Birthday: 14-04-1973
Age: 46
Star sign: Taurus

Adrien Brody was born in a place called Woodhaven in New York, on April 14, 1973, to Elliot Brody and Sylvia Plachy. His father is a Jewish painter and also a history professor, who has got retired. His mother, Sylvia Plachy is a Catholic, who is a photographer. Adrien was brought up without the influence Of Catholicism or Judaism..

He was an Amazing Adrien performing magic shows for birthday parties, during his childhood. He is a product of I.S. 145 Joseph Pulitzer middle school and he had his higher education from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School from one its legacy school of Music and Arts. To separate him from his companions his parents put him in acting classes. When Brody was young, he attended the Long Lake summer camp for Arts in New York upstate. Brody learnt in Stony Brooke University, before he was transferred for a semester to Queens College.

Since he had taken Arts classes when he was young, by the age of thirteen he appeared in a PBS television film and in an Off-Broadway play. He has given the Independent Spirit Award nomination (1998) for the film, Restaurant after he has acted with Mickey Rourke and Tupac Shakur in Bullet (1996). The Thin Red Line of Terrence Malick and Summer of Sam of Spike Lee brought great praise to Brody. However, he got recognition only after the film, The Pianist directed by Polanski. To make the film a successful one Brody has lost many things in his life, first his car then apartment later his girlfriend including 13kg weight. It was then when he learned to play Chopin on the piano. He was the youngest person to receive the Academy Award for Best Actor at the age of 29. For his performance, he has also got the Cesar Award.

Brody had also appeared in many TV shows, which started in Saturday Night Live (May 10, 2003), then The Today Show in NBC then later Puck’s in MTV. Later Brody had the different characters in different film. He depicted the character of Steven Schoichet in the film the Dummy, which was shot originally in 2000 and got released in 2003. In the film the Village, Brody acted like a mentally retarded young man named Noah Percy.Then he acted in The Jacket followed by the box office success, King Kong later The Darjeeling were his films. The film King Kong was a great success with a collection of $550 in the box office. Adrien acted as a detective in the film, Hollywoodland. Addition to these he has also acted for ads such as for Diet Coke and Tori Amos music video.

Brody declared that he will be playing the role of The Joker in the film The Dark Knight, but unfortunately Warner Bros and Christopher Nolan cast Health Ledger in that role. The film got released in the year 2008. He was also expected to act as Spock in J.J. Abrams Star Trek, but that too went into the hands of Zachary Quinto. The director and writer Vincenzo Natali made him act him in the film Splice, a science fiction film, in the year 2010. He got success acting in Nimrod Antal’s Predators. The next year Brody appeared in Salvador Dali, Midnight in Paris and also in Woody Allen. In 2014 Brody acted with Jackie Chan in the film, Dragon Blade, which gave a gross of $54.8 million in China in the opening week.

Adam Driver English Actor

Adam Driver

Adam Driver is an American actor. He was born on November 19, 1983, in San Diego to Nancy Wright and Douglas Driver and he is their only son. Adam took his schooling at Mishawaka High School, during his school days he had participated in school plays and during high school, he would sing in choirs. When the strike of 9/11 happened in the United States, he enrolled himself in Marine forces and started to serve the country. Due to an accident during mountain biking, he was not able to continue, and therefore he was removed from the force. After a while, he figured his interest towards acting and studied drama at Juilliard at New York. He simultaneously became a member of Drama Division Group 38 and graduated in Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2009. He started performing in plays of Broadway production and in the spare-time he would work as a bus conductor to carry out his expenses. He started being offered parts suiting his tall and squared figure. Plays he appeared in are, ‘The Retributionist’, and ‘Mrs. Warren’s Profession’ in 2010, ‘Angels in America’ and ‘Man and Boy’ in 2011, finally he staged ‘Look Back in Anger’ in 2012. His stage plays promoted him to the remotely operated screens. Coming to his personal life, Adam Driver got married to Joanne Tucker in 2013, whom he met in the drama division group. Adam’s debut series was ‘Girls’ in 2012 directed by Lena Dunham, for which she won a Golden Globe Award and thanked him for his support. He was also nominated thrice in a row for the series in ‘Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in Comedy Series’, and in ‘Online Film & Television Association Award’, and ‘Critics Choice Television Award’ for Best Supporting Actor in Comedy Series. In between he gave his debut film ‘J. Edgar’ in 2011. Other tele-series he has worked in include, ‘The Unusual’, ‘The Wonderful Malady’s’, ‘Law and Order’, ‘You Don’t Know Jack’ in 2010, the sequel of ‘Law & Order: SVU’ in 2012, and ‘The Simpsons’ in 2015. The movies he has been cast in are, ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ in 2013, which won him ‘Hamptons International Film Festival Award for Breakthrough Performer’ and ‘Houston Film Critic Award for The Best Original Singing’, ‘Hungry Hearts’ an Italian film, in which he acted as father Jude, it won him ‘Volpi Cup for Best Actor’ at the 71st Venice International Film Festival. He also played the role of villain Kylo Ren in 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which brought him ‘MTV Award for the Best Villain’. Some of the movies he signed for future release are, ‘Midnight Special’, ‘Silence’ and few more. He voiced for the video games for Lego Star Wars and Disney Infinity 3.0.

