Elizabeth Diller and Ricardo Scofidio Biography

Born Elizabeth Diller, in 1954, in Poland; married Ricardo Scofidio. Education: Cooper Union School of Architecture, B.A., 1979.

Tim Donahue Biography

Born Timothy M. Donahue, c.

Hilary Duff Biography

Born Hilary Ann Lisa Duff, September 28, 1987, in Houston, TX; daughter of Bob (a retail executive) and Susan (a business manager) Duff.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Biography

Born Ralph Dale Earnhardt Jr., October 10, 1974, in Concord, NC; son of Dale, Sr. (a race car driver and team owner) and Brenda Earnhardt.

Shirin Ebadi Biography

Born in 1947, in Hamadan, Iran; daughter of Mino Ebadi; married to Javad Tavassolian (an electrical engineer); children: two daughters. Education: Studied law at Tehran University.

Buddy Ebsen Biography

Born Christian Rudolph Ebsen, April 2, 1908, in Belleville, IL; died of pneumonia, July 6, 2003, in Torrance, CA. Actor and dancer.

Larry Ellison Biography

Born Lawrence Joseph Ellison, August 17, 1944, in New York, NY; son of Florence Spellman; adopted at nine months by Florence's aunt, Lillian Ellison, and her husband, Louis; married Adda Quinn, 1967 (divorced, 1974); married Nancy Wheeler, 1976 (divorced, 1978); married Barbara Boothe, 1983 (divorced, 1987); married Melanie Craft (a romance novelist), 2003; children: David, Margaret (with Boothe). Education: Attended University of Illinois, Champaign, IL, 1962–64, and University of Chicago, 1966.

Robert Evans Biography

Born Robert J. Shapera, June 29, 1930, in New York, NY; son of Archie (a dentist) and Florence (a homemaker) Shapera; married Sharon Hugueny (an actor), May 28, 1961 (divorced, 1962); married Camilla Sparv (a model and actor), c.

Eve Biography

Born Eve Jihan Jeffers, November 10, 1978, in Philadelphia, PA; daughter of Jerry Jeffers (a chemical–plant supervisor) and Julie Wilcher (a medical publishing–company supervisor).

Colin Farrell Biography

Born March 31, 1976, in Dublin, Ireland; son of Eamon (a professional soccer player) and Rita Farrell; married Amelia Warner (an actress), July 17, 2001 (divorced, November, 2001); children: one son (with model Kim Bordenave). Education: Studied acting at Gaiety School of Drama, Dublin, Ireland.

Howard Fast Biography

Born Howard Melvin Fast, November 11, 1914, in New York, NY; died of natural causes, March 12, 2003, in Old Greenwich, CT. Author.

Anthony S. Fauci Biography

Born Anthony Stephen Fauci, December 24, 1940, in Brooklyn, NY; son of Stephen (a pharmacist) and Eugenia A. Fauci; married Christine Grady (a nurse), 1985; children: Jennifer, Megan, Alison.

Roger Federer Biography

Born August 8, 1981, in Basel, Switzerland; son of Robert (a pharmaceutical company employee) and Lynette Federer (a pharmaceutical company employee). Education: Attended tennis training centers in Switzerland.

Will Ferrell Biography

Born John William Ferrell, July 16, 1968, in Irvine, CA; son of Lee (a musician) and Kay (a schoolteacher) Ferrell; married Viveca Paulin (an art–house auctioneer), August, 2000; children: Magnus Paulin. Education: University of Southern California (sports journalism), 1990.

Alberta Ferretti Biography

Born in Cattolica, Italy, c. 1950; married, c.

Harvey Fierstein Biography

Born Harvey Forbes Fierstein, June 6, 1954, in Brooklyn, NY; son of Irving (a handkerchief manufacturer) and Jacqueline (a housewife; maiden name, Gilbert) Fierstein. Education: Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, B.F.A., 1973.

Claudia Fleming Biography

Born April 11, 1959, in Brentwood, NY; married Gerry Hayden (a chef). Education: Studied at Peter Kump's New York Cooking School (now known as the Institute of Culinary Education).

George Foreman Biography

Born George Edward Foreman, January 10, 1949, in Marshall, TX; son of J.D. (a railroad worker) and Nancy Ree Foreman; married and divorced four times; married Mary Foreman; children: Michi, Freeda George, Georgetta, Natalie, Leola, George Edward II, George Edward III, George Edward IV, George Edward V, George Edward VI.

Tommy Franks Biography

Born Tommy Ray Franks, June 17, 1945, in Wynnewood, OK; married Cathryn (maiden name, Carley; March 22, 1969); children: Jacqueline. Education: Attended University of Texas at Austin, 1963–65; graduated from U.S.

John Frieda Biography

Born July 5, 1951, in England; married Lulu (a pop singer; born Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie), 1976 (divorced, 1994); children: Jordan (son).

Jim Furyk Biography

Born May 12, 1970, in West Chester, PA; son of Michael and Linda Furyk; married Tabitha Skartved, 2000; children: Caleigh Lynn. Education: Graduated from University of Arizona, 1992.

Peter Gallagher Biography

Born August 19, 1955, in New York, NY; son of Tom (an advertising executive) and Mary (a bacteriologist) Gallagher; married Paula Harwood (a music video producer), 1983; children: James, Kathryn. Education: Earned degree in economics from Tufts University, mid–1970s; attended the New England Conservatory of Music and the University of California—Berkeley.

