Biography Archive

Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath was an American poet, novelist, and short-story writer. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, she studied at Smith College and Newnham College at the University of Cambridge, before receiving acclaim as a poet and writer. Sylvia Plath committed suicide on February 11, 1963. Controversy

Biography: Bob Hope

Bob Hope, KBE, KCSG, KSS, (born Leslie Townes Hope; May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003), was an English-born American comedian, vaudevillian, actor, singer, dancer, author, and athlete who appeared on Broadway, in vaudeville, movies, television, and on the radio. He was noted for his numerous United Service Organizations (USO) shows

Marlon Brando

The maverick ‘Godfather’ actor, one of the most controversial of his generation. Recluse, activist or genius? Perhaps all three. Marlon Brando’s father was also named Marlon Brando, and was a travelling salesman who sold calcium carbonate. Brando’s mother was Dorothy (nee Pennebaker). Dorothy was

Uri Geller

Uri Geller (born 20 December 1946) is an illusionist, well known internationally as a magician, television personality, and self-proclaimed psychic. He is known for his trademark television performances of spoon bending and other supposed psychic effects. Throughout the years, Geller has used simple conjuring

Famous Authors: Voltaire

Voltaire, one of the greatest minds that France ever produced, was born François-Marie Arouet in Paris in 1694. Enduring both several months of imprisonment and many years of exile, he produced a continuous flow of plays, books, pamphlets, and other publications. Even his letters,