Gary Dourdan is an American actor. He is known for portraying Warrick Brown on the television series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and for portraying Shazza Zulu on the television series A Different World. Dourdan was born Gary Robert Durdin in Philadelphia, the son of Sandy, a teacher and fashion designer, Robert Durdin, an entrepreneur and agent for jazz musicians. Dourdan is the fourth of five children; when he was six, his 21-year-old brother Darryl died after falling from a balcony in Haiti while "doing research on the family lineage." The case remains unsolved. In his youth he moved with his family to New Jersey. During that time, his interests included acting and martial arts. Dourdan moved to New York City and worked as a doorman at a rehearsal studio, where he met some of Manhattan's promising young artists. Dourdan played in several bands in New York City in the early 1990s and acted in regional theatre around the tristate area, he began acting in music videos, including playing Janet Jackson's love interest in the video for her 1993 hit "Again," and had a cameo appearance in the music video "Move the Crowd" by Eric B.
& Rakim. He received his first break when Debbie Allen cast him as Shazza Zulu on A Different World, based on a tape of him in an avant-garde play. In 1996, Dourdan appeared in the Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman episode "Never On Sunday," wherein he played Ziggy, an assistant to Baron Sunday. In 1997, Dourdan played the character Christie, the first mate, crack shot, second in command of the spaceship Betty, in the film Alien: Resurrection, he appeared in the films Playing God and Thursday, on television starred in the Dick Wolf production Swift Justice and played a recurring role on the Showtime series Soul Food. Dourdan joined hip-hop artist DMC onstage at the Live 8 concert in Barrie, Ontario and sang alongside Macy Gray at the 2005 Emmy Awards, he is a record producer. In 2007, he played the character Cameron, the boyfriend of Rowena Price, in the film Perfect Stranger. Dourdan's most popular role was as a cast member of the original CSI series, which debuted on October 6, 2000.
He played analyst Warrick Brown, viewers find out, has a checkered past fraught with gambling problems. By working in Las Vegas, the character is able to use his personal experiences from the street to help him throughout his career, he ends up battling his demons throughout the show instead of overcoming them. In 2008, there was media speculation surrounding Dourdan's CSI contract negotiations with CBS; the parties could not reach a resolution, as a result his contract was not renewed. It was reported on April 2008, that Dourdan was leaving the show. In the Season 8 finale, Dourdan's character was left for dead at the episode's end; the Season 9 premiere revealed Dourdan's character dying in the arms of his colleague and friend Gil Grissom. After leaving CSI, he took recurring roles as Stephan in the series Christine and Sheldon DeWitt in the series Being Mary Jane. Dourdan has African-American, Native American, Franco-Haitian, Jewish and Scottish ancestry, he married model Roshumba Williams in 1992.
He has two children: a son, with Cynthia Hadden, a daughter, with Jennifer Sutton, whom Dourdan dated from 1995 to 2000. He collects classic cars and was featured on Season 1, Episode 3, of Street Customs. In 2008, Dourdan was arrested for possession of ecstasy. A third charge, possession of heroin, was dropped. In July 2011 after crashing his car, Dourdan was arrested but charges were dropped for drug possession, he was, charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. Despite rumors, the drug charges had nothing to do with his departure from CSI, as the contract negotiations had concluded and he had wrapped filming the last of his scenes before the incident. In November 2011, he was arrested for felony battery, after breaking his girlfriend's nose, placed on five years' probation, he was ordered to attend 52 weeks of domestic violence counselling and to stay away from the victim for five years. Owing to his history of drug problems, he was ordered to undergo drug counseling. Dourdan filed for bankruptcy in August 2012, owing $1.7 million to creditors.
