05:25 PM EDT 03/19/2015
Originally posted 12/03/2007 05:00PM
New York's Beatrice Inn was doubly hot on Sunday night as Topher Grace and
Atonement star James McAvoy stopped through separately, and then ended up at adjacent tables. There with a group, McAvoy and his pals took a table for two – then pulled up two extra chairs as they continued chatting. More laid back at the neighboring table, the former That '70s Show star played it cool by himself before moving to the main room, where he was surrounded by people for the rest of the night.
Originally posted 11/01/2006 07:30AM
Ivanka Trump and Topher Grace got close this weekend in Las Vegas, where she celebrated her 25th birthday on Saturday at Pure nightclub.
Originally posted 05/20/2005 08:20AM
HIRED: Fresh from his exit this week from FOX's That '70s Show after a seven-year run, Topher Grace, 26, has lined up his next gig, as a villain in Spider-Man 3 with series stars Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst and James Franco and the previously announced cast addition, Sideways Oscar nominee Thomas Haden Church. The movie is due for release on May 4, 2007, says the Hollywood Reporter. In other comic-book news, TV's Frasier star Kelsey Grammer, 50, will play Beast, a giant blue-furred creature, in X-Men 3, reports Variety. That movie is due to open next May.
Originally posted 01/12/2005 06:00AM
For In Good Company, Topher Grace climbs over ad exec Dennis Quaid to reach the top of the corporate ladder – and to fall in love with his daughter (Scarlett Johansson). But off-camera Grace says he has plenty to learn from the veteran actor, 50. "I want to be the least good person in any project that I do," says the 26-year-old, who's best known for his seven seasons on That '70s Show. "It was certainly true of (Company)." Quaid and Grace recently talked about learning from each other, dealing with the age issue and taking risks in Hollywood.
Originally posted 12/20/2004 06:00AM
Some of Insider's favorite celebs are crisscrossing the globe for the holidays. Desperate Housewives star Marcia Cross will jet from Los Angeles to the cold Northeast to see her family in Massachusetts where she plans to "sit around and open presents and eat," she tells us. Texan Hilary Duff plans to spend her first-ever Christmas in Los Angeles, as does Bostonian Mark Wahlberg and his 15-month-old daughter, Ella: "It's very weird with the pink houses and the palm trees and 80-degree weather. But my family's coming in from Boston, so it'll be nice." The O.C.'s Benjamin McKenzie will head to Vienna and Budapest on a family vacation. Gavin Rossdale and Gwen Stefani, who spent time with his family in London last year, will trade-off and go see her family in Anaheim, Calif. Vanessa Carlton plans to go horseback riding in Arizona. Ashlee Simpson and her parents will head to Hawaii – "No cameras," she insists – while Usher heads off to St. Barts in the Caribbean: "It's cold. I gotta go somewhere warm." Party-hopper of the year Paris Hilton will celebrate Christmas with her family in Aspen before hitting Florida for double-duty on New Year's Eve: She'll open the new club Paris in Orlando, then jet to South Beach to count down to midnight at the Shelborne Beach Resort. Other members of the nightclub elite who have RSVP'd to ring in the new year there include Vin Diesel, Lindsay Lohan, Gisele Bundchen and Owen Wilson.
Originally posted 10/21/2004 06:00AM
In his new movie P.S., Topher Grace plays a would-be graduate student who becomes involved with a much-older admissions administrator (played by Laura Linney). But offscreen, his career didn't allow him to do much by way of hitting the books. "I had a one-year-in-college experience. And then someone (who) had seen me in a high school play asked me to come audition for (That '70s Show)," he said recently. "It was a real trade-off, me leaving college. We were filming on the Columbia (University) set for P.S., and there was a big part of me that wanted to kind of throw on my backpack and run away with the kids. But I do get another kind of education doing this."
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