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Joan Plowright Retires From Acting

Veteran actress Dame Joan Plowright has retired from acting after losing her sight.The Tea with Mussolini star, widow of acting legend Laurence Olivier, has decided to end her career after more than 60 years on...

Dame Maggie: 'I'm Typecast As An Old Bag'

Veteran actress DAME MAGGIE SMITH hates the way she is typecast because of her age, as she only gets offered parts playing "old bags". The 72-year-old HARRY POTTER star claims she doesn't receive film scripts...

Olivier Had 'Demons', Says Widow Answering Gay Question

SIR LAURENCE OLIVIER's widow DAME JOAN PLOWRIGHT dodged a question about the late actor's rumoured homosexual affairs yesterday (27AUG06) by simply recalling he had "demons". Plowright was asked on BBC Radio 4's DESERT ISLAND DISCS...

Olivier's Son Attacks Homosexuality Claims

The eldest son of late acting legend LAWRENCE OLIVIER is planning to perform a speech attacking a new book about his father. TARQUIN OLIVIER, 68, is furious over authorised biographer TERRY COLEMAN'S claims Lord...

Tomei Still Upset Over Oscar Embarrassment

MARISA TOMEI is still bitter about the controversy that tarnished her Best Supporting Actress ACADEMY AWARD win in 1992, when it was rumoured her name was read out by mistake. The actress shocked Hollywood...

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