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Chewbacca Tops Sideman Poll

Movie wookie CHEWBACCA has topped a new internet poll created to find the ultimate Celebrity Sideman. The STAR WARS character, portrayed by Brit PETER MAYHEW, beat BURT REYNOLDS' sidekick VICTOR PRINZIM (DOM DeLUISE) in THE...

Knotts Family Nixes Fans' Memorial Plans

Fans of beloved US TV star DON KNOTTS who wanted to erect a statue to honour the actor have been told they can't go ahead with their plans - by the ANDY GRIFFITH SHOW star's...

Knotts Dies Aged 81

Veteran American comic actor DON KNOTTS died of pulmonary and respiratory complications on Friday (24FEB06). He was 81. Knotts, who won five Emmy awards for his turn as BARNEY FIFE on THE ANDY GRIFFITH...

Actor Knotts Lands Hometown Film Festival

Beloved American film and TV actor DON KNOTTS is to be honoured in his hometown of Morgantown, West Virginia, with his very own film festival. The 80-year-old PLEASANTVILLE star, who became a TV icon...

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Sophie Turner Talks About Sansa Stark And 'Game Of Thrones' Season 7

Sophie Turner Talks About Sansa Stark And 'Game Of Thrones' Season 7

20 year old Turner spoke in broad terms about what fans can expect from 'GoT' season 7.

Prince Harry Meets Rihanna During Barbados Independence Celebration

Prince Harry Meets Rihanna During Barbados Independence Celebration

Rihanna returned to the country of her birth as Barbados celebrated its 50th anniversary of independence, and met with the young royal twice in one...

Tom Hardy Teams Up With His Father On Gritty Period Drama 'Taboo'

Tom Hardy Teams Up With His Father On Gritty Period Drama 'Taboo'

The series comes to BBC One and FX in 2017.

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Eddie Murphy Almost Cast In Star Trek

Eddie Murphy Almost Cast In Star Trek

Eddie Murphy was almost cast in 'Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home' but was dropped after writers found the script became ''political''.

Martin Scorsese Visits Pope Francis Ahead Of Vatican 'Silence' Premiere

Martin Scorsese Visits Pope Francis Ahead Of Vatican 'Silence' Premiere

The director reconciles with the Catholic Church with his latest film.

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