He was a spectator rather than an actor on the stage of the world.
Hitherto the actor had walked the stage in modern dress.
Some hick town newspaper said I was the best actor in the cast, but I think he was trying to be funny.
Edmund Kean, the actor, had one which followed him about like a dog.
John Philip Kemble, the actor, was born at Prescot in 1757.
The manager having brought the drama to a close and stripped the actor shows him to us.
Biographers have delighted to relate how painfully Demosthenes made himself a tolerable speaker, - how, with pebbles in his mouth, he tried his lungs against the waves, how he declaimed as he ran up hill, how he shut himself up in a cell, having first guarded himself against a longing for the haunts of men by shaving one side of his head, how he wrote out Thucydides eight times, how he was derided by the Assembly and encouraged by a judicious actor who met him moping about the Peiraeus.
Joseph John Gurney of Norwich, a brother of Elizabeth Fry, by means of his high social position and his various writings (some published before 1835), was the most prominent actor in this movement.
Toole, the actor, in 1876.
QUINTUS ROSCIUS GALLUS (c. 126-62 B.C.), Roman actor, was born, a slave, at Solonium, near Lanuvium.
He graduated at Brown University in 1807, was successively a school teacher and an actor, completed a course at the Andover Theological Seminary in September 1810, and was at once licensed to preach as a Congregational clergyman.
No one has better understood or more skilfully portrayed the artistic temperament - the musician, the actor, the poet - and no French writer before her had so divined and laid bare the heart of a girl.
Prince Vasili always spoke languidly, like an actor repeating a stale part.
If we wish to know what Wagner means, we must fight our way through his drama to his music; and we must not expect to find that each phrase in the mouth of the actor corresponds word for note with the music. That sort of correspondence Wagner leaves to his imitators; and his views on " Leit-motifhunting," as expressed in his prose writings and conversation, are contemptuously tolerant.
It was originally governed by the royal officer or actor dominicus, and down even to the close of the Empire it remained a purely imperial or royal town.
The two often engaged in friendly rivalry to try whether the orator or the actor could express a thought or emotion with the greater effect, and Roscius wrote a treatise in which he compared acting and oratory.
According to Suidas, Herodotus was himself an actor, and indeed the chief actor, in the rebellion against him; but no other author confirms this statement, which is intrinsically improbable.
There he met the younger Lewis Hallam (1738-1808), a pioneer American theatrical manager and actor, who induced him to remove to the United States, and in 1783 he settled in Philadelphia, where he at once took the oath of allegiance to the United States, was admitted to practise law in 1785, and rapidly attained a prominent position at the bar.
9), which is superscribed "actor," he clearly explains how the value of a number increases tenfold with every place it is moved to the left.
Frankl; the pianist Moscheles, the dramatist Mosenthal, and the actor Sonnenthal, the mathematician Spitzer and the chess-player Steinitz are some of the most prominent names.
JULIUS SOPHUS FELIX DAHN (1834-), German historian, jurist and poet, was born on the 9th of February 1834 in Hamburg, where his father, Friedrich Dahn (1811-1889), was a leading actor at the city theatre.
Still, having been an actor in many of the events recorded, he is on the whole accurate and trustworthy.
Garrick subsequently accompanied a party of players from the same theatre to Ipswich, where he played his first part as an actor under the name of Lyddal, in the character of Aboan (in Southerne's Oroonoko).
After various experiments as schoolmaster, private tutor and actor, he turned to journalism, and afterwards more than avenged himself for the triviality and narrowness of his new surroundings in his famous Roda rummet (" The Red Room," 1879), described in the sub-title as sketches of literary and artistic life.
Her brother, the actor Nicolas Desmares (c. 1650-1714), began as a member of a subsidized company at Copenhagen, but by her influence he came to Paris and was received in 1685 sans debut - the first time such an honour had been accorded - at the Comedie Frangaise, where he became famous for peasant parts.
He had been an eyewitness of and an actor in the events which he describes, but his testimony must be accepted with caution.
Publius Cornelius Lentulus, called Spinther from his likeness to an actor of that name, one of the chief adherents, of the Pompeian party.
He was a prominent actor in the taking of the Bastille (14th of July 1789), in the massacre of the Champ de Mars (July 1791), and in the attack on the Tuileries (loth of August 1792).
The list of his characters in tragedy, comedy and farce is large, and would be extraordinary for a modern actor of high rank; it includes not less than seventeen Shakespearian parts.
Then the great actor gave his coat a hitch and his mouth a twitch, and in an instant I was in the village of Falling Water and felt Schneider's shaggy head against my knee.
One of his greatest successes was as Benvenuto Cellini, in which he displayed his ability both as an actor and as a sculptor, really modelling before the eyes of the audience a statue of Hebe.
In these two accounts, which form the basis of the Uri version of the origin of the Confederation, it is Tell and Tell only who is the actor and the leader.
She married a dissolute and brutal actor of the name of Reddish.
Or these jobs can be divorced from economic realities, as the struggling painter or actor decides simply to do what he loves and live off the minimum income afforded by this planet-wide prosperity.
In his Commentaries, by laying aside the ornaments of oratory, he created the most admirable style of prose narrative, the style which presents interesting events in their sequence of time and dependence on the will of the actor, rapidly and vividly, with scarcely any colouring of personal or moral feeling, any oratorical passion, any pictorial illustration.
Pope went to see him three times during his first performances, and pronounced that " that young man never had his equal as an actor, and he will never have a rival."
