Daryl Hannah

Actress Daryl Hannah

Daryl Christine Hannah is an American film actress. She is best known for her performances in the films Splash, Blade Runner, Roxanne, Wall Street, Steel Magnolias, and Kill Bill.
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Neil Young Quits Legendary Bridge School Concert For 'Personal Reasons'
Huffington Post - 8 months
Rock legend Neil Young announced he’s no longer sponsoring the Bridge School Benefit Concert in California, a legendary annual event that has featured some of the biggest names in music for three decades. Young, 71, said he is dropping the concert for “personal reasons,” and did not elaborate. This year’s concert, which usually takes place in October, has been canceled. It’s unclear if it might return in the future. The Bridge School, located in Hillsborough, teaches children with serious speech and physical disabilities. Young’s sons, Ben, with ex-wife Pegi Young, and Zeke, with the late actress Carrie Snodgress, both have cerebral palsy. Pegi Young co-founded the school to help Ben and other children, and she and Neil Young launched the annual concerts in 1986 to raise funds to keep it operating. Young split with his wife in 2014 after 36 years of marriage, after he began a relationship with actress and activist Daryl Hannah. The upheaval immediately sparked...
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Neil Young Wants You To Keep Paying Attention To Standing Rock
Huffington Post - about 1 year
As temperatures continued to descend farther below the freezing point at the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota near the end of November, Neil Young and his girlfriend, Daryl Hannah, posted a long message on Facebook urging President Barack Obama to side with the protesters and halt construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline. “We are calling upon you, President Barack Obama, to step in and end the violence against the peaceful water protectors at Standing Rock immediately,” Young and Hannah wrote at the time. The couple also asked readers to continue to show up and increase the size of the movement. At the time, police had been firing rubber bullets and water cannons at the peaceful protesters, largely made up of various Native American tribes asserting that the pipeline would affect their clean water supply. (These oil pipelines tend to have spills, and lo and behold, on Dec. 12, just about 150 miles from the Standing Rock site, a North Dakota pipeline spilled an es...
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Thor apologizes to Native Americans in Instagram post
Yahoo News - over 1 year
Chris Hemsworth, also known as Thor, has given his support to protesters in North Dakota and apologized to Native Americans for a terrible costume choice.  The Australian actor is just one of the big names who has come out in solidarity with protesters who are fighting against the construction of a crude oil pipeline in North Dakota. Mark Ruffalo, Susan Sarandon, Shailene Woodley and Darryl Hannah have all given their support.  SEE ALSO: Climate activists shut down 5 tar sands oil pipelines Hemsworth, the actor known for his role in the Marvel movie franchise, posted an Instagram on Thursday which showed him holding up a sign on set that read, "We stand with Standing Rock." It is a reference to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, whose land the pipeline would go through.  In a humble caption, Hemsworth apologized for dressing up as a Native American at a New Year's Eve party last year.  "I now appreciate that there is a great need for a deeper understanding of the complex and extensive iss...
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Meet the UK MerFolk
Huffington Post - about 2 years
Photography and words by David Gregory. For as long as I've been a photographer, I've always been attracted to subjects that are whimsical and irreverent. I've never felt the compulsion to create world changing images, or work for Magnum - although like many others I probably would if given the chance - instead, I grew up admiring the likes of Arbus, Friedlander, and Eggleston. The Abject; the Abstract, and the Other held far more fascination for me. My work has changed many times over many years, as many photographers' images do, but often, at the heart of it all are people that just refuse to comply; seemingly ordinary people who do extraordinary things. Fuelled in part by my own feelings of disconnection with many mainstream social activities, but never really stepping over some invisible line in the sand into eccentricity myself, I often feel rewarded by working with such people and find it balances my own idiosyncrasies with the conventional day to day work life we all h...
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Shame on the <i>Star Wars</i> Body Shamers
Huffington Post - about 2 years
I guess the goodwill couldn't last too long. Just as Star Wars: The Force Awakens is being greeted by critical acclaim, record box-office earnings and praise for its compelling lead character, the dark side of fandom has arisen -- very much like the movie's First Order from the ashes of the Empire -- and is blasting Carrie Fisher for her appearance, so much so that the actress/writer herself felt the need to respond through social media. As you can see in the linked article, the troglodytes in question have then doubled down, suggesting a variation of "you were asking for it" since she agreed to appear in the movie in the first place. It is a morbidly fascinating phenomenon to witness the claiming of ownership of an entertainment franchise by certain segments of fans who blow collective gaskets when the newest installment does not meet every single one of their impossible expectations, or worse, dares to shake up the status quo. Author Chuck Wendig received a taste of this when he m...
