Friday, 23 December 2011

Mimi McPherson

NAME: Mimi Macpherson

SIBLING: Elle Macpherson

CAREER: Entrepreneur (Mimi McPherson Whale Watch Expeditions) / Property developer / Bikini designer / Reality TV Contestant (It Takes Two)

QUOTES: "I've always been in business myself, that's what I've always done. I would really like to make a difference... Elle is really supportive that I should start designing again. But for three years [after bankruptcy] you can't run a company, and then it's another four years where you can't get any credit. It's terrible."

"I'm quite happy with my boobs. They're real, they're a decent size... They could be perkier, but gravity's starting to take effect."

Thursday, 22 December 2011

Clint Howard

NAME: Clint Howard

SIBLING: Ron Howard

CAREER: Actor (Gentle Ben / Evilspeak / Splash / Cocoon / Parenthood / Backdraft / Silent Night, Deadly Night 5: The Toy Maker / Body Chemistry 2: Voice Of A Stranger / Carnosaur / Infested / Leprechaun 2 / Humanoids From The Deep / Santa With Muscles / The Dentist 2 / The Cat In The Hat / Bloodrayne: The Third Reich / Blubberella)

QUOTES: "There's really no friction between Ron and I. Solace, yes, definitely. He's a director who loves me, who trusts me, and who hires me! It's better to be Ron Howard's brother than Charles Manson's brother."

"Ron is, you know, actually a really cool shadow to be in. And you know, the thing about shadows is that they're just that. Cool."

Wednesday, 21 December 2011

Danielle Brown

NAME: Danielle Brown

SIBLING: Scary Spice

CAREER: Model / Dancer / Actress (Emmerdale) / Children's TV presenter
/ Entrepreneur (The Shed Café)

QUOTES: "I don't think she even knew I was pregnant. I don't even know if she's aware I had a baby... I don't have her number, I don't know where she lives - I wouldn't know how to get in touch with her. I follow her on Twitter to make sure she's okay."

"I never would sell a story or get paid to talk about her. I don't need to make a drama about my sister to get publicity."

"@OfficialMelB I have to tweet you as its all about public image for you. For me it was always about family, that's a wrap. Love you x"

"We've got loads of celebrities coming already. I've never seen so many celebrities in one coffee shop!"

"I don’t normally go to openings but I made an exception as I love coffee. I’m actually opening my own coffee shop later this year with my brother Danny, so I’m a bit gutted Danielle got in first!" - Peter Andre

Tuesday, 20 December 2011

Aaron Norris

NAME: Aaron Norris

SIBLING: Chuck Norris

CAREER: Actor (Deadly Force, A Force Of One, Lone Wolf McQuade, A Rose For Emily) / Director (Top Dog, Delta Force 2, Missing In Action 3; Sidekicks with Beau Bridges) / Stunt double (Good Guys Wear Black) / Martial artist (Chun Kuk Do) / Regional manager (Chuck Norris Studios) / Executive Producer (Walker: Texas Ranger) / Texas ranger (honorary)

QUOTES: "When Chuck came back from overseas after serving in the air force, he didn't have anyone to beat on, so he picked on his little brother."

"I was a pretty notorious streetfighter back in my younger days, but when I came out of the army, a lot of people doubted I could fight. They'd say, 'Well, you're not as tough as your brother.' They'd compare me to Chuck and wonder if I could fight as well as he did."

Monday, 19 December 2011

Solange Knowles

NAME: Solange Knowles               

SIBLING: Beyoncé Knowles

CAREER: Singer (Solo Star, Would've Been The One, F**k The Industry) / Actor (Johnson Family Vacation, Bring It On 3: All Or Nothing)

QUOTES: "Sometimes I say she's not my sister. Other times I say I've stuffed her in my suitcase and sent it to Dubai. I have to have fun with it or I'll turn into Britney - shave my head and go totally crazy."

"Back home they're scared of me for some reason and think I'm a little nutty."

"I really am in a place where I don't give a shit - it is what it is, take it or leave it."

Kim Jong-nam

NAME: Kim Jong-nam

SIBLING: Kim Jong-un

CAREER: Screenwriter / Administrator / Tourist

QUOTES: "I have no plans on moving to Europe. Why would I? I could go there for a vacation."

"They report recently I think I defected from North Korea, what. I hear about this news recently, and I can say with totally fake story. I never defected from North Korea, now I am still living in North Korea I am just that I am in travelling."

"I told many time what the appointment of a successor is totally my father's decision, so he make his decision so he doesn't need to talk to me or talk to another person."

