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Legends of Cinema - Diane Keaton
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20 April 2010

Legends of Cinema - Diane KeatonAward-winning actress, producer and director Diane Keaton was born January 5, 1946 in Los Angeles California. Keaton wasn’t the typical Hollywood type in her younger years, and her acting talents were in question for some time. However, after a storied career packed with blockbuster movies, Diane is now considered one of the industry’s premier actresses.

Keaton was born Diane Hall in California and is the oldest of four children. She was raised in an affluent community by parents with flourishing careers. Diane’s story isn’t the rags-to-riches saga that most fawn over, but her grit and determination is something to be admired for aspiring actors and actresses of the world.

Keaton wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life. It wasn’t until Diane witnessed her mother win the Mrs. Los Angeles pageant that she decided on a life of fame. Diane attended Santa Ana High School and participated actively in the school’s acting clubs. She also went to Santa Ana and Orange Coast College, where she studied acting.

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Meryl Streep - one of the greatest actresses of this generation
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29 March 2010

Meryl Streep - one of the greatest actresses of this generationWidely appreciated as one of the greatest actresses this generation, Meryl Streep was born June 22, 1949 in Summit, New Jersey. Since beginning her stage career in the early 1960s, Meryl has been a virtual powerhouse of the motion picture industry, starring alongside some of the greatest actors to ever grace the screen.

Meryl was born Mary Louise Streep and was raised in an upper middle class neighborhood in Bernardsville, New Jersey. After graduating as class valedictorian from Bernards High, she then enrolled at Vassar College in 1971 and earned her B.A. in Drama. After leaving Vassar, Streep then attended Yale.

At the Yale School of Drama, a young Meryl began to hone her craft while playing various roles in the school’s bevy of onstage productions. After graduating from Yale, Streep would then go on to perform in several theaters throughout New York City, including an appearance at the New York Shakespeare Festival.

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