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Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton are both judges on the upcoming season of The Voice, a competition that emphasizes singing ability, so it's only fitting that Jimmy Fallon forced the two vocalists to pantomime other people's songs in the latest installment of his much-loved Lip Sync Battle. Shelton and Stefani made a surprise appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to face off against the late night host in this decidedly non-singing competition.
The undisputed winner of this Lip Sync Battle was Shelton: His hilarious take on Taco's rendition »
Did you know Kellie Pickler turned 28? We thought she had to be at least 40. This American Idol contestant is only 28? How long has American Idol been on? At least 30 years...right? Either way, Happy birthday, Kellie Pickler.
We can’t resist a new puppy, and Miley Cyrus can’t either. According to her Instagram, she has a new little baby named Emu. This puppy comes a couple of months after she gave back her other new puppy, Moonie, which was her puppy after her other puppy, Floyd, died. This story became too complicated for just a cute puppy picture.
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Boy Meets World meets Girl Meets World! Did Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel, otherwise known as Cory and Topanga, date in real life? Unfortunately, no. They didn’t. Good thing we all wrote plenty of Boy Meets World fan fiction when we »
- Leslie Nesbit
Mesach Taylor, Emmy-nominated star of the long-running TV series "Designing Women," died Saturday after a year-and-a-half-long struggle with colorectal cancer. He was 67. “It is with love and gratitude that we sorrowfully announce that our darling, amazingly brilliant and dynamic, Meshach, the incredible father, husband, son and friend has begun his grand transition," his family posted on Facebook. "Our friends who know and love us, please offer your prayers for his peace and blazing light as he ascends to the heavens. Those who need to call the family please do. Those who desire to post memories, we are open and graciously accepting all gestures of peace. Love, the Taylor Family." Best known for playing falsely-accused ex-inmate Anthony Bouvier on the '80s and '90s sitcom, Taylor kicked off his acting career in the Chicago theater (his first professional job was on a national tour of the blockbuster musical "Hair »
- Chris Eggertsen
Meshach Taylor, who died Saturday, was most well known for his role as the lovable assistant Anthony Bouvier on the hit CBS sitcom “Designing Women.” He earned an Emmy nomination for Best Supporting Actor while showing his comedic chops playing against Dixie Carter, Delta Burke, Annie Potts and Jean Smart — and always gave as good as he got. Also read: Meshach Taylor, Star of TV's ‘Designing Women,’ Dead at 67 Taylor was mainly a TV actor, but his big-screen role as the flamboyant Hollywood Montrose in the 1987 cult favorite movie “Mannequin” was a classic. Here a few of his most memorable comedic. »
- Todd Cunningham
The Emmy-nominated actor passed away surrounded by love ones in his California home.
According to a statement released by Taylor's son to the Los Angeles Times, the actor – who had been in hospice care – passed away surrounded by his loved ones in his Altadena, California home late Saturday night.
Born in Boston in 1947, Taylor's first foray into acting was in a national stage tour of the hippie musical Hair, after which he continued to develop his talents at the legendary Goodman Theatre in Chicago.
In 1978 he moved to Los Angeles where his career in film and television really took off. His screen debut came in the horror film Damien: Omen II, followed by a series of bit parts before landing a recurring role on the sitcom Buffalo Bill in 1983.
Actor Meshach Taylor passed away last night after a battle with cancer. He was 67.
Taylor was best known for playing Anthony Bouvier on the classic sitcom Designing Women and for his role as flamboyant window dresser Hollywood Montrose in the 1987 film Mannequin and its 1991 sequel.
On Friday his family posted the following to his Facebook page :
It is with love and gratitude that we sorrowfully announce that our darling, amazingly brilliant and dynamic, Meshach, the incredible father, husband, son and friend has begun his grand transition. Our friends who know and love us, please offer your prayers for his peace and blazing light as he ascends to the heavens. Those who need to call the family please do. Those who desire to post memories, we are open and graciously accepting all gestures of peace. Love,
the Taylor Family
This morning USA Today and other outlets are reporting that Taylor died last night. »
- Aaron Landry
Meshach Taylor, best known for his role as the assistant in Designing Women, has died. He was 67. The Mannequin actor, who was in hospice care, was surrounded by his wife, children and mother, when he died at his Altadena, California, home at 10:47 p.m. on Saturday, his son, Tariq Taylor, told the Los Angeles Times. His agent, Dede Binder, says Taylor died of cancer, according to the Associated Press. On Friday, the family posted on the Emmy-nominated actor's Facebook page that his health had started to decline. "It is with love and gratitude that we sorrowfully announce that our darling, »
- Anya Leon
Meshach Taylor, who played a lovable ex-convict surrounded by boisterous Southern belles on the sitcom "Designing Women" and appeared in numerous other TV and film roles, died of cancer at age 67, his agent said Sunday.
