20th March ~ Very happy birthday wishes for today to ~ Spike Lee ~ Zonnique Pullins ~ Holly Hunter ~ Chester Bennington & William Hurt ~ from the team at ~ Colly Dolly Music & Movies ~ Mareeba!

 

Spike Lee

 

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Spike Lee
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Lee with his Peabody Award, 2011
Born Shelton Jackson Lee
March 20, 1957 (age 56)
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Residence New York City
Nationality American
Alma mater Morehouse College,
New York University (Tisch School of the Arts)
Occupation Actor, director, producer, screenwriter
Years active 1977–present
Home town Brooklyn, New York
Board member of
40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks
Spouse(s) Tonya Lewis (1993–present)
Children Satchel Lee (b. 1994), Jackson (b. 1997)
Awards List of awards and nominations received by Spike Lee

Shelton Jackson “Spike” Lee (born March 20, 1957) is an American film director, producer, writer, and actor. His production company, 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks, has produced over 35 films since 1983.

Lee’s movies have examined race relations, colorism in the black community, the role of media in contemporary life, urban crime and poverty, and other political issues. Lee has won numerous awards, including an Emmy Award. He has also received two Academy Award nominations

 

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Zonnique Pullins (Miss Star)

OMG Girlz

From Wikipedia,
The OMG Girlz
Also known as Officially Miss Guided
Origin Atlanta, Georgia
Genres R&Bhip hoppop
Years active 2009–present
Labels Grand Hustle RecordsPretty Hustle,
Associated acts Jacob Latimore, TK-N-CASH,Diggy SimmonsMindless Behavior
Website www.omggirlz.com
Members Zonnique Pullins (Miss Star)
Bahja Rodriguez (Miss Beauty)
Breaunna Womack (Miss Babydoll)
Past members Reginae Carter (Baby Carter)
Lourdes Rodriguez (Lolo)

The OMG Girlz (initialism of “Officially Miss Guided”) is an American teenage girl group.[1] Formed by Tameka “Tiny” Cottle and Kiesha Miles in 2009, the Atlanta based girl group performed publicly for the first time on an episode of BET‘s Tiny and Toya reality television series. They also have made appearances on the 2012 series “T.I. and Tiny: The Family Hustle.”

History

Shortly after the release of their first single “Ain’t Nobody” in 2010, former member Reginae Carter, daughter of rapper Lil Wayne and Toya Carter, departed from the group.[2] A few months later, the OMG Girlz’ second single, “Haterz” was released.

In 2010, the girls released their third single, “Pretty girl bag”. The single earned national recognition and airplay. The group ranked in over two million views in a mere ten months after releasing the corresponding music video on YouTube. The group downsized once more after Lourdes Rodriguez (Lolo), sister of Bahja Rodriguez, left the group, the reason given was that she was too young.[3] However, after a well accepted online search, during which time the group’s fourth single “So Official” was released, Breaunna Womack became the group’s newest and third member due to finding her on a YouTube video dancing to Beyoncé’s song “Ego“.[4]

In 2011, the girls were added to line-up of the Scream Tour: Next Generation, by way of a national contest, which featured Diggy SimmonsMindless BehaviorJacob Latimore, Jawan Harris and TK-N-Cash. This tour helped the group gain fans across the country. Their first single as a trio, “Gucci This (Gucci That)” was a featured song on the tour. After the tour was over, in December 2011, The OMG Girlz were signed to Interscope/Streamline Records via Pretty Hustle/Grand Hustle (labels by Tameka “Tiny” Harris & Tip “T.I.” Harris).

The single “Gucci This (Gucci That)” was released as their first official single under Interscope/Streamline Records, available for public download on February 28, 2012. Their second single “Where The Boys At?” which was written by fellow young artists Lil Will and Trevante was released on June 12, 2012.

The group appeared in T.I.‘s video for “Hello.”

