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Meryl Streep Biography

Mary Louise Streep, known as Meryl Streep, is an American film, theater and television actress, known for being one of the best actresses in history and on several occasions chosen as the best in the world. She was born in Summit, New Jersey on June 22, 1949, and is the daughter of Mary Wilkinson Streep and Harry William Streep, Jr.

She lived his childhood in Bernardsville, New Jersey, where she studied at Bernards High School. She had many Catholic friends who attended mass, because, due to his Presbyterian formation, she liked those religious celebrations very much.

In 1971, she obtained a B.A. in Drama at Vassar College, where she received some instructions from Jean Arthur. Meryl also graduated with a master’s in fine arts from the School of Drama at Yale University. While at Yale, she played several roles such as Helena’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and that of an eighty-year-old wheelchair-bound woman in a comedy written by Christopher Durang and Albert Innaurato.

 

ARTISTIC CAREER

After graduating from Yale, Meryl Streep was part of several theater productions in New York and New Jersey, including works from the Shakespeare Park Festival, such as Enrique V, The Taming of the Shrew, along with Raúl Juliá, and Measure for Measure. At that time, she was the protagonist of the play “Happy End” also won an Obie prize for her participation in “Alice at the Palace.”

She was contacted by Dino De Laurentiis to participate in the role of Dwan in “King Kong.” Streep presented the audition and could not keep the position in the film. In the year 1976, she was the protagonist in the works of Broadway “Recuerdo de dos lunes” and “27 cotton wagons.” She also appeared in “The Cherry Orchard” for which she was nominated for the Drama Desk Award.

In 1977, she worked for the first time in the cinema, where she played a small role in the movie “Julia.”

In the year 1978, Meryl Streep starred in the miniseries “Holocaust” where she represented a German married to a Jewish artist in Nazi Germany. On March 12 of that same year her boyfriend John Cazale died; To overcome her pain, she concentrated on her work, looking for fun in every role she played.

A year later, she was part of “The Seduction of Joe Tynan.” She also won the Emmy Award for Best Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie, for her performance in “Holocaust.” “The Deer Hunter” was released a month later, with which Meryl Streep had her first Oscar nomination for the best-supporting actress. She played a supporting role in the movie “Manhattan” (1979) by Woody Allen.

The excellent performance in the movies “Manhattan”; “The Seduction of Joe Tynan” and “Kramer against Kramer” made her awarded by the Association of Critics of Los Angeles, the National Society of Critics and the New Critics’ Circle York For the film “Kramer against Kramer” she won her first Oscar Award and a Golden Globe Award, among other recognitions.

In the year 1981, Meryl Streep starred in the film “The Woman of the French Lieutenant.” Thanks to that performance, she won the BAFTA Award for best actress. A year later, she participated in the psychological thriller “Still of the Night” where she played the role of Brooke Reynolds.

In 1982, she also played a Polish Holocaust survivor in “Sophie’s Decision.” She also won several international awards, among which were highlighted, her second Oscar, this time as the best actress and a Golden Globe Award, among others. After the success of “Sophie’s decision,” she played the syndicalist Karen Silkwood in the drama “Silkwood.”

Meryl participated in the films “Falling in Love” in 1984, where she worked with Robert De Niro, and “Plenty” in 1985. In that same year, she starred in the film “Out of Africa” ​​(Memories of Africa), where she played the writer Danish Karen Blixen. She also co-starred with Jack Nicholson in the films “Heartburn” in 1986 and “Tallo de Hierro” in 1987.

In 1988, she played Lindy Chamberlain, in the film “A cry in the dark” which was filmed in Australia. Thanks to that performance, Meryl Streep was awarded by the film academy of that country (AACTA) and won the award for best actress at the Cannes Film Festival, also had a recognition by the New York Critics Circle. For the year 1989, she made the first comedic role of her career in the movie “She-Devil.”

At the beginning of the year 1990, she was named as the world’s favorite actress, thanks to her versatility when playing roles. In that same year, she played the role of a woman addicted to drugs in the film “Postcards from the edge.”

