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||Australia||Adriana||Koulias||Female||Son and daughter||Oceania||Arts (literary)||Author||WWW||Internationally recognised author of esoteric fiction based on factual research of the Grail, Templars etc.||Australia||Bernard Patrick "Doc"||Neeson||Doc Neeson||Male||Two sons||Oceania||Arts (performing - music)||Singer-songwriter and musician||WWW||He was the front man for the hard rock band The Angels from its formation in February 1976 to their disbandment in December 1999.||Australia||George||Negus||Male||son||Oceania||Media||Author, journalist and television presenter||WWW||He is specialising in international affairs. ||Austria||Christoph||Badelt||Male||children||Europe||Education||Rector||WWW||Rector of the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration (Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, WWU) since 2002||Austria||Gerald||Bast||Male||children||Europe||Education||Rector||WWW||Rector of the University of Applied Arts, Vienna (since 2000)||Austria||Christoph ||Chorherr||Male||daughter||Europe||Politics||Politician||WWW||Federal spokesperson of the Austrian political party "die Grünen" (The Greens) from 1996 until 1997. He is also teaching at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration. Chorherr is founder and head of two NGOs: "S²arch - Social Sustainable Architecture" that operates aid projects in South Africa, as well as "Ithuba Skills College".||Austria||Roland||Düringer||Male||children||Europe||Arts (performing - acting)||Actor and comedian||WWW||Winner of several awards.||Austria||Friedrich||Glasl||Male||children||Europe||Business and financial occupations||Economist, consultant, trainer for corporate development||WWW||Became Ass.Professor at the University Wuppertal (Germany) for organizational sciences and conflict. Teachings at universities in Austria, Armenia, England, Finland, Germany, Georgia, Netherlands, Russia, Switzerland, South Africa. 1984 co-founder of Trigon Entwicklungsberatung (development consultancy) in Austria. Author of books and articles on organization development and conflict resolution.||Austria||Robert||Jungk||Male||son||Europe||Arts (literary)||Author, journalist||WWW||Wrote mostly on issues relating to nuclear weapons. In 1986, he received the Right Livelihood Award.||Austria||Udo||Jürgens||Male||children||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Singer, composer||WWW||Composer and singer of popular music whose career spans over fifty years. He has written more than 800 songs and sold over 100 million records. He is credited with broadening German-language pop music beyond the traditional postwar schlager in the 1960s by infusing it with a modern pop appeal.||Austria||Andreas||Khol||Male||children||Europe||Politics||Member of Parliament||WWW||Former President of the Austrian National Council (2002 to 2006)||Austria||Franz||Klammer||Male||children||Europe||Sports||Alpine ski racer||WWW||Downhill skiing Olympic champion (1976). He won 25 World Cup downhills, including four on the Hahnenkamm at Kitzbühel.||Austria||Harald||Krassnitzer||Male||son||Europe||Arts (performing - acting)||Actor (screen)||WWW||Austria||Wolfgang||Murnberger||Male||children||Europe||Arts (visual - film, photography etc.)||Film director, screenplay writer||WWW||Winner of multiple awards, movie "Der Knochenmann" being his biggest success.||Austria||Peter||Schneider||Male||children||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Conductor, opera administrator||WWW||Schneider sang as a member of the Vienna Boys Choir as a youth, and was named honorary conductor of the Vienna State Opera in 2004.||Austria||Maria||Stern||Maria Krisan||Female||3 children||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Singer-songwriter, political activist, eurythmy teacher||WWW||In Austria Maria Stern is known as a political singer-songwriter and activist who fights against the poverty of children from single parents and for women right in Austria.||Austria||Knud||Tiroch||Male||children||Europe||Arts (visual - painting, drawing etc.) ||Airbrush artist||WWW||Belongs to Europe's finest Airbrush artists. He designed for David Coulthard, ZZ Top, Arnold Schwarzenegger and others.||Austria||Nike||Wagner||Female||daughter||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Musicologist and publicist||WWW||Director of an arts festival held annually at Weimar, Germany (known as ‘Pèlerinages’ — Kunstfest Weimar, in 2006 held from 25 August to 17 September), and a noteworthy collaborator in the Bayreuth Festival, founded in 1876 by Richard Wagner, her paternal great-grandfather. ||Austria / USA||August||Zirner||Male||children||Europe||Arts (performing - acting)||Actor||WWW||He starred in over 60 film productions. He is one of the most popular actors in Germany.||Brazil||Caio||Pagano||Male||children||Americas||Arts (performing - music)||Musician (classical piano)||WWW||One of Brazil's leading classical pianists. Professor of Piano at the Arizona State University.||Canada||Saul||Bellow||Male||grandchildren||Americas||Arts (literary)||Author||WWW||Writer ("The Adventures of Augie March"), awarded with the Nobel Prize in Literature (1976) and the National Medal of Arts (1988). Philip Roth, novelist, has said of Saul Bellow that "The backbone of 20th-century American literature has been provided by two novelists - William Faulkner and Saul Bellow."||Canada||Tommy||Chong||Male||son||Americas||Arts (performing - other)||Comedian, actor, writer, director, activist, musician||WWW||Actor and musician widely known for his role as Chong in the marijuana-themed Cheech and Chong comedy movies. Chong is the husband of producer and actress Shelby Chong||Canada||Shelby||Chong||Female||son||Americas||Arts (visual - film, photography etc.)||Movie producer, actress||WWW||She was the executive producer of 2003's Best Buds and associate producer of Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers (1984), Still Smokin' (1983), Things Are Tough All Over (1982), and Nice Dreams (1981). Chong is the wife of actor and comedian Tommy Chong.||Chile||Ana Maria||Correa||Female||6 children||Americas||Politics||Politician||WWW||Undersecretary of Economy (Brazil)||Chile||Juan Pablo||Letelier||Male||children||Americas||Politics||Minister||WWW||Member of Parliament, senator, son former Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Orlando Letelier (assasinated in 1976)||Chile||Andés||Palma||Male||6 children||Americas||Politics||Minister||WWW||Former Minister of Planning & Cooperation and Member of Parliament.||Denmark||Brigitte||Nielsen||Female||child||Europe||Arts (performing - acting)||Actor, film director, entrepreneur, humanitarian, professional racing driver, auto racing team owner||WWW||He won numerous awards, including an Academy Award for best actor for his performance in the 1986 Martin Scorsese film The Color of Money and eight other nominations, six Golden Globe Awards (including three honorary ones), a BAFTA Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Cannes Film Festival Award, an Emmy award, and many honorary awards. He also won several national championships as a driver in Sports Car Club of America road racing, and his race teams won several championships in open wheel IndyCar racing.||Estonia||Arvo||Pärt||Male||son||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Composer (classical and sacred music)||WWW||Finland||Jukka||Kuoppamäki||Male||all children||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Singer (pop)||WWW||He is one of the most prolific Finnish popular singer-songwriters and has written over 1 500 songs for himself and other famous Finnish singers including Jari Sillanpää and Katri Helena.||Finland||Antti||Tuuri||Male||children||Europe||Arts (literary)||Author||WWW||One of the leading fiction writers of Finland today. He has published over 40 novels and short story collections, written numerous theater plays, movie and TV scripts, radio plays, opera librettos etc. His works have been translated into 16 languages and he has won several literature awards, including The Finlandia award and the Nordic literature price.||France||Jean-Christophe||Bedos||Male||1 son, 1 daughter||Europe||Management||CEO||WWW||Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Boucheron (jewellery house). Holder of a MBA of the London Business School. Previously managing director of Cartier.||France||Jean-Paul||Belmondo||Male||son||Europe||Arts (performing - acting)||Actor (screen)||WWW||Initially associated with the New Wave of the 1960s. Until the mid-1980s, when he ceased to be one of France's biggest box-office stars, Belmondo's typical characters were either dashing adventurers or more cynical heroes. As he grew older, Belmondo preferred concentrating on his stage work, where he encountered success.||France||Daniel||Bernard||Male||2 daughters||Europe||Management||Manager||WWW||His career steps include: Non-executive director of Cap Gemini and Alcatel-Lucent. President of the foundation HEC. 1995: Elected "Manager of the year" by the New Economist.
