Actors missing in combat
Where are the stars of the new Hollywood? Actors and actresses who played the sky and were very famous, and even some had Oscar nominations or won, and suddenly fall into oblivion. This list is inspired by the great book '' Disappeared in combat '' by Miguel Ángel Prieto (which from here I recommend openly). I have made a selection of the most charismatic actors, updating them, and I have added a few that are not in the book because they are later that also deserve the honor of being on this list. I hope you like and I am excited about this list as I did the book when I read it at the time.
Emilio Estevez (born May 12, 1962) is an American actor, director and screenwriter. He was born in New York on May 12, 1962. Son of actor Martin Sheen and brother of Charlie Sheen. Spanish descent by his paternal grandfather. In 1968 he moved with his family to Malibu. He graduated from the University of Santa Monica in 1980 but a year before he had a small role in the movie Apocalypse Now. His success came in Tex (1982) with Matt Dillon. His first film as a director was in 1986 entitled Wisdom in which Emilio shares the limelight with Demi Moore. In all the films he has directed he plays a role in them. In 2006 he premiered the movie Bobby that tells the last hours of Robert F. Kennedy, the film had two nominations to the Golden Globe. He was married to Paula Abdul, from whom he divorced. He has two children of his old girlfriend. His latest work, as a scriptwriter, director and actor, has been the filming of the movie "The Way", on the Camino de Santiago, starring his father. "The Way" has been presented at the Toronto International Film Festival and is scheduled to arrive on Spanish screens on November 19.
Henry Thomas (Henry Jackson Thomas, Jr.). September 9, 1971, San Antonio, Texas, is an American film and television actor. Remembered for his role as Elliot in the movie ET: The Extraterrestrial (1982) by Steven Spielberg. He studied at East Central High School and at Blinn College. He made his debut in 1981 in the film Raggedy man, by Jack Fisk and participated in the movie The Steeler and the Pittsburgh Kid (1981). The following year he was chosen for the film ET: The Extraterrestrial, acting the role of a child who befriends an extraterrestrial. The film was a blockbuster and promoted his career. Back in San Antonio, he participated in a series of commercials for television, while continuing his studies at school. In the following years of the decade of 1980 acted in the films Misunderstood (1984), Cloak & Dagger (1984), Frog Dreaming (1986), Murder One (1988) and Valmont (1989), of Miloš Forman. In the decade of 1990, already adolescent, it participated in the films for television Psycho IV - the beginning (1990) where it realizes the paper like Young Norman Bates, To Taste for Killing (1992), Beyond Obsession (1994), Indictment: The McMartin Trial (1995), which earned him a Golden Globe Award nomination, Riders of the Purple Sage (1996), Moby Dick (1998) and Happy Face Murders (1999). For the big screen he starred in Fire in the Sky (1993), Curse of the Starving Class (1994), Legends of Passion (1994, Bombshell (1996), Hijacking Hollywood (1997), Niagara, Niagara (1997), Suicide Kings ( 1997), Moby Dick (1998) and Fever (1999) In the 2000s he has participated in A Good Baby (2000), All the Pretty Horses (2000), The Quickie (2001), Dead in the Water (2002) , I'm with Lucy (2002), Gangs of New York (2002), I Capture the Castle (2003), Briar Patch (2003), 11:14 (2003), Honey Baby (2003), Dead Birds (2004) , The Hard Easy (2005), Desperation (2006) (film for TV), The Last Sin (2007), Paranormal Activity (2007), Suffering Man's Charity (2007) and Red Velvet (2009), also participated in two series of television, Masters of Horror (2005) and Without a Trace (2007-2008) .In 2010 he participated in the film Dear John.
Lorenzo Lamas (born January 20, 1958 in Santa Monica, California) is a film and television actor of American nationality and Argentine ancestry. He is the son of Argentine actor Fernando Lamas and actress Arlene Dahl. He studied at the Tony Barr's Film Actors Workshop and his first TV role was in 1976, although he had already debuted in 1969 as an extra in the Western Hundred Rifles .------ In 1978 he obtained a secondary role in the successful version film of the musical Grease, giving life to Tom Chisun, a football player who tries unsuccessfully to link with Sandy (Olivia Newton-John). A year later, he takes part in the television series California Fever, but it will not be until 1981 when he has his big opportunity; participates in the series Falcon Crest playing Lance Cunson, grandson of Angela Channing, role played by actress Jane Wyman. At that time, and thanks to that series, he carried out an advertising campaign in Spain, announcing blankets and other bedroom textiles of the brand Reig Martí with the slogan "Lorenzo Lamas, the king of the beds". He was nominated in 1984 for worst actor in the Golden Raspberry Awards (best known for The Anti-Oscar) for the musical film Body Rock. Specialized in action films, he has participated in several B movies such as Final Impact (1992), CIA: code name: Alexa (1992) or the revenge of Snake Eater (1992). In 1992, he returns to television with the series Renegado, giving life to Reno Raines, a fugitive from the law who becomes a bounty hunter under the pseudonym of Vince Black, and who collaborates with his friends Bobby Sixkiller (Branscombe Richmond) and Cheyenne Philips (Kathleen Kinmont, then his wife). The series was very successful and remained on the air for 5 seasons, until 1997. Later, he has collaborated on other television series that have not been as successful as Air America and The Immortal. In 2003, she was sworn in the beauty contest Are you Hot? and a year later he joined the series The Bold And The Beautiful which ended in February 2007. He currently performs in low budget films of the production company The Asylum famous for making remakes of blockbusters. In 2010 he joined the Argentine Showmatch program as a participant in the new edition of the popular segment Bailando por un sueño, thus recalling his father's country of origin.
