People

Gloria Hunniford

born April 10th, 1940

Mary Winifred Gloria Hunniford, OBE is a television and radio presenter, broadcaster and singer from Northern Ireland. She is known for presenting programmes on the BBC and ITV, such as Rip Off Britain, and her regular appearances as a panellist on Loose Women. She has been a regular reporter on This Morning and The One Show. She also had a singing career between the 1960s and 1980s.

Gloria Jean

born April 14th, 1926

Gloria Jean was an American actress and singer who starred or co-starred in 26 feature films from 1939 to 1959, and made numerous radio, television, stage, and nightclub appearances. She may be best remembered for her appearance with W. C. Fields in the film Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (1941).

Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

born April 5th, 1947

Maria Gloria Macaraeg Macapagal, often referred to by her initials PGMA and GMA, is a Filipino academic and politician who previously served as the 14th President of the Philippines from 2001 to 2010. She is the longest serving president of the Philippines since Ferdinand Marcos. Before her accession to the presidency, she served as the 10th Vice President of the Philippines from 1998 to 2001 under President Joseph Ejercito Estrada, making her the country's first female vice president, despite having run on an opposing ticket. She was also a Senator from 1992 to 1998. After her presidency, she was elected as the Representative of Pampanga's 2nd district in 2010 and later became the Speaker of the House of Representatives on 2018 to 2019. She was also serving in the congress as a Deputy Speaker from 2016 to 2017 and from 2022 until 2023. She is one of the only 2 Filipinos to hold at least three of the four highest offices in the country: vice president, president, and house speaker, alo...

Gloria Milland

October 11th, 1940 - August 27th, 1989

Maria Fiè (11 October 1940 – 27 August 1989), also known professionally as Gloria Milland was an Italian actress of peplum and Spaghetti Western films.

Gloria Naylor

born January 25th, 1950

Gloria Naylor was an American novelist, known for novels including The Women of Brewster Place (1982), Linden Hills (1985) and Mama Day (1988).

Gloria Parker

died April 13th, 2022

Gloria Parker was an American musician and bandleader who had a radio show during the big band era. The Gloria Parker Show was broadcast nightly from 1950 to 1957, coast to coast on WABC. She played the marimba, organ, and singing glasses. Dubbed Princess of the Marimba, she conducted the 21-piece Swingphony from the Kelly Lyceum Ballroom in Buffalo, New York. This was the largest big band led by a female bandleader. Edgar Battle and Walter Thomas were arrangers for the Swingphony.

Gloria Piedimonte

May 27th, 1955 - January 6th, 2022

Gloria Piedimonte (27 May 1955 – 6 January 2022), also known as La Guapa, was an Italian singer, actress, dancer, and television personality.

Gloria Romero

born December 16th, 1933

Gloria Anne Borrego Galla (born December 16, 1933), known professionally as Gloria Romero (Tagalog: [ˈɡloɾja ɾɔˈmɛɾɔ]), is a multi-awarded Filipino actress, regarded as the “Queen of Philippine Movies”, her career spans over 70 years, and she has starred in over 200 films and television programs. Some of her award-winning performances in films are Tanging Yaman (FAMAS Best Actress 2001), Nagbabagang Luha (FAMAS Best Supporting Actress 1989) and Dalagang Ilocana (FAMAS Best Actress 1955).

Gloria Sevilla

January 31st, 1932 - April 16th, 2022

Gloria Sevilla (January 31, 1932 – April 16, 2022) was a Filipino film actress.

Gloria Steinem

born March 25th, 1934

Gloria Marie Steinem is an American journalist and social-political activist who emerged as a nationally recognized leader of second-wave feminism in the United States in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

Gloria Stuart

July 4th, 1910 - September 26th, 2010

Gloria Frances Stuart (born Gloria Stewart; July 4, 1910 – September 26, 2010) was an American actress, visual artist, and activist. She was known for her roles in Pre-Code films, and garnered renewed fame late in life for her portrayal of Rose DeWitt Bukater in James Cameron's epic romance Titanic (1997), the highest-grossing film of all time at the time. Her performance in the film won her a Screen Actors Guild Award and earned her nominations for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture.

