Abdul eventually dropped out of college to dance and choreograph full time. She was recruited by the Jacksons to choreograph their 1984 "Torture" video, the first in a long list of videos and movies she would later choreograph along the road. She branched out into singing with her first CD "Forever Your Girl" which had not good sales until the single "Straight Up" exploded onto the charts in December 1988 and she has been a popular singer dancer ever since. Nowadays, she organizes dance camps for young
(5) Her acting career didn’t take off until the 1950’s. (2) Her first movie was called “The Asphalt Jungle”; she acted in many more movies after that. (2, 6) She got annoyed playing the role of the dumb blonde so she moved to New York City and studied acting with Lee Strasberg. (2) Following this, she signed a seven year contract with 20th Century-Fox. (6) Marilyn’s fame was greater than any entertainer in her time, as a result of this she attracted enormous amounts of media and paparazzi.
(Lindsey Lohan Biology) In 1998 name in the Disney Channel Original Movie, The Parent Trap. Film critic Kenneth Turan called Lohan "the soul of this film as much as Hayley Mills was of the original, and ... she is more adept than her predecessor at creating two distinct personalities". (Lindsey Lohan Biology) At age 14 Lohan moved to Los Angels to star in two more Disney moves Life Size and Clueless. Then Lohan went on a break for three years after that she starred in two more Disney movies and two films, which broke records. She had a highpoint in her career when she starred alongside Rachel McAdams and Amanda Seyfried in Mean Girls.
Sara Warmbrodt, also known as Sara Sothern, was an actress on stage. So naturally, Liz was groomed to be an actress as well (Boman). A family friend suggested that Liz be taken for a screen test because of her striking beauty. She caught the eye of executives at Universal Pictures, and they signed her in 1941, but she was dropped after the first film. A year later, Elizabeth again captured the attention of another studio, and she was signed by MGM for a full year.
Marilyn got her talent from an avid movie fan, her mom Glady Mortensen, whom she looked up to as a role model (“American National Biography Online: Monroe, Marilyn”). With her perfect complexion, dazzling smile and big blue/ gray eyes, many people knew she was a star from birth (“50 Years Later Marilyn Monroe Still Influences Fashion and Beauty”). Grace Mckee, the woman who took care of Marilyn once her mom wasn’t able to anymore, said to her, “Don’t worry Norma Jean. You’re going to be a beautiful girl when you get big...an importan... ... middle of paper ... ...ears Later Marilyn Monroe Still Influences Fashion and Beauty.” NewsOk.com. N.p., n.d Web.
In 1934, at age 12, Frances changed her name to Judy Garland after the Hoagy Carmichael song, “Judy,” and film critic Robert Garland. In September of 1935, MGM (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) signed her on and two months later, in November, Judy’s father died of meningitis. Despite her personal loss she continued full speed ahead with her acting career. Her first feature film came in 1936 when she played the girl-next-door in Pigskin Parade. In 1937 she and Mickey Rooney co-starred in their first film together, Thoroughbreds Don’t Cry.
Francis Taylor, Elizabeth’s father, was told by MGM producer Sam Marx that the studio was looking for an English actress for a film. Elizabeth got the part and was offered a long-term contract with MGM in early 1943. Elizabeth recalled that she chose MGM because “the people there had been nicer to her when she went to the audition” (32). MGM cast Taylor in Lassie Come Home alongside child star and soon to be lifetime friend, Roddy McDowall. The film received attention for both actors, and which caused MGM to sign... ... middle of paper ... ... the best actresses of Hollywood’s Golden Age, now Elizabeth’s life doesn’t seem as glamorous as Hollywood made it look.
She also studied acting at the Actors’ lab in Hollywood, and that is where the contract came from. (Marilyn Monroe). With her new ... ... middle of paper ... ... “The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing”, “How to Be Very, Very Popular”, “Some Like it Hot”, and “Lets Make Love” (Marilyn Monroe). Although Marilyn had a tough life in her early years, she made better for herself after she was married to her first husband. She started to model swimsuits and really turned her life around.
Marilyn Monroe When someone mentions Marilyn Monroe, one usually thinks off the seductive all-American sex goddess who captured the world with her woman-childlike charm. Yet not many know her as the illegitimate child who endured a childhood of poverty and misery, sexual abuse, and years in foster home and orphanages. Most people don’t realize that her disrupted loveless childhood may been the main reason to her early death. Norma Jeane Baker’s father, Edward Mortenson, had deserted her mother, Gladys Baker neè Monroe, before she was born on June, 1 1926, in the charity ward of Los Angeles General Hospital. Due to Gladys’ instability and the fact that she was unmarried at the time, Norma Jeane was placed in a foster home.
Shortly before her shocking death, she started seeing Joe DiMaggio again. She realized that she was still head over heels for him and agreed to re marry the love of her life. They set a wedding date for August 8, 1962. Sadly she never made it to their wedding, because, she died 3 days shy of it (Wikipedia). August 5, 1962 at the young age of 36, Marilyn Monroe died.