In 1993, she starred in the movie The House of the Spirits, where starred with Jeremy Irons, Glenn Close, Winona Ryder and Antonio Banderas. A year later, she acted in the first film. She has worked with Kevin Bacon and John C. Reilly. For the year 1995, she starred with Clint Eastwood in the movie “The Bridges of Madison.” The film was a success in North American income since it raised approximately 70 million dollars in the United States. In the year 1996, she participated in the film “Marvin’s Room” in that production she worked with Diane Keaton and with Leonardo DiCaprio. The film was not released on a large scale.

For the year 1999, Meryl Streep played the role of the violinist Roberta Guaspari in the film “Music of the Heart.” To play that role, the actress had to take intensive violin lessons for two months. She made part of the movie “Artificial Intelligence” (2001), where Meryl Streep lent her voice to the Blue Fairy character. On December 11 of that same year, she and Liam Neeson conducted the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony.

In 2002, after 20 years, Meryl Streep returned to the theater, where she played Arkadina in “The Hours.” Where also actors like Kevin Kline, Natalie Portman, and Philip Seymour Hoffman participated. In that same year, she made an outstanding cast appearance in the movie “Adaptation” where she played reporter Susan Orlean. For her excellent performance, she won a Golden Globe Award and was nominated for an Oscar. She also starred in the film “The Hours” with which she won the Silver Bear for the best actress.

For the year 2003, she made a cameo appearance in the comedy “Farrelly Stuck on You.” That same year she won an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe. In 2004, she was awarded an honorary prize by the American Film Institute. In that same year, she appeared in the thriller “The Manchurian Candidate” where played an American senator. She also represented Aunt Josephine in the movie “Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events.” For the year 2005 Meryl Streep participated in Ben Younger’s comedy, “Prime”; there she played Lisa Metzger, the Jewish psychologist of a divorced and lonely businesswoman.

Between the months of August and September of the following year, she acted in “Mother Courage and his children” a production of the Public Theater of the Festival of Shakespeare of New York. In 2006, she was also in the musical by Robert Altman entitled “A Prairie Home Companion.” In 2007, she was in the films “Dark Matter”; “Rendition” and the drama “Lajos Koltai Evening.” His next film was Robert Redford’s thriller “Lions for Lambs,” which narrated the connection between a platoon of the US Navy in Afghanistan, a senator from that American country, a reporter and a professor at a university in California.

In 2008, Meryl Streep achieved commercial success again, as she starred in the movie “Mamma Mia!” where she played a single mother and member of a group of women singers. The musical became a blockbuster, after raising worldwide of more than 600 million dollars, was also considered one of the most successful musicals in history. In that same year, she starred in “The Doubt.”

Meryl Streep represented Julia Child in Nora Ephron’s comedy “Julie & Julia” (2009). The same year Meryl appeared in the movie “It’s Complicated” along with Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin. She also lent her voice to Felicity Fox in the animated film “Fantastic Mr. Fox.” In 2011 Streep participated in the film “The Iron Lady” thanks to which she won her first BAFTA, a Golden Globe Award and her Third Oscar Award. A year later, she starred with Tommy Lee Jones and Steve Carell in the comedy-drama “Hope Springs.”

For the year 2013, Meryl Streep represented Violet, a mature woman with problems of drug addiction and alcoholism in the drama “August: Osage County.” In early 2014, she played Chief Elder in the movie” The Giver.” In the month of December of that same year, the actress represented The Witch, sharing the stage with Emily Blunt, James Corden, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine, Johnny Depp, Christine Baranski and Tracey Ullman, in the movie “Into the Woods.” In the month of August of 2015, she starred in the movie “Ricki and the flash” where she played the role of Ricki Randazzo / Linda, a woman who leaves her family to become a rock star. At the end of that year, she was part of the film “Suffragette” where she represented the British suffrage leader Emmeline Pankhurst.