The following is a list of accolades received by Dourdan: Gary Dourdan on IMDb Interview at africana.com
Bedell is an offshore law firm and an independent trust company which provides legal and fiduciary services in financial jurisdictions – Jersey, London, Geneva and British Virgin Islands. It is a member of the offshore magic circle. Advocate George Bedell set up in practice at 21 Hill Street, St Helier in 1939, he had been commissioned to introduce income tax to the island, was appointed first Comptroller of Income Tax for Jersey in 1928. After moving back to England during the war, he returned to Jersey and set up in partnership with another prominent lawyer, Dick Cristin – founding Bedell and Cristin, as it was known, in 1958. Dick Cristin helped pioneer the abolition of the statutory 5% cap on interest rates in 1962. Bedell Trust, rebranded to Ocorian in November 2016. Ocorian was founded in 1971 and is an independent provider of outsourced administration and accounting services to the corporate, private client and real estate sectors. In September 2016, Ocorian completed a private equity backed management buyout.
Headquartered in Jersey, Ocorian employs 300 people and has offices in Cayman, Guernsey, Luxembourg and Singapore. Bedell Cristin is an offshore law firm, Bedell offer a range of legal support and advice for corporate clients, financial institutions and private clients. Bedell Trust CEO named one of the most influential private client professionals Bedell Trust launches Bedell Management services Limited Bedell Cristin - Legal 500
Ribert and Robert's Wonderworld is a children's educational television series, part animated, part live action. It was created by Mike DeVitto; as of May 2007, the series airs on over 120 public television stations in North America. The series revolves around Ribert, a young animated toad that wears a cap & a safety helmet, who wants to know "everything", Robert, his human friend, as they spend each episode learning about different topics against the backdrop of a magical island amusement park, known as WonderWorld; the show's tagline is: The first show a kid can ride! Each episode follows a general format. Ribert is curious by nature, he "wants to know everything", according to the song he sings at the start of each episode. Robert, a human, is partner. He's the one who pilots the roller coaster car Ribert and his viewers ride as they learn about the day's topic. Ribert tells Robert. Subjects have included birthdays, dinosaurs, "being safe" and "being a good friend". Robert powers up the roller coaster car and Ribert, put on their safety helmets as the journey begins.
The goal of each episode is to solve three "challenges" as the roller coaster car travels the track in the Wonderworld amusement park. Three times over the course of the episode, Robert asks the Power Pals a question, once it's answered the Power Pals are given a "magic key", a key with a human face painted in it, the respective keys are called in order Jenn and Tiffany. Ribert asks each "magic key" to open a door for him, everyone is treated to a visit by human "friends", who perform a skit or task describing the day's subject matter. One of the doors is occupied by Cousin Chris, who draws a picture related to the day's topic. After each presentation and Robert discuss it together before the roller coaster car moves to the next challenge. After all three "magic keys" are obtained, a "secret word" is revealed, in line with the day's subject. Clues to the "secret word" are provided to the Power Pals during the course of the episode. Upon the completion of the mission and Robert say goodbye to the Power Pals with a song.
Ribert - voiced by Jessikah Lopez Robert - James Bondy Cousin Chris - Chris Allard Magic Matt - Matt Roberts Dara Duck - Dara Bourne Leeny - Leeny Del Seamonds Vanessa - Vanessa Logan Joan and Friends - Joan Kennedy, Jeffery McIlwain, Con Fullam, Grace Katherine Stacey Professor Expound - Mark Scalia Erin - Erin Horne Kids' Voices - Luis Branco, Jr. Rachel Estremera and Nicole Branco Nonni-CJ Gagliola Hughes Created and Directed by Mike DeVitto Written by Mike DeVitto and Jenn DeVitto Executive Producers - Mike DeVitto, Con Fullam and Greg Gormican Music and Sound - Michael McInnis Live-Action Supervision - Jamie Norton and Mike DeVitto Technical Director - Jim Grotto Animation Director - Jamie Norton and Melissa Napier Creative Director - Chris Allard Design and Support - Dick Campbell and Dennis Gilbert Sound recorded at Michael McInnis Productions, Maine Songs by Paul Conway Fullam and Michael McInnis Presented by Deos Animation Studios and American Public Television Official Show Website American Public Television website
Bonny Eagle High School is a public high school located in Standish, United States. The school is a part of Maine School Administrative District 6, which serves the towns of Buxton, Limington, Frye Island, Standish, they have many varsity sports teams including Cross Country, Soccer, Field Hockey, Indoor/Outdoor Track, Wrestling, Ice Hockey, Softball, Baseball and Volleyball. The Scots have had a strong sports record, most notably the Cross Country team who won 3 state titles in a row, Field Hockey and Football teams. One strong team is football; the program won four state championships in five years, capturing the Class A Maine State Championships in 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008. The team was undefeated in the 2007 seasons, their most recent title win. Bonny Eagle is home to many clubs and organizations, which a large portion of the student body is a part of; these activities include National Honor Society, Key club, Robotics Team, Outing Club, Kindness Team, GSTA Club, FACS, International Club, Mock Trial, Model UN, various other activities.