Thomas William Selleck (born in Detroit, Michigan, January 29, 1945) is a famous actor, screenwriter, and producer of the film industry, winner of several awards, including the Golden Globe and the Emmy, being mostly known as the main character of the television series Magnum PI (Magnum private investigator). Its hallmarks are its height (1.93 m) and its trademark mustache. Selleck began his career with small roles in different films, such as Myra Breckinridge and The Seven Minutes by Russ Meyer. He also appeared in some series, miniseries and telefilms. Selleck also had a role as Lance White in The Rockford Files, a television drama of the seventies. Ironically, and after years of little interest in acting, he was called to act in Magnum, PI and as Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark in the same year. The producers of Magnum, PI did not let the actor film the film, so the role went to Harrison Ford. Selleck starred in the 1979 telefilm Concrete Cowboy with Jerry Reed. Selleck also starred in several films before and after Magnum; Among the most notable roles of the actor stand a detective in Runaway, a father by force in Three Men and a Baby, and a US cowboy in the Australian Quigley Down Under. Other films include Three Men and a Little Lady, High Road to China, Lassiter, Her Alibi, An Innocent Man that hosts one of his best performances, Folks !, Christopher Columbus: The Discovery, Mr. Baseball, In & Out and The Love Letter In this 2010 we saw him in the movie Killers by Robert Luketic.
Mark Richard Hamill (born September 25, 1951) is an American film, television and voice actor, best known for his role in the original Star Wars trilogy as Luke Skywalker. He grew up in California, Virginia, New York and Japan. His father was a captain in the United States Navy. He starred in a drama at the City College of Los Angeles and made his television debut with "The Bill Cosby Show" in 1970. He had a continuing role (Kent Murray) in the television series "General Hospital" and co-starred in the humor series "The Texas Wheelers" (1974). The real fame came with his performance in "Star Wars" with the role of the hero Luke Skywalker. After the huge success of the George Lucas movie, he was hired to act in the aftermath, but he had a car accident in which he almost died, leaving a scar on his face, so in "The Empire Strikes Back" (1980) it had to change part of the script. He also filmed "Return of the Jedi" (1983), a film in which he left the role of Luke Skywalker. He has acted in Broadway performances, re-filming in 1989 with George Lucas. Currently, Mark Hamill doubles movies and animation series, (such as the Joker of the animated series "Batman" (1992)). In 2001 he made a cameo in a scene from the movie Jay and Bob the Silent Strike back from director Kevin Smith, a scene in which he parodies the trilogy in which the actor was so successful. Another highlight came with the episode of The Simpsons titled "Mayored to the Mob" where Homer takes out Mark Hamill (in Star Wars attire) and Mayor Joe Quimby from a quagmire.
MATT LE BLANC
Matthew Steven LeBlanc (born July 25, 1967 in Newton, Massachusetts), better known as Matt LeBlanc and popularly known in his neighborhood as "cousin", is an American actor. Famous for his role as Joey Tribbiani in the comedy Friends (1994-2004). Matt LeBlanc was born on July 25, 1967 in Newton, Massachusetts. It has Italian, French, Irish, English and Danish blood. As a child he was not interested in acting. After getting his first motorcycle at the age of 8 years in the year 1975, LeBlanc began to participate in some amateur competitions with hopes of running professionally. Soon he ran in obstacle courses, but the determination of his mother to find another way out of his talent forced him to leave. He prepared to work in carpentry, and after graduation from high school he went to New York City. LeBlanc knew that a career as a film and television actor needed studies and experience on stage, so he placed himself under the tutelage of Flo Greenberg, and got roles in theatrical productions such as "Private Wars", "Out of Gas On Lover's Leap" "and" A Streetcar Named Desire ". Soon, in 1987, he jumped into television starring ads for products such as Levi's 501 jeans, Coca-Cola, Doritos and Milky Way. That same year he received a Golden Lion at the Cannes Film Festival for an announcement by Ketchup Heinz. in which it appeared. In 1988, he formally began his career as an actor, and in the period of one year began a leading role in the series "TV 101" and moved to Los Angeles, where he appeared in some shows ("Red Shoe Diaries" and "Top of the Heap ") before his film debut in" Lookin 'Italian "with Alanis Morissette (note that he appeared in the videos" Walk Away "and" Plastic "of that singer), which opened the door to play Joey Tribbiani in "Friends", character thanks to which he won an Emmy Award. In addition to this, Matt LeBlanc appeared in an episode of Married with Children (Married ... with Children) as a fleeting boyfriend of Kelly Bundy (Christina Applegate) where he is seen dressed as a motorcyclist, typical boyfriend of the blonde girl in that series. He had a second appearance in the series in a special chapter in which Al goes to visit an old friend who lives with his son (role played by LeBlanc) in New York; to whom Al and his friend, recognizing the attractiveness of the boy, try to promote as a model at a society party; Then in a second sequel to this adventure, the friend and his son return the visit to Al where he meets Kelly. After the end of Friends, with a chapter filmed in absolute secrecy and that obtained an audience record in the US, Matt continued to play his character in the "spin off" of the same name, Joey, series focused on his character after Leave your 5 friends in New York and go to Los Angeles to try your luck as an actor in Hollywood. He has been frequently selected for Italian-American roles. During the previous 10 years he developed a passion for landscape photography, which led him to travel to locations around the world.
