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Mark Whalberg Bio

 

Film Title: ContrabandBorn 1971
43 Years Old
Alive
American
Actor/Rapper

 

1971- born on June 5th in Boston, Massachusetts

 

1994 – had small role in Renaissance Man starring Danny DeVito

 

1996 – had break-out role in Fear

 

1997- starred in Boogie Nights alongside Burt Reynolds, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson

 

1999- starred in Three Kings alongside George Clooney

 

2000 – starred in The Perfect Storm

 

2001- had lead role in Planet of the Apes, a remake directed by Tim Burton

 

2003 – starred in The Italian Job alongside Edward Norton

 

2004 – appeared on Entourage as himself for 4 episodes

 

2006 – had supporting role in The Departed for which he was nominated for an Academy Award and Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor

 

2008 – played Max Payne in Max Payne

 

2010 – had lead role in The Other Guys alongside Will Ferrell

 

2010 – played real life boxer Mickey Ward in The Fighter for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award

 

2012 – had lead role in Ted

 

2014 – starred in Transformers: Age of Extinction, the 4th in the series directed by Michael Bay

 

 

 

Before beginning his acting career, Mark Whalberg was a successful rapper, then known as “Marky Mark.” Along with brother Donnie Whalberg, Mark was a member of the boy band New Kids on the Block in an early version of the band. Mark then formed the band Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch and had a few hits with them.

 

 

 

Whalberg is a devote Roman Catholic and claims to attend church on a daily basis. His wife converted to Catholicism before they were married. Whalberg states while he loves the current Pope, he does not agree with the church’s stance on gay marriage, him being in favor of it. 

Gary Oldman Bio

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Born:: 1958
Age:56 Years Old
Status: Alive
Nationality: English
Profession: Actor

  • 1958- born on March 21st in New Cross, London
  • 1986- played Sid Vicious in Sid and Nancy
  • 1988- starred in Track 29
  • 1991- played Lee Harvey Oswald in JFK
  • 1992- played Count Dracula in Bram Stoker’s Dracula, directed by Francis Ford Coppola
  • 1993- had memorable cameo role in True Romance, written by Quentin Tarantino
  • 1997- starred in The Fifth Element alongside Bruce Willis
  • 1997- starred in Air Force One alongside Harrison Ford
  • 1998- starred as Dr. Zachery Smith in science fiction film Lost in Space, based on the legendary series from the 1960s
  • 2004- played Sirius Black for the first time in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • 2005- played James Gordon for the first time in Batman Begins
  • 2005- played Sirius Black again in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Power
  • 2006- starred in The Backwoods
  • 2007- played Sirius Black for third time in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • 2008- played James Gordon in The Dark Knight
  • 2010- starred in The Book of Eli alongside Denzel Washington
  • 2011- played Sirius Black for fourth and final time in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II
  • 2011- played fictional spy George Smiley in Tinker, Tailor, Soldier Spy, a remake of the BBC spy thriller mini-series, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor
  • 2014- starred in RoboCop, a remake of an earlier 80s action film
  • Gary Oldman is known as an “actor’s” actor, as many in the film industry consider him either their favorite actor or their biggest influence as actors themselves growing up. His acting fans include Tom Hardy, Benedict Cumberbatch, Colin Firth, Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp, Ralph Fiennes, Chris Pine, Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt and many, many others.Known for his intense performances and psychotic characters, Oldman’s real life demeanor is in stark difference to this persona. He is known as a quiet, thoughtful man and considered very friendly and down-to-earth. Eschewing the normal Hollywood scene, Oldman is very private.

Charlton Heston Bio

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Born: 1923
Age: 84 Years Old
Status: Deceased
Nationality: American
Profession: Actor

  • 1923- born on October 4th in Wilmette, Illinois
  • 1941- had supporting role in Peer Gynt
  • 1950- starred in Julius Caesar as Mark Antony, the first time he would play the character
  • 1952- starred in The Greatest Show on Earth, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture, directed by Cecil B. DeMille
  • 1954- starred in The Naked Jungle
  • 1956- starred in The Ten Commandments as Moses alongside Yul Brynner, directed by DeMille, for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor
  • 1958- starred in Touch of Evil, directed by Orson Welles
  • 1959- starred in Ben-Hur, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Actor and the film would go on to win 11 total Oscars
  • 1961- starred in El Cid as El Cid, a real life medieval Spanish national hero
  • 1965- starred in The Greatest Story Ever Told as John the Baptist
  • 1965- starred in The Agony and the Ecstasy as Renaissance artist Michelangelo
  • 1968- starred in The Planet of the Apes as astronaut George Taylor
  • 1970- played Marc Antony for second time in remake of Julius Caesar
  • 1970- played George Taylor for second time in supporting role in Beneath the Planet of the Apes
  • 1971- starred in The Omega Man
  • 1972- played Marc Antony for third time in Antony and Cleopatra, based on the Shakespeare play
  • 1973- starred in Soylent Green
  • 1973- starred as Cardinal Richelieu for first time in The Three Musketeers
  • 1974- reprised role as Richelieu in The Four Musketeers
  • 1977- starred in Crossed Swords as King Henry VIII
  • 1982- starred in Mother Lode, in which he also directed
  • 1993- had cameo in comedy Wayne’s World 2
  • 1993- had supporting role in Tombstone
  • 1994- had supporting role in action comedy True Lies alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • 1995- had supporting role in H.P. Lovecraft inspired horror film In the Mouth of Madness
  • 2001- had cameo in remake of The Planet of the Apes

