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Charles Durning

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  • '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, Gérard...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Great Old Broad Series: Maureen Stapleton

    Great Old Broad Series: Maureen Stapleton
     This Sunday's 2 p.m. screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads," that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames. I'll post a series of...
  • Friday’s Highlights: 'Chuck' on NBC

     
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