Who is this actor who started acting in movies in the seventies?
John Travolta is an iconic American actor, dancer and singer who has gained wide popularity through his participation in several iconic films. 1977 on the big screens debuted a new motion picture "Saturday Night Fever". Travolta was ideally suited for the image of Tony Manero (a young man who thought exclusively about parties and discos). It was for this work that Travolta was first nominated for an Oscar. Roles in films such as Chicago, American Gigolo and The Officer and the Gentleman were originally supposed to be played by John Travolta, but he declined. In the end, they were played by Richard Gere. He is also a licensed pilot with 5 different aircraft in his collection.
What is the name of this actor who fought for civil rights in America and was even involved in social activities?
Marlon Brando is a two-time Academy Award winner, for which he has been nominated a total of eight times. However, he refused his second Oscar for ideological reasons. In 1954 he won his first Academy Award for Best Actor in On the Port, and the second one is in 1972 for Best Actor in The Godfather. In total, he officially had 11 children, of whom three were adopted, and all received his last name. In his autobiographical book Songs That My Mother Sang, Brando wrote that he met Marilyn Monroe at a party where she played the piano. The actor claimed that they had a short romance after which they almost did not communicate.
Who is this actor who has two Oscars in his piggy bank?
By the early 1980s, when Hoffman already had one Oscar statuette for the lead role in the film "Kramer vs. Kramer," he had the most "antihero" roles of any actor in Hollywood. In the piggy bank of the actor's roles, there are many bright characters: the shy virgin Benjamin Braddock from The Graduate, the crippled rat Thief Rizzo in Midnight Cowboy, the gray-haired eccentric old man Jack Crabbe from Little Big Man, the comedian Lenny Bruce in Lenny Bruce Karl Bernstein from All the President's Army, unclaimed actor Michael Dorsey, forced to dress up as a woman in Tootsie, and even marathon runner Thomas Levy from the movie of the same name. However, Hoffman is most famous for his two Oscar-winning roles: divorced father Ted Kramer from the social drama Kramer vs. Kramer and autistic Raymond Babbitt in Rain Man. Hoffman is a two-time Academy Award winner (1980, 1989; nominated 5 more times), a six-time Golden Globe winner (1968, 1980, 1983, 1986, 1989, 1997; nominated 7 more times) and a three-time BAFTA winner ( 1969, 1970, 1984; nominated 5 more times). For his life achievements in the field of world cinema, Hoffman was awarded the Honorary Golden Bear of the Berlin Film Festival (1989), the Honorary Cesar Prize (2009) and the Special Prize of the American Film Institute (1999).
What is the name of this Egyptian actor?
Omar is known mainly for his work in American and European cinema. Two-time Golden Globe winner (1963, 1966) and Academy Award nominee (1963) for Best Supporting Actor in Lawrence of Arabia. Omar Sharif was married to Egyptian actress Faten Hamam. They had a son, Tarek. In 1965, Tarek starred with his father in the film Doctor Zhivago. Sharif and Hamama divorced in 1974 [unspecified 1169 days]. In his autobiography The Eternal Male, published in 1977, Sharif described himself as the following: “He is the heart-throb. He became a movie star after the release of Lawrence of Arabia and has enjoyed international success ever since."
You know exactly the name of this Scottish celebrity
Sean Connery is best known as the first actor to play British secret agent James Bond in a movie, he starred in seven Bond films. His film achievements have been recognized by the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in the gangster drama The Untouchables, two BAFTA awards, three Golden Globes. In 1987 he was named Knight Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters in France, and in 1999 he received the Kennedy Center Prize. Sean Connery was knighted in 2000 for his services in the field of screenwriting. A supporter of Scottish independence from England, Sean Connery was an active member of the Scottish National Party. In March 2014, Connery announced that he would return to his home country only if it gains independence.
This Hollywood legend played the lead role in Dirty Harry (1971)
Clint Eastwood became famous for starring in westerns, and in particular the Dollars Trilogy during the sixties, and he also played in the movies series The Dirty Harry in the seventies and eighties. Formally, the actor was married twice, he has seven children! Despite the smoking scenes in some of the paintings, in real life, Eastwood hasn't smoked since a young age. Clint Eastwood is a certified pilot: to avoid traffic jams, the actor sometimes gets to the shooting in his helicopter. In early 2014, at a golf tournament in California, the event director choked on a piece of cheese. Clint Eastwood, who was at the dinner, was not taken aback and saved him from suffocation. Clint Eastwood is a successful businessman: he owns a restaurant and hotel in the city of Carmel-by-the-Sea.
Who is this celebrity who often starred in duet with Walter Matthau?
