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Lawyer: Depp trial likely to become mudslinging soap opera

Apr. 12, 2022 17:30 PM EDT

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A trial over libel allegations by Johnny Depp against his ex-wife, Amber Heard, will likely turn into a six-week, mudslinging soap opera, Heard's lawyers warned a Virginia jury Tuesday. “You're going to see who the real Johnny Depp is — behind the fame,...

June Brown, 'EastEnders' icon Dot Cotton, dies at 95

Apr. 04, 2022 09:59 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — June Brown, who played the chain-smoking Cockney matriarch Dot Cotton on the British soap opera “EastEnders” for 35 years, has died. She was 95. The BBC, which produces the show, announced Brown’s death on Monday. It said she died at her home outside London on...

'Dark Shadows,' 'Lethal Weapon' actor Mitchell Ryan dies

Mar. 05, 2022 00:54 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mitchell Ryan, who played a villainous general in the first “Lethal Weapon" movie, a ruthless businessman on TV's “Santa Barbara" and had character roles on the soap opera “Dark Shadows" and the 1990s sitcom “Dharma & Greg," died Friday. He was 88. ...