O’Toole in the TV film Present Laughter (1968)
|Born||Peter James O’Toole
2 August 1932
Disputed: either Connemara,County Galway, Ireland or
Leeds, Yorkshire, England
|Died||14 December 2013 (aged 81)
Cause of death
|Alma mater||Royal Academy of Dramatic Art|
|Occupation||Actor, author, scholar|
|Spouse(s)||Siân Phillips (1959–1979; divorced); 2 daughters (Kateand Patricia)|
Peter James O’Toole (/oʊˈtuːl/; 2 August 1932 – 14 December 2013) was an Irish stage and film actor. He attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, and began working in the theatre, gaining recognition as a Shakespearean actor at the Bristol Old Vic and with the English Stage Company, before making his film debut in 1959.
He achieved international recognition playing T. E. Lawrence in Lawrence of Arabia (1962) for which he received his first Academy Award nomination. He received seven further Oscar nominations – for Becket (1964), The Lion in Winter (1968), Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1969), The Ruling Class (1972), The Stunt Man (1980), My Favorite Year (1982) and Venus (2006) – and holds the record for the most Academy Award acting nominations without a win. He won four Golden Globes, a BAFTA and an Emmy, and was the recipient of an Honorary Academy Award in 2003.
Nicole performing in Knoxville, TN in 2008.
|Birth name||Brittany Nicole Waddell|
|Born||August 2, 1984|
|Origin||Kannapolis, North Carolina, U.S.|
|Genres||CCM, pop, Christian rock, hip hop|
Brittany Nicole Waddell (born August 2, 1984), better known by her stage name Britt Nicole, is an American musician, singer-songwriter and recording artist. She has mainly charted as aChristian pop artist, but in 2012 she released her mainstream debut single, “Gold” and, in 2013, “Ready or Not”. She is signed to Sparrow and Capitol Records.
Charli performing at Positivus Festival 2013
|Birth name||Charlotte Emma Aitchison|
|Born||2 August 1992
Stevenage, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
|Labels||Orgy Music, This Is Music,Asylum, Atlantic, IAMSOUND|
Charlotte Emma Aitchison (born 2 August 1992), better known by her stage name Charli XCX, is a British singer and songwriter. She released two singles in 2008, “!Franchesckaar!”, which is from her commercially unreleased debut album, 14; and “Emelline”/”Art Bitch”. She was signed to This Is Music and IAMSOUND Records in 2010 before releasing three more singles, “Stay Away”, “Nuclear Seasons” and “You’re the One” from her debut EP, You’re the One, which was released in June 2012. After a year-long delay, she released her debut major label studio album, True Romance, in April 2013. She is featured on Iggy Azalea‘s 2014 single “Fancy” which reached the number-one spot on the Billboard Hot 100, holding the spot for seven consecutive weeks. Currently, she is expecting to release her third studio album in September 2014
Worthington at the Drift Movie Media Event at Event Cinemas, Bondi Junction 2013.
|Born||Samuel Henry John Worthington
2 August 1976
Godalming, Surrey, England,UK
Samuel Henry John “Sam” Worthington (born 2 August 1976) is an English-born Australian actor, best known for the portrayals of Jake Sully in Avatar, Marcus Wright in Terminator Salvation, Perseus in Clash of the Titans and its sequel, Wrath of the Titans, and Alex Mason in the video game Call of Duty: Black Ops and its sequel Call of Duty: Black Ops II.
In 2004, Worthington received Australia’s highest film award for his lead performance in Somersault. He performed predominantly in leading roles in a variety of low-budget films before moving to major studio films, ranging from romantic drama and comedy-drama to science fiction and action.
Furlong in 2010
|Born||Edward Walter Furlong
August 2, 1977
Glendale, California, United States
|Spouse(s)||Rachael Bella (2006–present, separated since 2009)|
Edward Walter Furlong (born August 2, 1977) is an American actor and musician. A former child star, Furlong won Saturn and MTV Movie Awards for his breakthrough performance as John Connor in Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991). The following year he gave an Independent Spirit Award-nominated turn opposite Jeff Bridges in American Heart, and earned a second Saturn Award nomination for his work in Pet Sematary Two. He won a Young Artist Award for his performance alongside Kathy Bates in A Home of Our Own (1993), and shared a further ensemble nomination with the cast of the film.
Furlong received acclaim for his starring roles in the 1998 motion pictures Pecker and American History X, the latter of which co-starred Edward Norton. Other noteworthy titles from his early career include Little Odessa (1994), Brainscan (1994), The Grass Harp (1995), and Before and After (1996), also starring Meryl Streep and Liam Neeson. He reprised his role as John Connor in the international Universal Studios parks attraction T2 3-D: Battle Across Time (1996). Furlong briefly followed a singing career, releasing a 1991 album, Hold on Tight, which was only sold in Japan.
Furlong’s last significant roles were in the comedy Detroit Rock City (1999) and the crime drama Animal Factory (2000). His career subsequently declined due to multiple arrests and court cases, and chronic substance abuse and alcoholism. Furlong played the title character in the direct-to-video horror film The Crow: Wicked Prayer (2005). In 2011 he played a supporting role in The Green Hornet.