Sunday, 24 March 2013

Sunday Eye Candy : Tom Rosenthal

Well Sunday with a hungover isn’t that unusual but always nice to see Tom Rosenthal on TV, so thought I would share him with you all.

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Rosenthal was born in Hammersmith, London, the son of Christine "Chrissy" (Smith), a former Newsnight producer, and Jim Rosenthal, a television sports presenter. One of his paternal great-grandfathers was German-born physician and writer Oscar Levy. Tom Rosenthal is of Jewish heritage on his father's side. In 2011, he stated, "I get called a Jewish comedian and I'm totally fine with that, but I can't really inform either of the performances I've done this year with a Jewish background. But I have learnt a lot about the culture and it has given me great pride to do so. It is an amazing culture to learn about."

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After attending Reading Blue Coat School, he studied philosophy at King's College London and has done voice-over work for Comedy Central and other clients in the film and television industry. In 2011, he was cast as one of the main characters in the Channel 4 sitcom, Friday Night Dinner, along with Simon Bird.

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He is an avid Arsenal F.C. fan and has appeared on Playback Media podcast "Footballistically Arsenal" alongside Boyd Hilton, Jack Whitehall and Dan Baldwin, in which Rosenthal spoke about smoking a discarded cigarette in the Nou Camp. He often eats and discusses food while appearing on the podcast.

He is a fanatical collector of vintage Subbuteo figures, and was once UK Under 14s champion of the game four years running.   Rosenthal has been diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder.

You can follow him on Twitter https://twitter.com/rosentweets He is rather funny and amusing, well he is a great comedian so that does make sense.

Thursday, 3 January 2013

Tom Wisdom, from 300 to Romeo and Juliet

On television, he played Tom Ferguson in the long-running soap Coronation Street (1999–2000), Ivor Claire in the Evelyn Waugh adaptation Sword of Honour (2001), Stephen Clarke in the thriller Suspicion (2003) and Marco Bailey in Sky One's airline drama Mile High (2003–2004).

Other television work includes Harry Enfield's Brand Spanking New Show, Children of the New Forest, Wycliffe and Blackhearts in Battersea. In early 2010 Tom starred in an episode of Agatha Christie's Poirot. Wisdom's theatre roles include Stanhope in Journey's End (UK tour, 2005) and Guy Bennett in Julian Mitchell's Another Country (Arts Theatre, 2000).

Wisdom created the role of Steven Carter in Patrick Wilde's play What's Wrong With Angry? in 1994.

His films include The Boat That Rocked which was released in the UK on 1 April 2009, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 which was released on August 8, 2008 (US), and Fire and Ice, which was released in Romania in September 2008 and in the US in November 2008 on the Sci-Fi channel.

He will also be appearing in the 2013 film Romeo and Juliet alongside other hot actors like Christian Cooke.

Tuesday, 1 January 2013

Charlie Cox, hot little fuzzball

Charlie Thomas Cox is an English actor best known for his starring role as Tristan Thorn in Stardust and more recently for his supporting role in the second and third seasons of HBO's Boardwalk Empire

British actor Charlie Cox’s first leading role was as Tristan Thorne in the 2007 film Stardust. He is now at the centre of an explosive storyline as Owen Slater in the Sky Atlantic Prohibition drama Boardwalk Empire.

Cox, the youngest of five children, was born in London, England, and brought up in East Sussex. He is the son of Patricia C. A. "Trisha" (née Harley) and Andrew Frederick Seaforth Cox, who is a publisher. His paternal ancestors include Sir Andrew Agnew, 7th Baronet, Royal Navy captain Frederick Lewis Maitland, James Ogilvy, 4th Earl of Findlater, Sir David Carnegie, 4th Baronet, and a Colonial Governor of New York, Andrew Elliot.He was brought up as a Roman Catholic.

Wednesday, 26 December 2012

David Witts, just gets hotter

David was born on the 30th June 1991 and originally hails from Essex.

For many years he trained with the National Youth Music Theatre and the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain.

