My Experience Being An Extra In A Netflix Series.

Last summer I was an extra in ‘Safe’, a  Netflix original series. Safe is a British television drama mini-series created by crime author Harlan Coben. Set in England, the series is a co-production between Canal+ and Netflix, with C8 airing the show in France, and Netflix streaming the show internationally outside France. The series beganContinue reading “My Experience Being An Extra In A Netflix Series.”

Old Hollywood Stars: Mae West.

Mary Jane “Mae” West (August 17, 1893 – November 22, 1980) was an American actress, singer, playwright, screenwriter, comedian, and sex symbol whose entertainment career spanned seven decades, known for her light-hearted bawdy double engenders and breezy sexual independence. West was active in vaudeville and on the stage in New York City before moving toContinue reading “Old Hollywood Stars: Mae West.”

Old Hollywood Stars: Mary Pickford.

There were no movie stars in Hollywood before Mary Pickford (1892-1979) came along. Born in Canada and raised as a child stage actor, Pickford and her family moved to Manhattan so she could make it on Broadway. After her last play closed in 1909, Pickford decided to try out the motion pictures and landed aContinue reading “Old Hollywood Stars: Mary Pickford.”

Old Hollywood Stars: Carole Lombard.

I would like to start this series with Carole Lombard and her piercing eyes. Carole Lombard (born Jane Alice Peters, October 6, 1908 – January 16, 1942) was an American film actress. She was particularly noted for her energetic, often off-beat roles in the screwball comedies of the 1930s, allowing her to become the highest-paid starContinue reading “Old Hollywood Stars: Carole Lombard.”