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Welcome all to our weekly blog. Here you'll see the fabulous famous faces of who's been Lookdled, detailing a concise life story of the star in question. Delving into what they're famous for and our favourite picks of their works, be it films, TV series or music, in the Lookdle s section. Oh, and a slice of interesting trivia in the “Lookdle You Know?” segments at the bottom of each.

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Gage Skidmore, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Born: 15 Aug 1974

Where: Berkley, California

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Gone Girl

# 1. Ben Affleck

Mon Apr 18 2022

It doesn’t matter how you get knocked down in life, because that’s going to happen. All that matters is that you gotta get up

Born Ben Affleck Geza-Affleck on August 15, 1972, in Berkeley, California, USA. A notable American actor and filmmaker who has starred in action, drama, and comedy films, but is also renowned as a screenwriter, Director, and Producer.

In his early life and career Affleck grew up in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and made a lasting friendship with his neighbour and fellow Hollywood star Matt Damon. One of Affleck's first roles was in 1984 when he starred in the miniseries of Public Broadcasting Services, The Voyage Of The Mimi. He found his footing starring in various Kevin Smith films, including MallratsChasing Amy, and Dogma.

Affleck is a co-founder of the Eastern Congo Initiative, a non-profit grantmaking and advocacy-based organization. He has 3 children and an actor brother named Casey Affleck.

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One of Ben's early on-screen appearances was in an advert for Burger King

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Gage Skidmore, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Born: 19 Mar 1955

Where: Idar-Oberstein, West Germany

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Pulp Fiction

# 2. Bruce Willis

Tue Apr 19 2022

You can't undo the past... but you can certainly not repeat it

Born Walter Bruce Willis on the 19th March 1955, Willis' career started on the off-Broadway stage in the 1970s. He achieved early recognition with a lead role in the comedy-drama series Moonlighting and appeared in over a hundred films, gaining recognition in the action genre after his portrayal of John McClane in the Die Hard film franchise. He is also a noted singer, having released his debut album The Return of Bruno in 1987, followed by two more albums in 1989 and 2001.

Sadly in March 2022, Willis's family announced his retirement after being diagnosed with aphasia, an illness that affects language cognition.

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In an infamous scene in Die Hard, that sees John McClane killing a bad guy by shooting from underneath a long table, it was so close and loud to Willis that he lost two-thirds of his hearing in his left ear.

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Georges Biard, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Born: 11 Nov 1974

Where: Los Angeles, California,

# 3. Leonardo DiCaprio

Wed Apr 20 2022

Protecting our future on this planet depends on the conscious evolution of our species

Born on November 11th 1974, Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio is an American actor and film producer. His films have grossed over $7.2 billion worldwide and he has been placed numerous times on annual lists of the globe's highest-paid actors.

His career began in the late 1980s, appearing in television commercials, and during the early 1990s, he had recurring parts in television shows, such as the sitcom Parenthood. He had his first major part in the 1993 film This Boy's Life.

At age 19, he received critical acclaim and his first Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations for his performance as a developmentally disabled boy in What's Eating Gilbert Grape. He achieved international stardom with the blockbuster Titanic (1997).

In 2016, he was featured in Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.

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He was named after the famous painter Leonardo Da Vinci. His mother felt him kick for the first time whilst viewing a Da Vinci painting at the Uffizi Museum in Florence, Italy.

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Nan Palmero, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Born: 17 Apr 1972

Where: Houston, Texas, USA

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The Kingdom

# 4. Jennifer Garner

Thu Apr 21 2022

Beauty comes from a life well lived. If you've lived well, your smile lines are in the right places, and your frown lines aren't too bad, what more do you need?

Born April 17 1972, Jennifer Anne Garner is an American actress. She studied theatre at Denison University and in 1995 made her debut in the TV adaptation of Danielle Steel's novel Zoya.

Garner gained recognition for her leading performance as Sydney Bristow, a CIA officer in the ABC spy-action thriller series Alias from 2001 to 2006. She continued to achieve commercial success with appearances in the comedy-drama Juno in 2007 and the 2010 romantic comedy Valentine's Day.

Outside of acting, Garner works as an advocate for early childhood education and is on the board of Save the Children USA.

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Her childhood crush, Donny Osmond, showed up to serenade her while she was out dining with her friends celebrating her 50th birthday.

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Georges Biard, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Born: 26 Jul 1943

Where: Dartford, England

# 5. Mick Jagger

Fri Apr 22 2022

You can't always get what you want, but if you try sometimes, you might find, you get what you need

Born 26 July 1943, Sir Michael Philip Jagger is an English singer, songwriter, actor, and film producer, achieving international renown as the singer and a founding member of the Rolling Stones. With a career spanning six decades, he has been called "one of the most popular and influential frontmen in the history of rock & roll".

In his youth, he was seriously considering becoming either a journalist or a politician and studied at the London School of Economics, but left to join the Rolling Stones.

He has also turned his hand to acting in a number of small screen and movie roles, including his character Victor Vacendak in the 1994 film Freejack.

He is a huge fan of cricket and is an avid supporter of music and sponsors its inclusion in schools, through his Red Rooster Programme.

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During the 1960s, Jagger and Paul McCartney very nearly started a record label. However, The Beatles went ahead and helped to create Apple Studios instead.

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Gage Skidmore, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Born: 15 Jul 1961

Where: Longview, Texas, U.S.

# 6. Forest Whitaker

Sat Apr 23 2022

It is important to make the best out of every generation

Born July 15, 1961, Forest Steven Whitaker is an American actor, producer, director, and activist.

After his film debut in 1982's Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Whitaker forged on to earn himself a reputation for intense character-driven films, such as Platoon in 1986 and 1992's The Crying Game.

He has also appeared in blockbusters, such as Panic Room and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Whitaker won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of real-life dictator Idi Amin in the film The Last King of Scotland.

Aside from his acting career, Whitaker is also well known for his humanitarian work and activism. He serves as the CEO of Whitaker Peace and Development Initiative, a non-profit outreach program. Whitaker is vegetarian, likes to study yoga and holds a black belt the martial art of kenpō

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In 2009, Forest was made an honorary titled chief of the Nkwerre in Imo State of Nigeria, due to his ancestry being traced back there.

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Nan Palmero, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Born: 13 Jul 1969

Where: Detroit, Michigan, USA

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Role Models

# 7. Ken Jeong

Sun Apr 24 2022

I have a very simple approach in career: You work with the people you love.

Born to South Korean immigrant parents on 13th July 1969, Kendrick Kang-Joh Jeong is an American actor, comedian, producer, writer, and licensed physician. He graduated from  Duke University in 1990 and obtained his M.D. at the UNC School of Medicine in 1995. His rise to fame came primarily by playing Ben Chang in the NBC series Community and Leslie Chow in The Hangover film series.

He wrote, produced, and starred in the ABC sitcom Dr. Ken from 2015 to 2017. He has twin daughters named Zooey and Alexa.

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Although now a famous actor, Jeong is still licensed to practice medicine in California.

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