Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Martin Ferguson

NAME: Martin Ferguson

SIBLING: Sir Alex Ferguson

CAREER: Football manager (Waterford United, East Stirlingshire, Albion Rovers) / Assistant Coach (Hibernian) / International scout (Manchester United).

QUOTES: "People may think my job is something of a jolly, but it can be very demanding. The travelling, all the nonsense of getting through an airport these day that adds hours to your journey."

"One of the executives at Old Trafford called me to say that, although I was flying business class to an assignment at the weekend, I would have to travel economy to another match abroad just a few days later. I really had to set him straight on one or two things."

"It is a good feeling to think that Alex and a club like Manchester United would have such faith in your judgment."

Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Rhett Hutchence

NAME: Rhett Hutchence

SIBLING: Michael Hutchence

CAREER: Author (Total XS) / Drug dealer / Salesman (Michael Hutchence memorabilia).

QUOTES: "I really don't think it's that bad, what I'm doing. I put 20 or 30 items on eBay."

"I'm unemployed. I need some money. I'm in love, I've fallen in love and I'm trying to get to Holland."

Monday, 27 February 2012

Lynda Lopez

NAME: Lynda Lopez

SIBLING: Jennifer Lopez

CAREER: Actress (Dead Tides) / Voiceover artist (See How They Grow series, VHS) / DJ / Broadcaster (VH1 Interview Special with Jennifer Lopez, Access Hollywood's Lopez on Lopez) / Entertainment correspondent (WPIX, WNWY's American Idol reporter) / Journalist (Latina magazine, The Style Channel)

QUOTE: "Basically, anything she [Jennifer] wants to do, she can be as succesful as you can at it. That's the kind of person she is."

Friday, 24 February 2012

Ramon Sheen

NAME: Ramon Estevez / Ramon Sheen

SIBLINGS: Emilio Estevez, Charlie Sheen

CAREER: Actor (Alligator 2: The Mutation, Shadow Conspiracy with Charlie Sheen and Nicholas Turturro, Cadence with Martin Sheen and Charlie Sheen, The Fourth Wise Man with Martin Sheen, The Dead Zone with Martin Sheen, A State of Emergency with Martin Sheen) / Musician (Diamond Rio) / Music videos (It's All In Your Head by Diamond Rio, with Martin Sheen) / Theatre director (Pasadena Playhouse) / Reality TV Producer (Estevez Sheen Productions).

As Ramon Sheen: Pasion de Hombre, Sandman with Dedee Pfeiffer, The Last P.O.W.? The Bobby Garwood Story with Martin Sheen, Beverley Hills Brats with Martin Sheen, In The Custody of Strangers with Emilio Estevez and Martin Sheen

QUOTE: "I'm working on reality TV, stuff like that. I like the ones which are a bit more celebratory, less eliminating - so I like the ones where they give the people a new house."

Wednesday, 22 February 2012

Kevin Dillon

NAME: Kevin Dillon

SIBLING: Matt Dillon

CAREER: Actor (Delta Force, The Blob, Stag, Hotel For Dogs, The Foursome, Vampires: Out For Blood) / TV (Entourage, as Johnny Chase / Donald J. Trump's Fabulous World of Golf - The Golf Channel) / Video game actor & product ambassador (Scarface: The World Is Yours, Need For Speed 3: Hot Pursuit).

QUOTE: "You can impress the ladies with a game like Need for Speed because it’s so realistic. And women love cars like this. They put so much work into making it a real high-speed driving experience. When I tried it out, it was so intense, I was sweating." 

Tuesday, 21 February 2012

Alexis Arquette

NAME: Alexis Arquette

SIBLINGS: Rosanna Arquette, Patricia Arquette, David Arquette

CAREER: Actor / Actress (Threesome with Stephen Baldwin, Children Of The Corn V: Field of Terror, Child's Play 4: Bride of Chucky, Scream Teen Scream, Wasabi Tuna, Sometimes They Come Back... Again, Killer Drag Queens On Dope) / TV talent show judge (Top Design, Bravo) / Music videos (She's A Beauty - The Tubes, She's Madonna - Robbie Williams) / Musician (The Wedding Singer soundtrack) / Cabaret performer / Documentary star (Alexis Arquette: She's My Brother)

QUOTES: "I'd hate to think there was some kind of cachet to my name. People don't recognise me anyway, you'd be surprised."

"My agents - I want to fire them right now, I want to fire them this moment, because all they ever do is send me up for gay roles or drag queen roles."

"I've been doing the horror genre a lot, I'm definitely a fan of splatter."

Monday, 20 February 2012

Danny Andre

NAME: Danny Andre

SIBLING: Peter Andre

CAREER: Entrepreneur (The New York Coffee Club café, East Grinstead, with Peter Andre and Michael Andre)

QUOTES: “I’ve got the one pack, Pete’s got the six pack!”

"We all liked the thought of going to a coffee shop to have a beverage... We also wanted the shop to be hip, streetwise yet with a relaxed atmosphere."

"We make on the premises freshly made baguettes, bagels, Panini and Tosca focaccia all of which are displayed in our amazing handmade refrigerated bench which was made in Portugal."

"Major improvement is necessary" - The Food Standards Agency

"The dirty floor is something that they have accepted" - Food Standards Agency spokesperson

Friday, 17 February 2012

Michael Andre

NAME: Michael Andre

SIBLING: Peter Andre

CAREER: DJ (Sugar Hut, The Peter Andre Tour) / Nightclub owner (The Mansion) / Entrepreneur (The New York Coffee Club café, East Grinstead, with Peter Andre and Danny Andre) / Reality TV (Katie & Peter: The Next Chapter).

