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    Manon Von Gerkan

    Manon Von Gerkan why we like her? With a stunning array of ad campaigns and runway appearances, Manon Von Gerkan has emerged as a top model and potentially, the love of our lives. Why wouldn't she be, with that angelic face and those killer thighs? To boot, she struts her stuff without the snobbiness of many other models and men everywhere have taken notice. why is she famous? Von Gerkan shows off a standard jet-setting supermodel resume, doing fashion shows for Donna Karan and Moschino, and advertising campaigns for L'Oral and Victoria's Secret. She has been featured in Vogue, Elle and Sports Illustrated as well. Of late, however, it is her relationship with urban magician David Blaine that has garnered the most attention. overall rating A supermodel's life is not all glitz and glamour. Many of the top beauties have to deal with scandals, relentless paparazzi and other shortfalls of fame. Manon Von Gerkan is one of those few that has consistently exhibited a cool character, proving that she was made for the public eye -- but we knew that already. quote "It was the most physical thing I have ever done. I just planted one right smack in the middle of him. It's been so frustrating seeing David have all these things thrown at him over the last few days, it was a great moment to finally fire one back in the other direction." - Von Gerkan, on throwing an egg at one of boyfriend David Blaine's tormentors. bio Though she won't reveal the date, Manon Von Gerken was born in 1972 in Hamburg, Germany. Father Meinhard was a well-to-do architect and this allowed for a comfortable upbringing for his daughter. She was able to rise up the social ladder and, by the time basic schooling was completed, Manon was well established. Settling in at a designer store called Pyrate Style, she entered the fashion industry initially as a maker of leather items.
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    Lauren Pope

    Lauren Pope (born 1983) is a British model and actress. Pope grew up in Torquay Devon with her parents and two sisters. After moving to Cyprus when she was 18, she then came back and relocated to London with her sister. She saw and entered a competition in the Daily Star, then started appearing in Page Three. Pope first made began making headlines when she was seen with British Monarch Prince Harry and was alleged to be his "girlfriend". Since then she has been linked to dating other celebrities, most notably the english soccer player Peter Crouch. Since then she has appeared in publications such as Zoo Weekly and posed for FHM; she is often seen posing in these magazines with Natalie Denning. She has posed for Playboy TV in the UK. Pope is currently filming the movie Clubbing to Death with Nick Moran, Huey Morgan & Dave Courtney, due for release in 2007. Source:Wikipedia
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    Carrie Underwood

    Carrie Marie Underwood (born March 10, 1983 in Muskogee, Oklahoma) is an American country music singer who won the title of the fourth season of American Idol. She has since become a multi-platinum selling recording artist. She debuted at triple platinum with her album Some Hearts, the fastest selling female country album since the introduction of the Nielsen SoundScan in 1991. Underwood has won three Billboard Music Awards, a Dove Award, two Country Music Television Awards and two Academy of Country Music Awards. Underwood was born at Muskogee Regional Medical Center in Muskogee, Oklahoma on March 10, 1983, and grew up on her parents' farm in rural Checotah. She is the third and youngest daughter of Stephen (retired from an industrial plant) and Carole Underwood (retired schoolteacher of Checotah Public Schools). She has two older sisters, Shanna Underwood Means and Stephanie Underwood Shelton, born in 1973 and 1970, both elementary school teachers in Oklahoma. Underwood had performed at Robbins Memorial Talent Show in her childhood. She is a member of Free Will Baptist Church. As a young child, she sang in church, and for Old Settler's Day and Lion's Club, local events in Checotah. At the age of 13 in 1996, her manager at the time tried to get her a recording contract at Capitol Records. However, due to management changes at Capitol, it never materialized. Underwood graduated from Checotah High School in 2001 as salutatorian and moved on to Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, where she graduated magna cum laude in 2006 with a bachelor's degree in mass communication and an emphasis in journalism. Underwood is a member of the Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority. For two years during the summer, she performed in Northeastern's Downtown Country Show in Tahlequah. She also competed in numerous beauty pageants at the university and was selected as Miss NSU runner-up in 2004. Underwood finished with a smile on her face as she ended the pageant by falling down the stairs... Carrie Underwood currently resides in Franklin, Tennessee, a suburb of Nashville, Tennessee, where she owns a two-story home. Underwood's musical influences include pop, but are predominantly country; she stated during Idol auditions that her favorite singer is Martina McBride. Carrie auditionned in St-Louis, 8 hours-drive away from Oklahoma. On the April 20 elimination show, Underwood demonstrated her ability to play the guitar. She can also play piano and yodel, the latter of which was demonstrated on the Tonight Show the night after she won. After her rendition of Tiffany's "Could've Been", Randy Jackson said he could not believe that she was not yet discovered by record producers and music industry executives. On the March 22 show, after a performance of Heart's "Alone", Simon Cowell said, "Carrie, you're not just the girl to beat, you're the person to beat. I will make a prediction, not only will you win this show, but you will sell more records than any other previous 'Idol' winner." Cowell went on to say on the March 30 show that she has the "it" factor that will make her a pop icon. On her last song of the night in the final two, Underwood's performance of "Angels Brought Me Here" had Cowell saying, "I think you've done enough to win the competition." Jackson gave Underwood his second and last standing ovation during the season (the first was given to Vonzell Solomon after she performed 'When You Tell Me that You Love Me'). On May 25, 2005, she became the fourth winner of American Idol, beating Southern rocker Bo Bice, and joining Kelly Clarkson and Clay Aiken as the only contestants who had never been one of the "bottom three" singers during any week's results. Carrie Underwood also won a blue 2005 Ford Mustang convertible and the use of a Marquis private jet for a year. On May 26 2005, U.S. Senator Tom Coburn of Oklahoma, presented a resolution congratulating Underwood for winning American Idol and for being a positive role model. The resolution thanks her for representing the state of Oklahoma as "an intelligent, kind, considerate young woman" to millions of television viewers around the world. The resolution was submitted to the United States Senate, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. May 25, 2005 was declared Carrie Underwood Day in Oklahoma by Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry. As part of her win, Underwood gained a recording contract with Arista Records; her first single, "Inside Your Heaven", was released on June 14, 2005. The single debuted at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, with first-week sales of 170,000 copies, and briefly stopped Mariah Carey's run at #1 with "We Belong Together." It became the first song from a country artist to go number one on the Hot 100 since Lonestar's "Amazed" in 2000. Underwood's version was shunned by country radio reaching a peak of #59 on the country charts. The B-side is "Independence Day", a cover of the Martina McBride hit. Less than a year after winning American Idol, Carrie returned to Northeastern University to complete her bachelor degree in mass communications. She graduated magna cum laude on May 5th 2006. Underwood's debut album, entitled Some Hearts, hit store shelves on November 15, 2005, entering the Billboard 200 chart with 315,000 copies sold. The large first week sales of Some Hearts made it #1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart and the biggest debut of any country artist since the advent of the SoundScan system in 1991. Some Hearts has since been certified Triple Platinum by the RIAA, and is the fastest-selling debut country album in the history of the SoundScan era Carrie Underwood's first single, "Jesus, Take The Wheel" was released to radio on October 18, 2005. It received so much airplay that it debuted at #39 on the Billboard Country Chart in its first week, setting a record. It eventually reached #1 for 6 consecutive weeks, and was only two weeks shy of Connie Smith's record of an 8 week run back in 1964-1965. The single also debuted at #48 on the Billboard Hot 100 where it reached a peak of #20. The album's title track, "Some Hearts" was released to pop music and adult contemporary radio. It received moderate airplay and made it to #12 on the Billboard and Adult Contemporary Top 40. "Don't Forget To Remember Me," the third of Carrie Underwood's singles to be released to country radio, peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot Country Chart, as well as #49 on the Billboard Hot 100. However, it did reach #1 for a week on the Radio & Records Country Singles Chart. On May 24, 2006, Underwood returned to guest-perform on the fifth season of American Idol for a second time. She opened the show with the top 12 finalists with "I Made It Through The Rain" and took the stage later on to perform her newest single "Don't Forget To Remember Me". Carrie Underwood also incorporates Christianity in some of her songs. Her singles "Jesus, Take the Wheel" and "Don't Forget to Remember Me" have earned number one spots in Christian radio countdowns. "Jesus, Take the Wheel" won the Gospel Music Association's award for best country single of the year. Her fourth single released to country radio was "Before He Cheats". It got to the top 10 of the Billboard Hot Country Songs and top 50 of the Billboard Hot 100. "Before He Cheats" has a big chance of being the 100th number one from an American Idol alumni on Billboard. In 2005, Carrie Underwood starred in television advertisements for Hershey's Chocolate. The commercials have Underwood singing jingles for Hershey's products such as Kit Kat and Almond Joy. She is also wearing vintage Hershey T-shirts that feature Hershey's, Almond Joy, Kit Kat, Reeses and other chocolate brand logos as part of her endorsement deal. Underwood is also the latest spokesperson for Skechers shoes, following in the footsteps of Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera. Underwood appeared in her second Skechers footwear advertisement campaign in fashion and lifestyle publications in June 2006. The new campaign, with was shot in early 2006 in a "behind-the-scenes" style, is reflective of Underwood's busy new life as a multi-platinum recording artist embarking on a summer cross-country tour. Carrie is also one of the celebrity faces of the "Got Milk" ad campaigns for the International Milk Foundation, joining such celebrities as Sheryl Crow, Britney Spears, and Kelly Preston. In her official website, Carrie stated that she loves animals, horror movies, Dallas Cowboys football and Star Trek: The Next Generation. Her large CD Collection includes 3 favorite albums: Martina McBride's Greatest Hits, Randy Travis' Always and Forever and Foo Fighters' In your Honor, as well as Music by Green Day, Rascal Flatts and Garth Brooks. Carrie Underwood is a vegetarian and stopped consuming beef when she was 13. She was voted "World's Sexiest Vegetarian" alongside Coldplay frontman Chris Martin in 2005 by animal-rights organization PETA. Carrie Underwood is a supporter of the Humane Society and has done several public service announcements for the organization. A native of eastern Oklahoma, she co-wrote a song dedicated to her hometown, "I Ain't in Checotah Anymore". In December 2005, Underwood was named Oklahoman of the Year by Oklahoma Today magazine. Carrie Underwood also appeared as the featured cover girl for Self magazine, Girl's Life, Teen Vogue, Teen People, Sweet 16, OK!, and Reader's Digest. On her 2006 Tour, Carrie is performing 2 songs by Guns N' Roses entitled "Patience" and "Sweet Child O' Mine" She was an opening act on Kenny Chesney's spring / summer 2006 tour. On some dates, she has performed a duet with Kenny Chesney on a cover of "Drift Away" by Mentor Williams. She also is an opening act for Brad Paisley in the Fall for several dates in major cities that run through December 8th. Carrie performed a duet of the hit song Alone with the band Heart on her 23rd birthday in Atlantic City on March 10, 2006. The concert was taped and shown on VH1 Classic Channel, coming out in DVD for sale this winter. Heart surprised Carrie with a huge birthday cake and had the whole audience at the sold out show sing Happy birthday to her. Carrie was selected in the People Magazine top 100 Most Beautiful People in 2006. She was also selected as one of the top 25 Hottest People under 25 in Teen People magazine. Carrie's Video Don't Forget To Remember Me made history on GACTV 9/15/06 for being the #1 video 10 weeks on the top 20 count down. Prior record was held by Trace Adkins 9 weeks for Honky Tonk Badonkadonk in 2005/2006 Carrie Underwood has performed the "The Star Spangled Banner" during major professional sporting events: Game 4 of the 2005 NBA Finals at the Palace of Auburn Hills in Michigan 2006 NFL NFC Championship at the Qwest Field in Seattle 2006 MLB All-Star Game at the PNC Park in Pittsburgh
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    Keri Russell

