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    EMMY Award winning actress Kirstie Alley has died at age 71. Alley, who rose to stardom on the 90s sitcom Cheers, died of "recently discovered" cancer, her family announced. 1Kirstie Alley has died of cancerCredit: Getty Alley's family announced her death in a social media post. "She was surrounded by her closest family and fought with great strength," the statement reads. "As iconic as she was on screen, she was an even more amazing mother and grandmother." The actress won an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe for her role of Rebecca Howe. More to follow...For the latest news on this story, keep checking back at Sun Online. The-sun.com is your go-to destination for the best celebrity news, sports news, real-life stories, jaw-dropping pictures and must-see videos. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheSunUS and follow us from our main Twitter account at @TheUSSun. YOU MIGHT LIKERECOMMENDED FOR YOUMORE FOR YOUMore from The SunGOING SILENT GMA’s TJ Holmes & Amy Robach ‘to be taken off air’ after affair claimsFILLER UP The View fans tell Sunny to 'chill' as they spot disturbing detail about her faceIS...
    AWARD-winning South Korean actress Kang Soo-Yeon has passed away at the age of 55. The pioneering film star was admitted to hospital on Thursday in Seoul after being found unconscious at home. 1Kang Soo-Yeon has tragically passed away at the age of 55Credit: Getty She tragically suffered a cardiac arrest and died two days later in hospital, Soompi reported. Kang, known tenderly as Korea's "first world star", sadly never regained consciousness after she was discovered unresponsive. She was surrounded by her loved ones when she passed away on Saturday. The 55-year-old had been set to make a comeback later this year after starring in a Netflix sci-fi movie. Jung_E is set in a dystopian future in which Earth is no longer habitable, although small groups survive in shelters.
    HOLLYWOOD -- In 1987, she won the Best Actress Oscar for her film debut; 34 years later, Marlee Matlin is heading back to the Oscars, this time as an executive producer.It's for a live action short called "Feeling Through." More than anything, Matlin hopes what this movie has achieved will have a lasting impact on the show biz community."Feeling Through" tells the story of a young man who gives up on finding a place to sleep for the night when he meets a deaf and blind man who needs help getting home. The experience will forever change this young man. The film's director, Doug Roland, based this on a story from his own life. He worked with the Helen Keller National Center to make this movie happen. It's there he discovered Robert Tarango, a deaf and blind man who was part of the center's staff. He hired him to be his leading man.Matlin and her longtime interpreter and friend, Jack Jason, came on later as executive producers."It's about connections. It's about not judging each other. It's about not being afraid...
    SHE'S been the toast of Hollywood for a few years now but Thandiwe Newton will always remain a national treasure. Here's the story of the London-born, Emmy Award winning actress. 3 Thandiwe Newton is an Emmy Award winning actressCredit: AFP Who is Thandiwe Newton? She was born Melanie Thandiwe Newton in London on November 6, 1972, the daughter of Nyasha, a Zimbabwean and Shona princess, and Nick Newton, an English laboratory technician and artist. The name "Thandiwe" means "beloved" in Ndebele, Zulu, Xhosa or siSwati. She grew up in Penzance in Cornwall and was educated at a Catholic school where she was the only pupil of colour. She went to Cambridge University where she read social anthropology and graduated with a 2:1. In December 2018, Thandiwe was recognised with an OBE in the New Year honours list. 3 She stars in HBO's sci-fi western series WestworldCredit: HBO How did she get into acting? When she was 16, she began a relationship with Australian film director John Duigan who two years later cast her in his film Flirting alongside Nicole Kidman...
    Jessica Walter Paul Archuleta/Getty Images Jessica Walter, whose Emmy-winning acting career included "Arrested Development" and "Archer," has died. She was 80. Walter's daughter Brooke Bowman told Deadline that her mother died in her sleep at home in New York City on Wednesday. "It is with a heavy heart that I confirm the passing of my beloved mom Jessica," Bowman told Deadline. "A working actor for over six decades, her greatest pleasure was bringing joy to others through her storytelling both on screen and off. While her legacy will live on through her body of work, she will also be remembered by many for her wit, class and overall joie de vivre." This is a developing story. Come back for updates.
