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    Fun facts about your favorite stars

    Al Pacino 1. Height 5' 7" (1.70 m) 2. Turned down the role of Ted Kramer in Kramer vs. Kramer (1979). Turned down Born on the Fourth of July (1989). Turned down Apocalypse Now (1979). Turned down the role of Han Solo in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977). Turned down Pretty Woman (1990). Turned down Crimson Tide (1995). 3. Was frequently refered to as "that midget Pacino" by producers of The Godfather (1972) who didn't want him for the part of Michael Corleone 4. One of the few Hollywood stars who has never married. 5. Is an avid fan of opera. 6. He is one of the eleven elite thespians to have been nominated for both a Supporting and Lead Acting Academy Award in the same year. The other ten are Barry Fitzgerald Fay Bainter, Teresa Wright, Jessica Lange, Sigourney Weaver, Emma Thompson, Holly Hunter, Julianne Moore, Jamie Foxx and Cate Blanchett. Pacino was the second male actor, after Fitzgerald, to have been nominated for both a Best Supporting Actor and a Best Actor Oscar in the same year; the third is Foxx, who was nominated for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor in 2005. 7. Won two Tony Awards: in 1969 as Best Supporting or Featured Actor (Dramatic) for "Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie?" and in 1977 as Best. Actor (Play) for "The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel." 8. He is an avid William Shakespeare fan. 9. Studied acting under his friend Charles Laughton 10. His favorite actress is Julie Christie.
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    Farley Granger 1. Height 6' 1" (1.85 m) 2. One of the last of Samuel Goldwyn's contract players. 3. Scored in short-lived comeback on Broadway in Ira Levin's "Deathtrap" in 1980. 4. His longtime partner (since 1963), Robert Calhoun, collaborated with Farley on his 2007 memoir "Include Me Out: My Life from Goldwyn to Broadway". 5. On the audio commentary for They Live by Night (1949), he says that Alfred Hitchcock and Nicholas Ray were the best directors he ever worked with. In addition, his two favorite films of his own are Hitchcock's Strangers on a Train (1951) and Ray's They Live by Night (1949).
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    Fun facts about your favorite stars

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    Fun facts about your favorite stars

    Diane Keaton 1. Height 5' 6?" (1.69 m) 2. 1995: Chosen by Empire magazine as one of the "100 Sexiest Stars in Film History" (#46). 3. Has never married 4. Was part of the original cast of the Broadway musical "Hair" (1968). 5. Was nominated for Broadway's 1969 Tony Award as Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Dramatic) for "Play It Again, Sam," a performance she recreated in the film version with the same title, Play It Again, Sam (1972). 6. Woody Allen wrote her starring vehicle, Annie Hall (1977), with her in mind. Her real name is Diane Hall and her nickname is Annie. 7. 2006: Her performance as Annie Hall in Annie Hall (1977) is ranked #60 on Premiere Magazine's 100 Greatest Performances of All Time
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    Robert Downey Jr. 1. Height 5' 8?" (1.74 m) 2. Known for not being especially humble 3. Names Peter O'Toole as his favorite actor. 4. Claims that his father is the one who introduced him to drugs, by offering him a marijuana joint when he was 8. 5. In a symbolic attempt to bury his decadent 1980s Brat Pack image and begin a new phase of his life and career after filming Chaplin (1992) in 1991, he (literally) buried the clothes that he wore in 1987's Less Than Zero (1987) in the backyard of his house. 6. Childhood friend of Richard Hall aka Moby. 7. Ranked #60 in Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the world (2008). 8. Has worn lifts at his directors' requests in his recent leading man roles, namely Iron Man (2008) and its sequel and in Sherlock Holmes (2009), in order to enhance his height.
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    Sissy Spacek 1. Height 5' 2" (1.57 m) 2. Actual name: Mary Elizabeth Spacek ; "Sissy" was a nickname that her brothers used to call her when she was growing up, and it stayed with her. 3. Not only did she win an Oscar for her performance in Coal Miner's Daughter (1980), but she was nominated for a Grammy for her rendition of the title song in the category Best Country Vocal Performance, Female. 4. Was the first choice to play the daughter in Terms of Endearment (1983). 5. Was Homecoming Queen of her Senior Class in High School. 6. Decided to skip college after her older brother, Robbie, died at 18 years of age in 1967 from leukemia during her senior year in high school. She decided life was way too short to waste it in four years of college. 7. During her audition for Carrie (1976), she wore a dress that her mother forced her to wear to a party when she was in the seventh grade. 8. Sissy and Meryl Streep have each won four New York Film Critics Circle Awards, the most of any other actress. Sissy's wins are for 3 Women (Best Supporting Actress, 1977), Coal Miner's Daughter (Best Actress, 1980), Crimes of the Heart (Best Actress, 1986), and In the Bedroom (Best Actress, 2001).
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    Fun facts about your favorite stars

