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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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Sassy, CC BY 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Born: 4 Sept 1981

Where: Houston, Texas, U.S.

# 8. Beyoncé

Mon Apr 25 2022

Don't try to lessen yourself for the world; let the world catch up to you.

Born on September 4th 1981, Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter is an American singer, songwriter, and actress.

As a child, she performed in various singing and dancing competitions and eventually found fame as the lead singer of one of the biggest selling all-girl groups Destiny's Child. Following their disbanding in 2006 she went on to release a string of solo material, including her second solo album, B'Day.

She has also turned her hand to acting and has starred in several notable films such as 2006's Dreamgirls, Obsessed in 2009, and more recently The Lion King 

Having sold more than 120 million records worldwide, in 2014, Billboard named her the highest-earning black musician of all time.

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Due to several important dates in her life, her favourite number is 4. She adores the number so much, she and her husband, Jay-Z, have it tattooed on their ring fingers in its Roman numeral form of IV.

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Rosa Pineda, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Born: 13 Jun 1981

Where: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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# 9. Chris Evans

Tue Apr 26 2022

For the youth, the indignation of most things will just surge as each birthday passes.

Born on June 13th 1981, Christopher Robert Evans is an American actor. He forged his career appearing mainly in television roles such as in Opposite Sex in 2000 but moved quite quickly into the world of film, appearing in the comedy Not Another Teen Movie and then as the Human Torch in 2005's Fantastic Four.

Most people instantly recognise him as Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe's myriad of films, but he has appeared in other features such as Knives Out and made his directorial debut with a romantic drama Before We Go, in 2014. His work with the MCU has seen him become one of the world's highest-paid actors.

Evans considers himself a Buddhist and has a passion for all things tap dancing. He has a younger brother Scott Evans, who is also an actor.

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Evans got his first professional job aged just 15, but one that involved more teaching than acting. He featured in 1997’s Biodiversity: Wild About Life! - an educational video about the environment.

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

Born: 13 May 1939

Where: Brooklyn, New York, USA

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Taxi Driver

# 10. Harvey Keitel

Wed Apr 27 2022

Success isn't about awards. Success is continuity, a process of discovery.

Born on May 13th, 1939, Harvey Keitel is an American actor. At just 16 he enlisted in the Marines, seeing active service in Lebanon during Operation Blue Bat. He also worked a salesman job in a women’s shoe store and as a court stenographer (typist), before he dived into the world of acting.

Primarily known for his portrayal of tough-guy characters in such films as Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction. He has held a close association with the highly lauded director Martin Scorsese, and since 1967 has starred in 6 of his films including Taxi Driver and Mean Streets. Keitel has amassed a pretty extensive list of credits - appearing in 158 film and television roles to date!

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Due to his maternal parentage, Keitel is an honorary citizen of Romania.

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MiamiFilmFestivalPhoto by Rene G, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Born: 12 Nov 1982

Where: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA

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# 11. Anne Hathaway

Thu Apr 28 2022

Mellow doesn't always make for a good story, but it makes for a good life.

Born on November 12th 1982, Anne Jacqueline Hathaway is an American actress. A graduate of Millburn High School in New Jersey, where she performed in several plays, she went on to be cast in the television series Get Real. She made her breakthrough in 2001, in her debut film, The Princess Diaries. In later roles as an adult, she was widely acclaimed for performances in Havoc and Brokeback Mountain (2005) as well as the drama-comedy, The Devil Wears Prada in 2006. She has also sung for soundtracks, appeared on stage, and hosted many events.

In 2015 she was named one of the highest-paid actresses and globally her films have grossed over $6.8 billion to date.

She supports several charitable causes and is a board member of the Lollipop Theatre Network, which brings films to children in hospitals.

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She is allergic to cats but ironically plays Catwoman in 2012 Batman classic The Dark Knight Rises

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MTV UK, CC BY 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Born: 28 Dec 1954

Where: Mount Vernon, New York, USA

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Training Day

# 12. Denzel Washington

Fri Apr 29 2022

Goals on the road to achievement cannot be achieved without discipline and consistency

Born on December 28 th , 1954, Denzel Hayes Washington Jr. is a versatile American actor, director and producer with an impressive filmography of 48 movies. He is the most nominated black actor, with nine Oscar nominations and 10 Golden Globe nominations. He’s won two Oscars and two Golden Globes. Some career highlights include 1992s Malcolm X, Inside Man from 2006, and 2016's Fences.

Denzel met his wife Pauletta Pearson while filming the made-for-TV film Wilma in 1977. They married on June 25th, 1983, are still married, and have four children together. Denzel enjoys spending time with his family, saying “family is life, and entertainment is fantasy”.

In 1996, People Magazine voted Denzel as the “Sexiest Man Alive”. Denzel is famous for ad-libbing his lines, one of his most famous lines “King Kong ain’t got [****!] on me” was ad-libbed. This was a reflection of the crooked cop’s huge ego in Lookdle's pick Training Day.

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A woman in a beauty parlour predicted his future. She wrote on a piece of paper that he would travel the world and speak to millions of people. He kept that slip of paper for years in his wallet.

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US Embassy of Argentina, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Born: 25 Apr 1940

Where: New York City, U.S

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# 13. Al Pacino

Sat Apr 30 2022

If you get all tangled up, just tango on

Born April 25th 1940, Alfredo James Pacino, is an American actor and filmmaker.

His early roles and rise to fame saw him debut in 1969 at age 29, in a small part in Me, Natalie. His breakthrough role though saw him cast as Michael Corleone in The Godfather trilogy, directed by Francis Ford Coppola. He has also appeared on the small screen in several much-lauded roles, some highlights being 2003's Angels In America and more recently Hunters, featured on Amazon Video.

Pacino has won many awards during his long and varied acting career, including one Oscar, four Golden Globes, and one bafta to date. He is a huge opera and Shakespeare fan, and has three children.

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Playing the role of Michael Corleone in The Godfather, he is actually connected to the town of Corleone in Sicily, as it's where his grandparents originated from before settling in America.

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

Born: 30 May 1975

Where: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.

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Forget You

# 14. CeeLo Green

Sun May 01 2022

I tend to like antique things. Something can be old, but it can be timeless

Born May 30, 1975, Thomas DeCarlo Callaway, better known by his stage name CeeLo Green, is an American singer, rapper, record producer, and businessman.

Green originally gained prominence as a member of the Goodie Mob. He then began a solo career, releasing two albums but found a broader audience with his next project - Gnarls Barkley. This was a collaboration with DJ Danger Mouse and in 2006, the duo scored a massive global hit with the track "Crazy".

He has also appeared as a judge and coach on four seasons of The Voice and also voiced Murray the Mummy in Hotel Transylvania. His work has earned a roster of awards and accolades, including five Grammy Awards.

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Both of his parents were firefighters.

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