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Stars from around the world of music, film and beyond have paid tribute to Oscar-nominated director John Singleton, who has died aged 51.
Singleton, best known for 1991’s ‘Boyz N The Hood’ “passed away peacefully” after being removed from life support in Los Angeles, his family confirmed.
The filmmaker had been in intensive care following a stroke last week.
Picker, who served as the head of United Artists, Paramount and Columbia for more than half a century, died at home in New York at the weekend.
The movie boss introduced the Beatles to Hollywood with the films A Hard Day’s Night and Help! and kickstarted the film career of comic Steve Martin.
The news was announced on the official 007 Twitter account, which said: “Our thoughts are with her family and friends at this sad time.” In 1963, she was cast as the mistress of MI6 station boss Ali Kerim Bey in From Russia With Love.
Tania Mallet, a cousin of Dame Helen Mirren, starred alongside Sean Connery in the 1964 spy film.
The Blackpool-born actress had been working as a model when she was cast by producer Albert “Cubby” Broccoli – a world she ultimately returned to and prioritised over film.
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