Friday, 16 December 2011

Peter Hitchens

NAME: Peter Hitchens

SIBLING: Christopher Hitchens

CAREER: Author / Polemicist / Daily Mail columnist

QUOTES: "If we weren't brothers we wouldn't know each other."

"I have been accused of sounding like Princess Di"

"I don't like being called 'bonkers' and I think to some extent it demeans people who use phrases like that. But I take comfort from the fact that most totalitarian regimes tend to classify their opponents as mentally disordered."

Thursday, 15 December 2011

Wayne Lineker

NAME: Wayne Lineker

SIBLING: Gary Lineker

CAREER: Market trader / Entrepreneur (Lineker's Bars, Gary Lineker's Sportsman's Bar, / TV guest (Piers Morgan On Marbella) / Fraudster

QUOTE: "I was working on the markets, but they were going downhill, and at the time Gary was getting very famous and had just won the Golden Boot in Mexico, so I decided to take advantage of my now very famous second name."

"Where there's muck, there's money."

"My closest celeb friend would probably be Calum Best, as we spent a whole summer together four years ago. It was the craziest of my life."

Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Jeb Bush

NAME: Jeb Bush

SIBLING: George W. Bush

CAREER: Commerce / Real estate / Politics (Governor Of Florida, 1999-2007)

QUOTES: "Who among us has never looked up into the heavens on a starlit night, lost in wonder at the vastness of space and the beauty of the stars?"

"In a world of unbelievable, exacting science, you can't figure hurricanes out. They wobble. They wiggle. They waggle... A hurricane teaches you to be humble before God."

"I remain convinced that the electric chair is an appropriate way to carry out death sentences in Florida."

Tuesday, 13 December 2011

Mia Tyler

NAME: Mia Tyler

SIBLING: Liv Tyler

CAREER: Plus-size model / Actress (Rush Hour 3, Inheridance, A Little Bit Of Lipstick, The Gruesome Death Of Tommy Pistol) / Reality TV contestant (Celebrity Fit Club, with Daniel Baldwin) / Reality TV guest (Really Rich Real Estate) / Reality TV judge (Pretty Wicked)

QUOTES: "We're a family of big eaters, and if you look at my older sister Liv, you'll see that she's not super-skinny either."

"Reality TV is probably one of the greatest inventions that ever happened."

Joe Estevez

NAME: Joe Estevez

SIBLING: Martin Sheen

CAREER: Actor (Beach Babes From Beyond, with Joey Travolta and Don Swayze / Legend Of The Roller Blade Seven, with Frank Stallone / No Code of Conduct, with Renée Estevez, Quiet Days In Hollywood, with Chad Lowe, Bill Cusack and Jake Busey Toad Warrior / Not Another B-Movie).

QUOTE: "I had a talk with myself and a lot of praying and meditating about making movies that make a difference. I asked God, 'Can you send me movies that do this that I can also make money at?' And God does listen."

Monday, 12 December 2011

Daniel Baldwin

NAME: Daniel Baldwin

SIBLINGS: Alec Baldwin, Billy Baldwin, Stephen Baldwin

CAREER: Actor (Attack Of The 50ft Woman, Anonymous Rex, Beach Party At The Threshold Of Hell, The Devil's Dominoes, A Darker Reality - with John Murray) / Reality TV contestant (I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!, Celebrity Rehab, Celebrity Fit Club, with Mia Tyler).

QUOTES: "I'm a straight-up cocaine addict. I don't really drink very much, although I have abused alcohol in the past. And I don't use any other drugs. I don't take pills, don't do anything. I'm a die-hard cokehead."

"I think most people would say, when they know Hollywood, He's probably the best actor."

 "I have an uphill struggle on my hands, and boy am I getting tired of that climb, man."

Friday, 9 December 2011

Jim Belushi

NAME: James Belushi

SIBLING: John Belushi

CAREER: Actor (About Last Night, K-9, Curly Sue, Canadian Bacon, Jingle All The Way, K-9: PI, Scooby-Doo & The Goblin King) / Singer (Have Love, Will Travel) / Author (Real Men - According To Jim) / Voiceover artist (The Blues Brothers Animated Series - with Peter Aykroyd)

QUOTES: "When I got gout, it was no joke... When I went onstage one night with excruciating pain in my big toe, it was one painful performance. That was it. I was done with gout getting in the way of my life. I went to a rheumatologist and I got it under control."

Thursday, 8 December 2011

Antonia Kidman

NAME: Antonia Kidman

SIBLING: Nicole Kidman

CAREER: TV presenter (Premiere, Cleo Bachelor of the Year 2002, The Little Things, From Here To Maternity) / Yoga instructor (Antonia Kidman Yoga)

QUOTES: "I'll be honest - sibling rivalry and competition is a big part of our lives. It's very normal but can be tiring all the same."

