Hollywood stars who surprised fans by speaking other languages!
Hollywood stars need to go ahead and learn some new skills only because of the roles they are going to play or because they are touring all around the world and in order to communicate with their fans, they need to learn a language. All of this is a part of their career. It is a none stop learning process. Some of these stars speak the language they have learned so fluently that people cannot even think they are not natives! Here is a list of the Hollywood stars who surprised fans by knowing other languages!
The 43-year-old British actress became famous around the world for playing Selene in the popular sci-fi saga Underworld. Kate has been portraying herself in front of the cameras since 1991, and apart from being an actress, she has also been a model and even a writer. She is one of the smart stars out there as she has studied French and Russian literature at Oxford! She also speaks German!
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On her interview with Larry King, she said: "I wanted to read Chekhov and Molière in their original languages." She also mentioned that the language is pretty difficult saying: "is really unfair, because when you go further with French, it gets easier, but Russian is hard, the grammar is very hard." Even in one of her interviews, she answered the question in Russian saying: "I’ve always loved Russia, I love the literature. The first play I ever did was Chaika."
Best known for her roles in Friends With Benefits and That 70s Show, Mila Kunis is an American Actress born in Ukraine. She was born on 14th of August 1983 in Ukraine and was moved to the United States at the age of seven. After being enrolled in acting classes as an after-school activity, she was soon discovered by an agent. In an interview with a Russian media, she started talking in Russian to explain Justin Timberlake’s role!
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It is one of the most famous black characters, although his name cannot be pronounced. This character first appears in the fourth part of the saga - "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire." It was a dark and frightening figure and the main opponent of all wizards. It was characterized by a lack of nose and even a white skin tone. It's hard to believe that a handsome Ralph Fiennes played this character. He also is known for his role in the movie Schindler's List. He is also one of the stars who know Russian. He learned the language because he wanted to know another language aside from his mother tongue.
Robert Downey Jr.
It's even hard to remember the times when Robert Downey Jr. was more famous for his drug addiction than anything else. After a lot of time spent in rehab centers, the actor is now at the top of the Hollywood charts and is best known for work put on two separate Marvel plays: "Iron Man" and "The Avengers". He shocked all the fans when he started speaking Russian while promoting the movie The Avengers in Moscow. He spent 2 hours working on his speech to be able to speak fluently!
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The handsome protagonist of the films "Requiem for a Dream", "Suicide Squad" and "Chapter 27", winner of an Oscar Award and a Golden Globe for his impressive performance in "Dallas Buyers Club" is one of the first people that come to mind when we start thinking about embodied perfection. Not only the sky-blue heartthrob sweeps the big screen and concerts of his band, 30 Seconds To Mars. He learned Russian for his role in the movie The Lord of War. In an interview when he was asked if Russian was difficult, he said: "Russian is a language to be respected. It’s not to be played with. It’s very hard…"
The sympathetic actress who was awarded an Oscar for her performance in "Gravity" was born and raised in the United States but also speaks German. Sandra's mother was a German opera singer and, in fact, her parents met when her father was in Nuremberg. When in 2000 Bullock won the Bambi Prize (the German equivalent of an Oscar), she gave her Thank You speech in German.
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Besides speaking fluently 5 languages (English, Arabic, Hebrew, Japanese and French), the star of "Black Swan" finished the career of Psychology at Harvard University. Since she is one of the most talented and versatile artists of her generation, it is not surprising that at the same time she studied classical and modern dance, and found time to attend numerous courses at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The beautiful Natalie is known for maximum concentration in the studios, and does not stop repeating that "she cares more to be a cultured person, than a movie star".
This stunning young South African actress had a succession of beyond bad luck stories in the beginning. During her childhood, Charlize Theron watched her mother slay her abusive dad in self-defense. Charlize's English is so perfect that it does not take much effort to forget that the actress, in fact, was born and raised in South Africa. That's where she learned her mother tongue: Afrikaans. Of course, the beautiful actress sometimes brings out her linguistic possibilities, using her first language in some interviews and events.