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Gladys PYLE

Senate Years of Service: 1938-1939Party: RepublicanPYLE, Gladys, a Senator from South Dakota; born in Huron, Beadle County, S.Dak., October 4, 1890; attended the public schools; graduated from …

Brewer's: Howard

A philanthropist. John Howard is immortalised by his efforts to improve the condition of prisoners. “He visited all Europe,” says Burke, “not to survey the sumptuousness o…

Denver Pyle Biography

Denver Pyleactor Though he appeared in several television series, such as Gunsmoke and Bonanza, Pyle will be remembered for his turn as the feisty, white-haired, white-bearded Uncle Jesse Du…

Denver Pyle Biography

Denver Pyleactor Born: 5/11/1920Birthplace: Bethune, Colorado Pyle often played characters redolent of the American West and the South. On TV he acted in The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (195…

C.C. Pyle

C.C. PyleBorn: 1882Promoter known as “Cash and Carry”; hyped Red Grange's pro football debut by arranging 1925 barnstorming tour with Chicago Bears; had Grange bolt NFL for new AFL…

Howard Carter

Howard Carter discovered and excavated the tomb of Egyptian pharaoh King Tutankhamen. Howard Carter got his start as an artist, tracing Egyptian hieroglyphics for others, before becoming an archaeolo…

Terrence Howard

Thanks to the buzz over his films Crash and Hustle & Flow, Terrence Howard had a career breakthrough in 2005 after more than a decade of stand-out performances in television and feature films. Howard …

Ron Howard

Ron Howard was a TV star who grew up in front of the cameras, then gave up acting to become a successful director and producer of Oscar-caliber movies including A Beautiful Mind (2001) and Apollo 13 (…

Ron Howard

Ron Howardactor, producer, directorBorn: 3/1/1954Birthplace: Duncan, Oklahoma Actor, producer, and director who was television's “all-American boy” and is one of film's most respe…