• Cecil Frances Alexander

    1818 - 1895

    Cecil Frances Alexander (1818 - 1895)

    Alexander was born in Dublin, the third child and second daughter of Major John Humphreys (of Norfolk, land-agent to 4th Earl of Wicklow and later to the second Marquess of Abercorn), and Elizabeth (née Reed). She began writing verse in her childhood, being strongly influenced by Dr Walter Hook, Dean of Chichester. Her subsequent religious […]

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  • Blaise Alexander

    1976 - 2001

    Blaise Alexander (1976 - 2001)

    Alexander was born on March 26, 1976 in Montoursville, Pennsylvania. He began his stock car career at age 12 in the World Karting Association and was the champion of the East Series in 1992. From that point, Alexander moved onto the Micro-Sprint racing series at tracks in different states including Pennsylvania, Ohio, and New York, […]

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  • Terence Alexander

    1923 - 2009

    Terence Alexander (1923 - 2009)

    Alexander was born in London, the son of a doctor, and grew up in Yorkshire. He was educated at Ratcliffe College, Leicestershire, and Norwood College, Harrogate, and started acting in the theatre at the age of 16. During World War II he served in the British Army as a lieutenant with the 27th Lancers, and […]

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  • Claudia Alexander

    1959 - 2015

    Claudia Alexander (1959 - 2015)

    Claudia Alexander was born in Canada but raised in Santa Clara, California by her mother, Gaynelle, and father, Harold. She had two siblings: Suzanne and David. Claudia Alexander wanted to be a journalist but her parents—who were paying for her education—wanted her to become an engineer. After a summer job at the Ames Research Center, […]

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  • Frank Alexander

    1879 - 1937

    Frank Alexander (1879 - 1937)

    Actor.  A figure from the silent motion picture era, he weighed well over 300 pounds during his film career, and had the nicknamed of “Tiny”. A stage driver prior to putting on weight and going to Hollywood, California, he became a member of comedian Larry Semon’s stock company. He appeared in a number of motion […]

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  • James Alexander

    1914 - 1961

    James Alexander (1914 - 1961)

    Actor. Born in Indiana, he appeared in a handful of motion pictures during his brief acting career. He made his film debut in the 1952 motion picture “Jack and the Beanstalk.” His other film credits include: “Port of Hell” (1954), “Treasure of Ruby Hills” (1955), “Las Vegas Shakedown” (1955) and “Night Freight” (1955). His television […]

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  • John Alexander

    1897 - 1982

    John Alexander (1897 - 1982)

    Actor. Born in Newport, Kentucky, he began his career young, making his New York City theater debut in 1902 in “The Children of Kings” which ran for less than a year. He worked his way up through the chorus and walk on roles and appeared in his first name role, ‘Jump Steady’, in the Broadway […]

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  • Richard Alexander

    1902 - 1989

    Richard Alexander (1902 - 1989)

    Actor. He appeared in motion pictures such as “All Quiet in the Western Front” (1930), “The Front Page” (1931), “The Sign of the Cross” (1932), “Cleopatra” (1934), “Modern Times” (1936), “Where the West Begins” (1938), “Raiders of Death Valley” (1941), “Three Little Sisters” (1944) and “Two Guys From Texas” (1948). He also played ‘Prince Barin’ […]

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  • Ross Alexander

    1907 - 1937

    Ross Alexander (1907 - 1937)

    Actor. Born Alexander Ross Smith, he appeared in the theater and in motion pictures in the 1920s and 1930s. Married for a time to actress Anne Nagel. He committed suicide, shooting himself with a .22 caliber pistol.  Family links:  Parents:  Alexander Ross Smith (1879 – 1966)  Maud Adelle Cohen Smith (1877 – 1954)  Spouses:  Aleta […]

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  • Richard Alexander

    1902 - 1989

    Richard Alexander (1902 - 1989)

