Tag Archives: 1957

#624 Jo Brand / Kate Buffery / Quentin Willson – 23 July 1957

Jo Brand Josephine Grace “Jo” Brand (born 23 July 1957) is a BAFTA-winning English comedienne, writer, and actress. Commencing her entertainment career with a move from psychiatric nursing to the alternative comedy stand-up scene, she went on to appear on The Brain Drain, Channel 4’s Jo Brand Through the Cakehole, Getting On and … Continue reading

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#575 Tony Jordan / Jon Lovitz – 21 July 1957

Tony Jordan Tony Jordan (born 21 July 1957) is a British television writer. For many years, he was lead writer and series consultant for BBC One soap opera EastEnders. Jordan had written for the programme since 1989, and had written over 250 episodes as of 2006. He was listed as … Continue reading

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#449 Shane MacGowan / Chris Kamara – 25 December 1957

Shane MacGowan Shane Patrick Lysaght MacGowan (born 25 December 1957) is an Irish musician and singer, best known as the original singer and songwriter of The Pogues. Between 1985 and 1987 he co-wrote what is perhaps his best-known song, “Fairytale of New York”, … Continue reading

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#362 Dawn French / Paul Bown – 11 October 1957

Dawn French Dawn Roma French (born 11 October 1957) is a British actress, writer and comedienne. She is best-known for starring in and writing for the comedy sketch show French and Saunders with comedy partner Jennifer Saunders and also for playing the lead role of Geraldine … Continue reading

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#249 Cameron Crowe / Thierry Boutsen – 13 July 1957

Cameron Crowe Cameron Bruce Crowe (born July 13, 1957) is an American screenwriter and film director. Before moving into the film industry, Crowe was a contributing editor atRolling Stone magazine, for which he still frequently writes. Crowe wrote and directed Jerry Maguire,  Vanilla Sky … Continue reading

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#241 Paul Merton / Marc Almond / Kelly McGillis – 09 July 1957

Paul Merton Paul Merton (born Paul James Martin; 9 July 1957) is a British comedian, writer and actor. Considered by a number of critics, fellow comedians and members of the public to be among Britain’s greatest comedians,he is well known for his regular appearances … Continue reading

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#184 Siouxsie Sioux / Duncan Goodhew – 27 May 1957

Siouxsie Sioux Siouxsie Sioux (born Susan Janet Ballion; May 27, 1957) is an English singer-songwriter. She is best known for her work as the lead singer of the rock band Siouxsie and the Banshees (1976–1996) and of its splinter group The Creatures (1981–2005). She … Continue reading

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#157 Richard E. Grant / Peter Howitt – 05 May 1957

Richard E. Grant Richard E. Grant (born 5 May 1957) British actor, screenwriter and director,  born Richard Esterhuysen in Mbabane, Swaziland. Grant’s first film role was the perpetually inebriated title character in Withnail and I, which has established a large cult following. Peter Howitt Peter Howitt … Continue reading

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#88 Shannon Tweed / Osama bin Laden – 10 March 1957

Shannon Tweed Shannon Lee Tweed (born March 10, 1957) is a Canadian actress and model. One of the most successful actresses of mainstream erotica, she is identified with the genre of the erotic thriller. Tweed currently lives with her longtime partner Gene Simmons of Kiss and … Continue reading

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