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Corrie actor leaves soap after internal inquiry

Corrie actor leaves soap after internal inquiry

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Coronation Street actor Bruno Langley is no longer a member of the cast following allegations of inappropriate behaviour towards a woman in a Manchester nightclub.A spokesperson for ITV confirmed Langley, who has played Todd Grimshaw on and off since 2001, was no longer contracted to the long-running soap.The 34-year-old, who played the show's first openly gay character, has reportedly denied any wrongdoing.Langley said in a statement: "Sadly, I will no longer be working on Coronation Street. Acting on the show has been the fulfilment of a personal dream."Playing the role of Todd Grimshaw since I was 17 years old has been a huge part of my life, and an absolute honour."I would like to thank all of my friends who work on the show for their love, friendship and support during this extremely ...
Legendary Hollywood actor accused of assault in shock claims

Legendary Hollywood actor accused of assault in shock claims

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GETTYWHO IS THE ACTOR? Star cannot be named for legal reasons The film legend, who Daily Star Online cannot name for legal reasons, is said to have committed an assault.In a post published and circuited widely on social media, the actor's name is referenced alongside Harvey Weinstein.The A-lister is also starting to trend on Google.The woman who is alleging the claims says it is "time dominoes fell".Harvey Weinstein's leading ladies Harvey Weinstein best known for films like Shakespeare in Love and Pulp fiction with his most famous leading ladies.Getty Images Harvey Weinstein and Gwyneth Paltrow win Academy Award for Shakespeare in Love, 1999 GETTYLOW PROFILE: Harvey Weinstein is said to be in a rehab clinic for a 'sex addiction'An unnamed insider told The S...
Actor who played original Godzilla dies aged 88

Actor who played original Godzilla dies aged 88

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Haruo Nakajima, the actor who played the original Godzilla in the 1954 Japanese classic, has died aged 88.Nakajima, who played the iconic monster a dozen times on screen, died of pneumonia on Monday after being hospitalised last month.The Japanese actor also starred in Akira Kurosawa's classic Seven Samurai in the same year as the original Godzilla film.Born in Yagamata, Japan, in 1929 Nakajima started his film career as a stuntman, getting his first acting break at the age of 25 as the instantly recognisable giant lizard.In the film, Godzilla is awakened by a hydrogen bomb test and comes out of the sea, swimming to Japan and crushing Tokyo.Image:Actors Akira Takarada and Haruo Nakajima pose beside a gold statue of Godzilla The film inspired several adaptations, including an American versi...
Playwright and actor Sam Shepard dies

Playwright and actor Sam Shepard dies

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Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and renowned author, has died aged 73.He died at his Kentucky home from complications related to Lou Gehrig's disease, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, on Thursday, a family spokesman has announced.His 1979 play Buried Child, about the disappointment and disillusionment with the American Dream, won the Pulitzer for drama.Two of his other plays, True West and Fool for Love, were also nominated for the Pulitzers.Shepard earned his Oscar nomination for his performance in 1983 astronaut drama The Right Stuff, and also appeared in Terrance Malick's Days Of Heaven.He wrote the screenplay for Paris, Texas, the 1984 Wim Wenders-directed film which won the Palme D'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1984.More recently, he star...
Home Alone actor dead after 'medical emergency'

Home Alone actor dead after 'medical emergency'

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John Heard, who played the dad in the beloved Christmas film, passed away on Friday 21 July.Police were called to his hotel in California after a medical emergency was reported.John was pronounced dead at the scene.TMZ reported: "Police were called to the hotel for a report of a medical emergency, but he was pronounced dead on the scene.GETTYPASSED AWAY: John died at the age of 72"The coroner is investigating, and cause of death is unclear at this time."The news outlet also reported that his rep revealed that John had "minor back surgery" on Wednesday at the Stanford Medical Center and was staying at the hotel in Palo Alto, California while he recuperated.John was best known for his portrayal as Kevin McCallister's dad in Home Alone 1 and 2.HUGHES ENTERTAINMENTBEST KNOWN: John's biggest ro...