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Award-winning actress Sandra Oh made an appearance and spoke at a “Stop Asian Hate” protest in Oakland. “Pittsburgh I am so happy and proud to be here with you, and thank you to all the organizers for organizing this just to give us an opportunity to be together and to stand together and to feel each other. For many of us in our community, this is the first time we are even able to voice our fear and our anger, and I really am so grateful to everyone willing to listen.” Oh spoke for around two minutes and said “I am proud to be Asian.” She encouraged community members to reach out to each other in times of need. Hundreds of protesters are currently present in Oakland listening to various speakers. Stay with KDKA as we follow this developing story.
    The Golden Globes, awards from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, were presented early Monday morning during a telematic ceremony. Among the winners, the films Nomadland or Soul and the series The Crown or Lady’s Gambit. Where can the winning entries be viewed? T.V. series The Crown is still Netflix’s safe bet. He has won four awards in this edition of the Golden Globes: Best Dramatic Series, Best Actress in a Drama for Emma Corrin (plays Lady Di), Best Actor in a Drama for Josh O’Connor (Prince Charles), Best Actress in cast on television for Gillian Anderson (Margaret Thatcher). Where to see it: Netflix. Lady’s gambit It was one of the television surprises of 2020. This story, set in the 1960s, of a young chess prodigy has won two awards: Best Miniseries and Best Drama Actress in a Miniseries for Anya Taylor-Joy. Where to see it: Netflix. Schitt’s Creek After sweeping the Emmy Awards last fall, she has now also won Best Comedy for her final season and Best Comedy Actress for Catherine O’Hara. The series tells the story of a...
    The multi-award-winning actress mentioned the Green Bay Packers quarterback in her Golden Globe appreciation speech this Sunday night, just as Rodgers did when she mentioned Foster in her thank you speech when he won the award for Most Valuable Player of the Year. last regular season. Foster is a staunch Green Bay fan. A few days ago, in an interview with the program “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” of ABC, Foster explained that Rodgers “knows that I am his biggest fan.” In the same program, the actress explained that “Absolutely”, she was going to have to name Rodgers among her thanks in case of winning the award for “The Mauritanian”, which happened tonight. “Maybe I have to name the whole team. Davante Adams has to be there somewhere, ”Foster said at the time, although he did not name the wide receiver tonight. On Kimmel’s show, Foster joked that Rodgers’ inclusion in his MVP speech made her an official member of the Packers. “As you can see, he said ‘my team’, although he also said off the field. That makes me a Green...
    Cicely Tyson, the award-winning actress who trailblazed a career across several decades and appeared in countless TV shows, films and Broadway plays, died Thursday at age 96, according to her manager. Tyson's role as a sharecropper's wife in the film "Sounder" landed her an Oscar nomination in 1973. "With heavy heart, the family of Miss Cicely Tyson announces her peaceful transition this afternoon," Tyson's family said in a statement from her manager. "At this time, please allow the family their privacy." "An artist of the highest order": Tributes pour in for Cicely Tyson Tyson, who first entered the spotlight as a model, was well-known across the entertainment industry, earning two Emmy Awards — best lead actress in a drama and best actress in a special — for her role as a former slave in the 1974 TV drama "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman." In a defining moment of the film, Pittman walks up and drinks from the whites-only water fountain. "Well, when I'm working, I just tell everybody. I said, 'I don't care what you see. Please...
    LOS ANGELES (CBS News) — Cicely Tyson, the award-winning actress who trailblazed a career across several decades and appeared in countless TV shows, films and Broadway plays, died Thursday at age 96, according to her manager. Tyson’s work landed her an Oscar nomination in 1973 for her role as a sharecropper’s wife in “Sounder.” “With heavy heart, the family of Miss Cicely Tyson announces her peaceful transition this afternoon,” Tyson’s family said in a statement from her manager. “At this time, please allow the family their privacy.” “An artist of the highest order”: Tributes pour in for Cicely Tyson Tyson, who first entered the spotlight as a model, was well-known across the entertainment industry, earning two Emmy Awards — best lead actress in a drama and best actress in a special — for her role as a former slave in the 1974 TV drama “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman.” In a defining moment of the film, Pittman walks up and drinks from the whites-only water fountain. Read more at CBSNews.com>>
    NEW YORK - Cicely Tyson, the pioneering Black actor who gained an Oscar nomination for her role as the sharecropper's wife in "Sounder," a Tony Award in 2013 at age 88 and touched TV viewers' hearts in "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman," died Thursday at age 96. Tyson's death was announced by her family, via her manager Larry Thompson, who did not immediately provide additional details. "With heavy heart, the family of Miss Cicely Tyson announces her peaceful transition this afternoon. At this time, please allow the family their privacy," according to a statement issued through Thompson. A onetime model, Tyson began her screen career with bit parts but gained fame in the early 1970s when Black women were finally starting to get starring roles. Besides her Oscar nomination, she won two Emmys for playing the 110-year-old former slave in the 1974 television drama "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman." In this file photo, U.S. President Barack Obama presents actress Cicely Tyson with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, during a ceremony honoring...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- A life that can only be described as phenomenal.Cicely Tyson's career spanned more than six decades before she passed away on Thursday at the age of 96, but her journey began in New York City.The pioneering Black actress was born December 19, 1924 in Harlem after her parents moved from the Island of Nevis in the Caribbean. She was the youngest of three children and was feisty from the start.That spark was still present even at the age of 94, when Tyson received an honorary Oscar statuette in 2018 at the annual Governors Awards.EMBED More News Videos Kemberly Richardson sat down with Hollywood icon Cicely Tyson, who shows no sign of slowing down. "I come from lowly status. I grew up in an area that was called the slums at the time," Tyson said at the time. "I still cannot imagine that I have met with presidents, kings, queens. How did I get here? I marvel at it."When Tyson's parents separated, her mother went on welfare. At nine Cicely sold shopping bags on the streets of...
