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Barry Manilow

  1. After doing time as an opening act for such musicians as Barry Manilow, Crystal struck out for Hollywood, in hopes of finding regular work on a TV series. (Web site)
  2. Guest Barry Manilow said Yamin sings great but should keep remembering him about the story on the song. (Web site)

Jewish Americans

  1. Jewish Americans are more likely to be found in the finance and media industries than others.
  2. Jewish Americans are more strongly opposed to the Iraq war than any other major religious group. (Web site)
  3. Jewish Americans are the most strongly opposed to the Iraq war than any other major ethnic group, according to a recent Gallup Poll.

Hannah Arendt

  1. Hannah Arendt is a most challenging figure for anyone wishing to understand the body of her work in political philosophy. (Web site)
  2. Hannah Arendt was born in 1906 in Hanover, Germany, the only child of middle-class Jewish parents of Russian descent. (Web site)
  3. Hannah Arendt was born into a family of secular Jewish Germans in the city of Linden (now part of Hanover), and grew up in K--nigsberg and Berlin.
  4. Hannah Arendt was born into a family of secular Jews in the city of Linden (now part of Hanover), and grew up in K--nigsberg and Berlin. (Web site)
  5. Hannah Arendt was one of the seminal political thinkers of the twentieth century. (Web site)

Saul Bellow

  1. Saul Bellow was a Jewish-American writer who in 1976 won the Nobel Prize for a career that included the novels Herzog (1965) and Seize the Day (1956). (Web site)
  2. Saul Bellow is a famous novelist and offers a different perspective on the power of Ellison's writing .
  3. Saul Bellow is a great writer but, according to his biographer, a bad man.
  4. Saul Bellow was born in Lachine, Quebec, a suburb of Montreal, in 1915, and was raised in Chicago. (Web site)

Calvin Klein

  1. In 1995 Jewish fashion media mogul Calvin Klein came under fire by critics who compared his clothing "ads to child pornography." [GIROUX, p. (Web site)
  2. Calvin Klein is no stranger to controversy. (Web site)
  3. Actress Eva Mendes' saucy perfume advertisement for Calvin Klein has been boycotted by several U.S. TV networks.

David Sarnoff

  1. The national Broadcasting Company was founded by the Russian JEW immigrant David Sarnoff and ran later by his JEW son Robert Sarnoff.
  2. NBC, under the leadership of David Sarnoff, seemed at the time to think that listeners were listening to NBC because of NBC itself.
  3. David Sarnoff - Started as a messenger boy and rose to the head of RCA, Radio Corporation of America. (Web site)


  1. Dreyfuss was born in Brooklyn, New York to Jewish American parents Norman Dreyfuss, an attorney and restauranteur, and Geraldine, a peace activist.
  2. Dreyfuss was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Jewish American parents Norman, an attorney and restaurateur, and Geraldine, a peace activist. (Web site)
  3. Dreyfuss was nominated for an Oscar and a Golden Globe for his performance as Glenn Holland in Mr. Holland's Opus (1995). (Web site)
  4. Dreyfuss was originally supposed to reprise his role as Hooper in Jaws 2 as the character who was finding the Orca in the beginning. (Web site)
  5. Dreyfuss was originally supposed to reprise his role as Hooper in Jaws 2.

Jack Benny

  1. Jack Benny was among the most beloved American entertainers of the 20th century. (Web site)
  2. Jack Benny was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1989. (Web site)
  3. Jack Benny was one of the first comedians who was willing to let other people share some of the laughs. (Web site)
  4. Jack Benny was perhaps unique among major radio stars in that he hardly had a funny line in most of his shows. (Web site)

Patricia Arquette

  1. Patricia Arquette was born in Chicago, Illinois to a Jewish American mother and a father who converted to Islam.
  2. Patricia Arquette is an amazing talented actress who keeps amazing in her projects.

Barry Levinson

  1. Barry Levinson (born April 6, 1942 in Baltimore, Maryland) is a Jewish- American screenwriter, film director, actor, and producer of film and television. (Web site)
  2. Tiring of quirky Brit flicks, Jeffrey Wells still has high hopes for Barry Levinson's latest Piece.

