Dave Barry was born on July 3rd, 1947 in Armonk, New York to a Presbyterian minister, also named David Barry. He grew up with the dream of writing, and his sense of humor was present from a very early point in life. He was labeled Class Clown of his graduating class at Pleasantville High School in 1965. Barry attended Haverford College outside of Philadelphia, and he received a bachelor’s degree in English in 1969. Then he married his college sweetheart, Ann Shelnutt in 1970, though they got divorced six years later.
He later was kicked at the age of seventeen out of the choir because he’s amazing voice had matured and he could no longer sing the higher notes. He tried everything he could to make a living after this event from composing to free-lance musician. At age twenty-nine Haydn entered the Eszterhaza family (a wealthy aristocrat family). The Eszterhaza family employed Haydn to be their personal composer and write them pieces when they pleased. Haydn spent almost thirty years there.
Went on to college he kept continuing to study music and attended Julliard to study classical piano, where got a music scholarship. After his graduation, Foxx spent his two years time from 1986 to 1988 studying at the United States International University which currently known as Alliant International University His love to music at last resulted in his first solo album "Peep This" released in 1994 before he in 1999 sang the theme song for his movie, "Any Given Sunday." Music aside, Foxx who was so talented in telling jokes that his teacher at the second grade used him as a reward, had built his career up only by becoming a stand up comedian. He got his first onstage performance in 1989 when a girl friend of his challenged him to do so. And so Foxx went to the Comedy Club and took an 'androgynous' name because he learned that women got preference for mike time on open stage nights.
Imagine living a life full of parental neglect, extreme drug addiction, death of some of the people closest to you and ending up as the lead singer to one of the biggest bands of all time. This Is the life that Anthony Kiedis of the Red Hot Chili Peppers has lived. Anthony was born in the city of Grand Rapids Michigan. His Father, John Kiedis was a part time actor, part time drug dealer, and full time drug addict. He introduced his son to the world of drug use at an extremely young age which made a huge impact on the outcome of Anthony’s lifestyle as an adult.
Victoria Ajifowobaje Instructor Slade AAAS 142 Critical Research Paper April 27, 2009 Victoria Ajifowobaje April 27, 2009 Instructor Slade AAAS 142 Critical Research Paper Wed @ 2:45-5:45 August Wilson and his Wonderful Works August Wilson was born into a very poor family of seven children in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. He left school when he was only sixteen years old because of racism that occurred during the period of time. He started to educate himself and then he started to have a passion for writing. When he moved to St. Paul, Minnesota, that when he really started doing mature dramas. I honestly believe that a lot of the struggles that August Wilson dealt with while growing up contributed to him being such a
American writer,actor,producer and director Tyler Perry is a great example of a man living the American dream. Emmitt Perry, Jr, born September 13,1969, in New Orleans,Louisiana.Tyler Perry is one of four children,two older sisters and a younger brother, of mother, Willie Maxine Perry and father Emmitt Perry, Sr. Tyler Perry came to the attention of critics across the United States when his play “Diary of a Mad Black Woman” which was made into a popular movie. Perry had become a playwright when all odds were against him. By 2005 he was a millionaire.Tyler Perry had a terrible childhood from suffering years of abuse from his father.Perry once described his father as a man “whose answer to everything was to beat it out of you(”Tyler Perry." 2012.
A short time before his fourth birthday Dahmer had a double hernia operation, which seemed to affect him in many ways. He became highly narrow-minded and lacking in self-confidence (Biography, 2010). During Dahmer’s early childhood, his father changed careers resulting in the family moving to from Iowa to Bath, Ohio (Biography, 2010). At school, Dahmer’s classmates considered him the classic “geek” erging for attention. On many occasions, he acted out in rages (Frasier, 1996).
Antonin Artaud’s Theatre of Cruelty Antoine Artaud was a French dramatist, theatre director, actor, poet and playwright, born in 1896. In the beginning of his childhood, he was diagnosed with meningitis, which sometimes is considered as the cause of many of his future psychological problems, such as nervous and irritable temperament throughout his adolescence. He believed that theatre was much more than words of poetic structures and that oral language couldn’t express all the feelings and sensations that he had. So he wrote numerous essays, poems, letters to back up his theory, leading to the creation of the Theatre of Cruelty. In 1923, after have the publication of some of his poems rejected by the Nouvelle Revue Française editor, Jacques Rivière, Antonin corresponded to him by stating: “Dialogue—something written and spoken—does not specifically belong to the stage but to books…”Artaud believed that words wasn’t enough to express his ideas and that spoken language wasn’t the most important attribute for communication in theatre, diverging with the Western theatres beliefs that theatre depends exclusively on the language for communication.
Question 20 on the 2011 pass paper, critical essay. The movie 8mile explores in great detail countless emotions from beginning to end. The movie is based around a young rapper called Jimmy B-Rabbit Smith, who is stuck a rut and is struggling to make a success of his life. He has been brought up with racial abuse and is surrounded my violence and drugs everyday of his life. He lives with his mum and her boyfriend in a trailer park due to his dead end job.
The fact that Royal, after twenty two years, decided to give his wife a divorce before marrying Henry shows how much he has grown and formed into a man who has developed the ability to think of others. Another example of this transformation is Royal’s self jeopardizing act of saving Ari and Uzi from Eli crashing the car into the house. Throughout the movie, Royal has always seemed to look out for number one, but this act put himself in danger to save his grandsons that never really knew him. Overtime, Royal has an epiphany that these last days living with his family were truly the most important and best days of his