Category Archives: Actresses

Dolly Parton

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© Curtis Hilbun

Dolly Parton was born on January 19, 1946 in Sevierville, Tennessee. As a child, Parton began singing on local radio as well as television in East Tennessee. Parton was initially successful as a songwriter later; she started her singing career after being signed by Monument Records in 1965. She composed more than 3,000 songs through her career. She also won several Country Music awards, eight Grammy Awards, which includes a Lifetime Achievement Grammy in 2011. Parton has received 45 Grammy Award nominations. She also click here to read more

Alicia Silverstone

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© Mark Coggins

Alicia Silverstone is an actress and television and movie producer from California. She shot to fame in 1993’s ‘The Crush’, where she played a young teen obsessed with an older man who does know reciprocate her feelings. Her performance in the film earned her the awards for ‘Best Villain’ and ‘Best Breakthrough Performance’ at the MTV Movie Awards in 1994. Further success came for Silverstone when she starred in the teenage hit movie ‘Clueless’ in 1995. The film was later turned into a television click here to read more

Adrianna Lima

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© Adam Bielawski

Adriana Lima is a model-turned-actress from Brazil. She gained immense popularity in 2000 when she became a Victoria’s Secret ‘Angel’. Since then, she has modeled in several Victoria’s Secret Fashion Shows, as well as completing other modeling ventures. She was first recognized as a future global supermodel in 1996 when she won ‘Supermodel of Brazil’ by Ford. In 1997, at age 16, she finished second in Ford’s ‘Supermodel of the World’. Her acting credentials include her film debut in 2001’s ‘The Follow’, and guest click here to read more

Gisele Bundchen

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© Tiago Chediak

Gisele Bundchen is a Brazilian model of German descent. She found success in her homeland’s modeling industry in the early 90s, and got her first US break at NYC Fashion Week in 1996. From there she went on to find success in England, appearing on the cover of the British edition of Vogue magazine. In 1998, she posed for many top fashion and clothing brands including Dolce & Gabbana, Versace and Ralph Lauren. Her biggest break however, came in 2000 when Victoria’s Secret offered click here to read more