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The cast of "Glee" comes in at No. 3 in "Extra's" Entertainer of the Year poll!
Since its 2009 premiere, the Fox phenomenon has captured the hearts and giddy souls of American audiences older than the "High School Musical" crowd, but still who crave the musical theatricality provided weekly by "Glee."
The show's avid followers download every mashup and cover, as the cast sings everything from old show tunes to new music, spotlighting artists like Lady Gaga, »
Dan Resin was every woman's fantasy. As the charming face of cleanser maker Ty-d-Bol, he was an actual gentleman—a yachtsman, even!—who seemed to care how clean the toilet bowl was. Sigh. The actor, who was born Daniel Wrzesien before tweaking his last name for Hollywood and Broadway purposes, died Saturday due to complications of Parkinson's disease. He was 79. Resin also parlayed his aristocratic persona into a memorable role as the pretentious Dr. Beeper in Caddyshack opposite the likes of Chevy Chase, Bill Murray, Rodney Dangerfield and Ted Knight. Additionally, he was a member of the original casts of Once Upon a Mattress and My Fair Lady. »
The star, best known for his role as Mr. Beeper in the 1980 comedy film, passed away on Friday in Oakland, New Jersey after suffering complications from Parkinson's disease.
Resin is survived by his wife of 56 years, Margaret, and three daughters, according to Variety.com. »
HollywoodNews.com: Drg Records is proud to announce the solo album debut of Jane Krakowski, the Tony Award winning Broadway star of “Nine” and “Damn Yankees” and the Emmy Award nominated star of “30 Rock” and “Ally McBeal.” The Laziest Gal In Town is the delightfully sexy CD captured last fall during her nightclub debut at the Park Avenue hotspot Feinstein’s at Loews Regency. The disc will be in stores and online July 13, 2010.
The Laziest Gal In Town – named for the droll Cole Porter title cut – lets Jane shine in a charming variety of standards, show songs and rarities. She recreates her acclaimed theatrical triumph as the evil temptress “Lola” in Damn Yankees with “A Little Brains, A Little Talent.” A medley of two zippy Jazz Age ditties, “Wacky Dust” and “When I Get Low, I Get High” – first popularized by the young Ella Fitzgerald – playfully sends up drug culture. »
Rumors are making the rounds today that Amanda Seyfried has signed on to star in a new live-action remake of "Cinderella" for Disney. What isn't a rumor is the fact that Rapunzel is making a comeback in Disney's upcoming "Tangled," while Snow White is returning to screens with an edgy update in "The Brothers Grimm: Snow White." That's not even mentioning "The Princess and the Frog" that came out through Disney last year.
Let there be no doubt about it -- princesses are back in style! But even with the four aforementioned royal ladies making their way towards the big screen, there are still several princesses that have gone unnoticed in Hollywood for quite some time. After the jump, we're saluting some of the finest princesses deserving of a movie makeover, complete with tips on how to do it and who to cast.
Just because "Snow White" is »
- Josh Wigler
Veteran actor/director Jack Sydow has died at the age of 88.
The longtime theatre star passed away last month in Los Angeles. No more details about his death were available as WENN went to press.
Sydow made his name as a theatre director, winning an Obie Award for his 1958 adaptation of The Brothers Karamazov. He went on to helm a string of high-profile productions, including a 1959 national tour of Once Upon a Mattress with Buster Keaton.
His work on Broadway earned him a Tony Award for his 1967 revival of Annie Get Your Gun.
Sydow's career included several acting roles, with a brief stint in TV comedy Frasier in the 1990s and a 2007 appearance in Brothers & Sisters. »
Jack Sydow, a Tony Award-nominated director, actor, playwright and professor at the University of Washington, died May 28 in Los Angeles. He was 88.
Sydow directed the 1966 revival of the musical "Annie Get Your Gun" on Broadway that starred Ethel Merman and featured new music by Irving Berlin. He was nominated for a Tony for best director in a field that included Gower Champion, Mike Nichols and eventual winner Harold Prince.
A native of Rockford, Ill., Sydow in 1943 collaborated with other servicemen to create "Hump Happy," a satirical musical review that featured him as one of three cross-dressing Andrews Sisters. The show toured military bases in India and the Middle East during World War II.
In 1958, Sydow and Boris Tumarin shared an Obie Award for the theatrical adaptation of "The Brothers Karamazov." That year, he began work on the pre-Broadway production of "Once Upon a Mattress" in Tamiment, Pa., where Sydow also »
In honor of its return to Fox Tuesday, "Extra" has gathered little-known facts about "Glee" -- the cast, the characters, and every little tidbit you've ever wanted to know about the hit musical series!
The show picked up »
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