Jim Seals was an American musician known for his work with Seals and Crofts and The Champs.
As a songwriter he is best-known for the composition “Summer Breeze” (1972), famously covered by Jackie Mittoo. “Summer Breeze” is in the Jahsonic 1000.
Bo Hopkins was an American actor known for secondary roles in films such as The Wild Bunch (1969), American Graffiti (1973) and Midnight Express (1978).
Jeffrey Escoffier was an American author, activist, media strategist and pornosopher.
Escoffier has long been an active participant in the American LGBT community. He is the editor of Sexual Revolution (2003).
Fred Ward was an American actor known for parts in films such as Miami Blues (1990), a film I enjoyed immensely and Tremors (1990), which is nearly as good as Miami Blues.
Jerzy Trela was a Polish actor. He was Billaud-Varenne in Danton (1983).
Bobby Rydell (1942 – 2022) was an American singer, actor and teen idol known for interpreting compositions such as “Sway“.
Dan Graham was an American visual artist known for such artworks as Belgian Fun (2004).
Douglas Trumbull was an American film director known for directing films such as Silent Running (1972) and Brainstorm (1983).
He also did special effects on 2001: A Space Odyssey, Blade Runner and The Tree of Life.
Michael Nesmith was an American musician, best known as the songwriter of “Mary, Mary”.
That song made into a hit by Run-DMC in 1988.
It was also sampled by De La Soul in 1989 on their debut album, 3 Feet High and Rising.
Lawrence Weiner is an American artist who made visual poetry and who wrote the art manifesto “Declaration of Intent” (1968).
He designed the Quando Quango and Section 25 poster for Factory Records in 1985.
With Ned Sublette, he released the albums Ships At Sea, Sailors & Shoes (1993) and Monsters from the Deep (1997).
In Antwerp, his poem “Iron and gold in the air, dust and smoke on the ground” is on permanent display at the Middelheim Open Air Sculpture Museum.