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'We'll miss him forever': Comic actor Fred Willard dies aged 86
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'We'll miss him forever': Comic actor Fred Willard dies aged 86

May 16th 2020, 9:32 PM 74,920 Views 25 Comments

Willard was a four-time Emmy nominee.

Jerry Stiller, star of Seinfeld and King of Queens, dies aged 92
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Jerry Stiller, star of Seinfeld and King of Queens, dies aged 92

May 11th 2020, 9:42 AM 60,541 Views 39 Comments

He died of natural causes, his son Ben Stiller confirmed today.

Barry Keoghan on Irish gangster film Calm With Horses: 'We all know characters like them'
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Barry Keoghan on Irish gangster film Calm With Horses: 'We all know characters like them'

Mar 14th 2020, 11:00 AM 28,683 Views 4 Comments

The film was shot in the West of Ireland.

Chicago police chief and mayor hit out as actor Jussie Smollett cleared of all criminal charges
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Chicago police chief and mayor hit out as actor Jussie Smollett cleared of all criminal charges

Updated Mar 26th 2019, 9:48 PM 47,447 Views 37 Comments

Smollett’s lawyers released a statement today confirming the charges had been dropped.

Pat Laffan - who played Pat Mustard and Georgie Burgess - has died
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Pat Laffan - who played Pat Mustard and Georgie Burgess - has died

Mar 14th 2019, 8:11 PM 41,116 Views 31 Comments

Tributes were paid to the actor today.

Jussie Smollett paid $3,500 to stage attack because of 'dissatisfaction with his salary'
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Jussie Smollett paid $3,500 to stage attack because of 'dissatisfaction with his salary'

Updated Feb 21st 2019, 3:26 PM 44,002 Views 0 Comments

Police said today that the Empire actor also sent himself racist and homophobic hate mail.

John C Reilly: 'Irish citizenship? I am dead serious - I would love that to happen'
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John C Reilly: 'Irish citizenship? I am dead serious - I would love that to happen'

Nov 24th 2018, 9:30 PM 49,179 Views 19 Comments

The US comedian has played a range of different men throughout his career – but he’d really like to be an Irishman.

'The deepest respect': Emma Watson pays tribute to Savita Halappanavar
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'The deepest respect': Emma Watson pays tribute to Savita Halappanavar

Sep 29th 2018, 6:02 PM 39,708 Views 49 Comments

She paid tribute to her in a letter published in Porter magazine.

'I needed to end my fast-fashion fix and get a grip. Here's how I did it'
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'I needed to end my fast-fashion fix and get a grip. Here's how I did it'

Aug 15th 2018, 7:00 AM 39,872 Views 5 Comments

Actress Aoibhéann McCann writes about her passion to avoid ‘fast fashion’ at all costs – and how it’s affecting our environment catastrophically as one of the biggest global polluters.

Robert Redford is to retire from acting aged 81
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Robert Redford is to retire from acting aged 81

Aug 6th 2018, 7:47 PM 25,880 Views 44 Comments

His upcoming movie, The Old Man & The Gun, will be his last time in front of the camera as an actor.

Steven Seagal's been appointed a special envoy for Russia
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Steven Seagal's been appointed a special envoy for Russia

Aug 5th 2018, 4:30 PM 25,491 Views 40 Comments

His task is to ” promote the further development of Russian-American relations in the humanitarian sphere”.

MASH star Alan Alda has Parkinson's disease
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MASH star Alan Alda has Parkinson's disease

Jul 31st 2018, 8:20 PM 19,900 Views 25 Comments

Alda said the only symptom he has experienced so far is twitching in his thumb.

Former Ros Na Rún actor sentenced to six years in jail for oral rape
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Former Ros Na Rún actor sentenced to six years in jail for oral rape

Jul 9th 2018, 11:45 AM 36,864 Views 24 Comments

He had pleaded not guilty to the offence and has no previous convictions.

