Where actors are taught: Schukin School
Today Shchukin School celebrates its 101st birthday. This is a theater institute with its own special traditions. Only one out of a hundred applicants manage to get the coveted student…

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Actors Recognized by One Role
Are you familiar with a situation where, when you see a famous actor on the screen, remember the name of his popular movie hero earlier than the present? Sometimes the…

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Alone in the field ... actor!
A one-man show is a complex, rare genre and, some even say, are dying. Contrary to this sad opinion, Solo festival of solo performances is taking place in Moscow this…

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Actors Recognized by One Role

Are you familiar with a situation where, when you see a famous actor on the screen, remember the name of his popular movie hero earlier than the present? Sometimes the names of the heroes completely obscure the real names of the actors. What is it – star fame or a label for life?

Each actor dreams of such an image that will bring them fame and audience sympathy. However, when the role becomes the actor’s calling card, it can become both a happy ticket and an actor’s curse. But not for the audience! After all, their love for vivid images is transferred to the actors themselves. Let’s remember the most vivid images that merged with the actors who played them.

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Strong gender: sex symbols of Hollywood

When we watch a movie, we are primarily interested in the plot and talent of the actors. But let’s be honest with ourselves: the attractive appearance of male characters is a nice bonus. Let’s remember the cutest male actors in Hollywood.

93 years ago, on November 13, 1921, the film Sheikh by George Melford was released. This picture made a superstar and a recognized sex symbol of actor Rudolf Valentino, who played a major role in it. He was one of the main handsome men of silent black and white cinema. But in his youth he was not accepted to military school because of his too slender physique. And today, his photographs do not seem so beautiful. But the magic of cinema did its job – the actor had a huge number of fans, and his early death led to real audience hysteria.

It is easy to trace how the tastes of the spectators changed throughout the 20th century. Sex symbol of the 50s can be called Elvis Presley. A handsome guy with a magnificent hairstyle admired fans in any way: both as a romantic singer with a guitar, and as an ordinary American army. The sex symbol of the 60s was Sean Conner in the guise of a secret agent, a strong man, far from tenderness and romance. By the way, later People magazine called him the sexiest man of the XX century. Continue reading

Women Gerard Depardieu
The most charming hero of French cinema, a charming lover of wine, gastronomy and just a good life, Gerard Depardieu celebrates his birthday tomorrow. No one will call his beauty…

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Rich and famous: who did they earn as a youth?
Life is unfair! - Young people often complain. Students with no work experience are rarely offered truly interesting vacancies. We have to earn extra money on a boring, low-skilled job,…

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The best historical series
Historical facts and legends, palace intrigues and politics, powerful kings and little people who turned history, war and peace, love and betrayal - what could be more exciting? All this…

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Children-Phenomena: Young Talents and Their Ways
History knows many examples when, after a loud fame in childhood, an artist, without passing the test of fame or money, practically disappears from the radar of the public with…

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