Wesley Snipes is an American actor, was born on July 31, 1962 in Florida but grew up in New York, in the Bronx neighborhood. Since he was a child he wanted to be an actor. He went to the High School for the Performing Arts, but left it when he moved with his mother to Orlando. There he founded the theater group Struttin'Street Stuff. In the 1980s he returned to New York and studied acting at the State University of New York. In the same decade he made his debut on Broadway while working in a telephone company. In 1986 he began his film career with a Warner movie (Wild Cats by Goldie Hawn). Spike Lee was the one who launched him to stardom, by including him in several of his films. Spike Lee noticed a video clip by Michael Jackson, Bad, directed by Martin Scorsese in which Wesley was released. In the 1990s he established himself as a star of action films with several films. He is an expert in martial arts, specifically shotokan. At the moment he was married to the Korean-born painter Nakyung "Nikki" Park. A US judge sentenced American actor Wesley Snipes on April 25, 2008 to three years in prison, the maximum penalty for tax evasion. He recently said that he would like to play Blade for the fourth time after his release from prison.
Luke Perry (Mansfield, Ohio, October 11, 1965) is an American actor, famous for his work as Dylan McKay in the series Beverly Hills, 90210. Member of the original cast of Beverly Hills, 90210, Luke Perry is one of the actors that more fruits obtained by its success in the series. In addition to appearances in films such as The Enemy and Dirt, Luke premiered his own drama series Jeremiah. In the series, Perry is Jeremiah, who lives a post-apocalyptic future where a deadly virus invaded the population of the world leaving a few survivors, among which just a few manage to reach puberty. Throughout his career, he was in small, independent productions, often co-producing series and telefilms. Between its works of greater production, it is the independent film The Florentine, next to stars like Hal Holbrook, Jim Belushi, Michael Madsen and Mary Stuart Masterson. In the cinema, its most important participations were in The Fifth Element, Riot, Normal Life, American Strays, also of the film of Buffy, the Vampire Slayer. Another facet of Perry is his talent as a voice actor, as he guaranteed important works, as in the animated series Mortal Kombat, Hulk, Family Father, Johnny Bravo and The Simpsons. Perry's first job as a professional actor was in the short film Twisted Sister: Come Out and Play, released as a rock idol, Alice Cooper. He also participated in the Spin City series, Saturday Night Live, Will & Grace, Night Visions and Windfall. In The Simpsons he made a cameo in the Krusty Gets Kancelled chapter playing himself as Krusty the clown's stepbrother. In Father of Family he made another one in the chapter of History of First Flat, in which Peter wrote a false article that affirmed that Perry was gay.
Olivia Newton-John, OBE (born in Cambridge, England, September 26, 1948), is a pop singer and Australian film actress of British origin. He was born in Cambridge (England). She is the daughter of a German mother and a British father. When he was only 5 years old, he moved to Australia with his family, since his father was offered a job as a professor at a university in Melbourne. He has a sister, the actress Rhona Newton-John. She is known by the nickname Livvy, Olivia. His maternal grandfather was the German Max Born, who won a Nobel Prize in Physics. In Australia, where he spent his childhood and adolescence, he studied at the University of Melbourne. Newton-John has also been an actress, participating in films of a musical nature. His greatest success was Grease, with John Travolta. The following were not as successful, especially Xanadu, which failed despite the participation of Gene Kelly and music composed by Jeff Lynne, founding member of the Electric Light Orchestra (ELO). Neither triumphed Two of a Kind, bad reception by the public although his soundtrack was also a great success. Olivia Newton-John has a star with her name on Hollywood Boulevard, in recognition of her extraordinary career. In this 2010 we have seen it in the American television series Glee.
