Robin McLaurin Williams was an American stand-up comedian and actor. Starting as a stand-up comedian in San Francisco and Los Angeles in the mid-1970s, he is credited with leading San Francisco's comedy renaissance. After rising to fame as Mork in Mork & Mindy , Williams established a career in both stand-up comedy and feature film acting. He was known for his improvisational skills.
François Roland Truffaut was a French film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, and film critic, as well as one of the founders of the French New Wave. In a film career lasting over a quarter of a century, he remains an icon of the French film industry, having worked on over 25 films. Truffaut's film The 400 Blows came to be a defining film of the French New Wave movement, and was followed by three sequels, Stolen Kisses, Bed and Board, and Love on the Run between 1958 and 1979.
Lawrence James Tierney was an American actor known for his many screen portrayals of mobsters and tough guys, roles that mirrored his own frequent brushes with the law. In 2005, New York Times critic David Kehr observed that "the hulking Tierney was not so much an actor as a frightening force of nature".
Woodrow Tracy Harrelson is an American actor, activist, and playwright. His breakout role came in 1985 as bartender Woody Boyd in the television sitcom Cheers, for which he earned five Emmy Award nominations, winning one in 1989. In film, he is best known for his portrayals of basketball hustler Billy Hoyle in White Men Can't Jump , serial killer Mickey Knox in Natural Born Killers , magazine publisher Larry Flynt in The People vs. Larry Flynt , Tallahassee in Zombieland , Capt. Tony Stone in The Messenger , Dave Brown in Rampart , Haymitch Abernathy in The Hunger Games film series , magician/mentalist Merritt McKinney in the Now You See Me film series , the Colonel in War for the Planet of the Apes , and Sheriff Bill Willoughby in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri .
What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.Bob Dylan
Constant repetition of tongue-twisters was like lifting weights for me, but patience and persistence have paid off.Nicholas Brendon