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Joseph Cross (1986): Actor who appeared in his first TV movie, "Northern Lights," in 1997. In just 3 short years, Cross has starred on television, in movies, and is a popular face in teen magazines. Cross made memorable appearances starring as Matthew Conner in Desperate Measures and as Charlie Frost in the 1998 film, Jack Frost. Cross has also made guest appearances on shows including "Touched By An Angel" and "Dellaventura." Currently, Cross can be seen on the soap opera, "As the World Turns," playing Casey Hughes.

Glen Rice (1967): Professional basketball player who was named the 1989 Final Four MVP at the NCAA Championships. Ever since his college days playing for Michigan, Rice has been a record breaker and a valued ball player. In 1991, Rice joined the Miami Heat and quickly was recognized as one of the best long-range shooters in the league. In 1994, Rice won the "Long Distance Shootout" during All Star Weekend. After the 1994-95 seasons, Rice was traded to the Charlotte Hornets and named an all star for the first time in his career. Rice was named MVP in 1997 and 1998, and made 171 three pointers in 1996 to set a team record. In March of 1999, Rice was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers and became an integral part of their team. He then played for the Houston Rockets, followed by the Los Angeles Clippers until he was released in January of 2004.

Sondra Locke (1948): Actress who got her start in show business at the age of 20 in the film, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter. That film won Locke an Academy Award nomination and praise from the critics. In 1975, Locke played Clint Eastwood’s love interest in the film, The Outlaw Josey Wales. Locke became Eastwood’s partner for 13 years, both on-screen and off, and went on to star with him in, Any Which Way You Can and Sudden Impact. It was during her time with Eastwood, that Locke established herself as one of the first female directors in Hollywood. Her film entitled Impulse, got two thumbs up from Siskel and Ebert, who praised her directing abilities. In 1990, Locke was diagnosed with breast cancer, but is now proud to be cancer-free. She has recently performed in the film Loving Annabelle, expected to be released this fall.

Rudolph Giuliani (1944): Former Mayor of New York City who is proud to be a native New Yorker. After graduating from New York University Law School, Giuliani rose quickly from being a clerk to an executive U.S. Attorney in Washington. In 1981, he was appointed Associate Attorney General, but decided to return to New York 2 years later to take a position as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. In his two terms as mayor, Giuliani reduced the crime rate 57%, reduced taxes by $2.5 billion, halved the welfare rolls and created a record number of new jobs. In the aftermath of September 11th, Rudy led the nation with remarkable strength, courage and compassion, becoming "America's Mayor". Rudy is married to former-nurse Judith Nathan.

Gladys Knight (1944): Singer who was the lead performer in the group, "Gladys Knight and the Pips." Knight decided to form a group after winning Ted Mack’s "Amateur Hour" at the age of 7. Keeping it all in the family, the "Pips" were made up of Knight’s brother, Merald, and a couple of cousins. In 1961, the group had their first top ten hit with the song, "Every Beat of My Heart." When the group made the move to Motown in 1966, they were met with instant success, releasing hits like, "I Heard it Through the Grapevine" and "If I Were Your Woman." In 1973, Gladys Knight and the Pips released their only number 1 hit record, "Midnight Train to Georgia." Now, Knight performs adult contemporary music without the Pips, who retired in 1989.

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