Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Anna Nicole Smith

Anna Nicole Smith was born Vickie Lynn Hogan on November 28, 1967 in Houston, Texas. Anna Nicole Smith's real name was Vickie Lynn Marshall.Anna Nicole Smith was an American model, actress and celebrity who first gained popularity as Playboy's 1993 Playmate of the Year. Anna Nicole was the daughter of Donald Eugene Hogan (born July 12, 1947) and Virgie Mae Tabers (born July 12, 1951), who were married on February 22, 1967. Her father then left the family; he and Virgie were divorced November 4, 1969. Smith was raised by her mother and maternal aunt, Elaine. Virgie was subsequently married to Donald R. Hart (1971), to Joe D. Thompson (1987), to James T. Sanders (1996), and to James H. Arthur (2000). After Virgie married Donald R. Hart, Vickie changed her name to Nikki Hart. Vickie's younger half-sisters are Donna Hogan and Amy Hogan. Her older half-brother is David L. Tacker, Jr., and her younger half-brothers are Donald R. Hart, Jr., and Donald R. Hogan.

While growing up, Vickie told others she wanted to be the next Marilyn Monroe. Anna Nicole Smith failed her freshman year at Mexia High School in Mexia, Texas, dropped out of her sophomore year, and never progressed past an eighth grade education. While working as a waitress at Jim's Krispy Fried Chicken in Mexia, Anna Nicole Smith met Billy Wayne Smith, who was the cook at the restaurant. The couple married April 4, 1985. Anna Nicole Smith was then age 17 and Billy Wayne Smith was 16. The next year, Anna Nicole Smith gave birth to their son, Daniel Wayne Smith. Anna Nicole and Billy separated in 1987 and she moved to Houston with one-year-old Daniel. Initially, she found employment at Wal-Mart and later as a waitress at Red Lobster. Anna Nicole Smith then became a stripper at a nightclub in Houston. Anna Nicole Smith divorced her husband Billy on February 3, 1993, in Houston.

While performing at Gigi's, a Houston strip club, in October 1991, Anna Nicole Smith met elderly oil billionaire J. Howard Marshall and they began a relationship. During their two-year relationship, he reportedly lavished gifts on her and asked her to marry him several times. Anna Nicole Smith highly publicized marriage to oil billionaire J. Howard Marshall, 63 years her senior, resulted in considerable speculation that she married the octogenarian merely for his money, which she denied. On June 27, 1994, Smith, age 26, and Marshall, age 89, were married in Houston. This resulted in a great deal of gossip about her marrying him for his money. Though she reportedly never lived with him, Smith maintained she loved her husband and that age did not matter to her. Following his death, Anna Nicole Smith began a lengthy and ongoing legal battle over a share of his estate. Anna Nicole Smith case, Marshall v. Marshall reached the U.S. Supreme Court on a question of federal jurisdiction. Thirteen months after his marriage to Smith, Marshall died on August 4, 1995, in Houston.

In the months before Anna Nicole Smith's death, Anna had been the focus of renewed press coverage surrounding the death of her son, Daniel. Smith's 20-year-old son, Daniel Smith, died on September 10, 2006 in his mother's hospital room while visiting her and his newborn sister. After the coroner labeled the death "reserved," Smith hired forensic pathologist Cyril Wecht to perform a second autopsy.

Dr. Wecht announced on Larry King Live that the procedure he performed on September 17, 2006, showed that Daniel died from a lethal combination of Zoloft, Lexapro and methadone. Although he explained that methadone is used in the treatment of heroin and morphine addiction, he said he has no information to make any conclusion about the reason he was using the drug.

His death certificate was issued on September 21, 2006, so that he could be buried. While Smith remained in the Bahamas with Dannielynn and Stern, Daniel's family in the United States, including his father, Billy Smith, gathered with friends on October 7, 2006, in Mexia, Texas, for a memorial service.

Daniel was buried at Lake View Cemetery on Nassau Island, Bahamas, on October 19, 2006, almost six weeks after his death. It was reported that Smith intended to live on the island, with no plans to return to the U.S.

On February 8, 2007, Anna Nicole Smith was found unresponsive in a room at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida.

That was the last day for Anna Nicole Smith in this world.

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Sunday, February 11, 2007

Lauren Holly

Holly was born in Bristol, Pennsylvania. Holly's father is an English literature professor at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Both of Holly's parents were educators, her mother being an art history professor at the University of Rochester. Holly was raised in upstate Geneva, New York and graduated from Geneva High School with the class of 1981 where Holly was a cheerleader. Holly graduated from Sarah Lawrence College in year 1985 with a B.A. degree in English Literature.

