Stories in the category Celebs

Cosby resigns from Temple board

By Laurie Bennett

December 1, 2014 at 4:42pm

Buffeted by allegations of rape and sexual assault, comedian Bill Cosby has resigned from the Temple University board.

Eli Wallach dies at 98

By Muckety

June 25, 2014 at 8:33am

Eli Wallach, who died Tuesday at age 98, loved the theater.

Hollywood east, on Central Park West

By Laurie Bennett

June 21, 2014 at 11:58am

The most direct route from New York City to Hollywood may well be through the San Remo.

Celebrities and charter schools

By Laurie Bennett

May 23, 2014 at 9:34am

Money and fame often go hand in hand, and so it is with charter schools.

Happy 90th, Doris Day

By Laurie Bennett

April 3, 2014 at 10:59am

It’s Doris Day’s 90th birthday.

Harold Ramis dies at 69

By Laurie Bennett

February 25, 2014 at 8:11am

The only reason writer and director Harold Ramis never won an Oscar is that the Academy obviously has its categories wrong.

Muckety this! Anderson Cooper to Ronan Farrow

By Muckety

February 4, 2014 at 10:59am

They’re working for competing networks, but Anderson Cooper and Ronan Farrow are separated by just a few famous names.

Scarlett Johansson quits Oxfam role just in time for Super Bowl ad

By Laurie Bennett

January 30, 2014 at 9:18am

Scarlett Johansson and Oxfam have parted ways, which means you’re likely to see more of Johansson.

Rita Moreno and other EGOTs

By Laurie Bennett

January 19, 2014 at 10:05am

Rita Moreno, who at age 82 seduced the SAG Awards audience Sunday by flirting with much-younger actors, singing her acceptance speech for lifetime achievement and dropping an f-bomb, belongs to an elite group.

Bruce Dern’s illustrious family tree

By Laurie Bennett

December 29, 2013 at 8:09am

Unlike Woody Grant, the hardbitten character he plays in “Nebraska,” Bruce Dern grew up in a world of privilege.

Another Oscar nomination for Judi Dench?

By Laurie Bennett

December 3, 2013 at 10:20am

With more than five decades of film and TV credits, Judi Dench has won just a single Oscar - for her brief supporting performance in the 1999 film, “Shakespeare in Love.”

The life and times of Orson Bean

By Laurie Bennett

November 11, 2013 at 10:01am

Yesterday we described Gore Vidal’s role on a circuitous route from Jackie Kennedy to Barbra Streisand.

Muckety this! Jackie Kennedy to Barbra Streisand

By Laurie Bennett

November 10, 2013 at 3:11pm

A New York Times piece on the battle over Gore Vidal’s $37 million estate gives us an excuse to create this intriguing Muckety map.

Like chemistry, the pork pie is about transformation

By Laurie Bennett

October 6, 2013 at 7:10am

Perhaps, as a lonely Sunday night without “Breaking Bad” looms, you find yourself mourning the loss of the pork pie hat.

The lofty connections of Helena Bonham Carter

By Laurie Bennett

September 5, 2013 at 8:38am

You wouldn’t always know it to look at her, given her propensity for wild-eyed, wild-haired roles, but Helena Bonham Carter has a towering family tree.

RIP, James Gandolfini

By Muckety

June 20, 2013 at 9:41am

Although he’ll always be Tony Soprano, James Gandolfini had produced a large body of work on film, TV and Broadway in his 51 years.

Gummer and Streep: Like mother, like daughter

By Muckety

May 14, 2013 at 8:23am

Mamie Gummer inherited more than good lucks and the acting bug from her mother, Meryl Streep.

Muckety this! George Harrison to Lance Armstrong

By Muckety

May 10, 2013 at 1:52pm

Former model Pattie Boyd would figure prominently in many rock-and-roll Muckety maps.

De Niro leads list of Hollywood actors with most Muckety

By Laurie Bennett

April 27, 2013 at 1:16pm

BuzzFeed has discovered that Kevin Bacon is no longer the center of the Hollywood universe.

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