Darren E. Scott is a popular actor, model, stuntman and a television host. He was born on May 30, 1972 at Richmond, BC Canada to his Chinese Malaysian father and Scottish Canadian mother. He studied Karate when he was just 8 and got his black belt when he turned 11. Darren became the 3 times National Black Belt Kata Champion in 1995. He also got the Fourth Degree Black Belt and a Certified Instructor in 1997 and also got the 5th Place in Capoeira’s World Collegiate Championships.

He was debuted in the 1995 film, The Hunted where he played as a ninja. Darren was trained by his masters in Japan for a year, along with the Tenri University Karate Team, and he also learns few Japanese languages. Darren also hosted Business Concierge, a business travel show which was aired on Channel News Asia. He was also a Giorgio Armani model in Asia. He acted as Quentin Wong in the Hong Kong-based film, Supercapitalist in 2012. The actor has done the American martial arts film, The Man with the Iron Fists which was written and directed by RZA. He bagged the role of Rodent Chief, who leads the Rodent clan, along with Russell Crowe and Lucy Liu. He also donned his first Chinese film entitled, Game of Assassins where he essayed the role of Assassin Lei. Darren has also done films like Beyond Redemption, Hush (short film), Mortal Challenge and Gus and Chloe. He was also seen in Cmoda Productions’ The Nearness of You. Darren also played as Stunt Actor in the superhero film, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer in 2007 and he was also featured in Paramount Pictures’ Case 39.

Darren Scott also did several television shows. He is a regular in the series, Almost Human which was aired on Fox. The actor was also part of the television series, iZombie on The CW. He works as Stunt Actor in The Tomorrow People, Smallville, 4400, Jeremiah and The Sentinel. He was featured in shows like Masters of Horror, Touching Evil, John Doe, Special Unit 2, Once A Thief and Undercover. 
Darren is an expert in several Martial Art Disciplines, stage fighting and also an expert in handling firearms. He is also proficient in many recreational sports like snowboarding and motorcycle racing.
Kevin Bacon English Actor

