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# actor - Saturday 16 May, 2020

'We'll miss him forever': Comic actor Fred Willard dies aged 86
# Fred Willard
# Fred Willard

'We'll miss him forever': Comic actor Fred Willard dies aged 86

May 16th 2020, 9:32 PM 74,924 Views 25 Comments

Willard was a four-time Emmy nominee.

# actor - Monday 11 May, 2020

Jerry Stiller, star of Seinfeld and King of Queens, dies aged 92
# RIP
# RIP

Jerry Stiller, star of Seinfeld and King of Queens, dies aged 92

May 11th 2020, 9:42 AM 60,544 Views 39 Comments

He died of natural causes, his son Ben Stiller confirmed today.

# actor - Saturday 14 March, 2020

Barry Keoghan on Irish gangster film Calm With Horses: 'We all know characters like them'
# Calm With Horses
# Calm With Horses

Barry Keoghan on Irish gangster film Calm With Horses: 'We all know characters like them'

Mar 14th 2020, 11:00 AM 28,697 Views 4 Comments

The film was shot in the West of Ireland.

# actor - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Chicago police chief and mayor hit out as actor Jussie Smollett cleared of all criminal charges
# Chicago
# Chicago

Chicago police chief and mayor hit out as actor Jussie Smollett cleared of all criminal charges

Updated Mar 26th 2019, 9:48 PM 47,448 Views 37 Comments

Smollett’s lawyers released a statement today confirming the charges had been dropped.

# actor - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Pat Laffan - who played Pat Mustard and Georgie Burgess - has died
# RIP
# RIP

Pat Laffan - who played Pat Mustard and Georgie Burgess - has died

Mar 14th 2019, 8:11 PM 41,126 Views 31 Comments

Tributes were paid to the actor today.

# actor - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Jussie Smollett paid $3,500 to stage attack because of 'dissatisfaction with his salary'
# Chicago
# Chicago

Jussie Smollett paid $3,500 to stage attack because of 'dissatisfaction with his salary'

Updated Feb 21st 2019, 3:26 PM 44,003 Views 0 Comments

Police said today that the Empire actor also sent himself racist and homophobic hate mail.

# actor - Saturday 24 November, 2018

John C Reilly: 'Irish citizenship? I am dead serious - I would love that to happen'
# Wreck-it Ralph
# Wreck-it Ralph

John C Reilly: 'Irish citizenship? I am dead serious - I would love that to happen'

Nov 24th 2018, 9:30 PM 49,198 Views 20 Comments

The US comedian has played a range of different men throughout his career – but he’d really like to be an Irishman.

# actor - Saturday 29 September, 2018

'The deepest respect': Emma Watson pays tribute to Savita Halappanavar
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

'The deepest respect': Emma Watson pays tribute to Savita Halappanavar

Sep 29th 2018, 6:02 PM 39,714 Views 49 Comments

She paid tribute to her in a letter published in Porter magazine.

# actor - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

'I needed to end my fast-fashion fix and get a grip. Here's how I did it'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I needed to end my fast-fashion fix and get a grip. Here's how I did it'

Aug 15th 2018, 7:00 AM 39,877 Views 5 Comments

Actress Aoibhéann McCann writes about her passion to avoid ‘fast fashion’ at all costs – and how it’s affecting our environment catastrophically as one of the biggest global polluters.

# actor - Monday 6 August, 2018

Robert Redford is to retire from acting aged 81
# Off Screen
# Off Screen

Robert Redford is to retire from acting aged 81

Aug 6th 2018, 7:47 PM 25,886 Views 46 Comments

His upcoming movie, The Old Man & The Gun, will be his last time in front of the camera as an actor.

# actor - Sunday 5 August, 2018

Steven Seagal's been appointed a special envoy for Russia
# The Patriot
# The Patriot

Steven Seagal's been appointed a special envoy for Russia

Aug 5th 2018, 4:30 PM 25,493 Views 40 Comments

His task is to ” promote the further development of Russian-American relations in the humanitarian sphere”.

# actor - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

MASH star Alan Alda has Parkinson's disease
# Mash
# Mash

MASH star Alan Alda has Parkinson's disease

Jul 31st 2018, 8:20 PM 19,900 Views 25 Comments

Alda said the only symptom he has experienced so far is twitching in his thumb.

# actor - Monday 9 July, 2018

Former Ros Na Rún actor sentenced to six years in jail for oral rape
# Garrett Phillips
# Garrett Phillips

Former Ros Na Rún actor sentenced to six years in jail for oral rape

Jul 9th 2018, 11:45 AM 36,884 Views 24 Comments

He had pleaded not guilty to the offence and has no previous convictions.

