Russell Marion Nelson Sr. is an American religious leader and former surgeon who is the 17th and current president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints . Nelson was a member of the LDS Church's Quorum of the Twelve Apostles for nearly 34 years, and was its president from 2015 to 2018. Church president Thomas S. Monson's death in January 2018 left the 93-year-old Nelson as the most senior apostle by years of service and thus the presumptive new church president. He was ordained on January 14, 2018. As church president, Nelson is accepted by the church as a prophet, seer, and revelator.
Robert Lawrence Stine , better known by his pen name R. L. Stine and sometimes known as Jovial Bob Stine and Eric Affabee, is an American novelist, short story writer, television producer, screenwriter, and executive editor. He has been referred to as the "Stephen King of children's literature" and is the author of hundreds of horror fiction novels, including the books in the Fear Street, Goosebumps, Rotten School, Mostly Ghostly, and The Nightmare Room series. Some of his other works include a Space Cadets trilogy, two Hark gamebooks, and dozens of joke books. As of 2008, Stine's books have sold over 400 million copies.
John Nicholas Cassavetes was a Greek-American actor, film director, and screenwriter. Cassavetes was a pioneer of American independent film, writing and directing over a dozen movies, which he partially self-financed, and pioneered the use of improvisation and a realistic cinéma vérité style. He also acted in many Hollywood films, notably Rosemary's Baby and The Dirty Dozen . He studied acting with Don Richardson, using an acting technique based on muscle memory. His income from acting made it possible for him to direct his own films independently.
Jack Roy , better known by his stage name Rodney Dangerfield, was an American stand-up comedian, actor, producer and screenwriter known for the catchphrase "I get no respect!" and his monologues on that theme. He is also remembered for his 1980s film roles, especially in Easy Money, Caddyshack, and Back to School.
Jeanne Moreau was a French actress, singer, screenwriter and director. She won the Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress for Seven Days... Seven Nights , the BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actress for Viva Maria! , and the César Award for Best Actress for The Old Lady Who Walked in the Sea . She was also the recipient of several lifetime awards, including a BAFTA Fellowship in 1996.
I gave my beauty and my youth to men. I am going to give my wisdom and experience to animals.Brigitte Bardot
Horror and the unknown or the strange are always closely connected so that it is hard to create a convincing picture of shattered natural law or cosmic alienage or 'outsideness' without laying stress on the emotion of fear.H. P. Lovecraft
If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work.Thomas J. Watson