English actress, Vanessa Kirby, catapulted to fame as Princess Margaret in the Netflix historical drama series The Crown. The success brought her big films like Mission: Impossible –Fallout. However, Venessa has been a known stage and screen actress for quite some time. Her profile include A Streetcar Named Desire (play), The Frankenstein Chronicles (television series) and Great Expectations (BBC miniseries).
Best known as Matt Lucas from Rock Profile, David Williams has judged Britain's Got Talent; written bestselling children’s books, such as The World's Worst Children series; and swum across the English Channel to raise funds for the charity Sport Relief. His philanthropic efforts won him the OBE in 2017.
Oliver Reed was an English actor who was considered one of the most bankable actors at the peak of his career. Characterized by his hellraiser lifestyle and macho image, Reed's problem with alcohol addiction was highly publicized and overshadowed his acting achievements. He often got into trouble because of his drinking habit and was once arrested for disturbing the peace.
The London-born American is a noted author and motivational speaker who has written five books including Leaders Eat Last, which made to the bestseller lists of the Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. Sometimes criticized for ‘self-promotion’, Simon Oliver Sinek also worked with Ernst & Young and provided leadership training. He is an instructor at Columbia University.
Ben Miles is an English actor known for playing important roles in popular TV series, such as Coupling, The Forsyte Saga, and The Crown. A self-made man, Ben Miles attended the Guildhall School of Music and Drama before landing television roles in the 1990s. Apart from being an actor, Miles can also play drums, bass, and guitar.
Initially associated with indie bands such as Powder and Lodger, Pearl Lowe later launched her own self-titled textile and fashion brand. Her memoir, All That Glitters, talks about her destructive cocaine addiction, which earned her the nickname Dyson in her circle. She now works with the non-profit Action on Addiction.
After gaining a degree in psychology, Geoffrey Hinton earned a PhD in artificial intelligence. The Google VP is a Turing Award-winning computer scientist and also teaches at the University of Toronto. A Fellow of the Royal Society, he has revolutionized neural network research and has co-written about 200 papers.
David Brabham is an Australian professional racing driver who has won three international Sports Car series. Counted amongst the most successful and experienced specialists in sports car racing, he is one of four Australians to have won the Le Mans 24 Hour sports car race. He has also competed in Formula One. His brother Geoff is also a racing driver.
Also known as Little Do, Laurence “Laurie” Doherty was the younger brother of tennis legend Reginald Doherty and a fine tennis player in his own right. He was not only the first non-American U.S. National Champion, but also co-authored R.F. and H.L. Doherty on Lawn Tennis with his brother.
Reginald Doherty was a British tennis player who won four Wimbledon singles titles in his career. He also won eight Wimbledon doubles titles and two US Open doubles titles. He helped his team win four consecutive Davis Cups starting from 1903. Doherty was also an Olympic champion; he won three gold medals and a bronze medal in two Olympic Games.