"I was never one to win awards or trophies at school. I can do a number of things competently rather than anything exceptionally!"

Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Michael Stone

NAME: Michael Stone

SIBLING: Sharon Stone

CAREER: Actor (One Tough Bastard, American Ninja 2: The Confrontation, The Quick and the Dead with Sharon Stone) / Manager (Pineapple Groove club, Delray Beach) / Drug smuggler / Screenwriter / Musician / Poet / Builder

QUOTES: "I write spoken word, which is kind of like, for want of a better word, white boy rap. I write about war, religion, politics, the homeless, kinda a very cynical look at the world today. I try to slap people around with the darkness to look at the light. A lot of my pieces are very political."

"In my own way I'm trying to address the problems of the world, and hopefully get people to unite and at least champion good causes."

Tuesday, 6 December 2011

Graeme Rooney

NAME: Graeme Rooney

SIBLING: Wayne Rooney

CAREER: Boxer (English Schools) / Footballer (Everton Schoolboys, Sky One Premier League All-Stars, East Villa FC, Oyster Martyrs Sunday League) / Drum & bass DJ (Glastonbury 2011).

QUOTES: "There's only one Harold Shipman / There's only one Harold Shipman / All the Scousers say thanks / 'cos he only killed Mancs / Walking in a Shipman wonderland."

"Get bk 2 curry mile in manny wer u belong u smelly bastard."

Monday, 5 December 2011

Stella Parton

NAME: Stella Parton

SIBLING: Dolly Parton

CAREER: Singer (Love Ya, A Woman's Touch, Testimony) / Actress (The Dukes Of Hazzard, Best Little Whorehouse In Texas) / Social worker / Author (Tell It, Sister, Tell It: Memories, Music & Miracles / Stella Parton's Country Cookin': From Slum Gullion To Blushing Tuna Pie)

QUOTE: "I've never wanted to capitalize on the fact that I'm Dolly's sister, but I've never hid from it either. I'm not indifferent or bitter because she made it first, and I don't want to take anything from her. And I don't think I could. I want people to accept me for me. People might come to see me because I'm Dolly's sister, to see what I look like. But I don't look anything like her, and I don't act anything like her."

Friday, 2 December 2011

Beth Winslet

NAME: Beth Winslet

SIBLING: Kate Winslet

CAREER: Actress (Bodywork, Exitz, Stiletto) / Awards: PollyGrind Festival 2010 (Best Actress), East Reading Retreat Onion Competition (Placed 3rd)

QUOTES: "I don't have a technique as such. I didn't go to drama school. I think I'm a bit like a piece of dough."

"People will obviously sit up and think, 'Ah, a Winslet'... but hopefully they will see we are very different."

Wednesday, 30 November 2011

Jim Hanks

NAME: Jim Hanks

SIBLING: Tom Hanks

CAREER: Actor (Buford's Beach Bunnies) / Stunt double (Forrest Gump) / Voice actor (Conductor in The Polar Express video game, Woody in Toy Story TV series and video games).

QUOTE: "I was approached about doing a television remake of Splash and some studios wanted to do a series inspired by Big. I said no."

"At this point, a job's a job."

Chris Jagger

NAME: Chris Jagger

SIBLING: Mick Jagger

CAREER: Singer (You Know The Name But Not The Face / Atcha / From Lhasa To Lewisham) / Actor (The Stud, The Bitch, Shoestring) / Painter & decorator / Taxi driver

QUOTES: "When I was 16 to 18 years old, it was obviously quite a big thing, but once I reached 40, I didn't care anymore. The one thing in my favour is that I will always be younger than him."

"The Rolling Stones are a brand and they are stuck with it. I have always had more freedom and I could do whatever I liked."

"I do find it annoying that the superstar groups have taken so much of the pie while so many other people cannot even make a living. It all depends on the throw of the dice."

Joey Travolta

NAME: Joey Travolta

SIBLING: John Travolta

CAREER: Actor (Dumb Luck In Vegas, Hollywood Vice Squad, 3 Ninjas Kick Back, Beach Babes From Beyond - with Don Swayze, Joe Estevez and Jackie Stallone) / Director (Hard Vice) / Singer

QUOTES: "I have my own thing going, I've been waiting, I've just been laying back, I've been writing my music, I feel like Muhammad Ali, I've been doing this and doing that, and now I'm ready."

