Thursday, July 17, 2014

Blind Item #8

This married and good looking, aging, but definitely not old A list mostly movie actor who is foreign born and an Academy Award winner has a serious illness, but refuses to discuss it with anyone. Apparently he is not going to tabloid it and look for covers and is just going to be prim and proper and let everyone guess why his health is suddenly failing.

64 comments:

MontanaMarriott said...

DDLewis?

Kristin (Wiglet) said...

Firth

Violet said...

Pierce? Colin F? God forbid either.

MontanaMarriott said...

Prim and proper gives me this person is English

Tricia Shaw said...

Jeremy irons

CoBe said...

Yep. Firth has been looking pretty sickly lately.

Cleodacat said...

Viggo, Clive Owen??

Cleodacat said...

Thankfully Viggo's not married.

RivenIsAHasBeen said...
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parissucksliterally said...

Please not Firth or DDL......

sugarbread maker said...

Firth

Glitter said...

Who are foreign born Academy winners? Daniel Day Lewis, Clive Owen, Jean Dujardin, Russell Crow, Roberto Benigni, Geoffrey Rush, Anthony Hopkins, Jeremy Irons, Ben Kingsley.

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derek harvey said...

I wonder what the disease is

derek harvey said...

Jeremy Irons has ALWAYS looked sickly

RivenIsAHasBeen said...

Oh I missed the Oscar winner part. But yay it's not Mr Bean. I think the migraine wins today, disregard.

Susan said...

I immediately thought Firth. Say it isn't so!

Violet said...

Hold on Derek I'll just get out the medical dictionary and look up disease of foreign born academy winners. Brb.

Min Pin Girl said...

What about Javier?

Bubbles said...

It says Academy Award WINNER so that knocks out Pierce, Viggo or Clive Owen.

It says "aging but definitely not old" - Jeremy Irons is 68 so that probably knocks him out.

Colin Firth has wrapped 2 films, has 1 in pre-production and another 1 announced. That's a lot of work for someone who is seriously ill.

Daniel Day Lewis doesn't have anything announced, although it's not unusual for him to take years between projects.

I don't think anyone would necessarily consider Geoffrey Rush, Anthony Hopkins or Ben Kingsley, Javier Bardem or Jim Broadbent "good looking".

Christian Bale has 3 films in post-production and 1 rumored to be in pre-production. Could it be him?

N'OtherName said...

Hi, First Time poster here!

Colin Firth has lost a lot of weight recently. Claims it was for a movie role, but who knows?

spacecowboy78 said...

Bale is 40. I don't think that's "aging." Firth fits the best so far.

Tricia Shaw said...

Agreed irons always gaunt, so be difficult to tell and 68 is old I guess....firth working a ton...frightened to say..I think DDL fits well.he is very reserved, so I get the prim part too

B626 said...

Then DDL and Michelle Pfeifer need to film the last scene of the Age of Innocence together before it's too late. They are actually the age of the oldsters they portrayed in the movie now!

meme deemed said...

Daniel Day Lewis

OneEyeCharlie said...

Violet...HA!

D Brown said...

According to the internet Colin F made comments about a check up for prostate cancer in 2011. However, he would have been 50 and tests are often routine when you reach that mark.

Molls said...

Sean Connery.

Lady Heisenberg said...

No one guessed Gary Oldman yet so I'll throw him in the ring

Lady Heisenberg said...

My bad. That's cuz he's only a nominee

FrenchGirl said...

@Lady Heisenberg
Gary Oldman is NOT oscar winner

Sincerely,Your Friend said...

Hugh Jackman

But prim n proper sounds like Firth

Min Pin Girl said...

I think Javier is handsome but his twin Jeffery Dean Morgan is hotter.

Min Pin Girl said...

But I can't see JB described as prim and proper so scratch that.

TalksTooMuch said...

I sure hope not

Gayeld said...

Which is a crime.

BlondeB said...

It better not be Firth!

Gayeld said...

Especially when he's holding a toddler on the trunk of an Impala.

Tina Mallette said...

Firth initially lost weight to play the character in A Single Man and said he felt so good he was making an effort to stay at that weight. Not sure how that is going.

Are those foreign Oscar winners in Best Actor vs Best Supporting categories or could have won the award in a different category?




D Brown said...

