Thursday, December 3, 2009

Khloé Kardashian

Khloé Kardashian – a member of the rather large famous-for-being-famous Kardashian family. Along with her other K-named sisters, first and foremost Kim, Khloé has a long an illustrious career devoted to appearing at parties and on reality TV shows. One of those, Kourtney and Khloé Take Miami, is devoted to following the exploits of two of the three sisters who co-own the D-A-S-H fashion boutique as they open its Miami branch. Seriously.

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Chloe Moss

Chloe Moss – an English playwright and winner of the Blackburn Prize for This Wide Night. A Liverpudlian who went to Manchester for university, Moss has been working in theatre since 2002, when her début A Day in Dull Armour was released. Seven plays have followed that, roughly at a rate of one a year.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Chloe Steele

Chloe Steele – a main character in the Left Behind series of books and movies. Classified as 'Christian novels', the Left Behind book series depicts a post-Rapture world in which those who were not raptured struggle with the end-times as depicted in the Bible. Titles in the series include “Desecration: Antichrist Takes the Throne”, “Assassin: Assignment: Jerusalem, Target: Antichrist” and “Armageddon: the Cosmic Battle for the Ages”. Three movies have been made, starring Kirk Cameron of “Growing Pains” and “The Way of the Master”. In these films, Chloe Steele is played Janaya Stephens, portrayed here.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Chloe Rose Lattanzi

Chloe Rose Lattanzi – the daughter of international singing celebrity Olivia Newton-John. In addition to being celebrity spawn, Chloe, born 1986, also has her eyes set on celebrity. With a forthcoming CD and appearances in a stage version of Hair, Chloe has musical aspirations, but she has also worked in acting, including a few Christmas productions, a Bette Midler sitcom and coming in third on the MTV reality-show competition Rock the Cradle.

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Chloe Traicos

Chloe Traicos – a film maker born in Zimbabwe. Born scant months after the apartheid government of Rhodesia gave way to the majority-rule new nation of Zimbabwe, Traicos lived in Harare till she was eight years old. Moving with her family to Australia, she entered the acting world, with limited success. The changes in political climate in Zimbabwe that led to its international ostracism led Traicos to produce A Stranger in My Homeland, an acclaimed and award-winning documentary about Zimbabwean refugees. She is currently working of feature films, included I Wish I were Stephanie V, which she wrote and starred in.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Chloe Sullivan

Chloe Sullivan – one of the main characters in the Superman franchise Smallville. Introduced to the Superman world specifically for the Smallville TV show, the character of Chloe, played by Allison Mack, started life in an awkward love triangle including the other two main characters at the time, Lana and Clark. Chloe's love for Clark was unrequited, and she had to settle for the “Duckie” position of best friend. As the show has carried on through the years, Chloe's character has evolved almost unrecognisably, to the point that she herself also has superhero powers. More importantly, she is currently the only first-season character except for Superman himself still on the show after all of these years.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Chloë Sevigny

Chloë Sevigny – an American actress with a storied fourteen-year career. Sevigny courted controversy with her very first film, the Larry Clark movie Kids, which depicted underage (even pre-teen) sexuality in a remarkably frank and non-judgemental fashion. Sevigny's performance was lauded and started her on a remarkably successful career that also encompassed the fashion world. Her appearance in the 1999 film Boys Don't Cry saw her winning numerous awards and nominated for even more, including an Oscar and a Golden Globe. Her appearance in the Vincent Gallo film The Brown Bunny threatened to sabotage her entire career due to a scene of graphic, unsimulated sex, yet she has recovered and has a successful career on the HBO TV series Big Love.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Chloe in the Afternoon

Chloe in the Afternoon – a 1972 film by Eric Rohmer. Originally titled L'amour après-midi and originally entitled Love in the Afternoon in English, the refined title shown above was given to the North American release of the movie in honour of one of the main characters, Chloé, played by the Algerian-French actress Zouzou.

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Chloe Rogers

Chloe Rogers – an English athlete with international successes both in field hockey and in golf. A midfield for Leicester and Chelmsford before that, Rogers won the award for Essex Chronicle Sports Personality of the Year for 2009. A bronze medalist at the 2006 Commonwealth Games, Rogers has received 50 caps for the English women's field hockey team and a further 29 for the Great Britain team. In 2007, she won the BUSA Women's Individual Strokeplay Championship in golf, an entirely different sport. Her nickname is “Ginger”, rather confusingly so for a blonde woman.

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Chloe Smith

Chloe Smith – a Conservative MP for Norwich North, a constituency within Norfolk. Born in 1982, Smith became a candidate for the Conservative Party in 2007. The expenses scandal of 2009, in which a number of high-profile English MPs were exposed as abusing monetary provisions provided by parliament for their own personal uses. The Labour MP Ian Gibson resigned as a result of this scandal, forcing a by-election, which Smith handily won, making her currently the youngest MP in Parliament.


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