All posts tagged: Actor

Sebastian Roché

Interview: Robert Piper Robert Piper: What inspires you? Sebastian Roché: The greatest source of inspiration for me recently has been my wife; she is the love of my life, my best friend, and my most ardent supporter. I am lucky enough to be married to someone who I believe in totally and who believes in me totally. Her every-morning smiles and encouragements inspire me to be a better man and to work harder every day. RP: What is the hardest obstacle you’ve had to overcome in your life? SR: I would have to say that my divorce was an incredibly difficult experience in my life, but I am truly thankful for it. It made me a stronger and better person. RP: How do you stay healthy? SR: I am very careful about what I eat, and I exercise pretty much every day, whether it be rock-climbing, running, Muay Thai, yoga, horse riding, stand-up paddleboarding, or plain and simple working out. I am extremely active and conscious of not eating any processed foods. Everything fresh, organic, …

Don Cheadle

Via: Origin Don Cheadle was awarded the BET Humanitarian Award for his humanitarian services in the cause of the people of Darfur and Rwanda, relating to the genocide. He is the United Nations Environment Programme Global Ambassador. He co-authored the book, Not on Our Watch: The Mission to End Genocide in Darfur and Beyond. He founded the Not on Our Watch Project with George Clooney, Matt Damon, Brad Pitt, and others. He draws upon cultural leaders to protect and assist the vulnerable, marginalized, and displaced.  I know that you’re one of the United Nations Environment Programme’s Goodwill Ambassadors. Why are you passionate about it on a personal level? DC: I’m a parent. I have kids, and what’s happening with our waters, and our oceans, and what’s happening with deforestation, and all these things that human beings are having negative impacts on at this time, are concerning to me. I wanted to do whatever I could to be a part of the solution and not just be a part of the problem.  Are there any causes …

Bradley Cooper

Via Vanityfair.com With Silver Linings Playbook and American Hustle, Bradley Cooper earned star status, now on display in the Broadway revival of The Elephant Man. But with American Sniper, opening this month, Cooper reaches a whole new dimension, playing Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, who was murdered in 2013. Buzz Bissinger discovers what a huge challenge the role represented.   by:  Buzz Bissinger Every day before going on location Bradley Cooper recited the six pages of exercises. They had been pieced together by his speech coach, Tim Monich, to further reinforce a Texas accent and dialect that Cooper knew, if it didn’t come to him automatically, would rob all credibility. In a film such as this, and a role such as this, the most challenging of Bradley Cooper’s career, there was no margin for error. Don’t get it right, don’t do the movie. There are many Texas accents in Texas. This particular one, because of all the places the real-life character once lived, had parts West Texas and country Texas and home-on-the-range Texas, a little bit southern, a little bit western, a …