Earl Cameron, Black Luminary in British Film and TV, Dies at 102

Earl Cameron

Earl Cameron, one of many first Black actors to be solid in main roles in British movies, has died on the age of 102.

His agent confirmed to TheWrap that Cameron died in his sleep on Friday.

He was born in Bermuda in 1917, having come to the U.S. in 1939 after serving within the British Merchant Navy. When he arrived within the U.Ok., he started performing in stage productions earlier than touchdown his first movie function in 1951’s “Pool of London,” which is believed to have been the primary British movie to painting an interracial relationship. He performed the function of Johnny Lambert.

He went on to seem in TV collection like  “Doctor Who” in 1966 and “ITV Playhouse” and “ITV Play of the Week” within the 1960s, and in movies like 1976’s “The Message,” and 1979’s “Cuba,” amongst others.

In latest years, Cameron has had roles in movies like 2010’s “Inception,” and in 2005’s “The Interpreter.” His most up-to-date function was within the 2013 quick “Up on the Roof.”

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As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to unfold, even the Hollywood group has been affected. From actors to executives, here’s a checklist of confirmed celeb coronavirus instances.

Tom Hanks and spouse Rita Wilson introduced they each examined optimistic for the coronavirus in Australia whereas filming their Elvis Presley biopic. The couple remoted themselves and are maintaining their spirits up, sharing their expertise on Instagram.

Former Bond Girl Olga Kurylenko posted on Instagram Sunday that she was self-quarantining after testing optimistic for the coronavirus. She appeared in “Quantum of Solace” reverse Daniel Craig in 2008 and within the sci-fi film “Oblivion.”

Idris Elba posted a video on Twitter Monday saying that he examined optimistic for the coronavirus. The British actor stated he’s asymptomatic and encourages individuals to remain pragmatic.

Lucian Grainge, longtime chairman and CEO of Universal Music Group, examined optimistic for the coronavirus and has been hospitalized at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. On April 6, he despatched a memo to employees saying he was going to make a full restoration. 

Kristofer Hivju posted on Instagram Monday that he examined optimistic for the coronavirus. The “Game of Thrones” alum is ready to star on season 2 of Netflix’s “The Witcher.” 

Rachel Matthews, the voice of Honeymaren in “Frozen II” and an actress recognized for “Looking for Alaska” and “Happy Death Day 2 You,” stated in a collection of posts on her Instagram story (by way of Page Six) that she examined optimistic for the coronavirus. Matthews described her signs over the course of every week in her posts and added that she discovered assessments for the virus “INSANELY onerous to return by.” 


Kevin Durant, a two-time NBA Finals MVP and at present a participant for the Brooklyn Nets, was considered one of 4 gamers who examined optimistic for the coronavirus, in line with The Athletic. “Everyone watch out, care for your self and quarantine. We’re going to get via this,” he instructed The Athletic.

Actor Daniel Dae Kim introduced on Instagram Thursday that he has examined optimistic for the coronavirus. “For all these on the market, particularly youngsters and millennials who suppose this isn’t severe, please know that it’s,” the previous “Lost” and “Hawaii Five-0” star pleaded. He has since recovered from the virus.

Prince Albert of Monaco is the primary recognized head of state to contract the coronavirus.

Sean Payton instructed ESPN he examined optimistic for the coronavirus. He is the primary confirmed case within the NFL

Colton Underwood, former star of “The Bachelor,” revealed in a Twitter video that regardless of being 28-years-old and wholesome, he nonetheless examined optimistic for the coronavirus.  

Andy Cohen, host of “Watch What Happens Live” on Bravo, introduced he examined optimistic on March 20.

Actress Debi Mazar (“Goodfellas,” “Younger”) introduced on March 21 that she had examined optimistic for COVID-19. “Today my lungs are heavy, however I’m powerful,” she wrote. “I can breath, and I’m going to heal right here, in my own residence! My household is below quarantine for 14 days.”

