Swedish opera singer Nicolai Gedda was one of the most influential lyric tenors of the world back in his time. His language skills helped him perform in languages as varied as English, French, German, and Italian. One of his most iconic roles was that of Anatol in Vanessa.
Eric Owens is an American operatic bass-baritone who has performed at some of the world's most famous opera houses, such as the San Francisco Opera, the Royal Opera, and the Metropolitan Opera. Eric Owens is the recipient of a couple of Grammy Awards and a Marian Anderson Award. He also won the prestigious Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in 1996.
Regarded as one of the first American movie stars, Yul Brynner became known for his performance as King Mongkut in the musical The King and I. He became identified with the role, so much so that he continued shaving his head after having shaved it for the role. A statue of Brynner was unveiled at Yul Brynner Park in 2012.
The sixth president of the United States of America John Quincy Adams played a key role in shaping America during its formative years. He helped develop the Monroe Doctrine, which eventually became a vital tenet of the U.S. foreign policy. He is also widely regarded as one of the greatest secretaries of state and diplomats in the American history.
Actor and former model Justin Chambers worked for brands like Calvin Klein, Armani, and Dolce & Gabbana before venturing into acting. He received professional training in acting before making his debut in a TV show. He has since appeared in many TV series and films and is especially known for his role in the TV series Grey's Anatomy.
Sela Ann Ward is best known for her Emmy-winning role of Teddy Reed in Sisters. She won another Emmy and a Golden Globe for playing Lily Manning in Once and Again. Fans also loved her in the series House and CSI: NY, and the movie The Day After Tomorrow.
Rachael Taylor is an Australian actress and model who played Dr. Lucy Fields in the TV series Grey's Anatomy. She aspired to be an actress from childhood and participated in many school plays. She began her career as a model and soon transitioned into acting. She appears in both TV shows and feature films.
Dina Eastwood is an American TV news anchor, reporter, and actress. The former wife of Hollywood star, Clint Eastwood, Dina gained popularity in 2012 when she appeared in the reality TV series, Mrs. Eastwood & Company. Apart from contributing as a news anchor, Dina Eastwood is also credited with discovering the popular a cappella band, Overtone.
Nadya Suleman is an American media personality who started hogging the limelight in January 2009 after giving birth to octuplets. She became known as the Octomom as the media went about sensationalizing her case, which involved assisted reproductive technology (ART). Her popularity increased when she started appearing in TV shows, such as The Oprah Winfrey Show.
Sadie Robertson is an American reality television star, author, and actress. The granddaughter of Phil Robertson, who founded Duck Commander, Sadie is best known for appearing in her family reality TV series Duck Dynasty. Over the years, she has also participated in charity campaigns, such as Roma Boots' give poverty the boot campaign.
Serinda Swan is a Canadian actress known for playing important roles in TV series, such as Inhumans, Ballers, and Feud. Apart from being an actress, Swan is also an activist. She works with many charity organizations, such as Heifer International, United Nations Foundation, and the Somaly Mam Foundation.
David Henrie is an American director and actor best known for his portrayal of Justin Russo in the popular fantasy teen sitcom Wizards of Waverly Place, for which he received nominations at the 2008 Young Artist Awards and the 2011 Kids' Choice Awards. He made his feature film directorial debut when he directed the comedy-drama film, This Is the Year.
Brett Somers was a Canadian-American actress, game-show personality, and singer. She is remembered for her appearance in the television panel game show, Match Game. Her popularity led Robin Quivers to impersonate her on The Howard Stern Show. Her popularity also earned her roles in such TV series as The Odd Couple, where she appeared alongside her real-life husband Jack Klugman.
Mohamed El Nenny is an Egyptian football player best known for representing popular teams like Arsenal Football Club where he won the 2016–17 FA Cup. He is also an important member of the Egypt national team, having represented his country in the 2018 FIFA World Cup as well as the Africa Cup of Nations in 2017, 2019, and 2021.
Peggy Shippen was a spy who was active during the American Revolution. She was the highest-paid spy and worked alongside her husband General Benedict Arnold, who started conspiring with the British in the late-1770s. Peggy Shippen's role in the conspiracy was exposed in September 1780, when British Major John André was captured by the Americans.
Irish jockey Rachael Blackmore scripted history as the first female winner of Britain’s Grand National horse race. Born to a dairy farmer, she was raised on a farm and spent her childhood riding ponies. She turned a professional jockey in 2015. She was also the first female leading jockey at Cheltenham.