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Brando Brought Laughter Back Into Kennedy's Life

Screen legend MARLON BRANDO was the first person to make JACKIE KENNEDY ONASSIS laugh after the tragic assassination of her first husband - former US President JOHN F KENNEDY - in 1963. The late...

Brando's Godfather Script Fetches A Staggering $312,800

Late movie legend MARLON BRANDO's personal script from the 1972 movie THE GODFATHER fetched a staggering $312,800 (GBP175,418) at a New York auction yesterday (30JUN05) - the highest amount ever paid for a film manuscript....

Brando Son's Fury At Estate Sale

The eldest son of late actor MARLON BRANDO is furious about the crass manner in which his father's belongings are being prepared for sale by auction on Thursday (30JUN05). CHRISTIAN BRANDO is demanding he...

Diesel Praises Brando Classic

Hollywood actor VIN DIESEL may be fond of starring in high-octane action movies and family comedies, but his favourite movie is the classic MARLON BRANDO-starring ON THE WATERFRONT. The XXX star hails the dramatic...

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...

Mystery Surrounds Brando's Speedy Death

MARLON BRANDO's closest friends are convinced the movie icon would be alive today if he'd had the proper medical care a year ago. Brando died in July 2004 of pulmonary fibrosis, but pals feel...

Brando's Death List Exposed By Playboy

Movie legend MARLON BRANDO insisted his bedroom be sealed and his staff be sent home upon his death - because he feared mementoes and gifts and documents he had left for family members would be...

Byrne's Brando Regrets

Irish actor GABRIEL BYRNE always regrets he didn't spend more time getting to know MARLON BRANDO, especially after learning the late movie legend spoke often about their meeting. On Australian TV show ENOUGH ROPE...

Marilyn's Romantic Jfk Painting Valued At $21,000

Screen beauty MARILYN MONROE's romantic painting to former US President JOHN F KENNEDY is expected to fetch a staggering $21,000(GBP11,000) at New York auction house Christie's sale later this month (30JUN05). The SOME LIKE...

Mcgregor: 'I'm Not Brando'

Hollywood star EWAN McGREGOR is determined not to be compared to late movie legend MARLON BRANDO while performing in the latest London production of the classic musical GUYS AND DOLLS. The Scottish star plays...

Brando's Monroe Telegram Discovered

An affectionate telegram from late movie legend MARLON BRANDO to MARILYN MONROE during her nervous breakdown in 1961 was discovered last week (begs23MAY05) during the break-up of Brando's estate. Following his death last year...

Brando's Belongings Go Under The Hammer After Nicholson Sale

LATEST: MARLON BRANDO's personal belongings from his Beverly Hills home are to be sold off at auction after neighbour and pal JACK NICHOLSON bought the hilltop mansion. Brando's furniture and personal mementos will be...

Nicholson Buys Brando's Home

Screen star JACK NICHOLSON has bought fellow legend MARLON BRANDO's old residence in Beverly Hills for the staggering sum of $5.5 million (GBP3 million). Nicholson was best friends with Brando, who starred opposite him...

Apocalypse Now Inspiration Dies

The inspiration for crazed APOCALYPSE NOW character COLONEL KURTZ has died at the age of 74. Vietnam War veteran DAVID HACKWORTH - who was brought to the big screen by MARLON BRANDO in FRANCIS...

Brando Auction Is Biggest Celebrity Sale In Six Years

Late movie legend MARLON BRANDO's personal effects will be sold at New York auction house Christie's on 30 June (05) in the most high-profile sale since MARILYN MONROE's estate was auctioned in 1999. Organisers...

Freeman: 'I'll Never Be Brando'

British actor MARTIN FREEMAN was desperate to become the next MARLON BRANDO when he was younger - but his aims have become far more humble even after his breakthrough role in UK TV series THE...

Jackman Flies In For Secret Superman Filming?

HUGH JACKMAN is in his native Australia secretly shooting scenes for pal BRYAN SINGER's upcoming SUPERMAN movie. Website IESB.NET reports Jackman will play CLARK KENT's adoptive father JONATHAN KENT in flashback scenes in the...

Malden Picks Up Cowboy + Western Honours

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE star KARL MALDEN has been inducted into the Hall of Great Western Performers. The OSCAR-winning actor, 93, received the honour on Saturday night (16APR05) at the Western Heritage Awards, held...

Coppola Upset About Godfather Videogame

Director FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA is furious with the makers of a new THE GODFATHER videogame because they didn't consult him for permission to tamper with his epic film. KOCH, the makers of videogame THE...

Brando 'Boasted About Sexually Abusing Children'

LATEST: MARLON BRANDO's former business manager has accused the late Hollywood legend of boasting about his experiences sexually abusing children. The allegations against THE GODFATHER star, who died last year (04), appear in a...

Brando's Estate Sued By Former Business Manager

MARLON BRANDO's former business manager is suing the late actor's estate for sexual harassment and wrongful termination. In a lawsuit file don Monday (04APR05), JO AN CORRALES of Kalama, Washington, claims that she...

Brando Granted Jackson Island Sanctuary

Late film legend MARLON BRANDO offered troubled singer MICHAEL JACKSON sanctuary on his Pacific Island before his death last year (JUL04). American newspaper NEW YORK DAILY NEWS has obtained a notarised deed, dated 5...

Beverly Hillbillies Creator Dies

THE BEVERLY HILLBILLIES creator PAUL HENNING has died at the age of 93. Henning, who was the man behind the hit 1960s US TV show about a family who move to Beverly Hills after...

Brando's Holiday Home To Become Eco-hotel

MARLON BRANDO's Polynesian island hideaway is to turned into a new eco-hotel by new owner RICHARD BAILEY. Only the late actor's son TEIHOTU lives on the private island, Tetiaroa, but, according to Bailey, he's...

Brando 'Refused To Learn Lines'

Late screen legend MARLON BRANDO angered his co-stars by refusing to learn his lines properly. British actress DILYS LAYE, who appeared with Brando in CHARLIE CHAPLIN's 1967 film A COUNTESS FROM HONG KONG, recalls...

Brando Back For Superman

MARLON BRANDO is set to return from the dead for the latest SUPERMAN movie, according internet reports. The late movie great reportedly filmed scenes for 1980's SUPERMAN II, but the footage was scrapped as...

Brando's Ex Reveals Family Sex Secrets In New Book

MARLON BRANDO's Tahitian ex-wife is set to wreck the movie great's legacy in a revealing new book by claiming he sexually abused their daughter. TARITA TERIIPIA (corr), who met and fell for the late...

Williams Touted For Guys And Dolls

Movie actor VIN DIESEL hopes to cast British pop hunk ROBBIE WILLIAMS in his long-awaited remake of musical classic GUYS AND DOLLS. The burly hunk has been planning to film a new version of...

Eastwood Steps Up For Dirty Harry Computer Game

Legendary film-maker CLINT EASTWOOD has agreed to lend his image and voice to a new computer game based on classic 1971 movie DIRTY HARRY. Eastwood, who played vigilante cop HARRY CALLAHAN in Dirty Harry...

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