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James (Jim) Carroll Biography

writer and punk rockerBorn: August 1, 1949Died: September 11, 2009 (New York, USA) Best Known as: Punk rocker, poet, and author of "The Basketball Diaries" …

Diahann Carroll

Diahann Carroll(Carol Diahann Johnson)singer, actressBorn: 7/17/1935Birthplace: Bronx, New York Stage and film actress who appeared in Carmen Jones (1954) and Porgy and Bess (1957) and was nominated f…

Jim Carrey Biography

Jim CarreyactorBorn: 1/17/1962Birthplace: Ontario, Canada Golden Globe-winning actor known for his inane, physical comedy. In 1995, he became Hollywood's highest paid actor, earning $20 milli…

Diahann Carroll Biography

Diahann Carroll(Carol Diahann Johnson)singer, actressBorn: 7/17/1935Birthplace: Bronx, New York Stage and film actress who appeared in Carmen Jones (1954) and Porgy and Bess (1957) and was nominated f…

Lewis Carroll

Name at birth: Charles Lutwidge DodgsonLewis Carroll was the church deacon and mathematician who wrote the famous fantasy books Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (published in 1865) and its sequel, Thr…

Daniel CARROLL

CARROLL, Daniel, (uncle of Richard Brent, cousin of Charles Carroll of Carrollton, and Charles Carroll “Barrister“), a Delegate and a Representative from Maryland; born in Upper Marlboro, Princ…

James CARROLL

CARROLL, James, a Representative from Maryland; born in Baltimore, Md., December 2, 1791; was graduated from old St. Mary's College at Baltimore in 1808; studied law but did not practice; settl…

Jim Rome

Jim Rome is the Californian host of a nationally syndicated sports-themed radio show, The Jim Rome Show, and an ESPN evening interview show, Jim Rome is Burning. A 1987 graduate of the University of …

Jim Henson

Jim Henson created the lovable Muppets, a troupe of fuzzy, goggle-eyed puppets who starred in TV shows and films beginning in the 1950s. Jim Henson's puppets began appearing on local television in Mar…

Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe wowed the sporting world by winning gold medals in the pentathlon and the decathlon in the 1912 Olympics in Stockholm. Later that year, against opponents like the fabled Army football team,…