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Mildred Joanne Smith Dies Aged 92

She passed away on 19 July (15), according to The Hollywood Reporter, but no further details were made available. The actress, who starred alongside Sidney Poitier in No Way Out, had...

Frank Sinatra's Address Book Sold At Auction

Frank Sinatra's little black book has sold at auction for $8,960.The leather address book of the legendary singer - who died in 1998, aged 82 - read like a who's who of the showbiz world,...

Woody Allen Will Be Honoured At Golden Globes With Lifetime Achievement Award

Woody Allen is to be awarded the Golden Globes' Cecil B. De Mille Award at next years awards show, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) announced on Friday, 13 September. The prolific writer, director, producer...

Stars Turn Out For Tony Bennett's Birthday Bash

Veteran crooner Tony Bennett mingled with the cream of Hollywood from John Travolta to Sidney Poitier at his birthday party in California on Saturday night (03Aug13).The singer turned 87 on Saturday and he was the...

Sidney Poitier Thanks Good Samaritan Who Taught Him How To Read

Actor Sidney Poitier has reached out to publicly thank the good Samaritan who taught him to read over six decades ago while working as a dishwasher at a New York diner.In the Heat of the...

Sidney Poitier Nursing Head Injury After Fall

Hollywood legend Sidney Poitier is recovering after reportedly injuring his head in a nasty fall at his home in California.The iconic actor, 85, was recently photographed being pushed in a wheelchair and sporting a bandaged...

Governors Awards 2012 See Steven Spielberg And Jeffrey Katzenberg Attend Star-studded Event

This years Governors Awards saw one heck of a turn out in terms of famous faces, with honouree Jeffrey Katzenberg and Academy Award-winning director Steven Spielberg just two of the big names in attendance at...

Adam Mckay To Direct Uptown Saturday Night Remake?

Adam McKay is in talks to direct the remake of comedy 'Uptown Saturday Night'. The 'Anchorman' director is expected to start work on the project after completing the sequel to the Will Ferrell comedy, which...

Stars Hail Morgan At Lifetime Achievement Event

Hollywood legends including Clint Eastwood, Sidney Poitier and Samuel L. Jackson paid tribute to Morgan Freeman as he was honoured with the American Film Institute's (Afi) Lifetime Achievement Award on Thursday (09Jun11).The Shawshank Redemption star...

Jazz Singer Abbey Lincoln Has Died Aged 80

The influential jazz singer and songwriter ABBEY LINCOLN has died aged 80. Lincoln - who was born in Chicago, Illinois - had a long and distinguished career, and continued to perform until the time of...

Carroll Exposes Poitier Affair In New Book

Movie legend SIDNEY POITIER has been exposed as a love cheat by actress DIAHANN CARROLL in her new autobiography. The respected film icon reportedly promised to wed Carroll after the couple met and fell in...

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