Novalis was the pseudonym and pen name of Georg Philipp Friedrich Freiherr von Hardenberg , a poet, author, mystic, and philosopher of Early German Romanticism. Hardenberg's professional work and university background, namely his study of mineralogy and management of salt mines in Saxony, was often ignored by his contemporary readers. The first studies showing important relations between his literary and professional works started in the 1960s.
Denis Villeneuve, OC is a French Canadian film director and writer. He is a four-time recipient of the Canadian Screen Award for Best Direction, for Maelström in 2001, Polytechnique in 2009, Incendies in 2011, and Enemy in 2014. The first three of these films also won the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television Award for Best Motion Picture.
John William Ferrell is an American actor, comedian, producer, and writer. He first established himself in the mid-1990s as a cast member on the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live, and has subsequently starred in comedy films such as Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy , Talladega Nights , Step Brothers , The Other Guys and Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues , all but one of which he co-wrote with his comedy partner Adam McKay. The two also founded the comedy website Funny or Die in 2007. Other film roles include Elf, Old School , Blades of Glory , the animated films Megamind and The Lego Movie , and Daddy's Home .
Eamonn Roderique Walker is an English film, television and theatre actor. In the United States he is known for playing Kareem Saïd in the HBO television series Oz, for which he won a CableACE Award, and Battalion Chief Wallace Boden on Chicago Fire and other shows within the Chicago franchise. In the United Kingdom, his notable roles have included Winston in the 1980s BBC series In Sickness and in Health, and John Othello in the 2001 ITV1 production of Othello.
I never saw anything funny in a car commercial - but that's OK. Whatever they wanted to do - it's their product and I'm the spokesperson, and I'm going to deliver.Bill Cosby
Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it... that is the quickest and surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear.Dale Carnegie
For me, your real age is not the age on your ID. That's just a date when you were born.Jose Mourinho
When I play discos in Belfast or freshers' week in Oxford, there are 1,800 kids dressed as me. It's odd, it's funny, and it pays really well.David Hasselhoff