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  • Oscars by the Numbers

     
    Surprising stats from the most famous awards show of them all...
  • Spotlight: Philip Baker Hall in "I Never Sang For My Father"

     
    Days before the opening of the New American Theatre’s revival of “I Never Sang for My Father,” the actor cast as the senile, rage-prone father, the pulsating center of Robert Anderson’s 1968 family drama, withdrew because of...
  • On Oscars: The best often don't win

     On Oscars: The best often don't win
    On Sunday, Hollywood celebrates itself and honors its own. All eyes (or most of them anyway) will be on the presentations of the Academy Awards. But do the Oscars always end up in the right hands? Opinions abound on this topic, and what follows is only...
  • Michael Viner dies at 65; tabloid book publisher

    Michael Viner dies at 65; tabloid book publisher
    Michael Viner, a publisher who specialized in audio books and earned a reputation for quick hits with sensational stories, including O.J. Simpson trial figure Faye Resnick's book about Nicole Brown Simpson, died of cancer Saturday at his Beverly Hills...
  • Oscar Winner Paul Scofield Dies at 86

    Paul Scofield, one of the giants of the British stage who won an Academy Award for his portrayal of Sir Thomas More in the 1966 film "A Man for All Seasons," has died. He was 86. Scofield, who had been suffering from leukemia, died Wednesday in a...
  • Ellen Burstyn takes acting triple crown with Emmy win

     
    Three years after causing an uproar with her supporting nod for a 15-second appearance in the telefilm "Mrs. Harris," Ellen Burstyn won her first Emmy for a guest appearance on the drama series "Law & Order: SVU." With this victory, she becomes the 18th...
  • Abigail Breslin takes on Oscar-winning role in Broadway revival of 'The Miracle Worker'

     
    Oscar nominee Abigail Breslin ("Little Miss Sunshine") will make her Broadway debut next March in the first rialto revival of 1960 best play winner "The Miracle Worker." Breslin will play Helen Keller while Tony nominee Alison Pill ("The Lieutenant of...
  • Oscars have always welcomed the world

     
    This year's Oscars numbered only one foreign-born winner -- Austria's Christoph Waltz ("Inglorious Basterds") -- among the four acting champs. However, that does not mean the Oscars are guilty of any homegrown bias. After all, six of the 20 acting...
  • 'The Kids Are All Right,' and so is Tariq

     
    It takes award nuts like us to appreciate fully the mad scene last night when a man collapsed and an ambulance was summoned to the party at Plein Sud restaurant following the New York premiere of "The Kids Are All Right." New York Magazine's Vulture...
  • Actors, actresses and entertainers

    Actors, actresses and entertainers Maila Nurmi, 85; actress created the character Vampira as hostess of late-night TV horror show (Jan. 10) Jack Eagle, 81; a comedian and actor who played Brother Dominic in a Xerox ad during the 1977 Super Bowl (Jan....