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Gabriel Byrne Urges Irish Politicians To Ban Hare Coursing

The Usual Suspects star, 66, penned a letter begging Irish politicians to ban the hunting of hares with hounds ahead of a vote in the Irish Dail (parliament) on Thursday (30Jun16). The...

Gabriel Byrne To Play Pope Gregory X In Acclaimed Marco Polo Series

The Usual Suspects star, who trained to become a Catholic priest in his youth, is now set to play the church's top man in the acclaimed historical series. "I've always been kind...

Warner Bros Release 'The 33' Trailer

Antonio Banderas is seen as a dirt covered miner in the new trailer for 'The 33'.The 54-year-old actor stars in the upcoming blockbuster based on the true story of the 2010 Chilean mountain disaster and...

Ellen Barkin Dating Amal Clooney's Colleague

Gabriel Byrne's ex-wife is dating Amal Clooney's colleague.'Sea of Love' star Ellen Barkin, who has two children, Jack, 26, and Romy, 23, with the Irish actor, has reportedly been ''swept off her feet'' by British...

George Clooney Hosts Rehearsal Dinner

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin reportedly hosted a rehearsal dinner on Friday night (26.09.14).The couple, who are set get married on Monday (29.09.14), kicked off their wedding celebrations in Venice, Italy, in style at an...

Gabriel Byrne Marries Hannah Beth King

Irish actor Gabriel Byrne has married his long-term girlfriend Hannah Beth King. The 64-year-old star tied the knot to the brunette producer at Ballymaloe House in Cork in a ''fabulous'' ceremony, the owner of the...

Gabriel Byrne Drama Attracts Wave Of Complaints

Bbc bosses are under fire from hundreds of viewers over the poor sound quality on Gabriel Byrne's new crime drama Quirke.The first episode of the three-part show aired in the U.K. on Sunday (25May14) but...

Glee's Jessalyn Gilsig Jumps Onboard Vikings To Play Byrne's Wife

Glee star Jessalyn Gilsig has been cast as Gabriel Byrne's wife in a much-anticipated TV drama about Vikings.The actress, who plays teacher Will Schuester's manipulative ex-wife on Glee, has been added to the cast of...

Liam Neeson And Gabriel Byrne's Play Heading To New York

Irishmen Liam Neeson and Gabriel Byrne's controversial play James X is heading to New York.The one-man production, fronted by actor Gerard Mannix Flynn, explores the issues of physical and sexual abuse within the Roman Catholic...

Michael Fassbender Joins At-swim-two-birds

Michael Fassbender has joined the cast of 'At-Swim-Two-Birds'. The 'X-Men: First Class' actor will star alongside Colin Farrell, Gabriel Byrne and Cillian Murphy in the forthcoming production, directed by Brendan Gleeson, who will also star...

Petition Calls For Overturning Iranian Director's Sentence

Amnesty International on Wednesday headed a delegation to the Iran Mission to the United Nations that delivered a petition signed by more than 20,000 people calling for the reversal of the sentence meted out to...

Gemma Arterton Joins Crooked House

Gemma Arterton has signed up to star in Agatha Christie's 'Crooked House'.The British actress will join Julie Andrews, Matthew Goode and Gabriel Byrne in an all-star cast of Neil LaBute's adaptation of the murder mystery.Rewritten...

Gabriel Byrne Cried After Watching Ellen Barkin's Broadway Debut

Irish actor Gabriel Byrne broke down in tears of pride when his ex-wife Ellen Barkin made her Broadway debut last month (Apr11), "crying his eyes out" in the star's dressing room on opening night.Barkin has...

Margulies Rejected By Tv Show Bosses

Actress JULIANNA MARGULIES still gets rejected from TV shows - she lost out on a part on GABRIEL BYRNE's cable hit IN TREATMENT just last year (09).The former E.R. star was desperate to land a...

Byrne Beaten And Abused During Priest Training

Irish actor GABRIEL BYRNE was sexually abused and viciously beaten during his training to become a Catholic priest.The In Treatment star joined the Irish Christian Brothers as an 11-year-old altar boy, and undertook his seminary...

Byrne: 'Theatre Is Dead'

Irish actor GABRIEL BYRNE is convinced theatre will die out - because the audiences are too old. The Usual Suspects star has appeared in several productions, including a starring role as King Arthur in Camelot in...

Byrne Battles Brooklyn Towerblock Plans

Irish actor GABRIEL BYRNE is battling New York property developers over plans for a new towerblock in his neighbourhood. Byrne has submitted a written testimony to the city's planning department to protest plans for a 18-storey...

Hbo Dominates Tv Globes Awards

At the Golden Globes awards Sunday night, HBO's seven-part miniseries about the life of the second U.S. president dominated the presentations as John Adams picked up awards for best mini-series, best actress in a miniseries...

All Drama As Emmy Stars Begin Their Fight

GABRIEL BYRNE, EDDIE IZZARD and JAMES SPADER will be among the stars fighting for a Best Drama Actor honour at the Emmy Awards, while pregnant MINNIE DRIVER and SALLY FIELD are favourites for the Best...

Byrne Considered Priesthood

GABRIEL BYRNE briefly considered entering priesthood before starting his acting career, but was too tempted by alcohol and women The Usual Suspects star was tempted by the religious profession because he could see the similarities...

Byrne's Brush With Death In The Outback

Actor GABRIEL BYRNE narrowly avoided a fatal snakebite while filming his new movie in the Australian outback. The star was left shaken by the incident, on the set of Jindabyne, but his laid back director...

Byrne Attacks Winfrey Publication

GABRIEL BYRNE has launched a scathing attack on U.S. talk show queen OPRAH WINFREY for promoting 'unrealistic' beauty. The 57-year-old actor blasts O, The Oprah Winfrey Magazine, for its use of heavily doctored images, insisting...

Byrne 'Throws Chair' At Paparazzi

Actor GABRIEL BYRNE lost his temper with the paparazzi in Hollywood last night (08May07), when he threw a chair at one photographer. The Usual Suspects star was leaving the Il Sole club when he became...

Barkin Still Fond Of 'Spectacular' Ex Byrne

Actress ELLEN BARKIN is convinced her seven-year marriage to GABRIEL BYRNE was a huge success - because they're still the best of friends. The Sea of Love star divorced the Irish actor in 1999 after...

Bumbling Byrne Won Clumsy Prize

GABRIEL BYRNE is such a clumsy actor he was once voted the "least competent" star on a film set. The Usual Suspects star was shooting Wah-Wah in Swaziland when he picked up the unflattering title...

Bumbling Byrne Won Clumsy Prize

GABRIEL BYRNE is such a clumsy actor he was once voted the "least competent" star on a film set. The Usual Suspects star was shooting Wah-Wah in Swaziland when he picked up the unflattering title...

Byrne Still Digging Up The Past

GABRIEL BYRNE's archaeology background prepared him for life as a movie star - because acting is just like digging for treasure in a hole. The Irish star qualified as an archaeologist at university and worked...

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