Jada Pinkett Smith

Other names of Jada Pinkett Smith: Jada Pinket Smith, Jada Koren Pinkett–Smith
Birthday: 18-09-1971
Age: 47
Star sign: Libra

Jada Pinkett Smith is an American singer, writer, actor and a businesswoman. She started her career in 1990 with a small role in True Colors. She has been a part of more than 20 movies of different plot style and theme. She runs a charity organization named Will and Jada Smith Family Foundation, who works for the poor and backward class of the society. She was born in Maryland. Her father Robsol, was a contractor and her mother Adrienne Banfield was a nurse. She went to Baltimore School of the Arts. She was always interested in acting and had been a part of various drama competitions in the school time. She got her first move when she joined True Colors which was a sitcom. She made her debut with the movie Menace II Society in the year 1993. Later she appeared in movies like Lyric (1994), The Nutty Professor (1996), Set it Off (1996), Scream 2 (1997). She had also directed various musical videos and even designed women’s clothes. In 2000 she appeared in Bamboozled by Spike Lee. The movie was based on a controversial plot of the racial bias which happens in the television industry. In 2001 she along with her husband Will Smith was a part of the biopic Ali. Her character was of Ali's first wife named Sonji. Her role in movies The Matrix Reloaded in 2003 and The Matrix Revolutions in the same year gained her a lot of popularity.

Her character and presentation of the roles was appreciated by the critics. She has done movies with Adam Sandler, Don Cheadle, Meg Ryan, Eva Mendes, and Annette Bening in movies like The Women and Reign Over Me. In 2008 she stepped into direction with The Human Contract. In 2003, she and her husband created a television series All of Us, which was aired on UPN. She turned into a writer in 2004 and published Girls Hold Up This World, which was a children’s book. She runs a charity organization named Will and Jada Smith Family Foundation, who works for the poor and backward class of the society. She believes in charity and is associated with many organizations and denotes money and helps them with any kind of help. She met the love of her life Will Smith on the sets of television series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. She had given audition for the role of his girlfriend but was not selected. After this Smith and Jada became good friends. They both started dating 1995 and in 1997, they got married at The Cloisters. The couple has three children Jaden, Willow and Trey Smith. She believes that children should be handled with care and gives them personal attention. With her performances, she has made many awards in her kitty. She has won the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Scream 2, Black Reel Award for Bamboozled, Teen Choice Awards for The Matrix Reloaded, Image Award for Hawthorne and many more.

Daisy Ridley English Actress

Daisy Ridley

Daisy Ridley is a popular English actress. Her full name happens to be Daisy Jazz Isobel Ridley, who started her career in acting by playing small television roles. She portrayed the fictional character "Rey" in the Star Wars franchise in the year 2015 for which she became very famous. Ridley was born in Westminster in London. She has two older sisters namely Poppy Sophia and Kika Rose. Her parents are Chris Augustine and Louise Fawkner-Corbett. She is also known to have two other older sisters from the first marriage of her father. She got a scholarship to Tring Park School at Hertfordshire. She then studied classical civilization at the University of London at Birkbeck but dropped out to concentrate on acting. She played minor roles in many TV programs like Toast of London, Youngers, Silent Witness, Casualty and Mr Selfridge. She played in Blue Season, a short film. She played lead roles in an interactive film named three of Lifesaver. She got nominated for the BAFTA Award. She appeared in the video for "Lights On" of Wiley. According to the biweekly magazine, Rolling Stone, she was totally unknown at the time of casting in first Star Wars film. She has a box-office hit in her success account for the film The Force Awakens and the highest-grossing film of 2015. She was called " the real star of the show" by Brian Viner after the early selection of the film. She is known to continue her Rey role in the 8th episode of Star Wars which expected to be released probably in December 2017 as per the schedule. She acted many other short films apart from Blue Season namely Lifesaver, 100% BEEF and also Crossed Wires in the year 2013. In 2015, she acted as Hannah in the film titled Scrawl Vand as Taeko Okajima in "Only Yesterday" in the year 2016. She acted in the episode called "And the Walls Come Tumbling Down" in the British Medical Drama series titled "Casualty" in 2013. In the same year, she acted as Jessie in the drama series "Youngers" in the episode named "A to B and the Apology" and appeared as Charlotte in the "Toast of London" in the episode titled "Vanity Project". She acted in 2 episodes of "Silent Witness", a British crime drama series in the year 2014 as Hannah and Kennedy. In the episode titled "2.8" of Mr Selfridge, she was roled as Roxy Starlet in the same year. In 2015, in the American late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show, she roled in a segment called "Star Wars Auditions".

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Sharon Stone

Sharon Stone is a popular Hollywood actress and shot to fame by sharing screen presence with Hollywood icon Arnold Schwarzenegger in a Science-fiction action film 'Total Recall' that released in 1990. It was the most expensive film released at that time. The film received thundering response at box office and swept away many Academy Awards. In this movie, she played the role of the loving wife of Arnold Schwarzenegger.  Besides having won major awards in Hollywood, Sharon Stone also has made numerous appearances in television programs and television films too. The actress also won nomination for Academy Awards Best Actress Category for the 1995 American movie ‘Casino’ in which she was cast opposite Robert De Niro. Although she missed an Oscar for movie ‘Casino’ she fetched the prestigious Golden Globe Award for Best Actress. In this movie, she played the role of a scheming, self-absorbed wife.  Before this movie, she won an international acclaim for 'Basic Instinct' (1992). It was an erotic psychopath killer movie and the film faced a lot of public protests, and even critics panned the movie for showing over-sensual scenes and for its overt sexuality too. But the film was ranked as one of the highest grossing movies in theaters. For ’Basic Instinct’ she topped the best desirable female award by MTV Awards.  After Basic Instinct's success, Stone featured even in a sequel titled 'Basic Instinct-2', which was a failure at the box office. Despite a poor response to ’Basic instinct-2’, the actress told media that she intends to appear in the third sequel and wanted to try her luck in direction too. But that did not happen.  In 1980, Stone actress made her debut with a brief role in ‘Stardust Memories' (1980) in which she appears in the opening of the movie giving a flying kiss through a train window. In the year 1998, the actress won the nomination for Best Supporting Actress category for movie ‘Mighty’ ( 1998) for the Golden Globe Award but lost to actress Janet McTeer for Tumbleweeds'. Her other two notable movies are ‘Lovelace’ (2013) wherein she played actress Amanda Seyfried's mother, and 'Alpha Dog' (2006) wherein she played actor Anton Yelchin's mother.  Sharon Stone was considered once as one of Hollywood’s sexiest figure.  Sharon is now seen appearing in a TV series ’The Agent’ wherein she appears as America's first female Vice President. The actress is also known for appearing on another American TV series ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’, and critics had unanimously appreciated her for her good performance.  Sharon Stone was earlier a gifted model too. But she had quit modeling to become an actress.  Born on March 10, 1958, she tied her knot with producer Michael Greenburg, whom she met on sets of TV film 'The Vegas Strip War' and fell in love. They both tied knots in 1984. Later, after three years of marriage, they parted and got divorced. Again she had a relationship with William J. MacDonald, an American film producer and got engaged. William divorced his wife, but Sharon too did not continue the relationship after one year in 1994. In 1995, she met Bob Wagner, an assistant director and even got engaged to him. In 1998, Sharon met journalist Phil Bronstein and tied the know but could not sustain the relationship after 2003 and eventually got divorced in 2004. Sh Sharon has three adopted sons. The actress is involved in many charitable works across the globe.

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