Height - 5ft 11"

Weight - 13 Stone

Eye Colour - Hazel

Hair Colour - Dark Brown

David works out at the gym five times a week with Britain’s No.1 body builder!


 

After a brief stint of bar work, David has appeared in numerous theatre productions, including Wild Boys,

The Wizard of Oz, and playing true to form as the Prince in a production of Snow White.

Wednesday, 4 July 2012

Big Brother's Arron Lowe

Channel 5’s Big Brother seems to be pulling in the viewers at the moment, lots of Hot guys on there, one that catches everyones eye is Arron Lowe

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23-year-old Arron is a model and Mixed Martial Arts fighter. He is currently taking time off from competing to concentrate on modelling for the likes of Abercrombie & Fitch and Hollister.

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Arron’s looking to return to M.M.A after Big Brother. He’s mainly in it for the “glory” and loves being the centre of attention, “thousands of people watching the fight, coming out with your hand in the air… like being famous”.

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He confesses that once he’s had a couple of drinks he always takes his top off in clubs, lifting up his shirt and showing off his abs. Currently single Arron’s  not looking for anything new, “I’m a sucker for love; I fall in love like a big girl”. His strategy for winning Big Brother includes being a leader, getting others to like him and then playing them off against each other.

 

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Tuesday, 3 July 2012

David Witts was nervous about EastEnders kiss

'EastEnders' newcomer David Witts was so nervous about kissing co-star Hetti Bywater he ate a packet of extra strong mints first.

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David's character Joey Branning enjoyed a snog with Lucy Beale (Hetti) after saving her from his threatening father Derek and although he really enjoys working with the 17-year-old actress, David admitted the on screen clinch left him panicked.

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He explained to The Sun newspaper: ''Everyone says you must love the kissing scenes but it is hard work. It's just part and parcel of the job and you'd be a bit of a twit if you got a cheap thrill out of it.

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''I will admit I keep Trebor Extra Strong mints on me just in case. I always have mints before a kissing scene, it's only polite, you don't want people saying bad things about you.

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''Hetti is great. She's a very talented actress. She's only 17 but she's acting well beyond her years. It's been a real pleasure, she is great to work with.''  Along with kissing Lucy, Joey also punched his father Derek (Terence Beesley) upon arrival in Albert Square and David had reservations about filming the scene.  He said: ''I was absolutely bricking it when I came to my first scene. Luckily I didn't actually hit him. But I really went for it. With scenes like that you've got to be 'in' the scene because if you're not it's going to look a bit fake.''

Monday, 2 July 2012

Alex Pettyfer admits he went overboard when training for stripper movie Magic Mike

When he was cast as a stripper in new film Magic Mike, Alex Pettyfer decided to beef up.   But it appears the young Englishman went a bit too overboard with his training with producers telling him he was too big.  In a new interview with Men's Health UK, the Stormbreaker star revealed he put on 27lbs (12kg) after hitting the gym, but was told to lose some of it to play novice stripper Adam.

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The 22-year-old tells the new issue of Men's Health UK magazine: 'I put on a bit of weight for this film. I started off at 169lb (77kg) and went up to 196lb (88kg).   'They told me I was too big, so in the end I had to take it back down to 185lb (84kg).'  

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With Magic Mike being filmed last autumn, Alex hasn't had to worry about  his beefed physique and admitted he is now taking a break after such intensive training.

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He said: 'When you eat and train as a sportsman I found it very enjoyable.

'But at the same time, it was hard, particularly at the start and I still remember not wanting to be in the gym. That’s why I don’t want to train at the moment.'

Despite being only 22, Alex has already started his own production company and is hoping to become a film director.

He explained: 'I’m very ambitious. I live in reality but I have dreams I want to fulfil – I want to be a director, and I’ve already started my own production company. But I also have a measure of success that I keep to myself. It’s something very personal to me.'

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When looking for inspiration when making life decisions, Alex admits his father Richard and the late Paul Newman are his idols.

