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1942 Oscar to be auctioned in Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A 1942 Oscar statuette is being sold an auction in Rhode Island. The Providence Journal reports the statuette will be sold Monday by Briarbrook Auctions in East Greenwich. Art director Joseph […]

06/20/2014

March 31, 1960 photo of actress Juanita Moore. (AP Photo, file)

Juanita Moore, Oscar nominated actress, dead at 99

NEW YORK (AP) — Juanita Moore, a groundbreaking actress and an Academy Award nominee for her role as Lana Turner’s black friend in the classic weeper “Imitation of Life,” has died. Actor Kirk Kelleykahn, her […]

01/01/2014

Actor Ryan O’Neal (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Ryan O’Neal, university make final pitch to jury

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A jury should honor Farrah Fawcett’s wishes and force Ryan O’Neal to hand over a portrait of the late actress done by Andy Warhol to the University of Texas at Austin, […]

12/16/2013

(In this AP file photo, Joan Fontaine with actress Argentina Brunetti in a scene from the Biblical epic "The Story of Judith.")

Joan Fontaine, Oscar-winner for ‘Suspicion,’ dies

CARMEL, Calif. (AP) — Academy Award-winning actress Joan Fontaine, who found stardom playing naive wives in Alfred Hitchcock’s “Suspicion” and “Rebecca” and also was featured in films by Billy Wilder, Fritz Lang and Nicholas Ray, […]

12/15/2013

This 1965 photo of actor Peter O'Toole in a scene from "How to Steal a Million Dollars and Live Happily Ever After." (AP Photo/Twentieth Century-Fox)

‘Lawrence of Arabia’ star Peter O’Toole dead at 81

LONDON (AP) — Known on the one hand for his starring role in “Lawrence of Arabia,” leading tribesmen in daring attacks across the desert wastes, and on the other for his headlong charges into drunken […]

12/15/2013

Chiwetel Ejiofor in a scene from "12 Years A Slave." (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight Films, Jaap Buitendijk)

’12 Years,’ ‘Hustle’ lead Globes nominations

The searing historical epic “12 Years a Slave” and the con-artist caper “American Hustle” lead the 71st annual Golden Globes with seven nominations each. The nominations announced Thursday morning by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association […]

12/12/2013

SAG-AFTRA President Ken Howard during the the nominations for the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Pacific Design Center on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP)

“12 Years a Slave” tops SAG Awards with 4 nominations

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steve McQueen’s historic saga “12 Years a Slave” topped the nominations list for 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Wednesday, boosting its Academy Awards prospects with four nominations. John Wells’ dysfunctional […]

12/11/2013

Angelina Jolie, Angela Lansbury and Steve Martin seen on the red carpet at the 2013 Governors Awards, on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 in Los Angeles (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

Jolie, Martin moved to tears at Governors Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Angelina Jolie, Steve Martin and Angela Lansbury were moved to tears at the film academy’s fifth annual Governors Awards. Each of the entertainers accepted honorary Oscar statuettes Saturday at a private […]

11/18/2013

Actor Alec Baldwin at the premiere of "Blue Jasmine" in New York, July 22, 2013. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Baldwin due to testify vs. accused stalker in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — Alec Baldwin probably isn’t relishing his part in this scene: a courtroom face-off with his accused stalker. But it’s likely to play out Tuesday in a New York City courtroom, where […]

11/12/2013

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Octavia Spencer and Sensa embroiled in lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A weight loss company wants a judge to dismiss half the claims in a lawsuit by Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer, who alleges the company is blaming her for an unsuccessful advertising […]

10/14/2013

Actress Halle Berry arrives at the screening of the film "Things we Lost in the Fire" with the french title "Nos Souvenirs Brules" during the Champs-Elysees Film Festival, at the "Publicis Cinema" in Paris.  (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)

Halle Berry to star in CBS series next summer

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS says Halle Berry will star in a serialized drama coming to the network next summer. The Oscar-winning actress will headline “Extant,” a 13-episode thriller. Berry will play an astronaut trying […]

10/04/2013

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Founder of Dolby Laboratories dies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ray Dolby, audio pioneer, American inventor and founder of Dolby Laboratories, has died at the age of 80. The company said Thursday that Dolby died in his home at San Francisco. […]

09/12/2013

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