It was about this time that Grimm extolled Garrick as the first and only actor who came up to the demands of his imagination; and it was in a reply to a pamphlet occasioned by Garrick's visit that Diderot first gave expression to the views expounded in his Paradoxe sur le comedien.
See also for a very valuable survey of Garrick's labours as an actor, with a bibliography, C. Gaehde, David Garrick als Shakespeare-Darsteller, &c. (Berlin, 1904).
This was the second warlike expedition in which he was the chief actor, and the accomplishment of its objects led to further operations, among them the subjection of Khwarizm and Urganj.
3 The disciple, whatsoever he does - whether going forth or coming back, standing or walking, speaking or silent, eating or drinking - is to keep clearly in mind all that it means, the temporary character of the act, its ethical significance, and above all that behind the act there is no actor (goer, seer, eater, speaker) that is an eternally persistent unity.
'JEAN MARIE COLLOT D'HERBOIS (1750-1796), French revolutionist, was a Parisian by birth and an actor by profession.
But he had made up his mind to be not an actor but an onlooker and critic in the battle of life; and when Wieland, whom he met on one of his excursions, suggested doubts as to the wisdom of his choice, Schopenhauer replied, "Life is a ticklish business; I have resolved to spend it in reflecting upon it."
In 1838 a theatre was opened, one of whose proprietors was Joseph Jefferson, the father of the celebrated actor of that name.
But the lines originally written on Paris, having been inserted in one of his new satires, excited the jealous anger of an actor of the time, who was a favourite of the emperor, and procured the poet's banishment under the form of a military appointment to the extremity of Egypt.
The undoubted reference to Juvenal in Sidonius Apollinaris as the victim of the rage of an actor only proves that the original story from which all the varying versions of the lives are derived was generally believed before the middle of the 5th century of our era.
If Juvenal was banished at the age of eighty, the author of his banishment could not have been the " enraged actor " in reference to whom the original lines were written, as Paris was put to death in 83, and Juvenal was certainly writing satires long after loo.
WILLIAM WARREN (1812-1888), American actor, was born in Philadelphia on the 17th of November 1812, the son of an English actor (1767-1832) of the same name.
Nell Gwyn, who sold oranges in the precincts of Drury Lane Theatre, passed, at the age of fifteen, to the boards, through the influence of the actor Charles Hart and of Robert Duncan or Dungan, an officer of the guards who had interest with the management.
He is said to have written the history of his consulship and the Cimbrian War after the manner of Xenophon; two epigrams by him have been preserved, one on Roscius the celebrated actor (Cicero, De Nat.
Garrick's French descent and his education may have contributed to give him the vivacity and versatility which distinguished him as an actor; and nature had given him an eye, if not a stature, to command, and a mimic power of wonderful variety.
To this period belongs Garrick's quarrel with Barry, the only actor who even temporarily rivalled him in the favour of the public. In 1763 Garrick and his wife visited Paris, where they were cordially received and made the acquaintance of Diderot and others at the house of the baron d'Holbach.
Her husband distinguished himself both as actor and playwright, and his Parisien (1682) gave Mme Guerin one of her greatest successes.
Melingue, Etienne Marin (1808-1875), French actor and sculptor, was born in Caen, the son of a volunteer of 1792.
Plutarch (Cicero, 5) mentions it as reported of Aesopus, that, while representing Atreus deliberating how he should revenge himself on Thyestes, the actor forgot himself so far in the heat of action that with his truncheon he struck and killed one of the servants crossing the stage.
Making friends with Alityrus, a Jewish actor, who was a favourite of Nero, Josephus obtained an introduction to the empress Poppaea and effected his purpose by her help. His visit to Rome enabled him to speak from personal experience of the power of the Empire, when he expostulated with the revolutionary Jews on his return to Palestine.
Gradually the Kabuki developed the features of a genuine theatre; the actor and the playwright were discriminated, and, the performances taking the form of domestic drama (Wagoto and Sewamono) or historical drama (Aragoto or Jidaimono), actors of perpetual fame sprang up, as Sakata TOjOrO and Ichikawa DanjinrO (1660-1704).
The books were profusely illustrated with wood-cuts and chromoxylographs from pictures of the ukiyoe masters, who, like the playwright, the actor and the romancer, ministered to the pleasure of the man in the street.
He introduced a separate actor as distinct from the leader of the chorus, and thus laid the foundation of dialogue.
Sir Ernest Satow states more definitely that Sakakibara attributes its origin to the year 1695, when portraits of the actor Ichikawa Danjiuro, colored by this process, were sold in the streets of Yedo for five cash apiece.
Lutatius Catulus composed a quatrain in his honour, and the dictator Sulla presented him with a gold ring, the badge of the equestrian order, a remarkable distinction for an actor in Rome, where the profession was held in contempt.
DAVID GARRICK (1717-1779), English actor and theatrical manager, was descended from a good French Protestant family named Garric or Garrique of Bordeaux, which had settled in England on the revocation of the Edict of Nantes.
The first seems to have been that founded in 1709 with Richard Estcourt, the actor, as steward.
The officers on whom devolved the duty of representing the wrongs of their fellow-countrymen and demanding redress, proceeded to Rangoon, the governor of which place had been a chief actor in the outrages complained of; but so far were they from meeting with any signs of regret, that they were treated with indignity and contempt, and compelled to retire without accomplishing anything beyond blockading the ports.
fitting epitaph for a great actor.
typecast the actor.
The actor now commands $20 million per picture.
The couple never signed a pre-nup mainly because Gibson was an unknown actor when he was married.
Two special features, however, which characterize the celebration should here be noted: (a) The person of the high priest, who is throughout the entire drama the chief and indeed the sole actor.
