Harry Dean Stanton, the character actor with the world-weary face who carved out an exceptional career playing grizzled loners and colorful, offbeat characters in such films as Paris, Texas and Repo Man, has died. Stanton, who also was memorable in Cool Hand Luke (1967), Two-Lane Blacktop (1971), Ridley Scott’s Alien (1979), John Carpenter’s Escape From New York (1981) and John Hughes’ Pretty in Pink(1986) — in fact, what wasn’t he memorable in? — died Friday afternoon of natural causes at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, his agent, John Kelly, told The Hollywood Reporter.
Jerry Lewis fronted more than 50 movies, from Martin-and-Lewis fare to Martin Scorsese's "The King of Comedy." Here, some of his most famous roles.
Since her rise to prominence in mid-’50s, Jeanne Moreau epitomized tenets of French new wave, boasting a womanly sexuality and a fierce independent spirit
His résumé includes 'Crimes and Misdemeanors,' 'Tucker: The Man and His Dream' and 'North by Northwest.' It does not, however, include 'Star Trek.'
The Swedish actor also starred in U.S. productions including 'John Wick' with Keany Reeves and 'Mission Impossible — Ghost Protocol' with Tom Cruise
The music legend, who died Saturday at 90, is recalled by the director of 1987's 'Chuck Berry Hail! Hail! Rock n' Roll' as a difficult talent who demanded cash in a paper bag but earned the title of "the greatest" of his era.
Movie and TV audiences were mourning the death of Bill Paxton, 61, who died on Saturday after suffering complications due to surgery. The actor was a consummate pro and scene-stealer, whether he was playing the bully older brother Chet in "Weird Science" or telling everyone it was “game over, man!” in "Aliens."
Steven Spielberg’s mother, Leah Adler, known for operating The Milky Way restaurant in Los Angeles, died Tuesday at her Los Angeles home surrounded by her children. She was 97. Adler, known as Lee Lee to her family and friends, was born in Cincinnati to Philip Posner and Jennie (Fridman) Posner. She developed a love of... Read more »
The unsinkable movie star Debbie Reynolds died on Dec. 28 at age 84, just one day after the death of her daughter Carrie Fisher. While we mourn her passing, let’s take a look back at some of the Hollywood legend’s most memorable roles.
Peter Sumner, who played Lieutenant Pol Treidum, a security officer on the Death Star, in the original Star Wars, has died after a long illness, The Sidney Morning Herald reported. The lone Australian to appear in the George Lucas film, Sumner earned £60 a day for two days’ work, or about $825 total today.
Curtis Hanson, whose sterling adaptation of the noir classic L.A. Confidential earned him an Oscar and vaulted him to A-list status as a screenwriter and director, has died. Hanson, who also helmed such box-office hits as the Rebecca De Mornay horror thriller The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992) and the Eminem hip-hop drama 8 Mile (2002), died Tuesday of an apparent heart attack at his Hollywood Hills home, reports TMZ.