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Earl Cameron: British film and TV star actor dies aged 102

Earl Cameron: British film and TV star actor dies aged 102

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Earl Cameron, one of the first black actors to forge a successful career in British film and television, has died aged 102, his family has confirmed.Bermuda-born Cameron, who lived with his wife in Kenilworth, Warwickshire, died in his sleep on Friday.Cameron first appeared on screen in the 1951 film Pool of London, in a rare starring role for a black actor.His family said he "was an inspirational man who stood by his moral principles".Cameron was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2009 New Year Honours.His other screen credits include 1965 Bond movie Thunderball and Doctor Who.His family said they "have been overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and respect they hav...
Australia targeted by ‘sophisticated’ cyber attack – by ‘state-based’ actor

Australia targeted by ‘sophisticated’ cyber attack – by ‘state-based’ actor

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Australia is currently the target of a "sophisticated" cyber attack - and an unnamed foreign government is behind it.Scott Morrison, the country's prime minister, says the attacks have targeted all levels of the government - as well as political organisations, essential service providers and operators of other critical infrastructure. "We know it is a sophisticated state-based cyber actor because of the scale and nature of the targeting," he said at a news conference. Image: Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison has stopped short of naming the country responsible Mr Morrison has stopped short of naming the country responsible for this "malicious" activity, but warned: "There are not a large number of state-based actors that can en...
Virtual reunion: Will Smith and Fresh Prince cast pay teary tribute to late Uncle Phil actor

Virtual reunion: Will Smith and Fresh Prince cast pay teary tribute to late Uncle Phil actor

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Will Smith was left in tears during a virtual reunion with his Fresh Prince of Bel-Air co-stars as they remembered James Avery, who played Uncle Phil and died in 2013.The star shared a clip from his new Snapchat chat show "Will At Home" on his Instagram page as the cast marked 30 years since the start of the hit show. Alfonso Ribeiro (Carlton), Daphne Maxwell Reid (Aunt Viv) Joseph Marcell (Geoffrey) Karyn Parsons (Hilary), Tatyana M. Ali (Ashley) and Smith's sidekick DJ Jazzy Jeff all featured in the video."I'm hyped, I'm hyped!" said Smith. The actors appeared very pleased to see each other as they spoke from their homes during the coronavirus lockdown. ...
Actor has leg amputated after COVID-19 complications

Actor has leg amputated after COVID-19 complications

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Broadway actor Nick Cordero has had his right leg amputated after suffering complications due to coronavirus, his wife has confirmed.Since the end of March, the 41-year-old has been in hospital in Los Angeles, where he was initially diagnosed with pneumonia before testing positive for COVID-19. Image: Cordero moved to Los Angeles to star in Rock Of Ages A Tony-nominated actor, Cordero had moved to California with his family to star in musical Rock Of Ages.While being treated in intensive care, a drop in blood pressure led him being placed on life support and he has remained unconscious ever since.His wife Amanda Kloots has been posting regular health updates on social media about the condition of the star who has been on a ventilator...
Actor Daniel Dae Kim, Monaco’s Prince Albert II diagnosed with coronavirus

Actor Daniel Dae Kim, Monaco’s Prince Albert II diagnosed with coronavirus

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March 19 (UPI) -- Actor Daniel Dae Kim and Monaco's Prince Albert II have become the latest public figures to disclose they were diagnosed with coronavirus, joining a list that also includes Tom Hanks and Idris Elba. Kim, 51, said in a 10-minute video posted to his Instagram account Thursday that he developed a scratchy throat after flying home to Hawaii when production on the TV series New Amsterdam was halted in New York due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The actor, known for roles on TV shows including Lost and Hawaii 5-0, said he went into self-quarantine and confirmed his diagnosis at a drive-through testing center in Honolulu after developing other symptoms including body aches and a fever. Kim said his case was "not a matter of life and death" and he is already on the mend without requ...