Taylor died Saturday at his home near Los Angeles, according to agent Dede Binder.
Taylor got an Emmy nod for his portrayal of Anthony Bouvier on "Designing Women" from 1986 to 1993. Then he costarred for four seasons on another successful comedy, "Dave's World," as the best friend of a newspaper humor columnist played by the series' star, Harry Anderson.
- The Associated Press
Emmy-nominated actor Meshach Taylor passed away on Saturday, June 28. The star of the hit '80s and '90s sitcom Designing Women, who played Anthony Bouvier, was on hospice care at his family's home in California after a long battle with cancer, TMZ reports. Taylor, who was 67 at the time of his passing, was also famous for his role as Hollywood Montrose in the 1987 cult classic film Mannequin with Kim Cattrall and Andrew McCarthy. He also had a recurring role on the Nickeldeon show Ned's Declassified [...] »
Meshach Taylor, best known for his Emmy-nominated role as eccentric assistant Anthony Bouvier on Designing Women, died Saturday evening after battling a terminal illness, his agent confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 67.
The actor’s family took to Facebook earlier on Saturday to say, “It is with love and gratitude that we sorrowfully announce that our darling, amazingly brilliant and dynamic, Meshach, the incredible father, husband, son and friend has begun his grand transition,” the family wrote. “Our friends who know and love us, please offer your prayers for his peace and blazing light as he ascends to the heavens. »
Michael Gottlieb, who is best known for writing and directing the 1987 comedy "Mannequin," died in a motorcycle accident on the Angeles Forest Highway. He was 69 years old. In addition to "Mannequin," Gottlieb also directed Hulk Hogan's "Mr. Nanny," Cheech Marin's "The Shrimp on the Barbie" and Thomas Ian Nichola's "A Kid in King Arthur's Court." The helmer also produced video games, including "Mortal Komb 4," "Muppet Monster Adventure" and "NBA Hang Time." He most recently taught screenwriting classes at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. »
Michael Gottlieb, the writer and director of comedies like "Mannequin" and "Mr. Nanny," was killed in a motorcycle accident last Friday at the age of 69. Gottlieb began his career as a fashion photographer, moved into advertising, and later transitioned into a career as a producer, writer, and director. Gottlieb was also a professor at Pasadena's Art Center College of Design, where he taught screenwriting.
Michael Gottlieb's "Mannequin" starred Brat Packer Andrew McCarthy as an artist who falls in love with the fashion mannequin he created. Kim Cattrall, who'd previously appeared in "Porky's," "Police Academy," and "Big Trouble in Little China," co-starred as Emmy, the mannequin that occasionally returns to life to hang out with her new pal. Gottlieb's "Mr. Nanny" starred Hulk Hogan and former New York Doll David Johansen. He also directed the comedy "The Shrimp on the Barbie" under the pseudonym "Alan Smithee," and "A Kid in King Arthur's Court »
- Jenni Miller
Michael Gottlieb, best known for the 1987 film “Mannequin,” died in a motorcycle accident. He was 69. Gottlieb was killed in La Cañada Flintridge, Calif., on Friday, May 23, according to media reports. He was a writer, producer, and director, as well as a professor of film at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. Gottlieb wrote and directed “Mannequin” in 1987, starring Andrew McCarthy and Kim Cattrall, which opened at number one at the box office. He followed that up with a sequel, “Mannequin 2: On the Move.” Gottlieb wrote the script for that film, though he did not »
- Jason Hughes
It only took one film for Michael Gottlieb to make his mark in Hollywood. The writer and director of the cult-classic comedy Mannequin, starring a pre-Sex and the City Kim Cattrall as the real-woman version of a department-store mannequin come to life, died May 23 of injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident, according to reports. He was 69. "Very sad," tweeted Andrew McCarthy, who starred as the lovable nerd who wished Cattrall's Mannequin into being. The accident occurred on the Angeles Crest Highway in nearby La Cañada Flintridge. Gottlieb was on his 2012 Ducati, riding behind a 2003 Toyota when he "crossed into opposing traffic in an attempt to pass [the »
The writer-director was involved in a motorcycle accident on Friday (May 23) and passed away. He was 69 years old.
