Actor Morgan Freeman unhurt after plane’s unexpected landing

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Actor Morgan Freeman unhurt after plane’s unexpected landing

Morgan Freeman’s plane crash lands in Mississippi after tire blowout as he credits pilot for saving his life. The aircraft that the 78-year-old actor was on skidded off the runway into a field after making an emergency landing, the Tunica, Mississippi Sheriff’s Department confirms to ET. “I was on my plane on the way to Texas to shoot a segment for The Story of God,” said Freeman. “Sometimes things don’t go as planned and a tire blew on take-off which caused other problems. The website reports that the plane – which is believed to be owned by the Oscar winner – veered off the end of the runway and into a dirt field after landing. I cannot say the same about my plane.” ...

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Blown tire forces actor Morgan Freeman’s plane into unexpected landing

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Blown tire forces actor Morgan Freeman’s plane into unexpected landing

Morgan Freeman Safe After Harrowing Plane Ordeal Prompts Mayday And Emergency Landing. But thanks to my excellent pilot Jimmy Hobson we landed safely without a scratch.’ After the tire blowout, TMZ reports that the pilot had to make an emergency landing in Tunica, 36 miles away from where the Houston-bound jet took off in Clarksdale. To millions upon millions of fans worldwide, the veteran thespian radiates a signature air of grace under fire, whether he is playing a role or speaking out on important social issues of the day. But it’s a safe bet that the ever-unflappable Freeman suffered a few moments of harrowing trepidation during an ill-fated airplane trip on Saturday night. In September ...

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Robert Loggia, 85; actor was noted for playing tough guys

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Robert Loggia, 85; actor was noted for playing tough guys

Actor Robert Loggia, played gangsters from ’Scarface’ to ’Sopranos,’ dies at 85. Robert Loggia, an Oscar-nominated actor who had a durable career in television and movies, notably in Brian De Palma’s gangster film “Scarface” and Penny Marshall’s comedy “Big,” died Friday at his home in Los Angeles. Loggia played the kindly toy company owner in the 1988 film, and famously tickled the giant-sized, light-up ivories with Hanks in Big’s iconic keyboard scene. Oscar-nominated actor Robert Loggia, who was known for gravelly voiced gangsters from “Scarface” to “The Sopranos” but who was most endearing as Tom Hanks’ kid-at-heart toy-company boss in “Big,” has died. ...

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‘Buffy’ actor accused of choking girlfriend pleads guilty

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‘Buffy’ actor accused of choking girlfriend pleads guilty

‘Buffy’ Star Nicholas Brendon Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor Charge. SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — An actor who starred in Buffy the Vampire Slayer has pleaded guilty to criminal mischief after he was accused of choking his girlfriend in an upstate New York hotel room. According to police reports, the pair who was staying in Saratoga Springs Hotel NY that time had an argument that lead Brendon to strangle his very own girlfriend. This is now Brendon’s fifth arrested but fortunately, it is very least likely that he will be imprisoned so long as he abides by the judge’s conditions. Brendon’s assault victim and girlfriend’s identity wasn’t revealed to the public and Brendon’s ...

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Tom Hanks pays tribute to Big costar Robert Loggia: ‘A great actor in heart …

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Tom Hanks pays tribute to Big costar Robert Loggia: ‘A great actor in heart …

Actor Robert Loggia, played gangsters from ’Scarface’ to ’Sopranos,’ dies at 85. Loggia played the kindly toy company owner in the 1988 film, and famously tickled the giant-sized, light-up ivories with Hanks in Big’s iconic keyboard scene. Oscar-nominated actor Robert Loggia, who was known for gravelly voiced gangsters from “Scarface” to “The Sopranos” but who was most endearing as Tom Hanks’ kid-at-heart toy-company boss in “Big,” has died.The actor, who played drug lord Frank Lopez in movie classic Scarface and picked up an Oscar nomination for his role in Jagged Edge, died at his home on Friday (04Dec15), according to his wife Audrey. Elizabeth Perkins, who starred ...

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‘Buffy’ actor Nicholas Brendon pleads guilty to misdemeanor after fight with …

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‘Buffy’ actor Nicholas Brendon pleads guilty to misdemeanor after fight with …

‘Buffy’ actor pleads guilty in NY after arrest over fight. The actor – who became famously known for starring in hit TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer – has been alleged with assaulting his girlfriend inside their hotel room in Upstate New York last September 30. According to police reports, the pair who was staying in Saratoga Springs Hotel NY that time had an argument that lead Brendon to strangle his very own girlfriend. Emotional: The actor lately opened up about his depression & arrests on DoctorPhilHe was additionally seen on video allegedly making an attempt to slash his wrists, & confessed to fans on Fb in that he’d made multiple suicide makes an attempt. ...

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‘Buffy’ Actor Pleads Guilty in NY After Arrest Over Fight

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‘Buffy’ Actor Pleads Guilty in NY After Arrest Over Fight

‘Buffy’ actor pleads guilty in NY after arrest over fight. — An actor who starred in “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” has pleaded guilty to criminal mischief after he was accused of choking his girlfriend in an upstate New York hotel room. ...

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‘Buffy’ actor Nicholas Brendon pleads guilty in NY in fight arrest

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‘Buffy’ actor Nicholas Brendon pleads guilty in NY in fight arrest

‘Buffy’ Actor Pleads Guilty in NY After Arrest Over Fight. SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — An actor who starred in “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” has pleaded guilty to criminal mischief after he was accused of choking his girlfriend in an upstate New York hotel room. ...

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Robert Loggia, actor for his tough-guy roles, dies at 85

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Robert Loggia, actor for his tough-guy roles, dies at 85

Actor, Mizzou Alum Robert Loggia Dies. The actor, who played drug lord Frank Lopez in movie classic Scarface and picked up an Oscar nomination for his role in Jagged Edge, died at his home on Friday (04Dec15), according to his wife Audrey.Robert Loggia, the gravelly voiced character actor who danced with Tom Hanks on a giant floor keyboard in “Big,” fought aliens in “Independence Day” and trafficked in drugs in “Scarface,” died on Friday at age 85, his widow said.Oscar-nominated actor Robert Loggia, who was known for gravelly voiced gangsters from “Scarface” to “The Sopranos” but who was most endearing as Tom Hanks’ kid-at-heart toy-company boss in “Big,” ...

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Veteran Actor Robert Loggia Passes Away At 85

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Veteran Actor Robert Loggia Passes Away At 85

‘Scarface’ and ‘Sopranos’ actor Robert Loggia dies at 85. Robert Loggia, the gravelly voiced character actor who danced with Tom Hanks on a giant floor keyboard in “Big,” fought aliens in “Independence Day” and trafficked in drugs in “Scarface,” died on Friday at age 85, his widow said. Oscar-nominated actor Robert Loggia, who was known for gravelly voiced gangsters from “Scarface” to “The Sopranos” but who was most endearing as Tom Hanks’ kid-at-heart toy-company boss in “Big,” has died. He is going be terribly missed.” Loggia had been a journeyman actor on stage, TV and films until he made an impression playing Richard Gere’s abusive and ...

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