Kirstie Alley turns 60 Some of us still remember her for her role in Cheers, which aired from 1987 to 1993 and from which she became one of the longest and most successful sit coms in the history of American television Frasier, which lasted no less than 11 years, from 1993 to 2004. Before becoming known, Alley participated in Star Trek II with a secondary role of Vulcan (those who do the health that separating the fingers of the hand two by two). It seems that Alley was very comfortable feeling alien, because soon after a few years she joined the Church of Scientology. Returning to her role as an actress, the role that more than one will remember her was in Mira who talks, the film, which brought us two unfortunate sequels with a little sister and even chatty dogs, raised more than 100 million dollars (having cost about 7) catapulting Alley to fame. Alley has been nominated for the Emmy for her role in Cheers on two occasions, until in the fourth season of the series (and her third nomination) she finally won the award. In 1997, Alley surprised us all with his role away from the comedy he was accustomed to his audience in Woody Allen's movie Dismantling Harry. A few years ago the press echoed his "careless" figure, as Alley came to weigh around 100 kilos, leading his attempts to "re-enter" the Hollywood world while losing weight. As for the personal, she confessed to having been addicted to cocaine, she was married to Richard Stevenson Parker, an actor who made an appearance at Melrose Place and The Watchers on the Beach, from 1983 to 1997. The couple adopted two children. She is a staunch follower of the Church of Scientology, reaching to donate 5 million dollars in 2007. That same year she made with Jacke Gyllenhaal an Australian zombie movie called Nailed, in which she acts as a veterinarian.
Edward Furlong (August 2, 1977; Glendale, California), though born as Edward Walter Torres, is an American actor known for starring in Terminator 2: The Last Judgment and American History X. Casting director Mali Finn discovered him while visiting the headquarters of the Association for Young Boys and Girls Clubs of America (Pasadena, California). His film debut was Terminator 2: The Last Judgment as John Connor. Thanks to this role he won the MTV Movie Awards for Best Newcomer in 1992 and a Saturn for Best Young Actor. A year later he appeared in Livin 'on the edge videoclip of Aerosmith. He continued his film career in movies, of debatable success, and independent. He shared the lineup with actors like Meryl Streep and Liam Neeson in Before and After or Tim Roth in A Matter of Blood. In 1998 he played an important role in the movie American History X, playing a neo-Nazi who wants to follow in the footsteps of his older brother, played by Edward Norton. In 2005 he was part of the cast of The Raven 4: Damned Prayer-from the series The Raven-along with David Boreanaz, Tara Reid, Dennis Hopper and Macy Gray. In October of 2006, it made debut in the series of television CSI: New York, interpreting to Shane Casey during two episodes. In 2011 he will premiere the film The Green Hornet by Michel Gondry.
Ralph George Macchio (born November 4, 1961) is a well-known Italian-American actor in the 80s. His best known role was that of Daniel LaRusso in the Karate Kid movie series. He was born in Huntington, Long Island on November 4, 1961 and studied at the Half Hollow Hills HS West. Macchio began his acting career in the mid-70s, as an advertising star. In 1983, he made his film debut with Patrick Swayze and Matt Dillon with The Outsiders. A year later, he would become the idol of youth by becoming Danny LaRusso and playing Karate Kid with Pat Morita and Elisabeth Shue. Macchio starred in the other two sequels, shot in 1986 and 1989. In 1986, Macchio played another remarkable film: Cruce de caminos by Walter Hill, where he played Eugene Martone, who performs a guitar duel with a disciple of the devil (played by the guitarist Steve Vai). In 1987, he would marry Phyllis Fierro, with whom he would have a son (Daniel, 1996) and a daughter (Julia, 1992). In 1992, in his last major performance to date, he starred opposite Joe Pesci and Marisa Tomei in the comedy My Cousin Vinny. In recent years she has continued her theatrical career with remarkable success, her performance in the play How to Succeed in Business without Hitting has been highly acclaimed, she has also made guest appearances in series such as Beyond the Limit and in 2002 she wrote and He directed the feature film Love Thy Brother, for which he won the best director award at the Long Island Festival. In 2005 he played himself in an episode of the series "The Entourage" and in 2006 he premiered as an interpreter the film "Beer League". In 2009 he participated in several episodes of the television series of ABC, UGLY BETTY, playing the Councilman Archie Rodriguez who had a little romance with Hilda, sister of Betty Suarez.
