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Charles Durning

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  • Actor Dan Lauria takes his mob comedy off-Broadway

    Dan Lauria is taking his madcap play about the mob from New Jersey across the river to New York. "The Wonder Years" star said that "Dinner With the Boys," which he both wrote and stars in, will begin preview performances April 21 off-Broadway at the...
  • 'Tootsie' on a roll -- new DVD restoration celebrates a classic film

    "RON? I have a name. It's Dorothy. It's not Tootsie or Toots or Sweetie or Honey or Doll." "Oh, -----!" "No, just Dorothy. Alan's always Alan; Tom's always Tom and John's always John. It's Dorothy. Capital D-O-R-O-T-H-Y." THAT'S Dustin Hoffman, in...
  • 'Viktor' a hackneyed avenging-dad action flick

    'Viktor' a hackneyed avenging-dad action flick
    The faux-noir potboiler "Viktor" is such a hackneyed jumble it could put an end to avenging-dads thrillers as we know them. That is, if anyone were to take it seriously. But really, how can you? Watching the film's corpulent, 65-year-old star, GĂ©rard...
  • Daniel Adams Sets Actioner 'Panama' as His First Post-Prison Project (EXCLUSIVE)

    Director Daniel Adams is seeking redemption and resumption of his Hollywood career -- a year after being released from Massachusetts state prison for inflating expenses to obtain production tax credits. "Directing is what I know how to do," he told...
  • Daniel Adams Takes on Human Trafficking Story 'Land of the Free'

    Daniel Adams, who spent over a year in jail for production tax credit fraud, has signed on to direct the thriller "Land of the Free" for producer and co-writer Marie Paquim. Adams plans to begin shooting in the spring and then move on to the thriller...
  • Actress Julie Harris dies at 87; Tony-winning Broadway star

    Actress Julie Harris dies at 87; Tony-winning Broadway star
    Julie Harris, the delicate yet steely grande dame of the stage whose performances earned her a record five Tony Awards and 10 Tony nominations, died Saturday. She was 87. Harris died of congestive heart failure at her home in West Chatham, Mass.,...
  • Julie Harris remembered: She was a familiar face on L.A. stages

    Julie Harris remembered: She was a familiar face on L.A. stages
    Julie Harris, who died Saturday at 87, was often described as a Broadway legend, having received a total of six Tony Awards during her career. But like many stage actresses of her generation, Harris frequently toured and spent a lot of time performing...
  • Great Performances: Julie Harris' Connecticut Credits

    Great Performances: Julie Harris' Connecticut Credits
    Among Julie Harris' Connecticut performances and connections: In 1948, Harris performed in "Sundown Beach" at the Westport Country Playhouse, directed by Elia Kazan. With Kim Hunter, Steven Hill, Martin Balsam, Joan Copeland, Nehemiah Persoff. An Actors...
  • Memorial Day 2013 TV programming and marathons

     
    Memorial Day 2013 in the United States is Monday, May 27. Leading up to and including that day, over Memorial Day 2013 weekend, there will TV programs remembering veterans; special programming of other sorts; and also several programming marathons of...
  • Charles Durning dies at 89; Tony winner also got Oscar, Emmy nods

    Charles Durning dies at 89; Tony winner also got Oscar, Emmy nods
    Charles Durning, a Tony Award-winning actor whose prolific work in films and television included supporting roles in the classic comedy "Tootsie" and the TV sitcom "Evening Shade," died Monday. He was 89. Durning, a decorated veteran of World War II,...
  • Our Laguna: Playhouse fundraiser a California dream

    More than $100,000 was raised at the Laguna Playhouse California Dreamin' fundraiser held Nov. 16 at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa in Dana Point. Founded in 1920, the Playhouse may be one of the oldest continuously operating theaters on the West...