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‘A true gentleman’: Star Wars Boba Fett actor Jeremy Bulloch dies aged 75

‘A true gentleman’: Star Wars Boba Fett actor Jeremy Bulloch dies aged 75

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Jeremy Bulloch, who played bounty hunter Boba Fett in the original Star Wars trilogy, has died at the age of 75.The English actor died on Thursday at a hospital in London after years of living with Parkinson's disease. His agents at Brown, Simcocks & Andrews said his death was due to health complications. Image: He got the role in part because he fitted into the costume so well. Pic: Lucasfilm/Fox/Kobal/Shutterstock As the Mandalorian bounty hunter Boba Fett, Bulloch made off with a frozen-in-carbonite Han Solo in 1980s film The Empire Strikes Back, before zooming around the desert in a jet pack in the 1983 version of Return Of The Jedi.Boba's appearances were brief, and Bulloch's vocal performance was redubbed in later releases ...
Man City, Raheem Sterling and Aymeric Laporte pay tribute to former academy star Jeremy Wisten, 17, after tragic death

Man City, Raheem Sterling and Aymeric Laporte pay tribute to former academy star Jeremy Wisten, 17, after tragic death

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Man City have paid tribute to their former academy star Jeremy Wisten following his tragic death. The 17-year-old defender joined City in 2016 and featured for their Elite Development squads before leaving the club. Instagram Wisten was hugely popular with his former City teammates In a brief statement, City said: “The Manchester City family are saddened to learn of the passing of former Academy player Jeremy Wisten. “We send our deepest condolences to his friends and family. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.” City defender Aymeric Laporte tweeted: “Horrible news… RIP young man.” Horrible news… RIP young man 💙🕊 — Aymeric Laporte (@Laporte) October 25, 2020 Meanwhile, former City winger Trevor Sinclair said: “RIP Jeremy Wisten. “As...
Famous birthdays for Sept. 19: Joan Lunden, Jeremy Irons

Famous birthdays for Sept. 19: Joan Lunden, Jeremy Irons

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Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Virgo. They include: Advertisement -- Businessman George Cadbury in 1839 -- Watergate prosecutor Leon Jaworski in 1905 -- U.S. Supreme Court Justice Lewis Powell in 1907 -- Austrian automobile designer Ferdinand Anton Ernst Porsche in 1909 -- British author William Golding in 1911 -- Actor/writer/host James Lipton in 1926 -- Actor Adam West in 1928 File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI -- Actor David McCallum in 1933 (age 87) -- Singer Bill Medley in 1940 (age 80) -- Singer Mama Cass Elliot in 1941 -- Singer Freda Payne in 1942 (age 78) -- Baseball Hall of Fame member Joe Morgan in 1943 (age 77) -- Singer/songwriter David Bromberg in...
The Grand Tour: Jeremy Clarkson show confronts climate change

The Grand Tour: Jeremy Clarkson show confronts climate change

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Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are heading off the road and into the water for their latest special - The Grand Tour presents Seamen.The trio are seen sailing along the Mekong river and through the treacherous conditions of monsoon season in Vietnam and Cambodia in the 90-minute film.As you can imagine, the first obstacle at the show's press launch is trying to get past the title."The Grand Tour presents Seamen," repeats Clarkson with added emphasis. "Which, at our age, is quite an achievement."The switch from seatbelts to sails is just one of several changes being made to The Grand Tour's format this time around. Here are seven other things to expect. 1. The live studio audience ...
Jeremy Kyle: ITV under fire after whistleblower leaks ‘humiliating’ footage

Jeremy Kyle: ITV under fire after whistleblower leaks ‘humiliating’ footage

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ITV has been accused of "corporate failure of responsibility" towards Jeremy Kyle Show participants, by MPs who were given behind-the-scenes footage from a whistleblower.The digital, culture, media and sport committee said the video showed how filming continued backstage and in dressing rooms, leaving "no safe space". Kyle, who presented the series for 14 years, used "provocative and sometimes abusive language" which could later be edited out of the show that went on air, MPs said. Image: Participant Steve Dymond died a week after filming an episode of the show Expert advisers said the footage showed that "humiliation, denigration and provocation" of participants had become "normalised".The Jeremy Kyle Show was axed earlier this year ...