Ana Claudia Talancón
Ana Claudia Talancón, is a Mexican actress, model and singer. She first started acting in Cancún, Quintana Roo. Talancón first started studying acting in Cancún with the Cuban professor Albio Paz, she went to Mexico City to continue her studies at the Acting Workshop of Héctor Mendoza and Raúl Quintanilla. Since she has starred in various soap operas such as Al norte del Corazón, Señora and Amor Latino Romántica obsesión for which she won the Sol de Oro award in 1999 for Best New Actress, her big screen acting debut was with the film El Cometa by Marisa Sistach, playing the character Valentina, for which she was nominated for the Ariel award for Best New Actress. Her biggest role was alongside Gael García Bernal in El Crimen del Padre Amaro in the role of Amelia, a girl, impregnated by a Catholic priest and dies after a backstreet abortion. In 2006, she appeared in Richard Linklater's Fast Food Nation as Coco, a Mexican immigrant forced to work in a meatpacking plant. In the same year, she starred in the big-screen film Alone with Her as the main character.
She appeared in other movies such as The Virgin of Juarez, in which she received the award for the Best Supporting Actress at the BendFilm Festival and Mujer Albastrina. Talancón spent time filming big screen films such as Love in the Time of Cholera and El Ultimo Justo, rather than Latin soap operas. One year in 2008, she starred in One Missed Call, nominated at the Teen Choice Awards, Tear This Heart Out and Days of Wrath, plus a Mexican TV series, Terminales. Talancón has posed for various lingerie and swimsuit ads such as Intimissimi, as well as the Gentlemen's Quarterly magazine. El Sueño De Ivan La Venta Del Paraiso Tercera Llamada Enter The Dangerous Mind Al norte del corazón Señora Romántica Obsesión Amor Latino Lo que callamos las mujeres Vale todo Tiempo Final Terminales Dollhouse Soy tu fan Covert Affairs palabra de ladron Top Chef Mexico Host- Ana Claudia Talancón on IMDb Ana Claudia Talancón ennetflix Ana Claudia Talancón Filmaffinity
Isaac Liev Schreiber is an American actor, director and producer. He became known during the late 1990s and early 2000s, having appeared in several independent films, mainstream Hollywood films, including the Scream trilogy of horror films, Phantoms, The Sum of All Fears, The Omen, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Taking Woodstock, Goon, Pawn Sacrifice, Spotlight, he became known through a younger generation of audiences for his work in My Little Pony: The Movie and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Schreiber is a stage actor, having performed in several Broadway productions. In 2005, he won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his performance in the play Glengarry Glen Ross; that year, he made his debut as a film director and writer with Everything Is Illuminated, based on the novel of the same name. Schreiber has had further success in the television world, notably portraying the eponymous protagonist of the Showtime drama series Ray Donovan, he narrates the HBO series 24/7, as well as various PBS programs.
Schreiber was born in San Francisco, the son of Heather and Tell Carroll Schreiber, a stage actor and director. His father comes from a wealthy Protestant family, his mother is Jewish, his maternal grandfather emigrated from Ukraine. With a firm knowledge of classical music and Russian literature, Schreiber's mother has been described by Schreiber as a "far-out Socialist Labor Party hippie bohemian freak who hung out with William Burroughs." When Heather was 12, her mother was lobotomized. His mother has said that she named him after her favorite Russian author, Leo Tolstoy, while his father has stated that Schreiber was named after the doctor who saved his mother's life, his family nickname, adopted when Schreiber was a baby, is "Huggy."When Schreiber was one year old, his family moved to Canada, winding up in the unincorporated rural community of Winlaw, in the southern interior of British Columbia. Prior to this time, according to Schreiber's father, at the beginning of their marriage, Schreiber's mother had a bad experience on LSD.