1999: Elected "Man of the year" by the magazine Strategies.
2000: Named "the most influential Personality of the world of commerce" by the World Trade Magazine.
2002: Global corporate achievement award, by the Economist Intelligence Unit||France||Igor||Bogdanoff||Male||1 son||Europe||Arts (visual - film, photography etc.)||Producer, television presenter, essayist||WWW||Igor is the twin brother of Grichka Bogdanoff. They are of Russian and Austrian origins, producers and television presenters in the area of science fiction and popular sciences. Igor is a doctor in theoretical physics.||France||Rony||Brauman||Male||daughter||Europe||Healthcare||Doctor (specialized in tropical pathology)||WWW||He was one of the early members of Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors without Borders), and was its president from 1982 to 1994. He was a professor at the Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris from 1994 to 1997 and is now scientific advisor in the school of international affairs of Sciences Po.
With Israeli director Eyal Sivan, he co-directed a documentary (1999) on the trial of Adolf Eichmann (1961) based on Hannah Arendt's 1963 book Eichmann in Jerusalem. Brauman is also Executive Director of the Humanitarian and Conflict Response (HCRI) Institute at the University of Manchester.||France||Greco||Casadesus||Male||1 son||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Musician, composer||WWW||He was born into a family of artists. His father Marius Casadesus (1892-1981) was a musician, a violinist and a composer and remained famous. In 2002, he created the composers' Union of Theme musics which he chaired until 2005.||France||Roger||Gicquel||Male||1 son||Europe||Media||Journalist||WWW||Roger Gicquel (1933-2010) was known in particular for his career as a journalist, but also as a writer. He presented the 20 hour Journal on the TV channel TF1 from 1975 to 1981 and received a national distinction: knight of the national order of the Merit.||France||Daniel||Grandclément||Male||Europe||Media||Writer, journalist, reporter||WWW||His most famous three reports are:
"The Martyrs of the Gulf of Aden", (2008) which brought him the price FIGRA in Touquet, "The Children lost in Senegal" (2009) and "The Black Spring of the Christians of Egypt" (2013).
||France||Chris||Igwe||Male||daughter||Europe||Management||Manager||WWW||Head of Retail, France - Snr Director EMEA at CBRE, Paris Area, former European Property, former Director of Gap Inc (clothing)||France||Jean-Michel||Jarre||Male||1 son||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Composer,performer and music producer||WWW||He is a pioneer in the electronic, New Age genres, and known as an organiser of outdoor spectacles of his music featuring lights, laser displays, and fireworks. As of 2004 Jarre had sold an estimated 80 million albums. He was the first Western musician officially invited to perform in the People's Republic of China, and holds the world record for the largest-ever audience at an outdoor event.||France||Bernadette||Lafont||Male||son||Europe||Arts (performing - acting)||Actress (screen)||WWW||She won the César Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for L'Effrontée (1985). For her long service to the French motion picture industry, in 2003 she was given an Honorary César Award||France||Francis||Lai||Male||son||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Composer, musician (accordion)||WWW||He specializes on theme musics, credits (generics) and songs. He composed the music for movies like "A man and a woman" and "Love Story", for which he received the Oscar for Best Original Score. He received 23 distinctions from 1966 to 2011.||France||Albert||Lamorisse||Male||children||Europe||Arts (visual - film, photography etc.)||Film director /-writer /-producer and photographer||WWW||Winner of the Grand Prize at the Cannes Film Festival and of an Academy Award ("Le Ballon Rouge" ["The Red Balloon"], nomination for an Academy Award (best feature documentary, 1979).||France||Ivan||Levaï||Male||son||Europe||Media||Journalist (print media, radio and television)||WWW||Ivan Levaï pursued his career as presenter to France Inter, before becoming a leader of the political service of Europe 1 (1972-1974 ), then responsible for the morning press review on the waves of Europe 1, and a presenter of the broadcast "Be understandable" (1973-1984). He is married to Anne Sinclair.||France||Claude ||Mathieu||Female||son||Europe||Arts (performing - acting)||Actress (theater)||WWW||She is a member of the Comédie-Française. Knight in the national Order of the Merit,
Knight in the Order of the Arts and Letters,
Knight in the Order of the Legion of Honor||France||Alain Dominique||Perrin||Male||2 daughters||Europe||Management||Businessman, collector of art||WWW||President of the company Cartier from 1975 until 1998 and founder of Fondation Cartier for the contemporary art (1984). In 1990, he created the Higher institute of the luxury marketing. Commander in the national order of the legion of honneur.
Commander of the national order of the Merit and of the order of the Arts and Letters.
||France||Jean||Peylet||Nano Peylet||Male||all children||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Musician (clarinettist)||WWW||He is the only musician of the band "Bratsch" to have completed a formal education at the conservatory and to have played Mozart on the clarinet. He loves the Klezmer and is a great admirer of Dave Tarras and Giora Feidman. ||France||Yves||Pignot||Male||2 daughters||Europe||Arts (performing - acting)||Actor, director||WWW||Yves Pignot began his acting career in the 1970s. After Jacques Demy's movie, "Skin Of Donkey", he participated in movies of the directors Claude Miller ("Police custody"), Gérard Oury ("Have Him Have"), Claude Chabrol ("Fleur Du Mal") Albert Dupontel ("Bernie", "The Creator", "Locked Outside"), Gérard Krawczyk ("Fanfan La Tulipe").||France||Charlotte||Rampling||Female||1son||Europe||Arts (performing - acting)||Actress||WWW||Her career spans four decades in English language as well as French and Italian cinema. Her film career has largely been in Europe. There have been some Hollywood outings such as Sidney Lumets The Verdict with Paul Newman. The Swimming Pool (2003), having won her a Best Actress award from the European Film Academy. She was married to French musician Jean Michel Jarre.||France||Jean-Max||Rivière||Male||1 son, 1 daughter||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Songwriter||WWW||He wrote songs for Richard Anthony, Brigitte Bardot, Dalida, France Gall, Juliette Gréco, Françoise Hardy, Serge Reggiani etc. Today, he is administrator of the ASSOCIATION OF COMPOSERS AND MUSIC PUBLISHERS TO PROTECT COPYRIGHT AND ROYALTIES. He manages his publishing house (Media Max) and contributes his help and his texts to the group "Sea Girls", of which his daughter Prunella Rivière is a member .||France||Vincent||Rouil||Vincent Lagaf'||Male||1 son||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Humorist, singer, comedian, TV presenter||WWW||Vincent Lagaf' (original name Vincent Rouil) is a humorist, singer, comedian and a presenter of French television. He presented the television program Bigdil. Since summer 2009, he has been presenting "The Right Price" on TF1, until 2011 with Gérard Vives and alone afterwards.||France||Philippe||Schœller||Male||daughter||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Composer||WWW||His works are performed all over the world. He is a winner of the international competition of composition Antidogma of Turin (1984). Furthermore, he was awarded with the Prize Henri Dutilleux of Tours (Ballots, Towers) in 1990, the Foundation Natixis in 1993-1997, the Prize Paul Gilson for Totems (2001) and the Price for the best instrumental creation awarded by Sacem in 2009 for Tree to Soul.||France||Gérard||Séty||Gérard Plouviez||Male||son||Europe||Arts (performing - acting)||Comedian, parodist and artist||WWW||Starred in about twenty movies, to include "Fanfan", "The Visitors" and "Van Gogh"||France||Marc||Soustrot||Male||1 daugther||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Musician, conductor||WWW||Marc Soustrot is a conductor of classical music. He is the brother of trumpeter Bernard Soustrot. He was awarded with the First Prize of the international Competition of Rupert Foundation of London (1974) and the
