Sofia Boutella is a French-Algerian actress, actress, and musician. She is famously known for street dance and street dance. She was seen in advertising campaigns of Nike Women. Sofia Boutella is known for Street Dance 2 (a 2012 film) in which she portrayed Eva. She was born on 3 April 1982 in in the Bab El Oued district of Algiers. Her father, SafyBoutella, is a jazz musician and her mother an architect. Throughout her life admired and looked up to performers like Karim Barouche, Bob Fosse, Daniel Day-Lewis, Jean-Michel Basquiatand Fred Astaire.

When she was five years old, she began her classical dance education. When she was ten years old, she left Algeria to move to France with her family. There, she started her rhythmic gymnastics lessons and at the age of 18 became a part of the French national team. In 2006, her group the Vagabond Crew won the Battle of the Year. She used to do street dance and Hip-Hop. She was also a member of the group named "Chienne de Vie and Aphrodites" which Momo, a Vagabond Crew member. She graduated from the Berklee College of Music. She rehearsed dance with choreographer Blanca Li from the age of 17. She gave dancing performances in TV shows and films.

She also did concerts and commercials. In 2007, she got her breakthrough with Nike for which she was chosen as a role model of femininity and hip hop. Jamie King choreographed her for it. After this, she worked with Rihanna and Madonna in “Confessions Tour.” She auditioned and got selected for This Is It concerts of Michael Jackson but couldn’t participate because of the extension of “Confessions Tour” which coincided with Jackson’s. In 2011, she featured as the main character in Michael Jackson’s music video for "Hollywood Tonight."

In Street Dance 2 she played the lead character named Eva and also appeared in its sequel called Street Dance 3D. She was the main character in Kingsman: The Secret Service. She did a dance movie "Le Défi" in which she portrayed the character named Samia. Film producer Bianca Li chose her for the role after she won the break dance and Freestyle championships at St Denis in France and in Los Angeles respectively. She also made an appearance as Jaylah (an alien warrior) in the 2016 film Star Trek Beyond. In 2017, she will play the lead role in The Mummy, a Universal reboot.

Sissy Spacek English Actress

Sissy Spacek

Sissy Spacek was born on the Christmas of 1949. She was named Mary Elizabeth Spacek but took up the stage name ‘’Sissy’’ as that is what her brothers called her lovingly as a nickname. She was born in Quitman, TX to Virginia Frances Edwin Arnold Spacek Sr. Her mother had Polish, English and Irish backgrounds which explain the fact that Sissy is the 22nd  great-granddaughter of King Edward I. She started performing on stage at the age of 6 and was designated as the homecoming queen at the prom of Quitman High School. In 1967, her brother, who was just eighteen years old, died of leukemia. She defines that incident as ‘’life changing’’ and claims that it made her fearless. She was seventeen years old when her brother died. She quit studies after the incident. During the early part of her career, she worked for the Ford Modeling Agency as their model. She was a part of The Factory of Andy Warhol, which was a studio. She was an extra in the Factory and played a few roles for which she did not get on-screen credit. Her cousin Elmore Rual Torn Jr., who is professionally known as Rip Torn, helped her get into the Actors Studio of Lee Strasberg. Later, she got into the Lee Strasberg Institute, NY. These moves got her the role of Poppy in the movie Prime Cut, an American classic of 1972. This led her to star twice in the TV series The Waltons in the year 1973. Her role in the 1973 movie Badlands is what she describes in her own words the ‘’most incredible’’ part of her career was also the role that got her international recognition. She was also the narrator in the movie. In 1976, she was nominated for the Academy Award for her iconic performance in the movie Carrie. She wasn’t the first preference for the part but after much effort and convincing, she won the role and later, the critics. She did several other performances like in the movie 3 Women, Welcome to LA, for which she gained several good comments by directors like Robert Altman. Her name is seen in the credits of the movie 'Eraserhead' for financially helping out David Lynch who was her brother-in-law at that time. In the 1980s, she was awarded for her role in Coal Miner’s Daughter by an Oscar Award and was also nominated for the Grammy for singing a track for the movie album. In 1983, she released an album of her own which included country songs from which one of the songs was up on the Billboard Country Chart at No. 15. She is a hard-worker. For a role in the Heart Beat (1980), she did 4000 pages worth of research to prepare for her role. Since then, she had done around 33 movies including JFK, Affliction, Blast from the Past, Tuck Everlasting, Four Christmases, etc. She is the first actress to win an Academy Award in every decade since the 1980s. She has two daughters, Schuyler and Madison, from her marriage with Jack Fisk. They live in Virginia and have a respected low-profile life.


