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Angelina Jolie, Steve Martin & Angela Lansbury Earn Honorary Recognition From The Academy’S Governors Awards

By Joe Wilde | 17th November 2013

Angelina Jolie, Steve Martin and Angela Lansbury were honoured on Saturday, 16 November, night at the Academy’s Governors Awards, in a night where emotions ran high and the awards circuit got off to a start....

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Reese Witherspoon To Star In Inherent Vice

16th May 2013

Reese Witherspoon is to star in 'Inherent Vice'.The 37-year-old actress will reteam with her 'Walk the Line' co-star Joaquin Phoenix in the movie, which will also star Owen Wilson Benicio del Toro, Martin Short and...

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Martin Short Penning Memoir

13th May 2013

Actor Martin Short is putting pen to paper to write his first memoir.The Father of the Bride funnyman has signed a deal with publishers at Harper to release his autobiography next autumn (14). Joking...

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Martin Short Went On Tour To Cope With Wife's Death

24th December 2012

Actor Martin Short went on tour as a stand-up comedian to cope with his grief after his wife Nancy Dolman passed away.The Canadian singer/actress lost her battle with ovarian cancer in August 2010, aged just...

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Children's Choir, Samuel L. Jackson And Paul Mccartney Hit All The Right Notes For The Festive Show: Saturday Night Live Recap

By Joe Wilde | 16th December 2012

Last night's Saturday Night Live (Dec 15) could have gone very wrong indeed in lieu of recent events in America, but for a nation in mourning the one thing that America needed was a healthy...

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Stars Come Out To Join Paul Mccartney And Martin Short On U.s. Tv

16th December 2012

The final Saturday Night Live of the year was a star-studded affair - Tom Hanks, Samuel L. Jackson and Alec Baldwin joined guest host Martin Short, and Eagles rocker Joe Walsh performed with Sir Paul...

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The Things They Say: 3312386

4th October 2012

"I dissected a cat at home once. I was in pre-med. I was behind, so a friend of mine and I snuck into the frozen cat section of the medical department." Comedian Martin Short on...

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Tim Burton In Frankenweenie Colour Snub

4th October 2012

Tim Burton wouldn't have directed 'Frankenweenie' if it couldn't be in black and white. The 54-year-old helmer insisted the Disney comedy animation motion picture shouldn't be in colour because it would have lost its ''extra...

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Tom Hanks Leads Star-studded Cast In Shakespeare Play

28th September 2012

Tom Hanks and his actress wife Rita Wilson teamed up with Martin Short to form an all-star cast in Shakespearean classic A Midsummer Night's Dream for a charity performance on Thursday (27Sep12).Billy Crystal, Eddie Redmayne,...

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Tim Burton's 'Frankenweenie' To Open London Film Festival

23rd August 2012

Tim Burton 's latest film, Frankenweenie, is set to kick off the Bfi London Film Festival, reports The Telegraph. The showing will be accompanied by an exhibition of the film's original artwork.Clare Stewart, the director...

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Tim Burton Premieres Extra 'Frankenweenie' Footage At Comic-con

13th July 2012

Tim Burton released a special extra- footage trailer of his upcoming animated film 'Frankenweenie' at Comic-Con in San Diego on Thursday (12 July 2012). The movie is in a characteristically B-movie style black and white...

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Meg Ryan, Tom Hanks Attend Nora Ephron Memorial In New York

10th July 2012

Yesterday (July 9, 2012), Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks were among the Hollywood celebrities that gathered together to remember the life and work of the late screenwriter Nora Ephron. Usa Today have published photos of...

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Barbra Streisand Opens Malibu Home For Heart Disease Fundraiser

15th June 2012

Barbra Streisand has hosted a lucrative, star-studded fundraiser in her Malibu home, to raise money for research into women's heart disease. During the glitzy event, Streisand performed live for her guests, who included the fashion...

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Martin Short On Kathie Lee Gifford: People Make Mistakes

1st June 2012

Ever the gentleman, Martin Short is willing to forgive and forget Kathie Lee Gifford for the uncomfortable position he found himself in during an interview on the Today show this week. Not realising that Short's...

