Lee Van Cleef (January 9, 1925 – December 16, 1989) was an American film actor who appeared mostly in Western and action pictures. His sharp features and piercing eyes led to his casting as a villain in scores of films, though in later years he was often a film's protagonist, such as with his co-lead role as a former colonel in For a Few Dollars More.
César Estrada Chávez (March 31, 1927 – April 23, 1993) was a Mexican American farm worker, labor leader, and civil rights activist who, with Dolores Huerta, co-founded the National Farm Workers Association, which later became the United Farm Workers (UFW). Supporters say his work led to numerous improvements for union laborers. His birthday has become César Chávez Day, a state holiday in eight US states.
Fernando Vargas (born December 7, 1977) is a former Mexican boxing|boxer and two-time world champion, who won a bronze medal as an amateur at the 1995 Pan American Games in Mar del Plata. His nicknames include "Ferocious", "The Aztec Warrior" and "El Feroz". Some of Fernando's notable wins include victories over former world champions Raúl Márquez, Ike Quartey and Winky Wright.
Gilberto Hernandez, (approximately "heel-bear-toe") born February 1, 1957, in Oxnard, California, usually credited as Gilbert Hernandez and also known by the nickname Beto (approximately "beh-toe'), is an American comics writer/artist. Along with his brothers Jaime and Mario he co-created the acclaimed independent comic book Love and Rockets, published by Fantagraphics Books.
DJ Babu (born Chris Oroc) is a Filipino-American DJ. One-third of the hip hop group Dilated Peoples, Babu is also a member of the Beat Junkies DJ crew, and together with rapper Defari forms the duo the Likwit Junkies. DJ Babu, Evidence and Pharoahe Monch also feature in the song H! Vltg3 on Linkin Park's Reanimation album.
Walter Brennan (July 25, 1894 – September 21, 1974) was an American actor. Highly regarded as a film character actor, Brennan won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor three times. He is tied with Jack Nicholson for the most Academy Award wins for a male actor.
Terry Lee Pendleton (born July 16, 1960 in Los Angeles, California) is a former third baseman in Major League Baseball, and the current hitting coach of the Atlanta Braves. He played primarily for the St. Louis Cardinals and Atlanta Braves, but he also spent time with the Florida Marlins, Cincinnati Reds, and Kansas City Royals. During this fifteen year career, he went to the World Series five times, yet his team never won the title.
Brandon Edwin Cruz (born May 28, 1962) is an American former child actor and currently a punk rock musician and also works in television production. In the early 1970s, the freckled-faced Cruz came to prominence by playing Tom Corbett's charming and conniving son, Eddie Corbett, in the comedy-drama The Courtship of Eddie’s Father. Cruz and Kristina Holland are the only remaining survivors of the series.
Stephen Christopher Trachsel (born October 31, 1970 in Oxnard, California) is a Major League Baseball pitcher who is currently a free agent. He most recently played with the Baltimore Orioles. He is known for the long amount of time he takes to deliver the ball to home plate in between pitches. Games in which he pitches are known to be considerably longer than most games.
Corey Allen Pavin (born November 16, 1959) is an American professional golfer on the PGA Tour. He spent over 150 weeks in the top-10 of the Official World Golf Rankings between 1986 and 1997. Pavin was born in Oxnard, California. He attended UCLA and turned professional in 1982. He quickly established himself in the sport, with three international victories in 1983, and his first PGA Tour victory at the 1984 Houston Coca-Cola Open.
Madlib (Mind Altering Demented Lessons In Beats) (born Otis Jackson Jr. on October 24, 1973 in Oxnard, California, United States) is a Grammy nominated California-based DJ, multi-instrumentalist, rapper, and music producer. Known under a plethora of pseudonyms, he is one of the most prolific and critically acclaimed hip hop producers of the 2000s and has collaborated with a myriad of hip hop artists, including The Alkaholiks, Mos Def, De La Soul, Ghostface Killah, Talib Kweli, A.G.
Patrick Keary Jerel Colbert (born May 21, 1982 in Oxnard, California) is a newly-appointed graduate assistant at USC, assisting with the Tight Ends. American football He was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the second round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Southern California. Colbert has also played for the Denver Broncos, Seattle Seahawks, Detroit Lions, and Florida Tuskers.
Kristal Marshall (born November 11, 1983) is an American model, beauty queen, wrestler and former WWE Diva best known for her work in World Wrestling Entertainment on its SmackDown! brand. She is currently signed to the Total Nonstop Action Wrestling promotion working as Kristal Lashley the kayfabe wife of Bobby Lashley and his real life girlfriend.
Delmon Damarcus Young (born September 14, 1985 in Montgomery, Alabama) is a Major League Baseball outfielder for the Minnesota Twins. He is the younger brother of professional player Dmitri Young, an outfielder and first baseman in the Washington Nationals organization. Despite having little major league experience, Young has already received a reputation around baseball for his strong and accurate throwing arm in the outfield.
Joshua Eric Towers (born February 26, 1977 in Port Hueneme, California) is a right-handed Major League Baseball pitcher in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization. Towers stands at 6 ft 1 in tall, and weighs 188 lb. Towers, who wore uniform #7 with Toronto, is one of rare Major League pitchers to have worn a single-digit number.
Rich Moore (born May 10, 1963) is an animation director and a business partner in Rough Draft Studios, Inc. , where he serves as Sr. Vice President of creative affairs. He is one of a handful of artists who in the early 90's redefined prime time television animation with his work on The Simpsons. His directing credits include The Simpsons, Futurama, The Critic, Drawn Together, Spy vs. Spy and Baby Blues.
Ill Repute is an American hardcore punk band from Oxnard, California, formed in 1981. They are noted for popularizing the "Nardcore" sound in the mid-1980s hardcore punk scene, and recorded for Mystic Records. Their record What Happens Next? (What Happened Then? on CD) holds high status in hardcore circles. It is notable for its cover of the 1970s pop music hit "Cherokee Nation". The band broke up in July 2004 after a short tour of Hawaii with the Oahu band 8mm Overdose.