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Madison Mason

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Winner of the MovieGuide Award, Madison spent his teen years in Charlotte, North Carolina where he began his career in Community Theatre and Summer Stock. After graduating from the famous Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in Bristol England, he returned to the New York Broadway and Off Broadway stage and several seasons of Regional theatre at McCarter Theatre, Princeton; Trinity Square Theatre, Providence; and Front Street Theatre, Memphis before moving to Hollywood and starting his film and television career. - IMDb Mini Biography
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Lea DeLaria

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Lea DeLaria (born May 23, 1958) is an American comedian, actress, and jazz singer. DeLaria is credited with being the first openly gay comic to appear on American television with her 1993 appearance on The Arsenio Hall Show. She is best known for her portrayal of inmate Carrie "Big Boo" Black on Netflix original series Orange Is the New Black (2013-2019). She's known for her work on Broadway including the revival of The Rocky Horror Show in 2000, and POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive in 2022. Description above from the Wikipedia article Lea DeLaria, licensed under CC BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
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Sean Connery

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Sir Thomas Sean Connery (August 25, 1930 – October 31, 2020) was a Scottish actor and producer who won an Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards (one being a BAFTA Academy Fellowship Award), and three Golden Globes, including the Cecil B. DeMille Award and a Henrietta Award. Connery was the first actor to portray the character James Bond in film, starring in seven Bond films (every film from Dr. No to You Only Live Twice, plus Diamonds Are Forever and Never Say Never Again), between 1962 and 1983. In 1988, Connery won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Untouchables. His films also include Marnie (1964), Murder on the Orient Express (1974), The Man Who Would Be King (1975), A Bridge Too Far (1977), Highlander (1986), Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), The Hunt for Red October (1990), Dragonheart (1996), The Rock (1996), and Finding Forrester (2000). Connery was polled in a 2004 The Sunday Herald as "The Greatest Living Scot" and in a 2011 EuroMillions survey as "Scotland's Greatest Living National Treasure". He was voted by People magazine as both the “Sexiest Man Alive" in 1989 and the "Sexiest Man of the Century” in 1999. He received a lifetime achievement award in the United States with a Kennedy Center Honor in 1999. Connery was knighted in the 2000 New Year Honours for services to film drama. On 31 October 2020, it was announced that Connery had died at the age of 90. Description above from the Wikipedia article Sean Connery, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia
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Taemin

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Lee Tae-min (이태민; born July 18, 1993), known professionally as Taemin (태민), is a South Korean singer-songwriter, dancer and actor under SM Entertainment. He is the maknae of the South Korean boy group SHINee and a member of the group SuperM. Aside from group activities, Taemin debuted as a soloist in 2014 with the release of his first extended play, Ace. It peaked at number one on the South Korean Gaon Album Chart, and its lead single "Danger" reached number five on the Gaon Digital Chart. His first studio album, Press It (2016), also charted at number one on the Gaon Album Chart. In July 2016, Taemin made his solo debut in Japan with the release of his second EP, Solitary Goodbye. Taemin released his second Korean studio album, Move, in 2017 and the title track gained attention for its distinctive choreography. In 2018, he released his first Japanese studio album, Taemin, and embarked on his first Japanese tour. In February 2019, Taemin released his second Korean mini-album, Want, with a title track of the same name. His third Korean studio album, Never Gonna Dance Again, was released in 2020, led by singles "Criminal" and "Idea". As an actor, Taemin's first role was as Junsu in the 2009 MBC comedy Tae-Hee, Hye-Kyo, Ji-Hyun.
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Lois Ramsey