First Prize of the international Competition of Besançon (1975).||France||Michel ||Swierczewski||Male||1 daughter||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Musician, conductor||WWW||Michel Swierczewski is Principal Guest Conductor of Prague Philharmonia. With Claudio Abbado at Milan's La Scala and Georges Prêtre at the Paris Opera (1985-1986), he acquired the international experience that opened the doors for him to some of the greatest orchestra. Awarded the Grand Prix de l'Académie du Disque Français, Grand Prix de l'Académie Charles Cros, Laser d'Or RTL, Sunday Times Record of the Year, Prix Massenet du Disque Lyrique.||France, Italy||Serge||Reggiani||Male||1 daughter||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Singer and actor||WWW||Serge Reggiani (1922 - 2004) was a comedian and a French singer of Italian origin. Starting out in theater, he starred in movies under several generations of directors and stands out as a striking figure of French film landscape.||France, Russia||Roustem||Saïtkoulov||Male||2 sons, 1 daughter||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Musician (pianist)||WWW||Roustem SAITKOULOV was born in Kazan (Russia) and belongs to the great school of Russian piano. He started to play at age 4 and entered the school affiliated to the Kazan Higher National Conservatory at the age of 6. He continued his studies at the Tchaïkowsky Conservatory in Moscow, then at the Higher School of Music in Munich. He was awarded numerous international piano prizes: Busoni Competition in Bolzano (Italy), UNISA Competition (South African University) in Pretoria, Géza Anda Competition in Zurich (Switzerland), Marguerite Long Competition in Paris (France). He was also the award-winner at Roma Piano Competition and Monte-Carlo Piano Masters in 2003.||Germany||Robert||Atzorn||Male||children||Europe||Arts (performing - acting)||Actor (TV)||WWW||Germany||Hildegard||Behrens||Female||son||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Soprano||WWW||Soprano (1937-2009) with a wide repertoire including Wagner,Weber, Mozart, Richard Strauss, and Alban Berg roles. She was the recipient of many awards - the highest civilian honors given by the Federal Republic of Germany; In 1998, she received Denmark's most prestigious Leonie Sonning Music Prize and in 1999 the Vienna State Opera honored her with the Lotte Lehmann Ring
1990: Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording: Richard Wagner's "Die Walküre, Sonning Award (1998; Denmark)
||Germany||Charles||Brauer||Male||children||Europe||Arts (performing - acting)||Actor||WWW||He was married to Witta Pohl, actress.||Germany||Frank||Castorf||Male||daughter||Europe||Arts (visual - film, photography etc.)||Theater director||WWW||Artistic director of the Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, Berlin (since 1992). His work is most often associated with postdramatic theatre.||Germany||Wolfgang||Clement||Male||daughters||Europe||Politics||Minister||WWW||Former Minister of Economics and Labour of Germany (2002 -2005), former Minister President of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia (1998 - 2002)||Germany||Wolfgang||Dauner||Male||daughter||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Musician (pianist, jazz fusion), composer, keyboardist||WWW||Probably best known for his work in the United Jazz and Rock Ensemble and with musicians such as Hans Koller, Albert Mangelsdorff, Volker Kriegel or Ack van Rooyen.||Germany||Eberhard||Diepgen||Male||children||Europe||Politics||Mayor||WWW||Former Mayor of German city state of Berlin (1984 - 1989, 1991 - 2001)||Germany||Harald||Effenberg||Male||children||Europe||Arts (performing - acting)||Actor (TV)||WWW||Germany||Katharina||Enzensberger||Female||daughter||Europe||Arts (literary)||Author||WWW||Germany||Hans Magnus||Enzensberger||Male||daughter||Europe||Arts (literary)||Author, poet, translator, editor||WWW||His own work has been translated into more than 40 languages. In 2009, Enzensberger received a special Lifetime Recognition Award given by the trustees of the Griffin Trust for Excellence in Poetry,which also awards the annual Griffin Poetry. Prize.||Germany||Ottfried||Fischer||Male||daughter||Europe||Arts (performing - acting)||Actor (TV), Kabarett artist||WWW||Best known for his role as Benno Berghammer in the popular German TV series Der Bulle von Tölz||Germany||Justus||Frantz||Male||child(ren)||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Musician (pianist), conductor||WWW||He first played with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Herbert von Karajan in 1970. In 1975, he played in his United States debut concert with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Leonard Bernstein, who became his lifelong friend. He founded the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival in 1986 and became a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador in 1989, a post from which he has since retired.||Germany||Heinz||Galinski||Male||daughter||Europe||Management||President||WWW||President of the Central Council of Jews in Germany (Zentralrat der Juden in Deutschland) from 1988 until his death in 1992.||Germany||Hans-Dietrich||Genscher||Male||children||Europe||Politics||Minister||WWW||Former German Minister of Foreign Affairs and Vice Chancellor of Germany (1974 - 1992). In 1991, he was Chairman of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE).||Germany||Monika||Griefahn||Female||3 children||Europe||Politics||Minister||WWW||She was a member of German Federal Parliament from 1998 - 2009 (Social Democratic Party), Minister of Environment in the State of Lower Saxony, Germany (1990-1998), member of the Board of Directors of Greenpeace International (1984-1990), co-founder and Executive Director of Greenpeace Germany (1980-1983)||Germany||Helmut Andreas Paul||Grieshaber||HAP||Male||daughter||Europe||Arts (visual - painting, drawing etc.) ||Painter||WWW||He discovered his typical graphic style in the so-called 'Reutlinger Drucke', a style which is strongly influenced by medieval woodcut techniques. Grieshaber was honoured with numerous prizes and retrospective exhibitions.||Germany||Katrin||Göring-Eckardt||Female||sons||Europe||Politics||Member of Parliament||WWW||She has served as a member of the German Green Party in the Bundestag since 1998. She became co-chair of her party caucus in the Bundestag (2002–2005) and was elected as vice president of the Bundestag on October 18, 2005. She is the praeses of the synod of the Evangelical Church in Germany.||Germany||Nina||Hagen||Female||daughter, son||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Singer, actress||WWW||She has performed throughout the world for over 40 years.