Aaron Copland

  1. Aaron Copland was born in Brooklyn, New York, of Lithuanian Jewish descent in 1900, the last of five children. (Web site)

Adam Arkin

  1. Adam Arkin (born 1957) in an American actor. (Web site)
  2. He and Jeremy Yaffe, to whom he was married from 1955 to 1960, have two sons: Adam Arkin, born Aug.
  3. Adam Arkin Sites No links exist for this celebrity.

Adam Sandler

  1. He wrote the film by himself, and it is set to star Adam Sandler and Seth Rogen as a pair of standup comedians, one of whom has a near death experience.
  2. In today's column, Mr. Wells refuses to see Company, offers his top ten list of DVDs he'd like to see, muses on Adam Sandler's new look, and more.
  3. However, the film was never made.[5] Apatow did an uncredited rewrite of the 1998 Adam Sandler comedy The Wedding Singer. (Web site)

Adrien Brody

  1. The Pianist is a 2002 film directed by Roman Polanski and starring Adrien Brody. (Web site)
  2. Adrien Brody received widespread recognition when he was cast as the lead in Roman Polanski's The Pianist (2002).

Alan Arkin

  1. Alan Arkin has married and divorced three times, to Jeremy Yaffe, to Barbara Dana, and to Suzanne Arkin.
  2. He is the son of actor Alan Arkin and his wife, Jeremy Yaffe. (Web site)
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Alan Berg

  1. However, in the latter stages of his life, Alan Berg began to tone down somewhat.
  2. When Gross took a job in San Diego, Alan Berg, at Gross' behest, was hired as his replacement.
  3. Lane, the getaway driver, was not convicted of murder, but for violations of Alan Berg's civil rights and racketeering.

Alan Greenspan

  1. Alan Greenspan has said publicly on several occasions that he thinks the market is overvalued, or words to that effect. (Web site)
  2. Alan Greenspan, who became the Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board in 1987, is [also] a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. (Web site)

Albert Brooks

  1. Albert Brooks (born July 22, 1947 as Albert Lawrence Einstein) is an Academy Award nominated American actor, writer, comedian and director.
  2. Albert Brooks's later efforts did not find large audiences, but still retained Brooks's touch as a filmmaker.
  3. Albert Brooks's father, Harry Einstein, was a comedian who performed on Eddie Cantor's radio program and was known as Parkyarkarkus.

Alex Band

  1. Alex Band is the son of director and producer Charles Band.

Allan Bloom

  1. Allan Bloom was a philosopher and he was primarily concerned with preserving the philosophical way of life for the future generation. (Web site)
  2. Allan Bloom was a philosopher, primarily concerned with preserving the philosophical way of life for the future generation. (Web site)
  3. Allan Bloom was an only child born to social worker parents in Indianapolis. (Web site)

Alpert Herb

  1. Papa Geno's is a alpert herb supplier of alpert herb plants, scented geraniums and alpert herb veggies. (Web site)
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Al Jolson

  1. Al Jolson was the first popular singer to make a spectacular "event" out of singing a song. (Web site)
  2. Al Jolson was the most famous entertainer who appeared in blackface. (Web site)
  3. Al Jolson was the most famous performer to wear blackface makeup when singing which is now considered a form of racial stereotyping.


  1. Angelyne is a model and sometime actress who has become an icon of Hollywood and Los Angeles best known for purchasing billboards advertising herself.
  2. Angelyne was one of the candidates in the 2003 California recall election, finishing 29th in a field of 135 candidates.


  1. Arkin is also a Broadway and off-Broadway performer, last seen in the Broadway offering "Brooklyn Boy" by playwright Donald Margulies. (Web site)
  2. Arkin is also the author of many books, including the children's stories The Lemming Condition and The Clearing.
  3. Arkin was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of actor Alan Arkin and his wife, Jeremy Yaffe.
  4. Arkin was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of actor Alan Arkin and his wife, Suzanne.
  5. Arkin was born in New York City to a Jewish family.


