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Isabel Allende Imran Khan Ice Cube
Isabel Allende
Isabel AllendeAugust 2, 1942 -
Isabel Allende (Spanish: [isaˈβel aˈʝende]; born 2 August 1942) is a Chilean-American writer. Allende, whose works sometimes contain aspects of the "magic realist" tradition, is famous for novels such as The House of the Spirits (La casa de los espíritus, 1982) and City of the Beasts (La ciudad de las bestias, 2002), which have been commercially successful. Allende has been called "the world's most widely read Spanish-language author". In 2004, Allende was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and in 2010, she received Chile's National Literature Prize. President Barack...
Imran Khan
Imran KhanNovember 25, 1952 -
Imran Khan (Urdu: عِمران خان‎; born Imran Khan Niazi on 25 November 1952) is a Pakistani politician and former cricketer. Khan played international cricket for two decades in the late twentieth century and, after retiring, entered politics. Besides his political activism, Khan is also a philanthropist, cricket commentator, chancellor of the University of Bradford and founding chairman of the Board of Governors of Shaukat Khanum Hospital. He also founded Namal College, Mianwali in 2008. He was Pakistan's most successful cricket captain, leading his country to victory at the 1992...
Ice Cube
Ice CubeJune 15, 1969 -
O'Shea Jackson, Sr. (born June 15, 1969), better known by his stage name Ice Cube, is an American rapper, record producer, actor, and filmmaker. He began his career as a member of the hip-hop group C.I.A. and later joined N.W.A (Niggaz Wit Attitudes). After leaving N.W.A in December 1989, he built a successful solo career in music and films. Additionally, he has served as one of the producers of the Showtime television series Barbershop and the TBS series Are We There Yet?, both of which are based upon the films in which he portrayed the lead character. Ice Cube is noted as a proficient...
Israel Zangwill
Israel ZangwillFebruary 14, 1864 - August 1, 1926
Iggy Azalea
Iggy AzaleaJune 7, 1990 -
Amethyst Amelia Kelly (born 7 June 1990), better known by her stage name Iggy Azalea (/əˈzeɪljə/), is an Australian rapper, songwriter, and model. Azalea left for the United States at the age of 16 to pursue a career in hip hop music, first residing in Miami, Florida, and then other parts of the southern United States, including Houston, Texas and Atlanta, Georgia. She first gained recognition after the music videos for her controversial songs "Pu$$y" and "Two Times", went viral on YouTube. In September 2011, she released her debut mixtape Ignorant Art and subsequently aligned herself...
Ian Ziering
Ian ZieringMarch 30, 1964 -
Idi Amin
Idi AminAugust 16, 2003 -
Idi Amin Dada (/ˈiːdi ɑːˈmiːn/; c. 1925 – 16 August 2003) was the third President of Uganda, ruling from 1971 to 1979. Amin joined the British colonial regiment, the King's African Rifles in 1946, serving in Kenya and Uganda. Eventually, Amin held the rank of major general in the post-colonial Ugandan Army and became its commander before seizing power in the military coup of January 1971, deposing Milton Obote. He later promoted himself to field marshal while he was the head of state. Amin's rule was characterized by human rights abuses, political repression, ethnic persecution,...
Imtiaz Ali
Imtiaz AliJune 16, 1971 -
Israel Broussard
Israel BroussardAugust 22, 1994 -
Israel Broussard (born 22 August 1994) is an American actor. He played one of the lead roles in Sofia Coppola's The Bling Ring, a 2013 film inspired by the real break-ins of Hollywood celebrities by a group of California teenagers who were dubbed the Bling Ring by the media. The movie also starred Taissa Farmiga, Claire Julien, Katie Chang, and Emma Watson. Broussard earned praise for his portrayal of Marc, a character inspired by the real-life Nick Prugo. The Chicago Tribune called him a "performer of serious promise", along with his co-star Katie Chang, while Rolling Stone's review of the...