• James Gandolfini, star of The Sopranos, dies in Italy aged 51

    James Gandolfini, the American actor best known for his role on The Sopranos, has died at the age of 51. It is being reported that he suffered a heart attack while on holiday in Rome. He had been scheduled to take part in the Taormina Film Festival in Sicily. "It is with immense sorrow that we report our client James Gandolfini passed away today while on holiday in Rome," his managers Mark Armstrong and Nancy Sanders said on Wednesday evening.   CLICK ON PHOTOS TO SEE FULL GALLERY "Our hearts are shattered and we will miss him deeply." HBO, the network behind The

  • Britain & Ireland's Next Top Model 2013: meet the contestants

    Elle Macpherson, Dannii Minogue and Tyson Beckford are back for the ninth series of Britain & Ireland's Next Top Model, the show that promises beautiful photoshoots as well as tantrums and catfights. The judges have scouted the nation and cherry-picked the final 14 girls they think could make it as Britain and Ireland's Next Top Model - click on the photo below to read about each of the wannabe models. After a dramatic and competitive boot camp, the fortunate 14 will move into the incredible model house and begin their challenges. Among the group are a model who

  • Soprano star James Gandolfini's best quotes

    James Gandolfini was best known for his role as the complex mafia boss Tony Soprano in the smash hit HBO series The Sopranos, but off screen he was described as a “gentle giant” and a “genius”. The New Jersey-born actor became a second-time father just last year, when his wife, former model Deborah Lin, gave birth to their daughter Liliana. He also leaves a teenage son, Michael, with his ex-wife Marcy Wudarski.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY HELLO! Online has picked five of the Emmy-winning star’s best quotes: On acting: "It is an odd way to make a living. Putting

  • Former Hollyoaks star Jamie Lomas joins EastEnders

    Former Hollyoaks star Jamie Lomas, who is married to Coronation Street actress Kym Lomas, is joining EastEnders. The actor, who has a two-year old daughter with former Hear'say singer Kym, will arrive in Walford as Jake Stone, a womaniser and recovering alcoholic. His character be seen on screen from September. "I'm over the moon to be joining the cast of EastEnders," said Jamie. "I have admired the show for many years and I can't wait to start working with such a strong cast of actors." "Jake Stone is a great character to play and I'm really looking forward to