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Adrienne Rich

Name at birth: Adrienne Cecile RichPoet Adrienne Rich was known for her activism as much as for her writing, and in the 1970s she became a leading voice for lesbians, feminists and anti-war protesters…

Adrienne Barbeau

Adrienne Barbeau was the original Betty Rizzo in Grease on Broadway, and in the 1970s she co-starred on the TV series Maude (1972-76) as a divorced daughter who moves back in with her mother. But it …

Marc Rich

Businessman Marc Rich was convicted in U.S. federal court in 1983 of tax evasion, racketeering, and other charges related to Rich's oil deals with Iran during a U.S. embargo. Rich sought asylum in Swi…

Rich Little

Rich Littleimpressionist, comedianBorn: 11/26/1938Birthplace: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Perhaps the most impressive work Rich Little has done in movies is that about which most people are unawar…

Charles RICH

RICH, Charles, a Representative from Vermont; born in Warwick, Hampshire County, Mass., on September 13, 1771; received a limited schooling; moved to Shoreham, Addison County, Vt., in 1787; mem…

Denise Rich.

fugitive billionaire financier, received a last-minute pardon in January from President Clinton. The move outraged many on both sides of the political aisle. In 1983, Rich and his partner Pin…

The Devil's Dictionary: Rich

by Ambrose Bierce RICE-WATERRICHESRICH -adj. Holding in trust and subject to an accounting the property of the indolent, the incompetent, the unthrifty, the envious and the luckless. That i…

The Devil's Dictionary: Riches

by Ambrose Bierce RICHRIDICULERICHES -n. A gift from Heaven signifying, "This is my beloved son, in whom I am well pleased." - John D. Rockefeller The reward of toil and virtue. …

Rich Little Biography

Rich Littleimpressionist, comedianBorn: 11/26/1938Birthplace: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Perhaps the most impressive work Rich Little has done in movies is that about which most people are unawar…

Rich Mullins Biography

Rich MullinsChristian singer, songwriterBorn: 10/21/1955Birthplace: Richmond, Indiana After Amy Grant made a hit recording of his song “Sing Your Praise to the Lord” (1982), Mullin…