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Some gossip on the actors from My Blueberry Nights

May 4, 2012 by My Blueberry Nights

We know the names of the lead actors and actresses of the movie My Blueberry Nights. But the question is do we really know them that well? If yes, then that’s good for you. But if not, then here are some gossips on the lead actors from My Blueberry Nights.

 

  • Jude Law
    •  He is on the list of People (USA) Magazine’s “50 Most Beautiful” in 2000 and 2004.
    •  He has a tattoo on his left forearm with the words from The Beatles song, “Sexy Sadie”, which states “You came along to turn on everyone Sexy Sadie”, representing his ex-wife, Sadie Frost.
    •  During a guest appearance on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” (1992), Jay Leno asked him where his name came from, and he said that he was named after The Beatles song “Hey Jude”.
    •  He broke a rib after falling backwards while filming the murder scene on the boat in the movie The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999).
    •  When he joined the N.Y.M.T., he was placed in the wrong dormitory because they mistook him for a girl because of his name. He never told anyone but was soon caught and transferred.
    •  He was named “Sexiest Man Alive” in 2004 by the People Magazine, Good Morning Quote and Nation Love.
    •  He attended the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
    •  He dropped out of school at age 17, to star in the daytime soap “Families” (1990).
    •  He started acting with the National Youth Music Theatre at the age of 12.
    •  He appeared twice on the cover of GQ magazine: July 2002 and December 2004.

 

  • Norah Jones
    •  She is the daughter of legendary Indian musician Ravi Shanker and Sue Jones.
    •  She majored in jazz piano while studying at the University of North Texas but left before her 3rd year.
    •  Her debut album, “Come Away with Me,” has sold more than 20 million copies worldwide, making it the highest-selling album in the history of Blue Note Records.
    •  Her boyfriend is her bassist, Lee Alexander.
    •  She has sold more records this century than any other female recording artist in America (as of 2007).
    •  She and her long-time boyfriend, Lee Alexander, had a relationship split in January 2008.
    •  She performed with her father, Ravi Shankar, in New Delhi in 1998.

 

  • Natalie Portman
    •  She turned down a role in The Horse Whisperer (1998) to act in “The Diary of Anne Frank” on Broadway.
    •  She has taken dance lessons since the age of 4. She still takes ballet classes.
    •  She can speak fluently her two native languages, Hebrew and English. She also knows some conversational French, German, Japanese and Spanish.
    •  She was a member of the environmental song and dance troupe The World Patrol Kids under her real name, Natalie Hershlag.
    •  She is an only child.
    •  She was discovered in a pizza parlor and was originally turned down for the role of Mathilda in Leon: The Professional (1994) because she was too young.
    •  She is trained in ballet, jazz, and tap dancing.
    •  She was named #61 in FHM magazine’s “100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006” supplement.

 

  • Rachel Weisz
    • Her last name is pronounced as “vice”.
    • She studied English at Trinity Hall, Cambridge University.
    • She lives in a US$450,000 London apartment and drives a Jaguar.
    • She was ranked #30 in Stuff magazine’s 102 Sexiest Women in the World in 2002.
    • She is of Hungarian (from her father’s side) and Austrian-Italian (from mother’s side) descent.
    • She beat out Nicole Kidman for the role of Georgie Jutland in Dirt Music (2011).
    • She grew up a tomboy.

 

  • David Straithairn
    • He went to Williams College in Williamstown, MA. and Ringling Bros. Clown College, FL.
    • He attended Williams College with director John Sayles, who regularly casts Straithairn in his films.
    • This man loves to wear bracelets.
    • He is of Scottish and Hawaiian descent.

His last name is pronounced struh-THAIRN.


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