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
Popular French comedian starring in more than 160 films.
Fernand Joseph Desiree Contanden (real name Fernandel) was born May 8, 1903 in Marseille, in the family of a pharmacist.
The Contanden family supported the son’s desire for the stage and at the age of five he made his debut at the Marseille Chav Theater in melodramas and pastorals.
The idol of Fernand was the then-famous couplet singer, Polen. Seeing his performance, Fernand was determined to become a comedian. Two days later, having learned Polen’s repertoire, he tested it in one of the cafes. Steamy couplets on the lips of a ten-year-old boy delighted the not too picky audience of Marseille cafes and cabarets. This was the first success. The fame of little Cine went beyond the boundaries of their native Shav Boulevard. Then Fernand took part in the competition of chansonnier-lovers, held by a Paris newspaper, and took second place. Continue reading