Rip Torn Dies: ‘Larry Sanders Show’ Emmy Winner & Broadway Veteran Was 88

Rip Torn Dies: ‘Larry Sanders Show’ Emmy Winner & Broadway Veteran Was 88 Rip Torn, who played Garry Shandling’s profane, fiercely loyal producer on HBO’s The Larry Sanders Show, co-starred in the original Men in Black films and was a major star of Broadway and Off Broadway ...

Fantasia 2017 Review: King Cohen and the Art of the Steal

"Anybody will put up with anything if they think a movie is being shot." These are words of wisdom, but also kind of a guerrilla filmmaking mission statement, from filmmaker Larry Cohen. Steve ...

John Williams To Receive 44th AFI Life Achievement Award

©Todd Rosenberg Photography 2009 The American Film Institute (AFI) Board of Trustees announced today that esteemed composer John Williams will be the recipient of the 44th AFI Life Achievement Award, ...

Rip Betsy Palmer Aka Pamela Voorhees of Friday the 13th

Its a nasty blow to not only the horror community but the world. The woman revolutionized the obsessive mother But long before that she thrilled viewers with appearances in such hit shows as Kraft ...

Friday the 13th actress Betsy Palmer has died at the age of 88

Friday the 13th actress Betsy Palmer has died at the age of 88 Friday the 13th star Betsy Palmer has died at the age of 88. The actress was best known for her performance as killer cook Mrs Voorhees in the 1980 horror film and its 1981 sequel. Her manager Brad ...

Actress Betsy Palmer from Friday The 13th Dead at 88

“You see, Jason was my son, and today is his birthday…” The woman had a long and distinguished career including hundreds of TV appearances in the 1950s and ’60s, but she will always best known as ...

Inside the Writers’ Room: Post #14: The Revolution is Loading

A few weeks ago HBO and then CBS announced that they would launch stand-alone online services in U.S. in 2015. Before that, Netflix had made known that it would start producing features, crushing ...

Casting Director Marion Dougherty to Receive Posthumous Emmy

Casting Director Marion Dougherty to Receive Posthumous Emmy Veteran casting director Marion Dougherty will posthumously receive the 2014 Governors Award from the Television Academy at the Aug. 24 Creative Arts Emmy Awards, the Academy announced on Thursday. ...

All Movie Fans Need to Watch HBO’s ‘Casting By’

One of the best anecdotes in the documentary Casting By, which premieres tonight on HBO, relates the start of Warren Beatty’s screen career on a 1957 episode of Kraft Television Theatre. We’re told ...

Jack Klugman obituary

Actor who won fame as Oscar Madison in The Odd Couple and crimesolving medical examiner Quincy Television was the medium that conferred stardom on the actor Jack Klugman, who has died aged 90. In a ...

Jack Klugman obituary

Actor who won fame as Oscar Madison in The Odd Couple and crimesolving medical examiner Quincy Television was the medium that conferred stardom on the actor Jack Klugman, who has died aged 90. In a ...

'Love Boat' producer Henry Colman dies

'Love Boat' producer Henry Colman dies Television producer and executive Henry Colman — whose credits include The Love Boat, Hawaii Five-o, and Green Acres — has died at age 89. An announcement Sunday by the Archive of American Television ...

'Love Boat' Producer, Archivist Henry Colman Dies at 89

'Love Boat' Producer, Archivist Henry Colman Dies at 89 Producer Henry Colman, whose resume included the hit TV comedies "The Love Boat" and "Green Acres," has died at the age of 89. Colman passed away from natural causes at his Los Angeles home on Nov. 7. ...

Cinema Retro's Exclusive Interview With Bradford Dillman

Retro-active: The Best Articles From Cinema Retro's Archives Bradford Dillman: A Compulsively Watchable Actor By Harvey Chartrand In a career that has spanned 43 years, Bradford Dillman accumulated ...

Remember Me: Ben Gazzara

Ben Gazzara died on February 3 of pancreatic cancer. An alumnus of the famed Actors’ Studio, he had a long career on stage, TV, and film. Not just long, but accomplished. On Broadway, he was the ...

Legendary Casting Director Dougherty Dies

Legendary Casting Director Dougherty Dies The casting director who helped launch the careers of Warren Beatty, James Dean, Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman has passed away. Marion Dougherty died in New York from natural causes on Sunday. ...

Oscar-winning TV legend to guest on 'Hawaii Five-0' -- Exclusive

Oscar-winning TV legend to guest on 'Hawaii Five-0' -- Exclusive A big wave of stars continue to land on CBS’ Hawaii Five-0. The show has just signed Oscar-winning TV legend Patty Duke to guest star in a season 2 episode. Duke will play an Alzheimer’s-afflicted ...

Remember Me: Sidney Lumet (1924-2011)

One of the true giants passed away this week: filmmaker Sidney Lumet, dead at 86 of lymphoma. He was one of an incredibly talented class of directors who graduated from the early days of TV; a group ...

Charlie’s Angels’ John Forsythe Dies

John Forsythe was a leading actor on stage, screen and television from the late 1940s, but was never seen in one of his best known roles. He lent his distinctive voice to the role of Charles Townsend, ...

Joseph Wiseman – James Bond’s Villainous Dr. No – Dies

Character actor Joseph Wiseman brought to life the first screen villain for British secret agent James Bond when he played Dr. No in the 1962 film of the same name. Wiseman played the cool and ...

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