Abraham Valentine Williams Jackson, L.H.D., Ph.D., LL.D. ( 1862- 1937) was an American specialist on Indo-Iranian languages, born in New York City. He graduated at Columbia in 1883 and taught at Columbia University from 1895 to 1935. His grammar of Avestan, the language used in the Zoroastrian scriptures, is still considered to be the seminal work on the topic. ...more on Wikipedia about "A. V. Williams Jackson"
Alan J. Weberman (born May 26, 1945), better known as A.J. Weberman, is an American writer, political gadfly, and self-styled founder of the fields of garbology and Dylanology. He is best known for his controversial personal confrontations with the musician Bob Dylan and for his 30-year involvement with the Yippies, a counterculture network. ...more on Wikipedia about "A.J. Weberman"
Aaron Benjamin Sorkin (born on June 9, 1961 in New York City) is an American screenwriter and producer, working in both film and television. ...more on Wikipedia about "Aaron Sorkin"
Abe Vigoda (born Abraham Charles Vigodah on February 24, 1921, in New York City) is an American movie and television actor best known for his supporting character roles, notably as mobster Sal Tessio in the 1972 movie The Godfather and as Detective Sgt. Fish on the television series Barney Miller and the spinoff Fish. Before Barney Miller, he made a few appearances on the ABC-TV soap Dark Shadows. Vigoda was born to a Jewish-Mexican father and an Italian mother. ...more on Wikipedia about "Abe Vigoda"
Abigail Lyn Breslin (born 16 September 1996 in New York City) is an American child actress. Since 2002, she has performed in films such as Signs, Raising Helen, The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement, Keane, Chestnut: Hero of Central Park, and The Family Plan. She has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno three times. ...more on Wikipedia about "Abigail Breslin"
Abraham Dowdney ( 1841- 1886) of New York City, born in County Cork, Ireland, was a U.S. Representative from New York from 1885 to 1886. He was a Democrat. ...more on Wikipedia about "Abraham Dowdney"
Rev Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. ( November 29 1908 – April 4 1972), American politician, was the first African American to become a powerful figure in the United States Congress. He was elected to the United States House of Representatives from Harlem in 1945, and became chair of the Labor and Education Committee in 1961. His tenure as commitee chairman saw the passage of important social legislation. His career was ended by a corruption scandal. ...more on Wikipedia about "Adam Clayton Powell, Jr."
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Adam Holzman is a musician. He was born on 1960 in New York City .The son of Jac Holzman, he played keyboard with Miles Davis during the 1980s. ...more on Wikipedia about "Adam Holzman"
Adam Lamberg (born September 14, 1984 in New York City) is a Jewish American actor. ...more on Wikipedia about "Adam Lamberg"
Adam Savage (born july 15, 1967 in New York City, and raised in Westchester County, NY) is an American television host on the program MythBusters on the Discovery Channel. Before becoming a TV host, he spent 10 years as an artisan in special effects, specifically modelmaking for companies such as Industrial Light and Magic, Warner Bros. and Disney. He worked on such films as Star Wars Episodes I and II, The Matrix sequels, Bicentennial Man, A.I., Space Cowboys, and others. ...more on Wikipedia about "Adam Savage"
Adeline Miller, alias Adeline Furman, was an American madam and prostitute. According to her contemporary George Templeton Strong, Miller had been active in New York City prostitution since the late 1810s.Gilfoyle 70-1. By 1821, she was running a bordello on Church Street, where she had accumulated personal effects worth at least $500.Gilfoyle 71. ...more on Wikipedia about "Adeline Miller"
Adriano Espaillat was born in the Dominican Republic and emigrated to New York City. In 1996, he became the first Dominican to be elected to the New York State Assembly, representing the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan. ...more on Wikipedia about "Adriano Espaillat"
Alan Alda (born January 28, 1936 as Alphonso Joseph D'Abruzzo) is an American actor, writer, director and sometimes political activist. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alan Alda"
Alan Colmes (born September 24, 1950 in New York City, New York), is the liberal half of the Fox News Channel's popular political debate program Hannity & Colmes, along with conservative Sean Hannity. He was a well-known radio talk show personality in the New York City area before he was hired by Fox News Channel CEO Roger Ailes, primarily on the strength of Hannity's recommendation. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alan Colmes"
Alan Crosland (born August 10, 1894; died July 16, 1936) was an American actor and film director. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alan Crosland"
