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Where Have I Seen Them Before?: Linus Roache

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Drama, Prime Time, NBC, Gossip,

DescriptionEvery once in a while, there’s a tune on television you just can’t get out of head.  What is the name of that song?  Why can’t I stop singing it?  Other times, there’s a familiar face you know you’ve seen before.  What movie was he/she in? He looks like someone I went to school with!

Just recently I was forced to hit the computer after watching the new and improved season of .  I was obsessed with finding out who the new man in the DA’s office was.  I had a hard time getting the name out of my head, even though I knew it wasn’t him.  I simply had to end the mystery before I could go to bed.

Thankfully, I found out I wasn’t crazy.  The actor had starred in one of my favorite gut-wrenchingly romantic movies:  1997’s The Wings of the Dove was the man who had captured the heart of two women in that film ( and and many others in the theater like me.

But if period dramas are not your thing, there’s a chance you might have seen him in another little project:  .  Roache played deceased father, Thomas Wayne.


LIVE RESULTS: 2008 Golden Globe Awards

Without a formal ceremony to introduce the winners, tonight’s ‘presentation’ at the Beverly Hilton was simply about the facts.  Here are the :


  • Cate Blanchett, I’m Not There  **WINNER**
  • Julia Roberts, Charlie Wilson’s War
  • Saoirse Ronan, Atonement
  • Amy Ryan, Gone Baby Gone
  • Tilda Swinton, Michael Clayton


  • “That’s How You Know,” Enchanted
  • “Grace Is Gone,” Grace Is Gone
  • “Guaranteed,” Into the Wild  **WINNER**
  • “Despedida,” Love in the Time of Cholera
  • “Walk Hard,” Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

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