Category Archives: Hollywood’s Greatest: Then & Now

Hollywood’s Greatest: Then and Now – Tippi Hedren Part 2

“Tippi” wasn’t always her name. Born Nathalie Kay Hedren on January 19, 1930 to Dorothea and Bernard Hedren, she was given the nickname “Tippi” by her father — from the Swedish nickname, Tupsa, meaning ‘sweetheart’.  Growing up in Minnesota, Tippi … Continue reading

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Hollywood’s Greatest: Then and Now – Tippi Hedren

Tippi Hedren Prominent Roles The Birds (1963) as Melanie Daniels Marnie (1964) as Marnie Edgar A Countess from Hong Kong (1967) as Martha Roar (1981) as Madeline Pacific Heights (1990) as Florence Peters Citizen Ruth (1996) as Jessica Weiss I … Continue reading

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Hollywood’s Greatest: Then and Now – Michael Caine Part 3

Where Is He Now? Nominated for an Oscar six times, winning it twice, Caine has settled down into more supporting roles over the past 10 years. Caine appeared in a couple of remakes of his older films, the first being … Continue reading

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Hollywood’s Greatest: Then and Now – Michael Caine Part 2

Michael Caine wasn’t always “Michael Caine.” Maurice Joseph Micklewhite (that’s his real name…took me by surprise) was born March 14, 1933 to Ellen Frances Marie and Maurice Joseph Micklewhite. The family lived in Southwark, South London, but had to be … Continue reading

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Hollywood’s Greatest: Then and Now – Michael Caine

Michael Caine Prominent Roles Zulu (1964) as Lt. Gonville Bromhead The Ipcress File (1965) as Harry Palmer Alfie (1966) as Alfie Elkins (First Academy Nomination for Best Actor) Gambit (1966) as Harry Tristan Dean The Italian Job (1969) as Charlie … Continue reading

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Hollywood’s Greatest: Then and Now – Maggie Smith Part 3

Where Is She Now? From 1966 to 2000, Maggie Smith had won two Oscars and had been nominated five times in total. She appeared in comedies, romances, even epics (Clash of the Titans). But within a span of three days … Continue reading

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Hollywood’s Greatest: Then and Now – Maggie Smith Part 2

One of England’s most prominent stars, Dame Maggie Smith has been gracing the stage and the theaters with her presence since the early 1950′s. Born on the 28th of December in 1934, Smith is the youngest child to Margaret and … Continue reading

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Hollywood’s Greatest: Then and Now – Maggie Smith

Maggie Smith Prominent Roles Nowhere to Go (1958) as Bridget Howard Othello (1965) as Desdemona (First Academy Nomination for Best Actress) The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969) as Jean Brodie (First Academy Win for Best Actress) Travels with My … Continue reading

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Hollywood’s Greatest: Then and Now – Dustin Hoffman Part 3

Where Is He Now? It’s easy to answer the question “where is Dustin Hoffman now?” since he hasn’t stopped making movies at all. Since 1985, Hoffman has appeared in at least one movie every year (except for one: 2000). 1997, … Continue reading

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Hollywood’s Greatest: Then and Now – Dustin Hoffman Part 2

One of the greatest actors on the stage, in film, and on television, Dustin Hoffman wasn’t someone who had plans to be an actor. But thankfully, plans tend to change, and all of us have been rewarded over the past … Continue reading

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