The Hollywood actress Anna Kay Faris, known to the audience under the abbreviated name Anna Faris, became famous all over the world after the comedy parody of the horror films “A Very Scary Movie”.
Anna was born in November 1976 in Baltimore. There were no actors and people of art in the family of the future star. Dad is a sociologist and teacher at Washington University, and Mom is a teacher at a Baltimore high school. Multinational blood flows in the veins of Faris. The mother of the actress is German by birth. And in the family there are French, British, Scots and Irish.
When her daughter turned 6 years old, the family moved to Edmonds. Here Anna and the girl’s younger brother Robert went to school. Continue reading
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
Christina Applegate is an American actress. The girl starred in the films “Heroes”, “Cutie”. The series “Married and with Children” opened the actress to the world of Hollywood and gave popularity. Repeatedly awarded the Golden Globe and Emmy Award.
Childhood and youth
In Hollywood, November 25, 1971 became one more actress. In the family of Bobby Applegate and Nancy Priddy, a daughter named Christina was born. Parents of the baby belonged to the artistic sphere: her father worked in a record company, and his mother was on backing vocals with Leonard Cohen, starred in the TV series “The Witch”. Continue reading
The future icon of Soviet cinema Lyubov Petrovna Orlova was born in 1902 in a family of nobles. Her father, who served in the military, had several awards from the sovereign. Evgenia Sukhotina, mother Orlova, came from an old family of a nobleman, a member of the State Council and cavalry general Nikolai Sukhotin, who served as the head of the Nikolaev Military Academy and was related to the writer and Count Leo Tolstoy. Lyubov Orlova kept the work of Tolstoy, “The Caucasian Captive.” The book was signed and donated by little Orlova by the writer herself.
A frequent guest at the Orlovs’ house in Zvenigorod near Moscow was Fedor Chaliapin. Once, when he saw a home performance with the participation of the younger Orlova, he prophesied real acting fame for the girl, advising his relatives to develop the talent of the young actress in a theater studio. 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