Topic Tag: Caribbean actors


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Immerse, Film and Television, Cuba

Ana de Armas — chasing the dream | Snapshot

Cuban actress Ana de Armas may seem like an overnight success, but behind her rise to stardom are fifteen years of hard work, starting at Havana’s famous theatre school. Caroline Taylor says her biggest successes are still to come

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Immerse, Film and Television, People, United Kingdom, Guyana

Letitia Wright | Backstory

Growing up in Guyana, Letitia Wright never imagined a Hollywood career. But after a string of stage and TV roles and early recognition of her talent, her casting in the blockbuster movie Black Panther was the break every actor hopes for, says Caroline Taylor

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Immerse, Film and Television, People, United States, Trinidad and Tobago

Winston Duke: “I’m unfinished” | Own words

Tobago-born actor Winston Duke, appearing in the eagerly awaited Black Panther movie, on his love of stories and magical realism, how his village childhood shaped his ethos, and his love of soca music — as told to Caroline Taylor

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Immerse, Culture, Film and Television, People

Caribbean Hollywood: 40+ actors of Caribbean heritage

Caribbean actors have been lighting up Hollywood screens for decades — even if you don’t recognise their accents. Caroline Taylor looks back at the first generation of Caribbean movie and TV stars, and profiles some of today’s headliners who can claim Caribbean roots

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Culture, Film and Television, People, Trinidad and Tobago

Lorraine Toussaint: “acting has always been like breathing”

Right now, I’m doing a film called The Soloist. It’s directed by Joe Wright, who I love, and who directed Keira Knightley in Pride and...

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Culture, Theatre and Dance, People, Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad’s Caroline Taylor: packing light

Wherever there’s music or theatre, there’s bound to be a Caribbean performer mixed up in it somewhere. Whether it’s playing Aida on...

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The buzz

Her majesty Reggaeton — a cross-cultural musical fusion of Jamaican dancehall rhythms, US-style hip-hop, Latin American vocals, and...

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