For the year 2016, Meryl Streep was sworn in at the 66th edition of the Berlin Film Festival. She was also part of the cast of the film “Florence Foster Jenkins.” For her excellent work in the film, Meryl Streep won the Film Critic Award for best comedy actress and was a candidate for BAFTA, Golden Globe, and Oscar. In 2017, she worked with Rob Marshall in the film “Mary Poppins Returns” and was confirmed in the film” The Papers” directed by Steven Spielberg and inspired by the case of the Pentagon Papers.

 

FILMOGRAPHY

  • Julia: 1977.
  • The Deer Hunter: 1978.
  • Manhattan: 1979.
  • The Seduction of Joe Tynan: 1979.
  • Kramer vs. Kramer: 1979.
  • The French Lieutenant’s Woman: 1981.
  • Still of the Night: 1982.
  • Sophie’s Choice: 1982.
  • Silkwood: 1983.
  • Falling in Love: 1984.
  • Plenty: 1985.
  • Out of Africa: 1985.
  • Heartburn: 1986.
  • Ironweed: 1987.
  • A Cry in the Dark: 1988.
  • She-Devil: 1989.
  • Postcards from the Edge: 1990.
  • Defending Your Life: 1991.
  • Death Becomes Her: 1992.
  • The House of the Spirits: 1993.
  • The River Wild: 1994.
  • The Bridges of Madison County: 1995.
  • Before and After 1996.
  • Marvin’s Room: 1996.
  • Dancing at Lughnasa: 1998.
  • One True Thing: 1998.
  • Chrysanthemum: 1999.
  • Music of the Heart: 1999.
  • AI Artificial Intelligence: 2001.
  • Adaptation: 2002.
  • The Hours: 2002.
  • Stuck on You: 2003.
  • The Manchurian Candidate: 2004.
  • Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events: 2004.
  • Prime 2005.
  • A Prairie Home Companion: 2006.
  • The Music of Regret: 2006.
  • The Devil Wears Prada: 2006.
  • The Ant Bully: 2006.
  • Dark Matter: 2007.
  • Evening: 2007.
  • Rendition: 2007.
  • Lions for Lambs: 2007.
  • Mamma Mia !: 2008.
  • Doubt: 2008.
  • Julie & Julia: 2009.
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox: 2009.
  • It’s Complicated: 2009.
  • The Iron Lady: 2011.
  • Hope Springs: 2012.
  • August: 2013.
  • The Giver: 2014.
  • The Homesman: 2014.
  • Into the Woods: 2014.
  • Suffragette: 2015.
  • Ricki and the Flash: 2015.
  • Florence Foster Jenkins: 2016.
  • Mary Poppins Returns: 2018.

 

TELEVISION

  • The Deadliest Season: 1977.
  • Holocaust: 1978.
  • Uncommon Women and Others: 1979.
  • The Simpsons: 1994.
  • First Do No Harm: 1997.
  • King of the Hill: 1999.
  • Angels in America: 2003.
  • Friday Night With Jonathan Ross’: 2008.

 

TEATHER

  • 1975: Trelawny of the Wells.
  • 1976: 27 Wagons Full of Cotton.
  • 1976: A Memory of Two Mondays.
  • 1976: Secret Service.
  • 1976: Henry V.
  • 1976: Measure for Measure.
  • 1977: Happy End.
  • 1977: The Cherry Orchard.
  • 1978: Alice at the Palace.
  • 1978: The Taming of the Shrew.
  • 1979: Taken in Marriage.
  • 1980-1981: Alice at the Palace.
  • 2001: The Seagull.
  • 2006: Mother Courage and her children.

