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Carson McCullers

Name at birth: Lula Carson SmithCarson McCullers was a critically acclaimed author of several popular novels in the 1940s and '50s, including The Heart is a Lonely Hunter (1940) and The Member of the …

Johnny Carson

Johnny Carson was host of TV's The Tonight Show for nearly 30 years, from 1962 to 1992. By the end of that run he had become a national institution, famous for his nightly monologues, superstar guests…

Rachel Carson

Rachel Carson wrote the groundbreaking ecological book Silent Spring. Rachel Carson earned her bachelor's degree in biology at the Pennsylvania College for Women (now Chatham University) in 1929, then…

Julia Carson

Julia Carson politician Born: 7/8/1938 Birthplace: Louisville, Ky. Died: 12/15/200…

Ben Carson

Dr. Ben Carson overcame a difficult past to become head of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Children's Center, and then an outspoken political figure and a Republican presidential candidate in …

Johnny Carson

Johnny Carsontelevision entertainerBorn: 10/23/1925Birthplace: Corning, Iowa Emmy Award-winning television entertainer famous for his 30-year stint as host of The Tonight Show (1962–92)…

Violet Carson

Violet CarsonactressBorn: 9/1/1898Birthplace: Ancoats, Manchester, England Radio and television actress who played (1960–80) the strong-minded and sharp-tonged Ena Sharples on Coronation…

André CARSON

CARSON, André, (grandson of Julia Carson), Representative from Indiana; born Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., October 16, 1974; graduated from Arsenal Technical High School, Indianapolis, Ind.; B.…

Brad CARSON

CARSON, Brad, a Representative from Oklahoma; born in Winslow, Navajo County, Ariz., March 11, 1967; B.A., Baylor University, Waco, Tex.; Rhodes Scholar, M.A., Oxford University, Oxford, Englan…

Johnny Carson 2005 Deaths

Johnny CarsonAge: 79 legendary comedian who hosted NBC's The Tonight Show from 1962 to 1992, when he handed the microphone over to Jay Leno. Carson's quick wit, charm, monologues, and intervie…