    Keri Russell Keri Lynn Russell (born March 23, 1976) is a Golden Globe-winning American actress and dancer. After appearing in a number of made-for-television films and series during the mid-1990s, she came to fame for portraying the title role of Felicity Porter on the series Felicity, which ran from 1998 to 2002. Russell has since appeared in several films, including We Were Soldiers, The Upside of Anger and Mission: Impossible III. She currently lives with her husband Craig Whiteman in London, Canada. Craig is a high profile clown at the London Circus. Early life Russell was born in Fountain Valley, California to David Russell, a Nissan Motors executive, and Stephanie Stephens. She has an older brother, Todd, and a younger sister, Julie. Russell grew up in Dallas, Texas, Mesa, Arizona and Denver, Colorado, moving frequently because of her father's job. Career Russell first appeared on television as a cast member of the New Mickey Mouse Club variety show on the Disney Channel. She was on the show from 1991 to 1993, and in the last year co-starred with future pop stars Christina Aguilera, Britney Spears, and Justin Timberlake. Russell subsequently appeared in several film and television roles, including the 1996 made-for-television film The Babysitter's Seduction. She also had a role on the short-lived soap opera series Malibu Shores the same year and appeared in Bon Jovi's music video "Always" with Jack Noseworthy. From 1998 to 2002, Russell starred as the title character on the successful WB Network series Felicity; she won a Golden Globe for the role in 1999. Russell's long and curly hair was one of her character's defining characteristics, and a drastic hairstyle change at the beginning of the show's second season was considered to be the cause of a significant drop in the show's ratings. As a result, new policies were enacted at the network requiring hairstyle changes by cast to be approved by the network's executives. Felicity 's ratings drop also coincided with the show's move to a Sunday night time slot, so it is unclear exactly how much effect the hairstyle change actually had. During the show's run, Russell appeared in the films Eight Days a Week, The Curve and Mad About Mambo, all of which received only limited releases in North America. Her next role was in the Mel Gibson-led film We Were Soldiers, playing the wife of an American serviceman. The film was released in March of 2002, two months before the end of Felicity 's run. When Felicity ended, Russell took a break from acting and even considered quitting the profession. She moved to New York City and took two years off to avoid the business of Hollywood, spending time with friends. Russell subsequently made her off-Broadway stage debut in 2004, appearing opposite Jeremy Piven, Andrew McCarthy, and Ashlie Atkinson in Neil LaBute's Fat Pig. In 2005, she returned to television and film, beginning with an appearance in the Hallmark Hall of Fame television movie Magic of Ordinary Days and in the theatrical film The Upside of Anger, where she appeared alongside Kevin Costner, Joan Allen and Evan Rachel Wood. In the same year, Russell also appeared in the television miniseries Into the West. Although a number of her Felicity co-stars went on to appear in producer J. J. Abrams' series, Alias, Russell declined invitations to be part of the show. In a seminar at the Museum of Television and Radio, Abrams said, "I've asked Keri if she would ever do it, and I usually get this, sort of like, giggle
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    Julianne Hough