Jack Lemmon is distinguished by an unusually wide range of roles played – from acute to tragic. Lemmon has nominated for an Oscar eight times and for the first time in history won this award in both acting nominations – for the main role (1973) and the supporting role (1955). The jury of the Cannes Film Festival twice recognized him as the best actor – in 1979 and 1982. In the last two years of his life, the actor heroically fought cancer, which eventually became the cause of his death in June 2001. The actor was buried in Westwood Cemetery next to the grave of his friend Walter Matthau, who had passed away a year earlier.
This actor is known as “The King Of Cool”. What is his name?
In the 1968 film "Bullitt", Steve McQueen embodied on the screen one of the most classic roles for his image - the uncompromising crime-fighter Lieutenant Bullitt. Jacqueline Bisset became McQueen's partner. For this role, McQueen was awarded an Oscar nomination. McQueen's great creative achievement was the role of the commander of firefighters in the movie "Hell in the Sky". The film brought the film studios over $ 150 million at the box office and personally to McQueen – about $ 15 million (royalties and a share at the box office). In addition to car racing, the actor was fond of martial arts and was close friends with Chuck Norris and Bruce Lee. At the latter's funeral, McQueen carried his coffin.
This Hollywood icon was so good at basketball that college took him only to play on the college basketball team!
Tom Selleck has appeared in more than fifty television projects during his career and has also starred in several films, including the 1987 comedy Three Men and a Baby. He is currently co-starring in the CBS television series Blue Blood. His career culminated in the title role in the television series Magnum, Private Detective (1980-1988) , which earned him an Emmy and a Golden Globe in 1984. During his studies, he played on the college basketball team. From 1967 to 1973 he served in the California National Guard. He also had a supporting role on Friends as Richard Burke, Monica's boyfriend in 1996.
This actor was a close friend of Johnny Carson, who is he?
Burt Reynolds was one of the most successful and highest-paid Hollywood stars in the late 1970s. Winner of two Golden Globe Awards (1992, 1998) and an Emmy Award (1991). He is best known for his leading role in the policeman and a bandit trilogy and for his supporting role in the drama Boogie Nights, which earned him an Oscar nomination. And back in 1996, Burt Reynolds won the Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Acting Duo (with Demi Moore) in Striptease and was nominated for Worst Supporting Actor in the same film. In his veins flows the blood of the Cherokee Indians.
This actor was known as a ladies' man of the Golden Age in Hollywood, and he also received an Academy Award nomination in 1956 for Best Performance in a Giant.
Rock Hudson was a famous beauty and heartthrob in the 50s and 60s. his career spanned over 4 decades. unfortunately he was the first celebrity to die of AIDS. Rock Hudson embodied the image of an American man of the 1950s: big, smiling, handsome, confident, not very smart, but knowledgeable. Beginning with war films, the actor went beyond them after roles in the movies "Winchester 73" (1950) and "Bright Victory" (1951). In the aforementioned "Magic Obsession" (1954) by Douglas Serk, he played the object of the passion of Jane Wyman. The role of a Texas oilman at a respectable age in the film "Giant" (1956) earned him an Oscar nomination in the category of "Best Actor".
Who is this iconic actor who has appeared in about 200 movies?
John Wayne was born Marion Mitchell Morrison and was nicknamed "The Duke". During his very long career, he starred in 179 films and TV shows starting in the twenties, from the silent film era, continuing the golden age of Hollywood, and he was also popular later, during the American New Wave. John Wayne has been married three times, each to a woman of Latin American descent. His son Michael heads a family production company. Immediately after his death, a bronze monument to John Wayne was erected in the form of a cowboy on a horse. This is a unique case in the history of Hollywood, because in the United States there is no developed tradition of honoring the memory of famous people with movies and busts. Many monographs and books have been written about John Wayne, but he did not write his own autobiographical book and explained it in these words: "Those who love me already know me, and those who do not love me will not want to read about me."
Can you recognize this actor who started his career in 1960?
Robert Redfort is an Academy Award Winner for Best Director and one of six directors in the history of world cinema to receive this award for his debut film. It is noteworthy that Robert is also the founder of the famous Sundance Film Festival. During the period when Redford was at the peak of popularity (this happened after he starred in the movie Indecent Proposal with Demi Moore), fans promised him a million dollars a night. The actor loves to tell the story that one of them even sent him a check for a million and set a meeting place, threatening to ruin Redford's career if he refused. Robert still resisted and sent the check back.
Now tell who is this legend of British cinema?
Commander of the Order of the British Empire, Sir Michael Caine holds one of the most impressive Oscar records: only Kane, Jack Nicholson and Laurence Olivier managed to appear among the Oscar nominees for five consecutive decades. Moreover, Caine says he is going not only to earn another nomination but also to win his third Oscar before leaving his job (now he is 90). He is famous for his cockney accent. For 2021, Caine is included in the list of the most profitable actors in the world. Thus, experts calculated that he brought about $8 billion worldwide in profit thanks to films with his participation.