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Lois June Ramsey (18 June 1922 - 27 January, 2016) was an Australian actress, best known for her regular roles on television series The Box and Prisoner. She often played quirky, eccentric old ladies on television soap operas. Ramsey, along with other creatives, set up the Flinders Street Revue Company in 1961 to present satirical revues, which became a fixture at the Adelaide Fringe Festival. In 1962 Ramsey adapted the novel The Cousin From Fiji by Norman Lindsay into a musical that played at Adelaide's Union Theatre to sold-out crowds. Later in life, Ramsey starred in numerous productions by the Sydney Theatre Company and Melbourne Theatre Company. Ramsey married Cuthbert Ward Ramsey on 25 September 1943. They had two children: writer/director Stephen Ramsey and the late actress Penny Ramsey.
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Philip Seymour Hoffman

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Philip Seymour Hoffman (July 23, 1967 – February 2, 2014) was an American actor, director, and producer. Best known for his distinctive supporting and character roles–typically lowlifes, eccentrics, bullies, and misfits—Hoffman acted in many films, including leading roles, from the early 1990s until his death in 2014. Drawn to theater as a teenager, Hoffman studied acting at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. He began his screen career in a 1991 episode of Law & Order and started to appear in films in 1992. He gained recognition for his supporting work, notably in Scent of a Woman (1992), Boogie Nights (1997), Happiness (1998), Patch Adams (1998), The Big Lebowski (1998), Magnolia (1999), The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), Almost Famous (2000), Punch-Drunk Love (2002), and Along Came Polly (2004). He began to occasionally play leading roles, and for his portrayal of the author Truman Capote in Capote (2005), won multiple accolades, including the Academy Award for Best Actor. Hoffman's profile continued to grow and he received three more Oscar nominations for his supporting work as a brutally frank CIA officer in Charlie Wilson's War (2007), a priest accused of pedophilia in Doubt (2008), and the charismatic leader of a Scientology-type movement in The Master (2012). While he mainly worked in independent films, including The Savages (2007) and Synecdoche, New York (2008), Hoffman also appeared in Flawless (1999), and Hollywood blockbusters such as Twister (1996) and Mission: Impossible III (2006), and in one of his final roles, as Plutarch Heavensbee in the Hunger Games series (2013–15). The feature Jack Goes Boating (2010) marked his debut as a filmmaker. Hoffman was also an accomplished theater actor and director. He joined the off-Broadway LAByrinth Theater Company in 1995, where he directed, produced, and appeared in numerous stage productions. His performances in three Broadway plays—True West in 2000, Long Day's Journey into Night in 2003, and Death of a Salesman in 2012—all led to Tony Award nominations.
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Tamela Mann

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Tamela Jean Mann (née Johnson) is an American gospel singer, songwriter, and actress. She is married to actor David Mann. She began acting in 1999 when she was discovered by Tyler Perry. She debuted in the stage play I Can Do Bad All By Myself in 2000. The following year, she appeared in the comedy film Kingdom Come. She went on to act in Perrys plays Meet the Browns, Madea's Family Reunion, Madea's Class Reunion, Diary of a Mad Black Woman and What's Done in the Dark. In 2005, she waa in the romantic comedy drama film Diary of a Mad Black Woman which was inspired by the play of the same name. She reprised her role in the 2008 film Meet The Browns. The following year, she began starring on the TBS sitcom Meet the Browns, which ran til 2011. She appeared in Madea Goes to Jail (2009) and Madea's Big Happy Family (2011). In 2012, she waa in the musical film Sparkle, a remake of the 1976 film of the same name, alongside Whitney Houston and singer Jordin Sparks (making her film debut). She co-starred in the 2014 drama film First Impression and starred and produced 2018 Christmas film Merry Wish-Mas with her husband. In 2021, she starred in the another holiday film, Soul Santa. From 2015 to 2017, she starred, along with her husband, in the Bounce TV comedy series, Mann & Wife. In 2020, she returned to her role as Cora Simmons in the BET sitcom Tyler Perry's Assisted Living. In 2022, she appeared in A Madea Homecoming on Netflix. She then was cast in The Color Purple, a film adaptation for the screen from the 2005 stage musical of the same name. Mann began her career as a singer with the gospel group Kirk Franklin and the Family. She was a featured soloist on several tracks while with Franklin's group, including "Now Behold the Lamb", and "Lean on Me", the latter of which also included Mary J. Blige, Crystal Lewis, R. Kelly, and Bono. She began her solo career by releasing the albums Gotta Keep Movin (2005), and The Master Plan (2009). Her third studio album, Best Days reached No. 1 on the Billboard Gospel albums chart, and was certified Gold by the RIAA. The lead single "Take Me to the King" earned her a nomination for the Grammy Award for Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance. Her fourth studio album One Way (2016), also reached No. 1 on the Billboard Gospel Albums chart; and spawned the single "God Provides", which won her the Grammy Award for Best Gospel Performance/Song in 2017. Along with her Grammy Award, she has earned many other accolades and honors, including multiple NAACP Image Awards, a Billboard Music Award, and a BET Award. In 2022, she was inducted into the Black Music & Entertainment Walk of Fame. She has received a total of nine No. 1 on Billboard’s Gospel Airplay chart singles; while "Take Me to the King" spent 25 weeks on the top.
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Taffana Dewi

