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House Of Cards: The British Original That Paved The Way For The Netflix Giant

By Jack de Aguilar | 13th February 2014

Despite Beau Willimon's brilliant work on House of Cards, he didn't create it, rather he borrowed the concept from the British version, wrote a watertight script and put Kevin Spacey right in the middle of...

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David Tennant Touched By Richard Ii Gift

1st November 2013

Scottish actor David Tennant was left moved after receiving a ring to wear during his theatre stint as Richard Ii from the widow of his predecessor Ian Richardson.Richardson, who won acclaim for his portrayal of...

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Kevin Spacey Thinks Netflix Airing Of 'House Of Cards' Will Tackle Piracy

By Holly Williams | 1st February 2013

Kevin Spacey stars in the US revival of 90s Brit TV series 'House of Cards' set to air exclusively on Netflix.The Oscar winning 'American Beauty' star returns to our screens (our computer screens, that is)...

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Fascinating Fact 3715

8th August 2007

Late British thespian IAN RICHARDSON left just GBP212,964 ($426,000) in his will. The actor, who died in February (07), is thought to have reduced the size of his estate to avoid Britain's inheritance tax....

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Mirren Dedicates Award To Late 'Mentor' Ian Richardson

11th February 2007

A tearful DAME HELEN MIRREN dedicated her Best Leading Actress BAFTA to her "mentor" actor IAN RICHARDSON, who died on Friday (09FEB07). The pair starred together in 1968 movie A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM - the...

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British Actor Ian Richardson Dies

9th February 2007

Respected British actor IAN RICHARDSON died in his sleep early this morning. He was 72. Richardson, who was best known for his Shakespearian roles and as a character actor, was not suffering from any illness...

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