Melyssa Ford

Selected magazine appearances
* King
* Maxim
* Smooth [Melyssa Ford was the author of an advice column for Smooth]
* XXL and XXL Eye Candy
Selected television appearances
* 2000: Soul Food (Showtime)
* 2003: Playmakers (ESPN)
* 2004: How I'm Livin' (BET) [Melyssa Ford was a host of How I'm Livin']
* 2004–2006: BET Style (BET) [Melyssa Ford was a host of BET Style]
* 2007: Entourage (HBO)
* 2007: The Game (The CW)
* 2008: Byte Me: 20 Hottest Women of the Web (E!)
* 2008: The Black Poker Stars Invitational (BET)

Amanda Bynes

In 1993, Amanda Bynes attended a comedy camp, with guest-instructors including Arsenio Hall and Richard Pryor, and began professionally acting at the age of seven, appearing in a television advertisement for Buncha Crunch candies. During her childhood, Amanda Bynes also appeared on stage in versions of Annie, The Secret Garden, The Music Man and The Sound of Music. After taking acting classes, Amanda Bynes became a regular cast member of Nickelodeon's Figure It Out and All That (both in 1996). Amanda Bynes remained a regular cast member on All That until its presumed cancellation in 2000, though Amanda Bynes appeared in the sketches since shooting and preparing as the star of her own sketch show The Amanda Show, also on Nickelodeon. The Amanda Show features a combination of comical skits and sketches, including Amanda Bynes playing Judge Trudy, a judge based on Judge Judy that always rules in kids' favor, and Penelope Taynt, an Amanda-obsessed fan.

Kate Winslet

Since 2000, Kate Winslet's performances have continued to draw positive comments from film critics, and she has been nominated for various awards for her work in such films as Quills (2000), Iris (2001), Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), Finding Neverland (2004), Little Children (2006), The Reader (2008) and Revolutionary Road (2008). Kate Winslet performance in the latter prompted New York magazine to describe her as "the best English-speaking film actress of her generation". The romantic comedy The Holiday and the animated film Flushed Away (both 2006) were among the biggest commercial successes of Kate Winslet's career.

Amanda Bynes

Amanda Bynes was born and raised in Thousand Oaks, California, the daughter of Lynn (née Organ), a dental assistant and office manager, and Rick Bynes, a dentist who also practiced stand-up comedy. Amanda Bynes has two older siblings, Tommy (born 1974), a chiropractor, and Jillian (born 1983), who has a B.A. in History from UCLA and has also acted. Amanda Bynes' maternal grandparents are from Toronto, Ontario, Canada and she is of Irish, Polish, Russian and Romanian descent. Her father is Catholic and her mother is Jewish; Amanda Bynes has described herself as Jewish, but has also stated "I haven't decided yet. I don't know yet exactly what I believe".

Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Gerald Hathaway, a lawyer, and Kate (née McCauley), an actress who inspired Anne Hathaway to follow in her footsteps. The family moved to Millburn, New Jersey, when Anne Hathaway was six years old. Anne Hathaway has an older brother, Michael, and a younger brother, Thomas. Anne Hathaway has mainly Irish and French ancestry.