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Band Of Brothers Hero Dies At 90

10th March 2014

A World War Ii veteran whose story inspired Tom Hanks' mini-series Band Of Brothers has passed away at the age of 90.William 'Wild Bill' Guarnere died of a ruptured aneurysm on Saturday (09Mar14) in his...

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Band Of Brothers Hero Dead At 90

28th February 2012

A World War II veteran whose story inspired Tom Hanks' mini-series Band Of Brothers has died, aged 90.Lynn D. 'Buck' Compton passed away in Burlington, Washington on Saturday (25Feb12) following a heart attack. Born in...

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Tennant & Lewis Up For First Radio Awards Prizes

10th January 2012

Former Doctor Who David Tennant, Band Of Brothers star Damian Lewis and veteran British TV star June Whitfield are among the nominees who will compete for prizes at the inaugural Bbc Audio Drama Awards.Tennant, who...

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Tom Hanks To Go In The Garden Of Beasts?

29th November 2011

Tom Hanks is being lined up for a role in 'In the Garden of Beasts'. Studio Universal has optioned the film rights to the Erik Larson-written best-seller, with Hanks and his production partner Gary Goetzman...

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Lewis Almost Missed Big Break Due To Boozing

9th November 2011

British actor Damian Lewis almost missed out on his big break in Steven Spielberg's 2001 Tv series Band Of Brothers by going on an all-night boozing session before meeting the director.The Escapist star played Major...

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Lonestar Reunite With Lead Singer

28th October 2011

Country group Lonestar have reunited with original lead singer Richie McDonald to celebrate their 20th anniversary. The singer has rejoined the group, replacing Cody Collins, who had taken his place in 2007 when he left...

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Tom Hardy Is A Good Liar

22nd September 2011

Tom Hardy has always been a "liar and manipulator".The 'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy' actor was drawn into acting because it seemed like a "fun" career path and he felt he had some personality traits that...

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Tom Hanks Dances On Spanish Morning Show

22nd June 2011

Tom Hanks thrilled viewers by dancing during a weather report on Spanish TV. The US actor - who is in the country to promote his latest movie 'Larry Crowne' - appeared on Spanish language morning...

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Tom Hanks Not Nervous About Directing Larry Crowne

7th June 2011

Tom Hanks was not as "worried" about directing and starring in 'Larry Crowne'.The 'Toy Story' actor - who was at the helm of two episodes of TV miniseries 'Band of Brothers' - admitted he was...

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The Things They Tweet 1341

11th January 2011

"Goodbye, DICk Winters. Leader of a company of heroes." TOM HANKS pays tribute to the World War II commander who inspired the actor's hit miniseries BAND OF BROTHERS. Winters passed away on 2 January (11)...

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Band Of Brothers Commander Dies

10th January 2011

The former World War II American Army officer whose story inspired TOM HANKS' mini-series BAND OF BROTHERS has died.Richard 'DICk' Winters passed away on 2 January (11) - less than three weeks short of his...

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Melanie Griffith Joins Grief Tourist

5th October 2010

Melanie Griffith is to star in 'The Grief Tourist'.The 53-year-old actress is taking on her first movie role since 2005's 'Heartless' to play an as-yet unspecified part in the movie, which follows Bryan Cranston's lead...

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Tom Hanks Reveals Larry Crowne Cast

29th March 2010

Tom Hanks has unveiled the cast of his new movie 'Larry Crowne'. The Oscar-winning star - who is directing, producing and starring in the comedy movie - revealed in a message on twitter he will...

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Mcavoy Was Bullied By War Show Star

11th January 2008

Scottish actor JAMES MCAVOY is waging war on a star who bullied him on the set of TV mini-series BAND OF BROTHERS. MCAvoy had a minor role alongside David Schwimmer, Donnie Wahlberg, Damian Lewis, Jimmy...

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Fascinating Fact 4144

21st October 2007

BAND OF BROTHERS star DAMIAN LEWIS' great-grandfather was British royal KING GEORGE V's physician and his grandfather, SIR IAN BOWATER, was London's Lord Mayor in the late 1960s.