To each quotation, as he borrows it, Vincent prefixes the name of the book and author from whom it is taken, distinguishing, however, his own remarks by the word "actor."
Johnson, of whose various and often merely churlish remarks on Garrick and his doings many are scattered through the pages of Boswell, spoke warmly of the elegance and sprightliness of his friend's conversation, as well as of his liberality and kindness of heart; while to the great actor's art he paid the exquisite tribute of describing Garrick's sudden death as having " eclipsed the gaiety of nations, and impoverished the public stock of harmless pleasure."
They found a brilliant interpreter in Aeschines, who, after having been a tragic actor and a clerk to the assembly, had entered political life with the advantages of a splendid gift for eloquence, a fine presence, a happy address, a ready wit and a facile conscience.
Archias of Thurii, a man who, like Aeschines, had begun life as a tragic actor, and who was now in the pay of Antipater, soon traced the fugitive, landed in Calauria, and appeared before the temple of Poseidon with a body of Thracian spearmen.
In the language of the theatre the "dresser" is the person who looks after the actor's wardrobe and assists him in the changing of his costumes.
Contrast with that a roughly contemporary figurine of an actor playing a modest young woman.
Naturally, as a Hampton resident Garrick was noticed by Walpole who rather disparaged his social standing as a wine merchant turned actor.
The actor's appearance was key in the making of the documentary.
The actor had a nonchalant delivery that was cool, honest, appealling and likeable.
As brilliantly portrayed by veteran actor George Cole, the man was, of course, Arthur Daley.
The veteran actor floats into action in New York.
Being a good comic actor is about having a lot of control.
He went on to become a noted Shakespearean actor.
Syriana Rental and retail: Labyrinthine but involving tale of oil and corruption which won George Clooney a best supporting actor Oscar.
actor Adolph a letter from.
But the heartthrob actor refused to meet anyone he didn't know and insisted on sitting in his own VIP area all evening.
Mr Pastry ' Mr Pastry ' was my favorite comedy actor.
Here is a character actor waiting for the right role to bring him to light.
admiration society for the actor.
A-list actor, he does bring a good presence to the film and he looks very good as the werewolf.
amateur dramatics, expressing a wish to be an actor.
A second algorithm allows the animator to create a range of geometric paths through the scene for an actor to follow.
Sun in Pisces, so good for an actor, and Sagittarius ruling the ascendant, a larger than life personality.
asocial actor is asked for support, he never supports.
The unabridged audiobook of the novel is read by actor Geoffrey Palmer.
autogenous reconstruction reinforced by a LARS Actor 8 or 10 is recommended.
Geoff is a former actor who played the baddie in the Welsh soap opera Dinas.
captain bateS: You thought he was an actor?
Meanwhile, in London, pictures surfaced of French beau, Olivier Martinez dancing with scantily clad actor Michelle Rodriguez in St Tropez.
The 16-year-old actor admitted he is considering other projects after playing bespectacled Harry for more than five years.
This required the actor to don a completely blue bodysuit which covered him from head to toe.
Her family and French actor boyfriend Olivier Martinez were by her side.
brunette star was still dating the British actor when she met Zane on the set of ' Three ' in the Bahamas.
He is justly celebrated at Stratford as a comic actor; she is generally identified with more mature roles than that of Juliet.
The meeting will be hosted by Matthew Sharp who has performed worldwide as singer, solo cellist and actor.
Peter Sarsgaard is making a name for himself as a talented character actor.
I believe this mistake was caused by the actor not being able to see the chessboard through his helmet.
You, on the other hand, a pretty good actor, seem to be sporting increasingly ridiculous coiffures.
He was a prolific film, theater and television actor and an avid collector.
comedic actor Harry Shearer.
Angie Le Mar A comedienne, writer, director, actor, Angie Le Mar is one of Britain's top comediennes.
In the 1980s, he drew the comic strip, Inside Woody Allen, based on the movie director, writer and actor.
commentary by the director and lead actor, a behind the scenes featurette and a picture gallery.
conceit of the film, that a CGI actor could become the world's biggest celebrity, is entirely believable.
The mask allows the actor to explore an entirely different mode of performing from that required by modern theatrical conventions.
debauched night out with British actor Sean Bean.
dell ' arte operated through a series of stock characters; each actor usually specializing in one persona.
dismember parts of an actor's body between frames without having to lift it out of the picture.
In the dissociated condition, the GM&L target was spatially dissociated from the main actor.
divorce proceeding from Hollywood actor Charlie Sheen.
To all four wheels actor Douglas henshall in a vacuum.
At Oxford, he engaged in amateur dramatics, expressing a wish to be an actor.
MoliÃ¨re remains France's best-known comic dramatist, but was also a distinguished actor, director and the leader of several theatrical companies.
The actor playing the older boy, Vladimir Garin, was tragically drowned after the film's completion.
Immensely entertaining story of doubles - a history teacher and B-movie actor.
eyebrow movement that had immortalized the famous actor.
The film was well received at the Cannes film festival where Richard Harris won the best actor award.
fluffed lines and actor's pulling silly faces.
foley artist, who does sound effects for the show, shares the stage with the actor Toby Jones.
full-blooded theatrical performances by a very versatile actor with a remarkable range of voices.
Damon also garnered an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for his work in the title role.
This Frankenstein Monster is very tall and emaciated, the actor's frame accentuated by make-up that makes him appear even more gaunt.
The message however is too gloomy for the author, preacher, actor or judge.
