Celebrity Bios

Derek Sculthorpe – The Life and Times of Sydney Greenstreet

At the age of 61, Sydney Greenstreet made one of the most memorable debuts in classic cinema as the mysterious Kaspar Gutman in The Maltese Falcon (1941). His performance earned him a Best Supporting Actor nomination. Born in England, Greenstreet had enjoyed a 40-year stage career which encompassed everything from Shakespeare to musical comedy and …

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in60Learning – Greta Garbo: The Swedish Sphinx of Silent Films

Greta Garbo, a Swedish-born American actress, holds her own as one of the top five female stars of the Hollywood Golden Years. The renowned silent film star remained mysteriously silent off-screen, too. This earned her the moniker of Swedish sphinx, an aura of mystique she cultivated despite her international stardom. After 20 years in film, …

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Anna Williams – Oprah Winfrey: A Biography of the Billionaire Media Mogul and Philanthropist

Oprah Winfrey is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist. She is best known for her talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show, which was the highest rated television program of its kind in history and was nationally syndicated from 1986 to 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. Dubbed the “Queen of All Media”, …

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