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Patty Duke To Pull Double Duty Again As Tv Twins

Fans of Patty Duke are set to see double once more - the actress has signed up to play a pair of twin grandmas on hit Disney show Liv And Maddie.The veteran entertainer will make...

Patty Duke Becomes An Ordained Minister

Veteran actress Patty Duke has become an ordained minister to officiate at weddings of same sex couples.The Miracle Worker star, who is happily married to husband Michael Pearce, enrolled in the Universal Life Church online...

Patty Duke's Sister Dies

Veteran actress Patty Duke is mourning the death of her older sister following a mystery illness.The Miracle Worker star, 66, broke the sad news to fans on her Twitter.com blog on Monday (06May13), although few...

Patty Duke Becomes An Irish Citizen

Veteran actress Patty Duke has become an official citizen of Ireland.The Miracle Worker star's father John was Irish American, and the Tv icon and her husband Michael Pearce have been secretly working towards securing dual-nationality...

Prolific Tv Director William Asher Dead At 90

William Asher, who has 52 credits as a director on his IMDb profile, 15 credits as a producer and 10 as a writer, has died in Palm Desert, CA of complications from Alzheimer's disease. His...

Patty Duke Remembers Late Tv Boss William Asher

Veteran actress Patty Duke has paid tribute to legendary TV director William Asher after his death on Monday (16Jul12).The Emmy Award winner passed away aged 90 in Palm Desert, California, according to the Desert Sun...

Ron Howard Leads Tributes To Late Co-star Andy Griffith

Director Ron Howard, actress Patty Duke and rocker Nathan Followill are leading the tributes to late U.S. TV legend Andy Griffith following his death on Tuesday (03Jul12).The iconic singer, actor and funnyman passed away at...

Stars Pay Tribute To Richard Dawson

Singer Paula Abdul and actresses Marlee Matlin and Patty Duke have offered moving tributes to late actor/game show legend Richard Dawson.The 79-year-old former Family Feud host succumbed to esophageal cancer on Saturday night (02Jun12). Abdul...

Patty Duke Teams Up With George Takei For New Commercial

Patty Duke and George Takei have teamed up to urge Americans to use the Social Security Administration's online services. Entertainment icons Patty Duke and Takei appear in a series of new video clip asking "baby...

Duke Owes Her Life To Sons

Oscar winner PATTY DUKE owes her life to sons SEAN and MACKENZIE - because they stopped her from committing suicide when they were young children. The Miracle Worker star was battling manic depression and a...

Producer-novelist Sydney Sheldon Dies At Age 89

Sydney Sheldon, a prolific writer of Broadway plays, movies, TV shows, and novels, died Tuesday of pneumonia in Rancho Mirage, CA at age 89. In his later years, he gained fame as a best-selling novelist...

Duke's Smoking Habit Led To Heart Surgery

LATEST: Actress PATTY DUKE accepts her recent health problems were a result of her inability to stop smoking. The VALLEY OF THE DOLLS actress, the mother of LORD OF THE RINGS star SEAN ASTIN,...

Patty Duke 'Up And Walking'

LATEST: THE MIRACLE WORKER star PATTY DUKE was up and walking on Friday (05NOV04), just two days after cardiac surgery. The OSCAR-winning actress, mother of LORD OF THE RINGS star SEAN ASTIN, has been...

Patty Duke Recovering From Heart Bypass Surgery

LATEST: VALLEY OF THE DOLLS star PATTY DUKE is in fair condition after undergoing single bypass surgery yesterday (03NOV04). The 57-year-old actress is currently in the intensive care unit at the North Idaho Heart...

Duke To Have Heart Surgery

VALLEY OF THE DOLLS star PATTY DUKE is in hospital near her Idaho home, awaiting heart-bypass surgery. The 57-year-old actress - currently married to her fourth husband, firefighter MIKE PEARCE - will undergo single-bypass...

Patty Duke Makes Star Turn

OSCAR winner PATTY DUKE has received the ultimate in movie recognition after she had her own star added to Hollywood's world famous Walk of Fame. The inauguration ceremony was attended by THE SWARM actress...

Janet Eyes Valley Of The Dolls Role

Pop beauty JANET JACKSON is reportedly in talks to star in the remake of camp classic VALLEY OF THE DOLLS, after CHRISTINA AGUILERA turned down a chance to star in the movie. DIRRTY singer...

Astin Recalls Mother's Rages

LORD OF THE RINGS star SEAN ASTIN has spoken out for the first time about his years of anguish at the hands of his manic depressive mother PATTY DUKE. Sean and his younger brother...

Aguilera Turns Down Valley Of The Dolls

Pop superstar CHRISTINA AGUILERA has turned down the chance to star in a remake of 1967 movie VALLEY OF THE DOLLS - so she can finish work on her new album. The original film,...

Astin Calls Four Men Dad

LORD OF THE RINGS star SEAN ASTIN is surrounded by so much confusion about the true identity of his biological father, he now regards four men as his dads. Astin was told by his...

Patty Duke Finally Agrees To Walk Of Fame Honour

Veteran actress PATTY DUKE is finally getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame - 50 years after entering the world of showbusiness. While relative newcomers such as BRITNEY SPEARS already have their...

Patty Duke Selling Home On Ebay

LORD OF THE RINGS star SEAN ASTIN is proud of his mother PATTY DUKE's grip on modern technology - she's selling her home on auction website eBAY. VALLEY OF THE DOLLS star Duke, 57,...

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Keira Knightley Welcomes Baby Girl With Husband James Righton

Keira Knightley is believed to have given birth to a baby girl, her first child with her husband James Righton...

Martin Sheen: Charlie's meltdown was painful

Martin Sheen admitted it was ''painful'' to see his son Charlie Sheen have a public meltdown...

Michael Gambon to Play Winston Churchill in 'Churchill's Secret'

The acclaimed British actor Michael Gambon is to play British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in a new film commissioned by ITV. The series goes...

Liam Neeson Is The Most Influential Celebrity Product Endorser. Apparently.

Ever wondered who the most influential celebrity is? ‘Influence’ could mean many things...

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Perrie Edwards: Zayn Malik is a great chef

The Little Mix star has revealed her fiancé has been improving his kitchen skills...

High School Student's Taylor Swift Appeal Goes Viral

A high school in the town of Billings, Montana has made national news after a classroom...

The Prodigy Announce UK Tour With Public Enemy

Fresh from the chart-topping success of their new album The Day Is My Enemy...

Caroline Flack To Appear On Both The X Factor And Strictly This Autumn

Presenter Caroline Flack was recently given a big promotion when Simon Cowell...

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