Barbara Payton's life is a classic tale of lost chances. At one time she seemed to have it all-money, fame, love, but she died aged just 39, having spent years as a street prostitute.
Here are eight well known actors and actresses who grew up to be famous orphans in the entertainment business, many winning Academy Awards or similar recognitions of achievement. None allowed their challenging childhoods to prevent them from achieving their dreams.
They're not just beautiful, handsome and popular. They're successful and they are the highest paid drama actors and actresses in Korea. Find out who they are!
Many people don't like Omarosa because they don't know all there is to know about her life and some of the unpleasant things she has had to endure. If you get to know her, you might like her.
Ben Affleck and Matt Damon started their careers at the same time, and each has a measure of success that mirrors the other. But, who is better? Let statistics show the result.
The Choiza-Sulli scandal had so many ironies that pushed fans to face the hypocrisy and realities that dominate the industry they so love.
The most gorgeous Korean male actors. Can you stand the heat? Here is my list of the hottest Korean actors on the circuits.
When Robin Williams committed suicide he joined a group of funny people whose lives were tortured by mental demons.
Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, and some of the members of the legendary 'Gone With The Wind' movie cast were involved in some naughty scandals and adulterous affairs during their movie careers. Here's what you didn't know!
Olaf, villain of 'A Series of Unfortunate Events,' is wretched. Plus he's a bad actor. He's a perpetual menace to the protagonists, the Baudelaire orphans, and the possible murderer of their parents.
The real name of Curly Howard was Lester Horwitz. He was the youngest of the family and determined to follow his brothers into show business. Some consider him the most popular of the Three Stooges.
A little knowledge about the horses that the old western stars of the B films and their sidekicks rode.
Oh, Jared, Jared, I have to confess I was a little slower to warm up to you than your co-star, but you have long since won me over. Like Jensen, there are a lot of things we fans... appreciate about Jared Tristan Padalecki. This page is a...
Clark Gable was what is now referred to as a toyboy. He used his attractiveness to women as a means of furthering his career. All his life he was a a womaniser, a serial seducer and philanderer.
This article summarizes the life of actress Hedy Lamarr. Based on Lamarr's autobiography entitled "Ecstasy and Me: My Life as a Woman," the story emphasizes the movies she starred in and her many sexual encounters and marriages.
This article suggests that actor Steven Seagal may be a jerk; in fact, he may be the biggest jerk in Hollywood. A short biography is also provided in the story.
When the people who inspire and entertain us pass away, it's like we've lost a member of our own family. These remarkable people will live on in our hearts and minds as we say goodbye.
Bill Cosby has been famous for over five decades—long depicted in the media as the model husband, "America's Favorite Dad," and a champion of higher education. Now he stands accused of drugging and raping dozens of women over the years. How did he compartmentalize his world and lead a double life?
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle met and began dating in July 2016. They became engaged in November 2017, and will marry on May 19, 2018.
Becoming rich and famous does not always take a whole lot of work and genius. Sometimes, with just a little bit of creativity and dedication, it is possible to make a fortune and catch the public eye. These people have made money, gained publicity, and changed the world with their creativity. What will you do to join them?
The story of the nanny who was 'practically perfect in every way' has stolen many a heart from the popular books to the worldwide hit film and musical. Less is known about the fascinating life of the author who created her, PL Travers. The woman who created Mary Poppins.
Beauty, brains, and talent—Margot Robbie has it all. In this article, I will list her four best and four worst films.
Plastic surgery is considered a part of being a celebrity, but more often than not we are seeing botched surgeries and celebrities taking it to the extreme.
A look at some of the classic personality pin-up posters of the 70's and 80's from companies like Pro Arts, Bi Rite and Dargis Associates.
The author lists 10 celebrities who went to great lengths to get famous and stay famous. Marketing themselves has been key to their success. The list includes Madonna, Brad Pitt, and Miley Cyrus.
