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Cate Blanchett Mistook Alan Alda For Her Father

The Australian actress lost her dad when she was just 10 years old after he suffered a fatal heart attack, and she admits that during the grieving process, she spotted Alda on TV...

Tom Hanks On Working With The Coen Bros & Steven Spielberg On ‘Bridge Of Spies’: ‘It’S Like A Lottery Win’

For Bridge of Spies, Tom Hanks was given the opportunity to work with the Coen brothers and Steve Spielberg. Hanks may be a global superstar, as much admired for his warmth and personality as he...

Second City Theatre Offices Destroyed By Fire

The blaze ripped through part of the Second City comedy complex on Wednesday (26Aug15), but spared the theatre, which some of America's top comedians once called home. Investigators believe the fire started...

Alan Alda: I Was Asked To Run For Political Office

Alan Alda was asked to run for political office at the peak of his career.The 79-year-old actor, who starred as Captain Hawkeye Pierce in the iconic TV series 'M*A*S*H', is an active supporter of the...

Alan Alda And Norman Lear Honoured At International Emmy Awards

Veteran actor Alan Alda and Tv producer Norman Lear were honoured at the 40th International Emmy Awards in New York on Monday (19Nov12).M*A*S*H star Alda and Lear each received a Special Founders Award from the...

Alan Alda And Norman Lear To Be Honoured At International Emmy Awards

Actor Alan Alda and TV producer Norman Lear are to be honoured with prestigious prizes at the upcoming 2012 International Emmy Awards Gala.M*A*S*H star Alda and All in the Family creator Lear will pick up...

Alan Alda Nearly Killed On Stage Three Times

Actor Alan Alda regularly snubs offers to hit Broadway because the theatre is a dangerous place for him - he was almost killed onstage three times.The M*A*S*H veteran starred in a number of theatre productions...

Regis Philbin Hosts Last Episode Of 'Live With Regis And Kelly'

Regis Philbin hosted his last episode of 'Live! With Regis and Kelly' yesterday (18 Nov 2011). 80-year-old Regis Philbin said his final goodbyes after a huge number of tributes came in by a variety of...

Gabourey Sidibe To Star Alongside Ben Stiller In New Comedy

GABOUREY SIDIBE, the 24-year old Oscar nominated actress, is set to star alongside BEN STILLER in the forthcoming action-comedy movie, 'Tower Heist', reports Entertainment Weekly.The film, which also features ALAN ALDA and EDDIE MURPHY, sees...

Gabourey Sidibe Lands New Movie Role

Gabourey Sidibe has landed her first big movie role since 'Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire'.The 25-year-old actress - who has been starring in TV show 'The Big C' since rising to fame...

Gabourey Sidibe In Tower Heist

Gabourey Sidibe has signed up to star in new action-comedy movie 'Tower Heist'.The 'Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire' actress and 'Crash' star Michael Pena have joined onto the new film, where they...

Alda Spotlights Unconventional Childhood In New Documentary

Actor ALAN ALDA is set to reveal all about his unconventional upbringing as the son of a burlesque dancer in an upcoming documentary.The M*A*S*H star, whose parents were burlesque singer Joan Brown and actor/singer Robert...

Star-studded Letter Urges "No" To Actor's Strike

Hollywood royalty including George Clooney and Tom Hanks have urged members of the Screen Actors' Guild (SAG) to vote against a planned actor's strike.The SAG wants its members to strike over what it sees as...

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Alda Auctions Off M*a*s*h Memorabilia For Troops

Legendary TV star ALAN ALDA is helping the families of wounded U.S. troops, by auctioning off two pieces of military memorabilia from the set of his hit 1970s show M*A*S*H. Alda will give the dog...

Stars Come Out To Say Farewell To Boyle

CHEVY CHASE, ALAN ALDA and SOPRANOS stars LORRAINE BRACCO and STEVEN VAN ZANDT were among the 250 mourners who celebrated the life of actor PETER BOYLE at a memorial service in New York yesterday (18DEC06)....

Frankie Valli To Collect Niaf Lifetime Achievement Award

Veteran singer FRANKIE VALLI will be presented with the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Lifetime Achievement Award on 21 October (06). The GREASE star will collect his honour at the NIAF's 31st Anniversary Awards Gala...

Alda Amazed By Emmy Win

ALAN ALDA was stunned when he won his sixth Emmy last month (AUG06), because he was so sure he wouldn't that he went on a family holiday to Europe and skipped the ceremony. The actor...

Alda's Marriage Secret

Hollywood veteran ALAN ALDA has revealed the secret to his 49-year marriage to photographer ARLENE - playing cards every day. The former M.A.S.H. star, 70, and Arlene, celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary next March (07)...

Alda Stunned By West Wing Success

Veteran actor ALAN ALDA was stunned presidential drama THE WEST WING attracted so many viewers, because he didn't realise how many Americans were quick-witted enough to understand the dialogue. The former M.A.S.H. star, 70, was...

Alda Explains Emmy 'Tantrum'

ALAN ALDA has laughed off reports he was jealous when WILLIAM SHATNER beat him to the Best Supporting Actor In A Drama Series gong at last summer's (AUG05) Emmy Awards, insisting he was staging a...

Clean-cut Alda

M.A.S.H. legend ALAN ALDA managed to survive the 1960s without touching drugs - despite getting high by passively smoking among his pals. Alda, 70, frequently attended Hollywood parties, but always refused to smoke cigarettes or...

Alda Regrets Stuffed Dog

ALAN ALDA was staggered while mourning the death of his dad's dog - because the cheeky patriarch immediately had it stuffed and mounted as a constant reminder of their beloved pooch. The former MASH star...

Alda Tells Of Childhood With Schizophrenic Mother

US actor ALAN ALDA was forced to rely on himself from a very young age - because he couldn't trust his schizophrenic mother. Alda, who recounts childhood with a paranoid schizophrenic parent in his...

Alda Laughs At Botox Gifts

Veteran actor ALAN ALDA was highly amused when he received a Botox injection gift for his Oscar nomination for THE AVIATOR last year (05). Ageing Alda, who starred opposite LEONARDO DiCAPRIO's HOWARD HUGHES as...

The West Wing Set To Go Live With Presidential Debate

Hit political drama THE WEST WING is set to go live in November (05), with a presidential debate between ALAN ALDA and JIMMY SMITS. Smits, who plays Democratic presidential candidate MATT SANTOS on the...

West Wing Dodges The Axe And Wins New Season

THE WEST WING will hit US TV screens for a seventh season despite fears network NBC were ditching the show. The West Wing has been a huge hit success since it first aired in...

Fans, Family + Friends Remember Ossie

Movie star and black rights activist OSSIE DAVIS brought Harlem, New York, to a virtual standstill on Saturday (12FEB05) when friends, fans and family joined forces to honour the late star. Davis' actress wife...

Alda Penning Memoir

THE AVIATOR star ALAN ALDA will give fans an insight into his life with a new book he's currently writing. And the OSCAR-nominated actor, 69, has borrowed the tome's title from a longlasting memory...

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