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Sophia

(St.), at Constantinople, is not dedicated to a saint named Sophia, but to the “Logos,” or Second Person of the Trinity, called Hagia Sophia (Sacred Wisdom). Source: Dictionar…

Sophia Loren

Sophia LorenactressBorn: 9/20/1934Birthplace: Rome, Italy Academy Award-winning film actress known for her stunning beauty and for her roles opposite Marcello Mastroianni. Her films include Tw…

Sophia Loren

Name at birth: Sofia ScicoloneSophia Loren was one of Italy's great 20th-century sex symbols. She hit it big in the movies in 1950s, thanks especially to film producer Carlo Ponti (whom she married in…

Lee

Under the lee of the land. Under the shelter of the cliffs which break the force of the winds. (Anglo-Saxon, hleo, a shelter.) Under the lee of a ship. On the side opposite to the wind, s…

Lees

There are lees to every wine. The best things have some defect. A French proverb. “Doubt is the lees of thought.” Boker: Doubt, etc., i. 11. Settling on the lees. Making the …

Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee (Lee Yuen Kam)martial-arts actorBorn: 11/27/1940Birthplace: San Francisco American star of Hong Kong martial-arts films who was a martial-arts instructor to celebrities before be…

Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee is the granddaddy of high-kicking, fist-fighting movie martial artists. Bruce Lee got his start in America as Kato, the sidekick in the jokey 1960's TV series The Green Hornet. Later he went…

Stan Lee

Name at birth: Stanley Martin LieberStan Lee is revered by comic book fans for creating Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, and other fresh comic superheroes of the 1960s. Stan Lee became editor of Marve…

Jason Lee

Jason LeeactorBorn: 1971Birthplace: Huntington Beach, California Lee was a champion skateboarder before turning his attention to acting. He made his first starring appearance in Mallrats (1995…

Tommy Lee

Name at birth: Thomas Lee BassTommy Lee first gained fame as the drummer for the heavy metal band Mötley Crüe, who came to national prominence after touring with KISS in 1983. Mötley Crüe was soon fam…