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What Is Bruce Dern Doing Now? Wife, Net Worth, Children, Bio

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In his extensive acting career, the two-time Academy Award-nominated American actor Bruce Dern, has portrayed many legendary villains and modern-day heroes, that has seen him make a name for himself in Hollywood.

Age, Early Life, and Education Background

Bruce MacLeish Dern is a native of Chicago, Illinois, who was born under the Gemini zodiac sign on 4 June 1936, which makes him 87 years old as of 2023. He’s the son of a lawyer and utility chief John Henry Dern, and his wife, Jean MacLeish Dern. He spent his formative days in Kenilworth, Illinois, together with his siblings John Dern Jr. and Jean Dern Sigel. Dern is related to many famous people; his paternal grandfather George Dern, was a Secretary of War and Governor of Utah. His maternal grandfather served as the Vice President of The Sullivan Centre (then known as Carson, Pirie, Scott, and Company Store). Moreover, Bruce’s maternal granduncle, Archibald MacLeish was a writer and a poet. He’s the godson of the late presidential nominee and Governor of Illinois, and US Ambassador to the UN Adlai Stevenson II.

Dern was very physically active when he was in New Trier High School in Winnetka – he was a track runner, and tried out for the 1956 Olympic Trials but failed to qualify. Dern is an alumnus of the University of Pennsylvania. He developed an interest in acting when he was young, and took classes at The Actors Studio, where he met and became good friends with Lee Strasberg and Lyle Kessler.

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Career Beginnings – Late ‘50s and ‘60s

Before he began appearing in TV series and films, Dern performed in several plays in the late ‘50s, including “Waiting for Godot” by Samuel Beckett. He starred with the late legendary actors Geraldine Page and Paul Newman in the play “Sweet Bird of Youth” by Tennessee Williams, before making his film debut as Jack Roper in the 1960 drama “Wild River.” He appeared in a season or two of several TV series in the early ‘60s, before he landed the role of E.J. Stocker in the Western series “Stoney Burke” in 1962, then went on to play a sailor in the 1964 psychological thriller “Marine,” a murderous lover in the thriller “Hush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte” in the same year, and a poor farmer in the 1969 psychological drama “They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?” which was adapted from an eponymous novel by Horace McCoy.

‘70s-‘90s

Dern mainly appeared in films in the ‘70s, ‘80s, and ‘90s. He starred as Freeman Lowell in the 1972 sci-fi “Silent Running,” and later that year played cattle rustler Long Hair in the western movie “The Cowboys”. His next notable appearances were in the 1974 romantic drama “The Great Gatsby,” the 1978 war drama “Coming Home,” and the 1981 erotic thriller “Tattoo.” Before the ‘90s, Dern starred in the sports drama film “That Championship Season” (1982) and Joe Dante’s 1989 black comedy film “The Burbs.” Dern’s next most notable appearances were in the sports drama film “Diggstown” in 1992 and the Western movie “Wild Bill” in 1995.

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21st Century Appearances

Between 2006-2011, Dern played Frank Harlow in 29 episodes of the Bill Paxton-starring HBO drama “Big Love.” In 2012, he assumed the minor antagonist role of Old Man Carrucan in the Quentin Tarantino-written and directed revisionist western movie “Django Unchained,” which starred Jamie Foxx, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Christoph Waltz. 2013 saw him star alongside Bob Odenkirk in the Alexander Payne-directed comedy-drama hit “Nebraska” In 2015, he was cast in another Quentin Tarantino western film entitled, “The Hateful Eight” and he appeared alongside Kurt Russell and Samuel L. Jackson. He then appeared in eight episodes of the crime drama series “Mr. Mercedes” and the legal drama “Goliath” in 2019 and 2021 respectively. Some of Dern’s most recent appearances are in the 2020 Western historical drama movie “Emperor,” the 2021 crime thriller film “The Gateway,” and the 2023 action thriller “The Weapon.” Dern will appear in the upcoming Mark Lambert Bristol-directed comedy-drama movie “Chocolate Lizard.”

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Awards and Nominations

Dern has scooped 18 awards and received over 40 nominations as of 2023. He won a Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actor for his performance in “Nebraska” in 2013, a Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award (LAFCA) for Best Actor in the same film in 2013, and a Hollywood Film Award for his appearance in the Western film “The Hateful Eight” in 2015 among others. Dern was nominated for an Academy Award for his performances in the films “Nebraska” and “Coming Home,” a Primetime Emmy Award for his performance in the series “Big Love,” and a BAFTA Award for Best Leading Actor for his performance in “Nebraska.” Moreover, the veteran actor has been nominated for four Gold Derby Awards, two Online Film & Television Association (OFTA) Awards, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards, among others.

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Personal Life

Bruce is married to Andrea Beckett. Beckett had just lost her husband and high school sweetheart in a car accident when she met Bruce in the summer of 1969; she was 24 years old and had moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in modeling and acting. Dern was giving lectures at the Los Angeles-based Strasberg Institute when they met; she was then modeling for the women’s clothing store, Bonwit Teller. The duo walked the aisle in 1969 and have been together for almost five and a half decades. They have no children together.

Dern’s first wife was Marie Dawn Pierce. They tied the knot on 7 September 1957, but separated a year later. In 1960, he exchanged vows with the American actress, Diane Ladd who has appeared in at least 120 TV series and films, and is an Oscar Award nominee who scooped a BAFTA Award for her performance in the 1974 movie “Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore.” The couple’s first daughter, Diane, tragically died of drowning in California when she was one and a half years old. They have another daughter named Laura Dern who followed in her parents’ footsteps, and is an acclaimed actress perhaps best known for her performance in the “Jurassic Park” franchise. She has received numerous accolades including an Oscar, five Golden Globe Awards, and a Primetime Emmy Award. Unfortunately, Dern’s second marriage also ended in divorce on 18 September 1969.

Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance

Bruce is of White ethnicity and has a set of blue eyes and gray hair. He’s slim, weighs approximately 155lbs (70kgs), and is 6ft (1.83m) tall.

Net Worth

Bruce Dern is a household name. He began acting in the ‘60s and has appeared in many successful projects, which has seen his fame and wealth grow significantly. He’s worth approximately $20 million as of 2023.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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