  1. Arlen was born Hyman Arluck, in Buffalo, New York, the child of a Jewish cantor.
  2. Arlen was a longtime friend and former roommate of actor Ray Bolger who would star in The Wizard of Oz in which "Over the Rainbow" became famous.
  3. Arlen was a longtime friend and former roommate of actor Ray Bolger who would star in The Wizard of Oz, the film for which "Over the Rainbow" was written.
  4. Arlen was born Hyman Arluck, in Buffalo, New York, the child of a cantor.
  5. Arlen was born Hyman Arluk, in Buffalo, New York, the child of a Jewish cantor. (Web site)

Avi Arad

  1. According to Dan Raviv, however, the real heroes of Marvel Comics are the two Israeli men at the company's helm, Isaac (Ike) Perlmutter and Avi Arad. (Web site)
  2. The owners of Toy Biz, Avi Arad and Isaac 'Ike' Perlmutter, believed rightly that their business relied heavily on the success of Marvel.

Ayn Rand

  1. Peter Schwartz is a writer and journalist who follows the Objectivist philosophy of Ayn Rand. (Web site)
  2. Starting in 1950, Greenspan began a 20-year association with famed novelist and philosopher Ayn Rand.


  1. Bacharach is the sort of songwriter who could fall out of a boat and write something exquisitely tender and melodic before he hit the water. (Web site)
  2. Bacharach was a New York native, and even during his recorded heyday, commuted from California to New York for recording sessions. (Web site)
  3. Bacharach was married for a time to Carole Bayer Sager with whom he also wrote numerous songs. (Web site)


  1. Among his personal holdings, Bache had sizeable interests in Canadian mining companies. (Web site)
  2. In 1886 he was made a minority partner and in 1892 took full control of the business, renaming it J. S. Bache & Co. (Web site)
  3. During his years of involvement with public education, Bache continued to engage in scientific study.

Baer Max

  1. Baer Max was with charged manslaughter but all later charges were.

Barbara Bach

  1. Barbara Bach (born August 27 1947 in Queens, New York) is a model and actress, most known as the Bond girl from the James Bond movie The Spy Who Loved Me. (Web site)
  2. In 1977, Barbara Bach's role as Anya Amasova in The Spy Who Loved Me instantly catapulted her into stardom as an international sex symbol. (Web site)
  3. From 2000 to 2004, de Rossi dated singer Francesca Gregorini, daughter of actress Barbara Bach and stepchild of Ringo Starr.


  1. Barkin is the mother of two children, Jack Daniel (born 1989) and Romy Marion (born 1992), from her first marriage to actor Gabriel Byrne. (Web site)
  2. Barkin was born in The Bronx , New York to a Jewish American family; she has a brother, George.
  3. Barkin was born in the Bronx, New York to a chemical salesman and a hospital administrator at Jamaica Hospital, and raised in a Jewish home. (Web site)

Benny Goodman

  1. He went on to play in a series of big bands, including those of Claude Thornhill, Charlie Spivak, Shep Fields, Art Mooney and Benny Goodman. (Web site)
  2. In 1946, a Berlin musical with the same title revived the song's popularity, and it reached #8 with Count Basie and #9 with Benny Goodman. (Web site)
  3. Jazz enthusiast Jack Webb assembled eight exemplary musicians whose roots go back to bands led by Ben Pollack, Bob Crosby, and Benny Goodman. (Web site)

Ben Stiller

  1. Meet the Fockers (2004) is a comedy film and a sequel to Meet the Parents which saw Hoffman co-starring with Robert DeNiro and Ben Stiller. (Web site)
  2. Ben Stiller also makes an appearance as a worker at Guitar Center, and also another appearance in the music video for Tribute.
  3. Ben Stiller's funny charms. (Web site)

Bernard Baruch

  1. That’s Bernard Baruch sitting on a bench.
  2. In 1881 the family moved to New York City, and Bernard Baruch graduated from the City College of New York eight years later. (Web site)
  3. Jewish American banker Bernard Baruch imposes massive financial reparations on Germany.

