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25th June 2014

The fictional characters used in British Tv comedy Blackadder shared names with real-life soldiers. Military historians have discovered that Captain Blackadder, played by Rowan Atkinson and Lieutenant George, portrayed by Hugh Laurie actually fought in...

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The 'Blackadder' Characters Were Real People. Oh, You Didn't Know?

By Michael West | 25th June 2014

Captain Blackadder, Lieutenant George and Private Baldrick, some of the most enduring comedy characters of all time, had real-life namesakes, it has emerged.The Blackadder characters were...actually...real people.The BBC comedy Blackadder, which covered four periods of...

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10 Actors Who Are Also Talented Musicians (Hint: Not Just Jared Leto!)

By Sophie Miskiw | 12th March 2014

Those celebs are a talented bunch, sometimes even more than they let on! Lots of them are also skilled musicians on top their acting and directing day jobs. We bet you’ll never believe that some...

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Helen Mirren Guides Procession Of Stars To The Queen At Royal Arts Reception

By Lauren James | 18th February 2014

Last night, Buckingham Palace hosted a star-studded reception for some of the world's most talented stars of stage and screen. The Royal Reception for Dramatic Arts celebrated the Queen's 60 years as patron of the...

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Hugh Laurie Wins Best Actor At New Zealand Film Awards

11th December 2013

British star Hugh Laurie has been honoured with the Best Actor prize at the New Zealand Film Awards for his role in Mr. Pip.The House star won the award for his portrayal of a teacher...

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Hugh Laurie: Clint Eastwood Is An Icon To Me

14th November 2013

Hugh Laurie says Clint Eastwood is his biggest inspiration. The 54-year-old actor has been compared to the 83-year-old star and he believes it as a good thing because he sees Clint as a screen icon,...

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Hugh Laurie Gives In To Twitter

30th October 2013

Hugh Laurie has been uncovered on Twitter.The former 'House' star appeared on 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' alongside Celine Dion on Tuesday (29.10.13) and the chat show host found out he had joined the micro-blogging...

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Hugh Laurie To Release First Concert Film

3rd October 2013

Actor-turned-musician Hugh Laurie's gig onboard the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California is to be released as a concert movie.The House star and his Copper Bottom Band performed on the ship earlier this year (13)...

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It's Sounds Of The 80s With Cox And Blues With Laurie On Radio 2 As Steve Lamacq Exits

By Jack de Aguilar | 10th September 2013

As part of the shakeup at BBC Radio, Radio 2 has one of the corporation’s longest running broadcasters switching to a late night slot, Hugh Laurie hosting a blues show, and radio stalwart Steve Lamacq...

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Damian Lewis Asked Hugh Laurie For Advice On Homeland Offer

5th September 2013

Homeland star Damian Lewis turned to fellow Brit Hugh Laurie for advice when he was offered a role in the hit drama as he was wary of quitting theatre work for a U.S. Tv show.The...

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Stephen Fry Underwent Hypnosis To Sing Live

14th August 2013

British actor Stephen Fry underwent hypnosis to help him keep time during a musical performance with his long-time collaborator Hugh Laurie.House star Laurie, who has a sideline as a blues musician, reveals his friend does...

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Judy Greer To Join Tomorrowland Cast

8th August 2013

Judy Greer is being lined up for a role in 'Tomorrowland'.The '13 Going On 30' actress is in talks to star alongside George Clooney in Brad Bird's ultra secretive Disney movie, is reporting.This will...

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Stephen Colbert Rails After Daft Punk Cancel 'The Colbert Report'

By Elinor Cosgrave | 8th August 2013

Daft Punk cancelled their appearance on The Colbert Report on Tuesday night, this was so they could make a surprise appearance at the MTV Video Music Awards.Stephen Colbert outside the Ed Sullivan Theater in New...

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Stephest Colbchella Kicks Off With Stephen Colbert Skating Into Our Hearts To The Sound Of 'Get Lucky'

By Victoria Pavlova | 7th August 2013

Stephen Colbert’s political satire might be top notch, but his dance skills are not to be overestimated. Last night, the Colbert Report host strapped on a pair of roller skates and boogied down to the...

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Britt Robertson Confirmed For Tomorrowland

19th July 2013

Britt Robertson has joined the cast of 'Tomorrowland'.The 23-year-old actress - who plays Angie in 'Under The Dome' - has landed the leading role of Casey Newton alongside George Clooney and Hugh Laurie in Brad...

