Tag Archives: Award Winning Actors

American actress Natalie Portman

London Academy of Media Film TV EARLY LIFE Born Natalie Hershlag in Jerusalem, Israel on June 9th 1981, Natalie is the only child of American homemaker Shelley Stevens and doctor Avner Hershlag. She has dual citizenship (for Israel and America), and moved with her family to Washington D.C, when she was 3 years old so… Read More »

American actor Nicolas Cage

London Academy of Media Film TV EARLY LIFE Born Nicolas Kim Coppola in Long Beach, California, on 7th January 1964, Nicolas is the youngest of three children to dancer/choreographer Joy and literature professor August Coppola. His grandfather Carmine was a composer, aunt Talia (Shire) is an actress, and uncle Francis Ford is an Oscar-winning director.… Read More »

Australian Actor Richard Roxburgh

London Academy of Media Film TV Richard Roxburgh is an award winning actor. His career is one that has often seen him typecast as the villain, a role he plays well, but does not denote the capabilities of his skill. EARLY LIFE Mary Roxburgh gave birth to Richard on the 23rd January, 1962; the youngest… Read More »

Australian Actress Jacki Weaver

London Academy of Media Film TV EARLY LIFE Jacqueline Ruth Weaver, most commonly known as Jacki Weaver, was born on 25th May, 1947, in Hurstville, Sydney, Australia. Her mother, Edith, was a Northern England immigrant who married Arthur Weaver, a solicitor. From a young age their daughter showed a desire and almost a need to… Read More »

Australian Actress Toni Collette

London Academy of Media Film TV EARLY LIFE Antonia Collette, commonly known as Toni, was born on the 1st of November, 1972. This unique looking actress with her wide smile and diverse acting abilities has gathered a huge following in Hollywood. She grew up in Glebe, Sydney, till she was six before she moved to what was… Read More »

Australian Actor Anthony LaPaglia

London Academy of Media Film TV EARLY LIFE Anthony LaPaglia is half Italian and half Dutch. He was born to parents Gedio “Eddie” LaPaglia and Maria Johannes on the 31st January, 1959, who immigrated from Italy and the Netherlands respectively.  He attended Rostrevor College, in Adelaide, South Australia, and is the eldest of three sons. His… Read More »

Australian Actress Miranda Otto

London Academy of Media Film TV EARLY LIFE Miranda Otto, an auburn haired, fair skinned woman was born in Brisbane on the 16th December, 1967 to actor parents Barry and Gracie Otto. Her parents named her after the character Miranda in William Shakespeare’s The Tempest. She was raised between Brisbane and the port city of… Read More »