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Lesley Ann Warren

Lesley Ann Warren is an American actress and singer. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for the 1982 film Victor/Victoria, she is an Emmy Award nominee and five-time Golden Globe Award nominee, winning the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Drama Series for the 1977 NBC miniseries Harold Robbins' 79 Park Avenue. Warren made her Broadway debut in 1963, her television debut in Cinderella in 1965, she appeared in episode 2 of The Carol Burnett Show in 1967. Her film debut was in The Happiest Millionaire in 1967, the last movie Walt Disney worked on before his death, her other film appearances include Clue, Cop, Pure Country, Color of Night, Secretary. She has appeared in numerous television shows, including Mission: Impossible, Desperate Housewives, Will & Grace, In Plain Sight. Warren was born in New York City, the daughter of Margot, a singer, William Warren, a real estate agent, her family was Russian-Jewish, on both sides, her father's original surname was "Warrenoff".

She attended the Professional Children's School at the age of 6 and The High School of Music & Art at the age of 13. In 1961, Lesley Ann Warren began her career as a ballet dancer, training at the School of American Ballet at the age of 14, her career began in 1962 at age 15 when she made a tape about herself singing Queen of the Night aria from The Magic Flute. She entered the Actors Studio at the age of 17—reputedly the youngest applicant to be accepted, her Broadway debut came in 1963 in the musical 110 in the Shade. She won the Theatre World Award for her performance in the 1965 flop musical Drat! The Cat!. In 1973, she portrayed Scarlett O'Hara in the Los Angeles production of the musical Scarlett. Having failed to obtain the role of Liesl in the film version of The Sound of Music, Warren achieved her first major television success in the title role of Rodgers and Hammerstein's television special Cinderella in 1965, she played the part of Dana Lambert, the leading female on the Mission: Impossible team, during the 1970–71 television season.

According to The Complete Mission: Impossible Dossier by Patrick White, she was considered too inexperienced for the part and left after only one year. Despite her departure, throughout the 1970s Warren became a leading lady of TV movies, TV series, TV miniseries, she appeared as a guest star in the third season of The Muppet Show and made an occasional feature film. Warren played Lois Lane in the 1975 TV special It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Superman adapted from the Broadway musical of the same name. Warren went on to screen-test for the role of Lois Lane in the 1978 Superman film, a role, won by Margot Kidder. In 1981, she starred with Ken Wahl, George Peppard, Donald Pleasence in Race for the Yankee Zephyr, a New Zealand suspense-action-thriller film directed by David Hemmings. For her portrayal of dim-witted gangster's moll Norma Cassidy in the 1982 musical-comedy Victor/Victoria, Warren was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. Warren is a five-time Golden Globe nominee and won for the 1977 miniseries Harold Robbins' 79 Park Avenue.

She was Emmy-nominated for the TV movie Family of Spies. In 1975, Warren played a mental patient opposite Peter Falk and George Hamilton in the Columbo episode "A Deadly State of Mind". Warren played Princess Jeanetta in the Shelley Duvall's Faerie Tale Theatre episode The Dancing Princesses, an adaptation of the fairy tale The Twelve Dancing Princesses, she starred as one of the prime murder suspects, Miss Scarlet, in the comedy film version of the popular board game Clue. In 1986, Lesley was prominently featured in Bob Seger's popular music video for his hit song "American Storm." In 1989, she appeared in the Aerosmith video "Janie's Got a Gun". She was featured in a video for the Eagles' "Life in the Fast Lane". In 1994, Warren had a major supporting role in the erotic thriller Color of Night, in which she played a nymphomaniac. However, it was successful on the home video market. Warren had recurring roles on Will & Grace as Will Truman's father's mistress and on Desperate Housewives as Susan Mayer's mother.

Other television roles have included Lily Lebowski's mother on Crossing Jordan and Kip Stedman's mother in Less than Perfect. Warren played the role of Mary Shannon's mother in the USA Network original television series In Plain Sight. In 2018, she appeared in Daredevil season 3. Warren married producer Jon Peters in 1967, they divorced in 1974. They have Christopher Peters, an actor and producer, she married Ronald Taft in 2000. Lesley Ann Warren on IMDb Lesley Ann Warren at the TCM Movie Database Lesley Ann Warren at the Internet Broadway Database Lesley Ann Warren at AllMovie

Dolly grip

In cinematography, the dolly grip is a dedicated technician trained to operate the camera dolly. This technician places and moves the dolly track pushes and pulls the dolly and a camera operator and camera assistant as riders. If the dolly has a moveable vertical axis, such as a hydraulic arm the dolly grip operates the "boom". If both axes are used this type of dolly shot is known as a compound move. A dolly grip must work with the camera crew to perfect these complex movements during rehearsals. Focusing the lens is critical to capturing a sharp image, so a dolly grip must hit his or her marks in concert with a camera assistant who pulls focus, it is a skill that experience can hone to a point, but the best dolly grips are known for their "touch," and that makes them sought-after. A dolly grip is employed when the camera is operated in handheld mode. While the camera operator is moving with the camera, the dolly grip is responsible for the operator's safety, helping the operator to "blindly" negotiate sometimes complicated environments.

The dolly grip silently directs the operator away from walls and other obstacles that the operator cannot see while concentrating on the image in the camera viewfinder. The same is true when the camera is operated with a Steadicam or similar body-mounted stabilization tool. Although dolly grips are hired by and under a key grip, they are paid the same as a best boy grip, the second-in-command. Dolly grips may push a wheeled platform holding the microphone and boom operator. Crane operators in the film industry are specially trained film crew, they are grips. Some shots require the camera to move; this can be done several ways, one of, to use a camera crane. There are many types of camera cranes, most being a counterbalanced arm on a pivot, whilst others are hydraulic. Cranes can be used to lift the camera, the camera operator and assistant quickly into the air; the crane operator sets up and operates the camera crane so that the camera arrives at the right spot. This can be difficult. Wordpress.com, Production Team & Crew Glossary

Kalsoom Perveen

Kalsoom Parveen is a Pakistani politician, a member of the Senate of Pakistan, since March 2003. She has done Bachelor of Education from the Balochistan University in 1994, she holds the Master of Philosophy degree in History. She was elected to the Senate of Pakistan on a reserved seat for women as a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League in 2003 Senate election, she ran for the seat of Senate in 2009 Pakistani Senate election as an independent candidate after she was not given ticket by PML and was re-elected. She joined Balochistan National Party Awami. In January 2015, she quit BNPA to join the Pakistan Muslim League and resigned from her seat in the Senate, she was re-elected to the Senate of Pakistan on a reserved seat for women as a candidate of PML-N in 2015 Pakistani Senate election