||Germany||Hellmut||Hattler||Male||children||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Musician (bass player), composer, producer||WWW||His projects included "Kraan", "Tab Two" and "Hattler". Hattler has toured and recorded with many international musicians of the genre including Michael Brecker, Kai Eckhardt, Billy Cobham, Joachim Kühn, Ernie Watts, Alphonse Mouzon, and Nippy Noya.||Germany||Monika||Hohlmeier||Female||children||Europe||Politics||Minister||WWW||Former Bavarian Minister of Education and Cultural Affairs (1998 -2005), member of the European Parliament since 2009. She is the daughter of Franz-Josef Strauß.||Germany||Joerg||Jungermann||Male||all 7 children||Europe||Management||CEO||WWW||CEO, over 20 years of leading the first anthroposophical hospital in Germany, Gemeinschaftskrankenhaus Herdecke (GKH) into healthcare landscape of Germany. University Witten/Herdecke was founded by the GKH main founding players. Born 1936, Waldorf graduate of several German schools (incl. Stuttgart, Nurnberg, Berlin), studied medicine in Berlin, lived with Quaker family in Pennsylvania, USA, on post-war Fulbright Scholarship.||Germany||Gabriele Susanne||Kerner||Nena||Female||children||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Singer (pop)||WWW||Singer of the "Neue Deutsche Welle" movement and one of the most successful pop stars Germany has ever seen. Became famous with the protest song "99 Luftballons" (No. 2 of US Billboard Charts and 23-weeks No. 1 of German Charts) and its English version"99 Red Balloons" (3-weeks No. 1 of UK Singles Charts). Celebrated a furious comeback in Germany in 2002.||Germany||Franz-Josef||Kniola||Male||son||Europe||Politics||Minister||WWW||Former Minister of the Interior of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany||Germany||Helmut||Kohl||Male||son||Europe||Politics||Chancellor||WWW||Former German Chancellor (1982 - 1998)||Germany||Thomas||Koschwitz||Male||daughter||Europe||Media||Radio and TV entertainer||WWW||Germany||Ann-Kathrin||Kramer||Female||son||Europe||Arts (literary)||Author, actress (TV)||WWW||Germany||Dieter||Krebs||Male||son||Europe||Arts (performing - acting)||Actor (TV), comedian and cabaret artist||WWW||Germany||Peter||Kulitz||Male||children||Europe||Management||President||WWW||President of the Chamber of Commerce Ulm, president of the Association of Chamber of Commerce of the German State of Baden-Württemberg. ||Germany||Andreas||Köpke||Male||children||Europe||Sports||Football goalkeeper||WWW||Was in the German squad that won the 1990 FIFA World Cup (did not appear in the matches). Won the European Championship with Germany in 1996. FIFA goalkeeper of the year 1996. Currently acting as goalkeeping coach of the German national team.||Germany||Kurt||Lehmann||Male||children||Europe||Arts (visual - design related)||Sculptor||WWW||He received numerous awards for his works. His sculptures and reliefs (mainly made of shell limestone or bronze) still dominate the cityscape of the German city of Hannover.||Germany||Rudolf||Leiding||Male||daughter and granddaughter||Europe||Management||CEO||WWW||Former Speaker of the Board of Volkswagen AG||Germany||Peter||Lindbergh||Male||2 sons||Europe||Arts (visual - film, photography etc.)||Photographer, filmmaker||WWW||He moved to Paris in 1978 and started working internationally for Vogue. He photographed the "iconic" January 1990 Vogue cover that featured Linda Evangelista, Naomi Campbell, Tatjana Patitz, Cindy Crawford, and Christy Turlington. In both 1995 and 1997 he was named Best Photographer at the International Fashion Awards in Paris. In 1995 he became an Honorary Member of the German Art Directors Club.||Germany||Gerd||Lohmeyer||Male||daughter||Europe||Arts (performing - acting)||Actor (TV)||WWW||Germany||Reinhold||Maier||Male||children||Europe||Politics||Minister President||WWW||He was the first minister president of the state of Württemberg-Baden / Baden-Württemberg (1945-1953). President of the Federal Council of Germany ("Bundesrat", 1952-1953). Leader of the Free Democratic Party (FDP, 1957-1960)||Germany||Rolf||Möller||Male||son||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Musician (drummer)||WWW||Drummer of German rock band "Extrabreit" (one of the most successful exponents of the "Neue Deutsche Welle" movement of the 1980s).||Germany||Erwin||Neher||Male||5 children||Europe||Life, physical, and social science||Biophysicist||WWW||Awarded with the Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology along with Bert Sakmann in 1991 for the development of the patch-clamp technique, and with the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize (1987), Eva-Maria Neher: Biochemist, founder and member of board of the XLAB Experimental Laboratory for Young People in Göttingen, Germany.||Germany||Eva-Maria||Neher||Female||5 children||Europe||Business and financial occupations||Biochemist||WWW||Founder and member of board of the XLAB Experimental Laboratory for Young People in Göttingen, Germany.||Germany||Heinz||Nixdorf||Male||children||Europe||Computer and mathematics||Computing pioneer, businessman||WWW||In the 1970s, Nixdorf Computer AG was the market leader in West Germany and the fourth-largest computer manufacturer worldwide. ||Germany||Uwe||Ochsenknecht||Male||2 sons||Europe||Arts (performing - acting)||Actor (screen, TV), singer||WWW||Films Uwe Ochsenknecht has starred in include Schtonk!, Das Boot and the TV miniseries Frank Herbert's Dune.||Germany||Arend||Oetker||Male||children||Europe||Management||CEO||WWW||Among other functions, Dr. Oetker holds the position of Vice President of The Federation of German Industries (BDI). He is also CEO of Dr. Arend Oetker Holding GmbH & Co. KG.||Germany||Egon||Overbeck||Male||children||Europe||Management||CEO||WWW||Former CEO (1962 - 1983) of Mannesmann AG||Germany||Witta||Pohl||Female||children||Europe||Arts (performing - acting)||Actress||WWW||One of Germany's most popular actresses, Witta Pohl started to act on stage before she had major success in film and television. From 1983 to 1994, she starred in the leading role as the mother in the quite popular tv-series "Diese Drombuschs", her most memorable role. She was married to Charles Brauer, actor.||Germany||Albrecht||Puhlmann||Male||daughters||Europe||Arts (visual - film, photography etc.)||Dramatic adviser, theater director||WWW||Former director of State Opera at Hannover (Staatsoper Hannover) (2001-2006), former director of Stuttgart Opera (2006-2011).||Germany||Karl Otto||Pöhl||Male||son||Europe||Management||President||WWW||Former President of German Federal Bank (1980 to 1991).||Germany||Will||Quadflieg||Male||children||Europe||Arts (performing - acting)||Actor||WWW||He is considered one of Germany's best post-war actors. One of his most widely recognized roles was in the title role in the 1960 film Faust. He also starred in a number of other roles. He was the father of actor Christian Quadflieg.||Germany||Sigurd Manfred||Raschèr||Pioneer of the classical saxophone||Male||3 daughters (High Mowing and NYC Steiner School||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Saxophonist (classical)||WWW||Worldwide concertizing classical saxophonist - wrote the most famous method book "Top Tones" and many others - Prof. of saxophone: Copenhagen, Malmö, Julliard, Manhatten and Eastman School of Music. Played with most of the major orchestras of Europe, USA, Australia etc.as soloist with famous conductors: Boston Philharmonic - with Serge Koueivitzki;
New York Philharmonic with John Barbirolli, Leonard Bernstein;
Berlin Philharmonic with Hermann Scherchen, Furthwängler etc.
Over 200 works were written for him, for example by Glazounov, Ibert, Hindemith, Martin, Haba, Larsson etc.
