Young actors on the stage
Do you know what day will be celebrated tomorrow? World Theater Day. For more than half a century, it has been celebrated under the motto "Theater as a means of…

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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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The modest stars of Soviet cinema: Alisa Freindlikh and Evgeny Steblov
Beloved by many, an actress with an outlandish German surname is a real Petersburger. She was born in the center of the northern capital, in a house overlooking St. Isaac's…

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Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem. From friendship to love

“Cumpleanos feliz!” from all sides she will hear tomorrow “Happy Birthday!”

He fell in love with her at first sight, but could only admit his feelings after many years.

They became best friends, but shooting a Woody Allen movie changed the lives of both actors in just one day …

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In her native Spain, her name is simply simply “Pe”, and in Hollywood – “Spanish Charm” or “Madrid Madonna”.

The mother of the future star dreamed that her daughter would become a ballerina, but already at the age of 15 Penelope signed a contract and left for the TV. It is noteworthy that she gave her first fee to the last cent to the charity fund of Mother Teresa. Continue reading

Oscar: forecasts and scandals

Already this Sunday in Los Angeles, the winners of the main cinema award will be announced. Some directors, screenwriters and actors will make fiery speeches and receive well-deserved figurines, while others will hide the bitterness of defeat. Let’s try to guess who this year will be the triumph of the Oscars.

Although the results of the award will be known only on Sunday, Oscar 2015 already has its own record holders. These are the films “Birdman” and “Hotel” Grand Budapest “, received nine nominations. However, it can still change, because it is important not the number of nominations, but the number of figurines received. Let’s see who they prophesy.

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Twin actors

As a child, I wanted to have a twin sister. This is great! You know each other since childhood, go to the same school, your friends confuse you. You can play around, and you can act in films. Most often, twin actors become popular precisely in childhood. This can be easily verified by recalling the most vivid examples.

James and Oliver Phelps
Today is the birthday of James and Oliver Phelps. These are the charming redhead bullies who played the cheerful Ron Weasley brothers in a series of films about Harry Potter. From childhood, they read the books of Joan Rowling and, learning about the casting, happily went to him. Their roles are at least small, but very memorable. Brothers with an age difference of 13 minutes always thought they were very different. Oliver is lively and active, and James has always been more modest and reserved. In addition to “Harry Potter”, the actors starred together in one of the episodes of the British series “Peter Kingdom will not leave you.” Continue reading

Highest paid actors
It just so happened that a person’s success is determined by his wealth. And if you do not agree with this statement, tell the American Forbes magazine, which annually compiles…

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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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Famous Pike Alumni
Yesterday, the famous Boris Shchukin Theater Institute turned 100 years old. On this day, October 23, 1914, a young student of Stanislavsky Eugene Vakhtangov held the first lesson with youth.…

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The greatest comedians of the world
To amuse others is not an easy task and to achieve success along this path, you need not only and not so much to have a funny appearance, but still…

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