Goal es una cinta que tiene gran valor y significa mucho en la vida del actor.
hard-boiled eyes like those of the actor, Peter Lorre.
heartthrob actor Robson Green, former star of TV series Soldier Soldier is to shed his nice guy image.
Exit actor, stage left, in an almighty huff.
hunky actor had turned down attempts to lure him back to the soap because he wanted to become a Tory MP.
St. Mark 7 v 5. The English word hypocrite comes from the Greek word for actor.
The word ' hypocrite ' is, in Greek, simply the word ' actor ' .
Maybe you have read about the life of a famous pop idol, soap actor or film star in a magazine.
inexhaustible mine of discoveries always challenging for an actor.
But it never felt invasive, which is really great for an actor.
An actor can use non-word sounds as character mannerisms, like a character who always sniffs loudly when they get angry.
Actor Steve Guttenberg's directorial debut of comic misadventures is a hilarious, pitch black comedy based on James Kirkwood's cult classic novel.
Sally the Cook, played by television actor Rodney Bewes, was sadly miscast.
The career of Josse De Pauw (1952) actor, writer, theater director and filmmaker demonstrates an impressive artistic multiplicity.
The young actor has just nabbed a role in the forthcoming ' Jurassic Park 3 ', playing Macy's son.
narrated by the actor Ray Brooks and the catchy theme tune to Mr Benn was written by Don Warren.
Also, the actor who had played the scary nerd in the first play was now playing a stoned 6th former.
orgy deal video under-aged orgies of aces and faces former child actor.
This film got several Oscars including best actor for Gregory Peck.
Walkerdine ' s (1988) concerns about the rational actor in the state who transcends particularity and contingency are well known.
play the guitar or ukulele; he was a real actor.
Legendary actor Roger Moore stars as debonair playboy Simon Templar in the series that made him an international star.
Oliver, Are you an actor who also plays tennis, or a tennis player who also acts?
Greg is a fading middle-aged actor whose family life has long since become stale; Sally is a struggling young playwright.
po-faced seriousness of an actor consumed by his craft.
Actor Anna Carteret, who one played policewoman Juliet Bravo on TV, was allowed to leave around now - her statement is here.
portrayed by an actor who performs off-stage in front of a video camera.
posthumous Best Actor award?
But the former television presenter is hoping to carve out a new role as a serious actor, he tells Steve Pratt.
producer of smash hit western drama ' Deadwood ', which stars British actor Ian McShane.
She said she had received unambiguous approval in writing from the actor's publicist for the use of his words.
recurring dreams about the actor Alan Alder.
Which Hispanic actor will be cast in the role of good-natured but slightly retarded sidekick?
A contemporary, Michael Flanders, then a budding schoolboy actor, penned a school revue GO TO IT!
Actor Michael Sheard stayed in character for the whole link, with Andy playing the nervous schoolboy.
The controversial and gritty portrayal of teenage life in west London was written by actor screenwriter Noel Clarke.
servicemanrvicemen should an actor dressed their nfl peers the news seems.
Reservoir Dogs actor Michael Madsen wants to play the legendary singer in Irvine based Director Joey Martin's £ 2million film.
Moving on - did you know you'd actually snogged a former Red Dwarf actor?
Once again, these programs are something the avid actor spotter need not get excited about, and the story line is equally uninspiring.
stager manager and actor but also a madcap schemer in generating audiences for his show.
Stella performance from an actor at the top of his game.
Gervais is also a quite sublime actor, one of the best.
Everything from false colored contacts to glitter and sprays are used to completely transform the face and hair into whatever it is the actor is determined to be portraying.
Stage Makeup: The Actor's Complete Guide to Today's Techniques and Materials by Laura Thudium, on the other hand, seems to be perfect for beginners.
At times, stage makeup can be used to alter the appearance of an actor or other individual in order to portray a certain image or fulfill the qualifications of a certain role.
The actor has never been shy about addressing his passion for taking pictures of the female body.
You can use a quote from a famous politician, actor, or artist, a lyric from a song, or even a passage from a past graduation speech.
Country singer LeAnn Rimes and boyfriend actor Eddie Cibrian invited friends and family to an engagement party that turned out to be a surprise wedding on April 22, 2011.
If you're dealing with someone who is a pathological liar, you've got an expert who, like an actor, lives to fool people.
Lindsay Lohan, born on this day in 1986, started out as a child actor in the Disney movie The Parent Trap.
At the time, she was an adorable young actor who showed plenty of promise.
Cruise is married to actor Katie Holmes, and the pair have a daughter, Suri.
Hanks is a prolific actor, turning in memorable roles in such iconic films as Forrest Gump, Saving Private Ryan, Cast Away, Philadelphia, and Big.
Harrison Ford is married to actor Calista Flockheart, and they have one adopted child together.
She was destined to become an actor, winning her first Academy Award at the age of 11, for her work in the movie The Piano.
"Being a celebrity or even an actor means you have an uncertain future artistically and financially," April says.
"Bad hair days or a few extra pounds matter in your job when you're an actor or celeb.
They are each credited with more than 100 actor, producer, and title designer credits, working in video, film, and television roles.
Her parents are the Oscar and Golden Globe winning actor Jon Voight and actress Marcheline Bertrand.
Angelina Jolie has been involved with actor Brad Pitt since mid-2005.
Hollywood lost a rising star January 22, 2008, when actor Heath Ledger died from an accidental prescription drug overdose.
The 29-year-old was found by his masseuse in his Manhattan, New York, apartment.The Australian-born actor's death shocked his fans, supporters and fellow celebrities.
Actor Ryan Reynolds has blossomed, going from a National Lampoon leading man to one of the Tinsel Town elite.
Best known for her roles in the Transformers movies and the film Jennifer's Body, Fox is currently married to actor Brian Austin Green.
Known best as the mysterious vampire Edward Cullen in the Twilight movies, Robert Pattinson was a model before he became an actor.
Actor Eric Dane, who is one of the stars of Grey's Anatomy, and his wife actress Rebecca Gayheart, were the subjects of a leaked tape that featured them along with former Miss Teen U.S.A. and Playboy model Kari Ann Peniche.
Called Screeched: Saved By the Smell, the tape was intended to get Diamond's name back in the spotlight and hopefully lead to more work for the actor.
Actor Verne Troyer, who is best known for playing Mini Me in the Austin Powers series of films, made a sex tape in 2008 with his then-girlfriend Ranae Shrider.
Though Affleck worked as a child actor, he's better know for more grown-up roles in such movies as School Ties, Dazed and Confused and Mallrats.
Born in 1992 in Dallas, Texas. one of singer and actor Demi Lovato's first roles was on the children's television show Barney and Friends.
Cattrall has received a Golden Globe and two Screen Actor's Guild awards for her work on the series.
Jessica Alba has been dating fellow actor Cash Warren since January, 2005.
His father was an anchorman in Cincinnati, his aunt is the legendary singer and actress, Rosemary Clooney and his cousin is actor Miguel Ferrer.
One for Best Supporting Actor in Syriana and the other two for Achievement in Directing and Best Original Screenplay for Good Night and Good Luck.
Clooney was best man in actor Richard Kind's wedding.
ER star Maura Tierney and her husband, actor Billy Morrisette, have announced their separation.
Since then, this classically trained actor has gone from relative obscurity to major box office draw...not to mention big screen heartthrob.
He is primarily a comedic actor, though he has tackled a handful of dramatic roles as well.
Actor and musician extraordinaire Will Smith is one of the most bankable stars in the world today.
In other Kelly Osbourne news, she recently pledged her support for Mel Gibson after being offered a t-shirt poking fun at the disgraced actor.
Ever wondered what Eight is Enough actor Willie Aames is hiding under his shirt?
Kiefer Sutherland is an award-winning actor who has spent most of his adulthood in front of the camera.
In 2006, Kiefer's hard work paid off with an Emmy win for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series and for Outstanding Drama Series.
Kiefer reportedly signed a $40 million contract for three more years of 24, as both an actor and executive producer, and is also developing a 24 movie.
Weston worked as both an actor and writer on the award winning television show Felicity.
Her time there ended in controversy when a fib Weston told about her age to get through the door as an actor caught up with her.
RW: I'm so glad you asked because no one really got the fact that I was an actor at the time.
I never hid my age to get the writing job on Felicity; I hid my age to get in the door as an actor.
I was not going to stop acting and I couldn't say I was one age as an actor and another, older age, as a writer.
It shouldn't matter how old someone is if they are right for that specific job, whether it's as a writer, actor, producer, waitress, flight attendant.
Born in British Columbia, Canada in 1976, Ryan Reynolds is an actor with a large and strong fan following.
Born in 1978 in Fort Ord, California, Matthew Morrison is a singer-songwriter and actor who landed the role of a lifetime when he signed on for the cast of Glee.
Currently, Jennifer has been seen with actor Vince Vaughn.
With 18 films under his belt (and two currently in post-production), this actor is content with the view from the top.
Following that, he had some success as a stage actor before acting in the 1998 miniseries Falling for a Dancer.
His first major film role came from fellow actor, Tim Roth, in Roth's 1999 directorial debut of The War Zone.
Though it probably would be appropriate, there are no "best actor" awards being given out at the reality television awards.
Best known for his innovative, Grammy-winning rap music, Diddy is also a songwriter, producer, actor, and clothing designer.
Moore is divorced from actor Bruce Willis whom she has three daughters with.
She is currently married to actor Ashton Kutcher.
Wilson, who is the brother of actor Luke Wilson, has been romatically linked to singer Sheryl Crow and actress Kate Hudson.
She was married to actor Ryan Reynolds in 2008, but the couple split in 2011.
No longer the young girl in Disney films, Lindsay became a tabloid target and was hounded by rumors of eating disorders, excess partying, and fights with fellow actor Hilary Duff.
Think you know all there is to know about your favorite actor?
At her 21st birthday party in 1997, Reese Witherspoon met actor Ryan Phillippe.
Hip-hop diva Fergie seemed to have a solid start in show business as a child actor on the hit show Kids Incorporated.
Born Stacy Ann Ferguson on March 27, 1975 in Whittier, California, Ferguson began her career as a child actor.
Fergie met actor Josh Duhamel in September of 2004.
Following her divorce from Majors, Fawcett was then involved with actor Ryan O'Neal from 1980 to 1997.
Gyllenhaal's sister Maggie is also an actor, and Jake is the godfather of Heath Ledger and Michelle Williams' daughter Matilda Rose.
Award winning actor Samuel Leroy Jackson was born in Washington, DC, on December 21,1948.
After a high profile marriage and subsequent divorce to actor Brad Pitt, Jennifer Aniston seemed lucky in love when she found funny guy Vaughn.
Holmes started dating actor Chris Klein in 2000, and the two were engaged in 2003.
From Edward Scissorhands to Pirates of the Caribbean, this versatile actor has also proven to be one of the greatest acting talents around.
His wife introduced Depp to actor Nicolas Cage, who advised Depp to consider acting.
He received an Oscar nomination for his portrayal of Jack Sparrow for Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.Depp was also nominated for the Best Actor Oscar for his role as author J.M.