Over the next four years, she was admitted to hospitals and underwent therapy. After Schreiber's father threatened to admit her to a mental institution, she left with her son. With his father in pursuit and his mother were trailed by private detectives in various states. By the time Schreiber was four, he was living with her on the fourth floor of a dilapidated walkup at First Avenue and First Street in New York City, he was the object of a fierce custody battle, which bankrupted his maternal grandfather, Alex Milgram. Milgram, the most significant male in Schreiber's youth, played the cello and owned Renoir etchings, made his living by delivering meat to restaurants; when Schreiber was five, his parents divorced. Growing up, they had no electricity, hot water, or beds, his mother was "a cultured eccentric" who supported them by splitting her time between driving a cab and creating papier-mâché puppets." On Schreiber's 16th birthday, his mother bought him a motorcycle "to promote fearlessness."
The critic John Lahr wrote in a 1999 New Yorker profile that, "To a large extent, Schreiber's professional shape-shifting and his uncanny instinct for isolating the frightened, goofy parts of his characters are a result of being forced to adapt to his mother's eccentricities. It's both his grief and his gift." He endured her mood swings and bohemian proclivities, which included making him take Hindu names, wear yoga shirts, forcing Liev to go to an ashram school in Connecticut when he was 12. In high school, Liev played the bass clarinet. Schreiber's mother forbade her son from seeing color movies; as a result, his favorite actors were Andrew Cartwright and Basil Rathbone. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, known as Shiva Das, lived at the Satchidananda Ashram, Yogaville East, in Pomfret, Connecticut, he abided by his mother's vegetarian diet. In retrospect, Schreiber said in a 2008 interview that he appreciates his mother's influences, saying: "Since I've had Sasha, I've identified with everything my mother went through raising me... and I think her choices were inspired."Subsequently, Schreiber attended Friends Seminary at the same time as future actress Amanda Peet.
Schreiber went on to Hampshire College in Amherst, where he began his acting training at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, via the Five Colleges consortium. In March 1989, Liev played Antonio in The Merchant of Venice alongside Jeffrey Donovan. Liev graduated with a master's degree from the Yale School of Drama in 1992, where he starred in Charles Evered's The Size of the World, directed by Walton Jones. At Yale, Liev studied with Earle R. Gister, he attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. He wanted to be a screenwriter, but was steered toward acting. Schreiber had several supporting roles in various independe
Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta
The Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta is an isolated mountain range separated from the Andes chain that runs through Colombia. Reaching an altitude of 5,700 m just 42 km from the Caribbean coast, the Sierra Nevada is one of the world's highest coastal ranges, being 250m shorter than the Saint Elias Mountains in Canada; the Sierra Nevada serves as the source of 36 rivers. The range is in the Departments of Cesar and La Guajira; the highest point of the Sierra Nevada group may be either Pico Cristóbal Colón or Pico Simón Bolívar both in the municipalities of Santa Marta and Aracataca. SRTM data and local topographic maps show that their true elevations are 5,700 m, lower than the 5,775 m elevation, quoted; the Sierra Nevada is a compact group small in area, surrounded by lands with elevations below 200 m. Although it is associated with the Tropical Andes, the main backbone of the Andes cannot be reached from the Sierra Nevada without dropping below this level; this makes its highest point the world's fifth most prominent summit.
Several peaks in the Sierra Nevada are intervisible with Cerro Paramillo, a 3,730 m peak in Antioquia Department. This implies a theoretical direct line of sight of just over 500 km, reported to be the longest between any two points on the surface of the Earth, it is calculated. The temperature varies between 0 °C and 27 °C; the tropical rainforest is made up of perennial trees, with a canopy reaching between 30 m to 40 m. There is a great variety and large populations of epiphytes and lianas, more than 3,000 species of vascular plants are found in the area; the indigenous peoples made an alcoholic beverage from fruits of the palm Attalea maripa found at the lower elevations. Of Colombia's 340 endemic species, 44 are found in the park, for example seven species of endemic hummingbirds. Of the 3,057 endangered species, 44 are found here; the area is home to 440 species of birds, including black-fronted wood-quail, king vulture, Andean condor, Santa Marta warbler and Santa Marta parakeet. Mammals found in the park include: tapir, jaguar, Transandinomys talamancae and brocket deer.
The Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta is home to a number of ecoregions. The Guajira-Barranquilla xeric scrub region lies near the Caribbean seacoast to the north of the range; the Sinú Valley dry forests cover the range's lower slopes, up to an elevation of 500 m. The Santa Marta montane forests lie above 500 m to 800 m; the montane forests are separated from other moist forests by the lower-elevation dry forests and xeric shrublands, have large numbers of endemic species. The montane forest ecoregion has several distinct plant communities, distinguished by altitude and rainfall. Above 900 m is a transitional forest zone of smaller trees and palms. Cloud forests occur above 1,000 m; the Santa Marta Páramo, a high altitude belt of montane grasslands and shrublands interspersed with marshes and acid bogs, occupies the zone between 3,300 m and 5,000 m. The Santa Marta Páramo is the northernmost enclave of Páramo in South America, which occur along the Andes belt. Above 5,000 m meters lies the permanent snow cap.
The Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta National Natural Park is Colombia's second oldest national park, established in 1964. It is located in the Cordillera Oriental range, between the departments of La Guajira and Cesar, in the mountain range of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, it is a sanctuary as well as a tourist attraction, because it offers different climate, terrain and fauna environments, ranging from beaches to snowy mountain peaks. Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta National Natural Park is considered a unique place in the world due to its isolation from the Andes and its highest peak is located just 42 km away from the sea. All the water courses that originate in the national park drain to the Caribbean sea whether directly or through the Magdalena River system that includes the Ciénaga Grande de Santa Marta. 1.2 million people are dependent upon the freshwater supplied by the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta rivers. There are about 30,000 indigenous people of the ethnic groups Koguis, Arhuacos and Wiwa living in the area.
This park is home to the remnants of the Tairona Culture. In 1979 the park was designated a Biosphere reserve by UNESCO. A 2013 report by the International Union for Conservation of Nature on the world's most irreplaceable protected areas identified the park as the most irreplaceable park in the world for threatened species, it is composed of quartzdioritic intrusives of Tertiary age. The Quaternary of the Sierra Nev
Héctor Elizondo is an American actor. Elizondo is best known for his television roles playing Dr. Phillip Watters on Chicago Hope and Ed Alzate on Last Man Standing, movie roles like Mr. Grey in The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, Detective Sunday in American Gigolo, Barnard Thompson in Pretty Woman, Jon Flint in Beverly Hills Cop III. Elizondo's awards and accolades include a Golden Globe Award nomination, an Emmy Award, two ALMA Awards, five Screen Actors Guild Award nominations. Elizondo was born in New York, the son of Carmen Medina Reyes and Martín Echevarría Elizondo, a notary public and accountant, his parents were Puerto Ricans of Spanish descent who moved from Puerto Rico to New York City with the hope of finding a better life. He grew up on the Upper West Side. At a young age, he demonstrated a talent for sports and music, he sang for the Frank Murray Boys' Choir. Upon graduating from junior high school in 1950, he enrolled in the High School of the Performing Arts, he attended another public high school, where he excelled in basketball and baseball.
His baseball skills were good enough for him to be scouted by both the San Francisco Giants and the Pittsburgh Pirates. In 1954, Elizondo enrolled in City College of New York. However, during his freshman year, he became a father and dropped out of college, going to work full-time to support his family, he divorced and gained full custody of his son, Rodd. From 1962-63, Elizondo studied dance at the Ballet Arts Company at Carnegie Hall. During 1962-63, he studied acting under Mario Stiletti at Stella Adler Theatre Studio when it was located in the Dryden East Hotel on East 39th St. In 1965, he landed. In 1968, he got a part in the play The Great White Hope, his first major success came when he played "God" in the guise of a Puerto Rican steam room attendant in Steambath, for which he won an Obie Award for his performance. Many of his roles involve playing sympathizer to the lead character. In 1974, Elizondo played an ex-mafioso-turned-subway hijacker "Mr. Grey" in The Taking of Pelham One Two Three.
