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Desperate Housewives Actress Kathryn Joosten Dies

US TV actress Kathryn Joosten, best known for her roles in Desperate Housewives and The West Wing, has died. Joosten, who was 72, died in California of lung cancer, following a battle lasting 11 years...

The Amazing Spider-man To Uncover Peter Parker's Past

The director of the new Spider-Man movie, Marc Webb, has been speaking to MTV News about the forthcoming comic book re-boot and has revealed that the new movie will look into Peter Parker's family background....

Judge Rejects Sag Dissidents' Arguments; Merger Vote To Go Ahead

Rejecting arguments from a dissident group of Screen Actors Guild members led by Martin Sheen and Ed Harris, a federal judge on Wednesday permitted a vote on the merger of SAG and the American Federation...

Martin Sheen Honoured To Be Part Of Prop 8 Play

Actor Martin Sheen was proud to be part of the all-star performance of screenwriter Dustin Lance Black's new play about California's controversial same-sex marriage bill on Saturday night (03Mar12) - because it gave him the...

George Clooney, Brad Pitt Unite Onstage For Prop 8 Drama

Hollywood buddies George Clooney and Brad Pitt have reunited on stage, for a benefit performance of '8,' the play that dramatizes the 2010 court case that challenged Proposition 8, the ballot measure which banned same-sex...

Celebrity Actors Among Those Trying To Halt Sag-aftra Merger

A dissident group of SAG members, who include such notables as Ed Asner, Valerie Harper, Ed Harris and Martin Sheen, is going to court in an effort to halt the union's plans to call a...

Martin Sheen Stunned To Find Great-great-great-great Grandfather Was Beneath Him All The Time

Actor Martin Sheen was horrified to find he had been trampling all over a famous ancestor for years during visits to Europe.The former West Wing star discovered his family faux pas while tracing his roots...

Martin Sheen Stunned By Ancestral Heroes

Actor Martin Sheen was stunned to discover he hails from a long line of brave heroes who stood for what they believed in while researching his family tree for a new U.S. TV show.The former...

James Farentino, Star Of 'The Final Countdown', Dies Aged 73

James Farentino, the American actor who graced TV, film and stage in almost 100 different roles, has passed away aged 73. Farentino had been ill for a long period before passing away yesterday, January 25th...

Er Star James Farentino Dies Aged 73

James Farentino, the veteran television actor best known for playing George Clooney's estranged on-screen father on ER, has died aged 73. A family spokesman told the Los Angeles that James passed away on Tuesday (24...

Sheen Backing His Dad For Oscar Nomination

Charlie Sheen has thrown his support behind his actor father Martin Sheen by urging Academy Awards members to nominate him for an Oscar this year (12).Sheen's dad has previously won a Golden Globe, as well...

Michael Sheen Shoots Cameo For Malick

Michael Sheen has a cameo role in Terrence Malick's new untitled drama. The 'Kingdom of Heaven' actor went to visit his girlfriend Rachel McAdams on the scene of the movie and found the director was...

Martin Sheen Narrates Dalai Lama's Book

Martin Sheen has signed on to narrate the Dalai Lama's latest tome for its audiobook release.The actor, a fervent Catholic, has recorded readings from Beyond Religion: Ethics for a Whole World and his spoken word...

Martin Sheen Fighting For Convicted Murderer

Actor and activist Martin Sheen has thrown his support behind a convicted New York murderer fighting for his freedom.The former West Wing star met with Jon-Adrian Velazquez on Monday morning (05Dec11), shortly before staging a...

Emma Stone Enlists Help Of Beau Andrew Garfield For Snl

Emma Stone enlisted the help of her rumored boyfriend Andrew Garfield for her second stint as host of Saturday Night Live over the weekend. The actress took the reins of the sketch comedy show and...

Charlie To Dress As Sheen For Halloween

Charlie Sheen is planning to dress up as himself for Halloween (31.10.11). The former 'Two and a Half Men' star has bought a lifelike mask of himself, although his choice of 'disguise' has confused his...

Martin Sheen Planning To Hit European Pilgrimage Trail One More Time

Actor Martin Sheen is hoping to return to Europe and tackle the 497-mile (800-kilometre) El Camino de Santiago pilgrimage alone and on foot before he dies.The former West Wing star drove part of the way...

Martin Sheen Relived 2003 Vacation With Grandson In New Movie

Martin Sheen's new movie The Way was an extra special family affair for the actor - he got to work with his son, and relive a magical 2003 European trip with his grandson.The Apocalypse Now...

Charlie Sheen Reunites With Father In Comedy Spoof

Charlie Sheen is to appear on screen with his father, Martin Sheen in a parody of legendary movie Apocalypse Now. The short was filmed for Comedy Central to mark Charlie's recent comedy roast and sees...

Martin Sheen Honoured At Chicago Film Festival

Martin Sheen has been honoured for his lengthy career at the Chicago International Film Festival in Illinois.The veteran actor made his big screen debut in the 1960s and has starred in several box office hits,...

Charlie Sheen Is 'A Different Guy'

Charlie Sheen's brother says the actor is now a "completely different guy".Emilio Estevez explained the former 'Two and a Half Men' star - who was who was fired from the £1.2 million-per-episode role after revelations...

Martin Sheen Fans Launch Ireland Presidency Campaign

Fans of Martin Sheen have launched a campaign calling for the legendary actor to run for president in Ireland later this year (11).The Apocalypse Now star is an Irish citizen because his late mother Mary...

Andrew Garfield: 'Spider-man Role Is A Skinny Boy Fantasy'

Andrew Garfield has been living his "skinny boy fantasy" by playing Spider-Man. The British actor portrays the web-slinging hero in the forthcoming 'The Amazing Spider-Man' - directed by Marc Webb - and he admits he...

Martin Sheen Lobbies For Support Of Drug Courts

Actor Martin Sheen jetted to Washington, D.C. on Tuesday (19Jul11) to lead a rally in support of drug court funding.The Apocalypse Now star, who has previously detailed his own personal battles with alcohol, publicly addressed...

The Amazing Spider Man Trailer Leaks Early

A trailer for the upcoming 'Amazing Spider Man' movie, starring British actor Andrew Garfield, has leaked online before its intended premiere this weekend. A promo for the movie was scheduled to screen in theatres before...

Natalie Portman Supports Gay Marriage

Natalie Portman has signed Freedom to Marry's Say, "I Do" letter to President Barack Obama asking for marriage equality for gay couples. The Oscar-winning actress and her fiance Benjamin Millepied - with whom she is...

Richard Gere's Passionate Career

Richard Gere and Martin Sheen "have the most passion for acting".'The Business' star Tamer Hassan says the 'Pretty Woman' and 'Catch Me If You Can' actors - who he stars alongside in forthcoming spy film...

Martin Sheen: 'Charlie's Doing Very Well'

Martin Sheen is feeling positive about his son Charlie's ongoing issues, insisting the troubled actor has "a real chance" to overcome his problems.Charlie, who has battled substance abuse issues, was fired from hit sitcom Two...

Martin Sheen Terrified Neighbours As Halloween General

Actor Martin Sheen terrified his neighbours' kids by donning his Apocalypse Now costume to combat rowdy Halloween trick-or-treaters after returning from filming the hit movie, according to Rob Lowe.Lowe was close friends with Sheen's son...

Burnett Empathises With Sheen's Struggles With Charlie

TV icon Carol Burnett has offered her sympathy to actor Martin Sheen for having to cope with son Charlie Sheen's addiction problems - because she suffered a similar situation with her teenage daughter.The actress' daughter...

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