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Hal Holbrook To Be Honoured For Dedication To Twain

Into The Wild star Hal Holbrook is to become the first recipient of the Mark Twain Lifetime Achievement Award for his efforts to boost awareness of the literary icon's work.The actor, who has starred in...

Daniel Day Lewis Gets Into Character As Abe Lincoln

Fans have finally got their first look at Daniel Day Lewis as legendary American President Abraham Lincoln, with one intrepid college student snapping the actor while he sipped tea at a local restaurant in Richmond,...

Movie Reviews Water For Elephants

Sara Gruen's novel Water for Elephants has managed to maintain a foothold on one New York Times best seller list or another for more than three years. Even now, the novel, set in a 1930s...

Reese Witherspoon Is 'Consolation Prize' At Premiere

Reese Witherspoon admitted she was a "consolation prize" for fans who wanted to see Robert Pattinson at the world premiere of 'Water for Elephants' last night (17.04.11).The Oscar-winning actress stars alongside the 'Twilight' actor in...

Holbrook Honours Twain On 175th Birthday

HAL HOLBROOK marked the 175th anniversary of MARK TWAIN's birthday with a special performance of his one-man play dedicated to the legendary writer.The veteran actor took to the stage at the Clemens Center in Elmira,...

Holbrook Credits Real-life Adventures For Into The Wild Success

Veteran actor HAL HOLBROOK credits his own sailing adventures for his Oscar nomination - because they helped him understand his character in INTO THE WILD and real-life wilderness man CHRIS MCCANDLESS. Holbrook, 83, became the...

Stars Aim For Age Records At The Oscars

RUBY DEE, HAL HOLBROOK and ELLEN PAGE will set new age records if they win gold at the Oscars next month (Feb08). All three have been nominated for best acting and supporting roles. If Dee...

Holbrook: 'Into The Wild Reminded Me Of My Son'

Veteran actor HAL HOLBROOK jumped at the chance to star in recent movie INTO THE WILD - because the story about the life of a tragic adventurer reminded him of his own son's experiences. Into...

Holbrook Surprised Penn Remembered Him 26 Years Later

Veteran actor HAL HOLBROOK was amazed when SEAN PENN cast him in his recent movie INTO THE WILD, because he hadn't heard from the actor-turned-director since they co-starred in a 1981 TV movie. Holbrook and...

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