||Germany||Prof. Dr. Ulrich||Reinhardt||Male||all children||Europe||Life, physical, and social science||Futurologist||WWW||One of the most famous German Futurologists. Adviser to several politicians, author of books, professor. He is a scientist who has always been putting the people in the focus of his research. Instead of doing research on "how are we GOING TO live in the future?", he focuses on the question: "how do we WANT to live in the future?".||Germany||Walter||Riester||Male||daughter||Europe||Politics||Minister||WWW||Politician of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) and former Minister of Labour and Social Affairs (1998 - 2002).||Germany||Jürgen||Rochlitz||Male||daughter||Europe||Politics||Member of Parliament||WWW||Former member of German Federal Parliament (1994-1998), former member of the Green party||Germany||Claude-Oliver||Rudolph||Male||children||Europe||Arts (performing - acting)||Actor||WWW||He is married to Sabine von Maydell, actress.||Germany||Mathias||Sammer||Male||children||Europe||Sports||Footballer, coach||WWW||With Borussia Dortmund, Sammer was named European Footballer of the Year in 1996, the year he led Germany to victory in the European Championship. He is now working as sport director of FC Bayern Munich. ||Germany||Esther||Saoub||Female||two daughters||Europe||Media||Journalist||WWW||Esther has extensive working experience gathered as a journalist in several countries of the Middle East, including Syria, Egypt, Libya, the Palestinian Territories, Saudi-Arabia, Yemen and Sudan. In particular, she has covered the "Arab Spring" and the ousting of Mubarak in Cairo for the German SWR tv station (member of the ARD consortium of public broadcasters in Germany) and also reported from other places in the Middle East, including Gaza.In 2012, she was nominated for the Reemtsma Liberty Award.||Germany||Wolfgang||Sauer||Male||child(ren)||Europe||Management||CEO||WWW||Former President of Volkswagen do Brasil.||Germany||Helge||Schneider||Male||daughters||Europe||Arts (performing - other)||Comedian, jazz musician and multi-instrumentalist, author, film and theatre director, and actor.||WWW||Schneider's works are an unconventional mixture of horseplay humor, parody, and jazz-influenced music. They involve spontaneity and improvisation as important elements. He became a popular comedian in the 1990s and is still one of the best known German comedians.||Germany||Gerhard||Schröder||Male||daughter||Europe||Politics||Chancellor||WWW||Former Chancellor of Germany (1998-2005). Before becoming Chancellor he served as Prime Minister of Lower Saxony (1990–1998). ||Germany||Dietrich||Schwanitz||Male||daughter||Europe||Arts (literary)||Author||WWW||Author (best sellers: "Der Campus", "Bildung", "Männer").||Germany||Katharina||Sieverding||Female||children||Europe||Arts (visual - film, photography etc.)||Photographer||WWW||She is known for her self-portraiture. She is a professor at the University of the Arts, Berlin.||Germany||Joern G.||Stegen||Male||son||Europe||Politics||Diplomat||WWW||Diplomat (retired), working with the Council of Europe for 38 years, covering various functions, including Director of the Private Office of the President of the Parliamentary Assembly, and Head of the Table Office and of the Interparliamentary Relations Directorate of the Parliamentary Assembly with emphasis in the democratisation process of Central and Eastern European parliaments.||Germany||Andreas||Stoch||Male||4 children||Europe||Politics||Minister for education of the German State of Baden-Württemberg||WWW||He is a lawyer, politician of the German Social-Democratic Party (SPD) and was appointed as Minister for education of Baden-WÃ¼rttemberg in January 2013.||Germany||Hans-Jürgen||Syberberg||Male||daughter||Europe||Arts (visual - film, photography etc.)||Film director||WWW||Best known film is his lengthy feature, Hitler: A Film from Germany.||Germany||Beate||Uhse||Female||son||Europe||Management||Entrepreneur, pilot||WWW||The only female stunt pilot in Germany in the 1930s, after World War II she started the first sex shop in the world. The company she started, Beate Uhse AG, is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, and is the world leader in sales of sexual aids. The company also started a television channel on the Premiere network of television channels.||Germany||Klaus||von Dohnanyi||Male||daughter||Europe||Politics||Mayor||WWW||Former Mayor and Minister President of German city state of Hamburg (1981 - 1988)||Germany||Sabine||von Maydell||Female||children||Europe||Arts (performing - acting)||Actress||WWW||She is married to Claude-Oliver Rudolph, actor.||Germany||Ernst-Jörg||von Studnitz||Male||children||Europe||Politics||Ambassador||WWW||Former German Ambassador to Russia (1995 - 2002), now Chairman of "German-Russian Forum".||Germany||Eugen||Wagner||Male||children||Europe||Politics||Minister||WWW||Former Senator, Hamburg||Germany||Martin||Walser||Male||child(ren)||Europe||Arts (literary)||Author||WWW||He became famous for describing the conflicts his anti-heroes have in his novels and stories. In 1998 he was awarded the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade in Frankfurt.||Germany||Götz W.||Werner||Male||all 7 children||Europe||Management||Entrepreneur, CEO||WWW||Founder, co-owner, and member of the advisory board of dm-drogerie markt, a German drugstore chain. He is holder of the Order of the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesverdienstkreuz).||Germany||Wolfgang||Windgassen||Male||child(ren)||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Singer (Wagner tenor)||WWW||Windgassen sang at all the important opera houses all over the world. He was invited to perform at the reopening of the Bayreuth Festival in 1951 and continued to appear there till 1970, singing all the great Wagner tenor roles.||Germany||Lothar||Zagrosek||Male||daughters||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Conductor||WWW||From 2006 to 2011, he was chief conductor of the Konzerthausorchester Berlin, the former Berlin Symphony Orchestra (Berliner Sinfonie-Orchester).||Germany / USA||André||Previn||Male||daughter||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Musician (pianist), conductor, composer||WWW||He is considered one of the most versatile musicians in the world and is the winner of four Academy Awards for his film work and ten Grammy Awards for his recordings (and one more for his Lifetime Achievement).||Greece||John||Aniston||Male||daughter||Europe||Arts (performing - acting)||Actor (TV)||WWW||Joined the cast of "Days of our Lives" as "Victor Kiriakis" in 1985. Father of Jennifer Aniston, actress.||Iran||Bahman||Nirumand||Male||child(ren)||Asia||Media||Journalist, author||WWW||His book Persien, Modell eines Entwicklungslandes oder Die Diktatur der Freien Welt ("Persia, a model of a developing nation or the dictatorship of the Free World") was published in January 1967 (translated as Iran, The New Imperialism in Action) had a large influence upon the internationalism of the May 1986 student uprising.||Italy||Anna||Oxa||Female||children||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Singer||WWW||Well-known through her numerous appearances in the Sanremo Music Festival||Japan||Tetsuo||Nagata||Male||son||Asia||Arts (visual - film, photography etc.)||Cinematographer||WWW||Tetsuo Nagata is a Japanese cinematographer based in France. He was the Director of Photography for numerous films, including "Narco", "Paris, je t'aime" and "La Vie En Rose". He won the César Award for Best Cinematography twice, in 2001 for "The Officers' Ward" and in 2007 for "La Vie en rose". Nagata was also Director of Photography for commercials such companies as Rolex, Clinique and Honda.||Netherlands||Irene||Princess of the Netherlands||Female||4 children||Europe||Other||Princess||WWW||Princess Irene is the second child of the late Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands. Her four children who all attended the Vrije School in Zeist are Prince Carlos Xavier Bernardo Sixto Maria of Bourbon-Parma, Duke of Parma, Princess Margarita Maria Beatrix of Bourbon-Parma, Countess of Colorno, Prince Jaime (Jacques) Bernardo of Bourbon-Parma, Count of Bardi and Princess Maria Carolina Christina of Bourbon-Parma, Marchioness of Sala.||Netherlands / Germany||Sven||Ratzke||Male||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Entertainer and chansonier||WWW||Sven Ratzke mixes Berlin cabaret of the 20s with bizarre improvisation talent and pop style.||Norway||Ari||Behn||Male||daughter||Europe||Arts (literary)||Author||WWW||He has written three novels, two collections of short stories and a book about his wedding. Husband of Princess Märtha Louise of Norway.||Norway||Erik||Fosnes Hansen||Male||son||Europe||Arts (literary)||Author||WWW||International best sellers: "Psalm at Journey's End", "Tales of Protection". Fosnes Hansen was awarded the Riksmål Society Literature Prize in 1990||Norway||Knut||Frydenlund||Male||children||Europe||Politics||Minister||WWW||Former Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs (1973 - 1981, and 1986 - 1987), Labour Party||Norway||Carl I.||Hagen||Male||child(ren)||Europe||Politics||Member of Parliament||WWW||Leader of the Progressive Party of Norway (1978 - 2006), Vice-President of Norwegian Parliament (2005 - 2009)||Norway||Lars||Lillo-Stenberg||Male||children||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Musician (rock)||WWW||He is the man behind the Norwegian band deLillos, but he also played in The Last James and still plays in the band Young Neils.||Norway||Ole||Paus||Male||children||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Singer, author and poet||WWW||He is widely considered one of Norway's most popular singer-songwriters.||Norway||Thorvald||Stoltenberg||Male||child(ren)||Europe||Politics||Minister||WWW||He served as Minister of Defense (1979–81) and Minister of Foreign Affairs (1987–1989 and 1990–1993) in two Labour governments.