Opera legend Placido Domingo introduced on March 22 that he examined optimistic for COVID-19. “Together we will combat this virus and cease the present worldwide disaster, so we will hopefully return to our regular each day lives very quickly,” he wrote on Facebook.

“Les Miserables” actor Aaron Tveit introduced he examined optimistic for the virus in a prolonged Instagram put up. “I think about myself extraordinarily fortunate that my signs have been very gentle,” he wrote.

Sen. Rand Paul turned the primary U.S. senator to check optimistic for the virus Sunday.

Harvey Weinstein has examined optimistic for the virus in jail, in line with a report from the Niagara Gazette.

“Game of Thrones” actress Indira Varma revealed she was sick with the virus final week.

Daytime Emmy Award winner Greg Rikaart (“The Young and the Restless”) introduced on Instagram that he examined optimistic for the coronavirus. “Nice strive coronavirus, however I’ve one other 4-5 many years value of experiences to have with these guys,” he wrote, referring to his husband and son.

Playwright Terrence McNally died of coronavirus-related issues on March 24.

Houston rapper Slim Thug stated in an Instagram video posted on March 24 that he examined optimistic for coronavirus.

Prince Charles, the primary in line to the British throne, has examined optimistic for the novel coronavirus however stays in “good well being,” his workplace introduced on Wednesday.

Jackson Browne, Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, additionally introduced that he has examined optimistic for the coronavirus. He is recuperating in his Los Angeles residence.

In a memo to employees Thursday, NBCUniversal CEO Jeff Shell revealed he had examined optimistic for the coronavirus and “enhancing day by day.”

Chef Floyd Cardoz died of coronavirus issues on March 25. He received the third season of “Top Chef Masters” and appeared in quite a few different cooking applications. He was 59.

Mark Blum, who starred in “Desperately Seeking Susan” and “You,” died of coronavirus issues on March 26. He was 69.

ESPN NBA analyst and reporter Doris Burke revealed Friday she examined optimistic for the coronavirus, and that it took eight days for her to get her outcomes. Fortunately, she has been symptom-free.

Chuck Billy, frontman for the thrash-metal band Testament, instructed Rolling Stone, “I had an achy physique, complications, coughing, tight chest, I misplaced my sense of odor and style — the entire thing.” Just a few days later, he and his spouse Tiffany discovered they’d the coronavirus.

Houston rapper Scarface revealed in a livestream with Geto Boys’ bandmate Willie D. that he examined optimistic for COVID-19 after having signs that started with the shortage of style and odor.

Adam Schlesinger, the songwriter finest recognized for his work with the rock band Fountains of Wayne and the TV present “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” has been hospitalized with coronavirus signs. Sadly, the 52-year-old rocker died on April 1.

Chris Cuomo introduced on March 31 he examined optimistic for the coronavirus. The anchor has been internet hosting the present from his basement. Cuomo additionally revealed shortly after his personal analysis that his spouse too examined optimistic.

Tennis commentator Patrick McEnroe introduced March 31 he examined optimistic for the coronavirus. The brother of John McEnroe says he quarantined himself in his basement and is “feeling tremendous.”

Eddie Large, one-half of the comedy duo Little and Large, contracting coronavirus whereas hospitalized for coronary heart failure. Sadly, he died on April 2 at age 78.

Jim Edmonds, MLB participant turned “Real Housewives of Orange County” star, stated he examined optimistic for each pneumonia and the coronavirus however is “utterly symptom-free” now.

Actress Ali Wentworth, who’s married to ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos, revealed on Instagram she examined optimistic for the coronavirus and “has by no means been sicker.” She is quarantined from her household.

Tony-award successful actor Brian Stokes Mitchell tweeted he examined optimistic for the coronavirus and was self-isolating. He added he was feeling higher and “over the hump.” 

“Love Song” singer and Broadway star of the musical “Waitress” Sara Bareilles revealed she had examined optimistic for the virus and is already feeling higher, she stated in an Instagram story Friday.

CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin examined optimistic for coronavirus regardless of training social distancing. “I’m okay,” she posted on Instagram. “It got here on instantly yesterday afternoon. Chills, aches, fever. I’ve been social distancing. Doing ALL the issues we’re being instructed to do. Still — it obtained me.”

Christopher Cross, the singer-songwriter finest recognized for “Sailing,” introduced he examined optimistic for cornonavirus in a prolonged Instagram put up. “Although I’m lucky sufficient to be cared for at residence, that is probably the worst sickness I’ve ever had,” he wrote.

The pop singer Pink revealed on Twitter that she examined optimistic for coronavirus however stated that after two weeks of self-isolating, she then examined destructive for COVID-19 and had recovered. Pink then agreed to donate $1 million break up amongst two totally different disaster aid funds.

The singer and songwriter Marianne Faithfull, who got here to fame as a part of the 1960s British Invasion along with her single “As Tears Go By,” was hospitalized in London after testing optimistic for the coronavirus, her reps instructed Rolling Stone. On April 22, Faithfull’s workforce revealed that after being hospitalized for the previous 22 days, she was launched from the hospital to recuperate in London. Her workforce additionally added that the hospital employees from the British NHS “doubtless, saved her life.”

Duran Duran singer John Taylor introduced on Facebook that he had examined optimistic for coronavirus — and totally recovered. “I wish to let that it is not all the time a killer, and we will and can beat this factor,” he wrote.

Reality TV star Todd Chrisley (“Chrisley Knows Best”) revealed he examined optimistic for the coronavirus on his podcast. “It has been the sickest I’ve ever been on this earth,” he stated. “Hopefully, I’ll get higher day by day, however as of proper now, people, I nonetheless am not clicking on all cylinders.”

“Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Jennifer Aydin revealed she examined optimistic for the coronavirus after asking her husband — a plastic surgeon — to carry residence a check. The actuality TV star has been quarantining herself away from her 5 kids.

“Fox & Friends” weekend host Jedidiah Bila stated on Instagram that she has been recovering from her coronavirus analysis whereas absent from the air. The former “View” host stated she’s “very a lot on the mend.”

Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds instructed his Instagram followers on April 10, which can also be his birthday, that he and his household examined optimistic for COVID-19 however have since recovered. “It’s an extremely scaring factor to undergo my pals,” he wrote.

Country music singer Sturgill Simpson posted a photograph on Instagram On April 11 of him mendacity on a hospital mattress, sporting a face masks. “After nearly one month with none signs, I acquired a name from the Nashville CDC stating that my check resulted in a optimistic detection for Covid-19,” he wrote.

“Good Morning America” anchor George Stephanopoulos introduced he examined optimistic for the coronavirus only a few days after his spouse, Ali Wentworth, revealed her analysis. Fortunately, the television host says he has been asymptomatic and is “feeling nice.”

Wreckless Eric, the ’70s pop rock star and singer of the observe “Whole Wide World,” revealed in a weblog put up on April 19 that he examined optimistic for coronavirus after weeks of experiencing signs however being unable to obtain a check. “I haven’t truly been very effectively previously three or 4 weeks – chest and rib pains, cough, low degree fever, intermittent complications – I used to be fairly positive it have to be the virus although I used to be instructed the one means I may get affirmation of this was by presenting myself on the emergency room, dying’s door, sick to the purpose of dying, able to be hospitalised…No f—ing thanks.” Wreckless Eric, actual title Eric Goulden, revealed that although he examined optimistic his spouse didn’t.

CNN International anchor Richard Quest revealed by way of Twitter on April 20 that he “caught coronavirus. I’m blessed in that I’ve few signs – only a cough.”

Broadway star Danny Burstein stated in a video interview with “CBS This Morning” on April 21 that he had simply been launched from the hospital after a five-day keep. He instructed the morning present that he’ll “completely” return to the stage as soon as he’s wholesome and theaters reopen.

