Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Beau Bridges

NAME: Beau Bridges

SIBLING: Jeff Bridges

CAREER: Actor (Sidekicks (dir. Aaron Norris), Honky Tonk Freeway, Daddy's Dyin': Who's Got The Will?, The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom. With Jeff Bridges: The Fabulous Baker Boys. With Lloyd Bridges: The Lloyd Bridges Show, The Fifth Musketeer, Harts of the West, The Outer Limits: The Sandkings). Awards: Grammy, Best Spoken Word Album (2009).

QUOTES: "My brother and I are always trying to figure out a way to work again together. The one we keep pitching and there are no takers is The Fabulous Baker Boys Go To Hawaii. There don't seem to be any takers on that one!"

"I'm doing a Fox theatrical movie with Mark Wahlberg called Max Payne, based on the video game. And I have a good role in it."

Monday, 30 January 2012

Joanne Beckham

NAME: Joanne Beckham

SIBLING: David Beckham

CAREER: Hairdresser / Tweeter / WAG

QUOTES: "Just seen my bros new advert for db HOMME!!! Great advert!!! And I must say I just smelt it and smells amazing! Reminds me of him!!"

"Does any1 eva dine alone.... I'm in wagamamas all by myself... But don't feel embarrased lol!!!"

"Well impressed wit my new flip flops..."

Thursday, 26 January 2012

Grant Stott

NAME: Grant Stott

SIBLING: John Leslie

CAREER: In-store DJ (Top Man in Edinburgh) / TV presenter (Wemyss Bay 902101 / Scotsport) / Panto actor (Snow WhiteCinderella / Robinson Crusoe and The Caribbean Pirates / Babes In The Wood, with John Leslie) / Radio presenter (Forth One 97.3) / Columnist (Edinburgh Evening News) / Spokesperson (Lothian Buses) / After-dinner speaker / Police officer

QUOTES: "John did not get off lightly, but he is doing well in the property business. He has inner strength and he just gets on with his life."

"It was hugely unfair what happened, and I saw what it was like to be in the eye of the storm. I think John would love to get back into TV, but he would have certain reservations.... He's not going to grab the first thing he's offered."

"As a Cub, I auditioned to be in the Edinburgh Gang Show. Unfortunately I failed the audition. When I was older, I failed the audition to get into drama college as well so auditions were obviously not my thing."

Wednesday, 25 January 2012

Rachel Johnson

NAME: Rachel Johnson

SIBLING: Boris Johnson

CAREER: Journalist (Editor, The Lady / columnist, all newspapers) / Author (Notting HellShire HellThe Mummy Diaries) / Pundit (Question TimeEasy LivingShe magazine)

AWARDS: Literary Review Bad Sex In Fiction Prize (for Shire Hell), 2008

QUOTES: "Any attention is welcome."

"I'm the most unladylike person you could imagine."

Tuesday, 24 January 2012

Georg Ratzinger

NAME: Georg Ratzinger

SIBLING: Pope Benedict XVI

CAREER: Wehrmacht soldier / Priest / Choirmaster / Author (Mein Bruder Der Papst)

QUOTES: "We are all conditioned by the period in which we live; we share with the people of our period the difficulties of our time, the concerns of our time, but also the joys."

"Pupils told me on concert trips what went on. But it didn't dawn on me from their stories that I should do something."

"At the start I also slapped people in the face, but I always had a bad conscience."

Wednesday, 18 January 2012

James Middleton

NAME: James Middleton

SIBLINGS: Kate Middleton

CAREER: Baker (Cake Kit Company) / Entrepreneur (Nice Cakes Ltd., Nice Group London)

QUOTES: "It's awkward going back up to Edinburgh to see my old friends, because I'm not on the same wavelength."

"It's not just because of my family that I've been getting attention."

"Nothing is handed to anyone on a plate."

Monday, 16 January 2012

Mike McCartney

NAME: Mike McCartney

SIBLING: Paul McCartney

CAREER: Tailor / Apprentice hairdresser / Musician (Do Nothing All Day, I Juz Want What You Got - Money!, No Lar Di Dar (Is Lady Di), Gin Gan Goolie,  Rockin' Duck) / Photographer (Mike McCartney's Liverpool Life, Our Kid Through Mum's Net Curtains)

QUOTE: "Paul knows that I'm a genius and he can't compete. It's very simple."

Thursday, 5 January 2012

Dannii Minogue

NAME: Dannii Minogue

SIBLING: Kylie Minogue

CAREER: Singer (Jump To The Beat, Coconut, Touch Me Like That) / Screen actress (Skyways, The Sullivans, Home & Away, Secrets) / Stage actress (Macbeth, Notre-Dame de Paris, The Vagina Monologues) / Fashion designer (Dannii range for K-Mart, Australia) / Reality TV judge (The X-Factor, Australia's Got Talent) / Radio presenter (Dannii Minogue's Neon Nights) / Model (Australian Playboy) / Academic (Honorary Doctor of Media, Southampton Solent University)

QUOTES: "Since I've been in Playboy myself in Australia, I love it, and I think it's really empowering and positive towards women - which is not a view that many women hold."

"All those years of articles, of reading, 'She's in her sister's shadow' or whatever – of course, I see that stuff, but it was never how things really were. My sister and I are really close, and we always have been."