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Kathryn Joosten, the Emmy-winning actress best known as the irascible Karen McCluskey on Desperate Housewives and President Bartlet’s trusty secretary Mrs. Landingham on The West Wing, died Friday, June 1, of lung cancer. She was 72.
Joosten’s memorable roles on the two Emmy-winning dramas — she played the no-nonsense Dolores Landingham on Wing for three seasons and… Continue reading Kathryn Joosten, ‘Desperate Housewives’ and ‘West Wing’ star, dies at 72
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Italian soccer star Piermario Morosini collapsed and died in the middle of a match today Saturday in front of a stunned crowd.
The 25-year-old Livorno midfielder had played for just over 30 minutes when he suddenly fell to the ground.
He was playing against rival team Pescara whose general manager Danilo Iannascoli told Sky Italia that the young… Continue reading Italian Soccer Star Piermario Morosini, 25, Dies During Match
Will He Float Your Boat?: After more than the usual back and forth, Russell Crowe is now set to take on the titular role in Darren Aronofsky’s Noah. Cameras should be rolling in the summer on what has been described as a non-traditional epic, in which the biblical character becomes “disillusioned with the way humans have treated their planet.” We’re not sure Crowe’s… Continue reading Movie News in 60 Seconds: Russell Crowe Will Float Aronofsky’s Ark; Harry Potter Bully Going to Jail; Director Ulu Grosbard, 83, Dies
Whitney Houston is dead at age 48, according to the Associated Press. The cause of her death is unknown, Houston’s publicist told the AP.
UPDATE: TMZ is reporting that Houston died at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, where she was pronounced dead at 3:55pm PST.
News of Houston’s passing comes just hours after it was reported that she’d been approached by Simon Cowell to join the American version… Continue reading Whitney Houston Dies at 48
Whitney Houston, who passed away suddenly on Saturday afternoon at the age of 48, will be forever remembered as a once-in-a-generation singer, but Houston’s work as an actress showed her incredible talents weren’t limited to just the stage.
Houston starred in three films between 1992 and 1996, working opposite Oscar-nominated actors like Kevin Costner, Denzel Washington and Angela Bassett. Her screen debut was as singer Rachel Marron in the smash-hit romance… Continue reading Whitney Houston Dies: Remembering Her Finest Onscreen Moment In 'The Bodyguard'