||Norway||Jonas Gahr||Støre||Male||children||Europe||Politics||Minister||WWW||Since 21 September 2012 has been serving as the Minister of Health and Care Services. He was appointed to Stoltenberg's Second Cabinet on 17 October 2005, serving as Minister of Foreign Affairs.||Norway||Liv||Ullmann||Female||daughter||Europe||Arts (performing - acting)||Actress, film director||WWW||Nominated five times for a best actress Golden Globe Award, winning the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama during 1972 for the drama movie The Emigrants (1971), Ullmann has also been nominated for the Palme d'Or, two times for the Academy Award, and two times for a BAFTA Film Award. Father to her daughter was Ingmar Bergman.||Portugal||Maria João||Pires||Female||1 daughter||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Musician (pianist)||WWW||Her first recital was at the age of five, and at the age of seven she was already playing Mozart piano concertos publicly. International fame came in 1970, when she won the Beethoven Bicentennial Competition in Brussels. She has since then regularly performed with major orchestras throughout the world. She appears regularly with major world orchestras in Europe, America, Canada, Israel and Japan.||Russia||Mikhail||Baryshnikov||Male||daughter||Europe||Arts (performing - other)||Dancer, actor||WWW||Baryshnikov has spearheaded many of his own artistic projects and has been associated in particular with promoting modern dance, premiering dozens of new works, including many of his own. His success as a dramatic actor on stage, cinema and television has helped him become probably the most widely recognized contemporary ballet dancer.||Russia||Mikhail||Kozakov||Male||son||Europe||Arts (visual - film, photography etc.)||Film and theatre director, actor||WWW||Spain||Ángeles||González-Sinde||Female||daughter||Europe||Arts (literary)||Script writer, film director, politician||WWW||She was president of AACCE (Academia de las Artes y las Ciencias Cinematográficas de España, Spanish Academy of Arts and Cinematographic Sciences) since 2006 until April 2009, when she was appointed Minister of Culture, a position she held until December 2011.||Spain||Carlos||Saura||Male||children||Europe||Arts (visual - film, photography etc.)||Film director, photographer||WWW||In 1990, he received the Goya Award for the best director and best script for ¡Ay, Carmela!. He was chosen as director for the official film of the 1992 Olympic Games of Barcelona, Marathon (1993). In 2008, Carlos Saura was honoured with a Global Life Time Achievement Award at the 10th Mumbai International Film Festival, organized by the Mumbai Academy of the Moving Image (MAMI).||Sweden||Ingmar||Bergman||Male||daughter||Europe||Arts (visual - film, photography etc.)||Film director, writer, producer||WWW||Described by Woody Allen as "probably the greatest film artist, all things considered, since the invention of the motion picture camera," he is recognized as one of the most accomplished and influential film directors of all time. Mother to his daughter is Liv Ullmann.||Sweden||Björn||Runge||Male||son||Europe||Arts (visual - film, photography etc.)||Film director, author||WWW||He was nominated for The Nordic Council Film Prize in 2006 for "Mun mot mun".||Sweden / USA||Christine||Lund||Female||children||Europe||Media||News Anchor||WWW||Channel 7 TV news anchor||Switzerland||Johannes||Anders||Male||children||Europe||Media||Journalist (music)||WWW||Music journalist (modern jazz, contemporary music, classical music), also known in the Swiss movie scene as former film technician and designer of colored light (color grading).||Switzerland||Sibylle||Canonica||Female||children||Europe||Arts (performing - acting)||Actress (screen)||WWW||Starred in "Jenseits der Stille" ("Beyond Silence")||Switzerland||Friedrich||Dürrenmatt||Male||children||Europe||Arts (literary)||Author, dramatist||WWW||He was a proponent of epic theatre whose plays reflected the recent experiences of World War II. The politically active author's work included avant-garde dramas, philosophically deep crime novels, and often macabre satire.||Switzerland||Max||Frisch||Male||children||Europe||Arts (literary)||Author (playwright), novelist||WWW||Regarded as highly representative of German-language literature after World War II. He was awarded the Neustadt International Prize for Literature in 1986.||Switzerland||Chris||von Rohr||Male||child||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Rock musician (bass player), singer, music producer||WWW||Founder, bass guitar player and (original) singer of hard rock band "Krokus".||UK||Sophie||Aldred||Female||sons||Europe||Arts (performing - acting)||Actress, TV presenter||WWW||Played "Ace", assistant of "Doctor Who" (1987-89)||UK||Keith||Allen||Male||son||Europe||Arts (performing - other)||Comedian, actor, singer, author||WWW||He appeared in a number of films made by The Comic Strip Presents... (notably The Bullshitters, a parody of The Professionals) on Channel 4 in the early 1980s after becoming one of the breakthrough acts of the Comedy Store in 1979.||UK||Irina||Brook||Female||2 children||Europe||Arts (performing - acting)||Stage actress, director and producer||WWW||The daughter of film and theatre director Peter Brook and actress Natasha Parry, she was named a Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres in 2002 by the French Ministry of Culture.||UK||John||Byrne||Male||children||Europe||Arts (literary)||Author (playwright), artist||WWW||Scottish playwright and painter, wrote 'The Slab Boys' for stage and 'Tutti Frutti' and 'Your Cheatin Heart' for BBC drama. His paintings are held in major collections in Scotland and abroad. Mother to his children that attended a Steiner school is Tilda Swinton.||UK||Charlotte||Church||Female||children||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Singer-songwriter||WWW||She rose to fame in childhood as a classical singer before branching into pop music in 2005. By 2007, she had sold more than 10 million records worldwide. Her first album, Voice of an Angel, was a collection of arias, sacred songs, and traditional pieces that sold millions worldwide and made her the youngest artist with a No. 1 album on the British classical crossover charts.||UK||Stephen||Dillane||Male||Son||Europe||Arts (performing - acting)||Actor||WWW||He won a Tony Award for his lead performance in Tom Stoppard's play The Real Thing. He currently portrays Stannis Baratheon on the HBO original series Game of Thrones. He is best known for his roles in The Hours, Game of Thrones, John Adams, and Goal!||UK||Lucian||Freud||Male||2 daughters||Europe||Arts (visual - painting, drawing etc.) ||Painter||WWW||Known chiefly for his thickly impastoed portrait and figure paintings, he was widely considered the pre-eminent British artist of his time. He was a grandson of inventor of psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud.||UK||Geoff||Hoyle||Male||son||Europe||Arts (performing - acting)||Performer||WWW||Performed in "The Pickle Family Circus" and with Cirque Du Soleil's Nouvelle Expérience. Originated the role of Zazu in the Broadway theatre production of The Lion King.||UK||Dan||Jemmett||Male||Prosper, MaÃ¯a||Europe||Arts (visual - film, photography etc.)||Stage director||WWW||Together with Marc von Henning he founded Primitive Science, a company of experimental theater. His first production, Ubu king of Alfred Jarry, was given at the Young Vic Theatre. In 1998, the piece was resumed at the Theater of the International City in Paris where he has been living since.||UK||Gwyneth||Jones||Female||daugther||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Opera singer (soproano)||WWW||Considered one of the greatest sopranos of the latter half of the twentieth century.||UK||John Paul||Jones||Male||children||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Musician (multi-instrumentalist), songwriter, composer, arranger, record producer||WWW||Best known as the bassist, keyboardist, and co-songwriter for English rock band Led Zeppelin, Jones has since developed a solo career. A versatile musician, Jones also plays guitar, koto, lap steel guitars, mandolin, autoharp, violin, ukulele, sitar, cello, continuum and the three over-dubbed recorder parts heard on Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven".||UK||Melinda||Messenger||Female||children||Europe||Media||TV presenter, model||WWW||Ex-glamour model, Page 3 Girl and current television presenter. She formerly presented the magazine programme Live from Studio Five and is currently co-broadcaster of the reality show Cowboy Builders.||UK||Gary||Numan||Male||Children||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Singer, composer, musician||WWW||Numan, whose signature sound consists of heavy synthesizer hooks fed through guitar effects pedals, is considered a pioneer of commercial electronic music.||UK||Alan||Parsons||Male||children||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Audio engineer, musician, record producer||WWW||He was involved with the production of several significant albums, including The Beatles' Abbey Road and Let It Be, as well as Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of the Moon for which Pink Floyd credit him as an important contributor. Parsons' own group, The Alan Parsons Project, as well as his subsequent solo recordings, have also been successful commercially.||UK||Robert ||Plant||Male||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Rock Musician||WWW||Lead Vocalist and Guitar player for well known rock band Led Zeppelin, he is one of the most significant singers in the history of rock music.||UK||Vic||Reeves||Male||2 youngest children||Europe||Arts (performing - other)||Comedian, comic actor and presenter, singer, writer.||WWW||James Roderick Moir (born 24 January 1959), better known by the stage name Vic Reeves and sometimes credited as Jim Moir, is an English comedian, artist, actor and television presenter best known for his double act with Bob Mortimer (see Vic and Bob). He is known for his surreal and non sequitur sense of humour.
