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Andrew Gold 'Lonely Boy' Singer Dies Aged 59

ANDREW GOLD, the American singer-songwriter who enjoyed success in the 1970's with his hits 'Lonely Boy' and 'Thank You for Being a Friend', has died aged 59. ANDREW GOLD passed away at his home in...

Yvette Vickers Could Have Been Dead For A Year

YVETTE VICKERS, the 82-year-old American actress and former Playboy playmate, could have been dead for up to a year, according to NBC Los Angeles. YVETTE VICKERS' body was found by a neighbour in Beverly Hills...

Paul Newman Calls Taylor 'A Helluva Actress'

Paul Newman called his friend and peer Elizabeth Taylor "a helluva actress", during a touching tribute to the Hollywood star, who passed away yesterday (23rd March 2011).Paul Newman, the American actor who died in 2008...

Paul Newman Gave Touching Tribute To Elizabeth Taylor

Paul Newman narrated a touching tribute to Elizabeth Taylor, during which he said that the legendary actress "radiated charm".Paul Newman, the American actor who passed away in 2008, starred alongside Elizabeth Taylor in the 1958...

Newman Tribute Planned For Cars Sequel

The Cars sequel will feature a touching tribute to late movie icon Paul Newman, who voiced the role of Doc Hudson in the 2006 original.Newman's car character will not appear in the new movie, but...

James Franco To Join Nicole Kidman On Broadway

James Franco is to join Nicole Kidman on Broadway.The Oscar-nominated '127 Hours' actor will appear opposite the 'Rabbit Hole' star in the stage production of Tennessee Williams' 1959 play 'Sweet Bird Of Youth' in New...

Anne Francis Dies Aged 80 After Battle With Cancer

ANNE FRANCIS, the American actress and star of the 1950's science fiction movie 'Forbidden Planet', has died at a nursing home in Santa Barbara, California, aged 80, reports the Press Association. Francis, who also appeared...

Cher Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Cher was given a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards last night (08.11.10).The singer-and-actress was delighted to be presented with the accolade - which recognised her work with Kenyan orphans...

Private Wonder Show Boosts Newman's Charity Fund

STEVIE WONDER helped to boost donations for PAUL NEWMAN's summer camp organisation by an extra $100,000 (£66,700) on Thursday (21Oct10) - when a private bidder handed over the staggering amount for an intimate performance by...

Harold Gould Dies Aged 86

HAROLD GOULD, the American film and television actor, has died aged 86 after a battle with prostate cancer, reports the New York Times. Gould's career in entertainment spans over five decades, and he specialized in...

Career Advisor Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise is giving Zac Efron career advice.The two actors - who recently became friends after realising they are both motorcycle enthusiasts - speak regularly, with Hollywood legend Tom becoming the younger star's "professional and...

Kiefer Sutherland Confirms 24 Script Ready

Kiefer Sutherland has confirmed the '24' movie has been written.The 43-year-old star - who plays lead-character Jack Bauer in the action drama TV series - confirms 'State of Play' screenwriter Billy Ray completed the script...

Butch Cassidy To Ride Again

PAUL NEWMAN's legendary gunslinger is set to be revived in a sequel to 1969 classic BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID.The late actor played the real life outlaw opposite Robert Redford in the Oscar-winning movie,...

Newman's Last Days Documented In Pal's Book

A longterm friend of late acting legend PAUL NEWMAN has opened up about the star's final years in a new tell-all book.A.E. Hotchner, Newman's close pal and business partner, has put pen to paper in...

Newman's Widow Feared Growth Was Cancer

PAUL NEWMAN's grieving widow JOANNE WOODWARD suffered her own cancer scare last month (Oct09), a year after the movie legend lost his battle with the disease.The actress recently underwent a biopsy after a medical test...

Generous Paul Newman

Paul Newman was the most generous celebrity of 2008. The late 'Cool Hand Luke' actor - who passed away last September - donated more money to charity than any other US star, giving a huge...

Newman Tops Celebrity Givers List

PAUL NEWMAN's generosity is outliving him - the late movie icon has just topped a new list of celebrity givers.The actor, who died in September 2008, beat out philanthropists Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie and...

Redford's Car Prank On Motor-mad Newman

ROBERT REDFORD once grew so fed up of pal PAUL NEWMAN's obsession with car racing, he had a smashed up vehicle delivered to the late star's home as a practical joke.The actor admits he would...

Roberts Asks Newman's Widow For Advice

JULIA ROBERTS turned to PAUL NEWMAN's widow JOANNE WOODWARD to help calm her nerves before stepping onstage at a New York benefit this week (08Jun09) to lead a touching tribute to the late actor.Roberts celebrated...

Newman's Secret Sex Life The Subject Of Scandalous New Expose

PAUL NEWMAN has been 'outed' from beyond the grave by MARLON BRANDO, according to writer Darwin Porter's scandalous new book on the late movie legend. Porter interviewed Brando about Newman before the acting great died in...

Butch & Sundance Top Bromance Poll

PAUL NEWMAN and ROBERT REDFORD have topped a new Internet poll listing the top 10 Movie Bromances of all time. The pair's Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid roles beat Lethal Weapon's Murtaugh and Riggs, portrayed...

Newman's Widow To Host Kids Camp Gala

PAUL NEWMAN's widow is to host a benefit for the kids camp charity the movie icon founded. The actor created the Hole in the Wall Camps for children with serious illnesses and life-threatening conditions and Joanne...

Woodward Upset About Scandalous Newman Book

A new book that exposes movie legend PAUL NEWMAN as a boozy womaniser is to be released less than a year after the icon's death - and his widow is devastated. Shawn Levy's ill-timed tome Paul...

Newman Honoured In Connecticut

Late movie icon PAUL NEWMAN has been posthumously inducted into the Connecticut Hall of Fame. He'll join fellow movie star Katharine Hepburn, writer Mark Twain and baseball legend Jackie Robinson among the other big names to...

Newman Given Posthumous Honour

Hollywood legend PAUL NEWMAN was given a posthumous honour on Tuesday night (24Feb09) as the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed a resolution honouring the life, achievements and contributions of the late actor. Rep. Steve Cohen,...

Oscars Fascinating Fact:

QUEEN LATIFAH provided a musical backdrop for the annual Oscars rollcall of those in the movie industry who have died in the past year, singing I'LL BE SEEING YOU from the musical RIGHT THIS WAY....

Oscars Fascinating Fact:

QUEEN LATIFAH provided a musical backdrop for the annual Oscars rollcall of those in the movie industry who have died in the past year, singing I'LL BE SEEING YOU from the musical RIGHT THIS WAY....

Heath Ledger Was 'Biggest Film Story Of 2008'

The late Heath Ledger has been named the biggest movie news story, best villain and most missed star of 2008 in a new poll.The Australian actor, who was found dead in his New York City...

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Woodward Returns To Work

PAUL NEWMAN's widow JOANNE WOODWARD is coming out of acting retirement, two months after the death of her husband of 50 years. According to the National Enquirer, the actress struggled with her grief following Newman's...

Newman's Will Made Public

The estate of late movie legend PAUL NEWMAN will sell off his beloved race cars to the highest bidder, as per the instructions left in his will. The Oscar winner lost his battle with cancer...

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