Sidney Lumet, the Oscar-nominated director of such modern classics as Network, 12 Angry Men, Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon and The Verdict, has died. He was 86.
Lumet died Saturday morning of lymphoma at his Manhattan home, his stepdaughter, Leslie Gimbel, told The New York Times.
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Patricia Neal, the Oscar- and Tony-winning actress who overcame three strokes to continue her career, has died. She was 84.
Neal died Sunday in her home in Edgartown, Mass., after a battle with lung cancer, her family said in a statement.
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"She faced her final illness as she had all of the many trials she endured: with indomitable grace, good humor and ...
Elmore Leonard doesn't waste words on the page or in conversation.
So when asked what he thinks of Justified, the FX series based on one of his characters, anachronistic U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens, the prolific author's response is simple and direct: "I like it a lot."
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For Leonard, whose 43 novels and countless short stories have inspired decades of TV and movie adaptations, dialogue has always been the key to the 84-year-old writer's success. And Leonard thinks that's one of the reasons Justified works.
"When he delivered the lines, the ones that I wrote, they were just the way I heard them when I wrote them," Leonard says of series star Timothy Olyphant. "That doesn't happen very much. They're sticking right to my sound, and I think it's really good."
Turner Classic Movies will pay homage to Academy Award winner Paul Newman, who passed away Sept. 26 from cancer at the age of 83, with a 24-hour showcase of some of his most iconic performances on Oct. 12.Featuring 11 films, the marathon will kick off at 6 am with 1956's The Rack, in which the actor played a Korean War veteran, and will conclude with The Outrage, the 1964 remake of the Japanese film Rashomon.Tucked in between will be the Tennessee Williams' double of Sweet Bird of Youth and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Hud, Cool Hand Luke and Rachel, Rachel, his directorial debut that starred wife Joanne Woodward.Check local listings for more. Joyce EngRelated: Paul Newman, Screen Legend, Dies at 83 Family, Friends Say Goodbye to Paul Newman
Paul Newman's family and friends say goodbye to the screen legend, businessman and philanthropist:"Paul Newman played many unforgettable roles. But the ones for which he was proudest never had top billing on the marquee. Devoted husband. Loving father. Adoring grandfather. Dedicated philanthropist," Newman's three daughters Elinor, Melissa and Claire, whose mother is Oscar-winning actress Joanne Woodward, said in a statement."Always and to the end, Dad was incredibly grateful for his good fortune. In his own words: 'It's been a privilege to be here.' He will be profoundly missed by those whose lives he touched, but he leaves us with extraordinary inspiration to draw upon. During this difficult time, we ask for privacy for our family," Newman's family said. "There is a point where feelings go beyond words," Robert Redford told ET. "I have lost a real friend. My life and this country is better for his being in it.""I was blessed to have known him. The world is better bec...