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James Cagney

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  • 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,...
  • Dream home: Collecting walls of whimsy in Canton

    Dream home: Collecting walls of whimsy in Canton
    Jay Dackman's Canton home is bright, open, contemporary and directly on the waterfront at the Anchorage Marina. The three-story, six-level brick townhouse is filled with framed puzzles of Impressionist masterpieces, hung as they are completed by the 54-...
  • Movie gangsters so bad they're good

    Movie gangsters so bad they're good
    One hundred and one years ago, D.W. Griffith gave us "The Musketeers of Pig Alley," often credited as the first gangster film, and once sound came in, nothing hooked movie audiences during the early 1930s more reliably than Edward G. Robinson or James...
  • 'Ice Fishing Good in Northeast River' [History Matters]

    100 Years Ago Yankee Doodle Dandy "Ford's Grand Opera House: Week, February 24th, Cohan and Harris offer, a new satirical comedy, The Children of Today, by Clara Lipman and Samuel Shipman. Representative Company. "Children of Today, a play which...
  • Peter Falk dies at 83; actor found acclaim as 'Columbo'

    Peter Falk dies at 83; actor found acclaim as 'Columbo'
    Peter Falk, the gravel-voiced actor who became an enduring television icon portraying Lt. Columbo, the rumpled raincoat-wearing Los Angeles police homicide detective who always had "just one more thing" to ask a suspect, died Thursday. He was 83. Falk,...
  • PASSINGS: Phyllis Thaxter, Ron Nelson

     PASSINGS: Phyllis Thaxter, Ron Nelson
    Phyllis Thaxter Veteran actress played Clark Kent's mother Phyllis Thaxter, 92, an actress who had an active film career in the 1940s and '50s and capped it with her portrayal of Clark Kent's mother in the 1978 version of "Superman," died Tuesday at...
  • PASSINGS: Audrey Young, Mary Perry

    PASSINGS: Audrey Young, Mary Perry
    Audrey Young, 89, who was a singer-actress in the 1940s and donated $5 million to the UCLA Hammer Museum in Westwood to create the Billy Wilder Theater in memory of her late husband, died June 1 in Los Angeles. A cause was not given. Her death was...
  • HBO's 'Boardwalk Empire' sparks demand for men's retro haircut

    HBO's 'Boardwalk Empire' sparks demand for men's retro haircut
    If the twentysomething guy from the mailroom, your waiter at Mozza and hipster music moguls all seem to be sporting the same haircut — trimmed buzz-cut short on the sides, left long on the top and swept back from the forehead — it's not your...
  • This weekend: ‘True Blood’ calls it a season; ‘Stand Up to Cancer’ raises awareness; ‘Cops’ hits episode 800

     
    Many good things are coming your way this weekend. Television unites to raise awareness with the fundraiser Stand Up to Cancer, which will play across many channels at 8 tonight. The celebrities taking part include Reese Witherspoon, George Clooney, Sally...
  • AFI to honor Morgan Freeman

     
    Morgan Freeman is one of four Oscar winners to appear in the movie “RED” opening Friday. That makes this the perfect week for the American Film Institute to announce that he's to receive the organization's Lifetime Achievement Award. You...
  • ‘Moguls & Movie Stars’ studies Hollywood dreams and nightmares

     
    Walt Disney had it easy. Mickey Mouse wasn't a difficult star. But Jack Warner battled James Cagney, Bette Davis and Olivia de Havilland, among others. TCM's epic “Moguls & Movie Stars” is beautifully arranged scrapbook of Hollywood history...