Louis Calhern

Carl Henry Vogt, known professionally as Louis Calhern, was an American stage and screen actor. For portraying Oliver Wendell Holmes in the film The Magnificent Yankee, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor. Calhern was born Carl Henry Vogt in Brooklyn, New York, in 1895, the son of Eugene Adolf Vogt and Hubertina Friese Vogt, both of whom immigrated to New York from Germany, he had a sister. His father was a tobacco dealer, his family left New York while he was in elementary school and moved to St. Louis, where he was raised. While playing high school football, a stage manager from a touring theatrical stock company noticed the tall, handsome youth, hired him as a bit player, his stage name is an amalgamation of his hometown of St. Louis and his first and middle names and Henry. Just before World War I, Calhern decided to return to New York to pursue an acting career, he began as a prop bit player with various touring and burlesque companies. He became a matinee idol by virtue of a play titled Cobra.

Calhern's Broadway credits include: Calhern's burgeoning career was interrupted by the First World War, he served in France in the 143rd Field Artillery of the United States Army. Calhern began working in silent films for director Lois Weber in the early 1920s. A contemporary newspaper article commented, "The new arrival in stardom is Louis Calhern, until Miss Weber engaged him to enact the leading male role in What's Worth While?, had been playing leads in the Morosco Stock company of Los Angeles."In 1923, Calhern left the movies, deciding to devote his career to the stage, but he would return to the screen after the advent of sound pictures. In films, He was cast as a character actor, while he continued to play leading roles on the stage, he reached his peak in the early 1950s as a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer contract player. Among Calhern's many memorable screen portrayals were Ambassador Trentino in the Marx Brothers classic Duck Soup and three diverse roles that he appeared in at MGM in 1950: a singing role as Buffalo Bill in the film version of the musical Annie Get Your Gun, as a double-crossing lawyer and sugar-daddy to Marilyn Monroe in John Huston's film noir classic The Asphalt Jungle, his Oscar-nominated performance as Oliver Wendell Holmes in The Magnificent Yankee.

He was praised for his portrayal of the title role in the John Houseman production of Julius Caesar in 1953, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Calhern played the role of the devious George Caswell, the manipulative board member of Tredway Corporation in the 1954 production of Executive Suite. Calhern's other many film roles included the partner in crime to Spencer Tracy and Bette Davis in 20,000 Years in Sing Sing, the spy boss of Cary Grant in the Alfred Hitchcock suspense classic Notorious, a jaded and acerbic high school teacher in The Blackboard Jungle, his performance as Uncle Willie in High Society, a musical remake of The Philadelphia Story, turned out to be his final film. Calhern was married four times, to Ilka Chase from 1926 to 1927, Julia Hoyt from 1927 to 1932, Natalie Schafer from 1933 to 1942, Marianne Stewart from 1946 to 1955. All four marriages ended in divorce. Calhern suffered from alcoholism. According to Schafer, Calhern's inability to overcome his addiction ended their marriage.

While he was willing to consult doctors, she said Calhern refused to attend Alcoholics Anonymous because he was an atheist, he considered it a religious organization. He overcame his alcohol addiction in the late 1940s. Calhern died at age 61 of a sudden heart attack in Nara, while there to film The Teahouse of the August Moon, he was replaced in the film by Paul Ford, who had played Calhern's role in the original Broadway production. Calhern is interred at Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Louis Calhern on IMDb Louis Calhern at AllMovie Louis Calhern at the Internet Broadway Database

Leïla Bekhti

Yasmine Leïla Bekhti is a French film and television actress of Algerian descent. She is best known for her roles in Tout ce qui brille and, in 2006, je t ` aime and Sheitan. Bekhti was born in 1984 in Issy-les-Moulineaux to an Algerian family from Sidi Bel-Abbes, she is the youngest of three children. She has heritage from Kabylie. Bekhti went to a theater school in Paris before entering the program of Stéphane Gildas in Tolbiac, she next studied in the program of Bérengère Basty at the Art’aire studio. To live and pay for her acting studies, she worked odd jobs, she speaks Algerian Arabic as well, because of her grandmother. In 2005, Bekhti's friends convinced her to go to the casting of Sheitan, where she was selected for the role of Yasmin, a young beurette. Released on 1 February 2006, Sheitan spent thirteen weeks in theaters, selling around 300,000 tickets; that same year, she acted opposite Smaïn in Alain Tasma's telefilm Harkis. The film told the story of an Algerian family who suffers persecution from French military forces, despite having fought on their side in the Algerian War.

