Yuri Nikulin was born on December 18, 1921 in the city of Demidov. His family was closely associated with the theater: father Vladimir Andreevich studied law, and upon returning from the army he got a job as an actor in the theater, his mother Lidia Ivanovna was also a theater actress. It is noteworthy that Yuri’s parents were known in the city precisely as comedian actors, which greatly influenced the future fate of the boy.
When Yuri was four years old, his family moved to Moscow. Father got a job as a correspondent in two local newspapers and began to compose reprises for the theater and the circus. Vladimir Andreevich often took his son with him to the circus, where the five-year-old Jura was inspired by an atmosphere of joy and fun. It was then that the future artist got the idea to amuse people, causing smiles on their faces. He led the life of an ordinary Soviet boy, spent a lot of time with friends, and sometimes got into fights. Continue reading
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin, better known to us as Charlie Chaplin, was born in April 1889. In the family of pop actors of the London Music Hall, he was the first common child. Prior to her marriage to Charlie’s father, Charles Spencer Chaplin, Hannah gave birth to her first son, Sidney Hill. His father was a certain Jew Hawks. But after marriage, Sydney Hill, like Charlie’s uterine brother, received the name Chaplin.
The early childhood of Charlie and his brother Sid was a happy one. Father was extremely popular. He had a pleasant baritone, was regularly invited to London’s music halls and toured extensively throughout Europe. But soon, the previously existing problem with alcohol worsened, and the 37-year-old Chaplin Sr. died in a hospital in London. Continue reading
The creative biography of Jamel Debbuz seems to consist of ups and downs alone. Participation in the first French improvisation championship led to the final, at the age of 19 he already led a daily column on Radio Nova. The debut on television brought the loyal love of Canal +, and subsequently its own personal show, then cinema and even musical art were subdued. And all the most tragic happened in the personal life of the actor.
Childhood and youth
The oldest of six children of the Moroccan family Debbuz spent her childhood in the Parisian suburb of Trapp, where she settled in 1979. The boy was enthusiastically engaged in the theater studio of Alain Degua, admired the stand-up performances of comedians Eddie Murphy and Albert Dupontel, prepared to become a performer of exclusively comedic roles. But at age 14, life has changed dramatically. Continue reading