Celebrities and Faith

Celebrities and Faith

Here is a few bits and pieces about Celebrities and their Faith. Interesting, as we never see them for what they are in films and TV...

 

Kris Kristofferson

Actor, Singer & Songwriter

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Short Bio

Kristoffer Kristofferson (born June 22, 1936) is an American singer-songwriter and actor. Among his songwriting credits are the songs "Me and Bobby McGee", "For the Good Times", "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down", and "Help Me Make It Through the Night", all of which were hits for other artists. Kristofferson composed his own songs and collaborated with Nashville songwriters such as Shel Silverstein.[1] In 1985, Kristofferson joined fellow country artists Waylon JenningsWillie Nelson and Johnny Cash in forming the country music supergroup The Highwaymen, and formed a key creative force in the Outlaw country music movement that eschewed the Nashville music machine in favor of independent songwriting and producing. In 2004, Kristofferson was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. He is also known for his starring roles in Alice Doesn't Live Here AnymoreHeaven's GateBlade and A Star Is Born, the latter of which earned him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor.

Kristoffer Kristofferson was born in Brownsville, Texas, to Mary Ann (née Ashbrook) and Lars Henry Kristofferson, a U.S. Army Air Corps officer (later a U.S. Air Force major general).[2] His paternal grandparents emigrated from Sweden, while his mother had English, Scots-Irish, German, Swiss-German, and Dutch ancestry. Kristofferson's paternal grandfather was an officer in the Swedish Army. When Kristofferson was a child, his father pushed him towards a military career.[3]

At the age of 17, Kristofferson took a summer job with a dredging contractor on Wake Island. He called it "the hardest job I ever had."[4]

 

Kris & his Testimony about a "Profound Religious Experience" he had in church.

 

His Song - Sunday morning coming down (1970) 

(Alcohol, Drugs and the next Morning...)

 

 

 

Mark Wahlberg

Actor, Singer & Songwriter

Short Bio

Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg (born June 5, 1971)[1] is an American actor, producer, businessman, model, rapper, singer and songwriter. He is also known by his former stage name Marky Mark, from his early career as frontman for the group, Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch, with whom he released the albums Music for the People (1991) and You Gotta Believe(1992).

From his early music career Wahlberg transitioned to acting, with his screen debut in Renaissance Man (1994) and his first starring role in Fear (1996). He received critical praise for his performance as porn actor Dirk Diggler in Boogie Nights. In the early 2000s, he ventured into big budget action oriented movies, such as Planet of the Apes (2001) and The Italian Job(2003). For playing a police officer in the neo-crime drama The Departed (2006), he earned a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. For the biographical sports drama The Fighter (2010), in which he starred as Micky Ward, Wahlberg received a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor. In the 2010s, he landed successful comedy roles with The Other Guys (2010), Daddy's Home (2015) and its 2017 sequelTed (2012) and its 2015 sequel, and became the protagonist in the Transformers live-action film franchise (2014, 2017). He was the world's best-paid actor in 2017.

Wahlberg also served as executive producer of four HBO series: the comedy-drama Entourage (2004–2011), the period crime drama Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014), and the comedy-dramas How to Make It in America (2010–2011) and Ballers (2015–present). He is co-owner of the Wahlburgers chain and co-starred in the reality TV series about it. Wahlberg received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2010.

 

Mark Talking about his life and turning to God

 

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