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Hugh Jackman Serenades Amanda Seyfried in N.Y.C. | Amanda Seyfried, Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman Serenades Amanda Seyfried in N.Y.C.

Originally posted 12/05/2012 03:30PM

Following a Sunday night screening of Les Miserables, the cast and crew dined at Porter House New York.

Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Russell Crowe and Sacha Baron Cohen were all on hand to celebrate the film.

Anna Wintour, Michael Kors, Joan Collins and Tony Danza were also there to enjoy passed items from Chef Michael Lomonaco including roasted sliced filet mignon with cabernet and shallot sauce, porcini mushroom ravioli with white truffle cream and bite-sized desserts including New York state apple pie, cream puffs and mini ice cream sandwiches.

But the most delicious part of the evening was when Jackman – accompanied by a pianist – serenaded Seyfried with "Happy Birthday" while she stood on top of the grand piano bench in the center of the dining room.

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Lady Gaga Pledges $1 Million to Sandy Relief Efforts | Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga, Ben Stiller & Other Stars Donate to Sandy Relief Efforts

Originally posted 11/07/2012 01:10PM

Stars are stepping up to help with relief efforts after Superstorm Sandy ravaged the East Coast.

Lady Gaga announced on her website she would pledge $1 million to New York and American Red Cross for Superstorm Sandy relief.

"If it wasn't for NYC: the Lower East Side, Harlem, the Bronx and Brooklyn, I would not be the woman or artist that I am today," she wrote. "New York is relentless ambition, a drive to succeed, a place where there is a natural pursuit of diversity through compassion."

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PHOTO: Do You Recognize Russell Crowe? | Russell Crowe

Do You Recognize Russell Crowe?

Originally posted 10/24/2012 01:10PM

Who's that man with the long beard and grey hair? Could it really be strapping Australian Russell Crowe?

Yep! The actor's newly disheveled appearance might make it seem like he's fallen on hard times, but Crowe is just getting seriously into character for an epic role as Noah – as in the Old Testament figure with the ark.

The star, 48, was spotted on the New York set of the Biblical saga Noah on Tuesday. His new look is a far cry from other parts such as his clean-shaven role in Cinderella Man and even his sexy scruff in Gladiator.

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Have Russell Crowe and Danielle Spencer Split? | Russell Crowe

Russell Crowe and Danielle Spencer Split: Report

Originally posted 10/14/2012 02:00PM

More than 20 years after the couple met playing lovers in the 1990 movie The Crossing, Russell Crowe and Danielle Spencer may not have their Hollywood happy ending after all.

Married in April 2003, the New Zealand-born Oscar winner, 48, and his Aussie musician wife, 43, are reportedly no longer together, according to the Sydney Morning Herald. Crowe's rep has not responded to PEOPLE's request for comment.

The couple's apparent split comes after rumors of a rocky romance swirled over the summer.

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Russell Crowe Gets Lift from Coast Guard After 'Grand Adventure' Kayaking | Russell Crowe

Russell Crowe Gets a Lift from Coast Guard After Getting Lost Kayaking

Originally posted 09/03/2012 09:15AM

It could have been the scene out of one of his movies.

Russell Crowe got some help from the U.S. Coast Guard late Saturday night during a kayaking trip gone wrong off of New York's Long Island.

The actor, who is in the area filming the new Darren Aronofsky movie, Noah, launched from Cold Spring Harbor Saturday afternoon, U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer Robert Swieciki told the Associated Press. When it got dark, he and his friend apparently got lost but managed to make their way to shore, beaching their kayaks in Huntington Bay.

They were nearly 10 miles east from where they had set out.

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Hear Anne Hathaway Sing in Les Misérables | Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway Sings in Les Misérables

Originally posted 05/30/2012 09:20AM

As the ill-fated Fantine in Les Misérables, Anne Hathaway has a keen distinction: She delivers the long-running stage show's first-act lament "I Dreamed a Dream" in the upcoming, all-star movie version, whose trailer has just been released (see below, and turn up the volume).

From the sound of it, the actress and former Oscar host, 29, boasts an impressive set of pipes, and the number, which has been known to bring a tear to theater audiences, sounds as haunting as ever.

Hathaway costars in the musical epic alongside Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Amanda Seyfried, Sacha Baron Cohen, Colm Wilkinson and others.

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POLL: Who Should Play Richard Burton to Lindsay Lohan's Elizabeth Taylor? | Brendan Coyle, Clive Owen, Jemaine Clement, Liz Taylor, Richard Burton, Russell Crowe

Lindsay Lohan as Elizabeth Taylor, Who Should Play Richard Burton?

Originally posted 04/24/2012 09:05AM

Goodbye, probation, and hello, small screen.

Lindsay Lohan appears to be putting her days of trouble behind her and getting back to work. The actress has signed on to play the legendary Elizabeth Taylor in the Lifetime Original movie Liz & Dick.

"I have always admired and had enormous respect for Elizabeth Taylor," Lohan, 25, said in a statement. "She was not only an incredible actress but an amazing woman as well. I am very honored to have been asked to play this role."

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Tweet Away the Lbs. with Russell Crowe

Russell Crowe Tweets Weight Loss

Originally posted 07/11/2011 11:45AM

Russell Crowe is getting into shape, 140 characters at a time.

The New Zealand-born Aussie Oscar winner, 47, has been Tweeting his exercise routine, kicking off his summer of fitness with a bike ride on June 18.

"First ride in quite some time. Sore legs, sore a**, be worse tomorrow and the next day," Tweeted Crowe.

The actor, who gained 63 lbs. for 2008's Body of Lies, confessed to struggling with maintaining his physique.

"If i stop exercising my body tries 2 return 2 its heaviest weight," he admitted to a fan. (Spelling Crowe's.)

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Russell Crowe: Don't Call Robin Hood Irish!

Russell Crowe: Don't Call Robin Hood Irish!

Originally posted 05/14/2010 01:40PM

Robin Hood may steal from the rich – but did Russell Crowe adopt an Irish brogue in character in his latest flick?

The Aussie actor, who's been promoting Robin Hood at the Cannes Film Festival, took umbrage during a recent BBC Radio 4 interview when host Mark Lawson said he heard hints of Irish in Crowe's character's voice.

"You've got dead ears, mate," Crowe, 46, said, "seriously dead ears if you think there's an Irish accent."

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Russell Crowe Recalls Getting His Feet Wet at Cannes – Literally

Russell Crowe Recalls Getting His Feet Wet at Cannes – Literally

Originally posted 05/12/2010 03:10PM

Russell Crowe once had a public wardrobe malfunction – a wet one.

Recalling an early trip to the Cannes Film Festival when he was 27, the Oscar-winning actor says he wore an old pair of black zip-up boots and discovered one of the soles was completely worn through – only once it started raining.

"With the rain on the red carpet, you know, every step I took – slurp, slurp – a little more water got sucked up into my sock," Crowe, 46, who returned to the French Riviera Wednesday to premiere Robin Hood with Cate Blanchett, tells Entertainment Tonight.

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