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Who was Jill Ireland?

The late British actress Jill Dorothy Ireland was born in London, England, on 24 April 1936, meaning that Taurus was her zodiac sign. She appeared in 54 TV series and movies prior to her death in 1990, and is perhaps still remembered best for playing Lucy Simpson one of the main characters in the 1975 crime sports movie “Hard Times”, written and directed by Walter Hill, and which also starred Charles Bronson and James Coburn; it follows a drifter who’s become a prize-fighter in the Depression Era.

Education and early life

Jill was raised alongside her brother John Ireland in London, by their mother Dorothy and father Jack, however, she rarely spoke about her family in public, because she respected their privacy.

She became interested in acting while attending a local high school in London, and starred alongside her peers in a couple of school plays; Jill was also passionate about dancing and singing, and these skills later helped with her acting career.

She matriculated in 1954, and then focused on acting, rather than to go after a college degree.

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Roles in movies

Jill’s debut film role was playing The Other Woman in the 1955 comedy “No Love for Judy”, and the same year saw her appear in both the musical “Oh… Rosalinda!!” and the comedy “Simon and Laura”.

She gained recognition in 1957, when cast to play Jean in the crime drama “Hell Drivers”, written and directed by Cy Endfield, and which starred Stanley Baker, Herbert Lom and Peggy Cummins. It follows the life of a rookie trucker, and the film was nominated for a BAFTA Film Award for Best British Screenplay.

Jill had only a couple of film roles in the ‘60s – the 1962 comedy “The Battleaxe”, another 1962 comedy “Twice Round the Daffodils”, and the 1968 war western “Villa Rides”.

The year 1970 saw her star as Nicole in the crime mystery “Rider on the Train”, directed by Rene Clement, and which also starred Charles Bronson and Marlene Jobert. It follows a sex maniac who’s escaped from prison in France, and a US Army colonel who’s trying to catch him; the film won two of its four award nominations. Jill appeared in three other movies in 1970: the romantic comedy “London Affair”, the action crime thriller “Violent City”, and the crime action “Cold Sweat”.

In 1973, she starred as Catherine in the action adventure “Chino”, directed by John Sturges and Duilio Coletti, and which also starred Charles Bronson and Marcel Bozzuffi. It tells the story of a runaway teenager who’s befriended a mixed-race horse breeder. A couple of Jill’s following roles were in the 1975 action adventure “Breakout”, the 1976 romantic western “From Noon Till Three”, and the 1979 crime action “Love and Bullets”.

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She played Charia O’Rourke in the 1980 science fiction comedy “The Girl, the Gold Watch & Everything”, directed by William Wiard, and starred Robert Hays, Pam Dawber and Zohra Lampert; it follows a man who’s inherited a watch from his millionaire uncle that can stop time.

Jill’s final three roles were in the 1982 crime action “Death Wish II”, and in 1987 the action thriller “Assassination” and the crime action “Caught”.

Roles in TV series

Jill appeared in only a couple of TV series, as she spent her career focused on winning movie roles. Her debut TV series role was playing Sybil Vane in the 1961 episode “The Picture of Dorian Gray” of the drama “Armchair Theatre”, and she was then cast to appear in an episode of the drama “Probation Officer”, the crime drama “Ghost Squad”, and the mystery “The Cheaters”.

The year 1966 saw her star as Marian Starett in all the 17 episodes of the western “Shane”, which also starred David Carradine and Tom Tully, and follows Shane who’s working for the Starett family, protecting them from rancher Ryker and others who wish to harm them. Jill went on to make a guest appearance in the 1967 episode “This Side of Paradise” of the action science fiction adventure “Star Trek”, and the remainder of the ‘60s saw her appear in an episode of the action crime adventure “The Man from U. N. C. L. E.”, the crime action “Mannix”, and the adventure western “Daniel Boone”.

She had only one other TV series role, playing Ann Loring in the 1972 episode “The Ghost of Sorworth Place” of the fantasy horror “Night Gallery”.

Other credits

Jill co-produced the popular 1984 action thriller movie “The Evil That Men Do”, and the 1986 crime action film “Murphy’s Law”, while the 1991 biographical movie “Reason for Living: The Jill Ireland Story” was based on her book “Life Lines”.

She received special thanks (posthumously) for the 2010 documentary movie “1 a Minute”.

Some of Jill’s final talk-show appearances were in “The New Hollywood Squares”, “Wogan” and “Today”.

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Awards and accolades

Jill received her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on 20 June 1989.

Love life and marriages

Jill was married twice and had five children. She and her first husband, British actor David McCallum Jr. met while shooting together for the movie “Hell Drivers” on 28 March 1957, and married on 11 May of the same year. She gave birth to their first son Paul McCallum by the end of the ‘50s, and their second son Valentine followed on 10 October 1963; Jill and David also adopted a third son Jason David McCallum, born in 1963, but he died from an accidental drug overdose in 1989.

