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Patton Oswalt Feared He Couldn't Handle Being A Single Dad

The comedian has opened up about life as a single father since losing his wife, crime writer Michelle MCNamara. Patton was stricken with grief after Michelle unexpectedly died in her sleep in April (16), aged...

Patton Oswalt Says Comedy Is Helping Him Cope With Wife's Death

Patton Oswalt says comedy is helping him to cope with his wife Michelle McNamara's death. The 'Ratatouille' star's spouse of 11 years passed away in her sleep at their home in Los Angeles six months...

Patton Oswalt Praises Daughter For Coping After Mother's Death

The 47-year-old comic performed at New York City's Beacon Theatre on Thursday (03Nov16), just over six months after his spouse Michelle MCNamara died. Michelle, an investigative crime writer, passed away in...

Patton Oswalt: 'I Think My Wife Suffered An Overdose'

Michelle MCNamara passed away in her sleep and now the Young Adult star has opened up about what may have caused his partner's death. He tells The New York Times his wife...

Patton Oswalt: 'My Life Is A Bad 1980s Sitcom With No Punchlines After Wife's Death'

The Young Adult star admits he's still struggling with the idea he's a widower at 47, but he's coping as a single dad. His wife Michelle MCNamara died in her sleep at...

Patton Oswalt Dedicates Emmy Win To Late Wife

The comedian won the award for outstanding writing in a variety special for his Netflix stand-up special Patton Oswalt: Talking for Clapping at the ceremony on Sunday night (18Sep16), and chose the moment...

Patton Oswalt Returning To Stand-up Comedy Following Wife's Death

The King of Queens star, 47, lost his crime writer wife Michelle MCNamara suddenly in April, when she passed away in her sleep aged just 46. He has been candid about the...

Patton Oswalt Vows To Finish Late Wife's Work Unmasking Serial Killer

The King of Queens star, 47, lost his wife Michelle MCNamara, a crime writer, suddenly in April this year (16) when she passed away in her sleep aged just 46. In an...

Patton Oswalt Writes Emotional Obituary For Late Wife

The crime writer died on 21 April (16) in her sleep at the couple's Los Angeles home, aged 46, and the actor's representative revealed her passing was a "complete shock". Oswalt,...

Patton Oswalt Shares Daughter's Heartfelt Quote After Wife's Death

The King of Queens comedian is mourning the loss of his wife, crime writer Michelle MCNamara, following her sudden death last month (Apr16). She passed away in her sleep at the couple's home...

Patton Oswalt Remembers Late Wife In Touching Twitter Post

Crime writer Michelle MCNamara passed away in her sleep at the couple's home in Los Angeles on 21 April (16), aged 46. Patton's representative confirmed the sad news in a statement, which...

Writer Michelle Mcnamara, Wife Of Patton Oswalt, Dies Aged 46

Crime writer Michelle McNamara, who was married to comedian and actor Patton Oswalt, has died suddenly at the age of 46. Oswald’s publicist, Kevin McLaughlin, announced the tragic news on Friday, saying the writer had...

Us Actor & Comedian Taylor Negron Dies Aged 57 - Celebrity Fans Mourn His Passing Via Social Media

Actor, comedian and writer Taylor Negron has died at the age of 57 after a long battle with cancer.Taylor Negron has died at the age of 57.The news of Negron's passing was confirmed by his...

Is Ben Stiller's 'The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty' Too Avant Garde For Hollywood?

In a new comedic adaptation of James Thurber's short story The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Ben Stiller plays a spineless proof-reader for a magazine publishing firm. He's incapable of standing up for himself and...

Patton Oswalt Stands Up For Dave Chappelle After Gig Walkout

Patton Oswalt has leaped to defend fellow funnyman Dave Chappelle after the comic walked off stage at a gig on Thursday night (29Aug13) due to hecklers.The stand-up cut short his set at the Comcast Theater...

