Friday, February 12, 2016

Penn Badgley



Penn Badgley was born in November 1, 1986 at Baltimore, Maryland, to Lynne Murphy Badgley and Duff Badgley, who worked as a newspaper reporter and carpenter. Badgley split his childhood years between Richmond, Virginia. and Seattle, Washington. In Seattle, he was involved in the Seattle Children's Theater and did voice-overs for a children's radio station. It was through these experiences that Badgley discovered his love of acting. This passion brought him one summer to Hollywood, where he landed an agent and his first big break guest-starring on Will & Grace (1998). After relocating with his mother to Los Angeles, Badgley secured several recurring roles on The Young and the Restless (1973), The Brothers Garcia (2000), and Daddio (2000).

Badgley lives in New York City. At the age of 14, Penn completed his California High School Proficiency Exam and began attending Santa Monica City College. Also musically gifted, he enjoys singing, writing, and playing the guitar. In his spare time, Badgley likes to go skateboarding, surfing, skiing and snowboarding.


Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Danny Mac


 Danny Mac was born on February 26, 1988 in Bromley England. He spent most of his childhood in seaside town Bognor Regis. He was very much inspired by Grease, Michael Jackson and James Bond. Since then, he dreamt of becoming an actor at a very young age and even long to portray the role of James Bond someday. He trained at the Arts Educational Schools in London, before getting a part in the West End Musical Wicked. He was with the musical for four years.
 
He is best known for playing the cockney hunk Mark “Dodger” Savage in a soap opera Hollyoaks in Channel 4 since 2011.  He shows his good heart as he also performed in “Forget You” by Ceelo Green for Children in Need. He is an avid fan of Chelsea F. C. He then appeared with his family on an ITV game show All Star Family Fortunes. And he was nominated for Sexiest Male at The British Soap Awards in 2012.

Saturday, November 30, 2013

Lewis "Racer" Hamilton


Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton, is a British Formula One racing driver from England, currently racing for the Mercedes AMG team which made him the champion of 2008 Champion. He was born on was born in Stevenage, Hertfordshire on January 7, 1985 and was named after the American sprinter Carl Lewis. His mother, is white British, while his father, is black British, making him mixed-race. His parents got separated when he was two, as a result of this he lived with his mother and half-sisters until he was twelve. Eventually, he also has lived with his father and stepmother with his half-brother Nicolas (who has cerebral palsy). He was raised as a Roman Catholic by his father

He began karting at the age of 8 and at the age of ten, he approached McLaren team Principal Ron Dennis at the Autosport Awards ceremony and told him that he want to race one day. 12 years after that, his contract for the McLaren driver development program made him the youngest ever driver to secure a contract which later resulted in a Formula One drive. Due to his mixed background coming from a black father and a white mother, he is often labelled “the first black driver in Formula One”. He is also the first driver of black heritage to win a major race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in any discipline. )  In early 2011, Nicolas signed with Total Control Racing to start a racing career in the 2011 Renault Clio Cup

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Andrew "Amazing" Garfield

Andrew Russell Garfield is a British and American citizen born on August 20, 1983 in Los Angeles but raised in Surrey. When he was three, his family moved to Britain and was brought up in a middle class Jewish home. He is a gymnast and a swimmer during his early years. He had originally intended to study business, but became interested in acting at the age of sixteen.
He started attending acting classes in Guildford, Surrey when he was twelve, and appeared in a youth theatre production of Bugsy Malone. He also joined a small youth theatre workshop group in Epsom, and began working primarily as a stage actor. In 2004 he won a Manchester Evening News Theatre Award for Best Newcomer, for his performance in Kes at Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre. He played the role of Romeo a year after, and won the Outstanding Newcomer Award at the 2006 Evening Standard Theatre Awards.
In 2005 he made his debut in British televisions where he appeared in Channel 4 teenage drama Sugar Rush. He then acquires the attention of the public as he appeared in the third series of BBC’s Doctor Who, in 2007. He won as the 2008 British Academy Television Award for Best Actor when he portrayed a notorious killer trying to find a new life after prison in the Channel 4 drama Boy A.

