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Jodi Lee Gordon

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Jodi Gordon at the Internet Movie Database

Jodi Lee Gordon (born 1 February 1985) is an Australian actress and model.

At the age of 13, Gordon won a modeling competition and gained a contract with Vivien’s Modeling Agency. Her modelling led her to Japan, London and Milan, where she lived for five months. While modelling in London for two months she took the opportunity to travel through Europe recreationally.

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Since September 2008, Gordon has been the official celebrity ambassador and model for Australian lingerie brand Crystelle. Gordon became the official ambassador for Australian shoe brand Tony Bianco in 2008. She remained with the company for two years, until she handed the role to Bambi Northwood-Blyth in November 2010.

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In May 2010, Gordon won her first film role in The Cup. The film, which was released in 2011, is based on Media Puzzle’s win in the 2002 Melbourne Cup. Gordon plays the role of Damien Oliver’s partner, Trish. In November 2010, Gordon returned to Melbourne to film her next project, Any Questions for Ben?, a Working Dog production. A writer for the Herald Sun reported that Gordon turned down an offer to appear in a ten episode reality show series documenting the lives of the wives and girlfriends of Australian sportsmen.

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In February 2011, the actress returned to television in Network Nine’s telemovie Blood Brothers, based on the Gilham family murders. Elle Halliwell of the The Sunday Telegraph reported Gordon had been cast in the upcoming series of Underbelly titled Underbelly: Badness in April 2012. Gordon will portray Kylie Keogh.

Holly Valance

Holly Valance (born Holly Rachel Vukadinović, Melbourne, 11 May 1983) is an Australian actress, singer, and model. Valance began her career as Felicity “Flick” Scully on the Australian soap opera Neighbours. In 2002 she released her first album, Footprints, which included the international number-one hit single “Kiss Kiss”. As a teenager, in 1999 she was cast in the long-running Australian soap Neighbours as Felicity “Flick” Scully. Valance left the series in 2002 to pursue a music career. In 2004 Valance returned to acting, this time in the United States, appearing in episodes of the television series CSI: Miami and Entourage. In 2005 she appeared in an episode of CSI: NY. She guest-starred in Prison Break in 2006 as Nika Volek, a role which she continued to portray in the show’s second season. In 2006 Valance appeared in the National Lampoon comedy Pledge This!, alongside American socialite Paris Hilton. The same year, she was in DOA: Dead or Alive, an adaptation of the popular video game Dead or Alive, where she played Christie. In 2007 she appeared in the TV series Shark and Moonlight. In 2008 she had a role in the film Taken alongside Liam Neeson and Famke Janssen, and appeared in an episode of the The CW series Valentine. In 2009 Valance played Brenda Snow for the video game Command & Conquer Red Alert 3: Uprising. She is also set to appear as Angela in the movie Red Herring and as Sally in the upcoming thriller titled Luster. She appeared in the Miss Marple television episode called “The Pale Horse”.

Nicole Kidman

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Nicole Kidman

Nicole Mary Kidman,  (born 20 June 1967) is an Australian-American actress and film producer. Kidman’s breakthrough roles were in the 1989 feature film thriller Dead Calm and television thriller mini series Bangkok Hilton. Appearing in several films in the early 1990s, she came to worldwide recognition for her performances in the stock-car racing film Days of Thunder (1990), the Irish-immigrant-in-America-experience romance-drama Far and Away (1992), and the superhero film Batman Forever (1995).

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Other successful films followed in the late 1990s. Her performance in the musical Moulin Rouge! (2001) earned her a second Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and her first nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress. Kidman’s performance as Virginia Woolf in the drama film The Hours (2002) received critical acclaim and earned her the Academy Award for Best Actress, the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama and the Silver Bear for Best Actress at the Berlin International Film Festival.

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Kidman’s other notable films include the crime comedy-drama To Die For (1995), for which she won her first Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, the erotic thriller Eyes Wide Shut (1999), the horror-thriller The Others (2001), the epic war drama film Cold Mountain (2003), the drama Dogville (2003), the political thriller The Interpreter (2005), and the epic historical romantic drama Australia (2008).

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Her performances in the drama Birth (2004) and the thriller The Paperboy (2012) earned her Golden Globe nominations for Best Actress and Supporting Actress respectively. Her performance in the 2010 drama Rabbit Hole, which she also produced, earned Kidman further accolades, including a third nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress. In 2012, she earned her first Primetime Emmy Awardnomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for her role in the biopic Hemingway & Gellhorn.

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Kidman has been a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF since 1994.  and for UNIFEM since 2006. In 2006, Kidman was made an Order of Australia, and was the highest-paid actress in the motion picture industry in that year. 

 

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As a result of being born to Australian parents in Hawaii, Kidman has dual citizenship in Australia and the United States.  Kidman founded and owns the production company Blossom Films.

Hayden name means from hay village

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Hayden name means from hay village

Local Origin of Name: Welsh, Irish

From the Austrian name Haydn

Variant name of : Haden, Haydan, Haydn, Haydon

Meaning: From Hay village 

Emotional Spectrum .He has extraordinary coping skills.

Personal Integrity .His honor is well-known  among his friends.

Personality .He doesn’t stay down for long.

Relationships .Slow to make new friends, Hayden values his old acquaintances.

Travel & Leisure .A fondness for the mountains will emerge.

Career & Money .A career in law would suit Hayden.

Life’s Opportunities .A good educational  background is the key to his success.

Hayden’s Lucky Numbers: 15 .57 .3 .18 .30 .37

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Roanna name means gracious

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Roanna name means gracious

Local Origin of Name: Latin, American, Australian

From the name Roanna

Meaning: Gracious

Emotional Spectrum .She has extraordinary coping skills.

Personal Integrity .In a world of deceit, Roanna stands for truth and integrity.

Personality .She is in love with life.

Relationships .Long term friendships come easily to Roanna.

Travel & Leisure .Can be packed and ready on a moment’s notice!

Career & Money .A career in medicine would suit Roanna.

Life’s Opportunities .Destined for greatness, nothing can hold back this gifted person.

Roanna’s Lucky Numbers: 14 .30 .56 .6 .36.25
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