He starred as a Puerto Rican widower on Popi. The short-lived series, which ran for 11 episodes, was one of the first American network television series to feature a Latino theme and cast. In 1975, he portrayed the murderer in an episode of Columbo, "A Case of Immunity", he was a member of the cast of the 1985-86 CBS situation comedy Foley Square, starring Margaret Colin. In the 1980s, Elizondo befriended Garry Marshall, impressed with his talent, their first movie together was Young Doctors in Love, in which Elizondo displays his guitar-playing talent. His role in Pretty Woman led to a Golden Globe nomination. In 1999, he co-starred in Runaway Bride as the husband of the male protagonist's ex. Elizondo has participated in more than 80 movies, he appeared in every movie that Marshall directed, including a brief but funny appearance as a Portuguese fisherman in Overboard, which starred Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn. In 2001, he was featured in the short-lived television drama Kate Brasher and portrayed security head Joe in the movie The Princess Diaries, a role he reprised in the 2004 sequel, The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement.
As a voice-actor, he played Bane, one of the more aggressively themed characters in Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman. He may be best known to television audiences as Dr. Phillip Watters on the CBS television series Chicago Hope created by well-known television creator David E. Kelley, he has won both an Emmy and ALMA award and was nominated for a Satellite Award and several SAG Awards for playing this role. He is one of only two people to remain on the show for the other being Adam Arkin. On April 30, 2008, USA Network announced that Elizondo would be cast on Monk as Dr. Neven Bell, Adrian Monk's new psychiatrist, following the sudden death on April 8, 2008, from a heart attack of Stanley Kamel, who played Monk's original psychiatrist. Since 2011, Elizondo has had a leading role on the Fox comedy Last Man Standing, starring Tim Allen and Nancy Travis. Elizondo has been married twice, he has a son from his first marriage. Since 1969, he has been married to Carolee Campbell, an Emmy Award-winning actress and publisher.
They live in California. In April 2013, Elizondo participated in the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, held at the University of Southern California, promoting children's reading. Proud of his Latino heritage, Elizondo does not accept roles that he feels are stereotypical and/or demeaning in any way. OBIE Award 1971: Won, "Distinguished Performances" - SteambathALMA Awards 1998: Nominated, "Outstanding Individual Performance in a Television Series in a Crossover Role" - Chicago Hope 1998: Nominated, "Outstanding Individual Performance in a Television Series in a Crossover Role" - Turbulence 1998: Won, "Outstanding Actor in a Made-for-Television Movie or Mini-Series" - Borrowed Hearts 1999: Nominated, "Outstanding Individual Performance in a Television Series in a Crossover Role" - Chicago Hope 2000: Nominated, "Outstanding Actor in a Feature Film" - Runaway Bride 2000: Won, "Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series" - Chicago Hope 2002: Nominated, "Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture" - Tortilla SoupEmmy Awards 1992: Nominated, "Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Special" - Mrs. Cage 1995: Nominated, "Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series" - Chicago Hope 1996: Nominated, "Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series" - Chicago Hope 1997: Won, "Outstanding Supporting Actor in a
The Magdalena River is the principal river of Colombia, flowing northward about 1,528 kilometres through the western half of the country. It takes its name from the biblical figure Mary Magdalene, it is navigable through much of its lower reaches, in spite of the shifting sand bars at the mouth of its delta, as far as Honda, at the downstream base of its rapids. It flows through the Magdalena River Valley, its drainage basin covers a surface of 273,000 square kilometres, 24% of the country's area and where 66% of its population lives. The headwaters of the Magdalena River are in the south of Colombia, where the Andean subranges Cordillera Central and Cordillera Oriental separate, in Huila Department; the river runs east of north in a great valley between the two cordilleras. It reaches the coastal plain at about nine degrees north runs west for about 100 km north again, reaching the Caribbean Sea at the city of Barranquilla in the zone known as Bocas de Ceniza; the Magdalena River basin, which includes the Cauca River and other tributaries, is rich in fish.
