Actor, producer, television writer
Tom Berenger (born Thomas Michael Moore; May 31, 1949) is an American television and motion picture actor and industrial lighting designer. Wikipedia
Born: 31st May, 1949, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height: 5' 11" (180 cm)
Claim to Fame: Platoon
The nominations for the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards were unveiled in Los Angeles this morning, with American Horror Story and Mad Men leading the way, scoring a whopping 17 nods apiece.
Hot on their heels were PBS Masterpiece's Downton Abbey and Hatfields & McCoys, which each took home 16 nominations, and the A-list-studded Hemigway & Gellhorn, which earned 15 noms, including one apiece for stars Nicole Kidman and Clive Owen.
Other double-digit nominees included Modern Family and Saturday Night Live with 14, Breaking Bad, 30 Rock and Masterpiece's... Read More
Posted by luisa10q 2 years ago
LONDON (AP) — Betsy Blair, the Oscar-nominated actress and teenage bride of Gene Kelly, has died in London at the age of 85, her publisher said on Thursday.
The New Jersey-born actress, who later married film director Karel Reisz, suffered from cancer and died on March 13.
Mark Searle, at Elliot & Thompson, the British publishers of Blair`s 2003 autobiography, confirmed her death.
Blair swapped suburban high school for life as a nightclub dancer in New York, where she met Kelly, then a choreographer on the brink of success.
Blair and Kelly married in 1941... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 5 years ago
Even my agents say, `We don`t know what this business is anymore.` These days, you can do a TV series for five years and all of a sudden be on top of the business. Features don`t even run in theaters very long anymore before going right to television. And every other movie is one of those action things. I mean, Lost in Space?--a bunch of good actors running around shooting at special effects on a soundstage? I took my kids to see that and almost felt like I was on an acid trip. Most of what gets made now, you laugh your way through, go home and forget you`ve seen it.
(On being famous) "I mean I`ve turned down magazine covers because, for one thing, I don`t know if I want people sending them to me for autographs or whatever, and I don`t like the idea of seeing myself on magazine racks. Another thing is I do like my privacy and I get very little of that as it is. I like to do what I want when I want, and I want to be able to walk down the street without an entourage or protection. It`s bad enough for me already."
There's no stopping someone who will stop at nothing!
A motivational book written by a mysterious man quickly gains popularity, inspiring a group of people that includes a journalist, his editor, a former inmate, a hip-hop mogul, an actor and an undercover cop to re-evaluate their choices and decisions by confronting their fears in hopes of creating more positive lives.
Earned the highest rating (3 stars) from "The Bare Facts" -- a printed guide to on-screen nudity -- for eligible scenes in In Praise of Older Women (1978) and At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991).".
He was offered his role in Nightmare & Dreamscapes and had 24 hours to decide if he wanted. He agreed without even getting a chance to read the script. He read it for the first time on the flight to Australia for the filming.