Apropos of nothing: here’s a wonderful episode of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood in which the visitor is actress Margaret Hamilton, better known as the Wicked Witch of the West in the …..
Posts tagged: Actors
Actor Martin Landau has died at the grand age of 89. He was, remarkably, a professional cartoonist for The New York Daily News before chucking it all to become an actor …..
Actor Bill Paxton has died, quite suddenly, at age 61. His family said in a statement that “It is with heavy hearts we share the news that Bill Paxton has passed …..
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 …..
[pt id=’87249′ size=’large’ link=’post’ class=’aligncenter’]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 …..
A quick look at our favorite eyepatches of the big screen.
We have a new profile of Taylor Schilling, the star of the new Netflix series Orange Is the New Black. And, as it happens, it’s her birthday.
See some public service announcements from the Geena Davis Institute on Gender and Media. She won an Oscar, you know.
Kiefer Sutherland is set to return to TV in an updated 24. Just when he thought he was out, they pulled him back in.
Comedian Jonathan Winters died this week at the age of 87. Read the Who2 biography of Jonathan Winters and watch some video clips.
Dig into the story of the making of that godawful Super Mario Bros. movie from 1993. We even have Roger Ebert reviewing it on his TV show.
See some samples from the Tumblr “Actresses Without Teeth.”
Family Guy’s Seth MacFarlane hosted the 85th Academy Awards and we have photos from the telecast.
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.
Once known as “Who’s Martin Freeman?” he’s now known as “that guy who was in The Hobbit.”
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.
You’ve seen him in the recent Les Misérables promotions and thought he looked familiar. Our new biography will tell you why.
The great French actress (born Catherine Dorléac) was born in October of 1943.
Over at the Art of the Title they feature the opening credits to the 1991 version of Cape Fear.
Actor Brian Cox — from Scotland! — pronounces the names of more than 40 brands of scotch.
Let’s talk about the movie Labyrinth. Let’s talk about behind the scenes of Labyrinth.
Actress Amanda Bynes is in trouble for driving recklessly — again. Meanwhile, actress Sally Struthers is in trouble for driving drunkenly.
I couldn’t stand to watch more than 20 seconds of “Clint Eastwood Unleashed.” I was too embarrassed, both for Eastwood and the GOP.
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.”
Hollywood star Jimmy Cagney was born 17 July 1899. Yes, that’s right — born in 1899.
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.
The ‘Sex and the City’ star has wed the mother of her son.
She and Albert Finney gnawed, slurped and grinned their way through a much-loved comedy scene.
Canadian actor Jonathan Frid died. He played vampire Barnabas Collins on TV’s Dark Shadows in the 1960s. Frid is dead, but Barnabas Collins is alive and well.
The Game of Thrones star will play a lot of things, but never “the cutesiness of little people.”
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.
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.
I scanned a few pages from the September 1976 issue of TV Guide that announced the new shows for the prime time season.
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.
One-time Hollywood actress Marilyn Monroe is causing a stir in downtown Chicago.
We’ve posted a Roy Scheider biography recently to go along with this spur-of-the-moment drawing:
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:
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).
Courtesy of People magazine, 1976.
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!
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:
Guess the actors. Guess the show.
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:
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:
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:
Here’s actor Bradley Cooper being interviewed on French television about his new movies, The Hangover Part II and Limitless:
Actress Megan Fox was born on this day in 1986 in Rockwood, Tennessee.
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.