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Daryl Hannah: Our Very Future Requires That We Band Together
Yahoo News - about 2 years
U.S. actor Daryl Hannah draws a handmade sign before taking part in a protest against the Keystone XL oil pipeline, outside the White House in Washington, DC, August 30, 2011. As I write this, global leaders are at the COP21 in Paris wrestling with elementary concepts like cooperation, responsibility and consequences in an attempt to address the climate crisis and protect all life on Earth—for the 21st time. It is critical that nations of the world come together and finally limit greenhouse gas emissions to avoid a disastrous rise in global surface temperatures.
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A Historic Climate Win, Keystone XL's Unfinished Business and Obama's Shaky Climate Legacy
Huffington Post - about 2 years
Future generations may look back on November 6, 2015 as the day the climate tide started to turn. For that was the day when people power trumped corporate greed in a historic climate win. President Obama nixed the northern section of the Keystone XL Pipeline due to activist opposition, but tar sands oil is still flowing into the US. (Photo: tarsandaction) After years of fierce grassroots resistance, pipeline fighters everywhere are celebrating a historic victory over the northern leg of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. The president's denial of a cross-border permit to build Keystone North is a monumental win for the climate justice movement and a stirring testament to the power of the people united. For his part, President Obama is to be commended for finally taking this stand, even if belatedly and with tar sands already flowing through the new leg of the Keystone XL southern pipeline that he approved. (More about that hugely significant qualification toward the end of thi...
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Q: Tarantino-Inspired Works by Shaine Schroeder
Huffington Post - about 2 years
Ask me to describe film director and writer Quentin Tarantino in a single word and I'll pass. It's an impossible task. His films crashed their way into our cinematic psyche like a bloody bowling ball through pins of cookie-cutter movie formulas. The material he puts forth overflows with grit, beauty, humor, tragedy and countless other layers. Strike! I would also pass if you asked me the same of visual artist Shaine Schroeder, who is currently gearing to unveil a Tarantino-inspired collection, appropriately and simply titled Q. Whether deliberately or coincidentally, the timing couldn't be better, as Mr. Tarantino has been a bit of a hot news item recently due to his outspoken views against police brutality. His words have not landed him in the midst of only controversy but boycott threats as well. As unshakeable as a character of his own creation, Q continues to ally himself with the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Life imitates art. John Gascot: What prompted you to create a Taranti...
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How an Unlikely Coalition of Environmental Activists Stopped Keystone XL
Huffington Post - over 2 years
A decade ago, Susan Casey-Lefkowitz got one of her first eye-opening looks at the destruction wrought by the fast-expanding Canadian tar sands industry. A lawyer who specialized in international environmental issues, Casey-Lefkowitz was now a policy advocate at the nonprofit Natural Resources Defense Council, focused on the group's growing work in Canada. Sitting in a darkened hotel conference room with allies from Canadian activist groups, Casey-Lefkowitz (the only U.S. representative in the room) watched a set of slides showing the extent of the industry's ugly spread in northern Alberta, and she knew that the environmental movement would need to mobilize against the devastation -  and its potential consequences for the entire planet. As she would later describe it: "I didn't want to face my grandchildren 20 years down the road and know that I had made the wrong choice at a crossroads moment for fighting climate change." Tar sands weren't an entirely new threat. At lea...
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Laying Pipe in The Lower 48
Huffington Post - about 3 years
No one was surprised when the U.S. Senate recently passed a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, and though a new video featuring Julie Louis-Dreyfus urges all to sign the NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) petition advising Obama to veto the pipeline, which he will likely do, sooner or later the black snake from Alberta will penetrate the heartland of the U.S. and pipe will be laid. It is said, "When the snake spirit animal shows up, pay attention to how you use your energy, and where you draw it from." The sinister serpent will cross many paths as it winds its way down from Canada, cleaving it's southern path, invading the expansive pristine wilderness of North American... well, maybe not exactly pristine since there's already about 2.6 million miles of oil and gas pipelines throbbing just beneath our feet. Among the many voices in the ongoing XL pipeline debate are those of aboriginal communities on both sides of the border who will be directly affected. Pr...