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Jussie Smollett

Jussie Smollett, was born on June 21, 1983. His family resides in Santa Rosa, California. He works as an Actor, Singer and Song Writer. The debut movie which he worked in was ‘The Mighty Ducks’ in the year 1992, which was directed by Stephen Herek. He took commercial shooting offer as his summer escape, which was the destiny turner of his life. Jussie was born with three brothers Jake Smollett, Jocqui Smollett, and Jazz Smollett and two sisters, Jojo Smollett and Jurnee Smollett. His father Joel Smollett is a Jewish and his mother Janet is Afro-American. He has worked with his brothers and sisters in a television series ‘On Our Own’ which was produced by American Broadcasting Company for the years 1994 to 1995. His movies include, ‘North’ (1994), ‘The Skinny’ (2012), ‘Ask Me Anything’ (2014) and a short film named as ‘Pitch This’ as Mike in 2009. ‘Alien: Covenant’ is a science fiction movie which is being directed by Ridley Scott, which is soon to be released. It is a sequel to ‘Prometheus’ and ‘Alien.’ He was also active in TV Series like ‘Alex Haley’s Queen’ on 1993, ‘Cro’ which was from 1993 – 1994. Present year, Jussie is working in ‘Empire’, which has earned him rave critics around the globe. He performs as a Gay-Singer in the episodes of Empire, which is now running (its second season) successfully. He is a lead artist, along with Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray and Taraji P. Henson. Once in a famous TV Show he confessed that he is a gay in the real life. As in singing, he had released an album ‘Poisoned Hearts Club’ in the year 2012. A contract with Columbia Studios had been signed to release an album in future. His original song tracks had been recorded in the episodes of season 1 which are ‘You’re So Beautiful’ and ‘I Wanna Love You’. The rewards that he has earned from his career are, ‘NAACP Image Awards’ in 2016 ("Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration", "Outstanding Song" for the song ‘You’re So Beautiful’ and, "Outstanding New Artist" for ‘Empire'). Another version of this Bio... Jussie Smollett born as Jussie Langston Mikha Smollett on the 21st of June 1983 in the city of Santa Rosa, California, USA, to Joel Smollett, belonging to an Ashkenazi Jewish family from Poland and Janet, an African-American. This ‘Cancerian’ has many nicknames including- J-boogie, Juicebox, and Smitty. The young American actor/singer/photographer in his early ages along with his 5 siblings, Jojo- the ‘City of Hope’ actress, his sister Jazz Smollett, the celebrity recognized for his character Jess Merriweather- Jurnee-Bell, the American actor Jake, and brother Jocqui, performed on the T.V broadcast ‘On Our Own’ in 1994. The shoot for national networks commercials, NYC, in 1987 done for summer time-pass marked the starting of his career. Thereafter he co-starred in many films like ‘The Mighty Ducks’ in 1992 which gave him a nomination for ‘The young artist award for outstanding young ensemble cast in motion picture’, and ‘North’ in 1994, for which he is well known. He was well appreciated on his comeback with a leading role in 2012 in the comedy-drama ‘The Skinny.’ Smollett has also done a guest appearance in ‘The Mindy Project’ and ‘Revenge’. While giving a backstage interview in 2015 Smollett mentioned being a gay. Later on, Smollett was seen playing opposite to Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard, the role of ‘Jamal Lyon,’ a gay musician who is struggling for his father’s approval in the play ‘Empire.’ Jussie alongside being an actor is also a well-known singer/lyricist. He released an album in 2012- ‘The Poisoned Hearts Club.’ He has also helped compose the songs ‘I Wanna Love You’ as well as ‘You’re So Beautiful.’ It was declared in 2015 that Smollett would guest star in her sister’s TV show ‘Underground’ which is supposed to go on air sometime in 2016. There are umpteen nominations and recognitions this young talent has won. This includes the best actor as well as the supporting actor nomination for Empire and choice music nomination for ‘You’re so Beautiful.’ The list is not complete; he has also won three NAACP image award titles. His upcoming projects include ‘Alien: Covenant,’ which has been planned to release sometime in 2017. It is not just the singing and acting he has up his sleeves. Smollett has various other interests like Boxing, Track & Field, Rollerblading, Baseball, Swimming, Cycling, Football, and juggling. He is also a passionate social activist. This ‘Empire’ star was lately honored by the Black AIDS Institute during their H.I.T.S (Heroes In The Struggle- which is a photographic tribute to Black Americans/their allies who has stood up fighting AIDS ) Gala and awards ceremony.

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