Heather Joan Graham is an American actress. After appearing in television commercials, her first starring role in a feature film came with the teen comedy License to Drive, followed by the critically acclaimed film Drugstore Cowboy, which gained her initial industry notice, she played supporting roles in films such as Shout, Six Degrees of Separation, Swingers and on the television series Twin Peaks and its prequel film Fire Walk with Me, before gaining critical praise in Paul Thomas Anderson's Boogie Nights as porn starlet Brandy / Rollergirl. In 1999, she co-starred in Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me. In the 2000s, Graham starred in films Committed, Say It Isn't So, Gray Matters, The Hangover and its sequel, The Hangover Part III, she had a role on the television series Scrubs in 2004, before playing the title character on the short-lived series Emily's Reasons Why Not in 2006. She had recurring roles on Showtime's Californication and Netflix's Flaked. Noted for portraying characters with sex appeal, she appears in magazine lists of "Most Beautiful" and "Sexiest" women.
Graham is a public advocate for Children International, supported the climate change campaign Global Cool in 2007. Graham was born in Wisconsin, at St. Michaels Hospital, the older of two children, her family is of "three-quarters Irish" descent, with her father's side from County Cork. Her younger sister, Aimee Graham, is an actress, writer, their mother, Joan, is a author of children's books. Their father, James Graham, is a retired FBI agent; the girls were raised Catholic. Her family relocated before moving to Agoura Hills, when she was 9 years old, she was introduced to acting during a school production of The Wizard of Oz. After high school, Graham enrolled in extension classes at the University of California, Los Angeles where she studied English for two years. Despite her parents' objections, Graham withdrew from UCLA to pursue acting full-time. Graham's first film appearance was an uncredited cameo in Mrs. Soffel, her first credited film appearance was in the television film Student Exchange.
In 1986, she appeared on a special "Teen Week" episode of the NBC game show Scrabble. She appeared in numerous television commercials, an episode of the sitcom Growing Pains in 1987, her first high-profile starring role came in the Corey Haim/Corey Feldman vehicle License to Drive, as a popular girl named Mercedes Lane, who serves as the love interest of Haim's character. Her efforts won her a Young Artist Award nomination in the Best Young Actress in a Motion Picture Comedy or Fantasy category, her strict parents forbade her to accept a role in the black comedy Heathers, which had an expletive-rich script. The same year, she had an uncredited appearance as Danny DeVito and Arnold Schwarzenegger's mother in Twins. In 1989, Graham was featured in Gus Van Sant's Drugstore Cowboy as Nadine, a young drug-addicted accomplice of the two main characters, her performance gave her career an initial boost and earned her a nomination for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actress. She rejected a steady role in a soap opera and a three-picture deal with a major studio because she thought it would be too restrictive.
After Drugstore Cowboy she appeared in Lawrence Kasdan's dark comedy I Love You to Death, alongside William Hurt and Keanu Reeves and the rock-and-roll coming-of-age film Shout, for which she received a nomination for the Young Artist Award for Best Actress Starring in a Motion Picture. After co-starring with Benicio del Toro in a Calvin Klein commercial directed by David Lynch, the director cast her as Annie Blackburn in Twin Peaks, where she appeared in the final six episodes. Following the show's cancellation, Graham reprised the role of Blackburn in the 1992 prequel film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me, she featured alongside James Woods. The same year she co-starred as Mary Kennedy Taylor in the Vicious Circle. In 1995 she starred as Jackie in the poorly received Desert Winds and guest-starred in an episode of the television series Fallen Angels, she had a small but important role in Swingers, where she played Lorraine, Jon Favreau's love interest. She played a small role as Maggie Bowen in Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story.
Graham's popularity increased after she appeared as Brandi, a young porn star, nicknamed Rollergirl, in Paul Thomas Anderson's critically acclaimed, award-winning Boogie Nights. The cast received a nomination for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture; the same year she starred in the Gregg Araki film Nowhere, had a cameo in the horror hit Scream 2. She was subsequently cast in Two Girls and a Guy, a film based upon dialogue between the characters, shot in 11 days, which co-starred Robert Downey Jr. and Natasha Gregson. The cast was signed on for sequels, she starred as Felicity Shagwell in the sequel Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, a box-office hit. Shagwell is
Club de Cuervos
Club de Cuervos known as Club of Crows, is a Mexican comedy-drama web television series produced by Gary Alazraki and Michael Lam. Premiering with its full first season on August 7, 2015, it is the first Spanish-language Netflix original series; the story centers on the football club Cuervos FC, based in the fictional city of Nuevo Toledo and the power struggle that follows the death of its long-time owner and patriarch. Club de Cuervos stars Luis Gerardo Méndez and Mariana Treviño as two siblings who fight over ownership and direction of the team. Scripted by both Mexican and American writers, the first season of Club de Cuervos was shot in Pachuca, Hidalgo; the series has received positive reviews from critics, who praised the show's pacing and originality. It was renewed for a second season on October 28, 2015; the second season premiered on December 10, 2016. Season three premiered on September 29, 2017. Set in the fictional city of Nuevo Toledo, the series focuses on the Cuervos FC, a football team that faces an identity crisis after the death of its owner, Salvador Iglesias Sr.
