Global Showbiz Briefs: Michael Gambon Honored; SUMS Film & Media Launches

British Independent Film Awards To Honor Michael Gambon, Jude Law
Sir Michael Gambon is to receive the Richard Harris Award at the British Independent Film Awards next month. The prize recognizes outstanding contribution to British film by an actor. Last year’s recipient was Ralph Fiennes. Gambon’s career spans six decades in theater, TV and film and includes such titles as The Singing DetectiveThe Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover;  Gosford ParkThe King’s Speech and six of the eight Harry Potter films. Gambon took over the role of Professor Albus Dumbledore when Richard Harris died in 2002 after completing Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets. (more…)

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