Born on June 23, 1927, Bob Fosse grew up in Chicago and was the second youngest in a family of six. His father, a traveling salesman for The Hershey Company, was also a known vaudeville entertainer. From a young age, Fosse took an interest in dancing and performing and was supported by his family. Considered a young prodigy, Fosse was taught dancing, specifically tap, early and, before even reaching high school, was performing professionally at local nightclubs. During his young teenage years, through his performances, Fosse was introduced to the style of vaudeville dancing, a popular entertainment style that mixed burlesque dancing, song, and comedy.
Newman began his career in acting on Broadway during the early 50s and was starring in feature films by the end of the decade (Harmetz). His first feature was the Warner Brothers film The Silver Chalice in 1954. Newman would later publicly apologize for his performance in this movie (“Paul Newman.” Matinee Classics). He would soon get his next big break when he starred in Somebody Up There Likes Me in 1956. The lead role, originally written for James Dean, was passed on to Newman after Dean’s tragic death (Harmetz).
Roberto Jordan English 4 Autobiography Christopher Reeve II. Life A. Early Years Christopher Reeve was born in New York City on September 25th of 1952, as the son of Barbara Johnson a journalist and Franklin D’Oiler Reeve who was a teacher, novelist, poet and scholar. His grandfather Richard Henry Reeve had been the CEO of Prudential Financial for over twenty five years. Prior to Reeves birth his father was a Princeton University graduate studying for a master’s degree in Russian at Columbia University.
He began his acting career at the age of nine where he played a role in a school play. After appearing several times in various stage shows and television series, Morgan established himself as an esteemed actor through playing prominent movies such as; “Robin Hood”, “Prince of Thieves”, “The Shawshank Redemption”, “Million Dollar Baby”, “RED”, “The Dark Knight Rises” and “Match Of The Penguins”. Due to his breathtaking performance at the centre sage, Morgan Freeman has won numerous accolades and awards such as; the Obie Award, Oscar Award, life time achievement award and Golden Globe Award among many more. Denzel Washington Denzel Washington is another African American actor who took the entire Hollywood by storm through his amazing talent in acting. Born on 28th December 1954, Denzel Washington Jr. pursued a career in acting in Lincoln Centre campus.
In Fallon’s published journal titled “They Psychopath Inside” describes how Fallon discovered he had the genetic makeup of a psychopath, and yet, is a successful scientist and a family man. Fallon first discovered his hidden psychopathy in 2006, it was not until 2010 were he took his psychopathic traits seriously. Growing up he had a fantastic relationship with his parents and siblings. Fallon states that “Although I made pipe bombs as a kid, and did some joy riding in stolen cars and broke into some liquor cabinets as an early teen, we always returned every piece of stolen property” (Fallon, 2013). In addition, Fallon describes how he was tested, and scored high on the traits associated with positive behavior within aggressive narcissism.
But as his fame rise, some rumors caused his life to be miserable, and eventually died young. Michael Jackson was born on August 29 in 1958 and was a gifted child. His father believed that Michael and his brothers had talent and he put them all in a band called the Jackson 5. Michael was only 5 years old at the time. The Jackson 5 worked as the opening act for R&B artists like Gladys Knight and the Pips.
Over two decades is a long time when you speak of Hollywood couples. Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson have a strong relationship that inspires many. Not only do they have a famous relationship, but they are both famous Hollywood celebrities and have starred in major films. Tom Hanks was born on July 9th, 1956 in Concord, California. As a young child, Tom faced a divorce between his mother and father at the age of five.
John Cheever Legendary Short-Story Writer John Cheever was a “bestselling, Pulitzer prize-winning author of five novels and some of the most brilliant short stories ever published” (Cooke, 1). He was part of a middle-class family that lived in Massachusetts. Although Cheever went to a private school and was a creative writer, he had a difficult time succeeding academically. He went to Thayer Academy in high school where he was expelled for smoking and bad grades. John Cheever can be compared to his own character in “The Swimmer”, Ned Merrill, through their family life, battle with alcoholism, and dysfunctional relationships.
After watching a portion of a movie called Wild Style during a class session, I couldn’t help but rent it out afterwards and watch the whole thing, twice. When analyzed as a basic movie, Wild Style is less than mediocre. As a document of South Bronx culture in the early 1980’s, it is beyond priceless. The producer Charlie Aheard captured the hip-hop culture right before it became a nationwide phenomenon; Wild Style portrays a first person experience of when it all began. Legendary New York graffiti artist Lee Quinones plays the part of Zoro, the city 's most elusive graffiti writer.
After being together for 5 months Bruce and Kris decided to get married. He took on the role of being a stepfather to Khloe, Kim, Kourtney, and Rob Kardashian eventually having two more children, Kendall and Kylie Jenner. The family became stars of a reality TV show on E! Network called “Keeping up with the Kardashians.” Their reality TV show gives everyone an inside look of the life the family lives in California. The show has been a huge hit since 2007 and is still a huge hit to this current day.
The website About Entertainment houses a biography of Daniel Tosh as well as many other comedians. After graduating from the University of Central Florida, Tosh had his first career-building stand up comedy act in 1998. This performance was held at the Just for Laughs Montreal Festival and it was very successful. Later on in Tosh’s stand up comedy career, he appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman. Other television shows that he has been invited
Fresh Off the Boat is a very nice TV series that is airing on ABC. It is currently on its second season and has been airing since 2015. This unique comedy is a memoir of an Asian- American man by the name of Eddie Huang. FOTB recalls his childhood growing up as a hip-hop head 12-year-old who had to move across the country from D.C.’s Chinatown to a white suburb in Orlando. The show is produced by Eddie Huang himself and directed by Lynn Shelton.
Sylvester Stallone has a net worth of $400 million. He was born Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone in New York City, New York on July 6, 1946. Stallone is the oldest child of Frank Stallone, Sr. and Jacqueline Stallone; his brother is musician and actor named Frank, Jr.. He is a writer, producer, director, and an actor. He went to college at University of Miami, but dropped out to pursue a career writing screenplays.
Ferrell is the son of Roy Lee Ferrell Jr., one of the Righteous Brothers. He was on the show for seven years, and would return to the show to host two times. With Adam McKay, Ferrell co-founded a sketch comedy website called Funny or Die where users can make and upload content that is voted on by other users visiting the site. In 1990, he graduated from the University of Southern California with a bachelor 's degree in Sports Information. He has stated that his sense of humor developed from the boredom of living in a small town and entertaining his friends as a child, he was always the class clown in school; winning the "Best Personality" title voted by his classmates.
Gabriel Iglesias, also known as Fluffy, is a well-known Latino in the Hispanic and American world. From standup comedy all the way to acting, he knows how to make a person laugh their tails off. Gabriel was born on July 15, 1976 in San Diego California. Being the youngest of six children, Gabriel faced a hardship growing up. His father was not around when he was born so he was raised by his mother on Section 8 Housing.