1. Actors
  2. Photo: Sofia LorenSophia Loren, Shikolone real name, was born September 20, 1934, in Clinic of Queen Margaret. Mother Sophia — Romilda Wilanow, comes from the fishing village of Pozzuoli, arrived in Rome, where he was to meet with Ricardo Shikolone. When Romilda pregnant,…
  3. Photo: Audrey HepburnAudrey Hepburn, British actress, born in Brussels, where she was born May 4, 1929 in a family of Dutch Baroness Ella van Heemstra and the English banker John Victor Hepburn-Ruston, received the name of Edda Kathleen van Heemstra Hepburn. She had…
  1. Actors
  2. Photo: Sofia LorenSophia Loren, Shikolone real name, was born September 20, 1934, in Clinic of Queen Margaret. Mother Sophia — Romilda Wilanow, comes from the fishing village of Pozzuoli, arrived in Rome, where he was to meet with Ricardo Shikolone. When Romilda pregnant,…
  3. Photo: Audrey HepburnAudrey Hepburn, British actress, born in Brussels, where she was born May 4, 1929 in a family of Dutch Baroness Ella van Heemstra and the English banker John Victor Hepburn-Ruston, received the name of Edda Kathleen van Heemstra Hepburn. She had…
  4. Photo: Katharine HepburnIn the city of Hartford, in the summer May 12, 1907 into a wealthy family, was born Katherine Hepber. His father, Thomas Norvel Hepburn, was a wonderful doctor and his mother, Katharine Houghton in March, the daughter of a wealthy owner…
  5. Photo: Louis de FunesHis full name - Carlos Luis de Funes de Galarza, the famous French actor, born 31 July 1914 in the aristocratic family of Leonora and jeweler Carlos, who came from a Spanish nobleman. Since childhood, Louis had the mobility and a…
  6. Photo: Brigitte BardotBrigitte Bardot was born on September 28, 1934 into a wealthy family of a retired military man. The whole family lived Borda, near Paris, in a suburb of Neuilly. Bridget's parents, like real Parisian bourgeoisie, gave his daughter a good education,…
  7. Photo: Liza MinnelliLiza Minnelli was born on March 12, 1946 in Los Angeles, her parents, Vincent Minnelli and Judy Garland worked directors of musicals and musical comedies, so Liza's musical talent developed from childhood. Liza's childhood was quite happy: her parents spoiled and…
  8. Photo: Ingrid BergmanSwedish actress. Filmed in the movies: "Intermezzo," "Casablanca," "For whom the bell tolls", "Gas Light" (Oscar), "Stromboli", "Anastasia" (Oscar ), "Murder in the Orient Express" (Oscar), etc. Among the theatrical roles: Joan of Arc, Gedda Gabler, Anna Christie and othersIngrid Bergman…
  9. Photo: Burt LancasterAmerican actor. Appeared in films: "From now and for ever", "tattooed rose," "Sweet smell of success", "Elmer Gentri, the Nuremberg process," "Amateur birds from Alkatrasa", "Leopard," " ; Train "," Professionals "," Family Portrait in the interior, " Twentieth Century ","…
  10. Photo: ANTHONY HOPKINSEnglish actor. Acted in films: "The Lion in Winter," "Hamlet," "Elephant Man", "Charing Cross Road, 84", "Silence of the Lambs," "Kingdom of Shadows," "Nixon", " , Amistad, " Remains of the Day, " Hannibal ", etc. Philip Anthony Hopkins was born…

Gary Cooper

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Gary Cooper, real name Frank James Cooper, was born on May 7, 1901 in a farmer's family in Montana. All childhood Gary Cooper was at the ranch, where he helped his father with the horses. Subsequently, the ability to get along with horses, confident ride and some of the tricks in the saddle horses helped Gary Cooper in his acting career.

Gary seed was rich and could afford to give his son a good education in college. In college, Gary Cooper strongly started painting, he drew well and tried to make it. Unknown young artist trying to make a living newspaper cartoons.

In 1922 Gary Cooper was in Los Angeles, where they accidentally met a friend from college, who advised him to get to the studio. Gary Cooper did on kinoploschadke that is best able to do - is to ride.

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There was an extra in the popular at the time Westerns, where for ten dollars a day performed dangerous stunts on horseback.

At the next set in the crowd of the movie "Winning of Barbara Worth," it turned out that one of the actors would not be able to participate, the Gary Cooper in was next with director Henry King. Gary said aloud that shoot with a straight face on a horse in front of the camera will be able to any actor and was about to leave, when Henry offered him to try to do it yourself.

Henry King after the first scenes with Gary Cooper felt luck and continued to film. The film premiered in 1926, audiences were captivated by a new actor, tall and with a slender figure of a man whose manly look bright eyes combined resolute chin won the audience.

Viewer attracted charisma that radiates an actor on screen movie: natural gestures and their slowness, calm postures that say about the power of the mind and body of the character, played by Gary.

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Subsequently, this created image in a variety of used Gary in his acting work.

Producers studio "Paramount", feeling the attraction of the public to a new actor, immediately signed a long-term contract with Gary Cooper. In 1929, two years after the contract, Gary Cooper was named actor of the year for her role in the movie "The Virginian."

Fame as an outstanding actor, Gary Cooper came quickly. In the studio, "Paramount" strongly supported his hero image righteous and noble cowboy who doughty fight against evil. Even outside the movies he had to maintain the created image.

