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Lady Gaga – Queen of Epatage

Lady Gaga - Queen of Epatage

Lady Gaga – Queen of Epatage

Lady Gaga is an American singer, songwriter, producer, philanthropist, designer and actress. In 2008, Lady Gaga released her debut album The Fame, which was a commercial success and was well received by critics. Her two singles Just Dance and Poker Face became international hits. In 2009, she released the mini-album The Fame Monster. Bad Romance, Telephone and Alejandro achieved high sales worldwide. The Monster Ball Tour became one of the most lucrative in history. The second studio album Born This Way topped the charts of almost all countries of the world. The third studio album Artpop was released on November 11, 2013.
Influenced by David Bowie, Michael Jackson, Madonna and Queen, Lady Gaga created bright style.
The singer has a lot of awards, including six Grammy awards, 13 MTV Video Music Awards and 8 MTV Europe Music Awards. Time magazine named the performer one of the most influential personalities in the world.
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Clint Eastwood – legendary actor and director

Clint Eastwood – legendary actor and director

Clint Eastwood – legendary actor and director

Clint Eastwood is an American film actor, film director and composer. He is a winner of four Oscar awards, Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award, the US National Medal of the Arts (2009), and the Honorary Cesar Award. He ranks among the world’s best known and most successful movie stars.
Clinton Eastwood was born on May 31, 1930 in San Francisco into a family of simple workers. His childhood was during the Great Depression, and the family often moved along the west coast in search of work. They settled in the town of Piedmont (California), where young Eastwood graduated from high school. Then he attended technical school in Auckland where he was offered to try his hand as an actor.
In 1951, Eastwood entered the University of Seattle, but he was drafted into the army and served at Fort Ord. There he was noted by an assistant director of the series Rawhide and was offered the role of a cowboy. Five years later, Clint was offered the lead role in the film A Fistful of Dollars. Later, Eastwood starred in For a Few Extra Dollars and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.
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Monica Bellucci – Italian actress and model

Monica Bellucci - Italian actress and model

Monica Bellucci – Italian actress and model

Monica Bellucci is an Italian actress and fashion model. She is one of the world’s most beautiful women.
Monica Anna Maria Bellucci was born on September 30, 1964 in provincial Italian town of Città di Castello. Since childhood, she wanted to become a lawyer. To study at the University of Perugia (Faculty of Law), 16-year-old Monica worked as a model. However, the girl was fond of the glamorous lifestyle and decided to give up her childhood dream in favor of secular life. Monica is fluent in English and French, as well as Spanish.
In 1988, Monica moved to Milan, where she signed a contract with Elite Model Management. In 1989, Monica was already a famous model in Paris and New York. She posed for the famous design magazines Dolce & Gabbana and Elle modeling (France).
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Nastassja Kinski – German actress

Nastassja Kinski - German actress

Nastassja Kinski – German actress

Nastassja Kinski is a German actress, Golden Globe winner (1981). In 1975 and 1983 she was awarded Deutscher Filmpreis prize. The actress is known for the title role in the film Tess (1979) and her roles in Wim Wenders’ films.
Nastassja Aglaia Nakszynski (her real name) was born on January 24, 1961 in Berlin to German actor Klaus Kinski and Ruth Brigitte. Her mother worked as a shop assistant when Klaus met her. The father named his daughter Nastassja Aglaia after two characters of Dostoevsky’s novel The Idiot. Nastassja’s parents divorced in 1968 and the girl lived with her mother in Munich. The actress said that the family had financial difficulties at that time and she shoplifted food and small things. She was also caught for ticketless travel on buses. Kinski didn’t pay fines and court summons. Later, in 1978, she was arrested at the airport and had to spend about three months in prison for juveniles.
At the age of 15 the girl had a love affair with film director Roman Polanski. In 1976, Kinski posed for French magazine Vogue.
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Kylie Minogue – Australian singer and actress

Kylie Minogue - Australian singer and actress

Kylie Minogue – Australian singer and actress

Kylie Minogue is an Australian singer, songwriter and actress. She became popular in the mid-1980s after her role in the Australian television soap opera Neighbours – even before the beginning of her career as a pop singer. Her album Fever, released in 2001, entered the top 50 best albums according to BBC version, and in 2004 she received her first Grammy statuette.
Kylie Ann Minogue was born on May 28, 1968 in Melbourne, Australia. Kylie is the eldest of three children, her sister Dannii Minogue is also a well-known pop singer.
Minogue participated in soap operas Skyways, The Sullivans and The Henderson Kids. In 1986 she began starring in the soap opera Neighbours. On the set of the series she began an affair with actor Jason Donovan.
In 1986 Minogue signed a contract with Mushroom Records. The single Locomotion spent seven weeks on the first place in the Australian music charts and became the biggest selling single of the year. She was invited to London to work with Stock, Aitken and Waterman. Her first album Kylie (a collection of dance songs) took first place in the UK album chart and became the bestselling album of the year. In late 1988, Minogue stopped acting in the TV series Neighbours to concentrate on her music career.
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Benedict Cumberbatch – British actor

Benedict Cumberbatch - British actor

Benedict Cumberbatch – British actor

Benedict Cumberbatch is a British theater, cinema and television actor. He is a winner of the Laurence Olivier Award (2012) and Emmy Award (2014), two-time nominee for Golden Globe and also was nominated for Oscar. In 2015 Benedict became Commander of the Order of the British Empire.
Cumberbatch is best known for his roles of Sherlock Holmes in the series Sherlock (2010), Khan Noonien Singh in the science fiction film Star Trek: Nemesis (2013), journalist Julian Assange in the biographical thriller The Fifth Estate (2013) and the mathematician Alan Turing the historical drama The Imitation Game (2014). In 2016 the actor played the main role in the fantasy film Doctor Strange.
Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch was born on July 19, 1976 in London, UK. He is a son of actors Timothy Carlton (full name Timothy Carlton Congdon Cumberbatch) and Wanda Ventham, a descendant of King Edward III of the Plantagenet dynasty.
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Emir Kusturica – great film director

Emir Kusturica – great film director

Emir Kusturica – great film director

Emir Kusturica is a Yugoslav and Serbian film director. He was a winner at the largest film festivals in Europe, including two Palme d’Or awards at the Cannes Film Festival. He is a Cavalier of the Order of the Legion of Honor, a foreign member of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts. Kusturica is also known as a member of the folk-rock band The No Smoking Orchestra.
Emir Kusturica was born on November 24, 1954 in Sarajevo (now it is the capital of an independent state Bosnia and Herzegovina).
At the age of 18 Kusturica left Sarajevo to receive education. He studied in the prestigious Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (Czechoslovakia), whose graduates at different times were Milos Forman, Jiri Menzel and Goran Paskaljevic. Kusturica made his first films while studying in Prague – short films Part of the truth (1971) and Autumn (1972).
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