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Marlee Matlin Leads Tributes To Late Director Joseph Sargent

Actress Marlee Matlin has led tributes to Emmy Award-winning director Joseph Sargent after learning of the 89-year-old filmmaker's death.The Oscar-winning star took to Twitter.com to honour one of her moviemaking icons, revealing Sargent was "sweet...

Tributes Pour In For James Garner

Moviemaker Ron Howard, Carole King and Marlee Matlin have led the early tributes to Tv and film veteran James Garner, who passed away on Saturday (19Jul14), aged 86.The Rockford Files star died of natural causes...

William Shatner And Stars Pay Tribute To Mickey Rooney

William Shatner and Carol Channing are among the stars who have paid tribute to Hollywood actor Mickey Rooney who died yesterday (06.04.14).The veteran actor, whose career spanned over nine decades, passed away aged 93 due...

Marlee Matlin Alerts Police To Fan's Suicidal Tweet

Actress Marlee Matlin became caught up in a Canadian fan's suicide drama on Wednesday (02Apr14) after the teenager declared she was going to take her own life on Twitter.com.The Children of a Lesser God star...

Stars Send Prayers To Chile Following Earthquake

Celebrities including Jared Leto and actress Marlee Matlin have expressed their concern for the people of Chile following the news of a major earthquake in the region.The 8.2 magnitude tremor struck off the coast of...

Celebrities Pay Tribute To Peter O'toole

Filmmaker Ron Howard, comedian Neil Patrick Harris and actress Marlee Matlin are among the celebrities who have paid tribute to late actor Peter O'toole.The Lawrence of Arabia star passed away on Saturday (14Dec13) in London,...

Marlee Matlin: 'Bogus Sign Language Interpreter At Nelson Mandela Memorial Was A Joke'

Deaf actress Marlee Matlin has blasted the organisers of Nelson Mandela's memorial service in South Africa for allowing a mystery man to take to the stage and perform fake sign language during the speeches.Officials are...

Marlee Matlin Thanks Fans For Support As Dad Falls Ill

Actress Marlee Matlin has thanked fans for their support following the hospitalisation of her father.The Children of a Lesser God star took to Twitter.com on Thursday (03Oct13) to insist rumours that her father Donald had...

Marlee Matlin Recovering From Shoulder Surgery

Actress Marlee Matlin is experiencing a "slow and painful" recovery after undergoing shoulder surgery on Friday (19Jul13).The Oscar-winning actress checked into hospital for the operation and warned fans she would be taking a break from...

Stars Reach Out To Families Over Arizona Firefighter Deaths

Olivia Munn, Marlee Matlin, Eliza Dushku, Jordin Sparks and Nikki Sixx are among the stars who have expressed their condolences to the families of the 19 firefighters who were killed by a blaze in Arizona...

U.s. President And Celebrities Pay Tribute To Film Critic Roger Ebert

U.S. President Barack Obama joined director Darren Aronofsky, actress Marlee Matlin and comedian Steve Martin as tributes for celebrated film critic Roger Ebert flooded the Internet following his death on Thursday (04Apr13).The beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning...

Marlee Matlin ‏Reaches Out To Cory Monteith

Actress Marlee Matlin has reached out to Cory Monteith as he seeks treatment for substance addiction issues, insisting the road to recovery is "tough" but "worth it".The Glee star has sought professional help to address...

Marlee Matlin Wants Tv Bosses To Make Soap Opera Deaf Friendly

Deaf actress Marlee Matlin is calling on bosses behind All My Children to make the hit U.S. Tv soap opera more accessible to viewers who are hard of hearing.The Oscar-winning actress, who has been deaf...

Marlee Matlin Celebrating Tv's First-ever Show In American Sign Language

Deaf actress Marlee Matlin's hit family drama Switched At Birth will make history on Monday (04Mar13) when it becomes the first-ever show to air an episode entirely in American Sign Language (Asl).The series features a...

Actress Quvenzhane Wallis, 9, Reveals Who She Would Thank In Oscars Speech

In a joint interview with Marlee Martin, Quvenzhane Wallis revealed who she would thank, if she found herself onstage accepting the Oscar for Best Actress, on Sunday evening (February 24, 2013). The nine year old...

Stars Pay Tribute To Larry Hagman

Marlee Matlin, Simon Cowell Larry King and Vanessa Williams are among the stars who have paid tribute to Dallas legend Larry Hagman following his death on Friday (23Nov12).The veteran actor passed away at a hospital...

