Our Famous U is:
Uma Thurman (1970- )
Father was a Buddhist Monk.
Mother was German nobility
Received a Buddhist upbringing.
Began at the age of 15.
Magazines to her credit Glamour
and British Vogue.
In eight grade, she found her love
Has many films to her credit. One
being Pulp Fiction.
Dropped out of Prep school to
Mom of three.
Active in several charities.
Our Famous V is:
Vanna White (1957- )
Hostess on Wheel of Fortune.
Her first appearance in a game show
was on the Price Is Right as one of the
first four contestants. She did not make
She took over the hostess spot as a sub
on wheel in 1982. Later in the year she
became the full time hostess on Wheel.
Still fippin' letters today.
In 1992, Guinness Book of World
Records recognized Vanna as
"televisions most frequent clapper."
In 2006, Vanna received a star on the
Hollywood Walk of Fame.
She is mom to two children.
Avid knitter and crocheter.
Has her own line of yarn.
Our famous W is :
Whoopi Goldberg (1955- )
Her stage name "Whoopi"
came from the Whoopee
Movies to her credit--The Color
Purple, Ghost, Sister Act, Sister
Act 2 .
She has won an Emmy, a Grammy,
A Tony and a an Oscar award.
She was the second black woman
in the history of the Academy
Awards to win an acting Oscar.
From 1998-2002, she was the co-
producer for the Hollywood
Black Comedy, Musical Comedy,
Satire and Observational Comedy
on a variety of subjects.
She has written a number of children's
Whoopi's Big Book of Manners
Sugar Plum Ballerinas Books 1-5
Sugar Plum Ballerinas: Dancing Divas
Is it Just Me? Or Is It Nuts Out There?
Whoopi has been on The View since
2007 when she took over for Rosie
Our famous Y is:
Yvonne De Carlo (1922-2007)
Hollywood star in the 40's
Played Sephora in The Ten
One of her best known
characters was Lily Munster,
wife of Herman in The Munsters'
from 1964-1966. She reprised
her role in Munster Go Home!
and a role for TV, Munsters'
For her work in a variety of
films she received two stars
on the Hollywood Walk of
Made several recordings.
Genres: Blues, Jazz and
Worked in nightclubs.
Ms. De Carlo passed away
in 2007 from heart failure.
Well, that is it I have completed
THE challenge! A little differently
but it is complete.
I hope you have enjoyed these posts
and picked up something interesting
from them. I know I have.
Thanks to those who have stopped by.!
We will resume regular programming
next week with "Wednesday Write Up"
so pop by!
~Keep on Dreaming~