Alan Jay Lerner was a Jewish-American Broadway lyricist and librettist. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alan Jay Lerner"
Alan M. Hantman, FAIA ( October 13, 1942 - ) is an American architect and native of New York City. Mr. Hantman served as the 10th Architect of the Capitol. (The Architect of the Capitol is responsible to the United States Congress for the maintenance, operation, development, and preservation of the United States Capitol Complex. ) ...more on Wikipedia about "Alan M. Hantman"
Alan Oppenheimer (born April 23 1930 in New York City, New York) is an American voice actor who has had an active career in cartoons since the 1940s. He is recognised as the voice of many characters including Mighty Mouse, Ming the Merciless from Filmation's Flash Gordon, Falkor from 1984's The NeverEnding Story and also Skeletor and Man-at-arms, also from Filmation's 1980s cartoon He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (where he also performed various supporting roles as well). Up until 2004 (where his character was given a face) he was the voice of Alistair Crane on the soap opera Passions. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alan Oppenheimer"
Albert Hadley (1921 - ) is an influential American interior decorator born in Nashville, Tennessee. His long-time design partner was Sister Parish. He is a graduate of Peabody College, Nashville, and a graduate of and teacher at Parsons School of Design, New York City and Paris. He trained with the South's best-known decorator, A. Herbert Rodgers. After serving overseas in WW II he studied and taught at Parsons, and then formed his own studio. He then worked at the distinguished New York design firm of McMillen, Inc. and co-founded Parish-Hadley, Associates (1962-1999). Lauded with numerous international design awards for his creative output, he works in a variety of styles; modern, Victorian, Georgian. Clients include former Vice President Albert Gore, Diane Sawyer, and the Astor and Getty families. ...more on Wikipedia about "Albert Hadley"
(Álex Rodríguez) Alexander Emanuel Rodriguez (born July 27, 1975 in New York City), nicknamed A-Rod, is widely regarded as one of the best players in Major League Baseball and at a young age already is being talked about among the all-time greats. ...more on Wikipedia about "Álex Rodríguez"
Dr Alexander Anderson ( 21 April 1775 - January 17, 1870), was an American illustrator, born in New York City to Scottish parents. He is one of the earliest American wood-engravers. He produced works for books, periodicals, and newspapers. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alexander Anderson (illustrator)" http://www.shortopedia.com - Xtending Info.
Alexander Crummell ( 1819 - September 10, 1898) was an African American Episcopalian priest, missionary, and teacher. Born in New York City, he was ordained in the Diocese of Massachusets in 1844, but he struggled to be accepted due to his race. In 1844 he established a small mission in Philadelphia. He soon became involved in politics. This included the campaign for equal suffrage and the abolition of slavery. Facing mounting opposition, he traveled to England, where he attended school at Cambridge. He then traveled to Liberia to work as a missionary among the repatirated slaves who had gone there. During the American Civil War, he traveled the United States to encourage blacks to join him in Liberia, but ultimately he left his mission in Africa and returned to work in the United States. When some bishops proposed a separate missionary district for black parishes, he organized a group which is now known as the Union of Black Episcopalians to fight the proposal. In 1897 he was an important figure in the establishment of the American Negro Academy. He died in 1898, Red Bank, N. J. He was a major influence on black nationalist and Pan-Africanist leaders, such as Marcus Garvey, Paul Laurence Dunbar, and W. E. B. Dubois. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alexander Crummell"
Alexandra Paul (born 29 July 1963 in New York City) is an American actress. She is probably best known for her role as Lt. Stephanie Holden in the television series Baywatch from 1992 to 1997. While she has appeared in over 50 movies and television programs, she is also a dedicated environmental and political activist. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alexandra Paul"
Alfonso Ribeiro (born in New York City on September 21, 1971) is a Dominican- American actor and singer. His parents had immigrated to New York from the Dominican Republic. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alfonso Ribeiro"
Alfred Bester (born December 18, 1913 in New York City, died September 30, 1987) was a science fiction author and the winner of the first Hugo Award in 1953 for his novel The Demolished Man. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alfred Bester (author)" Connect with shortopedia.
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