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Christopher

(St.). The giant carried a child over a brook, and said, “Chylde, thou hast put me in grete peryll. I might bere no greater burden.” To which the child answered, “Marvel t…

Christopher Isherwood

Christopher Isherwood was a British expatriate whose experiences in Germany in the 1930s were the basis of the novel Goodbye to Berlin (1939), which was made into the musical Cabaret. Isherwood began…

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…

Christopher GADSDEN

GADSDEN, Christopher, a Delegate from South Carolina; born in Charleston, S.C., February 16, 1723; attended schools in England; employed in a commercial house in Philadelphia, Pa., 1742-1745; d…

Matt Christopher

Matt Christopherwriter Christopher wrote more than 120 sports novels for children, most of which featured underdogs who triumph. He is best known for The Lucky Baseball Bat. He also wrote mag…

Christopher Columbus

Name at birth: Cristoforo ColomboChristopher Columbus sailed from Spain across the Atlantic Ocean in 1492, landing in the "new world" of the Americas and gaining lasting fame. Using ships and money p…

Christopher Plummer

Name at birth: Arthur Christopher Orme PlummerChristopher Plummer's 60-year acting career includes many hits on stage, in movies and on TV, plus an Oscar win at age 82, but he may still be best known …

Christopher Lee

Name at birth: Christopher Frank Caradini LeeAfter a long and distinguished career as one of the biggest stars of horror and fantasy films, Christopher Lee gained fresh fame with movie audiences as Sa…

Christopher Hitchens

Christopher Hitchens was an English-American intellectual whose stock in trade was writing provocative essays that challenged the the philosophical underpinnings of the state and the (Christian) churc…

Christopher Plummer

Christopher Plummer(Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer)actor Born: 12/13/1927 or 29Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario Plummer launched his acting career in Canadian theater and TV. A distinguished stag…