Rupert Everett: 'The UK and Ireland are probably the two best places in the world to be gay'
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Rupert Everett: 'The UK and Ireland are probably the two best places in the world to be gay'

Jun 18th 2018, 7:30 PM 33,555 Views 35 Comments

The actor has directed and written a new film about Oscar Wilde.

Irish actor Denise Gough nominated for Tony Award for role in Angels in America
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Irish actor Denise Gough nominated for Tony Award for role in Angels in America

May 2nd 2018, 5:55 PM 16,185 Views 10 Comments

The star-studded 72nd annual Tony Awards will be held on 10 June.

Deadpool actor charged with making false bomb report on train
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Deadpool actor charged with making false bomb report on train

Apr 10th 2018, 8:50 PM 21,461 Views 0 Comments

No explosives were found.

Kevin Smith says he had a 'massive' heart attack after a show last night
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Kevin Smith says he had a 'massive' heart attack after a show last night

Feb 26th 2018, 3:24 PM 37,080 Views 26 Comments

Smith posted a photo of himself recovering in hospital on Twitter earlier today.

Jim Carrey won't go to trial over death of ex-girlfriend Cathriona White
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Jim Carrey won't go to trial over death of ex-girlfriend Cathriona White

Feb 1st 2018, 12:29 PM 28,841 Views 26 Comments

The 56-year-old comedic actor had been sued by his former girlfriend’s mother and estranged husband.

Using monkeys and apes in film and TV is 'misleading' millions of viewers
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Using monkeys and apes in film and TV is 'misleading' millions of viewers

Jan 21st 2018, 12:00 PM 19,887 Views 27 Comments

A third of people surveyed think that chimpanzees are not endangered because they star in films and TV shows often.

Liam Neeson on 'fantastic' Leo Varadkar, Brexit and doing fight scenes aged 65
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Liam Neeson on 'fantastic' Leo Varadkar, Brexit and doing fight scenes aged 65

Jan 17th 2018, 7:00 PM 30,222 Views 47 Comments

The Ballymena-born actor talked to us as his new film The Commuter was released in Ireland.

These are the nominations for this year's IFTA awards
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These are the nominations for this year's IFTA awards

Jan 11th 2018, 12:10 PM 17,129 Views 9 Comments

Nominees include Saoirse Ronan, Liam Cunningham, Martin McDonagh, and Frank Berry.

Dublin actor Barry Keoghan chosen as rising star in the US
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Dublin actor Barry Keoghan chosen as rising star in the US

Nov 9th 2017, 4:08 PM 29,119 Views 17 Comments

Barry Keoghan has featured on The Hollywood Reporter’s Next Gen Talent 2017 list.

Actor John Heard, who played the father in Home Alone, has died aged 72
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Actor John Heard, who played the father in Home Alone, has died aged 72

Jul 22nd 2017, 6:20 PM 24,815 Views 28 Comments

He had been recovering from back surgery.

Former Eastenders star Paul Nicholls rescued after falling off Thai waterfall
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Former Eastenders star Paul Nicholls rescued after falling off Thai waterfall

Jul 19th 2017, 1:05 PM 33,606 Views 18 Comments

The actor, who played the Joe Wicks character on BBC’s Eastenders, was rescued after three days at the foot of the Khun Si waterfall.

Stuntman dies after fall on set of TV show The Walking Dead
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Stuntman dies after fall on set of TV show The Walking Dead

Jul 14th 2017, 9:19 PM 30,960 Views 14 Comments

Tributes were paid by the acting community after the death of John Bernecker.

'I am devastated': Kermit the Frog voice actor fired after 27 years
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'I am devastated': Kermit the Frog voice actor fired after 27 years

Jul 14th 2017, 9:38 AM 69,563 Views 50 Comments

Steve Whitmire took over as the Muppets’ famous frog when Jim Henson passed away in 1990.

