Singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor, Prince, was born Prince Roger Nelson on June 7, 1958 in Minneapolis, MN. He is known as the pioneer of the "Minneapolis sound." Has been writing music since the age of 7 and is showing no signs of wear in his ripe years.
Actress and film director Angela Evelyn Bassett was born in Harlem, NYC on August 16, 1958. She is best known for her portrayal of Tina Turner in the movie "What's Love Got to Do with It." Angela is a true talent with beauty to match.
Giancarlo Giuseppe Alessandro Esposito was born in Copenhagen, Denmark on April 26, 1958. The multi-talented actor is best for his roles in the Spike Lee joints, "Do the Right Thing" and "School Daze." This Critics Choice Award winning actor is currently knocking out the ladies in his current role as "Gus Fring" in the AMC series "Breaking Bad."
Lynn Butler-Smith was born on May 6, 1953 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The Emmy Award winning actress is best known for her performance as Josephine Baker in the HBO movie “The Josephine Baker Story.” Lynn Whitfield continues to grace us with her remarkable talent and stunning beauty.
Born Phylicia Ayers-Allen, this Houston, Texas native is a Tony-award winning actress, singer and stage director. She was born on June 19, 1948 and she is best remembered for her role as Claire Huxtable in the NBC sitcom, “The Cosby Show.” Her timeless beauty is as flawless as her talent.
Samuel Leroy Jackson was born December 21, 1948 in Washington, D.C. He is a critically and commercially acclaimed actor and film producer. He has starred in many roles and is noted for his work with film director Quinten Tarentino in the films “Django Unchained” and “Pulp Fiction.”
Born Anna Mae Bullock on November 26, 1939 in Nutbush, Tennessee, this great woman is referred to as the “Queen of Rock and Roll.” Tina’s career spans a half a century as a singer, actress, dancer and author. Her voice and her music are a direct reflection of the full and passionate life she has led.
Oscar award winning actor, narrator and director, Morgan Freeman was born on June 1, 1937 in Memphis, Tennessee. He got his start with the cast of the PBS children’s program, “Electric Company” in the 70’s. Morgan still knocks ‘em dead with his trademark smooth, deep voice.
This TV and screen actor, artist and New York City native was born William December Williams, Jr. on April 6, 1937. He has had a long and illustrious career and is best known for his role in the “Star Wars” series as Lando Calrissian. Interesting fact: he and actress, Diahann Carol were high school classmates. They played husband and wife on the hit TV series, “Dynasty.”
Born to West Indian immigrants on December 18, 1924, Cicely Tyson reigns supreme as an African-American Hollywood matriarch. She is a multi-award winning actress and icon. She is best known for her role in the 70’s TV series, “Roots” and was married to Jazz great, Miles Davis. Her inner beauty is as timeless and stunning as her outer beauty.