The two divorced in 1967, and Jill married the late American actor Charles Bronson in the following year; they met while shooting together for the 1963 war adventure movie “The Great Escape”. Jill gave birth to their daughter Zuleika Bronson on 4 August 1971, while they then adopted their second daughter Katrina Holden Bronson.

Jill and Charles were together until her death. Charles died in 2003

Interesting facts and hobbies

Both of Jill’s husbands starred in the 1963 movie “The Great Escape”.

The final movie in which she starred alongside her husband was the 1987 “Assassination”, in which she played the wife of US President, and was protected by her husband Charles’ character who was a secret service agent.

Only three months before her death, Jill and her son Valentine co-wrote the song “Deal With It”.

Jill was a huge lover of animals, and owned a horse farm in both California and Vermont.

She was a philanthropist and worked with many charity organizations.

Jill liked to travel around the US, mostly to shoot for her movies and TV series.

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Death and wealth

It was in 1984 that Jill was diagnosed with breast cancer, and this motivated her to author two books about her battle against the disease; she was writing her third book when she died on 18 May 1990, aged 54. Jill was a spokesperson of the American Cancer Society, and was presented with their Courage Award by the late US President Ronald Reagan.

Jill’s net worth at the time of her death was estimated at over $10 million.

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Naked Truth Of Jazmine Lucero – Age, Height, Biography

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Who is Jazmine Lucero?

Jazmine Lucero is an American multi-talented celebrity, as she is a singer, dancer, actress, and social media star. She is best known to the world for her YouTube channel, and the channel she had with her ex-boyfriend Nick Pallauf. Also, Jazmine is a star on Instagram and TikTok, while she’s also tried herself as a singer and performed with several bands, including Why Don’t We, and JCity, among others.

Jazmine Lucero Wiki- Age, Childhood, and Education

Jazmine Lucero was born on the 16th August 1992, in Long Beach, California USA; she is of Latin ancestry and was raised in a large family with three brothers – Justice, Jaden and Jacob – and a sister, Paulina.

Her mother, Monica deals with the chronic disease lupus on a daily basis, while her father, whose name is not known, was a football player at Montana State University. She hasn’t disclosed her education, except that she matriculated from a local high school in Long Beach.

Career Beginnings

From an early age Jazmine liked to dance and sing, and she incorporated her talents in short videos which she started posting on the social media app TikTok, which picked up attention from numerous talent scouts. Jazmine’s popularity started increasing at a rapid pace, and the number of her followers rose to 500,000.

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She also became popular on Vine, but once the service was shot down she focused more on TikTok, and YouTube as well.

Rise to Prominence

Gradually, Jazmine became more popular, and on TikTok numbers grew to over 2.5 million followers, which helped in her career as a musician, as she was noticed by numerous groups and bands, and has collaborated with several successful musicians. Her career progressed and she began working with the bands MoZaiK and JCity, while she also had a major part in the band Why Don’t We”, as a back-up dancer and singer. She even went on tour together with the band in 2017.

Since then, Jazmine has worked on her own music and released several songs and music videos, including “Vamos a Bailar”, and “You Wanna Go”. Thanks to her dancing skills, she has also worked as a dance trainer, including as an in-house choreographer at ‘Kimberley’s Dance Studio’ in Paramount, California.

YouTube Popularity

In addition to her popularity on TikTok, Jazmine has become popular on YouTube, on which she has been uploading videos that display her daily life, from her romantic relationship to her morning routine and other details.

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She started the channel in 2012, and uploaded her first video in 2014, since when she’s acquired over 30,000 followers on her official channel, and has just under one million views on her channel, which has also contributed to her wealth. Furthermore, Jazmine has a YouTube channel started with her ex-boyfriend Nick Pallauf, which has been active despite the two breaking-up over two years ago. They have around 200,000 subscribers and over 16 million views, which has in large part contributed to her wealth.

Jazmine Lucero Net Worth, Height, Weight, and Appearance

Jazmine has become very popular on several social media platforms, and her success as a musician and dancer has also increased her wealth.

According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Lucero’s net worth is close to $1 million, as of early 2020. Jazmine Lucero is known for her good looks, which she owes to weekly workouts and a healthy diet. She stands at 5ft 1in (1.55m) tall, while she weighs approximately 110lbs ~ 50kgs, and her vital statistics are 32-21-36, bra size 32B. She has black hair and hazel eyes.

Jazmine Lucero Personal Life, Dating, Boyfriend

Jazmine has displayed her life on her social media pages, and has shared many juicy details about herself. From 2015 to 2017, she was in a relationship with Nick Pallauf with whom she started her presence on YouTube.