Although Cancers can be shy, they have a knack for getting noticed and love being in the limelight. Many of them are artistic, and make fine singers, actors, and artists.
Highlights the top ten films of #21 on AFI’s top 50 screen legends, the ageless Sophia Loren. This list focuses on her English-language career.
Young attractive people have flocked to Hollywood from 1915 onwards. Starstruck young hopefuls fall prey to scheming agents, actors,and producers. Tragedy and sex scandals are often the result.
Gail Russell, a dazzling beauty who starred in Angel and the Badman and The Uninvited, destroyed her life and career with alcohol.
What are the top 10 most memorable, most amazing, and best Johnny Depp movies? Check out the list to find what's in besides Cap'n Jack Sparrow and Ed Scissorhands.
The Church of Scientology has received damning criticism of late. But what makes its celebrity supporters such as Tom Cruise and John Travolta defend the religion and credit it for their success?
Harry Secombe was a Welsh comedian, actor, and author with a wonderful tenor singing voice. He was a cast member of The Goon Show, a very popular radio comedy.
Idols are often ridiculed for being cute, effeminate and vain but some of these guys can actually kick your ass with their badass martial arts background.
When Mark Wahlberg was a teenager, he attacked and harassed black school children and attacked an older Vietnamese man, calling his victims racial slurs. Let's look at the incidents and implications.
There are many good comedians and choosing ten out of them all is not easy. One needs good criteria to maintain standards. The most important criterion for this list is that all comedians chosen practice what I call pure comedy. Many excellent...
Star Wars: The Last Jedi marks Carrie Fisher's final appearance as Princess Leia in the Star Wars movie saga before her untimely death. Here are ten actresses who originally auditioned for the role in the 1977 movie, but couldn't convince Star Wars' creator George Lucas they could play Leia.
Christian lore often shows up in the strangest of ways in the movies. Here is my list of the top ten portrayals of God, Satan, Lucifer... However you choose to name him.
We tackle the long running debate of who's the better actor between Robert DeNiro and Jack Nicholson and back it up with statistics.
Plastic surgery of the 1950s and today. Marilyn Monroe had an excellent nose job, and Rita Hayworth became a sensation after having electrolysis.
From Jayne Mansfield to Anita Ekberg and Kim Novak, blonde "bombshells" were falling in Hollywood in the 1950s, mostly thanks to the one and only Marilyn Monroe. Bios of the classic blonde beauties.
Everywhere around the globe is talking about the most famous couple these days. It is undoubtedly Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle, who recently announced their engagement on the 27th of November 2017.
In the 1970s, Mary Tyler Moore was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, a particularly life-threatening form of the disease. In 1980,her son accidentally killed himself with a shotgun. How has Mary coped?
A look at the different men who were cast as Superman in film and television. Pictures and fun facts.
There are few fictional characters who are as well known as the great detective, Sherlock Holmes. Within the last hundred years, many actors have portrayed him in the movies. Here are five.
Being a celebrity or simply being famous has its own advantages and disadvantages. Read about them in this article.
A revealing portrait of Paul Walker emerges after his death, including some secrets that you likely never knew. Paul Walker's dark side is now revealed.
Who is the better actress? Angelina Jolie or Charlize Theron?? We crown the one with the better statistics of their work.
Highlights the top ten films of #18 on AFI’s top 50 screen legends, the world's greatest child star, Shirley Temple.
Aries people are the trailblazers, the ones who do everything first! They dare to do the things that other people only dream of doing.
An overview of the very best films in the acting career of that one and only "Million Dollar Mermaid", Esther Williams.
Times have changed so rapidly that many people forget that coming out was once a risky proposition for celebrities. The author details 10 who refused to keep their sexuality hidden even though it meant losing their fame. Some became bigger stars, some lost roles, and some face an uncertain future.
Aquarius people are born communicators, be they actors, writers, comedians, or singers. True humanitarians, they will go far out of their way to help people in need.