Gary fell in love with Actress Lupe Welles, a girl with a gorgeous bust of Mexican origin. According to producers, the studio "Paramount" Lupe could not become a couple for Gary, because Gary treated it lightly and frivolously, which hurts the created image of the hero-cowboy.

Producers studio "Paramount" delivered an ultimatum: leave her or constructed properly actor.

Journalists in Los Angeles learned of the prohibition and steel producers to exaggerate this issue in the press. Evening, September 13, 1930 at the Railway Station in Gary Lupe shot but missed. Gary left for Europe from pesky journalists for nearly a year.

Gary Cooper as a cowboy, he loved hunting and for that he went to Africa. His apartment in Los Angeles was furnished brought many trophies from the hunt: skin and whole pieces of cheetahs, antelopes, lions and zebras.

At a party, Gary Cooper acquainted with a young Belfe Veronica, daughter of an influential financier. Love at first sight over the wedding, which took place December 15, 1933. Newspapers punctually published photos Gary with his young wife and their baby daughter.

Gary Cooper during all the 20's and 30's managed to play in almost thirty films, becoming a major star in Hollywood.

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Gary Cooper starred in all genres of movies from comedy to psychological drama. Critics praised it as a professional high level. Some critics equate talent with Gary symbol of American cinema - Charlie Chaplin. With the advent of sound in cinema only strengthened the popularity of Gary Cooper, and his style of play match words and phrases spoken by them.

In a series of streams movies that were designed to exploit the created image of Gary Cooper, there was always a real American.

Gary Cooper was a true workaholic, he could play in the afternoon in one film, and that night in the other. With him, there was one: Gary being sick with a high temperature for several hours spent in the saddle before the camera. When the operator and director satisfied with the results of filming, they just announced the end of the day, as immediately Gary fell unconscious.

In one of the shooting days unsuccessfully Gary fell out of the saddle horse and bounce.

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After spending a few days in the hospital, Gary become very irritable and short-tempered. Strong change character played terrible role: Gary Cooper beating his wife. Americans are shocked by the act of his "knight", which have been associated with a kind of hero, a defender of the weak and the women.

After that incident with Gary surrounding shunned him, women adore Gary stopped to flirt with him. Gary repeated nervous breakdowns that after one of them, he falls into a frenzy right on the set, was beside Patricia Neal was able to calm Gary. Since then, Gary and Patricia spend a lot of time together.

Gary fell in love with the young entrepreneur, who was his junior by a quarter century. Gary Cooper throws his wife and goes to Patricia Neal, and together they go to Florida.

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Mistress for the first time Gary interrupts shooting, to go with her to stay.

After such a shock, a journalist, "Los Angeles Times" wrote,

"It is unlikely that Americans want to see now in the role of a noble knight of the hypocrite, who had abandoned his wife and child."

In the 1950s, there were rumors around Hollywood that in his fifty years of Gary Cooper is not the same cowboy, but an ordinary senior citizen who pestered arthritis, gastric ulcers and persistent pain in the back due to a hernia. Recent his film were failures Cinemas and producers have already started are not willing to offer Gary roles in films.

Producer Stanley Kramer began producing Western Fred Zinnemann "High Noon." Gary agreed to a role in the film for an incredibly low fee.

The intrigue of the new westerns was that the main character - this is not a courageous young cowboy, and the old and lonely sheriff, who is going to quit my job and leave.

Gary elderly fully consistent image, a director Zinnemann Cooper added:

"I said to him:" Just look tired "- and he did so, and the great."
Gary Cooper gave amazing new perspective hero westerns.

About the film "High Noon" critics said enthusiastically. For his role in the film, Gary Cooper won the "Oscar", and the picture became a classic of cinema.

Patricia Neal is not interested in Gary and he did not hesitate to come back to his wife was seriously ill when his beloved daughter Mary.

For three decades, Gary Cooper was the highest-paid actor in Hollywood.

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Gary successfully play perfectly good characters, which from year to year became more dramatic. Wrinkles Gary gave his characters a special depth of drama.

Recent years, Gary Cooper felt tired all the time, numerous injuries, which were obtained from work without stunt deteriorated with age.

Another "Oscar" Gary Cooper was awarded in 1961 for his contribution to cinema. The award was received by his friend James Stewart, because Gary was struggling with cancer disease. A month later, on May 13, Gary Cooper died in his bed at home with his wife and daughter.

Doctors registered at death Gary around noon, reporters wrote:

"Life Gary Cooper ended at noon, when the sun is at its highest point in the sky. Is it not worthy of death for the most perfect knight of America?"

 
  1. People and biographies — Actors
  2. Photo: Sofia LorenSophia Loren, Shikolone real name, was born September 20, 1934, in Clinic of Queen Margaret. Mother Sophia — Romilda Wilanow, comes from the fishing village of Pozzuoli, arrived in Rome, where he was to meet with Ricardo Shikolone. When Romilda pregnant,…
  3. Photo: Audrey HepburnAudrey Hepburn, British actress, born in Brussels, where she was born May 4, 1929 in a family of Dutch Baroness Ella van Heemstra and the English banker John Victor Hepburn-Ruston, received the name of Edda Kathleen van Heemstra Hepburn. She had…
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