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October 19, 2010

Tom Bosley Dead At 83



Tom Bosley, the personable actor who played the father of Richie Cunningham in HAPPY DAYS is dead at the age of 83 from heart failure. He was also reportedly battling lung cancer as well. Although, Bosley was well known for early acting roles playing Catholic priests, he was actually Jewish.... [Full Story]

October 8, 2010

Kid From TWO AND A HALF MEN Signs Huge $7.8 Million Dollar Contract Deal



Angus T. Jones, the 17 year old portly kid star of TWO AND A HALF MEN has signed a massive new contract deal worth $7.8 million over the next two years. This translates into $300,000 per episode plus a $500,000 bonus. That should make this kid an attractive date to... [Full Story]

September 30, 2010

Legend Tony Curtis Dead At 85



Tony Curtis, one of the great leading man actors of all time has died at the age of 85. The actor died of cardiac arrest, in declined health since 2006 when he contracted pneumonia and nearly died, falling into a coma for several days. After this serious illness he could... [Full Story]

September 13, 2010

Kevin McCarthy, INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS Star Dead At 96



Actor Kevin McCarthy, who turned in a very memorable performance as the frantic doctor in the 1956 horror science fiction film, INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS, has died at the age of 96. McCarthy's sheer skill as an actor helped to elevate this film to the top tier of great... [Full Story]

September 10, 2010

40 YEAR OLD VIRGIN Actor Claims He Accidentally Stabbed Girlfriend 23 Times



At his trial for attempted murder among other very serious charges, Shelley Malil, the actor who played a funny electronics store clerk in THE 40 YEAR OLD VIRGIN, testified that he "accidentally" stabbed his girlfriend 23 times. Malil also claims that he thought that she was someone else as a... [Full Story]

September 5, 2010

TV Trivia Time: HOGAN'S HEROES



One of the strangest casting trivia twists of HOGAN'S HEROES was the role played by comic actor John Banner who played German Master Sergeant Hans Georg Schultz. Banner was born in Vienna Austria Hungary to Jewish parents, but emigrated to the U.S. soon after Hitler annexed Austria to Germany in... [Full Story]

August 24, 2010

Martin Short's Wife Dead



Martin Short has had a tragic life. Both of his parents died before he was 21. His brother was killed in an auto accident. And there is a history of cancer in his family. Now his 58 year old wife of 30 years has suddenly died. Nancy Dolman had been... [Full Story]

August 21, 2010

Ernest Borgnine Will Receive SAG Lifetime Achievement Award At 94



Ernest Borgnine, whose career has spanned seven decades will receive a lifetime achievement award at the SAG Awards on August 30. Borgnine has appeared in five television series including McHALE's NAVY, appeared in numerous television movies and appeared in over 200 theater movies. Borgnine is one of the oldest surviving... [Full Story]

August 4, 2010

Jeff Goldblum Leaving LAW AND ORDER:CRIMINAL INTENT



The future of LAW AND ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT now hangs in doubt as actor Jeff Goldblum has announced his decision to leave the show after only two seasons. And the USA Network, part of NBC has been undecided what to do about renewing the series or not. All of this... [Full Story]

July 17, 2010

The Strange Story Of THE RAT PATROL Death



Even though it only ran just two seasons, from 1966 to 1968, ABC's THE RAT PATROL was undoubtedly one of the best war dramas ever aired. Each episode involved a high risk raid and adventure by a gritty team of stone tough soldiers. But an accident in 1967 while filming... [Full Story]

July 11, 2010

Totally Undignified Film Debuts: David Hasselhoff In REVENGE OF THE CHEERLEADERS



David Hasselhoff made a totally undignified film debut in 1976 back in the simply dreadful REVENGE OF THE CHEERLEADERS. This was a horrid sequel to the highly successful soft-core porn comedy, THE CHEERLEADERS. While the film did feature some fleeting moments of full female frontal nudity, it lacked the simulated... [Full Story]

May 30, 2010

Entertainers & Celebrities Who Served In Our Military



This Memorial Day weekend it's very important to ponder the fact that many entertainers and famous personalities once served our nation in our military. Here's a few notable examples: Bill Schonely: The famous Portland Trailers announcer and Northwest voice-over celebrity served in the United States Marine Corps and was stationed... [Full Story]

May 18, 2010

FAMILY MATTERS Star Does His Best Urkel



Former FAMILY MATTERS star, Darius McCrary, must be channeling Steve Urkel or something. The actor who played the son of policeman Carl Winslow broke a few driving rules and had his nice little Jaguar impounded. It seems that McCrary was driving with an expired driver's license and decided to roll... [Full Story]

May 13, 2010

David Boreanaz Buries Too Many BONES



BONES star David Boreanaz is making some more unwanted news these days as new stories of more mistresses emerge. Now, a new story linking Boreanaz and alleged former mistress of Tiger Woods', Rachel Uchitel, and some sent text messages is making news. Reportedly, while Boreanaz was married, Uchitel complained in... [Full Story]

April 28, 2010

SEINFELD Star Jason Alexander Hits A Bicyclist



Former SEINFELD star, Jason Alexander, was involved in an unfortunate accident that caused some minor injuries to a 14year old boy on a bicycle, when the two hit in traffic. Alexander wasn't cited by police, which seems to indicate that he didn't violate any traffic laws in the accident. And,... [Full Story]

April 20, 2010

The Son Of Michael Douglas Sentenced To Five Years In Prison For Drug Dealing



Cameron Douglas, the 31 year old actor son of Michael Douglas was sentenced to five years in prison today, for his dealing in both methamphetamine and cocaine. The young actor, reportedly played a major role in the sale of both illegal drugs. Earlier this year, while under house arrest, the... [Full Story]

April 19, 2010

The Incredible Life Of Actor Lance Henriksen



The life story of great character actor Lance Henriksen is one of the most amazing stories of any Hollywood actor ever. This year alone, the 69 year old actor is starring in at least eight feature films, not to mention any TV show appearances or video game voice work. The... [Full Story]

December 13, 2009

Where Aging Actors Spend Their Final Days



Earlier this year, the Motion Picture and Television Fund announced plans to eventually close the retirement home and hospital it operates for aging actors claiming that it was losing money. However, tax returns from the organization dispute MPTF press releases claiming revenue losses, and even show increasing revenues for the... [Full Story]

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