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Mariela Garriga

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Mariela was born in Habana, Cuba. She has Italian, English, Spanish and France ancestry. She started her artistic career as a dancer at the age of 13th. She moved to Italy at a young age where she continued her dancing career and started her acting studies. Later on she continued her acting studies in NYC at the Terry Schreiber Studio and The Actors Studio. She's been working as an actress since then, dividing her time between TV series and movies in Italy and the United States. In 2017 she filmed the movie "Nightmare Cinema" directed by Ryuhei Kitamura. Played Elana Marks in the NBC show "Law & Order "SVU" directed by Alex Chapple. She has a movie coming out in Italy this fall "Chi m'ha visto" directed by Alessandro Pondi, where she played Sally opposite to the Italian actors Beppe Fiorello and PierFrancesco Favino.
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Sean Connery

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Sir Thomas Sean Connery (born 25 August 1930) is a Scottish actor and producer who has won an Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards (one of them being a BAFTA Academy Fellowship Award) and three Golden Globes. Connery is best-known for portraying the character James Bond, starring in seven Bond films between 1962 and 1983 (six "official" EON productions films and the non-official Kevin McClory-helmed Thunderball remake, Never Say Never Again). In 1988, Connery won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Untouchables. His film career also includes such films as Marnie, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, The Hunt for Red October, Highlander, Murder on the Orient Express, Dragonheart, and The Rock. Connery has been polled as "The Greatest Living Scot". He was knighted in July 2000. In 1989, he was proclaimed "Sexiest Man Alive" by People magazine, and in 1999, at age 69, he was voted "Sexiest Man of the Century". In tribute a bronze bust sculpture of Connery was placed in the capital city of Estonia. Description above from the Wikipedia article Sean Connery, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia
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Misha Gabriel

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Misha Gabriel (born May 13, 1987), also known as Misha Gabriel Hamilton, is an American dancer, choreographer, and actor. He is known for dancing mainly in the shows of Janet Jackson and Michael Jackson, and for his role as Eddy in Step Up Revolution (2012) and Step Up: All In (2014). Gabriel was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. His mother, Irina Brecher, is a ballet dancer from Romania. Gabriel, who was raised in Larkspur, Colorado, began dancing at the early age of two years old. He appeared with Janet Jackson for three years in a number of her videos, TV shows, and live performances. He also took part in shows by Mariah Carey,Beyoncé, Christina Aguilera, Chris Brown, Ne-Yo, The Pussycat Dolls, Hilary Duff, John Legend, Kylie Minogue, andOmarion. He has worked in several American commercials and in the movies Jackass 2, Clerks 2, and Center Stage: Turn It Up. Gabriel was selected as a principal dancer for Michael Jackson's This Is It concerts and was set to perform in all 50 shows scheduled for the O2 Arena in London, England. The concerts were canceled 8 days before the dancers were set to travel to London due to Michael Jackson's death. Gabriel was subsequently featured along with the 10 other dancers in the concerts' behind the scenes film, Michael Jackson's This Is It. He then appeared in a major role, as Eddie, Sean (Ryan Guzman's) best friend, in the film Step Up Revolution (2012), directed by Scott Speer.
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Alexander Ludwig

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Alexander Ludwig (born May 7, 1992) is a Canadian teen actor. He played Will Stanton in the 2007 fantasy film, The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising, based on the second book in the The Dark Is Rising series by Susan Cooper. In March 2009, Ludwig appeared in a lead role in Disney's Race to Witch Mountain. He is confirmed to play Cato in the movie adaptation of "The Hunger Games". The film is set to be released March of 2012. Description above from the Wikipedia article Alexander Ludwig, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
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Akshay Kumar

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​Akshay Kumar is an Indian film actor, producer and martial artist who has appeared in over a hundred Hindi films. When he began his acting career in the 1990s, he primarily starred in action films and was particularly known for his appearances in feature films commonly called the "Khiladi series", which included Khiladi (1992), Sabse Bada Khiladi (1995), Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi (1996), and Khiladi 420 (2000), as well as other action films such as Mohra (1994). As a stunt actor, he often performed many dangerous stunts in his films, which earned him a reputation as the "Indian Jackie Chan". He later gained more fame for his drama, romance and comedy roles. He started becoming known for his performances in romance films like Yeh Dillagi (1994) and Dhadkan (2000) as well as drama films such as Ek Rishtaa (2001). His comic performances in comedy films such as Hera Pheri (2000), Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004), Garam Masala (2005) and Waqt: The Race Against Time (2005) met with acclaim. His success further rose in 2007, when he starred in four consecutive commercial hits. In 2008, the University of Windsor in Ontario, Canada conferred an Honorary Doctorate of Law on Kumar in recognition of his contribution to Indian cinema. In 2009, he was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India. He has thus established himself as one of the leading actors in Hindi cinema. In 2009, Kumar founded the Hari Om Entertainment production company.
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Marina Khan

