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Unknown walk-on star of countless TV shows slips away unnoticed

will be discreetly buried somewhere way over thereTributes have been pouring in following the announcement of the death of professional extra Joe “Shady” Fingleton at the age of 70. A virtual unknown but rarely off the nation’s television screens during the 1970s and 1980s, Fingleton was described as the ‘consummate professional’ by television critic A.A. Gill. ‘He was the perfect background man. You never noticed him, but he was always there somehow. He won’t be sorely missed – which is, I think, a tribute he would have appreciated.’

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Posted: Nov 8th, 2015
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Method actor kills man during crime re-enactment

Calls are growing for the police to abandon the use of Method actors in crime re-enactments after a Cambridge man was killed in an identical murder that occurred on the same spot one week earlier.

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Posted: Aug 31st, 2014
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Struggling young actors turning to football for route to Hollywood

hopefuls will later be looking for West End work on a BosmanFollowing the silver screen success of former footballers Vinnie Jones, Eric Cantona and David Ginola, young actors are now choosing Football Association approved academies attached to English professional football clubs as a novel new route to television and movie stardom.

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Posted: Jul 24th, 2013
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