Kevin Bacon

Kevin Bacon is a renowned actor and musician. He was born as Kevin Norwood Bacon on July 8, 1958 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Ruth Hilda and Edmund Norwood Bacon. When he was 16-years old, she became a scholar in the Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Arts at Bucknell University. He studied theatre through Dr. Glory Van Scott and his experience there hardened his passion for Arts. At 17, he left his home to pursue his career in theatre. He showed in a production at the midtown Manhattan’s Circle in the Square Theatre. His appearance in his debut, National Lampoon’s Animal House did not end up well for him as he hoped that it can bring him fame and success. He returned auditioning on small theatre roles. In 1979, he played as Todd Adamson in the soap, Search for Tomorrow then from 1980 to 1981, he did a role in the Guiding Light.During the 80’s, he bagged an important role in the slasher film, Friday the 13th. Initially, he did stage work like Getting Out which was performed at the Phoenix Theatre and Flux at the Second Stage Theatre. In 1982, his performance in Forty Deuce gained him an Obie Award. Shortly after, he made his debut in the Broadway through the play, The Slab Boys Trilogy by John Bryne. His performance as Timothy Fenwick in the comedy drama film, Diner made a permanent impression from the critics and moviegoers. Boosted by the attention he got in Diner, he was starred in the box-office film, Footloose in 1984. He received a very positive reviews for his performance in the film and he started to typecast roles that are similar to his roles in Diner and Footloose. In 1988, Kevin was starred in the comedy film, She’s Having a Baby opposite with Elizabeth McGovern. A year after, he also did a starring role in the comedy film, The Big Picture.In 1990, Kevin has done two successful roles. One is from the monster film, Tremors where he played as Val McKee and the other one was from the sci-fi thriller film, Flatliners where he played as Dave Labraccio. In 1991, he was starred as Dan Hanson, opposite with Lorie Bryer (played by Elizabeth Perkins) in the romantic comedy film, He Said, She Said. In the same year, Kevin started to give up with the idea of bagging a leading man role in any big-budget movies and to become a character actor. After that, he played a gay prostitute role of Willie O’Keefe in the historical and political conspiracy film, JFK by Oliver Stone. In 1992, he acted in the courtroom drama film, A Few Good Men as Captain Jack Ross. Later, he came back in theatre and acted in Michael Greif’s Spike Heels.He played as Wade in the adventure crime film, The River Wild where he earned a nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Featured Film at the Golden Globe Award. In 1995, he did the fictitious film, ‘Murder in the First’ and played as a grudging criminal where he won the Broadcast Film Critics’ Association Award. In the same year, Kevin was starred as Jack Swigert in the historical docudrama film, Apollo 13. This film became a blockbuster success. In 1996, he returned in doing black roles in the film, Sleepers. His role here was completely opposite to his character in the romantic comedy film, Picture Perfect. Besides acting, Kevin made his directorial debut in the television film, Losing Chase in 1996. The film received three Golden Globe Awards nominations. In 1998, he played as Ricky Schroth, the mentally challenged son of Lea Schroth in the drama film, Digging to China. He plays as Billy Magic, a DJ in the 1997 drama film, Telling Lies in America. He was also the Executive Producer and played as Detective Ray Duquette in the erotic thriller film, Wild Things in 1998 and later in the supernatural thriller film, Stir of Echoes. In year 2000, Kevin did an outstanding performance as Sebastian Caine in the horror-thriller film, Hollow Man by Paul Verhoeven. He played as Walter, a convicted pedophile who returns to Philadelphia after being in jail for 12 years, in the film, The Woodsman. He also acted as Lanny Morris in the erotic thriller film, Where the Truth Lies in 2005. Kevin also donned the role of Lt. Colonel Michael Strobl in the historical drama film, Taking Chance from where he received the Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film award at the golden Globe and the Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie at the Screen Actors Guild Award.Kevin bagged the role of Dr. Klaus Schmidt/Sebastian Shaw in the superhero film, X-Men: First Class in 2011. In 2012, he acted in the play, 8 by Dustin Lance Black. Since January 2013, Kevin plays the role of Ryan Hardy, an ex FBI agent in the drama series, The Following, where he received the Best Actor on Television award at the 39th Saturn Awards.Kevin was married to Kyra Sedgwick since 1988. Kyra is an actress and his co-star in few films like Murder in the First and Loverboy. They have 2 children namely, Sosie Ruth and Travis Sedgwick.