Who is this celebrity who is also an outstanding golfer?
For his achievements in the field of cinema, Garner received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. On April 21, 2006, a 10-meter bronze statue of James Garner was erected in Norman, Garner's hometown. Garner was nominated for an Academy Award for Murphy's Love in 1985. He studied at the US Maritime Academy but dropped out and suffered from seasickness. It is noteworthy that Garner spent his whole life with one wife, whom he met in 1954 and they never split. James Garner achieved worldwide fame after starring in the series The Rockford Files. He died in 1004 at the age of 86.
Who is this actor who had a falling out with Bill Murray?
Richard Dreyfuss is an American actor who won the Academy Award for Best Actor at the age of 30, becoming one of the youngest recipients of this award in history. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1978 for his role in Goodbye Darling (1977). The Oscar was the culmination of his career, which soon went downhill: the actor was arrested for possession of cocaine, followed by various health problems. From a critics' point of view, the most successful of his subsequent films was Mr Holland's Opus (1995), for which Dreyfus was again nominated for an Academy Award. Dreyfus is prone to bipolar disorder.
This is the star of one very famous music sitcom. Who is it?
David Cassidy is best known for his role as Keith Partridge in the 1970s American comedy musical series The Partridge Family, which earned him the status of a teen idol. At the end of the series, he continued his successful career as a singer and actor]. The popularity of the TV show and especially of David was such that they began to associate him with his character in real life. His singles became hits. He has sold millions of records and was nominated for a Grammy. His fan club has become the largest in history. But by the mid-1970s, teenagers found new idols, they simply pushed David Cassidy into the shadows. He switched to an acting career, playing for many years on television and on stage, gaining respect both as a dramatic actor, as well as an actor in musical theatre.
He is not only an actor, director and producer, he is also a racer.
He was fond of car racing. He first took part in a professional race in 1972. In 1979, he took part in the famous 24-hour race in Le Mans, finishing second in the Porsche team. In 1983, together with Karl Haas, he founded the Newman / Haas Racing team. In 1995, the 70-year-old Newman took part in a 24-hour race in Dayton, becoming the oldest racer whose team won the official race. In 1986, on his sixth attempt, he won an Oscar for Best Actor (in Martin Scorsese's Color of Money). A year earlier, the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences had presented him with an honorary award for outstanding achievements in cinema.
This actor played the oil baron in one very famous prime-time series. Do you know his name?
On October 14, 2011, while filming the sequel to Dallas, it was announced that Hagman had throat cancer. He successfully completed the course of treatment and announced that he was completely healthy. Larry Hagman passed away in 2012 at the Dallas Medical Center from throat cancer.
This actor is still continuing his career and continues to appear in the famous TV series Parks and Recreation.
Henry Winkler is an active philanthropist, taking part in the annual marathon to help people with cerebral palsy and in the annual Toys for Tots campaign. He is a member of the National Committee for Art Therapy for Mentally Disabled Children and an institution which treats epileptics, participates in special Olympics. Winkler is best known for his role as Fonzie in the 1970s American sitcom Happy Days. He started as a minor character but became one of the main characters towards the end of the show. In 1996, he was elected speaker of the class at Yale University, which is an honor to the Yale honors alumni. Winkler was talented not only in cinematography: On August 3, 2008, Winkler was selected as the guest conductor of the Boston Orchestra.
Who is this celebrity who has often appeared on the screen with Dean Martin?
Yes! Jerry Lewis became famous for his collaboration with Dean Martin. Lewis is primarily famous for his humorous numbers, with which he performed on radio and television. Over the years, he has received many prestigious awards, including a 2005 special Emmy and an honorary Oscar in 2009 with the Gene Hersholt Award. Initially, they performed with their humorous numbers in nightclubs, followed by a radio broadcast, then their television show, and the result was a series of comedy films at the Paramount Pictures studio. Amid their great success, DC Comics released a comic book series entitled The Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis. In 1960, he took the other side of the film camera, bringing his taste, skill and worldview to the director place.
He played Luke Skywalker from the Star Wars chronicle.
Of course, you know Mark Hamill as playing the warrior Luke Skywalker from Star Wars! In the final stages of filming the first Star Wars movie in early 1977, Luke Skywalker, Mark Hamill, was involved in a car accident that nearly turned his face into a mince. Only the emergency delivery of the actor to the hospital helped cope with the serious consequences. Mark Hamill's nose was straightened as much as possible, and several stitches were applied. Some of the consequences of the injury can be seen in the first shots of "The Empire Strikes Back". Now the actor has got rid of any traces of the accident, but now Mark prefers to wear a beard. Maybe he's hiding something else?
