The exigencies of World War II interrupted the evolution of social progress for Americans, substituting a "fast forward" that could better serve the national initiatives. From positions where everyone became focused on the war effort and their roles in supporting it, the postwar period saw a return to the traditional values that had dominated in the past. Supported by the G. Bill, men sought education at unprecedented levels and located themselves in business, resuming the positions and leadership they felt were their due.
Woody Allen — Heywood Woody Allen is an American actor, writer, director, comedian, playwright, and musician whose career spans more than six decades. He worked as a writer in the s, writing jokes and scripts for television.
In the early s, Allen began performing as a stand-up comedian, as a comedian, he developed the persona of an insecure, intellectual, fretful nebbish, which he maintains is quite different from his real-life personality. InComedy Central ranked Allen in fourth place on a list of the greatest stand-up comedians and he is often identified as part of the New Hollywood wave of filmmakers of the mids to late s.
Allen often stars in his films, typically in the persona he developed as a standup, some of the best-known of his over 40 films are Annie Hall, Manhattan, and Hannah and Her Sisters. He is the son of Nettie, a bookkeeper at her familys delicatessen, and Martin Konigsberg and his family was Jewish, his grandparents immigrated from Russia and Austria, and spoke Yiddish, Hebrew, and German.
His parents were born and raised on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. His childhood was not particularly happy, his parents did not get along, Allen spoke German quite a bit in his early years.
He would later joke that when he was young he was sent to inter-faith summer camps. While attending Hebrew school for eight years, he went to Public School 99 and to Midwood High School, at that time, he lived in an apartment at East 14th Street.
Unlike his comic persona, he was interested in baseball than school. He impressed students with his talent at card and magic tricks. To raise money, he wrote jokes for agent David O. Alber, at the age of 17, he legally changed his name to Heywood Allen and later began to call himself Woody Allen.
According to Allen, his first published joke read, Woody Allen says he ate at a restaurant that had O. S and he was then earning more than both parents combined 2. For his work as an artist, Phoenix has received a Grammy Award, Phoenix started acting in television shows with his brother River Phoenix and sister Summer Phoenix.
His first major release was in the comedy-drama film Parenthood. During his period as an actor he was credited as Leaf Phoenix.
He received international attention for his portrayal of Commodus in the historical epic film Gladiator, to this date, he and River Phoenix hold the distinction of being the first and only brothers to be nominated for acting Academy Awards.
Aside from his career, he has also ventured into directing music videos, as well as producing films. He has recorded an album, the soundtrack to Walk The Line, Phoenix is a social activist, lending his support to a number of charities and humanitarian organizations.
He is also known for his animal rights advocacy. He is the third of five children, including River, Rain, Liberty and Summer and he also has a half-sister named Jodean from a previous relationship of his fathers.
Arlyn left her family in and moved to California, later meeting Phoenixs father while hitchhiking and they married inthen later joined a religious group, the Children of God, and began traveling throughout South America. His parents eventually became disenchanted with the Children of God, they made the decision to leave the group and they changed their last name to Phoenix, after the mythical bird that rises from its own ashes, symbolizing a new beginning.
Leaf became the name he used as a actor, until at age He first used it as a credit in his big comeback film To Die For. In order to provide food and financial support for the family, in Los Angeles, his mother started working as a secretary for NBC, and his father worked as a landscaper.
He went on to himself as a child actor before deciding to withdraw from acting for a while and travel to Mexico 3. Posey was born in Baltimore, Maryland, to Lynda, a chef and she has a twin brother, Christopher.
Poseys first name was a tribute by her father to s model Suzy Parker, after Poseys birth, her family lived in Monroe, Louisiana for 11 years.
They later moved to Laurel, Mississippi, where her mother worked as a chef and culinary instructor for the Viking Range Corporation in Greenwood, Posey was raised as a Catholic.Download-Theses Mercredi 10 juin “Vertigo” is one of the great movies about movies, and about Hitchcock’s own way with them.
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