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Ellen Pompeo – American actress

Ellen Pompeo - American actress

Ellen Pompeo – American actress

Ellen Pompeo is an American actress, best known for her role of Meredith Grey in the TV series Grey’s Anatomy. She is one of the highest paid persons on television with the fee 350 thousand dollars for a single episode of the show.
Ellen Pompeo was born on November 10, 1969 in Everett, Massachusetts. She is of Irish and Italian descent and was raised as a Catholic. Her mother died of a painkiller overdose when Ellen was four years old, and her father soon remarried.
In the early 1990s, she worked as a bartender in one of New York clubs where she found an agent. Soon she appeared in several television commercials, made for television, and in 1996 she made her debut as a professional actress in an episode of the television series Law & Order.
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Steve Martin – American comedian

Steve Martin - American comedian

Steve Martin – American comedian

Steve Martin is an American actor, comedian, writer, musician, composer and producer. He became world famous after the roles in the films The Jerk, All of Me, Planes, Trains & Automobiles, Father of the Bride, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Roxanne and The Pink Panther. In 2014 the actor was awarded Oscar for his outstanding contribution to cinema.
Stephen Glenn Martin was born on August 14, 1945, in Waco, Texas. His family moved to California when he was five, and he grew up near Disneyland. In adolescence the actor worked in Disneyland tennis park, entertained visitors and played the banjo. At school Martin was a cheerleader.
Steve studied at the University of California. For some time the actor even studied philosophy, but one day he understood that comedy was his life. He began performing in various clubs as a comic actor. Two of his comedy albums A Wild and Crazy Guy and Let’s Get Small received Grammy award.
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Stan Lee – famous American writer

Stan Lee - famous American writer

Stan Lee – famous American writer

Stan Lee is a famous American writer, actor, producer, TV presenter, screenwriter, editor and creator of many naturalistic comic characters, as well as the former president and chairman of the Marvel Comics. Lee is also known as a film and television actor, he starred in many films as a cameo or played supporting roles.
Stanley Martin Lieber (his real name) was born on December 28, 1922 in New York, USA. When Lee was nearly 9 years old, his first and only brother Larry was born.
Stan graduated from DeWitt Clinton High School in Bronx.
In October 1942, he was drafted into the US Army, where he served until October 1945.
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Martin Freeman – English actor

Martin Freeman - English actor

Martin Freeman – English actor

Martin Freeman is an English actor. He is a winner of Emmy and BAFTA awards, and was nominated for Golden Globe. He is best known for his roles in the film The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, TV series Sherlock and Fargo, as well as the role of Bilbo Baggins in the trilogy The Hobbit.
Martin John Christopher Freeman was born on September 8, 1971 in Hampshire, England. He was the youngest of four children into the family of a naval officer. His parents divorced and when Martin was 10 years old his father died of a heart attack. His brother Tim was a soloist in Frazier Chorus, brother Jamie was engaged in web design and music. Freeman’s cousin is known comedian.
In his childhood Martin played squash and even played for the British national team.
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Lucy Hale – American actress and singer

Lucy Hale - American actress and singer

Lucy Hale – American actress and singer

Lucy Hale is an American film and television actress, country singer, songwriter, designer, model and public figure.
Karen Lucille Hale was born on June 14, 1989 in Memphis, Tennessee. Lucy has elder sister Maggie. Their parents divorced when they were teenagers. At the age of 8 Lucy began singing. In 2012, Hale admitted that as a teenager she suffered from anorexia.
13-year-old Lucy and her mother went to Los Angeles to take part in American Juniors. The girl became popular thanks to the performance of the 1980s hit Call Me, and later recorded a few solo songs for the album Kids in America. In 2003 Hale appeared in such television projects as An American Idol Christmas, Entertainment Tonight and Slime Time Live on Nickelodeon. In 2005, Lucy finally moved to Los Angeles, where she was invited to take part in such shows as The OC, Drake and Josh, How I Met Your Mother, Secrets of a Small Town. On the set of the TV series Wizards of Waverly Place Lucy met actor David Henry who became her boyfriend.
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Brendan Fraser – film and theater actor

Brendan Fraser – film and theater actor

Brendan Fraser – film and theater actor

Brendan Fraser is an American and Canadian film and theater actor, television producer. He is best known for his role as Rick O’Connell in the trilogy of films The Mummy and the films Blast from the Past and George of the Jungle, as well as roles in the films Bedazzled and Crash.
Brendan James Fraser was born on December 3, 1968, Indianapolis, Indiana. His mother was a sales advisor and his father, a former journalist, worked in the Ministry of Tourism in Canada. His maternal uncle, George Genereux, was the only Canadian to win a gold medal in the 1952 Summer Olympics. Brendan has three elder brothers: Kevin, Sean and Regan. As a child, Brendan together with his family traveled a lot. For a long time he lived in the Netherlands, Switzerland, Italy, London and various US cities.
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Shirley Temple – talented American actress

Shirley Temple – talented American actress

Shirley Temple – talented American actress

Shirley Temple was an American actress, best known for her children’s roles in 1930s. In 1934, she was the winner of the Youth Academy Award and became the youngest person to receive Oscar. Shirley was one of the highest paid actresses in the United States during the Great Depression. After completing her acting career, she entered politics, becoming a prominent American diplomat and ambassador. She is the most popular child actress of all time.
Shirley Temple was born on April 23, 1928 in Santa Monica, California. Shirley had two elder brothers – John Stanley (3 January 1915 – 24 December 1985), and George Francis Jr. (January 24, 1919 – 27 May 1996).
As a child Shirley began to take dance steps almost as soon as she began to walk. In January 1932 Temple signed a contract with Educational Pictures. Her first works were small ads and roles in the TV series Baby Burlesks. In 1934, Shirley played in her first feature film Red-Haired Alibi.
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