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.
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.
This article suggests a list of the 11 best Native American actors. Along with film, TV, and theatrical credits, the compilation highlights the actors' other achievements as well.
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...
Some would say it's how they'd have wanted to be remembered. These performers all died treading the boards.
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 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.
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.
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!
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.
Timothee Chalamet and Emma Stone are actors who have appeared in a number of noteworthy movies. Here is my review of them interviewing each other during Variety's Actors on Actors' airing.
An overview of the very best films in the acting career of that one and only "Million Dollar Mermaid", Esther Williams.
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.
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.
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.
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 and Ollie movie, the two entertainers are as popular as ever.
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.
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.
A little knowledge about the horses that the old western stars of the B films and their sidekicks rode.
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.
Highlights the top ten films of #18 on AFI’s top 50 screen legends, the world's greatest child star, Shirley Temple.
The following article chronicles the life of the legend and details why he's a hero to so many people.
Who is the better actress? Angelina Jolie or Charlize Theron?? We crown the one with the better statistics of their work.
Gail Russell, a dazzling beauty who starred in Angel and the Badman and The Uninvited, destroyed her life and career with alcohol.
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.
Christmas is one holiday of the year that is packed with family traditions. However, the royal family has some surprising traditions that would surprise most people.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Part of what makes Shark Tank a hit show is the interesting personalities of the regular sharks as well as the guest sharks. This article covers the seven regular sharks that have appeared on the show.
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.
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 brash and no-holds-barred comic W. C. Fields was not only an entertainment icon, but he was also a world famous juggler.
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.
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! You can catch a "Gone With The Wind" rerun on Turner Classic Movies.
More and more people have become obsessed with the British Royal Family in recent years. They keep up to date about they are doing, where they are going, and especially what the royal women are wearing. Scientists say there are several reasons for the obsession.
From music idols to actors, here is a list of the 20 beautiful, popular, successful, and talented K-pop idols turned actress.
A collection of the 40 most beautiful TV actresses of the 1970's, with photos, video, and detailed biographical information.
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.
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.
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.
I summarize and analyze seven monologues performed by Tom Hanks characters throughout his acting career.
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?
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.
As much as Koreans love lovelines, it is obvious that friendship is valued more. Here are some the notable friendships between Korean celebrities.
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.
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.
The humble beginnings of the multibillion-dollar Walt Disney Company can be traced back to this charming series of short films.
Old Hollywood quotes from Jean Harlow, Judy Garland, Bette Davis, Audrey Hepburn, Mae West, and Ingrid Bergman.
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.
When Robin Williams committed suicide he joined a group of funny people whose lives were tortured by mental demons.
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.
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.
The most gorgeous Korean male actors. Can you stand the heat? Here is my list of the hottest Korean actors on the circuits.
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?
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.
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.
An overview of the top ten films of #6 on AFI's top 50 screen legends, the legendary blonde bombshell, Marilyn Monroe.
We tackle the long running debate of who's the better actor between Robert DeNiro and Jack Nicholson and back it up with statistics.
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!
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.
Wonder who's the man behind your favorite anime characters like Light Yagami, Sebastian Michaelis, and Akashi Seijuuro? Find it out here.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Celebrities are famous for their ever-evolving images, including their hairstyles. We often associate certain colors with particular people, and it can be shocking to learn some of our favorite stars might not rock their natural hair tones. Here's a list of some celeb's natural hair colors.
A look at how (deceased) comedian George Carlin unapologetically challenged the status quo, why it mattered, and how it shaped my world view.
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.
There's no doubt that celebrities are undeniable trendsetters--for better or for worse. From beehives to bouffants, "The Rachel" to the mop top, celebrities have been popularizing looks and styles for decades. Here's a look at some of the most iconic hair moments in pop culture history.
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.
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.
Being a celebrity or simply being famous has its own advantages and disadvantages. Read about them in this article.
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.
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.
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.
Models who died in their prime tragically. Sharon Tate, Dorothy Stratten, Krissy Taylor, Joi Lansing, and Linda Sobek. Tragic models/actresses who died young.
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?
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?
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?
Members of the Royal Family are required to know more than one language. That's because they travel to many different countries.
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.