Actors / Actresses

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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.

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.

Pearl Mackie playing Bill in the BBC annoucement scene (Image BBC)

Yesterday the BBC announced that the actress Pearl Mackie will be the new companion of the Doctor in the tenth season of the TV show “Doctor Who”. The announcement consisted of a short scene in which the new character together with the 12th Doctor were being chased by a group of Daleks and overlay announced the new companion, whose name is Bill.

Alexander Siddig at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2009

Siddig El Tahir El Fadil El Siddig Mohammed Abderrahman Ahmed Abdel Karim El Mahdi, this is his full birth name, was born on November 21, 1965 in Sudan. His mother is the sister of actor Malcolm McDowell, his father is the brother of Sudanese politician Sadiq al-Mahdi. Alexander Siddig is famous especially for playing Doctor Julian Bashir in the TV show “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine”. Lately he’s getting more fame playing Prince Doran Martell in the TV show “Game of Thrones”.