WE all know actors and actress in Hollywood earn A LOT. But who earned the most in the last 12 months? The results may surprise you... Who are Forbes' highest paid actors in 2018? George Clooney – £185million Dwayne Johnson – £92million Robert Downey Jr – £61million Chris Hemsworth – £50 million Jackie Chan – £35 million Will Smith – £33 million Akshay Kumar – £31 million Adam Sandler – £31 million Chris Evans – £26 million Salman Khan – £26 million Who are Forbes' highest paid actresses in 2018? Scarlett Johansson – £31 million Angelina Jolie – £22 million Jennifer Aniston – £15 million Jennifer Lawrence – £14 million Reese Witherspoon – £13 million Mila Kunis – £12 million Julia Roberts – £10 million Cate Blanchett – £10 million Melissa McCarthy – £9 million Gal Gadot … [Read more...] about Who are Forbes’ highest paid actors and actresses in 2018 and how much did George Clooney make?
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THE former actress is most known for her ex husband, whose off-screen antics were as scandalous as those of his EastEnders character Dirty Den. But who is Jane Laurie, when did she marry Leslie Grantham and do they have any children? Here's what we know. Who is Leslie Grantham's estranged wife Jane Laurie? Jane Laurie was born in Australia in 1952. She comes from a wine-making family, and her father pioneered the wine-in-a-box boom of the 1980s. The 66-year-old is known for her roles in The Return of the Soldier, Foreign Body and The Agatha Christie Hour. Jane and Laurie met at a London stage school in 1977. Initially Jane had more success than Leslie, but she gave up acting when they had their first child and has kept almost entirely out of the public eye. LATEST IN TV NEWSshe said what? This Morning fans say Holly swore on TV - but here's what she actually said 'she has no idea!' Viewers slam Kelly Brook for criticising mums who miss work for kids 'OMG' Jeremy Kyle Show fans … [Read more...] about Who is Leslie Grantham’s ex-wife Jane Laurie, when did she marry the Dirty Den actor and do they have any children?
PADDY Kirk is well known amongst Emmerdale fans as the show's resident vet. But just who is the actor who plays him, Dominic Brunt? We have the lowdown... Who is Dominic Brunt? Dominic Adam Brunt, 48, was born April 15, 1970 and is a British actor and director. He is best known for his role in ITV's Emmerdale as vet Paddy Kirk. He landed the part in 1997, and his been playing him ever since. In his spare time Dominic is a self-confessed zombie obsessive and together with fellow Emmerdale actor Mark Charnock, who plays Marlon Dingle, organised Leeds' first zombie film festival in 2008. What else has Dominic been in? Dominic directed and starred in a zombie film called Before Dawn which was made in 2012. He also featured in the British movie Inbred (2011), playing the role of chainsaw welding Podge. Dominic has also appeared in: All Star Family Fortunes (2012) The Chase: Celebrity Special (2015) Big Star's Little Star (2015) All Star Mr & Mrs Christmas Special (2016) More on … [Read more...] about Who is Dominic Brunt, how old is the Emmerdale actor and how long has he played Paddy Kirk?
Last month we celebrated a host of Oscar winners and theatre legends who grew up in the region, like Sir Ian McKellen and Victoria Wood. The response from M.E.N readers? Even more great actors we’d failed to mention. So we thought we’d come up with another list of thespians from Greater Manchester, based on your suggestions. Albert Finney Salfordian Finney has had a glittering career on stage and screen. The 81-year-old, who grew up in Pendleton, started out as a theatre actor, making a name for himself in a host of Shakespeare plays. He then made the transition to film and television, and has won a BAFTA, Golden Globe, Emmy and Screen Actors Guild for his work. He’s been in some hugely popular movies, like Saturday Night, Sunday Morning, Erin Brockovich, The Bourne Ultimatum and Skyfall. Finney was born in the Charlestown area of Pendleton, and went to Salford Grammar School, before getting a place at prestigious acting school RADA in London. Ian McShane Another RADA … [Read more...] about More actors and actresses from Greater Manchester who made the big time
DEBRA Messing is the beautiful redhead who rose to fame on Will & Grace but she certainly isn't just a one-trick pony. The actress has had an amazing career to date, here is everything you need to know about her following the classic sitcom's return. Who is Debra Messing? Debra Messing was born in Brooklyn, New York on August 15, 1968, making her 49 years old. She is Jewish with Polish and Russian ancestry and grew up in Rhode Island with her family. Debra was accepted into the prestigious Graduate Acting Program at New York University's Tisch School of Arts in 1990 and earned a Master of Fine Arts degree. When did Debra first play Grace Adler in Will & Grace? After short stints in shows including NYPD Blue and sitcom Ned & Stacey, Debra won the role of Grace Adler in NBC's Will & Grace in 1998. Debra played the role of the neurotic interior designer for eight seasons until 2006 but after reuniting for a 10-minute Presidential election special in September 2016, NBC … [Read more...] about Who is Debra Messing? Grace Adler in Will & Grace and actress who appeared in Along Came Polly