    Julianne Hough From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Julianne Marie Hough Born: July 31, 1988 Occupation: Professional Dancer/Singer Julianne Marie Hough (born July 31, 1988) is an American professional ballroom dancer, and television celebrity. Dance Biography Julianne moved to London, England at the age of ten during her parents divorce where she trained with dance coaches and studied at the Italia Conti Academy of Performing Arts. She became the youngest and only American to gain the titles of Junior Blackpool World Latin Champion and International Youth Champion. Hough was also trained in singing. When she was 15 years old, Julianne returned to her hometown in Utah. After graduating from high school, she relocated to Los Angeles in the hopes of building her singing, acting and dancing career. Julianne was an Assistant Choreographer on Gwen Stefani's Wind It Up music video. Julianne has broken off her engagement and her August 8, 2007 wedding to former dancer Zach Wilson, People Magazine reported. Julianne's single "Will You Dance With Me" is now available on iTunes. Television appearances Julianne Hough appears in the fourth season of Dancing with the Stars, a televised ballroom dance competition. Her partner is Olympic gold medalist Apolo Anton Ohno. Julianne also made an appearance on the ABC game show Show Me the Money. Her brother Derek Hough is also a professional dancer.
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    Malin Akerman

    Malin Akerman (born Malin Maria Åkerman on May 12, 1978) is an actress, model and singer. Born in Stockholm, Sweden, her family moved to Canada when she was two years old. At the age of 17 she won the Ford Supermodel of Canada search. After a career in modeling, she turned to acting and now resides in California, U.S.A.. She has had roles in several films, including The Utopian Society (2003) with Sam Doumit and Austin Nichols and Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004). She has made several TV guest appearances and in 2005 she got the role as Juna in the HBO series The Comeback. She has also appeared on The Showbiz Show with David Spade as a correspondant and in the third season of HBO series Entourage in the role of "Tori." Also, she is the lead singer of a rock band named "Ozono," who later changed their name to "The Petalstones". Source:Wikipedia
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    Ashley Tisdale

    Ashley Tisdale Ashley Michelle Tisdale (born July 2, 1985) is an American model, actress and singer. After appearing in several television roles during the late 1990s and early 2000s, she became known to young audiences for playing Maddie on the Disney Channel sitcom The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and Sharpay Evans in the Disney Channel Original Movie High School Musical. Biography Tisdale was born in West Deal, New Jersey. Her parents are Lisa Morris and Mike Tisdale, and her older sister is Jennifer, also an actress. She is of Jewish ancestry, and her maternal grandfather is Arnold Morris, the developer of Ginsu Knives; Tisdale is also related to businessman Ron Popeil. Tisdale was discovered by her current manager, Bill Perlman, at her hometown mall in Monmouth County, New Jersey when she was three. She began acting appearing in stage productions of Gypsy: A Musical Fable and The Sound of Music at the Jewish Community Center of Monmouth County. She sang for Bill Clinton at the White House when she was twelve years old. During her teen years, Tisdale worked at Abercrombie & Fitch, Hollister Co., and Wet Seal stores. Career During the late 1990s, Tisdale appeared in episodes of several television series, including Smart Guy, 7th Heaven, Grounded for Life, Boston Public, Strong Medicine, Charmed and Beverly Hills, 90210. She had a minor role in the 2001 film Donnie Darko and recurring roles on the sitcoms The Hughleys and Still Standing. Then, Tisdale was cast in the role of Maddie Fitzpatrick on The Suite Life of Zack & Cody after auditioning for the roles of Maddie Fitzpatrick and London Tipton. As the series became popular, Tisdale became a featured performer on the Disney Channel and performed a voice role in Whisper of the Heart. She was also cast in Disney's television film High School Musical, which became a major success for the channel after its premiere on January 20, 2006. Tisdale's role as Sharpay Evans required her to perform several songs including, "What I've Been Looking For", "Bop to the Top" and "We're All in This Together." All three managed to chart on the Billboard Hot 100. She has also recorded versions of the songs "Some Day My Prince Will Come" and "Kiss The Girl" (including a music video) for Disney. In addition, she recorded a version of "A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes" with the other members of the Disney Channel Circle of Stars, and appeared in the Disney Channel Games as captain of the Green Team. More recently, Tisdale signed a deal with Staples, Inc. to appear in the promotional campaign for the company's "Geared 4 School" sweepstakes that fall. Tisdale's first solo album, Headstrong, is distributed by Warner Bros. Records and is scheduled for release on February 6, 2007. Her first single He Said, She Said is soon to be released. Tisdale will also appear in High School Musical 2, due for release in the summer of 2007. Source: Wikipedia
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    Isla Fisher

    Isla Lang Fisher (born on February 3, 1976) is an Australian actress and author. Fisher was born in Muscat, Oman to Scottish Presbyterian parents, and now resides in Los Angeles with her fianc
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    Arielle Kebbel

    Arielle Kebbel (born February 19, 1985 in Winter Park, Florida) is an American actress. She graduated from high school in Crenshaw a year early at age 17. She drove across the country with her mother prior to begin her acting career. Her first major role was a recurring role in the 3rd-5th seasons of Gilmore Girls, playing Lindsay Lister, girlfriend and later wife and ex-wife of Dean Forester (Jared Padalecki). She also has previously guest starred on the series Grounded for Life. She played Elyse Houston in American Pie: Band Camp (2005) and in 2006 appeared in both John Tucker Must Die and the Japan-filmed horror film The Grudge 2; she has described her character in The Grudge 2, who becomes involved with the "Grudge" curse as part of an initiation rite, as "the girl you see in the background of all the pictures that wants to be a part of everything but never really is". Kebbel was featured on Maxim magazine's Girls of Maxim gallery. Source: Wikipedia
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    Taylor Swift

    Taylor Alison Swift (born December 13, 1989) is an American country music singer-songwriter. At only 16 years of age, she released a self titled album, Taylor Swift. The debut single from this album, "Tim McGraw," peaked at #6 on the Billboard's Hot Country Songs in 2007. She recently released another single, entitled "Teardrops On My Guitar", which debuted at #46 and currently ranks at #26. ==Biography== Swift was born in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania in 1989 and had musical influences in her life from an early age. Her maternal grandmother was a professional opera singer and was one of her key inspirations in her musical career during her early life. At the age of ten, Swift began to perform around her hometown, singing at karaoke contests, festivals, and fairs. Her first exposure to the music business consisted of recording demo tapes at a studio. When Swift was eleven, she sang the national anthem at a Philadelphia 76ers game. At twelve, she gained interest in the guitar and began to write songs. During this time she also took trips with her family to Nashville, Tennessee, to perform her music. In Nashville she wrote songs with local songwriters. Swift moved to Hendersonville, Tennessee with her family in 2003. When she performed at a local restaurant called the Bluebird Cafe, she caught the attention of Scott Borchetta. Borchetta wanted to put her on his new label called Big Machine Records, which is partially owned by country music star Toby Keith. Professional career Swift's first single, "Tim McGraw", was released to radio in Summer of 2006.The video debuted in July 2006 on Great American Country. On October 24, 2006, her self-titled CD was released. The CD, on which Swift wrote or co-wrote all of the songs, peaked at #19 on the sales charts and sold more than 40,000 during its first week. The song "Tim McGraw" peaked at #6 on January 27, 2007. The video set a record by appearing for 30 consecutive weeks on GAC's fan-voted weekly Top 20 music countdown show, and the video reached #1 on CMT's video charts. Her follow up, "Teardrops On My Guitar", debuted at #46 on the February 24, 2007 country charts. Since her success, she has appeared on Good Morning America, and at the 2006 Academy of Country Music Awards. Her pursuit of country music stardom was the subject of "GAC Short Cuts", a part-documentary, part-music video series airing since the summer of 2006 on the country music channel Great American Country. Swift sang the national anthem at the November 12, 2006 Nascar race and at the November 23, 2006 Thanksgiving Day football game between the Miami Dolphins and Detroit Lions. She also performed at halftime at a recent Pittsburgh Steelers game. She also appeared on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" on Tuesday February 13, 2007, where she performed her single, "Tim McGraw." Three songs not on her album I'd Lie, Come in With the Rain, and Permanent Marker are playing on YouTube. Source:Wikipedia
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    Idina Menzel

