Audience Goes Wild for Charlie Sheen on Cleveland Stop

Posted Apr 6th 2011 at 10:30 AM by The Editors at AOL News

"Charlie Sheen, you make our hearts sing" could probably be heard during his 'Violent Torpedo of Truth' stop in Cleveland. The audience helped Charlie Sheen prove he is truly a "Rock Star From Mars." The sold-out crowd at Playhouse Square's 3,200-seat State Theatre greeted the former "Two and a Half Men" star with Jerry Springer-like chants of "Winning" and bid him farewell with a standing...

Stars Remember Elizabeth Taylor on Twitter

Posted Mar 23rd 2011 at 11:45 AM by The Editors at AOL News

"Elizabeth Taylor takes final bow. Never more beautiful than as Maggie the cat. Never more actor impressive than as Martha in Virginia Woolf," Rolling Stone film critic Peter Travers wrote after the breaking news that the beloved star of Hollywood's golden age had passed away this morning. Many celebs have reacted to the legend's death on Twitter. Actress Nia Vardalos wrote: "RIP Elizabeth...

'Billy Elliot' Dancer, 12, Killed in U.K. Bus Accident

Posted Mar 19th 2011 at 12:49 PM by The Editors at AOL News

The 'Billy Elliot' cast member killed on Thursday evening by a double-decker bus in London was a young girl simply "living her dream as a dancer," her family said. Charlotte Leatherbarrow, 12, was crossing a road near her home when she was struck down. She was pronounced dead at the scene. The schoolgirl reportedly played the role of a young ballerina in the long-running West End stage...

Grammy Award Winner John Strauss, Writer of 'Car 54, Where Are You' Theme, Dies

Posted Feb 18th 2011 at 02:00 PM by The Editors at AOL News

John Strauss, who penned the theme song to the 1960s comedy TV series 'Car 54, Where Are You?,' has died in Los Angeles at the age of 90. A music editor as well as composer, Strauss had a long career that included an Emmy Award for sound editing in 1977's 'The Amazing Howard Hughes' and a Grammy Award for best classical album for 1984's 'Amadeus.' The latter film won an Oscar for Best Picture...

Doctors Look for Explanation to Serene Branson's Speech Problems

Posted Feb 15th 2011 at 01:40 PM by The Editors at AOL News

CBS Los Angeles reporter Serene Branson says that she is doing well and that her garbled speech during a live post-Grammys report was not the result of a medical problem, according to the Los Angeles Times. The Emmy-nominated reporter, whom viewers thought may have suffered a stroke or seizure when she became completely incoherent on the air, was immediately examined by paramedics but not...

Miss America Pageant Returns to Network Television

Posted Jan 14th 2011 at 02:00 PM by The Editors at AOL News

Barry Manilow posed after his show at Paris Las Vegas on Jan 7th with the 2011 Miss America contestants, whom will vie for the coveted title on Saturday. The women attended his show as part of their pre-pageant publicity. There she is, Miss America. The question is, will anyone notice? Those in charge are convinced that this is the year that the iconic but long-beleaguered beauty pageant...

Video: Pete Postlethwaite as Kobayashi and More Memorable Roles

Posted Jan 3rd 2011 at 10:26 AM by The Editors at AOL News

Oscar-nominated actor Pete Postlethwaite, best known to American audiences for his scene-stealing turn as the lawyer Kobayashi in the cult classic film "The Usual Suspects," has died after a fight with cancer. He was 64. Beyond his work in "The Usual Suspects," Postlethwaite had a lengthy and varied career, appearing in movies like "Inception," "Brassed Off," "Romeo + Juliet," the 1993 film "In...

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