 

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Holly Hunter

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Holly Hunter
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Born March 20, 1958 (age 55)
Conyers, Georgia, U.S.
Alma mater Carnegie Mellon University (B.A., Drama)
Occupation Actress, Producer
Years active 1981–present
Spouse(s) Janusz Kamiński (1995–2001)
Partner(s) Gordon MacDonald (2001–present; 2 children)

Holly Hunter (born March 20, 1958) is an American actress. Hunter starred in The Piano for which she won the Academy AwardBAFTA and Golden Globe Award among other awards. She has also been nominated for Oscars for her roles in Broadcast NewsThe Firm, and Thirteen. Hunter has also won two Emmy Awards with seven nominations.

 

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Chester Bennington

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Chester Bennington
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Bennington in 2008
Background information
Birth name Chester Charles Bennington
Born March 20, 1976 (age 37)
PhoenixArizonaU.S.
Genres Alternative rockpost-grunge,rap rocknu metal
Occupations Musician, singer-songwriter, actor
Instruments Vocalsguitarpianodrums
Years active 1992–present
Labels Warner Bros.
Associated acts Linkin ParkDead by Sunrise,Julien-K, Grey Daze, Stone Temple Pilots
Website www.cbennington.com
Notable instruments
Hamer Vector flying V guitar
Takamine Guitars
Taylor Guitars
Yamaha Guitars

Chester Charles Bennington (born March 20, 1976) is an American musiciansinger-songwriter, and actor. He is best known as the lead vocalist of rockbands Linkin Park and Dead by Sunrise. He was originally the lead vocalist for Sean Dowdell And His Friends? and Grey Daze. He is also the current leadvocalist for Stone Temple Pilots.

Bennington became known as a vocalist with Linkin Park’s debut album, Hybrid Theory, in 2000, which was a massive commercial success. The album was certified Diamond by the RIAA in 2005, making it the best-selling debut album of the decade, as well as one of the few albums to ever hit that many sales.[1] Linkin Park’s following studio albums, MeteoraMinutes to MidnightA Thousand Suns, and Living Things, released in 2003, 2007, 2010, and 2012 respectively, continued the band’s success. Bennington formed his own band, Dead by Sunrise as a side-project in 2005. The band’s debut album,Out of Ashes was released on October 13, 2009. He worked on new material with Stone Temple Pilots in 2013 to release the EP High Rise on October 5, 2013 via their own record label, Play Pen LLC / ADA. Bennington has been ranked in the Top 100 Heavy Metal Vocalists by Hit Parader (#46).

 

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William Hurt

 

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William Hurt
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Hurt signing autographs at the 2005 Toronto Film Festival
Born William McChord Hurt
March 20, 1950 (age 63)
Washington, D.C.United States
Education Tufts University
Juilliard School
Occupation Actor
Years active 1978–present
Spouse(s) Mary Beth Hurt (1971–1982)
Heidi Henderson (1989–1992)
Partner(s) Sandra Jennings (1981–1984)
Marlee Matlin (1985–1986)
Sandrine Bonnaire (1992–1997)

William McChord Hurt[1][2] (born March 20, 1950) is an American stage and film actor. He received his acting training at the Juilliard School, and began acting on stage in the 1970s. Hurt made his film debut as a troubled scientist in the science-fiction feature Altered States (1980), for which he received aGolden Globe nomination for New Star of the Year. He subsequently played a leading role, as a lawyer who succumbs to the temptations of Kathleen Turner, in the well-received neo noir Body Heat (1981).

In 1985, Hurt garnered substantial critical acclaim and multiple acting awards, including an Academy Award and a BAFTA Award for Best Actor, for portraying an effeminate gay man in Kiss of the Spider Woman. He received another two Academy Award nominations for his lead performances inChildren of a Lesser God (1986) and Broadcast News (1987). Hurt remained an active stage actor throughout the 1980s, appearing in Off-Broadwayproductions, including Henry VFifth of JulyRichard II, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Hurt received his first Tony Award nomination in 1985 for the Broadway production of Hurlyburly.

After playing a diversity of character roles in the following decade, Hurt earned his fourth Academy Award nomination for his supporting performance inDavid Cronenberg‘s crime thriller A History of Violence (2005). Other notable films in recent years have included A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001), The Village (2004), Syriana (2005), The Good Shepherd (2006), Mr. Brooks (2007), Into the Wild (2007), The Incredible Hulk (2008), and Robin Hood (2010).

 

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