Jason Priestley (Vancouver, August 28, 1969) is a Canadian actor who achieved fame for his leading role in nine seasons of the television series Beverly Hills, 90210. In the 00's he had a spectacular car accident that almost cost him his life . Jason Priestley achieved world stardom thanks to the series "Sensación de Vivir" (Beverly Hills 90210). Along with castmates such as Jennie Garth, Shannen Doherty, Brian Austin Green, Gabrielle Carteris, Tori Spelling, Ian Ziering, Luke Perry, Tiffani Thiessen, among others. The series started in that year 1990, from that moment and during the decade of the 90's, was considered an icon for its beauty and for being one of the protagonists of the most successful series of the moment. In this series received two great nominations for his interpretation of the young, but at the same time responsible and optimistic Brandon Walsh, each nomination were understood in 1993 and 1995.
HALEY JOEL OSMENT
Haley Joel Osment (April 10, 1988, Los Angeles) is an American actor. Haley is the son of Eugene Osment and Theresa Seifert, as well as being the older brother of Emily Osment. At age 4, after making his first casting, he was chosen to be the image of Pizza Hut in an advertisement in a shopping center. From there he also began his career in television and film. In 1994 he participated in Forrest Gump as his son. He has made cameos in well-known series such as Walker, Texas Ranger, Murphy Brown and Jeff Forxworthy's show. He is mythically remembered for his role as Cole in The Sixth Sense.
MICHAEL J. FOX
Michael Andrew Fox (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, June 9, 1961), better known as Michael J. Fox, is a Canadian actor who won the Emmy and Golden Globe awards. He is currently an important activist in the fight against Parkinson's , a disease that he suffers. At age 18, I travel to the United States to promote myself artistically. He adopted the name Michael J. Fox in homage to comedian Michael J. Pollard.  He lived economic hardships in Los Angeles (California) until he was hired for the popular television series of the eighties, Family Ties (in Spanish, family ties), which gave him his first opportunity as an actor. His entry into the series was not easy because one of the executives was not convinced that he was the right person for the role of Alex P. Keaton. Short stature (1.64 m) and youthful face, Fox has starred in numerous films in the cinema, among the best known is the trilogy of Back to the Future where he plays Marty McFly, the young man who travels through time in a car Sports Of Lorean. The first film of the trilogy was filmed while still working on the series Family Ties, which meant a great effort, since by day he acted in the series and at night in the film. In 1991, at age 30, he was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, but decided to keep it secret so that it would not interfere with his acting career. In 1998, he decided to publish his illness through People magazine. In 1996, Fox returned to work on a television series, Spin City, where he also executive produced and won three Golden Globes. He also won three Emmy nominations, the People's Choice Award and two Actors Guild Awards. In the television series Family Ties, he met his current wife, the actress Tracy Pollan, with whom he married on July 16, 1988 and had four children: Sam Michael (born May 30, 1989) , the twins Aquinnah Kathleen and Schuyler Frances (born February 15, 1995), and Esmé Annabelle (born November 3, 2001). Due to his Parkinson's disease, Michael decides to leave the performance and the role of Mike Flaherty in Spin City. He is replaced in the series by Charlie Sheen. He wrote his memoirs in the book Lucky Man (in Spanish, A Fortunate Man) in 2002 and created the foundation "The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research" (Foundation of Michael J. Fox for Parkinson's Research) dedicated to ensure the development of the cure for Parkinson's disease within the next decade. It has raised more than 82 million dollars since November 2000. In 2006 it supports the campaign of the United States Democratic Party, in the legislative elections of November, with the intention of accelerating and unblocking the study of the stem cell for the cure of Parkinson's disease. His appearance in a television ad for the campaign impacted the audience to see the effects of his Parkinson's. This causes a great controversy about the electoral ethic in EE. UU since it is believed that Fox's intervention is an electoral tactic. In early 2008 he received US citizenship. Suggested by: Jose Maria Herrera
Don Johnson is an American actor, best known for playing the role of Sonny Crockett in the television series Corruption in Miami. Johnson received a Golden Globe for his performance in Corruption in Miami and has a star with his name on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He is also a singer, composer, producer and director. He was born on December 15, 1949 in Flat Creek (Missouri). He is best known for his performance in the series Corruption in Miami in the role of Sonny Crockett with Philip Michael Thomas. The series was on screen five seasons, between 1984 and 1989. In the 90s he starred in the series Nash Bridges. He was married twice to Melanie Griffith, with whom he has a daughter, Dakota. He had a relationship with Barbra Streisand, with whom he recorded a duet, Till I Loved You. He recorded two albums: Heartbeat in 1986 and Let It Roll in 1989, with Bruce Kulick guitarist Kiss. Both materials were published by the CBS label, today Sony BMG. In this 2010 he has been seen in Machete, by Robert Rodriguez.