||UK||Mark||Rylance||Male||children||Europe||Arts (performing - acting)||Actor, theater director, playwright.||WWW||For his work in theatre he has won Olivier and Tony Awards among others, and a BAFTA TV Award. His film roles include Ferdinand in Prospero's Books (based on Shakespeare's The Tempest), Jay in Intimacy (after a novel by Hanif Kureishi) and Jakob von Gunten in Institute Benjamenta (after a novel by Robert Walser).||UK||Tilda||Swinton||Female||children||Europe||Arts (performing - acting)||Actress (screen)||WWW||Leading role in the well-reviewed American film The Deep End (2001), for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award. Father to her children that attended a Steiner school is John Byrne.||USA||Karen||Allen||Female||son||Americas||Arts (performing - acting)||Actor||WWW||She is best known for her role as Marion Ravenwood in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008). Allen has also had roles in films, including National Lampoon's Animal House (1978), The Wanderers (1979), Cruising (1980), Starman (1984), Scrooged (1988), The Sandlot (1993), and Poster Boy (2004).||USA||Gregg||Allman||Male||children||Americas||Arts (performing - music)||Musician||WWW||Rock and blues singer-songwriter, keyboardist, guitarist and a founding member of The Allman Brothers Band. He was inducted with the band into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995 and received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Georgia Music Hall of Fame in 2006. His distinctive voice placed him in 70th place in the Rolling Stone list of the "100 Greatest Singers of All Time"||USA||Thom||Beers||Male||Son||Americas||Arts (visual - film, photography etc.)||Television producer, narrator/voice over artist||WWW||Beers, a former producer and executive with Turner Broadcasting and Paramount Syndicated Television, has produced more than 40 television series since the mid-1990s, most under the banner of his own production company formed in 1999, Original Productions, for which he serves as CEO and Executive Producer.||USA||Thom||Beers||Male||son||Americas||Arts (visual - film, photography etc.)||Television producer and narrator/voice over artist||WWW||Beers, a former producer and executive with Turner Broadcasting and Paramount Syndicated Television, has produced more than 40 television series since the mid-1990s, most under the banner of his own production company formed in 1999, Original Productions, for which he serves as CEO and Executive Producer.||USA||Sandra ||Bernhard||Female||daughter||Americas||Arts (performing - other)||Comedienne, actress, singer and author||WWW||She first gained attention in the late 1970s with her stand-up comedy in which she often bitterly critiques celebrity culture and political figures. Bernhard is number 97 on Comedy Central's list of the 100 greatest standups of all time. The King of Comedy, Roseanne, The Comedy Store, Zoolander, Truth or Dare etc...||USA||Lisa||Bonet||Lilakoi Moon||Female||daughter||Americas||Arts (performing - acting)||Actress (screen, TV)||WWW||She is best known for her role as Denise Huxtable on the long-running NBC sitcom The Cosby Show, and originally starring in its spinoff A Different World||USA||Les||Claypool||Male||All||Americas||Arts (performing - music)||Singer, lead bass player||WWW||Lead vocalist and bassist for rock band "Primus"||USA||Clint||Eastwood||Male||daughter||Americas||Arts (performing - acting)||Actor (screen), director, producer, composer, pianist, politician||WWW||USA||Anthony||Edwards||Tony Edwards||Male||all children||Americas||Arts (performing - acting)||Actor, director||WWW||He has appeared in various movies and television shows, including Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Top Gun, Zodiac, Miracle Mile, Revenge of the Nerds, Northern Exposure, and ER. Received a Golden Globe and 2 Screen Actors Guild Awards.||USA||Winslow||Eliot||Female||children||Americas||Arts (literary)||Author||WWW||Author of several novels (Heaven Falls, A Perfect Gem, Bright Face of Danger, others)||USA||Melissa||Etheridge||Female||children||Americas||Arts (performing - music)||Singer-songwriter (rock), musician (guitarist), activist||WWW||Etheridge is known for her mixture of confessional lyrics, pop-based folk-rock, and raspy, smoky vocals. She has also been an iconic gay and lesbian activist since her public coming out in January 1993.||USA||Harrison||Ford||Male||children||Americas||Arts (performing - acting)||Actor (screen)||WWW||He is famous for his performances as Han Solo in the original Star Wars trilogy and the title character of the Indiana Jones film series. Ford is also known for his roles as Rick Deckard in Blade Runner, John Book in Witness and Jack Ryan in Patriot Games and Clear and Present Danger.||USA||Glenn||Frey||Male||children||Europe||Arts (performing - music)||Singer, actor||WWW||Best known as a founding member of the Eagles. As a member of the Eagles, Frey has won six Grammys, and five American Music Awards.||USA||Art||Garfunkel||Male||son||Americas||Arts (performing - music)||Singer, poet, actor||WWW||Best known for being one half of the folk duo Simon & Garfunkel. Highlights of his solo music career include a top 10 hit, three top 20 hits, six top 40 hits, 14 Adult Contemporary top 30 singles, five Adult Contemporary number ones, two UK number ones and a Peoples Choice Award.||USA||Ethan||Hawke||Male||daughter||Americas||Arts (performing - acting)||Actor (screen), writer, director||WWW||He has been nominated for the Academy Awards both as an actor and a writer. He also received a Tony Award nomination for his theater work. In 1995 he starred in the romantic drama Before Sunrise, and later in its sequels Before Sunset (2004) and Before Midnight (2013). Mother to his daughter is Uma Thurman, actress.||USA||Carol||Huston||Female||daughter||Americas||Arts (performing - acting)||Actress (TV)||WWW||Most famous for her roles in Matlock (TV series), The Charmings and Island Son.||USA||Mick||Jones||Male||son||Americas||Arts (performing - music)||Musician (guitarist), songwriter, record producer||WWW||Best known as the founding member of the rock band Foreigner. Prior to Foreigner, he was in the band Spooky Tooth.||USA||Snatam||Kaur||Snatam Kaur Khalsa||Female||one daughter||Americas||Arts (performing - music)||Singer-songwriter (sacred music)||WWW||Snatam is an internationally-acclaimed singer-songwriter of Sikh devotional music, kirtan, and is one of the top-selling musicians in the New Age music genre. She has toured the world, promoting peace and bringing her music to the masses. She received numerous positive reviews of her concerts and albums, especially in alternative and yogic media. Her career received a boost when it became known that her music was a favorite of Oprah Winfrey, and she even played for Oprah at her private birthday party on Maui.||USA||Maynard James||Keenan||Male||Son||Americas||Arts (performing - music)||Grammy Award winning musician (Tool, A Perfect Circle and Puscifer) and a successful winemaker. ||WWW||Multi-Grammy Award winner, Multi-Platinum Album sales, Awards for Wine||USA||Harvey||Keitel||Male||children||Americas||Arts (performing - acting)||Actor (screen), producer||WWW||Some of his most notable starring roles were in Martin Scorsese's Mean Streets and Taxi Driver, Ridley Scott's The Duellists and Thelma & Louise, Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction, Jane Campion's The Piano, Abel Ferrara's Bad Lieutenant, and James Mangold's Cop Land.||USA||Alison||Krauss||Female||1 son||Americas||Arts (performing - music)||Musician, singer-songwriter (bluegrass-country)||WWW||She has won a record twenty-seven Grammy Awards. She has also won 14 International Bluegrass Music Association Awards, 8 Country Music Association Awards,2 Gospel Music Association Awards, 2 CMT Music Awards, 2 Academy of Country Music Awards, and 1 Canadian Country Music Award. Country Music Television ranked Krauss 12th on their "40 Greatest Women in Country Music" list in 2002.