Biography’s for April 14 - 28

Biography’s for April 14 - 28
Here is a look at some of the celebrities on Biography on A & E and the Biography Channel for the next two weeks:

For Easter:
Jesus: Holy Child
A look at controversial facts about Jesus Christ and his life. (Biography)
Mary Magdalene
Who really was the woman that was there with Jesus Christ? Biography looks at the truth behind the legend. (Biography)
One of the twelve apostles to Jesus Christ, who at Jesus command walked on water and later denied knowing Jesus. Was Peter crucified upside down at his own request? (Biography)
Pontius Pilate
The man best know for governing over the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, then Roman procurator of Judea. (Biography)
The Unknown Jesus
Two-hour investigation into the traditional beliefs about Jesus Christ. (Biography)

Child Stars: Their Story
A true look at what being a child star is truly like. Starring Patty Duke, Fred Savage, Jerry Mathers, Dnny Bonaduce, Todd Bridges and many more. . (Biography)

Barbara Hutton
The Woolworth Stores heiress, with seven husbands, one a famous movie-star, Cary Grant. She died almost broke. (Biography)
Billy Graham
The world-famous minister that is reputed to have lead millions toward Christianity. (Biography)
Bobby Darin
Singing and movie star, known for such hits as: Mack The Knife, Splish Splash, and Beyond the Sea. Also, was married to teen movie queen Sandra Dee. (Biography)
Brooke Shields
From her shocking first role in Pretty Baby, through her modeling for Calvin Klien, to her present day. (Biography)
David Cassidy
Son of famous parents Jack Cassidy and Evelyn Ward, step-son of Shirley Jones whom he starred with, in The Partridge Family. Teen idol and half-brothers of Shaun Cassidy (Invasion), Patrick Cassidy and Ryan Cassidy all in entertainment. (Biography)
Dolly Parton
From the 1960s as Porter Wagoner’s singing partner to her pop hit “Here You Come Again”, to her starring role in 9 to 5. Dolly is an icon no matter what she does, her staying power is as strong as her voice.( A&E)
Kurt Russell
From the early Disney movies thorough his dreams of a baseball career follow this actor through is movie career and hit movies such as Silkwood and Escape From New York, to the meeting of the love of his life Goldie Hawn and to his return to Disney.(Biography)
Patty Duke
A look at the life of a trouble teenage star of the Patty Duke Show and the classic movie, The Miracle Worker, who struggled with mental illness and controling managers during her childhood. Mother of successful acting sons Sean (Lord of the Rings) and Mackenzie Astin (sons of John Astin, of Addams Family) (Biography)
Shirley Temple
A look at America’s favorite child star and American Ambassador in her later life. (Biography)
The Dixie ChicksThe three Texas ladies, two sisters (Martie and Emily Erwin) and Natalie Maines. Known for their shaking up the country music scene with their first hit release CD in 1998 and then even more for Natalie’s remark about President Bush. (Biography)
Vivian Leigh
Star of classic movies Gone With The Wind and A Streetcar Named Desire. Her life included a rocky marriage to Laurence Olivier, alcoholism, tuberculosis and manic-depression. (Biography)

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