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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 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…

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 GIBSON

GIBSON, Christopher, a Representative from New York; born in Rockville Centre, Nassau County, N.Y., May 13, 1964; graduated from Ichabod Crane High School, Kinderhook, N.Y.; B.A., Siena College…

Christopher Walken

Christopher Walken starred as Nick, the on-the-edge Russian roulette player in The Deer Hunter (1978), a role that earned him an Oscar as best supporting actor and established him as a specialist in p…

Christopher GORE

Senate Years of Service: 1813-1816Party: FederalistGORE, Christopher, a Senator from Massachusetts; born in Boston, Mass., September 21, 1758; graduated from Harvard College in 1776; studied la…

Christoph Waltz

Austrian actor Christoph Waltz stole the show and won an Oscar when he played the villain in Quentin Tarantino's 2009 movie Inglourious Basterds. Playing an evil but charming chatterbox -- Nazi Colone…