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Eastwood Compares Jolie To Hollywood Greats

Actor-turned-director CLINT EASTWOOD is full of praise for his new muse ANGELINA JOLIE - comparing the her to movie icons KATHARINE HEPBURN and INGRID BERGMAN. The Dirty Harry star directed Jolie in his new film...

Third Son For Oscar-winning Actress Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett has given birth to her third son in Sydney, according to her spokesman.The actress delivered Ignatius Martin Upton on Sunday, said Tim McKeough, media relations manager at the Sydney Theatre Company."All are well...

By on 14 April 2008

Hepburn Stopped Pressly From Quitting

Movie veteran KATHARINE HEPBURN's legacy made JAIME PRESSLY reconsider plans to quit acting just before she landed the role which made her a household name. The My Name Is Earl star was on the verge...

Hepburn And Tracy Relationship A Sham

Screen legends KATHERINE HEPBURN and SPENCER TRACY's relationship has been dismissed as a sham, designed to hide the pair's bisexuality, in a new biography of the actress. In KATE: THE WOMAN WHO WAS HEPBURN, author...

Bacall And Danner Pick Up Inaugural Hepburn Awards

Veteran actresses LAUREN BACALL and BLYTHE DANNER have been honoured with the inaugural awards at a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania college's new KATHARINE HEPBURN centre. The Bryn Mawr College officially opened its Katherine Houghton Hepburn Center, set...

Blanchett Studied To Speak Her Native Accent

Antipodean actress CATE BLANCHETT has made so many films speaking with a foreign accent she had to research how to talk as a convincing Australian in LITTLE FISH. In recent years, the 37-year-old has played...

Bosworth Inspired By Hepburn And Roberts

KATE BOSWORTH looked to Oscar-winning actresses KATHARINE HEPBURN and JULIA ROBERTS for inspiration on how to play the part of LOIS LANE in SUPERMAN RETURNS. The BLUE CRUSH star was intimidated by the role because...

Hepburn's House In Trespass Scandal

The former home of late actress KATHARINE HEPBURN is at the centre of a trespassing wrangle after a man and his girlfriend tried to move into the property - despite not being the owners. THE...

Actress Shay Dies

Hollywood actress MILDRED SHAY died on 15 October (05). She was 94. The actress starred in 27 Hollywood movies alongside stars including KATHARINE HEPBURN, JOAN CRAWFORD and JAMES STEWART and was best known for...

Bosworth Inspired By Katharine Hepburn

KATE BOSWORTH used Hollywood great KATHARINE HEPBURN as the inspiration for her portrayal of LOIS LANE in SUPERMAN RETURNS. The 22-year-old, who is screen hunk ORLANDO BLOOM's on-off girlfriend, wanted to bless the famous...

Deneuve Honoured In Cannes

French actress CATHERINE DENEUVE has been presented with an honorary award at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL, in recognition of her life's work and "legendary" status. The prestigious festival's president GILLES JACOB singled out "the...

Fonda Struggled With Golden Pond

JANE FONDA almost gave up on making film classic ON GOLDEN POND because no one wanted to make a family film starring her ailing father HENRY FONDA. The actress teamed up with BRUCE GILBERT...

Actress Ruth Hussey Dies

Actress RUTH HUSSEY has died from complications from an appendectomy. She was 93. The actress, who received an OSCAR nomination for her role alongside JAMES STEWART and KATHARINE HEPBURN in 1940's THE PHILADELPHIA STORY,...

Ehle Feels Hepburn Pressures

Actress JENNIFER EHLE is refusing to watch KATHERINE HEPBURN's film version of THE PHILADELPHIA STORY before her debut in the theatre adaptation of the story - because she's intimidated by Hepburn's acclaimed performance. The...

Smith Praises Grant's Violence Towards Women

WILL SMITH has sparked controversy by praising movie legend CARY GRANT's on-screen violence towards women. Smith has advised fellow actors to study the NORTH BY NORTHWEST star's movie performances, because he admires Grant's ability...

