People

Elahe Hesari

born August 9th, 1990

Elahe Hesari (Persian: الهه حصاری; born August 9, 1983) is an Iranian actress. She has received various accolades, including nominations for two Hafez Awards. She won the Best Actress Award at the 9th Eurasia International Film Festival for Don't Worry Sarah (2013).

Elaine Chao

born March 26th, 1953

Elaine Lan Chao is an American businesswoman and former government official who served as United States secretary of labor in the administration of George W. Bush from 2001 to 2009 and as United States secretary of transportation in the administration of Donald Trump from 2017 to 2021. A member of the Republican Party, Chao was the first Asian American woman to serve in a presidential cabinet or as secretary of transportation.

Elaine de Kooning

March 12th, 1918 - February 1st, 1989

Elaine Marie Catherine de Kooning was an Abstract Expressionist and Figurative Expressionist painter in the post-World War II era. She wrote extensively on the art of the period and was an editorial associate for Art News magazine.

Elaine Duran

born March 14th, 1998

Elaine Colima "Laine" Duran-Pengson (born March 14, 1998) is a Filipino singer. She was the first hall of famer and crowned the third season grand champion at Tawag ng Tanghalan of the noon-time television show It's Showtime.

Elaine Hendrix

born December 28th, 1970

Katherine Elaine Hendrix is an American actress. She is known for her roles in Superstar, Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, the 1995 Get Smart series, the 1998 remake of The Parent Trap, Dynasty, Inspector Gadget 2, and the 2004 documentary film What the Bleep Do We Know!?

Elaine Jin

born December 15th, 1954

Elaine Jin Yan-ling (Chinese: 金燕玲; pinyin: Jīn Yànlíng; born 15 December 1954), also known as Elaine Kam, is a Hong Kong–Taiwanese actress. She began her career in Taiwan in 1973 before moving to Hong Kong in 1981. Jin won the Golden Horse Award and the Hong Kong Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the 2016 film Mad World.

Elaine Joyce

born December 19th, 1943

Elaine Joyce is an American actress.

Elaine Kellett-Bowman

died March 4th, 2014

Dame Mary Elaine Kellett-Bowman, DBE was a British Conservative Party politician, serving as Member of Parliament (MP) for the constituency of Lancaster for 27 years from 1970 to 1997.

Elaine May

born April 21st, 1932

Elaine Iva May is an American comedian, filmmaker, playwright, and actress. She first gained fame in the 1950s for her improvisational comedy routines with Mike Nichols, before transitioning her career regularly breaking the mold as a writer and director of several critically acclaimed films. She has received numerous awards, including a BAFTA Award, a Grammy Award, and a Tony Award. She was honored with the National Medal of Arts from President Barack Obama in 2013, and an Honorary Academy Award in 2022.

Elaine Murphy, Baroness Murphy

born January 16th, 1947

Elaine Murphy, Baroness Murphy is a British independent politician and a member of the House of Lords.

Elaine Pagels

born February 13th, 1943

Elaine Pagels, née Hiesey, is an American historian of religion. She is the Harrington Spear Paine Professor of Religion at Princeton University. Pagels has conducted extensive research into early Christianity and Gnosticism.

Elaine Paige

born March 5th, 1948

Elaine Jill Paige is an English singer and actress, best known for her work in musical theatre. Raised in Barnet, Hertfordshire, Paige attended the Aida Foster Theatre School, making her first professional appearance on stage in 1964, at the age of 16. Her appearance in the 1968 production of Hair marked her West End debut.

Elaine Showalter

born January 21st, 1941

Elaine Showalter is an American literary critic, feminist, and writer on cultural and social issues. She influenced feminist literary criticism in the United States academia, developing the concept and practice of gynocritics, a term describing the study of "women as writers".

Elaine Stewart

May 31st, 1930 - June 27th, 2011

Elaine Stewart (born Elsy Henrietta Maria Steinberg; May 31, 1930 – June 27, 2011) was an American actress and model.

Elaine Stritch

born February 2nd, 1925

Elaine Stritch was an American actress, known for her work on Broadway and later, television. She made her professional stage debut in 1944 and appeared in numerous stage plays, musicals, feature films and television series. Stritch was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 1995.

Elaiza Ikeda

born April 16th, 1996

Elaiza Ikeda (池田 エライザ, Ikeda Eraiza, born April 16, 1996) is a Philippine-born Japanese actress, fashion model and singer. She began modeling in 2009 after winning the "Grand Priz Nicola Model Audition 2009". Her mother is of Spanish Filipino Chinese descent and her father is Japanese.

