Do Americans take Australian celebrities like Nicole Kidman, Heath Ledger and Geoffrey Rush seriously?
Do Americans resent Australian celebrities taking jobs away from American acting talent? To what degree are foriegners in Hollywood respected? The reason I ask is because a friend of mine is on the board ot the American "Screen Actors Guild" and they have a tendency to award American actors only, regardless.
Asked By: Ashley - 6/3/2006
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
If you measure respect in Hollywood by awards...Nicole Kidman and Geoffrey Rush both have Oscars, and Heath Ledger was nominated for Brokeback Mountain, a critically acclaimed film... More
Answered By: shukuken - 6/4/2006
Additional Answers (10)
That's a stupid question.
Answered By: Brownie - 6/3/2006
Americans seem to take all celebrities too seriously.
Answered By: J.C. - 6/3/2006
no why would we, we need alittle spice in the acting field we don't want americans to try and imitate that accent just doesn't sound right sometimes
Answered By: sicivic05 - 6/3/2006
i dont know
Answered By: scarface - 6/3/2006
I would think the only people who would resent a foreigner "taking away jobs" in Hollywood would be other Hollywood actors. For the most part, the general American public sees a celebrity as a celebrity, and doesn't obsess too much about where they're from.
Answered By: tonalc1 - 6/3/2006
There are a lot of foreign actors I think Americans respect them. Look it all these sexy british men coming up in movies too.........It seems so rare to find a new American actor. I think Americans like seeing a sexy foreign actor/actress on screen. The sound of their voice and the look is very important in Hollywood... More
Answered By: xxxc0c0puffzxxx - 6/3/2006
we americans hate Nicole Kidman, but not cause she's an Aussie...it's because she cannot act... as far as the other two...never heard of them But I want to know if you Australians are upset that all the movies in your theaters are always American movies with American stars...does that make you feel inferior?
Answered By: insensitive male - 6/3/2006
I can't speak for other americans, but I have never heard anyone say anything bad about any of them at all. I like them all. I also love to hear Keith Urban sing as well. Why would anyone resent Australian's?
Answered By: mischiefmaker_kc - 6/3/2006
Hello?! Collin Farrel!?! Nicole Kiddman & Collin Farrel are on my radar... And LMAO @ Taking jobs away from celebrities... I'm thinkin there's plenty to go around ;) Heather~
Answered By: southgapassionparties - 6/3/2006
I prefer those 3 to some american actors. actually in hollywood i don't think it really matters where you are from, if you are a celebrity people either love you, hate you, or think you're bonkers.
Answered By: Kitsune - 6/3/2006
Find job openings in your area. Apply for open job positions today.
$21/hr Start, Avg Pay $72K/yr Check Our Map of the 1700 Openings.
New job opportunities added daily. Search & apply for DC jobs now.
Shopping for Jobs Today? Find the One That's Right for You!
Other Career Questions
What jobs are there in the business field that are night jobs? Places and job titles please. Im have a BA in Business Admin and looking for a night job, already have a morning/day job.
Enumerate these jobs Say, patent application writting. patent application writing. In a company, what jobs are needed to keep confidential?
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.