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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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Rosemary Murphy Dies Aged 87

10th July 2014

Rosemary Murphy has died aged 87.The Emmy award-winning actress, who is best known for appearing as Maudie Atkinson in 1962 classic film 'To Kill a Mockingbird' alongside Gregory Peck, died on Saturday (05.07.14) in New...

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The Things They Tweet 3064

20th August 2012

"Very sad to learn of the passing of Veronique Peck. A truly lovely woman." Alec Baldwin mourns the death of acting legend Gregory Peck's widow, who died on Friday (17Aug12) after suffering heart failure.

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Gregory Peck's Widow Dies

19th August 2012

The widow of late acting legend Gregory Peck has died at the age of 80.Veronique Peck, who was by her husband's side when he lost his fight with bronchopneumonia in 2003, passed away on Friday...

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Celeste Holm, Oscar Winning Actress, Dies Aged 95

16th July 2012

Celeste Holm, the much-loved character actress who scooped an Oscar in 1947, has died aged 95. Her niece Amy Phillips told Cnn that Holm had been admitted to a New York hospital last week, but...

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Meryl Streep To Receive Golden Bear

3rd January 2012

Meryl Streep is to receive the Honorary Golden Bear for lifetime achievement at the Berlin Film Festival. The actress is highly-tipped for Oscar-success following her role as British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in 'The Iron...

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Meryl Streep Wanted To Capture Thatcher 'Venom'

7th December 2011

Meryl Streep wanted to capture the "special venom" people have towards Margaret Thatcher. The Oscar-winning actress portrays the British prime minister in forthcoming movie 'The Iron Lady', and she admits she was drawn to the...

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Sophia Loren Honoured By Hollywood Glitterati

5th May 2011

Sophia Loren, the Academy Award-winning Italian actress, was honoured in a ceremony in Hollywood on Wednesday (4th May 2011). Stars of stage and screen paid tribute to Sophia Loren, 50 years since she become the...

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Sharon Stone & Maines To Honour Gregory Peck At Stamp Launch

5th April 2011

Sharon Stone and Dixie Chicks star Natalie Maines will honour movie icon Gregory Peck when the To Kill A Mockingbird star is feted with a commemorative stamp at the end of April (11).The stars will...

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Michael Caine Confused By French Honour

7th January 2011

Sir Michael Caine mistakenly thanked France for the wrong award. The British actor became a Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters in Paris yesterday (07.01.11) but in his acceptance speech, thanked officials for...

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Fascinating Fact 10571

29th December 2010

TOY STORY astronaut BUZZ LIGHTYEAR, two-time Oscar winner HELEN HAYES and movie star GREGORY PECK are among the stars who will appear on stamps from the U.S. Postal Service in 2011.

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Hottest Dad Jude Law

21st June 2010

Jude Law has been named the hottest father in a film.The 'Sherlock Holmes' star - who has four children of his own with ex-wife Sadie Frost - topped a survey compiled by British film rental...

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The Things They Say 16284

28th April 2010

"He was just Grandpa to me. He taught me how to float in a swimming pool. He passed when I was 17, and I don't recall ever having a conversation with him about acting. I...

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Legendary Press Agent Solters Dead At 89

19th May 2009

Lee Solters, an old-school publicist who represented many of the most celebrated personalities in movies and popular music of the last half century, died in his sleep Monday in West Hollywood, CA at age 89....

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Peck's Grandson Lands Ledger Role

20th November 2008

GREGORY PECK's actor grandson ETHAN PECK is to take on the role HEATH LEDGER played in 10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU when the hit film is made into a TV series. Based on William...

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Golden Globe-winning Hollywood Actor Richard Widmark Dies

27th March 2008

Hollywood actor Richard Widmark has died at the age of 93, according to reports.The New York Times newspaper said his wife Susan Blanchard had confirmed Widmark's death from their home in Roxbury, Connecticut on Monday.Widmark...

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Mockingbird Author Honoured

6th November 2007

Acclaimed author Harper Lee has been awarded with America's highest civilian honour by president George Bush for her contribution to literature.To Kill a Mockingbird, Lee's only novel, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1961 and...

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Carey Has Last Laugh On Film Set

13th February 2007

MARIAH CAREY had the last laugh with miserly producers making new film TENNESSEE by booking out the whole of economy class on her flight to the set. The singer stars alongside BERNIE MAC, JAMES D'ARCY,...

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Ratner To Remake Boys From Brazil

10th August 2006

Movie maker BRETT RATNER has signed up to revamp cult 1978 thriller THE BOYS FROM BRAZIL. The original film, based on IRA LEVIN's novel of the same name, starred LAURENCE OLIVIER and GREGORY PECK, and...

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It's A Wonderful Life Tops Inspirational List

15th June 2006

JAMES STEWART's Christmas classic IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE has topped a new TV poll of inspiring US movies. The FRANK CAPRA movie, in which Stewart's despondent character, GEORGE BAILEY, discovers what his hometown would be...

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Moore Fears Devil Child

12th June 2006

THE OMEN director JOHN MOORE fears his wife's pregnancy could be effected by the curse linked to the original 1976 horror movie. Moore's film, which tells the story of a boy who turns out to...

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Fascinating Fact 1617

10th June 2006

Former child actor HARVEY STEPHENS, who played the son of Satan in the original THE OMEN, will always have fond memories of GREGORY PECK, who played his father in the horror classic - the late...

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Postlethwaite Lost Brother During Omen Shoot

4th June 2006

THE OMEN star PETE POSTLETHWAITE's brother died after drawing three sixes in a card game - while the actor was filming the horror remake. The USUAL SUSPECTS actor, who plays FATHER BRENNAN, hasn't ruled...

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The Omen Curse Alive And Well

8th May 2006

The cast and crew behind classic horror movie THE OMEN couldn't escape the film's legendary curse while they were remaking the movie in Italy - a pivotal scene featuring the discovery of creepy character DAMIEN's...

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Actress Valli Dies

23rd April 2006

THE THIRD MAN actress ALIDA VALLI died at her home in Rome, Italy on Saturday (22APR06). She was 84. Valli rose to fame in the 1930s and 1940s starring in a string of Italian films...

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Thornton And Bates In Candid Oscars Chat

18th April 2006

BILLY BOB THORNTON realised a career-long dream recently when he interviewed pal KATHY BATES for OPRAH WINFREY's TV show. The two Oscar winners got together in the library at Bates' Hollywood home to chat about...

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Quaker Star Saint Turned Her Back On Gambling

21st March 2006

Quaker actress EVA MARIE SAINT begged director ROBERT MULLIGAN for a remote hotel suite when she filmed THE STALKING MOON in 1968 - because she couldn't stand the sights and sounds of casino gambling. The...

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Peck's Stolen Star Replaced

1st December 2005

LATEST: GREGORY PECK's stolen star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame has been replaced in a simple ceremony, which took place yesterday (30NOV05). Late actor Peck's original star had been part of the Hollywood...

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Peck's Star Goes Missing

30th November 2005

Screen legend GREGORY PECK's star has been stolen from Hollywood's Walk of Fame, leaving a gaping hole in the showbiz sidewalk. The stellar tribute had lain in the pavement on Hollywood Boulevard for more...

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Shreiber And Stiles Set To Tackle The Omen

19th September 2005

THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE star LIEV SHREIBER and JULIA STILES are teaming up as husband and wife in the upcoming remake of horror classic THE OMEN. Shreiber and Stiles will take on the characters immortalised...

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