Monday, October 18, 2010

Mia Kirshner best star 2008

Mia Kirshner born January 25, 1975 is a Canadian actress and social activist who works in movies and television series. She is best known for her portrayal of Jenny Schecter on The L Word (2004–2009) and for her role in the 2006 crime film The Black Dahlia as Elizabeth Short.
* 1 Early life
* 2 Career
* 3 Philanthropy
* 4 In popular culture
* 5 Filmography
* 6 References
* 7 See also
* 8 External links
Early life
Kirshner was born in Toronto, Ontario, the daughter of Etti, a teacher, and Sheldon Kirshner, a journalist who writes for The Canadian Jewish News. Kirshner is a granddaughter of Holocaust survivors; her father was born in a displaced persons camp in Germany in 1946 and met Kirshner's mother, a Bulgarian Jewish refugee, in Israel. Kirshner had a middle class upbringing and studied Russian literature and 20th-century movie industry at McGill University in Montreal. Her younger sister, Lauren Kirshner, a writer, was involved in the I Live Here project.
Kirshner found a talent agent at the age of 12, and was acting professionally by the age of 15. She made her film debut in 1993 in Denys Arcand's Love and Human Remains. She convinced her father to sign a “nudity waiver” to play a dominatrix. Kirshner won a Genie nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role. The following year, she starred in Atom Egoyan's Exotica. In 1996, she appeared in The Crow: City of Angels.
Kirshner also appeared in the first three episodes of 24 as the bisexual assassin Mandy in 2001. She would later reprise the role for the second season's finale and in the latter half of the show's fourth season. Also in 2001, Kirshner played Catherine Wyler, The Cruelest Girl in School, in Not Another Teen Movie. The character is primarily a spoof of Kathryn Merteuil (played by Sarah Michelle Gellar) in Cruel Intentions, and was partially based on Mackenzie Siler (played by Anna Paquin) from She's All That. In Marilyn Manson's music video for "Tainted Love", which was featured on the movie's soundtrack, she made a cameo appearance as her character Catherine Wyler.
In 2004, Kirshner was cast as author Jenny Schecter, a main character in the drama series The L Word. She remained with the show for all of the show's six seasons through 2009.
In 2006, she starred in Brian De Palma's The Black Dahlia in which she plays the young aspiring actress, Elizabeth Short, who was mysteriously mutilated and murdered in 1947. Kirshner will star in 30 Days of Night: Dark Days which began filming in the fall of 2009. In 2010, she was cast as Isobel Flemming, a guest role on The Vampire Diaries.
In October 2008, after 7 years in production, Kirshner published the book I Live Here,which she co-produced with ex-Adbusters staffers Paul Shoebridge and Michael Simons,as well as writer James MacKinnon. In the book, four different groups of women and children refugees from places such as Chechnya, Juárez, Burma and Malawi tell their life stories. The book features original material from well-known comic and graphic artists including Joe Sacco and Phoebe Gloeckner. It was published in the U.S. by Random House/Pantheon. It was supported logistically by Amnesty International, which will receive proceeds from the book. After the release of the book, the Center for International Studies at MIT invited Kirshner to run a 4-week course on I Live Here in January 2009.
In popular culture
Kirshner was ranked #43 on the Maxim Hot 100 Women of 2002. She and Beverly Polcyn were nominated for Best Kiss at the 2002 MTV Movie Awards for Not Another Teen Movie.
Film Year↓ Title↓ Role↓ Notes
1989 War of the Worlds Jo Episode: "Loving the Alien"
1990 Danger Bay Catherine Walker Episode: "Live Wires"
1990 Dracula: The Series Sophie Metternich 1990–1991 (21 episodes)
1991 My Secret Identity Alana Porter Episode: "My Other Secret Identity"
1991 Sweating Bullets Cathy Paige Episode: "Runaway"
1992 Sweating Bullets Sandy Episode: "Stranger in Paradise"
1992 Road to Avonlea Emily Everett-Smythe Episode: "High Society"
1992 Are You Afraid of the Dark? Pam/Dora Pease Episode: "The Tale of the Hungry Hounds"
1993 Cadillac Girls Page
1993 Love & Human Remains Benita
1994 Exotica Christina
1995 Johnny's Girl Amy TV movie
1995 Grass Harp, TheThe Grass Harp Maude
1996 Crow: City of Angels, TheThe Crow: City of Angels Sarah
1996 Murder in the First Adult Rosetta Young
1997 Mad City Laurie
1997 Anna Karenina Kitty
1999 Saturn Sarah
1999 Out of the Cold Deborah Berkowitz
2000 Innocents Dominique Denright
2000 Kissed by an Angel Candice
2001 Century Hotel Dominique
2001 According to Spencer Melora
2001 Not Another Teen Movie Catherine Wyler
2001 24 Mandy 3 episodes
2001 Wolf Lake Ruby Cates 2001–2002 (9 episodes)
2002 New Best Friend Alicia Campbell
2002 Now & Forever Angela Wilson
2003 24 Mandy Episode: "Day 2: 7:00 a.m.-8:00a.m."
2003 Party Monster Natasha
2004 Iris Effect, TheThe Iris Effect Rebecca
2004 L Word, TheThe L Word Jenny Schecter 2004–2009 (70 episodes)
2005 24 Mandy 3 episodes
2006 Black Dahlia, TheThe Black Dahlia Elizabeth Short
2007 They Come Back Faith Hardy TV movie
2008 Miss Conception Clem
2009 Cleaner, TheThe Cleaner April May Episode: "Does Everybody Have a Drink?"
2009 CSI: NY Deborah Carter Episode: "Dead Reckoning"
2010 Vampire Diaries, TheThe Vampire Diaries Isobel Flemming 4 episodes
2010 30 Days of Night: Dark Days Lilith
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Rachel Shelley top star 2009