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Khan was born in the district Dera Ismail Khan Tehsil Tank (till 1992) N.W.F.P. now KPK province of Pakistan. Her father Rehmat Khan was a Pakistani, an ethnic Pashtun and her mother Anna Rehmat was of English descent but settled in Pakistan. Also, she is the grandniece of Nawab of Tank. Her father worked for the Pakistan Air Force and the family had to relocate almost every two years depending upon his job assignment. So she said in an interview, as a result of this situation, that she did not have long-term childhood friends. Marina Khan made her debut in a PTV drama in honor of Rashid Minhas Shaheed, Pakistan's national hero from the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971. Later, she received her real breakthrough from the drama serial Tanhaiyaan in 1985. "Marina Khan rose to fame with Tanhaiyaan, which became a tremendous hit amongst Pakistani audiences. "However, later Marina took up directing and production as parts of her profession and also had her own cooking show. Currently, She is settled in Karachi also remains the goodwill representative of World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). She hosted the show Marina Mornings on ARY Digital. In 2016 she appeared in Mehreen Jabbar's short film Lala Begum. The film was premiered at Mosaic International South Asian Film Festival on 6 August 2016 under the Zeal for Unity banner. She later made a cameo appearance in Punjab Nahi Jaongi (2017) and appeared in reoccuring roles in Na Maloom Afraad 2 (2018), and Parwaaz Hai Junoon (2018). In the same year she appeared in Mehreen Jabbar's Eid telefilm Hum Chale Aaye. As for television, Khan is currently active in Urdu television industry being appeared in various television dramas. Her most recent appearances includes Jackson Heights (2014), Kaif-e-Baharan (2018), Noor-ul-Ain (2018), Qaid (2018), Dil Kiya Karey (2018) and Bandish (2019).
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Sammo Hung

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Sammo Hung (Chinese: 洪金寶, born Hung Kam Po, 7 January 1952) is a Hong Kong actor, martial artist, producer and director, known for his work in many kung fu films and Hong Kong action cinema. He has been a fight choreographer for, amongst others, Jackie Chan, King Hu, and John Woo. Hung is one of the pivotal figures who spearheaded the Hong Kong New Wave movement of the 1980s, helped reinvent the martial arts genre and started the vampire-like Jiang Shi genre. He is widely credited with assisting many of his compatriots, giving them their starts in the Hong Kong film industry, by casting them in the films he produced, or giving them roles in the production crew. In East Asia, it is common for people to address their elders or influential people with familial nouns as a sign of familiarity and respect. Jackie Chan, for example, is often addressed as "Dai Goh", meaning Big Brother. Hung was also known as "Dai Goh", until the filming of Project A, which featured both actors. As Hung was the eldest of the kung fu "brothers", and the first to make a mark on the industry, he was given the nickname "Dai Goh Dai", meaning, Big, Big Brother or Biggest Big Brother. Description above from the Wikipedia article Sammo Hung, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
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Hal Holbrook

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Harold Rowe "Hal" Holbrook, Jr. (born 17 February 1925) is an American actor. His television roles include Abraham Lincoln in the 1976 TV series Lincoln, Hays Stowe on The Bold Ones: The Senator and Capt. Lloyd Bucher on Pueblo. He is also known for his role in the 2007 film Into the Wild, for which he was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award and an Academy Award. He has also done a one-man show as Mark Twain since 1954. He also had a multi-episode arc on The Event, an American television series, airing on NBC. Description above from the Wikipedia article Hal Holbrook, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
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Kang Daniel

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Kang Daniel (강다니엘) was born on December 10, 1996 (age 20) in Busan, South Korea. He was born as Kang Eui-geon (강의건) but legally changed his name due to his family and relatives having difficulty pronouncing his birth name. He participated in Produce 101 Season 2, and is from MMO Entertainment. During the final broadcast of Produce 101 Season 2 he ranked 1st with a total of 1,578,837 votes, being declared as the overall winner of Produce 101 Season 2 and given the center position of Wanna One. Prior to appearing on Produce 101 Season 2, Daniel appeared on Her Secret Weapon as a backup dancer for Fiestar's Cao Lu during her performance of "Invitation" by Uhm Jung-hwa.
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Zayn Malik

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Zain Javadd "Zayn" Malik (/ˈmælɪk/; born 12 January 1993), who records mononymously as Zayn (also stylised as ZAYN), is an English singer and songwriter. In 2010, Malik auditioned as a solo artist for the British reality television music competition The X Factor. After being eliminated as a solo performer, Malik was brought back into the competition, along with Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Liam Payne, and Louis Tomlinson, to form the boy band One Direction. During his time in the group, Malik and his bandmates released the albums Up All Night (2011), Take Me Home (2012), Midnight Memories (2013), and Four (2014). In March 2015, Malik's representative announced the singer's departure from the band. Malik signed a solo recording contract with RCA Records in 2015, with his debut studio album Mind of Mine released on 25 March 2016. Its release was preceded by the lead single "Pillowtalk", which debuted at number one in a number of countries, including the United Kingdom, United States, Australia, Canada and Ireland. Mine of Mine debuted at number one in a number of countries, including the United Kingdom, United States, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand, with Malik becoming the first British male artist to debut at number one in both the UK and US with his debut single and debut album.
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