The Koriukivka massacre was a mass murder of 6,700 residents of Koriukivka in Ukraine on 1–2 March 1943 by the SS forces of Nazi Germany. 1,290 houses in Koriukivka were burned down and only ten brick buildings and a church survived. The residents of neighboring localities were intimidated and refused to help the Koriukivka residents. On 9 March, the Germans returned to Koriukivka and burned alive some elderly people who had returned to the village after escaping thinking it was safe. According to forensic evidence, the deaths were brought on by shootings from assault rifles, heavy machine guns, blows with blunt objects and burning; some people were burned alive. The mass murder was committed as a retribution for Soviet partisan activities headed by Oleksiy Fedorov. Koriukivka was freed by Soviet troops on 19 March 1943. A report on the number of victims and inflicted damage was compiled in the same year; the Koriukivka massacre became the largest German punitive operation against civilians in World War II.
During the German occupation the village of Koriukivka was a center of Soviet partisan warfare in Chernihiv Oblast. On the night of 27 February 1943, the partisans of Oleksiy Fedorov, having learned that the children of the commanders of a Soviet partisan unit were jailed in the Koriukivka prison, attacked the local Axis garrison, which consisted of Hungarians. During that raid, 78 Axis soldiers were killed and eight captured. Several persons were released from the prison and some buildings were blown up; the partisans had warned the residents of Koriukivka about possible German retribution, but the next day after partisan raid the way out was blocked. Nonetheless at least one woman with three children managed to escape from Koriukivka on that day. On the morning of 1 March 1943 an SS unit came to Koriukivka from Shchors. Koriukivka was sealed off; the Germans tried to huddle all residents in the village's center. When some residents, anticipating the forthcoming killings, had tried to escape, the Germans started to enter all houses, shooting down every occupant.
Those who were huddled in the village's centre were shot down in the village's largest buildings, the restaurant and the theater. In the restaurant about 500 people were killed. Five of them managed to survive. An order to shoot down all Koriukivka residents who had escaped to neighboring settlements was issued. According to historian Dmitry Vedeneyev, the massacre was committed by SS and collaborationist auxiliary police; the number of perpetrators of the massacre is estimated at 300–500. 5,612 victims of the massacre remain unidentified
Patrick Robinson is a Professional freeride Mountain biker. He is the three-time reigning champion for the Street Velodrome cycling discipline. Having been featured on BT Sports and The Bike channel beating olympians such as Craig MacLean, he is a well known favourite in Mexico and Chile participating in Red Bull's urban street racing event, performing his infamous front and back-flip stunts. Robinson is the founder of his own sports company. Prior to signing professional Robinson worked as a Lifeguard for Nuffield Health. Patrick Robinson is part of the Insync bikes Mountain Bike team. Robinson Signed with Insync Bikes early 2018. Robinson is sponsored by Poc Sports. 2018 Gold Winner Streetvelodrome tour 20182017 Gold Winner Streetvelodrome tour 20172016 Gold Winner Streetvelodrome tour 20162015 Official Streetvelodrome website Insyncbikes website Poc sports website Watu Sports website