|Mel Brooks (06/28/1926 - )|
American actor, writer /director, and producer best known as a creator of broad film farces and comedy parodies, or as he says, "spoofs." He best known films are "Blazing Saddles" and "Young Frankenstein" both released in 1974.
Quiz: Mel Brooks: King of Spoofs
Quiz: Mel Brooks: His Films
|John Cusack (06/28/1966 - )|
American actor who often chooses movie roles outside the mainstream, such as "Being John Malkovich" (1999) and "High Fidelity" (2000).
| Henry VIII (06/28/1491 - 01/28/1547)|
King of England and Lord of Ireland (later King of Ireland) from 22 April 1509 until his death in 1547. He is famous for having been married six times and for wielding the most untrammeled power of any English monarch.
Quiz: Henry VIII: Iron Fisted Ruler
|Pat Morita (06/28/1933 - 11/24/2005)|
Japanese-American actor best known for the roles of Arnold on the TV show Happy Days and Mr. Miyagi in the movie "The Karate Kid", for which he was nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1984.
|Gilda Radner (06/28/1946 - 05/20/1989)|
American comedian and actress, best known for her role as a 1975 original cast member on the NBC comedy series "Saturday Night Live", creating hilarious characters such as Roseanne Roseannadanna and Emily Litella.
|Jean-Jacques Rousseau (06/28/1712 - 07/02/1778)|
Jean-Jacques Rousseau was a major Genevois philosopher, writer, and composer of 18th-century Romanticism. His political philosophy heavily influenced the French Revolution, as well as the American Revolution.