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Polly Bergen, Us Actress Known For 'Cape Fear', Has Died Aged 84

By Elinor Cosgrave | 21st September 2014

Polly Bergen, the US actress best known for her roles in such classic films as Cape Fear and for her television appearances on The Sopranos and Desperate Housewives, has died at the age of 84.Polly...

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Dean Martin's Daughter Still Searching For Movie Dad

1st April 2014

Dean Martin's daughter is still searching for the perfect actor to portray the late singer/actor in a new biopic, two years after announcing plans for the project.Deana Martin's memoir, Memories Are Made of This, is...

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Frank Sinatra Gave Dean Martin's Daughter Singing Lessons

15th August 2012

Dean Martin's daughter has Frank Sinatra to thank for her music career - he gave her singing lessons.As a little girl, Deana Martin dreamed of following in her father's footsteps, so she approached the Memories...

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Johnny Depp Tapped To Play Dean Martin In New Biopic

14th August 2012

Singer Dean Martin's daughter has put Johnny Depp at the top of her wish list to portray her father in an upcoming biopic.Deana Martin's memoir, Memories Are Made of This, is set for a big...

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Police Officer's Star-studded Autograph Collection Heading To Auction

4th July 2012

A collection of signed photographs of stars including Marilyn Monroe and Dean Martin, obtained by a traffic cop in lieu of speeding tickets, is set to go under the hammer in Los Angeles.Motorcycle officer Roy...

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Paul Mccartney To Unveil Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star

2nd February 2012

Sir Paul McCartney is to unveil his star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.The music legend is the last of The Beatles to receive his own star on the famous pavement, which will be unveiled next...

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Sir Paul Mccartney Held Up By Robbie

20th January 2012

Sir Paul McCartney says Robbie Williams held him up from making 'Kisses from the Bottom'.The Beatles musician has wanted to make an album covering old rock 'n' roll standards for a number of years, but...

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Justin Timberlake Slams Modern Musicals On David Letterman

27th October 2011

Justin Timberlake was on the 'David Letterman Show' last night (October 26th 2011) doing the promotional rounds for his latest film 'In Time'. The movie is set in a not-too-distant future where the pop star...

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Michael Jackson Loved Animals For God

16th September 2011

Michael Jackson kept lots of animals because it brought him closer to God.The 'Thriller' singer - who died from acute Propofol intoxication in June 2009 - was famed for his eccentric lifestyle, which included turning...

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Scarlett Johansson Duets With Dean Martin For Christmas Album

12th September 2011

Scarlett Johansson has landed her dream duet with legendary singer Dean Martin - she's set to lend her voice to an upcoming Christmas album featuring the late crooner's classic tunes.The Lost in Translation star will...

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Hugh Jackman Planning London Concerts

22nd July 2011

Hugh Jackman is planning to sing at a series of concerts in London later this year - and he wants Robbie Williams to join him.The Australian actor is set to put on the "fun" gigs...

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Jerry Lewis Rushed To Hospital Before Sydney Gig

24th June 2011

Jerry Lewis, the legendary American comedian, was rushed to hospital in Sydney today (24th June 2011), just minutes before he was due on stage. The 85-year-old entertainer had to cancel his show at the Rooty...

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Dean Martin Tried To Price Himself Out Of Tv Deal

23rd May 2011

Beloved crooner Dean Martin landed one of television's biggest deals to host his own long-running variety show - by trying to price himself out of the market.The late actor/singer's daughter Deana recalls her father sitting...

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Alex Reid Still Loves Katie Price

12th April 2011

Alex Reid "still loves" estranged wife Katie Price.The cage-fighter - who split with the former glamour model after less than a year of marriage in January - is "moving on" from their relationship but still...

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Scorsese Wants Pacino And De Niro For Sinatra Movie

25th May 2010

MARTIN SCORSESE is hoping to sign up AL PACINO to play FRANK SINATRAin his upcoming biopic - and the director wants ROBERT DE NIRO to co-star as DEAN MARTIN.The Raging Bull filmmaker is set to...

