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Jennifer Aniston

Bud Abbott

William Alexander Abbott

Born: 2 October 1895
Asbury Park, New Jersey
Died: 24 April 1974

A comedian known especially for his long-running partnership with Lou Costello in such comedy films as "Buck Pirates" and "The Naughty Nineties" featuring their famous "Who's on First" routine. Starred with Bela Lugosi in Dracula. Lean and street-smart, he played the part of straight man, always getting the chubby and simple-minded Costello into trouble.

Don Adams

Donald James Yarmy
Born: 1927

Star of TV show "Get Smart" with Barbara Feldon a show he nearly passed on until he learned of Mel Brooks' involvement. His unique voice also landed him the voice of Inspector Gadget. He changed his name from Yarmy because he got tired of being last during alphabetical auditions.

Edie Adams

Elizabeth Edith Enke
Born: 1929

Maude Adams

Maude Kiskadden
1872 - 1953

Anouk Aimee

Francoise Sorya
Born: 1932

French film actress.

Eddie Albert

Eddie ALbert Heimberger
Born: 1908

US stage, film and TV actor.

Alan Alda

Alphonso D'Abruzzo
Born: 28 January 1936
New York, USA

Best known for his role as "Hawkeye Pierce" in long running TV series, M*A*S*H*. Recently co-starred in "The Aviator" (2004).

Jason Alexander

Jay Scott Greenspan
Born: 23 September 1959
Newark, New Jersey

Best known for his role as "George" in one of TVs most successful shows "Seinfeld".

Dave Allen

David Tynan O'Mahoney
Born: 1936
Dublin, Ireland
Died: 10 March 2003

Legendary TV entertainer and comedian.

Gracie Allen

Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie
Born: 26 July 1902
Died: 28 August 1964

Appeared for more than 30 years on radio, television and film. Wife of George Burns.

Tim Allen

Tim Allen Dick
Born: 13 June 1953
Denver, Colorado, USA

Star of the top-rated TV sitcom "Home Improvement".

Woody Allen

Allan Stewart Konigsberg
Born: 1 December 1935
New York City

Actor, director, comedian, musician, screenwriter, writer. Ugly split from Mia Farrow, and also lost another leading lady Diane Keaton to Warren Beatty many years before. Attended New York University after high school, where he failed motion picture production.

June Allyson

Ella Geisman
Born: 7 October 1917
Bronx, New York

Voted Number One Female Box Office Attraction in 1955. Her many films include "Music for Millions", "Two Girls and a Sailor", "The Three Muskateers" and "Little Women".

Don Ameche

Dominic Felix Amici
Born: 31 May 1908
Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA
Died: 6 December 1993

Leading man on screen in the 1930s and 1940s.

Julie Andrews

Julia Elizabeth Wells
Born: 1 October 1935
Walton-on-Thames, England

Very popular actress/singer best known for her roles in "The Sound of Music" and "Mary Poppins". Was once married to Blake Edwards. Starred on Broadway with Rex Harrison in "My Fair Lady".

Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Anastassakis (or Anistopolous)
Born: 11 February 1969
Sherman Oaks, California

Best known as the wife of Brad Pitt and as Rachel in "Friends", her much copied hairstyle led to many women asking for "The Rachel" at hairdressers around the world. She has also starred in the movie "The Object of My Affection" and made appearances in "She's the One" and "'Til There Was You". Her father is Days of our Lives star John Aniston.

Bea Arthur

Bernice Frankel
Born: 13 May 1922
New York City, New York, USA

American actress, comedienne, and singer. Best knows as one of The Golden Girls, co-starring Estelle Getty.


Ann-Margaret Olsson
Born: 28 April 1941
Stockholm, Sweden

Oscar nominee and consumate entertainer. Started out as a Las Vegas showgirl.

Pier Angeli

Anna Maria Peirangeli
Born: 19 June 1932
Cagliri, Sardina, Italy
Died: 10 September 1971 (overdose)
California, USA

Italian film actress who achieved limited Hollywood success before taking her own life at the age of 39.

Taylor Armstrong

Shana Hughes

(also known as: Shana Taylor, Taylor Ford)

Jean Arthur

Gladys Georgianna Greene
Born: 17 October 1900
Platsburg, New York, USA
Died: 19 June 1991 (heart failure)
Carmel, California, USA

Academy award nominated actress. Her first film was the silent film "Cameo Kirby" (1923) and her last "Shane" (1953).


Fred Astaire

Frederick Austerlitz
Born: 10 May 1899
Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Died: 22 June 1987
Los Angeles, California, USA

Academy and Emmy award winner, commonly accepted as the silver screen's best ever dancer. Also known for his acting, singing, song writing, and as a true gentlemen.

Mary Astor

Lucille Langehanke
Born: 3 May 1906
Quincy, Illinois, USA

Starred in movies for 40 years, including "The Maltese Falcon" (1941) alongside Humphrey Bogart.


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