matinee idol


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someone who is adored blindly and excessively

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The matinee idol, who has been reigning the Malayalam movie industry for more than three decades, was in Abu Dhabi to promote his latest thriller 'Street Lights' that is out in the UAE now.
28 ( ANI ): Superstar Rajinikanth on Thursday met his fans for the third day of his six-day long fans meet-and-greet programme in Chennai where the fan club is getting an opportunity to take a photograph with their matinee idol.
So staff at Matinee Idol took him through their private door and via the tradesman''s entrance for an impromptu tour of Eric''s during the day when it was closed.
On the blue walls of a downstairs gallery, several of Gustave Dore's matinee idol angels, two winged dandies from Peru (one armed with an arquebus), and a coterie of baroque cherubsdecidedly Christian imagesare joined not only by Islamic and Hindu angels, but by angel-embellished ketubot from Italy and Morocco, contemporary Israeli paintings of angels, and Paul Klee's "Angelus Novus," which Walter Benjamin owned, cherished, and transformed in his writing into a paradigmatic symbol of existential despair in the face of the Holocaust.
Three times married Baker, who lived in West Lavington, Wilts, had matinee idol looks in his early career and once had a six-week fling with Brigitte Bardot.
He's got real matinee idol good looks, and he's also a very talented actor.
Malayalam matinee idol Mammootty turns 60 today, but he doesn't consider it a milestone.
24 -- The matinee idol of Tamil Screens, Vijay has showed his strength and solidarity on fishermen folk and observed silence for the death of slain LTTE leader Parabakaran's mother Parvathi Pillai.
THE PRAJA Rajyam Party ( PRP) floated by matinee idol K.
To top it all, the matinee idol is worried about his motivation.
The 40th president of the United States (along with his simian co-star) finally gets his due as a matinee idol in Marc Eliot's Reagan: The Hollywood Years (Harmony Books).
Robert Goulet, a matinee idol thanks to his 1960 debut as Lancelot in Lerner and Loewe's Camelot, died in October at age 73, while awaiting a lung transplant.
Coward's hilarious comedy, Present Laughter, which turns on self-obsessed matinee idol Garry Essendine, is probably a tongue-in-cheek dig at himself.
In 1953 he and his lover, matinee idol George Nader, shared a house in Studio City, and it was there that Hudson met Gates at a small party.