Contents [hide] 1 Life 1.1 Childhood 1.2 Career 1.3 George Lopez, the television series 1.4 Controversy 1.5 Charity work 2 Awards and recognition 3 Filmography 4 References 5 External links  Life  Childhood George Lopez was born and raised in Mission Hills, California, and was abandoned by his father when he was two years old. George and his mother then moved into the home of his maternal
The narrator finished high school, did a tour in the army, and became an educator, while Sonny dropped out of school, joined the Navy underage, and came back to New York and lived in a furnished room in Greenwich Village.
Background John Joseph Gotti, Jr. was born on October 27, 1940. He was the fifth child of eleven children. His parents were John J. Gotti Sr. and Fannie Gotti. John Gotti's father was believed to be a hardworking immigrant from the Neapolitan section of Italy, though Gotti would later describe his father as a New Jersey native who has never set foot in Italy and never worked a day in his life to provide for the family. The Gotti family grew up in the slums of the South Bronx. Although Gotti denies it, his father worked hard to move them out of the poor neighborhoods. John J. Gotti Sr., after much perseverance, later moved his family to the Sheepshead Bay neighborhood. However, after living in Sheepshead Bay for about a year, the Gotti
Alphonse Capone was born on January 17, 1899 in Brooklyn, New York to couples, Gabriele and Teresina Capone. two typical Italian immigrants who traveled to America to seek a better life. His family stayed in a poor tenement as Alphonse
Al Capone Conceived in 1899 in New York, to poor settler guardians, Al Capone went ahead to end up noticeably the most notorious criminal in American history. In 1920 amid the prohibition heights, Capone's multi-million dollar Chicago undertakings in prostitution, betting and bootlegging ruled the sorted out wrongdoing scene. Capone was
Clemente, Roberto Walker (1934-1972), Puerto Rican professional baseball player, the first Hispanic player elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame (1973) and the second
Not only is he the most nominated living individual in the history of the Academy Awards (with 49 nominations), but he is also the third most-nominated person in Hollywood History, second only to Metro Goldwyn Mayer (62) Walt Disney (59). In his credentials he holds five Academy Awards, seven British Academy Film Awards, 22 Grammy Awards, and 4 Golden Globe Awards. Considering that obtaining a single nomination for any of the aforementioned awards is remarkable in itself, this astounding number is truly
As Frank Sinatra grew up in Hoboken, New Jersey, and was a classic representation of an average Italian American. He was the child of two Italian American immigrants, was Roman Catholic, but unlike others, he was particularly interested in singing, and he was good at it. Sinatra started off performing at family get togethers with his ukulele and before everyone knew it he was a great American singer, actor, and producer.
Credibility is something that takes a lot of time to gain, but can be lost in an instance. When someone or something is credible that means they are easily trusted or believed in because of what they have done in the past. For example Nike lost some credibility when new came out they were producing their products in sweatshops across the world. However since that they have worked on that problem and gained back their credibility, but it took some time. Credibility is a great quality to have, it means you are trustworthy and people respect you. Furthermore Alex Rodriguez is another example that shows why credibility is an important quality and how cheating affects it.
Rose was born in 1941 in Cincinnati, to Harry and LaVerne Rose. Pete’s father, Harry, played a number of sports himself at a semi-professional level. One of which was baseball. This born athletic talent would set Pete on a course of greatness in the game of baseball. The sport that was his first love.
Diego Rivera Diego Rivera he is a Mexican painter who produced murals on social themes and who ranks one of my countries greatest artists. He was born in Guanajuato and educated at the San Carlos Academy of Fine Arts , in Mexico City. he studied painting in Europe between 1907 and 1921, becoming familiar with
A True American Crime Story – GoodFellas When talking about a true American crime story, one can start and end the discussion with one of the most powerful and influential true stories ever told: GoodFellas. Based on the incredible true story, the film follows the rise and fall of Lucchese
8 ½ Federico Fellini Film 8 ½ by Italian director Federico Fellini was one of the most influential film of the post-war 1960´s. Nevertheless, this film is an Italian comedy which was based on Guido Anselmi a famous Italian film director. Guido Anselmi has a mental block when it comes to his film, (“director‘s block”) and struggles with his flash backs, dreams, and reality. Guido desperately tries to find an inspiration to help him finish his film. However, with the wife, mistress, and friend’s pressure it becomes much harder for Guido to focus on his film production. This film was shot in black and white and yet of the depletion of technology and the un-discovery of color, Fellini still as a filmmaking director portrays the
Every artist has his or her own style of painting. Each painting tells some sort of story or has some type of personal meaning to the artist. One of the most important figures in modern art is Pablo Picasso. Not only was Pablo Picasso a genius in the field of
Introduction: Pinocchio is one of the most celebrated works in Italian literature. It was written by Carlo Lorenzi in 1883. Like many other writers in Italy at that time he wrote it under a pseudonym Carlo Collodi.