Famed Egyptian actor dies at 70
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Dozens attended prayers and the burial of famed Egyptian actor Ezzat Abu Auf who died early Monday morning.
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Hollywood star Geoffrey Rush wins a record multimillion-dollar payout after an appeal by a Rupert Murdoch-owned newspaper against a defamation ruling was thrown out by an Australian court.
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Scottish movie legend Sean Connery, who shot to international stardom as the suave, sexy and sophisticated British agent James Bond and went on to grace the silver screen for four decades, has died aged 90.
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Denzel Washington has been named the Greatest Actor of the 21st Century (So Far), beating Isabelle Huppert and Daniel Day-Lewis into second and third place respectively.
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Dave Prowse, the former bodybuilder, who was best known for playing Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy, has died. "May the force be with him, always," said his agent Thomas Bowington.
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Actor Khazam Danmola commences work on new film
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Governor Babajide Sanwoolu has named LagosHOMS Igbogbo 2B in Igbogbo Baiyeku after the former Lagos Deputy Governor, Abiodun Ogunleye. At the event the Governor hands over a 3-bedroom flat to Veteran Actor, Lanre Hassan-Adeshina is popularly known as Iya Awero, free of charge.
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The US actor, a longtime admirer of Russian President Vladimir Putin, says he wants to crack down on businesses that harm the environment.
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"We do not want violence, we do not want Cubans to confront each other," says Cuban actor and playwright Yunior Garcia Aguilera, after the government rejected a request from the opposition to stage a protest on November 15, claiming the organizers are backed by the US and want to overthrow the regime.
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