Rachel Shelley born on 25 August 1969 is an English actress and model. She was born in Swindon and graduated from Sheffield University with a B.A. Hons in English and Drama.
She played Elizabeth Russell in the Indian Hindi film Lagaan and Helena Peabody on the television show The L Word.
Shelley lives in Notting Hill, grew up in London and moved from Swindon at age one.
She is married to Mathew Parkhill and gave birth to a daughter, born 2 weeks late and 57 minutes past midnight, on September 8, 2009.
Year Film / TV Title Role Notes
1994 TV Broken Heart Isabel
1994 Film Royce Alana Maxwell
1997 TV The New Adventures of Robin Hood Boadicea aka Nouvelles aventures de Robin des bois, Les (France), The Birthday Trap (1997) TV Episode, Heroes (1999) TV Episode .... Boadicea
1997 TV Wycliffe: Dance of the Scorpions Sarah
1997 TV Bugs Jenna Spinks Renegades (1997) TV Episode
1997 TV Highlander: The Series Sophie Baines aka Highlander (France), Avatar (1997) TV Episode
1997 Film Photographing Fairies Mrs. Anne-Marie Castle aka Apparition (Australia: video box title)
1999 Film Everybody Loves Sunshine Clare aka B.U.S.T.E.D. (USA: video title)
2000 Film Lighthouse Dr. Kirsty McCloud aka Dead of Night (USA: video title)
2000 Film Canone Inverso making love
2000 Film The Calling Shelly Woodcock
2001 TV Baddiel's Syndrome Marcia Hair Today TV Episode, Huffa TV Episode
2001 Film Lagaan Elizabeth Russell Once Upon a Time in India (India: Hindi title: short title) aka Land Tax (International: English title: informal literal title)
2001 Film Jack and the Beanstalk Harmonia Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story
2002 TV Heartbeat Sue Dixon, aka Denise Hurley aka Classic Heartbeat (UK: rerun title), Sympathy for the Devil (2002) TV Episode
2002 TV The American Embassy Mandy Long Live the King (2002) TV Episode
2002 TV Coupling Samantha Remember This (2002) TV Episode
2002 Film Cruise of the Gods Yasmina
2003 TV Miss Match Rebecca Hanley Something Nervy (2003) TV Episode
2003 TV Licensed by Royalty Linda Kubrick TV Series (voce: versione inglese)
2003 Film Sparkling Cyanide Rosemary Barton
2003 Film The Bone Snatcher Mikki
2004 TV Seeing Other People Lauren
2005–2008 TV The L Word (46 episodes) Helena Peabody
2006 Film Gray Matters Julia Barlett
2007 TV Ghost Whisperer (4 episodes) Kate Payne
2008 Film The Day
2008 Film The Children Chloe
External links
* Rachel Shelley at the Internet Movie Database
* The Official Rachel Shelley Fansite
NAME Shelley, Rachel
DATE OF BIRTH 1969-08-25
PLACE OF BIRTH Swindon, England, United Kingdom
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Mandy Musgrave b.f.s

