Articles Tagged 'Joan Collins'

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John Hurt and Kristin Scott Thomas Top the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List

Our congratulations go to two of the U.K.’s most beloved acting luminaries, as John Hurt and Kristin Scott Thomas have been made a knight and a dame respectively in the Queen’s 2015 New Year’s Honours List. A twice-yearly tradition, the Queen’s honors are handed out at the beginning and halfway points of the year (the latter being known […]

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RIP Kate O’Mara: Five Of Her Best Moments

The sad news came in over the weekend that Kate O’Mara—the actress Doctor Who fans know as the Rani, and Dynasty fans remember as Caress Morrell—has died, after suffering from a short illness. Her screen career, which began in the early 1960s saw her play a huge variety of roles, but she was most often […]

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Joan Collins Repeats The Ellen Oscars Selfie For Britain

See this picture? You may as well get used to it because scenes like these, where a bunch of celebrities cramfacedly squish together in front of a smartphone screen are going to be a red carpet staple for the rest of the year. It’s all Ellen Degeneres’s fault. After her selfie stunt at the Academy […]

The World According to Joan photocall – London

Joan Collins Turns 80 Today

Happy Birthday, Joan Collins!  The London-born actress turns 80 today (May 23). Collins first became known as an actress and pin-up girl in England in the early 1950s. She made the move to Hollywood in 1955, when 20th Century Fox signed her as a rival to MGM’s Elizabeth Taylor. She scored her biggest success, however, on the TV screen, […]

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10 British Actors Who’ve Appeared On ‘Star Trek’

The Star Trek universe is very big and very inclusive. People from all Earth nationalities and extra-terrestrial races mix freely within the crew of the Enterprise, and that means a huge variety of onboard accents. Sometimes this can result in employment prospects for some of Britain’s finest thespian talent, although the show’s most notably British […]

Today’s UK Twitter Trends (March 23): Elizabeth Taylor

Several topics related to the actress Elizabeth Taylor were trending today in the UK, as they were in the U.S. Taylor died in Los Angeles this morning of congestive heart failure. Among the trending terms related to the 79-year-old movie star were RIP Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and Cleopatra. Taylor was born in London in […]

Sisters Joan and Jackie Collins Gab It Up with Piers Morgan

Piers Morgan Tonight became the epicenter of an all-out seismic diva event this weekend when the British journalist invited actress Joan Collins and her novelist sister Jackie on his show Saturday night (March 5). It was the first-ever joint interview for the pair. Ms. Joan brought out the proper glam in a glittering gold top, […]

The Tellyvangelist: Nov. 8-14

In this week's Tellyvangelist – your weekly guide to all that's British on U.S. TV – veteran actor Daniel Gerroll takes on a couple of wives, indulge in ABC Family's Harry Potter marathon, and catch an old favorite starring Hugh Grant. All times are in EST and are subject to change. Monday, November 8 Famed […]

Roundup: Justin Bieber Hearts ‘The Inbetweeners’

One cannot ignore the force that is Bieber fever, am I right? The Canadian popstar's face is everywhere, ALL.THE.TIME! Well, get this. It seems that the baby-faced teen wants a part on the BBC America comedy, The Inbetweeners. SAY WHAT??? The Mirror reports that Justin Bieber is a massive fan of the BAFTA award-winning show […]

Lily Allen Gets OWNED! By Joan Collins

Footballers Wive$ star Joan Collins met Lily Allen, who went in to kiss the 71-year-old TV legend. Collins demurred, “I don’t kiss people I don’t know.” Fabulous!(The Sun) Now Susan Boyle‘s feet are undergoing scrutiny by the British press. (Mirror) The Mirror has two vintage Susan Boyle videos from 1984. Susan is cruisin’ for a […]

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