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Nana Mouskouri

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Nana Mouskouri

Ioanna Mouschouri (Greek: Ιωάννα Μούσχουρη ; born October 13, 1934), known professionally as Nana Mouskouri (Greek: Νάνα Μούσχουρη ), is a Greek singer. During the span of her music career she has released over 200 albums and singles in at least twelve different languages, including Greek, French, English, German, Dutch, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Hebrew, Welsh, Mandarin Chinese and Corsican.[1][2][3][4] Mouskouri became well-known throughout Europe for the song "The White Rose of Athens", recorded first in German as "Weiße Rosen aus Athen" as an adaptation of her Greek song "Σαν σφυρίξεις τρείς φορές" (San sfyríxeis tris forés, "When you whistle three times"). It became her first record to sell over one million copies.[5] Later in 1963, she represented Luxembourg at the Eurovision Song Contest with the song "À force de prier". Her friendship with the composer Michel Legrand led to the recording by Mouskouri of the theme song of the Oscar-nominated film The Umbrellas of Cherbourg. From 1968 to 1976, she

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Oliver Mtukudzi

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Oliver Mtukudzi

Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi (22 September 1952 – 23 January 2019) was a Zimbabwean musician, businessman, philanthropist, human rights activist and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Southern Africa Region. Tuku was considered to have been Zimbabwe's most renowned and internationally recognised cultural icon of all time. Biography Mtukudzi grew up in Highfield, a poor neighborhood in Salisbury (modern-day Harare) in Southern Rhodesia, as the eldest of seven siblings[1]. While both his parents sang in a choir, they were initially not supportive of his continued interest in music, consequently breaking his first homemade guitar.[2] He began performing in 1977 when he joined the Wagon Wheels, a band that also featured Thomas Mapfumo and fellow legendary guitarist James Chimombe. They were given the rare opportunity by Paul Tangi Mhova Mkondo, an African nationalist and music promoter, who provided money and resources to the group. With the support of Mutanga, the prayers and blessings of Amai Mutanga, he allowed them

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Kal Naga

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Kal Naga

Kal Naga (also credited as Khaled Naga or Khaled Abol Naga) is Egyptian actor and director and producer. He is recognized primarily for his work in Egypt and the Middle East, but has increasingly ventured into American and British film and television roles. He started acting and directing English and Arabic plays and musicals in Egypt while studying theatre at The American University in Cairo. Beginning his professional acting career in 2000, Naga starred in several movies through the next decade with roles encompassing several genres, from musicals [None but that! (2007)], action [Agamista (2007), Eyes Of A Thief (2014)], thrillers [Kashf Hesab (2007)], art-house [Heliopolis (2009), Villa 69 (2013), Decor (2014)] and slapstick comedy [Habibi Naeman (Sleeping Habibi) (2008)]. Additionally, he has participated in several European film festivals, where he received a range of awards as an actor and producer. Since 2016, he has acted in several English-speaking roles, such as TYRANT on FX, History Channel's VIKIN

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Nasos Ktorides

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Nasos Ktorides

Athanasios "Nasos" Ktorides (Greek: Αθανάσιος "Νάσος" Κτωρίδης; born 10 November 1968) is a Cypriot entrepreneur and philanthropist, founding Chairman and CEO of the EuroAsia Interconnector electricity cable, Quantum Corporation,[1] Quantum Energy,[1] Quantum Cable and EuroAfrica Interconnector. He is first Cyprus Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF.[3] Life and work Athanasios "Nasos" Ktorides is born on 10 November 1968 in Nicosia, Cyprus. He studied at the American College of Greece in Athens and attended the Harvard Executive Leadership Programme in 2007 (now Harvard Professional Development Programme).[4] Ktorides is a firm believer in the motto "if you can dream it then you can achieve it".[5][4] From an early age, he manifested his independence in what is achievable.[4] He attempts to take the roads less traveled, without being confined to tried and tested solutions or secure boundaries.[4][6] Ktorides's activities extend primarily beyond Cyprus and embrace the sectors of energy and banking. His company

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Simona Marchini

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Simona Marchini

Simona Marchini (born 19 December 1941) is an Italian actress, television and radio presenter, stage director, comedian and art dealer. Life and career Born in Rome, the daughter of the businessman Alvaro, Marchini graduated in modern literature at La Sapienza University.[1] An art lover, since 1966 she directed several art galleries, notably directing the Contemporary Art Gallery "Nuova Pesa" between 1985 and 1995.[1][2] After an intense stage career as actress and director, in 1980 she made her television debut as a comedian in the RAI variety show A tutto gag, and appeared in character roles in some comedy films.[1] In 1985 she had her breakout thanks to her participation to Renzo Arbore's Quelli della notte.[1][2] Marchini later hosted several television and radio programs, including Prossimamente non stop, Pronto, è la Rai? and Piacere Raiuno.[2] She was also on the board of the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, and between 1999 and 2008 she was director of Todi Arte Festival.[1][2] Personal life Previousl

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Liza Marklund

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Liza Marklund

Eva Elisabeth "Liza" Marklund (born 9 September 1962) is a Swedish journalist and crime writer. Her novels, most of which feature the fictional character Annika Bengtzon, a newspaper journalist, have been published in thirty languages. Marklund is the co-owner of Sweden's third largest publishing house, Piratförlaget and a columnist in the Swedish tabloid Expressen. She is also a Unicef ambassador. Life She was born in Pålmark near Piteå, Norrbotten. Marklund lives in Spain with her husband Mikael. Literary career Since her debut in 1995, Liza Marklund has written eight crime novels and co-authored two documentary novels with Maria Eriksson and one non-fiction book about female leadership with Lotta Snickare. Marklund's crime novels featuring crime reporter Annika Bengtzon have become international bestsellers. She won the "Poloni Prize" (Polonipriset) 1998 for "Best Swedish Crime Novel by a Female Writer" and "The Debutant Prize", (Debutantpriset) 1998 for "Best First Novel of the Year" with the crime n