 

AWARDS

  • Oscar Award for Best Supporting Actress in the movie Kramer vs. Kramer: 1979.
  • Oscar Award for Best Actress in the Film Sophie’s Decision: 1982. Oscar Award for Best Actress in the movie The Iron Lady: 2011. Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in the Movie Kramer Vs. Kramer: 1980.
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Actress-Drama in the film The Woman of the French Lieutenant: 1982.
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Actress-Drama in the Film Sophie’s Decision: 1983.
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Actress of distribution in the film Adaptation: 2003. ‘
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Actress-miniseries or telefilm in the film Angels in Americ: 2004.
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Actress-comedy or musical in the movie The Devil Wears Prada: 2007.
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Actress-Comedy or Musical in the movie Julie & Julia: 2010.
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Actress-Drama in the movie The Iron Lady: 2012.
  • Golden Globe Award Cecil B. DeMille Award: 2017
  • BAFTA Award for Best Actress in the film The Woman of the French Lieutenant: 1982.
  • BAFTA Award for Best Actress in the film The Iron Lady: 2012.
  • Premium of the Actors Guild for Best Actress – miniseries or telefilm in the movie Angels in America: 2004.
  • Actors Guild Award for Best actress in the film Doubt: 2009.
  • Cinematographic critiques Award for Best Actress in the film Doubt: 2008.
  • Cinematographic critiques Award for Best Actress in the Movie Julie & Julia: 2009.
  • Cinematographic critiques Award for Best comedy actress in the film Florence Foster Jenkins: 2009.
  • Satellite Award for Best Actress TV Movie / Miniseries in the movie Angels in America: 2003.
  • Satellite Award for Best Actress – Comedy / Musical in the movie The Devil Wears Prada: 2006.
  • Satellite Award for Best Actress – Comedy / Musical in the movie Julie & Julia: 2009.
  • Satellite Award for Best Cast in the movie Into the Woods: 2014. Emmy Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or TV Movie in the Holocaust: 1978.
  • Emmy Award Best actress – miniseries or telefilm in the movie Angels in America: 2004.
  • Donostia Award, at the San Sebastián International Film Festival 2008.
  • Marco Aurelio award for gold at the race, at International Festival ional Film of Rome 2009.
  • Award for female performance at the Cannes International Film Festival: 1989.
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Rami Malek

Rami Malek Biography
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Rami Malek Biography

Rami Malek (May 12, 1981) is an actor. He was born in Los Angeles, California, United States. His parents are of Egyptian origin. But they moved to the North American country to get better job opportunities. His father was a tour guide in Cairo and later in the United States worked as an insurance salesman. His mother was an accountant. His parents managed to give him and his siblings a good education, including his twin brother.

Early years

Rami Malek attended Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, California, culminating in 1999. At the time, he entered theater classes with actress Kirsten Dunst. He graduated from the University of Evansville with a BA in Fine Arts in 2003. By 2004, Malek embarked on the difficult path to being a professional actor. So, he applied to be part of the series Gilmore Girls, appearing as a guest star. That same year he was a character dubber for the video game Halo 2. The following year, he earned his Screen Actors Guild card for his performance in the war drama Over There, where he appeared in two episodes. He later was in an episode of Medium and starred for two seasons on the series The War at Home.

Career

He made his big-screen debut with the production Night at the Museum (2006), playing the pharaoh Ahkmenrah.To the surprise of many, he did not reprise his role in the sequels: Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009) and Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014). He played Jamie in Keith Bunin’s play The Credeaux Canvas at the Elephant Theater in Los Angeles. In 2010, Malek returned to television with the role of the terrorist Marcos Al-Zacar in the eighth season of the series 24. At that time, his work was highly applauded, critics praised him for his portrayal of Corporal Merriell “Snafu” Shelton on the 8 Emmys winning series, The Pacific. He has been highly sought after for difficult-to-play roles, such as misfits and intelligent characters with quirky and psychotic outlines.

Tom Hanks, after seeing his talent, asked him to participate in his movie Larry Crowne released in 2011. Later, we saw him in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 giving life to the Egyptian vampire Benjamin. His Egyptian origin has been an important element because it has given him many opportunities in the world of cinema.

What awards has Rami Malek won?

