Category: Biography

For those interested in particular high-profile individuals, the Biography category delves deep into the lives of particular peoples of interest. Biography is an inside look into the life, work and social contributions of these extraordinary people.

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Narnia's Lost Poet: The Secret Lives and Loves of CS Lewis

Narnia's Lost Poet: The Secret Lives and Loves of CS Lewis

Biography

CS Lewis's biographer AN Wilson goes in search of the man behind Narnia - bestselling children's author and famous Christian writer, but an under-appreciated Oxford academic and an aspiring poet who never achieved [...]

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Uri Geller

Uri Geller

Biography

Uri Geller (born 20 December 1946) is an illusionist, well known internationally as a magician, television personality, and self-proclaimed psychic. He is known for his trademark television performances of spoon [...]

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Henri Cartier Bresson - Just Plain Love

Henri Cartier Bresson - Just Plain Love

Biography

A good insight insights into the one of the greatest minds in photography.Henri Cartier-Bresson (August 22, 1908 -- August 3, 2004) was a French photographer considered to be the father of photojournalism. He [...]

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Gagarin: Untold Story of First Man in Space

Gagarin: Untold Story of First Man in Space

Biography

The world's first Cosmonaut; everyone knows his name, but few people ever knew the man. Some say Yuri Gagarin's iconic first spaceflight was the product of immense good fortune. Others believe he was destined for [...]

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Extraordinary People: The Man with the Highest IQ

Extraordinary People: The Man with the Highest IQ

Biography

Richard G. "Rick" Rosner (born May 2, 1960) is an American television writer and media figure known for his high intelligence test scores and his unusual career. There are reports that he has achieved some of the [...]

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Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando

Biography

The maverick 'Godfather' actor, one of the most controversial of his generation. Recluse, activist or genius? Perhaps all three. Marlon Brando’s father was also named Marlon Brando, and was a [...]

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Whistling Smith

Whistling Smith

Biography

(1975). Whistling Smith is a 1975 Canadian short documentary film about Vancouver policeman Sergeant Bernie "Whistling" Smith, directed by Marrin Canell. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary [...]

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Einstein

Einstein

Biography

Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 - 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the general theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics (alongside quantum mechanics). While [...]

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The Boy Whose Skin Fell Off

The Boy Whose Skin Fell Off

Biography

Jonny Kennedy is a man with a lot to do. He's got just four months to move home, befriend Nell McAndrew, fly a plane, visit Downing Street - and plan his own funeral. 36-year-old Jonny is an extraordinary man with [...]

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Richard Feynman - No Ordinary Genius

Richard Feynman - No Ordinary Genius

Biography

Richard Phillips Feynman was an American theoretical physicist known for his work in the path integral formulation of quantum mechanics, the theory of quantum electrodynamics, and the physics of the superfluidity [...]

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The Rainman Twins

The Rainman Twins

Biography

The story of Flo and Kay, the worlds only female autistic savant twins. Savantism is a rare condition in which sufferers of developmental disorders, often autism, are capable of acts of genius that far outstrip [...]

Views: 1581
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I Am Bruce Lee

I Am Bruce Lee

Biography

Bruce Lee is universally recognized as the pioneer who elevated martial arts in film to an art form, and this documentary will reveal why Bruce Lee's flame burns brighter now than the day he died over three [...]

Views: 991
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Homeless Fighter

Homeless Fighter

Biography

Vyacheslav is 41, he's homeless and unemployed. He uses the entrances to blocks of flats as shelter from the cold and sleeps in suburban trains. He doesn't like his life but isn't ready to change it either. [...]

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The Woman With Half of a Body

The Woman With Half of a Body

Biography

In this story, the deformed legs of Rosemarie Siggins were amputated when she was a child with sacral agenesis. Today, she works on cars and cares for her family in Pueblo, Colorado.This absorbing [...]

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Rule Britannia: Debt Collector

Rule Britannia: Debt Collector

Biography

Ten years ago Shaun Smith was an enforcer for one of the biggest crime families in Liverpool and embroiled in a war against a rival drug gang.Shaun introduced urban terrorism to the British underworld. [...]

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Secret Billionaire: The Chuck Feeney Story

Secret Billionaire: The Chuck Feeney Story

Biography

Despite having been one of the wealthiest and most influential people on the planet, Chuck Feeney now wears a watch, eats in diners, flies economy and doesn't own a car. He refuses to be interviewed or [...]

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