Mandy Musgrave born September 19, 1986 is an American actress. She starred as Ashley Davies on the television series South of Nowhere, as well as portraying the part of Misty in the web series Girltrash! with South of Nowhere co-stars Gabrielle Christian and Maeve Quinlan.
* 1 Early life
* 2 Career
* 3 Personal life
* 4 Awards and nominations
* 5 Filmography
o 5.1 Television
o 5.2 Other work
* 6 References
* 7 External links
Early life
Musgrave was born in Orlando, Florida, and began acting at the age of 6. Originally uninterested in becoming an actress, the change came in high school when acting became her passion. She performed roles in Anything Goes and The Miracle Worker.
Musgrave’s grandmother is actress Rita Ray. Following in Ray's footsteps, Musgrave moved from Orlando to Hollywood after completing high school in 2004.
Musgrave soon acquired attention from casting directors and talent agencies after her arrival in Hollywood. Within a year, she appeared in the television show CSI. Her big break came when she landed the role of Chelsea Benson on the daytime drama Days of our Lives, appearing on the series from 2004 to 2005. In addition, Musgrave appeared on The King of Queens in 2005. Later that year, she debuted on South of Nowhere as Ashley Davies. Since portraying the character, the character has become "an icon among teenagers across America". The role "catapulted [Musgrave] to another level of fame among teenagers and young adults".Musgrave also co-starred with Gabrielle Christian and Jordana Brewster in Girltrash! (2007). She was cast in a webseries entitled Dan's Detour of Life, a comedy written by the producers of That '70s Show. Musgrave co-stared with Gabrielle Carteris; she portraying Jessie Ford, a 15-year-old high school student dealing with her parents' abrupt divorce. Musgrave was cast in a guest role, on the television series 90210, she appeared in three episodes as Alexa Gia's ex-girlfriend with whom Gia cheats on her current girlfriend at the time with.
Personal life
Musgrave has two sisters (one twin sister Jamie and one older sister Bree), and enjoys playing volleyball, water polo and kickball. In her spare time, Musgrave spends time with South of Nowhere co-stars Gabrielle Christian, Maeve Quinlan, and Matt Cohen to whom she is engaged. Musgrave is a frequent runner, sings karaoke, writes her own poetry and paints collages.
In 2008 Musgrave unveiled her plans to start an artwork website in which her fans could purchase her paintings. Her various pieces ranged from $500 to $2,500, and she stated that she would be accepting requests for custom paintings based on the customer's preference. Samples of her artwork were displayed on her official fan site, and they include paintings of her and costar Matt Cohen, as well as portraits of her father and twin sister. She has since discontinued her fan site from which she was selling her artwork.
Awards and nominations
Year Award Category Result
2007 1st Annual Wave Awards, Academy of Wireless Arts, Video and Entertainment Favorite Mobile Dramatic Artist, "South of Nowhere" Won
Year Title Role Notes
2006 Pope Dreams Virginia Venable Independent film
2009 16 To Life Darby
2010 Girltrash!: All Night Long Misty Monroe In Post production
[edit] Television
Year Title Role Notes
2004–2005 Days of our Lives Chelsea Benson (Brady) (#1) Recurring role
2005 The King of Queens Suzie Guest
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Jackie Ryan Guest
2005–2008 South of Nowhere Ashley Davies Starring role
2009 Rockville, CA Jackie Guest
Eli Stone Tessa Guest
2010 90210 Alexa Guest
The Middle Kate Guest
[edit] Other work
Year Title Role Notes
2006 "Ladylike" Girl Music Video
2007 Girltrash! Misty Monroe Web series
2008 3Way Trouble Web series
2008–2009 Dan's Detour of Life Jessie Ford Web series
2010 Cowgirl Up Dakota Web Series
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Monday, October 11, 2010

