Born in California, Tom Hanks grew up in what he calls a "fractured" family. His parents were pioneers in the development of marriage dissolution law in that state, and Tom moved around a lot, living with a succession of step-families. No problems, no abuse, no alcoholism, just a confused childhood.
Known outside her native country as the "Spanish enchantress", Penélope Cruz Sánchez was born in Madrid to Eduardo (a retailer) and Encarna (a hairdresser). As a toddler, she was already a compulsive performer, re-enacting TV commercials for her family's amusement, but she decided to focus her ener
Louise Brooks left her Kansas home at fifteen to study dance in New York, where she instantly became the center of "glamourous" New York Society. Her look - the eyes, the sleek bangs, the candidly unreal innocence - established the look of the twenties. Her talent, beauty, and sharp intelligence ma
Daniel Lizzama is without doubt one of the most remarkable and pre-eminent cartoonists of the 21th Century. He is also known as a writer, animator and filmmaker (Documentarian). Few people are aware that he is also a stage actor, Tenore di Grazia and a p