Saturday, April 21, 2018

6word Portrait: Patti LuPone

Theatrical royalty; originated Evita on Broadway.


Born this day in 1949.



Friday, April 20, 2018

6word Portrait: Joan Miró

Catalan abstractionist created whimsically colorful canvases.


Born 120 years ago today (d. 1983)



Thursday, April 19, 2018

6word Portrait: Ashley Judd

De-Lovely actress frankly helped topple Weinstein.


Born 50 years ago today.



Wednesday, April 18, 2018

6word Portrait: Conan O'Brien

Late-night TBS host, after NBC nonsense. 


Born 55 years ago today.

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

6word Portrait: William Holden

Starred in Stalag, Sunset Blvd., Network


Born 100 years ago today (d. 1981)

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Monday, April 16, 2018

6word Portrait: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

UCLA, Bucks, Lakers, sky hook, Airplane.


Born this day in 1947.

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Sunday, April 15, 2018

6word Portrait: Roy Clark

Hee Haw host; country music legend. 


Born 85 years ago today. 

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Saturday, April 14, 2018

6word Portrait: Rod Steiger

Pawnbroker; Heat of Night. WWII/Navy vet.


Born this day in 1925 (d. 2002)



Friday, April 13, 2018

6word Portrait: Thomas Jefferson

Wrote the Declaration; became third President. 


Born 275 years ago today (d. 1826)

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

6word Portrait: Herbie Hancock

Jazz pianist accompanied Miles. "Rockit" success.


Born this day in 1940.