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  1. -04-06-08 Charlton Heston Appreciation (Time.com)
      "Heston didn't just play great roles, he imposingly, thrillingly embodied them. Moses (in The Ten Commandments), Michelangelo (The Agony and the Ecstasy), Rodrigo Diaz (El Cid), Judah Ben-Hur in the Godzilla of Biblical epics: he slipped into these outsize figures as if into a second skin, stamped his strong visage on theirs." 04-08

  2. -08-06-07 Best Moneymakers (Yahoo News)
      "For every dollar he was paid for his last three roles, Damon brought in $29 of gross income, the site calculated."

      "That put the 36-year-old 'Bourne' star atop a Forbes list of 22 film heavyweights, ranked by the same financial formula." 07-06

  3. Newman, Paul (MSNBC News)
      Paul Newman died on September 26, 2008 at age 83. "Both in terms of his extraordinary talents and his reticence to use his fame for anything but the good of others, they just don’t make them like Paul Newman anymore." 09-08

  4. Newman, Paul (Wikipedia.org)
      Paul Newman died on September 26, 2008 at age 83. "Paul Leonard Newman (January 26, 1925 - September 26, 2008)[1][2] was an American actor, film director, entrepreneur, race car driver, racing team owner and humanitarian. He won numerous awards, including an Academy Award, two Golden Globe Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Cannes Film Festival Award, and an Emmy award, along with many honorary awards. He won several national championships as a driver in Sports Car Club of America road racing and his race teams won several championships in open wheel Indy Car racing. He was also the founder of Newman's Own, a food company from which Newman donated all profits and royalties to charity.[3] As of May 2007, these donations have exceeded US$220 million.[3] Newman died at his long-time home in Westport, Connecticut after a battle with lung cancer." 09-08

  5. Newman, Paul, in Photographs (MSNBC News)
      Paul Newman died on September 26, 2008 at age 83. Provides 21 pictures depicting his life and work. 09-08

  6. Wong, Anna May (Wikipedia.org)
      "Anna May Wong (January 3, 1905 – February 2, 1961) was an American actress, the first Chinese-American movie star,[1] and the first Asian-American to become an international star.[2] Her long and varied career spanned film, television, stage, and radio." 06-08

Papers
  1. -Older Female Stars Finding Acceptance as Leads (CNN News)
      "They're holding birthday bashes, embracing the big four-oh and staying as busy and famous as ever. Their faces grace magazine covers, their bodies are the envy of women decades younger and their careers seem to be going strong." 09-09

  2. Actress Lynn Redgrave Dies at Age 67 (IMDB)
      Actress Lynn Redgrave dies.

  3. Actress Lynn Redgrave Dies at Age 67 (Wikipedia.org)
      "A member of the well-known British family of actors, Lynn Redgrave trained in London, before making her theatrical debut in 1962. By the mid-1960s she had appeared in several films, including Tom Jones (1963), and Georgy Girl (1966) which won her a New York Film Critics Award and nominations for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award." 05-10

  4. Aniston, Jennifer (Biography.com)
      Provides a biography. 2-05

  5. Arthur, Bea, Dies at Age 86 (CNN News)
      "Bea Arthur, the actress best known for her roles as television's 'Maude' and the sardonic Dorothy on 'The Golden Girls,' has died of cancer, a family spokesman said Saturday." 04-09

  6. Berry, Halle (InfoPlease.com)
      Provides a biography of the actress. 1-05

  7. Biographies for Actors (IMDB.com)
      Provides biographies by name or movie.

  8. Brando, Marlon (Awesome Library)
      Provides biographies.

  9. Brittany Murphy Dies at 32 (MSNBC News)
      "Brittany Murphy, the actress who got her start in the sleeper hit 'Clueless' and rose to stardom in '8 Mile,' has died in Los Angeles. She was 32." 09-09

  10. Character Actors (What-a-Character.com)
      Provides information on actors who are recognizable by their faces, but probably not by name. 6-05

  11. Corliss: Favorite Movies (Time Magazine)
      Provides a description of each of the movies that Corliss really likes. 11-05

  12. Curtis, Tony (BBC News)
      Provides a summary of highlights of his career.

  13. Davis, Geena (IMDB.com)
      Provides a film listing.

  14. Depp, Johnny (Biography.com)
      Provides a biography. 2-05

  15. DiCaprio, Leonardo (Biography.com)
      Provides a biography. 2-05

  16. Fanning, Dakota (IMDB.com)
      Provides a profile.

  17. Fanning, Dakota (Open.org)
      Provides a profile. 11-05

  18. Fanning, Dakota (Wikipedia.org)
      Provides a profile. 11-05

  19. Fisher, Carrie (CBS News)
      "Fisher was best known as Princess Leia in the “Star Wars” movies, but the multi-faceted actress was an accomplished hyphenate with several more roles under her belt."

  20. Fisher, Carrie (Time.com)
      "Carrie Fisher, the actress best known as Princess Leia Organa in Star Wars, has died after suffering a heart attack." Carrie died at 60.