    Actor. He appeared in motion pictures such as “All Quiet in the Western Front” (1930), “The Front Page” (1931), “The Sign of the Cross” (1932), “Cleopatra” (1934), “Modern Times” (1936), “Where the West Begins” (1938), “Raiders of Death Valley” (1941), “Three Little Sisters” (1944) and “Two Guys From Texas” (1948). He also played ‘Prince Barin’ […]

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  • Charles Alexander

    1897 - 1962

    Charles Alexander (1897 - 1962)

    Author. He wrote such books as “The Fang in the Forest,” “Bobbie, a Great Collie,” the “Abel and Ailse” series and over 200 stories in “Collier’s Sunset” magazine. He won the O. Henry Memorial award with his story “As a Dog Should.” (bio by: Laurie)

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  • Joseph Grubb Alexander

    1887 - 1932

    Joseph Grubb Alexander (1887 - 1932)

    Motion Picture Screenwriter. A former civil engineer, he started his career as a vaudeville songwriter and later wrote plays. He began writing motion picture screenplays with Universal Studios in the mid-1910s and worked on a number of serials.  He later wrote for Fox Studios and signed a contract with Warner Brothers in 1928. In all, […]

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  • Lloyd Alexander

    1924 - 2007

    Lloyd Alexander (1924 - 2007)

    Author. A writer of children’s fantasy fiction books, he is best known for the “Chronicles of Prydain” series and won the Newbery Medal for “The High King” in 1969.  Another of his novels, “The Black Cauldron”,  was made into a 1985 Walt Disney Studios animated motion picture. After serving in the United States Army during […]

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  • Margaret Abigail Walker Alexander

    1915 - 1998

    Margaret Abigail Walker Alexander (1915 - 1998)

    Author. Using her maiden name, Margaret Walker, as her pen name, she published works in almost every genre, and is best known for “Jubilee”, her widely acclaimed novel based on her own family’s experiences in the years during and after slavery. Her poetry, including the prize-winning “For My People”, alos has gained acclaim. Growing up […]

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  • Shana Alexander

    1925 - 2005

    Shana Alexander (1925 - 2005)

    Journalist, Author. She is best known for her debates with conservative journalist James J. Kilpatrick during the “Point-Counter Point” segments that ended every episode of the television news program “60 Minutes” in the 1970s.  Family links:  Children:  Kathy Alexander (1961 – 1987)* *Calculated relationship

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  • 1887 - 1932

    (1887 - 1932)

    Motion Picture Screenwriter. A former civil engineer, he started his career as a vaudeville songwriter and later wrote plays. He began writing motion picture screenplays with Universal Studios in the mid-1910s and worked on a number of serials.  He later wrote for Fox Studios and signed a contract with Warner Brothers in 1928. In all, […]

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  • Grover Cleveland “Pete” Alexander

    1887 - 1950

    Grover Cleveland “Pete” Alexander (1887 - 1950)

    Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player. He played Major League Baseball for 20 seasons (1911 to 1930) with the Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals. Considered one of the greatest pitchers to ever play the game, he broke in with the Phillies in 1911, and immediately established himself as a premier player, […]

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  • Travis Alexander

    1977 - 2008

    Travis Alexander (1977 - 2008)

    On June 4, 2008, salesman Travis Victor Alexander (July 28, 1977 – June 4, 2008) was killed by his ex-girlfriend, Jodi Ann Arias (born July 9, 1980), in Alexander’s house in Mesa, Arizona. Arias was convicted of first-degree murder on May 8, 2013 and sentenced to natural life in state prison on April 13, 2015. At […]

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  • Peter Ustinov

    1921 - 2004

    Peter Ustinov (1921 - 2004)

    Sir Peter Ustinov, CBE FRSA (born Peter Alexander von Ustinov; /ˈjuːstɪnɒf/ or /ˈuːstɪnɒf/; 16 April 1921 – 28 March 2004) was an English actor, writer, dramatist, filmmaker, theatre and opera director, stage designer, screenwriter, comedian, humorist, newspaper and magazine columnist, radio broadcaster, and television presenter. He was a fixture on television talk shows and lecture […]

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  • Dr. Ernst F.W. Alexanderson

