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American actor Sylvester Stallone promoting "Rambo III" (1988).

An actor is a person who acts, or has a role (a part) in a movie, television show, play, or radio show. Actors may be professional or not. Sometimes actors only sing or dance, or sometimes they only work on radio. A woman actor is actress, but the word "actor" is used for both men and women when referring to a group. Actors are also known as ‘thespians’ because of the first known Greek actor ‘Thespis’.

The first time we know an actor worked was in 534 B.C. The changes in calendar between then and now make the year uncertain. This actor was called Thespis and he was Greek. The place where the play happened was called the Theatre Dionysus in Athens, and he won a competition. He was the first person to speak words as a character. This was a big change in storytelling. Before then, people sang and danced stories, but no one had been a person in the story. Today we call actors "thespians" because of Thespis.

In the past, the name "actor" was only for men. Women only began performing often in the 17th century. People called them "actresses". In the ancient world and in the Middle Ages, people thought it was bad (shameful) for a woman to act.

Today, the word "actor" is for both men and women, because some people think the name "actress" is sexism/sexist. But people also use the word actress very often.

Actor Maude Adams playing the part of Peter Pan in 1915

Actresses in Men's Roles[change | change source]

Women actors sometimes act the roles of young boys, because in some ways a woman is more similar to a boy than a man is. For example, a woman usually plays the role of Peter Pan. In pantomime, a sort of play for children (not the same as mime), the most important young man is also a woman. Opera has some "pants roles" which women traditionally sing. These women are usually mezzo-sopranos, which means they sing with a voice that is high but not very high. Examples are Hansel in Hänsel and Gretel, and Cherubino in The Marriage of Figaro.

Mary Pickford played the part of "Little Lord Fauntleroy" in the first film version of the book. Linda Hunt won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in The Year of Living Dangerously, in which she played the part of a man.

In comic theatre and film, people often use a man for a woman's part, or a woman for a man's part - this has a long history. Most of Shakespeare's comedies have examples of this. Both Dustin Hoffman and Robin Williams were in popular comedy films where they played most scenes as men in women's clothes, pretending to be women.

Actors in Women's Roles[change | change source]

In the time of Shakespeare, and earlier, all roles in an English play were played by men, meaning even characters such as Juliet, Lady Macbeth, and Cleopatra were first played by men or boys. After the English Restoration women were allowed to perform on-stage.

More recently, men have played female roles as a type of humor. Movies with this role reversal include Mrs. Doubtfire, Tootsie, Big Momma's House, Hairspray, and The Nutty Professor starring Eddie Murphy.

Voice acting is a special type of acting. It is most commonly used in animation for both television and movies. Voice actors are the people who make the voices for the characters. They may be the narrator in non-animated works.

Actors working in theatre, film, and television have to learn different skills. Skills that work well in one type of acting may not work well in another type of acting.

In theatre[change | change source]

To act on stage, actors need to learn the stage directions that appear in the script, such as "Stage Left" and "Stage Right". These directions are based on the actor's point of view as he or she stands on the stage facing the audience. Actors also have to learn the meaning of the stage directions "Upstage" (away from the audience) and "Downstage" (towards the audience)[1]

Theatre actors need to learn blocking, which is ". ..where and how an actor moves on the stage during a play." Most scripts specify some blocking. The Director will also give instructions on blocking, such as crossing the stage or picking up and using a prop. [1]

Theatre actors need to learn stage combat, which is simulated fighting on stage. Actors may have to simulate "hand-to-hand [fighting] or with sword[-fighting]." Actors are coached by fight directors, who help them to learn the choreographed sequence of fight actions. [1]

In film[change | change source]

D. W. Griffith first developed of acting that would "suit the cinema rather than the theater." He realized that theatrical acting did not look good on film. Griffith required his actors and actresses to go through weeks of film acting training.[2]

Film actors have to learn to get used to and be comfortable with a camera being in front of them.[3] Film actors need to learn to find and stay on their "mark." This is a position on the floor marked with tape. This position is where the lights and camera focus are optimized. Film actors also need to learn how to prepare well and perform well on screen tests. Screen tests are a filmed audition of part of the script.

