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Michael Gambon Fined For Jumping Traffic Light

The veteran actor, who played Professor Dumbledore in the films, admitted failing to stop his Audi at traffic lights in Shepherd's Bush, London in February (15), and he was fined $216 and had three penalty...

Michael Gambon And Alan Rickman Pranked Daniel Radcliffe With Fart Machine

Gambon boasted to his friend about using the device to play practical jokes on audience members during London plays, and Rickman thought it would be hilarious to pretend Radcliffe had a wind problem....

Michael Gambon Is Latest Actor To Play Winston Churchill In Tv Movie

The veteran actor will team up with Lyndsay Duncan for the TV adaptation of Jonathan Smith's book The Churchill Secret: KBO, which chronicled the wartime Prime Minister's recovery from a stroke while he...

Michael Gambon To Play Winston Churchill In 'Churchill's Secret'

The acclaimed British actor Michael Gambon is to play British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in a new film commissioned by ITV. The series goes into production in the UK next month and forms part of...

Sir Michael Gambon To Play Winston Churchill In Itv Drama

Sir Michael Gambon will play Winston Churchill in a newly-announced ITV drama about his final years as Prime Minster in the 1950s. He’ll be starring alongside Lindsay Duncan, who portrays Churchill’s long-suffering wife, Clementine.Entitled ‘Churchill’s...

Michael Gambon To Play Winston Churchill

Michael Gambon will play Winston Churchill in an upcoming thriller. The 74-year-old actor - who is renowned for his role as Dumbledore in the 'Harry Potter' movie franchise - will take on the part...

Tragedy, Rivalry And Mystery: Jk Rowling's 'The Casual Vacancy' Finally Hits The Small Screen [Spoilers]

The BBC adaptation of JK Rowling's first grown-up novel 'The Casual Vacancy' aired on Sunday night (February 15th 2015) following much anticipation from fans of the book, and it certainly wasn't a disappointment. Rory Kinnear...

Michael Gambon Retires From Stage Acting Due To Memory Loss

Veteran actor Michael Gambon, best known for playing Professor Albus Dumbledore in the remaining six 'Harry Potter' films after the death of actor Richard Harris, has been forced to retire from stage acting due to...

Michael Gambon Has Not Read J.k. Rowling's Books

Veteran actor Sir Michael Gambon has yet to read a book by J.K. Rowling despite starring in several on-screen adaptations of her work.The 74-year-old star played Albus Dumbledore in six Harry Potter movies and currently...

Michael Gambon Quits Stage Roles Over Memory Loss

Harry Potter star Sir Michael Gambon is heartbroken after quitting theatre due to his diminishing memory.The veteran actor, who played Albus Dumbledore in the magic franchise, struggles with his short-term memory, and is no longer...

Michael Gambon Bows Out Of Theatre For Good After Memory Struggles

Celebrated British actor Michael Gambon has been forced to retire from the theatre, owing to his ever worsening memory for lines and accepting that he couldn't maintain a stage career while someone prompted him through...

Michael Gambon Quits Theatre Career

Michael Gambon has given up his career in theatre.The 'Harry Potter' actor has confessed his fading memory has left him with no choice but to stop taking on roles in plays and focus on his...

Robbie Coltrane Hospitalised

Robbie Coltrane has been hospitalised.The 64-year-old actor - who played Rubeus Hagrid in the 'Harry Potter' film franchise - was immediately admitted to a medical facility in Orlando after getting off a flight on Thursday...

'Fortitude' Starts Tonight - But Is It Just 'The Killing' Mk 2?

Fortitude, Sky Atlantic's big-budget crime drama set in the Arctic Circle, begins tonight after a heavy marketing campaign playing on its key stars, Sofie Grabol, Michael Gambon, Christopher Eccleston and Stanley Tucci. It's a...

Michael Gambon And Imelda Staunton Reuniting With Julie Walters In Paddington

Harry Potter co-stars Sir Michael Gambon and Imelda Staunton are reuniting onscreen to help bring beloved children's character Paddington Bear to life in an upcoming movie.Gambon, who replaced the late Richard Harris as Professor Dumbledore...

