Kate Upton is an American model and actress.
Katherine Upton was born on June 10, 1992, St. Joseph, Michigan. The girl grew up in Melbourne, Florida. The girl’s father, Jeff Upton, is the director of the sports school, and her mother, Shelley Upton, was a tennis champion in Texas. He uncle, Fred Upton, is a Congressman of the Republican Party of Michigan. Kate has three brothers.
Upton studied at the Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy.
Since childhood Kate was engaged in horseback riding. She was a three-time winner of APHA Reserve World Championship among young riders (13-14 years). Her first horse’s name was Roanie Pony, and together with the second horse nicknamed Zipped she continued to participate in the championships until 2009. Kate was a member of the famous American Paint Horse Association.
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Kate Upton is an American model and actress.
Sophie Marceau is a French actress, film director and singer.
Sophie Daniele Sylvie Marceau was born on November 17, 1966 in Paris, France. Her father worked as a driver, and her mother was a saleswoman.
In February 1980, Sophie joined one of the modeling agencies. Casting director of the film Boum Françoise Menidre asked modeling agencies to recommend a teenager for the role in the comedy. So Sophie got her first role. The film was a huge success and two years later its sequel La Boum 2 was released. For her role Sophie received Cesar award in the category Best Newcomer and the most promising actress.
At the age of 16, she already played with Gerard Depardieu and Catherine Deneuve in the film Fort Sagan. Depardieu was her partner once again in the film Police, directed by Maurice Pialat.
Charles Dance is a British actor, screenwriter, director, and producer. In 2006 he became officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE).
Walter Charles Dance was born on October 10, 1946 in Redditch, Worcestershire, England. His father, Walter Dance, worked as a civil engineer, and his mother, Eleanor Perks, was a cook. His father died when Charles was four years old, and he and his mother moved to Plymouth. Charles studied design and photography in Plymouth College of Art and then in art school in Leicester, but later he chose a career of actor.
In the mid ’70s, he became a member of the troupe of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. Dance first appeared on screen in 1974, but wide fame came to him only 10 years later, after he starred in the 1984 television series Jewel in The Crown.
Priscilla Presley is an American actress and entrepreneur, the only wife of the King of Rock and Roll Elvis Presley. As an actress she is best known for the role of Jenna Wade in the television series Dallas, as well as in the film series The Naked Gun.
Priscilla Ann Beaulieu Wagner was born on May 24, 1945 in Brooklyn, New York. Her biological father, James Wagner, was a pilot in the US naval forces and was killed in a plane crash when Priscilla was still an infant. Her mother, Anna Lillian Iversen, married Paul Bole, US Air Force officer, and they called her Priscilla Ann. Bole family was in West Germany at the same time as Elvis served there in the US Army. Priscilla was 14 years old, and Elvis 24, when they first met in Wiesbaden. And after his departure from Europe Elvis kept warm relations with Priscilla, regularly called her and sent his records.
Carrie Fisher is an American actress, screenwriter and novelist, the daughter of actress Debbie Reynolds and singer Eddie Fisher. She became famous after her role of Princess Leia Organa in film series Star Wars.
Carrie Fisher was born on October 21, 1956 in Beverly Hills, California. Her father Eddie Fisher was a crooner and her mother Mary Frances was an actress, known under the name Debbie Reynolds. Carrie has a younger brother, Todd Fisher. Her two half-sisters, Joely Fisher and Tricia Leigh Fisher, are also actresses. When Carrie was 2 years old, her parents divorced and her father married actress Elizabeth Taylor. The following year, her mother married Harry Karl, the owner of a chain of shoe stores.
Carrie’s dream was to become an actress like her mother. Her debut was in 1973 in the musical Irene, the revival of the Broadway hit, where she acted together with her mother.
Dwayne Johnson is an American wrestler and film actor, also known under the pseudonym The Rock. From 1996 to 2004 he performed in World Wrestling Federation / Entertainment (WWF / E). He is an eight-time WWF / E champion, two-time WCW champion, two-time WWF Intercontinental champion. He is also the sixth Triple Crown champion and the winner of the Battle Royal in 2000.
In 2000, Johnson wrote an autobiographical book The Rock Says, which debuted in first place in the list of New York Times bestsellers.
In 2001, he began acting in movies, and in 2002 starred in the movie The Scorpion King. His fee ($ 5.5 million) entered the Guinness Book of Records as the highest fee for the first starring role. In addition, Johnson starred in such films as The Mummy Returns, Walking Tall, The Rundown, Doom, Tooth Fairy, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra 2, Hercules, as well as in The Fast and The Furious.
Whoopi Goldberg is an American film and stage actress, producer, writer, TV presenter, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. She is one of the few celebrities who were awarded four major US prestigious awards – Oscar, Grammy, Emmy and Tony. She also received two Golden Globe awards, BAFTA and a Star on the Walk of Fame. Whoopi is one of the brightest Hollywood stars of 1980-1990-ies.
Caryn Elaine Johnson (her real name) was born on November 13, 1955 in Manhattan, New York. Her mother worked as a nurse and teacher, and her father was a priest.
At the age of eight Caryn began performing in the Helen Rubenstein experimental children’s theater. The girl had to left school due to dyslexia.
In the late 1960s, Caryn joined the hippie movement. She left home to live in a commune where she addicted to marijuana, and later – to the heavier drugs. The girl didn’t work for a long time. She tried to get rid of the addiction but it was very difficult.