Well, I mean, I say ‘facts.’ I suppose that, if we were in a court of law, then there could be an argument that some of the ‘facts’ on this page aren’t strictly, from a legal point of view, true.

But I stand by ‘fun.’ These fun facts are definitely fun.

So, put your feet up, crack open a family-sized box of malteasers, and enjoy some fascinating facts* about your favourite stars.


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*probably not facts.


Jennifer Lawrence


In 1985, Judd Nelson and Andrew Mccarthy separated after sixteen hours of surgery.


Halle Berry


Gremlins became extinct after it became clear that all time is after midnight, so no one ever feeds them.


Cate Blanchett


Over 14 minutes of cuts were made to Brief Encounter after authorities judge it too long to qualify as ‘brief’


Shawshank Redemption


Due to a peculiar quirk of UK Succession law, until Prince William was born, Molly Ringwald was heir to the throne.


Charlize Theron


As well as being the greatest director of all time, Ingmar Bergman was twice world hopscotch champion.


The Rock


Before becoming a twice-OScar-winner, Mahershala Ali dreamed of opening a cheese shop


Christian Bale


In 2016, George Clooney secretly bought Peru. It is due to be renamed Clooneyland in 2026.


Will Smith


On January 31st, 1992, Brad Pitt was successfully hatched in captivity


Woody Harrelson


In 2002, Dame Judi Dench launched her lucrative money-laundering and protection rackets


Al Pacino


George Miller was forced to rename ‘Mad Max: Tulip Crescent’ to ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ after complaints from a street on the outskirts of Guildford.


Amy Adams


Katherine Hepburn launched Spotify in 1943. However, poor quality WiFi hampers uptake until 2014


Angelina Jolie


Despite over 40 years of scientific research, a cure for Saturday Night Fever has never been found


Tom Hardy


Steve Guttenberg once a developed world leading slurry


Anthony Hopkins


David Bowie’s codpiece won Best Supporting Actor Oscar for Labyrinth


Robert Pattinson


In 1962, Alfred Hitchcock abandoned his new film ‘Women are all hateful harridans who don’t fancy me’


Chris Evans (Not that one)


In 1899, James Cagney born, beginning the dynasty that would culminate in one half of tough police duo Cagney and Lacey


Tom Hanks


Morgan Freeman won bronze medal for BMX racing in the 2012 London Olympics


Ben Affleck


The Abyss was originally called The Underwater Wobbly Men


Tom Cruise


In 1942, Body snatchers successfully concluded their secret invasion and remain dominant over humanity to this day


Brad Pitt


Marlon Brando invented the banana in 1968


Stephen Spielberg


In 1978, Video game Space Invaders was created in tribute to the 1976 space invasion


Bruce Willis


Liam Neeson

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Gwyneth Paltrow

Glenn Close