"Unlike the theater actor, who gets to develop a character during...a two- or three-hour performance, the film actor lacks continuity, forcing him or her to come to all the scenes (often shot in reverse order in which they'll ultimately appear) with a character already fully developed."[2]

"Since film captures even the smallest gesture and magnifies it..., cinema demands a less flamboyant and stylized bodily performance from the actor than does the theater." "The performance of emotion is the most difficult aspect of film acting to master: ...the film actor must rely on subtle facial ticks, quivers, and tiny lifts of the eyebrow to create a believable character."[2] Some theatre stars "...have made the theater-to-cinema transition quite successfully (Olivier, Glenn Close, and Julie Andrews, for instance), others have not. .."[2]

In television[change | change source]

"On a television set, there are typically several cameras angled at the set. Actors who are new to on-screen acting can get confused about which camera to look into." [4] TV actors need to learn to use lav mics (Lavaliere microphones).[4] TV actors need to understand the concept of "frame." "The term frame refers to the area that the camera's lens is capturing." [4]

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Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, and Leonardo DiCaprio in 2019 by Glenn Francis

A celebrity is a person who is well known and gets lots of public attention, or attention from other people. A person whom the public knows such as a person in government might be well known but not a celebrity unless something else makes them interesting to other people. Usually, a person becomes a celebrity from entertainment such as someone who is in movies, someone who sings or raps songs, or someone who plays a sport.

People who act in movies and television actors, people who sing are usually celebrities. High-ranking politicians, people who tell people the news, television show hosts, people who go to outer space, major-league athletes and people who sing songs are also sometimes celebrities. Sometimes people such as Mother Teresa have achieved fame because they help people who were in need and are saintly.

A "Television personality" is a person who is well known for being on television. These people are often hosts or guests on television programs such as talk shows or discussion programs. These people can be experts on a subject, comedians adding a comedic point of view to the subject or anyone else the producers of the program think would make the program better or more entertaining for the audience.

These people often have some level of celebrity status because of their main profession but some are just famous because they were on television.

Individuals can achieve celebrity, but there are also many celebrity families, such as various royal families (often interest in these will be highest when scandal is involved, as with the House of Windsor) and artistic 'dynasties' e.g. the Barrymore, Cassidy (David and Shaun Cassidy), the Rockefellers, the Osmonds, Osbournes, the Kardashians (Kim Kardashian), Jackson, the Trump (Donald Trump, Fred Trump) and Baldwin families. Celebrity families can also include political families such as the Kennedys, the Roosevelts, and the Reagans.

Because celebrities have fame similar to that of royalty or gods in the past, some people are curious about their private lives and dislike celebrities for their rewards. Many think that celebrities do not work as hard as non-celebrities and that celebrities do not deserve to be treated specially. Since their failures are made public celebrities can be seen as having lower moral values than most people. Not all celebrities exhibit bad behavior and sometimes they do things that are good and help people.

A recent phenomenon has occurred wherein intricate marketing plans are developed in order to lure adolescents into purchasing celebrity-related goods. Some have argued that the idea of celebrity is self-reinforcing and becoming empty: some celebrities are not famous for their actions, but simply famous for their fame and money. For example, Paris Hilton would not be a public figure without her money, but her family's importance has created and helps her be well known and a celebrity. Hilton is a special celebrity; a part of her fame is for doing bad things other celebrities do. People call people like Paris "famous for being famous." Some believe she is doing it on purpose, but in many ways, people like Hilton and other 21st century celebrities are just doing what other celebrities did before.

Celebrities don’t have a private life due to being in celebrity gossip magazines and celebrity gossip websites like TMZ. Celebrities are usually followed by the paparazzi in Los Angeles, California every day. Some celebrities take drugs and have mental breakdowns because of this. Some celebrities attract stalkers who may want to kill them, get to know them personally, marry them or have sex with them.

Tony Danza biography, photo, filmography. Actor

Tony Danza biography, photo, filmography. Actor

Actor Biography

Tony Danza

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Date of birth21. 04.1951 (71 years old)

Place of birth Burruckin (USA)

films 7,0003

Education of Dubust

1 Danes

Passion of Don Juan

2013, Comedy

Who is the boss here?

