| Sep 3, 2010
Cammie King Conlon, who jokingly lamented that she was famous for an experience she barely remembered, portraying Scarlett O'Hara and Rhett Butler's ill-fated young daughter in the film "Gone With the Wind," has died. She was 76.
Conlon, whose brief...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 11:22 AM
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Seventy-one years ago it was no surprise when the 1939 classic "Gone with the Wind" won the Best Picture Oscar, and Vivien Leigh took home Best Actress honors as Scarlett O’Hara. Probably the most...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 1:01 PM
The role of a smart mom, effortlessly balancing work and life, comes naturally to Nancy Travis.
Starring opposite Tim Allen in "Last Man Standing" Tuesdays on ABC, Travis again plays the role of a patient mom who's a little smarter than everyone around...
| Nov 22, 2011
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Imagine skinny dipping with Marilyn Monroe. You’d probably have a silly, disbelieving grin on your face, too.
The based-on-a-true-story heart of “My Week with Marilyn” echoes “Notting Hill”: Lowly...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 12:21 AM
Diamonds are a girls best friend. And so are the third assistants on a movie set.
This is the story of acting legend Sir Laurence Olivier directing his first (and last) movie, The Prince and the Showgirl. It was the mid-50s and Marilyn Monroe was the...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 2:45 PM
Heartbroken by my failure to hear biographer Stacy Schiff speak when she was in Chicago last week, I lassoed her by email to discuss one of my favorite subjects: biography.
Q: What is essential to the perfect biography subject?
A: In an ideal world, the...
| Dec 2, 2009
| 4:32 PM
No surprise that when Cate Blanchett graces the stage in Tennessee Williamsâ âA Streetcar Named Desireâ under the direction of Liv Ullmann (yes, Ingmar Bergmanâs acting muse) that the interest is almost exclusively in the interpretation of Blanche...
| Dec 15, 2009
| 4:34 AM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 13 - 19, in PDF format This week's TV Movies COOKING CLASS: The chef provides step-by-step instructions for cooking a three-course meal in the premiere of 'Gordon Ramsay: Cookalong......
| Feb 11, 2009
I know, I know, this is really just a blatant rip-off of the WOMEN IN ART viral video. But it's still really good. Below are the women depicted in the video.
Mary Pickford, Lillian Gish, Gloria Swanson, Marlene Dietrich, Norma Shearer, Ruth Chatterton,...
| May 24, 2009
Spring is impossibly verdant in Raleigh, so lush it's steamy. The path to the door of Reynolds Price's house in the woods is scattered with beechnuts. Tree frogs babble, the screen door slams, somewhere in the pond outside the kitchen an old snapping...
| Dec 28, 2008
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....
| Aug 25, 2008
FROM THE time he was a schoolboy, John Kobal was in love with Hollywood. He longed to become a part of it, and eventually he did -- by befriending faded movie stars and forgotten photographers, enchanting them with his sincerity and his hungry memory, and...