The Nordic detective was modelled on Dirty Harry
Clint Eastwood “is a unique guy and he did a unique thing last night,” was how the ever-tactful Ann Romney described it today.
Researchers have hit on a formula to work out why certain quotes stay with us
A headteacher of an inner London school, who has compared his job to that of Clint Eastwood in a classic Western, is hoping his day will be made when 10 of his pupils get their A-level results on Thursday.
A woman in a luxury hotel at an Asian beach resort goes for a wander - it's an idyllic and beautiful setting but there is something ominous in the air. Suddenly, before she or the street vendors can get away to safety, a huge tsunami comes rolling towards them, sweeping up everything in its path.
For six decades, virtually from the birth of American television, Len Lesser toiled as a jobbing actor, his height, sharp features and strong Bronx accent always making his presence felt, even in small roles. He plied his trade for some 41 years before, finally, in his late sixties, his talent in a small comedy role on the hit show Seinfeld propelled him to a modicum of well-deserved fame.
The Japanese Prime Minister, Naoto Kan, has vowed to bring closure to one of the Second World War's most notorious and iconic episodes, promising to bring home the remains of the 12,000 soldiers still missing after the battle of Iwo Jima.
Javier Bardem has so many troubles, some not of this world, even he can't rescue this artsy flop
Hollywood is usually not receptive to what you might class as 'indie films', but as awards fever hots up, they are in the running for the big prize, says Guy Adams
Bill Gold's posters have become almost as iconic as the movies they promote. As a book of the designer's work is released, Clint Eastwood pays tribute to a creative collaborator and a true Hollywood hero
He may have retired from acting, but Gene Hackman isn't about to go gentle into that good night. Since his final film, 2004's less-than-welcome Welcome to Mooseport, the star, now 80, has been at his desk writing. Hackman has announced that his first solo novel, a Western called Jubal's Bounty, is to be published by Simon & Schuster next summer.
As the body behind the stunts of five-time Oscar winner Clint Eastwood until well into his sixties, Laura Davis talks to 81 year-old Buddy Van Horn about what it was like to work for the western legend throughout his expansive career
View from the front row with Bath & England prop
Mandela is the inspiring coach in a beating-the-odds sports tale
In the week that Clint Eastwood's latest film, Invictus, opens, James Mottram explores the enduring appeal of America's number-one movie man
After losing their title and two key players, Claude Puel's side have rebuilt and are targeting success in Europe. Bad news for Liverpool, writes John Lichfield in Paris