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Leighton Marissa Meester ( Fort Worth , April 9 of 1986 ) is an actress , singer and songwriter States , best known for his role as billionaire Blair Waldorf in the series Gossip Girl . 1
Meester was born in Fort Worth , Texas , the daughter of Constance (née Haas) and Douglas Meester. At that time, her mother was serving a sentence in federal prison for his role in a drug ring that smuggled marijuana from Jamaica to the United States . She was able to give birth to Leighton in a hospital and assist at home for three months after returning to prison to complete his sentence. At this time Leighton’s grandmother cared for her.Meester has said that her parents gave her a normal upbringing and despite his criminal past, are good people; and their experiences have only made it a more open and unprejudiced mind. “It made me realize that you can not judge anyone-especially your parents-for what they have done in the past, because people change.” Leighton has joked, “Look, I could have been much worse.” She has cited her mother as her style icon.Meester grew up in Marco Island, Florida, after that Meester participated in local theater productions. When she was 11, she and her mother moved to New York. Meester attended school Professional Children’s and also began working as a model with Wilhelmina, booking a publicity campaign for Ralph Lauren by Bruce Weber and working with photographer (and now film director) of Sofia Coppola as well as many commercials including Tamagotchi toys and Clearasil. Meester made ​​her television debut as a friend of a murder victim in an episode of Law & Order . At 14, Leighton moved to Los Angeles , California . A year later seeking to work more stably, and attended Hollywood High School and Beverly Hills High School. She was then transferred to a small private school and graduated a year earlier.Meester is a Dutch surname that can signicar “master” or “teacher”.His first performance in a TV series was lawyers NBC , Law & Order in 1999 2 Other series in which Meester has appeared include Entourage , CSI: Miami , 24 and House . 3 4 5 6 Meester became interested in acting when she appeared in a local production of the Wizard of Oz . When he was eleven, his family moved to New York and soon after began working as a model with Wilhelmina, booking a campaign of Ralph Lauren made ​​by Bruce Webber and working with then-photographer Sofia Coppola.Other roles include a role as Savannah Barnett Surface . She was invited by Debbie Pandletin in the season 4 of 24 . Also as Ali, a minor teenager having a enamormiento with Dr. House in Season 3 Drama Fox , House . As Carrie Bishop on the drama Veronica Mars and Chandler’s new girlfriend Kendall called on the 8th season of drama 7th Heaven . He also landed the role of Justine Chapin in Season 1 of the comedy of HBO , Entourage , a role he took up in season 5. He was also in Numb3rs as Karen Camden. And he starred in the independent comic-thriller, Flourish with co-stars of House , Jennifer Morrison and Jesse Spencer .

 

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Gloria Elsveta Rudabet Liliane Sobieski (born June 10 of 1983 , New York , United States ), better known as Leelee Sobieski is an actress of film and television States . Recognized for his role in the movie Deep Impact ( 1998 ). Leelee throughout his career has been nominated for Emmy and twice at the Golden Globes , among others.
Leelee Sobieski was born in New York . His mother, Elizabeth Sobieski (née Salomon), who is his manager, is a film producer and screenwriter American , and his father, Jean Sobieski, is an artist French and former actor. It also has a younger brother, Robert.Your first name, “Liliane”, was the name of his paternal grandmother. One of her middle names, “Elsveta”, derived from “Elżbieta”, which is the Polish equivalent of “Elizabeth”. Her father is Polish and Swiss ancestry. His maternal grandfather, Captain of the Navy of the United States , Robert Salomon, was Jewish, and Sobieski grew into a “pan-religious” family; she has said it is “proud of his Jewish roots.” She attended Trevor Day School and studied literature and fine arts at Brown University in Providence , Rhode Island .Sobieski was spotted by a talent scout who noticed her while he was looking for the cafeteria of a private school in New York . After that encounter, he became a candidate for the role of Claudia in Interview with the Vampire ( 1994 ), which eventually lost to Kirsten Dunst . He played the character of Anna Yates in the TV movie Fatal Reunion ( 1994 ), starring Marlo Thomas . Then she played the lead role in A Horse for Danny , a film made ​​for television which was released in 1995 . Later, he landed a role in the comedy From Jungle to Jungle , with Tim Allen . In the film, she played the daughter of the character of Martin Short .Leelee gained fame in her teens with her ​​appearance in the movie Deep Impact ( 1998 ). The film was a major financial success, grossing over $ 349 million worldwide with a production budget of $ 75 million. Deep Impact attracted the attention of many casting directors. That same year he appeared in the film of Merchant Ivory ‘s A Soldier’s Daughter Never Cries . Sobieski’s performance received praise from critics; Emanuel Levy of Variety wrote that: “The grace of Sobieski is strong as a potential star, combining physical charm with technical skill.”The film also earned him a nomination for the Young Artist Award and a nomination for the Association Chicago Film Critics .In 1999 , she was cast as a supporting role in the teen comedy Never Kissed , which was starring Drew Barrymore . Sobieski also played a modern Lolita in Eyes Wide Shut by Stanley Kubrick . The film opened to generally positive reviews, but it generated several censorship controversies due to the explicit nature of its sex scenes. Recalling acting alongside Tom Cruise , said “It was very kind and considerate to me,” and says her most vivid recollection of Stanley Kubrick was that “really seemed to have something magical.” The title role in the TV movie Joan of Arc ( 1999 ) earned her a nomination for Emmy nomination and Golden Globe and became the youngest actress to represent Joan of Arc in a movie. He received a second nomination for a Golden Globe for his portrayal of Tosia Altman , also in the TV movie Uprising in Poland . In 2000 , joined the cast of the film Here on Earth , for which she received a nomination for Teen Choice Award .

