Archives for October 2013

Oct
28

Catherine Bach

Catherine Bach (born Catherine Bachman; March 1, 1954 is an American actress. She is known for playing Daisy Duke in the television series The Dukes of Hazzard and Margo Dutton in African Skies and for her gracious legs always wearing pantyhose. In 2012, she joined the cast of the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless as Anita Lawson. … [Read more...]

Oct
21

Cate Blanchett

Catherine Élise "Cate" Blanchett  is an Australian actress who has received several accolades, including a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, two BAFTAs, and an Academy Award. She came to international attention for her role as Elizabeth I of England in the 1998 film Elizabeth, for which she won British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) and Golden … [Read more...]

Oct
14

Zooey Deschanel

Zooey Deschanel was born in Santa Monica, CA in 1980. She is the daughter of Academy Award–nominated cinematographer and director Caleb Deschanel and actress Mary Jo Deschanel. Her paternal grandfather was French, from Oullins, Rhône; her ancestry includes Irish and French roots. She was raised as a Roman Catholic. She was named after Zooey Glass, the male protagonist of J. D. Salinger's 1961 novella Franny and … [Read more...]

Oct
07

Angie Dickinson

Angie Dickinson (born September 30, 1931) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles in the films Rio Bravo and Dressed to Kill, and for starring on television as Sergeant Suzanne "Pepper" Anderson on the 1970s crime series Police Woman. Dickinson, the second of four daughters, was born Angeline Brown (called "Angie" by family and friends) in Kulm, North Dakota, the daughter of Fredericka (née Hehr) … [Read more...]

Oct
03

Rosario Dawson

Rosario Dawson was born in New York City, New York. Her mother, Isabel Celeste, is a writer and singer who is of Puerto Rican and Afro-Cuban descent. Isabel was sixteen years old when Rosario was born; she never married Rosario's biological father, Patrick C. Harris. When Rosario was one year old, her mother married Greg Dawson, a construction worker, who "loved and raised Rosario as his own daughter" (Dawson has … [Read more...]