He has been nominated for an Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Satellite Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, two Dorians Awards, and won a Television Critics Award. For his starring role as Elliot Alderson in the acclaimed Mr. Robot series. He is an actor who has a successful path and has earned the love and admiration of the Hollywood world. He was part of the cast of Josh Washington, from the PlayStation 4 horror video game Until Dawn, to which he lent his voice and facial features. The video game was released on August 25, 2015.

He has had other supporting roles in film and television, such as Kenny in the Fox series The War at Home (2005-07), and Merriel “Snafu” Shelton in the HBO series The Pacific (2010). In short, he has appeared in the films Larry Crowne (2011), The Master (2012), The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 (2012), Short Term 12 (2012), Ain’t Them Bodies Saints (2013) Need for Speed ​​(2014) and Buster’s Mal Heart (2016).

Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Recently, the actor with Egyptian roots just finished filming as the protagonist in the biopic Bohemian Rhapsody (2018), where he plays the musician Freddie Mercury. This film will arrive in Colombia in November in the main cine venues. In the United States, it will be released on November 2nd. As for post-production, a trailer came out in May. The film was originally directed by Bryan Singer, but after various attitudinal problems, he was fired and replaced by English director and actor Dexter Fletcher. Within the cast, we can find important actors, for example, Ben Hardy, Joseph Mazzello, Allen Leech, and Lucy Boynton.

Malek’s work is of great importance in the film because he must give life to one of the most recognized and important singers in the world. The actor must interpret it very well, such is the case that he had to make a dental prosthesis to resemble the character. Freddie Mercury had an overbite problem, which he never wanted to intervene for fear that his vocal register would change.

He won the Golden Globe for Best Actor, the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance in a Leading Role, the BAFTA Award for Best Actor and the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in Bohemian Rhapsody.

Malek starred in Mr. Robot from 2015 to 2019.

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Luke Perry

Luke Perry Biography
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Luke Perry Biography

Luke Perry (October 11, 1966 – March 4, 2019)was an actor. He was born in Mansfield, Ohio, United States. His birth name is Coy Luther Perry III. One of his most popular roles was developed in the series Beverly Hills 90210, known for his role as Dylan McKay and in the popular Riverdale series for taking on the role of Fred Andrews. He studied at Fredericktown High School.

Beginnings

His mother, Ann Bennett, was a housekeeper, and his father, Coy Luther Perry Jr., was a steelworker. When Perry finished his studies he decided to work in a paving company to pay for his acting studies. By landing a role in Beverly Hills 90210, Perry achieved great rewards for his role on the show. He participated in the productions The Enemy and Dirt, Luke was the protagonist in the drama series Jeremiah and took on the role of Jeremiah, narrates a post-apocalyptic future, a deadly virus that infects the world population. As a consequence there are very few survivors left, few reach puberty.

Career

During his career, he has participated in several productions, in some of them, he not only acted but also joined the production area. One of the tapes he co-produced was the independent film: The Florentine, starring Michael Madsen, Jim Belushi, Hal Holbrook, and Mary Stuart Masterson. In the cine, some of his best performances are Riot, Normal Life, American Strays, Buffy, the Vampire Slayer. One of his first performances as a professional actor was in Twisted Sister: Come Out and Play. He used his voice to bring characters to life in the animated series Mortal Kombat, Family Guy, The Hulk, Johnny Bravo (episode Luke Perry’s Guide to Love), and The Simpsons. He has been on Spin City, Will & Grace, Saturday Night Live, Night Visions, and Windfall.

The American-born actor was part of the cast of Criminal Minds (he assumed the role of a leader of a cult). In 2017, his participation in The CW’s Riverdale series, based on the Archie comics created by John L. Goldwater, was confirmed. He took on the role of Fred Andrews, father of the protagonist (portrayed by KJ Apa)

Personal life

Perry was the husband of Rachel Minnie Sharp for ten years, in 2003 they divorced. The couple had two children, Jack and Sophie. In 2015, several precancerous tumors were detected in his colon. This motivated him to carry out several campaigns to detect and prevent colon cancer early. Death Perry suffered a stroke while at his home, located in Los Angeles, this happened on February 27, 2019. Unfortunately, on March 4, his health was compromised, and he died.

