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April 6, 2012 by Leila Taha
Thanks to innovations like Twitter, we always hear about every zany thing a celebrity does. But what about celebrities' last words? Even on their deathbeds, several talented individuals have uttered last words that have been profound, mysterious and...also in this article
April 2, 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...also in this article
Songwriter, Conductor, Pianist / 1899 - 1974
An originator of big-band jazz, Duke Ellington was an American composer, pianist and bandleader who composed thousands of scores over his 50-year career.
April 5, 2012 by Kayla Arias
Right after graduation, John Slattery moved to New York City to pursue acting. Since then he has landed a series of roles in television, film and theater. Decades...also in this article
Film Actor, Theater Actor, Television Actor / 1962 -
Actor John Slattery played Julia Roberts's love interest in the film Mona Lisa Smile, and a government official in the World War II drama Flags of Our Fathers.
April 5, 2012 by Josh Mapesalso in this article
March 30, 2012 by Leila Taha
Since April Fools' Day is this weekend, we thought we'd stay away from playing tricks on our readers. Instead, we look at five of the greatest practical jokes of...also in this article
April 4, 2012 by Josh Mapes
The start of spring signals the beginning of another year of Major League Baseball. As sports fans look forward to another season, join BIO in looking back at the lives of some of the most fascinating ballplayers in the history of the game. You won't...also in this article
Baseball Player / 1919 - 1972
Jackie Robinson became the first African-American to play major league baseball, becoming Rookie of the Year in 1947, National League MVP in 1949 and a World Series champ in 1955.