LEGEND: PATRICK COX

Cox was born in Edmonton, Alberta, to a ballerinaCanadian mother and linguist English father, Cox was educated locally, except for periods when his father’s work led the family to postings in Nigeria, Chad and Cameroon.[1] Cox eventually graduated from school in Edmonton Canada and moved to Toronto on his own when he was 17. Early careerEdit At the age of 19, Cox produced his first pair of shoes, for the Toronto-based designer Loucas Kleanthous, who suggested Cox consider a career as a designer.[1] An interest in British fashion led Cox to study at Cordwainer‘s Technical College, London,[1] a design school that was absorbed into the London College of Fashion in 2000. Cox studied at Cordwainer’s from 1983 … Continue reading LEGEND: PATRICK COX

LEGEND: RAY WINSTONE

Ray Winstone was born on February 19, 1957, in Hackney Hospital in London, England, to Margaret (Richardson) and Raymond J. Winstone. He moved to Enfield, at age seven, where his parents had a fruit and vegetable business. He started boxing at the age of twelve at the famous Repton Amateur Boxing Club, was three times London Schoolboy Champion and fought twice for England, UK. In ten years of boxing, he won over 80 medals and trophies. Ray studied acting at the Corona School before being cast by director Alan Clarke as Carlin in the BBC Play production of Scum (1979). He has appeared in … Continue reading LEGEND: RAY WINSTONE

LEGEND: PHIL COLLINS

He has been married three times, and has five children. His third wife, who he divorced in 2006, is 22 years younger than he is. As a child actor, he played the role of The Artful Dodger in the London production of Oliver. He also appeared in the movies A Hard Day’s Night and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. He played congas at the sessions for George Harrison’s first solo album. His part didn’t make the cut, but he became known for working with Harrison and soon became the drummer for Genesis. He joined Genesis in 1970 when he answered an ad they placed in Melody Maker magazine. As … Continue reading LEGEND: PHIL COLLINS

LEGEND: VALENTINO ROSSI

Valentino Rossi is an Italian professional motorcycle racer and multiple MotoGP World Champion, who is considered to be, one of the most successful motorcycle racers of all time. Here are 47 facts about the racer: Valentino Rossi of Team Kessel Racing – Ferrari 458 Italia smiles during the Blancpain GT Endurance test day one at Autodromo di Monza on April 13, 2012 in Monza, Italy. Rossi has 86 victories in the 500cc/ MotoGp to his name making him first in the all time standings. However with overall race wins he is second with 112 race wins behind Giacomo Agostini’s 122. … Continue reading LEGEND: VALENTINO ROSSI

LEGEND: ROBERT De NIRO

Robert De Niro is part of the pantheon of independent-minded filmmakers who cut through Hollywood noise in the 1970s with edgier fare to create what became known as “The New Hollywood.” Following stints with Brian De Palma and Roger Corman, De Niro teamed up with Martin Scorsese for the first time with 1973’s Mean Streets, which launched a fruitful artistic collaboration that has produced some of the best movies of the past half-century. Even after his shift into commercial comedies like Meet the Parents, “dedication” has remained De Niro’s watchword. The two-time Oscar winner has earned Hollywood legend status with panache and bone-deep portrayals. … Continue reading LEGEND: ROBERT De NIRO

LEGEND: SNOOP

Originally from Long Beach, California, Snoop Dogg rose to prominence as one of America’s most famous rap artists after being discovered by Dr. Dre of N.W.A. His debut album, Doggystyle, sold almost a million copies in its first week of release and, by 1994, was certified platinum four times over. His hits “Gin & Juice” and “What’s My Name?” fueled the ascendance of West Coast G-funk hip hop, reaching the top ten of most played songs in America. Although he is considered one of the art form’s most talented practitioners, he has the dubious distinction of having seventeen Grammy nominations without … Continue reading LEGEND: SNOOP