 

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Lee Pace (* March 25, 1979 in Chickasha , Oklahoma ) is an American actor , who through his role as Aaron Tyler from the Fox television series Wonderfalls achieved fame from 2007 to 2008, the main role in the series Pushing Daisies played.
As a child, Pace spent several years in Saudi Arabia , as his father worked in the oil industry there. Later the family moved to Houston. Pace temporarily left the high school to act in Houston’s Alley Theatre. Later he returned to high school to finish the school. The productions in which he participated at the Alley Theatre, were The Spider’s Web and The Greeks . 1997 Pace was in the drama department of the Juilliard School adopted, where he participated in some plays. There, he graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from.

Then, Pace starred in several off-Broadway pieces (including The Credaux Canvas and The Fourth Sister ) with. In 2006 he played in the play Guardians by Peter Morris. Guardians brought a Pace his second nomination for the Lucille Lortel Award for outstanding actor, after he had already for the play Small Tragedy by Craig Lucas was nominated.
First gained attention Pace by his role in the film Soldier’s Girl of 2003. In the film, he played the Calpernia Addams / Scottie, a transsexual woman who meets up with a soldier.For the role he won a Gotham Award and was nominated for several other awards, including the Golden Globe .
In Peter Jackson’s film adaptation of Tolkien ‘s novel The Hobbit , he took over the role of the Elven King Thranduil .
Paces first major television role was that of Aaron Tyler in the critically recognized, but short-lived television series Wonderfalls of 2004. He also had a guest appearance on Law & Order: SVU .
In addition, Pace was for the ABC series Pushing Daisies cast. Pushing Daisies was of Wonderfalls creator Bryan Fuller wrote, who wrote the lead role of the series for Pace.

 

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Léa Seydoux (* July 1st 1985 in Paris ) is a French film actress .

Seydoux is the granddaughter of Jérôme Seydoux , former president of the film production company Pathé , and grandniece of Nicolas Seydoux , CEO of the film production company Gaumont . [1] Another great uncle is Michel Seydoux , president of the French football club Lille OSC . She is the daughter of the businessman Henri Seydoux and his then-wife Valérie Schlumberger. Both parents come from upper middle-class, Protestant families. [2]
2006 Seydoux began with acting. For her role in Christophe Honoré’s film The beautiful girl she was for the 2009 César nomination. Another nomination for a César Award she received in 2011 for the female lead role in Rebecca Zlotowskis Drama Belle Epine . In Benoît Jacquot’s historical drama Farewell, My Queen! , with the 2012 competition of the Berlinale was opened, it played a more leading role.
Furthermore Seydoux played from 2009 supporting roles in international productions, such as Quentin Tarantino’s war drama Inglourious Basterds , Ridley Scott’s remake of Robin Hood and Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris .
2013 Seydoux was at the film festival in Cannes along with her ​​co-star Adèle Exarchopoulos for her performance in Abdellatif Kechiche drama Blue is a warm color with a Golden Palm Award. For the first time the jury awarded this prize not only to the director of the film, but also to both lead actresses. [3]

 