QUOTE: "Never let go of your dreams - because if you consistently picture where you want to be and you truly believe it, it will eventually happen. It has to."

"My biggest accomplishment to date would definitely be DJ'ing on Peter's tour in front of thousands at the O2 Arena."

"I just want to say what an amazing year I have had as a DJ. Everything is great."

Thursday, 16 February 2012

Anna Winslet

NAME: Anna Winslet

SIBLING: Kate Winslet

CAREER: Actress (Double Vision, Somnolence, The Cater Street Hangman, Thalidomide! A Musical) / Houseboat performer (The Mikron Theatre Company) / Pickler

AWARDS: East Reading Retreat Onion Competition (3rd Prize, with Beth Winslet)

QUOTE: "I love pickling... Everyone should be a pickler."

"This competition is about the quest for the perfect onion - something which has never before been achieved."

Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Michael Houston

NAME: Michael Houston

SIBLING: Whitney Houston

CAREER: Musician (Windfall, Early Morning, Thaz My Jam) / Producer (as above)

QUOTES: "I want to create a combination of jazz and soulful nuances which make my music accessible to almost any instrumental listener."

"Melodies are what we sing when we can’t remember words or the beat."

Monday, 13 February 2012

Gary Houston

NAME: Gary Garland Houston

SIBLING: Whitney Houston

CAREER: Basketball player (the Denver Nuggets) / Marvin Gaye impersonator / Backing singer (Whitney Houston).

LIVE DUETS: When I First Saw You, with Cissy Houston and Whitney Houston / Wonderful Counselor, with Cissy Houston and Whitney Houston / Endless Love, with Whitney Houston.

QUOTE: "Although things don't always go the way you expect them to go, I'm very proud... of the fact that righteousness and truth have taken their toll on my life. And of my family, who are very important to me."

Friday, 10 February 2012

Mike McConaughey

NAME: Mike 'Rooster' McConaughey

SIBLING: Matthew McConaughey

CAREER: Actor (The Newton Boys - with Matthew McConaughey) / Reality TV star (Black Gold, TruTV) / Rancher / Pipe salesman / Entrepreneur (Chapter Eleven Pipe Inc.)

QUOTES: "I found humor in going broke. It took me a while."

"I'm in the pipe business, and it's dirty... Matthew did well to get out of it, before he broke his nose."

"I named my boy Miller Lyte because that's may favourite beer. And my little girl is named Margarita Olympia... I liked that beer too, even though they don't make it any more."

Thursday, 9 February 2012

Amy Stiller

NAME: Amy Stiller

SIBLING: Ben Stiller

CAREER: Actor (Chump Change, Amy Stiller's Breast, My 5 Wives, Highway to Hell - with Chad Lowe, Vampire's Kiss - with Marc Coppola, Southie - with Donnie Wahlberg, That's Adequate - with Ben Stiller, Reality Bites with Ben Stiller, The Cable Guy - with Ben Stiller, Zoolander with Ben Stiller, Dodgeball - with Ben Stiller, Tropic Thunder with Ben Stiller, Little Fockers with Ben Stiller) / Stand-up comic (The Ben Stiller Show) / Yoga instructor

QUOTES: "I do come from that 'famous family' and you might be wondering where they've been hiding me. I was in a closet."

"Having a famous family is a wonderful thing... and a weird thing... and a painful thing. People say things to me like, 'I can't believe you're not on drugs'."

Wednesday, 8 February 2012

Eric Roberts

NAME: Eric Roberts

SIBLING: Julia Roberts

CAREER: Actor (The Expendables, Best of the Best 2, Cecil B. DeMented, Raptor, Fatal Desire, Phat Girlz, First Dog, Sharktopus) / TV (Entourage, VH1 Celebrity Rehab) / Music video star (The Killers, Akon, Mariah Carey)

QUOTES: "She's in a chick flick, I'm in a big action movie. She's a woman, I'm a man. We don't compete for roles. We can't be in competition."

"The Akon video went number one, and I just became the guy to have in your video. There were 14-year old girls saying, “Hi, can I have your autograph?”. It was kind of mind-blowing. It changed my life a little bit."

"You know, every career does this three or four times, if it lasts. That's how it goes. Once you get over the first dip, you're okay."

Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Dedee Pfeiffer

NAME: Dedee Pfeiffer

SIBLING: Michelle Pfeiffer

CAREER: Actor (To Hell And Back: The Meat Loaf Story, AvH: Alien v. Hunter, Vamp, Journey to Middle Earth, House III: The Horror Show - with Lewis Arquette, Moving Violations - with John Murray, The All-Nighter - with Joan Cusack, Sandman - with Ramon Sheen. With Michelle Pfeiffer: Into The Night, Frankie and JohnnyUp Close and Personal) / Model (Playboy).

QUOTES: "I'm the wild Pfeiffer. Michelle is smart, cautious and shy, whereas I'm wild and outrageous and talk before I think. I'm always flashing people at bars."

"I quit acting pretty much every six months. I want to quit often."

"Nothing's been handed to me really. And I think that builds character. Not that if someone wanted to hand me something, that wouldn't be lovely too."

"On my butt I have a tattoo of two cherubs hugging each other. They are symbolic of the angels that protect me, and epitomise the innocence of love."

Monday, 6 February 2012

Chad Lowe

NAME: Chad Lowe


CAREER: Actor (Highway to Hell - with Amy StillerQuiet Days in Hollywood - with Joe Estevez, Bill Cusack and Jake Busey, Floating - with Casey Affleck, Take Me Home: The John Denver Story, Oxford Blues - with Rob Lowe).

QUOTE: "Every time I've read a script, I always read it know­ing that it may be my last. I'm not dead yet, I can tell you that much."