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February 2, 2012 by Josh Mapes
Whether it's Chariots of Fire, Raging Bull or Brian's Song, the best sports movies are often based on true stories. Films that showcase athletes using their strength, working with teammates, and beating the odds to achieve greatness never fail to make...also in this article
Film Actor / 1954 -
Former star of the hit TV drama St. Elsewhere, actor/director Denzel Washington has earned popular and critical acclaim for his roles in several feature films, including Training Day and American Gangster.
February 22, 2012 by Kim Gilmore
Avant-garde artist Andy Warhol is known for his creative flair, and for turning every day objects—like the Campbell's soup can—into pop culture icons. With his...also in this article
February 1, 2012 by Jennifer Ball
A family member of Soul Train founder Don Cornelius found the icon in his Sherman Oaks, California, home this morning, suffering from a gunshot wound to the head...also in this article
Activist, Dancer, Songwriter, Singer / 1933 - 2006
James Brown, the "Godfather of Soul," was a prolific singer, songwriter and bandleader, as well as one of the most iconic figures in funk and soul music from 1956 to 2006.
February 28, 2012 by Leila Tahaalso in this article
Activist, Tennis Player / 1943 - 1993
Arthur Ashe is the first African American to win the men's singles at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open, and the first black American to be ranked No. 1 in the world.
February 17, 2012 by Leila Taha
As the country gears up for the 2012 presidential race, we turn our attention to an important aspect of presidential history: The presidential nickname. Nearly...also in this article
Governor, U.S. President, U.S. Vice President, U.S. Representative / 1782 - 1862
Martin Van Buren was the eighth president of the United States. His shrewd dealings laid the foundations for the Democratic Party and the modern political machine.
Lawyer, Governor, Mayor, U.S. President / 1837 - 1908
The 22nd and 24th president, Grover Cleveland is the only POTUS to serve two nonconsecutive terms, as well as the first to be married in the White House.
February 27, 2012 by Julien McNab
The producers at BIO.com review hundreds of photos of famous figures each week, from award-winning actors and popular singers, to headliners and scandal-makers. While we're digging through these archives, we often come across amazing photos that we're...