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Jules Verne

Jules Verne was a French novelist whose many popular novels include the classics A Journey to the Center of the Earth (1864) and Around the World in Eighty Days (1873). While studying law, Verne wrot…

Jules Dassin Biography

American directorDied: March 31, 2008Best Known as: American director, screenwriter, and actor who was blacklisted in the United States Deathplace: Athens…

Jules Roy 2000 Deaths

Jules RoyAge: 92 Algerian-born French writer who based his novels on his childhood experiences in Algeria and on his French air force career. His books included The Happy Valley and The Death …

Styne, Jule

(Julius Kerwin Stein) songwriterBirthplace: LondonBorn: 1905Died: 1994

Jacki Weaver

Name at birth: Jacqueline Ruth WeaverJacki Weaver's 45 years in Australian film, TV and theater were capped with critical acclaim and many award nominations for her role as a crime family matriarch in…

Brooke Burke

Brooke Burke was the globetrotting, bikini-clad host of Wild On, an adventure travelogue on the cable network E!, from 1999-2002. (Burke took over for former host Jules Asner, and was succeeded by Cin…

Carl Rowan 2000 Deaths

Carl RowanAge: 75 liberal crusading columnist and best-selling author who specialized in race relations. He served as deputy assistant secretary of state and ambassador to Finland under Presi…

Charles Ruff 2000 Deaths

Charles RuffAge: 61 influential Washington lawyer who defended President Clinton during his impeachment trial in 1999. He served as special prosecutor who investigated President Nixon during t…

Georges Simenon

Name at birth: Georges Joseph Christian SimenonBelgian writer Georges Simenon published hundreds of novels during a career that lasted more than six decades, his most famous books being mystery novels…