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    Cate Blanchett 1. Height 5' 8?" (1.74 m) 2. 1993: She was the first person to win the Sydney Theatre Critic's Circle Theatre award for Best Newcomer (for her role in "Kafka Dances"), and Best Lead Actress (for her role in David Mamet's Oleanna, with the Sydney Theatre Company, opposite Shine (1996) star Geoffrey Rush)in the same year. 3. In an interview she gave to Fox Television Network, she admitted blushingly that she had accepted the role of Galadriel, the Elf Queen, in The Lord of the Rings trilogy because she always wanted to appear in a movie wearing pointed ears. 4. Enjoys making lists and crossing items off as she accomplishes them. 5. By winning the Oscar for her portrayal of Katharine Hepburn, she became the first person to give an Oscar-winning portrayal of a previous Oscar winner. 6. She is one of the elite eleven thespians to have been nominated for both a Supporting and Lead Acting Academy Award in the same year for their achievements in two different movies. The other nine are Fay Bainter, Sigourney Weaver, Teresa Wright, Barry Fitzgerald (he has been nominated in both categories for the same role in the same movie), Jessica Lange, Al Pacino, Emma Thompson, Holly Hunter, Julianne Moore and Jamie Foxx. 7. Was listed as a potential nominee for the 2008 Razzies (but did not make the final ballot) for her performance as "Queen Elizabeth I" in Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007), a performance that earned her another Oscar nomination. Had she earned a Razzie nod, she would have been one of the few actors to have a Razzie and Oscar nomination for the same performance.
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    Fun facts about your favorite stars

    Montgomery Clift 1. Height 5' 10" (1.78 m) 2. 1995: Chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history (#29). 3. The release of Red River (1948) made him an overnight sensation and instant star. He embodied a new type of man on screen, the beautiful, sensual and vulnerable man that seemed to appeal to women and men alike. After A Place in the Sun (1951) came out he was Hollywood's hottest male star and adored by millions. He looked incredible and was a fine actor, a rare combination. His only rival in this regard during the next few years was Marlon Brando, whose career turned out to be more stable and successful in the end. Clift's mental problems prevented him from staying at the top, as his drinking and drug problem began to affect his acting and bankability. The loss of his dashing looks in a well publicized road accident during the filming of Raintree County (1957) didn't help, either. What followed could be described as the longest suicide in show-business history. 4. In the James Kirkwood novel "Hit Me With A Rainbow", early on the lead character is told that he resembles Montgomery Clift. He reflects that this has been happening often and surmises is it due to Clift's recent death. 5. He was a close friend of Elizabeth Taylor, although he greatly disliked her husband Richard Burton, and the feeling was mutual. Clift once said, "Richard Burton doesn't act, he just recites.". 6. Voted for Republican Thomas E. Dewey in the 1948 presidential election, but later actively campaigned for Democratic candidate Adlai Stevenson in the 1952 presidential election - much to the annoyance of his father. 7. Marilyn Monroe described him as "the only person I know who is in worse shape than I am."
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    Meryl Streep 1. Height 5' 6" (1.68 m) 2. Learned to play the violin, by practicing 6 hours a day for 8 weeks, for her role in Music of the Heart (1999). 3. Has a fear of helicopters. 4. She left her just-claimed Oscar for Kramer vs. Kramer (1979) on the back of a toilet during the 1979 festivities. 5. Tennessee Williams wanted her for a film version of "A Streetcar Named Desire" in the 1980s. When Streep proved unavailable, the project was refashioned for television and the role of Blanche given to Ann-Margret. 6. According to Katharine Hepburn's official biographer A. Scott Berg, Meryl Streep was her least favorite modern actress on screen: "Click, click, click," she said, referring to the wheels turning inside Streep's head. 7. Robert De Niro said she is his favorite actress to work with. 8. Has named her favorite actresses working today as Kate Winslet, Cate Blanchett, Emily Blunt, Dame Helen Mirren, and Nicole Kidman. 9. Has said she is a great fan of actor Leonardo DiCaprio. 10. Good friends with actor Jim Carrey.
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    Fun facts about your favorite stars

    Clive Owen 1. Height 6' 2?" (1.89 m) 2. Is a huge David Bowie fan and has called singer "the biggest musical influence on my life." He says, "I don't know why, but no one else has ever had such an effect on me. I didn't have most of his work. I had everything." In the 1970s, when Bowie was changing his appearance and style with every album, Owen would re-dye his hair whatever color Bowie's was at the time. 3. Admitted in a Newsweek interview to promote The International (2009/I) that he has considered submitting false trivia about himself ("I once talked to someone about putting something on IMDB") and was surprised at how seriously people took it. In the same interview he also claimed he doesn't eat biscuits because 'He-men don't need biscuits.'. 4. Was named Empire Magazines #25 in the list of 100 Sexiest Stars(2007). 5. When his Beyond Borders (2003) co-star Angelina Jolie told him he looked sexy, she says, he "fell over laughing". Edited by: timothy17 on Jun 19, 2010 12:38 AM
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    Fun facts about your favorite stars

    Kate Winslet 1. Height 5' 6?" (1.69 m) 2. Won Best Spoken Word Album for Children, Grammy Awards, shared with Graham Greene. [2000] 3. The youngest actress ever to be nominated for two Academy Awards (for Sense and Sensibility (1995) and Titanic (1997)) (Aged 20 and 22 respectively). [1998] 4. She holds a unique position in Academy Awards history: Only twice have two actresses been nominated for playing the same character in the same film. The first two were Gloria Stuart and Kate in Titanic (1997). The second two were Judi Dench and Kate in Iris (2001/I). 5. Was considered for the role of Bridget in Bridget Jones's Diary (2001) but it was then decided she was too young to portray the role 6. Turned down the Gwyneth Paltrow role in Shakespeare in Love (1998) and the Jodie Foster role in Anna and the King (1999). 7. Chosen by People (USA) magazine as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world. [1996] 8. Is one of seven actresses to have won the Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Critics' Choice Award, Golden Globe Award and SAG Award for the same performance. The others in chronological order are Julia Roberts for Erin Brockovich (2000), Ren?e Zellweger for Cold Mountain (2003), Reese Witherspoon for Walk the Line (2005), Helen Mirren for The Queen (2006), Jennifer Hudson for Dreamgirls (2006), and 'Mo'Nique' for Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire (2009).

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