Daryl Hannah was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. This award-winning actress made her film debut in a Brian De Palma Film, ‘The Fury,’(1978) she starred in Ron Howard’s ‘Splash’(1984) and Herbert Ross’ ‘Steel Magnolia’s (1989). She won the Jury Award from the Berlin International Film Festival for Best Short Film in 1994 for a film titled ‘The Last Supper,’(1994) which she directed, wrote, and produced.
Rising from humble beginnings in the small town of Charlemagne, Quebec, CelineDionhas become one of the biggest international stars in pop music history, selling more than 100 million albums worldwide.
Catherine Zeta-Jones & Michael Douglas
Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones first made her debut in the early ’90s when she starred inthe Yorkshire Television comedy/drama series ‘The Darling Buds of May’(1991). Soon, the success of the show made Jones one of the UK’s darlings. Several supporting roles followed, including ‘Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992) and ‘The Phantom’(1996) before breaking into mainstream America with ‘The Mask of Zorro’(1998). Other blockbusters have include ‘Entrapment,’‘The Haunting’and ‘Traffic.’In November 2000, Catherine married actor Michael Douglas and is soon to star in the second ‘Mask of Zorro,’due this fall.
TyraBanks has become one of the planet’s wealthiest and most recognized supermodels. Featured on CQ, Victoria’s Secret and Sports Illustrated. Tyrahas had a stint at an acting career with TV shows ‘The Fresh Prince of BelAire,’‘Felicity,’and various movie videos. Movies ‘Higher Learning’(1995), ‘Coyote Ugly’(2000), ‘Love Stinks’(1999), ‘Love and Basketball’and ‘Life-Size’followed. Soon, Tyrawill star in ‘Disney’s Honey Thunder Dunk.’Such TV appearances led her to work in the production of the Oprah show, to becoming the executive producer of UPN’sAmerica’s ‘Next Top Model,’and now her own show, ‘TyraBanks.’Tyraalso wrote the book, Tyra’sBeauty Inside & Out, which was published in 1998 by Harper Collins and founded her own company TYInc.
Ling emigrated to the USA from China in 1991 and found work in the Hollywood acting industry with her first English-language role as a villain in “The Crow.” From then on, she found steady work in playing various character roles from the villainous Miss East in “Wild, Wild West” to a Chinese interpreter in Oliver Stone’s “Nixon” to a part in “Anna and the King.“She now garners critical acclaim for her role in “Red Corner,”and has landed roles both on TV and in movies, in everything from drama to comedy to science-fiction extravaganzas.
Known to the tabloids as “Paris the Heiress,” Heiress of hotel guru Conrad Hilton, Hilton made a name for herself as a party-hopping socialite early in the 21st century. In 2001, she landed a cameo role as herself in “Zoolander”and later the “The Cat in the Hat”(2003). Hilton also had a small role in crime thriller, “Wonderland”and starred in her very successful TV reality show, “The Simple Life;’so successful, in fact, the show spawned sequels in 2004 and 2005. She took on her biggest role in 2004′s “Nine Lives”and that same year, released a book, Confessions of an Heiress. In 2005 she appeared in the remake of the 1950s horror film classic “House of Wax.”In addition to her thriving acting career, Hilton models for brands like ‘Guess!’and an entrepreneur of several successful business ventures, including nightclub ‘Paris’in Orlando, FL and her own perfume and clothing lines.
Singer * Songwriter * Choreographer * Dancer * Actress * Producer * Judge
Never before has there been a musical artist who has been equally recognized, awarded and celebrated. In Paula Abdul’s extraordinary music career is exemplified by worldwide album sales exceeding 30 million records, two #1 albums, six #1 singles, a Grammy Award, seven MTV awards, two Emmy Awards, two People’s Choice Awards and two Kid’s Choice Awards. Paula has a star on Hollywood Boulevard and was inducted to Nickelodeon’s Kids Choice Hall of Fame. Paula Abdul can currently be seen as a judge on FOX TV’s smash hit “American Idol”.
Following a career of commercials and modeling assignments for Sears and Lord & Taylor, Katherine Heigelmade her big-screen debut in “That Night”(1992), which was quickly followed by “King of the Hill”(1993), and a lead role in “My Father the Hero”(1994). Soon, she starred in “Under Seige2, Dark Territory”(1995) and made numerous TV appearances on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”(1992) and “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” (1993). Other films followed, including “Wish Upon a Star”(1996) “Stand-ins”(1997) “Prince Valiant”(1997), “The Tempest”(1998) (TV), and “Bride of Chucky”(1998). In 1999 Katherine branched out into television, accepting a leadrole on “Roswell”(1999) and to publicize her role, she began gracing the covers of numerous magazines and making television appearances on such shows as “The Late, Late Show with Craig Kilborn”(1999). While “Roswell” was in production, Katherine worked on several movies, “100 Girls”(2000) and “Valentine”(2001) among them. Soon, she starred in other TV shows, including “Critical Assembly”(2003) (TV), “The Twilight Zone”(2002) and ABC/Touchstone’s “Romyand Michele: In the Beginning”(2005) (TV). She now stars on television hit “Grey’s Anatomy.”
Sheryl Crow & Lance Armstrong
Sheryl Crow started her professional career in music signing back-up for Michael Jackson and Don Henley. Between 1994 and 2002, she has won nine Grammy Awards, including Best New Artist and Best Female Rock Vocalist. She has been ranked #44 on VH1′s 100Greatest Women of Rock N Roll. In September of 1995, Sheryl Crow got engaged to Lance Armstrong. American triathlete, Lance Armstrong, is renowned as the fastest cyclist in the world afterwinning seven straight Tour de Franceraces.