    Idina Menzel (born Idina Kim Mentzel on May 30, 1971 in New York City) is an American actress, singer and songwriter who is best known for her Tony Award-winning performance in Wicked and her Tony-nominated performance in Rent. Biography She changed her name from "Mentzel" to "Menzel" because people would always mispronounce it. Menzel was childhood friends with fellow costar of Rent, Adam Pascal. In fact, after Menzel was cast in the show, her boyfriend at the time suggested that Pascal, who had just broken up with his long-time band, audition as well. He did and immediately secured the role of Roger. Beginning in high school and throughout college, Menzel often played and sang at weddings. She grew up in Syosset, New York and graduated from Syosset High School. Menzel holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drama from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. While in Rent, Menzel met her future husband, actor Taye Diggs, who played the role of Benny. The two were married on January 11, 2003. Career Her professional life changed greatly when she auditioned for a rock musical based upon Puccini's La Boh
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    Henry Cavill

    Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill (born 5 May 1983 in Jersey) is a British actor. Cavill attended Stowe School, a boarding school, where he acted in many plays. He has appeared in several films, including 2002's acclaimed The Count of Monte Cristo, the dramatic I Capture the Castle (2003), experimental musical comedy Red Riding Hood (2004), an "edgy" Hellraiser: Hellworld in (2005), and the 2006 film version of Tristan & Isolde. At his youthfull stage, Henry Cavill has come "Oh so close" to three major film leading man dramatic placements. Each would have defined his acting career for years to come. Henry Cavill auditioned for the lead role in Batman Begins. For a while it looked like he may have won the cape, but then lost the crusade to Christian Bale. In 2005, he became the younger contender for the role of James Bond, and performed in a final screentest of the movie icon. The producers and director were torn between him and Daniel Craig. Apparently the Director wanted Henry Cavill as a younger version of James Bond, roving about the parlors in Casino Royale. It turns out the producers believed Cavill too young for the role, which went to Daniel Craig. He also auditioned for the role of Superman for the project that after many writers and directors eventually became Superman Returns, and was reportedly under heavy consideration before the October, 2004 casting of Brandon Routh. Also the subject of an extensive on-line and write-in pettition drive to Warner Brothers; the popular Gentleman Cavill was requested by many aficionados in their unsuccessful campaign to select him for the character of Cedric Diggory in the film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. In the December 05 edition of Empire Magazine, he was dubbed "...the most unlucky man in Hollywood". A resilient Henry Cavill stepped beyond the pale of circumstance, to say that the publicity brings his name out. Almost surprisingly yet to break through as a major film star by the time he turned 23, Henry Cavill landed a leading role in the Showtime seriesThe Tudors (2006), and a charming yet minor part in the fantasy film Stardust (2007). Filmography Stardust (2007) - Humphrey Tristan & Isolde (2006) - Melot Hellraiser: Hellworld (2005) - Mike Red Riding Hood (2004) - The Hunter I Capture the Castle (2003) - Stephen Colley The Count of Monte Cristo (2002) - Albert Mondego Laguna (2001) - Thomas Aprea Television Midsomer Murders (2003) - Simon Mayfield Goodbye, Mr. Chips (2002) - Soldier Colley The Inspector Lynley Mysteries: Well Schooled in Murder (2002) - Chas Quilter Source:Wikipedia
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    Fearne Cotton

    Fearne Cotton Fearne Cotton (born 3 September 1981) is an English television presenter and DJ. Born in Northwood, London, she grew up in the north-west London suburb of Eastcote. She was raised by Lyn and Mick Cotton, and has a younger brother called Jamie. Her grandfather's cousin is former BBC executive Sir Bill Cotton, although she states she has not seen him since the age of five and cites her rise to broadcasting fame as down to her own hard work and discipline. Early career Self-described as a "mouthy little girl", Cotton began taking ballet classes from the age of five and attended weekend drama school at ten. After being discovered in a nationwide talent search, she began her presenting career in 1998, at the age of 16, with early morning GMTV children's show The Disney Club and later Diggit. She soon found herself fronting several children's programmes for CITV, including Draw Your Own Toons and Mouse, a show aimed at encouraging children to use computers. In 2002 she presented Finger Tips, an arts and crafts programme for children, with co-presenter Stephen Mulhern. Cotton soon branched out from ITV, and her association with CBBC began when she presented children's science programme, Eureka TV, later winning a role as co-presenter on CBBC's Sunday Morning show, Smile. Before long, she was given the task of re-vitalising the ailing The Saturday Show for the BBC. Her former Finger Tips co-presenter, Stephen Mulhern was soon to present rival CITV Saturday morning show Ministry of Mayhem alongside her best friend Holly Willoughby. Recent broadcasting In 2003 Cotton started presenting Top of the Pops:Saturday (later called Top of the Pops: Reloaded) with her The Saturday Show co-presenter, Simon Grant. The same year she took part in Comic Relief Does Fame Academy. From 2004 to 2006 Cotton was the main presenter of Top Of The Pops, which she co-presented with a different guest presenter each week. She was one of the final ever regular presenters for that show. The programme ended in July 2006 as a result of poor viewing figures, but Cotton was unavailable for the final episode because of her filming for ITV1's Love Island in Fiji. However, a quick introduction she recorded on location was shown at the start of the show. She also narrates the popular CBBC Serious… documentary strand, as well as continuing to present various other children's programmes for the BBC, including "Only In America". In May 2005 she continued her association with Comic Relief when she hosted part of the Red Nose Day telethon. In July 2005 she made her career highlight to date, presenting Live8 in Hyde Park, London, where she found herself being chatted up by Robbie Williams. During an interview with the British popstar, he asked on camera "Why don't you come live with me and my dogs in LA?" Following the event, she commented that she would prefer to remain friends. In November 2005 she hosted the BBC's annual telethon, Children In Need with Sir Terry Wogan and Natasha Kaplinsky, a role she reprised for the 2006 event. In September 2005 she joined Radio 1, to present the Friday early morning slot with Reggie Yates who she had previously worked with on CBBC as a presenter, and co-star of Only In America and Top Of The Pops. She occasionally stands in for other Radio 1 presenters, such as Sara Cox. It was announced on the 30th July 2006 that Fearne will be co-hosting the weekend breakfast show along with Reggie from September 2006 replacing Spoony who will be leaving the station after six years. On 20 May 2006 Fearne read the United Kingdom votes for the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest, held in Athens, Greece. Cotton also presented the second series of Love Island with Patrick Kielty on ITV1, taking over from Kelly Brook. Liza Tarbuck and Denise van Outen were previously offered the role but pulled out due to other projects. On 29 October 2006, Fearne appeared with her family and much talked about brother Jamie on Family Fortunes in a star special. She also presents the Friday night live eviction for Five reality TV show Make Me A Supermodel, replacing former TV presenter and model Rachel Hunter. Personal life In her spare time Fearne is a keen artist and hopes to hold an exhibition of her work in late 2007. Fearne dated Lostprophets' front man Ian Watkins for a period in 2004-2005. Watkins wrote two songs about the couple's separation on the group's third album Liberation Transmission. Another of her ex-boyfriends, Peter Brame who was a Fame Academy singer, sold explicit details of their lovelife to a tabloid Sunday newspaper, describing how his cocaine addiction destroyed their relationship. She maintains that "He had to do it for his own reasons and I don't resent him for that." She is currently dating American Jesse Jenkins Trivia Fearne has two cats called Tallulah and Keloy. The latter was photographed with Fearne by the late Lord Lichfield for the 2006 PDSA Calendar. They are named after one of the magic words from Bedknobs and Broomsticks. She attended Haydon School in Northwood. Fearne is a fan of Led Zeppelin and cites their track "Good times Bad times" as her favourite song of all time. Fearne has ten tattoos over her body, the most notable of which is fern leaf, covering her right hip up to her rib cage Fearne starred in the video for 'Riverside', the debut single for London based singer/songwriter Kid Harpoon released via Brik A Brak Records in 2006 Fearne is mentioned in the Two Pints of Lager and A Packet Of Crisps episode "Fat". Louise mentions she's like Fearne Cotton, only in human form. The BBC Three subtitles misspells Fearne's forename as "Fern". She is a fan of the Brazilian wax She is a vegetarian Source:Wikipedia
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    Hayden Panettiere

