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Guest

The Ungrateful Guest was the brand fixed by Philip of Macedon on a Macedonian soldier who had been kindly entertained by a villager, and, being asked by the king what he could give him, req…

Christopher Guest

Christopher Guest(Christopher Haden-Guest)actor, writer, directorBorn: 2/5/1948Birthplace: New York City Starting in the late 1960s, Christopher Guest made a name for himself writing for Natio…

Ungrateful Guest

(The). (See Guest.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894UnguemUndine A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Related ContentA…

The Winter Guest

Director: Alan Rickman Writers: Alan Rickman and Sharman Macdonald Director of Photography: Seamus McGarvey Editor: Scott Thomas …

Barbara Bush

Barbara Bush is the older of the two twin daughters of former U.S. president George W. Bush and his wife Laura. [2018 note: for her grandmother, the former First Lady, see Barbara Pierce Bush.] Barb…

Barbara Cartland

Dame Barbara Cartland was the most prolific author in British history, and was known as the "Queen of the Romance Novel" for her prodigious output of bodice-rippers. Barbara Cartland published more th…

Barbara Tuchman

Name at birth: Barbara WertheimBarbara Tuchman covered the Spanish Civil War for the U.S. magazine The Nation in the 1930s. She won a Pulitzer Prize in 1963 for her history of the beginnings of World …

Barbara Stanwyck

Name at birth: Ruby StevensBarbara Stanwyck left the vaudeville stage for the movies in the late 1920s, but her career didn't take off until the '30s, thanks in part to director Frank Capra. Known as …

Barbara Billingsley

actressBorn: 12/22/1922 Birthplace: Los Angeles, CADied: 10/16/2010 (Santa Monica, CA) Barbara Billingsley was born Barbara Lillian Combes on Dec. 22, 1915, …

Barbara LEE

LEE, Barbara, a Representative from California; born in El Paso, Tex., July 16, 1946; graduated from San Fernando High School, San Fernando, Calif., 1964; B.A., Mills College, Oakland, Calif., …