Sunday, June 27, 2010

Lorraine Hansberry and Robert Nemiroff

Lorraine Hansberry, a playwright and author, married Robert Nemiroff, a Broadway producer, in 1953. Lorraine is best known for her play A Raisin in the Sun. The two divorced in 1962, Lorraine passed away in 1965 from cancer, and Robert devoted much of his life to making her works known. Robert also passed away from cancer in 1991.

Lorraine's Wiki
Robert's Obituary

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Trisha Goddard and Peter Gianfrancesco

Patricia Goddard, a British actress and TV personality, married Peter Gianfrancesco, an Australian psycotherapist, in 1998. Trisha has two daughters, Billie and Madi, from a previous relationship.

Trisha's Wiki
Article One
- relationships
Article Two - home

My Comments: What a life! The first article has info about her autobiography and a pic from her wedding to Peter. The second article has a pic of the family that is more recent.

Sunday, June 13, 2010

TV and Movies: Hoban and Zoe Washburne

Zoe Alleyne (played by Gina Torres), loyal follower and second in command to Malcolm Reynolds, serves on his vessel after the Unification War on his spaceship Serenity. Hoban (played by Alan Tudyk), a talented pilot who goes by the nickname Wash, gets hired by Mal and falls in love with Zoe. The two are a wonderful team.

Firefly, a TV series, ends in Serenity, a movie, both created, written and/or directed by Joss Whedon. Both are available on DVD. There is also a comic book continuation.

Firefly Wiki
Firefly IMDb
Serenity Wiki
Serenity IMDb

Sunday, June 6, 2010

Keisha Bolton and Wilco Van Kleef

Keisha Bolton and Wilco Van Kleef are the worlds tallest married couple according to the Guiness Book of World Records(2009, see update). Keisha met Wilco searching for a dance partner through the UK Tall Person's Club, and they married in 2001.

An article about the couple here
Wilco's Wiki

My Comments: There were some reports that another couple was taller than the Van Kleef's but I can't find that info.
Update: A couple in California, the Hallquists, have now been named the world's tallest couple by Guiness.