But what is most remarkable, given her on-stage confidence, is the diagnosis she was given, aged three, that she was unlikely ever to speak at all.
Temple was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1947, the eldest of four siblings, and displayed many of what are now recognised as the classic early symptoms of autism – she hated to be touched, would dissolve into temper tantrums, and was, for the large part, silent.
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At the Golden Globes in January, Danes had to juggle being an acclaimed actress and a new mom. It was dreamy, surrounded by my parents and my husband.
She is tall, slim and healthy-looking, her face make-up free.
Her intensively researched lecture on helping the development of autistic children is delivered with charisma and humour, although her unusual speech pattern is somewhat staccato.
Mulroney, Watson, and Mol's respective efforts at infusing the proceedings with bursts of authenticity are rendered moot by the sensationalistic nature of the script, and although the conclusion does pack something of an emotional punch, it's simply not enough to salvage what is otherwise a fairly standard made-for-television production.effectively rises above the limitations of its genre - the biopic - to become an engrossing, downright fascinating look into the life and times of the title character.The storyline follows autistic scientist Temple Grandin (Danes) as she attempts to overcome a series of obstacles - some entirely unrelated to her condition (ie sexism) - while devising humane methods for handling livestock, with the inclusion of well-placed flashbacks covering her upbringing and her education.casts Tommy Lee Jones as Mike Roark, an emergency-management director who must spring into action after downtown Los Angeles is besieged by molten-hot lava - with the film detailing Mike's efforts at directing the deadly liquid away from the city.It's a somewhat thin premise that's employed to decidedly erratic effect by director Mick Jackson, as the movie, written by Jerome Armstrong and Billy Ray, progresses through a skeletal storyline armed with a whole handful of palpably underwhelming subplots.