Jews Making News: Kate Hudson Stars in Comedic Drama

Jews Making News: Kate Hudson Stars in Comedic Drama

Hudson Stars in Comedic Drama

Released on July 18th, Wish I Was Here is an American comedy drama film directed by Zach Braff. Starring Kate Hudson, the movie follows Aidan, a 35-year-old struggling actor, father and husband who is still trying to find the purpose for his life.

Hudson plays Sarah Bloom, Aidan’s wife. Sarah works for the Los Angeles Water Department and is the breadwinner of the family. Their lives have been set up to support Aidan’s dream, but his lack of success as an actor causes Sarah to lose patience with the situation.

Kate Garry Hudson was born in Los Angeles, California to Academy Award-winning actress Goldie Hawn. Hudson is of Hungarian Jewish decent, which stems from her maternal grandmother. Hudson was raised in a Jewish household


Julianna Margulies Receives Emmy Nomination

“The Good Wife” is a critically acclaimed legal and political drama. Produced by and starring Julianna Margulies, the television series returns to CBS on September 21st for its sixth season.

Margulies plays Alicia Florrick, the noble and self-sacrificing wife of a disgraced Cook County state’s attorney. After her husband is jailed following a humiliating sex and corruption scandal, Alicia is forced to return to her old job as a litigator after spending the last thirteen years as a stay-at-home mother in order to provide for her two children. Due to her powerful and convincing performance as the complex Alicia Florrick, Margulies has been nominated for a 2014 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series.

Margulies was born in Spring Valley, New York to two Jewish parents, who descended from immigrants from Austria, Hungary, and Romania. Before Margulies was born, her family lived in Israel for a period of time. In 2007, Margulies married Jewish lawyer, Keith Lieberthal, in a Jewish ceremony. The couple is raising their seven-year-old son, Kieran, in a Jewish household.

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