The AP is reporting that actor Ernest Borgnine has died of renal failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He was 95.
Borgnine was best known for his work in both film and TV, having starred on the program “McHale’s Navy,” as Lieutenant Commander Quinton McHale. Up on the big screen, Borgnine won an Oscar for one of his earliest roles, as the lead character in 1955′s “Marty,” which saw the actor playing… Continue reading Ernest Borgnine Dead: 'Marty' Actor Dies At 95
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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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