| Jul 4, 2014
| 7:46 AM
When I spoke to Liz Cassedy during the height of our freezing polar vortex this winter, it was like twisting the cap off a bottle of sparkling Champagne. Her effervescent, adventurous spirit was the balm I needed for my annual unwanted visitor: Seasonal...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 8:27 AM
Republican gubernatorial hopeful Ron George usually keeps quiet about the flashiest part of his biography.
But as he fielded a question about film tax credits at a candidates forum last week, George let slip that he had a brief and unglamorous career as...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:24 PM
Dozens of star-struck lawmakers flocked to an Annapolis wine bar Friday evening to meet Kevin Spacey, star of the Netflix series “House of Cards,” and to hear a pitch for a generous tax credit that would keep its production in Maryland....
| Jan 19, 2014
| 4:50 AM
Julia Louis-Dreyfus won a top SAG Award Saturday night for her work in Baltimore-made "Veep."
TV's all-time leader in comedy Emmys was honored for outstanding performance by a female actor in a comedy series by the Screen Actors Guild for her...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 6:46 AM
Baltimore-made "Veep" and "House of Cards," and stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Kevin Spacey came up big in Golden Globe nominations announced Thursday.
Dreyfus was nominated as best actress both in film and TV comedy by the Hollywood Foreign Press...
| Dec 15, 2013
Baltimore-more made "Veep" and "House of Cards" scored more award nominations Wednesday as the Screen Actors Guild announced its 2014 nominees.
"Veep," the HBO political satire starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Vice President Selina Meyer, was nominated in...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Lary Lewman, an actor who delighted baby boomers as television's Pete the Pirate and later became the recorded voice of national Democratic presidential campaign advertisements, died of complications for Parkinson's disease Thursday at his Clarksville...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 12:26 PM
Elizabeth B. Edelen, a retired businesswoman who enjoyed working as a TV and movie extra, died July 5 of complications after surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center. She was 85.
The daughter of an advertising executive and a homemaker,...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 9:36 PM
Being snubbed might have been the best thing to happen to Ben Affleck.
His film “Argo” took the best picture Oscar on Sunday night at the 85th Academy Awards — more than a little solace, perhaps, for being snubbed in the directing...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:44 AM
The joint appearance by President Obama and Hillary Clinton on “60 Minutes” wasn’t about the Democratic nomination in 2016, as some analysts have insisted this weekend.
Watching the actual interview Sunday night, I am certain it was...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:54 AM
Dick Van Dyke brought his characteristic charm to the SAG Awards this weekend, and Internet users dutifully searched for all sorts of details on him -- anything to distract us from the icy weather that caused school closings from here to Ann Arbor. ...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 1:24 PM
Actors seem to love HBO's filmed-in-Baltimore "Game Change." But the likewise filmed-in-Baltimore HBO series "Veep?" Not so much.
Nominations for this year's Screen Actors Guild awards were announced this morning, and they proved a mixed bag for...