Gloria Swanson

March 27th, 1899 - April 4th, 1983

Gloria Josephine Mae Swanson was an American actress. She first achieved fame acting in dozens of silent films in the 1920s and was nominated three times for the Academy Award for Best Actress, most famously for her 1950 turn in Billy Wilder's Sunset Boulevard, which also earned her a Golden Globe Award.

Gloria Trevi

born February 9th, 1968

Gloria de los Ángeles Treviño Ruiz, known as Gloria Trevi, is a Mexican singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, television hostess, music video director and businesswoman known as "The Supreme Diva of Mexican Pop". Since 1998, her name has been linked to the Trevi-Andrade Clan, an organization with sectarian overtones accused of sexual abuse, corruption of minors and labor exploitation, led by Trevi's former representative, Sergio Andrade.

Gloria Vanderbilt

born February 20th, 1924

Gloria Laura Vanderbilt was an American artist, author, actress, fashion designer, heiress, and socialite.

Gloria Votsis

born February 9th, 1979

Gloria Votsis (born February 9, 1979) is an American film and television actress. She is known for her roles in several television series such as Hawaii Five-0, The Gates, CSI: Miami, Person of Interest, and Suburgatory. She also had a recurring role as Alex Hunter on the USA drama series White Collar.

Glory Alozie

born December 30th, 1977

Gloria “Glory” Alozie Oluchi is a Nigerian-born Spanish track and field athlete competing mostly in hurdling.

Glover Quin

born January 15th, 1986

Glover Freeman Quin Jr. (/ˈɡlʌvər/; born January 15, 1986) is a former American football safety. He played college football at New Mexico and Southwest Mississippi Community College, and was drafted by the Houston Texans in the fourth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. Quinn stayed in Houston for four seasons. He then also played for the Detroit Lions for six seasons.

GloZell

born July 30th, 1972

GloZell Lyneette Green (born July 30, 1972), better known as GloZell, is an American YouTube personality. GloZell established her YouTube channel in 2008, with video interviews, comedy about her life and song parodies. By 2015, the channel had accumulated more than four million subscribers and more than 700 million total views. Her most popular videos include her cinnamon challenge video, which has accumulated more than 53 million views, and "My Push up Bra will help me get my man" video, with more than 25 million views. She gained wide notice when her blog about meeting Elijah Wood was mentioned by the actor during a 2011 interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live!. In 2012, she appeared in the web series Dr. Fubalous.

Glydel Mercado

born March 10th, 1975

Flordeliza Sanchez-Gutierrez (born March 10, 1975), better known by her screen name Glydel Mercado, is a Filipino actress and politician in the Philippines. She won a number of Best Supporting Actress awards her role in 1999 film Sidhi.

Glyn Davies (politician)

born February 16th, 1944

Edward Glyn Davies is a former Welsh Conservative politician who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Montgomeryshire from 2010 to 2019. Davies previously served as a Member of the Welsh Assembly (AM) for the Mid and West Wales region from 1999 to 2007.

Glyn Houston

October 23rd, 1925 - June 30th, 2019

Glyn Houston (23 October 1925 – 30 June 2019) was a Welsh actor best known for his television work. He was the younger brother of film actor Donald Houston.

Glynis Johns

born October 5th, 1923

Glynis Margaret Payne Johns (born 5 October 1923) is a South African-born British former actress, dancer, musician and singer. Recognised as a film and Broadway icon, Johns has a career spanning eight decades, in which she appeared in more than 60 films and 30 plays. She is the recipient of awards and nominations in various drama award denominations, including the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures, the Academy Awards, the Golden Globe Awards, the Laurel Awards, the Tony Awards, the Drama Desk Awards, and the Laurence Olivier Awards, within which she has won two thirds of her award nominations. As one of the last surviving major stars from the Golden Age of Hollywood and classical years of British cinema, she has several longetivity records to her name.

