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.
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.
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.
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?
Being a celebrity or simply being famous has its own advantages and disadvantages. Read about them in this article.
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.
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.
The rich and powerful continually get away with crimes that would put normal people behind bars. These are five celebrities that have gotten away with murder, leaving us wondering how it's even possible for them to walk free.
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.
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.
Old Hollywood quotes from Jean Harlow, Judy Garland, Bette Davis, Audrey Hepburn, Mae West, and Ingrid Bergman.
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.
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.
For Kirk Douglas, age hasn't slowed him down and he continues to defy death. He is one of Hollywood's few centenarians, and Kirk Douglas movies are still big with the late night TV crowd.
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?
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.
A collection of the 40 most beautiful TV actresses of the 1970's, with photos, video, and detailed biographical information.
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.
Who is the better actress? Angelina Jolie or Charlize Theron?? We crown the one with the better statistics of their work.
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.
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.
An overview of the very best films in the acting career of that one and only "Million Dollar Mermaid", Esther Williams.
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.
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.
For decades people all over the world have seen Queen Elizabeth carry a handbag on her left arm. The public has wondered if the accessory is empty or if the Queen of England has something inside. If so, what are the items the 92-year-old iconic figure usually carries?
Sir Roger Moore played Ian Fleming's secret agent James Bond in seven films between 1973 and 1985. In honor of his passing, a long time fan reviews the man's 007 appearances.
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?
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.
A look at how (deceased) comedian George Carlin unapologetically challenged the status quo, why it mattered, and how it shaped my world view.
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!
You might be surprised by the number of celebrities who are biracial with one black parent. Here is a partial list of some of them.
Highlights the top ten films of #20 on AFI’s top 50 screen legends, the brash and seductive Lauren Bacall.
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.
This article suggests a list of the 13 best Native American actors. Along with film, TV, and theatrical credits, the compilation highlights the actors' other achievements as well.
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.
Have you ever wondered how Dante's Inferno would be different if it weren't written so long ago? No need to fret, for I have taken on the task of showing you exactly which celebrities of today would wind up where in Dante's Hell. Enjoy!
Hattie McDaniel, Leslie Howard, and Olivia de Haviland were some of the members of the legendary "Gone With The Wind" movie cast involved in some naughty scandals and adulterous affairs during their movie careers. You can catch a "Gone With The Wind" rerun on Turner Classic Movies.
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.
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.
From music idols to actors, here is a list of the 20 beautiful, popular, successful, and talented K-pop idols turned actress.
Beyoncé first rose to fame as the lead singer of the R&B girl-group Destiny's Child in the late 1990s. Since branching out as a solo artist in 2003, she has released 6 hit albums, earned 22 Grammy Awards and has successfully ventured into acting. Let's take a look at her top ten red carpet outfits.
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!
Olivia de Havilland remains the only member of the Gone with the Wind movie cast still living. Here are some fun facts about the life of the actress who played "Melanie," loved Errol Flynn on screen, and feuded with her sister Joan Fontaine for over 60 years.
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!
When seeing Tom Cruise's look alike daughter, Suri, on the cover of the supermarkets tabloids, one can help but wonder why this dad abandoned his child for Scientology? How is the religion's pull so strong that Cruise ignored the primal instinct to parent and disconnected from his daughter?
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 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.
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.
The Choiza-Sulli scandal had so many ironies that pushed fans to face the hypocrisy and realities that dominate the industry they so love.
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 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.
Chris Farley was born in Madison, Wisconsin in 1964. He was a very successful American comedian and actor. Farley is remembered for his acting on shows like Saturday Night Live and in movies like Beverly Hills Ninja, Tommy Boy and more.
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.
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 Scot who became our favorite spy: 007. You can occasionally catch some of the vintage James Bond films on late night TV or on Turner Classic Movies.
We tackle the long running debate of who's the better actor between Robert DeNiro and Jack Nicholson and back it up with statistics.
Queen Elizabeth just gave Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex four patronages. So, what is a royal patronage? Which four patronages is the Duchess of Sussex in charge of?
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.
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.
When Robin Williams committed suicide he joined a group of funny people whose lives were tortured by mental demons.
From simple flings to falling in love, newlyweds to long-time partners, Hollywood sets seem to be the ultimate breeding ground for celebrity relationships. While some couples on this list fizzled out, many continue going strong and prove that love truly can withstand the pressures of Tinsel Town.
You have seen Queen Elizabeth wearing bright outfits with matching hats. You have seen her carrying a handbag when she makes public appearances. However, there are many fun facts about her wardrobe that you probably don't know.
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.
Highlights the top ten films of #18 on AFI’s top 50 screen legends, the world's greatest child star, Shirley Temple.
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.
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.
Scorpio sun sign people are very determined and focused when interested in a subject. This means that many of them become respected and famous in their chosen fields of endeavor.
Mental health issues, such as bipolar disorder, can strike anyone--even the famous-- at some point in their life. Margot Kidder, Marilyn Monroe, Carrie Fisher, Vivien Leigh, and other actresses are no exception. Here are their stories.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A little knowledge about the horses that the old western stars of the B films and their sidekicks rode.
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?
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. You can catch some of these classic Connery movies on late night TV or Turner Classic Movies.
The most gorgeous Korean male actors. Can you stand the heat? Here is my list of the hottest Korean actors on the circuits.
Plastic surgery of the 1950s and today. Marilyn Monroe had an excellent nose job, and Rita Hayworth became a sensation after having electrolysis.
74 one-liner jokes that will never go out-of-date! You may remember Rodney Dangerfield – the nervous, twitching comic with bulging eyeballs, a trademark red tie he was constantly adjusting, and the...
I summarize and analyze seven monologues performed by Tom Hanks characters throughout his acting career.
Actors are very aware of how difficult their craft can be, and realize how much skill and dedication go into the film-making business. Many sacrifice their body for the art, either putting on or shedding weight or muscle. Let's pay homage to those who went to the extreme and back for their roles.
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.