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Newsmakers. 2013 cumulation : the people behind today's headlines / Laura Avery, project editor

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Publication Info.
Detroit, Mich. : Gale, [2013]
Publication Info.
©2013

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Description
1 online resource (xiv, 762 pages) : illustrations.
Series
Gale virtual reference library
Note
"ISSN 0899-0417."
"Includes indexes from 1985 through 2013."
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents
Marina Abramovic, 1946- : artist -- Jill Abramson, 1954- : executive editor -- Nathan Adrian, 1988- : swimmer -- John Ashbery, 1927- : poet, editor, and professor -- Jay Asher, 1975- : author -- Julian Barnes, 1946- : author and journalist -- Maria Bashir, 1970- : prosecutor -- Kate Beckinsale, 1973- : actress -- Michael Bennet, 1964- : U.S. senator -- Fatou Bensouda, 1961- : prosecutor -- Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov, 1957- : president of Turkmenistan -- Preet Bharara, 1968- : prosecutor -- Sara Blakely, 1971- : founder of Spanx -- Bon Iver, 1981- : singer and songwriter -- David Boudia, 1989- : diver -- Josh Brolin, 1968- : actor -- Ron Bruder, 1948- : entrepreneur and philanthropist -- Bonnie Jo Campbell, 1962- : author -- Simone Campbell, 1945- : nun and social activist -- Geoffrey Canada, 1952- : educator and activist -- Pete Cashmore, 1985- : founder of Mashable.com -- The Civil Wars : folk duo -- Ron Clark, 1972(?)- : educator and author -- David Coleman, 1960(?)- : educational reformer -- Tim Cook, 1960- : chief executive officer of Apple -- Ted Danson, 1947- : actor and activist -- Cat Deeley, 1976- : television personality -- Mahendra Singh Dhoni, 1981- : professional cricket player -- Elio Di Rupo, 1951- : prime minister of Belgium -- Vanessa Diffenbaugh, 1978- : author -- Peter Dinklage, 1969- : actor -- Luke Donald, 1977- : professional golfer -- Gabrielle Douglas, 1995- : gymnast -- Alain Ducasse, 1956- : chef -- Esther Duflo, 1972- : economist -- Jean Dujardin, 1972- : actor --
Jennifer Egan, 1962- : author -- Daniel Ek, 1983- : chief executive officer of Spotify -- Idris Elba, 1972- : actor -- Jeffrey Eugenides, 1960- : author -- Michael Fassbender, 1977- : actor -- David Fincher, 1962- : film director -- Missy Franklin, 1995- : swimmer -- Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, 1986- : track and field athlete -- Frank Fritz and Mike Wolfe : antiques and salvage dealers -- Ricky Gervais, 1961- : actor, comedian, and writer -- Emily Giffin, 1972- : author -- Ginnifer Goodwin, 1978- : actress -- Joseph Gordon-Levitt, 1981- : actor -- Ryan Gosling, 1980- : actor -- Gotye, 1980- : singer and songwriter -- David Guetta, 1967- : DJ, music producer, and promoter -- Prabal Gurung, 1974- : fashion designer -- Nikki Haley, 1972- : governor of South Carolina -- Damien Hirst, 1965- : artist -- Ingrid Hoffman, 1965- : chef and television personality -- Francois Hollande, 1954- : president of France -- Mike Holmes, 1963- : television personality -- Hugh Howey, 1975- : author -- Ollanta Humala, 1962- : president of Peru -- E.L. James, 1963(?)- : author -- Theo Jansen, 1948- : sculptor -- Carly Rae Jepsen, 1985- : singer and songwriter -- Ron Johnson, 1959(?)- : chief executive officer of J.C. Penney -- Goodluck Jonathan, 1957- : president of Nigeria -- Ramzan Kadyrov, 1976- : president of the Chechen Republic -- Mindy Kaling, 1979- : actress, writer, and producer -- Sal Khan, 1976- : entrepreneur and hedge fund analyst -- Mike Krieger and Kevin Systrom : founders of Instagram -- Alan B. Krueger, 1960- : chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers -- Mila Kunis, 1983- : actress --
