Isla Lang Fisher is an Australian film actress of Scottish descent, remembered by fans of world cinema for her participation in the films “Marrying the First Counter”, “The Illusion of Deception”, “The Great Gatsby” and “Uninvited Guests”. In addition, in her youth she published several children’s books.
A girl was born in the Arab country of Oman, and grew up in Australia. The fact is that the father of the future actress, Brian Fisher, was a financier at the United Nations and just at that moment was engaged in the banking structure in Muscat, the capital of this Asian country. A few months later, the Fishers returned to Scotland, to the town of Bathgate. The actress was named after one of the British Isles. And later, in the biography of Isla Fisher, the Australian city of Perth appears, where the family moved to permanent residence. Continue reading
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
Born Jean Raul Robert, he was born in 1930 in Paris into a Breton family. He studied at the Nantes Conservatory, and then at the Drama Center and the Higher National Conservatory of Dramatic Art. His classmates were Claude Risch, Jean-Pierre Mariel and Jean-Paul Belmondo.
On the theatrical stage, Rochefort – since 1949. He worked in many theaters, including the troupe of the National Folk Theater. The actor’s film debut took place in 1958.
Rochefort became a famous actor in 1962 – after the movie of Philippe de Brock “Cartouche”. And Rochefort developed this success in 1965, playing in the next picture of de Brock, “The misfortunes of the Chinese in China.” Continue reading