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Alex McLeod

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Alex McLeod

Alexandra Ann McLeod (born December 21, 1968) is an American television host and entertainment news correspondent best known for being the original host of TLC’s hit cable show Trading Spaces.[1] She got her start as a comedic actress and hosted the first forty episodes of the reality-based home improvement series that launched the makeover show phenomenon.[2] Biography Early life McLeod was born and raised in Galveston, Texas, in the United States. Her father was a politician and real estate developer and her mother a teacher. As a young girl she spent a lot of time on the campaign trail with her father, a former Texas state legislator.[2][3] McLeod attended the prestigious Kinkaid High School in Houston. Later, she attended The University of Texas at Austin, where she received a degree in Communications. While in college on summer break, McLeod got her first broadcasting job as a news intern at KPRC-NBC in Houston. She began acting at UCLA, where she took acting and film history classes.[2] Television c

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Lionel Messi

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Lionel Messi

Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccittini[note 1] (Spanish pronunciation:  (listen);[A] born 24 June 1987) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward and captains both Barcelona and the Argentina national team. Often considered the best player in the world and widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, Messi has a record-tying five Ballon d'Or awards,[note 2] four of which he won consecutively, and a record six European Golden Shoes. He has spent his entire professional career with Barcelona, where he has won a club-record 34 trophies, including ten La Liga titles, four UEFA Champions League titles and six Copas del Rey. A prolific goalscorer and a creative playmaker, Messi holds the records for most goals in La Liga (419), a La Liga and European league season (50), most hat-tricks in the UEFA Champions League (8), and most assists in La Liga (169) and the Copa América (11). He has scored over 695 senior career goals for club and country. Born and raised in central Argentina, Messi

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Maria Rosaria Omaggio

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Maria Rosaria Omaggio

Maria Rosaria Omaggio (born 11 January 1957) is an Italian actress and writer. Born in Rome, Maria Rosaria Omaggio debuted in 1973 in the Italian show Canzonissima.[1] In 1976 she made her film debut with two "poliziotteschi" alongside Tomas Milian, Rome Armed to the Teeth and The Cop in Blue Jeans, and later starred in numerous films and TV series. She is also active on stage, and in 2011 celebrated her 25th year in theater with the recital Omaggio a voi.[2] Her latest film is Walesa. Man of Hope (2013), directed by Andrzej Wajda, where she stars as Oriana Fallaci. She is a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF.[3] Selected filmography Rome Armed to the Teeth (1976) The Cop in Blue Jeans (1976) La segretaria privata di mio padre (1976) La lozana andaluza (1976) La malavita attacca... la polizia risponde! (1977) El virgo de Visanteta (1979) Visanteta, estáte quieta (1979) Los locos vecinos del 2º (1980) Nightmare City (1980) Culo e camicia (1981) The Adventures of Hercules (1985) Rimini R

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Alyssa Milano

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Alyssa Milano

Alyssa Jayne Milano (born December 19, 1972) is an American actress, producer, activist, and former singer. She is known for her roles as Samantha Micelli in Who's the Boss?, Jennifer Mancini in Melrose Place, Phoebe Halliwell in Charmed, Billie Cunningham in My Name is Earl, Savannah "Savi" Davis in Mistresses, Renata Murphy in Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later, and Coralee Armstrong in Insatiable. Early life Milano was born on December 19, 1972,[1] in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn,[1][2] the daughter of fashion designer and talent manager Lin Milano and film-music editor Thomas M. Milano.[1] She and her brother, Cory,[3] who is a decade her junior,[4] are of Italian ancestry.[5] She was raised Roman Catholic.[6] Career 1980–1996 Milano began her career at age 7, when her babysitter, without notifying Milano's parents, took her to an audition for one of the four principal parts in a national touring company of Annie. Milano was one of four selected from more than 1,500 girls. During the course of her work

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Önder Sisters

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Önder Sisters

Ferzan and Ferhan Önder after a concert in Hainburg an der Donau, Austria, 2017. Önder Sisters at Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival 2011 after a concert in Kiel, Germany. The twin sisters Ferhan & Ferzan Önder (born October 2, 1965 at Tokat, Turkey) are Austrian pianists who perform mostly as a piano duo. At the age of seven, they moved to Ankara to study in the State Conservatory. Already at the age of 14, they won a Jury Special Award at the Concorso Pianistico Internazionale Alessandro Casagrande in Terni, Italy. Next, they won the "First Prize" at the International Piano Duo Competition in Hamburg, Germany. In 1985, after winning a competition, which led to a concert in Vienna, the twins decided to move to Austria, where they studied at the Academy of Music in Vienna with Noel Flores and Paul Badura-Skoda.[1] In the academy, they also met Alfons Kontarsky, who became their mentor and a close friend until his death. The twin sisters produced a number of CDs. Their CD Vivaldi Reflections, which

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Natalia Oreiro

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Natalia Oreiro

Natalia Marisa Oreiro Iglesias (Spanish pronunciation: ; born 19 May 1977) is a Uruguayan singer, actress, and fashion designer. Oreiro began her career in telenovelas. Since 2008 she has switched to work primarily in films. Oreiro has worked on social awareness shows and events for organizations like Greenpeace and UNICEF, the latter of which designated her as ambassador for Argentina and Uruguay in September 2011. She has been included in Esquire magazine's "The Sexiest Woman Alive Atlas" list.[1] Life and career 1977–2000: Early life and career beginnings Daughter of Carlos Florencio Oreiro Poggio and Mabel Cristina Iglesias Bourié, was born on 19 May 1977. Natalia studied drama at the age of eight and at twelve started auditioning for advertisements. During her teens she appeared in more than 30 television commercials for such trade marks as Coca-Cola, Pepsi and Johnson & Johnson. At the age of 16 she moved to Argentina to work there and unleash her ambition to be a star. She worked as an MTV VJ an

