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profile name: Angie Dickinson profile occupation: Film Actress, Television Actress
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profile name: Paula Broadwell profile occupation: Journalist
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profile name: Lawrence Welk profile occupation: Conductor, Television Personality
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profile name: Louis L'Amour profile occupation: Author
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profile name: Peggy Lee profile occupation: Film Actress, Television Actress, Songwriter, Singer
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profile name: Clint Hill profile occupation: Police Officer
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You'll be surprised by some of the names included in Biography.com's group of celebrities who've written children's books. Dozens of celebs have penned literary works specially designed for kids, including Madonna, Billy Crystal, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jerry Seinfeld, Katie Couric, Whoopi Goldberg, Jay Leno and Queen Latifah. Find out who else has ventured into the imaginative world of children's books.
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Many African-Americans made their name performing at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, including Ella Fitzgerald, James Brown and Jimi Hendrix. The roster of talented artists who made their careers after a successful amateur night at the Apollo grew so large, that the venue earned a reputation as the place to jump-start the career of an ambitious hopeful. Other performers, like Aretha Franklin and Michael Jackson, came to the theater after experiencing big professional success, adding further credibility to the historic New York concert hall. Explore the biographies of some of the more notable African-Americans who stepped out onto the Apollo stage, making entertainment history.
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