Elandon Roberts

born April 22nd, 1994

Elandon Roberts (born April 22, 1994) is an American football linebacker for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Houston. He was drafted by the New England Patriots in the sixth round of the 2016 NFL Draft. He plays primarily as a linebacker on defense, but when injuries during the 2019 season left the Patriots without a fullback on the roster, Roberts began to play that position as well.

Elbert Crawford

June 20th, 1966 - May 2nd, 2013

Elbert Crawford (June 20, 1966 – May 2, 2013 ) was an American football offensive lineman who played two seasons with the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the eighth round of the 1990 NFL Draft. He played college football at Arkansas and attended Hall High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. Crawford was also a member of the Denver Broncos. He died of an apparent heart attack on May 2, 2013, in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Elbert Mack

born July 14th, 1986

Elbert Mack (born July 14, 1986) is an American football cornerback for the Qingdao Clipper of the China Arena Football League (CAFL). He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He played college football at Troy. He has also played for the New Orleans Saints, Houston Texans and Wichita Force.

Elbridge Durbrow

died May 16th, 1997

Elbridge Durbrow was a Foreign Service officer and diplomat who served as the Counselor of Embassy and Deputy Chief of Mission in Moscow in the late 1940s and then as the US ambassador to South Vietnam from March 14, 1957, to April 16, 1961. He supported the Diem regime until late 1960, when he reported that the situation was deteriorating and that unless steps were taken to reform the government, Diem would be likely overthrown in a coup, or lose the country to the Viet Cong. Diem and his American supporters worked to get Durbrow transferred, and he was recalled by President John F. Kennedy in 1961, and sent to a diplomatic role with NATO in Europe.

Elchanan Heilprin

died February 18th, 2015

Elchanan Halpern was the Rabbi of the Golders Green neighbourhood of London and President of the Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations. He was also known as the Av Beit Din of Radomishl after the town of his maternal grandfather, Rabbi Shmuel Engel, Rav of Radomishl.

Elda Emma Anderson

died April 17th, 1961

Elda Emma Anderson was an American physicist and health researcher. During World War II, she worked on the Manhattan Project at Princeton University and the Los Alamos National Laboratory, where she prepared the first sample of pure uranium-235 at the laboratory. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, she became professor of physics at Milwaukee-Downer College in 1929. After the war, she became interested in health physics. She worked in the Health Physics Division of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and established the professional certification agency known as the American Board of Health Physics.

Elderson Echiéjilé

born January 20th, 1988

Elderson Uwa Echiéjilé is a Nigerian former professional footballer who played as a left-back.

Eldridge Cleaver

died May 1st, 1998

Leroy Eldridge Cleaver was an American writer and political activist who became an early leader of the Black Panther Party.

Eldzier Cortor

born January 10th, 1916

Eldzier Cortor was an African-American artist and printmaker. His work typically features elongated nude figures in intimate settings, influenced by both traditional African art and European surrealism. Cortor is known for his style of realism that makes accurate depictions of poor, Black living conditions look fantastic as he distorts perspective.

Eleanor Boardman

August 19th, 1898 - December 12th, 1991

Olive Eleanor Boardman (August 19, 1898 – December 12, 1991) was an American film actress of the silent era.

Eleanor Bron

born March 14th, 1938

Eleanor Bron is an English stage, film and television actress, and an author. Her film roles include Ahme in the Beatles musical Help! (1965), the Doctor in Alfie (1966), Margaret Spencer in Bedazzled (1967), and Hermione Roddice in Women in Love (1969). She has appeared in television series such as Yes Minister, Doctor Who, and Absolutely Fabulous.

Eleanor Bufton

June 2nd, 1842 - April 9th, 1893

Eleanor Bufton (2 June 1842 – 9 April 1893) was a Welsh actress of the Victorian era. She began acting in her teens and spent most of her career in London, playing in Shakespeare, Victorian burlesque, and a range of drama and comedy roles.

Eleanor Cameron

born March 23rd, 1912

Eleanor Frances (Butler) Cameron was a children's author and critic. She published 20 books in her lifetime, including The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet (1954) and its sequels, a collection of critical essays called The Green and Burning Tree (1969), and The Court of the Stone Children (1973), which won the U.S. National Book Award in category Children's Books.

Eleanor Estes

born May 9th, 1906

Eleanor Estes was an American children's writer and a children's librarian. Her book Ginger Pye, for which she also created illustrations, won the Newbery Medal. Three of her books were Newbery Honor Winners, and one was awarded the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award. Estes' books were based on her life in small-town Connecticut in the early 1900s.

Eleanor F. Helin

died January 25th, 2009

Eleanor Francis "Glo" Helin was an American astronomer. She was principal investigator of the Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking (NEAT) program of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Eleanor Farjeon

born February 13th, 1881

Eleanor Farjeon was an English author of children's stories and plays, poetry, biography, history and satire.
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