Steven Spielberg mini Biography Thursday, Apr 29 2010 


Date of Birth 18 December 1946, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Birth Name Steven Allan Spielberg

Height 5′ 7½” (1.71 m)

Steven Spielberg Mini Biography

Undoubtedly one of the most influential film personalities in the history of film, Steven Spielberg is perhaps Hollywood’s best known director and one of the wealthiest filmmakers in the world. Spielberg has countless big-grossing, critically acclaimed credits to his name, as producer, director and writer. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1946.

Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg

He went to California State University Long Beach, but dropped out to pursue his entertainment career. He gained notoriety as an uncredited assistant editor on the classic western “Wagon Train” (1957). Among his early directing efforts were Battle Squad (1961), which combined World War II footage with footage of an airplane on the ground that he makes you believe is moving.

He also directed Escape to Nowhere (1961), which featured children as World War Two soldiers, including his sister Anne Spielberg, and The Last Gun (1959), a western. All of these were short films. The next couple of years, Spielberg directed a couple of movies that would portend his future career in movies. In 1964, he directed Firelight (1964), a movie about aliens invading a small town. In 1967, he directed Slipstream (1967), which was unfinished. However, in 1968, he directed Amblin’ (1968), which featured the desert prominently, and not the first of his movies in which the desert would feature so prominently.

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Forbes Richest Celebrities 2010 Friday, Apr 16 2010 


The world has a new richest man 2010, according to Forbes.

Mark Zuckerberg – $4 Billion

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Mark, 25, is the youngest billionaire in the world. He’s the face behind Facebook, and the undisputed champ of social networking. Speaking of which, he’ll be portrayed by Jesse Eisenberg in ‘The Social Network,’ due in theaters this fall.

Oprah Winfrey – $2.7 Billion

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah is arguably the most powerful person in entertainment. She turns authors into instant celebs, down home chefs into chain restauranteurs and doctors into blockbuster gurus. She’s turned us into believers, and you know we’ll tune in when the Oprah Winfrey Network launches later this year

Mikhail Prokhorov – $13.4 Billion

Mikhail Prokhorov

Mikhail Prokhorov

If this galavanting Russian industrialist isn’t quite a celebrity yet, he will be shortly. The 6’7″ 44-year-old recently bought a controlling stake in the NBA’s New Jersey (soon to be Brooklyn) Nets. He’s notoriously single — see his arrest on “pimping” charges in 2007, for which France recently apologized. Basically, he’s about to be the King of New York.

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