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Iris Murdoch

Irish-English writer Iris Murdoch's long career as a novelist, playwright, critic and philosophy professor came to an end in the 1990s because of Alzheimer's disease. Murdoch was made a fellow in 1948…

Iris Murdoch

Iris MurdochAge: 79 important British writer whose 27 novels included The Bell (1958) and The Sea, the Sea (1978), for which she won the Booker Prize. In 1987 she was made a Dame of the Order …

Iris Murdoch

Iris MurdochwriterBorn: 7/15/1919Birthplace: Dublin important British writer whose 27 novels included The Bell (1958) and The Sea, the Sea (1978), for which she won the Booker Prize. In 1987 s…

Iris

Director:Sir Richard EyreWriters:Richard Eyre and Charles WoodMiramax Films; R; 91 minutesRelease:12/01Cast:Judi Dench, Jim Broadbent, Kate Winslet Iris paints a moving portrait of a woman wi…

Iris

I'ris Goddess of the rainbow, or the rainbow itself. In classic mythology she is called the messenger of the gods when they intended discord, and the rainbow is the bridge or road let down …

Rupert Murdoch

Name at birth: Keith Rupert MurdochRupert Murdoch inherited a small Australian newspaper in 1952 and aggressively turned it into one of the biggest media corporations in the world: the News Corporatio…

Rupert Murdoch

Rupert MurdochBorn: Mar. 11, 1931Australian media magnate and Los Angeles Dodgers owner Bought the Dodgers and Dodger Stadium on Mar. 19, 1998 for a reported $350 million.Anthony MunozK - MCal…

Iris Faircloth BLITCH

BLITCH, Iris Faircloth, a Representative from Georgia; born in Toombs County, near Vidalia, Ga., April 25, 1912; attended the public schools of Vidalia, Douglas, Fitzgerald, and Homerville, Ga.…

Iris Chang 2004 Deaths

Iris ChangAge: 36 journalist and writer whose best-selling book, The Rape of Nanking, detailed the rape, murder, and other unspeakable atrocities committed by Japanese troops who occupied the …

John Murray Murdoch 2001 Deaths

John Murray MurdochAge: 96 oldest living Stanley Cup champion; speedy, defensive-minded forward who in 1926 was the first player signed by the N.Y. Rangers; helped New York win league titles a…