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  • Actor John Heard, of 'Home Alone' movies, dies at 71

    July 22, 2017 12:03 PM

    NEW YORK - Actor John Heard, best known for playing the father in the "Home Alone" movie series, has died. He was 71. His death was confirmed by the Santa Clara Medical Examiner's office in California on Saturday. TMZ reported that Heard, who lived in southern California, was... more »
  • Actor LaBeouf arrested in Georgia for public drunkenness

    July 8, 2017 2:53 PM

    SAVANNAH, Ga. - Actor Shia LaBeouf has been released from a Georgia jail after posting $7,000 bond on charges of public drunkenness. The Chatham County Sheriff's Office says the 31-year-old was arrested at 4 a.m. Saturday by the Savannah Police Department and released. In addition to... more »
  • Comedian Charlie Murphy, brother of Eddie, dies at 57

    April 12, 2017 2:05 PM

    NEW YORK - Charlie Murphy, older brother of Eddie Murphy and a comedy stand-up and performer in his own right, has died. Murphy died Wednesday in New York of leukemia, according to his representative, Domenick Nati. Murphy was 57. He was perhaps best-known for his appearances on "Chappelle's Show" on... more »
  • John Hurt, Oscar nominated for "The Elephant Man" dies at 77

    January 27, 2017 10:56 PM

    LOS ANGELES - The Oscar-nominated actor Sir John Hurt has died. He was 77. Hurt's agent Charles McDonald says the actor, who battled pancreatic cancer, died Friday in London. The actor received Academy Award nominations for playing a heroin addict in "Midnight Express" and the tortured John Merrick in David... more »
  • 'Growing Pains' actor Alan Thicke dead at age 69

    December 13, 2016 9:39 PM

    LOS ANGELES - A publicist says Alan Thicke, who played the likable father on the sitcom "Growing Pains," has died at age 69. Carleen Donovan, who is a publicist for Thicke's son, singer Robin Thicke, says the actor died from a heart attack on Tuesday in Los Angeles. She had... more »
  • US official: Non-state actor likely to blame for cyberattack

    October 25, 2016 8:42 PM

    WASHINGTON - National Intelligence Director James Clapper says it appears that a "non-state actor" was behind a massive cyberattack last week that briefly blocked access to websites including Twitter and Netflix. Clapper says investigators are gathering a lot of data and preliminary indications are that a non-state actor is to... more »
  • Parents sue over crash that killed 'Star Trek' actor Yelchin

    August 2, 2016 2:17 PM

    LOS ANGELES - The parents of "Star Trek" actor Anton Yelchin have sued the makers of the Jeep Grand Cherokee that killed the 27-year-old when it rolled down his driveway and crushed him. Victor and Irina Yelchin filed the wrongful-death lawsuit Tuesday against Fiat Chrysler in Los Angeles Superior Court.... more »
  • New Orleans' own Anthony Mackie to reign as Bacchus

    January 16, 2016 11:22 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans native and critically-acclaimed actor Anthony Mackie will reign as Bacchus XLVIII in the glitzy parade held the weekend before Fat Tuesday. The Krewe of Bacchus captain, Clark Brennan, announced Mackie as king on Friday. He says Mackie is a "local success story and a... more »
  • 'Power Rangers' actor arrested in 2015 stabbing death

    January 14, 2016 4:58 PM

    LANCASTER, Calif. - A former "Power Rangers" actor has been arrested for allegedly stabbing his roommate to death with a sword at their Southern California home. Thirty-six-year-old Ricardo Medina was arrested Thursday on a charge of murder. He's jailed on $1 million bail. Medina allegedly stabbed Joshua Sutter... more »
  • "Shakespeare in the Swamp" Play Video

    August 24, 2015 9:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Local actors are getting ready to perform some classic plays with a Cajun twist. John Schneider Studios will be hosting "Shakespeare in the Swamp" at the end of the month. This morning one of the show's lead actors, Chasen Schneider, and producer, Alicia Allain, stopped by 2une In... more »
  • An actor's scene too real

    June 4, 2015 9:11 PM

    TUCSON, ARIZONA- A play at a theater had a real life scene that put an actor in the hospital. He was accidentally stabbed in the stomach with a knife while playing an ex-convict in the "The Language of Flowers" at the Temple of Music and Art's Cabaret Theater. It's... more »
  • Actor who played 'Dukes of Hazzard' sheriff dies at age 88

    April 7, 2015 10:36 AM

    RALEIGH, NC - The prolific actor best known for his role as Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane on "The Dukes of Hazzard" has died. James Best was 88. His wife, Dorothy Best, said Tuesday that Best died Monday night in hospice care in Hickory from complications of pneumonia. Best... more »
  • Gun maker urges boycott of Neeson films

    January 19, 2015 7:35 PM

    WASHINGTON- Actor Liam Neeson is the target of a boycott by gun maker Para USA after he slammed U.S. gun policy during a press tour of his latest movie. Neeson says its a disgrace that so many people in the U.S. own guns Para USA called for a boycott... more »
  • 'Saved by the Bell' actor posts bail, has hearing

    December 29, 2014 2:27 PM

    PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) - Dustin Diamond, the actor who played Screech in the 1990s television show "Saved by the Bell," has appeared in a Wisconsin courtroom. Diamond is accused of stabbing a man during a bar fight on Christmas in Port Washington, where he lives. A criminal complaint charges... more »

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