1984 - 1992, comedy

Bar for single

1984, melodrama

Angels from heaven

1994, fantasy

Girl Wally Sparks

1997, Comedy

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    Tony Danza

    Height 1.75 m

    Age — 71

    Date of birth April 21, 1951 1951-04-21

    Place of birth Brooklyn, New York, USA

    Spouse Rhonda Yeoman (divorced)
    ... two children
    Tracy Robinson (divorced)
    ... two children
    Andrea Michelucci
    ... one child

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    Tony Danza (eng. Tony Danza; born April 21, 1951, New York) is an American boxer and theater, film and television actor, best known for the TV series Taxi and Who's the Boss? Emmy, Golden Globe and Golden Raspberry nominee, TV presenter. Tony Danza was born Antonio Salvatore Yadanza in Brooklyn, New York, to Ann Cummisa (1925-1993) and Matty Yadanza (1920-1983), who died of cancer. Matty Jadanza worked as a garbage man in Brooklyn. The ancestors of the Danes emigrated from Italy. He has a younger brother, Matty Jr. (born 1954), who owns a restaurant in Los Angeles. When Tony was 14 years old, his family moved to the village of Malvern, New York. At 1968 graduated from a local school. In the first episode of his show Teach: Tony Danza, Danza refers to himself as a "bad student". In 1972, he received a bachelor's degree in history from the University of Dubaek in 1972, where during his first year he got a tattoo on his right arm in the form of a drawing by Robert Crumb Keep on Truckin'. In a 1985 interview with Us Weekly, Danza remarked: "I was playing in the pool with a guy who had these tattoos, and I wanted to make friends." He also has a tattoo of two gloves and the words Keep Punching on his right shoulder. In college, Danza met and married his first wife, Ronda Yeoman, and they had two children. From 1976 to 1979 Danza was a professional boxer. Spent 12 fights, in 9 of which he won. Before getting into the sitcom Taxi, Danza was the manager of a boxing gym in New York. In 1986 he married Tracey Robinson. They have been separated since 2006 and officially divorced on March 10, 2011. Danza and his son Mark published Don't Fill Up on the Antipasto: Tony Danza's Father-Son Cookbook. Danza is a member of the US Republican Party. Danza became famous thanks to the sitcom Taxi (1978-1983 as boxer and taxi driver Tony Bantha) and Who's the Boss? (1984-1992, the role of a single father and housekeeper Tony Micelli), for which he received four Golden Globe nominations. He also starred in the comedy series Hudson Street (1995–1996) and The Tony Danz Show (1997). From 2000 to 2002, he took part in the filming of the legal series Family Law. He also starred in the films Cannonball Race 2 (1984), Edge of the Field Angels (1994), 12 Angry Men (1997), Collision (2004) and some others. At 19In 1999, he received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his role on The Practice. His first motion picture in his career was Hollywood Knights (1980). He received a number of positive critical reviews for his performance in the play based on the play by Eugene O'Neill The Iceman Is Coming (1999). In 2002, he released his debut music album The House I Live In, sung in the crooning style. In the same year, he was the host of the Miss America show. Danza is also known as the host of the talk show The Tony Danza Show, which ran every weekday morning from 2004 to 2006. 9May 2005 Danza and his guest, NASCAR driver Rusty Wallace, took part in a go-kart. The presenter's racing car hit Wallace's car, causing their cars to roll over. Danza got a concussion. On October 20 of that year, he challenged IRL IndyCar driver Danica Patrick. At the race track, his brakes failed and he crashed into a wall. Danza was not hurt then. His last talk show aired on September 15, 2006. From December 19, 2006 to March 11, 2007 on Broadway and from August 13, 2007 to 9February 2008 in Las Vegas played Max Białystok in a production of Mel Brooks' musical The Producers. He was the main star of the reality show Teach: Tony Danza, which was filmed during the 2009-2010 school year at Northeastern High School in Philadelphia. Danza played the role of an English teacher for the 10th grade. The program premiered on October 1, 2010, but after seven episodes, its broadcast was completed ahead of schedule, also due to low ratings.


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