Wednesday, May 22, 2013


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On May 22, 1958, Jerry Lee Lewis of "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" and "Great Balls Of Fire" fame dropped a bombshell in London by revealing that his new bride, Myra Gail Lewis was not only his first cousin but was only 13 years old. England did not take the news well, and on his return to the U.S, he found himself under a black cloud from which he never completely emerged.



Richard Benjamin
(born May 22, 1938)
Richard Benjamin is an American actor and film director. He has starred in a number of well-known film productions, including Goodbye, Columbus (1969), based on the novella by Philip Roth; Catch-22 (1970), from the Joseph Heller best-seller; Westworld (1973), a science-fiction thriller by Michael Crichton, and The Sunshine Boys (1978), written by Neil Simon.

Susan Elizabeth Strasberg
(May 22, 1938 - January 21, 1999)
Susan Strasberg was an American film and stage actress. After a widely praised performance as a teenager in Picnic, Strasberg originated the title role in the Broadway production of The Diary of Anne Frank and was nominated for a Tony Award at the age of 18. Strasberg became the youngest actress to star on Broadway with her name above the marquee title.

From the 1960s through the 1980s she guest-starred in such television series as The Virginian, The Invaders, Bonanza, The F.B.I., Breaking Point, Burke's Law, The Streets of San Francisco, Night Gallery, McCloud, Alias Smith & Jones, The Big Valley, Remington Steele and twice on The Rockford Files (as Deborah Ryder and as Karen Stiles (Rockford's ex-girlfriend.

Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier
May 22, 1907 - July 11, 1989)
Laurence Olivier was a British actor, director, and producer. He eventually came to be regarded as one of the foremost Shakespeare interpreters of the 20th century. His three Shakespeare films as actor-director, Henry V (1944), Hamlet (1948), and Richard III (1955), are among the pinnacles of the bard at the cinema. Olivier played many other roles on stage and screen.

On stage his more than 120 roles included Richard III, Macbeth, Romeo, Hamlet, Uncle Vanya, and Archie Rice in The Entertainer. He appeared in nearly 60 films, including William Wyler's Wuthering Heights (1939), Alfred Hitchcock's Rebecca (1940), Stanley Kubrick's Spartacus (1960), and Joseph L. Mankiewicz's Sleuth (1972). His other Shakespeare roles for the cinema were as Orlando in As You Like It (1936) and the lead in Othello (1965),

Margaret Denise Quigley
(born May 22, 1979)
Margaret Denise Quigley professionally known as Maggie Q, is an American actress and former fashion model. As of 2010, she stars in the title role on The CW's action-thriller series Nikita.

In 1998, she started her acting career in the TV drama House of the Dragon, which was a huge hit in Asia. In 2002 she appeared in the horror film Model from Hell, and went on to star as an FBI agent Jane Quigley in the action thriller Gen-Y Cops the same year. Her appearance in Gen-Y Cops impressed Jackie Chan so much that she was cast in Manhattan Midnight and Rush Hour 2.

In 2002, she starred as martial artist assassin Charlene Ching in the action film Naked Weapon. In 2005, Q played Harmony in the German-Singaporean TV mini-series House of Harmony, opposite Fann Wong. The same year she also co-produced the animal treatment documentary Earthlings narrated by Joaquin Phoenix.

In 2006, she starred alongside Tom Cruise in Mission: Impossible III. She played Zhen, the only female member of the IMF team. In 2007, she appeared as Mai Linh in the Bruce Willis movie Live Free or Die Hard, the fourth film in the Die Hard series, and as Maggie in Balls of Fury.


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