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Frank McCourt Biography

authorBorn: August 19, 1930Died: July 19, 2009 (New York City, USA) Best Known as: author Author of three memoirs, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning A…

Frank McCourt Biography

Frank McCourtwriter, teacherBorn: 1931Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York Publishing phenomenon whose 1996 account of his miserable Irish childhood, Angela's Ashes, remained on the New York Times b…

James McCourt

James McCourt is a British television personality, perhaps best known as a presenter for the Disney Channel's Studio Disney program. McCourt got into broadcasting early, producing programming for a l…

Anne Frank

Name at birth: Annelies Marie FrankAnne Frank is the best-known victim of the Jewish genocide known as the Holocaust, which was ordered by Germany's Adolf Hitler during World War II. When German troo…

Frank Gehry

Name at birth: Frank Owen GoldbergFrank Gehry is one of the few modern architects whose name is known outside the field -- a "star-chitect" best known for exotic structures such as the Guggenheim Muse…

Frank Zappa

Guitarist Frank Zappa was also a production wizard whose early work with The Mothers of Invention displayed terrific musical knowledge and an outrageous sense of humor. His foul and funny lyrics were…

Frank Herbert

Name at birth: Frank Patrick Herbert, Jr.Frank Herbert is the author of more than twenty novels, among them 1965's Dune, a classic of the science fiction genre. Herbert grew up in Washington state and…

Frank Cepollina

Frank Cepollina Born: 1936 Satellite Servicing Techniques. In 1970 Frank Cepollina led the effort to develop NASA's first spacecraft to be repaired in sp…

Frank Oz

Name at birth: Frank OznowiczFrank Oz is a veteran puppeteer and the performer behind Miss Piggy, the porcine diva of Jim Henson's Muppets. Oz began working with Henson in 1963 and was a key player a…

Frank Miller

Frank Miller is a comic book artist who first earned popular and critical success in the late 1970s, thanks to his work on Daredevil and its spin-off miniseries, Elektra. His ground-breaking graphic n…