Kathleen Turner (Springfield, Missouri, United States, 1954) is an American actress known in the 1980s as a sex symbol of Hollywood cinema. His father was a diplomat by profession, so he traveled from one side of the world to the other. At age 14, studying at the American Academy in London, he began his first contacts with the theater. In 1972, after the death of his father from a heart attack, he returned with his entire family to his hometown, where he entered the University. There he did a theater degree, but he never went to a drama school. Later she moved to the University of Baltimore where she received a degree in Fine Arts. That same year she settled in New York with the intention of becoming an actress. After working the first few months as a waitress, she got a job in a television series, which she paired with a role in the Broadway play, Gemini. Its premiere in the cinema was with William Hurt in 1981 with the movie Body Heat (Fire in the body), directed by Lawrence Kasdan. After this film she received several job offers, but she rejected them all because she was afraid to classify herself as an erotic movie actress, returning to New York where she worked again as a waitress in a pub. Two years later he returned to the big screen with Carl Reiner's The Man with Two Brains, in which he shared the spotlight with Steve Martin. From this film, Kathleen Turner's career was starring, and in 1984 she worked with Anthony Perkins in the bold film The Passion of China Blue and in the adventure film Romancing the Stone (next to the green heart). Michael Douglas and directed by Robert Zemeckis. In 1985 he returned to work with Michael Douglas in The Jewel of the Nile, directed by Lewis Teague. That same year with Jack Nicholson he starred in The Honor of the Prizzi, one of John Huston's greatest hits. In 1986 starred Peggy Sue married Francis Ford Coppola for which she was nominated the year after the Oscar as best leading actress. In 1986 he married rocker and tycoon Jay Weiss and the next year his only daughter Rachel would be born. This same year of 1987 he worked with Sting and Gabriel Byrne in the film by Peter del Monte, Julia and Julia. The following year he starred in The Accidental Tourist with William Hurt. In 1990 he was very successful in a new version of the play The Cat on the Roof of Zinc, and in 1992 he was commissioned along with Karl Malden to announce the Oscar nominees of the same year. Already in those years he experienced health problems, which added to the consumption of the necessary medication caused a notorious increase in weight bordering on obesity. The deterioration of his youthful and slender image can explain the decline of his activity in the cinema, although he participated in the famous television series Friends, playing a male role (the father of Chandler Bing). After 11 years without acting, in 2010 he returned in style with a role in the third season of Californication, David Duchovni's television series.
Alicia Silverstone (October 4, 1976, in San Francisco, California) is an American actress and former model. She became famous as a young man for the music videos of Aerosmith and later for her participation in films such as Clueless (1995) and Batman & Robin (1997). She worked as a model while studying high school at San Mateo College in California, she also studied at Attended Old Dominion University in Norfolk Virginia. She is currently married to Christopher Jarecki, soloist of the rock band STUN. It is vegan (strict vegetarian). Silverstone took a leading role in the 1993 film The Crush, playing a teenager who decides to conquer an older man to ruin him, after suffering a romantic disenchantment; For this role, he won a 1994 MTV Movie Awards in the Best Revelation and Best Villain category. Silverstone legally emancipated at age 15 to be able to work all the hours required for filming the film. Also in 1993, she auditioned for the lead role as Angela Chase on the ABC series My So-Called Life, but Claire Danes was finally cast for the role. Alicia also made movies for television early in her career, including Torch Song, Cool and the Crazy and Scattered Dreams. After seeing it in The Crush, Marty Callner decided that it would be perfect for the music video that was directing for the band Aerosmith, called "Cryin '", which then followed the videos "Amazing" and "Crazy". The songs were very successful for both the band and Silverstone, precipitating her to fame. In addition, the director Amy Heckerling watched the videos, after which decided to hire her for the movie Clueless. Clueless became a critically acclaimed success in the summer of 1995. Silverstone's performance was praised, and was marked as the representative of an emerging young generation. As a result, he signed a contract with Columbia-TriStar for 10 million dollars. Silverstone also won the "Best Female Acting" and "Most Attractive Actress" awards at the 1996 MTV Movie Awards for her participation in the film. The same year, Silverstone starred in other films, including the thriller The Babysitter, an adaptation of the novel by Dean Koontz, Hideaway and the French drama New World. Silverstone's next role was as Batgirl in Batman & Robin, which was not a critical hit  nor a box office hit in the United States.  Silverstone won a Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actress.  After that, he suffered bad press for having run over a pedestrian with his vehicle in a crosswalk.  In total, the movie cost $ 238,207,122 and was a blockbuster around the world, although not in the US  Alicia also starred in the 1997 movie Excess Baggage, which was the first film produced by her company, First Kiss Productions. In the movie, Silverstone played a rich girl who faked her own kidnapping to get her father's attention. Although not as harshly criticized as Batman & Robin, the film did not have Clueless's success.  Benicio del Toro and Christopher Walken also participate in the film. About the end of the '90s, Alicia was nominated for the Saturn Awards for her performance in the romantic comedy Blast from the Past, co-starring Brendan Fraser, Christopher Walken and Sissy Spacek. Silverstone also appeared in the Kenneth Branagh film adaptation of Shakespeare's Love's Labor's Lost in 2000, in which he had to dance and sing. In 2001, Silverstone recorded the voice of Sharon Spitz, the main character in the animated Canadian television series Braceface. During this period, he made the films Global Heresy and Scorched. After disappearing from the public eye for a few years, in 2003 he resurfaced on the NBC television show Miss Match, which was canceled after 18 episodes. Silverstone later realized that he hates the setbacks of fame. According to her, "Fame is not something that you would want someone to, you start acting because that's what you like, then success comes, and suddenly you're not in the race anymore."  After Miss Match in 2003, she did a pilot episode for a FOX series called Queen B, in which she would play a graduation queen named Beatrice (Bea), who had realized that the real world was not like school high school. In 2005, she co-starred with Queen Latifah Beauty Shop, a remake of the movie BarberShop, in which she played a stylist in a beauty salon. The same year, she personified a reporter along with Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr in Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed, which was a blockbuster. That year he also made the film Silence Becomes You, which was directly released on DVD. The most recent movie