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Effie Owuor

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Effie Owuor

Effie Owuor (born 1943) is a Kenyan lawyer and judge who was the country's first female State Counsel, Magistrate, High Court Judge, and Court of Appeal Judge. Early life and education Owuor was born in 1943 in Kakamega and attended Butere Girls High School and Alliance Girls High School.[1][2] She graduated from the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in 1967, which was at the time the only university offering law degrees in East Africa.[2][3] Career Owuor became a State Counsel in the Attorney General's Chambers in 1967.[2] She became Kenya's first female magistrate in 1970 and senior magistrate in 1974.[3] In 1982, Owuor was appointed by President Daniel arap Moi to the High Court of Kenya, the first woman to sit on the bench.[3][4] In 1983, she was appointed alongside Cecil Miller and Chunilal Madan to the Judicial Commission of Inquiry to investigate corruption allegations against former Attorney General Charles Njonjo.[1] Owuor was also appointed a goodwill ambassador to UNICEF.[2][5][6] In 1993

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Eva Padberg

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Eva Padberg

Eva Padberg (born 27 January 1980) is a German fashion model, singer, and actress. Early life Padberg was born in Bad Frankenhausen and grew up in Rottleben, Germany. In 1995, she applied for Bravo's Boy & Girl contest; she made it among the best ten models and gained the opportunity to do a test shooting for Louisa Models in Munich. In 1998, after having finished her Abitur, she started her professional modelling career. Eva worked in Paris, Tokyo, and New York City, e.g. for Ralph Lauren and Calvin Klein and walked for different Prêt-à-Porter shows. Career Eva Padberg, Life Ball 2013 Besides the catwalk and the photo shootings, she became a frequently sought model for commercials and advertising campaigns: Since 2003, she has been the face of the world-renown make-up-brand Astor. In May 2005, she appeared in the TV commercial of the candy brand "Gletscher Eis" and in September of the same year she became not only the new face of the Korean automobile manufacturer Kia Motors, but also the new cov

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Sarah Jessica Parker

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Sarah Jessica Parker

Sarah Jessica Parker (born March 25, 1965) is an American actress, producer, and designer.[1][2] She is known for her role as Carrie Bradshaw on the HBO television series Sex and the City (1998–2004), for which she won two Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress in a Comedy Series and three Screen Actors Guild Awards. The character was widely popular during the airing of the series and was later recognized as one of the greatest female characters in American television. She later reprised the role in films Sex and the City (2008) and Sex and the City 2 (2010). Parker made her Broadway debut at the age of 11 in the 1976 revival of The Innocents, before going on to star in the title role of the Broadway musical Annie in 1979. She made her first major film appearances in the 1984 dramas Footloose and Firstborn. Her other film roles include L.A. Story (1991), Honeymoon in Vegas (1992), Hocus Pocus (1993), Ed Wood (1994), The First Wives Club (1996), The Family Stone (2005), Failure to Launch (2006

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Katy Perry

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Katy Perry

Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (born October 25, 1984), known professionally as Katy Perry, is an American singer, songwriter, and television judge. After singing in church during her childhood, she pursued a career in gospel music as a teenager. Perry signed with Red Hill Records and released her debut studio album Katy Hudson under her birth name in 2001, which was commercially unsuccessful. She moved to Los Angeles the following year to venture into secular music after Red Hill ceased operations and she subsequently began working with producers Glen Ballard, Dr. Luke, and Max Martin. After adopting the stage name Katy Perry and being dropped by The Island Def Jam Music Group and Columbia Records, she signed a recording contract with Capitol Records in April 2007. Perry rose to fame in 2008 with the release of her second album, a pop rock record titled One of the Boys, and its singles "I Kissed a Girl" and "Hot n Cold". The former track also sparked controversy for its sapphic themes. Her third album, Teenage D

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Daniela Poggi

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Daniela Poggi

Daniela Poggi (born October 17, 1954) is an Italian film and stage actress and television presenter. Background Born in Savona, at young age Poggi studied ballet, then graduated from Linguistic High-school.[1] Following her family she moved in Milan where she started working in commercials;[1] resumed her ballet studies, after a few minor film roles Poggi had the first great opportunity in 1978, chosen by Walter Chiari to star with him in the revue Hai mai provato nell'acqua calda?.[1] In 1979 she got a huge popularity thanks to the participation to the Raiuno variety television La sberla, that was seen by an average of about 20 million viewers.[1] Poggi started her cinema career in genre films, especially starring in roles of sexual object in several commedie sexy all'italiana,[1] then, from late 1980s, she switched into more dramatic roles. She was named a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 2001.[2] Filmography Film Son tornate a fiorire le rose, directed by Vittorio Sindoni (1975) L'ultima orgia del II

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Queen Rania of Jordan

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Queen Rania of Jordan

Rania Al-Abdullah (Arabic: رانيا العبد الله‎, Rāniyā al-ʻAbd Allāh; born Rania Al-Yassin on 31 August 1970) is the queen consort of Jordan. Born in Kuwait to a Palestinian family, she later moved to Jordan for work, where she met the then prince Abdullah. Since marrying the now King of Jordan in 1993, she has become known for her advocacy work related to education, health, community empowerment, youth, cross-cultural dialogue and micro-finance. She is also an avid user of social media and she maintains pages on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and Twitter. She has two daughters and two sons and has been awarded various decorations by governments. Personal life Early life Rania Al-Yassin was born in Kuwait, to Palestinian parents. She received a degree in Business Administration from the American University in Cairo. Upon her graduation from the American University, she worked briefly in marketing for Citibank, followed by a job with Apple Inc. in Amman.[1] Marriage and family She met Jordanian Abdullah bin Al

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Diletta Rizzo Marin

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Diletta Rizzo Marin

Diletta Rizzo Marin (born in Vicenza) is an Italian operatic mezzo-soprano admired for the quality of her voice and her skills in acting.[1][2] She has appeared frequently at the Festival Internacional de Santander. Biography Diletta Rizzo Marin was born into a family of musicians. Her father, Roberto Scandiuzzi, is also an opera singer.[3] She studied piano and she received her laurea in theatrical performance from L'Università Ca' Foscari in Venice. Her official debut was in July 2004 in a solo recital at the 53rd Festival Internacional de Santander. She returned to the Festival again in 2005 appearing in a concert with Roberto Scandiuzzi, the Coral Salvé de Laredo, and the Orchestra 900 del Teatro Regio di Torino. The live recording of the concert was issued by the RTVE-Música label in February 2006.[4] (A further performance of the concert took place at the Festival de Úbeda in June 2007.)[5] Her most recent appearance at the Festival Santander was in August 2007 when she sang the leading role of Amina

