Actor

Rich list

Just two movies and $19m: how Naomi Watts became Australia's highest paid actor

David Hirst Naomi Watts may have had a quiet year when it comes to movie releases but that hasn't stopped the King Kong star from becoming Australia's highest earning actor for 2011.

Strive

Why red hair is now red hot for men

Actor Richard Roxburgh.
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Gary Nunn 'Gingers' are the new pin-ups in shifting attitudes towards what's attractive in a man.

Culture

Beauty's now better than a beast

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Stephen Doig The notion of what is considered handsome and masculine has shifted dramatically.

Culture

What wouldn't Harvey Specter do?

Steve Colquhoun Star of TV series Suits wants you to know he is everything his contentious character isn't.

All Men Are Liars

Pee cups among the cubicles

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Sam de Brito If your partying is not affecting your performance, should your boss be able to drug test you?

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All Men Are Liars

The biggest penis in the world

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Sam de Brito Richest? Fastest? Biggest? Which would you choose?

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Le Mans

Steve McQueen watch fetches $765,000

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A watch worn by Steve McQueen in the film Le Mans has sold for almost $765,000 at an auction of film memorabilia.

First jobs

Before they were famous

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Starting out... Jon Stewart was puppeteer, Hugh Jackman a party clown, and Brad Pitt a limo driver for strippers.

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Rich list

Oprah still the world's best paid celebrity

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Her new television network is struggling, but Oprah Winfrey's bank account is doing just fine, according to Forbes

All men are liars

Something about Raymond

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Sam de Brito All that feel-good Tropfest hyperbole doesn't dance around a serious social crisis ...

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Culture

Reclusive Teoh joins Australia's most powerful women

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Steve Colquhoun Internet entrepreneur amasses $390 million fortune - without being photographed.

All Men Are Liars

A beautiful lie

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Sam de Brito Who says there's no truth in advertising these days? Me, for one.

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Defeated dads

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Sam de Brito When dads disengage, sometimes it's because it hurts too much not to.

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My other, other Benz

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Sam de Brito Does it matter what car you drive? Only people who haven't driven a damn good one say "no".

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Taste this

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Sam de Brito Do you have good taste? A lot of people think they do but I'm certainly not one of them, leaving me distressingly vulnerable to women convinced of their aesthetic discretion ...

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Davos days

The powder and the glory

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The cultural mash-up that is Davos is not all about heavy-duty business, economics and politics.

Forbes' list

The young and the powerful

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Who are tomorrow's best and brightest? Mark Zuckerberg, Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber make list of top-achievers under age 30.

Top of the crop

GQ's man of the year

JOEL EDGERTON IS GQ MAN OF THE YEAR 2011.

The 37-year old actor Joel Edgerton takes top gong amid rumours he is set for super-stardom for his upcoming role in The Great Gatsby.

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Face spinach

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Sam de Brito You know the whole facial hair thing has gotten out of hand when our august National Portrait Gallery in Canberra jumps in on the act ...

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Celebrity stamp

Stars join Wall Street movement

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Occupy Wall Street is getting a little help from its celebrity friends as the movement enters a second month. But star power also carries risks when the issue of wealth rears its head.