Tag Archives: Sense and Sensibility

Hugh Grant

Essential Film Stars, Hugh Grant

Born in 1960, Hugh Grant is an award-winning actor hailing from London, UK. Grant grew up in Hammersmith, attending upper school on a scholarship. An accomplished athlete, Grant played rugby, cricket, and football, in addition to achieving high academic honors. In 1979, Grant won a scholarship to Oxford, where he studied English literature and joined the Oxford University Dramatic Society more so as a hobby.

Heath Ledger & Ang Lee

Essential Film Directors, Ang Lee

Born in Taiwan, Ang Lee is one of the most successful filmmakers working today. Lee attended the National Taiwan College of Arts, and upon his graduation in 1975 he crossed the Pacific Ocean to earn a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Theater Direction at the University of Illinois. Lee achieved his Master’s Degree in Film Production at New York University, where he studied and worked alongside another incredible filmmaker, Spike Lee.

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