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Lauren Katherine Conrad (* February 1st 1986 in Laguna Beach , California ), also LC called, is an American reality TV actress and fashion designer . She is best known for her roles in the reality TV series Laguna Beach – The Real Orange County and The Hills on MTV . Conrad is the daughter of Jim and Katherine Conrad. She has a three years younger sister, Breanna, in the third season of Laguna Beach – The Real Orange County participated, and six years younger brother named Brandon.After graduating from Laguna Beach High School , she went to San Francisco to attend the Academy of Art University fashion design study. Already after one semester she broke off her studies and returned to Laguna Beach. In 2005, she moved to Los Angeles and studied at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising .In February 2004, during her final year at the Laguna Beach High School , MTV began in the series Laguna Beach – The Real Orange County , her life and that of seven other teenagers to film after being ratified by Adam DIVELLO (producer at MTV , who also at The City participates, since 2007 owner of a production company – DoneAndDone) was raised at the school parking lot. Already after the first season were the performers acting offers. Lauren Conrad, who stated after a drama classes that she was not good enough for it, decided to study at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising . MTV decided for a new reality TV series, The Hills , with Lauren Conrad as the main character. [1] She left the series Laguna Beach therefore after the second season and then worked in the five seasons of The Hills with. But in 2009 Lauren left The Hills in order to focus on her personal life and writing.She appeared on the cover of Teen Vogue and in November 2008 on the cover of Cosmopolitan . [2] It was four times at the Teen Choice Awards in the years 2006 , 2007 , 2008 and 2009 as Best Female “TV – Choice Reality Star” award . In 2006 she won the award so against her rival Kristin Cavallari from the previous series Laguna Beach .During the series, Lauren Conrad brought her own fashion collection [3] out, which was sold in the U.S. in over 500 boutiques. [4] In addition, she appeared in advertising for Mark cosmetics and AT & T on. The Forbes Magazine estimated her income in the years 2007 and 2008 to $ 1.5 million. [5]
In June 2009, Lauren Conrad published her first book LA Candy . It is about the 19-year-old Jane Robert, which is famous for a reality TV show. Soon she is one of the most famous TV stars in LA, and the fame brings her more than she ever imagined. In this book, adventures and experiences of the The Hills star are described, but for the most part the story is fictional. The follow-up work was called Sweet Little Lies , which soon afterwards by Sugar And Spice was continued.In an interview with Ryan Seacrest in September, Conrad announced a new reality show on MTV back, but it comes to her career in the fashion industry and her private life is not an aspect of the show. Filming for the show began in October 2010. The show was later canceled because Conrad refused to show her personal life. [6]

 

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Lauren Cohan (born in Philadelphia , Pennsylvania on January 7 of 1982 ) 1 is an actress British – American .

Cohan was born in Philadelphia and lived during his childhood in the town of Cherry Hill ( New Jersey ), before moving to the United Kingdom . 2 graduated from the University of Winchester / King Alfred’s, where she studied Drama and English Literature , before driving a theater company of which he co-founded at the university.
Lauren then split her time and work between London and Los Angeles , participating in several films as well as some non-commercial projects.
His film debut was in 2005 in the movie Casanova as Sister Beatrice.
In 2006, he starred in the sequel to the movie National Lampoon’s Van Wilder, Van Wilder 2: Rise of Taj as Charlotte Higginson. His next role was in 2007 in the film Float . He also appeared in the third season of the television series Supernatural as Bela Talbot, a thief who occasionally helped the Winchester brothers.

He also had a recurring role on the second season of The Vampire Diaries as Rose. Currently gives life to Maggie Greene, character the second, third and fourth season of The Walking Dead .

 

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Laura Dianne Vandervoort (born September 22 of 1984 in Toronto , Ontario , Canada ) is an actress Canadian one known for her role of Kara Zor-El (Supergirl) in the American television series Smallville. He then starred opposite Jim Sturgess and Sadie Harrison in the Canadian TV series Instant Star and Lisa , and the American television series “V” before cancellation of this. Currently plays Elena, the heroine of the series Werewolf Bitten , based on the novels of Canadian escritoria Kelley Armstrong .

The young actress was implying in various fields such as sports: Soccer , Karate , Basketball , Tennis , Gymnastics and Baseball . I started to practice karate at the age of seven, scored the second Dan black belt in Karate-Do Ho in the style Shotokan . Currently out with Jim Sturgess. Vandervoot began acting at the age of 13. In 2004 he participated as Carla Stael in the American series Chosen Ones. His most important role was playing Kara ( Supergirl ), Clark Kent premium ( Superman ) in the series Smallville , a series which will return for the third episode of the tenth season (the name of the chapter will be Supergirl ).He also participated in the MTV series Instant Star, as the sister of Jude, Sadie Harrison. 2 Laura was chosen to star in the sequel to the movie Into the Blue 2: The Reef , which was previously starring Paul Walker and Jessica Alba . The premiere of this film was in 2009 .In 2010 he joined the cast of the series of two chapters Riverworld where she played Jessie Machalan, who along with her ​​fiance Matt Ellman, played by actor Tahmoh Penikett killed in an explosion and wake up in a place where all people who have died found on earth.
Was participating in the V series to the cancellation of the series, in the role of Lisa, an alien trying to conquer a human boy named Tyler, but ends up falling for it, which brings many problems.
He has also lent his voice to the character Mary Jane Watson in the Spiderman game: Edge of Time.

