Inspirational People

by Verduras96 | created - 12 Jan 2016 | updated - 22 Sep 2017 | Public

Non-filmmakers I look up to and seek influences from.

1. Jessica Williams

Actress | The Incredible Jessica James

Jessica Williams was born on July 31, 1989 in California, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for The Incredible Jessica James (2017), Booksmart (2019) and Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (2015).

A great friend of mine once introduced me to watch The Daily Show and when I saw Jessica Williams I fell in love with her right away. She's amazing.

2. Mário Augusto

Writer | Amor Maldito

Mário Augusto Pereira is one of Portugal's most well known and beloved entertainment journalists. He began his career in 1985 in a newspaper called "O Comércio do Porto", published in the north of the country. Always in love with the movies, he began his entertainment career in several other ...

I enjoy watching Janela Indiscreta and it's nice to actually get to learn some things from his interviews.

3. Maya Rudolph

Actress | Bridesmaids

Maya Rudolph was born on July 27, 1972 in Gainesville, Florida, to Richard Rudolph, a music producer, and soul singer Minnie Riperton. Her mother was African-American and her father is Ashkenazi Jewish (from a family from Lithuania, Russia, Germany, and Hungary). In 1973, Maya, her parents, and her...

Have you ever had an obsession for someone you barely know? I simply love seeing Maya Rudolph in films. She's very beautiful and talented.

4. Golshifteh Farahani

Actress | Paterson

Golshifteh started her acting career in theater at the age of 6 and has always kept a strong link with theater, but it was at the age of 14 that she acted in her first film The Pear Tree (1998), for which she won the prize for the Best Actress from the international section of the Fajr film ...

5. Michelle Obama

Producer | The Fifth Risk

Michelle Obama was born on January 17, 1964 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Michelle LaVaughn Robinson. She is an actress and producer, known for The Fifth Risk, Lil Bub's Big Show (2013) and NCIS (2003). She has been married to Barack Obama since October 3, 1992. They have two children.

6. Phoebe Robinson

Actress | I Love Dick

Phoebe Robinson is a writer and actress, known for I Love Dick (2016), Portlandia (2011) and Ibiza (2018).

7. Michaela Coel

Actress | Chewing Gum

Michaela was born on October 1st 1987 as Michaela Boakye-Collinson to Ghanaian parents and brought up in Tower Hamlets by her mother, a devout member of the Pentecostal church who instilled her religion into Michaela and her sister - something that she would later draw on for her play 'Chewing Gum ...



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