#BornThisDay: TV Host, Merv Griffin


July 6, 1925- When Mervyn Edward Griffin died, he left behind: Wheel Of Fortune, Jeopardy  (both game shows invented & produced) & its ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Actor, Farley Granger

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July 1, 1925- One day last week I watched back to back Hitchcock on TCM. I thought I had seen all of Alfred Hitchcock’s Hollywood period films & most of his ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Actor, Maureen Stapleton

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June 21, 1925- Maureen Stapleton is one of those great character actors that I am crazy about. I loved the film version of the musical Bye Bye Birdie (1963) as a ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Marilyn Monroe

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June 1st, 1926- Norma Jeane Mortenson “Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius & it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring." 53 years after her death, Marilyn Monroe ... See the Rest

#TBT: 35 Vintage Cannes Pics of Baby-Faced Celebs, From Arnold to Madonna to Meryl


The Cannes Film Festival kicked off in the South of France last week with the standard red carpet glamour that the annual event always offers. It's been going since just after WWII in 1946, and it has developed into a place to feature controversial films, badly ... See the Rest

Liza Minnelli Checks Into Rehab – Again

Liza Minelli, The 86th Annual Academy Awards, Red Carpet Arrivals (set A) held at The Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, California.

Liza Minnelli has checked into rehab in Malibu. Her rep. Scott Gorenstein, confirmed to Page Six on Wednesday that Minnelli: ... See the Rest

Icons & Idols Auction: Diana’s Gowns, Sinatra’s Gun Permit & Marilyn’s Chest X-Ray


I'm always amazed at what comes up for auction at Julien's. The New York art auctions just happened and in one night, Sotheby's brought in close to a billion dollars but ... See the Rest

RIP: Mike Nichols


Aw, this one IS sad. Acclaimed film and theater director and all-around great guy, Mike Nichols is dead. He died suddenly on Wednesday. He was 83. ABC News president James ... See the Rest