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Budd Schulberg Biography

writerBorn: March 27, 1914Died: August 5, 2009 (New York, USA) Best Known as: writer Budd Schulberg wrote the screenplay for the classic films On the Wat…

Budd Boetticher 2001 Deaths

Budd BoetticherAge: 85 director who helmed several low-budget but highly regarded Westerns in the 1950s and '60s. Randolph Scott starred in seven of Boetticher's films, including Comanche Stat…

Budd Boetticher Biography

Budd BoetticherOscar Boetticher Jr.film directorBorn: 7/29/1916Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois director who helmed several low-budget but highly regarded Westerns in the 1950s and '60s. Randolph…

James Herbert BUDD

BUDD, James Herbert, a Representative from California; born in Janesville, Rock County, Wis., May 18, 1851; moved to California in 1859 with his parents, who settled in Stockton; attended the p…

Billy the Kid

Name at birth: Henry McCartyBorn in New York City, Billy the Kid (also known as William Antrim and William H. Bonney) moved west and became one of the most famous outlaws in American history. The pre…

Billie Holiday

Name at birth: Eleanora FaganBillie Holiday was one of the first and greatest of American jazz singers, known in equal parts for her unique and laconic timing, her wistful and brassy vocals, and her t…

Billy Graham

Name at birth: William Franklin Graham, Jr.One of the best-known Christian evangelists of the 20th century, Billy Graham was a globetrotting preacher, multi-media power and counselor to multiple presi…

Billy Elliot

Director:Stephen DaldryWriter:Lee HallUniversal Pictures; 90 minutes; RRelease:10/00Cast:Jamie Bell, Gary Lewis, Julie Waters In the middle of Thatcher-era England, a young boy named Billy (Ja…

Billy Strayhorn

Name at birth: William Thomas StrayhornFor three decades, Billy Strayhorn was the composing and arranging partner of jazz great Duke Ellington. Billy Strayhorn met Duke Ellington in 1939, when Strayh…

Billy Crudup

Billy Crudup is a darkly handsome stage and film actor known for taking serious-minded roles on stage and a variety of wild and intense roles on screen. Billy Crudup gained notice as the rebellious br…