Marlee Matlin Upset About Snl Sign Language Skit

Deaf Oscar winner Marlee Matlin has attacked Saturday Night Live's comedians for poking fun at sign language during the opening skit on Saturday's (03Nov12) show.As regulars Fred Armisen and Bobby Moynihan impersonated New York Mayor...

Marlee Matlin Fears For Deaf Stem-cell Treatment

Deaf star Marlee Matlin has mixed feelings about a new stem-cell treatment to restore hearing as she insists deafness is "not a disease to cure".British researchers have been able to rebuild nerves in the ears...

Marlee Matlin And Ricki Lake Lead Tributes To Marvin Hamlisch

Actors Marlee Matlin, Ricki Lake and Jason Alexander have paid tribute to acclaimed composer Marvin Hamlisch via Twitter.com following his death on Monday (06Aug12).The musician, who was one of only two people ever awarded an...

Apollo 13 Star Tom Hanks Leads Tributes To Astronaut Sally Ride

Tom Hanks and Marlee Matlin have paid tribute to Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, following her death on Monday (23Jul12).The 61 year old, who was aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger's 1983 mission...

Marlee Matlin Holds Minute's Silence At Ball Game For Colorado Victims

Deaf actress Marlee Matlin held a minute's silence before she signed the U.S. national anthem at a baseball game on Sunday (22Jul12) to pay her respects to the victims of the Colorado shooting.A midnight screening...

Stars Pay Tribute To Richard Dawson

Singer Paula Abdul and actresses Marlee Matlin and Patty Duke have offered moving tributes to late actor/game show legend Richard Dawson.The 79-year-old former Family Feud host succumbed to esophageal cancer on Saturday night (02Jun12). Abdul...

Deaf Marlee Matlin Rallies For Theatre Changes

Deaf actress Marlee Matlin has urged cinema bosses in the U.S. to do more to make films accessible for customers with hearing disabilities.The Oscar winner, who has been deaf since she was 18 months old,...

Stars Send Love To Moore

Eva Longoria, Marlee Matlin and Russell Simmons are among the stars who have reached out to Demi Moore as she seeks professional help for exhaustion and health problems.The Ghost actress has entered a treatment facility...

Clay Aiken To Battle Dee Snider On Celebrity Apprentice

The cast for season twelve of the Celebrity Apprentice was officially announced on Wednesday (January 4, 2012), with former American Idol runner-up Clay Aiken amongst the usual mix of musicians, reality show stars, actors and...

Matlin Collects Sag Award

Deaf actress Marlee Matlin has been handed a special award from the Screen Actors Guild (Sag) for performers with disabilities.The Oscar winner accepted the Harold Russell Award during a gala breakfast at the Beverly Hilton...

Deaf Star Marlee Matlin Set For Award From Hearing Foundation Gala

Deaf actress Marlee Matlin is to be honoured for her work raising awareness and funds for a hearing charity.The Oscar winner pulled in over $1 million (£625,000) for the Starkey Hearing Foundation as a contestant...

Marlee Matlin & Tyler Pay Tribute To Ford

Former addicts Marlee Matlin, Stevie Nicks and Steven Tyler have paid tribute to beloved former U.S. First Lady and rehab pioneer Betty Ford, who died on Friday (08Jul11).Ford, who passed away at the Eisenhower Medical...

Celebrity Apprentice Winner John Rich Scoops $250,000 Prize

Celebrity Apprentice winner John Rich will donate his $250,000 cash prize to the St Jude's Children's Research Hospital. Celebrity Apprentice aired its tense season eleven final last night (22nd May 2011) with country singer Rich...

Marlee Matlin Clears Up Tax Reports

Deaf actress Marlee Matlin has dismissed reports she's selling her family home to pay off a $50,000 (£31,250) tax bill.The Oscar-winning actress was recently hit with a lien by U.S. authorities and she's working out...

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London-based Dornik may be new on the scene, but his latest single 'Drive' is set to become an instant-classic and to provoke interest from fans of...

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Could the Glastonbury Festival one day be moving to London? An idea to temporarily...

Florence + The Machine Edge Out Wolf Alice To UK No.1 Album Spot

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Janet Jackson Honoured As 'Ultimate Icon' At BET Music Awards

Janet Jackson showed she really is well and truly back on Sunday evening, when she...

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