Bernard Malamud

  1. I wonder, now and then, whether Philip Roth and Bernard Malamud and I have not become the Hart Schaffner and Marx of our trade.
  2. Bernard Malamud (April 26 1914 – March 18 1986) was an American writer, allegorist, and a well-known Jewish-American author.
  3. View our list of 6 available biographies on Bernard Malamud.

Bettina Aptheker

  1. Bettina Aptheker (born September 13, 1944) is an American, lesbian activist, author, feminist, and professor.
  2. Introduction to Feminism: Co-chair Bettina Aptheker has encouraged many UCSC students to major in women's studies.

Billy Crystal

  1. In 1978, Rivers directed and wrote the film Rabbit Test starring her friend Billy Crystal.
  2. The son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal, he has been in and around movies since he was a kid (he played Billy Crystal 's son in 1991's City Slickers). (Web site)

Billy Wilder

  1. Many of the directors of her films were also Jews (for example, Billy Wilder of Some Like It Hot and George Cukor of Let's Make Love). (Web site)
  2. Columnist Jeffrey Wells considers Woody's Ending, attends a Billy Wilder tribute, heralds a talented up-and-coming actor, and more.

Bonnie Bernstein

  1. Bonnie Bernstein is the living example that being a woman,.


  1. Borstein was born in Chicago, Illinois to a Jewish American family.[2] Her family moved to Southern California during the early 1980s.
  2. Borstein was perhaps best known for playing Miss Swan.
  3. Borstein was recently cast in the pilot episode of The Thick of It as a press secretary.


  1. Brooks is a member of the short list of entertainers with the distinction of having won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony award.
  2. Brooks is a resident of Los Angeles.
  3. Brooks is one of the few artists who have received an Oscar, Emmy, Tony, and Grammy.
  4. Brooks was married to Florence Baum from 1951 to 1961.
  5. Brooks was raised in a Jewish family in Brooklyn, New York. (Web site)

Bryan Singer

  1. Part of these proceedings were shown on Peter Jackson's King Kong Production Diaries, as well as on the Bryan Singer's Production Journals.
  2. In 2000, 20th Century Fox released X-Men, a $75 million film adaptation of the comic, directed by Bryan Singer. (Web site)
  3. Ratner was under consideration to direct X-Men (2000) and Superman Returns (2006), although both were eventually directed by Bryan Singer.

Burt Bacharach

  1. Burt Bacharach subverted the conventions of an entire generation of pop music songwriters. (Web site)
  2. Finale: Yamin performed a duet with Mary J. Blige and participated in the Top 12 Burt Bacharach 's medley and the 'guys' medley'. (Web site)
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Chaim Potok

  1. Chaim Potok: My first major encounter with contemporary serious literature was Evelyn Waugh's Brideshead Revisited. (Web site)
  2. For more information on Chaim Potok, visit
  3. Adapted from Chaim Potok's best-selling novel, this film examines the differences among Orthodox Jews and conflicts between fathers and sons.

Corbin Bernsen

  1. While Tom Berenger and Corbin Bernsen do admirable jobs, it's really Charlie Sheen, of all actors, who steals this enjoyable movie.
  2. Roger Dorn (Corbin Bernsen) is a high-priced third baseman who cares more about his investment portfolio than he does about baseball.
  3. Web Results for: corbin bernsen 1-10 of about 6,750 results Search took 0.09 seconds. (Web site)


  1. Culture > Languages > Language > Glossaries
  2. Arts > Literature > Authors > B > Bellow, Saul. (Web site)
  3. Arts > Television > Programs > Reality-Based > Talent Shows > American Idol Series > American Idol - Season 5 > Contestants > Yamin, Elliot. (Web site)
  4. Arts > Performing Arts > Acting > Actors And Actresses > A > Arquette, Patricia. (Web site)
  5. Arts > Performing Arts > Theatre > Musicals > C > Call Me Madam. (Web site)

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