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Liberace biopic, ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ score wins at madcap Golden Globes

| Monday, January 13, 2014
Paul Drinkwater, NBC (AP)Hosts Tina Fey, left, and Amy Poehler during the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Amy Poehler made out with Bono, Tina Fey mocked George Clooney's taste in women and Matt Damon emerged, bizarrely, as the night's recurring gag.

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Michael Douglas, ‘Behind the Candelabra’ take top honors at Emmys

| Sunday, September 22, 2013
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Michael Douglas and HBO’s Liberace biopic "Behind the Candelabra" took top honors at 65th Emmy Awards Sunday night.

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Douglas, Damon dramatize Liberace’s steamy showbiz affair

| Thursday, May 23, 2013
HBOMichael Douglas, left, as Liberace, and Matt Damon, as Scott Thorson in a scene from HBO's "Behind the Candelabra."
The idea of Michael Douglas playing Liberace might seem nearly as outrageous as Liberace himself. Liberace, forever hailed as Mr. Showmanship, was the excess-to-the-max pianist-personality whose onstage and offstage extravagance were legendary and who wowed audiences in Las Vegas and worldwide to become the best-paid entertainer on the planet...

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Matt Damon on HBO’s ‘Behind the Candelabra:’ ‘We took it very seriously’

By Jim Halterman| After Elton | Tuesday, January 8, 2013
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When Matt Damon gazed at Michael Douglas in full Liberace regalia during production of the HBO bio-pic Behind The Candelabra, did he find him attractive? “Very, very attractive,” said Damon, who plays Liberace’s lover Scott Thorson. While the actor may be speaking somewhat tongue in cheek, the film is full-on drama.

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Damon and Douglas to play gay in film of Liberace’s life

| Thursday, February 18, 2010
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Matt Damon and Michael Douglas have signed on to play lovers in the upcoming biopic about flamboyant pianist Liberace. [caption id="attachment_6289" align="aligncenter" width="468" caption="Matt Damon and Michael Douglas"][/caption] Douglas will play Liberace, and Damon will play his boyfriend and personal assistant, Scott Thorsen, who eventually...

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