Alan King was an American actor and comedian known for his biting wit and often angry humorous rants. King became well known as a Jewish comedian and satirist. He was also a serious actor who appeared in a number of movies and television shows. King wrote several books, produced films, and appeared in plays. In later years, he helped many philanthropic causes.
Christopher Anthony John Martin is an English singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and philanthropist. He is best known as the lead singer and co-founder of the British rock band Coldplay. Born in Whitestone, near Exeter in Devon, Martin went to University College London where he formed a rock band with Jonny Buckland in 1996 called Pectoralz, which was eventually renamed Coldplay in 1998.
Ava Marie DuVernay is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, film marketer, and film distributor. DuVernay won the directing award in the U.S. dramatic competition at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival for her second feature film Middle of Nowhere, becoming the first African-American woman to win the award. For her work in Selma , DuVernay was the first black female director to be nominated for a Golden Globe Award. With Selma, she was also the first black female director to have her film nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. In 2017, she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for her film 13th .
Maria Elena Bello is an American actress and writer. She has appeared in the films Permanent Midnight , Payback , Coyote Ugly , The Cooler , A History of Violence , Thank You for Smoking , The Jane Austen Book Club The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor , Prisoners , and Lights Out . Bello is known for her role as Dr. Anna Del Amico on the NBC medical drama ER . She starred as Lucy Robbins on the Fox series Touch alongside Kiefer Sutherland in 2013 and currently stars as Michelle McBride on the Amazon original series Goliath. In 2017, Bello joined the CBS procedural NCIS as Special Agent Jacqueline 'Jack' Sloane, a series regular.
Om Prakash Puri, OBE was an Indian actor who appeared in mainstream commercial Indian films, as well as independent and art films. He is best known for his author-backed roles in films like Aakrosh , Arohan , Ardh Satya and television films like Sadgati and Tamas and also light-hearted roles in Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro and Chachi 420 . He had various collaborations with director Shyam Benegal and Govind Nihalani. Puri also appeared in non-Indian productions in the United States, Britain and Pakistan.
Eighteenth-century doctors prescribed sugar pills for nearly everything: heart problems, headache, consumption, labor pains, insanity, old age, and blindness. Hence, the French expression 'like an apothecary without sugar' meant someone in an utterly hopeless situation.Tom Reiss
Africa needs more funding to continue to fight all of those diseases. We are losing more than 1.3 million young children under the age of five every year because of malaria. We've already lost 25 million people to the pandemic of HIV-AIDS. More people are dying now from typhoid fever. Diabetes is on the rise.Dikembe Mutombo
I love nerds. Comic-Con junkies are the tastemakers of tomorrow. Isn't that funny? The tables have turned.Kristen Bell