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Steve McQueen (1930 – 1980)

 

Steve McQueen

 

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This article is about the actor. For the film director, see Steve McQueen (director). For other people, see Steve McQueen (disambiguation).
Steve McQueen
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McQueen in Wanted: Dead or Alive, 1959
Born Terence Steven McQueen
March 24, 1930
Beech Grove, Indiana, U.S.
Died November 7, 1980 (aged 50)
Ciudad JuárezChihuahua, Mexico
Cause of death
Malignant mesothelioma
Occupation Actor
Years active 1953–1980
Spouse(s) Neile Adams (m. 1956–72)
Ali MacGraw (m. 1973–78)

Barbara Minty (m. 1980)

Children 2; Chad
Relatives Steven R. McQueen (grandson)

Terence Steven “Steve” McQueen (March 24, 1930 – November 7, 1980) was an American actor.[1] Called “The King of Cool”,[2][3] his “anti-hero” persona, developed at the height of the Vietnam War-era counterculture, made him a top box-office draw of the 1960s and 1970s.[4] McQueen received an Academy Award nomination for his role in The Sand Pebbles. His other popular films include The Thomas Crown AffairBullittThe Getaway, andPapillon, as well as the all-star ensemble films The Magnificent SevenThe Great Escape, and The Towering Inferno. In 1974, he became the highest-paid movie star in the world, although he did not act in films again for four years.[5] McQueen was combative with directors and producers, but his popularity placed him in high demand and enabled him to command large salaries

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Jessica Chastain

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Jessica Chastain
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Born Jessica Michelle Chastain
March 24, 1977 (age 36)[1]
Sacramento, CaliforniaU.S.
Residence New York CityNew York, U.S.
Education El Camino High School
Alma mater
Occupation Actress
Years active 2004–present

Jessica Michelle Chastain (born March 24, 1977)[2][3] is an American actress. Chastain played guest roles in several television shows before making her feature film debut in the 2008 independent film Jolene. In 2011, she gained wide public recognition for her starring roles in seven film releases; her performance in The Help was particularly well received and she earned an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress nomination, as well asGolden GlobeScreen Actors Guild Award and BAFTA nominations in the same category. For her lead performance in the controversial 2012 military thriller film Zero Dark Thirty, Chastain received wide critical acclaim and won the Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama, and received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress.

In 2012, Time magazine featured her as one of the “100 Most Influential People in the World”.[4] Chastain’s performances in Zero Dark Thirty and in the 2013 horror film Mama led film critic Richard Roeper to describe her as “one of the finest actors of her generation

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Park Bom

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Park.
Park Bom
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Park Bom in 2009.
Background information
Also known as Bom, Bommie, Jenny Park
Born March 24, 1984 (age 29)
Seoul, South Korea
Genres K-pophip hopR&Bpop,electropopdancerock,electronic dance
Occupations Singeractressdancer
Instruments Vocalscelloflutepianoharp
Years active 2005–present
Labels YG Entertainment
Associated acts 2NE1Epik HighLee HiYG Family
Korean name
Hangul 박봄
Revised Romanization Bak Bom
McCune–Reischauer Pak Pom

Park Bom (Korean: 박봄) (born March 24, 1984), is a South Korean idol singer.[1] Born in Seoul, South Korea, she eventually moved to the United States where she learned English. She is the main vocalist of 2NE1 which is signed to YG Entertainment.[2]

Starting in 2006, Park recorded with labelmates Big BangLexy, Masta Wu and starred with Lee Hyori in her CF, “Anystar” as a co-actress. Later in 2008, she starred as the lead actress in Kim Ji Eun’s music video, “Tell Me Once More”. In 2009, she debuted with 2NE1 as the main vocalist.

Up until now, Park has released two solo singles, namely “You and I” and “Don’t Cry”. Both singles reached number one on the Gaon Chart, the national music chart of Korea. “You and I” also won “Best Digital Single” the Mnet Asian Music Awards in 2010.

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Sharon Corr

 

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Sharon Corr
MBE
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Sharon Corr performs at the 2012 Brussels Summer Festival.
Background information
Birth name Sharon Helga Corr
Born 24 March 1970 (age 43)
Origin DundalkCounty Louth,Ireland
Genres PoprockCeltic
Occupations Musician, television personality
Instruments Violinvocalspianoguitar
Years active 1990–present
Labels Rhino
Warner Bros.
Associated acts The Corrs
Website www.sharoncorr.com
Notable instruments
Barcus-Berry Violin

Sharon Helga Corr (born 24 March 1970) is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician and television personality. She is best known as a member of the pop-rock band The Corrs, which she co-founded in 1990 with her elder brotherJim and younger sisters Caroline and Andrea. She plays the violinpiano and guitar, and sings backing vocals. She began learning the violin when she was six years old. She has played in national youth orchestras and is qualified to teach the violin.

The Corr siblings were awarded honorary MBEs in 2005 by Queen Elizabeth II in recognition of both their musical talent and their charitable work raising money for Freeman Hospital in Newcastle upon Tyne, victims of theOmagh Bombing, and other charities.

In 2012, Sharon was revealed as one of the coaches on the first series of the RTÉ talent show The Voice of Ireland

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