'Harry Potter' Star Michael Gambon Cast In Jk Rowling's New Bbc Miniseries 'Casual Vacancy'

Two familiar faces are teaming up once again for a brand new project.Michael Gambon, who Dumbledore in the 'Harry Potter' film series', has been cast to star in JK Rowling's brand new BBC and HBO...

Sir Michael Gambon Cast In The Casual Vacancy Miniseries

Sir Michael Gambon is reuniting with Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling to bring her first adult fiction book, The Casual Vacancy, to life on the small screen.The British acting icon, who replaced the late Richard...

'Quirke' Screenwriter Vindicates Sound Complaints After Admitting The Subtitles Went On

The BBC received 243 complaints after Quirke’s first episode on 25 May. There wasn’t any inappropriate content; people just couldn’t hear anything, and that’s a story corroborated by screenwriter Andrew Davies who admitted his wife...

Michael Gambon Relying On Earpiece To Remember Lines

Veteran actor Sir Michael Gambon has to rely on an earpiece to help him remember his lines.The Harry Potter star has previously spoken of how he struggles to learn scripts and had to pull out...

Damian Lewis Apologises To Sir Ian Mckellen

Damian Lewis has apologised to Sir Ian McKellen for insinuating he once feared he would end up like 'The Hobbit' star.The 'Homeland' star admitted he was ''hugely embarrassed'' after the 'Lord of the Rings' actor,...

Julie Walters To Be Honoured At British Independent Film Awards

Julie Walters is to be honoured with an outstanding achievement award at the Moet British Independent Film Awards on Sunday (08.12.13).The 'Harry Potter' actress will receive the Richard Harris Award for her contributions to British...

National Theatre In London Celebrates 50 Years With A Shining Cast And Star-studded Guest List

The National Theatre in London celebrated five decades of quality productions yesterday with the aid of some of the brightest and most experienced stars of UK theatre. Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Helen Mirren, Derek Jacobi,...

Sir Michael Gambon Opens Up Over Memory Loss Hell

Sir Michael Gambon collapsed twice while rehearsing for The Habit Of Art as his crippling memory loss left him struggling to recall his lines.The 72-year-old British actor has spoken of problems with his memory for...

Daniel Radcliffe Dreamed Of Pick Pocketing

Daniel Radcliffe thinks there's a ''glamour'' to pick pocketing.The 'Harry Potter' actor was a big fan of the musical 'Oliver!' growing up - in which young children are recruited to steal from unsuspecting victims -...

Stars Strip Off For Fishing Campaign

Sir Michael Gambon and Melanie Laurent are among the stars who have stripped off to show their support for a sustainable fishing campaign.The Harry Potter star sheds his shirt and holds a blowfish to promote...

Sir Michael Gambon And Alfred Molina To Play Lovers In New Film

British movie greats Sir Michael Gambon and Alfred Molina are to play unlikely lovers in a new movie.Love is Strange, which will be shot in New York City this summer (13), follows the fortunes of...

Quartet Is A 'Labrador' Of A Film: Average Reviews For Dustin Hoffman's Directorial Debut

Very little of the criticism levied at Dustin Hoffman's directorial debut, Quartet, are serious. Largely because it's not a particularly serious film. The whole thing is lighthearted fun, behaving like a bit of a playground...

Pictures: Stars Come Out As Jude Law Honoured Whilst Andrea Riseborough's Outfit Stands Out At The British Independent Film Awards

Jude Law was undoubtedly the biggest star on show at the British Independent Film AwardsThe stars came out in style for the annual British Independent Film Awards at the Old Billingsgate and there were fewer...

Sir Michael Gambon: Acting Is 'Dodgy' Career

Sir Michael Gambon thinks acting is a terrible career.The 72-year-old star - who was granted the Richard Harris Award for outstanding contribution by an actor to British film at the BIFA Awards yesterday (09.12.12) -...

Sir Derek Jacobi Eyeing Blockbuster Role In New Star Wars

Veteran British thespian Sir Derek Jacobi is keen to follow in the footsteps of his peers Sir Ian Mckellen, Sir Patrick Stewart and Sir Michael Gambon and land a role in a big movie franchise.The...

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