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Canadian Ambassador Gary Doer, U.S. Lawmakers Push Keystone Pipeline Approval
Huffington Post - about 4 years
WASHINGTON (AP) — An unusual coalition of lawmakers from both parties, labor and business leaders, veterans groups and Canada's ambassador to the United States joined forces Tuesday to push for quick approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. Five Democrats joined Republicans at a Capitol news conference to urge President Barack Obama to approve the pipeline following a State Department report last week that raised no major environmental objections. The $7 billion pipeline would carry oil from tar sands in western Canada to refineries along the Texas Gulf Coast. The project has lingered for more than five years and has become a symbol of the political debate over climate change. Canadian Ambassador Gary Doer also spoke at the news conference, along with labor union officials and a retired Navy admiral. A top oil industry lobbyist attended the event but did not speak. Environmental groups that oppose the pipeline have been making a lot of "noise," Doer said, but polls show a majority...
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Celebrities Demand Obama, State Officials Ban Fracking Now
Huffington Post - over 4 years
The campaign to end fracking just got star-studded. In a series of videos calling for an end to fracking, celebrity environmental advocates demanded several elected officials explain “what the frack” they’re thinking by supporting the controversial gas- and oil-extracting process. Celebrities including Marisa Tomei, Darren Criss, Lance Bass, Daryl Hannah, Amy Smart, Hayden Panettiere and Wilmer Valderrama star in the videos calling out President Obama and governors Jerry Brown of California, Andrew Cuomo of New York and John Hickenlooper of Colorado for not banning fracking. Governor Brown recently signed into law California's first fracking regulations, requiring oil companies to obtain fracking permits, alert neighbors, test groundwater, publicly disclose chemicals used and study the fracking's environmental impact. But environmental activists say the practice needs to be banned outright. Governor Cuomo is currently weighing whether to ban or allow fracking, prompting en...
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It's Time To Free the Arctic 30 & Stand Up Against Fossil Fuel Extraction Everywhere [CO-AUTHORED WITH DARYL HANNAH, ACTRESS & ACTIVIST]
Huffington Post - over 4 years
All around the globe, record numbers of people from all walks of life are being thrown into jails because they are standing up to protect the most basic of human needs -- uncontaminated water, unpolluted lands, and a liveable climate free from the ramifications of extreme fossil fuel extraction. If the greed-driven fossil fuel extraction corporations -- and the governments that do their bidding to assure sustained record profits -- don't stop endangering our critical and already-compromised life support systems, there is little doubt that the numbers of individuals standing up will grow exponentially. People are increasingly recognizing the critical necessity to safeguard our communities and our ecosystems, and growing numbers around the world are taking that bold step to engage in the time-honored tradition of peaceful civil disobedience as a means of alerting others to the dangers that threaten us all. This map from The Public Society shows some of the major protests against fossi...
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Starz Denver Film Festival's Wild Horse
Huffington Post - over 4 years
The Starz Denver Film Festival, now in its 36th year, opens this week with an impressive array of cinematic treats. More than 250 features, shorts, music videos and student films will be screened over the eleven day festival with plenty of pre-show parties, post-film panels, Red Carpet Galas and whispers in the Late Night Lounge. We'll roll out the Kleig lights for the soon-to-be-Hollywood-blockbusters; Labor Day, Nebraska, August: Osage County, At Middleton and the Red Carpet Galas that put the "festive" in the Festival, but it's the lesser known films that are often are the most memorable. The SPOTLIGHT ON COLORADO categoryAmerican Mustang, catches my eye. Nothing embodies the spirit of the West like the iconic American mustang. Director Monty Miranda's full-length feature film of the same name brings these glorious beasts to full gallop in a sweeping tale that is part documentary, part character-driven narrative. Miranda, who attended the University of Colorado to study film ...
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Daryl Hannah
  • 2015
    Age 54
    In 2015, she appeared in Sense8, a new show from the Wachowskis, creators of The Matrix movies.
