The Many Faces of… Chris Pratt

Chris Pratt

Chris Pratt was born on the 21st of june 1979 in Virginia, Minnesota. He was raised in Lake Stevens, Washington and wrestled as a high school student. He later would drop out of college and even worked as a stripper. For a while he was homeless and lived in Maui where he worked a little to survive. While working at the Bubba Gump Shrimp Company at age 19 he was discovered by Rae Dawn Chong. She decided to cast him in the first movie she was going to direct named Cursed Part 3.

Pratt played roles in Everwood and The O.C. He read for roles in the 2009 Star Trek movie and also for Avatar, but was not cast. He then landed a role in Parks and Recreation. The character he played was so popular it became a returning character. He also was in movie like Moneyball, Zero Dark Thirty and Delivery Man. In 2014 he really made a name for himself in the role of Star-Lord in Guardians of the Galaxy and voicing the main character in The Lego Movie. Both movies were huge box office successes and this year he has repeated that with his leading role in Jurassic World. He is married to actress Anna Faris. Continue reading

The Many Faces of… Margot Robbie

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Margot Robbie was born on the 2nd of July 1990 in Gold Coast, Australia. Growing up she spent a lot of time at the beach and at her grandparents’ farm. At school she studied drama which eventually led her to move to Melbourne to start her acting career. Her first movies were I.C.U. and Vigilante, but beside that she also did commercials and did several guest roles. She also appeared in the soap opera Neighbours, eventually as a regular cast member.

Eventually she moved to L.A. and landed a role in Pan Am. She appeared in the romantic time travelling comedy About Time, but it was her role in The Wolf of Wall Street which really put her on the map. She acted opposite of Will Smith in Focus. Other movies she’s in include Z for Zachariah and Suite française. She will also appear in upcoming movies like Tarzan and Suicide Squad (as Harley Quinn). Continue reading

The Many Faces of… Oscar Isaac

Oscar Isaac

Oscar Isaac was born on March 9, 1979 in Guatemala and was raised in Miami. He played in a band named Blinking Underdogs. At school he usually got into quite a bit of trouble as he liked to do things which weren’t allowed. He studied drama in New York and graduated in 2005. His first major movie role was in The Nativity Story. In Robin Hood he played King John. Other movies he acted in were Drive and The Bourne Legacy. Inside Llewyn Davis meant his breakthrough and he has since has been doing impressive roles in movies like Ex Machina and A Most Violent Year. He will also play a role in the upcoming Star Wars and X-Men: Apocalypse movies. Continue reading

The Many Faces of… Elizabeth Olsen

Elizabeth Olsen

Elizabeth Olsen was born on February 16 1989 in Sherman Oaks, California. When growing up she went to ballet and had singing lessons. She appeared in some of his sisters movies when she was young. After finishing high school she went to New York to learn at the Tisch School of Arts, she also studied at the Moscow Art Theatre School in 2009.

Her first starring role was a good one, in the film Martha Marcy May Marlene. Other movies she acted in include Kill Your Darlings, Oldboy, Godzilla and Avengers: Age of Ultron. Continue reading

The Many Faces of… Olivia Thirlby

Olivia Thirlby

Olivia Thirlby was born on October 6, 1986 in New York City. When growing up she went to various performing arts festivals and summer camps an took classes at the American Globe Theatre and is trained in classical Shakespearian acting. Her first movie role was in United 93 and she also acted on TV in Kidnapped. Other movies she has starred in include Juno, The Wackness, New York, I Love You, Solitary Man, No Strings Attached, The Darkest Hour, Being Flynn, Dredd and The Wedding Ringer. Later this year she’ll appear in The Stanford Prison Experiment. Continue reading

The Many Faces of… Miles Teller

Miles Teller

Miles Teller was born on February 20, 1987 in Downingtown, Pennsylvania. Growing up he liked music and played both the drums and saxophone. He took part in a drama club and has a Bachelor of Fine Arts. His first work on camera was in various short films. In 2007 he was driving along with some friends when the car crashed. He flew out of the car and still has several scars on his face and neck as a result. In an interview he stated that those scars helped him to get the role in Rabbit Hole. He has acted in Footloose, Project X, The Spectacular Now, 21 & Over, Whiplash, That Awkward Moment, Divergent, Two Night Stand and will be Mr. Fantastic in the new Fantastic Four movie. Continue reading

The Many Faces of… Rachel McAdams

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Rachel McAdams was born on November 17, 1978 in London, Ontario. Growing up she was into figure skating, which she did until she was eighteen. She went to Myrtle Street Public School and Central Elgin Collegiate Institute. She played sport in school and was very active taking part in various activities, like the student council and a help team. She got interested in acting at the age of seven and started appearing in theatre productions from the age of twelve. Later she decided to chase a career as an actress.

Her first appearance on the screen was an MTV pilot called Shotgun Love Dolls. She appeared in The Hot Chick and Guilt by Association, but she really got noticed when she played the bitchy Regina George in Mean Girls. It meant her breakthrough, which was cemented by her starring role in The Notebook in 2004. She since has appeared in many movies including Wedding Crashers, Red Eye, State of Play, The Time Traveler’s Wife, Sherlock Holmes, Morning Glory, Midnight in Paris, The Vow, To the Wonder, About Time and A Most Wanted Man. Continue reading