Due to male-dominant cultural attitudes, his son, Chava, is chosen to take on the role of new president, despite the fact that his sister, Isabel, is considered to be better suited to run the team. Isabel is resentful of Chava and his position as leader, vows to do whatever possible to take his place as president. Chava, whose vision is to transform the team into the "Real Madrid of Latin America", soon proves to be a poor decision-maker and angers his subordinates Vice President Felix Domingo and Coach Goyo; the series explores the relationships between the players on the team, how they are impacted by Chava's decisions. Luis Gerardo Méndez as Salvador "Chava" Iglesias Jr. – After his father's death, Chava is elected to the role of president of the Cuervos football club, much to the consternation of his older half-sister Isabel. Chava's limited knowledge of sports management and short-sighted vision puts the historic team's standing at risk. Mariana Treviño as Isabel Iglesias-Reina – Chava's half-sister and the oldest child of Salvador Iglesias Sr.
While Isabel is more experienced and well-equipped to run Cuervos FC after her father's passing, she is passed over for the presidency because she is a woman. In spite of her intelligence and work ethic, she is not a natural politician and has a tendency to make mistakes due to her lack of patience and volatile temper. Stephanie Cayo as Mary Luz Solari – The former girlfriend of Salvador Iglesias Sr. Mary Luz claims to be pregnant with Salvador's unborn child; this claim has enormous implications for both Chava and Isabel, as it would entitle Mary Luz to one third of the team and family fortune. Though Mary Luz acts naive, she is surprisingly savvy and convinces the family's lawyer to allow her to stay in Salvador's residence until a DNA test can be performed. While Isabel rejects the idea that she might have another brother or sister, Chava is more receptive to the idea. Daniel Giménez Cacho as Felix Domingo: Vice President and Technical Director of the Cuervos de Nuevo Toledo. A veteran of football, who has devoted 30 years to growing the team.
After the death of Salvador Iglesias, Chava decides to help to continue the Plan of 8 Years formulated by his father. However, Chava's ego prevents Felix from steering the team in the right direction. Felix is affected by the constant fights and conflicts of the Iglesias siblings, looking for any means to keep control of the team and prevent Chava and Isabel sabotaging each other. Ianis Guerrero as Moisés Suárez: Forward of the Cuervos. Moses is the team captain, he has a close relationship with Chava and seeks to make every effort to lead the team responsibly, despite the consequences in his personal life. Antonio de la Vega as Rafael Reina: Spouse of Isabel Iglesias and Goalkeeper of the Cuervos. About to retire, Rafael serves as Isabel's main source of moral support. Joaquín Ferreira as Potro. Josee Rodriquez as Josie. Andrés Montiel as Víctor Valdés. Sofía Sisniega as Paty Villa. Juan Pablo de Santiago as Tony Álvarez Luis Fernando Padilla as Beto Eileen Yañez as Ximena Suárez Gutemberg Brito as Rio Oscar Olivares as Susanita Claudia Vega as Ms. Iglesias Gustavo Ganem as Uncle Luis Sofía Niño de Rivera as Emilia Jonathan Levit as Walter Bazaar Daniel Huerta Plata as Le Polle Arap Bethke as Juan Pablo Iglesias: Cousin of Chava and Isabel, Juan Pablo is a well-known humanitarian and altruistic, seeking support from the Cuervos to publicize their campaign donations.
Emilio Guerrero as Goyo: The Cuervos' coach, with whom Chava conflicts on how to direct the players on the field. Jesús Zavala as Hugo Sánchez: Known as the'other' Hugo Sánchez, he is Chava's personal assistant, his name is a joke based on a retired Mexican football player. He is the only character throughout the series, always referred to by his full name. Richie Mestre as Guillo, one of the friends of Chava. Alosian Vivancos as Aitor Cardoné: A famous Spanish soccer player, whom Chava meets at a nightclub in Miami. After being on FC Barcelona, he begins to play for the Cuervos at the insistence of Chava for a large sum of money. However, he is quite moody and eccentric, which irritates the other players and creates significant internal conflict for the team, he is pansexual, much to Chava's chagrin. Carlos Bardem as Eliseo Canales: A powerful businessman who runs several soccer teams and players from the shadows. Felix is forced to engage with him. Hoping to expand further into the Latin American television market by producing a local show, Netflix contacted Mexican director Gary Al
Deadline Hollywood known as Deadline.com and known as the news blog Deadline Hollywood Daily, is an online magazine founded by Nikki Finke in 2006. Owned by Jay Penske since 2009, it is a brand of the Penske Media Corporation; the site is updated several times a day, with entertainment industry news as its focus. Finke began writing an LA Weekly column series called Deadline Hollywood in June 2002, began the Deadline Hollywood Daily blog in March 2006 as an online version of her column. In 2009, she sold DHD to Mail.com Media for a reported "seven-figure payday", under an agreement by which she would hire an additional writer but remain the site's editor. In September 2009, the URL was changed to Deadline.com and the site's name to Deadline Hollywood, with additional cities planned, including New York and London. In November 2013, Finke left Deadline after a year-long disagreement between herself and Penske, who had bought Variety, a competing trade magazine and website. In 2010, Nikki Finke hired Variety reporter Mike Fleming Jr. to edit the new Deadline New York expansion, Financial Times editor Tim Adler to lead Deadline London, Nellie Andreeva, a former editor for The Hollywood Reporter, to helm the site's television coverage as "co-editors-in-chief, TV").
