Lupe Ontiveros, who starred in the 1997 film “Selena,” died today at the age of 69, after a battle with liver cancer.
Though Ontiveros played Selena’s killer in the Jennifer Lopez flick, the actress was best known as the consummate maid of film (she’s estimated to have played the role around 300 times, both in film and on stage).
Her “Selena” co-star Jacob Vargas was at her bedside last night, and broke… Continue reading Lupe Ontiveros Dead: 'Selena' Actress Dies At 69
Susan Tyrrell, cult film staple and Academy Award nominee, passed away on Sunday at the age of 67.
Although Tyrrell spent her career playing somewhat unsavory types, her talent did not go unrecognized. She made her transition from the theater to film with 1971′s “Shoot Out,” and, by the following year, was nominated for Best Supporting Actress in John Huston’s “Fat City.”
She went to star in over a dozen off-beat films… Continue reading Susan Tyrrell Dead: Cult Film Actress Dies At 67
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Tonight’s episode of Army Wives featured a game-changing revelation about Army Captain Nicole Galassini, played by Emmy-nominated actress Kellie Martin. If you haven’t seen the episode yet, stop now — there will be SPOILERS. Otherwise, click through to learn why Martin was drawn to her character, what she’s up to off screen, and why it was a good thing that she was… Continue reading ‘Army Wives’ actress Kellie Martin talks about tonight’s big twist
Meet Samantha Barks, the actress who Tom Hooper chose to play Eponine in “Les Miserables” over established Hollywood starlets like Scarlett Johansson, Lea Michele and Taylor Swift.
Barks was notified of her big-screen break on Tuesday night following a performance of “Oliver!” at the Manchester Palace in England. Producer Cameron Mackintosh told Barks, who then Tweeted her excitement: “Most incredible moment of my life!!!!”
The 21-year-old rose to fame in England after… Continue reading Samantha Barks, 'Les Miserables's' Eponine: Stage Actress Earns Role Previously Marked For Taylor Swift