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Lefty Actress and Comedian Whoopi Goldberg

Famous Left-hander birthday, November 13

Actress and Comedian Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg in NY City, Nov 2008












Since African American Hattie McDonald who won the Academy Award (more than 50 years ago) for her role in Gone with the Wind, Whoopi Goldberg was the first African American to win the same award. Goldberg won the best supporting actress for her role in the movie Ghost, with Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze.

Lefthanded Whoopi Goldberg (born Caryn Johnson), started performing at 8 years old with the Helena Rubinstein Children’s Theater in New York.  Her looks were thought to be too unconventional to land her job as an actress, however, she went on to become a highly successful Hollywood actress and comedian.

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Lefty Actress Demi Moore

Famous left-hander birthday, November 11

Demi Moore at TechCrunch50

Actress Demi Moore

American actress Demi Guynes Kutcher is born on November 11, 1962. She is known professionally as Demi Moore.  After minor roles in films and the soap opera General Hospital, Moore established her career in films such as  St. Elmo’s Fire (1985), and in the early 1990s, became one of the highest paid actresses in Hollywood with her successes in  Ghost (1990) wit Patrick Swayze,  A Few Good Men (1992) with Tom Cruise,  Indecent Proposal (1993) with Robert Redford, and Disclosure (1994) with Michael Douglas.

Moore has been married to actor Ashton Kutcher since 2005. She took her professional name from her first husband, musician Freddy Moore. She is the mother of three daughters from her marriage to actor Bruce Willis of Die Hard  fame.


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Wikimedia Commons

Lefty Actress Julia Roberts

Famous Left-hander Birthday, October 28

Julia Roberts, Author

Julia Fiona Roberts was born in Atlanta, Georgia on October 28, 1967) is an American actress. She became well known during the early 1990s after starring in the romantic comedy Pretty Woman opposite Richard Gere. After receiving Academy Award nominations for Steel Magnolias in 1990 and Pretty Woman in 1991, she won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2001 for her performance in Erin Brockovich.

Her films, which include My Best Friend’s Wedding, Mystic Pizza, Notting Hill, Runaway Bride, which are all romantic comedies, and crime films such as The Pelican Brief and Ocean’s Eleven have collectively brought box office receipts of over $2 billion, making her the most successful actress in terms of box office receipts. Roberts had become one of the highest-paid actresses in the world, topping the Hollywood Reporter’s annual “power list” of top-earning female stars from 2002 to 2005, until 2006, when Nicole Kidman won the top spot.

She has been named one of People magazine’s “50 Most Beautiful People in the World” eleven times, tied with Halle Berry.

In 2001 Ladies Home Journal ranked her as the 11th most powerful woman in America, beating out then national security advisor Condoleezza Rice and former first lady, Laura Bush.

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Julia Roberts in May, 2002, Wikimedia Commons

Lefty Actress Greta Garbo

Famous Left-hander Birthday, September 18

Greta Garbo, Actress

Actress Greta Garbo

Greta (Lovisa Gustafsson) Garbo (18 September 1905 – 15 April 1990), was born in Stockholm. She was a Swedish actress during Hollywood’s silent film years and also a part of its Golden Age. Garbo was considered as one of the greatest movie stars ever produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) and the Hollywood studio system. She received a 1954 Honorary Academy Award ”for her unforgettable screen performances” and in 1999 was ranked as the fifth greatest female star of all time by the American Film Institute.

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Greta Garbo, Arnold Genthe (retouched),  Wiki Commons

Lefty Actress Catherine Hicks

Famous Left-hander Birthday, August 6

Catherine Hicks, Actress

Catherine Mary Hicks is born in New York City on August 6, 1951. She is an American stage, film, television actress and singer. She is best known for her role as Annie Camden on the television series 7th Heaven.

She is married to special effects artist Kevin Yagher.



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