  • 2014
    Age 53
    On April 26, 2014 in Washington, D.C., Hannah and Neil Young led a march by the "Cowboy and Indian Alliance" group against the Obama administration to reject the proposed Keystone Pipeline.
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  • 2013
    Age 52
    On February 13, 2013, Hannah was arrested at the White House along with Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Conor Kennedy during a climate change protest against the proposed Keystone Pipeline.
  • 2012
    Age 51
    On October 4, 2012, Hannah was arrested and jailed in Wood County, Texas, for criminal trespassing.
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    In September 2012, Hannah signed environmental activist Tom Weis' open letter calling on President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney to withdraw their support for the construction of the southern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline, that would transport oil sands from Montana to Texas.
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    She was the executive producer of Greedy Lying Bastards, a 2012 documentary about the corporation-led campaign behind climate change denial.
  • 2011
    Age 50
    In October 2011, Hannah and other pipeline opponents rode horses and bicycles and walked from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation to the Rosebud Reservation to protest the project.
    She was arrested on August 30, 2011 in front of the White House as part of a sit-in to protest against the proposed Keystone oil pipeline from Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast.
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    On May 14, 2011, Hannah and actress Sheryl Lee attended the iMatter March in Denver, Colorado to raise awareness about climate change.
  • 2010
    Age 49
    In 2010 and in 2011, Hannah supported environmental activist Tom Weis' project Ride for Renewables to promote renewable energy.
  • 2009
    Age 48
    In a Democracy Now! phone interview on June 24, 2009, Hannah spoke briefly on why she went to West Virginia and risked arrest.
    Hannah was among 31 people arrested on June 23, 2009, in a protest against mountaintop removal in southern West Virginia, part of a wider campaign to stop the practice in the region.
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  • 2006
    Age 45
    On June 13, 2006, Hannah was arrested, along with actor Taran Noah Smith, for her involvement with over 350 farmers, their families and supporters, confronting authorities trying to bulldoze the largest urban farm in the US, located in South Central Los Angeles.
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    In late 2006, she volunteered to act as a judge for Treehugger.com's "Convenient Truths" contest.
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  • 2005
    Age 44
    Hannah and actress Hilary Shepard Turner created two board games, Love It Or Hate It and LIEbrary, with Hannah previewing the latter on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in 2005.
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  • 2002
    Age 41
    In 2002, Hannah appeared in Robbie Williams' video for the song "Feel" portraying Williams' love interest.
  • 2000
    Age 39
    Hannah also is an accomplished theater actress, reprising Marilyn Monroe's starring role in The Seven Year Itch in 2000 at London's West End.
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  • 1998
    Age 37
    She also starred in the 1998 direct-to-video film Addams Family Reunion playing Morticia Addams.
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  • 1995
    Age 34
    Hannah played the daughter of Jack Lemmon's character in both of the Grumpy Old Men comedies. In 1995, Hannah was chosen by Empire magazine as #96 of the "100 Sexiest Stars in Film History."
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  • 1987
    Age 26
    She starred in the title role of Fred Schepisi's 1987 film Roxanne, a modern retelling of Edmond Rostand's play Cyrano de Bergerac.
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  • 1986
    Age 25
    Hannah's roles in the remainder of the 1980s ranged from 1986's film version of the best seller The Clan of the Cave Bear and Legal Eagles.
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  • 1984
    Age 23
    Also in 1984, she appeared in The Pope of Greenwich Village, with co-stars Mickey Rourke and Eric Roberts.
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    She then was cast as a blonde mermaid in Ron Howard's 1984 fantasy Splash, which starred Tom Hanks.
  • 1983
    Age 22
    She also had an early role among Rachel Ward in the 1983 horror film The Final Terror.
  • 1982
    Age 21
    Her first notable role came as the acrobatic and violent replicant Pris in Ridley Scott's 1982 science fiction classic Blade Runner, in which she performed some of her own gymnastic stunts.
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  • 1981
    Age 20
    During production, The Final Terror was shot in the Redwood Park in 1981 before the film was later released in 1983 to capitalize on Hannah's starting career.
  • 1978
    Age 17
    Hannah made her film debut in 1978 with an appearance in Brian De Palma's horror film The Fury.
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  • 1960
    Born on December 3, 1960.
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