Marni Nixon, who anonymously provided the singing voice for three of the best-loved heroines in Hollywood musicals, dubbing Deborah Kerr as Anna in “The King and I,” Natalie Wood as Maria in “West Side Story” and Audrey Hepburn as Eliza Doolittle in “My Fair Lady,” died July 24 in New York City. She was 86.
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Chris Colfer did something when he was younger that, while it worked out for the best in the end, he would not have the courage to do again. He sent tickets to a “Glee” concert to comedian Jennifer Saunders.
NEW YORK — Four months ago the two-screen Metrograph cinema, my new favorite place to watch a movie outside Illinois but still inside these 50 nifty United States, opened next door to a Chinese funeral home on a quiet spot near the corner of Ludlow and Canal streets on the Lower East Side.
Fred Ward, a longtime Washington photographer who captured memorable images of the funeral of President John F. Kennedy and the Beatles’ first American concert and who traveled the world on assignment for National Geographic magazine, died July 19 at his home in Malibu, California. He was 81.
NEW YORK — Everyone who has ever met Roger Ailes has a Roger Ailes story — not all of them bad or apparently actionable, either. (Ailes, who resigned Thursday as chairman of Fox News Channel, is being sued by former host Gretchen Carlson for sexual harassment.) As anyone who ever met him also knows, he can be funny, and effortlessly quotable.
WASHINGTON - Comedian Ali Wong walks onstage in a gray crew-neck sweatshirt and matching gray sweatpants. The outfit says: Dress for the job you want. I think: She looks more comfortable than I have ever been in my life.
Garry Marshall, who created inescapable escapist television comedies in the 1970s and 1980s, as the guiding force behind “Happy Days,” “Laverne & Shirley” and “Mork & Mindy,” and later turned to film, directing such box-office smashes as “Beaches,” “Pretty Woman” and “The Princess Diaries,” died July 19 at a hospital in Burbank, California. He was 81.
Garry Marshall may be best known for gifting the world great comedies, from “Happy Days” to “Pretty Woman,” but he also had a lesser-known talent: launching the careers of famous actors. Since Marshall’s death at 81 on Tuesday, Hollywood stars have been flocking to social media to thank the director for giving them a chance. Here’s a look at 10 people who could thank him for their careers.
Proving that music has always been her love, Ava Brockett Kasich began singing at 3 years old and now she can boast that she is Mississippi State Quartet Convention’s “2016 Southern Gospel Soloist of the Year” and Christian Voice Magazine’s “Favorite Southern Gospel Soloist” for its 2016 Gospel Music Fan Awards.
Texomaland doesn’t stop because it’s hot. This weekend has all kinds of things to do, both inside and outside, so get out there and have some fun!