10 Interesting Secrets About Your Favorite Movie Stars

The lives of your favorite Hollywood celebrities off-screen aren’t exactly a secret. We may think that we know them to a certain degree, but there’s a ton of information that slips the public eye. We’ve managed to discover a couple of exciting and even unforeseen facts about the movie stars that we all know and love. Here are some of the interesting celebrity facts that’ll surely spark the interest of a true movie lover:

Princess Diana & Tilda Swinton Were in The Same Class

Tilda Swinton is a well-known actress with countless acting credits in her resume, and interestingly, she’s of ancient Anglo-Scott descent. Swinton’s family tree traces back over a thousand years. When Tilda was 10, her parents sent her to a boarding school located in Kent. During her time there, she often found herself surrounded by several aristocratic kids. One of those aristocratic kids that surrounded Swinton was the future Princess of Wales.

Sophie Turner & Her Allergy Towards Horses

Sophie Turner is an award-winning actress best known for her acting credit in the hit HBO series Game of Thrones. Interestingly, Sophie revealed that she’s allergic to horses. According to Sophie, she was always an asthmatic, and she even bloats and struggles breathing whenever she’s around horses. With the fact that she’s asthmatic, she always carries an inhaler with her on set.

King Richard III & Benedict Cumberbatch Are Relatives

Benedict Cumberbatch is undoubtedly one of the premiere actors in the entertainment and film industry today. It’s certainly interesting to know that this elite actor is an ancestor of an English monarch. That Monarch is also the last and final representative of the Plantagenets of the English throne. It’s King Richard III, and considering that they’re relatives, maybe we’ll see a future acting credit in Benedict’s resume of him acting as King Richard III in a film.

Kit Harrington Had No Idea of His Full Name Until He Was 11

Kit Harrington is another actor on our list who’s best known for his acting credit in the HBO series Game of Thrones. He plays the role of “Jon Snow,” who’s one of the lead characters in the series, and it’s interesting to know that this celebrated actor didn’t know his full name until he turned 11. Traditionally, “Kit” could pass as a short or nickname for “Christopher,” but he had no idea at all. It’s also a mystery why Harrington’s parents waited for his 11 years to tell him the truth.

Chris Pratt’s Cat Is Also An Actor

There’s absolutely no doubt that Chris Pratt is one of the best and most sought-after actors in Hollywood today. He was formerly married to fellow actor Anna Faris, and the couple once adopted a cat named Mrs. White. Interestingly, Mrs. White is also a movie star, and she holds an acting credit in a well-known film. In 1999, Mrs. White played the role of “Snowbell” in the 1999 family film Stuart Little. She even reprised the role in the subsequent sequels.

Charlize Theron is Incredibly Fluent in Afrikaans

Speaking of elite Hollywood actresses, Charlize Theron is certainly one that’s consistently on top of the list. Charlize holds countless acting credits in her film resume, and interestingly, she’s also multilingual and is incredibly fluent in Afrikaans. Charlize is so eloquent that she knows and speaks over 26 dialects of Afrikaans. It certainly helps that she grew up on a farm in South Africa. At the farm, Charlize spoke the local language to her peers.

Dev Patel is A Taekwondo Black Belter

Dev Patel is a well-known actor, and interestingly, he also holds a black belt in Taekwondo. Dev once revealed that he was into martial arts during his younger years. The person who deserves credit for Dev engaging in Taekwondo was his mother, as she encouraged him to direct his energy into sports. Besides being a celebrated actor, Dev is, in fact, also a professional athlete who was able to win international competitions.

Eddie Murphy Fathers TenChildren

It’s safe to assume that Eddie Murphy’s name will forever be synonymous as one of the kings of modern comedy. Besides being an award-winning actor and comedian with countless acting credits in his resume, Eddie is also a doting father to his ten children. He was once married to Nicole Mitchell, and they were able to welcome five children. Eddie also had two more children outside of marriage. Eddie’s eighth child came in 2007, and his ninth and tenth kids came when he started dating Paige Butcher.

Sandra Bullock’s Award-Winning Resume

Sandra Bullock holds numerous acting credits in various films and television shows. Interestingly, she’s also one of the highly-awarded actresses in Hollywood, and she’s the only one to have won an Oscar Award and a Golden Raspberry in the same year.

It was certainly interesting to see as she won the Best Actress award for her performance in The Blind Side when, a few days earlier, she also won the Golden Raspberry Worst Actress Award for her appearance in All About Steve. 

Emmy Watson’s Off-Screen Hobby

Emma Watson is undoubtedly one of the most recognizable actresses today. Interestingly, Watson likes to paint and channel her creative juices during her downtime. Her house is littered with unusual paintings and curiosities, all of which she created. You could say that her portraits and self-portraits have the same degree of elegance as those from renowned artists.