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Princess Sarah Zeid of Jordan

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Princess Sarah Zeid of Jordan

Princess Sarah Zeid of Jordan, Crown Princess of Iraq (born Sarah Antonia Butler on 1 August 1972) is an American humanitarian and maternal and newborn health activist. Through her marriage to Prince Zeid bin Ra’ad Zeid al-Hussein, she is a Jordanian princess and a member of the House of Hashemite. Her husband is the heir apparent to the pretender of the abolished throne of Iraq. Early life and education Princess Sarah was born as Sarah Antonia Butler on 1 August 1972 in Houston, Texas to Dr. Godfrey Phillip Butler, a British petroleum geologist and consultant to international oil companies, and Jean Hamilton Butler.[1][2] She was educated at Hurtwood House in Surrey, England.[3] She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in international relations from the University of St. Thomas and a master's degree in development studies from the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies.[4] Career Princess Sarah is a global health advocate whose work focuses on maternal and newborn health.[5] She has work

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Teimour Radjabov

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Teimour Radjabov

Teimour Radjabov (also spelled Teymur Rajabov; Azerbaijani: Teymur Rəcəbov; born 12 March 1987) is an Azerbaijani chess grandmaster. As of June 2019, he is ranked as No. 2 in Azerbaijan and No. 12 in the world rankings. A chess prodigy, Radjabov earned the title of grandmaster in March 2001 at the age of 14, making him the second-youngest grandmaster in history at the time.[1] In 2003, Radjabov gained international attention after beating the-then World No. 1 Garry Kasparov in the Linares tournament, followed by victories over former World Champions Anand and Ponomariov all in the same year. Radjabov continued his progress over the years and became one of the top chess players in the world. In November 2012, he achieved his peak rating of 2793 and was rated as #4 in the world. He has twice competed at the Candidates Tournaments in 2012 and 2013 and won the European Team Chess Championship with Azerbaijan in 2009, 2013 and 2017. His major tournament achievements include winning the 2008 Elista FIDE Grand Pri

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Bilaal Rajan

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Bilaal Rajan

Bilaal Rajan (born September 7, 1996 in Toronto, Ontario) is a fundraiser, motivational speaker, author, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Canada's child ambassador,[1] and founder of the Making Change Now organization. Rajan began fundraising when he was four years old, selling clementines door-to-door in his neighborhood to raise C$350 in funds for the victims of the earthquakes in the Gujarat province of India in 2001.[2] He later sold handmade plastic plates to raise $1,200 for HIV/Aids orphans, sold cookie boxes to raise over $6,000 for the affected people and children of Hurricane-devastated Haiti, raised $50,000 for the victims of the tsunami in south-east Asia,[3] and more than $50,000 for the World Partnership Walk. In 2004, Rajan launched the Canada Kids Earthquake Challenge for UNICEF, raising the total funds for tsunami relief to around $1.8 million.[4][5] To date, he has helped raise over $5 million for various causes, and since March 2005 is an official ambassador for UNICEF. Rajan visi

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Graciela Rodo Boulanger

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Graciela Rodo Boulanger

Graciela Rodo (born 1935 in La Paz) is a Bolivian painter. She is noted for her artworks featuring stylized renderings of children. Early life Her love of art was influenced by her mother, a concert pianist, and her father, a businessman and art connoisseur. She studied music and art throughout childhood, giving her first piano recital at age 15, and her first art exhibitions in Vienna and Salzburg at age 18. Artistic career Pursuing her dream to be both a great artist and musician, Rodo soon found that time would not permit the necessary devotion to both her passions. At 22, she turned all of her energy to painting. She studied etching and printmaking along with René Carcan under Johnny Friedlaender in Paris. She married a Frenchman, Boulanger, so that her public name became Graciela Rodo de Boulanger (Spanish) and Graciela Rodo Boulanger (French). In 1966, her artistic ambition began to be realized when she published her first editions of engravings and first exhibited in the United States. In 1979, UNI

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Eva Röse

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Eva Röse

Eva Röse (born 16 October 1973 in Vårberg) is a Swedish actress and television host. She is best known internationally for her role as the sinister android Niska in Season 1 of the Swedish science fiction TV series Real Humans. She was appointed UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 2007.[2] Filmography Adam & Eva (1997), One of Tove's girl friends Längtans blåa blomma (1998), Beata 'Betty' Tollman Magnetisörens femte vinter (1999), Sofie Blå Måndag (2001), Eva Lindgren Me and Morrison (2001), Sophie Kopps (2003), Jessica Villmark (2003), Elin Storm (2006), Lova Att göra en pudel (2006), Rita Göta Kanal 2 (2006), Petra Andersson Rallybrudar (2008), Ulla Sthlm (2008) Maria Wern (TV series) (2008-2016) Göta kanal 3 (2009), Petra Submission (2010), Herself – documentary by Stefan Jarl Real Humans (TV-series, 2012) The Paradise Suite (2015) References "Eva Röse" (in Swedish). Swedish Film Institute. Retrieved 25 January 2010. "Eva Röse ny UNICEF-ambassadör" [Eva Röse Ne

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Magdalena Różczka

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Magdalena Różczka, 2018 Magdalena Różczka (born 27 July 1978 in Nowa Sól) is a Polish actress. She appeared in the comedy television series Bao-Bab, czyli zielono mi in 2003.[1] On May 2010 she was appointed as the UNICEF National Goodwill Ambassador.[2] References "Bao-Bab, czyli zielono mi". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2010-05-17. UNICEF people External links Wikimedia Commons has media related to Magdalena Różczka. Magdalena Różczka on IMDb Official website

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Agnes Samaria

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Agnes Maryna Samaria (born 11 August 1972 in Otjiwarongo[1]) is a retired Namibian middle distance runner who specialized in the 800 metres. Samaria has been a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador since 2005. Competition record Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes Representing  Namibia 1995 Universiade Fukuoka, Japan 25th (h) 400 m 57.63 25th (h) 800 m 2:11.61 1999 All-Africa Games Johannesburg, South Africa 17th (h) 800 m 2:11.58 2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 16th (h) 800 m 2:03.11 2002 Commonwealth Games Manchester, United Kingdom 3rd 800 m 1:59.15 (NR) African Championships Radès, Tunisia 2nd 800 m 2:03.63 2003 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 7th (sf) 800 m 2:01.29 World Championships Paris, France 23rd (sf) 800 m 2:02.66 2004 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 16th (h) 800 m 2:05.05 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 8th (sf) 800 m 1:59.37 2005 World Cham

