Birthday: 24-07-1942
Age: 76
Star sign: Leo

Chris Sarandon is internationally recognized as a versatile actor. He is the son of Cliffie and Christopher Sarandon Sr. His father’s original surname was Sarondonethes, and he is of Greek ancestry, while his mother was born of Greek immigrants. Chris was born and raised in Beckley, West Virginia. After graduating from Woodrow Wilson High School, he pursued a degree in the performing arts. He did so from the West Virginia University. For further studies, he went to the Catholic University of America and got a master’s degree in theatre.

It was during this time, that Chris met Susan Tomalin, who later went on to become Susan Sarandon. They both decided to pursue their careers in acting after their graduation was complete. Susan adopted Chris’s last name and took it up as her professional name. His first move in order to kick-start a career in acting was to join the regional theatre where he made his professional debut in the year 1996. After his divorce, he moved to New York and Sarandon started acting in his first major television role on the show The Guiding Light, which ran on the television for a year.

Then came the most highlighted role of his career, that of a transsexual wife in the movie Dog Day Afternoon. The portrayal of the gender-confused woman earned him much recognition and acclaim from fans and critics alike. He received nominations at the Golden Globes Awards for the Best New Male Star of the Year, as well as the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Sarandon has some Broadway work to his credit too. He acted in The Rothschilds and The Two Gentlemen of Verona.

He had a great penchant for the classics, which is evident in the way he acquired the role of Sydney Carton in A Tale of Two Cities. He also appeared in horror films wherein he came to be recognized as a villain, in movies like ‘ Lipstick’ and The Sentinel. Later, he took on different types of roles to show his versatility. He acted in The Day Christ Died in the lead role. He was applauded for his performances in The Osterman Weekend and ‘Protocol’. He even gained popularity among the teens after he acted in the teen horror movie Fright Night, where he played a vampire.

Sarandon gained worldwide popularity after he depicted the role of Prince Humperdinck in The Princess Bride. Even though, his role in Dog Day Afternoon earned him award nominations, it was this role that he is best known for. He was well-recognized as Detective Mike Norris as well. This was a supporting character in the movie, Child’s Play. Another one of his most famous endeavours is that of the character Jack Skellington from ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’.

He even reprised the role for Halloween Screams and the Haunted Mansion Holiday at Disneyland. This made him hugely popular among the younger generations as well. Sarandon made a return to television by starring in the medical drama series ‘ER’ where he played the character of Dr. Burke. After performing on Broadway again with Joanna Gleason, he married her in 1994, and they have been together ever since. They have even starred together in multiple numbers of films.

He continued his work on television by appearing in numerous TV series. Those shows included The Necromancer, where he played a demon, ‘ Charmed’, and Judging Amy where his character was that of a Supreme Court judge. In 2006, he yet again started work on the Broadway stage. He acted as Signor Naccarelli in the musical adaptation of The Light in the Piazza.

Josh Pence English Actor

Josh Pence

Joshua Charles, aka Josh Pence, is an American actor. He was born on 8th of June, in 1982. His birthplace was Santa Monica in California. His mother is a primary school teacher and father is an estate agent. He studied in Hanover, New Hampshire, at the Dartmouth College. He was also a member of Psi Upsilon Fraternity. In 2007, he shifted to Los Angeles. Coming to his career, he started acting in 2006. His first picture was The Good Shepherd, in which he played the character of Bonesman. It is a spy photoplay that was depicted by Matt Damon, Robert De Niro, and Angelina Jolie. On Rotten Tomatoes, it marked up to 54% and on Metacritic, its score was 61. It did not garner attraction from the public. He then appeared in The Social Network, that released in 2010. He co-worked with Max Minghella, Justin Timberlake, Andrew Garfield, Jesse Eisenberg, and Armie Hammer, along with his role of Tyler Winklevoss. He was also seen as Cameron for some scenes and set ups. The photographer used the split screen photography to depict the illusion in the act. He had a cameo appearance in the picture. Avid Fincher directed it and adapted the story from 2009's book by Ben Mezrich. In 2012, he presented himself in the character of a naval officer in the screenplay titled ‘Battleship’. He co-starred with Liam Neeson. Peter Berg directed and produced it with Brian Goldner, Sarah Aubrey, Bennett Schneir, Duncan Henderson, and Scott Stuber. Jon Hoeber and Erich Hoeber wrote the script. Metacritic scored it 41, whereas on Rotten Tomatoes, it garnered up to 34%, out of reviews based on 209 critics. His other movies are ‘Thirst’, The Algerian, and ‘Victor’. In mid-June of 2012, Josh became the brand ambassador for an aid and global agency named, Mercy Corps. He blogged about his first trip to Haiti for The Huffington Post. Then, in 2013, he acted in Gangster Squad, which was a crime-based picture. He did the ingénue of Daryl Gates. In 2014, he did another drama, Draft Day. He also did various TV series. In 2008, he personified himself as bartender in CSI: NY, and as AJ Watkins in CSI: Miami. Then, he did The Gates Show, as Henry, in 2010. In 2011, he portrayed himself as cowboy in Parks and Recreation. He did four episodes of ‘Revenge’, in 2015, as Tony Hughes. Presently, he is doing the series, American Horror Story: Hotel, as Nick Harley.


Trombone Shorty

Trombone Shorty is the stage name of American musician, producer, actor and philanthropist Troy Andrews. He was born in New Orleans, United States and was also raised there. He has this stage name as he is a professional and rather one of the bests while playing trombone and trumpet. He is a multi-instrumentalist and is known for his versatile talent. His childhood included participation in brass band parades and also becoming the band leader at the age of six. During his teens, he was the member of Stooges Brass Band, where he attended the New Orleans Centre for Creative Arts (NOCCA). He was always talented and was appreciated by many in the neighborhood; he also was a band member of Lenny Kravitz’s horn section in world tour. He got recognized and met Bob Ezrin, where he started working with him and U2 at Abbey Road Studios. This was a big break for him as it led him to work with U2 and Green Day during the re-opening of the New Orleans Superdome for the NFL’s Monday Night Football. He also appeared in the NBC television series Studio 60 in the Sunset Strip. He led the New Orleans musician group and performed the holiday classic “O Holy Night”. He was named the Performer of the Year by New Orleans music magazine. He also appeared in some of the TV Series like Treme on HBO, where he appeared in six episodes. He is a regular face when it comes to various parades in the country. He also performs at the National Christmas Tree Lighting, Sportscenter, NBA All-star Game Half Time Show and The Hour. Over the course of his career, he performed at many venues and at many functions which made popular. In 2011, he made an album named For True, which earned great reviews and was loved by all. He received the President’s Medal from Tulane University President Scott Cowen at the University’s Commencement Ceremony at the Mercedez-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. He received this medal for his contribution to the Horns for School Project. He pleased the visitors with some delightful trombone work. He also performed at the 56th Grammy Award held in Los Angeles. He is loved not only by the American citizens but also liked by the President himself. He played twice for President Obama at the White House in 2015. He has performed on a huge scale in his career and has received many praises. His dedication towards the work is what makes him different from others. He has appeared in Soundmix, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Odd Couple and many other shows. He also performed in some live albums like New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in 2004, 2006, 2007 and 2008. His studio album includes Say that to Say This, For True, Orleans & Claibore and much more. He also performs with drums, organs and tuba and has known for his performance with various rock, pop, jazz, hip hop and EDM artists. He is a renowned personality and is expected to do better in the coming future.

Trombone Shorty English Actor