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Chewbacca Tops Sideman Poll

Movie wookie CHEWBACCA has topped a new internet poll created to find the ultimate Celebrity Sideman. The STAR WARS character, portrayed by Brit PETER MAYHEW, beat BURT REYNOLDS' sidekick VICTOR PRINZIM (DOM DeLUISE) in THE...

Knotts Family Nixes Fans' Memorial Plans

Fans of beloved US TV star DON KNOTTS who wanted to erect a statue to honour the actor have been told they can't go ahead with their plans - by the ANDY GRIFFITH SHOW star's...

Knotts Dies Aged 81

Veteran American comic actor DON KNOTTS died of pulmonary and respiratory complications on Friday (24FEB06). He was 81. Knotts, who won five Emmy awards for his turn as BARNEY FIFE on THE ANDY GRIFFITH...

Actor Knotts Lands Hometown Film Festival

Beloved American film and TV actor DON KNOTTS is to be honoured in his hometown of Morgantown, West Virginia, with his very own film festival. The 80-year-old PLEASANTVILLE star, who became a TV icon...

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Carrie Fisher Becomes Disney Legend At D23 Expo

Carrie Fisher Becomes Disney Legend At D23 Expo

The late actress will go down in history as one of Disney's greats.

Queen: Biopic Is 'Finally Happening'

Queen: Biopic Is 'Finally Happening'

Queen have confirmed their biopic is ''finally happening'' and is due to start filming in September.

Mark Hamill Teases 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

Mark Hamill Teases 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' "Curveball"

The actor teases the "unexpected" with the franchise's future.

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