Tina M - he may have said that but it doesn't make sense. ASM was a 2009 release, presumably shot that year or 2008. His weight loss was noted in 2013. Why wasn't he thin in photos from 2010/2011/2012?

Tigercat said...

Firth lost the weight for The Railway Man, he played a prisoner of war.

In a pic with his trainer for 2013, CF doesn't look good at all.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2415997/Disappearing-act-Colin-Firth-reveals-dramatic-weight-loss-Devils-Knot-premiere-Toronto.html

Sads.

Snapdragon said...

Oh, god, CFirth was my first thought and I don't want it to be anyone, but especially not him.

I heard the same, lost weight for The Railway Man, probably needed to stay in shape for the spy-type movie (Kingsmen? I forget the name). I remember his wife commenting on Twitter last autumn that he was looking forward to eating whatever he wanted at Christmas.

I hear he's on Letterman tonight. Might have been last night.

Snapdragon said...

(His wife was commenting jokingly about his looking forward to ditching the super-strict diet for the holidays.)

Snapdragon said...

(...and he's on Letterman tonight, 17th July.)

Sprink said...

@Bubbles, Clive Owen did win the Oscar, for Closer.

That said, I don't think he's the answer to the blind.

Topper Madison said...

Morgan Freeman "Dollar Baby" beat Clive Owen "Closer." Clive has no Oscar to date.

Gary Oldman SHOULD have one by now dagnabbit.

hippy chk said...

Christoph Waltz.

EastCoaster said...

It's simply incomprehensible that Oldman has been nominated only once!

EastCoaster said...

Agree.

8====D KermitGossnellKnobjob said...

Molls said...
Sean Connery.


Connery is not old being 83? What't the life expectancy where you live? 300?


Oldman is the best actor today, a modern Laurence Olivier. Sadly he is not a liberal and the douches at the academy will never recognize him as he deserves, even less after the Mel Gibson thing.

bardem is a goddamn cromagnon, at least physically. And dumb as hell. Many females think he is hot. I recomend those people to go to a Prehistoric museum to see the recreations of cavemen as if they went to a porn show, they won't be dissappointed (sp).

FS said...

Oldman hasn't won because he doesn't openly suck up and campaign like most of the nominees do now. It has nothing to do with his politics, it has to do with his lack of desire to pander to people. There are a lot of people who respect his work but dislike him because he's an addict and he can be kind of difficult and rude.

I don't think this is Firth. He lost a lot of weight for one role, then he got a trainer for another one because he was doing the 'sex symbol with a younger love interest' thing (too lazy to look it up, I think its coming out this Fall). Daniel Day Lewis seems like a better fit because he's so private anyway. He basically disappeared between the time he won his Oscar for Lincoln and the night he had to come back and present at this year's awards. That's just his thing.

auntliddy said...

I believe ive read sean connery has alzheimers, so not him. Paul mccartney doesnt fit acting thing. Well whoever it is, im sorry for them and they have every right to their privacy.

Jordyn said...

Russell Crowe

bored soccer mom said...

Amen to that! He has none, yet Three 6 Mafia do.

FrenchGirl said...

Aging good looking married foreign born A list actor? Colin Firth or DDL

NaughtyNurse said...

Prim and proper???? You mean, keep his health matters private and handle himself with self respect and dignity? OK. That, too.

Sidebar Justice said...

'Prim and proper' suggests 'Pride and Prejudice', which Colin Firth was famous in the UK for on TV (and later played another Darcy in Bridget Jones).

He pulled out of the Paddington Bear movie recently.

And he's in Enty's random photos with the tag 'Colin Firth looks good here'.

Min Pin Girl said...

Jean Dujardin?

Nancy lopez said...

Hugh Jackman

Sprink said...

@Topper, you're absolutely right and I'm absolutely wrong about Clive. Bugger, I hate it when that happens.

trixie comments said...

It can't be Colin Firth--- no one would be insuring him to work on all those projects.
Roberto Benigni? Actor, director, writer--- TV and films
2 Academy Awards.

StuffandNonsense said...

I think it's Firth. Sad.

BlackCat14 said...

Could this be why Colin Firth pulled out of "Paddington" for no apparent reason?

Urno Talbot said...

Firth looked most excellent on Letterma last nite, Viggo was born in NYC, Irons always was skinny and dark circley but still hot.