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It's St. Patrick's Day! Here's 10 Irish Actors Who Made It Big In Hollywood

In celebration of St. Patrick's Day, we recognise some of the world's top Irish actors and the impact they've had on the Hollywood film industry. The list could go on forever of course, but these...

Chris O'dowd: James Franco's 'Handsome' Looks Get Him Into Trouble

Chris O'Dowd thinks James Franco's ''handsome'' looks are the reason he gets into trouble.The 36-year-old actor starred opposite the good-looking star, 37, in the Broadway production 'Of Mice and Men' and has admitted he became...

Chris O'dowd Feared Fitness Regime For Lance Armstrong Casting

The Irish star plays real-life journalist David Walsh in the new movie, which examines the disgraced cyclist's years of drug cheating during his Tour de France victories and the reporter's dogged quest to...

Chris O'dowd Scared Producers In Sex Scene

The Bridesmaids star often hopes for a saucy moment when he is filming, but he is haunted by an incident earlier in his career when he started to peel off his clothes and...

Ben Foster Reveals Drugs He Took In Preparation For Lance Armstrong Role "Damaged" His Body

Ben Foster, the actor who is portraying the disgraced former world champion cyclist Lance Armstrong in the upcoming movie The Program, has revealed the alarming effects that performance-enhancing drugs have had on his body. Speaking...

Chris O'dowd Scoops Five Ifta Tv Nominations

The Bridesmaids star's TV series, which he created in 2012, is nominated for the best comedy prize, and Deirdre O'Kane has won a nod for best female performance. O'Dowd will compete for...

Ben Foster Took Drugs For Film Role

Ben Foster took drugs to help him get into character for his role as Lance Armstrong in 'The Program.'The 34-year-old actor took performance-enhancing drugs, under the supervision of his doctor, to give him a better...

Chris O'dowd Praises Ben Foster For Drugs Decision

Foster revealed last week (beg07Sep15) that he followed Armstrong's doping programme under the supervision of a doctor to better understand the role, and spent many hours cycling on parts of the Tour de...

Chris O'dowd Embroiled In Airport Drama

The Bridesmaids star took to Twitter.com this week (beg26Apr15) to vent about his experience at Britain's Gatwick airport, where he claims security staff searched his son Art and confiscated his bottle. He...

Chris O'dowd Planning To Take Son Home To Ireland

Actor Chris O'dowd is planning a trip home to Ireland so he can introduce his baby son to all his relatives.The Bridesmaids star became a first-time father last month (Jan15) when his Tv host wife...

Chris O'dowd Welcomes First Child With Wife Dawn O'porter

Chris O'Dowd has recently become a father for the first time. The Irish actor and his wife Dawn O'Porter have welcomed a healthy baby boy into the world on January 25th, and they announced the...

Chris O'dowd Is A New Dad

Bridesmaids star Chris O'dowd is a first-time dad.The actor/comedian's Tv host wife Dawn O’Porter gave birth to a baby boy on 25 January (15), her publicist has confirmed. O'Dowd waited a week to share...

Dawn O'porter, Chris O'dowd Welcome Son

Dawn O'Porter has given birth to a son.The 36-year-old television presenter - who is married to actor Chris O'Dowd - gave birth to the couple's first child, Art, last Sunday (25.01.15).Joking about the news on...

Chris O'dowd Not Expecting Bridesmaids Sequel Role

Chris O'Dowd doesn't think he'd be in a 'Bridesmaids' sequel.The Irish actor portrayed Officer Nathan Rhodes in the 2011 comedy and though his character ended the movie with Kristen Wiig's Annie Walker, he thinks his...

Dawn O'porter Is Styled By Her Husband

Dawn O'Porter takes ''brutal'' fashion advice from her husband Chris O'Dowd.The TV presenter - who is known for her sixties-inspired style - has confessed that her actor hubby is her harshest critic and is always...

