Director Ken Burns, PBS and Washington, D.C. public television station WETA have launched a campaign encouraging Americans, especially students, to memorize and recite Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg…
New Line is in negotiations with Ted Melfi to direct its remake of the 1979 George Burns caper comedy “Going in Style.” After things could not be worked out with Don Scardino, New Line returned to…
Richard Griffiths, the versatile British actor who played the boy wizard's unsympathetic Uncle Vernon in the "Harry Potter" movies, has died. He was 65.
Kirk Douglas will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 50th annual ICG Publicists Guild awards luncheon Feb. 22
Don McArt, an actor who appeared in Disney films, on TV and onstage, died of a stroke on Nov. 13 in Boca Raton, Fla. He was 90.
Manheim Fox, a producer of the 1980s Broadway hit "Sophisticated Ladies" who worked with a variety of musical and theatrical artists, including George Burns, Barbra Streisand and Johnny Cash, died…
Irving Fein, a television and film producer and the longtime manager of entertainers Jack Benny and George Burns, died Aug. 10 in West Hollywood. He was 101.
Guffawing through "Mel Brooks and Dick Cavett Together Again" -- a joint stage appearance by the pair, selectively edited down to a little under an hour -- you wonder why they don't do things like…
Television writer Robert A. White died of a heart attack on June 17 in Rancho Mirage, Calif. He was 87.
Ronnie Burns, son of comic legends George Burns and Gracie Allen, died of natural causes in Pacific Palisades, Calif. Nov. 14.
Shrouded by memories of better times and better movies, Frank Gorshin and Rodney Dangerfield's final screen appearances are unfortunately in the thoroughly hapless and embarrassing comedy, "Angels…