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  1. FamouspeopleinAmerica

  2. Beginning In America, a lot of famous people. We would like to tell you about them. America is rich in good actors: Jim Carrey, Julia Roberts, Johnny Depp, Meryl Streep. They will be discussed in our presentation.

  3. Jim Carrey James Eugene "Jim" Carrey (born January 17, 1962) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, singer and writer. He has received two Golden Globe Awards and has also been nominated on four occasions. Carrey began stand-up comedy in 1979, performing at Yuk Yuk's in Toronto, Ontario. After gaining prominence in 1981, he began working at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles where he was soon noticed by comedian Rodney Dangerfield, who immediately signed him to open his tour performances. Carrey, long interested in film and television, developed a close friendship with comedian Damon Wayans, which landed him a role in the sketch comedy hit In Living Color, in which he portrayed various characters during the show's 1990 season.

  4. Filmography The Sex and Violence Family Hour All in Good Taste Copper Mountain Finders Keepers Once Bitten Peggy Sue Got Married The Dead Pool Pink Cadillac Earth Girls Are Easy High Strung The Itsy Bitsy Spider Ace Ventura: Pet Detective The Mask Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls Liar Liar Me, Myself & Irene Bruce Almighty I Love You Phillip Morris And that's not his entire filmography!

  5. Julia Roberts Julia Fiona Roberts (born October 28, 1967) is an American actress. She became a Hollywood star after headlining the 1990's romantic comedy Pretty Woman, which grossed $464 million worldwide. After receiving Academy Award nominations for Steel Magnolias in 1990 and Pretty Woman in 1991, she won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2001 for her performance in Erin Brockovich. Her films My Best Friend's Wedding, Mystic Pizza, Notting Hill, Runaway Bride, Valentine's Day, The Pelican Brief, Ocean's Eleven and Twelve have collectively brought box office receipts of over $2.4 billion, making her one of the most successful actors in terms of box office receipts.

  6. Filmography Firehouse Pretty Woman My Best Friend's Wedding Stepmom Valentine's Day Eat Pray Love Larry Crowne And that's not her entire filmography!

  7. Johnny Depp John Christopher "Johnny" Depp II (born June 9, 1963) is an American actor and musician. He has won the Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild award for Best Actor. Depp rose to prominence on the 1980s television series 21 Jump Street, becoming a teen idol. Turning to film, he played the title character of Edward Scissorhands (1990), and later found box office success in films such as Sleepy Hollow (1999), Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), and Rango (2011). He has collaborated with director and friend Tim Burton in seven films, including Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007) and Alice in Wonderland

  8. Filmography Cry-Baby Edward Scissorhands Benny & Joon L.A. Without a Map Chocolat Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End Alice in Wonderland Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Jack & Jill And that's not his entire filmography!

  9. Meryl Streep Mary Louise "Meryl" Streep (born June 22, 1949) is an American actress who has worked in theatre, television and film. She is widely regarded as one of the most talented and respected actresses of the modern era. Streep made her professional stage debut in 1971's The Playboy of Seville, before her screen debut in the television movie The Deadliest Season in 1977. In that same year, she made her film debut with Julia. Both critical and commercial success came quickly with roles in The Deer Hunter (1978) and Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), the former giving Streep her first Oscar nomination and the latter her first win. She later won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Sophie's Choice (1982). Streep has received 16 Academy Award nominations, winning two, and 25 Golden Globe nominations, winning seven, more nominations than any other actor in the history of either award. Her work has also earned her two Emmy Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, a Cannes Film Festival award, four New York Film Critics Circle Awards, five Grammy Award nominations, a BAFTA award, an Australian Film Institute Award and a Tony Award nomination, amongst others. She was awarded the American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2004.

  10. Filmography The Deer Hunter Kramer vs. Kramer Manhattan The French Lieutenant's Woman Sophie's Choice Silkwood Falling in Love Out of Africa Heartburn Ironweed Postcards from the Edge The House of the Spirits The Bridges of Madison County The Hours Adaptation Angels in America The Devil Wears Prada A Prairie Home Companion Lions for Lambs Mamma Mia! And that's not her entire filmography!

  11. Finally Thus we see that in America a lot of talented actors who are famous all over the world, and their movies are popular to this day.

  12. Working on a presentation Anastasia Nikitina and Tatiana Zyankina