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Taffana Dewi is an Indonesian film and soap opera star born in Yogyakarta, July 31, 1974. Ana, as she is usually called, in the 1990s, often supports 'hot' films, such as Game Mysteries, Night Passion, Tempted Lust and Squeeze Sana Squeeze Here. Even so, the name was still passing through. CAREER A number of successful soap operas that also starred include the Blind From the Ghost Cave, Blood Blue, Singgasan Brahma Kumbara, Crown Mayangkara, Glass of Bengal, Blood and Love, Endless Love, and others. While for feature films, Mystery Games, Touched Love, Second Night's Passion, Aunt Sonya's Diary, and others. In her acting journey, the actress whose name soared and was famous through the soap opera Three Angels had never encountered a 'disaster'. When she was a guest for the special TV comedy Ala Trans TV's comedy show, the dress she wore sagged until her breasts burst out. It is said that this also helped make his name increasingly known to the public. Until now, this eclipse soap opera star often appeared starring in films and soap operas. Including the successful movie GIRL METROPOLIS.
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Remy Sylado

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Yapi Panda Abdiel Tambayong (born 12 July 1945), best known by his pen-name Remy Sylado, is an Indonesian author, actor, and musician. Owing to his wide interests, in a 1999 article The Jakarta Post termed him "a walking encyclopedia of arts and humanities. Born Yapi Panda Abdiel Tambayong, Sylado is known by a variety of pseudonyms. His most common one, Remy Sylado, is taken from the opening notes of the Beatles song "And I Love Her", which are rendered as "Re Mi Si La Do" in solfège, or in numbers as 23761; that number, according to Sylado, also represents the date of his first kiss: 23 July 1961. Sylado has also published work under the pennames Dova Zila, Alif Danya Munsyi, and Juliana C. Panda. Sylado was born in Makassar, South Sulawesi, on 12 July 1945. His father, Johannes Tambayong, was an evangelist, though he also composed music. He moved to Semarang, Central Java, at a young age, studying in elementary school there. From a young age he showed an interest in theatre, writing his first stage dramas while still in junior high school. His early education was entirely in Catholic schools, though after secondary school he began to study in schools for the theatrical arts in Surakarta and Jakarta. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Lisa Surihani

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Lisa Surihani binti Mohamed is a Malaysian actress, model, television host and commercial model. Starting her entertainment career in 1997, at the age of 11, Lisa has appeared in numerous feature films and television shows as well as TV commercials. Throughout her career, she won several awards, including Malaysian Film Festival for Best Actress. Her notable films include Goodbye Boys (2006) I'm Not Single (2008), Kapoww!! (2010), SAM: Saya Amat Mencintaimu (2012) and Ular (2013). She married with singer-actor Yusry KRU in 2012 and blessed with two children. In February 2017, Lisa was appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador of UNICEF Malaysia.
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