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August 13, 2012 by Libby O'Connell
Julia Child was a serious cook who always seemed to be having fun. Whether she was teaching Cordon Bleu cuisine to Americans on her famous TV show, The French Chef...also in this article
July 23, 2012 by Kayla Arias
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
Political Leader, Queen / 1900 - 2002
Queen Elizabeth was the Queen consort of King George VI until his death in 1952. She is best known for her moral support to the British people during WWII and her longevity.
August 9, 2012 by Nicole Santosuosso
As the Olympic Games come to a close, we look back at the moments that made us jump from our seats, cheer in excitement, or maybe even shed a tear, and celebrate...also in this article
Gymnast / 1995 -
Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas is best known as the first African American to win the individual all-around event. She also won a team gold medal for the U.S. at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Track and Field Athlete / 1989 -
Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake holds the world record for the 4-by-100-meter relay. In 2012, he won a silver medal in both the 100-meter and 200-meter races, losing to rival and fellow Jamaican Usain Bolt in both events.
Track and Field Athlete / 1986 -
Usain Bolt became the first man in Olympic history to win both the 100-meter and 200-meter races in world record times in 2008. Four years later, at the London Olympics, he became the first man to win gold medals in both the 100 and 200 at consecutive Olympic Games and the first man in history to set three world records in a single Olympic Games competition.
July 18, 2012 by Kayla Ariasalso in this article
Film Actor, Theater Actor, Television Actor / 1960 -
Hugh Grant is a Golden Globe Award-winning British actor who starred in Four Weddings and a Funeral and the film adaptation of Bridget Jones's Diary.
August 3, 2012 by Leanne French
August 5th will mark the 50th anniversary of Marilyn Monroe’s death, and still, a half century later, the world is fascinated by the legend of Hollywood’s most celebrated...also in this article
July 10, 2012 by Kayla Arias
With Woody Guthrie’s 100th birthday just days away on July 14th, what better way to celebrate than by highlighting his lookalike and exploring their similarities...also in this article
Television Actor / 1966 -
Actor Luke Perry was born October 11, 1966, in Fredericktown, Ohio. In 1990, he landed his breakthrough role as the rebellious teen heartthrob Dylan McKay on Aaron Spelling’s dramatic TV series Beverly Hills 90210. In the years since, he has enjoyed