||USA||Lenny||Kravitz||Male||daughter||Americas||Arts (performing - music)||Singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, actor, arranger||WWW||He won the Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance four years in a row from 1999 to 2002, breaking the record for most wins in that category as well as setting the record for most consecutive wins in one category by a male. He has been nominated for and won other awards, including American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, Radio Music Awards, BRIT Awards and Blockbuster Entertainment Awards.||USA||Jessica||Lange||Female||daugher||Americas||Arts (performing - acting)||Actress (screen)||WWW||The recipient of several awards including two Oscars, two Emmys, five Golden Globes, and one SAG Award, Lange is one of the most celebrated actors of the modern era. Father to her daughter is Sam Shepard.||USA||Humberto||Larriva||Tito Larriva||Male||one daughter||Americas||Arts (performing - music)||Musician, guitarist and singer for the band Tito and Tarantula||WWW||His band played in the movie "From Dusk Till Dawn" by Quentin Tarantino which starred Selma Hayek. ||USA||Phil||Lesh||Male||children||Americas||Arts (performing - music)||Musician (bass player)||WWW||A founding member of the Grateful Dead, with whom he played bass guitar throughout their 30-year career.||USA||Bob ||Ludwig||Male||2 daughters||Americas||Other||Chief Mastering Engineer||WWW||Founder of Gateway Mastering, Portland, Maine. 4 time Grammy winner, recipient of multiple TEC Awards for Outstanding Creative Achievement, past Chairman of the NY section of the Audio Engineering Society, on advisory board of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences||USA||Cheech||Marin||Male||son||Americas||Arts (performing - other)||Comedian, actor (screen), writer||WWW||He gained recognition as part of the comedy act Cheech & Chong during the 1970s with Tommy Chong and early 1980s, and as Don Johnson's partner, Insp. Joe Dominguez on Nash Bridges.||USA||Matthew||Modine||Male||daughter||Americas||Arts (performing - acting)||Actor (screen, theater)||WWW||His film roles include Private Joker in Stanley Kubrick's Full Metal Jacket, the title character in Alan Parker's Birdy, high school wrestler Louden Swain in Vision Quest, and oversexed Sullivan Groff on Weeds.||USA||Michael James||Ness||Mike Ness||Male||2 sons||Americas||Arts (performing - music)||Singer-songwriter, guitarist||WWW||guitarist, vocalist, and chief songwriter for the punk rock band Social Distortion. Also performs as a solo artist. ||USA||Paul||Newman||Male||children||Americas||Arts (performing - acting)||Actor (screen)||WWW||USA||Rosie||O'Donnell||Female||children||Europe||Arts (performing - other)||Comedian, television talk show host, author, and film, television, and stage actress.||WWW||She won Emmy Award eleven times.||USA||Todd||Oppenheimer||Male||child(ren)||Americas||Media||Author, journalist||WWW||He has also worked as a calligrapher, portrait sculptor and a professional actor in New York City. Articles by Mr. Oppenheimer have appeared in The Washington Post, Columbia Journalism Review, and Mother Jones. He published The Flickering Mind in 2003. This book expanded on his 1997 Atlantic Monthly cover story, The Computer Delusion, which won a National Magazine Award. ||USA||Elizabeth||Perkins||Female||daughter||Americas||Arts (performing - acting)||Actress||WWW||Her film roles have included Big, The Flintstones, Miracle on 34th Street, About Last Night..., and Avalon. She is best known for her role as Celia Hodes in the critically acclaimed Showtime TV series Weeds. Received several nominations for Emmy and Golden Globe Awards.||USA||Mackenzie||Phillips||Female||son||Americas||Arts (performing - acting)||Actress, singer||WWW||Best known for her roles in American Graffiti and as rebellious teenager Julie Cooper Horvath on the sitcom One Day at a Time. She is more recently known for her role in the Disney Channel science fiction show So Weird.||USA||John C.||Reilly||Male||Son||Americas||Arts (performing - acting)||Actor, singer, producer, screenwriter, and comedian||WWW||Making his film debut in Casualties of War, Reilly is one of several actors whose careers were launched by Brian De Palma. To date, he has appeared in more than fifty films, including three separate films in 2002 that were all nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. He has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Chicago.||USA||Nina||Rothschild Utne||Female||sons||Americas||Management||CEO||WWW||Founder and CEO of "Utne Magazine".||USA||Timothy B.||Schmit||Male||children||Americas||Arts (performing - music)||Musician (bass player), singer||WWW||Best known for his work as bass guitar player and singer for Poco and the Eagles. Schmit has also worked for decades as a session musician and solo artist. In 1998, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Eagles.||USA||Russell||Schweickart||Rusty||Male||daughter||Americas||Life, physical, and social science||Astronaut, research scientist, US Air Force fighter pilot, business and government executive. ||WWW||Schweickart, chosen in NASA's third astronaut group, is best known as the Lunar Module pilot on the Apollo 9 mission, the first manned flight test of the LM, on which he performed the first in-space test of the Portable Life Support System used by the Apollo astronauts who walked on the Moon.||USA||Sam||Shepard||Male||daugher||Americas||Arts (literary)||Playwright, actor, and television and film director||WWW||He is the author of several books of short stories, essays, and memoirs, and received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1979 for his play Buried Child. Shepard was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of pilot Chuck Yeager in The Right Stuff (1983). Shepard received the PEN/Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater Award as a master American dramatist in 2009. Mother to his daughter is Jessica Lange.||USA||Peter||Shub||Male||children||Americas||Arts (performing - acting)||Freelance actor and director, clown||WWW||USA||Carly||Simon||Female||children||Americas||Arts (performing - music)||Singer-songwriter, musician, children's author||WWW||She first rose to fame in the 1970s with a string of hit records, her 13 Top 40 U.S. hits include "Anticipation", "You're So Vain", "Nobody Does It Better", and "Coming Around Again". She was married to James Taylor, singer-songwriter.||USA||Greg||Simon||Male||son||Americas||Management||Senior Vice President||WWW||Senior vice president with Pfizer, former chief domestic policy adviser to Vice President Al Gore, overseeing the Clinton administration's program to connect classrooms to the Internet.||USA||Clifford||Stoll||Male||children||Americas||Life, physical, and social science||Astronomer, author||WWW||He is best known for his pursuit of hacker Markus Hess in 1986 and the subsequent 1989 book, The Cuckoo's Egg, which details his investigation. Stoll has written a total of three books as well as technology articles in the non-specialist press (e.g., in Scientific American on the Curta mechanical calculator and the slide rule).||USA||James||Taylor||Male||children||Americas||Arts (performing - music)||Singer-songwriter, musician (guitarist)||WWW||A five-time Grammy Award winner, Taylor was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2000. He was married to Carly Simon, singer-songwriter.||USA||Uma ||Thurman||Female||daughter||Americas||Arts (performing - acting)||Actress (screen), model||WWW||Starred in Pulp Fiction, Even Cowgirls Get the Blues, and several other films. Father to her daughter is Ethan Hawke, actor.||USA||Eric||Utne||Male||sons||Americas||Media||Editor||WWW||Founder and former CEO of "Utne Magazine"||USA||Tom||Waits||Male||daughter||Americas||Arts (performing - music)||Singer-songwriter, composer, and actor.||WWW||He has been nominated for a number of major music awards and has won Grammy Awards for two albums, Bone Machine and Mule Variations. In 2011, Waits was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.||USA||Jesse Colin||Young||Male||children||Americas||Arts (performing - music)||Singer-songwriter, folksinger||WWW||A founding member of the group The Youngbloods.||USA / UK||Frances||Fisher||Female||daughter||Americas / Europe||Arts (performing - acting)||Actress (screen, TV)||WWW|