Everyone knows that acting bread is difficult, and not everyone is given the ability to make the audience laugh. The combination of an unusual appearance, charm, rich facial expressions, and at the same time – routine, the ability to make not only laugh, but also cry, made James Belushi the leading comedian.
Childhood and youth
James Adam Belushi was born to a family of Albanian immigrants who owned the restaurant of Agnes and Adam Anastas Belushi in Chicago in June 1954. In the family, in addition to James, three more children were brought up – daughter Marian and sons Billy and John. Continue reading
Buster Keaton is an American actor known in the world of cinema as a “comedian without a smile.” The popularity of the artist at the peak of his career was comparable with the demand for Charlie Chaplin. The “stone face” of American silent cinema, Buster Keaton entertained people without sounds and facial expressions. A subtle and insightful artist made the audience cry with laughter.
He was a stuntman, actor, director and true artist of the cinema era. Authorship of Keaton belongs to the films “Sherlock Jr.”, “Navigator” and “General”. In 1960, he received an honorary Oscar for his contribution to the development of cinema. Continue reading
Looking at those comedic images in which the actor appeared on the screen, it was impossible to guess so that Anatoly Dmitrievich Papanov was a man with a difficult fate. Despite the horrors of the war, seen with his own eyes, the artist remained optimistic and radiant smile that inspired the audience of the Soviet Union until the end of days.
During his work in the cinema and theater, the artist was awarded many awards celebrating his merits, and in 1976, the Soviet astronomer Lyudmila Chernykh named the asteroid No. 2480 discovered by her in honor of the actor. In 2012, 25 years after the death of the artist, Anatoly Dmitrievich was erected a monument in his small homeland – in the city of Vyazma. Continue reading