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Shakira

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Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll (, Spanish: ; born 2 February 1977)[5] is a Colombian singer, songwriter, dancer, businesswoman, and philanthropist. Born and raised in Barranquilla, her first studio albums, Magia and Peligro, failed to attain commercial success in the 1990s; however, she rose to prominence in Latin America with her major-label debut, Pies Descalzos (1996), and her fourth album, Dónde Están los Ladrones? (1998). Shakira entered the English-language market with her fifth album, Laundry Service in 2001. Its lead single, "Whenever, Wherever", became one of the most successful singles of 2002. Her success was solidified with her sixth and seventh albums Fijación Oral, Volumen Uno and Oral Fixation, Volume Two (2005). Shakira's eighth and ninth albums, She Wolf and Sale el Sol, were released in 2009 and 2010 respectively. Her official song for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)", which featured a South African band Freshlyground, became the biggest-selling World Cup song of a

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Batyrkhan Shukenov

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Batyrkhan Shukenov

Batyrkhan Kamalovich Shukenov (Kazakh: Батырхан Қамалұлы Шүкенов, Russian: Батырха́н Кама́лович Шуке́нов; May 18, 1962, Kyzylorda, Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic — April 28, 2015, Moscow, Russia) was a Soviet Kazakhstan and Russian singer, musician, saxophonist, composer, poet.[1] Honored Worker of Arts of Kazakhstan (2010).[2][3] Goodwill ambassador UNICEF of Kazakhstan (2009-2015).[4][5] Co-founder and lead singer of the Kazakh-Russian pop music group A-Studio, a part of which has gained wide popularity (1987-2000).[6][7][8] After leaving the group in autumn 2000 started his solo career.[6] Batyrkhan Shukenov died at age 52 in his apartment in Moscow from a heart attack.[9][10][11][12] He was buried in his native Kazakhstan.[13] On 29 April 2015 in Moscow the ceremony of farewell to Shukenov was attended by hundreds of people.[14] In Almaty at that time, thousands of fans gathered in the square in front of the Palace and the evening singing his songs.[15] References Биография Батырхана Шукенова. Оф

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Sharmila Tagore

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Sharmila Tagore

Sharmila Tagore (born 8 December 1944) is an Indian film actress known for her works in Hindi cinema as well as Bengali cinema. She has received two National Film Awards and two Filmfare Awards for her performances. She was one of the highest paid actresses in 70s and also one of the iconic veteran actresses of Indian Cinema. She led the Indian Film Censor Board from October 2004 till March 2011. In December 2005 she was chosen as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.[2] She was one of the International Competition's Jury Members at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival. In 2013, she was awarded Padma Bhushan by the Government of India.[3] Early life Sharmila was born in Kanpur, India, the daughter of Gitindranath Tagore, a general manager in the British India Corporation, by his wife Ira Tagore (née Barua).[4] While Tagore's father belonged to a Bengali family, her mother came from an Assamese family, and both of them were distantly related to the Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore.[5][6] Gitindranath was the grandson of

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Tayfun Talipoğlu

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Tayfun Talipoğlu (1962–2017) was a Turkish journalist and writer. He was born in Kars. Aftar primary education in Malatya and Eskişehir, he graduated from Atatürk highschool in Ankara and Faculty of Political Science, Ankara University in 1983. Although he applied for a civil servant post, his application was rejected because of his political views. After trying many jobs, he finally chose journalism. He served in Milliyet newspaper, Star TV and ATV TV, Kanal 8 TV and Turkish Radio and Television Corporation (TRT) [1] He had been primarily known for his TV series, Bamteli , which began in 1995 and which was aired on various TV channels,[2] Talipoğlu was a columnits at the newspapers Takvim, Yeni Yüzyıl and Cumhuriyet.[3] He also wrote a number of poetry books and recorded albums of traditional Turkish music. He was appointed UNICEF goodwill ambassador in October 2007.[3] Upon his death, UNICEF published the notice: "We are deeply saddened by the sudden demise of our distinguished national Ambassador Tayfun

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Gary Al-Smith

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Gary Al-Smith

Gary Al-Smith is a Ghanaian sports journalist who reports locally and for international media – with a focus on African football.[1] He is also a global shaper and a UNICEF ambassador.[2][3] He initially worked with Citi FM however moved and is currently with Joy FM.[4] He does stories for Guardian, BBC, CNN, the New York Times and SuperSport.[5][2] References "Gary Al-Smith". the Guardian. Retrieved 2016-12-23. "Gary Al-Smith | Global Shapers Community". www.globalshapers.org. Retrieved 2016-12-23. "UNICEF Ghana appoints Gary Al-Smith on a water project". OC SPORTS NEWS. Retrieved 2016-12-23. "EXCLUSIVE! Joy FM pays almost GHC 100, 000 for Gary Al-Smith... joins after AFCON| ENewsGh". Proudly Ghanaian! | ENewsGh. 2015-01-10. Retrieved 2016-12-23. Myjoyonline.com. "FULL LIST: Joy FM's Manasseh Azure, Gary Al-Smith join Anas among 2015 Ghana's Most Influential - MyJoyOnline". www.myjoyonline.com. Retrieved 2016-12-23.

