Sir Norman Joseph Wizdom (born Sir Norman Joseph Wisdom, February 4, 1915, London – October 4, 2010, Isle of Man) is an English comedian. Also known as a composer, producer and screenwriter.
Born February 4, 1915. His father was a cockney taxi driver. The father was a drunkard-brawler, divorcing, in 1924 drove his nine-year-old son into the street. Norman wandered, lived with his guardians for a while. Then he was hired as a servant to the captain of a merchant ship. He worked as a porter and a miner. In 1930 (at age 15), the hussar became a drummer in the Tenth Royal Regiment. Together with the regiment he was in India. In India, learned to play the trumpet and clarinet. At the same time, he became the champion of the Indian contingent of the British army in boxing in feather weight. Continue reading
French actor, director, writer, artist, sculptor, stunt performer.
His real name is Jean Alfred Villain-Marais, but since he is “bad” in French, he removed it from his name.
Born on December 11, 1913 in Cherbourg (France), in the family of a veterinarian, but barely remembered his father: his parents divorced when he was five years old, and the further upbringing of Jean and his older brother fell on the shoulders of his mother, grandmother and aunt. Jean was born from childhood, he remained faithful to his childhood dreams and affections for life. He was an emotional, sensitive and very receptive child. At the age of four, when he first got into the cinema, little Jean dreams of becoming an actor. Continue reading
Jean Reno is a famous French actor with Spanish roots. He gained popularity after the release of the drama “Leon” and was in demand as a lone killer. Renault attracted the attention of viewers and other films. In parallel, the comedic career of the actor was developing: he became popular as a count from the funny film “Aliens”. The pearls of the filmography of the artist were also the paintings “Wasabi”, “Unlucky”, “Da Vinci Code” and “Godzilla”.
Childhood and youth
Jean Renault, originally named Juan Moreno, was born in the Moroccan city of Casablanca. Parents were immigrants from Spain who had to leave their home country due to the coming to power of military dictator Francisco Franco. Continue reading