LEGEND: TOM SELLECK

Many Tom Selleck fans know him best from his ’80s TV hit “Magnum P.I.” Others may know him best as Monica’s boyfriend, Dr. Richard Burke, on “Friends,” as Peter Mitchell from the 1987 hit film “Three Men and a Baby” or, more recently, as Police Commissioner Frank Reagan on the TV series “Blue Bloods.” Throughout his long career in show business, the actor has had his share of ups and downs but has managed to stay out of the tabloid magazines and remain devoted to his family. Here are some fun facts you may not know about this Hollywood legend. He … Continue reading LEGEND: TOM SELLECK

LEGEND: ARNIE

The worst thing I can be is the same as everybody else. I hate that.” Actor. Producer. Businessman. Philanthropist. Activist. Bodybuilder. Politician. For an immigrant who was initially known primarily for his ability to lift very heavy things, Arnold Schwarzenegger has had an incredible life that has included being one of the biggest action stars the world has ever known as well as serving two terms as the Governor of California. Despite being from Austria, he is the human embodiment of the American Dream. Here are a few things you may not have known about “The Governator.” 45. Party Pooper Arnold … Continue reading LEGEND: ARNIE

LEGEND: SCOTTIE PIPPEN

Pippen played high school basketball but stood just 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 metres) upon graduation. However, he had grown 2 inches (5 cm) by the time he entered the University of Central Arkansas, where he initially served as manager of the basketball team before earning a spot on the roster. By his senior year he was 6 feet 7 inches (2 metres) tall and was the team’s best player. In 1987 the Seattle SuperSonics selected Pippen in the first round of the NBA draft and traded him to Chicago. During his rookie season (1987–88), he became a regular in the Bulls’ lineup. Pippen … Continue reading LEGEND: SCOTTIE PIPPEN

LEGEND: TOM HARDY

Tom Hardy, in full Edward Thomas Hardy, (born September 15, 1977, London, England), British actor who was known for his striking good looks, idiosyncratic personality, and cerebral performances in both cult films and mainstream blockbusters. Hardy’s childhood and early adulthood gave little indication that he would one day become a movie star. He was expelled from school, was arrested for joyriding while in possession of a gun, and became addicted to drugs and alcohol while still a teenager. In 1998 he won a televised modeling competition, which led to an industry contract. He began his acting studies at Drama Centre London but was again expelled. Nevertheless, in 2001 he earned small roles … Continue reading LEGEND: TOM HARDY

LEGEND: TONY HAWK

Tony Hawk, in full Anthony Frank Hawk, (born May 12, 1968, San Diego, California, U.S.), American professional skateboarder who—through his technical innovations, successful equipment and apparel companies, and tireless promotional work—helped the sport of skateboarding enter the mainstream at the end of the 20th century. Hawk, who even as a child had little patience for failure, began skateboarding at age 9. He started entering competitions at age 11 and made an instant impression with his creativity and daring. His parents were supportive of his new hobby, and they later organized the California Amateur Skateboard League and the National Skateboard Association to help provide legitimacy to the … Continue reading LEGEND: TONY HAWK

LEGEND: CHRISTIAN BALE

Christian Bale is an English actor. His full name is Christian Charles Philip Bale. He was born in Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK on January 30, 1974, to English parents Jennifer “Jenny” (James) and David Charles Howard Bale. His mother was a circus performer and his father was an entrepreneur, commercial pilot and talent manager. Bale has three sisters: : musician Erin Bale; computer professional Sharon Bale; and director/actress Louise Bale. The family lived in different countries throughout Bale’s childhood, including Wales, England, Portugal, and the United States. Bale acknowledged that the frequent relocation had a major influence on his career choice. His first acting role was a commercial for the fabric softener Lenor in 1982. In 1984, he … Continue reading LEGEND: CHRISTIAN BALE