    NEW YORK (AP) — Cicely Tyson, the pioneering Black actor who gained an Oscar nomination for her role as the sharecropper’s wife in “Sounder,” a Tony Award in 2013 at age 88 and touched TV viewers’ hearts in “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman,” died Thursday at age 96. Tyson’s death was announced by her family, via her manager Larry Thompson, who did not immediately provide additional details. “With heavy heart, the family of Miss Cicely Tyson announces her peaceful transition this afternoon. At this time, please allow the family their privacy,” according to a statement issued through Thompson. A onetime model, she began her screen career with bit parts but gained fame in the early 1970s when Black women were finally starting to get starring roles. Tyson refused to take parts simply for the paycheck, remaining choosey. “I’m very selective as I’ve been my whole career about what I do. Unfortunately, I’m not the kind of person who works only for money. It has to have some real substance for me to do it,” she told The Associated Press...
    CICELY Tyson has sadly died at the age of 96. The award-winning actress' passing was mourned as her manager said "it was a blessing" to work with her. 1The legendary actress died at 96Credit: AP:Associated Press Cicely passed away on Thursday afternoon. The icon's manager, Larry Thompson, said revealed the sad news. He said in a statement: “I have managed Miss Tyson’s career for over 40 years, and each year was a privilege and blessing. “Cicely thought of her new memoir as a Christmas tree decorated with all the ornaments of her personal and professional life. Today she placed the last ornament, a Star, on top of the tree.” She mastered acting both on and off screen, as she had starring roles in theater, film and television. Cicely made history by nabbing the first recurring role for a black woman in a television series when she appeared as Jane Foster in the CBS drama East Side/West Side from 1963-1964. Most read in CelebrityARMIE'S EXITArmie Hammer will no longer star in making of The Godfather drama seriesTAKING THE FIFTHWho is Pamela...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Cloris Leachman, an Academy Award-winning actress known for her roles in films “Young Frankenstein” and “The Last Picture Show”, and stints on TV shows such as “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” has died. She was 94. Cloris Leachman during “Spanglish” Press Conference with Adam Sandler, Tea Leoni, James L. Brooks, Paz Vega and Cloris Leachman at Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Vera Anderson/WireImage) Leachman died of natural causes at her home in Encinitas, California, publicist Monique Moss said Wednesday. Her daughter was at her side, Moss said. In a career spanning two decades, Leachman earned two Emmys for her role as landlady Phyllis on “Mary Tyler Moore”, which led to a spinoff series and a Golden Globe for the actress. Cloris Leachman (left), Mary Tyler Moore (centre), Valerie Harper pose, sitting on stools, wearing Seventies fashions, in a publicity portrait issued for the US television series, ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’, USA, circa 1974. The sitcom starred Leachman as ‘Phyllis Lindstrom’, Tyler Moore as ‘Mary Richards’, and Harper as ‘Rhoda...