He made his feature film debut in the 2007 ensemble drama Lions for Lambs, playing an American university student. In 2010, he played the character of tommy D in the British dystopian science fiction drama film Never Let Me Go, an adaptation of Kazuo Ishiguro’s 2005 novel of the same title. It was then followed by a drama film entitled The Social Network, which was released on October 2010. He received wider recognition and numerous nominations for his critically acclaimed performance in the film, including the BAFTA Awards for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, and Rising Star, and the Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role. In 2010, he was cast as Peter Parker in Marc Webb’s The Amazing Spider-Man. His performance as Peter Parker / Spider-Man in the superhero film The Amazing Spider-Man (2012), a reboot of the Spider-Man film series, was generally well received. The sequel, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, is scheduled for release in 2014, with Garfield set to reprise the role. He is often noted by critics for his portrayals of conflicted, complex characters.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

David Witts

David Peter S. Witts, is a British actor born on the 30th of June 1991. Before his appearance in television he attended Southend High School for boys, where he began to discover his passion for acting. He was then trained with the National Youth Theatre and the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain. He was even working as a barman for a short period. He made his first appearance on June 22, 2012. He is best known for his portrayal of Joey Branning in the long – running British television soap opera, East Enders.
He also appeared in numerous theatre productions, including Wild Boyz, The Wizard of Oz and Snow White throughout 2011.

His way of becoming popular began on May 2012, where a digital spy reported that he was had casted to play Derek Branning’s son, Joey Branning, in EastEnders. Upon his entrance to the said series, he was very much delighted to be joining EastEnders after being a fan for so many years. Joining the Braning family couldn't have come at a better time, especially after winning an award to the recent British Soap Awards." EastEnders” executive producer, Lorraine Newman said that the role of Joey is a grand addition to the Brannings and after an explosive entrance onto the Square, he is set to break a few hearts as he campaigns to bring Derek down. Because of his talent he won the award as the “Most Popular Newcomer” for his portrayal of Joey at the National Television Awards 2013. He also won as the “Sexiest Male” at the Inside Soap Awards.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Adam Levine

Adam Noah Levine is an American singer-songwriter, musician, entrepreneur and occasional actor born on March 18, 1979 in Los Angeles. He is best known as the lead vocalist and front man of pop rock band Maroon 5. Growing up, he attended Brentwood School, where he met his future bandmates, Jesse Carmichael and Mickey Madden. He also attended French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts Camp in Hancock, New York.
He co-founded the indie pop band Kara's Flowers and was its lead vocalist and guitarist. In 1997, Kara's Flowers released their first album titled The Fourth World. However, after the commercial failure of their only album, the band split up. Later on, he reformed the band with a fifth member was added and renamed it as “Maroon 5”. After the release of their first album the band had a considerable mainstream of success, with all four of their studio albums reaching platinum status in the US. He has received three Grammy Awards, two Billboard Music Awards, two American Music Awards and an award each at the MTV Video Music Awards and the World Music Awards, all with the band.


Just recently, he served as a coach on NBC's reality talent show The Voice. The winner of the first season, Javier Colon, was on his team. In 2012, he made his acting debut as a recurring character in the horror television show American Horror Story: Asylum for the second season of the series. He was also cast in the upcoming film Can a Song Save Your Life?

Monday, November 4, 2013

Chris "Thor" Hemsworth

         
   

          An Australian actor born on August 11, 1983 at Melbourne. He is best known for his role as Thor in the Marvel Studios films Thor (2011) and The Avengers (2012); and as Kim Hyde in the Australian TV series Home and Away (2004). He's also appeared in Star Trek (2009), A Perfect Getaway (2009), The Cabin in the Woods (2012), Snow White and the Huntsman (2012) and Red Dawn (2012). In 2013, he will appear in the film adaptation of In the Heart of the Sea, based on the book by Nathaniel Philbrick.


          In 2013, he won People's Choice Award Favorite Action Movie Star for his roles in The Avengers and Snow White and the Huntsman.


          When stardome was not yet in his hands, he was a bar attender in an elite night club "Silvers" on one of the Melbourne's busy night district.


          In 2004, he unsuccessfully auditioned for the role of Robbie Hunter in the Australian soap opera "Home and Away" (1988) but was recalled for the role of Kim Hyde which he played until 2007. In 2006, he entered the Australian version of "Dancing with the Stars" (2004) and his popularity in the soap enabled him to hang on until show 7 ("Dancing with the Stars: Episode #5.7" (2006) when he became the fifth contestant to be eliminated.

          His first Hollywood appearance was in Star Trek (2009), but it was his titular role in Thor (2011) which propelled him to prominence worldwide. He reprised the character in the science fiction blockbuster The Avengers (2012).


          In 2013, Hemsworth will reprise his role as Thor in the sequel Thor: The Dark World, set to start filming in August 2012. He is also set to star in Ron Howard's action film Rush as Formula 1 driver James Hunt. Additionally, Hemsworth is scheduled to star in the 2014 thriller Shadow Runner.