Ben Stiller's 'The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty' Looks Crazy, Bizarre, Awesome [Trailer]

Ben Stiller stars in the highly-anticipated adaptation of James Thurber's 1939 short story The Secret of Life of Walter Mitty, with the first official trailer rolling out online on Tuesday.Stiller stars as Mitty, the mild-mannered...

Patton Oswald Leaves Inspirational Message In Boston Marathon Explosion Aftermath

In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon explosions that occurred yesterday at the end of the course, there have been a variety of reactions that have ranged from shocked to appalled to inflammatory. However, for...

Don't Lose Faith In Humanity: Patton Oswalt Offers Message Of Hope In Wake Of Boston Bombings

There’s a time and a place for comedy and Patton Oswalt has sensitively stepped away from his role as a comedian, to comment on yesterday’s Boston Marathon bombings (April 15, 2013). Oswalt posted a messive...

Patton Oswalt Wins Praise For Boston Tribute

Funnyman Patton Oswalt has been saluted for writing a heartfelt tribute to the victims of the Boston Marathon blasts and all those who rushed to help the injured.Three people died and over 140 were hurt...

James Franco Visits Tilda Swinton In Box

James Franco watched Tilda Swinton sleeping in a glass box.The 'Oz the Great and Powerful' star was among the intrigued onlookers who caught the Oscar-winning actress' bizarre impromptu exhibition - a revival of her...

Seth Macfarlane Lands Comedy Award

Family Guy creator Seth Macfarlane was given a comedic roasting by fellow funnymen Seth Green, Bill Maher and Patton Oswalt as he was presented with a special award for his career achievements.The Ted moviemaker was...

Hot Tickets! This Weekend's Us Movie Releases: Skyfall, Lincoln, In Their Skin, Nature Calls

With the drama and devastation that befell the East Coast of America, with the arrival of Hurricane Sandy last week, US movie fans seem to have opted for the feel-good factor with their box office...

Stars Condemn Ann Coulter Over Barack Obama Comment

Stars including Holly Robinson Peete and Patton Oswalt have rushed to condemn U.S. journalist/lawyer Ann Coulter after she branded President Barack Obama a "retard".The American leader faced rival candidate Mitt Romney in the third Presidential...

Patton Oswalt Slams Todd Akin Over Rape Comment

Funnyman Patton Oswalt has waded into the 'rape row' engulfing U.S. politician Todd Akin, branding the congressman an "a**hole" over his remarks.Akin, a Republican party Senate candidate, sparked fury over the weekend (18-19Aug12) when he...

Sean Penn In Talks For Secret Life Of Walter Mitty

Sean Penn is in negotiations to star in 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty'. The 'Milk' actor looks set to appear opposite Ben Stiller in the fantasy-comedy movie - a remake of the 1947 Danny...

Patton Oswalt Dreams Up Star-studded Party For Oscars Losers

Young Adult star Patton Oswalt turned his Oscars snub into a running joke on Twitter.com on Tuesday (24Jan12), urging his fellow non-nominees to join him for a heavy drinking session and a trip to Legoland.The...

Patton Oswalt And Jason Reitman Urge Movie Fans Not To Text At The Cinema

Patton Oswalt and Jason Reitman have filmed a public service announcement (Psa) in a bid to prevent moviegoers from texting at the cinema.Oswalt teamed up with Reitman, the director of his new movie Young Adult,...

Charlize Theron Needed 'A Lot Of Alcohol' On Set

Charlize Theron says she depended on "a lot of alcohol" to help her through the scenes with comedian Patton Oswalt in their new movie 'Young Adult'. The South African actress, 36, plays adult novelist Mavis...

Charlize Theron's 'Acting Juice'

Charlize Theron relied on "a lot of alcohol" to get through her scenes with Patton Oswalt on 'Young Adult'. The 36-year-old beauty stars as an adult novelist in the movie - which is directed by...

Oswalt Donating Free Ice Cream Card To Charity Sale

Comedian PATTON OSWALT is giving one ice cream lover the chance to feast on the frozen treat for free for the next 74 years - he's auctioning off his loyalty card to U.S. dessert chain...

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