From John Wayne to John Wayne – The Circle of Career

James Arness's Matt Dillon

For James Arness, starring in Gunsmoke was the chance of a lifetime. The merits of Arness’s acting aside, Matt Dillon was not only the best thing that happened to Arness: it was also the longest-standing character he impersonated. The longevity of the show – two decades, which made it one of the lengthiest American TV […]

Tyler Perry as Madea, What Do We Know?

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Tyler Perry is one of the most prolific and successful writers, producers, directors, songwriters and actors today.  In 2011 he was named entertainment’s highest paid man for earning $130 million between May 2010 and 2011. Born in New Orleans Louisiana September 13, 1969 Perry was one of several children.  At birth he was named Emmitt […]