Yahoo Serious
Actor, director, composer
Yahoo Serious
Yahoo Serious, born Greg Pead (name-change by deed poll in 1980), is an Australian film actor, director and score composer. He is best known for his 1988 comedy Young Einstein. He also created Reckless Kelly in 1993 and Mr. Accident in 2000. Serious writes, directs, produces, stars in, and has composed the scores for his movies.
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The Weekly Listicle: Comes From a Different Timeline - California Literary Review
Google News - over 5 years
For no particular reason whatsoever, Australian comedian Yahoo Serious chose to rewrite the life of history's most celebrated scientist as a fictional farce about a Tasmanian farm boy who changed the world with a formula for brewing better beer
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OFFBEAT: Whiting's 2011 Pierogi Fest includes invite to England's William and Kate - nwitimes.com
Google News - over 5 years
Actor Yahoo Serious ("Young Einstein") is 58. Guitarist Duncan Cameron (Sawyer Brown) and comedian Carol Leifer (said to be the inspiration for "Seinfeld" character Elaine Marie Benes) are 55. Country singer Stacy Dean Campbell and singer Juliana
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Holtan találták a sztárt - Story Online
Google News - over 5 years
Láthattuk a Krokodil Dundee-ban Paul Hogan legjobb barátjaként, a Fekete-fehérben Robert Carlyle-jal, Az ifjú Einstein című Yahoo Serious agymenésben, vagy legutoljára Baz Luhrmann Ausztráliájában Nicole Kidman és Hugh Jackman oldalán
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Movies on TV, Today & Tonight - Regina Leader-Post
Google News - over 5 years
(166) >> Young Einstein Yahoo Serious. A Tasmanian farm boy rocks the scientific community. (1 hr.35 mins.) (165) > I Dreamed of Africa Kim Basinger. A woman becomes a celebrated conservationist in Africa. (2 hrs.) (101) The Thaw Val Kilmer
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Keith Urban just one of many Australian pop culture exports - Florida Times-Union
Google News - over 5 years
Yahoo Serious: Born Greg Pead, Yahoo Serious is an actor and director best known for his 1988 cult hit, "Young Einstein." Paul Hogan: Hogan is best known as Michael "Crocodile" Dundee from the "Crocodile Dundee" film series. The first film (1986),
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Avalon Beach: The secret life of Sydney's insular peninsula - CNNGo.com
Google News - over 5 years
It's the hidden beach of stars: Yahoo Serious, Megan Gale and Nicole Kidman are often spotted on its shores. The beachside village has become an artists' enclave and locally known as the “insular peninsula” (which includes Whale Beach, Palm Beach and
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RM Williams movie rides in to Dungog - Newcastle Herald
Google News - almost 6 years
Another key location was the old timber hut at Wollombi made famous the 1988 Yahoo Serious film Young Einstein. And just as Serious's hit comedy began as a self-funded short made to attract Hollywood studio backing, Mr Cowley plans to use The Forgotten
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When a stunt takes you to Cannes - Sydney Morning Herald
Google News - almost 6 years
In the end, sick of this kid's calls, the agency was persuaded to match him up with a stunt co-ordinator who took him on to the set of Yahoo Serious's film Reckless Kelly. He was away. That determination runs like a thread through Edgerton's career
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澳洲待售房屋过多 但房价折扣减少 - 大纪元
Google News - almost 6 years
然而电影制片人史瑞斯(Yahoo Serious)和他的前妻平卡斯(Lulu Pinkus),不得不降低他们的房价9.5%,为确保能以315.5万澳元卖掉他们在棕榈海滨(Palm Beach)的房子。 5月4日,在胡克准基(LJ Hooker)负责的这套房子的拍
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George Mason Basketball Makes Safe Move In Hiring Paul Hewitt, But Is It Right ... - SB Nation DC
Google News - almost 6 years
Three years ago Tech was an abysmal 2-14 in conference play. There was zero energy around the team and program. Tech games were painful to watch on television - you'd see bigger crowds at a Yahoo Serious film festival
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Price discounting eases despite glut of homes on the market - Sydney Morning Herald
Google News - almost 6 years
But the filmmakers Yahoo Serious and his former wife, Lulu Pinkus, had to drop their price by 9.5 per cent to secure the $3155000 Palm Beach sale. There were two registered bidders at the midweek LJ Hooker auction, but just the one bid after it met a
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Filmmakers With Shared Grit
NYTimes - about 7 years
One night in the early 1990s Nash Edgerton, about 20 years old and struggling as an electrical-engineering student, awoke with an inspiration. ''I should be a stunt man,'' Mr. Edgerton recalled thinking. It was the beginning of Blue-Tongue Films, one of the unlikelier phenomena in the unpredictable world of independent film. Blue-Tongue, a
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When Terry Met Jerry, Yahoo!
