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King David

The heroic yet human life of David, ancient Israel's most important king, is told in the biblical books 1 Samuel, 2 Samuel, 1 Kings and 1 Chronicles. The eighth and youngest son of Jesse of Bethlehem…

Larry David

Larry David is the creator and star of the cable television comedy Curb Your Enthusiasm. A former stand-up comedian from New York, he struggled through the 1970s and '80s, working occasionally in tel…

David Cassidy

David Cassidy's starring role in the musical sitcom The Partridge Family made him one of the great teen heartthrobs of the 1970s. David Cassidy was born in New York City, the son of actor and crooner…

David Stern

David Stern was the longest-tenured commissioner in the history of the National Basketball Association. He served in the job from 1984-2014. David Stern is credited with growing the NBA into a market…

David Rockefeller

David Rockefeller was a billionaire whose powers as an international businessman outpaced those of his grandfather, John D. Rockefeller, one of the richest men iofearly 20th century America. David Ro…

David Beckham

David Beckham is the English footballer whose stardom extends beyond the field and into international celebrity. David Beckham was already a crowd-pleasing star for Manchester United when he married S…

David Hockney

David Hockney became internationally famous in the early 1960s as one of the leaders of the pop art movement in the United Kingdom. He emigrated to the United States and was known for his "swimming p…

David Souter

Name at birth: David Hackett SouterDavid Souter is the New Hampshire lawyer and judge who was named to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1990 by President George Bush. As a little-known judge from a small sta…

David Tennant

Name at birth: David John McDonaldDavid Tennant has been a familiar face on U.K. television screens since the early 2000's, but he's perhaps best known as the "tenth Doctor Who," from the cult-fave TV…

David Blaine

Showman David Blaine's original specialty was "street magic" -- close-up magic done for small groups on New York City streets. His talent was showcased in a series of national TV specials in the late …