Alec Baldwin is engaged to his girlfriend Hilaria Thomas, his rep has confirmed on Twitter.
Even as a high school thespian, Michael Shannon conveyed gravitas. "I would always play the old guy; I guess I had a good old-guy voice," he says. Over the telephone, his gravelly timbre does make him seem older than his baby-faced 36 years.
As Nelson Van Alden on HBO's Boardwalk Empire -- a gritty confection of organized crime in 1920s Atlantic City created by The Sopranos' Terence Winter and executive-produced by Martin Scorsese -- that deep voice serves Shannon well. He plays a federal agent tasked with enforcing Prohibition, the so-called "good guy" whose personal faith and unrelenting drive for justice...
Gloria Stuart, the 1930s starlet who became the oldest person ever to be nominated for an Academy Award with her career-making turn in Titanic, has died. She was 100.
Stuart died Sunday night at her West Los Angeles home, her daughter, Sylvia Thompson, told The Los Angeles Times. Stuart was diagnosed with lung cancer five years ago.
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"She also was a breast cancer survivor," Thompson said, "but she just paid no attention to illness. She was a very strong woman and had other fish to fry."
Stuart turned 100 on July 4 and celebrated with Titanic director James Cameron and his wife, Titanic co-star Suzy Amis, at the "Academy Centennial Celebration with Gloria Stuart."
The actress was 87 when she starred ...
Alec Baldwin admitted that he became suicidal after his ex-wife Kim Basinger's lawyer Harvey Levin posted Baldwin's infamous belligerent voice mail to his daughter, Ireland, on TMZ.The star of NBC's 30 Rock chronicles the events surrounding the voice mail, as well as his bitter custody battle with Basinger for the last six years in his new book, A Promise to Ourselves, says The New York Daily News .The book does not bash Basinger as much as it does Levin. Baldwin writes that his rage in the voice mail was not directed at his daughter, but more at the situation. Baldwin had been trying to reach his daughter but "she was off for spring break with her mother and her phone was turned off for 10 consecutive days... This had gone on for years now and... when the beep came, I snapped."As for Levin's role, Baldwin says, "[Levin] seemed to be that breed of tabloid creature that realized an almost sexual level of pleasure from ruining other people's lives." After the tape was released Baldwi...
On Friday, for the first time since Alec Baldwin's controversial answering-machine message for his daughter came to light, attorneys for the actor and his ex-wife Kim Basinger will appear in court to address ongoing issues in the couple's heated custody dispute, the AP reports. Basinger stands accused of failing to heed court orders in the case, and faces 12 misdemeanor counts of contempt. If convicted of all of them, she could be eyeing up to 60 days in the clink and a $12,000 (shoe money) fine.A separate hearing is slated for June 5 to discuss the tape and determine if its disclosure violated a court order to keep the proceedings confidential.