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Amii Stewart

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Amii Stewart

Amy Paulette "Amii" Stewart (born January 29, 1956) is an American disco and soul singer and dancer most famous for her hit disco record cover of Eddie Floyd's "Knock on Wood". Stewart is the stepsister of actress-singer Miquel Brown[1] and aunt to Brown's actress-singer daughter Sinitta. Career Amy Stewart was born 9th out of 11 children.[2] Her father, Joseph Stewart II, signed her up for singing and dancing lessons in 1960, when she was four. There already was an Amy Stewart registered with Actor's Equity, so she changed the spelling of her name to Amii. She began attending Howard University in Washington but soon left to work with the D.C. Repertory Dance Company, studying ballet and modern dance.[2] Before being signed to Ariola Records, Stewart was in the touring company of the stage production Bubbling Brown Sugar in 1975, firstly in Miami, then Broadway, and eventually London's West End, where she met Barry Leng, a record producer for Hansa records. At the end of 1977, "You Really Touched My Heart"

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Jo-Ann Strauss

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Jo-Ann Strauss

Jo-Ann Cindy Strauss (born 3 February 1981 in Cape Town) is a South African model, public speaker and businesswoman. In 2001, she represented her country as Miss South Africa at the Miss Universe pageant in Puerto Rico as well as at the Miss World pageant hosted at Sun City in her home country in 2001.[1] Career Strauss obtained her bachelor's degree at the Stellenbosch University. During her reigning year as Miss South Africa, she started her media career with the Afrikaans TV magazine programme Pasella before anchoring the English lifestyle magazine show Top Billing (TV show), for which she has interviewed the likes of Charlize Theron, Antonio Banderas and George Clooney. She featured as cover girl for many South African magazines.[2] A year after Strauss was crowned Miss South Africa, she took part in the first and only celebrity version of Celebrity Big Brother (South African TV series), where she finished runner-up. In 2010, Jo-Ann presented the opening ceremony for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South A

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Francesco Totti

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Francesco Totti

Francesco Totti Ufficiale OMRI[4] (Italian pronunciation: ;[5][6] born 27 September 1976) is an Italian former professional footballer who played for Roma and the Italy national team. He is often referred to as Er Bimbo de Oro (The Golden Boy), L'Ottavo Re di Roma (The Eighth King of Rome), Er Pupone (The Big Baby), Il Capitano (The Captain), and Il Gladiatore (The Gladiator) by the Italian sports media.[7][8] He played primarily as an attacking midfielder or second striker, but could also play as a lone striker or winger. Totti spent his entire career at Roma, winning a Serie A title, two Coppa Italia titles, and two Supercoppa Italiana titles. He is the second-highest scorer of all time in Italian league history with 250 goals, and is the sixth-highest scoring Italian in all competitions with 316 goals.[9] Totti is the top goalscorer and the most capped player in the club's history, holds the record for the most goals scored in Serie A while playing for a single club, and also holds the record for the youn

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The following names in Turkey are good will ambassadors of UNICEF.[1] Year Name Occupation 2003 Gülsin Onay Concert pianist 2003 Ferhan and Ferzan Önder Piano duo 2007 Ayşe Kulin Author 2007 Müjdat Gezen Theatre actor 2007 Tayfun Talipoğlu Journalist 2007 Yıldız Kenter Theatre actress 2009 Bilkent Symphony Orchestra 2010 Türkan Şoray Movie actress 2011 Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ Move actor 2011 Şefika Kutluer Flutist 2012 Ali Poyrazoğlu Theatre actor 2012 Ferhat Göçer Musician 2014 Tuba Büyüküstün Movie actress Gallery Ferhan & Ferzan Önder Ayşe Kulin Müjdat Gezen Bilkent Symphony Orchestra Türkan Şoray Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ Şefika Kutluer Tuba Büyüküstün References UNICEF page ‹See Tfd›(in Turkish)

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Liv Tyler

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Liv Tyler

Liv Rundgren Tyler (born Liv Rundgren; July 1, 1977) is an American actress and former model.[3] She portrayed Arwen Undómiel in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy (2001–03). Tyler began a career in modeling at age 14. She later decided to focus on acting, and made her film debut in Silent Fall (1994). She went on to achieve critical recognition with roles in Heavy, Empire Records (both 1995), That Thing You Do!, and Stealing Beauty (both 1996). She then appeared in films such as Inventing the Abbotts (1997), Armageddon (1998), Cookie's Fortune, Onegin (both 1999), Dr. T & the Women (2000), and One Night at McCool's (2001). Following the success of Lord of the Rings, Tyler has appeared in a variety of roles, including the films Jersey Girl (2004), Lonesome Jim (2005), Reign Over Me (2007), The Strangers, The Incredible Hulk (both 2008), Super (2010), Space Station 76 (2014), and Wildling (2018). Outside of film, she played the part of Meg Abbott on HBO's The Leftovers (2014–2017), and has since starred

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Liv Ullmann

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Liv Ullmann

Liv Johanne Ullmann (born 16 December 1938)[1] is a Norwegian actress and film director. She was one of the 'muses' of Swedish director Ingmar Bergman.[2][3] Ullmann won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama in 1972 for the film The Emigrants (1971), and has been nominated for another four. In 2000, she was nominated for the Palme d'Or for her second directorial feature film, Faithless. She has also received two BAFTA Award nominations for her performances in Scenes from a Marriage (1973) and Face to Face (1976), and two Academy Award nominations for The Emigrants and Face to Face. Early life Ullmann was born in Tokyo, Japan, the daughter of Erik Viggo Ullmann (1907–1945), a Norwegian aircraft engineer who was working in Tokyo at the time, and Janna Erbe (née Lund; 1910–1996), also Norwegian.[4] Her grandfather was sent to the Dachau concentration camp during the Second World War for helping Jews escape from the town where he lived in Norway; he died in the camp.[5] When she was two

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Peter Ustinov

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Peter Ustinov

Sir Peter Alexander Ustinov, CBE, FRSA (, ; [1] 16 April 1921 – 28 March 2004), was a British actor, voice actor, writer, dramatist, filmmaker, theatre and opera director, stage designer, screenwriter, comedian, humourist, newspaper and magazine columnist, radio broadcaster and television presenter. He was a fixture on television talk shows and lecture circuits for much of his career. An intellectual and diplomat, he held various academic posts and served as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF and President of the World Federalist Movement. Ustinov was the winner of numerous awards over his life, including two Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor, Emmy Awards, Golden Globes and BAFTA Awards for acting and a Grammy Award for best recording for children, as well as the recipient of governmental honours from, amongst others, the United Kingdom, France and Germany. He displayed a unique cultural versatility that has frequently earned him the accolade of a Renaissance man. Miklós Rózsa, composer of the music for