Between 1995 and 2005, Gottlieb produced Mortal Kombat: Special Forces, Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub-Zero and Mortal Kombat 4.
He also produced games including Muppet Monster Adventure and Paperboy.
Gottlieb also wrote and directed the film Mr Nanny, which starred Hulk Hogan.
He was raised in New York and began his career as an assistant on shoots. He became a successful fashion photographer before working on national advertising campaigns for the likes of Coca-Cola and McDonald's.
Watch the trailer for Mannequin below: »
Film-maker and video game producer died on Friday in a motorcycle accident.
Michael Gottlieb has died at the age of 69.
As well as films, Gottlieb also produced several video games including Mortal Kombat 4 and NBA Hangtime.
Beginning his professional career working as an assistant on film and photo shoots, Gottlieb found success as a fashion photographer before becoming a Clio Award-wiinning commercial director and cinematographer, making national spots for the likes of Xerox, Coca-Cola and McDonald’s.
Gottlieb most recently taught screenwriting classes for the undergraduate and graduate film departments at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. “Michael Gottlieb was superbly talented in an unusual number of creative disciplines,” commented Film Chair Ross Lamanna.
“His love for his students and generosity with his time and »
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Michael Gottlieb, a writer, producer, director, photographer and, latterly, a professor of film at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, Calif., died in a motorcycle accident on the Angeles Crest Highway in La Canada on Friday, May 23. He was 69.
He also produced several top videogame titles, including “Midway Arcade Treasures 3,” “Fire Blade,” “Mortal Kombat: Special Forces,” “Muppet Monster Adventure,” “Paperboy,” “NBA Hang Time” and “Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub-Zero.”
Raised in New York, Gottlieb began his professional career working as an assistant on film and photo shoots, becoming a successful fashion photographer. His work in this arena led to a career as a Cleo Award-winning commercial director and cinematographer, making many national spots for such clients as Xerox, Coca-Cola and McDonalds.
It was his »
- Carmel Dagan
Michael Gottlieb, who wrote and directed such big-screen comedies as Mannequin and Mr. Nanny, died Friday in a motorcycle accident on the Angeles Forest Highway north of La Canada Flintridge. He was 69. Gottlieb also produced several A-list video game titles from 1995 through 2005, including Midway Arcade Treasures 3; Fire Blade; Mortal Kombat: Special Forces; Muppet Monster Adventure; Paperboy; NBA Hang Time; Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub-Zero; and Mortal Kombat 4. In addition to his work on Mannequin (1987), which starred Andrew McCarthy and Kim Cattrall, and the Hulk Hogan-starring Mr. Nanny (1993), Gottlieb helmed The Shrimp on the
- Mike Barnes
Creator: Jenji Kohan
Running Time: 700 minutes.
Extras: Gag Reel, 2 x Producer Commentaries, 4 x Featurettes ‘New Kid On The Cell Block’, ‘It’s Tribal’, ‘Mother Hen: Red Runs The Coop’ And ‘Prison Rules’.
Do we have to introduce Orange Is The New Black? The Netflix smash about everyone’s favourite federal correction facility is now making its way to DVD.
Jenji Kohan, known for creating Showtime’s Weeds, had big shoes to fill once the show had finished. She might not fall too far from the tree where “middle class woman has secret drug mule life” is concerned, but it is still as incredible, and possibly even more addictive, than her first creation. There is something captivating about a show that does not rely on its protagonist to keep the show going. Taylor Schilling’s »
- Lucy Cave
Welcome back to everyone’s favorite horror show about well-to-do cannibals — outside of the Real Housewives franchise, at least. The grand game of psychological Connect Four being waged between erudite gore-met Hannibal Lecter and the mentally unstable, Patronus-summoning Will Graham continues into its second season. Everything pretty much picks up where we left off, with roles and expectations reversed: Will is currently occupying the Psycho Suite at the Chilton Hotel & Resort while Dr. Lecter has become “the new Will Graham.” It’s a really exciting place to start for a show’s sophomore season, with all coils tensed and hammers cocked back. »
- Keith Staskiewicz
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