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Keanu Reeves

Keanu Reeves Biography
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Keanu Reeves Biography

Keanu Charles Reeves (September 2, 1964) Born in Beirut, Lebanon. Lebanese-born American actor and director. Known for his performances in The Matrix (1999-2003) and John Wick (2014). He studied at Toronto’s High School For The Performing Arts and was part of The Second City theater company.

He began on television with the series Going Great (1982) and Hangin ‘In (1984) and made his film debut with Robert Fortier’s One Step Away (1985). In 1986, he made his Hollywood debut in the film Youngblood and in 1991 he rose to fame with My Private Idaho, a drama in which he worked with James Russo. This was followed by major productions such as The Matrix (1999-2003), Maximum Speed ​​(1994), Constantine (2005), The Lake House (2006), John Wick (2014), and The Dark Side of Desire (2015). Reeves is currently considered one of the most versatile actors on the big screen.

Early life

Keanu is the son of British designer Patricia Taylor and Hawaiian geologist Samuel Nowlin Reeves. Despite being born in Lebanon, Reeves grew up in Canada and the United States. His father left the family when he was only two years old; soon after his parents’ divorce, he lived with different father figures such as theater director Paul Aaron and manager Robert Miller. Back then, Reeves and his mother were constantly shifting from one location to another between the United States and Canada.

As a child, he played hockey and participated in plays. Interested primarily in the performing arts, he studied acting at the prestigious Toronto’s High School For The Performing Arts and soon after joined The Second City theater company. With this, he gained experience, participating in numerous theatrical productions. Already in the 80s, he would take his first steps in the world of television, appearing in series such as Going Great (1982), Hangin ‘In (1984), Night Heat (1985) and Comedy Factory (1985). That same year, he made his Canadian film debut with One Step Away (1985), by Robert Fortier, a drama in which he starred with Diana Belshaw and Kathleen Fee.

Career

Determined to reach a new level in his career, he moved to Los Angeles, where shortly thereafter he shot his first Hollywood film Youngblood (1986). Peter Markle’s drama in which he shared credits with Rob Lowe and Patrick Swayze. That same year, he was seen in the telefilms Act of Vengeance, The Brotherhood of Justice and Under the Influence. He also worked on Disneyland and Flying, a drama in which he shared credits with Olivia d ’Abo. By the end of the 80s, he would begin to gain recognition playing important roles such as Chevalier Danceny in Dangerous Relationships (1988) and Ted Logan in Bill and Ted (1989).

Having gained recognition in the 1980s, Reeves managed to establish himself on the Hollywood scene with the films Love you to death (1990) by Lawrence Kasdan and Pointbreak (1991) by Kathryn Bigelow. That same year he rose to fame playing the role of Scott Favor in My Private Idaho (1991), a Gus Van Sant drama in which he shared the scene with James Russo and his friend River Phoenix. Over this decade he would work on numerous commercial successes such as Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992), by Francis Ford Coppola, and Jan de Bont’s Maximum Speed ​​(1994), sharing the latter role with Sandra Bullock.

The Matrix success

At the end of the 90s, he would play Neo in Matrix (1999), a science fiction film that marked a before and after in the young actor’s career since, from that moment, Reeves became one of the most sought-after actors on the Hollywood scene.

After replaying Neo in The Matrix Reloaded (2003) and The Matrix Revolutions (2003), Reeves starred in Constantine (2005), a Francis Lawrence action thriller that was inspired by the DC comic Hellblazer and featured performances by Rachel Weisz, Tilda Swinton, and Pruitt Taylor Vince. Later, he worked with Sandra Bullock in The Lake House (2006) and with Winona Ryder in A scanner darkly (2006). He was seen often in Street Kings(2008) and The Day that Earth Stood Still (2008), a remake of the Robert Wise film.

In 2013, he starred in the fantasy film about Ako’s loyal ronins, 47 Ronin, and directed his first feature film Man of Tai Chi.