Glynn Edwards

born February 2nd, 1931

John Glynn Edwards was a British television and cinema character actor, who came to national prominence for his portrayal of the barman Dave Harris in the 1970s–1990s British television comedy-drama Minder.

Glynn Gregory

July 6th, 1939 - February 14th, 2013

Glynn Stephens Gregory (July 6, 1939 – February 14, 2013) was an American football defensive back who played in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys. Following an outstanding prep career, he played at Southern Methodist University.

Glynn Lunney

died March 19th, 2021

Glynn Stephen Lunney was an American NASA engineer. An employee of NASA since its creation in 1958, Lunney was a flight director during the Gemini and Apollo programs, and was on duty during historic events such as the Apollo 11 lunar ascent and the pivotal hours of the Apollo 13 crisis. At the end of the Apollo program, he became manager of the Apollo–Soyuz Test Project, the first collaboration in spaceflight between the United States and the Soviet Union. Later, he served as manager of the Space Shuttle program before leaving NASA in 1985 and later becoming a vice president of the United Space Alliance.

Glynn Turman

born January 31st, 1947

Glynn Russell Turman is an American actor, director, writer, and producer. First coming to attention as a child actor in the original 1959 Broadway production of A Raisin in the Sun, Turman is known for his roles as Lew Miles on the prime-time soap opera Peyton Place (1968–1969), high school student Leroy "Preach" Jackson in the 1975 coming-of-age film Cooley High, math professor and retired Army colonel Bradford Taylor on the NBC sitcom A Different World (1988–1993), and Baltimore mayor Clarence Royce on the HBO drama series The Wire. He received the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his role on the HBO drama series In Treatment.

Gnassingbé Eyadéma

died February 5th, 2005

Gnassingbé Eyadéma was a Togolese military officer and politician who was the president of Togo from 1967 until his death in 2005, after which he was immediately succeeded by his son, Faure Gnassingbé.

God Shammgod

born April 29th, 1976

God Shammgod, formerly known by the alias Shammgod Wells, is an American basketball coach and former professional player. He is currently a player development coach with the Dallas Mavericks. He played in the NBA with the Washington Wizards during 1997–98 after being drafted by them in the second round of the 1997 NBA draft. He played in the Chinese Basketball Association for several teams, including the Zhejiang Cyclones and Shanxi Yujun. He also played professionally in Poland and Saudi Arabia. Despite a brief NBA career, he is well-remembered as the progenitor and namesake of a widely used crossover dribble, the "Shammgod", although the move, known in Europe as "The Whip", was already used earlier by former Yugoslavian players Dragan Kićanović and Danko Cvjeticanin and later popularized by Dejan Bodiroga.

Godfrey Bryan

died March 4th, 1991

Brigadier Godfrey James Bryan was an English army officer and cricketer. A left-handed batsman, he played first-class cricket between 1920 and 1935 for Kent County Cricket Club and the Army cricket team. His brothers Jack and Ronnie also played for Kent, though Godfrey was considered as "possibly the most talented" of the three.

Godfrey Carter

died April 29th, 1903

Godfrey Downes Carter was an Australian businessman, politician and mayor of Melbourne from 1884 to 1885.

Godfrey Edward Arnold

born January 6th, 1914

Godfrey Edward Arnold, born as Gottfried Eduard Arnold, was an Austrian American professor of medicine and researcher. His studies centered on speech, speech disorder and clinical communicology.

Godfrey Evans

died May 3rd, 1999

Thomas Godfrey Evans was an English cricketer who played for Kent and England. Described by Wisden as 'arguably the best wicket-keeper the game has ever seen', Evans collected 219 dismissals in 91 Test match appearances between 1946 and 1959 and a total of 1066 in all first-class matches. En route he was the first wicket keeper to reach 200 Test dismissals and the first Englishman to reach both 1000 runs and 100 dismissals and 2000 runs and 200 dismissals in Test cricket. He was a Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1951.
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