Posts tagged: Movie Stars

Doris Day leans against a tree trunk (real or fake) and smiles broadly for the camera

Doris Day and Carol Channing, Linked Forever in Death

Actress, singer and eternal nice girl¬†Doris Day has died of pneumonia at age 97. (She fudged her age for years, but biographer David Kaufman finally pegged her birth year as …..

Marilyn Monroe and Her DiMaggio

Marilyn Monroe was an up-and-coming movie star when she married baseball hero Joe DiMaggio on 14 January, sixty years ago. It didn’t work out.

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.

Actresses Without Teeth

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

Nicholas Hoult Biography: New!

 Who2 has a new biography of English actor Nicholas Hoult. See videos of his early roles, including About a Boy and Skins, and his two new movies, Warm Bodies and Jack the Giant Slayer.

Randy Quaid v. Hollywood Star-Wackers, Round 3

 Actor Randy Quaid has lost his bid for permanent residency status in Canada, where he’s been since 2010, hiding from the “Hollywood Star-Wackers” who are out to get him.

Martin Freeman Biography: New!

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

Funny Jennifer Lawrence Interviews

 The star of The Hunger Games and Winter’s Bone is a comical chatterbox. See these collected clips.

Chuck Norris v. Evil Obama

 TV star Chuck Norris and his wife warn that re-electing President Obama is a step toward “1,000 years of darkness.”

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.

Name This Chest From 1992

We mean “whose chest is this?” — not “I think I’ll dub that chest ‘President Mitt Romney’.”

James Cagney’s Birthday

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

Brad Pitt’s Famous Family

 That Pitt family! First Brad’s brother makes the news with a funny video, then his mom makes the news with a letter to the editor.

Tarzan’s Cheetah Dies or Maybe Not

Cheetah, the chimpanzee co-star of 1930s Tarzan movies, has died at the age of 80.  Or maybe he was 82. And maybe he wasn’t really the same chimp from the movies. Still, he’s dead.

Bob Hope Trivia

Bob Hope hurt his ankle in 1965, when someone “shoved him off the stage” in Thailand. Bob Hope used Brut 33 cologne and Gillette shaving cream. Quite by accident, I learned that and more this week.