Macaulay Carson Culkin (New York, New York State, August 26, 1980) is an American actor. He is known for his role as Kevin McAllister in Home Alone (Home Alone and Home Alone II in Spain or My poor little angel and My poor angel II in Latin America) and Richie Rich. Macaulay's rise to fame was mainly due to his role in the film "Home Alone" ("Solo en casa" / "My poor little angel") by Chris Columbus, which triumphed internationally in 1990, as well as its sequel . For his performance in the original film, he won a Golden Globe nomination for Best Comedy or Musical Actor. Thanks to his stardom, Culkin earned a lot of money and was nicknamed Richie Rich, the name of the character in one of his films. MaCaulay participated with Michael Jackson as the co-star of the video called "Black or White". He married actress Rachel Miner on June 21, 1998 (17 years old) and they divorced on August 5, 2000. He returned to the cinema in 2003 with the movie Party Monster. In September 2004, he was arrested in Oklahoma City for possession of drugs. In possession of Culkin were found 17.3 grams of marijuana and dangerous substances that had been obtained without a prescription as antidepressants and other pills. He was arrested in the county jail and bail was set at $ 4,000, and ended up leaving after two hours of prison after paying that bail. The policemen had stopped the car where Macaulay was as an escort to a New York driver for speeding. During 2005, Culkin had to give testimony in the trials against Michael Jackson, saying that the accusations against the singer were "really ridiculous". Macaulay was a regular visitor during the 1990s to the ranch of Neverland, the singer's residence, but the actor said there had never been any abuse by Michael Jackson. Currently he shares life with Mila Kunis. Macaulay also appeared surprisingly on WWE Monday Night Raw in the fight Hornswoggle vs. Chavo Guerrero in a falls count anywhere match.
Carlos Ray Norris (born March 10, 1940), also known as Chuck Norris, is an American actor, world karate champion, former military man and founder of a karate association. His beginnings in martial arts were in South Korea, where he was assigned to the Air Force at the end of the 50s. He practiced Tang Soo Do, Taekwondo and something of Hapkido. Upon his return to the United States, he began to practice other styles and later Jiu Jitsu Machado, a Brazilian fighting system based on real confrontations and emphasizing ground techniques. Within the set of films in which he acted it is worth remembering the starring along with Bruce Lee, The Furor of the Dragon, where in the end he faces in an epic combat Bruce Lee (Cheng) in the Colosseum in Rome, being defeated. This film gave Norris notoriety in the cinematic environment that exploded projected on the celluloid. After that film Norris acted in several action movies, most of them, playing hero roles, where he has shown his martial skills. In the opinion of Variety magazine, "action more than acting characterizes Norris performances" (the action more than the performance characterizes the performances of Norris). He is especially famous for starring in the television series Walker, Texas Ranger. In 2010, he returns to the big screen with the martial arts film Karate Do.
REBECCA DE MORNAY
Rebecca De Mornay (Rebecca Jane Pearch), August 29, 1959, Santa Rosa (California), is an American film and television actress. She was born in Santa Rosa, in the state of California, as Rebecca George. At the age of five, his stepfather, Richard De Mornay, died, from whom his surname comes. Her mother then moved with her and her stepbrother to Europe, where she grew mainly in England and Austria. He obtained his school graduation in Austria. De Mornay began studying interpretation at the Lee Strasberg Institute in Los Angeles, and did an apprenticeship at the Francis Ford Coppola studios. There he had the chance to make his debut in cinema, in a film by Coppola himself: a small role in Corazonada (One from the Heart). Shortly thereafter he made the leap in the cinema in a prominent role, in the 1983 film Risky Business, starring a young and almost unknown Tom Cruise, and which was a great box office success. His interpretation of a young prostitute who ends up setting up a business in the house of Cruise, while his parents are traveling, earned him very positive reviews. In the following years, De Mornay took part in some films with important actors: with Jon Voight in Runaway Train, and with Kurt Russell in Backdraft. However, her next outstanding success was the thriller La mano que mece la cruna, in which she masterfully plays a vengeful babysitter of a baby who gains the confidence of the mother, and then acts unexpectedly. With these films Mornay demonstrated his talent for interpretation in very varied roles, although the success of the latter conditioned his next work, pigeonholed in roles of "bad" or ambiguous. Thus, he played the murky character of Milady in The Three Musketeers (1993) and an erotic thriller: Never talk to strangers, with Antonio Banderas. At the same time that he intervened in films, De Mornay acted in movies and mini-series for television, at the rate of one or two productions per year. He has maintained his interest in this medium in recent years, and continues to perform regularly on television. He has also performed in the theater on occasions, especially in theater productions in Los Angeles, such as the prestigious Pasadena Playhouse. De Mornay was married twice. His first marriage lasted only two years and ended in divorce. He married for the second time with Patrick O'Neal, son of actor Ryan O'Neal, with whom he has two children. He also lived a relationship with the well-known singer Leonard Cohen.
