Henry Fielding was an English novelist and dramatist known for his rich, earthy humour and satirical prowess, and as the author of the picaresque novel Tom Jones. Additionally, he holds a significant place in the history of law enforcement, having used his authority as a magistrate to found what some have called London's first police force, the Bow Street Runners. His younger sister, Sarah, also became a successful writer.
Jeffrey Todd Garlin is an American comedian, actor, producer, director, and writer. He has acted in many television shows and some movies, and is known for his role as Jeff Greene on the HBO show Curb Your Enthusiasm, for which he was nominated for seven Emmys in his role as Executive Producer and two wins for Producing from the PGAs. He currently stars in the ABC sitcom The Goldbergs.
Michelle Paver is a British novelist and children's writer, known for the fantasy series Chronicles of Ancient Darkness, set in pre-agricultural Stone Age Europe. For the concluding book Ghost Hunter she won the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, a book award judged by a panel of British children's writers.
Sir Ian Terence Botham, OBE is an English former cricketer and current cricket commentator. Widely regarded as one of the greatest all-rounders in cricket history, Botham represented England in both Test and One-Day International cricket. He played most of his first-class cricket for Somerset, and also for Worcestershire, Durham and Queensland. He was an aggressive right-handed batsman and, as a right arm fast-medium bowler, was noted for his swing bowling. He generally fielded close to the wicket, predominantly in the slips. In Test cricket, Botham scored 14 centuries with a highest score of 208, and from 1986 to 1988, he held the world record for the most Test wickets until overtaken by fellow all-rounder Sir Richard Hadlee. He took five wickets in an innings 27 times and 10 wickets in a match four times. In 1980, he became the second player in Test history to complete the "match double" of scoring 100 runs and taking 10 wickets in the same match.
Jack Black is an American actor and musician. His acting career has been extensive, starring primarily in comedy films. Black is known for his roles in Shallow Hal , School of Rock , King Kong , The Holiday , the Kung Fu Panda franchise , Tropic Thunder , and Bernie . He has been nominated for two Golden Globe Awards. Black is the lead vocalist of the comedic rock group Tenacious D which he formed in 1994 with friend Kyle Gass. They have released the albums Tenacious D, The Pick of Destiny and Rize of the Fenix.
My daughter is my biggest achievement. She is a little star and my life has changed so much for the better since she came along.Denise Van Outen
I do like alternative rock and rap, but as far as inspirational, then I go full-on orchestra. It fills up your entire being.Osric Chau
To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one's own in the midst of abundance.Buddha