    Cloris Leachman, an Oscar-winning actress for her portrayal of a lonely housewife in “The Last Picture Show” and comedy star as the towering Frau Blücher in “Young Frankenstein,” as well as the Self-absorbed neighbor Phyllis on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” has died. He was 94 years old. Leachman died in his sleep of natural causes at his home in Encinitas, California, his publicist Monique Moss said Wednesday. His daughter Dinah Englund was by his side, Moss said. A character actress of extraordinary rank, Leachman could not be pigeonholed. In the early years of her television career, she appeared as Timmy’s mother on the series “Lassie.” She played a frontier prostitute in “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” a member of a crime family in “Crazy Mama” and Blücher in Mel Brooks’s “Young Frankenstein,” in which the mere mention of her name generated reactions. equines. Every time I hear a horse neighing I think forever of the unforgettable Frau Blücher de Cloris, “Brooks tweeted, calling Leachman” insanely talented “and irreplaceable. Social networks were filled with reactions from colleagues who admired...
    Award-winning actress Cloris Leachman died Wednesday at the age of 94. Leachman, best known for playing neighbor Phyllis on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, died of natural causes at her home in Encinitas, California, according to NBC News, citing her spokesperson. Leachman starred in a number of other television roles, including appearances on The Facts of Life, Malcolm in the Middle, and Raising Hope. During the course of her television career, Leachman won eight Emmy Awards, tied for the most all time with Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Leachman also won an Academy Award for her role as a gym teacher's neglected wife in the 1971 film, The Last Picture Show. Other movies Leachman starred in include Young Frankenstein, High Anxiety, History of the World, Part I, and the 1993 film version of The Beverly Hillbillies. News Hollywood Movies TV Film
    LOS ANGELES (CBS/AP) — Cloris Leachman, a Northwestern University graduate and Academy Award-winning actress known for her roles in films “Young Frankenstein” and “The Last Picture Show”, and stints on TV shows such as “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” has died. She was 94. Leachman died of natural causes at her home in Encinitas, California, publicist Monique Moss said Wednesday. Her daughter was at her side, Moss said. A character actor of extraordinary range, Leachman defied typecasting. In her early television career, she appeared as the mother of Timmy on the “Lassie” series. She played a frontier prostitute in “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” a crime spree family member in “Crazy Mama,” and Blücher in Mel Brooks’ “Young Frankenstein,” in which the very mention of her name made horses whinny. In 1989 she toured in “Grandma Moses,” a play in which she aged from 45 to 101. For three years in the 1990s she appeared in major cities as the captain’s wife in the revival of “Show Boat.” In the 1993 movie version of “The Beverly Hillbillies,” she...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Broadway is mourning the loss of a legend. Tony award-winning choreographer, actress and dancer Ann Reinking has died. Reinking was known for her bold style of dance, seen in the revival of “Chicago.” She was a collaborator and romantic partner with the show’s original director and choreographer Bob Fosse, who died in 1987. Along with her significant career on Broadway, Reinking had movie credits in the films Annie, Movie Movie and Mad Hot Ballroom. Reinking died Saturday of an undisclosed cause in Seattle. MORE FROM CBS NEW YORK: Major Storm Could Bring More Than A Foot Of Snow To Parts Of Tri-State Wednesday Night COVID In Tri-State Area: New Jersey Sets Record For Highest Daily Case Count; NYC Positivity Rate Climbs Over 6% NYPD: Gunman Fatally Shot By Police After Opening Fire Outside NYC Cathedral
    COPENHAGEN – South Korean director Kim Ki-duk, who won the top award at the Venice Film Festival in 2012 but later faced allegations at home of trying to force an actress into shooting off-script sexual scenes while making another movie, has died in Latvia. He was 59. The Baltic News Service cited Latvia-based Russian documentary filmmaker Vitaly Mansky, president of an international documentary film festival in Riga, as saying Kim died after falling ill with COVID-19. Mansky was not immediately reachable for comment. Kim's death was indirectly confirmed by the Foreign Ministry in Seoul, which said that a “South Korean male in his 50s died while being treated for COVID-19 at a hospital in Latvia during the early hours of Dec. 11 local time.” It declined to identify the director due to privacy concerns. Kim came to Latvia on Nov. 20 in order to buy a house in Jurmala, the country’s seaside resort near Riga, the capital, and apply for a residence permit, the Lithuanian public broadcaster said. Kim won the top prize at the Venice Film Festival with...