'Dreams just don't come true / Just the way I planned them / Looking back in time / I still don't understand' - from 'I Don't Want To Go' (Casablanca Records)

Christopher Ciccone

NAME: Chris Ciccone

SIBLING: Madonna

CAREER: Artist / Stylist / Interior Designer / Dancer / Director (Madonna: The Girlie Tour) / Author (Life With My Sister Madonna)

QUOTES: "Our father taught us a lot of things, and one of them is to be honorable. I think I've maintained that."

"Godammit, I'm going to write a book. Fuck her."

"She probably thinks of it as a desperate attempt for attention and money. And, ultimately, a betrayal. I think of it as a thesaurus."

Paul Ross

NAME: Paul Ross

SIBLING: Jonathan Ross

CAREER: Journalist / TV personality (50 Greatest Harry Potter Moments, Ad Of The Decade, Best Ever Worst Dance Moments, TV's 50 Hardest Men, Greatest Movie Love Scenes, Celebrity Fit Club, Best Ever Family Films, I Love The 1990s, The 100 Greatest TV Characters, 100 Greatest TV Moments From Hell, The Crazy World Of Joe Pasquale, This Morning)

QUOTE: "What is particularly dispiriting about television at the moment is the way that even stuff that ought to be part of the magical five percent has gone crappy."

Maureen Jackson

NAME: Maureen 'Rebbie' Jackson

SIBLINGS: Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, The Jackson 5

CAREER: Singer ('Forever Young' on the Free Willy 2 soundtrack) / Actress (Wonder Woman) / Dancer

QUOTE: "I'm blessed to be surrounded by such talent - I have a lovely family, a great husband, and I'm very happy. A little success on my own terms would make my life complete."

Louise Adams

NAME: Louise Adams

SIBLING: Posh Spice

CAREER: TV presenter (Hot TV on Sky) / Columnist (for Looks magazine) / Fashion designer and retailer (The Closet, Station Road, Cuffley, Herts)

QUOTE: "I appeared in commercials and had an acting agent until I was a teenager... But I got sick of auditions and modelling in magazines and decided to quit. Victoria carried on and went to theatre school. If people think I'm just cashing in on my sister's success, I don't care, because I know it was me that did it first."

Tuesday, 29 November 2011

Paul Terry

NAME: Paul Terry

SIBLING: John Terry

CAREER: Footballer (Yeovil Town / Grays Athletic / Rushden & Diamonds / Darlington / Thurrock FC)

TROPHIES: Terry v Terry Shield (Soccer A.M.) - Runner-up 2004-5, 2005-6, 2006-7, 2007-8, 2008-9.

QUOTE: "Obviously it was a great achievement for my brother today for them [Chelsea] to win the league. But for us [Yeovil] as I've said this [avoiding relegation] is massive. It tops winning the league."

"I think John will be a little worried, as he's got six goals now and I've got five and he knows I am coming up behind him and I think he's getting a little worried!"

Neil Connery

NAME: Neil Connery

SIBLING: Sean Connery

CAREER: Plasterer / Actor (Operation Kid Brother (aka OK Connery), Mad Mission 3, Taggart)

QUOTE: "I don't want to be my brother's imposter. We look alike, especially when he doesn't wear his toupée - neither of us has much hair - but I really have a personality of my own."

Prince Edward

NAME: Prince Edward

SIBLING: Prince Charles

CAREER: Officer cadet / TV court jester (It's A Royal Knockout) / Television producer (Edward On Edward, The Prince's Hobby, Forbidden Pleasures) / Prince

QUOTES: "I love the razzmatazz of show business. It's a wonderful world of fantasy and make-believe."

"They hate anyone who succeeds."

Monday, 28 November 2011

Charlie Murphy

NAME: Charlie Murphy

SIBLING: Eddie Murphy

CAREER: Stand-up comic / Boiler technician / Actor (Harlem NightsNorbit, Tower Heist, Beef IV)

QUOTE: "I don't get into a joke contest with hecklers. They're assholes, you know - somebody that came out and spent the same amount of money as everyone else, and you're gonna ruin the show because of your own personal shit. You're an asshole."

Donal Gibson

NAME: Donal Gibson

SIBLING: Mel Gibson

CAREER: Industrial painter / Actor (Braveheart; Conspiracy Theory; Maverick)

QUOTES: "I'm just a guy who turns up for an audition and tries to get a part. That's the way I look at it."

"I stand or fall all by myself, so that's all there is to it. I'm only as good as I am, not as good as he is - you know what I mean? That's all there is to it."

Sophie Thompson

NAME: Sophie Thompson

SIBLING: Emma Thompson

CAREER: Actress (Four Weddings & A FuneralMorris: A Life With Bells OnEastEnders)

QUOTE: "I did an episode of Casualty, and a stint on Doctors, but they wouldn't have me on The Bill."

