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: 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…
  8. 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…
  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: Marlon BrandoAmerican actor. Acted in films: A Streetcar Named Desire, " Viva Zapata! "," Savage, " In Port "(Oscar)," Pursuit, " Candy, " Queimado, " The Godfather "(Oscar)," Last Tango in Paris "," Superman, " Apocalypse Now "," Don Juan de Marco…
  11. Photo: Marcello MastroianniItalian actor. Appeared in the movies: "White Nights", "Sweet Life", "8 1 / 2", "Divorce in Italian", "City of Women," "Ginger and Fred," "Interview" "black eyes", etc. He was awarded the Prize for Creativity, Felix (1988).Marcello Mastroianni was born September 28,…
  12. Photo: Paul NewmanAmerican actor, director, producer. Appeared in films: fruity bird of youth "," Buch Cassidy and Sandens KID "," trickster "," scam "," white "," Verdict, " The smell of money (premium " ; Oscar), "Mr. and Mrs. Bridge" and other director′s…
  13. Photo: Al PacinoThe famous Al Pacino, and the full name of Alfred James Pacino was born on April 25, 1940 in the South Bronx area of ??New York, which is still considered home to the poor. Al Pacino grew up without a father,…

Liza Minnelli

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Liza 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 nothing denied. My parents wanted a daughter become an actress. Liza's first role was when she was three.

Judy's mother Liza, took drugs and Vincent tried to help her, but when she got serious nervous breakdown in the hospital, he left the family. Judy Garland attempted suicide, which has led to the court between Judy and Vincent. The court held that each parent will spend with the child for six months of the year.

Vincent, Liza's father, in every way he taught his daughter acting. He took it to work and it takes a lot of professional musicals Fred Astaire dances taught. Liza had perfect pitch and a sense of dance and wit inherited from his father.

Judy's mother Liza, remarried, but Sid Luft was unable to cope with addiction new wife. Despite the disastrous relationship, Judy has worked successfully on stage. Liza was seven years old and his mother together on stage "tietr Palace."

In 1961, Liza Minnelli took the stage in Massachusetts, as a professional actress, starting to play a full role.

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Liza's first major role was in the play "The Diary of Anne Frank." Parents attending the performance were honored for their high level of play his daughter. After the premiere, Liza went on tour to Italy.

At this point, Liza continued vocal training with David Sorainen Collie, who had a reputation as a teacher of high skill. Before long, seventeen Liza Minnelli recorded a CD with the song "You are made for love," which quickly gained popularity.

Liza was touring with the theater in Europe. After another concert at London's famous "Palladium" Liza met with the young Peter Allen. Peter talented musician, despite his undisguised homosexual, in November 1964 proposed to Liza engagement.

Despite this Liza flew to New York to participate in the title role of musical "Flora, the Red menace." The musical "Flora, the Red threat" caused a furor public spectacle showed almost 100 times in one season. It was after this musical critics have recognized Liza, as a professional, awarding the prize "Tony" for the role of Flora. Liza Minnelli was the first actress award winning "Tony" in nineteen years. After awarding Liza began its first U.S. tour.

Liza did not bode success of her marriage to Peter, he spent time in a gay club, and she toured with concerts around the country.

In 1966, the talented Liza Minnelli starred in "Charlie Bubbles," which demonstrated her grace and plastic movement, combined with a good voice.

Three years later, in 1967, after the engagement, Peter and Liza were engaged in marriage.

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This union is more like a marriage of convenience, wrote biographer Wendy Leigh: for Liza husband Peter was more of a partner or even lover. For the mother of Liza, Judy Garland, rich-in-law was perfect: Peter paid numerous bills and helped Liza in his career.

The initial role of Liza Minnelli in the movie were not fully filled with vocal and dance patterns. The first real role Liza was held in 1969, where she fully disclosed her vocal and dancing talent in the form of Pookie Adams in "The Waste cuckoo." Liza is so impressively played this role, which was nominated in the candidates for the award "Oscar", and Liza was not yet twenty-three years.

Liza's mother, Judy Garland, died three months after the nomination of the daughter of an overdose. Judy Garland's daughter had left debts amounting to almost 200 thousand dollars. Liza for several years with difficulty paying debts to creditors mother.

By this time, Liza and Peter's marriage broke up, he could not bear friends Liza, she was unable to communicate with friends, Peter. Both the long life of their own outside the other, only occasionally lived together, when Liza was resting from the constant rehearsals and filming. Liza Minnelli and Peter Allen broke up in April 1970.

Perseverance Liza Minnelli to be envied, for the role of Sally in the musical "Cabaret" on Broadway, she auditioned 14 times! Five years later, she was offered a role in the movie "Cabaret."

Liza's work in the film "Cabaret" can be called - obsession, director Bob Fosse was delighted with her, he constantly monitored the work of Liza on the set.

