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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…

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 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…

A Life Less Ordinary

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

Brewer's: 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…

1 More, 1 Less; 10 More, 10 Less

In this video, Alex uses place-value blocks to learn how the 10s and 1s place digits increase or decrease as values are added or removed from 2-digit numbers.

Doris Day Biography

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 musicals, comed…

Brewer's: 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 …

Doris Wishman 2002 Deaths

Doris WishmanAge: 82? prolific “B” movie director who made several films about nudist camps, including Blaze Star Goes Nudist. Her other tasteless hits include Bad Girls Go to Hell…