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Veteran character actor Al Ruscio has died at 89, said his longtime manager, Judy Fox.  Ruscio died Nov. 12. (AP Photo/David LaPorte)

Veteran film, TV, stage actor Al Ruscio dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Veteran character actor Al Ruscio, who appeared in countless film, television and stage productions across half a century, has died at age 89, said his longtime manager, Judy Fox. Ruscio, who […]

11/16/2013

Vince A. Sicari, a South Hackensack, N.J., Municipal Judge, performs at Carolines on Broadway comedy club in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

‘Joking judge’ resigns after losing ruling

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Vince Sicari can tell all the lawyer jokes he wants — he just can’t play a judge in real life. The New Jersey municipal judge, who is also an established stand-up […]

09/19/2013

NJ’s highest court to hear ‘joking judge’ appeal

(AP) – Attorneys for Vince A. Sicari plan to argue in front of the New Jersey Supreme Court on Tuesday that the part-time municipal court judge should be allowed to keep his other paying gig as a comedian.

02/26/2013

Meryl Streep

Are Hollywood awards by gender out of touch?

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Do Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway and Helen Mirren really need a category just for women — a singular kind of affirmative action — to snare an Oscar, Emmy or Screen Actors Guild trophy?

01/24/2013

Dick Van Dyke to get SAG Life Achievement Award

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Dick Van Dyke will receive the Screen Actors Guild‘s highest honor: The Life Achievement Award. Screen Actors Guild & American Federation of Television and Radio Artists co-president Ken Howard made the […]

08/21/2012

SAG, AFTRA members approve merger

(CNS) – Members of the two largest unions representing movie and television actors, broadcasters and an array of performers voted overwhelmingly to join forces, officials from the Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Television […]

03/30/2012