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Mannering Colonel

or Guy Mannering; Mrs. Mannering, née Sophia Wellwood, his wife; Julia Mannering, their daughter, who married Captain Bertram, Sir Paul Mannering, the colonel's uncle. In Sir Walter Sc…

Jack Nicholson

Jack Nicholson has been nominated for 12 Academy Awards, and he's won three times: for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975, from the book by Ken Kesey), for Terms of Endearment (1984), and for As Go…

Jack Bascom BROOKS

BROOKS, Jack Bascom, a Representative from Texas; born in Crowley, Acadia Parish, La., December 18, 1922; moved with his family to Beaumont, Tex., in 1927; attended public schools and Lamar Jun…

Jack Richard MILLER

Senate Years of Service: 1961-1973Party: RepublicanMILLER, Jack Richard, a Senator from Iowa; born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., June 6, 1916; moved to Sioux City, Iowa, with his parents in 19…

Jack

and James. Jewish, Jacob; French, Jacques, our “Jack,” and Jacquemes, our “James.” Jacques used to be the commonest name of France, hence the insurrection of the com…

Jack LaLanne

Name at birth: Francois Henri LaLanneJack LaLanne hosted a nationally-syndicated TV exercise show from 1951 until 1985. The show made him a popular pioneer of vigor in the 1950s, preaching good nutrit…

Jack Hanna

Jack Hanna is a media savvy zoologist who makes frequent appearances on television talk shows and hosts his own syndicated series, Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures. Hanna got his start in the zoo busin…

Jack the Ripper

Jack the Ripper is the popular name of the unknown killer who terrorized London between August and November of 1888. (He was also called the Whitechapel Murderer, after the city district where he oper…

Jack Lord

Name at birth: John Joseph Patrick RyanDespite his training at the prestigious Actors Studio and a long film career, Jack Lord is mostly remembered for playing tough, hair-heavy cop Steve McGarrett on…

Jack Klugman

Jack Klugman is a versatile character actor who appeared on Broadway and in television from the 1950s through the 1990s. He is best known for playing sportswriter Oscar Madison -- the slobby one -- in…