Ashley Judd was born on April 19, 1968 in Granada Hills, California. She is the daughter of Naomi Judd and sister of Wynonna Judd. Ashley attended 13 schools before college at the University of Kentucky. After college she drove to Hollywood and studied acting. She played in 2 episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation, and had a recurring role on the TV drama Sisters. Her first starring film role was in Ruby in Paradise. She co-starred with Mira Sorvino as Marilyn Monroe in Norma Jean and Marilyn. She had leading roles in the thrillers Kiss the Girls and Double Jeopardy. Ashley played the wife of Cole Porter in De-Lovely, and starred as Lorraine Nelson in Dolphin Tale (and sequel). She appeared as Natalie Prior in Divergent, and sequels Insurgent and Allegiant. Her current role is in A Dog’s Way Home.
Keanu Charles Reeves was born September 2, 1964 in Beirut, Lebanon. He moved with his mother and younger sister to New York City, then Toronto. Keanu dropped out of high school at age 17 to become an actor. After a few stage gigs and TV movies, he appeared in the hockey flick Youngblood. He had roles in River’s Edge and Dangerous Liaisons. His first popular success was as Ted Logan in Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (and sequel). He played a slumming rich boy in My Own Private Idaho, an undercover FBI agent in Point Break, and Jonathan Harker in Bram Stoker’s Dracula. His breakthrough action role was in Speed. He played Neo in The Matrix films. He starred in the supernatural thriller Constantine and the sci-fi film The Day the Earth Stood Still. Keanu played the title role in John Wick and sequel. He currently stars in Replicas.
PLAY THE TRIVIA GAME
1. Glass is the third movie in the Eastrail 177 Trilogy. What was the second, originally not marketed as a sequel to Unbreakable?
2. Serenity is the second movie Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway have starred in together. What was the first?
3. While filming The Kid Who Would Be King, Rebecca Ferguson was also filming another 2018 movie. What was it?
4. Bryce Dallas Howard’s (A Dog’s Way Home) father is which famous actor/director?
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By the age of 17, M. Night Shyamalan (Glass) had completed 45 homemade movies.
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This month in 1961, Disney released their 17th feature film, One Hundred And One Dalmations, an adaptation of the 1956 novel by Dodie Smith.
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