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Cary Grant

Zsa Zsa Gabor

Sari Gabor

Born: 6 February 1918
Budapest, Hungary

Best known as a much married celebrity, and for the famous cop slap in Beverly Hills after she was pulled over for a traffic violation in June 1989.

Greta Garbo

Greta Lovisa Gustafson
Born: 18 September 1905
Stockholm, Sweden
Died: 15 April 1990

Femme fatale of the golden era of Hollywood. Famous for her statement "I want to be alone", which in fact was carried out, she lived much of her life as a recluse until her death in her apartment Paris. Starred with Melvyn Douglas in "Ninotchka" (1939).

Andy Garcia

Andres Arturo Garcia-Menendez
Born: 12 April 1956
Havana, Cuba

Best known for his roles in "The Untouchables", "When a Man Loves a Woman" with Meg Ryan and "The Godfather III", earning an Oscar nomination for the part as the illegitimate nephew of Don Corleone. When he was born he had an unusual growth on his shoulder which turned out to be a twin that hadn't developed properly, the doctors simply snipped it off. If ever "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" needs a star, maybe Andy should audition.

John Garfield

Jacob Julius Garfinkle
Born: 14 March 1913
New York City
Died: 21 May 1952
New York City

Judy Garland

Frances Ethel Gumm
Born: 1922
Grand Rapids, Minnesota
Died: 1969

First teamed with child star Mickey Rooney, and later in "The Wizard of Oz" in which she sang "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" the song she would subsequently always be associated with. Mother of Liza Minnelli and Lorna Luft.

James Garner

James Bumgarner
Born: 7 April 1928
Norman Oklahoma

Best known as the TV star of the "Rockford Files" and "Maverick". Garner won two purple hearts while fighting in the Korean War. Also starred in the re-make of movie "Maverick" starring Jodie Foster and Mel Gibson.

Brad Garrett

Bradley H. Gerstenfeld
Born: 14 April 1960
California, USA

Actor, stand-up comic and poker player. Best known as the brother on "Everybody Loves Raymond".

Estelle Getty

Estelle Scher
Born: 25 July 1923
New York City, New York
Died: 22 July 2008

American actress best known for her role in The Golden Girls, alongside Bea Arthur.

Hoot Gibson

Edmund Richard Gibson
Born: 6 August 1892
Tekamah, NE
Died: 23 August 1962 (cancer)

He entered films as a stuntman and an extra, being an early movie cowboy.

Paul Michael Glaser

Paul Manfred Glaser
Born: 25 March 1943
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Best known for his role as Dave Starsky in "Starsky and Hutch", starring with David Soul. He changed his name when he joined the American Actors Union, Equity, and found they already had a Paul Glaser.

Jackie Gleason

Herbert John Gleason
Born: 26 February 1916
Brooklyn, New York
Died: 1987

Broke into show business as the age of 15. He achieved major success as the star of such TV comedy series as "The Honeymooners", and the "Jackie Gleason Show".

Whoopi Goldberg

Caryn Johnson
Born: 13 November 1954
New York

Elliot Gould

Elliot Goldstein
Born: 29 August 1938
Brooklyn, New York

Former husband of Barbra Streisand, with whom he had a son, actor Jason Gould. Quoted with saying "Success didn't change me, I was already distorted before I became a star".

Stewart Granger

James Lablanche Stewart
Born: 6 May 1913
Died: 16 August 1993

Underwent a compulsory name change so as not to be confused with the late, great James Stewart.

Cary Grant

Archibald Alexander Leach
Born: 18 January 1904
Bristol, England
Died: 29 November 1986

Leading box office star from the 1930s to the 1960s. Films include: "North by Northwest", "To Catch a Thief", "Notorious" and "Suspicion". Always a popular ladies man, he was once married to Dyan Cannon.

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