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Originally posted 01/25/2013 02:25PM
Being diagnosed with terminal cancer has given actor and musician Wilko Johnson the desire to finally stop and smell the roses.
The Game of Thrones actor, 65, who is aware "death is upon me," tells U.K. Radio 4's Front Row that upon hearing the news of his condition, he left the doctor's office and oddly felt "an elation of spirit."
Says Johnson, "You're walking along and suddenly you're vividly alive. You're looking at the trees and the sky and everything, and it's just, 'Whoa. I am actually a miserable person.' I've spent most of my life moping in depressions and things, but this has all lifted."
Originally posted 01/10/2013 04:15PM
Wilko Johnson, the former guitarist for '70s band Dr. Feelgood and current actor on Game of Thrones, has terminal cancer, his manager has revealed.
"I am very sad to announce that Wilko has recently been diagnosed with terminal cancer of the pancreas. He has chosen not to receive any chemotherapy," his manager Robert Hoy wrote in a post on Johnson's Facebook page Wednesday.
"He is currently in good spirits, is not yet suffering any physical effects and can expect to enjoy at least another few months of reasonable health and activity."
Originally posted 09/25/2012 06:00AM
Winter is coming!
Game of Thrones stars Peter Dinklage and Richard Madden kicked off the Emmys with a work out in Beverly Hills on Sunday morning.
Hours before the big awards show, the pair, who play prominent members of dueling families on HBO's hit fantasy drama, were spotted at the fitness center at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills.
Dinklage, who earned a nomination for his role as Tyrion Lannister, jogged on the treadmill as Madden, who plays King in the North Robb Stark lifted weights.
"Richard was really working up a sweat!" an onlooker tells PEOPLE.
While Dinklage didn't take home an award, Game of Thrones did win Emmys for outstanding sound editing for a series, outstanding sound mixing for a comedy or drama series, outstanding special visual effects, outstanding art direction for a single-camera series, outstanding costumes for a series and outstanding makeup (non-prosthetic) for a single-camera series.
Originally posted 09/22/2012 04:30PM
Only the accountants at Ernst & Young – the official vote-counters for the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences – know who will take home an Emmy during Sunday's ceremony.
Until then it's anyone's guess. But we can tell you which Emmy nominees are getting the most buzz among 170.89 million Facebook users in the U.S.
Based on the number of "Likes" and the number of mentions on the social networking site, it seems Sofia Vergara is a fan favorite. The Modern Family star leads over Kristen Wiig, Mayim Bialik, Julie Bowen, Merritt Wever and Kathryn Joosten for the supporting comedy actress category.
Originally posted 08/27/2012 10:15AM
Have Game of Thrones costars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie taken their blossoming love story south of the wall?
The pair enjoyed a dinner date at London's Rossopomodoro restaurant earlier this month, and engaged in a little PDA at the table, according to TMZ.com.
Seems the couple's on-screen chemistry, as Jon Snow and Ygritte, may have spilled over into real life.
Originally posted 07/25/2012 08:00PM
Lena Headey is single again.
The actress, who plays the villainous queen Cersei Lannister in HBO's Game of Thrones, filed for divorce from musician Peter Loughran on July 20, according to court documents filed in L.A. Superior County Court.
Headey, 38, cites irreconcilable differences as the reason for the split.
Originally posted 07/19/2012 09:20AM
The men are still mad, breaking is still bad – and announcer Jimmy Kimmel isn't ashamed to let you see him in his pajamas. So it went as the 64th annual Primetime Emmy nominations were revealed early Thursday morning.
When the dust settled, not only was Kimmel himself nominated for hosting Jimmy Kimmel Live, but Mad Men and American Horror Story led the pack – with 17 nominations each.
The race is also on between top dramatic series lead actor contenders Jon Hamm, for Mad Men, and Bryan Cranston, for Breaking Bad – while both of their shows are also in the running for best dramatic series, along with Boardwalk Empire, Downton Abbey, Game of Thrones and Homeland.
The other actor nominees are Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey); Steve Buscemi (Boardwalk Empire); Michael C. Hall (Dexter); and Damian Lewis (Homeland).
Originally posted 06/14/2012 10:15AM
George W. Bush was once head of state. Today, he may be more concerned with the state of his head.
HBO has apologized for gruesomely disrespecting the former president by putting the likeness of his head on a stake in the network's fantasy hit Game of Thrones – in a scene that the producers joke about in the commentary track on the DVD. (Watch on io9.com.)
"We were deeply dismayed to see this and find it unacceptable, disrespectful and in very bad taste," HBO said in a statement.
Originally posted 06/04/2012 04:00PM
The season 2 finale of HBO's Game of Thrones was packed with dirty, bloody, twists, turns and cliffhangers.
If you haven't yet watched the action-packed season ender and don't want it spoiled, stop reading. Otherwise, here are the biggest moments from a show full of big moments – tell us which one was your favorite.
Originally posted 06/01/2012 07:00PM
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