Due to her unique life story, there has been a biography written, a movie created and she even had her own reality show shortly after she won American Idol in 2004. When Fantasia first started American Idol she was a struggling teenage mother. She was a single parent struggling to raise her daughter. Fantasia dropped out of high school and had her daughter at the age of 16. In her autobiography Fantasia talked about how she was raped and that was the main reason she dropped out of high school.
Austin Flores 4/6/17 Dance 171 Paula Abdul The reason that I picked Paula is because I remember growing up watching So You Think You Can Dance, and American Idol with my family. Paula did many different things in her life time and still is doing a lot of new things. Abdul is a very talented singer, song writer choreographer, performer, designer, dancer, actor and business woman. She also has a lot of different awards. She is a two-time Emmy Award winner, Grammy Award winner, American Music Award winner, and multi-platinum recording artist.
Angelina started acting at a young age. She became popular by taking on the title role Lara Croft. Off-screen Angelina has become involved in international charity projects. Especially those involving refugees. She often appears in many Most Beautiful Women lists, and she has a personal life that is avidly covered by the press.
An American Icon is someone whose works, life, and message withstand the test of time. In order to understand Marilyn Monroe’s impact as America’s sex symbol one must have an explanation of her background, an overview of her career as an actress, and an analysis of her critic’s reviews. Marilyn Monroe was born as Norma Jeane Mortensen on june 1, 1926 in Los Angeles, California (“Marilyn Monroe Biography” 1). Norma Jeane was born into unfortunate circumstances, because her mother struggled with mental illness and she never knew her father (Haas 2). Monroe's early childhood was full of "traumatic" experiences which could justify her dependence on psychoanalysis as an adult.
You could s... ... middle of paper ... ...nything it takes to achieve that dream. At the end of season three, Rachel receives an acceptance letter to her dream school, NYADA, or the New York Academy of the Dramatic Arts. Rachel’s main story line in season four is her transition from tiny Lima, Ohio to the bright lights of NYC, and her struggles along the way. Due to the sudden death of Lea’s on and off screen boyfriend, Cory Monteith who played Finn Hudson, the show was almost cancelled right before the cast began filming season five. When asked by “Glee’s” creator and writer, Ryan Murphy, about how she wanted to proceed, Lea said she wanted to continue with the show because that’s what Cory would’ve wanted, and work would be a good distraction for her.
Gladys was a film cutter, who had her daughter unmarried, which at the time was seen as a not normal, and horrible thing. Marilyn Monroe had to face a difficult childhood to become the sex symbol she is known today. She never knew her father, and her mother, Gladys had psychotic issues, and was sent to live in a mental hospital. Marilyn said that earliest memories of her mother was her trying to suffocate her with a pillow. This caused her to live most of her life in a foster home, or an orphanage.
Demi lovato is the most influential person... ... middle of paper ... ...in all of these acting endeavors, along with schoolwork at such a young age shows what a hard worker she was becoming. In addition, “on top of all the acting, demi was pouring effort into her singing carreer. (Jody Jensen Shaffer) she toured with the JOnas Brothers, then her solo second album, “Here We Go Again” debuted at number one on the Billboard Charts. In 2011, Demi released her huge hit song, “Skyscraper”. in 2012, she won the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Pop Artist.
Madonna’s mother died on December 1, 1963 when she was only thirty years old, and when Madonna was only five. Madonna’s father remarried their housekeeper, Joan Gustafson. Madonna was very angry and rejected her religious background. Furthermore, Madonna was known for her perfectionism and high-achievement. While attending college at the University of Michigan, she received a full scholarship to their dance program.
Barbra Streisand Barbra Streisand is one of the most influential people in theatre of all time. She has been in many shows and movies including Funny Girl and I Can Get It for You Wholesale, and has won Academy, Golden Globes, Grammys, Emmys, and Tony Awards. Her voice and charisma has inspired millions to go after their dreams of becoming actresses, actors, and singers. Barbra Joan Streisand was born on April 24, 1942 in Brooklyn, NYC, NY to Diana and Emanuel Streisand. Growing up, both of her parents worked in schools, her father a teacher, and her mom a secretary.
"What you have to see is that while Rita seems like she should be the most sane person in the movie, she really is the most insane and on the brink of falling apart," Pfeiffer explains. "Sam has this sense of honesty and truth that just busts her. Other people are intimidated and afraid of her, but Sam doesn't feel any of that. She has closed off her heart, but completely by surprise, he finds a way in." "The thing to me is that Sam's disability doesn't in any way diminish his individuality or his humanity," says Penn.