This celebrity was known for dating many Hollywood beauties.
He gained popularity thanks to the roles of gangsters: Clyde Barrow in Bonnie and Clyde, Dick Tracy in the film by the same name and Bugsy Siegel in Bugsy. He got the Oscar for Best Director in The Reds. His eldest son came out as transgender in 2006. He also had a relationship with singer Carly Simon, who confirmed in November 2015 that one of the verses of her song “You’re So Vain” was dedicated to Beatty. Before his marriage to Annette Bening, he was known for his many romances. In the early 2000s, he left the cinema for political activity, in the elections for the governor of California he actively fought against Arnold Schwarzenegger.
This actor has a son who is as popular as himself. Who is this living legend?
Donald Sutherland is the Winner of Emmy (1995) and Golden Globe (1996; 2003) awards, companion of the Order of Canada. He is a Father of actor Kiefer Sutherland. He was a member of the group that carried the Olympic flag at the opening of the XXI Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver on February 2010. In 1956, he left Canada and moved to Great Britain. There he studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. He played on the stage of English theaters. He got his first roles thanks to his height and voice, there were works in horror movies. He received recognition for his role in the movie "Military Field Hospital".
He played in several famous Hitchcock movies
In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Grant as the second "greatest actor in Hollywood" (after Humphrey Bogart). Thanks to his collaboration with Alfred Hitchcock in the 1940s and 1950s, he appeared in such films as Suspicion (1941), Notoriety (1946), To Catch a Thief (1955), west "(1959). In 1966, he left the world of cinema, starting to engage in entrepreneurial activities. Throughout his career, Grant has twice been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor. In 1970 he was awarded an honorary "Oscar" for outstanding achievements in cinema. Grant was also known for his love affairs. Having entered into a relationship with Sophia Loren during the filming of Pride and Passion (1957), he cast her in the film Houseboat (1958) instead of his wife, Betsy Drake, who wrote the script for the film.
This actor along with his work as an actor was also a pilot and a sailor
George became famous for playing along with the rest in the classic film Breakfast at Tiffany's. It was one of the first roles, most often he plays the role of cool and not always good guys. Viewers most often saw him in westerns and trailers, for example, in one western, How The West Was Won. He played on the same court with Henry Fonda and James Stewart.
Career in cinematography of this Hollywood actor renewing as much as 70 years
He achieved his first success in 1960 on Broadway, when he was awarded the Tony Award for his role in the musical Bye Birdie. In 1964, he starred in the animated feature movie Mary Poppins, where he played two completely different roles: positive - the young cheerful chimney sweep Burt, a friend of the main character, and negative - the old banker Mr. Daws Sr. For these roles, the actor was nominated for a Golden Globe Award. From 1961 to 1966, Dick Van Dyck hosted his television show on CBS, which earned him three Emmy awards. In 1979, together with actress Kathleen Quinlan, he starred in the last film by Stanley Kramer, the drama Runner Stumbles. Dick van Dyck has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard and has also been voted a Disney Legend.
Who is this iconic actor from Puerto Rico?
Eric Estrada is best known for his roles on the television series California Highway Patrol and the movie King of the Parties. This role brought the actor great popularity. In 1979, he was included in the list of the 10 most attractive bachelors in the world according to People magazine and in 2007-2010 he was a police reserve officer. Eric currently has his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2008 and 2009, he was one of the 25 sexiest men of all time. Despite his origin, he does not speak Spanish, which is why he had to take lessons especially for filming in the series “Two Women, One Destiny”.
Who is this actor who has his most famous role in the Cat Ballou movie for which he also won an Oscar?
Lee Marvin became famous for his unusual data: tall (, white hair, low "afterlife" voice. At the beginning of his film career, he established himself as a supporting actor. For the most part, he got the roles of villains, soldiers and various "gloomy guys." Oscar-winning work in the movie Cat Ballou" (1965) Lee Marvin was invited to the main roles, more heroic and sympathetic to the audience. Lee Marvin has all the accolades a Hollywood actor could want: he won a Golden Globe, a Berlin Film Festival, a BAFTA and an Oscar. most of these awards he received for his one role in The Cat Ballou.
Who is this Bahamas-born actor?
Sidney Poitier is the first black actor to receive an Oscar for Best Actor (Lilies of the Field, 1963), later a diplomat. Since 2012, she has been the oldest living Oscar winner for Best Actor. In April 1997, Poitiers was appointed Ambassador of the Bahamas to Japan, a post he held until 2007. He is also the Permanent Representative of the Bahamas to UNESCO. The interesting thing is that he played alongside white actors (eg, "Heads Down" with Tony Curtis, 1959). During the struggle of blacks for their rights, Poitiers became the first black actor, whose fees were not inferior to those of whites.