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Sunday 4 June 2023 Dublin: 18°C

# actor

This year
2023
# NYPD
Creed III actor Jonathan Majors arrested on suspicion of assault in New York
New York City police said the actor was involved in a domestic dispute with a 30-year-old woman.
Last year
2022
# Court
Kevin Spacey takes to the witness box to deny sex abuse claims
The trial entered its third week today.
# RIP
'Murder, She Wrote' star Angela Lansbury dies aged 96
Her family released a statement to US media Tuesday evening.
# chemo
Actor and activist Jane Fonda confirms she has cancer
The 84-year-old Oscar winner vowed to fight the “very treatable” illness.
# RIP
The Omen and Titanic actor David Warner dies age 80
One of his best known roles was as a brutal bodyguard in Titanic and he also appeared in The Omen.
# RIP
Oscar-winning actor William Hurt dies age 71
Hurt won two academy awards in his career.
All time
# RIP
Quantum Leap actor Dean Stockwell dies aged 85
The actor had a long career, going back to his childhood in the studio system.
# fred willard
'We'll miss him forever': Comic actor Fred Willard dies aged 86
Willard was a four-time Emmy nominee.
# RIP
Jerry Stiller, star of Seinfeld and King of Queens, dies aged 92
He died of natural causes, his son Ben Stiller confirmed today.
# calm with horses
Barry Keoghan on Irish gangster film Calm With Horses: 'We all know characters like them'
The film was shot in the West of Ireland.
# Chicago
Chicago police chief and mayor hit out as actor Jussie Smollett cleared of all criminal charges
Smollett’s lawyers released a statement today confirming the charges had been dropped.
# RIP
Pat Laffan - who played Pat Mustard and Georgie Burgess - has died
Tributes were paid to the actor today.
# Chicago
Jussie Smollett paid $3,500 to stage attack because of 'dissatisfaction with his salary'
Police said today that the Empire actor also sent himself racist and homophobic hate mail.
# wreck-it ralph
John C Reilly: 'Irish citizenship? I am dead serious - I would love that to happen'
The US comedian has played a range of different men throughout his career – but he’d really like to be an Irishman.
# Eighth Amendment
'The deepest respect': Emma Watson pays tribute to Savita Halappanavar
She paid tribute to her in a letter published in Porter magazine.
Voices
'I needed to end my fast-fashion fix and get a grip. Here's how I did it'
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.
# off screen
Robert Redford is to retire from acting aged 81
His upcoming movie, The Old Man & The Gun, will be his last time in front of the camera as an actor.
# the patriot
Steven Seagal's been appointed a special envoy for Russia
His task is to ” promote the further development of Russian-American relations in the humanitarian sphere”.
# mash
MASH star Alan Alda has Parkinson's disease
Alda said the only symptom he has experienced so far is twitching in his thumb.
# Garrett Phillips
Former Ros Na Rún actor sentenced to six years in jail for oral rape
He had pleaded not guilty to the offence and has no previous convictions.
# the happy prince
Rupert Everett: 'The UK and Ireland are probably the two best places in the world to be gay'
The actor has directed and written a new film about Oscar Wilde.
# nominated
Irish actor Denise Gough nominated for Tony Award for role in Angels in America
The star-studded 72nd annual Tony Awards will be held on 10 June.
# TJ MIller
Deadpool actor charged with making false bomb report on train
No explosives were found.
# actor
Kevin Smith says he had a 'massive' heart attack after a show last night
Smith posted a photo of himself recovering in hospital on Twitter earlier today.
# Lawsuit
Jim Carrey won't go to trial over death of ex-girlfriend Cathriona White
The 56-year-old comedic actor had been sued by his former girlfriend’s mother and estranged husband.
# Monkey Business
Using monkeys and apes in film and TV is 'misleading' millions of viewers
A third of people surveyed think that chimpanzees are not endangered because they star in films and TV shows often.
# the commuter
Liam Neeson on 'fantastic' Leo Varadkar, Brexit and doing fight scenes aged 65
The Ballymena-born actor talked to us as his new film The Commuter was released in Ireland.
# Awards Season
These are the nominations for this year's IFTA awards
Nominees include Saoirse Ronan, Liam Cunningham, Martin McDonagh, and Frank Berry.
# stardom
Dublin actor Barry Keoghan chosen as rising star in the US
Barry Keoghan has featured on The Hollywood Reporter’s Next Gen Talent 2017 list.
# Hollywood
Actor John Heard, who played the father in Home Alone, has died aged 72
He had been recovering from back surgery.
# Paul Nicholls
Former Eastenders star Paul Nicholls rescued after falling off Thai waterfall
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.
# john bernecker
Stuntman dies after fall on set of TV show The Walking Dead
Tributes were paid by the acting community after the death of John Bernecker.
# The Muppets
'I am devastated': Kermit the Frog voice actor fired after 27 years
Steve Whitmire took over as the Muppets’ famous frog when Jim Henson passed away in 1990.
# public drunkenness
Shia LaBeouf apologises for racist tirade against policeman
“I am deeply ashamed of my behaviour and make no excuses for it,” the 31-year-old wrote on Twitter.
# daniel day-day
Daniel Day-Lewis is calling it quits on his acting career
The multi Oscar-winning actor is giving up his acting career at the age of 60.
# high alert
Actor mistaken for terrorist after rehearsing lines on train in France
He was questioned by police after a guard overheard him say ‘weapon’ and ‘gun’.
# RIP
James Bond actor Roger Moore dies aged 89
His family released a statement saying that he passed away following a battle with cancer.
# amy shiels
'I suddenly thought: 'Oh my god, I'm in Twin Peaks!'
We talked to the Irish actress Amy Shiels about the experience.
# Get Out
Samuel L Jackson clarifies comments about British actors
He has criticised the system that allows black actors from overseas take prominent roles in American films.
# RIP
Titanic, Twister and Aliens actor Bill Paxton has died at the age of 61
The actor also starred in Terminator, Weird Science and Apollo 13.