Actress Rita Gam, the ex-wife of legendary director Sidney Lumet, has died, aged 88.
The 1950s starlet passed away due to respiratory failure in Los Angeles on Tuesday (22Mar16).
Rita began her acting career on Broadway in 1946 with Zionist play A Flag is Born, which also featured a young Marlon Brando. She went on to appear in productions including The Young and Fair and Uncle Vanya, however, a majority of her work was in TV and film, starring in movies such as The Thief, Night People, Shoot Out, Hannibal, Sign of the Pagan and Klute.
On the small screen, she appeared in Mannix, MCMillan & Wife, The Jackie Gleason Show, Romance Theatre and The Rockford Files, and produced the award-winning travel series World of Beauty.
Continue reading: Sidney Lumet's Ex-wife Dies At 88
Pop Star Mika Has Returned To His Native Beirut To Meet Syrian Refugees Taking Shelter In Lebanon.
The Grace Kelly star was born in Beirut but moved to Paris, France with his family when he was still a baby, and he returned to his homeland over the weekend (19-20Dec15) for a mission with UNHCR, The United Nations' Refugee Agency.
Mika met with Syrian refugees who fled the conflict in the country and are now living in a derelict chicken farm across the border in Lebanon, documenting his journey in a series of posts on social media and in a film for the BBC.
He started his social media posts by declaring, "So good to be back in Beirut!" before later sharing a video which showed him making music with a group of refugees.
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Laura Whitmore has admitted she was obsessed with the Olsen twins' fashion sense and tried to incorporate their flare into her own style.
The 30-year-old TV presenter used to look to the fashion designer twins, 29, for inspiration when putting together her outfits, but she now tries to weave in some Old Hollywood glam while incorporating styles from her close friends.
Asked who her fashion icons are, she said: ''I look to my friends - they all have different fashion sense to me - and I used to have an unhealthy obsession with the Olsen twins. They're just fabulous with their massive sunglasses.''
Continue reading: Laura Whitmore Had 'unhealthy Obsession' With Olsen Twins
Prince Albert Of Monaco Wants Action Man Vin Diesel To Play Him In A New Film About His Efforts To Win A Bobsleigh Medal At The Winter Olympics.
The European royal, whose late mother was movie icon Grace Kelly, is reportedly in talks with moviemaker Garry Marshall over a film project tentatively titled Royal Ice - about his efforts to lead a bobsleigh team.
Albert tells People.com the idea came from Mark Thomas, a screenwriter and member of Monaco's original 1988 bobsleigh team, but he is on board the film, which is planned for cinemas in 2018.
Asked about who will play him in the film, the royal says, "I haven't really given that much thought, though I hope it would be someone reasonably athletic.
Continue reading: Prince Albert Eyes Vin Diesel For Bobsleigh Biopic
Grace Kelly's Grandson Pierre Casiraghi Celebrated His Marriage To Beatrice Borromeo With A Second Wedding Party In Italy, A Week After Tying The Knot In A Civil Ceremony In Monaco.
The European prince, 27, exchanged vows with aristocrat Beatrice Borromeo last weekend (25Jul15) at Monaco's royal palace, and on Friday (31Jul15), the celebrations continued with a cocktail party in the town of Pallanza, in northern Italy.
A religious ceremony followed on Saturday (01Aug15), on one of the bride's family's Borromean Islands, with the reception held at the medieval Rocca di Borromeo di Angera, also known as Borromeo Castle, which overlooks Lake Maggiore.
Casiraghi, who is the seventh in line to the Monaco throne, is the youngest son of Caroline, Princess of Hanover and her second husband, Stefano Casiraghi.
Grace Kelly's Grandson Prince Pierre Casiraghi Is To Wed In Monaco On Saturday (25jul15).
The royal is to tie the knot with Italian aristocrat Beatrice Borromeo in a civil ceremony at Monaco's Pink Palace and it will be followed by a religious service in Italy a week later.
Continue reading: Grace Kelly's Grandson To Wed This Weekend
Grace Kelly's Granddaughter Charlotte Casiraghi Is Back In The Arms Of Her Actor Boyfriend Gad Elmaleh, A Day After Reports Emerged Suggesting The Couple Had Split.
The 28-year-old horse jumper has been dating Frenchman Elmaleh since 2012, and the couple welcomed a son, named Raphael, in 2013.
However, rumours of an impending split has been swirling for weeks and on Thursday (04Jun15), articles in the French press alleged Casiraghi had called time on the relationship after growing apart.
She was said to have had her belongings moved out of the Paris apartment they shared on Monday (01Jun15), but it appears any romance issues have since been resolved after Elmaleh travelled to St. Tropez to join Casiraghi and their son for a family day out on Friday (05Jun15).
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Grace Kelly's Granddaughter Charlotte Casiraghi Has Reportedly Ended Her Three-year Romance With French Actor Gad Elmaleh.
The 28-year-old horse jumper gave birth to the couple's son, Raphael, in December, 2013, but Casiraghi recently called time on the relationship.
A source tells People.com, "It's sad. Mostly, this is a couple that drifted apart over their careers. He wasn't around enough – and she wanted a father for her son."
Rumours of an impending split have been swirling for weeks and Casiraghi fuelled the claims by attending an event at the Cannes Film Festival last month (May15) without the Midnight in Paris star.
Continue reading: Charlotte Casiraghi Splits From Actor Gad Elmaleh - Report
Hundreds Of Fans Lined The Streets Of Monaco On Sunday (10may15) To Celebrate The Christening Of Prince Albert's Twins With His Wife Charlene.
The European royals welcomed Gabriella and Jacques in December (14) and the babies were the centre of attention this weekend as family, friends and fans gathered at the Cathedral de Monaco for their baptism.
Over 700 guests packed the venue for the ceremony, while hundreds of other members of the public waited outside the cathedral, where the christening was live-streamed on giant screens in the Palace square.
The religious portion of the event was capped off by 21-gun salutes, which were fired in the babies' honour, before Prince Albert and former Olympic swimmer Princess Charlene walked out of the cathedral arm-in-arm to greet well-wishers.
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The Aristocratic Grandson Of Screen Legend-turned-princess Grace Kelly Has Become A Dad For The Second Time.
Andrea Casiraghi, the son of Kelly's daughter Princess Caroline of Monaco, and his socialite wife Tatiana Santo Domingo welcomed a baby girl, the sixth in line to throne, in London on Sunday (12Apr15), according to People.com.
Continue reading: Grace Kelly's Grandson Is A Father Again
Date of birth
12th November, 1929
Date of death
14th September, 1982
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