He said: 'My dad’s one of my biggest heroes. I also think Paul Newman’s an inspiration. I know a lot of people say that, but I love that he’s a great role model and a humanitarian. I admire people who don’t necessarily want to change the world, but try to make it a better environment.'

Read the full Alex Pettyfer interview in the Men's Health August issue – on sale Monday 2 July.

Sunday, 9 October 2011

Tony Discipline aka Tyler Moon in Eastenders

Tyler is one of those cheeky chappies who you can't help but like. He’s a confident geezer who's set to be a sure fire hit with the ladies and a popular fixture in the Queen Vic but will his testosterone fuelled swagger rub Walford’s lads up the wrong way? Time will tell…

This naughty bloke loves a good barney and will take on any challenge going. But beware, Tyler has a very short fuse and cause a ruckus at the drop of a hat. He’s a newbie in the boxing ring, and is pleased as ‘punch’ to be following in his old man, Eddie’s, footsteps.

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Tyler works for the family business and him and his dad are as close as father and son can be but of all of the Moon clan, it’s Anthony that Tyler dotes on the most. There's simply nothing in the world that he wouldn't do for his big brother.

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Discipline has had only one major role to date, Tyler Moon. The character of Tyler was announced on 10 May 2011, along with Tyler's brother Anthony, and made his first appearance on 27 June 2011.

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Discipline heard about the part in November 2010 from his agent, so decided to audition and returned two weeks later for a workshop. At the workshop, there were six actors shortlisted to play Tyler and six shortlisted to play Anthony. The actors were paired off, and Discipline was paired with Lapinskas. A month later, Discipline attended a screen test, and after a further screen test, he found out he had got the part

Saturday, 11 June 2011

Kurtis Stacey, Emmerdale is staying hot!

Emmerdale newcomer Kurtis Stacey has hinted that fans will see a different side to his character Alex Moss if he ever begins a serious relationship.

Stacey joined the Yorkshire drama earlier this year as a new farmhand at the Butlers.

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Since his arrival in the village Alex has developed a reputation as a womaniser by seducing both Hannah Barton and Victoria Sugden.

Speaking at the British Soap Awards, Stacey told Digital Spy: "I'm not sure if I can tell you who's next, but she's a bit of a naughty girl, I'll let you know that - she's a bit of a naughty one!

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"And I'm not too sure, it could be anyone with Alex. Alex is just waiting for the next woman or girl, whoever turns up, he's after them."

Asked if he could ever see his character becoming a one-woman man, Kurtis said: "I hope so, I hope he does.

"I think Alex has got it in him but he's got to meet the right woman. He's got to meet a woman that's got a backbone, a woman that can sort him out."

He added: "If he's in a relationship, maybe he'll be different.

From ITV<br /><br />STRICT EMBARGO -TV Listings Magazines Tuesday 21 June  2011, Newspapers and other media including ANY websites Saturday 25 June 2011<br /><br />Emmerdale - 5960<br /><br />Thursday 30 June  2011 at 8pm<br /><br />Amy Wyatt [CHELSEA HALFPENNY] flirts with Alex Moss [KURTIS STACEY] Ð heÕs in his towel.  SheÕs tries to kiss him and he knocks her back<br /><br />Picture contact: david.crook@itv.com on 0161 952 6214<br /><br />Photographer - Joseph Scanlon<br /><br />This photograph is (C) ITV Plc and can only be reproduced for editorial purposes directly in connection with the programme or event mentioned above, or ITV plc. Once made available by ITV plc Picture Desk, this photograph can be reproduced once only up until the transmission [TX] date and no reproduction fee will be charged. Any subsequent usage may incur a fee. This photograph must not be manipulated [excluding basic cropping] in a manner which alters the visual appearance of the person photographed deemed detrimental or inappropriate by ITV plc Picture Desk. This photograph must not be syndicated to any other company, publication or website, or permanently archived, without the express written permission of ITV Plc Picture Desk. Full Terms and conditions are available on the website www.itvpictures.com<br />

"You'll have to see him in a relationship and then you'll know he's not a bad guy, he's a good guy."

