Theater[ edit ] Gurira at the The Walking Dead event. Gurira said that she began writing plays in an effort to better utilize her strengths as an actress, and to tell stories that convey ideas about strong women with whom she identifies. Later that year, Gurira received the Whiting Award for an emerging playwright. The play is about family, cultural identity, and the experience of life as a first-generation American, and Gurira has said that it was inspired in part by family and friends of hers.
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June Allyson - Wikipedia
Sex symbols of the yesteryear, there were plenty to go around, but only a few earned true mainstream success. Falana her first big break. This dancer, singer and actress would take her talents to Broadway and eventually to Italy in the 's and 's. Sticking with show business well into the late 's, Lola entertained her way into the object of every man's affection. Ladies, this is red lip goals. Shaft Mary Jane Paul's daddy used to be fine.
She had a brother, Henry, who was two years older. She said she had been raised as a Roman Catholic ,[ citation needed ] but a discrepancy exists relating to her early life, and her studio biography was often the source of the confusion. Her paternal grandparents, Harry Geisman and Anna Hafner, were immigrants from Germany  although Allyson claimed her last name was originally "Van Geisman", and was of Dutch origin. Upon her death, her daughter said Allyson was born "Eleanor Geisman to a French mother and Dutch father. Allyson was brought up in near poverty, living with her maternal grandparents.