Birthday: 16-07-1986
Age: 33
Star sign: Leo

Laura Carmichael is a widely known British actress. She is the star of great plays and numerous television series. Known for the distinct portrayal of characters, Laura is a pleasure to watch. Today she is a celebrity who is recognized for her vast contributions. She is one among the main cast of heart winning television series ‘ Downton Abbey.’ With this, she has earned many die-hard fans. Born as Laura Elizabeth Carmichael to Andy and Sarah Carmichael, Laura hails from Southampton, Hampshire UK. She had a dream of becoming an actress at the age of ten. Her school plays gave her the inspiration.

After attending Peter Symonds College, she decided to learn drama. At eighteen she went to Old Vic theater school in Bristol. In drama school she realized her dreams were turning to life. According to her drama school was a weird experience for her. Soon after graduating she worked as a receptionist for a doctor. Then her drama troupe had a visit for Shakespeare play. Laura was to play Viola in Shakespeare Twelfth night. It was here that got a chance to audition for Downton. Oblivious Laura was so eager that she was only excited about her play. Little did she know that she has a golden opportunity lying in front of her. She was selected to star as the lead. This is how she became Lady Edith. A period drama by ITV and Carnival Films, Downton was a concept about lives of Crawley Family set up in the 1920s.

Laura played the middle of the three Crawley daughters. Hence she got the name ‘middle child.’ Her character was a bit tragic and unhappy one. She was cast opposite the character Bertie. She feels lucky to be a part of the drama, and she always grew up watching plays. Had she gone on the tour for Shakespeare the Lady Edith that we know today must have been oblivious. So for her ‘Downton was not less than a miracle.’ She could easily relate her life with the drama. Even in her real family, she is the middle child among elder sister Amy and younger Olivia. The series received Screen Actors Guild Award for ‘Outstanding performance by an Ensemble.’The show won the millions heart and became a multi-award winning series. The six seasons ran from 2010 to 2016.

In the last episode, Laura played an instrumental role and even featured the last scene. The last one had a happy ending in episode although the cast had an emotional breakdown on the closure of series. Since the end, she has been friends with co-star Michael Dockery. Talking about her theater plays she has plenty to her credit. The first one was ‘Reasons for living’ in 2009 followed by ‘ The Tempest.’ She performed at Vaudeville theater for ‘Uncle Vanya.’ Downton gave her lot more than fulfilling just her dreams. She was offered to act on the silver screen. She played Sal in the 2011 mystery film ‘ Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.’ In 2014, she acted as Henriette in the novel inspired movie ‘Madam Bovery.’ She was the lead in 2015 movie ‘Burn Burn Burn.’

A comedy movie by Chanya Button it was based on lives of two girls Seph and Alex. Simultaneously she made guest appearances in many television series ‘The heart of Hardy’ being one. In 2016, she performed for four episodes in a thriller series ‘Marcella’ as Maddy Steveson. She also portrayed Muriel Williams in the romantic movie ‘A United Kingdom’ and a mistress in ‘The Maids.' Laura appeared as a model for brand InStyle. She is in a relationship with a co-star from Downton named Michael C.Fox. She loves playing the game Scrabble and is a huge fan of Beyonce.

She is a big supporter of the organization Haiti Hospital Appeal that raises charity for women and children deprived in 2010 earthquake. The unit received 250,000 pounds grant from the government.

