An overview of the very best films in the acting career of that one and only "Million Dollar Mermaid", Esther Williams.
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.
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?
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.
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...
The humble beginnings of the multibillion-dollar Walt Disney Company can be traced back to this charming series of short films.
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?
Models who died in their prime tragically. Sharon Tate, Dorothy Stratten, Krissy Taylor, Joi Lansing, and Linda Sobek. Tragic models/actresses who died young.
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.
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.
Lon Chaney was a silent film actor. He perfected the craft of makeup and acting to create roles such as the Hunchback of Notre Dame and the Phantom of the Opera.
We tackle the long running debate of who's the better actor between Robert DeNiro and Jack Nicholson and back it up with statistics.
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.
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?
Ever want an insider's take on what it's like to sit in front and interview movie stars? This article is for you.
A look at the different men who were cast as Superman in film and television. Pictures and fun facts.
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.
Alastair Sim was a popular actor who made some memorable and very enjoyable films. His version of A Christmas Carol (or Scrooge) is often seen during the Christmas season. He gave many other interesting performances on stage and on the screen.
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.
Donald Trump's war with the media has only been escalating with his first few days. But do they and those whose oppose him in Hollywood really have that much power?
A little knowledge about the horses that the old western stars of the B films and their sidekicks rode.
If you have ever been to Times Square in NYC chances are you might have encountered the Naked Cowboy, if not...here is your chance to meet him!
Barack Obama was in the White House for eight years, and people still don't know some interesting things about him. In honor of his birthday on August 4, here are some unique things about the 44th President of the United States that do not involve politics.
How well do you know Sean Connery, the man who turned James Bond movies into cinematic icons? Here are some fun facts and trivia about the man how became our favorite spy: 007.
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.
Old Hollywood quotes from Jean Harlow, Judy Garland, Bette Davis, Audrey Hepburn, Mae West, and Ingrid Bergman.
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.
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?
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.
Marilyn Monroe has been regarded as a beautiful and tragic figure since her suicide in 1962. She came from a depressed childhood to gain superstardom, only to discover that she wanted more.
Highlights the top ten films of #18 on AFI’s top 50 screen legends, the world's greatest child star, Shirley Temple.
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.
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.
The Church of Scientology has received damning criticism of late. But what makes its long-time celebrity supporters such as Tom Cruise, John Travolta, and Kirstie Alley still defend the religion and credit it for their success?
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.
The brash and no-holds-barred comic W. C. Fields was not only an entertainment icon, but he was also a world famous juggler.
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.
When seeing Tom Cruise's look alike daughter, Suri, on the cover of the supermarkets tabloids, one can help but wonder why this dad forsakes his child for Scientology? Why is the pull of this religion so strong that Cruise ignores the primal instinct to parent and disconnects from his daughter?
From music idols to actors, here is a list of the 20 beautiful, popular, successful, and talented K-pop idols turned actress.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gail Russell, a dazzling beauty who starred in Angel and the Badman and The Uninvited, destroyed her life and career with alcohol.
Who is the better actress? Angelina Jolie or Charlize Theron?? We crown the one with the better statistics of their work.
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 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.
The top ten films in the career of #3 on AFI's top 50 screen legends: the iconic gamine Audrey Hepburn.
During the Sean Connery age of the James Bond movies, he excelled as the British spy codenamed "007." Here are ten of our favorite "non-Bond" Sean Connery movies his many fans have rated as favorites.
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.
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.
The most gorgeous Korean male actors. Can you stand the heat? Here is my list of the hottest Korean actors on the circuits.
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.
An opioid crisis exists in the U.S. Hundreds of Americans die each day from prescription drug abuse. Celebrity drug overdoses have made the news for years. Here are eight celebrities who died from prescription drug abuse.
Plastic surgery of the 1950s and today. Marilyn Monroe had an excellent nose job, and Rita Hayworth became a sensation after having electrolysis.
Some of America's finest movie stars are method actors. From intensely researching their roles to becoming the characters they portray, find out how these method actors commit to their art.
Jay Z and Beyoncé have remained a power couple since their marriage in 2008. One of the wealthiest couples of the world, the two have enjoyed an incredible chemistry, despite a stark difference in their astrological charts and signs. Beyoncé is a Virgo whilst Jay Z is a Sagittarius.
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.
It has been noticed that Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, wears shoes that are too big. She has reasons for doing so.
Being a celebrity or simply being famous has its own advantages and disadvantages. Read about them in this article.
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.
I summarize and analyze seven monologues performed by Tom Hanks characters throughout his acting career.
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.
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.
Dorothy Stratten was the daughter of immigrants, who was on the verge of achieving a Hollywood fantasy. Unfortunately the man who helped her get there was not willing to let her go.
A collection of the 40 most beautiful TV actresses of the 1970's, with photos, video, and detailed biographical information.
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.
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.
An overview of the top ten films of #6 on AFI's top 50 screen legends, the legendary blonde bombshell, Marilyn Monroe.
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.
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!
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.
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.
When Robin Williams committed suicide he joined a group of funny people whose lives were tortured by mental demons.
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.
It's been seven years since the first season of the UK teen drama, Skins aired. What happened to Nicholas Hoult, Dev Patel and the rest of the talented Skins Gen 1 cast?
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 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.
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.
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.