# actor - Monday 18 June, 2018

Rupert Everett: 'The UK and Ireland are probably the two best places in the world to be gay'
# The Happy Prince
# The Happy Prince

Rupert Everett: 'The UK and Ireland are probably the two best places in the world to be gay'

Jun 18th 2018, 7:30 PM 33,572 Views 39 Comments

The actor has directed and written a new film about Oscar Wilde.

# actor - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Irish actor Denise Gough nominated for Tony Award for role in Angels in America
# Nominated
# Nominated

Irish actor Denise Gough nominated for Tony Award for role in Angels in America

May 2nd 2018, 5:55 PM 16,185 Views 10 Comments

The star-studded 72nd annual Tony Awards will be held on 10 June.

# actor - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Deadpool actor charged with making false bomb report on train
# TJ MIller
# TJ MIller

Deadpool actor charged with making false bomb report on train

Apr 10th 2018, 8:50 PM 21,461 Views 0 Comments

No explosives were found.

# actor - Monday 26 February, 2018

Kevin Smith says he had a 'massive' heart attack after a show last night
# Actor
# Actor

Kevin Smith says he had a 'massive' heart attack after a show last night

Feb 26th 2018, 3:24 PM 37,083 Views 26 Comments

Smith posted a photo of himself recovering in hospital on Twitter earlier today.

# actor - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Jim Carrey won't go to trial over death of ex-girlfriend Cathriona White
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

Jim Carrey won't go to trial over death of ex-girlfriend Cathriona White

Feb 1st 2018, 12:29 PM 28,846 Views 27 Comments

The 56-year-old comedic actor had been sued by his former girlfriend’s mother and estranged husband.

# actor - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Using monkeys and apes in film and TV is 'misleading' millions of viewers
# Monkey Business
# Monkey Business

Using monkeys and apes in film and TV is 'misleading' millions of viewers

Jan 21st 2018, 12:00 PM 19,929 Views 28 Comments

A third of people surveyed think that chimpanzees are not endangered because they star in films and TV shows often.

# actor - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Liam Neeson on 'fantastic' Leo Varadkar, Brexit and doing fight scenes aged 65
# The Commuter
# The Commuter

Liam Neeson on 'fantastic' Leo Varadkar, Brexit and doing fight scenes aged 65

Jan 17th 2018, 7:00 PM 30,223 Views 47 Comments

The Ballymena-born actor talked to us as his new film The Commuter was released in Ireland.

# actor - Thursday 11 January, 2018

These are the nominations for this year's IFTA awards
# Awards Season
# Awards Season

These are the nominations for this year's IFTA awards

Jan 11th 2018, 12:10 PM 17,136 Views 9 Comments

Nominees include Saoirse Ronan, Liam Cunningham, Martin McDonagh, and Frank Berry.

# actor - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Dublin actor Barry Keoghan chosen as rising star in the US
# Stardom
# Stardom

Dublin actor Barry Keoghan chosen as rising star in the US

Nov 9th 2017, 4:08 PM 29,131 Views 17 Comments

Barry Keoghan has featured on The Hollywood Reporter’s Next Gen Talent 2017 list.

# actor - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Actor John Heard, who played the father in Home Alone, has died aged 72
# Hollywood
# Hollywood

Actor John Heard, who played the father in Home Alone, has died aged 72

Jul 22nd 2017, 6:20 PM 24,817 Views 28 Comments

He had been recovering from back surgery.

# actor - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Former Eastenders star Paul Nicholls rescued after falling off Thai waterfall
# Paul Nicholls
# Paul Nicholls

Former Eastenders star Paul Nicholls rescued after falling off Thai waterfall

Jul 19th 2017, 1:05 PM 33,607 Views 18 Comments

The actor, who played the Joe Wicks character on BBC’s Eastenders, was rescued after three days at the foot of the Khun Si waterfall.

# actor - Friday 14 July, 2017

Stuntman dies after fall on set of TV show The Walking Dead
# John Bernecker
# John Bernecker

Stuntman dies after fall on set of TV show The Walking Dead

Jul 14th 2017, 9:19 PM 30,960 Views 14 Comments

Tributes were paid by the acting community after the death of John Bernecker.

'I am devastated': Kermit the Frog voice actor fired after 27 years
# The Muppets
# The Muppets

'I am devastated': Kermit the Frog voice actor fired after 27 years

Jul 14th 2017, 9:38 AM 69,564 Views 50 Comments

Steve Whitmire took over as the Muppets’ famous frog when Jim Henson passed away in 1990.