    Hayden Leslie Panettiere (born August 21, 1989 in Islip, New York) is an American actress and singer. Panettiere (pronounced "PAN-a-tee-AIR" per her recent appearance on Last Call with Carson Daly ) was born in Islip, New York to Leslie Vogel and Skip Panettiere, and has Italian ancestry. She began appearing in commercials at just eleven months old, before landing a role on the television show Guiding Light when she was eight years old. Panettiere played the role until 2001. Since that time, she has appeared in over a dozen full-length feature films, as well as several made-for-TV movies. She has also had a starring role in FOX's Ally McBeal and a recurring guest role in Malcolm in the Middle. She also recently appeared on an episode of Punk'd, as an accomplice in punking her then boyfriend, Stephen Colletti. She also has guest starred in Law & Order: SVU. Panettiere currently stars as Claire Bennet in the NBC series Heroes. Neutrogena decided to make her the cover girl for their new worldwide ad campaign; in this regard Panettiere followed in the footsteps of actresses Jennifer Love Hewitt, Mandy Moore, Kristin Kreuk, Mischa Barton and Jennifer Freeman. Panettiere also provided the voice of Kairi, one of the main characters of Square Enix/Disney's Kingdom Hearts series. Another current project for Panettiere is a music album. She has recorded several singles for various films such as Disney's Ice Princess and the Disney Channel Original Movie Tiger Cruise. She recently recorded a song for "Girl Next", a compilation album of various up and coming female singers, the song is called "Your New Girlfriend". Her debut album is set for a 2007 release. Panettiere currently lives in Palisades, New York with her parents and younger brother, Jansen, though she travels frequently for movies and other projects. Her older brother Jeremy, frequents the Los Angeles club scene, and is known to wear a red bandana. She also resides in Los Angeles, California. She enjoys a friendship with Paris Hilton who is 8 years older than her. Hayden is currently dating Stephen Colletti, a veteran in the reality soap opera Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County. Source:Wikipedia
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    Shana Zadrick

    Shana Zadrick, born Shana Lee Phipps on March 20, 1972 in Grand Junction, Colorado, is an American fashion model. Shana began modeling in her teens and had modeled for only four months when "discovered" by Guess? Jeans executive, Paul Marciano. Shana's "Arizona" campaign for Guess?, was shot in Yuma by Ellen von Unwerth. Shana appeared in ads with Scott King for Calvin Klein's perfume, "Escape," as well as editorials for Ralph Lauren, Alberta Ferretti, La Perla, and many others. Her modeling career has taken her around the world several times and she has been particularly successful in both Italy and France. She has also appeared in Vanity Fair, Cosmopolitan, Allure, and Sports Illustrated, and the film Inferno (directed by Ellen von Unwerth). She appeared in the John Mellancamp video, "Wild Night," in which she played a taxi driver. An outdoorswoman, Shana married early and lived on a horse ranch in Ocala, Florida, where she and her husband raised exotic animals (including a tiger) and shot skeet. She is now divorced from her first husband and is engaged to marry French model, Sebastien (Seby) Large.
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    Katharine McPhee

