Sunday, March 2, 2008

Christina Ricci

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Christina Ricci was born February 12, 1980, in Santa Monica, California, to parents Ralph and Sarah Ricci. After her parents decided to relocate to Montclair, New Jersey, Christina -- otherwise known as the family clown -- spent much of her youth on America's East Coast.

Former child star Christina Ricci was promoting to stardom after playing the melancholic and gloomy Wednesday Addams in The Addams Family (1991) and in Addams Family Values (1993). She next gained notice for her portrayal as a relatively "normal" kid named Kathleen 'Kat' Harvey in Casper (1995), in which she won Young Star, and National Association of Theater Owners ShowEast Star of Tomorrow awards in 1995.

In 1998, Ricci received critical acclaimed for her spectacular performance as caustic and pregnant teenager Dedee Truitt in the comedy drama The Opposite Sex (1998), for which she netted several awards including a Young Star, a Golden Satellite, a Best Actress and a National Board of Review in 1998. Additionally, she received Golden Globe, An American Comedy, and Independent Spirit nominations for her brilliant work in the film. The same year, Ricci continued attracting attention when she was awarded the National Board of Review for her bright performances as kidnapped victim Layla in Vincent Gallo's Buffalo '66 (1998) and laundry-obsessed girlfriend Shelley in John Waters' Pecker (1998).

Monday, February 25, 2008

Heidi Klum

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Heidi Klum is a German supermodel who is one of the most recognizable faces in the modeling industry. Her rise to fame is mostly attributed to her appearing in both the Victoria's Secret catalog and Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue. She was born on June 1, 1973 in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany and was discovered after entering a German national modeling contest in 1991. Heidi Klum has appeared on the covers of most of the well known fashion magazines. She has also appeared in various TV shows and movies and became the host and judge of the reality show Project Runway in 2004. In 2007 she was named third on the Forbe's list of top earning supermodels.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Carolina ‘Pampita‘ Ardohain

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Born on January 17th, 1981 in Santa Rosa, La Pampa, Argentina, Ana Carolina Ardohain Dos Santos grew up with lofty aspirations. Despite being surrounded by an environment beset with social problems and unrest, little Carolina held fast to her dream of becoming a star, in any capacity. She completed primary and secondary school, and became well established in a local ballet school, where she practiced for nine years. Her passion for dancing has remained with her until today, and helped her gain composure in her now public life.