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.
Highlights the top ten films of #18 on AFI’s top 50 screen legends, the world's greatest child star, Shirley Temple.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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 how (deceased) comedian George Carlin unapologetically challenged the status quo, why it mattered, and how it shaped my world view.
The famous Gabor sisters have been famous faces since the 1950s for their timeless beauty, multiple marriages and charisma. The Gabor sisters know how to captivate, and create mystique.
Bruce Lee was a martial arts expert and movie star. He mastered the art of kung fu and could perform it to near perfection. Bruce Lee made martial arts movies that were extremely popular. They were considered a new type of action cinema. He is a legendary icon of Kung Fu martial arts movies.
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.
A collection of the 40 most beautiful TV actresses of the 1970's, with photos, video, and detailed biographical information.
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.
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.
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.
Highlights the top ten films of #22 on AFI’s top 50 screen legends, the elegant and influential Sidney Poitier.
Bob Ross was one of the most well-known painters in the United States. He was able to share his love of painting on the popular television show The Joy Of Painting. Ross recorded over 400 episodes of his show and millions of people would regularly watch it.
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!
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.
The Designing Women cast is the perfect example of an amazing ensemble of actors on an iconic TV show.
As much as Koreans love lovelines, it is obvious that friendship is valued more. Here are some the notable friendships between Korean celebrities.
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.
An overview of the very best films in the acting career of that one and only "Million Dollar Mermaid", Esther Williams.
A look at the different men who were cast as Batman in film and television. Includes pictures and fun facts.
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.
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?
This article suggests a list of the 16 best Native American actors. Along with film, TV, and theatrical credits, the compilation highlights the actors' other achievements as well.
An overview of the ten best films to feature the award-winning talents of the versatile Fredric March.
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.
In a world of instant online critiques, three mega-stars have recently come under attack for their shade of skin. This article attempts to educate critics and defend these women.
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.
Arnold Schwarzenegger has got to be the greatest movie action hero of them all, as well as one of the most successful movie stars ever. So here are his 10 best movies of all time.
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.
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?
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Team Edward or Team Jacob? We might never choose! But what have Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner and the rest of the supporting cast been doing since the Twilight Saga ended in 2012? Here's the deets on all the cast!
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.
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.
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.
Gail Russell, a dazzling beauty who starred in Angel and the Badman and The Uninvited, destroyed her life and career with alcohol.
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!
The Church of Scientology has received much criticism and scrutiny of late. But what makes long-time celebrity Scientologists such as Tom Cruise, John Travolta, and Kirstie Alley defend the religion and credit it for their success?
Highlights the top ten films of #5 on AFI's top 50 screen legends, the talented and stylish Fred Astaire.
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.
The most gorgeous Korean male actors. Can you stand the heat? Here is my list of the hottest Korean actors on the circuits.
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.
When Robin Williams committed suicide he joined a group of funny people whose lives were tortured by mental demons.
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.
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 summarize and analyze seven monologues performed by Tom Hanks characters throughout his acting career.
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.
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?
One of the most popular children's television shows to ever be broadcast was Mister Roger's Neighborhood. It was an award-winning show created by Fred Rogers.
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.
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!
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.
Steve Irwin was an international celebrity and conservationist. His television series The Crocodile Hunter thrilled audiences around the world. He is remembered for his many efforts to preserve wildlife. Irwin owned and ran a popular zoo. He died from a Stingray attack while filming a documentary.
Prince Harry has changed a lot since he married Meghan Markle in 2018. She has influenced him to make five major changes. Do you know what those five things are?
If you're a fan of Laurel and Hardy films, here's an inside look at some of the less known facts about the comedy duo. Laurel and Hardy films and shorts have withstood the test of time, and today, partly due to the Stan & Ollie movie, the two entertainers are as popular as ever.
The Choiza-Sulli scandal had so many ironies that pushed fans to face the hypocrisy and realities that dominate the industry they so love.
An overview of the top ten films of #6 on AFI's top 50 screen legends, the legendary blonde bombshell, Marilyn Monroe.
Celebrities routinely experiment with their haircuts and colors, and many are fearless when it comes to chopping it all off. From pixie cuts to lobs, long tresses to bobs, Hollywood is a breeding ground for new hairstyles. Let's take a look at the stars who aren't afraid to take a hair risk.
Old Hollywood quotes from Jean Harlow, Judy Garland, Bette Davis, Audrey Hepburn, Mae West, and Ingrid Bergman.
Pam Grier is the undisputed queen of the 1970s Blaxploitation films. Long hailed for her beauty and gutsy film roles, Grier is a Hollywood icon. In this article we'll look back at her success and reveal what comes next for the hard working black actress.
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.
From music idols to actors, here is a list of the 20 beautiful, popular, successful, and talented K-pop idols turned actress.
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.
Paul Newman, Robert Redford, and Katharine Ross all starred in one of the most popular movies of all time: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Here are some of the secrets and scandals they all had to deal with during their lives as three of Hollywood's hottest sex symbols.
This articles suggests a list of the best contemporary female comedians in America. A short biography is provided for each woman, as well as a summary of her achievements and a personal quote.
The top ten films in the career of #12 on AFI's top 50 film legends, the honorable and dignified Gregory Peck.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Who is the better actress? Angelina Jolie or Charlize Theron?? We crown the one with the better statistics of their work.
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.