Cicely L. Tyson (born December 18, 1924) is an American actress. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress, and the Golden Globe Award for her performance as Rebecca Morgan in Sounder (1972). For this role she also won the NSFC Best Actress and NBR Best ActressAwards. She starred in The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974), for which she won two Emmy Awards and was nominated for a BAFTA Award. During her career she has been nominated for twelve Primetime Emmy Awards, winning
Viola Davis is the first African American Woman to win best actress. She has a lead role in the show "How to Get Away With Murder"
John Christopher "Johnny" Depp II (born June 9, 1963) is an American actor, film producer, and musician. Is shown here in the film Pirates of the Caribbean as Captain Jack. He had won the Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor. Depp began his career as a musician with the rock group The Kids until the band broke up, in which Depp turned to acting and earned his first major acting job in A Nightmare on Elm Street
Star Trek is an American science fiction entertainment franchise created by Gene Roddenberry and owned by CBS and Paramount Pictures. Star Trek: The Original Series and its live-action TV spin-off series, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager, and Star Trek: Enterprise as well as the Star Trek film franchise make up the main canon.
Shirley Jane Temple (April 23 1928-Feb 10 2014) was the most famous child star of all time. She got her start in the movies at the age of three and soon progressed to super stardom. Shirley could do it all: act, sing and dance and all at the age of five! Fans loved her as she was bright, bouncy and cheerful in her films and they ultimately bought millions of dollars worth of products that had her likeness on them. Dolls, phonograph records, mugs, hats, dresses, whatever it was.
Lupita Amondi Nyong'o (Kenyan English: [luˈpiːtɑː ˈɲɔːŋɔ] born March 1, 1983) is a Mexican-Kenyan actress and film director. She was born in Mexico, but was raised in Kenya. She attended college in the United States, earning a Bachelor's degree in film and theater studies from Hampshire College. Nyong'o started in the film industry as a production assistant on several Hollywood films. In 2008, she made her acting debut with the short film East River and subsequently returned to Kenya.
Actress Lupita Nyong is shown here in the movie "Twelve Years A Slave" which she would later win an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor.
The late and great Christopher D'Olier Reeve (September 25, 1952 – October 10, 2004) was an American actor, film director, producer, screenwriter, author, and activist. He achieved stardom for his acting achievements, in particular his motion picture portrayal of the comic book superhero Superman. On May 27, 1995 Reeve became a quadriplegic after being thrown from a horse during an equestrian competition in Culpeper, Virginia.
"Being Mary Jane" star, Grabiel Union is shown here. The show is written by Akil Productions co-founder, Mrs. Mara Brock Akil and airs on the BET Network.
The movie The Princess Diaries starring Julie Andrews and Anne Hathaway. A shy teenager, Mia Thermopolis (Anne Hathaway) is thrown for a loop when, from out of the blue, she learns the astonishing news that she's a real-life princess! As the heir apparent to the crown of the small European principality of Genovia, Mia begins a comical journey toward the throne… More Release date: July 29, 2001 (USA) Director: Garry Marshall Producers: Whitney Houston
The 2009 cast of the play; "No! More War!" by writer/producer K. Fatimah Woolfolk. Synopsis: A boy's dream in a war stricken country is actually more than a reality. He faces the tragedy of war through the eyes of many across the globe. From the Middle East, to Africa and even to America. Their stories are not only filled with sorrow, fear and pain. Their stories inflame their common hopes, and dreams for a better tomorrow. Their ideas for peace empower their existence and ultimate survival.
A Raisin in the Sun is a 1961 drama film, starring Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee, Claudia McNeil, Diana Sands, Roy Glenn, and Louis Gossett, and adapted from the play of the same name by Lorraine Hansberry. It follows a black family that wants a better life away from the city.In 2005, A Raisin in the Sun was selected for preservation in the United States of America National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".
The late Comedian and actor, Mr. Robin Williams (left) is shown here in a signed poster from the movie "Hook" A depiction of the classic Peter Pan story.
Actress Ke Ke Palmer & Angela Bassett shown here from the movie "Akeelah and the Bee" a 2006 American drama film written and directed by Doug Atchison. It tells the story of Akeelah Anderson (Keke Palmer), an 11-year-old girl who participates in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, her mother (Angela Bassett), her schoolmates, and her coach, Dr. Joshua Larabee (Laurence Fishburne).