Charlton Heston is well known for his numerous appearances in large scaled, historical epic Hollywood films in which he portrayed larger than life historical or biblical figures. He played Moses, Judah Ben-Hur, El Cid, Michelangelo and Marc Antony several times, adding much needed weight and gravitas to these powerful men.

Heston also fought alongside many civil rights leaders, including many other actors, during the civil rights movement of the mid and late 60s. At a screening of one of his films, Heston went so far as to join the picket lines, due to the fact the theater was segregated at the time. During the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963, Heston accompanied Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Mike Myers Bio

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Born: 1963
Age: 51 Years Old
Status: Alive
Nationality: Canadian
Profession: Actor/Writer

  • 1963- born on May 25th in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
  • 1989- appeared on Saturday Night Live for several years
  • 1992- starred in and wrote Wayne’s World as Wayne Campbell, reprising his role as character from numerous sketches on SNL
  • 1993- starred in So I Married an Axe Murderer
  • 1993- starred in and wrote Wayne’s World 2 as Wayne Campbell
  • 1997- starred in and wrote Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery as Austin Powers and Dr. Evil
  • 1998- starred in 54
  • 1999- starred as Austin Powers for second time in Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, also writer and Dr. Evil and Fat Bastard
  • 2001- voiced the character Shrek for first time in animated megahit Shrek
  • 2002- starred as Austin Powers, Dr. Evil, Goldmember and Fat Bastard in Austin Powers: Goldmember
  • 2003- starred as The Cat in the Hat in the live action retelling of the Dr. Seuss classic The Cat in the Hat
  • 2004- voiced Shrek for second time in Shrek 2
  • 2007- voiced Shrek for third time in Shrek the Third
  • 2008- starred in The Love Guru
  • 2009- had cameo role in Inglorious Basterd
  • 2010- voiced Shrek for fourth and final time in Shrek Forever After
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    Mike Myers has won both respectable comedy awards and those of a more dubious nature, such as The Razzies. For comedy writing and acting in the Austin Powers films, Myers has won several comedy awards. For acting in The Cat in the Hat and acting/writing in The Love Guru, Myers has been nominated for and won Razzie Awards, given every year for films and acting performances considered the worst.

    Myers had several classic SNL characters during his many successful years on the show, including Wayne Campbell, his most famous, and Linda Richman, host of the fictional show Coffee Talk. He also played one of the Bill Swerski’s Superfans and Lothar of the Hill People.

    Cameron Diaz Bio

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    Born: 1972
    Age: 41 Years Old
    Status: Alive
    Nationality: American
    Profession: Actress/Model

    • 1972- born on August 30th in San Diego, California
    • 1994- starred in The Mask
    • 1997- starred in My Best Friend’s Wedding, considered her big break through
    • 1998- starred in There’s Something About Mary as Mary alongside Ben Stiller and directed by the Farrelly brothers
    • 1999- starred in Being John Malkovich alongside John Cusack
    • 2000- starred in Charlie’s Angels as Natalie Cook
    • 2001- voiced Fiona in Shrek for first time
    • 2002- starred in The Sweetest Thing
    • 2002- starred in Gangs of New York alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, directed by Martin Scorsese
    • 2003- starred in Charlie Angels: Full Throttle as Natalie Cook for second time
    • 2004- voiced Fiona in Shrek 2
    • 2006- starred in The Holiday
    • 2007- voiced Fiona in Shrek the Third
    • 2008- starred in What Happens in Vegas
    • 2010- voiced Fiona for fourth and final time in Shrek Forever After
    • 2010- starred in Knight and Day alongside Tom Cruise
    • 2011- starred in Bad Teacher
    • 2013- starred in The Counselor, directed by Ridley Scott

    Cameron Diaz has been very active in the fight to end war and support the men and women of the US military. She has been active in the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America foundation, which is a non-profit that focuses on families of the military affect by the wars taking place in both of these foreign lands.

    Diaz has been connected to many other celebrities over the years romantically, including Justin Timberlake, Matt Dillon, and Jared Leto. She also dated New York Yankees all-star baseball player Alex Rodriquez for a couple of years.