Biographies

Robin Williams

Robin Williams

Born July 2, 1951, in Chicago, Illinois, Robin Williams was undoubtedly one of TV and film's most beloved stars of all time. In the early days his improvisational style of stand up comedy landed him his own television show, Mork and Mindy which gave him a centre stage in which he could develop more as an actor. He later played many memorable roles, both comedic and dramatic and after three previou

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Delius: Composer, Lover, Enigma

Burials in Britain are not normally held after dark, but nothing in the life and music of the composer Frederick Delius was normal. He was buries in May 1935, yet he'd actually died almost a year earlier. The short ceremony took place at midnight in a Surrey churchyard, yet Delius himself had nothing but contempt for the Church of England and all religion. Not to mention that the village, Limpsfie

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An Honest Liar: The Amazing Randi Story

"Some people can not believe that a magician can fool them in such a way that they can't figure it out, but magicians can and magicians do. Swindlers do, conmen do, all the time, their not magicians but rather are fakes. They are lying to us, they are deceiving us. It's okay to fool people as long as you're doing that to teach them a lesson which will better their knowledge of how the real world w

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I Am Evel Knievel

"I Am Evel Knievel" takes a unique look at the life of Robert Craig "Evel" Knievel, through the use of archival footage we experience some of Evel's greatest jumps and learn about his rise to fame, having started off as a small town rebel in Butte, Montana, to becoming a cultural icon who's success was build on nerves of steel. The film not only uses archival footage of his larger-than-life cha

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Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth

In the Undisputed Truth, director Spike Lee and heavyweight professional boxer Mike Tyson bring us this amazing confessional broadway performance, where Tyson recounts the highs and lows of his career and life. From growing up in one of the toughest neighbourhoods in New York, where he was bullied on a regular basis to becoming the worlds youngest heavyweight champion at the age of 20 and then loo

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Rik Mayall: Lord of Misrule

Of all the people who have ever lived, there is only one that can say "I am Rik Mayall", creator of the TV series The Young Ones, a pan global phenomenon and loved by millions. On the day Rik was born god cried "let there by light entertainment" and there was, he dreamt the impossible dream and there will never be another. For those that are unfamiliar with his work Richard Mayall, was an Engli

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Wyatt Earp: The Real Story of the Legend

Wyatt Earp has been portrayed in many films and television shows throughout the years but these fictional portrayals tend to overlook the complexities and flaws of a man whose life is a window into the judicial, political and economic opportunities that arose for those living throughout the American frontier or Wild West. Earp himself became a caricature for the life of a Western lawman and whe

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The Story of AC/DC: Dirty Deeds

They came with one intention to bring straightforward, no-nonsense rock and roll music to the masses. With grit and determination they rose from a small rock scene in Austrailia to become one of the most successful acts in the world. Their 1980 record, Back in Black is the second best selling album of all time and to date they have sold more than 200 million albums worldwide with nearly 40 years i

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Nixon

Nixon

On August 9th 1974, Richard Milhous Nixon became the first president in the history of the United States to resign from office. His staff gathered in the Whitehouse to bid him farewell, as millions of Americans watched on television, some in sorrow and disbelief, others are glad to see him go. As president, Richard Nixon had accomplished great things, and had been reelected overwhelmingly, but he

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