Julie Gerberding Biography

Born Julie Louise Gerberding, August 22, 1955, in Estelline, SD; married David Rose (a computer software engineer); children: Renada (stepdaughter). Education: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, B.S.

Althea Gibson Biography

Born August 25, 1927, in Silver, SC; died of respiratory failure, September 28, 2003, in East Orange, NJ. Professional tennis player.

Jean-Sebastien Giguere Biography

Born on May 16, 1977, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada; son of Claude (a bus driver) and Gisele Giguere; married Kristen Fawthrop, 2003.

Brian Graden Biography

Born March 23, 1963, in Hillsboro, IL. Education: Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, OK, B.A, 1985; Harvard Business School, Boston, MA, M.B.A., 1989.

Martha Griffiths Biography

Born Martha Wright, January 29, 1912, in Pierce City, MO; died April 22, 2003, in Armada, MI. United States Representative.

Christopher Guest Biography

Born Christopher Haden–Guest, February 5, 1948, in New York, NY; son of Peter (an editor) and Jean (maiden name, Hindes; a network executive) Haden–Guest; married Jamie Lee Curtis (an actress), December 18, 1984; children: one son, one daughter. Education: Attended Bard College, 1967; attended New York University, 1968–70.

Buddy Hackett Biography

Born Leonard Hacker on August 31, 1924, in Brooklyn, NY; died June 30, 2003, in Malibu, CA. Comedian.

E. Lynn Harris Biography

Born Everette Lynn Harris, in 1955, in Flint, MI; son of James Jeter and Etta W. Harris (a factory worker).

Richard Harris Biography

Born Richard St. John Harris, October 1, 1930, in Limerick, Ireland; died of Hodgkin's disease, October 25, 2002, in London, England.

Bruce Hayse Biography

Born c. 1949, in Burns, OR; son of Joe (stepfather, a civil engineer) and Laura; married to Jan; children: two daughters.

David Hempleman-Adams Biography

Born 1956, in Swindon, England; married Claire (an attorney); children: Alicia, Camilla, Amelia. Education: Studied business at a Manchester, England college.

Justine Henin-Hardenne Biography

Born Justine Henin, June 1, 1982, in Liège, Belgium; daughter of Jose (a postal worker) and Françoise Henin; married Pierre–Yves Hardenne, November 16, 2002.

George Roy Hill Biography

Born December 20, 1921, in Minneapolis, MN; died December 27, 2002, in New York, NY. Film director.

Bob Hope Biography

Born Leslie Townes Hope, May 29, 1903, in Eltham, England; died from complications due to pneumonia, July 27, 2003, in Toluca Lake, CA. Comedian and actor.

Sam Houser Biography

Born c. 1972, in England; son of a jazz–club owner.

Hugh Jackman Biography

Born October 10, 1968, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; son of Chris Jackman (an accountant); married Deborra–Lee Furness (an actress), February, 1996; children: Oscar Maximilan. Education: Studied journalism at the University of Technology, Sydney; attended Actor's Centre, Sydney; theater diploma from the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts, 1994.

Peter Jackson Biography

Born October 31, 1961, in Pukerua Bay, North Island, New Zealand; son of Bill (a civil servant) and Joan Jackson; companion of Frances Walsh; children: Billy, Katie.

Jesse James Biography

Born Jesse Gregory James in 1969, in Long Beach, CA; son of an antiques dealer; married Karla (divorced); married Janine Lindemulder (an actress), 2002 (divorced, 2004); children: Jesse (son), Chandler (daughter, from first marriage), Sunny (daughter), one stepson (from second marriage).

Roy Harris Jenkins Biography

Born November 11, 1920, in Abersychan, Monmouthshire, Wales; died of a suspected heart attack, January 5, 2003, in East Hendred, Oxfordshire, England. Politician and author.

Hu Jintao Biography

Born in December of 1942 in Shanghai, China; married Liu Yongqing; children: one son, one daughter. Education: Tsinghua University, degree in hydraulic engineering, 1964; Central Party School, 1980.

Diane Johnson Biography

Born Diane Lain, April 28, 1934, in Moline, IL; daughter of Dolph and Frances (Elder) Lain; married B. Lamar Johnson Jr., July, 1953 (divorced); married John Frederic Murray (a professor of medicine), May 31, 1968; children: Kevin, Darcy, Amanda, Simon (from first marriage).

Norah Jones Biography

Born March 30, 1979, in New York, NY; daughter of Ravi Shankar (a world renowned sitar player) and Sue Jones (a nurse). Education: Attended University of North Texas.

Juanes Biography

Born Juan Esteban Aristizábal, August 9, 1972, in Medellín, Colombia; married Karen Martínez (a model and actress); children: Luna (daughter).

Karen Jurgensen Biography

Born c. 1949, in NC; daughter of Kai (a drama teacher) and Peggy Jurgensen; married first husband (divorced); married Bill Leary (an attorney); children: Kirsten (from first marriage).

Elia Kazan Biography

Born Elia Kazanjoglous, September 7, 1909, in Constantinople, Turkey; died of natural causes, September 28, 2003, in Manhattan, NY. Director and author.

Jean Kerr Biography

Born Bridget Jean Collins, July 10, 1922, in Scranton, PA; died of pneumonia, January 5, 2003, in White Plains, NY. Author and playwright.

David Kirk Biography

Born c. 1956; married (divorced); married Kathy Anne Dropp (a museum curator), 2000; children: Violet, Primrose, Wisteria.

Jim Koch Biography

Born C. James Koch, May 27, 1949, in Cincinnati, OH; married first wife (divorced); married Cynthia A.