Colm Feore is a Canadian- American television, film, and a stage actor. Some of his most successful performances were in the movies The Sum of All Fears, The Chronicles of Riddick, Pearl Harbor and much more. Feore was born on 22nd August 1958 in Boston, Massachusetts. He was born to an Irish Family in Ireland. His family moved to Boston in his early life. But after some time, his family moved to Windsor, Ontario, where he was raised. He grew up and Canada and after completing his secondary education, he went to Ridley’s College, Ontario. After that, he went to the National Theatre School of Canada, Montreal and later he also attended the University of Windsor, Ontario. Feore started his acting career by becoming the member of the North America’s largest acting company theater named Acting Company of the Stanford Festival of Canada.

Feore learned bits of leading roles like those of Hamlet, Cyrano, Romeo and Richard III at Stanford. After working in some theater shows, Feore appeared in many productions. He played the role of Fagin in Oliver. He also appeared in Don Juan. He performed in a leading role in the year 2009. He appeared in the play named Cyrano de Bergerac and portrayed the role of Cyrano. Later, he also played the lead role in the play, Macbeth. In 2014, he played the role of Lear in the play, King Lear. Most of his plays were performed at the Stanford Festival Theater.

After working in theaters, Feore appeared in many television series in Canada. One of his most successful performances was in the show Trudeau. The show was a television mini-series. The series aired in 2002 and was about the life of a former Canadian Prime Minister. The show aired on CBC Television and received a lot of appreciation from both the Critics and the viewers. Feore’s performance was so good that he even won the Best Performance in a Leading Role category at Gemini Award. In 1993, he appeared in a movie named Thirty-Two Short Films About Glenn Gould. He played the role of Glenn Gould in the movie. He played the role of Martin Ward in the super-hit movie, Bon Cop, Bad Cop. After appearing in some Canadian movies, he returned to the Canadian television series.

He appeared in the famous Canadian Television series named Sings and Arrows. He portrayed the role of a crazy executive imposter. The show was a great hit and was even featured on the Sundance Channel. After moving to the United States, Feore appeared in many television series and American movies. He is known for his role as a supporting actor in many Hollywood movies which include The Sum of All Fears, The Chronicles of Riddick, Pearl Harbor, and Paycheck. In 1999, he played the role of an ancient wizard named Andre Linoge in the movie Strom of the Century. He also appeared in the movie, Thor. He also appeared in the 2014 television series, Gotham in which he played the role of Dr. Francis Dulmacher. He played the role of Henry Taylor in the seventh season of 24. For his contribution to the Canadian Film Industry, he was declared as Canada’s Officer of the Order in 2013.

Colin Hanks English Actor

Colin Hanks

Colin Hanks is American actor who is known for his work in the movie Orange County. His full name is Colin Lewis Dillingham. Colin was born on 24th November 1977 in Sacramento, California. He is also known for his performance in the 2010 American Fox Television series named The Good Guys. His father, Tom Hanks is an American actor, and his mother, Samantha Lewis Tom’s first wife, was a producer and an actress. His mother died of cancer on March 12, 2002. Hanks completed his high school education at Sacramento Country Day School and then he attended Chapman University. He later got transferred to Loyola Marymount University. He dropped out of the University without getting a degree. Hanks first appeared on the TV screen in the year 1996. He played the role of Male Page in TV series That Thing You Do. In 1999, he was offered to work in the science fiction series named Roswell where he played the role of Alex Whitman for the first two seasons. He received a lot of recognition and was appraised for his work in the series. During that the time, he also appeared in some other television shows like Whatever it Takes, Get Over It and many more. Hand did a special appearance in the eighth episode of HBO mini-series called Band of Brothers. He played the role of Lt. Henry Jones in the show. He also appeared in one episode of The OC in 2002; he got his first break to work as an actor in movies. He played the role of Shaun Brumder in the movie Orange County, alongside Schuyler Fisk and Jack Black. The movie was based on a student who gets into Stanford University after his counselor mistakenly sends the wrong transcripts to the University. Hanks also did a cameo in the remake of the movie King Kong. In 2006, Hanks appeared in the movie Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny where he played the role of a drunken fraternity brother. He also played the role of Oliver in the romantic comedy named The House Bunny. He also appeared in The Great Buck Howard, produced by his father. He played a Roman Catholic priest, Father Gill in Mad Men season 2. Hanks made his Broadway debut in the year 2009. He appeared in the play 33 Variations. Hanks started his career as a director in 2009. He directed the movie All Things Must Pass. The movie was a documentary about Tower Records. Hanks starred in The Good Guys, a Fox TV series in 2010. One of his most notable works was his portrayal of Officer Gus Grimly in Fargo, an FX television series. He even received a Primetime Emmy Award and Critics Choice Awards for his performance. Hanks married Samantha Bryant, a New York publicist in 2010. The have two daughters.


Conrad Veidt

Hans Walter Conrad Veidt was a very popular German actor. Conrad Veidt was born in Berlin, Germany. He was the son of Amalie Marie and Phillip Heinrich Veidt. He married thrice. First, he married to Augusta Holl, known as Gussy on 18 June 1918. After some time, they got divorced. His second wife was Felicitas Radke; they married in 1923. They have a daughter named Vera Viola Maria. Her last wife was a Hungarian Jew called Lily. They married in 1933 and lived together until death. During World War 1, Veidt was conscripted into the German Army. In 1915, he took part in the battle of Warsaw. Later, he applied to the theatre. He has to be evacuated to a hospital on the Baltic Sea because of jaundice. As his condition had not improved, the army allows him to join theatre. In 1916, he was reexamined and seems unfit for service, and given full discharge in January 1917. From 1916, he appeared in numerous films. Some of his memorable movies were The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920), The Man Who Laugh (1928), Casablance (1942), and much more. His first debut was The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari in 1920. Veidt also appeared in others silent horror movie such as The Hands of Orlac in 1924, directed by Robert Wiene, The Student of Prague in 1926 and in Waxworks in 1924 in which he played the role of Ivan the Terrible. He made a move to Hollywood in the late 1920s. He did few Hollywood films, but because of difficulty in speaking English, he returned to Germany. By 1941, he and his wife had moved to California. He gave his life savings to the British government to help finance the war effort. In U.S., he starred in few movies such as George Cukor’s A Woman’s Face (1941), Nazi Agent in 1942, etc. Some of his memorable and famous movies are The Story of Dida Ibsen, Madness, Longing, Lady Hamilton, Destiny, A Man’s Past, The Last Performance, Escape, and A Woman’s Face, Nazi Agent, Above Suspicion and many others. His best known Hollywood role was as Major Heinrich Strasser in Casablanca in 1942. In 1943, when he was aged fifty, he died due to the heart attack. He lent his fortune to the British Government and donated large amounts of his film salaries to help with the British war effort.

Conrad Veidt English Actor