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  • Christopher Jones dies at 72; actor quit at peak of career

     Christopher Jones dies at 72; actor quit at peak of career
    As far back as 1968, rising star Christopher Jones — who seemed to have everything at 26, including sensitive good looks, adoring fans and a steady stream of film offers — said he wasn't much devoted to acting. "I think of acting as only a...
  • Bruce Dern suddenly finds himself at the center of it all

    Bruce Dern suddenly finds himself at the center of it all
    Bruce Dern, shirt untucked, white hair mussed ("I have always been a fan of attractive disarray," he says, chuckling), is between bites of his grilled cheese sandwich, holding court inside Paramount Pictures' executive dining room. Everyone knows him...
  • Renee Taylor show about dieting is funny despite staging

    Renee Taylor show about dieting is funny despite staging
    If you stop and think about it too long, nothing about “My Life on a Diet,” through Feb. 9 at Manalapan’s Plaza Theatre, should work. The one-woman show with Renee Taylor — who famously starred as Fran Drescher’s always-...
  • Karen Black dies at 74; actress starred in 'Five Easy Pieces' and 'Easy Rider'

    Karen Black dies at 74; actress starred in 'Five Easy Pieces' and 'Easy Rider'
    Karen Black, the bravely offbeat actress who burst into the public consciousness in such iconic counterculture films as "Five Easy Pieces" and "Easy Rider," has died. She was 74. Black, who was found to have ampullary cancer in 2010, died Thursday at...
  • There she is .... Lee Meriwether

    There she is .... Lee Meriwether
    Lee Meriwether never had any intention of becoming a beauty queen. But thanks to a fraternity at the City College of San Francisco, she became not only Miss San Francisco, but later Miss California and finally Miss America in 1955. Meriwether was a...
  • 'Love, Marilyn' -- HBO presents an unusual look at the star

    "SO, HOW did you get all these big stars to participate in this documentary?" I asked Liz Garbus, the director of "Love, Marilyn," which appears on HBO June 17. Garbus replied, "One word -- Marilyn! Every person I approached wanted in, as soon as they...
  • Marilyn Monroe's eternal beauty

     Marilyn Monroe's eternal beauty
    Marilyn Monroe certainly achieved fame in the course of her 36-year lifetime, but in the five decades since her death, she's become such a celebrity-branding superstar, it often feels as if America's proto-platinum pinup never really left the building...
  • ‘Tribute: Marilyn Monroe’ comic explores icon’s life and loves

     
    Where haven't you seen Marilyn Monroe, star of such classics as 1953′s “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” and 1959′s “Some Like It […]...
  • Love, Marilyn: HBO’s haunting documentary delves into the mind of Marilyn Monroe

     
    Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of Marilyn Monroe┬╣s death, HBO presents the insightful and often heartbreaking documentary Love, Marilyn from Oscar-nomiated filmmaker Liz Garbus on Monday, June 17, at 9pm ET/PT. Filmmaker Liz Garbus has spent...
  • Bollywood star Jiah Khan dead of apparent suicide

    Bollywood star Jiah Khan dead of apparent suicide
    Grief hit Bollywood on Tuesday with news that Jiah Khan, a glamorous 25-year-old British Indian ingenue, had been found dead of an apparent suicide in her Mumbai apartment. According to police officials, Khan’s mother discovered the actress’...
  • The Actor's Craft: The Eli Wallach method

    The Actor's Craft: The Eli Wallach method
    The moment one enters the gracious Upper West Side apartment of Eli Wallach, the home he has shared for decades with his wife and fellow actor, Anne Jackson, there is an unmistakable sense of life being well lived. Smiling and curious about his guest,...
  • Review: 'Dropped Names' by Frank Langella dishes on fellow actors

    Review: 'Dropped Names' by Frank Langella dishes on fellow actors
    Dropped Names Famous Men and Women As I Knew Them Frank Langella Harper: 356 pp., $25.99 Frank Langella's "Dropped Names" is a different kind of memoir. Rather than recapping his life story, the veteran stage and screen actor offers a series of...