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Hilary Swank Gets Mad At Materialistic Friends In HBO's 'Mary And Martha'

April 19th, 2013 1:30pm EDT
Mary and Martha
Oscar winner Hilary Swank ("Million Dollar Baby," "Boys Don't Cry") and Oscar nominee Brenda Blethyn ("Little Voice," "Secrets & Lies") star in HBO Films' "Mary and Martha," the story of two mothers who find a way to make a difference, one child at a time. Swank plays an American interior designer who takes her little boy on an extended trip to Africa; Blethyn is an English housewife whose own son heads to Africa as a volunteer. When malaria strikes, the lives of these very different women change forever. They forge a deep friendship and embark on an epic journey of self-discovery to Africa...
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50 Cent Locked Out In London

December 7th, 2008 2:00pm EST
50 Cent
Rapper 50 Cent was left red faced in London on Friday when he found himself locked out of his Rolls Royce.

50, who is in Britain filming a new movie with actress Brenda Blethyn, had to call on a member of his entourage to break into the posh car with a wire coat hanger.

To add insult to injury, the car was ticketed by a parking attendant.

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)
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Brenda Blethyn To Tie The Knot After 31 Year Relationship

June 14th, 2007 3:12pm EDT
Brenda Blethyn
Oscar nominated actress Brenda Blethyn is finally getting married to her partner Michael Mayhew, after dating for 31 years. The couple's decision is prompted by their ages and fear of time running out.

The Pride and Prejudice star, 61, says, "The reason is that you get to a certain age and you start thinking about what would happen if one of you were to pop your clogs. We seem to be even closer now than we've ever been. He's the great love of my life, without a doubt."

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)
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Celebrity Birthdays, February 20

February 20th, 2007 3:00am EST
Kurt Cobain
Happy Birthday to NBA star Stephon Marbury (1977), The Darkness drummer Ed Graham (1976), Backstreet Boy Brian Littrell (1975), late Nirvana singer Kurt Cobain (1967; d. 1994), supermodel Cindy Crawford (1966), vocal basketball star Charles Barkley (1963), "Frasier" star Kelsey Grammer (1955), socialite Patty Hearst (1954), English actor Anthony Stewart Head (1954), actress/model Jennifer O'Neill (1948), "Peter Pan" actress Sandy Duncan (1946), English actress Brenda Blethyn (1946), "The Fifth Element" actor Brion James (1945; d. 1999), film director Mike Leigh (1943), songwriter/artist Bu...
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Celebrity Birthdays, February 20

February 20th, 2006 3:00am EST
Kurt Cobain
Happy Birthday to NBA star Stephon Marbury (1977), The Darkness drummer Ed Graham (1976), Backstreet Boy Brian Littrell (1975), late Nirvana singer Kurt Cobain (1967; d. 1994), supermodel Cindy Crawford (1966), vocal basketball star Charles Barkley (1963), "Frasier" star Kelsey Grammer (1955), socialite Patty Hearst (1954), English actor Anthony Stewart Head (1954), actress/model Jennifer O'Neill (1948), "Peter Pan" actress Sandy Duncan (1946), English actress Brenda Blethyn (1946), "The Fifth Element" actor Brion James (1945; d. 1999), film director Mike Leigh (1943), songwriter/artist Bu...
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'Pride And Prejudice' Leads British Circle Awards

December 23rd, 2005 10:09am EST
Period drama Pride and Prejudice and thriller The Constant Gardener are leading the nominations at next year's London Film Critics' Circle Awards. The adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel has received eight nods, including Best British Actress for Keira Knightley.

The film has also been nominated for Best British Director for Joe Wright, Best British Newcomer for Wright and Matthew MacFadyen, Best British Actress In A Supporting Role for Rosamund Pike and Brenda Blethyn, Best British Actor In A Supporting Role for Tom Hollander, and the Attenborough Award For Film Of The Year.
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Upcoming Guests on 'The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson'

November 7th, 2005 9:20am EST
John Leguizamo
A list of guests for Nov. 7 through Nov. 16:

Monday, Nov. 7

Actor Hugh Laurie; modeling legend Twiggy; musical guest Patty Loveless

Tuesday, Nov. 8

Actress Brenda Blethyn; Egyptologist Kara Cooney; comedian John Roy

Wednesday, Nov. 9

Actor John Leguizamo; director Jim Sheridan; Musical guests My Morning Jacket

Thursday, Nov. 10

Actress Jennifer Love Hewitt (Ghost Whisperer); rapper/producer RZA

Friday, Nov. 11

Actor Doug Savant; actor/rapper Xzibit; musical guest Buddy Guy

Monday, Nov. 14

Actor Jim Belushi; musical guests Matisyahu

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