  21. Hanks, Tom (Movies.About.com)
      Provides sources of information about Tom Hanks. 7-05

  22. Hanks, Tom, Ranked (Movies.PrettyFamous.com)
      Provides a ranking of the Hanks movies. 02-17

  23. Hoffman, Philip Seymour Dies (CBS News)
      "Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won the Oscar for best actor in 2006 for his portrayal of writer Truman Capote in "Capote" and created a gallery of other vivid characters, many of them slovenly and slightly dissipated comic figures, was found dead Sunday in his Greenwich Village apartment. He was 46 years old, and leaves behind a longtime partner, Mimi O’Donnell, and three children." 02-14

  24. Jean Simmons Dies at 80 (CBS News)
      "British actress Jean Simmons, who starred in historical epics and costume dramas but perhaps made her biggest splash as a Salvation Army member in the musical "Guys and Dolls," died Friday, Jan. 22, 2010 at age 80." 01-10

  25. Jean Simmons: Complicated (Time.com)
      "She had beguiled the British movie world as a teen, rose to one of the higher Hollywood hills in her twenties, then had to settle for being a working actress — still very pretty, but not quite so proud." 01-10

  26. Jennifer Jones Dies at 90 (IMDB.com)
      "When Jennifer Jones arrived in Hollywood in 1939, she still called herself Phylis Isley. Her face and especially her eyes drew the attention of the producer David O. Selznick, who did not only allow her a great career but also fell in love with her and finally married Jennifer Jones in 1949. For her role in The Song of Bernadette (1943), she won an Oscar as best actress. Between the years 1946 and 1948, she consolidated her fame as either the innocent adolescent or the passionate lover: e.g. in Cluny Brown (1946), Duel in the Sun (1946) or Portrait of Jennie (1948)."

  27. Jolie, Angelina (Biography.com)
      Provides a biography. 2-05

  28. June Allyson Dies (CBS News)
      "June Allyson, the sunny on-screen 'perfect wife' of James Stewart, Van Johnson and other movie heroes, has died, her daughter Pamela Allyson Powell said Monday. She was 88." 07-06

  29. Kerr, Debra (Time.com)
      "British actress Deborah Kerr, who shared one of cinema's most famous kisses with Burt Lancaster in 'From Here to Eternity,' has died, her agent said Thursday. She was 86." 10-07

  30. Lopez, Jennifer (Biography.com)
      Provides a biography. 2-05

  31. Nielsen, Leslie ( BBC News)
      Provides a summary of highlights of his career.

  32. O'Toole, Peter (Wikipedia.org)
      Actor Peter O'Toole dies. "He achieved stardom playing T. E. Lawrence in Lawrence of Arabia (1962) for which he received his first Academy Award nomination. He received seven further Oscar nominations – for Becket (1964), The Lion in Winter (1968), Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1969), The Ruling Class (1972), The Stunt Man (1980), My Favorite Year (1982) and Venus (2006) – and holds the record for the most Academy Award acting nominations without a win. He won four Golden Globes, a BAFTA and an Emmy, and was the recipient of an Honorary Academy Award in 2003." 12-13

  33. Orbach, Jerry (Biography.com)
      Provides a biography. 2-05

  34. Patrick Swayze Dies at 57 (RottenTomatoes.com)
      "Patrick Swayze, the versatile actor who starred in some of the biggest Hollywood hits of the late 1980s and early 1990s, died Sept. 14 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 57."

      "Swayze's big break was in Francis Ford Coppola's The Outsiders (which was also a springboard for the likes of Tom Cruise, Emilio Estevez, Matt Dilion, and Diane Lane, among others). As a lead, Swayze found success in the Cold War action flick Red Dawn and the ABC Civil War miniseries North and South." "

      "However, it was the sleeper hit Dirty Dancing that propelled Swayze to the big time. Playing Johnny Castle, a blue collar dance instructor at a swanky Catskills hotel, Swayze proved himself to be a credible romantic lead; he also showed off some spiffy dance moves -- his mother Patsy is a choreographer -- and sang a song on the film's hit soundtrack, 'She's Like the Wind.' Swayze followed that commercial triumph with Road House, playing a philosophical bouncer; Ghost, as a dead man attempting to protect his girlfriend from harm; and Point Break, in which he lead a gang of bank-robbing surfers." Visitors sometimes misspell as Swaze, Swazi, or Swazy. 09-09

  35. Pitt, Brad (Biography.com)
      Provides a biography. 2-05

  36. Portman, Natalie (Biography.com)
      Provides a biography of the actress. 1-05

  37. Powers, Stefanie (Wikipedia.org)
      "Althouigh [sic] she continued to appear in televion guest roles and made-for-TV films, she is best known for her role opposite Robert Wagner in the 1979-1984 hit television series, Hart to Hart for which she received two Emmy and five Golden Globe Award 'best TV actress' nominations."

      "Following his [William Holden's] death in 1981, Powers became President of the 'William Holden Wildlife Foundation' and a director of the Mount Kenya Game Ranch in Kenya. In the United States, she works with both the Cincinnati and Atlanta zoos. She devotes a great deal of time to the cause and is international guest speaker on wildlife preservation." Visitors sometimes misspell as Stephanie. 7-05

  38. Schell, Maximillan Dies (Time.com)
      "Austrian-born actor Maximilian Schell, a fugitive from Adolf Hitler who became a Hollywood favorite and won an Oscar for his role as a defense attorney in “Judgment at Nuremberg,” has died. He was 83." 02-14

  39. Swank, Hilary (CBS News)
      " In the eccentric, egocentric world of Hollywood, Hilary Swank is a distinctly unusual movie star." 07-06

  40. Time: Great Performances in Movies (Time Magazine)
      Provides a list of top ten movie performances, including Marlon Brando, Cary Grant, Judy Holliday, James Cagney, Faye Dunaway, Barbara Stanwyck, Jean Renoir, Raj Kapoor, Bill Murray, Brigitte Lin (Ling Ching-hsia). 11-05

  41. Wagner, Robert (IMDB.com)
      Provides a biography.

  42. Williams, Robin (Time.com)
      Provides a list and pictures of his signature roles. Williams died in 2014. 08-14

   
   


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