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Doris Lessing

Name at birth: Doris May TaylerWhen Doris Lessing won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2007, the Nobel committee described her as "that epicist of the female experience, who with scepticism, fire and…

Ajax the Less

Son of Oïleus (3 syl.), King of Locris, in Greece. The night Troy was taken, he offered violence to Cassandra, the prophetic daughter of Priam; in consequence of which his ship was dri…

Doris Day

Name at birth: Doris von KappelhoffDoris Day started her singing career in the 1940s and hit it big with the million-selling "Sentimental Journey." In 1948 she started her movie career, hitting her s…

Dorie Miller

Doris "Dorie" Miller was an African-American navy man recognized as one of the first national heroes of World War II. From outside of Waco, Texas, Miller was a messman -- and boxing champ -- aboard th…

Doris Day

Doris Day(Doris Kappelhoff)singer, actressBorn: 4/3/1924Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio America's No.1 female box office attraction during the late 1950s and '60s, she starred in a number musical…

Doris Day

Doris Day(Doris Kappelhoff)singer, actressBorn: 4/3/1924Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio America's No.1 female box office attraction during the late 1950s and '60s, she starred in a number musical…

Doris Roberts

Name at birth: Doris May GreenDoris Roberts had a career on stage and screen for six decades, but she was best known for her Emmy-winning role on the sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond (1996-2005, starrin…

John Dory

A piratical French captain, conquered by Nicholl, a Cornishman. John Dory bought him an ambling nag, To Paris for to ride-a. Corbett: A Journey to France, p. 129. Source: Dictionary of …

A Life Less Ordinary

Director: Danny BoyleWriter: John HodgeDirector of Photography:Brian TufanoEditor:Masahiro HirakuboMusic:Randall PosterProduction Designer:Kave QuinnProducer:Andrew MacDonaldTwentieth Century …