Catherine Elise Blanchett was born on May 14, 1969 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. She graduated from Australia’s National Institute of Dramatic Art and began an extensive stage career. After appearing in several TV series, her film debut was in Paradise Road. Her breakthrough role was as Elizabeth I of England in Elizabeth (and sequel). Other notable films include The Talented Mr. Ripley, Bandits, The Shipping News and Charlotte Gray. She played the Elf Queen Galadriel in both the Lord Of The Rings and The Hobbit trilogies. She portrayed Katharine Hepburn in The Aviator and Bob Dylan in I’m Not There. Cate starred in Blue Jasmine and Carol, and played 13 different characters in Manifesto. She played Hela, the goddess of death in last year’s Thor: Ragnarok, and earlier this year she starred in Ocean’s 8. Her current role is in The House with a Clock in its Walls.
John Christopher Depp II was born on June 9, 1963 in Owensboro, Kentucky. He dropped out of school at age 15, played with a garage band named The Kids, and worked at odd jobs, including selling ball-point pens. His wife’s friend Nicolas Cage advised Johnny to turn to acting. He debuted with a brief role in A Nightmare on Elm Street and a supporting role in Platoon. He shot to stardom in the TV series 21 Jump Street. Depp played the title role in Edward Scissorhands, his 1st of many collaborations with director Tim Burton. He played the screenwriter-director Ed Wood, an undercover FBI agent in Donnie Brasco and Ichabod Crane in Sleepy Hollow. He played Capt. Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean series. Other notable performances were in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Alice in Wonderland. He stars in the upcoming Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.
PLAY THE TRIVIA GAME
1. Matthew McConaughey and Rory Cochrane, stars of White Boy Rick, starred together in which 1993 cult classic?
2. Little Women is based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott. In which year did the novel's first volume publish?
3. Which member of rap group Wu-Tang Clan stars as Agent Barker in Peppermint?
4. Who wrote the novel that A Simple Favor was adapted from?
DID YOU KNOW...
Forest Whitaker (City Of Lies) is a yoga enthusiast, holds a black belt in Kenpo and also trains in Arnis.
DID YOU KNOW...
In this month in 1960, Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho was released. Hitchcock purchased the rights for $9,000 and bought as many copies of the novel as possible to keep the ending a secret.
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