    DENVER (CBS4) – The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is taking a step toward a return to the theater, as Tony Award Winning actress Laura Benanti will hit the virtual stage this Saturday, Nov. 14. Benanti joins Tony Award winner Patti Lupone and critically acclaimed actress and singer Vanessa Williams as the trio behind “Live from the West Side: Women of Broadway.” The DCPA was one of only a handful of organizations selected to participate in the “Live from the West Side” series. Laura Benanti (credit: CBS) The three women involved in the series compiled their own individual performances, which were intentionally spread out across a six-week period. Lupone, star of “Hollywood” on Netflix, already performed the first of the three-event series at the end of October. Benanti’s performance, which will start at 6 p.m. MST Saturday, will only be accessible online and with a ticket. In an interview with CBS4’s Dillon Thomas, Benanti said she felt virtual performances were significantly more natural for both the performers, and the audience, than she first expected. “While I was concerned it...
    Keerthy Suresh has some intriguing projects lined-up and that includes films in Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu languages. Now the latest buzz is that this National Award-winning actress would be seen in the Telugu remake of Vedalam. Reports also suggest that she would be seen playing the role Megastar Chiranjeevi’s sister. Vedalam originally made in Tamil was a blockbuster film released in 2015. It starred Thala Ajith, Lakshmi Menon and Shruti Haasan in the lead. Now there is no confirmation about Keerthy given a nod for Vedalam Telugu remake. But, if the reports turn out to be true, then fans would be thrilled watch Chiranjeevi and Keerthy Suresh sharing screen space. Chiranjeevi to Step into Thala Ajith’s Shoes for the Telugu Remake of Vedalam? While we await for the official confirmation on Keerthy Suresh being roped in for Vedalam Telugu remake, here are four another Tollywood projects that will feature this south beauty. Like we mentioned earlier, this 28-year-old actress has intriguing projects lined-up and among them are four Telugu films. Let’s take a look at the four upcoming Tollywood movies...
    Kate Winslet has done a lot of incredible characters in her career but for India, she will always be our Rose. The woman who loses a lot when the Titanic goes down, the woman whose beauty didn’t just make Jack fall in love with her but us too, the woman who didn’t insist on letting Jack get on the wooden plank and not drown. We are still infatuated by her even when we are slightly pissed at her for not making more room for Jack. Thus nobody in India who has watched Titanic will ever forgive that gorgeous woman. We aren’t alone though. On her trip to India, when a man in the Himalayas recognised her as Rose, she almost broke down. Kate Winslet ‘Regrets’ Working with Woody Allen and Roman Polanski, Says ‘What the F*** Was I Doing’ Today is the birthday of this gorgeous and very talented woman called Kate Winslet. So we thought we will tell you more about her other movies which we feel are the best in her career. Sense And Sensibility (1995) ...
    Hollywood icon Olivia de Havilland — the Oscar-winning star of classics including “Gone With the Wind” and “The Adventures of Robin Hood” — died Sunday, according to her rep. She was 104. The two-time Academy Award-winning actress died peacefully from natural causes at the home in her home in Paris, France where she had lived more than 60 years, her publicist Lisa Goldberg told the Hollywood Reporter. “We at TCM are saddened to hear that beloved film icon and one of the last remaining stars of the Golden Age of Hollywood, Olivia de Havilland has passed away,” Turner Classic Movies also confirmed in a tweet . Long considered one of the greats from Hollywood’s golden era, de Havilland had turned 104 in July and was the longest surviving star of “Gone With the Wind.” She was the older sister — by just 15 months — of fellow Academy Award-winning actress Joan Fontaine, who died in December 2013 at age 96. The actress is also remembered for a landmark lawsuit against Warner Bros. in 1944 — winning her rights to...
    Choreographer Saroj Khan’s demise has come as huge shock to many celebs across the industry. The 71-year-old ace choreographer will always be remembered for her timeless dance moves and grace. The legendary choreographer started her career as a child artist, worked as a background dancer and after a long period of time she started working as an independent choreographer. Her choreography has won hearts and today, one just cannot thank enough Saroj Khan for the wonderful dance lessons that she shared. Aditi Rao Hydari has also remembered the National Award-winning choreographer and shared a heartfelt post for her. RIP Saroj Khan: From Being a Background Dancer to Bollywood’s Ace Choreographer; Taking a Look at Masterji’s Journey. It was in 2006 when Aditi Rao Hydari had made her acting debut with the Malayalam film Prajapathi. The following year, Aditi made her debut in the Tamil film industry with the movie Sringaram. It was directed by debutante Sharada Ramanathan. In this film, Aditi had played the role of a devadasi, a temple dancer of the 19th century. All the songs in...
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