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The Office Star Rainn Wilson’s Father, Robert Wilson Dies at 78



The Office star Rainn Wilson has announced the death of his father, painter Robert Wilson. He was 78. Robert Wilson died Monday after complications from heart surgery. Rainn Wilson took to Instagram to share the news. “It is with the heaviest of hearts that I wanted to let you all know that my father passed away last week at age 78. His name was Robert Wilson and he was a painter and writer,” the actor wrote as he shared a slideshow of his father’s final painting entitled “heart”. Wilford Brimley, ‘Cocoon’ and ‘The Natural’ Actor, Dies at 85

“He knew his heart was failing him after all, and yet he brought it to life with tremendous delicacy and vibrancy,” he added. The Emmy-nominated actor, best known for playing the role of Dwight Schrute on the popular NBC sitcom “The Office”, said Robert Wilson principally raised him after his divorce from his mother, actor-yoga teacher Shay Cooper. “My dad and I had an incredible bond on many levels. Alan Parker, Acclaimed British Director, Dies at 76

When my parents got a divorce when I was two, he fought to keep me… over the years, he taught me a love of art, music, spirituality and storytelling. “I would not have been an actor without his support, guidance and inspiration. Wherever he went, people adored him,” he added. Rainn Wilson said his father brought humour, life, love, positivity and creativity to every room he entered.

“He was a Baha’i for the past 57 years and his devotion and service to his Faith was exemplary (sic),” he said. “I will miss you every day, papa,” he added.

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Star Wars, Hunger Games, The Big Bang Theory – Brie Larson Reveals 8 Major Projects She Auditioned For But Didn’t Get (Watch Video)



Brie Larson may be a famous actor today known for her performances in films such as Room and Captain Marvel but the actress has been through her share of tough phases and lost out on some really amazing films. Considering the Academy Award-winning actress’ acting talents, it almost seems impossible that Larson may have faced rejections in Hollywood but much to our surprise, it is true. The actress recently started her own YouTube channel and has been posting sme amazing stuff. In her latest video, Brie spoke about failure and rejections as an actor. Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel To Fight Tom Holland’s Spider-man In Upcoming Sequel?

If you have watched certain films and wondered what they would be like had Brie Larson been cast in them, well you’ll be delighted to know, the actress did audition for quite a bit of them. In her latest video, Brie Larson revealed some of the biggest projects that she auditioned for but lost out getting cast in them due to whatever reasons. Not only films, but the actress also reveals a few famous TV series that she auditioned for. Here’s a list of projects that could have starred Brie Larson but unfortunately didn’t! Captain Marvel 2 Hires Nia DaCosta as Director, Ryan Fleck Congratulates.

1. Hunger Games

Hunger Games (Photo Credits: Movie Still)

Hunger Games (Photo Credits: Movie Still)

2. Terminator Genisys

Terminator Genisys

Terminator Genisys (Photo Credits: Twitter)

3. Star Wars

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker (Photo Credits: Twitter)

4. The Big Bang Theory

TBBT(Photo Credits: Instagram)

TBBT (Photo Credits: Instagram)

5. Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl (Photo Credits: Instagram)

6. Tomorrowland


Tomorrowland (Photo Credits: Twitter)

7. Spy Kid (As a child actor)

Spy Kids(Photo Credits: Twitter)

Spy Kids(Photo Credits: Twitter)

8. Hearts In Atlantis (As a child actor)

Hearts in Atlantis

Hearts in Atlantis (Photo Credits: Twitter)

Check Out Brie Larson’s YouTube Video Here:

We bet you’re surprised to find out how Brie Larson lost out on these amazing roles, knowing that she could have totally killed it. The last time we saw her on Jimmy Fallon’s show playing the lightsabre game was when we hoped to see her in the Star Wars series, wouldn’t she have truly rocked as a Jedi? Well, there’s always another time. It’s amazing how Larson has opened up about these big rejections and showed her fans acting isn’t really an easy job.

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