Cinema

Carrie Fisher in 2013

Yesterday the actress Carrie Fisher passed away. On December 23, during a flight from London to Los Angeles she suffered a heart attack. CPR performed on site allowed to take her to hospital, where her conditions got stabilized. Unfortunately, after four days she passed away.

Carrie Frances Fisher was born on October 21, 1956 in Beverly Hills, California, USA, the daughter of singer Eddie Fisher and actress Debbie Reynolds. Her parents divorced when she was only two years old and both of them remarried not long after.

An actress, a writer and screenwriter, Carrie Fisher will be remember mostly for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars saga.

Steven Spielberg in 2016 (Photo Georges Biard)

Steven Allan Spielberg was born on December 18, 1946 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. In decades of activity he directed a lot of successful movies, from “Duel” to the Indiana Jones and Jurassic Park series including amny others from blockbusters to movies with profound themes.

Walter Koenig in 2013

Walter Marvin Koenig was born on September 14, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He’s famous especially for playing Pavel Chekov in “Star Trek”, from the original series to the movies and also in some unofficial productions. His other remarkable role is Alfred Bester in the TV show “Babylon 5”.

Sylvester Stallone in 2014

Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone was born on July 6, 1946 in New York City, New York, USA. In his long career as an actor, screenwriter and director he had many successes and won some Oscars with the movie “Rocky”. In particular the characters of Rocky Balboa and John Rambo have already become cinema icons.

Mel Brooks in 2010

Melvin James Kaminsky – this is his birth name – was born on June 28, 1926 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. Famous with his comedy and in particular parody movies, Mel Brooks is among the few to have won the so-called EGOT, meaning the Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Awards. His works continue to make new generations of viewers laugh after decades and his masterpieces have now become real cult works.