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He is also a YouTube star, though he hasn’t been active for a while now. Following their breakup, the two made a video together about their romance and reason for ending it, stating that they had no time for themselves, and decided that it was better to end things. Despite the breakup, Jazmine and Nick have remained good friends. Jazmine has moved on, and is now in a relationship with a man named Colton Altier; she posted a video “Meet My Boyfriend”, in which Colton spoke about himself and their relationship on the whole.

Jazmine Lucero News, Facts, Influence

Jazmine has come out forward about her health problems, saying that she has obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). She has also said that she had a nose job, admitting that her nose made her insecure about her looks, before the procedure. Whenever she is not working, Jazmine is traveling and spending time with her boyfriend and family. She has visited differing destinations around the world such as Bali, and also numerous destinations across the US, especially California.

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Jazmine is a foodie and enjoys almost every cuisine, but her favorite is Italian food – she likes making her own meals and experimenting with recipes.

Jazmine has become popular on Instagram and has promoted her work and that of other models who enjoyed collaborating with her. She has over 100,000 followers on her official Instagram page and has become a FashionNova partner, while she also worked with other brands including doing a campaign for FlattummyCo.

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Naked Truth Of Kara Killmer – Measurements, Husband, Bio

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Kara Killmer is an American actress best known as Sylvie Brett, her character in NBC Drama Chicago Fire.

Early life, education

Kara Killmer was born on 14 June 1988 in Crowley, Texas USA. After she finished high school, she attended Baylor University in Waco, Texas and in 2010 earned bachelor’s degree in fine arts. She has two siblings, a sister and a brother, both older than her.

They were raised by her mother who worked as a music teacher in an elementary school. As an eight year old, she was performing in local theater productions and that is when she fell in love with this job. She lives in Los Angeles, California.

Career

Killmer started her career in 2010, as part of the reality show “If I can dream”. It lasted only one season with 32 episodes. It was about a group of performers living together in a house in Hollywood, California. Killmer was teaching acting in the show by John Kirby. In 2011 she was Rapunzel in the first season of “Scary Tales” at Discovery Channel.

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The fourth episode was written and directed by Luke Ellis and Matthew P.Hickey. The next year, Kilmmer was the blond girl in the first episode of comedy-drama series “Jane by Design” aired on ABC Family. In 2012 she acted in two short films “Prank” and “Remnant”. The following year she appeared in an episode of the web series “Rosa the Imposer”. Her movie debut was in 2013 in the movie “Horizon” where she worked along with Ruth Bradley and Cary Elwes.

In 2014 she was Athena True in the science fiction crime thriller “Tin Man”, which was NBC TV pilot, but the network didn’t put it on the schedule for the next year.

Killmer is best known for her role of Sylvie Brett in “Chicago Fire”. She joins the crew in third season, aired on 23 September 2014, as replacement of paramedic Leslie Elizabeth Shay on Ambulance 61. Her character appeared also in “Chicago P.D” and “Chicago Med”. In 2017 she starred as Sylvie Brett in an episode of series “Chicago Justice”. “Chicago Fire” episodes from the season eight are still being broadcast. Killmer is now veteran among the actors, with five seasons behind her.

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When asked in an interview last year how different she is from her beginnings in the series, Killmer said: ‘Now I feel like I’ve got it down. I know what I need to do, and that’s actually broadened my perspective. Now that I feel secure in what I bring to the table, it’s helped me to appreciate and open my eyes to what everyone around me is doing—not just the cast but the crew as well. I’ve gotten more interested in how we’re shooting things and special effects and the wardrobe and special effects makeup.

I don’t really think I understood the extent of all the moving parts and all of the skills that go into making this show work. That’s something that, for me, has been a revelation’.

Killmer got the leading role in the movie “Beyond the Mask” in 2015 along with her future husband Andrew Cheney and John Rhys Davies and Alan Madiane. The movie was directed by Chad Burns. In an interview before the movie promotion she explained her favorite scene: ‘My favorite scene to shoot was also my least favorite scene.

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Andrew and I were asked last minute if we’d be willing to dive into the pond with a running start down the peer to get this one shot of us going into the water. I did not know how to dive, so Andrew had to teach me right before we started shooting. It turned out looking amazing, but the water was FREEZING!!!’.

In 2018 Killmer got the leading role in the thriller movie “Sleeper” directed by Philippe Gagnon. She was playing Jennifer Jones, a happily married woman who finds out that her husband is a Russian spy with threatening motives.

Personal life

Killmer is married to the actor Andrew Cheney since 14 May 2016. The couple exchanged wedding vows on a private ceremony at Jones Barn at Willow Creek Ranch in Cleburne, Johnson County, Texas. They met on the set of the movie “Beyond the mask” in 2015 and shortly after started a relationship. They don’t have kids.