Padma Lakshmi, 1970- : television show host -- Anne Lamott, 1954- : author -- Jenny Lawson, 1973- : blogger and author -- Jeff Lewis, 1970- : television personality -- Jeremy Lin, 1988- : professional basketball player -- Elle MacPherson, 1964- : model and entrepreneur -- Gregory Maguire, 1954- : author -- Rooney Mara, 1985- : actress -- Erik Martin, 1979(?)- : general manager of Reddit -- J.R. Martinez, 1983- : actor and motivational speaker -- Natalie Massenet, 1965- : founder of Net-a-Porter -- Marissa Mayer, 1975- : chief executive officer of Yahoo -- Gale J. McGovern, 1952- : chief executive officer of the American Red Cross -- Bill McKibben, 1960- : author and activist -- Leo Messi, 1987- : professional soccer player -- Nicki Minaj, 1982- : rapper -- Angela Missoni, 1958- : fashion designer -- Poppy Montgomery, 1975- : actress -- Mohamed Morsi, 1951- : president of Egypt -- Kate and Laura Mulleavy : fashion designers for Rodarte -- Zuhair Murad, 1971(?)- : fashion designer -- Epeli Nailatikau, 1941- : president of Fiji -- David Nicholls, 1966- : author and actor -- Elinor Ostrom, 1933-2012 : political scientist and professor -- Sean Parnell, 1962- : governor of Alaska -- David Petraeus, 1952- : former U.S. Army general and CIA director -- Oscar Pistorius, 1986- : track and field athlete -- Christopher Plummer, 1929- : actor -- Jennifer L. Pozner, 1974- : media critic, journalist, public speaker, and author -- V.S. Ramachandran, 1951- : neuropsychologist -- Jessie Randall, 1976(?)- : fashion designer -- Ben Rattray, 1981(?)- : founder of Change.org -- Jeremy Renner, 1971- : actor --
Cecile RIchards, 1957- : president of Planned Parenthood -- Kristen Richmond and Kirsten Tobey : founders of Revolution Foods -- John Roberts, 1955- : Supreme Court justice -- Virginia Rometty, 1958(?)- : chief executive officer of IBM -- Derrick Rossi, 1966- : scientist -- Maya Rudolph, 1972- : actress -- Tom Ryan, 1969(?)- : chief executive officer of Threadless -- Donald Sadoway, 1950- : professor and inventor -- Sue Savage-Rumbaugh, 1946- : psychologist and primatologist -- Ryan Schreiber, 1976- : chief executive officer of Pitchfork Media -- Rick Scott, 1952- : governor of Florida -- William Sears, 1939- : pediatrician and author -- Pierre-Andre Senizergues, 1963(?)- : chief executive officer of Sole Technology -- Daphne Sheldrick, 1934- : wildlife conservationist -- Ben Silbermann, 1982(?)- : chief executive officer of Pinterest -- Portia Simpson-Miller, 1945- : prime minister of Jamaica -- Jordin Sparks, 1989- : singer and actress -- Octavia Spencer, 1970- : actress -- Emma Stone, 1988- : actress -- Madeleine Stowe, 1958- : actress -- Cheryl Strayed, 1968- : author -- Tim Tebow, 1987- : professional football player -- Train : rock group -- Yani Tseng, 1989- : professional golfer -- Hamdi Ulukaya, 1971- : founder of Chobani -- Peter Vesterbacka, 1968(?)- : founder of ConnectedDay -- Karen Walker, 1970(?)- : fashion designer -- Wang Shu, 1963- : architect -- Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, 1980- : king of Bhutan -- Ellie Weiner, 1967(?)- : founder of Gentle Barn rescue organization --
