Rugged, handsome actor Scott Plank, who had recurring roles on “Melrose Place” and “The Division” and recently completed a role in Walden Media’s upcoming feature “Holes” as the father of Sigourney Weaver’s character, was found dead Oct. 24 at his L.A. home, reportedly as a result of injuries sustained from a car accident three days earlier. He was 43.
Former Fort Lauderdale resident went on to appear in commercials, Broadway productions of “A Chorus Line” and “Dreamgirls,” Off Broadway’s “Voohas” and local theater including L.A. bow of “Hurlyburly.”
TV roles also included “Air America,” “L.A. Takedown,” “Sons and Daughters,” “Walker, Texas Ranger” “Strange Luck,” “Melrose Place,” “Marshal Law,” “NYPD Blue” “The Division” “Pacific Blue” “Murder She Wrote” and more.
Other films include “The In Crowd,” “Moonbase,” “Panama Sugar,” “Without Evidence,” “American Strays,” “The Flying Dutchman,” “Lessons Learned,” “Pastime” and more.
“I’ve made an observation I’d like to share. I’m the only one that’s eaten my crab cake,” joked Amy Poehler as she addressed the room during the round robin introductions being made at her Smart Girls 10th anniversary dinner on Monday night. The 16 women at the table, who were so enthralled in the conversation [...]
Director Alfonso Cuaron opted to work with Netflix for his latest film “Roma,” but the decorated filmmaker isn’t discounting the importance of a big-screen viewing. “The complete experience of ‘Roma’ is unquestionably in a movie theater,” Cuaron said Monday night at the Egyptian Theater in Los Angeles for the premiere of “Roma.” The streaming giant did [...]
“Bumblebee” director Travis Knight admits he couldn’t believe it when Paramount Studios and producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura called him two years ago, asking him to helm the upcoming “Transformers” movie. “My initial question was, ‘Did you guys get the right number?'” Knight joked at Sunday’s premiere of “Bumblebee” at the Chinese Theater in Los Angeles. “You’ve seen [...]
Peter Jackson remains a bit astounded at his transition four years ago from the Shire of Middle Earth to the French battlefields of World War I. Jackson introduced his documentary “They Shall Not Grow Old” Friday night at the Linwood Dunn Theatre in Hollywood, four weeks after it aired on Armistice Day on the BBC. [...]
A 1976 film might not be expected to translate seamlessly to Broadway in 2018, but for the cast and creative team behind “Network,” which premiered Thursday night with Hillary Clinton in the audience, the story still feels uncomfortably close to home. “It was a satire then, and now it’s documentary realism,” said Lee Hall, who [...]
Awards season may be right around the corner, but on Thursday, Hollywood took a break from the glitz and glam to celebrate five high school students who have excelled academically despite facing extreme adversity both at home and in the classroom. The 29th annual Beat the Odds Awards ceremony at the Skirball Cultural Center featured [...]
It’s not easy to upstage Jennifer Aniston. But everyone at Thursday night’s premiere of her new Netflix flick, “Dumplin’,” seemed to be singing the praises of Dolly Parton, who earlier in the day received a Golden Globe nomination for “Girl in the Movies,” one of half a dozen new songs she wrote for the film. [...]