Mykel Hawke went from homelessness to the U.S. Army to Host & Producer for 8 series and featured on over 50 different shows.
Mykel Hawke is a retired U.S. Army Special Forces officer, author, and television and film personality. He is perhaps best known for the shows he created on Discovery Channel called Man, Woman, Wild and One Man Army.
Djimon Hounsou was born in Cotonou, Benin, West Africa, to Albertine and Pierre Hounsou, a cook. He moved to Lyon, France, when he was 13. Hounsou has graced the catwalks of Paris and London as a popular male model.
Shane Patrick Roche, known as Shane Richie is an English actor. Following initial success as a stage and screen performer, he became best known for his portrayal of the character Alfie Moon in the BBC One soap opera EastEnders between 2002 and 2005 and then again from 2010 until 2016.
William Shatner has notched up an impressive 50-plus years in front of the camera, most recently displaying comedic talent, and being instantly recognizable to several generations of cult television fans as the square-jawed Captain James T. Kirk, commander of the starship U.S.S. Enterprise.
Ranked by Forbes magazine as the 6th highest-paid man in Hollywood. As of June 2011, Tyler’s films have grossed over $500 million worldwide.
Highest selling Rap/Hip-Hop artist worldwide, Tupac Shakur. Listed as MTV’s #1 MC of All Time. Hip-Hop’s Hall of Fame inductee.
One of Canada’s most popular actors, Tom Jackson is also well known as a humanitarian. He founded the annual Huron Carole fund-raising concerts in support of the Salvation Army.
Sylvester Stallone is best known for the franchise films of Rambo and Rocky. Received a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.
Steve Harvey is a three-time Daytime Emmy Award winner, and a 13-time NAACP Image Award winner in various categories. Now, between his gigs and television appearances, he is sitting on a $100 million empire.
Sam Worthington is best known for his lead role in the highest grossing film of all time, AVATAR.
Michael Winslow is best known as the “Man of 10,000 Sound Effects”, Michael was in films such as Spaceballs and the Police Academy franchise.
Martin Sheen has said that he spent some nights sleeping on the subway during his first days trying to make it as an actor in New York City.
Emmy Award winner, Grammer is best known for his two-decade portrayal of psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane on the hit NBC sitcoms Cheers, Wings, and Frasier.
John Paul DeJoria is best known for his John Paul Mitchell Systems hair care products line, John is now a Billionaire. As of 2011, John Paul Mitchell Systems has revenues of more than $900 million annually.
Jim Carrey won 2 Golden Globe Awards. Best known for his comedy sketches on the TV series In Living Color in the 1990s, and films such as Ace Ventura and Dumb & Dumber.
Jean-Claude Van Damme is best known for the film Bloodsport and many more martial arts action films.
Drew Carey received a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.
David Letterman won 5 Emmy Awards and is best known for Late Night with David Letterman.
Danny Bonaduce is best known for being a child actor in the TV series, The Partridge Family.
Daniel Craig is best known for his role as James Bond in films such as Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace.
Chris Pratt is an American film and television actor. In 2014, he broke out as a leading man after headlining two of the year’s biggest films: he voiced Emmet Brickowoski, in The Lego Movie (2014), and starred as Peter Quill / Star-Lord in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014).
Oscar winner Charlie Chaplin received a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame. Knighted by Queen Elizabeth. Best known for his roles in the silent films of the early 1900s such as The Tramp.
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