Blake Ellender Lively is an American actress. Lively is known for starring as Serena van der Woodsen in the CW drama television series Gossip Girl. She also starred in a number of films, including The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants , The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 , The Town , Green Lantern, Savages, The Age of Adaline , The Shallows and A Simple Favor. She has been married to actor Ryan Reynolds since 2012, with whom she has three children.
Barrymore was born in Culver City, California, to American actor John Drew Barrymore and aspiring actress Jaid Barrymore (born Ildikó Jaid Makó), who was born in a displaced persons camp in Brannenburg, West Germany to Hungarian World War II refugees. Barrymore is one of four children and has a half-brother, John, who is also an actor. Her parents divorced in 1984, when she was nine years old.
Abigail Breslin is an American actress and singer. She appeared in her first commercial when she was three years old and in her first film, Signs , at the age of five. Her other film roles include Raising Helen, Little Miss Sunshine , for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, No Reservations, Nim’s Island, Definitely, Maybe , My Sister’s Keeper , Zombieland , Rango , August: Osage County , and Zombieland: Double Tap . Between 2015 and 2016, she starred on the horror-comedy Scream Queens on Fox, her first regular role in a television series.
Aubrey Plaza is an American actress, comedian and producer. She began her career performing improv and sketch comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. She received further recognition for her starring role as April Ludgate on the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation. From 2017 to 2019, Plaza starred as Lenny Busker in the FX drama series Legion.
After several supporting roles in various films, Plaza had her first leading role as Darius Britt in the comedy Safety Not Guaranteed. She also starred in the films Mystery Team, Funny People, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World , An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn and Child’s Play.
Sykes’ television career stalled for a period, although she made a successful comeback as host of Today with Des and Mel with Des O’Connor in 2003. On 12 May 2006, ITV announced that the show would be one of a number to be axed in a “painful, but utterly necessary” move.
Sykes’ other work for ITV has included hosting shows The Vault (2003–2004), Celebrities Under Pressure and The British Soap Awards
Sykes appeared as a guest panellist on Loose Women in October and November 2005 and later returned as a guest anchor in October 2008 and May 2009.
From 2006 to 2009, Sykes regularly filled in for Paul O’Grady as presenter of The Paul O’Grady Show when O’Grady was unable to appear. She presented the show on eleven occasions.
Sykes was the presenter of the daytime series Gene Detectives for BBC One. In 2008, Sykes was a judge on ‘The Sofa Factor’, an item for GMTV, where viewers sent in short clips and the winner got to present TV Pick of the Day and win a trip to Las Vegas.
Felicity Jones is an English actress. She started her professional acting career as a child, appearing at age 12 in The Treasure Seekers. Jones went on to play Ethel Hallow for one series of the television series The Worst Witch and its sequel Weirdsister College. On radio, she has played the role of Emma Grundy in the BBC’s The Archers. In 2008, she appeared in the Donmar Warehouse production of The Chalk Garden.
Since 2006, Jones has appeared in the films Northanger Abbey, Brideshead Revisited , Chéri, The Tempest , The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and True Story . Her performance in the 2011 film Like Crazy was met with critical acclaim, garnering her awards, including a special jury prize at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.
In 2014, her performance as Jane Hawking in The Theory of Everything also met with critical acclaim, garnering her nominations for the Golden Globe, SAG, BAFTA and Academy Award for Best Actress. In 2016, Jones starred in the adventure-thriller Inferno, the fantasy drama A Monster Calls and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story as Jyn Erso. In 2016, she received the BAFTA Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year.