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Martin Short Accepts Kathie Lee Gifford's Apology

31st May 2012

Actor Martin Short has accepted presenter Kathie Lee Gifford's apology after she quizzed him about his marriage to his late wife during a live U.S. TV interview on Wednesday (30May12).The funnyman was a guest on...

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Is Kathie Lee Gifford's Martin Short Interview The Cringiest Ever?

31st May 2012

Kathie Lee Gifford has become a serious contender for conducting the world's most cringiest interview, after asking comedy actor Martin Short on the 'Today Show' how his wife was holding up. Of course, Nancy Dolman...

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Kathie Lee Gifford Thought Martin Short's Wife Was Alive?

31st May 2012

Kathie Lee Gifford 's interview with comedy actor Martin Short got a little awkward on the Today show on Wednesday (May 30, 2012). Half way through an otherwise routine interview concerning new animated movie 'Madagascar...

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Martin Short Brushes Off Embarrassing Tv Interview About Late Wife

30th May 2012

Actor Martin Short brushed off marriage questions from TV presenter Kathy Lee Gifford during a live U.S. show on Wednesday (30May12) - because his tragic wife Nancy Dolman died two years ago.The funnyman was promoting...

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Tom Hanks Bails Out Martin Short After Fender-bender

10th March 2012

Martin Short has Tom Hanks to thank for bailing him out of a recent fender-bender, revealing the Cast Away star calmed the angry driver down by offering to hear his movie pitch.The Father of the...

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Vanity Fair Oscars Party 2012: Who Mixed With Who?

28th February 2012

As the Oscars ceremony wound-down at the Kodak Theatre on Sunday (26 February 2012), staff at the Sunset Tower Hotel were frantically preparing their ballroom for the prestigious Vanity Fair after-party, which had already welcomed...

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The Things They Say 21416

27th April 2011

"Paul Shafer, Eugene Levy and I had a five-day boys' trip in Miami. Paul has a fabulous place there... We're walking along (and) no one cared less about Paul and I but Eugene is huge...

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Fascinating Fact 11344

27th April 2011

Funnyman Martin Short poked fun at the cast of hit reality TV show Jersey Shore by shooting a skit for late night TV show Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Monday (25Apr11), in which he played all...

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The Things They Say 21407

26th April 2011

"I once got drunk with Princess Margaret, the late sibling of The Queen... I was making a movie in London and Steve Martin was in London and he said, 'Hey, I've been invited to go...

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Tim Burton's Sensitive Frankenweenie

21st February 2011

Tim Burton's 'Frankenweenie' will be a "sensitive movie". The eccentric director is currently working on the feature length version of his 1984 short film about a pet owner who manages to bring his dead dog...

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Short Will Collect Cancer Fund's Courage Award For Late Wife

4th February 2011

U.S. funnyman MARTIN SHORT will collect an honour from the Women's Cancer Research Fund on behalf of his late wife, who lost her battle with the disease last year (10).The comedian's wife of 30 years,...

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Short Mocks Stars In Rehab In Musical Spoof

20th January 2011

Actor MARTIN SHORT gave U.S. TV audiences a late night laugh on Wednesday (19Jan11) with a song and dance spoof about troubled stars in rehab.Short was appearing as a guest on The Late Show with...

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Short Returns For A Party After Family Tragedy

8th October 2010

Funnyman MARTIN SHORT is set to return to the stage for the first time since his wife's death in August (10) for a one-night only show with SEINFELD star JASON ALEXANDER in Los Angeles.The star...

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Winona Ryder To Star In New Tim Burton Movie

22nd September 2010

WINONA RYDER has been cast in 'Frankenweenie', the new film by Oscar winning director TIM BURTON. The stop-motion animated film will hit cinemas on March 9th 2012, and sees Burton team up with some of...

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Winona Ryder Lands Frankenweenie

21st September 2010

Winona Ryder has been cast in Tim Burton's upcoming movie 'Frankenweenie'.The 'Star Trek' actress is set to provide the voice for the role of Elsa in the feature-length version of Burton's 1984 short film. She...

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Close's Tribute To Mourning Co-star Short

30th August 2010

GLENN CLOSE paid tribute to her DAMAGES co-star MARTIN SHORT at the Emmys on Sunday (29Aug10), a week after the death of the funnyman's wife NANCY.Short was due to attend the glittery bash, where he...

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