Laura Elizabeth Dern was born on February 10, 1967 in Los Angeles. Her parents are actors Bruce Dern and Diane Ladd. At age 9, she studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute. Her first movie appearance was alongside her mother, in 1973’s White Lightning. Her full-time acting career started with roles in Foxes, Mask and Smooth Talk. She won critical acclaim for her performances in Blue Velvet, Rambling Rose and Afterburn. She is best known as Ellie Sattler in Jurassic Park. She starred in Citizen Ruth, and Inland Empire. She had roles in Lonely Hearts, Little Fockers and The Master. She starred in the TV series Big Little Lies, and in the TV revival of Twin Peaks. She played in Star Wars: The Last Jedi and in Little Women. Her current role is in Cold Pursuit.
Blake Lively was born Blake Ellender Brown on August 25, 1987, in Tarzana, California. While still in high school, she landed the role of Bridget in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. She starred as Serena van der Woodsen in the TV series Gossip Girl. She played a bulimic girl who hoped to win a beauty pageant in Elvis and Anabelle. Blake appeared in the romantic comedy New York, I Love You, and played young Pippa in The Private Lives of Pippa Lee. She played Carol Ferris, the love interest of Hal Jordan, in Green Lantern. In The Age of Adaline, she played a woman who stops aging after recovering from a near-fatal accident. She starred in the survival horror film The Shallows and the mystery-thriller A Simple Favor. Her current role is in the action mystery The Rhythm Section.
PLAY THE TRIVIA GAME
1. What year was Battle Angel Alita, the manga which Alita: Battle Angel is based upon, created?
2. Under what moniker did Dwayne Johnson (Fighting With My Family) make his WWF debut in 1996?
3. What Norwegian film is Cold Pursuit based on?
4. What was the name of the short film released in December 2018 to promote The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part?
DID YOU KNOW...
Gollum’s (The Lord Of The Rings trilogy) eyes were made up of 50,000 digital polygons. Alita’s (Alita: Battle Angel) are made up of 9 million per iris.
DID YOU KNOW...
This month in 1976, Taxi Driver, directed by Martin Scorcese and starring Robert De Niro, was released to critical acclaim.
1. 1990 2. Rocky Maivia 3. In Order Of Disappearance 4. Emmett’s Holiday Party