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Actress Ali Landry and her husband Alejandro Gomez Monteverde are mourning the death of the Mexican director's father and brother after they were kidnapped and killed. Juan Manuel Gomez Monteverde and his son, also named Juan Manuel, were snatched after leaving their home in Tamaulipas, Mexico earlier this month (Sep15). A ransom demand was made, which the Monteverde family reportedly paid for their relatives' release, but the kidnappers failed to keep their word and the two men's bodies were found in Veracruz on Saturday (19Sep15), 15 days after they were reported missing to authorities. Landry and Monteverde have yet to comment on the tragedy, but the Little Boy filmmaker's producer pal Eduardo Verastegui has sent his condolences to the grieving family via The message, written in Spanish, translates as: "With a heart full of pain and sadness, I ask for prayers for my friend and 'compadre' Alejandro Gomez Monteverde and all his family. My deepest condolences to my soul brother, I love you so much 'compadre,' I put my heart in your hands and I join you in this deep pain." Landry and Monteverde wed in 2006 and have three children together** Ali Landry and Husband Alejandro Gomez Monteverde 2009 AFI Fest - Screening Of "The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus" Held at Grauman's Chinese Theatre Hollywood, California - 02.11.09 Featuring: Ali Landry, Alejandro Gomez Monteverde Where: California, United States When: 01 Nov 2009

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FILE PHOTO** MICKEY ROONEY DIES AT 93 Hollywood veteran MICKEY ROONEY has died, aged 93. The actor passed away on Sunday (06Apr14). The cause of his death has not been released. Rooney's career spanned over nine decades. He started acting as a child and accumulated over 300 credits, including the 16 films he made as America's boy next door, Andy Hardy. In the 1938 film Love Finds Andy Hardy, he starred opposite Judy Garland, who went on to become his frequent co-star. The following year they appeared in the movie musical Babes in Arms, which earned Rooney an Oscar nomination. He accumulated three more Academy Award nominations for his roles in The Human Comedy (1943), The Bold and the Brave (1956) and The Black Stallion (1979). His other film credits include A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, National Velvet, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and Requiem for a Heavyweight. Rooney also had a number of television appearances over the years, and fronted The Mickey Rooney Show in the 1950s and Mickey in the 1960s. In 1981, he won his first Emmy Award for his portrayal of a mentally ill man in TV movie Bill. He also was handed two honorary Oscars in 1938 and 1983, and also won two Golden Globe Awards. Rooney was married eight times. His first wife was legendary actress Ava Gardner. He is survived by his last wife Jan. One of the first tributes posted on on Sunday night (06Apr14) came from Alec Baldwin, who wrote, "An old pal of mine is gone. One of Hollywood's rare gentlemen and a bientot (see you later) to Mickey Rooney." (TD/HR&WNWCZM/KL)** Mickey Rooney, at the TCM Classic Film Festival opening night premiere of the 40th anniversary restoration of 'Cabaret' at Grauman's Chinese Theatre Hollywood, California - 12.04.12 Featuring: Mickey Rooney, Where: California, United States When: 12 Apr 2012

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File Photo*8 * MEAN GIRLS STAR LACEY CHABERT IS A MARRIED WOMAN MEAN GIRLS star LACEY CHABERT has joined the 2014 newlyweds club after exchanging vows with her longtime boyfriend over the holidays. The actress announced the happy news in a tweet on Friday (04Jan14). Chabert wrote, "I'm starting off 2014 as a Mrs! Over the holidays, my best friend & love of my life... we became husband & wife!" The actress' wedding guests included another newlywed, Kaley Cuoco, who married tennis ace Ryan Sweeting on New Year's Eve (31Dec13). Chabert's Christmas and New Year's celebrations were marred by the death of her grandfather. In a tweet on 28 December (13), she wrote, "What a week. Happiest & saddest of times. Ups & downs of life & mysterious way in which they always seem to collide will forever puzzle me." And she later thanked fans for their kind words as she mourned the loss of her elderly relative, adding, "Thank you all so much for the sweet, comforting messages about my grandfather's passing. Your kindness touches my heart so very much." (KL/WNWC&WNTWT/KL)** Lacey Chabert arriving at the "Ghost of Girlfriends Past" Premiere at Grauman's Chinese Theater in Los Angeles, California - 27.04.09 Featuring: Lacey Chabert Where: United States When: 27 Apr 2009

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File Photo** * CLAIRE COFFEE AND CHRIS THILE WED Actress CLAIRE COFFEE has married her musician fiance CHRIS THILE. The Grimm star tied the knot with the Punch Brothers frontman in front of 20 people at Blackberry Farm in Tennessee on Monday (23Dec13). She tells Us Weekly magazine, "It's our favourite place to vacation and one of the best places on earth. (It's) a gorgeous and rustic resort. "We wanted something intimate and earthy, with kick-a** food and wine, and it doesn't get much better than Blackberry where those things are concerned." Coffee's sister, Abbie, officiated the ceremony and Bon Iver guitarist and violinist Rob Moose performed a Bach composition as the bride walked down the aisle. This is the first marriage for both stars, who began dating after meeting through a mutual friend in 2011. Blackberry Farm has proved a popular choice for celebrity weddings - Kelly Clarkson and Pistol Annies singer Ashley Monroe both chose the same venue for their nuptials in October (13). (KG/WNWCUW/MT)** Claire Coffee The premiere of 20th Century Fox's 'Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes' held at Grauman's Chinese Theatre - Arrivals Hollywood, California - 28.07.11 Featuring: Claire Coffee Where: USA When: 28 Jul 2011