Bar Refaeli b.f stsr

Bar Refaeli born 4 June 1985 is an Israeli model and occasional actress, most known for her modelling work and for her relationship with American actor Leonardo DiCaprio. She was the cover model of the 2009 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
* 1 Early life
* 2 Career
o 2.1 Modeling career
o 2.2 Film and television career
* 3 Philanthropy
* 4 Personal life
* 5 References
* 6 External links
Early life
Bar Refaeli was born into an Israeli Jewish family in Hod HaSharon, Israel. Her parents, Rafael and Tzipi, own a horse ranch. Her mother was a successful Israeli model in the 1970s under her maiden name, Tzipi Levine. Refaeli has three brothers. She began a modeling career at the age of eight months, appearing in commercials. Refaeli had to wear braces in her early years, interrupting her modeling until age 15, when she returned to modeling with the representation of Irene Marie Models.
Modeling career
Refaeli began her modeling career before the age of 8 months for a baby commercial. By age 15, she was featured in campaigns for the fashion brands Castro and Pilpel, also starring in a commercial for Milki. Refaeli won the title "Model of The Year" in an Israeli beauty contest in 2000. She was also chosen to be the home model of Renuar fashion network and appeared in their summer 2002 and winter 2003 catalogs.[citation needed]
Refaeli has appeared in ELLE (France), Maxim, and GQ (Italy). She debuted in the 2007 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, becoming the first Israeli model to appear in the magazine, posing with rock band Aerosmith. In 2009, Refaeli was the covermodel for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. A photo from the shoot, featuring a bikini-clad Refaeli, was painted on the side of a Boeing 737 in a promotional deal with Southwest Airlines, leading to criticism of Southwest from passengers for using an image they regarded as inappropriately sexual and "offensive to families". In October of the same year, Refaeli was again embroiled in controversy, when Haredi groups criticised a Tel Aviv billboard campaign in which she appeared semi-nude, alleging that it could "poison" the public. The billboards were subsequently removed.
She has been the spokesperson for fashion brand Luisa Cerano. She has modeled for Subaru, Accessorize, Brazilian clothing line Besni, Italian jewelry line Marco Bicego, and Rampage. In 2008, Refaeli became the face of clothing line Hurley, and the Diddy cologne, "I Am King." In 2009, she became the spokesperson of Garnier International and added the 2009/2010 advertising campaign for Morellato watches and jewelry to her resume.
On 5 March 2009, Refaeli received the "World Style Award," presented by the Women's World Awards, for her "natural elegance, sense of style and compassion." In October of the same year, Refaeli co-hosted Fashionable Istanbul's press conference announcing their October 2009 fashion event, also appearing in its advertising.Bar Refaeli
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Sunday, October 3, 2010

Jennifer Aniston top star

Jennifer Joanna Aniston born February 11, 1969 is an American actress, film director and producer. She gained worldwide recognition in the 1990s for portraying Rachel Green in the television sitcom Friends, a role which earned her an Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award.
Aniston has also enjoyed a successful film career, having appeared in several Hollywood productions. She gained critical acclaim for her performances in the independent films She's the One (1996), Office Space (1999) and The Good Girl (2002). She has had her greatest commercial successes with the films Bruce Almighty (2003), Along Came Polly (2004), The Break-Up (2006), Marley & Me (2008), and He's Just Not That Into You (2009).
* 1 Early life
* 2 Career
o 2.1 Television
o 2.2 Film
o 2.3 Other work
* 3 Philanthropy
* 4 Personal life
* 5 In the media
* 6 Filmography
o 6.1 Actress
o 6.2 Director
o 6.3 Producer
* 7 Awards and nominations
* 8 References
* 9 External links
Early life
Jennifer Aniston was born in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles California to actors John Aniston and Nancy Dow. Aniston is of Greek descent on her father's side, and of Scottish and Italian descent on her mother's side. Aniston has two half-brothers, John Melick (older) and Alex Aniston (younger) Aniston's godfather was actor Telly Savalas, her father's best friend. As a child, Aniston lived in Greece for one year with her family. They later relocated to New York City Aniston attended the Rudolf Steiner School in New York, and graduated from Manhattan's Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. She worked in Off Broadway productions such as For Dear Life and Dancing on Checker's Grave, and supported herself with several part-time jobs, which included working as a telemarketer, waitress, and bike messenger. In 1989, Aniston moved to Los Angeles, California.Jennifer Aniston
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