I’ve got some inspiring as well as sad news to share: Kerry Washington gets very candid about “Scandal” and the show’s creator, Shonda Rhimes, offers some straight forward advice of her own. And Hollywood legend Ruby Dee passed away today. There’s also my watchlist and what’s hot (Oprah hanging out with the cast of “A […]
“We’ve all known it was coming, the death of Maya Angelou. But when you hear it for the first time, it really does sort of hit you in the stomach,” “CBS This Morning” co-anchor Gayle King told viewers when the news of her good friend’s passing broke earlier today. She died in her sleep early […]
By Tim Kenneally Don Mitchell, star of the original “Ironside” series, has died of natural causes, the Los Angeles Times reported Wednesday. He was 70. On the series, Mitchell played Mark Sanger, bodyguard and assistant to wheelchair-bound chief of detectives Robert Ironside (played by Raymond Burr). Also read: Hollywood’s Notable Deaths of 2013 “Ironside” ran […]
Los Angeles police are investigating the fatal home invasion shooting of a director who worked on the reality TV show “America’s Next Top Model.”
By Variety Staff Danny Wells, an actor with dozens of TV credits dating back to “Love, American Style” but best known for playing Luigi on “The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!,” died Nov. 28 in Toronto. He was 72. The syndicated “Super Mario Bros.” show, based on the popular Nintendo videogame franchise, aired from 1989-91. […]
Bill Beckwith, a contractor and carpenter who co-hosted HGTV’s “Curb Appeal,” died Tuesday in San Francisco after a motorcycle accident. Born in Maine and an English and martial arts student at the University of Montana, Beckwith’s company BB Design Build offered residential and commercial construction services around the Bay Area. “Curb Appeal” is a half-hour […]
Christopher Evan Welch, who appeared onstage in numerous plays, in films including Steven Spielberg’s “War of the Worlds” and “Lincoln,” Paul Thomas Anderson’s “The Master” and Woody Allen’s “Vicky Cristina Barcelona,” as well as on television, died early Monday at a Los Angeles hospital, his agency Paradigm confirmed. He is believed to have been 48. […]
A publicist for actor Paul Walker says the star of the “Fast and Furious” movie series has died in a car crash north of Los Angeles. He was 40.
Jane Kean, best known as Ed Norton’s beleaguered wife Trixie on a TV revival of “The Honeymooners,” has died. She was 90.
Actor came to prominence as star of “Barreta” precursor “Toma.”