As of 2008, 213 fish species were known from the basin. Since several new species have been described from the basin such as five Hemibrycon in 2013, two Ancistrus in 2013 and a Farlowella in 2014. Among the more famous species in the basin are Caquetaia umbrifera, Ctenolucius hujeta, Geophagus steindachneri, Ichthyoelephas longirostris, Panaque cochliodon, Pimelodus blochii, Potamotrygon magdalenae, Prochilodus magdalenae, Pseudoplatystoma magdaleniatum and Salminus affinis. About 55% of the fish species in the basin are endemic, including four endemic genera: The catfish Centrochir and Eremophilus, the characids Carlastyanax and Genycharax. In general, the fish fauna shows connections with surrounding basins, notably Atrato and Maracaibo, but to a lesser extent Amazon–Orinoco; the most productive fishing areas in Colombia are in the basin, but there has been a drastic decrease in the annual harvest with a fall of about 90% between 1975 and 2008. The primary threats are habitat loss. Additional dams are being constructed, including El Quimbo and Ituango, which has caused some controversy.
As a result of the pollution, heavy metals have been detected in some commercially important fish in the river. As of 2002, 19 fish species in the river basin were recognized as threatened; the Magdalena River and its valley crosses a wide variety of ecosystems, like páramo in its headwaters, dry forest in the upper part of its valley, rainforest in its middle course, swamps and wetlands in its lower course. The spectacled caiman, green iguana and brown pelican are abundant in these ecosystems but other animal species like the West Indian manatee, Magdalena tinamou, Todd's parakeet, American crocodile, Colombian slider, Magdalena River turtle, Dahl's toad-headed turtle and red-footed tortoise are in danger of extinction. In addition, there is a possible risk posed by invasive hippopotamus. Imported by Pablo Escobar, these hippopotami became feral following his demise, have since expanded beyond their original home on Hacienda Napoles into nearby regions of the Magdalena River. Due to its geographical position in the north of South America, the Magdalena River was since precolumbian times a route towards the interior of today Colombia and Ecuador.
Several Carib speaking peoples such as the Panche and the Yariguí ascended through the western bank of the river, while its eastern portion was inhabited by the Muisca civilization, which called the river Yuma. The Spanish conquistadores who arrived to today's Colombia early in the 16th century used the river to push to the wild and mountainous inland after Rodrigo de Bastidas discovered and named the river on April 1, 1501. During the Spanish colonization of the Americas, the river was the only transport link communicating Bogotá with the Caribbean Sea port Cartagena de Indias and thus with Europe. In 1825, the Congress of Colombia awarded a concession to establish steam navigation in the Magdalena River to Juan Bernardo Elbers, but his company closed shortly after. By 1845, steamboats travelled on the river until 1961, when the last steamers ceased operation. Much of the film Love in the Time of Cholera takes place in the historic, walled city of Cartagena in Colombia; some screen shots showed the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountain range.
The General in His Labyrinth, by Gabriel García Márquez, is a fictionalized account of the final voyage of Simón Bolívar down the Magdalena River, where he revisits many cities and villages along the river
Gabriel García Márquez
Gabriel José de la Concordia García Márquez was a Colombian novelist, short-story writer and journalist, known affectionately as Gabo or Gabito throughout Latin America. Considered one of the most significant authors of the 20th century and one of the best in the Spanish language, he was awarded the 1972 Neustadt International Prize for Literature and the 1982 Nobel Prize in Literature, he pursued a self-directed education that resulted in his leaving law school for a career in journalism. From early on, he showed no inhibitions in his criticism of foreign politics. In 1958, he married Mercedes Barcha. García Márquez started as a journalist, wrote many acclaimed non-fiction works and short stories, but is best known for his novels, such as One Hundred Years of Solitude, The Autumn of the Patriarch, Love in the Time of Cholera, his works have achieved significant critical acclaim and widespread commercial success, most notably for popularizing a literary style known as magic realism, which uses magical elements and events in otherwise ordinary and realistic situations.
Some of his works are set in the fictional village of Macondo, most of them explore the theme of solitude. Upon García Márquez’s death in April 2014, Juan Manuel Santos, the President of Colombia, called him "the greatest Colombian who lived." Gabriel García Márquez was born on 6 March 1928 in Aracataca, Colombia, to Gabriel Eligio García and Luisa Santiaga Márquez Iguarán. Soon after García Márquez was born, his father became a pharmacist and moved, with his wife, to Barranquilla, leaving young Gabriel in Aracataca, he was raised by his maternal grandparents, Doña Tranquilina Iguarán and Colonel Nicolás Ricardo Márquez Mejía. In December 1936, his father took him and his brother to Sincé, while in March 1937, his grandfather died; when his parents fell in love, their relationship met with resistance from Luisa Santiaga Márquez's father, the Colonel. Gabriel Eligio García was not the man the Colonel had envisioned winning the heart of his daughter: he was a Conservative, had the reputation of being a womanizer.
