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Penn And Cameron Honoured At Peace Ceremony

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Penn And Cameron Honoured At Peace Ceremony
Multi-Oscar winning Hollywood stars Sean Penn and James Cameron will need to find even more room in their trophy cabinets - they have been honoured for their philanthropy at the Cinema for Peace Gala in Berlin, Germany.

Milk star Penn was handed the event's Honorary Award at the ceremony on Monday for his aid efforts in earthquake-ravaged Haiti.

And Avatar director Cameron scooped the International Award for his short film, A Message from Pandora, which highlights the effects of development in the Amazon rainforest upon its indigenous tribes.

Mitchell Anderson, of campaign group Amazon Watch, collected the award for the film. He said, "I hope that the recognition from Cinema for Peace will further shine the global spotlight on the monumental struggle for the future of the Amazon."

Where Are They Now? Checking in with 12 Actors that Once Represented Us on Television

Lets face it, as television viewers we grow attached to the gay characters that resonate with us on the small screen, and with the actors that bring life to these roles. We also find ourselves growing fond of out-and-proud actors that have opted to play it straight thats why its called acting, people and vice versa.

So when their shows are cancelled or taken off the air before they wear out their welcome (whatever, I still miss Sex and the City on Sunday nights, ok?), it can be a little bit difficult to see them slide into other TV roles easier than Lindsay Lohan checking into another rehab (Im rootin for you, girl).

Alas, sometimes that isnt always the case, which might have you asking yourself, Where are they now? In some cases for these actors, it could be taken as a query of, Where did they disappear to?

But for curiosity's (and manner's) sake,
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Party of Five: Let's Take a Virtual Roadtrip to the Salinger House

In the Fox series Party of Five, an irresponsible older brother (Matthew Fox) must take care of his siblings after their parents are killed by a drunk driver. The other siblings are played by Scott Wolf, Neve Campbell, Lacey Chabert, and Jacob Smith. Others in the cast include Jennifer Love Hewitt, Paula Devicq, Scott Grimes, Michael Goorjian, Jeremy London, Tom Mason, and Mitchell Anderson.

The Party of Five series was never a big success but was very important to the growth of the fledgling Fox network. It started out at #125 in the ratings and, over the course of four seasons, made it to #57. The ratings then started to tumble after and it was cancelled after six years on the air, in 2000.

The family's San Francisco house was featured at the start of every episode and remains very identifiable to fans of
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Move over, Ricky Martin. Another Hollywood celeb is coming out

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Ricky Martin recently came out about being a homosexual. Not exactly earth shattering news, but still a commendable act of personal courage for the father of two.

So which Hollywood celebrity is going to come out on May 5?

People Magazine allegedly has the exclusive and the celeb is booked on several major talk shows that week including "The View."

PR powerhouse Howard Bragman, who has successfully -- some might add brilliantly -- orchestrated several celeb outings in the past decade talked about his next coming out project at the GLAAD Media Awards red carpet Sunday (Apr. 17).

Bragman -- the coming out king of Hollywood -- doesn't want to speculate on who it will be (that would kind of ruin his well-planned surprise, wouldn't it) but In the past he's helped NFL defensive lineman Isera Tualo, Lpga star Rosie Jones, Wnba star Sheryl Swoops and retired NBA center John Amaechi come out.
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Doogie Howser, M.D.: Watch Neil Patrick Harris and the SNL Orchestra

While many child stars have had serious problems later in life, Neil Patrick Harris has proven to be one of the exceptions. He was thrust into the spotlight at age 16 as the star of his own hit ABC show, Doogie Howser MD. He's received a lot of kidding about his alter-ego but he's always been happy to joke about it himself.

Doogie Howser, MD centers around Douglas "Doogie" Howser, a protege who becomes a doctor at 14 and works as a resident surgeon in Los Angeles. The series stars Harris, Max Casella, Lawrence Pressman, James Sikking, Kathryn Layng, Belinda Montgomery, Lucy Boryer, Markus Redmond, Mitchell Anderson, Lisa Dean Ryan, and Rif Hutton.

Following the end of the series, Harris continued to act on television and also worked in movies and musicals. His second breakout role came in Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle . That role led him to being cast in
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