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Sinatra & Martin To Join Las Vegas Walk Of Stars

9th February 2010

RAT PACK legends FRANK SINATRA and DEAN MARTIN are to be posthumously honoured in Las Vegas with their own sidewalk stars.Sin City officials will unveil the plaques on the Las Vegas Walk of Stars on...

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Martin's Ex Suing Over Royalties

1st December 2009

DEAN MARTIN's ex-wife is suing the executor of late singer's estate for allegedly siphoning off money from royalty payments.Martin's second wife Jeanne has accused co-administrator Laura Lizer of stealing royalties the star's music has earned...

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Cage To 'Auction' Bel Air Home

13th September 2009

Designer CHRISTIAN AUDIGIER's plans to buy NICOLAS CAGE's Bel Air mansion in Los Angeles have reportedly fallen through - the actor is auctioning off the home which once belonged to TOM JONES and DEAN MARTIN.Sources...

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Four Tops And Martin To Receive Grammy

23rd December 2008

The FOUR TOPS and Rat Pack star DEAN MARTIN are among the stars set to receive a Grammy Award for lifetime achievement. The doo-wop quartet, best known for their hits Reach Out I'll Be There...

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Game-show Host Jack Narz Dead At 85

17th October 2008

Jack Narz, who at one time or another hosted eight different network game shows, died Wednesday in Los Angeles at age 85 from complications of two strokes. His brother Jim, himself a game-show host who...

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Rat Pack Revived In New Broadway Musical

23rd July 2008

A musical tribute to FRANK SINATRA, DEAN MARTIN and SAMMY DAVIS, JR. is heading for the Broadway stage. Producers are planning to revive the stage version of Sinatra's Robin and the 7 Hoods for a...

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Ledger Memorial Expected

26th January 2008

A public memorial service for Hollywood star Heath Ledger could be held in Los Angeles in the next week, according to reports.The 28-year-old's body was discovered at his luxury apartment in New York on Tuesday....

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Fascinating Fact 4695

23rd January 2008

Beloved crooner DEAN MARTIN was TORI SPELLING's godfather.

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Maclaine's Crush On Married Martin

14th December 2007

Veteran actress SHIRLEY MACLAINE had a secret crush on DEAN MARTIN back in the 1940s, while the Hollywood legend was still married. The 73-year-old actress, who went on to wed businessman Steve Parker, was coy...

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Rat Pack Survivor Joey Bishop Dies

19th October 2007

Joey Bishop, the last surviving member of the Rat Pack, which also included Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Peter Lawford and Sammy Davis Jr., died Wednesday at age 89. He played the host of a TV...

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Skater Regrets Not Telling Dean Martin's Son She'd Remarried

29th June 2007

The former wife of DEAN MARTIN's tragic son DEAN PAUL still has nightmares about the pilot's 1987 death - because she waited too long to tell him she had remarried. Ice skating star Dorothy Hamill...

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Jones Makes $4 Million On Holiday Home

12th February 2007

TOM JONES has made a staggering $4 million (GBP2.1 million) profit, by selling a California mansion he bought as a holiday home for his parents. The Los Angeles-based singer snapped up the Bel Air house...

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Fascinating Fact 2771

29th January 2007

JENNIFER LOPEZ recorded versions of DEAN MARTIN's classic tune SWAY in both Spanish and English for dance movie SHALL WE DANCE? but her cuts of the song were replaced by the PUSSYCAT DOLLS on the...

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Clooney: 'Ocean's Thirteen Will Be The Last'

16th December 2006

OCEAN'S THIRTEEN will be the last installment in the movie series, because GEORGE CLOONEY wants the franchise to end on a high note. Despite an all-star cast - including Clooney, BRAD PITT and MATT DAMON...

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