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Cameron Diaz – American actress and model

Cameron Diaz - American actress and model

Cameron Diaz – American actress and model

Cameron Diaz is an American actress and former fashion model. She became known in the 1990s for her role in the film The Mask. The actress was nominated for Golden Globe for her roles in the films There’s Something About Mary, Vanilla Sky, Gangs of New York and Being John Malkovich.
Cameron Michelle Diaz was born on August 30, 1972 in San Diego, California. Her mother, Billy Diaz, worked as an agent of import and export and her father, Emilio Diaz (1949-2008), worked at Union Oil Company of California for more than 20 years. Cameron and her elder sister were fond of Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica and Van Halen.
Cameron spent her childhood in Long Beach and studied at Long Beach Polytechnic High School.
As a child, Cameron had a lot of pets (cats, mice, birds, snakes, and so on) and dreamed of becoming a zoologist.
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Julia Roberts – successful American actress

Julia Roberts – successful American actress

Julia Roberts – successful American actress

Julia Roberts is a successful American actress. The first success of the actress was the role in the movie Steel Magnolias for which she won Golden Globe and was nominated for Oscar. A year later, Roberts got the status of Hollywood Star after the title role in the melodrama Pretty Woman, which brought her second Golden Globe award and nominations for Oscar and BAFTA. In 2001, she appeared in the film Erin Brockovich and won numerous awards including Oscar, the third Golden Globe and BAFTA. In 2014, she was nominated for Oscar, Golden Globe and BAFTA for supporting role in the film August: Osage County. Roberts is one of the highest paid actresses in the world.
Julia Fiona Roberts was born on October 28, 1967 in Atlanta, Georgia. The future actress was the third child in the family. She has older brother, Eric Roberts (born on April 18, 1956) and sister Lisa (born on August 5, 1965). Julia’s father, Walter Grady Roberts (1933-1977), was a seller, actor and writer. Her mother, Betty Lou Bredemus, worked as a secretary in the parish and was an actress. Roberts’s father owned a small acting school for children in Decatur, Georgia, which was attended by children of Martin Luther King.
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Brad Pitt – handsome Hollywood actor

Brad Pitt – handsome Hollywood actor

Brad Pitt – handsome Hollywood actor

Brad Pitt is an American actor and producer. In 1995, he was Golden Globe winner for his role in the film Twelve Monkeys. In 2014, he was awarded Oscar as one of the producers of the film 12 Years a Slave.
William Bradley Pitt was born on December 18, 1963 in Shawnee, Oklahoma. William grew up in a very religious American family. His father, William Pitt, worked as a manager and his mother, Jane Etta Hillhouse, worked as a teacher at the local school. William, his brother Doug and sister Julie grew up in Springfield (Missouri), where the family moved soon after his birth.
After high school, William entered the University of Missouri where he studied journalism and advertising. However, after graduation he went to Hollywood to start his acting career. There he changed his name to Brad Pitt. At first Pitt worked as a driver, carrier and even invited passers-by to visit El Pollo Loco dressed in a suit of a giant chicken.
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Marion Cotillard – French actress

Marion Cotillard - French actress

Marion Cotillard – French actress

Marion Cotillard is a French theater, television and film actress. For her role in the film A Very Long Engagement she was awarded the Cesar Award. In 2008, the actress received Oscar for the film La Vie en rose in which she played the role of Edith Piaf. Marion became the second actress in the history of the award, who managed to get Oscar for her role in the foreign language film. Previously, only Italian Sophia Loren received Oscar in 1962. Also for the film La Vie en rose Cotillard won Golden Globe and BAFTA awards.
Marion Cotillard was born on September 30, 1975 in Paris, France. Her mother, Niseema Theillaud, was a stage actress and her father, Jean-Claude Cotillard, was an actor, director, founder of the theater group Cotillard and a professor at the acting school. Marion has two younger twin brothers, Quentin who is a sculptor and painter and Guillaume who is a writer. Marion spent her childhood in Orleans, where she studied at the Conservatory of Dramatic Art and attended singing classes. Her parents performed together in a theatre troupe, and Cotillard got her first taste of acting when she appeared onstage in a play written by her father.
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Michael Fassbender – Irish actor

Michael Fassbender - Irish actor

Michael Fassbender – Irish actor

Michael Fassbender is an Irish theater, cinema and television actor, producer of German descent. He is best known for collaboration with film director Steve McQueen. Michael starred in his films Hunger, Shame and 12 Years a Slave. The actor is known as Magneto in the films X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past and X-Men: Apocalypse. He also starred in such films as 300, Inglourious Basterds, Jane Eyre, A Dangerous Method, Prometheus, Macbeth, Steve Jobs and TV series Band of Brothers and Agatha Christie’s Poirot. He is a winner of Volpi Cup for Best Actor (2011), has two nominations for Oscar (2014, 2016), three nominations for Golden Globe (2012, 2014, 2016), and four nominations for BAFTA Award (2009, 2012, 2014, 2016).
Michael Fassbender was born on April 2, 1977 in Heidelberg, Germany. In 1979 the family moved to the town of Killarney, where Michael’s father opened a restaurant West End House, and worked there as a chef. While still a boy, Michael was fond of playing the guitar, piano and accordion.
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Fergie Duhamel – American singer and actress

Fergie Duhamel - American singer and actress

Fergie Duhamel – American singer and actress

Fergie Duhamel, better known as Fergie, is an American singer, actress and designer.
Stacy Ann Ferguson (her real name) was born on March 27, 1975 in California in a Catholic family of Patrick Ferguson and Terry Jackson. The girl was engaged in dancing. At the age of nine the girl voiced two cartoon characters – Celli and Lucy. As a child, she was a member of the children’s show Kids Incorporated, and later joined the music group Wild Orchid. Ferguson was also a co-host of the show Great Pretenders.
In 2003 she became a singer in hip-hop group The Black Eyed Peas. In the next few years Stacy Ferguson recorded six new albums with hip hop band. The girl became a real star with great number of fans and she also became a real style icon for many millions of women.
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Bruce Willis – American film actor

Bruce Willis - American film actor

Bruce Willis – American film actor

Bruce Willis is an American film actor, producer and musician of German origin. He is one of the highest paid actors in Hollywood. His most famous role was the role of the policeman John McClane in the series Die Hard, as well as roles in such films as Death Becomes Her (1992), Pulp Fiction (1994), 12 Monkeys (1995), The Fifth Element (1997), Armageddon (1998), The Sixth Sense (1999), Unbreakable (2000), Sin City (2005), Lucky Number Slevin (2005), RED (2010).
Walter Bruce Willis was born on March 19, 1955 in Idar-Oberstein, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. His father David was an American soldier. In 1957 the family moved to New Jersey. Bruce is the eldest of four children. When Bruce was 16 years old his parents divorced.
As a child Bruce stammered. In order to overcome his defect he joined school theater. Willis enjoyed performing on stage. After graduating from university he moved to New York. The future actor worked as a bartender and was noticed by casting director. Willis also worked at a chemical plant DuPont, as a truck driver, a bodyguard and a waiter. And in his spare time, he played the harmonica with the band Loose Goose.
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