Productions in 1983, the producer set the trend for the big-budget, action/adventure films that dominated Hollywood's output...

Chyler Leigh

Chyler Leigh
<p>Although best known for playing the timid but trustworthy Dr. Lexie Grey on the ABC medical drama "Grey's Anatomy" (2005- ), Chyler Leigh had a long and illustrious film and TV career spanning nearly two decades and over a dozen credits. A natural beauty with delicate features and a girl next door-like appeal, Leigh's acting career took off in her late teens, when she started to land...

Bill Austin

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Nicole Richie

Nicole Richie
Like her fellow socialite and best friend, Paris Hilton, Nicole Richie attained fame largely through partying alongside as well as co-starring with the blonde heiress on their reality hit show, "The Simple Life. " As the daughter of famed pop singer Lionel Richie, she first enjoyed an opulent lifestyle mainly as the largesse of someone else's fame and money, but she eventually became a quasi-celeb...

Ally Walker

Ally Walker
Whether playing a forensic psychologist with an extraordinary gift or a ruthless federal agent chasing after a motorcycle gang, Ally Walker always meant business. After getting her start on daytime television, the actress went on to appear in action films like "Universal Soldier" (1992) and had a memorable role in the blockbuster comedy "While You Were Sleeping" (1995) as the suspicious girlfriend...