Friday, December 13 Best known for his time in Guns N' Roses, Slash was born Saul Hudson in Stoke-on-Trent, England, in 1965, but his family moved to Los Angeles when he was 11. His dad did album covers and his mom did costumes for musicians. Slash has his own fashion …Read more. Thursday, December 12 Tandy and Coleco both became electronics companies and, by coincidence, both started out in the leather business. Coleco was the Connecticut Leather Company, specializing in shoes. By the 1980s, it was deep into the videogame business. Too deep. …Read more. Wednesday, December 11 There are three British writers I always get mixed up. Maybe this will help sort them out. First, we have C.S. Lewis and C.S. Forester. Clive Staples Lewis wrote the Narnia books, and Cecil Scott Forester wrote the Horatio Hornblower books. But …Read more. Tuesday, December 10 In 1956, Chicago's fire academy was built, rather aptly, on the site of Mrs. O'Leary's barn, at 558 W DeKoven Street, which was numbered 137 at the time of the fire. The barn, or more precisely, a cow inside of it, was once blamed for burning the …Read more.more articles
RELEASE: TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2012
Although Hamlet is considered one of the great roles of the theatre, Laurence Olivier is the only person to win an Oscar for playing Hamlet. But there have been many other versions. A recent one, starring Ethan Hawke, even set the "to be or not to be" speech in the "action" section of a Blockbuster Video, which is pretty clever. Incidentally, many of the men who have played Hamlet have also been close in age to the women who have played his mom. Mel Gibson is just nine years younger than Glenn Close, for example.
Laurence Olivier has played what role, which better suited another Laurence, named Fishburne, who played him much later?
A) King Lear
Previous answer: De Niro uses the bat in "The Untouchables," in which he plays Al Capone.
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