Florence Welch, 1986- : singer and songwriter -- Kehinde Wiley, 1977- : artist -- Michelle Williams, 1980- : actress -- Chip Wilson, 1955- : founder of Lululemon Athletica -- Nathan Wolfe, 1970- : microbiologist -- John Wood, 1964- : philanthropist -- Margaret H. Woodward, 1960- : U.S. Air Force major general -- Epke Zonderland, 1986- : gymnast -- Sparky Anderson, 1934-2010 : baseball manager -- Eve Arnold, 1912-2012 : photographer -- Lillian Bassman, 1917-2012 : photographer -- Baruj Benacerraf, 1920-2011 : immunologist -- Osama Bin Laden, 1957-2011 : terrorist -- Baruch S. Blumberg, 1925-2011 : medical anthropologist and biochemist -- Stephen J. Cannell, 1941-2010 : television writer and producer -- Robert L. Carter, 1917-2012 : judge and attorney -- Claude Chabrol, 1930-2010 : film director -- John Chamberlain, 1927-2011 : sculptor -- Jill Clayburgh, 1944-2010 : actress -- Clarence Clemons, 1942-2011 : saxophonist -- Don Cornelius, 1936-2012 : television show host and producer -- Norman Corwin, 1910-2011 : radio producer -- Tony Curtis, 1925-2010 : actor -- Al Davis, 1929-2011 : coach, owner, and manager of the Oakland Raiders -- Dino De Laurentiis, 1919-2010 : film producer -- Renato Dulbecco, 1914-2012 : virologist -- Evora Cesaria, 1941-2011 : singer -- John Fairfax, 1937-2012 : adventurer -- Peter Falk, 1927-2011 : actor -- Eddie Fisher, 1928-2010 : singer -- Betty Ford, 1918-2011 : first lady -- Joe Frazier, 1944-2011 : professional boxer -- Peter J. Gomes, 1942-2011 : minister -- Wilson Greatbatch, 1919-2011 : inventor -- Richard Hamilton, 1922-2011 : artist --
Herbert A. Hauptman, 1917-2011 : mathematician -- Russell Hoban, 1925-2011 : author -- Norma H. Johnson, 1932-2011 : federal judge -- Frank Kameny, 1925-2011 : gay rights activist -- Har Gobind Khorana, 1922-2011 : biochemist -- Jerry Leiber, 1933-2011 : lyricist -- Francois Lesage, 1929-2011 : couture embroidery designer -- Salvatore Licitra, 1968-2011 : opera singer -- Abby Lincoln, 1930-2010 : singer, songwriter, and actress -- Sidney Lumet, 1924-2011 : director -- Frederica Sagor Maas, 1900-2012 : screenwriter -- Arthur Penn, 1922-2010 : director -- Roland Petit, 1924-2011 : choreographer -- Belva Plain, 1915-2010 : author -- Cliff Robertson, 1923-2011 : actor -- Andy Rooney, 1919-2011 : television personality and actor -- Jane Russell, 1921-2011 : actress -- Ernesto Sabato, 1911-2011 : author -- Sathya Sai Baba, 1926-2011 : religious guru -- Jane Scott, 1919-2011 : journalist -- Albertina Sisulu, 1918-2011 : political activist -- Joseph Stein, 1912-2010 : playwright -- Joan Sutherland, 1926-2010 : opera singer -- Wislawa Szymborska, 1923-2012 : literary critic and poet -- Dorothea Tanning, 1910-2012 : painter and author -- Antoni Tapies, 1923-2012 : painter and sculptor -- Bobby Thomson, 1923-2010 : professional baseball player -- Grete Waitz, 1953-2011 : marathon runner -- Albertina Walker, 1929-2010 : gospel singer -- Tom Wilson, 1931-2011 : cartoonist -- Jeffrey Zaslow, 1958-2012 : columnist and author.
Summary
Provides timely and informative profiles of the world's most interesting people.
Note
Description based on print version record.
GMD: electronic resource.
Subject
Biography -- 21st century.
Celebrities -- Biography.
Added Author
Avery, Laura, 1972-
Gale Group.
Other Form:
Print version: Newsmakers, 2013 cumulation. Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c2013 9781414476786
ISBN
9781414476902 (electronic book)
1414476906 (electronic book)
9781414476786
1414476892