From actor to leader

From actor to leader

Politics is said to be the last resort of the wicked. But that is not the case with all politicians. There are many politicians in the world whose activities have become role models for all people in the history of the world. How ideological a politician can be depends on his mentality, party, country and related background. But politicians only have more or less stardom. But when people who already have stardom get involved in politics, what happens? Yes, there are many actors in the history of the world who have come to light in the last days of their lives. Today’s discussion is about the people who came to politics from acting and got success or were discussed.


Today’s topic of discussion……


1.Arnold Schwarzenegger

2.George Murphy

3.Ronald Reagan

4.Ben Jones

5.Shirley Temple

6.Clint Eastwood

7.Frederick Grandi

8.Al Franken

9.Indian stars


★1.Arnold Schwarzenegger


Arnold Schwarzenegger is an Austrian-American bodybuilder, actor, model, businessman and politician. He was the 38th governor of the state of California in the United States. As a child, Schwarzenegger excelled at sports and was influenced by his father. He started weightlifting at the age of 15, but had been involved in various sports for a long time.

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Although he is not very healthy for this, he thought that he can go to the gym to do body building and Olympic lifting. In a speech, Schwarzenegger said he started planning at the age of 17. His father wanted his son Schwarzenegger to be a police officer. He began his first bodybuilding at a gym in the Austrian town of Graz. In a movie in this city, he got a chance to see all the famous bodybuilders like Reg Park, Steve Reeves, Johnny Weasmuller on the big screen. Seeing them, he was deeply inspired. He became Mr. Universe at the age of 22. He has also been a seven-time Mr. Olympia champion.


Even after his retirement, Schwarzenegger is a renowned figure in the world of bodybuilding. He has written several books and articles on body composition. Schwarzenegger gained worldwide recognition for his performances in Hollywood films. Notable films starring him are ‘The Terminator’, ‘Conan the Barbarian’, ‘Predator’. Schwarzenegger was elected governor of California in October 2003 as a Republican candidate, and Schwarzenegger was sworn in on November 23. He was re-elected governor of California on November 7, 2006. In this election he defeated the Democratic candidate Phil Angelides. He is currently an active member of the Republican Party. Working for the welfare of the people.


★2.George Murphy


George Murphy was born on July 4, 1902, in the United States. He was a dancer, actor and politician by profession. He began his career as a song and dance instructor in 1927 with stage actor Searle Temple. From 1930 to 1952, he was a successful song and dance instructor, contributing to the American big-budget Hollywood musical. However, he made his Hollywood movie debut in 1934.


Actors like American President Ronald Reagan have paralleled his path as a politician. He has also been successful in politics. From 1944 to 1946 he was president of the Actors’ Guild. In 1951, he was awarded the Honorary Academy Award in recognition of his work in the world of cinema. He served as US Senator-elect from California from 1965 to 1971. He was the first successful person in US history to become a successful politician after a successful actor. In this case, the names of these successful people must be mentioned along with Ronald Reagan and Arnold Schwarzenegger.


Note: The first successful person in US history is a successful politician after a successful actor.


★3.Ronald Reagan


Ronald Reagan is the 40th President of the United States. Ronald Reagan is the epitome of what a successful politician and actor can be. The idea that one could ascend to the top of state power through acting is in the hands of President Reagan. And because of such a glamorous life, he has surpassed all other presidents of America in terms of image. This talented man was born on February 6, 1911 in the United States. He made his Hollywood debut in 1937.


He acted in 50 films. He was the presenter of the famous television programs General Electric Theater and Death Valley Days. She became president of the Screen Actors Guild in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the world of cinema. As a successful politician, he was appointed governor of the state of California in 1966. His presence in US politics has played a significant role in changing the course of politics. In recognition of his outstanding personality, good relations developed with the United States and other countries of the world. He also gained a reputation as an eloquent speaker. He lost to Jimmy Carter in 1980 and was elected President of the United States. His performances on various radio talk shows captivated the audience. Notable among his famous movies are All-American, Kings Row, Bedtime for Banjo. The talented American passed away on June 15, 2004.


Note: As a politician, he was appointed governor of the state of California in 1966. His presence in US politics has played a significant role in changing the course of politics.


★4.Ben Jones


Ben Lewis Jones or Ben Jones for short was born on August 30, 1941. He is a successful actor, film storyteller and politician. ‘The Duke of Hazard’s movie’ Kota Davenport gained popularity for its character. Many thought of him as a messy, crazy, dirty car mechanic, like the Kota Davenport character.


He began his political career as a Democrat to radically change his own way of life. In acting life he was able to reach out to the common man in politics just as he was bound by the magic of character. However, he stumbled at the beginning of his political life. In 1986, he ran for the US House of Representatives from Georgia, losing to his rival Pat Swindle. However, he received 47 percent more votes than expected. However, two years later, in 1988, he easily won against his rival Pat Swindle.