Jonathan Firth

NAME: Jonathan Firth

SIBLING: Colin Firth

CAREER: Actor (butler / caretaker - The Prince and Me 2 (2006); butler / caretaker - The Prince and Me 3 (2008); butler / caretaker - The Prince and Me 4 (2010))

QUOTE: "I like acting and I want to be appreciated for it. But what I do is a job and it isn't rocket science. If you bear that in mind, then you probably avoid 90% of the pitfalls of fame."

Lauren Booth

NAME: Lauren Booth

SIBLING: Cherie Blair

CAREER: Journalist / Activist / I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! contestant

QUOTES: "I've been smoking cannabis since I was fourteen, and it hasn't done me any harm."

"Yo, Blair! Time to go!"

"I'm slightly worried about burping - I've got all windy recently."

Andy Yorke

NAME: Andy Yorke

SIBLING: Thom Yorke

CAREER: Russian translator / Singer-guitarist with The Unbelievable Truth / Solo performer (Simple, Chocolate Lab Records)

QUOTE: "Thom being in a band was a bit of a problem, but it was all right at first because we didn't really have any aspirations... Partly I was lacking in self-confidence and partly I was having difficulties thinking of myself as a pop star."

"The only reason why we haven't all gone insane, killed ourselves or killed each other is that we feel we have made something of lasting value which deserves to be heard."

Leon Hendrix

NAME: Leon Hendrix

SIBLING: Jimi Hendrix

CAREER: Commercial artist / Delivery driver / Singer-guitarist with The Leon Hendrix Experience (Voodoo River, Hey Jimi, Keeper of the Flame).

QUOTE: 'Leon has long been interested in creating his own music and has intentionally kept a low profile, not wanting to invite comparisons to his brother's incomparable talents. He now believes that the world will judge his work on its own merits and looks forward to sharing his unique sound with audiences worldwide' - official Myspace page

"Jimi played me Purple Haze, and I told him it was the stupidest song I'd ever heard."

"My dad always put me in foster homes like two blocks away, because he loved me."

Nick Moss

NAME: Nick Moss

SIBLING: Kate Moss

CAREER: Model / mobile phone call-centre operative

QUOTES: "I'd never be doing this without Kate."

"I'm going to college, but I wouldn't mind carrying on modelling. I don't know if I could do it full-time, though. I don't know if I'd last, so I might as well get an education."

Frank Stallone

NAME: Frank Stallone

SIBLING: Sylvester Stallone

CAREER: Actor (W.A.R. - Women Against Rape, with Don Swayze; Legend of the Roller Blade Seven, with Joe Estevez) / singer-songwriter (Let Me Be Frank With You) / wrestler (Hulk Hogan's Celebrity Championship Wrestling)

QUOTE: "Europe is something I never really got a big chance at, but when I did go over it was to push the CD and sing with tracks, not with a live band. I would like the people to really see me sing live and play guitar."

Friday, 25 November 2011

Don Swayze

NAME: Don Swayze

SIBLING: Patrick Swayze

CAREER: Actor (Beach Babes From Beyond with Joe Estevez and Joey TravoltaW.A.R - Women Against Rape with Frank Stallone, Trapper County War, Forced To Kill, Knuckle Sandwich, Payback, The Other Man)

QUOTE: "Precedence. Merely precedence" (from Payback, 1991)

Roger Clinton

NAME: Roger Clinton

SIBLING: Bill Clinton

CAREER: Actor (Pumpkinhead II: Blood WingsFred Claus) / Singer (Nothing Good Comes Easy) / Cocaine dealer

QUOTE: "I used to be really, really angry with my brother. I didn't want to become First Brother, especially for the rest of my life. I couldn't control that, I couldn't control being brother of the President of the United States - but I could control being Bill Clinton's brother. And I made the decision, even though I could have brought the House down, that for the love of my brother and for the love of my family name, I was going to do whatever it took, because I loved my brother, and I was always going to be there for my brother, and I have been."

"I was not legally drunk and driving. I had about two beers."

Paul Gallagher

NAME: Paul Gallagher

SIBLINGS: Noel Gallagher, Liam Gallagher

CAREER: Pub DJ / Author of Brothers - From Childhood To Oasis, The Real Story (with Terry Christian)

QUOTES: "I don't have to prove anything to anyone anymore, not that I ever did."

"Are we close? We live within 5 miles of each other. That's not bad."

"Them doughy blue eyes everyone keeps going on about. To me, they're just eyes, know what I mean? Mine are bluer."

"I have a concept for a novel or a screenplay about the Irish coming to England in the late 40s and early 50s, set in a fictional Northern town, with a mad love affair."