Julie Delpy, born in Paris, France, was first featured in “Detective”(1985) at fourteen years of age. Today, she is a big star in her native country, but is less prominent elsewhere in the world. She has starred in many American and European productions since her debut film, including “The Three Musketeers”(1993), “Trzykolory: Bialy”(1994), Killing Zoe(1994), An American Werewolf in Paris(1997) and Villa Des Roses(2002).
In America, Delpyis best known as Ethan Hawke’s co-star in the one-night-in-Vienna romance Before Sunrise(1995) and its sequel, Before Sunset(2004). A graduate of New York University’s film school, she directed and starred in a 1995 short film, “Blah, Blah, Blah”while continuing to take roles in feature films internationally. In 1995, she was named one of People Magazine’s “25 Most Beautiful”and has modeled for Gap and other high-end brands.
With an IQ of 154, this bookworm won the Miss Pennsylvania beauty contest at age 17, launching a successful modeling career for Ford TV and print. Her debut film was in 1980, when she made her debut in Woody Allen’s “Stardust Memories”(1980) This was soon followed by Wes Craven’s “Deadly Blessing”(1981), “King Solomon’s Mines”(1985) and “Action Jackson”(1988). Her big break was in “Total Recall”and soon after posing nude for Playboy, she starred in blockbuster “Basic Instinct”(1992), for which she received an award for ‘Most Desirable Female’and ‘Best Female Performance, and a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress. To avoid being typecast, she next played in a variety of film genres, including “Silver”(1993), “Intersection”(1993), “The Specialist”(1994) and “The Quick and Dead”(1995). In the film “Casino”(1995) she received her first Golden Globe and an Oscar nomination. After she starred in “Diabolique,”(1996) and “Last Dance”(1996), she received her third Golden Globe nomination for BestSupporting Actress for “The Mighty”(1998), a film that her company, “Chaos”, co-executive produced. The next year, she entered her first comedic role in “The Muse”(1999), which gave her another Golden Globe nomination. Sharon Stone is married a newspaper editor, Phil Bronstein and mother of an adorable baby boy, Roan Joseph.
Screen legend and superstar, Paul Newman went toYaleDrama School and then headed to New York, where he attended the famed New York Actors Studio. Classically handsome and with sex appeal in abundance, TV parts came easily and, after a Broadway appearance in “Picnic” (1953), he was offered a movie contract by Warner Brothers. The film “Somebody Up There Likes Me”(1956) drew raves from the critics for his brilliant performance and became one of the top box office draws of the 1960s, starring in “The Hustler”(1961), “The Prize”(1963), “Hud”(1963), “Cool Hand Luke”(1967) and “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid”(1969). He also produced “Rachel, Rachel”(1968), which received an Oscar nomination for best picture. Nominated nine times, he finally received an Oscar for his performance in “The Color of Money”(1986). Though well into his 70s, Newman still commands lead roles in films such as “Message in a Bottle”(1999). He now lives with his wife in Westport, CT. Caring and generous, he founded “Newman’s Own,” a philanthropic line of food products that has earned in excess of $100 million, all of whichhas been donated to charity.
Sylvie Vartan(born in 1944) is a French pop singer and music hall impressarioof Hungarian and Armenian origin. Since her debut, she has released a number of hit singles and starred in a host of popular European films.Currently, she is married to American media mogul Tony Scottiand serves as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Maternal and Child Health in the European Region.
Britney Jean Spears became a ‘mouseketeer’at age 11 for the Mickey Mouse Club, her first important rise because of the publicity and acting, dancing and singing experience she received. Her big break was signed as she became a Jive Recording Artist in the late 90s. With the release of her debut album, “…Baby One More Time” in early 1999, Britney became an international success overnight, selling 13 million copies of “Baby.” The album held the No. 1 spot on the Billboardcharts, was certified RIAA 12 times platinum (has sold more than 20 million copies), and won awards such as the 1999 MTV Europe Awards for Best Female Artist, Best Pop Artist and Best Breakthrough Artist. Between the release of her smash debut and second album, she co-wrote a book entitled, Heart to Heart and went on an extensive worldwide tour. Her sophomore album, “Oops!…I Did It Again,” released in May of 2000, was equally successful. After writing,A Mother’s Gift and landing a huge endorsement deal, Britney starred in feature film, Crossroadsin 2002. Britney is now happily married to her former back-up dancer Kevin Federlineand in April 2005, she announced she was pregnant.
Linda Evangelista is now known as one of the five original supermodels. Together with Christy Turlingtonand Naomi Campell, Linda formed The Trinity, with the most elite supermodels in the fashion industry in the early 90′s. Named one of Peoplemagazine’s 50 most Beautiful People in the World, Linda was honored with the VH1′s Fashion Awards’ Lifetime Achievement Award in 1996. Linda has appeared on practically every fashion magazine cover on an international scale. She has also appeared in advertising campaigns for Alberta Ferretti, American Express, Anne Klein, Barney’s, Bloomingdale’s, Calvin Klein, Chanel, Chloé, Dolce & Gabbana, Donna Karan, Gianni Versace, Hermes, Perry Ellis, Ralph Lauren, Jill Sander Valentino, Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Dior makeup, Kenarand Jones New York. She has also been in two George Michael videos, “Freedome90”, and the video for “Too Funky”. Linda has also appeared in Unzipped, by Isaac Mizrahi, and Catwalk, a documentary produced by Christy Turlington.. Linda also supports causes that she believes in, such as breast cancer research. Most recently, she has been romantically involved with Andre Rau, but was engaged to Twin Peaksactor Kyle MacLachlanand married to Gerald Marie, former head of Elite Paris.