Project part one: Paul Lynde By Marie Fullmer I chose Paul Lynde as the subject of my project. He was a very funny man, and was most famous for being the center square on the game show Hollywood Squares in the 60s and 70s. Paul was born on June 13, 1926 in Mount Vernon, Ohio. He attended Northwestern University and studied drama with other now-known-celebrities Charlotte Rae, Patricia Neal, and Charleton Heston. He graduated in 1948 amd moved to New York where he started performing as a stand-up comedian.
These two directors have very similar and innovative ways of making films and have greatly influenced the movie business since. Chaplin is one of the best comic director and actor to ever live. He is well known for his silent films and his slapstick comedies which were the first of their time. Chaplin was born in London in 1889 and was forced to earn a living in Vaudeville before he reached his teens. Charles made his first on stage performance when he was 5.
Houdini first became fascinated with magic when he was a young boy, after watching Dr. Lynn, a traveling magician, perform the Linking Ring trick. There were legends that said he went to join a circus and he was an apprentice of a locksmith, however, these are all not true. He actually worked in a factory before he turned to magic at the age of 17. From a young age, he begun working as a messenger, a cutter in a garment center, and worked in a tie factory to help support his family after his father’s death on 1892. At the age of 17, he started his magic career.
Lesane Parish Crooks also known as Tupac Shakur is one of the greatest artist of all time. He still influences the world even after his death. Tupac was born June 16, 1971 in East Harlem New York as the son of active members of the Black Panthers Party. After a few years his family moved to Marin City, California where his rap career began. He started writing lyrics in his High School where he also performed at concerts, the concert led to him being signend with Atron Gregory who set him up as a roadie and backup dancer with the young rap group Digital Underground in 1990.
Al Capone was born in January 1899 in Brooklyn to a family of Italian immigrants. People who knew the family described his parents as a quiet and respectable people – His mother was a religious woman and his father was a barber. Al Capone went to a public school and studied in very poor learning conditions until he got expelled in the 6th grade for hitting his teacher. Then he joined a street gang, which was led by Johnny Torrio, who became to be Al Capone's mentor. Capone worked as a bouncer and a bartender in Frankie Yale's Brooklyn dive - That's where he got his famous scars on the left side of his face, after being involved in a bar fight.
He was 17 when he joined Boyzone, having answered an advertisement placed by local entrepreneur Louis Walsh. The fast-talking Walsh had observed the huge success of Take That (an outfit itself modelled on American boyband New Kids On the Block) and was seized with the urge to launch an Irish equivalent. After auditioning 300 hopeful applicants, including future Hollywood star Colin Farrell, Walsh settled on a prototype six-piece line-up. Only a day after their formation, the group were hastily shoved in front of the cameras on RTÉ's The Late Late Show, dancing to a pre-recorded backing track, in a performance that later on brought blushes to the participants' faces. After some reshuffling, Boyzone settled into a stable five-piece format, featuring Gately alongside Ronan Keating, Shane Lynch, Mikey Graham and Keith Duffy.
Berry Jr. was the seventh of eight children of Bertha and Berry Sr. Love and family ruled for the large Gordy clan. After attending Northeastern High, Berry Jr. chased a dream of becoming a professional boxer. He even once fought on the same card as Joe Louis. He served in the Korean War and returned to Detroit to work at Ford's Mercury plant, earning $85 a week. Bored with his assembly line job, he spent all his free time writing songs.
You could say that was the start of his career as a composer. Menken attended Rochelle High School in his home town and after graduation went to Pre-med school to become a dentist. Lucky for us he later changed his major to music. After college Alen attended the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theater Workshop in New York where he worked at local clubs writing jingles and songs as an accompanist. Alen Menken got his first big break in January of 1979 with Howard Ashman in the Off-Broadway production “God Bless you, Mr. Rosewater.” Three years later he received a Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Music in his Off-Broadway Production “Little Shop of Horrors” and from that in January of 1987 Menken was given his first Oscar nomination for a song with in it called “Mean Green Mother from Outer Space.” In 1990 Menken was nominated for three Oscar nominations and three Golden Globe Nominations and went on to win two of each for his work in the Walt Disney production “The Little Mermaid”.
Chuck was quoted in an interview saying “I think a lot of my shyness and non-athleticism came because I didn’t have a father to instill those in me,” he says. Chuck has been married twice, first to Dianne Holecheck in 1958 and had two children son Mike in 1963, and son Eric in 1965. They Divorced in 1988 after 30 years of marriage Chuck also had a daughter out of wedlock in 1964 named Dina that he was unaware of until she was 16 years old.. In 1998 he married a former model Gena O’Kelly who was 23 years younger than Norris, the same age as his oldest son. In 2001
J.D. Salinger Marquis Castro May 3, 2010 Biography Jerome David Salinger known for his best story written The Catcher in The Rye was born on January 1, 1919 in New York City. His dad was Jewish and his mom was Christian, just like the main character in the story The Catcher in The Rye. As a child he grew up attending public schools and military academy in New York. He first started writing in magazines in New York but he also wrote several stories in his early times like A Perfect Day for Banana Fish.