7 Lesser Known Hollywood Siblings
It was amazing how realistic it was. Two things are deliberately absent in the simulated airport: the smell of jet fuel and a change in cabin pressure that makes your ears pop. Captan opened his studio about six months before Sept. 11. On Sept. 12, the phone started ringing because airports were locked down and movie and television studios couldnt shoot scenes they needed. The studio has grown to include everything from a private jet to a 747, as well as props and supplies. A guide dog takes longer and costs more than any other dog to train because they must be the eyes of their companion. So it wasnt surprising that they all went through with flying colors, Blake said. Going through security, none of the dogs balked or barked at the security wands or pat-downs, even if the wands set off alarms because of their leashes. The dogs sat at their handlers feet in the cabin during the simulated flight, which came with engine sounds, the captain speaking, cabin lights being dimmed, overhead bins being shut and warm-up vibrations, Wilcox said. If there was any nervousness, it was during the simulated takeoff, landing or turbulence. When a dog gets nervous, it might clamp its jaw, lick its lips or get wide-eyed, Blake said. With the dogs in the test class, petting was enough to reassure them, she said. The staff was very knowledgeable about dog behavior and gave good advice, Wilcox said.
No comment.” For her part, Jennifer Aniston has said nothing about her younger brother, who described himself to the Daily Mail as a “travelling artist,” and has never appeared in public with him. Not every star keeps their siblings under wraps. Click through to see if you recognize these lesser-known siblings of Hollywood celebrities. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images | Michael Tran/Getty Images Doug Pitt Brad Pitt ‘s look-alike younger brother Doug Pitt stepped out of his famous brother’s shadow last year when he appeared in a viral video for Virgin Mobile in which he spoofed his ordinary Joe life in Missouri by taking viewers on a tour of his home. “This is Doug Pitt,” the video begins. “The second-most-famous Pitt in his family.” The brothers first stunned fans with their uncanny likeness in 2004 at the premiere of “Ocean’s Twelve.” The younger Pitt is the owner of ServiceWorld Computer Center in Springfield, Mo., where he lives with his family. Larry Busacca/Getty Images | Michael Buckner/Getty Images Aimee Osbourne Jack and Kelly Osbourne’s older sister Aimee may not be as well known as her famous younger siblings after declining to participate in the family’s MTV reality show. But, the aspiring singer and actress has no regrets. “I’m not some weirdo depressed daughter that’s afraid of the world and locks herself in her room all day. I just didn’t choose to do the show,” she once told MTV. “I want to be a singer, and I felt if I’d stayed with the Osbournes and done the whole thing I would have been typecast right away. [Mum] was hurt and we definitely had a tough time with disagreements. I’m more reserved and my private life is very important.” Jeff Kravitz/Getty Images Charlie Murphy Eddie Murphy isn’t the only funny one in his family. His older brother Charlie Murphy, 54, is also a comedian and actor, best known as a cast member on “Chappelle’s Show.” He collaborated with his famous brother on the screenplays for “Norbit” and “Vampire in Brooklyn” and starred alongside him in “Harlem Nights.” Today, Charlie, who shares more than a passing resemblance to Eddie, 52, still appears on television and in comedy clubs. Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images Elizabeth Olsen No, Olsens are really triplets.
Hollywood comes out to honor British influences before Emmy awards
So its no surprise the actor walked the red carpet Saturday at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts pre-Emmy tea in Los Angeles. He says the shows nine nominations are a sign the entertainment industry is learning how to better cater to audiences. More on the Emmy Awards Does ‘Mad Men’ deserve an Emmy nomination for outstanding drama? Hank Stuever It’s a near certainty that it will be on the top list every year, but does season 6 of “Mad Men” deserve yet another Emmy nomination for outstanding drama? The short answer, if you dutifully slogged through it, is no. Complete list of the 65th Emmy Awards Nominees Veronica Toney Other American versions of British shows were on stars minds too. Breaking Bad star Dean Norris says the original British version of The Office is one of his favorite shows of all time. And actor Reid Scott of Veep says he really loves the BBCs show Sherlock Holmes. So what will be the next British import to find fame in America? Even Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes says he doesnt know. ___ Online: http://www.bafta.org Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.