Leighton Meester

Leighton Meester is a popular American model, singer, and film actress. She was born on April 9, 1986, in Fort Worth, Texas, but she lives mostly in L.A. and New York City. She grew up under the care of her grandmother and was raised on Marco Island in Florida, where she joined the local playhouse’ productions. At 11, she and her mother moved to New York, where she studied at Professional Children’s School and has worked as a model in Wilhelmina International Inc. She has booked a campaign for Ralph Lauren, which was shot by fashion photographer, Bruce Weber, and Sofia Coppola. Leighton also booked commercials for Clearasil and Tamagotchi. She did her television debut in the legal drama series, Law & Order in 1999. At the age of 14, she shifted to L.A. as she looked for a more stable job. She studied at Hollywood High School and later attended Beverly Hills High School before she moved to a small private school, where she graduated. Post her television debut in Law & Order, she appeared in two more television series before bagging a big role in the 2003 horror-suspense film, Hangman’s Curse. Subsequently, she made an appearance on The WAB’s Tarzan in 2003. She started to receive offers from other television series such as 8 Simple Rules, Crossing Jordan, 7th Heaven, 24, Veronica Mars, and Entourage. In 2005, she became a regular as Savannah Barnett in the sci-fi TV series, Surface. The following year, she appeared in the films, Inside and Flourish. Leighton made a guest appearance in an episode of the crime drama series, Numbers and made a recurring role as Ali Johnson in the medical drama series, House. She also made guest appearances in the police procedural series, CSI: Miami and the legal drama series, Shark. In 2007, she starred in the horror black comedy film, Drive-Thru, alongside Nicholas D’Agosto in the lead roles. The same year, she was cast as Blair Waldorf in the teen drama series, Gossip Girl, where she earned critically acclaimed, and her character was cited as the breakout character in the series. She also earned praises and recognitions for her wardrobe in the series. Later, she starred in the Canadian made-for-TV film, The Haunting of Sorority Row and essayed the role of Lori in the drama film, Remember the Daze. In 2008, Leighton was seen in the comedy horror film, Killer Movie. In 2010, she starred in three films and had small roles in Shawn Levy’s Date Night and Nanette Burstein’s Going the Distance. She co-starred with Gwyneth Paltrow and Tim McGraw in Country Song. The following year, she played as an obsessed bipolar in the psychological thriller film, The Roommate, where she earned praises from the critics. Her next appearance was with Selena Gomez in the Hungarian-American romantic comedy film, Monte Carlo. Her last film in 2011 was the romantic comedy film, The Oranges, where she played as Nina Ostroffs. In 2012, Leighton appeared in the comedy film, That’s My Boy, together with Adam Sandler and Andy Samberg. She also made an appearance in a music video, Addicted to Love by the Nomads. In the year 2014, she donned the lead role in the comedy film, Life Partners, along with Gillian Jacobs. She played as Carla Powell in David Dobkin’s The Judge, opposite Robert Downey Jr. The film was premiered at the Toronto Film Festival. Leighton played as Billi Joe Armstrong’s love interest in the independent drama film, Like Sunday, Like Rain. Her last release in 2014 was the crime drama film, By the Gun. Also in 2014, she started acting on stage in the Broadway’s Of Mice and Men, which was adapted from John Steinbeck’s novel of the same name. This 2016, Leighton is set to appear in the upcoming comedy series, Making History. On February 15, 2014, she got married to Adam Brody, whom he met while filming The Oranges in 2011. They had their first born child in 2015.

Leighton Meester English Actress