He is a prolific actor who can tackle almost any role, though he seems to prefer quirky, comedic characters.
Comedian, sitcom star, actor, and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres was born on January 26, 1958.
Actor Christian Bale was born in Wales on January 30, 1974.
Though Bale might be best known for his role as Batman in the films Batman Returns and The Dark Knight, he won his first Academy Award, for Best Supporting Actor, for 2010's The Fighter.
Typically, celebrity wallpapers are designed by fans of a particular actor, actress, movie, or television show and distributed for free through one of the many websites specializing in celebrity-related downloads.
From quirky improvisational actor, to aspiring rock musician, to big time screen star, Jack Black has paid his dues.
He calls fellow actor Philip Seymour Hoffman his nemesis on the DVD audio commentary for The School of Rock.
Learn about his rise from high school athlete to heartthrob in this most wanted actor profile.
Eric has a younger brother who likes to point out that he has no interest in becoming an actor.
People magazine reported in November 2006 that Ivanka was dating actor Topher Grace.
While Stewart has appeared in a number of films, he does not consider himself to be an actor.
Married to actor Demi Moore, Kutcher was named as Charlie Sheen's replacement on the successful sitcom Two and a Half Men in 2011.
One honors a silent film star, and the other is for the actor who is famous for playing Indiana Jones.
Simpson's two year relationship with actor Josh Henderson ended during the first episode of The Ashlee Simpson Show.
Simpson also dated Wilmer Valderrama in 2005, and it was rumored that she stole the actor from Lindsay Lohan.
Besides being a successful rapper, Ludacris has also proven himself as a gifted actor.
Both films earned him recognition as a serious actor, supported by numerous awards for each film.
Three Fat Bastards and a Black Beyotch (winning team) versus the Eastsiders: Actor Daniel Baldwin, team captain for the Eastsiders, did not show up for the final weigh-in after going AWOL mid-season.
From child actor, to mature Hollywood leading lady, Kirsten Dunst has managed to carve out a very successful career as an actress.
Golden Globe (2006), Best Performance by an Actor in a TV series Musical or Comedy, The Office.
Screen Actors Guild of America award (2007), Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series, The Office.
The Kim Kardashian sex tape was made three years ago and features Kardashian with then-boyfriend Ray J, who is an actor, rapper and the brother of pop star Brandy.
She was married to actor Tom Cruise from 1990 to 2001.
Queen Latifah is also an award-winning actor, starring in such films as Bringing Down the House, Hairspray, and Mad Money.
Singer and actor Mariah Carey was born in 1970.
By that time, he had already co-starred in five movies, one of which -- Spiral -- garnered him the coveted Internet Pixie award for Best Actor in an i-Feature Film.
Early in his career, Dane Cook took the leap from comedian to actor -- a gutsy move that helped skyrocket the livelihoods of fellow comedians Ray Romano, George Lopez and Denis Leary.
Kelly Ripa's marriage to actor Mark Consuelos is right out of a fairy tale, or in this case, a soap opera.
He's an award-winning actor and singer, and now as a young adult, he's a philanthropist as well.
In a statement released February 28, 2007, the former Soprano's actor said, "I didn't realize just how physically demanding it would be for me.
By the time he took on a recurring role in the sitcom Friends in 2002, he was already an established actor, but soon afterwards he was even more in demand.
Academy Award-winning actor Russell Crowe is known for many things -- his acting skills, Aussie accent and possibly most notably, his temperament.
He is most recognized for his starring role in 2002's The Pianist, which earned him the title of youngest winner of the Academy Award for Best Actor at the age of 29.
She and her husband, actor Ben Affleck, have two daughters.
She is a talented actor who first came into prominence in 2000 with the television series Dark Angel, which ran for two years.
Hurley, whose son, Damien, was born during her relationship with film producer Steve Bing, dated actor Hugh Grant for more than 10 years.
From Harry Potter, to a more grown-up role on stage, Daniel Radcliffe has proven that he's a talented actor whose star is on the rise.
In 2002, he made an appearance in The Play What I Wrote, a London West End theater production directed by actor Kenneth Branagh.
She and actor Josh Hartnett were a celebrity couple for two years before splitting in 2006.
Paris Hilton and actor Colin Farrell were on the auction block for an event sponsored by Foxx.
She has one brother, Vance, who is an actor and guitarist for Cowboy Mouth.
Actor Ray Liotta hit two parked cars and was arrested on suspicion of DUI on February 18, 2007.
Actor Ryan O'Neal was arrested in February 2007 on assault and firearms charges after a fight with his son.
Originally, actor Andy Richter served as O'Brien's sidekick, but he left in 2000 to pursue other acting opportunities.
The role won him several nominations, including "Best Supporting Actor" and "Best Ensemble" from the Screen Actor's Guild and "Best Supporting Actor" from the Academy Awards.
Cuba Gooding Jr. shaved his head for his role in Jerry Maguire, a role that won him an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor.
Down and out actor Tom Sizemore released a sex video of himself with four women, most likely in an attempt to gain more attention while his career was sinking.
Actor Jason Wahler, 20, of MTV's Laguna Beach and The Hills, was arrested over Easter weekend in Seattle, Washington.
The young actor was reportedly drunk during the incident and passed out prior to his arrest.
Starting his career in his teens, Maguire has transformed into an award-winning, accomplished young actor with little trouble or controversy following him.
Actor Alec Baldwin said he blames the stress of his custody battle with his ex-wife, actress Kim Basinger, for his recent scandalous outburst toward his 11-year-old daughter.
