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Eileen Dame Eileen Atkins Fought With Upstairs Downstairs Producers Over Monkey

2nd November 2012

Dame Eileen Atkins fought with the producers of revamped British period drama Upstairs Downstairs over her plans to "liven" up filming with a monkey.The actress co-created the original drama in the 1970s with fellow actress...

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Eileen Dame Eileen Atkins Put On A Drip During Movie Shoot

2nd November 2012

Dame Eileen Atkins was put on a drip during filming of new movie Beautiful Creatures when she began "hallucinating" due to dehydration.The British actress relocated to New Orleans, Louisiana to film the supernatural drama earlier...

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2nd November 2012

"Vanessa thinks we are doing it in 2014, but as I will be 80 then I don't even know if I will be around." Dame Eileen Atkins reveals a planned play with Vanessa Redgrave may...

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Eileen Dame Eileen Atkins Snubbed Martin Scorsese Movie For London Play

2nd November 2012

Dame Eileen Atkins turned down the chance to star in Martin Scorsese's upcoming movie The Wolf Of Wall Street to rehearse for a new play in London.The actress takes the female lead in Samuel Beckett's...

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James Earl Jones 'Gobsmacked' By Oscar Honour

14th November 2011

James Earl Jones was "gobsmacked" to receive an honorary Oscar on Saturday (12.11.11). The 80-year-old actor - who is best known as the voice of 'Star Wars' villain Darth Vader - revealed his delight at...

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Dame Eileen Atkins Leaves Upstairs Downstairs

22nd August 2011

Dame Eileen Atkins has quit her role on Upstairs Downstairs, the hit British period drama she helped create in the early 1970s.The actress played the part of Maud, Lady Holland in the revival of the...

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Colin Farrell: Drinking Was Killing Me

10th October 2008

Colin Farrell has admitted during an appearance on the Jonathan Ross show that his drinking habit was killing him.The Miami Vice star told the BBC host: "I'd been drinking since I was 14. I was...

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Atkins Refused Farrell Sex Offer

29th July 2008

British actress DAME EILEEN ATKINS once turned down the offer of sex with COLIN FARRELL - but confesses the proposition did her "the world of good". The 74-year-old was approached in a hotel room and...

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22nd April 2008

"JUDI'S got how many of these? She would need an extension if she won another." DAME EILEEN ATKINS doesn't feel guilty about beating her CRANFORD co-star DAMI JUDI DENCH to win the BAFTA TV award...

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21st April 2008

"My money was always on EILEEN." DAME JUDI DENCH never expected to win the BAFTA TV award for Best Actress - which went to her CRANFORD co-star DAME EILEEN ATKINS at the London ceremony on...

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Atkins Lands Cranford Award

4th April 2008

British actress DAME EILEEN ATKINS has beaten competition from fellow Dames JUDI DENCH and MAGGIE SMITH to scoop the prize for Best TV actress at the U.K.'s Broadcasting Press Guild Awards. The 73-year-old took home...

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Judi Dench Handed Record 24th Bafta Nomination

18th March 2008

The 2008 British Academy television awards nominations include a record 24th Bafta nomination for Dame Judi Dench after her performance in Cranford.The Oscar-winning actress earned her 12th Bafta TV nomination to equal comedienne Victoria Wood's...

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Mcgregor Earns Minimum Wage For Latest Role

21st August 2005

EWAN McGREGOR is being paid just $510 (GBP285) a week for playing a gay man in his latest movie. The Scottish actor, whose last film THE ISLAND cost $122 million (GBP67.9 million) to make,...

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