Shia LaBeouf apologises for racist tirade against policeman
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Shia LaBeouf apologises for racist tirade against policeman

Jul 13th 2017, 10:39 AM 21,872 Views 28 Comments

“I am deeply ashamed of my behaviour and make no excuses for it,” the 31-year-old wrote on Twitter.

Daniel Day-Lewis is calling it quits on his acting career
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Daniel Day-Lewis is calling it quits on his acting career

Jun 20th 2017, 10:09 PM 40,706 Views 80 Comments

The multi Oscar-winning actor is giving up his acting career at the age of 60.

Actor mistaken for terrorist after rehearsing lines on train in France
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Actor mistaken for terrorist after rehearsing lines on train in France

Jun 8th 2017, 9:07 AM 22,452 Views 35 Comments

He was questioned by police after a guard overheard him say ‘weapon’ and ‘gun’.

James Bond actor Roger Moore dies aged 89
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James Bond actor Roger Moore dies aged 89

May 23rd 2017, 2:22 PM 69,371 Views 87 Comments

His family released a statement saying that he passed away following a battle with cancer.

'I suddenly thought: 'Oh my god, I'm in Twin Peaks!'
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'I suddenly thought: 'Oh my god, I'm in Twin Peaks!'

May 20th 2017, 8:15 PM 23,815 Views 6 Comments

We talked to the Irish actress Amy Shiels about the experience.

Samuel L Jackson clarifies comments about British actors
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Samuel L Jackson clarifies comments about British actors

Mar 9th 2017, 4:18 PM 29,554 Views 36 Comments

He has criticised the system that allows black actors from overseas take prominent roles in American films.

Titanic, Twister and Aliens actor Bill Paxton has died at the age of 61
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Titanic, Twister and Aliens actor Bill Paxton has died at the age of 61

Feb 26th 2017, 3:54 PM 46,520 Views 62 Comments

The actor also starred in Terminator, Weird Science and Apollo 13.

John Hurt, star of Alien and Harry Potter, dies at age 77
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John Hurt, star of Alien and Harry Potter, dies at age 77

Jan 28th 2017, 6:38 AM 34,743 Views 63 Comments

The British actor, who was twice nominated for an Oscar, had been battling cancer.

Stunt actor shot dead during Australian hip-hop band's video shoot
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Stunt actor shot dead during Australian hip-hop band's video shoot

Jan 23rd 2017, 3:12 PM 24,432 Views 25 Comments

Police are investigating.

"A very sweet gentle and kind man" - John Cleese leads tributes to Fawlty Towers actor Andrew Sachs
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"A very sweet gentle and kind man" - John Cleese leads tributes to Fawlty Towers actor Andrew Sachs

Dec 2nd 2016, 7:10 AM 17,921 Views 27 Comments

Sachs died on 23 November and was buried yesterday.

Ben Stiller reveals he battled cancer for two years
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Ben Stiller reveals he battled cancer for two years

Oct 4th 2016, 8:14 PM 33,432 Views 18 Comments

The star attributes the saving of his life to the early taking of a specific prostate cancer test.

10 feelings all Irish people have about Brendan Gleeson
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10 feelings all Irish people have about Brendan Gleeson

Sep 8th 2016, 2:16 PM 8,946 Views 4 Comments

He’s a great hugger. We can feel it.

Irish people are sharing their lovely memories of Gene Wilder and Willy Wonka
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Irish people are sharing their lovely memories of Gene Wilder and Willy Wonka

Aug 30th 2016, 8:34 AM 7,063 Views 1 Comment

The face of Irish Christmas.

Kenny Baker, actor who played R2-D2 in Star Wars, dies aged 83
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Kenny Baker, actor who played R2-D2 in Star Wars, dies aged 83

Aug 13th 2016, 6:51 PM 15,026 Views 23 Comments

Baker played the robot in the original Star Wars movie in 1977 and in the five following movies.

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