Blanchett Pays Tribute To Hepburn Relatives

Australian actress CATE BLANCHETT paid tribute to KATHARINE HEPBURN's relatives for their generosity, after winning an OSCAR for her portrayal of the late actress in THE AVIATOR. The blonde star was named Best Supporting...

Blanchett And Freeman Take Early Oscars

CATE BLANCHETT and MORGAN FREEMAN have taken the first acting prizes at the 77th ACADEMY AWARDS in Hollywood, scooping the Best Supporting Actress and Best Supporting Actor awards. On the biggest night of the...

Blanchett Shuns Hollywood's Finest Designers

OSCAR-nominee CATE BLANCHETT has shunned the services of Hollywood's finest dress designers for tonight's (27FEB05) ACADEMY AWARDS ceremony. The laid-back Australian beauty has rejected the free help offered by 80 stylists and life coaches...

Blanchett Seeks Out Dress Ideas On The Net

Actress CATE BLANCHETT is picking up style ideas for the upcoming ACADEMY AWARDS from an unusual source - the internet. The 35-year-old screen star has been nominated in the Best Supporting Actress category for...

Cate Chooses Versatility Over Vanity

Australian screen beauty CATE BLANCHETT admits to being vain, but feels having a chameleon-like appearance is more important when it comes to acting. Playing characters as diverse as QUEEN ELIZABETH I (young and old)...

Blanchett: 'I Want To Play Hepburn Again'

CATE BLANCHETT is so obsessed with KATHERINE HEPBURN after playing her in THE AVIATOR - she wants to star in a remake of one of the late screen siren's most famous movies. The...

Blanchett: 'I Want To Play Hepburn Again'

CATE BLANCHETT is so obsessed with KATHERINE HEPBURN after playing her in THE AVIATOR - she wants to star in a remake of one of the late screen siren's most famous movies. The...

Bacall Unimpressed By Beckinsale's Avaitor Performance

KATE BECKINSALE failed to capture AVA GARDNER's "ravishing" quality in THE AVIATOR, according to Hollywood legend LAUREN BACALL. The 80-year-old Bacall was more convinced by CATE BLANCHETT's performance of her close friend KATHARINE HEPBURN...

Close Pays Tribute To Hepburn

Actress GLENN CLOSE paid tribute to KATHERINE HEPBURN at last night's (05FEB05) SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS - for inspiring her to follow her acting dreams. The FATAL ATTRACTION star was a struggling thespian when...

Blanchett's Oscars Dress Fears

Aussie actress CATE BLANCHETT is terrified of trying on any of the designer gowns she's been offered for the OSCARS because she fears her baby ROMAN will ruin it. THE AVIATOR star has been...

Linney To Fill Hepburn's Shoes?

Actress LAURA LINNEY is the favourite to reprise the role immortalised by Hollywood great KATHARINE HEPBURN in a stage adaptation of PHILIP BARRY's play THE PHILADELPHIA STORY. Hepburn starred as socialite TRACY LORD on...

Blanchett A 'Genius Chameleon'

CATE BLANCHETT is an acting "genius", according to her THE AVIATOR co-star LEONARDO DiCAPRIO. DiCaprio was hugely impressed with the way Blanchett became her famous character KATHARINE HEPBURN in the movie - qualities he...

Cate Reveals Hepburn's Imperfections

Australian movie star CATE BLANCHETT has discovered silver screen icon KATHARINE HEPBURN is less than perfect - she alleges the legend was "freckly" and "sweaty". Blanchett, who plays Hepburn in new movie THE...

Blanchett Begs Academy To Give Scorsese Oscar

Actress CATE BLANCHETT is urging the ACADEMY AWARDS board to finally honour MARTIN SCORSESE with an OSCAR. The Australian star plays KATHARINE HEPBURN in Scorsese's HOWARD HUGHES biopic THE AVIATOR, and she's calling on...

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