How Steven Spielberg's Love of Film is Rooted in Early Childhood Experiences
The writer-director took to filmmaking early on and used it to navigate the uncertain waters of adolescence.
How Jamie Lee Curtis Followed Her Mother's Fright-Filled Footsteps to Stardom
Eighteen years after Janet Leigh personified the terror of 'Psycho,' Curtis showcased her impressive lung power and screen vulnerability in the original 'Halloween.'
20 Pictures of King Charles III Before He Took the Throne
The monarch reached many milestones in life before his ascension to the throne at age 73.
17 Pictures of Queen Elizabeth II's Life Post-Coronation
Juggling numerous royal duties and responsibilities, the Queen still made time for family and hobbies.
How Gabriel García Márquez Brought 'One Hundred Years of Solitude' to Life
After two decades of stalled efforts, the author found his memorable opening and the proper literary voice to deliver the transcendent work based on the Colombian town of his childhood.
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How Josephine Baker Upended Sexual Stereotypes While Advocating For Civil Rights
The American-born French entertainer and civil rights activist was unabashed by conservative mores of the time and became an international symbol of Black culture.
How Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward Became Hollywood's Golden Couple
A mutual attraction ignited during an early career production survived stardom, parenthood, alleged infidelity and tragedy for more than 50 years of marriage.
How Lou Gehrig Fought the Deadly Disease Named After Him
The baseball great exhibited an optimistic outlook as he sought to beat back the illness that robbed him of his livelihood and threatened his life.
Elvis Presley's Musical Talents Took Root During a Lonely Childhood
The shy singer-guitarist was bullied and often treated as an outcast by peers in rural Mississippi and Memphis.
'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' Cast: Where Are They Now?
Find out what the cast of the hit series has been up to since their days of staking vampires.
10 Directors of Color Who Changed the Film Industry
Through their unforgettable art and innovations in film, these auteurs stand among the most influential big-screen talents in movie history.
How Althea Gibson Broke the Color Barrier in Tennis
The Harlem-raised trailblazer learned to control her emotions and ride out the hostilities to become one of the sport’s transcendent champions.
Inside Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Riviera's Friendship
The two revolutionary LGBTQ+ activists developed a friendship while fighting for transgender rights in the 1960s and '70s.