John Wick saga

A year later, he first played hitman John Wick in the saga of the same name. Currently, this saga has three installments: John Wick (2014), John Wick: Pacto De Sangre (2017) and John Wick – Chapter 3: Parabellum (2019).

Keanu Reeves also acted in The Neon Demon (2016), Siberia (2018), and the series Swedish Dicks (2016-18). He is currently recording Bill & Ted Face the Music, John Wick: Chapter 4 and Past Midnight.

Personal life

After almost two decades of singleness, Revees made public his relationship with visual artist Alexandra Grant on November 6, 2019, at the LACMA Art + Film Gala to which he was accompanied by the artist. It is worth mentioning that Reeves had a difficult time in 1999, the year in which his then-girlfriend Jennifer Syme gave birth to his daughter, Ava, who was born dead. The pain caused by the loss led to Syme and Reeves parting ways, despite their love for each other. Two years later, Syme died in a traffic accident, a fact that deeply affected the actor; since then no partner has been known to him.

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Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston Biography
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Jennifer Aniston Biography

Jennifer Joanna Aniston (February 11, 1969), better known as Jennifer Aniston, is an American actress, producer, and director. She was born in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California. Her parents are John Aniston and Nancy Dow. Since she was little, she was raised among actors, her godfather was the actor Telly Savalas, a close friend of Jennifer’s father. She lived in various areas of the country due to the acting work of her father. After living in New York, her parents divorced, and she was left in the custody of her mother. At age six, she began attending the Rudolf Steiner School, a Waldorf school of education that applies the theories of Rudolf Steiner. She excelled in the field of painting, she was presented and exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

Early life

Aniston decided that she would pursue acting when she went to see a Broadway show titled: Children of a Lesser God. At the age of 15, she was admitted to the New York High School for Actors. After finishing her studies, she worked in a hamburger franchise called The Jackson Hole, in Manhattan. Thanks to her good performance, she achieved several roles in Off-Broadway productions such as For Dear Life at the New York Public Theater and Dancing On Checker’s Grave. In search of new opportunities, she moved to Los Angeles in 1989. Before beginning the 90’s she acted in several television shows.

Career and rise to fame

In 1993, she was in Leprechaun. In 1996, she appeared in the Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers music video “Walls”. We must mention that her recognition came with the American series called Friends (1994-2004). She was tested for the role of Monica, although she told the producers that she was more identified with the role of Rachel. She gained recognition in the 90s as Rachel Green. To bring her to life she had to lose several pounds. Her role allowed her to win several major awards, for example, an Emmy, a Golden Globe, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. She starred in 238 episodes of the series becoming one of the highest-paid actresses on television.

She also participated in film productions such as She’s the One (1996), Office Space (1999), The Good Girl (2002), and Friends with Money (2006). The most famous films in which she acted were: Bruce Almighty (2003), Along Came Polly (2004), The Break-Up (2006), Marley & Me (2008) and He’s Just Not That Into You (2009). Aniston began to be called for several films, many of them belonging to the comedy genre. She appeared in the comedy Wanderlust (2012). But, she not only focused on that aspect, but she managed to woo the public with performances such as when she gave life to Claire Simmons in the film directed by Daniel Barnz: Cake (2014).

She worked alongside Julia Roberts and Kate Hudson on Mother’s Day (2016), she was the star of this production by director Garry Marshall. Her fame allowed her to participate in several commercials for Renault Clio, L’Oreal Ella shampoo (it is one of the most sought-after shampoo models), and Microsoft. Since 2007, she has worked on an advertising campaign for the SmartWater drink and a perfume brand, which was launched on July 21, 2010, at Harrods in London. The perfume was called Jennifer Aniston.

For this reason, for the year 2007, Forbes nominated her in the top 10 of the richest women in entertainment and approximated her net earnings at about $ 110 million.

