Celebrities

20 Celebrities You Probably Didn’t Know Have Ph.D.s

Getting a Ph.D. – a Doctor of Philosophy university degree – is not easy, and it’s even less easy when you’re also carving a career in the entertainment or sporting world. But somehow, these 20 celebrities found the time to not only hone great talents, but also rise to the top of their academic field. …

By Sarah Jones
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Celebrities

These Are The Inside Facts About Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie’s Divorce

Undoubtedly Hollywood’s most popular power couple, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie seemed like the perfect pairing. But, behind closed doors, their marriage was crumbling away, resulting in a shocking separation last year. While the dust still settles on Brangelina’s mysterious break-up, these facts show what really drove them apart. First meeting on the set of …

By Chris Shackleton
Film

20 Behind-The-Scenes Secrets From Saving Private Ryan That Spielberg Wouldn’t Reveal

Steven Spielberg’s Saving Private Ryan lingers in the memory long after the closing credits have rolled. Its violence and realism make it a rarity among war movies, and that’s part of the reason why it’s so well-regarded as a piece of art. However, making it wasn’t easy, as these 20 little-known behind-the-scenes stories reveal… 20. …

By Sarah Jones
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Pop Culture

20 Patrick Stewart Facts That’ll Just Make You Love Him Even More

Famed for his booming voice and authoritative screen presence, Patrick Stewart is one of England’s most respected actors. After cutting his teeth as a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company, Stewart found stardom through his role as Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: The Next Generation. Meanwhile, his portrayal of Charles Xavier in the X-Men film …

By Chris Shackleton
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Film

20 Actors Who Have Serious Martial Arts Skills In Real Life

On the big screen, it can be tough to differentiate between meticulous choreography and actual talent. And action movies in particular are notorious for blurring these lines, with actors seemingly good at fighting on-screen, but not off it. Of course, exceptions like Chuck Norris and Steven Seagal have been successful in bringing their real life …

By William Boyd