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Monroe Sought Help From Brando

MARILYN MONROE tried to prevent herself from spiralling into the depression which eventually led to her suicide by seeking help from acting contemporary MARLON BRANDO, according to recently unearthed letters. Monroe had planned to establish...

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A T-shirt worn by JAMES DEAN on the set of REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE will be put up for auction online by the Heritage Auction Galleries in Dallas, Texas, this weekend (07-08OCT06).

Madonna Named The 'Coolest'

MADONNA has topped a poll naming the coolest people of all time, beating out competition from JOHNNY DEPP and the late STEVE MCQUEEN. The MATERIAL GIRL was voted for by a panel of prominent media...

Bloom Happy To Be A Heart-throb

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN star ORLANDO BLOOM is thrilled he is considered a Hollywood heart-throb, because he feels like he's following in the footsteps of his icons. The star appreciates his large female following, but...

Brando Auction Opens Door On Legend's Life

MARLON BRANDO's personal script from movie THE GODFATHER is among a collection of the movie legend's possessions being auctioned in America later this year (06). Around 100 items, including Brando's harmonica, his BAFTA award for...

James Dean Museum Closes

A museum dedicated to the life of American movie legend JAMES DEAN has closed in his home state Indiana. The James Dean Gallery in Gas City housed movie costumes Dean wore and a replica of...

Rebel Brando's First Screen Test

MARLON BRANDO's first screen test has been discovered - showing the legendary actor as the original REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE, eight years before JAMES DEAN made the role his own. Movie producers offered the role...

Costume Designer Mabry Dies

Legendary Hollywood costume designer MOSS MABRY has died in a hospital in San Diego, California. He was 87. The four-time Oscar-nominated designer's credits include JAMES DEAN epics GIANT and REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE and...

Marlon Brando's Homosexual Celebrity Affairs Revealed

Marlon Brando's new biography paints 'The Godfather' actor in a new light, as it reveals how he slept his way around Hollywood. The biography also claims that he slept with some of his male directors...

James Dean Museum To Close

An Indiana museum chronicling the life of JAMES DEAN is set to close on New Year's Eve (31DEC05), due to growing debts. Owner DAVID LOEHR had moved the James Dean Gallery to Gas City...

Diana's Other Wedding Gown For Sale

DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES' alternative wedding gown is going under the hammer at an auction in London. The dress served as a model for alterations on the DAVID EMMANUEL gown Diana wore when she...

The Beatles Are Icons Of The Century

THE BEATLES have topped a poll as the greatest entertainment icons of the past 100 years. The ever-popular Fab Four beat off competition from ELVIS PRESLEY, screen goddess MARILYN MONROE and jazz hero LOUIS...

Wrecked James Dean Car Missing

The wrecked car in which screen icon JAMES DEAN died in 1955 has disappeared without trace - and there is a $1 million (GBP556,000) reward for its safe return. The Porsche Spyder was bought...

Depp And Kilmer Host Bbc Radio Documentaries

Hollywood stars JOHNNY DEPP and VAL KILMER are taking a break from acting to narrate a series of documentaries for BBC Radio 2. THE DOORS actor Kilmer - who is currently starring in...

James Dean 'Nude' Banned From Gallery

A supposedly nude photograph of screen icon JAMES DEAN with an erection has been excluded from a London art exhibition after staff decided the man in the picture was an imposter. The National Portrait...

Brando Lover Speaks Out

MARLON BRANDO's former lover ESTHER ANDERSON has spoken about her seven year love affair with the late star for the first time. The Jamaican-born actress and songwriter, who romanced the APOCALYPSE NOW star between...

Naked Monroe Shot Featured In Stellar Photographic Auction

A nude photograph of screen goddess MARILYN MONROE taken in the year of her death (1962) is one of 150 iconic images up for auction at Christie's in London. The risque portrait, taken by...

Sheen Pays Tribute To Hero Dean At Hometown Festival

Movie star MARTIN SHEEN has paid the ultimate tribute to his hero JAMES DEAN by narrating a new documentary about the big screen icon's life. The APOCALYPSE NOW star will premiere the new film,...

Dean's Lost Images Go On Display

A series of lost photographs of movie legend JAMES DEAN are to be displayed for the first time to mark the 50th anniversary of his death. The REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE star became an...

Dean Had A 'Death Wish'

Movie legend JAMES DEAN had a death wish to ensure his legend remained intact, according to a photographer who knew him. Dean was killed at the age of 24 in a car crash in...

Presley's Quiff Tops Style Poll

ELVIS PRESLEY's legendary quiff has been voted the most iconic hairstyle of all time. The late music icon's crop beat BOB MARLEY's dreadlocks and THE BEATLES' fringed hairstyles to top the poll by...

Dean Is Coolest Icon

Fifties screen legend JAMES DEAN has been voted the coolest icon of all time. The REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE star topped a poll of 2,000 men commissioned by Glenfiddich Whiskey. ELVIS PRESLEY came...

Peter Fonda Slaps Clothing Company With Lawsuit

EASY RIDER star PETER FONDA has sued a clothing company for more than $123,000 (GBP68,300), in a battle over a licensing agreement on apparel bearing his image. California-based DRAGONFLY CLOTHING INC was due to...

Collins Sides With Bacall: 'Kidman's No Legend'

Veteran TV star JOAN COLLINS is the latest celebrity to defend LAUREN BACALL's harsh criticism of NICOLE KIDMAN, claiming the OSCAR-winner "isn't dead enough" to be a legend. Bacall caused a media storm when...

Zeta-jones Slams 'Boring' Hollywood

Welsh beauty CATHERINE ZETA-JONES' love affair with Hollywood appears to be over - after she labelled Tinseltown "boring". The CHICAGO actress claims most stars are in rehabilitation and are too clean-living to party hard...

James Dean Museum Opens In Indiana

A museum chronicling the short life of actor JAMES DEAN has opened in Gas City, Indiana. THE JAMES DEAN MEMORIAL GALLERY has been opened along Interstate 69 in a spot its curator DAVID LOEHR...

Everett's Fears For Acting Future

British movie star RUPERT EVERETT fears the future's bleak for traditional actors - because people will be able to create movie stars on computers. THE NEXT BEST THING star believes actors will become computer...

Hanks Slims Down On English Tea

Actor TOM HANKS has unveiled the secret behind his recent weight loss - he's given up coffee in favour of English tea. The CAST AWAY star shunned the idea of increased exercise or a...

Dean-style Porsche Hits The Street

Late film legend JAMES DEAN is poised to receive a renewed burst of fame, thanks to the production of a new PORSCHE BOXSTER in homage to him. The REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE star is...

Hopper: James Dean Would Have Quit Acting

Wild actor DENNIS HOPPER is convinced tragic movie icon JAMES DEAN would have quit acting, because he found it too "difficult". The pair both starred in 1950's films REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE and GIANT,...

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