50 Interesting Facts About Hollywood Actors – Part 5

11Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman started his own coffee brand and foundation called “Laughing Man” after meeting a struggling coffee farmer in Ethiopia. His goal was to provide a marketplace for farmers in developing countries to sell their goods for a fair price. Jackman donates 100% of profits.

12Jack Nicholson

Jack Nicholson

In his famous scene in ‘The Shining’, the crew made a fake door for Jack Nicholson to break through but had to replace it with a real door as the fake one broke too quickly due to Jack previously being a Fire Marshall.

13Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt

On New Year’s Eve, 1999, Brad Pitt rented a Mexican resort, filled it with his friends and at midnight had the government cut the power and phone lines and send in troops to raid the compound and “arrest” one of his best friends on drug charges. He did this all as a practical joke.

14Michael Caine

Michael Caine

Responding as to why he starred in Jaws: The Revenge, Michael Caine said “I have never seen the film, but by all accounts it was terrible. However, I have seen the house that it built, and it is terrific.”

15Al Pacino

Al Pacino

In 1975 Al Pacino was offered the role of Han Solo in the film Star Wars, but he refused the role because “The script was too confusing.”

16Bruce Willis

Bruce Willis

When Arnold Schwarzenegger turned down the planned sequel to Commando, it was reworked to star Bruce Willis and was retitled Die Hard.

17Samuel L. Jackson

Samuel L. Jackson

Samuel L Jackson wanted a purple lightsaber so he would be noticeable in Attack of the Clones. He still has the prop at home with, “Bad Mother f***er” inscribed in its hilt.

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18Matt Damon

Matt Damon

All main actors in the movie Saving Private Ryan apart from Matt Damon were required to undergo military training. This was done so that the remaining cast would build up genuine resentment for his character.

19Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando

When asked about his sex life during an interview, Marlon Brando said, “Like a large number of men, I, too, have had homosexual experiences and I am not ashamed. But if there is someone who is convinced that Jack Nicholson and I are lovers, may they continue to do so. I find it amusing.”

20Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks has been gifting the White House press corps with new coffee machines since 2004 after visiting and finding an old decrepit Mr. Coffee machine serving really bad coffee. The latest was a $1700 espresso machine in 2017.

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  1. Yeah… 16….They keep putting this as fact but never retract it. It’s been up several times. When researched is clearly false. Y’ALL NEED TO DELETE THIS ONE SO IT DOESN’T KEEP SHOWING UP.



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