    1878 - 1975

    Dr. Ernst F.W. Alexanderson (1878 - 1975)

    Alexanderson was born at Uppsala, Sweden, and educated at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and the Technische Hochschule (Technical University) in Berlin, Germany. He emigrated to the U.S. in 1902 and spent much of his life working for the General Electric company. Alexanderson designed the Alexanderson alternator, an early longwave radio transmitter, one […]

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  • Grigori Alexandrov

    1903 - 1983

    Grigori Alexandrov (1903 - 1983)

    Aleksandrov was born Grigori Vasilyevich Mormonenko in Ekaterinburg, Russia in 1903. Starting at age nine, Aleksandrov worked odd jobs at the Ekaterinburg Opera Theater, eventually making his way to assistant director. He also pursued a musical education, studying violin at the Ekaterinburg Musical School, from which he graduated in 1917. Aleksandrov came to Moscow after […]

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  • George Alexandru

    1957 - 2016

    George Alexandru (1957 - 2016)

    Actor. Alexandru was a prominent actor in film, television, and on the theatrical stage. He graduated from the Drama and Cinematography Institute IL Caragiale and started in the theater where he would continue even after his acting career took him to films and television.  Alexandru started in films in the 1978 film “Ecaterina Teodoroiu” and […]

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  • Catherine the Great

    1729 - 1796

    Catherine the Great (1729 - 1796)

    Catherine the Great Yekaterina Alexeevna or Catherine II, also known as Catherine the Great (Russian: Екатерина II Великая, Yekaterina II Velikaya; 2 May 1729 – 17 November 1796), was the most renowned and the longest-ruling female leader of Russia, reigning from 9 July 1762 until her death in 1796 at the age of 67. Her […]

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  • Aaron Alexis

    1979 - 2013

    Aaron Alexis (1979 - 2013)

    On Monday, September 16, Aaron Alexis left his hotel and arrived at the Navy Yard in a rented Toyota Prius at around 7:53 a.m., using a valid pass to enter the Yard. He entered Building 197 at 8:08 a.m. through the main entrance, carrying the disassembled shotgun (the barrel and stock of which had been […]

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  • Emilio Alfaro

    1933 - 1998

    Emilio Alfaro (1933 - 1998)

    Actor. He had a career that lasted more than 30 years in theater, TV and cinema (participated in 14 movies).

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  • Vittorio Alfieri

    1749 - 1803

    Vittorio Alfieri (1749 - 1803)

    Italian poet.

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  • Bruce Alford, Sr

    1922 - 2010

    Bruce Alford, Sr (1922 - 2010)

    Professional Football Player, Official. For six seasons (1946 to 1951), he played at the right-end and defensive back positions in the All-America Football Conference and National Football League with the New York Yankees and New York Yanks. Born Herbert Bruce Alford, he was raised in Waco, Texas where he attended high school and played collegiate […]

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  • Johnny Desmond

    1919 - 1985

    Johnny Desmond (1919 - 1985)

    Johnny Desmond was born in Detroit, Michigan; and as a boy, sang on a local radio station, but at age 15 he quit to work at his father’s grocery. He still retained a love of music, however, and briefly attended the Detroit Conservatory of Music before heading to the nightclub circuit, playing piano and singing. In […]

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  • Francesco Algarotti

    1712 - 1764

    Francesco Algarotti (1712 - 1764)

    Philosopher, Art Critic. Born into a privileged Venetian family, Algarotti studied in Rome, Bologna, Florence and Paris before settling in London in 1744 where he became a member of the Royal Society, officially known as The Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge. He studied and wrote on topics from classical literature and paintings, […]

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  • Francesco Algarotti

    1712 - 1764

    Francesco Algarotti (1712 - 1764)

    Philosopher, Art Critic. Born into a privileged Venetian family, Algarotti studied in Rome, Bologna, Florence and Paris before settling in London in 1744 where he became a member of the Royal Society, officially known as The Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge. He studied and wrote on topics from classical literature and paintings, […]

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