Kelly McGillis (Newport Beach, July 9, 1957 (53 years) is an American actress, whose most notable films are Sole Witness (in which she received a Golden Globe nomination), Top Gun and The Accused. 1979, he married Fred Tillman, divorcing in 1981. * In 1982, Kelly was attacked and raped in her apartment, the traumatic experience inspired the actress to accept the role of a lawyer in the film "Accused", in which Jodie Foster obtains the Oscar for best actress. * In 1989, she married the businessman Boyd Black, with whom she came to invest in a restaurant, and they had two daughters: Kelsey and Sonora, Kelly and Boyd divorced in 2002. * Agree With the book Sing Out, she and Madonna maintained a bisexual relationship for a while.In 2009, Kelly assumed her homosexuality
Linda Carroll Hamilton (Salisbury, Maryland, September 26, 1956) is an American actress. He played the most notable role as Sarah Connor in the series The Terminator, as well as in other films. He has also starred in television series such as La Bella and la Beta. Although Linda Hamilton thought of being a famous archaeologist, she eventually realized that the interpretation was what she would really like to do. Linda Hamilton began working with children in a theater group in her hometown and after spending some years took acting classes at Washington College in Chestertown (Maryland), later worked her way up to New York and studied at the famous institute of Lee Strasberg theater, which helped her find her place in Hollywood. Linda Hamilton's first roles were for TV and unimportant. His big break came with a movie that he supposed would not be very successful and would not last long in the rooms called Terminator. His role was that of a woman who had to escape from a robot that wants to prevent the birth of her son, who would be the future leader of human resistance and save the world. The film was a blockbuster and its very striking role, to such an extent that 6 years later he played again changing the character so that they named her the favorite heroine of Hollywood.
Paul Hogan (born October 8, 1939; Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia) is an Australian film and television actor. Oscar candidate, BAFTA Awards and Golden Globe winner for best comedy or musical actor. Known for his interventions in films such as the saga Crocodile Dundee (1986-1988-2001) and Flipper (1996). Paul Hogan was born on October 8, 1939 in Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia.  He worked as a rigger during the construction of the Sydney Harbor Bridge; While working on the construction of the bridge was discovered through a contest that looked for new faces. He married Noelene in 1958 and they divorced in 1981, paradoxically they remarried the following year to divorce again in 1989. They had five children, named Lauren, Scott, Clay, Todd and Brett, the latter also an actor. After he married his co-star in Crocodile Dundee (1986) Linda Kozlowski on May 5, 1990, they had a son named Chance. He currently lives in a restored Victorian house near Santa Barbara, California, United States. In August 2010, after attending the funeral of his mother in Australia, the Treasury of that country prevented him from returning to the United States, for tax debts estimated at 150 million Australian dollars, approximately 105 million euros.
Liv Rundgren (born July 1, 1977 in New York), better known as Liv Tyler, is an American film and model actress. She is the daughter of Steven Tyler, the vocalist of Aerosmith, whom she took as a father when she was nine years old when she learned that she was her daughter (she grew up thinking that her biological father was the musician Todd Rundgren) and Bebe Buell, a model. She is best known for her role as Arwen in the film trilogy of The Lord of the Rings by Peter Jackson. Liv Tyler is also half sister to model Mia Tyler. She was married to the musician Royston Langdon and they have a son named Milo. But recently they have separated. She was also a girlfriend for three years of actor Joaquin Phoenix. Apart from her acting career, she is a model and campaigns for Givenchy's Very Irresistible perfume. Her first step as an actress was given precisely by the hand of her newly known father. It appears in the famous video of Aerosmith of the song «Crazy», next to the then also very young actress Alicia Silverstone. Both star in a clip in which two teenagers come out of school dressed for the use to live an adventure that goes through a local strippers and a suggestive bath in the river. Liv, very tall for her age, moved in that video to the Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci who hired her for his movie Beauty Stolen.