Tag: January 8

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

(1836–1912) Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, OM, RA The artist’s works: Cleopatra at Philae c.1855–1912 Victoria and Albert Museum, London The Education of the Children of Clovis 1861 Private collection An Egyptian in a Doorway 1865 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Egyptian Chess…

Galileo Galilei

(1564–1642) Galileo di Vincenzo Bonaiuti de’ Galilei Works: • Discourse on Floating Bodies (English) • The Sidereal Messenger of Galileo Galilei (English) Galileo in Art: Sustermans, Justus (1597-1681) Ritratto di Galileo Galilei 1635 Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze   Born February…

Giotto

(c.1267–1337) Giotto di Bondone The artist’s works: Crocifisso di Santa Maria Novella c.1290–1295 Santa Maria Novella, Firenze Maestà di Ognissanti c.1300–1305 Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze San Francesco riceve le stimmate c.1300–1325 Musée du Louvre, Paris Madonna col Bambino c.1310–1315 National Gallery of Art, Washington…

Yvette Mimieux

(1942–2022) Yvette Carmen Mimieux Filmography as Actress: The Time Machine 1960 Director: George Pal Starring: Rod Taylor, Alan Young   Born January 8 1942 Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA (USA) Died January 17 2022 Los Angeles, CA (USA) Husband (​1972-1985) Stanley Donen (1924-2019) Occupation Actress

Anthony Dawson

(1916–1992) Anthony Douglas Gillon Dawson Filmography as Actor: Dial M for Murder 1954 Director: Alfred Hitchcock Starring: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly     Dr. No 1962 Director: Terence Young Starring: Sean Connery, Ursula Andress   Born October 18 1916 Edinburgh (Scotland) Died…

John McTiernan

(1951) John Campbell McTiernan, Jr. Filmography as Director: The Thomas Crown Affair 1999 Director: John McTiernan Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Rene Russo   Born January 8 1951 Albany, NY (USA) Occupation Film director Producer

Buck Henry

(1930–2020) Henry Zuckerman Filmography as Actor: The Graduate 1967 Director: Mike Nichols Starring: Anne Bancroft, Dustin Hoffman     Filmography as Actor and Director: Heaven Can Wait 1978 Director: Warren Beatty, Buck Henry Starring: Warren Beatty, Julie Christie   Born…

Douglas Wilmer

(1920–2016) Filmography as Actor: El Cid 1961 Director: Anthony Mann Starring: Charlton Heston, Sophia Loren   Born January 8 1920 London (England) Died March 31 2016 Ipswich (England) Cause of death Pneumonia Occupation Actor

Paul Verlaine

(1844–1896) Paul Marie Verlaine Works: • Hombres (French) • Poésies complètes (French) ◊ Poems of Paul Verlaine (English) Verlaine in Art: Bazille, Frédéric (1841-1870) (?) Paul Verlaine en Troubadour (?) 1868 Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas     Fantin-Latour, Henri (1836-1904) Coin de table 1872 Musée…

Yvonne De Carlo

(1922–2007) Margaret Yvonne Middleton Filmography as Actress: The Ten Commandments 1956 Director: Cecil B. DeMille Starring: Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner   Born September 1 1922 Vancouver (Canada) Died January 8 2007 Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, CA (USA) Occupation Actress Dancer Occupation Musician Singer Award Hollywood…