★5.Shirley Temple


Shirley Temple is one of the few women who have come to politics from Hategona. His story is different from others. Many find the look of Lindsay Lohan similar to the look of the temple. Temple was a child star who shook the whole of Hollywood by acting in various films for 21 years. At the age of 21, he left the colorful world of the silver screen.


As successful as his career in Hollywood has been, his position in the political arena has not been very favorable. Temple lost to the Republican Party as mayor of California. However, at the beginning of his political life, he quickly overcame a big shock. He was appointed ambassador to Ghana. President Richard Nixon. He was then appointed as George W. A combination of the silver screen and political life, he eventually became Yugoslavia’s ambassador to the Temple under Shirley Bush, a successful diplomat.


★6.Clint Eastwood


There is no celebrity politician in the world who can beat Clint Eastwood in small town politics. Born May 31, 1930, Clinton or Clint Eastwood was an American film actor, producer, producer, composer, painter, and politician by profession.


He started his acting career in 1959-66 as a co-star in the television serial ‘Rhyde’. The characters ‘Man with No Name’, ‘Dirty Harry’, ‘The Good’ made him a ‘cultural icon’ in the seventies and eighties. He won an Oscar for Best Picture and Best Producer in recognition of his work in 1992’s Unforgiven and 2004’s Million Dollar Baby. Also nominated as the best actor.  His two most famous comedy films are Avery, Who Way But Lose (1978) and its sequel Annie Who Way You Can (1980). He is also remembered in American history as a successful politician. He is equally successful in local and national politics. In the April 1998 mayoral election, he was elected mayor of his hometown, Carmel by the Sea, California.


★7.Frederick Grandi


Frederick Grande, or Fred Grande for short, was a successful politician and actor, born June 29, 1948. He began his career as a colleague of Congressman Willie Maine. Although he started his life with politics, he gradually entered the world of acting. The character ‘Mustache’ on the television show ‘The Love Betty’ recognized her as a successful actor. This character of 1977 is able to create a stir in all circles. The highly educated man who passed from Harvard came to power at a rocket speed in political life. Grandi, considered the sun child of Sioux City, Iowa, was elected a member of the United States House of Representatives in 1986 as a Republican. At that time, the news was published in People magazine that the political grandi was moving away from his acting career. In recognition of his contributions to the fields of agriculture, official management, education, and defense during his four years in Congress, he received the ‘Eight Watchdog’ award, known as the Treasury Award. However, in the 1994 Governorate of Iowa election, he lost to his rival, Terry Branstad. Most recently, he hosted a radio talk show called The Grandi Group.


★8.Al Franken


Al Franken is one of the leading actors and politicians of our time. He was born on May 21, 1951 in New York, USA. But his other professions include writer, comedian, film storyteller, radio presenter. He gained stardom through the Saturday Night Live show. He is also widely regarded as the author of the best-selling comic book. His name is pronounced as one of the most successful Democrat politicians, along with Hillary Clinton, Harry Reid and Stuart Smiley. He lost to Norm Coleman in the highest-spending election in the history of the Senate election and was elected Minnesota senator. He has been a junior United States senator since 2009. He has acted in many movies as well as in many television series. He is the presenter of the National Syndicate’s political radio talk show ‘The Al Franken Show’. He is currently busy with politics as well as acting.


★9.Indian stars


Hollywood stars came to politics with huge support and finally saw success, but the opposite is true in the politics of our subcontinent. Even though many big stars are involved in Indian politics in particular, only a handful have succeeded in the end. Let’s talk about Bollywood’s Big-B Amitabh Bachchan. But that is not all. His family circle is also much more integrated. Today’s Abhishek Bachchan’s father Amitabh Bachchan is the son of renowned Indian poet Harivansh Roy Bachchan. Amitabh entered politics at the height of his career.


In 1980, Amitabh was elected a Member of Parliament from Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh. His name was later implicated in the Bofors scandal. Although he was later acquitted, he did not want to handle the situation. The love of his audience grew for him. He realized that politics was not for him.


The screen is safer for him. Another Indian filmmaker, Dikpal Binod Khanna, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in 1997 and won the Lok Sabha elections from Gurdaspur, Punjab. Then in 2002 he was given the responsibility of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.


Jaya Prada, a favorite of Indian cinema, took advantage of the popularity of the film and joined the Telugu Desam Party at the age of 32. A few years later, he joined the Samajwadi Party. Amitabh’s wife and actress Jaya Bachchan was elected MP from the Samajwadi Party. Popular actor Govinda was elected Member of Parliament from the Congress.


MJR or MJ Ramachandra was not only a popular actor in India, he also served as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for three terms. Besides, another popular actress Jayalalithaa also served as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. Apart from this, Dharmendra and many others in Bollywood are also involved in politics. Many stars of Kolkata’s Tollywood or Tamil film industry are involved in politics.


Although many big stars are involved in the politics of our subcontinent, especially in the politics of India, only a handful have succeeded in the end.

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