Analysis Of The Movie ' The Golden Curtain ' By Frank Mccourt

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Frank McCourt said, " You might be poor, your shoes might be broken, but your mind is a palace." These words describe extraordinary actors who bring their talents to the screen or stage and amass a huge devoted following who appreciate them for their unique talents. Many famous people have sacrificed and remained focused and steady through their journey to go from humble beginnings to rise in stature and fame. Listed below 10 people rise as shining example of determination and fortitude.

1. Viola Davis star of How To Get Away With Murder is an example of the rise from tattered housing, clothes and food with the ability to buy whatever her heart 's desire. She says about her upbringing, "I lived in abject poverty and dysfunction." Her father was a horse and her mother a maid, and factory worker. When Viola Davis was two-months old her family moved her and two siblings from South Carolina to Rhode Island. She credits her high school Central Falls High School with winning her over toward acting. Viola Davis is the winner of Tony Awards as Tonya in Hedley II and Fences and the Drama Desk Awards for King Hedley II and for Intimate Apparel. She is also the first African-American to win an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series and gives to several charities.

2. Leonardo Di Caprio has won an Oscar and received nominations several times. He is a respected actor and film producer but he didn 't start on this golden path. Dicaprio, born in 1974 Dicaprio was born…

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