Fascinating people making headlines.
September 28, 2012 by Eudie Pak
Biography.com's "Week in Review" highlights interesting people who've made the news this past week—thanks to their endeavors, big ideas, triumphs, importance in history, or magnanimous gaffes. While there were many people to choose from this week...also in this article
Singer, Television Personality / 1981 -
Britney Spears has been one of the most successful—and sometimes controversial—solo acts in popular music. More recently, she began hosting The X Factor.
Lawyer, Radio Personality, Television Personality, Journalist / 1961 -
Conservative commentator Ann Coulter has insulted Jews, 9/11 widows and a variety of Democratic politicians, yet she continues to have a loyal fan base.
September 24, 2012 by Andrew Cannizzaro
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
Film Actress / 1932 - 2011
Actress Elizabeth Taylor starred in films like Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and Butterfield 8, but was just as famous for her violet eyes and scandalous love life.
September 27, 2012 by Eudie Pak
Test, test, test…In anticipation of the controversial movie-teacher flick Won’t Back Down, which premieres in U.S. theaters on Friday, we made a list of movie teachers...also in this article
Film Actress, Theater Actress, Television Actress / 1931 - 2005
Anne Bancroft was an Oscar Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress famous for her roles in The Miracle Worker and The Graduate. She was married to comedian and film director Mel Brooks.
Film Actor, Theater Actor, Television Actor, Producer / 1937 -
Respected actor Morgan Freeman has appeared in such films as Driving Miss Daisy, The Shawshank Redemption, Million Dollar Baby, Unforgiven and Batman Begins.
September 26, 2012 by Jackie Nash
Let's face it: These days, Americans are keen on remembering presidents' gaffes just as much as as their accolades. And considering the social media surge of the...also in this article
Film Actor, Television Actor, U.S. President, U.S. Governor / 1911 - 2004
President Ronald Reagan helped redefine the purpose of government and pressured the Soviet Union to end the Cold War. He solidified the conservative agenda for decades after his presidency.
Diplomat, U.S. President, U.S. Vice President, U.S. Representative / 1924 -
The 41st president of the United States, George H.W. Bush served as vice president under Ronald Reagan. He is the father of George W. Bush, the 43rd president.
September 21, 2012 by Eudie Pak
Biography.com's "Week in Review" highlights interesting people who've made the news this past week—thanks to their endeavors, big ideas, triumphs, importance in...also in this article
Governor / 1947 -
Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney made a run for the Republican nomination in the 2008 presidential election, losing to John McCain. He made another run for the presidency in 2012, but was defeated by President Barack Obama.
Biblical Figure / 6 - 30
Jesus founded Christianity, one of the world’s most influential religions. His teachings and life are recorded in the Bible’s New Testament and emulated by Christians all over the world.
September 26, 2012 by Kayla Arias
H. G. Wells was a well known author whose works include The Time Machine and War of the Worlds. He was less famously known for his time as a teacher at the Henley House School (where he taught author A. A. Milne). William Daniels is well known for his...