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Robin Williams

Robin Williams is a legendary actor and comedian. He was born as Robin McLaurin Williams on July 21, 1951 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chicago to Laurie McLaurin and Robert Fitzgerald Williams. He belongs to English, Welsh, Scottish, German, French and Irish lineage and brought up as Episcopalian. Initially, he studied at Gorton Elementary School and later at Deer Path Junior High School in Illinois. Robin is a very quiet and shy type of person until he joined the drama department in high school. At 12, his father was relocated to Detroit. They lived in Bloomfield Hills in Michigan where he studied at Detroit Country Day School. He joined the soccer and wrestling team at school. At 16, William’s father retires from work so they transferred to Tiburon, California. He studied at Redwood High School near Larkspur.When he graduated from high school, he studied at Claremont Men’s College in California and took up Political Science. Later, he drops out to pursue his acting career. He studied theatre at the College of Marin in Kentfield, California. He was cast in the musical play ‘Oliver!’ and James Dunn, his professor stated that his talent became evident after playing the role of Fagin in the play. In year 1973, he received a full scholarship at the Juilliard School in New York City. He was one of the few students who got the chance to be in the freshman class along with Christopher Reeve who became his classmate and one of the two students that was accepted in the Advanced Program in school. Robin and Christopher developed their friendship and remained friends until 2004 when Christopher had an accident and died.When he moved to Marin, County, he started his career as a stand-up comedian in San Francisco Bay Arena. He first performed at the Holy City Zoo in San Francisco. He later moved to Los Angeles to continue doing stand-up shows in different clubs. In 1977, he was spotted by George Schlatter, a producer and offered him for a role the sketch up comedy, Laugh-In which became her debut in television. Though the Laugh-In failed, this lead Robin to a better career in television.Robin received a Grammy Award for his 1979 live show entitled, ‘Reality…What a Concept’. Later, he has done tours like, An evening with Robin Williams, Robin Williams: At The Met and Robin Williams Live on Broadway. He took a hiatus for six years and returned in August 2008 when he broadcasted the Weapons of Self-Destruction, his 26-city tour.Robin stated that because of the stress that he got in doing his job as a stand-up comedian, he turned to using drugs and alcohol. He also added that he never use drugs or alcohol while performing, only when he has hangover from the prior performances. The actor used cocaine at that time and he said, that thing made him paranoid when on stage.After the Laugh-In revival and his appearance in The Richard Pryor Show, he was cast as Mork, an alien from Ork in two episodes of the television sitcom, Happy Days. The producer was impressed to his unique sense of humor and his character became popular to the viewers. Later, he was cast in Mork & Mindy opposite Pam Dawber. From 1978 to 1982. The show got a 60-million weekly audience and it was credited to his name. He was starred in three comedy specials from HBO such as, Off The Wall in 1978, An Evening with Robin Williams in 1982 and the Robin Williams: Live at the Met in 1986. He became a regular guest on several talk Shows. He appeared in Late Night with David Letterman for over 50 times. Robin was also in an unscripted cameo in the pilot episode of the 3rd season of the television series, Friends. He was also seen in ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’ and later featured in an episode of the police procedural series, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. In 2010, he was also seen with Robert De Niro in the late-night live sketch comedy show, Saturday Night Live. He also appeared as himself in the comedy-drama series, Louie and in the television series, Wilfred. In 2013, he was starred as Simon Roberts in the sitcom, The Crazy Ones but the show was canceled after one season.He was debuted in the big screen through the low-budget comedy film, Can I Do It ‘Till I Need Glasses. Then in 1980, he was starred in the musical comedy film, Popeye. He acted as T.S. Garp in the 1982 comedy drama film, The World According to Garp. Later, he continued in doing small roles in films like Club Paradise and The Survivors.His first major break was from the 1987 war comedy film, Good Morning, Vietnam which gained him a nomination at the Academy Award for Best Actor. His portrayal as Dr. Sean Maguire in the drama film, Good Will Hunting opposite Matt Damon earned him a Best Supporting Actor award at the Academy Award and a nomination for Best Supporting Actor at the Golden Globe Award. He played as John Keating, an English teacher in the 1989 drama film, Dead Poets Society where he was nominated few times for Best Actor in a Leading Role category. Robin played as Parry, a homeless man in the 1991 fantasy comedy film, The Fisher King. He also acted as Peter Banning or popularly known as Peter Pan in the fantasy film, Hook on the same year.Some of his acclaimed dramatic roles came from the movies, Moscow on the Hudson, What Dreams May Come and the Awakenings. In 2002, he bagged the role of a writer and killer in the psychological thriller film, Insomnia. He portrays the role of Seymour ‘Sy’ Parrish, a photo technician who is emotionally disturbed in another psychological thriller film, One Hour Photo.He played as Henry Altmann in the comedy-drama film, The Angriest Man in Brooklyn. The film was his last movie that was released this 2014. He also lent his voice in several animated films including the 1992 film, Aladdin where he voiced the character of the Genie. Robin Williams’ contribution to the television and film industry will never be forgotten. Almost 106 acting credits are credited to his name from year 1977 to 2015. The brilliant actor dies on August 11, 2014 in California. An autopsy report stated that he died by suicide. Alcohol and drugs were also involved and there are prescription drugs found in his body. A report is also noted that he suffered paranoia. Robin Williams’ was cremated and his ashes were spread in San Francisco Bay.

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