# actor - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Shia LaBeouf apologises for racist tirade against policeman
# Public Drunkenness
# Public Drunkenness

Shia LaBeouf apologises for racist tirade against policeman

Jul 13th 2017, 10:39 AM 21,872 Views 28 Comments

“I am deeply ashamed of my behaviour and make no excuses for it,” the 31-year-old wrote on Twitter.

# actor - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Daniel Day-Lewis is calling it quits on his acting career
# Daniel Day-day
# Daniel Day-day

Daniel Day-Lewis is calling it quits on his acting career

Jun 20th 2017, 10:09 PM 40,710 Views 80 Comments

The multi Oscar-winning actor is giving up his acting career at the age of 60.

# actor - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Actor mistaken for terrorist after rehearsing lines on train in France
# High Alert
# High Alert

Actor mistaken for terrorist after rehearsing lines on train in France

Jun 8th 2017, 9:07 AM 22,453 Views 35 Comments

He was questioned by police after a guard overheard him say ‘weapon’ and ‘gun’.

# actor - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

James Bond actor Roger Moore dies aged 89
# RIP
# RIP

James Bond actor Roger Moore dies aged 89

May 23rd 2017, 2:22 PM 69,372 Views 87 Comments

His family released a statement saying that he passed away following a battle with cancer.

# actor - Saturday 20 May, 2017

'I suddenly thought: 'Oh my god, I'm in Twin Peaks!'
# Amy Shiels
# Amy Shiels

'I suddenly thought: 'Oh my god, I'm in Twin Peaks!'

May 20th 2017, 8:15 PM 23,818 Views 6 Comments

We talked to the Irish actress Amy Shiels about the experience.

# actor - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Samuel L Jackson clarifies comments about British actors
# Get Out
# Get Out

Samuel L Jackson clarifies comments about British actors

Mar 9th 2017, 4:18 PM 29,557 Views 36 Comments

He has criticised the system that allows black actors from overseas take prominent roles in American films.

# actor - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Titanic, Twister and Aliens actor Bill Paxton has died at the age of 61
# RIP
From The Daily Edge
# RIP

Titanic, Twister and Aliens actor Bill Paxton has died at the age of 61

Feb 26th 2017, 3:54 PM 46,527 Views 62 Comments

The actor also starred in Terminator, Weird Science and Apollo 13.

# actor - Saturday 28 January, 2017

John Hurt, star of Alien and Harry Potter, dies at age 77
# RIP
# RIP

John Hurt, star of Alien and Harry Potter, dies at age 77

Jan 28th 2017, 6:38 AM 34,746 Views 64 Comments

The British actor, who was twice nominated for an Oscar, had been battling cancer.

# actor - Monday 23 January, 2017

Stunt actor shot dead during Australian hip-hop band's video shoot
# Bliss N Eso
# Bliss N Eso

Stunt actor shot dead during Australian hip-hop band's video shoot

Jan 23rd 2017, 3:12 PM 24,432 Views 25 Comments

Police are investigating.

# actor - Friday 2 December, 2016

"A very sweet gentle and kind man" - John Cleese leads tributes to Fawlty Towers actor Andrew Sachs
# RIP
# RIP

"A very sweet gentle and kind man" - John Cleese leads tributes to Fawlty Towers actor Andrew Sachs

Dec 2nd 2016, 7:10 AM 17,926 Views 27 Comments

Sachs died on 23 November and was buried yesterday.

# actor - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Ben Stiller reveals he battled cancer for two years
# Lifesaver
# Lifesaver

Ben Stiller reveals he battled cancer for two years

Oct 4th 2016, 8:14 PM 33,435 Views 18 Comments

The star attributes the saving of his life to the early taking of a specific prostate cancer test.

# actor - Thursday 8 September, 2016

10 feelings all Irish people have about Brendan Gleeson
# Ireland's Da
From The Daily Edge
# Ireland's Da

10 feelings all Irish people have about Brendan Gleeson

Sep 8th 2016, 2:16 PM 8,970 Views 4 Comments

He’s a great hugger. We can feel it.

# actor - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Irish people are sharing their lovely memories of Gene Wilder and Willy Wonka
# RIP
From The Daily Edge
# RIP

Irish people are sharing their lovely memories of Gene Wilder and Willy Wonka

Aug 30th 2016, 8:34 AM 7,071 Views 1 Comment

The face of Irish Christmas.

# actor - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Kenny Baker, actor who played R2-D2 in Star Wars, dies aged 83
# Actor
# Actor

Kenny Baker, actor who played R2-D2 in Star Wars, dies aged 83

Aug 13th 2016, 6:51 PM 15,028 Views 23 Comments

Baker played the robot in the original Star Wars movie in 1977 and in the five following movies.

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