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Gary Valenciano

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Gary Valenciano

Edgardo Jose "Gary" Santiago Valenciano (born 6 August 1964), also known as Gary V. and Mr. Pure Energy, is a multi-awarded Filipino-Puerto Rican, singer-songwriter, musician, actor, music producer and TV host. Valenciano has released 39 albums, and won the Awit Awards (Song Awards) for "Best Male Performer" twelve times. In 1998, he became UNICEF Philippines' first National Ambassador, a title he continues to hold. He is currently part of ABS-CBN contract artists, having been a mainstay of the Sunday noontime musical variety show ASAP and the noontime, weekday singing contest segment of It's Showtime. He is frequently tapped to sing theme songs for the network's soap operas and in-house film arm, Star Cinema. Valenciano was given the ASAP Elite Platinum Circle Award several times for his achievements in the local music industry. In his 34 years in the music industry, he has been awarded multi-platinum recording awards for most of his full-length studio albums.[2] Early life and education Gary Valenciano

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Valeriya

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Valeriya

Valeriya (Russian: Валерия) is a stage name of Alla Yurievna Perfilova (Russian: Алла Юрьевна Перфилова, born April 17, 1968 in Atkarsk), a Russian singer and fashion model,[1] Valeriya, who is a recipient of the titles People's Artist of Russia (2013) and People's Artist of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic (2016), has also won numerous prestigious awards, including Golden Gramophone (thirteen), Pesnya goda (thirteen), Muz-TV (four: Best Performer in 2004, 2010 and 2015, Best Video, 2014), and MTV Russia Music Awards (two, Best Performer, 2004, Best Song, 2005). She has been a member of the Council for Culture and Art under the President of the Russian Federation since 2012. Biography Valeriya was born on April 17, 1968 in a small town of Atkarsk in the Saratov Governorate, into a family of classically trained musicians. She studied piano at the only musical school in the town where her father Yuri Ivanovich was a director and her mother Galina Nikolaevna was a teacher. Since her early childhood Valeri

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Hayley Westenra

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Hayley Westenra

Hayley Dee Westenra (born 10 April 1987)[1][2] is a New Zealand singer, classical crossover artist,[3] songwriter, and UNICEF Ambassador. Her first internationally released album, Pure, reached No. 1 on the UK classical charts in 2003 and has sold more than two million copies worldwide. Pure is the fastest-selling international début classical album to date, having made Westenra an international star at age 16. In August 2006, she joined the Irish group Celtic Woman, was featured on their Celtic Woman: A New Journey CD and DVD, toured with them on their 2007 Spring Tour, and was also featured on their DVD, The Greatest Journey: Essential Collection, released in 2008. Westenra has produced five New Zealand number one studio albums, holding the title for the most number one records for any New Zealand act, a record shared with alternative rock band Shihad since the release of their 2014 album, FVEY. Across classical music to easy listening, folk and pop style songs, Westenra has performed songs in English, Māo

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Serena Williams

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Serena Williams

Serena Jameka Williams (born September 26, 1981)[1] is an American professional tennis player, currently ranked No. 10 in the world in women's singles. The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) ranked her world No. 1 in singles on eight separate occasions between 2002 and 2017. She reached the No. 1 ranking for the first time on July 8, 2002. On her sixth occasion, she held the ranking for 186 consecutive weeks, tying the record set by Steffi Graf. In total, she has been No. 1 for 319 weeks, which ranks third in the Open Era among female players behind Graf and Martina Navratilova. Williams holds the most Grand Slam titles in singles, doubles, and mixed doubles combined among active players. Her 39 major titles puts her joint-third on the all-time list and second in the Open Era: 23 in singles, 14 in women's doubles, and two in mixed doubles. She is the most recent female player to have held all four Grand Slam singles titles simultaneously (2002–03 and 2014–15) and the third player to achieve this twice, after R

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Won Bin

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Won Bin

Won Bin (born Kim Do-jin on November 10, 1977) is a South Korean actor. He first gained wide popularity in 2000 after starring in the KBS's television series Autumn in My Heart. One of the most selective actors in the Korean entertainment industry, he has starred in only five films to date, Guns & Talks, Taegukgi, My Brother, Mother and The Man from Nowhere. [6][7][8][9] Early life Won Bin was born and raised in Jeongseon County in Gangwon Province, South Korea. He is the fifth and youngest child, with one brother and three sisters. His father was formerly employed in a mine and his mother worked on a farm; both of his parents are now retired. As was common for other children living in mountainous regions, Won Bin spent most of his time playing around with friends in the mountains and rivers, and later explained: "I came back home most nights at sunset with a black and dusty face." He was frequently shy, introspective, and quiet, character traits that would continue to follow him throughout adulthood.[

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Nilüfer (singer)

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Nilüfer (singer)

Nilüfer Yumlu (born 31 May 1955),[1] commonly known as Nilüfer, is a Turkish pop singer. In 1992, one of her biggest hits, "Show Yapma", was included in the album Yine Yeni Yeniden. Also "Kar Taneleri" (1984, Nilüfer '84), "Mor Menekşe" (1988, Esmer Günler), "Esmer Günler" (1988, Esmer Günler), "Eğrisi Doğrusu" (1994, Ne Masal Ne Rüya), "Mavilim" (1997, Nilüfer'le) and "Dünya Dönüyor" (1998, Yeniden Yetmişe) are her well-known hits. Together with the band Nazar, she represented Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest 1978, where she shared the 18th place with Seija Simola from Finland. Since 1997 she has been Turkey's National Ambassador to UNICEF.[2] In 1998, she was awarded the honorary title of State Artist of Turkey.[3] She developed breast cancer, but beat the cancer after a nine-month treatment.[4] Discography Albums Nilüfer '74 (1974) Selam Söyle (1976) Müzik (1978) 15 Şarkı (1979) Nilüfer '79 (1979) Nilüfer '80 (1980) Sensiz Olmaz (1982) Nilüfer '84 (1984) Bir Selam Yeter (1985