NFL Draft and College Football Analyst Todd McShay revealed on the day of the 2020 NFL Draft that he wouldn’t be capable to work the gig this yr as a result of he’s “residence recovering from coronavirus.” “I’ll be again,” he promised — simply not in time for this yr’s festivities.

“60 Minutes” host Lesley Stahl revealed on-air on May Three that she had been identified with the coronavirus and had made a full restoration after being hospitalized. In tribute to the docs and nurses, she stated, “We all owe them our gratitude, our admiration and, in some instances, our lives.”

Legendary Auburn soccer coach Pat Dye is “very weak” after combating COVID-19 and different medical situations, TMZ reported on May 21. Sadly, he died June 1.

Former New York Knicks star and present Georgetown University coach Patrick Ewing introduced on May 22 that he had examined optimistic for the coronavirus. He stated on Twitter, “This virus is severe and shouldn’t be taken frivolously. I wish to encourage everybody to remain protected and care for yourselves and your family members.”

Neera Tanden, who the president of the liberal suppose tank Center for American Progress and a frequent visitor on “Real Time With Bill Maher,” MSNBC, CNN and Fox News, introduced on Twitter on May 23 that she has the coronavirus. “I solely went out for requirements and wore masks,” she wrote. “This is clearly a really transmissible virus. People must take loads of care and the thought we will simply reopen may be very scary.”

Andrea Bocelli revealed in a Facebook put up that he and members of his household had examined optimistic for COVID-19. He added that they’d a “swift and full restoration” and that he later donated blood to coronavirus analysis.

Longtime “Days of Our Lives” star Judi Evans was hospitalized with COVID-19 in May and practically misplaced each of her legs, in line with a Facebook put up from her consultant.

Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott was revealed to have examined optimistic, his agent instructed NFL Network’s Ian Rappaport.

Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone stated that he contracted coronavirus however that recovered after he “kicked its butt.”

On June 20, comic D.L. Hughley stated he examined optimistic for COVID-19 when he was hospitalized in Nashville after collapsing on stage throughout a stand-up efficiency the night time earlier than. “In addition to all the opposite stuff you need to look out for, in case your ass cross out in the midst of a present, onstage, you most likely must get examined,” he stated.

Novak Djokovic, the world’s No. 1 tennis participant, introduced he examined optimistic for coronavirus June 23 after organizing and enjoying within the Adria Cup event earlier this month with no social distancing tips.

NBA participant Malcolm Brogdon introduced on June 24 that he just lately examined optimistic for coronavirus and was in quarantine. He stated he’s “feeling effectively” and plans to rejoin his Pacers teammates when recovered. Brogdon has been vocal following the dying of George Floyd and took part in protests.

Herman Cain, the previous CEO of Godfather’s Pizza who sought the GOP nomination for the presidency in 2011, introduced July Three he had been hospitalized in Atlanta after testing optimistic for COVID-19. The week earlier than, he had attended a rally for Donald Trump’s re-election in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

On July 3, NASCAR introduced that seven-time NASCAR Cup collection champion  Jimmie Johnson had examined optimistic for COVID-19.

Kimberly Guilfoyle, the previous Fox News persona and girlfriend of Donald Trump Jr., examined optimistic for the coronavirus on  July 3. Guilfoyle, a high fundraiser for the president’s re-election marketing campaign, had deliberate to attend an occasion at South Dakota’s Mount Rushmore.

Model and actuality TV star Shana Moakler shared in an Instagram Stories put up on July 2 that she had testified optimistic for COVID-19. She joked, “On this date in July final yr, I broke my foot after which this yr I obtained COVID. So, , I’m simply going to formally simply take away Julys from my calendar as a result of [it’s] not my month.”

Tom Hanks, Idris Elba and Prince Charles have all come down with COVID-19

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to unfold, even the Hollywood group has been affected. From actors to executives, here’s a checklist of confirmed celeb coronavirus instances.

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