Finke remained the editor of Deadline Hollywood. Official website Deadline at PMC
Lenora Isabella Crichlow is an English actress. She became known for her starring roles as Maria "Sugar" Sweet in the Channel 4 comedy-drama series Sugar Rush, Annie Sawyer in the BBC Three supernatural drama series Being Human, Shania Andrews in the 2012 sports drama film Fast Girls. In 2013, Crichlow portrayed Chen Sam in the television film Taylor, she has since had regular roles in the ABC sitcom Back in the Game and the NBC comedy series A to Z. Crichlow was born and raised in Harlesden, London, her father, Frank Crichlow, owned the Mangrove restaurant in Notting Hill, frequented by stars such as Jimi Hendrix and Vanessa Redgrave. Crichlow has two sisters and Francesca, a brother, Knowlton, her younger sister, Amandla, is an actress who appeared in Prime Suspect: The Final Act and The Bill. From the age of twelve, Crichlow trained and worked with the Young Blood Theatre Company in Hammersmith, West London, she went on to study drama at the University of Sussex. Crichlow's first professional acting role came when she was cast alongside Billie Piper in the television film Bella and the Boys.
She made her first feature film appearance in the low-budget horror film Wilderness, released in 2006, her first television appearance in the ITV police drama series The Bill. Crichlow came to public prominence starring as Maria "Sugar" Sweet in Channel 4's adaptation of the Julie Burchill novel Sugar Rush, which won the 2006 International Emmy Award in the Children And Young People category. In 2007, she appeared in the Doctor, guest starring as Cheen. Crichlow had a role in BBC One's feature-length drama Kiss of Death in 2008, starring alongside Danny Dyer. In March 2010, Crichlow returned to the world of Doctor Who in the audio release of The Architects of History, playing a new character, Rachel Cooper, a companion of the Seventh Doctor in an alternate timeline. Crichlow played the role of Portia in a performance of William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, for the BBC's educational platform Bitesize. In November 2008, the BBC announced Crichlow had been cast as Annie Sawyer, a ghost in a flat shared with a vampire and a werewolf, in the BBC Three series Being Human, replacing Andrea Riseborough who had played the character in the pilot.
In 2011, Crichlow won the TV Actress of the Year Award at the annual Glamour Awards for her work on the show. She continued to play the role of Annie in the programme until deciding to depart following the last episode of the fourth series, which aired in March 2012. Crichlow narrated the audiobook of Simon Guerrier's tie-in novel The Road. In November 2009, Crichlow played the part of Alice Jackson in Collision, an ITV1 drama which ran over five consecutive nights. From January to February 2010, Crichlow appeared as aspiring fashion designer Ali Redcliffe in the BBC One romantic comedy miniseries Material Girl. In June 2010, she played the role of Ashley in a BBC Three pilot, Dappers; that same month, Crichlow presented Nelson Mandela: One Incredible Life on BBC Three. For the documentary, Crichlow travelled to South Africa to learn more about Nelson Mandela's story. In 2011, Crichlow played the character of Police Sergeant Lily Thomson in the BBC drama Death in Paradise. In January 2011, Crichlow appeared in six short accompaniments for The Tudors airings on BBC America.
Crichlow narrated The Gatwick Baby: Abandoned at Birth, shown on BBC Three on 13 April 2011. The following year, she appeared in an episode of Inspector George Gently, played the central role of Shania Andrews, a streetwise 200m runner, in the Olympic themed drama film Fast Girls. In December 2012, she starred as Laura Stanton in the ITV1 drama film Doors Open, an adaptation of the Ian Rankin novel of the same name. In February 2013, Crichlow starred as Victoria Skillane in "White Bear", the second episode in the second series of Charlie Brooker's critically acclaimed anthology series Black Mirror; the following month, it was announced that she had landed a main role in the American sitcom Back in the Game for the ABC network, starring alongside James Caan and Maggie Lawson. In July 2013, Crichlow portrayed the role of Chen Sam in the BBC Four television film Burton & Taylor, alongside Helena Bonham Carter and Dominic West. In 2014, she portrayed Mel in the independent drama film Electricity, starring opposite Agyness Deyn and Christian Cooke.
In February 2014, it was announced that Crichlow had been cast as Stephie Bennett in the NBC comedy series A to Z. The series was given a full season order, but was cancelled, she next appeared in the Kevin Pollak-directed comedy-drama The Late Bloomer, alongside J. K. Simmons, Brittany Snow, Johnny Simmons. Crichlow was cast as Dina Clark in the ABC procedural crime drama series Deception, alongside Jack Cutmore-Scott and Amaury Nolasco. Lenora Crichlow on IMDb