During her visit to 'The Colbert Report' (weeknights, 11:30PM ET on COM), she and the host focused on the film, debating Shakespearean English versus modern-day English. Colbert said he preferred the latter: "Don't say 'zoons,' say 'holy s---!'"
Taymor countered that actually, "the word 'f---' is an Elizabethan word." Colbert joked, "So, it's kinda classy?!" Then the director experienced yet more technical difficulties, this time with her mic. Is she cursed?
And so, the venerable Doctor and his new assistant Martha Jones arrived in London in the year 1599 to pay a visit to the Globe Theatre, where they would meet none other than Mr William Shakespeare.
Of course, this was not the first time our hero had met The Bard, but it was certainly one of the most memorable.
Sometimes I wonder if what we remember a deceased actor for is the thing that actor would want to be remembered for the most.
British actor Ian Richardson played corrupt politician Francis Urquhart in three mini-series: House of Cards, To Play The King, and The Final Cut, and had a long career starring in such movies as Brazil, The Winslow Boy, Dark City, As You Like It, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Canterbuy Tales, and The Fourth Protocol, but TV audiences might know him best as the guy who pulls up in the limo and asks "Do you have any Grey Poupon?"
Richardson was also an acclaimed stage actor and appeared on other TV shows, including the miniseries Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, Ike, and the series Highlander. He died in England on Friday.
She said yes.
Former Party of Five actress Neve Campbell is engaged to British actor John Light, according to People magazine. Light starred in the Showtime film The Lion in Winter and in the HBO series Band of Brothers. Campbell was previously married to Canadian actor Jeff Colt, they divorced in 1997 after 2 1/2 years of marriage.
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