In my last article I wrote about five actors who played the great detective, Sherlock Holmes. Others has played him - some better than most, others, not so much. Here are another five.
From music idols to actors, here is a list of the 20 beautiful, popular, successful, and talented K-pop idols turned actress.
Korean actresses are very much talked about in many countries not only because of their distinct fashion styles but also because of their beautiful faces.
The 4 Chris's of blockbuster movies: Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Pine and Chris Pratt. But, who is the better actor? We take a look at their movies, roles, awards, box-office and find out!
A collection of the 40 most beautiful TV actresses of the 1970's, with photos, video, and detailed biographical information.
Old Hollywood quotes from Jean Harlow, Judy Garland, Bette Davis, Audrey Hepburn, Mae West, and Ingrid Bergman.
Donald Trump was born with a desire to think big. The only time in which he made an error is when he cheated on his classy wife, Ivana. Since then he has reworked his image into a celebrity status.
Gordon Ramsay is as controversial as he is passionate. The British chef can be entertaining and informative, but has also been accused of being foul-mouthed and bullying. Here are the 10 reasons why I love and hate Chef Gordon Ramsay.
A must-read, complete list of the cutest, most popular, and talented male teen idols from the 1970s, loaded with biographical facts, trivia, photos, and video.
I summarize and analyze seven monologues performed by Tom Hanks characters throughout his acting career.
On the surface Spencer Tracy's marriage appeared idyllic. He met Louise Treadwell, also an actress, at the start of his career and they had two children, one of whom was born deaf. Spencer Tracy had a dark side. He was an alcohholic and a womaniser. His wife was an indomitable fighter. This is her story.
Gail Russell, star of Angel and the Badman, was trapped in the middle of a scandalous feud between John Wayne and his second wife, Esperanza "Chata" Bauer.
It’s not all glitz and glamour when it comes to the lives of Korean celebrities. Some of them came from very painful backgrounds. Here are 10 examples.
Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Billie Burke and some of the members of the The Wizard of Oz movie cast were involved in some naughty scandals and adulterous affairs during their movie careers. Of all the Judy Garland movies, The Wizard of Oz made her famous for her journey to the Land of Oz.
I often visit Santa Paula to see friends. One of the people that I don't see is the 60s icon, Steve McQueen, who used to have a ranch on Mountain Road. His stay, unfortunately, was short lived.
A look at how (deceased) comedian George Carlin unapologetically challenged the status quo, why it mattered, and how it shaped my world view.
The new Audrey Hepburn commercial advertising chocolate candy was authorized by her heirs. It's a magnificent technical achievement. But is this really something we ought to be comfortable with?
We'll always remember Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint as Harry, Hermione and Ron. But what have the former HP stars been up to since the movies ended? Here's the low-down on the cast!
What happens behind closed doors, when the cameras are off, and the lights stop flashing? The children of Josephine Baker didn't have a glamorous lifestyle and now maintain their privacy.
Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh were the Golden Couple of Hollywood in the 1940's, feted wherever they went. But their love was destined to turn sour and their golden life had to end.
Detailed biographies of the actors who played Tarzan on film and television, plus who played Tarzan on stage, as a boy, and some fun Tarzan spoofs and cartoons.
Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, and some of the members of the legendary 'Casablanca' movie cast were involved in some naughty scandals and adulterous affairs during their movie careers. Considered Hollywood's greatest actor, Humphrey Bogart movies are popular favorites on late night movie shows.
A look at the different men who were cast as Batman in film and television. Includes pictures and fun facts.
Nic Cage started with a few minor roles, moved to comedy and drama and pretty soon became a household name. In this article, I will list the five best and five worst films of his career.
Maybe, just maybe, it's time for the Monday Couple to lie low a bit and let Song Ji Hyo blossom on her own until people can see her brilliance beyond being the Monday Girlfriend.
Last year, a dear friend treated my wife and me to a screening of Monty Python and The Holy Grail. I did not realize Cleese was still touring. If you can still catch him, don't miss out.