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Helen Mirren’s Education Background

Dame Helen Mirren is an English actress. She is a highly respected stage, screen, and television actress who has won many awards, including one Academy Award for Best Actress, two Cannes Film Festival Best Actress Awards, three Golden Globes, four Emmys, and four SAG Awards. Her next film, Arthur, in which she will co-star with Russell Brand, will be released on April 8, 2011. EDUinReview will now take a look at this talented actress’ education background.

Mirren was born on July 26, 1945, in Chiswick, London. Her parents were Vasiliy and Kathleen, and she is of Russian and English descent. She has an older sister, Katherine, and a younger brother, Peter Basil.

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Jennifer Garner’s Education Background

Jennifer Garner is an American actress who is married to another American actor, Ben Affleck. She first gained recognition in 2001 when she portrayed Sydney Bristow on ABC’s series, Alias. After catching her big break with this series, she went on to perform in several popular movies, such as Pearl Harbor, Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, 13 Going on 30, and Valentine’s Day. Her next film to be released in the USA is Arthur, in which she costars with Russell Brand and Helen Mirren. EDUinReview will now take a look at this talent actress’ education background.

Garner was born on April 17, 1972 in Houston, Texas. She was the second child born to Patricia and Bill Garner; she has two sisters, Melissa and Susannah. When Garner was four-years old, the family moved to Princeton, West Virginia. Garner began dancing when she was only three-years old and danced throughout her youth; however, she did not ever plan on becoming a classical ballerina.

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Kaley Cuoco’s Education Background

Kaley Cuoco is an American actress and singer. She is possibly best known for her role as Penny on the sitcom, The Big Bang Theory. Cuoco will be co-starring in the new animated movie Hop alongside Russell Brand and James Marsden. EDUinReview will now take a look at her education background.

Cuoco was born on November 30, 1985 in Camarillo, California to Gary Cuoco and Layne Ann Wingate. She began acting and modeling when she was six-years old and had her first major role in 1992 in the television movie, Quicksand: No Escape. She also guest-starred on the television series Ellen in 1994. She then went on to play Bridget Hennessy in 8 Simple Rules, a popular ABC sitcom, in 2002. Cuoco was homeschooled and earned her high school diploma when she was 16.

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Anne Hathaway’s Education Background

Anne Hathaway is an American actress who first stole our hearts as Mia Thermopolis in “The Princess Diaries” in 2001. Since then, she has starred in many other films, including “Ella Enchanted,” “The Devil Wears Prada,” “Rachel Getting Married,” and “Alice in Wonderland.” Hathaway just announced plans to play Selina Kyle, a.k.a. Catwoman, in Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight Rises,” which will star Christian Bale as Batman. EDUinReview will now take a look at the education background of this wonderful young actress.

Hathaway was born on November 12, 1982 in Brooklyn, New York. She is the middle child of Gerald and Kathleen Hathaway and has two brothers. Her mother is the person who first sparked Anne’s interest in acting because she, herself, is an actress.

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Jodie Foster’s Education Background

Jodie Foster is an American actress who was born on November 19, 1962. Her parents are Brandy and Lucius Foster; she is the youngest of four children. Before Foster was born, her father left her mother. Her mother had to support the family by working as a film producer, so Foster has been exposed to the film industry from a very young age. EDUinReview will now take a look at the education background of this intelligent actress.

Foster first began acting in commercials for Coppertone suntan lotion when she was only three years old. She first performed on television when she appeared on The Doris Day Show, in the same year that her first movie, Menace on the Mountain, was released in 1970. In 1976, she made her claim to fame when she appeared in Taxi Driver with Robert DeNiro.

Foster did not let her early acting successes distract her from her education. She was the valedictorian of her French-language prep-school, Lycée Francais de Los Angeles, in 1980. Foster is fluent in French, due to her education and the fact that she lived in France several times during her youth. In addition to French, Foster speaks English, Italian, and understands German.

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Renée Zellweger’s Education Background

Actress Renée Zellweger was born on April 25, 1969 in Katy, Texas. Zellweger is the second child of Emil Erich and Kjellfried Irene Zellweger; she has one older brother, Andrew. EDUinReview will now take a look at the education background of this talented actress.

Growing up, Zellweger could have been considered a “jock,” because she played many sports, including soccer, baseball, basketball, and football. She attended Katy High School, where she was very involved: she was a cheerleader, a gymnast, a member of the speech team, and a member of the drama club. She was voted “Best Looking” of her class when she graduated in 1987.

Zellweger attended the University of Texas in Austin, where she earned a BA in English. It was during this time that Zellweger discovered her love for acting. After college, she decided to stay in Texas to pursue an acting career instead of moving to Hollywood. Her first job was acting in a beef commercial.

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