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Tom Hanks, (616)
Oil on canvas
32 x 42 cm

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Tom Hanks
 


Hanks in April 2009

Born

Thomas Jeffrey Hanks
July 9, 1956 (1956-07-09) (age 54)
Concord, California, U.S.

Occupation

Actor, producer, director, voice over artist, writer, speaker

Years active

1979–present

Spouse

·                                 Samantha Lewes (1978–1987)

·                                 Rita Wilson (1988–present)

Thomas Jeffrey "Tom" Hanks (born July 9, 1956) is an American actor, producer, writer, and director. Hanks worked in television and family-friendly comedies, gaining wide notice in 1988's Big, before achieving success as a dramatic actor in several notable roles, including Andrew Beckett in Philadelphia, the title role in Forrest Gump, Commander James A. Lovell in Apollo 13, Captain John H. Miller in Saving Private Ryan, Joe Fox in You've Got Mail, Chuck Noland in Cast Away, and voicing the character Woody in the Toy Story series. Hanks won consecutive Best Actor Academy Awards, in 1993 for Philadelphia and in 1994 for Forrest Gump. U.S. domestic box office totals for his films exceed $3.9 billion.[1] He is the father of actor Colin Hanks.

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Donald Sutherland, (615)
Oil on canvas
32 x 44 cm

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Donald Sutherland


Sutherland at the Mill Valley Film Festival, 2005

Born

Donald McNicol Sutherland[1]
17 July 1935 (1935-07-17) (age 75)
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

Years active

1962–present

Spouse

Lois Hardwick (1959–66)
Shirley Douglas (1966–70)
Francine Racette
(1972–present)

Donald McNicol Sutherland, OC (born 17 July 1935) is a Canadian character actor with a film career spanning nearly 50 years.[1] Some of Sutherland's more notable movie roles included offbeat warriors in such war movies as The Dirty Dozen, in 1967, and MASH and Kelly's Heroes in 1970, as well as in such popular films as Klute, Invasion of the Body Snatchers and Ordinary People. He is the father of actor Kiefer Sutherland.[2]

Early life

Sutherland was born in Saint John, New Brunswick, the son of Dorothy Isobel (née McNichol; 1892–1956) and Frederick McLea Sutherland (1894–1983), who worked in sales and ran the local gas, electricity, and bus company.[1][3] He spent most of his childhood in Hampton, New Brunswick, along the Kennebecasis River. His teenage years were spent in Nova Scotia. He got his first part time job at age 14 as a news correspondent for local radio station CKBW in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia. He then studied at Victoria College, University of Toronto, where he met his first wife Lois Hardwick (not the child star of the same name), and graduated with a double major in engineering and drama. He had at one point been a member of the "UC Follies" comedy troupe in Toronto. He changed his mind about becoming an engineer, and subsequently left Canada for England to study at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

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Paris Hilton, (614)
Oil on canvas
32 x 43 cm

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Paris Hilton promoting her cell-phone video game "Jewel Jam" at the E3 Video Game Convention

Born

Paris Whitney Hilton
February 17, 1981 (1981-02-17) (age 30)
New York City, New York, U.S.

Occupation

Socialite, model, actress, singer, songwriter, fashion designer

Years active

1993, 2000–present

Height

5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)[1]

Weight

115 lb (52 kg; 8.2 st)

Parents

Richard Howard Hilton
Kathy Hilton

Website

Official site

Paris Whitney Hilton (born February 17, 1981) is an American socialite, heiress, media personality, model, singer, author, fashion designer and actress. She is a great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton (founder of Hilton Hotels). Hilton is known for her controversial participation in a sex tape in 2003, and appearance on the television series The Simple Life alongside fellow socialite and childhood best friend Nicole Richie. She is also known for her 2004 tongue-in-cheek autobiography,[2] several minor film roles (most notably her role in the horror film House of Wax in 2005), her 2006 music album Paris, and her work in modeling.

As a result of several legal incidents, Hilton served a widely publicized sentence in a Los Angeles County jail in 2007. She is an example of the modern phenomenon of the 'celebutante', the celebrity who rises to fame not because of their talent or work but because of their inherited wealth and controversial lifestyle.[3]

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Paris Hilton Biography:   http://www.biography.com/articles/Paris-Hilton-11271420

Paris Hilton - Jailhouse Baby:   http://www.lastfm.se/music/Paris+Hilton/+videos/+1-dmT3OLSN-QY

Paris Hilton's birthday cake burgled:   http://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/people/paris-hiltons-birthday-cake-burgled-20110223-1b562.html

 

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