Kris Jenner English Actress

Kris Jenner

Kris Jenner is an American socialite and television celebrity who became famous for the series “Keeping Up with the Kardashians.” Her original name is Kristen Mary Houghton. On November 5, 1955, Kris was born in the city of San Diego. Her mother’s name is Mary Jo Shannon, and Robert Houghton is her father. Kris has a diverse ethnicity as her ancestors hailed from five countries: Germany, England, Netherlands, Ireland, and Scotland. Kris had a difficult childhood as her parents got divorced when she was aged seven. Later, her mother tied the knot with Harry Shannon, a businessman. Kris went to Clairemont High School, San Diego. After graduating from the institution, she tried her hand in the aviation sector where she operated as a flight attendant for a short duration. In 1978, Kris married Robert Kardashian, one of the most-sought lawyers in the USA. She had four children with him: Kourtney, Kim Kardashian-West, Khloe, and Rob. Robert and Kris decided to end their marriage in 1991. Despite the separation, they continued to have mutual respect for each other until the lawyer died of oesophageal cancer in the year 2003. In 1991, after some days of divorce, Kris got hitched to Bruce Jenner, a retired athlete who had represented the USA at the Olympics. With Bruce, she has two kids: Kendall and Kylie. Kris also happens to be the stepmother to Burt, Cassandra, Brandon, and Brody. Kris went through emotional problems during the much-talked OJ Simpson trial in which Robert was a part of Simpson’s defense team. Then, she assisted her husband Bruce by acting as his manager. As a result of regular interaction with media, she enhanced her negotiation skills. Initially, Kris tried to project Bruce as a race-car driver. In 2004, Kris launched “Smooch,” a children’s boutique. But, the shop shut its doors after running for five years. In 2007, Kris got in contact with Ryan Seacrest and pitched her idea of a reality show focussed on the lives of Kardashian-Jenner family members. Seacrest liked the concept and gave his nod to pursue the project. On October 14, 2007, “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” aired on the channel “E!” for the first time with Kris serving as one of the executive producers. Due to the presence of her daughters which include Kim, the show got a high viewership on a regular basis. It resulted in the broadcast of its spin-offs like Khloe and Lamar, Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami, & Kourtney and Khloe Take New York. As of May 2016, KUWTK got renewed for its twelfth season. In 2013, Bruce and Kris broke up after two decades of their married life. After two years of separation, Bruce underwent a sex-change operation after which she took the name, Caitlyn. However, Kris rejected the gender issue as the reason for their divorce. She also admitted to having an affair with Todd Waterman and wrote about their relationship in her memoir. Incidentally, Todd made a special appearance on KUWTK and shared a scene with Kris as well. She also hosted “Kris,” a chat show on Fox. Eventually, it got canceled after its poor response. Jenner has also been in the news for wrong reasons too. Apparently, the tabloids reported her involvement in the sale of Kim Kardashian’s infamous to which she has reportedly denied. Kris has appeared on the cover of various lifestyle magazines, and Kris posed with her daughters for the front page of Cosmopolitan. People regard Kris as one of the influential female celebrities in the entertainment world, and she did not prove them wrong either. Jenner has earned the nickname “Momager” due to her exceptional handling of both the responsibilities as a mother and manager.

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Lauren Bacall

Lauren Bacall was born on 16th September 1924 in the Bronx county of New York City, United States of America. She was the daughter of Natalie Weinstein Bacal, who was a secretary, and her father was William Perske, who was a sales manager by profession. She was the niece of Shimon Peres, who was the President of Israel. Lauren was raised by her parents in Ocean Parkway town of Brooklyn. She did her schooling from The Highland Manor Boarding School (all girls). She graduated from the Julia Richman High School, Manhattan. She was the wife of actor Humphrey Bogart. The couple got married on 21st May 1945 and remained together until his death in 1957. The couple became parents to Stephen Bogart and Leslie Howard. On 16th June 1961, she tied the knot with Jason Robards, who was an actor by profession. They are the parents of Sam Robards. Lauren attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts from which graduated in 1941. She then joined the Usher Theatre and also the St. James Theatre. She started doing modelling along with theatre. Her first Broadway show was in 1942 when she was just 17 years old. She walked for the Johnny 2 X 4. In 1942, she won the title of Miss Greenwich Village title. At a very young age, she became the cover girl of various women fashion magazines, including the Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue. Her salary in Hollywood was $100 per week for the first seven years, as per the contract signed by her with the Bacall. Lauren’s first film was To Have and Have Not, which released in 1944. She was cast with Walter Brennan. The film was a war-adventure drama, based on the novel of the same name. She played the role of Marie Slim Browning, who falls in love with Harry Steve Morgan (an army man). Her other notable movies include Dark Passage, How to Marry a Millionaire, The Shootist. She is the writer of three books Now, By Myself and Then Some and Lauren Bacall by Myself. She is the recipient of twenty major awards, including the Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year award (1967), the Honorary Cesar award (1996), and an Oscar Honorary Award (2009). She was awarded the Tony Award twice for her work in Broadway musicals, Applause and Woman of the Year. Her role as Hannah Morgan in the movie The Mirror Has Two Faces won her a Golden Globe and an Academy Award nomination. Lauren was announced dead in her apartment in Manhattan on 12th August 2014. She was 89 years old and was five weeks away from her 90th birthday. The doctors concluded that she died of a stroke.

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