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Ocean’s 11 actor Henry Silva dies aged 95 a day before his birthday, says his family
READ MORE: Darius Campbell Danesh's cause of death set to remain unknown for two monthsThe Hollywood actor – who was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1926 – died at the Motion Picture & Television Country House and Hospital in Woodland Hills.Deana Martin, the daughter of Hollywood legend Dean Martin, shared a heartfelt tribute to Silva on Twitter, saying he was "one of the nicest men" she ever had the "pleasure" of calling a friend.She wrote: "Our hearts are broken at the loss of our dear friend Henry Silva, one of the nicest, kindest and most talented men I've had the pleasure of calling my friend.""He was the last surviving star of the original Oceans 11 Movie. We love you, Henry, you will be missed."He appeared in a number of other movies with Frank Sinatra, including the original Ocean’s Eleven (1960) with Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr and 1962 Western Sergeants 3.Born in Brooklyn, New York in 1926, Silva quit school when he was 13 years old, supporting himself as he attended drama lessons.He earned a spot at entertainment organisation the Actor’s Studio in 1955, soon going on to appear on Broadway and on the big screen.His last credit was as a boxing spectator in the 2001 Ocean’s 11 remake.Silva was married to Ruth Earl from 1966-87, and they had two sons, Michael and Scott.For more of the latest showbiz and TV news from the Daily Star, make sure you sign up to one of our newslettershere.His sons wanted their dad’s social media accounts “listed in his obituary” so fans could pay tribute. Fans have since left tributes, with one person writing: "RIP it's a sad day for Hollywood."Another person penned: "Another legend gone to the stars RIP."A third shared: "I remember watching his movies growing up.
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R Kelly faces years in jail as he’s sentenced for racketeering and sex trafficking
multiple counts of racketeering, with the charges relating to bribery and forced labour, by a jury in September last year.Kelly, 55, was also found in violation of an anti-sex trafficking law known as the Mann Act.The singer, who denied all charges, was found guilty on all nine counts against him following a six-week trial in Brooklyn, New York.His conviction carries a minimum sentence of 10 years, but he may receive a sentence of up to life imprisonment for his crimes.Federal prosecutors have asked for a sentence ‘in excess of 25 years’ though the singer’s own lawyers have asked he receive under 10.Several victims of his abuses are expected to give victim impact statements to the court, and Kelly himself may even make statements, having declined to take the stand during the trial.The singer – real name Robert Sylvester Kelly – has been detained at the Metropolitan Detention Centre in Brooklyn since the verdict.As the US singer found fame after he performed on the talent TV show Big Break as part of the group MGM in 1989, but he left the group in 1993 to launch his solo career.Kelly’s debut solo album 12 Play was released in November of that year, which featured his first number one hit Bump N’ Grind.In 1998, he was nominated for several Grammy awards for his song I Believe I Can Fly, which won him best male R&B vocal performance, best R&B song and best song written for a motion picture, television or other visual media.The song became an inspirational anthem played at school graduations, weddings, advertisements and elsewhere, including the inauguration of former US president Barack Obama in 2008.Kelly went on to release a total of six studio albums and worked with famous faces in the music industry including Jay-Z,
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