Lady Gaga, Hugh Jackman pay tribute to performing coach Elizabeth Kemp

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Acting coach Elizabeth Kemp, who worked with Bradley Cooper and Hugh Jackman and currently taught Lady Gaga for Cooper’s remake of A Star is Born died over the weekend at age sixty five.

Lady Gaga paid tribute to Kemp at some point of her demonstrate at Boston’s Fenway Park on Saturday night, explaining she heard from Cooper moments sooner than getting on stage that Kemp had died. “What turned into once not seemingly turned into once that Bradley told me Elizabeth died with such dignity. She knew she turned into once going to head however he told me it turned into once very comely,” Gaga acknowledged to the crowd. “She would possess wished each and every and each and every physique of you to feel so grateful. … She turned into once this kind of solid girl. She aged to request me the entire time to return to the hardest factor in my coronary heart for the stage.”

Later, Jackman additionally paid tribute to Kemp, retweeting video of Gaga’s performance.

Kemp based fully mostly her courses on the performing design created by Konstantin Stanislavsky and turned into once additionally impressed by celebrated coach Lee Strasberg, who taught the actress. As Kemp acknowledged at some point of a 2011 episode of Interior the Actors Studio, featuring Cooper, she turned into once additionally mentored by director Elia Kazan.

Within the future of that episode, Cooper grew to change into emotional talking about Kemp, who taught on the Actors Studio Drama College foundation in 1995. “The factor I wished to sing turned into once that I turned into once never in a verbalize to chill in my life sooner than her,” Cooper acknowledged via tears.

Kemp’s death turned into once launched via Fb by Rosa Asor Morelli, a co-administrator of Kemp’s page.

“With a heavy coronary heart, I in fact possess to allotment the news of the surprising lack of our loved Elizabeth Kemp. It’s miles a shock, miniature doubt, for all of us that possess had the privilege to possess her as Mentor, Trainer, Friend. Elizabeth is household to me and I know that her time right here in Italy, and in every single place she’s been instructing, has incessantly been a different combination of extremely efficient work, enjoyable, experimenting, inspiration and unconditional devour and toughen.”

Kemp made her immense camouflage debut within the 1980 movie He Is conscious of You’re Now not On my own, which turned into once additionally the debut characteristic for Tom Hanks. She additionally seemed on episodes of L.A. Law and Law & Show amongst other credits.

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