Birthday: 13-11-1934
Age: 84
Star sign: Sagittarius

Born on 13th November 1934, Garry Marshall's full name is Garry Kent Marshall. He is a famous American director, actor, producer, and writer. His famous contributions include the creation of Happy Days, development of the play named The Odd Couple by Neil Simon in the year 1965, and the direction of Dear God, Nothing in Common, Pretty Woman, Runaway Bride, Frankie and Johnny, Valentine's Day, Georgia Rule, The Princess Diaries, New Year's Eve, The Princess Diaries 2, Beaches, and Royal Engagement. He was born in New York. His parents are Anthony Wallace Marshall and Marjorie Irene, who were a director and producer, and a tap dance teacher respectively. His sister, Penny Marshall, was a director and actress. His brother Ronny Marshall was a TV producer. Before the birth of Garry Marshall, the last name was changed to Marshall from Masciarelli by his father. He went to a school named De Witt Clinton High School and attended a college of Northwestern University.

He started his career by writing jokes for comedians as a joke writer. In the year 1961, he shifted to Hollywood and formed a team as a writer for TV with Jerry Belson. Both of them worked on The Joey Bishop Show, The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Lucy Show, and The Danny Thomas Show. They created and produced the television series named Hey, Landlord for the first time which had one season starting from 1966 and ending in 1967. He worked as a co-creator of Makin' It, a short-lived sitcom. He met Hector Elizondo in the early 1980s, who appears in all the films of Marshall. Garry wrote and directed the film named The Flamingo Kid in the year 1984, which was a hit. He started many independent productions. Lynda Goodfriend, an actress, directed a film titled Four Stars, which is a project in the category of independent productions of Marshall. He then started focusing on the direction of feature films like Pretty Woman, Beaches, The Princess Diaries, New Year's Eve, and the Valentine's Day. He also acted in some movies and TV series. His acting debut on TV started when he was a child in The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show, a long-running CBS series from the year 1950 to 1958. He appeared on Murphy Brown, a television series and in films like Soapdish, On the Lot in the year 2007, and offered his voice as a guest star in two episodes of The Simpsons titled Homer the Father, and Eight Misbehavin.

He got the award named The Women in Film Lucy Award in the year 1996 as recognition for the innovation and excellence in creative works. In the year 1997, he was inducted for his work in the television field into the Television Hall of Fame. He acted the character of a director in the year 2014 on! of Burbank. Scott Marshall, his son, being a director, appeared as a guest star in an episode of the eleventh season of the series on CBS named Two and a Half Men. Marshall was given an award named Laurel Award for TV Writing Achievement in the year 2014 from the Writers Guild of America.

Gareth Evans English Actor

Gareth Evans

Gareth Huw Evans is a reputed film director, screenwriter, editor and action choreographer in Wales. The director was always fascinated by martial arts of Indonesia and was inspired to become a martial choreographer in the film industry only to showcase them in action films. Nevertheless, he even brought in a new kind of martial art style, which is extremely popular in Indonesia and known as 'Pencak Silat' into action choreography. ‘Kung Fu’ (Chinese martial arts) and Samurai (Japanese martial arts) are known worldwide through films, and similarly, Gareth wanted to popularize Indonesian martial arts through his films. Hence, Gareth launched his first film project ‘Merantau’ which was released in 2009 and became an instant hit. He took this project in his hand with multiple risks. One was that he introduced an unknown face ‘Iko Uwais’ who was working as a driver in a telephone company as a lead actor. Due to Uwais' screen presence, charisma and thorough knowledge of Indonesian martial arts, the director Gareth Evans had cast him in his first project. The actor had signed a contract with Evans’ production company for five years and thus Evans went ahead with his numerous action film projects, which became very popular in his country. After the success of ‘Mercantu’, the director again made another Indonesian martial arts film titled 'The Raid: Redemption' in which he cast again actor Iko Uwais. This film released in the United States and was a huge hit and even won people’s choice best film trophy in Toronto international film festival. Thus, Gareth became popular worldwide. He then again went ahead to make a sequel to ‘The Raid: Redemption’ and directed ‘The Raid 2' which released in 2014 with positive film reviews and won more awards. The director is now planning to make another sequel, which might release in 2018 or 2019. It was said that in 2015 he was occupied with post production of a film ‘Blister.' The director is married to Maya and has a daughter. Earlier he was living in Jakarta and now has moved to Wales with his family. Born in 1980, the director is charming in his look and is just 36 years old who has made a unique mark in martial arts film and quite popular in the US and other western countries today.


Gary McKendry

Born in Ballyclare, Northern Ireland, Gary McKendry is a Northern Irish movie and TV advertisement director and screenwriter. McKendry completed his graduation in London from Saint Martin's School of Art with a degree in illustration and design. He filled in as a guard for an armored car by day and an artist of storyboard by night, before shifting to Australia, where he turned into an Art Director of commercials. Chiat/Day, the American advertisement agency proffered a job of an art director and proceeded to City of New York, where Gary eventually worked for a marketing firm Ogilvy and Mather and Margeotes Fertitta, a communications services company. In the end, McKendry spread out all alone, establishing the Go Film company and coordinating honor winning ads for clients, for example, DeBeers, IKEA, Budweiser, Porsche, NASDAQ, and Heineken. BBC Radio Ulster questioned him, after seeing the 11 September assaults in 2001. McKendry chose to coordinate Everything in This Country Must, a short movie, which stars Sam Spruell and Karly Greene, after reading the Colum McCann's novella in 2014. In Northern Ireland, he spent a lot of 2003 filming the movie in the area. The motion picture got the nomination for Best Live Action Short Film in the 77th Academy Award, which Wasp movie by Andrea Arnold won. Killer Elite, a thriller in the light of The Feather Men, a fiction novel by Sir Ranulph Fiennes' became his debut feature movie in the 1980s. It presented Robert De Niro, Clive Owen, Jason Statham and scenes of the movie were of Australia. They declared that McKendry would coordinate the main film of a three-picture financing bargain between Grosvenor Park Productions and Palomar Pictures in 2011. The French motion picture, Joseph et la Fille, a heist thriller of 2010, will be a remade into Joseph and the Girl. He co-composed films Everything in This Country Must and Killer Elite and has written many screenplays are presently developing. He guest lectures at Tisch School of the Arts at NYU. McKendry works in the Meatpacking District from a studio over a bar and lives outside the city of New York. McKendry has an incredible handle on all agelessness and inclusiveness of certain political topics and stories and also the ambiguity of villains and heroes in this present reality. Native Pictures company known for imaginative considering and creative production has included prestigious Gary McKendry to its lists with Rob Cohen and its management team Executive Producer Chris Messiter.

Gary McKendry English Actor