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Kate Chopin

Name at birth: Katherine O'FlahertyKate Chopin was an American novelist and short-story writer best known for her startling 1899 novel, The Awakening. Born in St. Louis, she moved to New Orleans afte…

Chopine

(2 syl.), or Chopin. A high-heeled shoe. The Venetian ladies used to wear “high-heeled shoes like stilts.” Hamlet says of the actress, “Your lady-ship is nearer to heaven,…

Frederic Chopin

Name at birth: Frederic Francois ChopinFrederic Chopin was one of the great Romantic composers of the 19th century, known especially for his pieces for solo piano. Of French parents, Chopin was born a…

Kate Gosselin

Kate Gosselin became famous with her husband Jon and their eight children on the cable TV series Jon & Kate Plus 8, which aired from 2007 to 2009. Gosselin was trained to be a nurse, but the success o…

Kate Expectations

Kate Expectations Great expectations and much speculation followed the announcement of Kate Middleton's pregnancy. Related Links Princ…

Kate Moss

Kate Moss was the star of a series of provocative Calvin Klein ads which began running in 1992. Her extra-slender figure and blank gaze became a fashion model trend, often called the "waif look" (and…

Kate Upton

Kate Upton is the curvy blue-eyed blonde who appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated's annual swimsuit issue in 2012 and 2013 and then on the 50th-anniversary issue cover in 2014. Born in Michigan…

Kate and Leopold

Director: James Mangold Writers: James Mangold and Steven Rogers Miramax Films; PG-13; 114 minutes Release: 12/01 Cast: …

Kate Mulgrew

Kate MulgrewactressBorn: 4/29/1955Birthplace: Dubuque, Iowa Kate Mulgrew occupies a rare spot in the entertainment world, the captain's seat on the Federation starship Voyager. From 1995&#8211…

Kate Mulgrew

Kate MulgrewactressBorn: 4/29/1955Birthplace: Dubuque, Iowa Kate Mulgrew occupies a rare spot in the entertainment world, the captain's seat on the Federation starship Voyager. From 1995&#8211…