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Lewis Was Hungover For First Spielberg Meeting

20th October 2007

BAND OF BROTHERS star DAMIAN LEWIS still can't believe he landed the role of MAJOR RICHARD WINTERS in the epic World War Two drama - because he was hungover when he first auditioned for STEVEN...

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Lewis + Mccrory Expecting Second Child

19th October 2007

BAND OF BROTHERS star DAMIAN LEWIS and THE QUEEN star HELEN MCCRORY are expecting their second child together. The British couple already have a daughter and now MCCrory, who played Cherie Blair in The Queen,...

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Pegg: 'Schwimmer Blanked Me On Band Of Brothers'

4th September 2007

SIMON PEGG was surprised to become close friends with DAVID SCHWIMMER - because the FRIENDS star blanked him when they appeared together in war mini-series BAND OF BROTHERS. The pair became pals shooting 2006 movie...

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Terminator Spin-off Star Announced

8th November 2006

British actress LENA HEADEY has landed the lead role in the forthcoming TERMINATOR television spin-off. Headey will play SARAH CONNOR in the pilot episode of THE SARAH CONOR CHRONICLES, and will replace LINDA HAMILTON who...

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Lewis Urges Public To Help The Homeless

13th September 2006

BAND OF BROTHERS star DAMIAN LEWIS is urging people to give up their time and money to help the homeless. The actor became sympathetic to the plight of those living on the streets of London...

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Lewis Treats Every Day Like His Last

12th September 2006

BAND OF BROTHERS star DAMIEN LEWIS admits he is a workaholic and blames his dedication to duty on his feeling that every day could be his last. The 35-year-old, who recently became a father for...

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Hewitt Embraces Backside

28th August 2006

GHOST WHISPERER star JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT decided to ditch her normal vintage awards show look and embrace a gown that enhanced her backside. The star chose a silver gown by Australian designer COLLETTE DINNIGAN, JIMMY...

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Europeans Clinch All-star Golf

28th August 2006

A European team boasting model JODIE KIDD, BAND OF BROTHERS star DAMIAN LEWIS and millionaire radio DJ CHRIS EVANS have stormed to victory on the golf course, beating their US rivals for a second year...

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Lewis: 'I Have No Problems With Nepotism'

21st July 2006

BAND OF BROTHERS star DAMIAN LEWIS feels no guilt asking family members to further his career after his brother landed him a lead role in upcoming movie THE BAKER. The flame-haired actor plays a frustrated...

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Schwimmer Loves Army Roles

14th April 2006

Former FRIENDS star DAVID SCHWIMMER is a sucker for World War II projects because he feels he should dedicate his life to paying tribute to the soldiers who fought for freedom. The actor has already...

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Hewitt Goes Public With Young Freddie Mercury

8th March 2006

JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT went public with her new romance at the Oscars post-show parties on Sunday night (05MAR06) by revealing her date ROSS MCCALL is her boyfriend. The actress fell for the Scottish actor when...

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Lewis Fought The Temptation To Stroke J.lo's Tattoo

8th August 2005

British actor DAMIAN LEWIS loved working with JENNIFER LOPEZ on the forthcoming movie AN UNFINISHED LIFE, because he spent his days staring at a tattoo near her bottom. Lewis, best known for his starring...

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Hanks Sparks Hotel Crisis

5th December 2004

Hollywood star TOM HANKS caused Belgian tourism officials to panic when he decided to join in with remembrance ceremonies for the 60th anniversary of the infamous Battle of the Bulge later this month (DEC04)....

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Grazer + Howard Land 9/11 Mini-series

12th November 2004

Movie moguls BRIAN GRAZER and RON HOWARD have been given the greenlight to make a movie based on the findings of the 9/11 Commission Report. The producer-and-director team behind hits like THE MISSING, A...

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Spielberg Helps Us Youth Remember

7th June 2004

Movie maker STEVEN SPIELBERG hopes his war film SAVING PRIVATE RYAN and TV series BAND OF BROTHERS make America's youth look back at the heroes of World War Two. The director, who was joined...

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