Thursday, 31 March 2011

Jonathan Bailey, from IT to Campus

Jonathan Bailey is an English Actor. He was born on 25th April 1988, in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom.

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Currently shooting Campus (TV series) - Comedy for channel 4, which airs on 5th April 2011.

Campus photographed by John Wright

Campus is a brand new comedy set in the hotbed of academic mediocrity that is Kirke University. At its helm is the stubby, mercurial Vice Chancellor Jonty de Wolfe, who wants nothing more than to drench Kirke in the juices of his own greatness.

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Sunday, 20 March 2011

Alex Reid 'finds new girlfriend'

Alex Reid has reportedly found himself a new girlfriend following his split from Katie Price.

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The Celebrity Big Brother winner allegedly met with Kat Gellin for drinks at the Three Crowns pub in Piccadilly before watching Drowning on Dry Land in London's West End on Thursday.

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They then moved on to the Joe Allen American restaurant to enjoy a romantic meal together before kissing goodbye at midnight.

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An onlooker told the News of the World: "There was a great deal of chemistry between them. They couldn't stop looking at each other and there was a lot of flirting going on."

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Reid had been reported to be angry over Price's new relationship with model Leandro Penna.

Friday, 18 March 2011

Matt Smith, The 5th Doctor, sort of hot ?

Matthew Robert Smith (born 28 October 1982) is an English stage and television actor. An aspiring youth footballer, a back injury ended his time in the sport and he became an actor in 2003. His first performance was in Murder in the Cathedral as part of the National Youth Theatre. He also starred in Fresh Kills and alongside Christian Slater in the stage adaptation of Swimming with Sharks.

Smith's first television role came in 2006, as Jim Taylor in the BBC adaptations of Phillip Pullman's The Ruby in the Smoke and The Shadow in the North. His first major role in television came in 2007, as Danny in the BBC series Party Animals, and his first West End theatre role came in the same year in Swimming with Sharks, followed a year later by a critically acclaimed performance as Henry in That Face.

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In January 2009, Smith was cast to play the eleventh incarnation of the Doctor in the famous British television series Doctor Who, first appearing in part two of The End of Time which aired on 1 January 2010. Smith is now the youngest person to play the Doctor, ahead of Peter Davison, who was 29 when he was cast in the role of the fifth Doctor.

Thursday, 17 March 2011

Chris Fountain: 'Tommy isn't a bad boy'

Chris Fountain has insisted that his Coronation Street character Tommy Duckworth will not be a villain.

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The former Hollyoaks actor was cast in the part late last year, following in the footsteps of Darryl Edwards and Joseph Aston, who portrayed the younger versions of the character.

As Tommy's father is bad boy Terry Duckworth, fans have speculated over whether the Weatherfield returnee could take after his dad.

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However, in an interview with Soaplife, Fountain explained: "He is the son of Terry Duckworth but I don't think he's going to be as bad a character.

"He's more of a loveable rogue. He could be seen as quite smug and arrogant, but he's very charming. A real Jack the lad probably describes him best."

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The star also confirmed reports that Tommy has an eye for the ladies, but added: "He doesn't make a good start. He tries it on with Sophie then with Sian. Later he sees them together and realises they're lesbians. But it's Tina who catches his eye."

Fountain makes his Coronation Street debut on March 28.

Wednesday, 16 March 2011

Ed Westwick, the talk of the Chalet!

Quick review of Chalet, featuring the lovely Ed Westwick.

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Pretty tomboy Kim Matthews 19, used to be a champion skateboarder - but now she's stuck in a dead end job trying to support her Dad.

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Opportunity comes knocking in the form of a catering job in the one of the most exclusive chalets in the Alps.

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At first, Kim's baffled by this bizarre new world of posh people, champagne and skiing - but then she discovers snowboarding, and the chance to win some much-needed prize money at the big end-of-season competition. But before she can become a champion again, Kim's going to have to dig deep to overcome her fears. Hard enough, without the complicating factor of Jonny, her handsome - though spoken for - boss...