    Katharine Hope McPhee (born March 25, 1984) is an American singer who was the runner-up to Taylor Hicks on the fifth season of American Idol. Early years Born in Sherman Oaks (a Los Angeles neighborhood), McPhee has been singing since the age of two. Her mother, Peisha Burch McPhee[1], a vocal coach and accomplished cabaret singer, recognized a talent for music in her daughter and decided to train her. Her father, Daniel McPhee, is a television producer and her older sister, Adriana McPhee (born June 30, 1982) is an aspiring producer as well. McPhee also has a dog named Lilly. Throughout high school, McPhee led an active social life: she was student body vice president, a varsity swimmer, a dancer, and also a thespian, performing in many school plays along with her elder sister Adriana. McPhee graduated in 2002 from Notre Dame High School and afterward attended The Boston Conservatory for three semesters, majoring in musical theater. She left due to her manager's suggestion that she try out for television pilots in Los Angeles. McPhee returned to Los Angeles, working on a television pilot and an independent film which is slated to be released in late 2006. While still in her late teens and early twenties, McPhee focused on an acting career. In a People interview she said that she was rejected in only "195 out of 200 auditions". In spite of the setbacks, the aspiring actress was able to snag a role as "Paramount Girl" in the musical film about the life of Hank Garland, Crazy, set to be released in 2006. Other acting endeavors included lead actress in professional productions of Annie Get Your Gun and The Ghost and Mrs. Muir. She was nominated in 2005 for the Theatre LA Ovation Award for her lead role in Annie Get Your Gun. McPhee was also part of a failed mall-based MTV soap opera entitled You Are Here, playing the older sister of a more popular younger sister. American Idol Katharine McPhee's American Idol photograph.McPhee was persuaded by a significant other to try out for American Idol. She auditioned in San Francisco, and sang "God Bless the Child," originally performed by Billie Holiday. Paula Abdul said that McPhee looked beautiful, Randy Jackson hailed her audition as the best so far that season, and Simon Cowell complimented her for being "current" in terms of her appearance. Cowell also noted that McPhee was not the wannabe that he'd presumed she was after learning that her mother was a singer. In the final cut-down show for the Top 24, McPhee was the first to be put through and, in excitement, kissed all three judges on the lips. McPhee listed Whitney Houston and Brian McKnight as her favorite artists in the American Idol interview of the top 24 semi-finalists. In the first round of the semi-finals, she sang Barbra Streisand's version of Buddy Johnson's "Since I Fell for You," again earning high praises. Cowell said that out of the four "very, very good vocalists" of the night, she was the best. During the week leading to the third round of the semi-finals, when McPhee sang Aretha Franklin's "Think," she was rumored to be quitting due to pregnancy. However, during the performance show on March 7, 2006, she denied this accusation, attributing it to a poor choice of clothing. Host Ryan Seacrest, with tongue-in-cheek, later asked about her and fellow Idol contestant Kevin Covais; McPhee playfully denied any relationship. During the week preceding the top three show, McPhee visited her former high school for her hometown celebration. For the top three performance night, McPhee sang a song chosen by Simon Cowell, "Over the Rainbow." McPhee chose to perform Jane Monheit's modern version of the Judy Garland classic. Cowell pegged it as "the single best performance of the competition to date." Elliott Yamin was eliminated the following night, and McPhee advanced to the May 24, 2006 finale along with Taylor Hicks, in which Hicks won the competition. McPhee's run on American Idol led to the popular use of the term "McPheever," coined by Ralph Garman of Los Angeles radio station KROQ's morning show Kevin and Bean. McPhee was congratulated by Congressman Brad Sherman of Sherman Oaks, the 27th district of California, who raised a flag in her honor at the United States Capitol on the day of the finale show. During the competition, McPhee roomed with fellow contestant Kellie Pickler, and then Pickler was eliminated, along with Paris Bennett. After coming second to Taylor Hicks, McPhee was quoted in news publications as having said, "I don't need sad faces or anyone to feel bad for me. I have got a record deal, pretty much. It wasn't about winning the title, I just wanted to give the best performance I could," regarding her runner-up status. McPhee's debut single, "Somewhere Over the Rainbow/My Destiny" was released on June 27, 2006 by RCA Records. It peaked at #12 on the Billboard Hot 100. On June 6, 2006, it was announced that McPhee had signed to American Idol series creator Simon Fuller's 19 Recordings Limited and BMG's RCA Records, which is also the label of former American Idol runner ups Clay Aiken and Bo Bice. McPhee toured with Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, performing in three of his concerts during his tour in the United States from June 9 through June 11, 2006, less than a month after the finale. The duo performed "The Prayer" (in which they also sang during Idol's Classic Love Songs theme week) and "Somos Novios"/"It's Impossible". The duo later appeared on JC Penney's Concert for Kids. You start doing something you love doing and the weight just started falling off me. I was still eating... It was a really amazing thing that happened with me and my body has just been kind of falling to its natural state and I don't know if it's finished going where it wants, but it's doing its thing. -- Katharine McPhee, People In June 2006, McPhee revealed to "People" magazine that she previously suffered from bulimia. After a period of about five years, she began treatment after qualifying for American Idol. During her run on American Idol, she lost 30 lbs. In July 2006, McPhee sang "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" at the debut of the cruise ship, Crown Princess, in New York. McPhee missed the start of the American Idols LIVE! Tour 2006, due to severe bronchitis and laryngitis. She was due to return on July 27, 2006 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, ending her three-week hiatus. McPhee commented on her illness in a public interview, and was quoted as, "I just have to sing easily so I can get through the tour... I bruised [my vocal cords] because I was doing so much coughing". McPhee was scheduled to join the tour on July 27 in Pittsburgh, but her flight from New York City was delayed and then cancelled due to inclement weather, so she ended up joining the tour the following day, July 28, in Washington, D.C. McPhee is co-producing Michael Albanese's play Red Herring with her significant other; along with Robert Hawk, Angelina Bruno, and Jeff Kasal. McPhee was quoted in the promo as describing a desire to become involved in theatre, stating that although "audiences know me best from American Idol... my passion has always been theatre." The play will be a part of the 10th Annual New York International Fringe Festival. On August 1, 2006, McPhee suffered a hair-line fracture in her left foot after tripping backstage at an American Idol tour stop in Charlotte, North Carolina. McPhee will continue to perform on the Idol tour, despite the injury. McPhee performed "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" before a live audience for the JAM JCPenney "The Concert for America's Kids", which was hosted by Dr. Phil McGraw and was presented on CBS on August 23, 2006. McPhee later performed with Andrea Bocelli that night. McPhee and her sister appeared on the Keith Ablow Show on September 18, 2006 to discuss her struggles with dyslexia, bulimia, and her childhood fear of her father. McPhee was rumored to be a Scientologist. In the past, McPhee had attended and completed two individual courses in Scientology. However, according to an May 12, 2006 interview on Los Angeles radio station KROQ 106.7, McPhee stated she "dabbled in Scientology" because of a former love interest but is not a Scientologist; according to her, she was "quickly out the door." During a May 26, 2006 interview with Ryan Seacrest on Larry King Live, she once again explained that she is not a Scientologist, and only looked into it because of a former love interest. Trivia McPhee is left-handed. McPhee's height is 5'8" (173 cm). Source:Wikipedia
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    Gemma Atkinson

    Gemma Atkinson Gemma Atkinson (born 16 November 1984 in Bury, England) is a British actress and glamour model. Early life Originally from Manchester, Atkinson took her GCSEs at Castlebrook High School. Afterwards, she became a model. Acting and Television Career Atkinson rose to fame playing Lisa Hunter on the teenage soap opera Hollyoaks. She and Marcus Patric (Ben Davies in Hollyoaks) subsequently appeared in a spin-off series called Hollyoaks: Let Loose, in which their characters start a new life living together in Chester. This has been followed up with Hollyoaks: In the City, in which their characters return to the UK and set up home in Liverpool. Atkinson also played Goldie Lookin Chain's love interest in their video 'R'n'B'. She also features on the cover of the single. Glamour modelling Since launching her parallel career as a glamour model, Atkinson has appeared in provocative photoshoots in lingerie and swimwear, including non-nude topless shots, for men's magazines such as Arena, FHM, Loaded, Maxim, Zoo Weekly and Nuts. She has declared an ambition to be the new Jordan . In a recent interview with Loaded she even went as far as to exhort male readers to "knock one out" over the photos of her displayed in her calendar. In October 2006 she appeared in three of the aforementioned magazines in one month, becoming one of the most prolific celebrity glamour models in the UK. In November 2006, it was announced by Zoo Weekly that Atkinson had agreed to become their regular "sex and relationships columnist". Personal life After dating former Emmerdale star Cleveland Campbell[citation needed], Atkinson presently shares her Cheshire home with Charlton Athletic striker Marcus Bent. Bent broke off his engagement to fiancee Kelly Clark - mother of his two-year-old daughter - after meeting Gemma at a party just months before a planned wedding. Atkinson and Bent are regular on the Manchester club scene, with numerous tabloid recorded rows over her drinking. In early 2006, Atkinson underwent breast enlargement surgery, which took her chest to a 34D[3]. She has commented in an interview on The Chris Moyles Show that she can no longer see her toes when standing up since she had the surgery. She is currently planning another operation to further increase her chest size in the summer of 2007 . Source: Wikipedia
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    Rebecca Gayheart