She subsequently starred in Office Christmas Party (2016), a comedy with Jason Bateman, and played Maureen Murphy in the war drama The Yellow Birds (2017). She could also be seen in Anne Fletcher’s Dumplin ‘(2018) and Criminals at Sea (2019), alongside Adam Sandler.

Since 2019, she has played host Alex Levy on Apple TV + The Morning Show. In the series, she shares credits with Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell, Billy Crudup, and Gugu Mbatha-Raw, among others.

Personal Life

Aniston was dating Adam Duritz, leader of the band Counting Crow, and later with Charlie Schlatter, the actor with whom she worked on the series “Ferris Bueller.” She lived in the Hollywood Hills with her boyfriend, actor Tate Donovan, a former romantic partner of Courtney Thorne-Smith. Later, she ended the relationship and eventually said yes to actor Brad Pitt.

On July 29, 2000, they celebrated their wedding in Malibu. On October 2, 2005, Pitt and Aniston got divorced. Later, she began a relationship with Vince Vaughn, with whom she co-starred in The Break-Up. She later dated British model Paul Sculfor for a few months in 2007. The following year, she began dating musician John Mayer until March 2009.

Over the years, she was the girlfriend of the American director and screenwriter Justin Theroux, with whom she got engaged in August 2012. They married on August 5, 2015, after four years of relationship and three as betrothed, the actor couple celebrated their union in a luxurious Bel Air mansion in Los Angeles. After two and a half years of marriage, and when the actress was 49 years old, they separated. Aniston assured that she is happy not to have children because it was a decision that she made and she has matured over the years.

Series and films

  • How I Spent My Summer.
  • Molloy (TV Series).
  • The Leprechaun.
  • Muddling Through (TV Series).
  • Friends (TV Series).
  • She’s the One.
  • Picture Perfect.
  • Office Space.
  • Rock Star.
  • Bruce Almighty.
  • Friends With Money.
  • Rumor Has It.
  • Marley & Me.
  • Management.
  • The Bounty Hunter.
  • The Switch.
  • Horrible Bosses.
  • Wanderlust.
  • Life of Crime.
  • She’s Funny That Way.
  • Mother’s Day.
  • Office Christmas Party.
  • The Yellow Birds.
  • Dumplin
  • Criminals at sea.
  • The Morning Show.
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Actors

Jason Momoa

Jason Momoa Biography
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Jason Momoa Biography

Jason Momoa (August 1, 1979) is an actor and model. He was born in Nānākuli, Hawaii. He grew up with his mother, a photographer, in Nānākuli, Hawaii. His fame began in 1998 since he met the international designer Takeo, he suggested that he be a model, although at that time he was a student of marine biology. In 1999 he won the Hawaiian Model of the Year award and organized the Miss Teen Hawaii pageant. Subsequently, he began acting in the television series: Baywatch (1999), Frankie Seau (2004), Ronon Dex (2005), and Khal Drogo (2011) in Game of Thrones. During his training as an actor, he worked in a surf shop, his knowledge of the sea allowed him to land his first role on television, in Baywatch.

Later, he was in a similar movie called Family Vacation. He worked on another series called The Red Road.

Momoa and Bonet

He met actress Lisa Bonet in 2005, he says that since he saw her, he fell in love with her. On July 23, 2007, Bonet gave birth to their daughter, Lola Iolani Momoa. The following year, their son, Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa, was born. After a long relationship of twelve years, Jason and Lisa were married in a low-key wedding in 2017. He was the victim of an attack in a Hollywood bar, a subject hit him in the face with a broken glass jug. The actor had to undergo several reconstructive surgeries, despite everything on his face there are still many scars.

Career

He was part of the television comedy The Game. The good performance of him allowed him to be the protagonist of a film called Conan the Barbarian, a film adaptation of the famous character of Robert E. Howard. That same year he played Khal Drogo in Game of Thrones; this role gave a great boost to his career. In 2016 he appeared in Batman vs. Superman as Aquaman, henceforth he was a superhero in Justice League (2017), Aquaman (2018), and in the Justice League Part II film that will be released in 2019.

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