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Alice Walker

Alice Walker wrote The Color Purple, the 1982 novel that won the Pulitzer Prize and was made into a Steven Spielberg movie starring Oprah Winfrey and Whoopi Goldberg. Walker was a civil rights activis…

Alice Walker Biography

Alice WalkerauthorBorn: 2/9/1944Birthplace: Eatonton, Georgia Pulitzer Prize-winning author whose novels and stories portray the hardships endured by Southern blacks. Her work includes Meridi…

Alice Munro

Alice Munro won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2013 and is a three-time winner of the Governor General's Award, one of the most prestigious literary awards in Canada. Known for short stories that e…

Alice Childress

Playwright and novelist Alice Childress is best known for her young adult book, 1973's A Hero Ain't Nothin' but a Sandwich. Alice Childress began her career as an actress with the American Negro Thea…

Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper(Vincent Furnier)musicianBorn: 2/4/1948Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan Rock musician known for his hard-rock teen anthems and theatrical live shows featuring shocking stunts and props. The …

Alice Marble

Alice MarbleBorn: Sept. 28, 1913Tennis 4-time U.S. champion (1936,38-40); won Wimbledon in 1939; swept U.S. singles, doubles and mixed doubles from 1938-40. Died: Dec. 13, 1990Pete MaravichK -…

Alice Coachman

Alice CoachmanBorn: Nov. 9, 1923Track & Field became the first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal with her win in the high jump in 1948 (London); broke the high school and college hi…

Alice Ghostley

Alice Ghostley actress Born: 8/14/1928 Birthplace: Eve, Missouri Actress adept at addin…

John Walker

Name at birth: John Philip Walker LindhRaised in suburban Washington, D. C. and central California, John Walker was captured in Afghanistan in November of 2001, calling himself Abdul Hamid and fightin…

Brian Walker

Brian Walker announced in 2000 that he was building his own manned rocket that he hoped would blast him into the upper atmosphere. Walker is an inventor whose successful toy designs include the Air Ba…