John Hillcoat is an Australian film director, screenwriter, and music video director. He was born on 14th August 1961. He has been nominated for many awards for his outstanding screenplay work in many Australian movies. His outstanding work included “Ghosts… of the Civil Dead” which released in 1989.

It was a suspense movie in which John Hillcoat shared the credit of story writing along with Van English, Gene Conkie, Nick Cave and Hugo Race. The film was partly based on the life of Jack Henry Abbott. The film was nominated for many Australian Film Institute Awards and the film was shot at an aircraft factory in Melbourne.

In the year 1996, he directed his first short movie 'To Have & To Hold'. Later on, the actor ventured in the field of direction and in the year 2005, he directed his second film ‘The Proposition’ which received highly positive reviews from professional critics and even had a limited release in the US. The film was nominated for many Australian Film Institute Awards and won the best actor award for John Hurt.

In the year 2009, John Hillcoat directed American post-apocalyptic drama film ‘ The Road Click to look into! >> Read More... The Road ’ which had a screenplay written by Joe Penhall. The story was based on Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name by an American author Cormac McCarthy. John Hillcoat arranged for principal photography of the movie in Pennsylvania, Louisiana, West Virginia, and Oregon. In 2009, he directed another American movie ' Lawless Click to look into! >> Read More... Lawless '. The film was based on Matt Bondurant's novel “The Wettest County in the World” and it had a screenplay by Australian singer –screenwriter Nick Cave. In this year on February, his latest movie had got released.

He had directed a movie ' Triple 9 Click to look into! >> Read More... Triple 9 ' which featured actors such as Casey Affleck Casey Affleck was born in Falmouth, Massachusetts >> Read More... Casey Affleck , Chiwetel Ejiofor Chiwetel Umeadi Ejiofor was born on 10 July 1977 i >> Read More... Chiwetel Ejiofor , Anthony Mackie The struggle that instantly takes a man to a highe >> Read More... Anthony Mackie and Aaron Paul Skills combined with talent will always make you a >> Read More... Aaron Paul in lead roles. The film had undergone many casting changes and many leading actors had left the project thereby delaying the filming process. The film received mixed reviews from critics.

Charles Vanel English Actor

Charles Vanel

A long cherishing journey for nearly three decades, giving successful movies and getting Awards, well known for his adaptations of roles, the French man, lover boy of all time. The man who titled himself not ones but five times as the best actor in various international film festivals, over 77 plus movies both in English and French it would all call out to Charles Vanel. Charles Vanel is an actor, well known for his characters in many French and English movies, series and plays. Charles Vanel was born on 21st August 1892, in Renne, Ill-et-Vilaine in France, he was graduated from Northwestern University, he was a well known for his acting and his direction of the wages of fear (1953), Diabolique (1955) and Top Catch a Test (1958). However Charles adapted himself to be stable in both the languages English and French, he has made his debut in 1912 in Robert Pegues Jim and is perhaps best remember for his role as a truck driver in Clouzot. The wages of fear a film that won both the golden bear and Palmer in 1953.In hitch cocks 1955 films to catch a thief; he played a restaurant who served in the French resistance with carry grant. Later he acted as Jean –Paul Belmondo. In his 77 years career, he appeared in more than 200 films. Charles became the, unique French start, a character actor on stage from 1908 in movies from 1912.did his best work for director Henri-George, achieving ultimate stardom with Diabolique and as Yves Montand co-driver. Charles Vanel had an ever shining award winning carrier. He won his first award at Cannes film festival 1953; he had been nominated for his acting performance in Le Salaire De La Peur. Charles won Le Sur Awards in 1979 for Cesar. In 1981 David Di Donatello Award for Best Supporting Actor, he also won the Karlovy Vary; International Film Festival Awards nominated as Best Actor for Laffaire Mauritius in 1954.Charles Vanel also won the Zulueta Prize at the San Sebastian International Film Festival for Le Deer Aux Padres 1951. Charles Vanel married Arlette Mauricutte Bailey. He died on 15th April 1989, in Cannes Alpes-Maritimes (France).


Charlton Heston

Charlton Heston was a Hollywood actor, whose career span of six decades boasts of nearly 100 films. Heston is known for his roles in The Ten Commandments, “Ben-Hur” and “Planet of the Apes.” He was the recipient of a Golden Globe Award nomination for his portrayal of Moses in “The Ten Commandments.” Heston is also a known political activist and was a supporter of Ronald Reagan. From 1998 until 2003, Heston served as the president of America’s National Rifle Association for five years consecutively. Born as John Charles Carter, to parents Russell Carter and Leela Charlton, Heston grew up in Illinois, where he studied at the New Trier High School. Charlton took up the surname “Heston,” after his mother’s second marriage to Chester Heston. Heston’s acting career began in 1941, with a 16mm film titled “Peer Gynt,” adapted from Henrik Gibson’s play of the same name, directed by David Bradley. Heston was then awarded a drama scholarship which led him to the Northwestern University, where Alvina Krause taught. A few years later, Heston had to join the United States Army during WW-II, where he served as an aerial gunner and a radio operator for two years. Heston got married to Lydia Clarke in 1944. 1950 saw Heston in a lead role in the crime-drama “Dark City.” In the year 1951, Heston and David Bradley teamed up for the film adaptation of Julius Caesar. Heston played Mark Anthony in the movie. The following year, Heston was cast in “The Greatest Show on Earth,” directed by Cecil B. DeMille, followed by “Secret of the Incas.” 1956 saw Heston play his most memorable role as Moses in The Ten Commandments. A couple of years later, Heston, was cast a Mexican Police Officer in the crime-drama, “Touch of Evil,” directed by Orson Welles. In 1959, Heston played his Academy Award-winning portrayal in Ben-Hur. Rock Hudson, Burt Lancaster, and Marlon Brando initially turned down the opportunity to feature in the lead role of the film. Ben-Hur was presented with an astounding eleven Oscars, and also bestowed Heston with an Academy Award. The following years saw Heston in movies such as “El Cid,” “The Agony and the Ecstasy,” “55 Days at Peking,” “Khartoum” and Will Penny. 1965 saw Heston being appointed as the president of the Screen Actors Guild, and he held the post right up to 1971. Heston also featured in Planet of the Apes, Beneath the Planet of the Apes, The Omega Man, The Three Musketeers, True Lies, Hamlet, Any Given Sunday, “Cats & Dogs,” and Tombstone, just to name a few. Heston served as a narrator in various movies such as Disney’s “Hercules,” Armageddon, and numerous documentaries. Heston’s theater career began with a supporting role in the play “Anthony and Cleopatra” at Broadway. He’s also featured in various television series such as “The Colbys,” F.R.I.E.N.D.S, and on shows such as the “Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson,” Saturday Night Live, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, 20/20, and Mad TV, among many others. Heston was among the few people to have held a “Q Clearance,” which is the United States highest level of security clearance of Defense. In 1998, Heston was diagnosed with prostate cancer, for which he was treated, although there was a remission, a few years later. On April 5th, 2008, Heston passed away as the result of his long-term battle with Alzheimer’s, and pneumonia. Heston’s funeral saw numerous people such as Nancy Reagan, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Tom Selleck, and Christian Bale among many others.

Charlton Heston English Actor