Walter Koenig in 2013

Walter Marvin Koenig was born on September 14, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He’s famous especially for playing Pavel Chekov in “Star Trek”, from the original series to the movies and also in some unofficial productions. His other remarkable role is Alfred Bester in the TV show “Babylon 5”.

Sylvester Stallone in 2014

Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone was born on July 6, 1946 in New York City, New York, USA. In his long career as an actor, screenwriter and director he had many successes and won some Oscars with the movie “Rocky”. In particular the characters of Rocky Balboa and John Rambo have already become cinema icons.

Mel Brooks in 2010

Melvin James Kaminsky – this is his birth name – was born on June 28, 1926 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. Famous with his comedy and in particular parody movies, Mel Brooks is among the few to have won the so-called EGOT, meaning the Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Awards. His works continue to make new generations of viewers laugh after decades and his masterpieces have now become real cult works.

David Lynch in Moscow in 2009

David Keith Lynch was born on January 20, 1946 in Missoula, Montana, USA. He’s an acclaimed director and also screenwriter and producer with successes such as “The Elephant Man” and “Twin Peaks” but also with other productions that had no success but became cults.

David Bowie with his wife Iman in 2009

On Sunday, the great artist David Bowie passed away. He had cancer for some time but concealed his illness. He’s been an amazing artist that constantly experimented and reinvented himself. He leaves us a huge number of musical albums and cinema performances.