Life is what happens when you are making other plans~ John Lennon
An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind~Gandhi
The time is always right to do what is right~ Martin Luther King Jr.

Monday, October 31, 2011

Musicians and their Real Names

Charlie Watts- Rolling Stones drummer: Charles Robert Watts

Ronnie Wood- Rolling Stones guitarist: Ronald David Wood

Mick Jagger- Rolling Stones front man: Michael Philip Jagger

Pat Benatar- rock singer: Patricia Andrejewski

Jon Bon Jovi- front man for rock band Bon Jovi: John Francis BonGiovi

Sonny Bono- Sonny and Cher: Salvatore Bono

Bono- U2 front man: Paul David Hewson

David Bowie- glam rocker of the 70s: David Jones

50 Cent: Curtis Jackson

Alice Cooper- Goth rocker of the 70s: Vincent Damon Furnier

Cher- with Sonny and Cher: Cherilyn LaPierre

Eric Carr- KISS drummer: Paul Charles Carravello

LL Cool J- rapper: James Todd Smith

Julian Lennon- musician: John Charles Julian Lennon

Gene Simmons- KISS singer: Chaim Witz

Paul Stanley- KISS guitarist: Stanley Howard Eisen

Ringo Starr- Beatles drummer: Richard Starkey

Steven Tyler- Aerosmith front man: Steven Victor Tallarico

Slash- British American guitarist: Saul Hudson

Sting- lead singer of The Police: Gordon Matthew Sumner

Paul McCartney- Beatles guitarist: James Paul McCartney

Freddie Mercury- Queen front man: Farrokh Bulsara

Lady Gaga- pop singer: Stephanie Germanotta

Prince- pop singer of the 80s: Prince Rogers Nelson

Shakira- Latin pop singer: Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoli

David Johansen- lead singer of the New York Dolls: David Roger Johansen or Buster Poindexter

Adele- British soul singer: Adele Laurie Blue Adkins

Apl. De. Ap- Black Eyed Peas: Allan Pineda Lindo

Marc Anthony- Latin singer: Marco Antonio Muniz

Geri Halliwell- Ginger Spice(Spice Girls): Geraldine Estelle Halliwell

Stevie Van Zandt- E-Street guitarist: Steven Lento

Vinnie Vincent- KISS guitarist: Vincent Cusano

Mama Cass- Mamas and the Papas: Elaine Naomi Cohen

Hot Man Monday- Robert Carlyle

For those who have seen The Full Monty,  Robert Carlyle played Gaz

Name: Robert Carlyle
DOB: April 14, 1961
Where: Maryhill, Glasgow, Scotland
Occupation: Actor
Years Active: 1990-present
Spouse: Anastasia Shirley (1997-present)
Early Life
-Carlyle was born to Elizabeth, a bus company employee and Joseph Carlyle, a painter and contractor. His mother left when he was 4 and was raised by his father. Left school at 16 to help his father with contracting and went to night school at Cardonald School in Glasgow

-Carlyle started a drama career at the Glasgow Arts Centre at age 21, and graduated from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. In 1991, he and 4 friends founded a theatre company, Raindog. In 1994, he played the gay lover of Father Greg in the film Priest. His first high profile role came as murderer Albie Kinsella in an October 1994 episode of Cracker opposite Robbie Coltrane. Shortly after, he landed the role of Highland police officer Hamish MacBeth in the BBC comedy Hamish Macbeth. In 1996 and 1997, he appeared in 2 most known movies of his life, the psychopath Francis Begbie in Trainspotting and Gaz, the leader of a group of amateur male strippers in The Full Monty. He also starred in Face opposite Ray Winstone in 1997.

The Full Monty
-In the 2003 mini series Hitler: The Rise of Evil, he played Adolf Hitler.
-In 2006, he played the villain Durza in Eragon. And in 2007, he played one of the main characters in 28 Weeks Later. In 2008, he started starring on the show Stargate Universe as Dr. Nicholas Rush.



1990Silent ScreamBig Woodsy
1992Tender Blue EyesRichard Fascetti
1993Being HumanPrehistoric Shamen
1995Go NowNick CameronSant Jordi Award for Best Foreign Actor
1996TrainspottingFrancis "Franco" BegbieNominated - BAFTA Scotland Award for Best Actor
Nominated - Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Carla's SongGeorge LennoxEvening Standard British Film Award for Best Actor
London Critics Circle Film Award for British Actor of the Year
1997The Full MontyGary "Gaz" SchofieldBAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
Evening Standard British Film Award for Best Actor
London Critics Circle Film Award for British Actor of the Year
Sant Jordi Award for Best Foreign Actor
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Nominated - MTV Movie Award for Best Dance Sequence
Nominated - Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
FaceRayEvening Standard British Film Award for Best Actor
London Critics Circle Film Award for British Actor of the Year
1999Plunkett & MacleaneWill Plunkett
RavenousCol. Ives/F.W. Colqhoun
The World Is Not EnoughRenard
Angela's AshesMalachy McCourtNominated - Empire Award for Best British Actor
Nominated - IFTA Award for Best Actor
2000The BeachDaffy
There's Only One Jimmy GrimbleEric Wirral
2001To End All WarsMajor Ian Campbell
The 51st StateOr Formula 51Felix DeSouza
2002Once Upon a Time in the MidlandsJimmy
Black and WhiteDavid O'Sullivan
2004Dead FishDanny Devine
2005The Mighty CeltO
Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing and Charm SchoolFrank Keane
Human TraffickingSergei Karpovich
200728 Weeks LaterDon Harris
FloodRobert Morrison
2008Stone of DestinyJohn MacCormick
SummerShaunNominated - BAFTA Scotland Award for Best Actor
I Know You KnowCharlie
2009The TournamentJoseph Macavoy
2012Dogs of Law
California Solo


1990TaggartGordon Inglis1 episode
1991The BillTom Ward1 episode
199499-1Detective Constable Trevor Prescott1 episode
CrackerAlbie Kinsella3 episodes
BAFTA Scotland Award for Best Actor - TV
1995-1998Hamish MacbethHamish Macbeth20 episodes
RTS Television Award for Best Actor - Male
Nominated - BAFTA Scotland Award for Best Actor - TV
Nominated -BAFTA TV Award for Best Actor
1998Looking After Jo JoJohn Joe 'Jo Jo' McCannNominated -BAFTA TV Award for Best Actor
2003Hitler: The Rise of EvilAdolf HitlerNominated -Satellite Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film
2004Gunpowder, Treason & PlotKing James I
2005Human TraffickingSergei KarpovichNominated -Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor – Miniseries or a Movie
Class of '76DI Tom Monroe
2006Born EqualRobert
2008The Last EnemyDavid Russell5 episodes
24: RedemptionCarl Benton
2009The UnlovedFatherScottish BAFTA for Best TV Actor
Stargate UniverseDr. Nicholas RushGemini Award Winner for Continuing Leading Dramatic Role 2010
2011Once Upon a TimeRumplestiltskin/Mr. Gold