Morgan Freeman was 50 when he took the role that earned him his first Oscar nomination, playing a pimp in 1987's "Street Smart."
Morgan Freeman's oracular voice has become a dependable part of the national soundtrack, so much so that it now substitutes for that of Walter Cronkite, once called the most trusted man in America…
American cinema's first Oscar-winning, bankable black leading man has borne the burden of expectations ever since his film debut in "No Way Out."
Joe Mantegna's Second City roots include turns as a major muse for David Mamet
Joe Mantegna and David Mamet have had such a long working relationship ("We mirror each other," Mantegna says) that it seemed only natural for the actor to try his hand at directing a Mamet work for…
At 67, in the victory lap phase of his career, it seems only natural that Robert De Niro should receive this year's Golden Globes' Cecil B. DeMille Award.
It might seem a bit odd that the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor has, since its 1998 inception, gone mainly to performers, though most of them write for themselves. But white-haired, mustachioed…
All happy showbiz careers, to paraphrase Tolstoy, are not alike. Especially when, like Andy Griffith, you've successfully scaled five different rock faces to achieve the rarefied peak that earns you…
For those who were there to witness it, the sudden emergence of tonight's AFI Life Achievement honoree Mike Nichols as a Hollywood film director remains one of those signature cultural events that…
From the Royal Shakespeare Company to 'Prince of Persia,' Ben Kingsley has attracted regal attention his entire career.
What took the DGA so long to laud Norman Jewison?