 

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Laura Prepon is an American actress, known for playing Donna in the series That ’70s Show between 1998 and 2006. He was born on March 7 of 1980 in Watchung ( NJ ). His parents are Michael and Marjorie Prepon; is the youngest of 5 brothers: Brad, Danielle, Jocelyn, and Stephanie, is descended from Jews – Russians and Catholics – Irish – English .
His first acting job was in a commercial for WorldCom . In 1996 he took theater classes at the Total Theatre Lab with actress Caroline Thomas. 1
Prepon as Donna Pinciotti appeared in the series of FOX That ’70s Show .

In 2008 he appeared in Are you there, Chelsea? Chelsea Newman playing. In March 2009 he collaborated on two episodes of the series CBS ” How I Met Your Mother “(” How I met your mother “in the original version), in the role of Karen, a young girlfriend of the protagonist Ted Mosby . She performed the voice of some characters of the television series American Dad! , and King of the Hill , and his voice also appears as a character in the video game Halo 2 .
In 2011 he appeared in the episode “Nikki Heat” in the famous television series Castle. This is an actress who needs to be documented on the real Nikki Heat / Kate Beckett (Stana Katic) to interpret one of the movies based on the books by Richard Castle (Nathan Fillion) In 2012 he appeared as a guest actress on the show Men at Work of his former partner in That ’70s Show , Danny Masterson , playing Hannah in “Plan B” episode.
In 2013 he played the character in the lesbian prison Alex Vause in the original series Netflix “Orange is the new black.”

 

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Laura Linney (* February 5 1964 in New York City ) is an American actress .
Linney is the daughter of playwright Romulus Linney and great-great-granddaughter of politician Romulus Zachariah Linney . She earned the 1986 Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University and then attended the Juilliard School drama classes.

Your movie career began in 1992, when she next Nick Nolte and Susan Sarandon in Lorenzo’s Oil played.
Soon she played supporting roles in exposed at the side of Richard Gere , Clint Eastwood and Jim Carrey .
For the award-winning family drama You Can Count on Me and the biopic Kinsey – The truth about sex on the sex researcher Alfred Kinsey she ever received a nomination for the Academy Award and Golden Globe . Another Golden Globe nomination, she won for her performance in the youth film The Squid and the Whale .
Three times she was awarded the Emmy , among other things, for a guest role on Frasier .

Linney’s role selection is essentially of ensemble films marked. Among other things they previously played the role of three times Mary Ann Singleton in the film adaptation of Tales of the City by Armistead Maupin . In 2008 she received for the female lead in Tamara Jenkins ‘independent film The Savages her third Oscar nomination, again as Best Actress .

 

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Lara Pulver ( Southend-on-Sea , Essex ; September 1 of 1980 ) is an actress British best known for his role in the play Parade.Pulver was born and raised in Kent, UK. From 1994 to 1998 studied acting with the National Youth Music Theatre, “NYMT” where he earned a BA with honors in theater. 1 In 2000 he graduated from the School Doreen Bird College of Performing Arts, where she studied dance and musical theater.In 2007 Lara was married to actor Joshua Dallas , 2 however in December 2011 revealed that Josh were separated. 3 Since April 2012 dating actor Raza Jaffrey . 4 5 6
In 2007 she was nominated in the category of best actress in a musical Laurence Oliver awards for her portrayal of Lucille Frank in the play Parade .In 2008 he recorded a song for the CD Act One – Songs from the Musicals of Alexander S. Bermange, an album comprised of 20 songs recorded by actors in West End.In 2009 he made ​​his debut on television when he joined as appellant to the third season of the series character Robin Hood where he played the villain, Isabella of Gisborne, the younger sister of Guy of Gisborne and the new Sheriff of Nottingham. 7 In 2010 appeared as a guest on several episodes of the third season of the hit U.S. series True Blood where she played Claudine Crane, a fairy and godmother half Sookie Stackhouse played by actress ( Anna Paquin ). 8 That same year he appeared in the Movie Language of a Broken Heart , The Special Relationship and Legacy where she played Diane Shaw.In April 2011 it was announced that Lara would join the tenth season of the hit British series Spooks in which she played the new spy Erin Watts until the end of the season on October 23, 2011 . 9 10 11 In 2012 he appeared in the series Sherlock which he played the character canon, Irene Adler . In the episode did a naked Lara. 12 In 2013 he joined the cast of the series Da Vinci’s Demons where she played Clarice Orsini , wife of Lorenzo Medici (Elliot Cowan). 13 also appeared as a guest on the seventh and final season of the series Skins where she played Victoria, a businesswoman. 14 In 2014 he joined the cast of the miniseries Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond where she played Ann Charteris, 15 Bride author Ian Fleming ( Dominic Cooper .) 16 17 18