    Rebecca Gayheart (born August 12, 1971 in Hazard, Kentucky) is an American actress. Gayheart was raised in Pinetop, Kentucky by parents of Irish, Italian, German and Cherokee Indian heritage. Her father was a coal miner. She moved to New York City at 15 where she completed her education at New York's Professional Children's School and the Lee Strasberg Institute Gayheart was for a time engaged to director Brett Ratner. She and actor Eric Dane were married on October 29, 2004. Gayheart's break into the industry was a series of television commercials for Noxzema in the early 1990s, earning her the moniker "The Noxzema Girl.". The commercials began airing in 1991, and brought her recognition. Television roles In 1992, Gayheart landed her first major role when she joined the cast of the soap opera Loving as Hannah Mayberry. In 1993 and 1994, Gayheart had a recurring role in the Vanishing Son action pack series. In 1995, she had a recurring role in the series Beverly Hills, 90210. She has also been a regular on the television series Earth 2 (1994), Wasteland (1999), and Dead Like Me as Betty (2003) and has a re-occurring role on Nip/Tuck (2004). Gayheart was initially hired to play the part of Inara Serra on Firefly (2002), but dropped out after only one day of filming. Morena Baccarin took over the role, and none of Rebecca's scenes were ever used. Gayheart's current role is as Judy Nash in the new series Vanished. Movie roles Gayheart has appeared in several films, most often horror films or comedies aimed at a teenage audience: Somebody Is Waiting (1996), Nothing to Lose (1997), Scream 2 (1997), Hairshirt (1998), Urban Legend (1998), Jawbreaker (1999), Puppet (1999), From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter (2000), Shadow Hours (2000), Doppelganger (2001), Harvard Man (2001), and Pipe Dream (2002). Source: Wikipedia
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    Diana Gartner

    Born: 22 January Where: Frankfurt, Germany Height: 180 cm Bust: 81 cm Waist: 61 cm Hips: 89 cm Additional information Discovered one day by an agent from Metropolitan Modeling in a pizzeria on Paris, blond hair, blue eyed Diana Gartner decided to take a chance on modeling and her chance paid off. Her first modeling job was in a L'Oreal hair commercial and she has worked steadily since that time. Diana considers an education a top priority and while she appreciates the opportunities that have come her way, she is glad fate presented her career when it did, as she believes modeling before getting an education may have been a mistake. Diana currently resides in Paris where she likes to wander the city. However as the possessor of a motorcycle license, she hopes to someday add riding her motorcycle to her list of things to do in her off-time. For now though, this enthusiastic twenty year old has had to put aside her hobbies which include reading and ballet in favor of spending her all-too-frequent time doing one thing--"just being lazy".
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    Danielle Lloyd

    Danielle Lloyd (born 16 December 1983, Liverpool, England) is an English model and former Miss England (2004). She is also the current girlfriend of footballer Teddy Sheringham. On 26 FebFruary 2006, Lloyd was named Miss Great Britain 2006. She also made a memorable appearance on BBC One's Test the Nation. When asked "Who was Winston Churchill - a rapper, US President, the PM or King?", Lloyd answered "Wasn't he the first black president of America? There's a statue of him near me - that's black." Lloyd will pose for the December 2006 issue of Playboy. Birthdate: 16 December 1983 Birth location: Liverpool, England Measurements: 34E-23-34 Height: 5ft 6in Weight: 107 lbs Eye color: Hazel Hair color: Brown Natural bust: No Ethnicity: White British Source:Wikipedia
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    Anna Faris

    Anna Kay Faris (born November 29, 1976 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA) is an American actress, best known for her roles in the Scary Movie films as Cindy Campbell. Faris, the daughter of Jack (of Scottish/Irish descent) and Karen (of German, English and French descent), grew up in Edmonds, Washington, north of Seattle. Her parents encouraged her to pursue acting when she was young and she gave her first professional acting performance at age 9 at the Seattle Repertory Theater. After attending Edmonds Woodway High School, she studied English literature at the University of Washington and lived for a time in London. Her first significant film role was in the independent production Lovers Lane (1999). Her breakout role was the horror film parody Scary Movie (2000). The 5'5" Faris is a natural blonde, but dyed her hair black for the filming of Scary Movie, leading to the misconception that she is a brunette. In 2004, Faris married actor Ben Indra, whom she met while working on Lovers Lane and had dated since 1999. Faris starred with Uma Thurman and Luke Wilson in the feature film My Super Ex-Girlfriend, released on July 21, 2006. She also has two films in the works, Mama's Boy with Jeff Daniels and Diane Keaton, and Smiley Face with Adam Brody and John Cho. Filmography Untitled Anna Faris Project (2008) ...Unknown / Executive Producer Scary Movie 5 (2008) ...as Cindy Campbell (rumored) Smiley Face (2007) Mama's Boy (2006) My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006) ... as Hannah Scary Movie 4 (2006) ... as Cindy Campbell Just Friends (2005) ... as Samantha James Brokeback Mountain (2005) ... as LaShawn Malone Southern Belles (2005) ... as Belle Waiting... (2005) ... as Serena Friends (2004) ... as Erica (TV) Lost in Translation (2003) ... as Kelly Scary Movie 3 (2003) ... as Cindy Campbell The Hot Chick (2002) ... as April Sheer Bliss aka Winter Break (2002) ... as Justine May (2002) ... as Polly Scary Movie 2 (2001) ... as Cindy Campbell Scary Movie (2000) ... as Cindy Campbell Lovers Lane (1999) ... as Janelle Eden (1996) ... as Dithy Deception: A Mother's Secret (1991) .... as Liz Source:Wikipedia
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    Christy Carlson Romano

