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Agnes Moorehead

Agnes MooreheadactressBorn: 12/6/1900Birthplace: Clinton, Massachusetts A character actress of considerable range, Moorehead worked in radio in the 1930s. At the invitation of Orson Welles sh…

Agnes Moorehead

Agnes MooreheadactressBorn: 12/6/1900Birthplace: Clinton, Massachusetts A character actress of considerable range, Moorehead worked in radio in the 1930s. At the invitation of Orson Welles sh…

Alans

Large dogs, of various species, used for hunting deer. “Skins of animals slain in the chase were stretched on the ground ... and upon a heap of these lay 3 alans, as they were calle…

Tom Van Horn MOOREHEAD

MOOREHEAD, Tom Van Horn, a Representative from Ohio; born in Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, April 12, 1898; attended the public schools, Ohio Wesleyan University at Delaware, and George Wa…

Alan Turing

Name at birth: Alan Mathison TuringAlan Turing was the mathematician who in 1937 suggested a theoretical machine, since called a Turing Machine, that became the basis of modern computing. During World…

Alan Young

Name at birth: Angus YoungAlan Young was most famous for his role as Wilbur Post, the frazzled owner of a talking horse on the 1960s sitcom Mister Ed. The show's nutty premise was that Mister Ed would…

Alan Keyes

Alan Keyes is a political media host who ran unsuccessful campaigns for the United States presidency in 1996, 2000 and 2008. Keyes got his big start in American politics as one of the U.S. representa…

Alan Greenspan

Alan Greenspan was chairman of the Federal Reserve, and one of the most powerful financial men in America, from 1987 until his retirement in 2006. Alan Greenspan had a brief fling as a professional ja…

Alan Menken

New York's Alan Menken is one of the most celebrated composers in modern American musical theater, thanks in large part to his music for the crop of Disney animated "classics" of the 1990s, from The L…

Alan Ladd

Alan Ladd was in several B-grade movies early on in his career, then hit it big as the cold-blooded killer, Raven, in 1941's This Gun For Hire. During the 1940s Ladd, who was short, blonde and blue-e…