Connie Neilson’s full name is Connie Inge- Lise Neilson. Neilson is a Danish and an American actress who is remembered for her exceptional work in the movie The Devil’s Advocate. She entered the Entered the American Film Industry with this film. She was recognized as an International actress after her performance in the movie Gladiator. Some of her most successful movies include Basic, The Ice Harvest, One Hour Photo, The Haunted and Mission to Mars. She is known for playing the lead role in the famous television series the Following. Neilson was born on 3 July 1965 in Frederikshavn, Denmark.

Her father’s name was Bent Nielson and was a bus driver. Her mother used to write musical reviews and also worked as an insurance clerk. Nielson started her acting career when she was eighteen. She used to work with her mother in her early acting days. After that, she moved to Paris to work as an actress and a model. After that, she moved to Italy and pursued her career as a model. She studied under a teacher at Piccolo Teatro di Milano named Lydia Styx in Milan. Later she moved to the United States of America. During her stay in Paris, Nielson appeared in a French movie named Par Où T'Es Rentré? On T'a Pas Vu Sortir in the year 1984. This was her first movie in which she played a significant role. After moving to Italy, she was offered a role in an Italian Mini-series named Colletti Bianchi in the year 1988.

In 1991, she appeared in another Italian movie named Vacanze di Natale '91. In 1993, she appeared in the movie Paradis Absolument, which was a French movie. In 1995, she moved to the United States. She did her first major English movie in the year 1997 when she appeared in the role of Christabella Andreoli in the movie The Devil’s Advocate. She was cast opposite Keanu Reeves and Al Pacino. The movie was a great success, and she came to be recognized as an international actress. After that, she was offered roles in many movies which include Rushmore, Permanent Midnight and Soldier.

The movie won a couple of Academy Awards and was appreciated by both the viewers and the critics. Nielson starred opposite Joaquin Phoenix and Russel Crowe in the movie. After Gladiator, Nielson career took a huge leap. She appeared in more than four movies from 2000 to 2003 which include One Hour Photo, Basic, The Hunted, and Mission to Mars. In 2002, she appeared in the critically acclaimed movie named Demon lover. The movie was directed by Olivier Assayas and was a huge success. Nielson made her debut in the Danish Cinema in 2004. She played the role of Sarah in the movie Brothers.

The movie was a great success, and Nielson even won the Best Actress and the Best Danish Actress Award at the San Sebastian Film Festival. Sher even got nominated at the European Film Awards for Best Actress. Nielson also portrayed the role of Detective Danni Beck in the famous television series Law and Order. Some of her recent works include the 2014 movie Nymphomaniac and a TV-2 album. Nielson has two illegitimate children from her previous relationships. Connie can speak eight languages and currently, she working on an upcoming DC Comics and Warner Bros. project named Wonder Woman, which is set to release in the year 2017.

Coleen Gray English Actress

Coleen Gray

Coleen Gray ( Doris Bernice Jensen ), born October 23, 1922, in Staplehurst, Nebraska, US, was an American Actress. After completing her High School, she did her graduation from Hamline University with a Bachelor of Arts degee. After that she settled in California where she worked as a waitress for several weeks in a restaurant and then registered herself in the University of California. Gray got married thrice. First, she married Rod Amateau in 1945 and they got divorced in 1949. They gave birth to a daughter in 1946, namely Susan. She again got married in 1953 to William Clymer Bidlack and they stayed together till he took his last breath in 1978. This union also gave birth to a son in 1954, namely Bruce Robin Bidlack. Later she got married in 1979 to Joseph Fritz Zeiser and they were together till his death in 2012. She won the 20th Centuary Fox agreement in 1944 due to her roles in “Brief Music” and “Letters to Lucerne”. Coleen was a bit inactive for two years due to her pregnancy and then was seen in 1947 in two movies ie Nightmare Alley and Kiss of Death. In 1950, she sang in Riding High opposite Bing Crosby and the contract was terminated in that year only as it wasn’t a success. Gray was seen in small supporting roles in many movies like The Sleeping City as a nurse, The Killing in 1956 in which she got the role of a lonely woman who is in need of love, Father Is A Bachelore, P.J. (1968) etc. She also appeared in more than 20 Television Serials. Coleen died on August 3, 2015, at the age of 92 due to natural causes and was buried at Westwood Memorial Park.    

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Constance Collier

Constance Collier was a very popular face of English Stage and film actress. She also worked as an acting coach. She was stunning and a gorgeous actress. She had an attractive personality. She was born in Windsor, Berkshire. She was the daughter of Cheetham Agate Hardie and Elize Collier. She married to an Irish actor, Julian L’Estrange in 1905 and they had no children. She did her first debut at the age of 3 in a film A Midsummer’s Night Dream. At the age of 15, she joined Gaiety Girl’s based on the Gaiety Theatre in London. In 1908, she started with Beerbohm Tree at his majesty theatre in J. Comyn’s play the Mystery of Edwin Drood based on Charles Dickens novel. Later in the very same year she made the first of several tours of the United States. I n 1916, she did four silent films with Beerbohm Tree. Constance and his husband work together for many years until the death of his husband in 1918. After that, she never remarried. She appeared in many plays with her close friend named Ivor Novella. The Rat, Novella first play was written in collaboration with Constance in 1924. In 1920s, Collier went to Hollywood where she became a voice coach and teacher in diction. Some of her silent plays and films are The Tongues of Men, Macbeth, and The Impossible Women, The Bohemian Girl, and many others. Her famous sound plays and films are Shadow of Doubt, Girl’s Dormitory, and Thunder in the City, Wee Willie Winkie, Zaza, Susan and God, Kitty the Girl from Manhattan, Whirlpool, and numerous others. She was died in Manhattan on 25 April 1955 at the age of 77.

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Constance Collier English Actress