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  • Suzanne Pleshette, sexy star of 'Bob Newhart Show,' dies at 70

    Suzanne Pleshette, sexy star of 'Bob Newhart Show,' dies at 70
    Suzanne Pleshette, the dark-haired, smoky-voiced actress who played Bob Newhart's confident and sexy wife, Emily Hartley, for six years on the popular 1970s sitcom "The Bob Newhart Show," has died. She was 70. The widow of comic actor Tom Poston,...
  • Dick Berg dies at 87; television and film writer and producer

    Dick Berg dies at 87; television and film writer and producer
    Dick Berg, a longtime television and motion picture writer and producer, died Tuesday from a fall at his home in Los Angeles. He was 87. A pioneer of the made-for-television movie format that revolutionized network programming in the 1970s, Berg helped...
  • James Mitchell dies at 89; actor, dancer was 'All My Children' staple

    James Mitchell dies at 89; actor, dancer was 'All My Children' staple
    James Mitchell, a stage and film actor and dancer who became a soap opera staple in his role as Palmer Cortlandt on the long-running ABC show "All My Children," has died. He was 89. Mitchell died Friday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles of...
  • New in paperback: Wit, elegance and war

    Barbara Smit: "Sneaker Wars" (Harper Perennial) Two great sneaker companies, Adidas and Puma, were created by two brothers who began as partners and later turned into fierce rivals. Who knew? Smit limns out the story of Adi and Rudi Dassler, who...
  • 'Carol Burnett Show's' Harvey Korman Dies

    Harvey Korman, an Emmy-winning comedic actor best known for playing the self-described "luminous second banana" for a decade on "The Carol Burnett Show" and for starring in such Mel Brooks films as "Blazing Saddles," has died. He was 81. Korman, who...
  • 'Delgo'

    'Delgo'
    The list of animated movies with all-star voice casts gets another addition with this fantasy about a land that could be rocked by an impending battle between two factions. The sister (voice of Anne Bancroft, in what was one of her last projects) of...
  • Emmy Awards 2008: Facts and Figures

    NON-CABLE NOMINATIONS AND WINS ABC – 76 nominations CBS – 51 nominations CW – 2 nominations FOX – 28 nominations NBC – 50 nominations PBS – 33 nominations CABLE NOMINATIONS AND WINS A&E – 9 nominations AMC – 20 nominations Animal Planet – 1...
  • Estelle Getty, 84; 'Golden Girls' actress brought humor, depth to mother roles

    Estelle Getty, 84; 'Golden Girls' actress brought humor, depth to mother roles
    Estelle Getty, whose acting career bloomed late in life with her Emmy-winning performance as Sophia Petrillo, the wisecracking mother of Bea Arthur's character on the popular NBC sitcom "The Golden Girls," died Tuesday. She was 84. Getty, who also won...
  • Snubbed by Oscar, but beloved

    Snubbed by Oscar, but beloved
    OK, so Angelina, Denzel and Keira didn't get asked to the Oscar prom. They shouldn't shed too many tears over their absence from this year's nominations. After all, they're in very good company. From Humphrey Bogart ("The Maltese Falcon") and Marilyn...
  • Ellen Burstyn takes acting triple crown with Emmy win

     
    Three years after causing an uproar with her supporting nod for a 15-second appearance in the telefilm "Mrs. Harris," Ellen Burstyn won her first Emmy for a guest appearance on the drama series "Law & Order: SVU." With this victory, she becomes the 18th...
  • Statuary Hall's newest resident -- Helen Keller

     
    Ronald Reagan, Junipero Serra and other historic American figures have been joined by a bronze of Helen Keller in the Capitol's Statuary Hall....