NYTimes - about 11 years
WHEN Yahoo Inc. announced nearly five years ago that Terry S. Semel, then a former leader of the Warner Brothers motion picture studio, would become its chairman and chief executive, the reaction both outside and within Yahoo was not exactly one of wild encouragement. Despite a hugely successful career running companies that make movies, television
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SUMMER FILMS: COMING ATTRACTIONS; A Plate Heaped With Romance; Hold the Gorillas
NYTimes - almost 18 years
THERE'S something different about this year's crop of summer movies. Most of the action heroes are sitting the season out, so not a single comet, meteor, dinosaur or giant gorilla is poised to destroy us all. Instead there are a swarm of romantic comedies, lovable animated robots and apemen for the children, and more restorations, rereleases and
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HOME ENTERTAINMENT/NEW RELEASES: AND KEEP IN MIND
NYTimes - almost 27 years
LEAD: Here are some notable releases of the last few months. Here are some notable releases of the last few months. THE ABYSS - ''A gigantic sea monster of a film about marriage, death, nuclear war and alien life forms can be described in these words: E. T. Underwater.'' (Caryn James) 1989. CBS/Fox. $89.98. LD, $49.98. 2:20. CC. PG-13. THE BIG
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HOME ENTERTAINMENT/VIDEO: AND KEEP IN MIND
NYTimes - almost 27 years
LEAD: Here are some notable releases of the last few months. Here are some notable releases of the last few months. THE BIG PICTURE - Christopher Guest's Hollywood sendup about the adventures of a film student is ''consistently genial'' and ''intermittently funny.'' (Vincent Canby) 1989. RCA/Columbia. $89.95. LD, $34.95. 1:40. CC. PG-13. BREAKING
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HOME ENTERTAINMENT/VIDEO: AND KEEP IN MIND
NYTimes - almost 27 years
LEAD: Here are some notable releases of the last few months. Here are some notable releases of the last few months. BREAKING IN - John Sayles wrote and Bill Forsyth directed this halcyon comedy starring Burt Reynolds about a partnership between thieves. ''The movie is an accumulation of wonderfully buoyant, sometimes irrational details that would
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NEW VIDEO RELEASES
NYTimes - about 27 years
LEAD: Young Einstein 1988. Warner. $89.95. Laser disk. $24.98. 1 hour 25 minutes. Closed captioned. PG. Young Einstein 1988. Warner. $89.95. Laser disk. $24.98. 1 hour 25 minutes. Closed captioned. PG. As written, directed and played by an Australian who has christened himself Yahoo Serious, this Einstein is the genius son of a Tasmanian apple
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TV'S ARSENIO HALL: LATE-NIGHT COOL
NYTimes - over 27 years
LEAD: ON A BRIGHT MID-SUMMER Wednesday, on the south side of Sunset Boulevard, off La Cienega, Arsenio Hall, the latest prince in the late-night realm where Johnny Carson is king, got a towering present: a billboard with a picture of him sprawled like a diva on a couch, smiling the smile of a Cheshire cat. ON A BRIGHT MID-SUMMER Wednesday, on the
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Review/Film; Silliness And Science That Equal One Einstein
NYTimes - over 27 years
LEAD: It says a lot about ''Young Einstein'' that the cast includes actors named Yahoo, Lulu, Peewee and Su, goofy play names that set the tone for this Monty Pythonesque ramble through the early life of Albert Einstein. It says a lot about ''Young Einstein'' that the cast includes actors named Yahoo, Lulu, Peewee and Su, goofy play names that set
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Yahoo Serious
    FORTIES
  • 2000
    Age 46
    In August 2000, Yahoo Serious tried to sue the search engine Yahoo! for trademark infringement.
    More Details Hide Details The case was thrown out because Serious could not prove that he sells products or services under the name "Yahoo" and therefore could not prove that he suffered harm or confusion due to the search engine.
    Serious was a guest celebrity for the opening of the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Serious is a director of The Kokoda Track Foundation, a humanitarian organization focused on Papua New Guinea. Shortly after the production of Young Einstein, Yahoo Serious married Lulu Pinkus. Their relationship ended in 2007.
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    In 2000, Yahoo Serious released his third film, Mr. Accident, about the most accident-prone man in the world.
    More Details Hide Details Like Reckless Kelly, the film was not a commercial success.
  • 1996
    Age 42
    He received an honorary doctorate from the University of Newcastle in 1996.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1993
    Age 39
    In 1993, Serious released his next film, Reckless Kelly, a satire about a modern descendant of the notorious Australian bank robber Ned Kelly who also becomes a movie star in Hollywood.
    More Details Hide Details While Reckless Kelly was a hit in Australia, it failed outside of the country and ended Serious's bid for mainstream international popularity.
  • 1988
    Age 34
    In 1988, Serious co-wrote, produced, and directed Young Einstein, an intentionally inaccurate movie portraying Albert Einstein as a young farmer in Tasmania who derives the formula E=mc² while trying to discover a means of creating beer bubbles, splitting the lager atom in the process.
    More Details Hide Details After leaving the apple isle for Sydney on the mainland to patent his discovery, he goes on to develop rock music and surfing, romances Marie Curie, and saves Paris from an atomic bomb. The film's popularity propelled Serious to stardom which saw him appear on the cover of Time and Mad magazines, and even get his own primetime slot on MTV. The movie was a success in Australia but a critical and commercial flop in the United States.
    He is best known for his 1988 comedy Young Einstein.
    More Details Hide Details He also created Reckless Kelly in 1993 and Mr. Accident in 2000. Serious writes, directs, produces, stars in, and has composed the scores for his movies. Pead was born in Cardiff, City of Lake Macquarie in the Hunter Region, New South Wales, Australia. He attended Glendale East Public School and Cardiff High School, then worked as a tyre fitter to pay for his tuition at the National Art School in Sydney but was expelled. After being expelled from art school, Serious co-wrote, co-produced, edited and directed at age 21 his first film, Coaltown, "with the assistance of the Australian Film Institute". Released in 1977, Coaltown explores the social and political history of coal mining.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1953
    Born
    Born on July 27, 1953.
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