Given that, once an actor, actress, reality star, pop star, or heiress does something wrong, you've got instant access to online celebrity oops pictures.
Mel Gibson - Gibson was arrested for drunk driving in July 2006, resulting in a variety of inappropriate comments by the actor.
Rip Torn - This actor was charged with drunk driving after his December 2006 arrest in Westchester, New York.
With his sexy, chiseled good looks and a passion for acting, he has easily made the leap from model to actor.
With small roles under his belt, Josh Holloway felt unsure about his career choice as an actor.
With a rapidly expanding family and successful actor Brad Pitt as her partner, Angelina Jolie has decided to take a break from the acting world.
Angelina Jolie was born on this day in 1975 in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of actor Jon Voight and actress Marcheline Bertrand.
Saldana has been dating actor Keith Britton since 2000, and the couple got engaged in 2010.
As an actor, she has played some very memorable dramatic roles in films such as Dead Calm, Far and Away, Batman Forever, The Others, and Rabbit Hole.
This B-list actor probably isn't as famous for his acting roles as he is for being part of the famous Baldwin clan.
And as an actor, it's scary because there is no second take.
Actor Kevin James and wife Steffiana De La Cruz welcomed their second child, daughter Shea Joelle on June 14.
Legendary actor Danny DeVito was always one to cook his meals in his trailer during television and movie productions.
While he seemed to have flown under the radar after the band split, he continued to have a career as an actor, appearing in My Big Fat Greek Wedding and the musicals Rent and Little Shop of Horrors.
She has been married twice -- for two years beginning in 1992 to actor Emilio Estevez, and again for about a year in 1996 to Brad Beckerman.
Once the hottest male actor around, Cruise has slowly lost his popularity because of some of the words that have come out of his mouth.
Even the most profoundly spoken actor has a blunder every once in awhile.
From child actor to innkeeper, you'd think Tori Spelling has done it all and is happy being a wife and new mom.
Neither commented on whether they are dating, but Electra was rumored to have dated actor Jamie Foxx.
Snoop Dogg not only is a rapper, but an actor and producer too.
She dated actor Joey Lawrence in 1994, but the long-distance romance didn't last more than three months.
Former child star Gary Coleman was involved in a heated argument with a woman on July 27, 2007, which resulted in a citation for the diminutive actor.
Actor Kelsey Grammer donated $2,300 to Republican candidate Rudy Guillani's run for office, and actor Ben Stein threw in $750.
Award-winning actor Owen Wilson is recovering in a Los Angeles, California hospital after what police have called an "attempted suicide."
He was found by his brother, actor Luke Wilson.
Following the breakup with Timberlake, Diaz was briefly linked to Las Vegas magician Criss Angel and actor Jude Law.
Actor Patrick Dempsey, aka Dr. McSteamy from the hit television series Grey's Anatomy, unwinds from his busy career as a television doctor by literally going around circles.
Stephen Colbert, who is an actor by trade, turned a quirky conservative persona into a popular comedic talk show host on Comedy Central's The Colbert Report.
Colbert's interest in acting took him to Northwestern University after two years at Hampden-Sydney, where he studied to become a dramatic actor.
After graduation Damon headed off to Harvard University to pursue a degree in English, but left in 1992 to focus on his career as an actor.
Since 1997, Damon has been nominated for over 50 official industry awards, 15 of which he won, including his shared Best Screenplay Oscar and a Golden Globe for his work as an actor in Good Will Hunting.
Maybe you do, but in case you don't, here are some fun facts and trivia that you can use to stump those in your life who do think they know everything about this high-profile actor.
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The most recent celebrityarrest]] belongs to actor Kiefer Sutherland.
The actor was booked at the police station in Hollywood and was released a few hours later after posting bail in the amount of $25,000.
Sutherland stars as Jack Bauer on the network's hit series "24," a role for which he received a best actor Emmy last year.
During his high school years, Efron and his mother drove to Los Angeles three days a week so that the young actor could audition for roles.
Bonaduce rose to stardom as a child actor on popular television series The Partridge Family.
He and his wife, Gretchen, appeared on the VH1 celebreality series, Breaking Bonaduce, which chronicled the actor's attempt at seeking help for his many past issues.
Actor Kiefer Sutherland pleaded no contest to his DUI charge and was sentenced to 48 days in jail.
Aside from the jail time, the actor is to attend alcohol education classes for 18 months, participate in weekly alcohol therapy sessions for six months and will be on probation for a period of five years.
Best known for his roles in Pirates of the Caribbean and the Lord of the Rings trilogies, actor Orlando Bloom was reportedly involved in a late night car accident in Hollywood on October 12, 2007.
The actor then began acting "erratically" and was warned by airport police to tone down his behavior.
Not taking heed of the warning, the actor then launched into a booze-filled tirade directed at a female British Midlands airline employee and airport police called in the Irish National Police force, Garda Siochana.
Actor Dennis Quaid and wife Kimberly's newborn twins are in the neonatal intensive care unit at Cedar's Sinai Medical Center.
Although the self-proclaimed "Butterscotch Stallion" has found enormous success as an actor, reportedly banking $10,000,000 for the film The Wedding Crashers, Wilson claims that he never really wanted to be an actor.
Tom Poston - Actor best known for his role on Newhart; died April 28 at age 85.
Robert Goulet - singer and actor, passed away from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis on October 30 at age 73.
Macy - Desperate Housewives star Felicity Huffman and actor William H.
Nicolas Cage - This big-hearted actor donated $1 million toward clean up and relief efforts after Hurricane Katrina.
