Actor Spotlight: Alan Rickman

By: Logan Sowash Severus Snape. Sheriff of Nottingham. Blue Caterpillar. Hans Gruber. These are just a few names attached to the fantastic actor known as Alan Rickman. Born on February 26, 1946 in London, Rickman got his start in stage productions across England. From Chekov’s The Seagull and Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Rickman built up a portfolio and credibility in his homeland. It wasn’t until … Continue reading Actor Spotlight: Alan Rickman

Actor Spotlight: Britt Robertson

        By Kit Caldwell        Brittany Robertson – starring in the upcoming films Tomorrowland and The Longest Ride – is a 24-year-old American actress from North Carolina. She is the oldest of seven children and was homeschooled as a child. Britt started acting at the Greenville Little Theater in South Carolina. As a teenager, she moved to Los Angeles to … Continue reading Actor Spotlight: Britt Robertson

Actor Spotlight: Luke Evans

By: Amber Underwood Welsh born actor Luke Evans has starred in movies such as Fast & Furious 6, The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug, Clash of the Titans, and The Three Musketeers. It is clear that Evans is an extremely versatile actor by simply looking at the range of characters he has played, but when we actually see Evans perform, we understand his true talent.       At 18, Evans … Continue reading Actor Spotlight: Luke Evans

Actor Spotlight: Connie Britton

By: Desiree Williams Constance Elaine Womack, now known as Connie Britton, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on March 6th, 1967.  While her parents worked in the sciences, Britton found her interest in the arts and after graduating from Dartmouth College. She soon moved to New York to pursue a career in theater.      Britton studied at the Neighborhood Playhouse, an acting school in New … Continue reading Actor Spotlight: Connie Britton

Remembering Shirley Temple 

By Nicole Koehn America’s most famous child actor, Shirley Temple, died on February 10, 2014, at the age of 86. She was born on April 23, 1928 in Santa Monica, California, and began her acting career at the tender age of three.      Her most notable roles include those in Curly Top (1935) and Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1937). The roles and songs of this cute little girl … Continue reading Remembering Shirley Temple 

Actor Spotlight: Benedict Cumberbatch

By Lydia Lucas If you’ve come in contact with the internet lately, you may have heard of a guy by the name of Benedict Cumberbatch. If you’re a The Reel Deal fan, you may have seen my segment about him on the show. If you talk to me for any length of time, you’ll discover that I am a Cumberbatch fan-girl. My three-minute segment was enough time … Continue reading Actor Spotlight: Benedict Cumberbatch

Actor Spotlight: Shailene Woodley

By Samantha Taft    Though some knew her as Amy Juergens in the ABC Family drama The Secret Life of the American Teenager, Shailene Woodley was relatively unknown in the film industry until she made her debut alongside George Clooney in The Descendants (2011). Since The Descendants, the actress has landed some rather iconic roles, a couple of which will be hitting the silver screen within the next year. Woodley … Continue reading Actor Spotlight: Shailene Woodley