Bekhti was interested in the film's subject as several members of her family, including her grandfather, fought in the ranks of the FLN during the war. That year, she played Zarka in Paris, je t'aime and Mounia in Mauvaise Foi, playing the sister of Roschdy Zem. On television, she had a small role in an episode of the series Madame le Proviseur and in the series Les Tricheurs alongside Pascal Légitimus. In 2008 she won a Best Actress Award at the Silhouette Festival for her role in Rachid Hami's Choisir d'aimer, she followed this with an Arte telefilm by Ahmed Bouchaala and Zakia Tahri. Bekhti starred in Ali Baba alongside Gérard Jugnot and appeared in Des poupées et des anges by Nora Hamdi. For her role as Lya in the film, she was shortlisted for the César Award for Best Actress, although she did not make the final list of nominees; that same year, two supporting roles helped increase her visibility: one in Mesrine: Killer Instinct by Jean-Francois Richet, that of Djamila in A Prophet directed by Jacques Audiard.

She played the only female role in the latter film, which won nine César Awards and the Grand Prix at Cannes. Meanwhile, Bekhti returned to television with Conte de la frustration, starring Nicolas Cazalé and Roschdy Zem and a new episode of Tricheurs, she participated in the web-series Twenty Show, the result of a unique partnership between Arte and MySpace, released as a documentary film a year later. In 2009 besides a third appearance in Tricheurs, she played the role of Myriam in the two-part miniseries Le choix de Myriam, which portrayed the saga of an Algerian family's arrival in France. After seeing Bekhti's performance in Mauvaise foi, actress Géraldine Nakache offered Bekhti a role in Tout ce qui brille, Nakache's debut film as a director. Released on 24 March 2010, Tout ce qui brille was a critical and commercial success with over 1.3 million tickets sold. Bekhti went on to win a Golden Swan Award at the Cabourg Film Festival and the César Award for Most Promising Actress for her role as Lila.

In 2010 she worked in a wide variety of projects. She worked with Alain Tasma again in the telefilm Vous êtes leur crainte, based on the novel of the same name by Thierry Jonquet, she appeared in Jean-Luc Perréard's Itinéraire bis, in the musical Toi, les autres... directed by Audrey Estrougo and in Anne De Petrini's debut film Il reste du jambon?. Her latest film, the French-Moroccan co-production The Source, competed at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. In 2011 she was signed as the new face of the cosmetic firm. In 2016 she played the French police officer Kahina Zadi in the Swedish television series Midnattssol opposite Peter Stormare. Bekhti is married to Algerian-French actor Tahar Rahim, whom she met while filming A Prophet in 2007. Maghrebian community of Paris Leïla Bekhti on IMDb Interview, Écran Large

2016 Philippine House of Representatives election in Bicol Region

Elections were held in Bicol Region for seats in the House of Representatives of the Philippines on May 9, 2016. Each of Albay's three legislative districts will elect each representative to the House of Representatives; the candidate with the highest number of votes wins the seat. Edcel B. Lagman Jr. is the incumbent but not seeking for reelection. His party nominated his father and former congressman Edcel C. Lagman. Al Francis C. Bichara is the ineligible for reelection due to term limit, he seeking for governorship instead. Fernando Gonzales is the incumbent; each of Camarines Norte's two legislative districts will elect each representative to the House of Representatives. The candidate with the highest number of votes wins the seat. Catherine Barcelona-Reyes is the incumbent but not seeking for reelection, she is vying for governor instead. Elmer E. Panotes is the incumbent but died on September 16, 2015, his wife, Marisol is the party's nominee. Each of Camarines Sur's five legislative districts will elect each representative to the House of Representatives.

The candidate with the highest number of votes wins the seat. Rolando Andaya, Jr. is the incumbent. Diosdado Ignacio M. Arroyo is term limited, his party nominate Asuncion Arceño, which run against Former Governor LRay Villafuerte. Neophyte congresswoman Maria Leonor Robredo is the incumbent but not seeking for reelection, she is vying for vice-president of the country instead. Felix William Fuentebella is the incumbent but not seeking for reelection, his party nominated former congressman Arnulfo Fuentebella. Salvio B. Fortuno is the incumbent. Cesar V. Sarmiento is the incumbent; each of Masbate's three legislative districts will elect each representative to the House of Representatives. The candidate with the highest number of votes wins the seat Ma. Vida V. Espinosa-Bravo is the incumbent. Elisa T. Kho is the incumbent. Scott Davies S. Lanete is the incumbent; each of Sorsogon's two legislative districts will elect each representative to the House of Representatives. The candidate with the highest number of votes wins the seat.

Evelina G. Escudero is the incumbent and running unopposed. Deogracias B. Ramos Jr. is the incumbent. Official COMELEC results 2016 COMELEC - Official website of the Philippine Commission on Elections NAMFREL - Official website of National Movement for Free Elections PPCRV - Official website of the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting