Theater and film debut[ edit ] Streep in One of Meryl Streep's first professional jobs in , after Yale , was at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center 's National Playwrights Conference during which she acted in five plays over six weeks. Laurentiis, referring to Streep as she stood before him, said in Italian to his son: Why did you bring me this? This is what you get. She received Drama Desk Award nominations for both productions. Most of her scenes were edited out, but the brief time on screen horrified the actress:
However, Park's father was unable to make ends meet, and the family moved to the Philippines in hopes of rebuilding his career in According to Park, she was initially lonely in the Philippines because she wasn't fluent in Filipino and her pronunciation of the language was not good. She later said she worked hard to correct her pronunciation in hopes of one day becoming a celebrity, which was a dream she had harbored since hearing K-pop boy band Seo Taiji and Boys in During the last elimination round, Park received approximately half a million text votes[ citation needed ] and finished in second place behind Hero Angeles. In , she starred in her first film, the romantic comedy Bcuz of U , opposite Hero Angeles. Debut with 2NE1 and solo activities[ edit ] Main article:
His mother or parents nicknamed him Pao-pao Chinese: Chan became close friends with fellow group members Sammo Hung and Yuen Biao , and the three of them later became known as the Three Brothers or Three Dragons. Chan joined his parents in Canberra in , where he briefly attended Dickson College and worked as a construction worker.