Gabriel Eligio wooed Luisa with violin serenades, love poems, countless letters, telephone messages after her father sent her away with the intention of separating the young couple. Her parents tried everything to get rid of the man, but he kept coming back, it was obvious their daughter was committed to him, her family capitulated and gave her permission to marry him Since García Márquez's parents were more or less strangers to him for the first few years of his life, his grandparents influenced his early development strongly. His grandfather, whom he called "Papalelo", was a Liberal veteran of the Thousand Days War; the Colonel was considered a hero by Colombian Liberals and was respected. He was well known for his refusal to remain silent about the banana massacres that took place the year after García Márquez was born; the Colonel, whom García Márquez described as his "umbilical cord with history and reality," was an excellent storyteller. He taught García Márquez lessons from the dictionary, took him to the circus each year, was the first to introduce his grandson to ice—a "miracle" found at the United Fruit Company store.
He would occasionally tell his young grandson "You can't imagine how much a dead man weighs", reminding him that there was no greater burden than to have killed a man, a lesson that García Márquez would integrate into his novels. García Márquez's grandmother, Doña Tranquilina Iguarán Cotes, played an influential role in his upbringing, he was inspired by the way she "treated the extraordinary as something natural." The house was filled with stories of ghosts and premonitions and portents, all of which were studiously ignored by her husband. According to García Márquez she was "the source of the magical and supernatural view of reality", he enjoyed his grandmother's unique way of telling stories. No matter how fantastic or improbable her statements, she always delivered them as if they were the irrefutable truth, it was a deadpan style that, some thirty years heavily influenced her grandson's most popular novel, One Hundred Years of Solitude. After arriving at Sucre, it was decided that García Márquez should start his formal education and he was sent to an internship in Barranquilla, a port on the mouth of the Río Magdalena.
There, he gained a reputation of being a timid boy who wrote humorous poems and drew humorous comic strips. Serious and little interested in athletic activities, he was called El Viejo by his classmates. García Márquez spent his first years of high school, from 1940, in the Colegio jesuita San José where he published his first poems in the school magazine Juventud. Thanks to a scholarship given to him by the government, Gabriel was sent to study in Bogotá where he was relocated to the Liceo Nacional de Zipaquirá, a town located one hour from the capital, where he would finish his secondary studies. During his time at the Bogotá study house, he excelled in various sports, becoming team captain of the Liceo Nacional Zipaquirá team in three disciplines, soccer and track. After his graduation in 1947, García Márquez stayed in Bogotá to study law at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, but spent most of his spare time reading fiction. La metamorfosis by Fr
Angélica María Cepeda Jiménez, professionally known as Angie Cepeda, is a Colombian actress. She is the best known for her roles in telenovela Pobre Diabla and films Captain Pantoja and the Special Services and Love in the Time of Cholera, she is the younger sister of actress Lorna Paz. Cepeda was born in Cartagena de Indias and raised in Barranquilla. After her parents divorced she lived with two older sisters; when she discovered her vocation in drama, she moved out to Bogotá. After starting her drama courses, she was contracted by a beer company and made some advertisements for it. Next, she played some bit parts in several soap movies in Colombia. Cepeda got a role in the soap opera Las Juanas, opposite Susana Torres, getting the attention of some TV producers who offered her jobs in prime time shows, such as the leading role in Luz Maria, co-starring Christian Meier and Rosalinda Serfaty, that as Fiorella Morelli Flores de Mejía Guzmán in Pobre Diabla, opposite Salvador del Solar and Santiago Magill.
In the cinematic world, Peruvian director Francisco Lombardi convinced her to portray a prostitute called "La Colombiana" in Pantaleón y las Visitadoras. Angie Cepeda on IMDb