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When the premiere of the film "Cabaret" in New York February 13, 1972, Liza was 26 years old. The audience and critics were delighted with Liza, they spoke most forest epithets. Sali for his role in the film "Cabaret" Liza Minnelli won the "Oscar" and the British Film Academy award "Golden Globe", then there was a reward "Emmy." Liza's name became legendary, began its concert halls with full audience.

Collaborate Liza Minnelli and Bob Fosse made friends them, he became her teacher in many ways, including the disastrous: Liza began using drugs.

Liza's marriage broke up, she felt because of her increasing success against the failure of her husband. She began dating a baron, and then with an aristocrat from a wealthy family with Daisy Arnaz Jr.. The second time Liza came zamu summer 1974 for Jack Haley Jr., who produced many television projects.

Liza Minnelli began to appear a lot in the film industry in 1976, she worked in the film "Silent Movie." In 1977, Liza Minnelli, started acting in the musical "New York, New York" under the direction of Martin Scorsese, in which Liza felt nostalgia for the old days. Specially written for her song, which she sang with Robert De Niro.

Grand success accompanied Liza, she worked intensively, constantly performing in a gala concert to defuse it consumes more and more drugs.

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Surrounding her friends urge that her that she abused drugs.

Friendship Liza Minnelli and Martin Scorsese grew into love, they worked together in the musical "The Act", which lasted two and a half hours, where Liza specifically wrote 12 numbers shows.

A love story between Liza and Martin quickly opened, Martin Scorsese's wife openly announced its dissolution, she also accused Martin of big spending to buy drugs.

The musical "The Act" with Liza in October 1977, tickets sold out in a day. At the premiere in person Jackie Kennedy Onassis and the King of Saudi Arabia came to Liza backstage to congratulate her.

Musical "The Act" required a lot of a lot of energy to maintain itself Liza constantly resorted to drugs. Her body did not stand for long, two months after the premiere of the musical "The Act" it goes to the clinic. Performances canceled for a week, was back at work again and was forced to miss almost 30 submissions because of the constant presence in the clinic for treatment.

During the six months to March 1978, the producers of the damage amounted to nearly 350 thousand dollars. Journalists remembered the fate of mother Liza Minnelli, who died from an overdose of drugs and was being treated for drug abuse.

A while Liza met with Mikhail Baryshnikov.

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In April 1980 they were together in the show "Baryshnikov on Broadway," which was a huge success on television. And Liza's husband to become the next Mark Gero, a young producer of Broadway.

Liza achieved great success in musical theater, she has performed the most famous theaters: Carnegie Hall, in London's "Covent Garden", in "Metropolitan". The tour took place in triumph in Germany, England, Holland and France. However, Liza is upset that after the film "Cabaret" it does not have higher achievement in film.

The premiere of the next musical called "rink" in February 1984 was hailed by critics sharply, but not against Liza: her skill was undeniable, the very formulation of the director was weak. Performance starts had to cancel because Liza was feeling bad because to start an argument with her new husband Mark Gero.

Since the 1980s, Liza began to go in to be treated for alcoholism and drug addiction. This decision was greatly helped her husband Marks hero who truly loved Liza. Treatment at the Betty Ford clinic, the best start to help Liza.

Liza Minnelli in March 1986 began a triumphant tour of England, along with Frank Sinatra, but after learning of the death of his father immediately went back to Los Angeles. His father's death Liza great shock, she loved him for a long time to recover.

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This tragedy has finally helped Liza to give up alcohol and drugs.

To distract Liza immersed herself in work, she began to act on his own television show, "Minnelli on Minnelli". Liza Minnelli has signed a major contract for the month of performances at Carnegie Hall, then she recorded the album "Liza at Carnegie Hall," which was a huge success. Next Liza triumphal work in film was the comedy "Police recruitment" directorial work Jerry London, published in 1987.

Another love affair with Liza began while working in the play "Entertain" with the young pianist Billy Stretch. Liza Minnelli still lived with Mark Gero, they also tried to have a baby, but both attempts were not successful, then they decided to adopt the boy. Liza and Mark have lived together for 11 years, but broke up in 1991, the year.

On his 50th birthday Liza Minnelli releases his new album, "Tenderly," which she recognized their full talent.

There were many nephews Liza, with whom she studied music to satisfy a sense of loneliness. As a public person Liza was very lonely, it caught up with severe depression, which has resulted in a passion for sweet foods and fizzy drinks Coca-Cola. Liza Minnelli strong stout at the newspapers certainly reacted series publication.

In 2000, Liza Minnelli performs on Broadway in "Palace tietr" in his own show, which is dedicated to her father, Vincente Minnelli.

Liza took the stage in a black dress, which emphasized the slim figure, she sang brilliantly manner using Judy Garland.

Liza Minnelli led show, as if turned over the family album, she told me about her father occasionally going to the dialogue with the audience. Liza did not sing as much as in his youth, but also charming, and many knew that she had previously had an operation on his throat.

 
  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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