Posts tagged: Actors

Abe Vigoda Is Dead. Yes, Really.

Actor Abe Vigoda is dead. Yes, really. The character actor with the hangdog face and the amazing eyebrows died this morning: Vigoda’s daughter, Carol Vigoda Fuchs, told The Associated Press that Vigoda died …..

Alan Rickman Biography and Photos

Alan Rickman has died at age 69, and it’s shocking news after the death of David Bowie just three days ago. Both great British stars died of cancer. It’s hard …..

Geena Davis Stands Tall For Girls

 See some public service announcements from the Geena Davis Institute on Gender and Media. She won an Oscar, you know.

Jack Bauer Returns

 Kiefer Sutherland is set to return to TV in an updated 24. Just when he thought he was out, they pulled him back in.

Remembering Jonathan Winters

Comedian Jonathan Winters died this week at the age of 87. Read the Who2 biography of Jonathan Winters and watch some video clips.

Actresses Without Teeth

See some samples from the Tumblr “Actresses Without Teeth.”

Quvenzhané Wallis Biography: New!

Who2 now has a new biography of Quvenzhané Wallis, the youngest person ever to be nominated for an Oscar as a leading actress. We even tell you how to pronounce her name.

Martin Freeman Biography: New!

Once known as “Who’s Martin Freeman?” he’s now known as “that guy who was in The Hobbit.”

James Bond Stuntman Stepping on Alligators

See behind the scenes, as a stuntman runs across a bunch of alligators — again and again — for a shot in the James Bond film To Live and Let Die.

Eddie Redmayne Biography: New!

You’ve seen him in the recent Les Misérables promotions and thought he looked familiar. Our new biography will tell you why.

The Art of the Title: Cape Fear

Over at the Art of the Title they feature the opening credits to the 1991 version of Cape Fear.

David Bowie and Labyrinth

 Let’s talk about the movie Labyrinth. Let’s talk about behind the scenes of Labyrinth.

From Amanda Bynes to Sally Struthers

 Actress Amanda Bynes is in trouble for driving recklessly — again. Meanwhile, actress Sally Struthers is in trouble for driving drunkenly. 

Clint Eastwood’s Big Fail

I couldn’t stand to watch more than 20 seconds of “Clint Eastwood Unleashed.” I was too embarrassed, both for Eastwood and the GOP.

Signs of Bill Murray

Today I walked past a home that still hopes to have Bill Murray crash their party. See the photo of “Bill Murray Can Crash Here.”

James Cagney’s Birthday

Hollywood star Jimmy Cagney was born 17 July 1899. Yes, that’s right — born in 1899.

25 People Who Played Vampires

Can you imagine Tom Cruise sucking the life out of someone? He’s one of 25 people in our gallery who’ve played vampires on the big (or little) screen.

New Profile: Octavia Spencer

The Oscars will be awarded on the 26th of February this year. One actress who’s been mentioned as a possible nominee is Octavia Spencer of The Help.

The Biggest Christmas Day Movies

Many people like to go to the movies on Christmas Day. It doesn’t even matter if it’s a good movie. Here are the 10 highest-grossing movies that opened on December 25th.

Scans from a 1976 TV Guide

I scanned a few pages from the September 1976 issue of TV Guide that announced the new shows for the prime time season.

Broadway Shocker: Fired After Only 9832 Shows

 George Lee Andrews is being let go by The Phantom of the Opera a mere 23 years after he joined the Broadway cast. After 9832 shows he is back out on the street.Let’s look at the embarrassing details.

Roy Scheider Biography

We’ve posted a Roy Scheider biography recently to go along with this spur-of-the-moment drawing:

Photos of Tom Cruise in Tiger Paint

According to the gossipmongers at Splash News Online Hollywood bigshot Tom Cruise got his face painted as part of his 49th birthday celebration. Here’s one of the creepy photos to prove it:

Peter Falk Dies

Actor Peter Falk died last night, at the age of 83.
He was best known for playing the rumpled detective Lt. Columbo in the television series Columbo, originally on the air from 1971 through 1978, then revived in TV movies after 1989.
Peter Falk was born in New York in 1927. From the New York stage he began working in television in the late 1950s. He guest starred in dozens of shows and appeared in several movies in the ’60s and won two Oscar nominations, one for Murder, Inc. (1960) and one for Pocketful of Miracles (1961).

Ed Sullivan Tribute from Woot

Sixty-three years ago, on 20 June 1948, the first program from TV host Ed Sullivan was aired.
We can’t improve on this post from Woot.com.
Check it out. And thanks, Mike Duffy!

Happy Birthday, Mr. Cube!

Today is the birthday of O’Shea Jackson, the man also known as Ice Cube. Mr. Cube turns 42 years old today.
So let’s listen to one of my favorite Ice Cube songs:

Behind the Scenes at the Movies

Although it’s not a huge gallery, there are some terrific shots for movie lovers at this site called Best of BTS.
Like this one, from The French Connection, with Gene Hackman:

Patrick Stewart’s Jaguar

Star Trek’s Patrick Stewart drives around a race track and talks about his love of cars in this video from the U.K. show Top Gear:

For the Love of Movie Posters

Here’s a delightful way to while away the hours — go visit Film On Paper, a new site from movie poster collector Eddie Shannon.
Shannon has created a gallery chockablock with a variety of promotional posters like these:

Bradley Cooper Rattling On in French

Here’s actor Bradley Cooper being interviewed on French television about his new movies, The Hangover Part II and Limitless:

From Hayley Mills to Hailee Steinfeld: Oscar Can’t Resist Young Women

Hailee Steinfeld, age 14, will be nominated for an Oscar tomorrow for True Grit, because she deserves it and because the Academy loves to nominate plucky youngsters.Yes, the Academy loves plucky. But it loves plucky young women just a little more than plucky young men.