    Christy Carlson Romano (born Christy Michelle Romano on March 20, 1984) is an American actress and singer. She is perhaps best known for her roles in the sitcom Even Stevens and the animated series Kim Possible, as well as garnering a considerable boost in fandom for providing the voice of Yuffie Kisaragi in Final Fantasy VII Advent Children. Early life Romano was born in Milford, Connecticut to Sharon Carlson and Anthony Romano, and attended Orange Ave Elementary School. She has two older sisters and one older brother. Romano moved to Atlanta, Georgia as a child, and landed her first acting job at the Atlanta production of Annie. While working in Disney, Romano has recorded songs in the soundtracks of some Disney movies and TV series like Kim Possible and Teacher's Pet. The writers of Kim Possible wrote the episode "Blush" based on Christy. She is apparently so extremely modest that she gets embarrassed and will blush at even the slightest compliment/awkward situation. Romano first sang on Disney Channel on a first season episode of Even Stevens (in 2000) which led to more singing on the series and with Disney in general. In 2004, following her stint on Broadway, Romano focused on her recording career full-time. Romano began collaborating with Matthew Gerrard, Andy Marvel, and Martin Briley. Romano has worked with Kara DioGuardi, Stacy Jones (of 'American Hi-Fi'), Shelly Peiken, Richie Sambora, Jaret Reddick (of Bowling for Soup), The Matrix, Diane Warren, Jonnie "MOST" Davis. In 2004, Walt Disney Records released Christy Carlson Romano: Greatest Disney TV & Film Hits, featuring her new single "Dive In" (which was written by Christian music singer Cindy Morgan). In 2005, Romano was featured in Chris Brown's music video for "Run It". Also in 2005, Romano signed with Atlantic Records for a 2006 debut. However, in 2006, Romano stated in an interview with TV Guide that she was in between labels once again, this time with Virgin Records. In November 2005, Christy Romano jumped on the 'celebrity MySpace' bandwagon and launched a music account. She has used her account to post many new songs to share with fans, and showcase her own artistic evolution. It is unclear which, if any, of the songs will be on her upcoming album. In November 2006, Romano changed her Record Label status on her official MySpace page from Major to Indie. The reason for this and her new record label were not stated. She also was in the Cutting Edge 2 Going For The Gold Was reported on Tommy2.net that she recorded a version of the Click Five's song "Friday Night" for a new moving that shes in called Taking Five which also starrs the Click Five. Personal life Romano is a member of the Barnard College class of 2006, majoring in English and international relations. She is a sister of Sigma Delta Tau sorority. Milford Mayor James Richetelli Jr. named February 22, 2005 as Christy Carlson Romano Day, and she received the "Connecticut's Finest Citizen Award". She has interned for Connecticut Senator Christopher Dodd, who is her godfather. In December 2005 she announced her engagement to long time boyfriend Cal Thomas, but in May 2006 she announced she has ended her engagement for unstated reasons. Thomas (born Carlos Alberto Alvarez on September 25, 1980) is a Dominican actor and writer, and should not be confused with the American columnist. Her next move is to Los Angeles, California, where she will be pursuing a television pilot, movies, and a solo music career. She has a dog, Chewy, and a cat, Cabrio. Her favorite current TV Series are House, Grey's Anatomy and Entourage. Shared Songs (in order of when released): 1. The Problem - November 2005-March 2006 2. Simple - November 2005-February 2006 3. Promise - November 2005-March 2006 (co-written w/Stacy Jones) 4. Headphones On - November 2005-January/February 2006 5. We'll Awaken - March 2006- June 2006 (following 'The Cutting Edge 2' TV premiere) 6. Hope - March 2006 7. Closer to Closure - March 2006- June 2006 8. Junky Love - June 2006- September 2006 9. Just A Song - June 2006-September 2006 10. She Waits - September 2006 11. A Boy Like You - September 2006- November 2006 12. Changed - September 2006- November 2006 13. No Such Thing - September 2006 14. Running Away - September 2006- November 2006 15. Even A Hero - November 2006 Filmography Annie Night Of The Thunder (Broadway play) Just One World (Broadway play) Broadway Kids sing Broadway (play) Parade (play, where she played Mary Phagan, at the Lincoln Center) The Sound Of Music (Martha, alongside Marie Osmond) Everyone Says I Love You (movie, alongside Woody Allen) Looking For an Echo (movie, with Armand Assante) Goosed (movie, alongside Jennifer Tilly) Kingdom Hearts (2002) (video game) Yuffie Kisaragi Even Stevens (2000-2003) Cadet Kelly (2002)(Disney Channel Original Movie) Kim Possible (animated television show 2002-present) The Even Stevens Movie (2003) (Disney Channel Original Movie) Beauty and the Beast on Broadway (2004) Campus Confidential (TV movie) (2005) Final Fantasy VII Advent Children (2006) Yuffie Kisaragi The Cutting Edge: Going for the Gold (2006) The Legend Of The Secret Pass (Post Production) (2007) Taking 5 (Post Production) (2007) Movin' In (Filming) (2007) Source:Wikipedia
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    Brittany Snow

    Brittany Anne Snow (born March 9, 1986 in Tampa, Florida) is an American television and film actress. She is perhaps best known for playing Meg Pryor on television's American Dreams. Snow had a popular role at age 12 as troubled teen Susan Lemay on Guiding Light from 1998 to 2001. Snow had been dating actor Kyle Searles since 2003, but recently said in an interview about The Pacifier that they were no longer together after 2-and-a-half-years. She began modeling at the age of 3. Snow became the sixth victim and the seventh star ever to be featured on Punk'd more than once. Her first appearance is when she was tricked by Ashton Kutcher after she crashed into a portapotty with her car, making one man sick. Her second is when she tricked One Tree Hill's Sophia Bush after Bush pushed a waiter with her butt and crashed into a tank full of lobsters. Snow is a 2004 graduate of Gaither High School in Tampa, Florida. In a 2005 interview, Snow admitted to receiving 8 detentions while in high school. Snow did not receive a single detention during her freshman and sophomore years but she was given 2 during her junior year (for tardiness and talking in class) and 6 during her senior year (passing notes, talking in class, tardiness, skipping a class, unexcused absences). In a 2003 interview on her official website, Snow admitted to her fans of being a notorious blusher as she embarrasses far too easily. To a fan's question of "What makes you blush?", Brittany's response was as follows: Any comments about sexual stuff or bodily functions make me blush. I am a sissy when it comes to that stuff. I also blush when people pay me a compliment. She is currently dating drummer Michael Johnson of The Black List Club. Source:Wikipedia
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    Meghan Douglas

    Meghan traveled a lot as a child. Her father was in the United States government, and she lived in Germany, Greece, India, and Lebanon. As a high school student in Virginia, she attempted to model part-time at local department stores, but had little luck. After she didn't get into her first choice of colleges, Meghan was offered a contract by Elite Model Management after entering their Model Look contest. As a model, she had a unique ability to change her look. Her hair color is naturally light brown, but she changed it frequently, usually at least one color a year. Upon dying her hair red, Meghan became an unexpected star attraction at the spring 1995 fashion shows. In 1994, Meghan married Liam Dalton, the CEO and founder of Axiom Capital Management, Inc., a large New York-based investment-management corporation. She wore her wedding ring in some fashion shoots. Liam and Meghan appeared together in a spread in the August 1994 American Vogue, entitled "The Weekenders". Her 1995 television and print advertising campaign for Finesse Shampoo and Conditioner put her in the public eye. Meghan missed the spring 1996 shows because of the birth of her first child, who appeared with Meghan in her ads for J.Crew and Ellen Tracy Company. Meghan and Liam are now parents of three children: Kelley, Liam, and Lander. Close friends with Claudia Mason. The two appeared in many fashion editorials together in Vogue (US) in the mid 1990s. A favorite model of photographer Pamela Hanson. Attended James Madison High School in Vienna, Virginia. Paulina Porizkova is one of her favorite models, and inspired her to want to model. Loves candy and what she calls "real meals", particularly steak, potatoes, and Indian food. Weighted 125 lbs. in 1991, and 117 lbs. in 1992. Was one of the world's top fashion models in the 1990s. Dated Liam Dalton for two and a half years before they married. Her wedding gown was designed by Michael Kors. Loves scuba diving. Participated in the Elite Model Look contest in 1985. Her father had modeled for Dial soap to pay for school. Her mother was an artist, went to police school, and later worked with emotionally disturbed children. Worked as a switchboard operator in a donut shop while in high school.
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    January Jones

    January Jones January Jones (born January 5, 1978 in Brookings, South Dakota, USA) is an actress. She is best known for her role as "Cadence Flaherty" in the 2003 movie American Wedding (also known as American Pie: The Wedding, especially outside the USA), the third movie in the American Pie comedy film series. She has also had supporting roles in Anger Management (2003) and Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (also known as Dirty Dancing 2). She had a small role in Love Actually as Jeannie "the American Angel." In 2005, she appeared in the film The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada, directed by and starring Tommy Lee Jones. Prior to her acting career, Jones was an Abercrombie & Fitch model. She dated actor Ashton Kutcher from 1998 to 2001. She also dated singer Josh Groban from 2003 to 2006.