After a decade of roles in Australian TV shows and films, Bana gained Hollywood's attention for his performance in the war film Black Hawk Down (2001) and by playing the title character in the Ang Lee's Marvel Comics film Hulk (2003). Kristensen in the war film Lone Survivor and in the following year he played police sergeant Ralph Sarchie in the horror film Deliver Us from Evil.
He has since played Hector in the movie Troy (2004), the lead in Steven Spielberg's historical drama and political thriller Munich (2005), Henry VIII in The Other Boleyn Girl (2008), and the villain Nero in the science-fiction film Star Trek (2009). An accomplished dramatic actor and comedian, he received Australia's highest film and television awards for his performances in Chopper, Full Frontal and Romulus, My Father.
Tobey Maguireand Jennifer Meyer Who’s the normal one? Jennifer was on the set of Maguire’s 2003 because her dad is Universal Studios chief Ronald Meyer. Lesson learned: You can come between a marriage and still be viewed as America’s Sweetheart. They fell in love on a date at Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry. Don was a friend of Meryl’s brother Harry, and once, when she was staying at his place while he was gone, he came home early. Lesson learned: Be nice to your brother’s friends and break into their apartments. Lesson learned: That daydream you had where Conan O’Brian came in and did a skit in your office and then asked you to go out with him could have been a reality, but you missed your chance and now it probably won’t happen.
Also, Jeff Bridges might have a thing for sexy maid outfits. Tina met Jeff, a composer, while they were trying to make it big in Chicago’s Second City. (Ross Geller, I’m looking at you.) Conan O’Brien and Liza Powel Who’s the normal one? Powl was a copywriter at Foote, Cone & Belding and was in a skit Conan was doing about the ad agency.
Cynical political satire like that of The Chaser and social and cultural commentary provided by broadcasters like Clive James and Andrew Denton has been another hallmark.
Multiculturalism has also contributed to a diversity in Australian comedy, from the work of migrant comedians like Mary Coustas and Anh Do to Aboriginal performers like Ernie Dingo.
A war in Sudan prevented Laine from photographing the king of Shiluk, a descendant of black dynasties that ruled Egypt.
Writers like Henry Lawson and Banjo Paterson helped to establish a tradition of laconic, ironic and irreverent wit in Australian literature and Australian cultural stereotypes have proved rich sources of comedy for artists from poet C. Dennis to satirist Barry Humphries and iconic film maker Paul Hogan, each of whom have given wide circulation to Australian slang.
Eric Banadinović (born 9 August 1968), known professionally as Eric Bana, is an Australian actor and comedian.
He began his career in the sketch comedy series Full Frontal before gaining critical recognition in the biographical crime film Chopper (2000).
With each striking photograph, Laine provides a brief biography and historical notes about the tribe and its rituals.
Among those photographed are Chukumela Nnam Obi II, the Oba of Ogba, Nigeria; El Hadj Sheehu Idris, emir of Zaria, Nigeria; and Goodwill Zwelethini, king of the Zulu, South Africa.