Not twins, but twins: brothers and sisters in the movies
Today we celebrate a double birthday: on this day, with a difference of 13 minutes, actors James and Oliver Phelps were born. How is it - you don’t know who…

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Favorite male actors
Why do men love these actors? They starred in their favorite boy films and embodied the ideal of masculinity for children. It is probably hard to find men whose childhood…

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Mel Gibson and Robin Moore. An affair with a neighbor ...
She, most likely, will be able to find the strength to wish him happy birthday (if only for the sake of their many common children), although he made her very…

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Alfred Joseph Hitchcock

Exactly 31 years ago he was gone. A classic of the genre is a psychological thriller, he was madly in love with traveling, going to wrestling and symphony concerts in Albert Hall. He collected the first editions and original works of art and believed that in the world there is nothing worse than a closed door …

Name – Alfred Joseph Hitchcock
Date of birth – August 13, 1899
Place of birth – London, UK
Profession – filmmaker, producer, screenwriter
Family – wife: Alma Reville; daughter: Patricia
Hair color – dark blond
Eye color – brown
Height – 170 cm

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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 week, which was attended by individualists from different countries of Europe. I propose today to arrange my own small festival and recall the most famous Russian solo performances.

The solo performance genre is complicated for any actor. Not everyone will be able to keep the attention of the audience for a long time. In an hour and a half, any monologue becomes boring. Trying to cheer up his speech, the actor can easily fall into vulgarity. In a word, a solo performance is a difficult genre, and only actors with a capital letter can stretch it out. Let’s see who exactly.

Arkady Raikin, miniatures
Then there was no such word. But the variety miniatures of the man-theater of Arkady Raikin, during which he instantly changed images, facial expressions and voice, in my opinion, are very suitable for the definition of a one-man show. Many of Raikin’s miniatures were included in his television play “People and Mannequins.” Continue reading

Films: The youngest nominees and winners of the Oscars

Usually children cannot seriously compete with adults: forces are obviously unequal. But there are exceptions to any rule. For example, these kids who competed with famous adult actors for the main film award.

Tatum O’Neill
The youngest Oscar winner in the history of the award. She received it at the age of ten for her supporting role in the film Paper Moon. Tatum played a little chaperone chaperone who moves from one city to another. The girl’s partner was her own father, actor Ryan O’Neill. True, in real life, her relationship with her dad developed worse than in the movies. The actress did not speak with her father for 25 years, and only in 2011 they solemnly made peace on a reality show.

I must say that Tatum O’Neill’s adult acting career was not the best. She periodically plays small roles in series, and the press writes about her not because of successful film works, but because of drug scandals. Continue reading

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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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…

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Beauty Dossier: Wilson Brothers
Luke, Owen and Andrew were born in Dallas in an ordinary, but in their own way, creative family. The parents of the boys were close to art: their mother was…

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Innocent Smoktunovsky. Favorite
He was missing, knew everything about hunger, wandered around summer Moscow in a ski suit, a planet was named after him, and he kept his whole life on one straw,…

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