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Ken Russell Tributes Pour In Following Death

28th November 2011

Tributes have been pouring in for late director Ken Russell, the extrovert British film director who sadly passed away aged 84 on Sunday (November 27th 2011). Russell was known throughout the industry for his thought-provoking...

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Director Ken Russell Dies

28th November 2011

Director Ken Russell has died.The Oscar nominated filmmaker passed away in hospital at the age of 84 on Sunday night (27.11.11) after suffering a series of strokes, his son Alex Verney-Elliott confirmed. He said: "My...

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British Director Clive Donner Dead At 84

9th September 2010

Director Clive Donner, whose films included The Caretaker, Nothing but the Best, and What's New Pussycat? has died in London at age 84. In its obituary, the New York Times observed that Donner got his...

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Lane To Return As Butley

24th May 2006

THE PRODUCERS star NATHAN LANE will return to Broadway, New York to recreate one of British actor ALAN BATES' greatest stage and screen roles. The funnyman will play it straight as the lead in SIMON...

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Sir Alan Bates Dies

28th December 2003

British actor SIR ALAN BATES has lost his long battle with cancer at the age of 69. The Derbyshire-born star, who was nominated for an OSCAR for his performance in THE FIXER, passed...

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Sir Alan Bates Recovering From Cancer Battle

15th October 2003

Veteran British actor SIR ALAN BATES is recovering from a battle with cancer. According to his agent, ROSALIND CHATTO, the GOSFORD PARK thespian is "on the mend" from the deadly disease, although it has...

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