Jamie Lee Haden-Guest, Lady Haden-Guest , commonly known as Jamie Lee Curtis, is an American actress and author. She made her film debut in 1978 by starring as Laurie Strode in John Carpenter's Halloween . A big hit, the film established her as a notable actress in horror, and she subsequently starred in Halloween II , The Fog , Prom Night , Terror Train , and Roadgames , gaining the status of "scream queen" to mainstream audiences. Curtis has since compiled a body of work that spans many film genres, including the cult comedy films Trading Places , for which she won a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, A Fish Called Wanda , and True Lies , for which she won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.
Rodney Glen King was an African-American taxi driver who became known internationally as the victim of Los Angeles Police Department brutality, after a videotape was released of several police officers beating him during his arrest on March 3, 1991. George Holliday, a witness, filmed the incident from his nearby balcony and sent the footage to local news station KTLA. The footage clearly showed King being beaten repeatedly, and the incident was covered by news media around the world.
For most people, we often marvel at the beauty of a sunrise or the magnificence of a full moon, but it is impossible to fathom the magnitude of the universe that surrounds us.Richard H. Baker
As you age naturally, your family shows more and more on your face. If you deny that, you deny your heritage.Frances Conroy
I had gotten to a place where I truly believed everything I was called: 'not sexy,' 'not funny,' 'too intense,' desperate.' All those labels they gave me, I took them because there wasn't a trace of my true self left.Naomi Watts
Your competition is not other people but the time you kill, the ill will you create, the knowledge you neglect to learn, the connections you fail to build, the health you sacrifice along the path, your inability to generate ideas, the people around you who don't support and love your efforts, and whatever god you curse for your bad luck.James Altucher