Donna Douglas, ‘Beverly Hillbillies’ Star, Dead at 81 (Report)

Donna Douglas, ‘Beverly Hillbillies’ Star, Dead at 81 (Report) Donna Douglas, who played Elly May Clampett on the CBS sitcom “The Beverly Hillbillies,” died Friday, NBC affiliate Wafb reports. She was 81. TMZ reports that Douglas died at her home in Louisiana, ...

Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft Shared Love and Laughs

Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft Shared Love and Laughs On the surface it seemed one of the stranger matches of the 20th century: the serious, award-winning dramatic actress Anna Maria Louisa Italiano, and the man whose fertile imagination introduced both ...

Tribeca 2010: Documentary Short Film Highlights

Hip-hop got its start in the economic warzone of the South Bronx in the 70’s and 80’s, where from absolutely nothing, a creative and vital musical source grew. White Lines & the Fever: The Death of DJ ...

Tribeca 2010: Documentary Short Film Highlights

This year at the Tribeca Film Festival showcases short films in six different "thematic" programs. Wishful Thinking is a package dominated by characters making hard decisions, while Between the Lines ...

Kathryn Grayson Dies at 88

Kathryn Grayson, the lilting soprano who starred in the classic MGM musicals "Show Boat," "Kiss Me Kate" and "Anchors Aweigh," died Wednesday at her Los Angeles home. She turned 88 last week.Grayson's ...

Perry Como Dies At 88

Perry Como Dies At 88 Veteran singer Perry Como has died at his Florida home at the age of 88. The crooner, whose career stretched from the 1930s to the 1980s, died in his sleep at his home in Jupiter Inlet Beach Colony on ...