Sleepless in Seattle
Sleepless In Seattle is a 1993 movie, directed by Nora Ephron, based on the book by Jeff Arch. The film stars Tom Hanks as Sam Baldwin and Meg Ryan as Annie Reed.
The movie is about Sam Baldwin's bind; to live life and move on, or to mourn and stay away from women. His eight year old son Jonah thinks that his father needs a woman in order to get his life back on track, and calls into a Seattle talk show. The voice and call is heard by hundreds of woman, including Annie Reed; she can't find a rest until she really knows for sure that Sam Baldwin is not the one person for her.
In the 1994 Academy Awards, the movie was nominated for two awards (Best Music, Original Song, Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly For the Screen) but failed to win a single one.
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The film stars Tom Hanks as Sam Baldwin and Meg Ryan as Annie Reed. While many wrestlers of the era had to start all over again when they entered a new territory, the Sheik's reputation preceded him. Sleepless In Seattle is a 1993 movie, directed by Nora Ephron, based on the book by Jeff Arch. Fans also feared The Sheik. Editor: Robert M. Reitano. Very few people ever got up from the fireball, not even André the Giant could go on after being hit by the Sheik's fireball during a match at the Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, which led to a Sheik victory over the giant legend in 1974, 15 years before Hulk Hogan supposedly broke André's winning streak at WrestleMania III. Cinematography: Sven Nykvist. In desperation, he would light the fireball and toss it into the face of his opponent.
Music: Gene Autry. Concealed pencils were also common; however, his most feared tactic was his use of fireballs. Producer: Jane Bartelme. He would often lock on a hold that is normally mundane but not let go, forcing the opponent to give in. Writer: Jeff Arch. The Sheik had many strange habits. Director: Nora Ephron. He did not speak at all on camera, relying on his flamboyant managers like Abdullah Farouk and later Eddy Creechman to get his message across.
Rob Reiner: Jay. He was a star football player in high school and served his country in World War II before he became "The Sheik of Araby" or later, just "The Sheik." His calling card was his tendency for violence and foreign weapons, pencils being his favorite. Dana Ivey: Claire Bennett. Edward Farhat was born to a family of Lebanese immigrants in Michigan. David Hyde Pierce: Dennis Reed. Edward George Farhat (June 11, 1924–January 18, 2003) was a professional wrestler best known as The Sheik (or The Original Sheik to distinguish him from the wrestler the Iron Sheik of the 1980s). Carey Lowell: Maggie Abbott Baldwin. He also won the PWI Most Hated Wrestler Award in 1972.
Barbara Garrick: Victoria. Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI) ranked him #368 of the 500 best singles wrestlers during the "PWI Years" in 2003. Rita Wilson: Suzy. 1-Time NWA Texas Heavyweight Title. Victor Garber: Greg. 1-Time NWA International Heavyweight Title. Gaby Hoffmann: Jessica. 1-Time NWA Hawaii Heavyweight Title.
Rosie O'Donnell: Becky. 1-Time WWA Martial Arts Title. Ross Malinger: Jonah Baldwin. 2-Time ICW United States Heavyweight Title. Bill Pullman: Walter. 1-Time United National Heavyweight Title (Tokyo). Meg Ryan: Annie Reed. 1-Time NWA Americas Heavyweight Title.
Tom Hanks: Sam Baldwin. 3-Time United States Heavyweight Title (Toronto). 12-Time United States Heavyweight Title (Detroit). Movie(s): I Like to Hurt People. Finishing/Signature Move(s): Camel Clutch, Fireball, Hidden pencil.
Previous Manager(s): The Princess, Abdullah Farouk, Eddy Creechman. Previous Identities: The Sheik of Araby. Professional Debut: 1950. Billed from: The Syrian Desert.
Hometown: Lansing, Michigan. Obituary Date: January 18, 2003 (heart failure). Birthday: June 11, 1924. Weight: 247 lbs.