Husband Andrew Cheney

Andrew Cheney is an American actor known by the following movies: “Season of Gray”, a drama from 2013, “Beyond the Mask” in 2015 and “Champion” in 2017.

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Appearance

Kara Killmer is 5ft 5ins (1.65 m) tall and weighs 123lbs (56 kg). She has blonde hair and blue eyes. Her vital statistics are 35-25-36 inches. She wears dress number 6 US.

Net Worth

As of early 2020, Kara Killmer net worth is estimated not less than $ 1 million.

Social media

Kara Killmer is on Instagram since 2016 reaching 223,000 followers. In 2010 she opened a Twitter account and has almost 60,000 followers.

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All About Emma Tremblay – Age, Height, Parents, Net Worth

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Who is Emma Tremblay? Wiki Bio

Emma Tremblay was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on 21 April 2004 – her zodiac sign is Taurus, and she holds Canadian nationality. She is an actress, best known for starring in the “Supergirl” TV series.

Early life and education

Emma was raised in Canada alongside her younger brother Jacob, and younger sister Erica by her father Jason Tremblay, an actor best known for starring in movies such as “Afraid of the Dark?” in 1990, “Power Rangers” in 2017 and “Wonder” in 2017, and her mother Christina Candia Tremblay.

Emma became interested in acting after attending many of her father’s photoshoots, and as soon as she was old enough she joined her school’s drama club, and began appearing in school’s plays, then making her debut film appearance at the age of nine. She is physically very active as it is important for the roles she has been portraying, and plays soccer and volleyball, also runs track, and goes to the gym two to three times per week. After matriculation, Emma is planning on enrolling at college and obtaining her bachelor’s degree in English literature.

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Career as an actress

She made her debut film appearance in the “Elysium” science fiction drama film shot in 2013, which stars Matt Damon, Jodie Foster and Sharlto Copley, and follows the story of a man living on a man-space space station in 2154. After being praised for her performance, Emma was invited to appear in “The Giver” drama romance movie shot in 2014, which stars Brenton Thwaites, Meryl Streep and Jeff Bridges, and revolves around a young boy who is learning about the ‘real world’ rather than about the ‘fake’ world which he is living in, seemingly without pain, war, and suffering.

In 2014, she won a role in “The Judge” crime drama film, in which the lead character is played by Robert Downey Jr. who is a lawyer, and who returns to his hometown to find out that his father is the main suspect in a case of murder; he works on the case and gets closer to his family. In 2016, she won a role in the “Wayward Pines” TV series, appearing in seven episodes while the story follows a secret agent who goes searching for two missing agents in Wayward Pines, and realises out he might also end up dying in the city.

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Her latest role and the one that made her somewhat famous is of Ruby Arias in the “Supergirl” TV series in 2017 and 2018, appearing in 15 episodes. The series stars Melissa Benoist (the Supergirl), Chyler Leight and David Harewood, and follows the story of Superman’s cousin who is having her own Supergirl adventures.

Friends, love life and relationships

Emma is still very young to be dating, but rumor has it that she is very close to her best friend from high school, who has been seen spending time with her on several occasions, as well as attending some of her photoshoots.

Emma is generally a very sociable person who has many friends at school, and what people seem to like the most about her is that she is a down-to-Earth person, as hasn’t let fame get to her. She is very close to her family, especially to her younger brother and sister, and when her parents are not around, she takes the role of a big sister and cares for them. She also enjoys taking care of the household, including cleaning the house and preparing food. She often takes pictures with two of her best female friends, and uploads them onto her Instagram account.

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Hobbies and other interests

Emma is a huge fan of the film industry, and some of her favorite actors and actresses are Tom Hanks, Adam Sandler and Jessica Alba. Some of the movies she enjoys watching the most are “Saving Private Ryan”, “50 First Dates”, and “Groundhog Day”. She also likes Disney movies including “Wall-E”, “How To Train Your Dragon”, and “101 Dalmatians”. Emma is keen on listening to pop music, while some of her favorite bands and performers are Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, and One Direction.

Emma began travelling at the age of nine as it was necessary for her acting career, and it has since become her main hobby, she has been to many US states, while she has also been to Switzerland, England and France. She is a huge lover of animals, and volunteered at an animal shelter for the first time at the age of 10, while she has worked with several non-government organizations over the years.

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She likes practicing sports such as kickboxing, ice-skating and snowboarding, so winter is her favorite season as she also enjoys both skiing and snowboarding. Emma is interested in fashion too, and often uploads pictures of her clothing combinations onto her Instagram account.

Appearance and net worth

Emma is 15 years old. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) tall, and weighs around (55kgs). As of early 2020, her net worth is estimated as already being over $300,000.

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