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File Photos* Brad Pitt celebrates his 50th Birthday on 18Dec13 Brad Pitt 'Ocean's Thirteen' hand and footprint ceremony Grauman's Chinese Theatre Hollywood, California - 05.06.07 Featuring: Brad Pitt Where: Los Angeles, California, United States When: 05 Jun 2007

Los Angeles Film Premiere of 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' - Hollywood California United States - Monday 2nd December 2013

World Premiere of 'Gangster Squad' - Los Angeles California United States - Monday 7th January 2013

File Photo* * Rose McGowan weds Actress ROSE MCGOWAN is a married woman after exchanging vows with artist DAVEY DETAIL in Los Angeles on Saturday (12Oct13). The 40-year-old former Charmed star, who previously dated shock rocker Marilyn Manson, wore a Monique Lhuillier gown for the outdoor Jewish ceremony. The couple became engaged in July (13). McGowan's big day came just weeks after she almost lost her home in a fire. The actress has accepted the blame for the blaze, insisting her lack of kitchen savvy led to the 30 September (13) drama. Firefighters were called to the Planet Terror star's property after McGowan's pal Courtenay Semel reported the fire.** Rose McGowan; Davey Detail at the TCM Classic Film Festival opening night premiere of the 40th anniversary restoration of 'Cabaret' at Grauman's Chinese Theatre Hollywood, California - 12.04.12 Featuring: Rose McGowan; Davey Detail Where: California, United States When: 12 Apr 2012

Last Stand Premiere - Los Angeles California United States - Monday 14th January 2013

File Photo** Halle Berry is a mum again after giving birth to a son. The Oscar winner and her actor husband Olivier Martinez are now the proud parents of a baby boy, who arrived on Saturday (05Oct13). A spokesperson for Berry would not confirm any other details about the tot, including his name or place of birth. Berry, 47, is already a mother to five-year-old Nahla Ariela, her daughter from a previous relationship with Canadian model Gabriel Aubry. The Monster's Ball star married Martinez in a private ceremony in his native France in July (13).** Halle Berry, Olivier Martinez The "Cloud Atlas" Los Angeles Premiere held at Grauman's Chinese Theater Los Angeles, California - 24.10.12 Featuring: Halle Berry, Olivier Martinez Where: CA, United States When: 24 Oct 2012

File Photo** * GLEE STAR MAX ADLER ENGAGED GLEE star MAX ADLER has revealed he's engaged to longtime girlfriend JENNIFER BRONSTEIN a year after asking her to marry him in Rome, Italy. The actor, who played bully-turned-closeted gay sportsman Dave Karofsky on Glee, tells he bought the engagement ring during a shopping trip while his actress girlfriend was getting ready for a night out in the Italian capital. But the couple is still undecided about when and where to exchange vows. Adler says, "There are so many things we want to do. One day we say we want to get married in a winery in Malibu. Then it's a rooftop in New York. Vegas, elope to a chapel. London. We don't even know. When we figure it out, we'll plan it. But right now we're having a good time." (KL/US/KL)** Max Adler Los Angeles Premiere of 'The Hangover Part II' held at Grauman's Chinese Theatre - Arrivals Hollywood, California - 19.05.11 Featuring: Max Adler Where: CA, United States When: 19 May 2011

File Photo* JACK OSBOURNE's wife has suffered a miscarriage. The reality TV star and his partner Lisa announced last month (Aug13) they were expecting their second child together, but they have now revealed they lost their baby last week (ends01Sep13). Lisa shared the sad news with fans in a post on her page on Friday morning (06Sep13), insisting they needed time to come to terms with their loss before sharing the news with the world. She writes, "I have been dreading this announcement... I needed some time before being able to say it. Jack and I lost our baby boy last week. Having a late term miscarriage is by far the hardest thing either of us have ever had to go through. We appreciate all of your prayers and ask for privacy and respect during this time. It's important to stay hopeful and optimistic through life's toughest moments. We never know why things like this happen. All we can do is trust in God and know he has a plan for our lives." The couple married in 2012 and is parents to a 17-month-old girl named Pearl. (LR/WNTWT/ZN)** Los Angeles premiere of 'Total Recall' at Grauman's Chinese Theatre Hollywood, California - 01.08.12 Featuring: Jack Osbourne, Lisa Stelly Where: CA, United States When: 01 Aug 2012

File Photos Australian actress Teresa Palmer is expecting her first child with new fiance Mak Webber. The Warm Bodies beauty, 27, announced her engagement to Webber earlier this month (Aug13), and now her representative reveals they are set to become parents. The spokesperson tells, "Teresa is expecting. She and Mark are over the moon excited and can't wait to add to their family." Palmer began dating the Snow Day actor last year (12), months after suffering a bad break-up. The child will be Palmer's first, while Webber is already dad to a young son with actress Frankie Shaw. (MT/WNWCUW/KG)** Teresa Palmer 'The Vow' Los Angeles Premiere at Grauman's Chinese Theatre Los Angeles, California - 06.02.12 Featuring: Teresa Palmer Where: Hollywood, California, United States When: 06 Feb 2012

"Movie 43" Premiere - Los Angeles California USA - Wednesday 23rd January 2013

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