One of Holly's best known film roles was as Mary Swanson, Lloyd Christmas' love interest in the movie Dumb & Dumber. Holly also achieved popularity as Police Officer Maxine Stewart in the long-running TV series Picket Fences. In 2005 she joined the cast of NCIS as Director Jenny Shepard.

Holly has been married three times. At first Holly married with Danny Quinn in 1991. But in year 1993 Holly taken divorce from Danny Quinn. After that Holly married with Jim Carrey on September 23, 1996. But on July 29, 1997 Holly again taken divorce.

Finally Holly married with Francis Greco on 10th March 2001. By Francis she have 3 children.


Chasing 3000 (2006) .... Marilyn

The Chumscrubber (2005) .... Boutique Owner

Fatwa (2005) ... Maggie Davidson

In Enemy Hands (2004) .... Mrs. Rachel Travers

Down and Derby (2004) .... Kim Davis

The Godfather of Green Bay (2004) .... Molly

Raising Flagg (2003) .... Rachel Purdy

Pavement (2002) .... Buckley Clarke

Changing Hearts (2002) .... Amber Connors

Spirited Away (2001) (voice) .... Chihiro's mother, Yuko Ogino

What Women Want (2000) .... Gigi

The Last Producer (2000) .... Frances Chadway

Any Given Sunday (1999) .... Cindy Rooney

Entropy (1999) .... Claire

Vig (1998) .... Marybeth

No Looking Back (1998) .... Claudia

A Smile Like Yours (1997) .... Jennifer Robertson

Turbulence (1997) .... Teri Halloran

Down Periscope (1996) .... Lt. Emily Lake, Diving Officer

Beautiful Girls (1996) .... Darian Smalls

Sabrina (1995) .... Elizabeth Tyson, MD

Dumb & Dumber (1994) .... Mary Swanson

Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993) .... Linda Lee

The Adventures of Ford Fairlane (1990) .... Jazz

Band of the Hand (1986) .... Nikki

Seven Minutes in Heaven (1985) .... Lisa


NCIS (2005–Present) ...Director Jenny Shepard

Caught in the Act (2004) .... Jodie Colter

Just Desserts (2004) .... Grace Carpenter

Santa, Jr. (2002) .... Susan Flynn

King of Texas (2002) .... Mrs. Rebecca Lear Highsmith

Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot (2001) (mini) TV Series .... Ethel

Chicago Hope TV Series .... Dr. Jeremy Hanlon (1999–2000)

Dangerous Heart (1994) .... Carol

Picket Fences TV Series .... Maxine Stewart (1992–1996)

Fugitive Among Us (1992) .... Suzie Bryant

The Antagonists (1991) TV Series .... Kate Ward

Archie: To Riverdale and Back Again (1990) .... Betty Cooper

All My Children TV Series .... Julie Rand Chandler (#2) (1986-1989)

Love Lives On (1985) .... Tracy

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Abigail Breslin

Abigail Kathleen Breslin was born on 14th April 1996 in New York City, New York. Abigail Breslin is an Academy Award-nominated American actress. Abigail Breslin is the 4th youngest actress ever to be nominated for Best Supporting Actress at the little age of 10 years. The only actor and actresses younger than Abigail were Tatum O'Neal (10 years old), Mary Badham (10 years old), Quinn Cummings (10 years old) and Justin Henry at 8 years old.

Since 2002, Abigail Breslin has performed in films such as Signs, Chestnut: Hero of Central Park, The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement, Keane, Raising Helen, Little Miss Sunshine and The Family Plan. Abigail Breslin has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno five times.

At such a young age, Abigail Breslin has still been able to gain respect from her older peers. Abigail Kathleen Breslin's Sunshine co-stars Greg Kinnear and Alan Arkin both mentioned how "they were astounded by her seriousness of purpose during shooting."Abigail Breslin's performance on Little Miss Sunshine garnered her a prestigious Screen Actors Guild Award Nomination in 2006, as well as a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture on 23rd January 2007.

Abigail Breslin recently appeared on "The Tonight Show," as well as Late Night with Conan O'Brien and discussed her movie, Little Miss Sunshine, and her love for The OC. Abigail Breslin also appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Monday, January 15th, 2007.

Abigail Breslin is the younger sister of actor Spencer Breslin. The two were cast as brother and sister in Raising Helen.

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