Born this day 50 years ago, Jason Statham didn’t start out as the action hero we know and love him as today. Before debuting in Guy Ritchie’s Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels in 1998, Statham was a diver on the British National Diving Team, a fashion model and black market salesman. Looking like he ..
Born into a middle-class family in the state of New York, this child og divorced parent fell in love with the theatre at the age of 12 when he saw a stage production of Arthur Miller’s All My Sons. To years later a neck injury put a stop to any dreams of a sporting career which made him ..
Like many other comic actors, the California born Will Ferrell first made a name for himself in the popular sketchshow Saturday Night Live in the mid-1990s. Ferrell is considered part of the so-called Frat Pack consisting of comic actors who emerged in the late-1990s to early-2000s, actors such as Jack Black, Ben Stiller, Steve Carell, ..
Canadian born Dan Aykroyd is probably best known for his roles in cult comedies Ghostbuster and The Blues Brothers but has given many memorable performances during his career. Starting out as a stand-up comedian, the actor gained fame on late night comedy show Saturday Night Live, where he became known for his impersonations of celebrities ..
Dustin Rikert received the Outstanding Student award at the University of Southern California School of Cinema-Television and has so far directed 15 feature films, most of which he has also written. Unwilling to be limited to one kind of genre, Rikert has created movies in several different genres, but quite of few of them ..
“The jail’s only got one cell, and the lock’s broke and I sleep in it.” This is the state of justice when we we first reach Shinbone: a sleepy caricature of a frontier town near the turn of the 20th century. Although set nearly 100 years prior, America still felt young and on the verge ..
Few Hollywood actor have as iconic status as john Wayne. His influence may have been forgotten for a while after hi film persona and personal political and social views grew out of fashion and sparked controversy towards the end of his life, but still he often creeps up when the conversation falls on favourite actors. ..
Icelandic actor and writer Sveinn Òlafur Gunnarsson works a lot in theater but have also starred in several Icelandic and international movie productions as well as co-written the award-winning À annan veg (Either Way, 2011), which he also starred in. Gunnarsson starred in Hrútar (Rams, 2015), Grímur Hákonarson’s Cannes winner, but also had a big ..
Richard Dale Jenkins was born into a middle class family on 4 May 1947 in Illinois and worked as a linen truck driver as a young man (coincidentally, his boss was actor John C. Reilly’s father) before earning a degree in drama from Illinois Wesleyan University. Jenkins has been married to wife Sharon his 1969 ..
International Dance Day was introduced in 1982 by the International Dance Council and is celebrated every year on April 29th. The idea of the day, is to celebrate dance and attract attention to dance arts from a wider public. Cinematic history has given us many memorable dances, right from Gene Kelly’s unforgettable dance in the ..
Hollywood legend Jack Nicholson was born in humble circumstances as an illegitimate child and was raised by his grandparents without ever knowing who his father was. Few could then have predicted that Nicholson would end up as the most Oscar nominated male actor in the Academy’s history with a total of 12 nominations resulting in ..