Chris O'dowd's Baby To Be Born In Us

Chris O'Dowd's baby will be born in the US. The 35-year-old actor, who comes from Ireland, and his wife Dawn O'Porter are currently residing in Los Angeles for work commitments and are planning to welcome...

The It Crowd Heading To America

Chris O'dowd's cult British sitcom The It Crowd is to be remade in the U.S.The Irish actor shot to fame alongside Richard Ayoade in the comedy about a pair of geeky computer technicians, which ran...

Chris O'dowd To Adapt Moone Boy For U.s. Audiences

Irish actor Chris O'dowd is adapting his hit U.K. sitcom Moone Boy for U.S. audiences.The Bridesmaids star won an International Emmy Award for the comedy show last year (13) and now Tv executives at America's...

Chris O'dowd To Receive Freedom Of His Home County

Actor Chris O'dowd is set to be feted with the freedom of the county of Roscommon in his native Ireland later this month (Oct14), two years after he was announced as the honouree.The Bridesmaids star,...

Is Bill Murray's Performance Strong Enough To Save 'St. Vincent' From Critics' Sneers?

Critics have plenty to say about St. Vincent, the soon-to-be-released comedy drama written and directed by Theodore Melfi, but not all of it is as positive as the film.Bill Murray and Melissa McCarthy star in...

National Theater Live To Bring 'Of Mice & Men', Starring James Franco, To Us Cinemas

Missed out on James Franco starring as George in the recent Broadway adaptation of John Steinbeck's 1937 tale Of Mice and Men? Don't despair as the National Theater Live is bringing the show from the...

Chris O'dowd Doesn't Return Suits He Borrows

Chris O'Dowd doesn't return designer suits he has borrowed for events. The 34-year-old actor tends to keep the posh outfits he is loaned for glamorous awards ceremonies, even after he's promised to give them back....

Chris O'dowd Reveals Baby News Taking Als Ice Bucket Challenge

Bridesmaids star Chris O'dowd told fans he is preparing to become a first-time father while taking the Als Ice Bucket Challenge on Wednesday (27Aug14).The actor posted a video of himself on Twitter.com accepting the task...

Chris O'dowd And Dawn O'porter Expecting First Child

Chris O'Dowd and Dawn O'Porter are expecting their first child.The 'Bridesmaids' star, 34, debuted his wife's baby bump in a video clip of his ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Wednesday (27.08.14).Upon completing the challenge, which...

The Geek Tv Shows We're Not Afraid To Love

Geeks: once the deeply awkward and much-maligned members of society- ridiculed by Jocks and long stereotyped on TV and film as socially inept weaklings with a love of bow ties, thick-rimmed glasses and high-waisted slacks....

James Franco To Direct 'The Long Shrift' At Rattlesticks Playwrite Theatre

Clearly James Franco is not busy enough currently starring in the Broadway revival of Of Mice and Men. The actor/film director/writer/producer/lecturer/social media fiend has now decided to become a theatre director. Franco is currently starring...

Tributes Pour In For Rik Mayall

Actors Eric Idle, Chris O'dowd, Russell Brand and David Walliams are among the stars who have paid tribute to beloved British funnyman Rik Mayall, who died on Monday (09Jun14) at the age of 56.The shocking...

Hugh Jackman Feeling 'Pressure' Before Tony Awards

Hugh Jackman is nervous about hosting the Tony Awards.The 'Les Miserables' star - who will take centre stage at the annual awards ceremony at New York City's Radio City Music Hall on Sunday (08.06.14) -...

Hugh Jackman Is Nervous About Tony Awards

Hugh Jackman is feeling the pressure ahead of hosting the Tony Awards.The 45-year-old actor is looking forward to acting as master of ceremonies at the prestigious theatre awards on June 8 and although he knows...

Chris O'dowd Suffering For His Art On Broadway

Irish actor Chris O'dowd visits his doctor twice a week after struggling with vocal issues and "various bangs and bruises" during his Broadway run of Of Mice And Men.The Bridesmaids star, who made his Broadway...

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