Catherine Zeta-Jones, acclaimed actress and symbol of eternal beauty, has been captivating audiences with her talent and elegance for more than three decades. Originally from Swansea, Wales, Zeta-Jones has always maintained strong ties to her roots.
Her career began on the Broadway stage, where she demonstrated her skills as a singer and dancer, before conquering Hollywood.
It was Steven Spielberg who first noticed her, suggesting her for the role of Elena Montero in the film 'The Mask of Zorro'. Since then, her career has taken off, culminating in her winning the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for 'Chicago'. Off the set, Zeta-Jones is known for her humanitarian efforts and her passion for golf.
Let's find out some curiosities about the life and career of Catherine Zeta-Jones
Talent is a passion that is passed on: it applies to music, to sport and, of course, also to acting.
There are several cases in which parents have shared the set with their children, either when the latter were just children or when the children were already established actors, with fathers and mothers older.
Here are some of the most famous cases where parents have acted with their children in the same film, sharing their lives not only in private, but also on the set!
If you are a movie buff, visiting the locations of your favorite movies can be an incredible experience.
Walking on the streets that have seen your favorite actors pass by, admiring the natural landscapes that served as the background for the most famous scenes, and recognizing the filming locations are just some of the thrills you can experience.
In this photo gallery we present you with some famous location from movies that you can't miss if you are a true cinephile, from the breathtaking scenery of New Zealand to the evocative city of New York and the romantic beaches of the Seychelles.
Charlize Theron is one of Hollywood's most famous and popular actresses, winner of numerous prestigious awards, including the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2004.
In addition to her incredible acting skills, Charlize has an interesting personal life and several intriguing trivia you probably don't know about the South African actress.
In this photo gallery, we will explore five of these curiosities to find out more about the life and career of this world-famous celebrity.
Dannielynn Hope Marshall Birkhead was born on 7 September 2006 in Nassau, Bahamas. She is the daughter of American photographer Larry Birkhead and model, actress and television personality Anna Nicole Smith.
Anna Nicole Smith began her career as a model for Playboy and for years she was recognised as a famous former Playmate. She came to the centre of news and gossip in 1994, when she married 89-year-old billionaire J. Howard Marshall. Following her husband's death, Anna Nicole Smith began a long legal battle for part of the inheritance. She later died tragically in 2007 of drug intoxication.
The paternity of her daughter Dannielynn Hope has long been controversial, taking several men to court.
It is certainly not a recent trend that great actors devote themselves to a directing career. This trend has existed since the dawn of cinema, with silent films, and moreover, it is something that happens everywhere in the world, not just in the huge Hollywood show business.
Having been great actors, however, is no guarantee of becoming great directors. There are some exceptional cases, with actors who have become perhaps even greater behind the camera (Clint Eastwood, John Cassavetes, Charles Laughton, Charlie Chaplin), but not all of them make it to the Olympus in both roles.
Perhaps, however, the role of director is not immediately apparent to the general public, so it may have escaped the notice that these 10 great actors are also great directors.
The American Film Institute has compiled a ranking of the top 100 movie stars, both male and female.
To make the ranking, AFI adopted a chronological criterion: the debut on the movie screen had to be no later than 1950 or, if it was, the actor's career had to be ended permanently, due to his or her death.
The ranking therefore includes the best stars of the last century, who made the history of 20th century cinema.
American actress and producer Julia Roberts was born on October 28, 1967, in Smyrna in the state of Georgia.
Although she had her first major role in 1989 and won a Golden Globe for it, fame came the following year with "Pretty Woman," which made her the international and beloved star she still is.
In addition to fame, "Pretty Woman" brought Julia Roberts her second Golden Globe and an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role.
There are not only successes in the history of cinema: there are many cases of flops, i.e. feature films that cost a lot and grossed very little, or that were generally panned by critics.
Both in the past and in more recent times, there have been many flops and in some cases they have even caused the bankruptcy of the production companies that generated them, as they were unable to recover after the economic collapse.
Here are 10 resounding flops in the history of cinema.
Coffee is one of the most popular beverages in the world and it is in second place in the ranking of the most traded and requested goods on the market, behind only oil.
More than 500 billion cups of coffee are consumed worldwide and 25,000 people work on plantations, especially in Brazil, the main exporter.
But which are the countries where you drink the most coffee? The International Coffee Organization collected the data and created the ranking, which takes into account the kg of coffee consumed per person.
Sometimes a 'fake' love, written in a script, can go beyond the plot of a film or TV series and become real: many times, in fact, couples called to work together to act have later fallen in love in real life.
Sometimes these love stories ended badly, sometimes not, and these couples continue to endure even years after their first meeting on set.
We present some historical couples who formed first on the scripts and then on the film set and beyond.