Daniel Baldwin - TV and film actor and brother to Alec, Stephen and Billy Baldwin.
Screen Actors Guild Award for " Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries."
This follow-up to box office blockbuster Jurassic Park grossed over $600 million world wide and catapulted Vince Vaughn's career from a very talented comedian to a very bankable, very talented actor.
After starring in the film, the actor who found most of his work on television was now finding all of his work in film.
From his first film role in the Steven Spielberg movie Empire of the Sun, to his high profile role as the Dark Knight in the Batman films, Christian Bale has established himself as a serious actor in a number of impressive movies.
Bale nailed the role as Jim Graham in Spielberg's Empire of the Sun, receiving the award for "Best Performance by a Juvenile Actor" from the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures.
Announced that actor Eddie Murphy was the father of her unborn child; later it was confirmed that Murphy was in fact the father of Angel Iris.
Adam Sandler hasn't won any Oscars, but the man is an actor, writer, producer, comedian and has two albums that have gone double platinum.
Actor Heath Ledger died in his New York City apartment on January 22, 2008.
Ledger earned an Oscar nomination in the Best Actor category and Gyllenhaal earned a nomination in the Best Supporting Actor category.
When the actor did not stir, she called 911.
At this time, there is no additional information regarding the sad death of this young and talented actor and more importantly, beloved friend, son and father.
The first autopsy performed could not pinpoint, nor indicate a cause of death for the young and talented actor.
Autopsy reports state that the combination of all these prescription medications is what led to the actor's death.
Christina Ricci - Christina Ricci started out as a child actor, appearing in movies such as Mermaids (1990) and The Addams Family (1991).
By now, we're more than aware that Corey Haim's acting career has dried up, but it looks like the actor is making a last ditch effort - with an advertisement featuring himself in Variety magazine.
Apparently casting directors saw something special in the young actor and called him a few days later to re-audition.
Jason Bateman is one child star who continued to be a working actor straight into adulthood.
Bateman won the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Television Series, Musical or Comedy in 2005 and was nominated for an Emmy Award and Screen Actors Guild award.
Mel Gibson - Drinking and driving led to other troubles for the actor.
Bree Olson - Former "Goddess" of Charlie Sheen's, Olson was arrested for drunk driving after leaving the troubled actor.
Leann Rimes - It's was country song in the making when she hooked up with actor Eddie Cibrian.
Actor Patrick Swayze reportedly has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
Reps for Swayze are claiming that this story is grossly exaggerated and that although he does have pancreatic cancer, the actor continues to be in good health, considering.
Although reps for Swayze have confirmed the actor is battling one of the most deadly forms of cancer, they say that he is "…responding well to treatment."
The emotional wrongful death case of actor John Ritter, most well known for his role as Jack Tripper on the sitcom Three's Company, came to an end today with the jury clearing the doctors of any wrong doing.
Yasbeck believed that Dr. Lee was negligent when treating the actor that night.
Daniel Day-Lewis is an accomplished actor who is widely revered by his Hollywood peers who often compare him to Marlon Brando and call him the "consummate professional."
With this family heritage, it's no wonder that Daniel Day-Lewis became an actor and his sister, Tamasin, became a filmmaker.
At this time, the New York Film Critics took notice of Day-Lewis' talents and named him the "Best Supporting Actor" of 1985.
Daniel Day-Lewis' portrayal of Brown earned him the Oscar award for "Best Actor in a Leading Role."
Because of this fact, he never wanted to become an actor like his father, James Brolin -- that is, until high school when he starred in the student production of A Streetcar Named Desire.
It seems though, that Brolin has settled comfortably into his new role as a bankable actor and his career continues to be on the upswing.
Actor Neil Patrick Harris did not begin his career as Doogie Howser, M.D. as most believe.
Neil Patrick Harris was hardly an out-of-work actor resorting to advertising himself in Variety when the part of the womanizing, well-dressed, Barney Stinson came along in How I Met Your Mother.
Neil Patrick Harris is reportedly dating actor David Burtka.
Lucas was very impressed by the young actor's talents and asked Ford to come and read for the part of Han Solo, even though he originally had Kurt Russell, Christopher Walken and Nick Nolte in mind for the part.
The actor was reportedly banned from all Nobu restaurants for a couple of reasons, not least being his lame excuse for a tip.
The actor left an Entourage DVD in lieu of an actual tip and also conducted himself boorishly.
Applegate has been married once, to actor Johnathon Schaech.
After Home and Away, it was away to Paris for Fisher, who decided to enroll at at the renowned Jacques Lecoq Stage School, run by the physical theatre actor and mime artist.
Though some of her relationships have been widely publicized overseas (notably her partnerships with English actor Darren Day and banking heir Anthony de Rothschild), Fisher has always managed to maintain a relatively quiet personal life.
Her engagement to actor Sacha Baron Cohen (of Borat fame) is well known, but never quite the stuff of tabloid fodder.
A short time later, after missing another mandatory drug test, he had finally blown all of his chances and an L.A. county judge sentenced the actor, and now father and husband, to one year in prison.
After his release, the actor began slowly repairing his heavily damaged career and landed a recurring role on the popular show Ally McBeal.
The actor now credits his wife Susan, son Indio and hard work for staying off drugs.
Actor Morgan Freeman is the latest celebrity to be involved in a car wreck this year.
The actor fully awakened only to jerk the car back onto the highway in an attempt to correct the vehicle.
Preliminary reports state the Morgan Freeman was conscious, lucid and even cracked a few jokes with the rescue team despite the fact that they had to use the Jaws of Life to pry the 71-year-old actor from the car.