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John C. Reilly Confirmed Role For Guardians Of The Galaxy

17th June 2013

John C. Reilly has been confirmed for 'Guardians of the Galaxy'.The 48-year-old actor has signed up to play Rhomann Dey in the Marvel Studios' sci-fi, superhero blockbuster, which follows a team of otherworldly superheroes with...

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Glenn Close For Guardians Of The Galaxy?

30th May 2013

Glenn Close is in talks to star in 'Guardians Of The Galaxy'.The '101 Dalmatians' actress is reportedly in negotiations to star as a leader of intergalactic space patrol Nova Corp in James Gunn's Marvel film,...

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John C. Reilly For Guardians Of The Galaxy?

28th May 2013

John C. Reilly has been offered a role in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'.The 'Step Brothers' actor is reportedly being courted for the role of Rhomann Dey in Marvel Studios' sci-fi superhero blockbuster, according to

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Hugh Laurie: 'U.s. Move Gave Me Confidence To Become A Musician'

8th May 2013

Actor Hugh Laurie has credited his move to the U.S. for giving him the confidence to chase his dream of singing the blues.The British star relocated to America after landing the lead role in hit...

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Galling Stuff: Hugh Laurie Complains About £250,000 Per Episode 'House' Job

By Hayley Avron | 30th April 2013

There’s nothing more galling than listening to a TV actor complaining about their £250,000 per episode job, is there? Perhaps someone might like to tell Hugh Laurie that, because that’s exactly what he’s been doing,...

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Hugh Laurie Wanted Accident To Avoid House

30th April 2013

Hugh Laurie became so overwhelmed with the relentless shooting schedule on 'House' he fantasised about having an accident to avoid work. The 53-year-old actor portrayed medic Dr. Gregory House in eight series of the US...

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Hugh Laurie Wished For Accidents To Avoid House Shoots

30th April 2013

British actor Hugh Laurie became so tired of the gruelling schedule for hit U.S. Tv show House, he would fantasise about becoming involved in accidents on the way to work to avoid filming.The 53 year...

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Jennifer Morrison Was Inspired By Hugh Laurie

15th April 2013

Jennifer Morrison was inspired by working with ''sexy'' Hugh Laurie.The 34-year-old star appeared as Dr. Allison Cameron alongside the British veteran in 'House', when he starred as the titular role which saw the former 'Blackadder'...

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Kelly Osbourne Feels Like She's In House

11th March 2013

Kelly Osbourne's life ''is like an episode of 'House' '' following her seizure.The 'Fashion Police' star was hospitalised after suffering a fit on the set of the E! show last week and has joked that...

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Hugh Laurie To Play Villain In Tomorrowland?

14th February 2013

Hugh Laurie is in talks to star in Disney's 'Tomorrowland'.The 'House' actor has entered negotiations to play George Clooney's villainous counterpart in Brad Bird's mysterious sci-fi film, which was previously known as '1952'.The ''ultra secret''...

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Hugh Laurie In Talks For 'Tomorrowland'

14th February 2013

Hugh Laurie is in talks to star in 'Tomorrowland' with George Clooney.The Emmy Award-winning 'House' actor is in negotiations with Disney to play the lead villain in the sci-fi action film which will be directed...

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Fascinating Fact: 3501484

13th February 2013

Hugh Laurie is to play a movie villain opposite George Clooney in Disney's Tomorrowland.

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Fascinating Fact: 3383703

21st November 2012

Former House star Hugh Laurie is in talks to lead the cast of new U.S. Tv pirate drama Crossbones. The British actor is close to signing on to play Blackbeard in the Nbc project, according...

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Is Ashton Kutcher The Luckiest Man Alive?

By Lorna Greville  | 19th October 2012

As many of us look forward to tomorrow, a Friday: the end of the working week and a chance to kick back with a vat of whatever numbs the pain, think of Ashton Kutcher -...

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Ashton Kutcher Takes Charlie Sheen's Job, And His Forbes No.1 Spot!

By Holly Williams | 18th October 2012

Ashton Kutcher has replaced Charlie Sheen yet again by taking his top spot on Forbes rich list, having only recently also taken his place on the hit CBS sitcom 'Two and a Half Men'.Sheen isn't...

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