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Gian Marco Zignago

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Gian Marco Zignago

Gian Marco Javier Zignago Alcóver (born 17 August 1970, Lima) is a Peruvian singer-songwriter. He has won the Latin Grammy Award for the Best Singer-Songwriter Album three times. First in 2005 for his Album "Resucitar",[1] in 2011 for his Album "Días Nuevos",[2] and in 2012 for his Album "20 Años". Gian Marco was named UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in Peru. His mother is the well-known Peruvian actress and singer María Regina Alcóver Ureta, and his father was the late Peruvian composer and singer Javier Óscar Florencio Zignago Viñas, known in the musical world as Joe Danova (of Genoese descent[3]). Biography Childhood Beginnings Gian Marco was born in Lima, Peru on August 17, 1970. His mother is the Peruvian actress and singer María Regina Alcóver Ureta, and his father the Peruvian composer and singer Javier Óscar Florencio Zignago Viñas, best known as Joe Danova. As the son of artists, Gian Marco was introduced to music at very early age. The art surrounded him during his childhood. Gian Marco grew up listen

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Artur Żmijewski (actor)

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Artur Żmijewski (actor)

Artur Żmijewski, 2018 Artur Żmijewski (born 10 April 1966, in Radzymin) is a Polish movie and stage actor. Biography He graduated from the M. Konopnickiej High School in Legionowo, and then in 1990 from the Theatre Academy in Warsaw. In 1989-1991 he performed with the Contemporary Theatre (Teatr Współczesny), in 1991-1992 at the Ateneum Theatre and Theatre Scene Presentations (Teatr Scena Prezentacje), and in 1998-2010 he appeared at the National Theatre (all in Warsaw). Since 2007 he has been a national Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF. Since 2009 he has been an honorary citizen of Legionowo. He has a wife Paulina and three children Ewa (born 1993), Karol (born 2000), and Wiktor (born 2002).[1] Filmography 1984: Dzień czwarty, an insurgent 1986: Złota mahmudia, as the fisherman Mitko 1989: A Tale of Adam Mickiewicz's 'Forefathers' Eve', as Gustaw – Konrad 1989: Ostatni dzwonek, as Jackowski 1989: Inventory, as Tomasz 1990: Napoleon, as the writer of Napoleon 1990: Escape from the 'Liberty' Cinema

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Milena Zupančič

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Milena Zupančič

Milena Zupančič (born 18 December 1946) is a Slovenian actress. Biography Raised by a single mother, Zupančič finished high school in her hometown of Jesenice. Her first major appearances were two roles in films by Matjaž Klopčič, in Blossoms in Autumn (Cvetje v jeseni; 1973) and The Widowhood of Karolina Žašler (1976). She went on to star in a number of important film and television productions over the next four decades, winning two Golden Arena for Best Actress awards (in 1976 and 1977) and the Prešeren Award for Lifetime Achievement (1993). She is also known for starring in many theatre productions staged by the Ljubljana National Drama Theatre. From 2000 to 2011 she was UNICEF regional ambassador for the Western Balkans. Zupančič is married to theatre director Dušan Jovanović, and was previously married to actor Radko Polič. Selected filmography The Widowhood of Karolina Zasler (Vdovstvo Karoline Žašler, 1976) Idealist (1976) Journalist (Novinar, 1979) External links Milena Zupančič on IM

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Kate Wheeler

Kate Wheeler is a Canadian television reporter and news anchor. Wheeler began her on-air news career in 1987 at CFTO in Toronto as a reporter, where she would become an anchor the following year and the weekend news anchor in 1990. The next year she was promoted to co-anchor of CFTO's News at 6. Wheeler has sat in for both Lloyd Robertson and Sandie Rinaldo on CTV National News and also handled long term fill in duties for news and hosting on Canada AM. She served as senior reporter and daytime news anchor for CTV News Channel from February 2001 to November 2008 before moving to Corus Entertainment to launch the CBC affiliate in Durham. In 1985, she was featured in a five-part Citytv news serial The Kate Wheeler Story: Diary of a Victim which detailed her previous experience as the victim of a random stabbing attack. Until September 2013 Wheeler was the news director and anchor for Studio 12 News on CHEX Durham, which launched in September 2010. From February 2014 to June 2016 Wheeler co-hosted the show

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Hanna Griffiths

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Hanna Griffiths

Hanna Griffiths is an actor and producer from Melbourne, Australia. She has been working professionally since the age of 14. She studied at the Victorian College of the Arts.[1][2] Early Life Hanna trained and competed in Equestrian Dressage winning events all across Australia. Hanna rose to complete in the highest level equestrienne competition of Australia which is called the Garryowen Equestrienne Turnout which is held at the Royal Melbourne Show. This is a memorial trophy to Mrs Violet Murrell's bravery in attempting to save her hack, Garryowen from a fire. The competition is judged on mount, costume, saddlery, riding ability and general appearances of horsewomen. Only 40 talented riders throughout Australia qualify to compete for the prestigious honour in front of a packed grandstand, at Melbourne Royal Showgrounds. When Hanna's father took her to see The Horse Whisperer (film) an American drama film directed by and starring Robert Redford based on the 1995 novel The Horse Whisperer (novel) by Nichol

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Robert Lewandowski

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Robert Lewandowski

Robert Lewandowski (Polish pronunciation:  (listen); born 21 August 1988) is a Polish professional footballer who plays as a striker for Bayern Munich and is the captain of the Poland national team. After being the top scorer in the third and second tiers of Polish football with Znicz Pruszków, he moved to top-flight Lech Poznań, and was the top scorer in the league as they won the 2009–10 Ekstraklasa. In 2010, he transferred to Borussia Dortmund for a reported €4.5 million, where he won honours including two consecutive Bundesliga titles and a season as the league's top goalscorer. In 2013, he earned with Borussia a spot in the 2013 UEFA Champions League Final, a tournament in which he was the second top goalscorer, behind only Cristiano Ronaldo.[2] Prior to the start of the 2014–15 season, Lewandowski agreed to join Dortmund's domestic rivals, Bayern Munich, on a free transfer.[3] In Munich, he won the Bundesliga title in each of his first five seasons, earning a spot in the Bundesliga Team of the Year in

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