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Candace Bergen Had Secret Stroke

Her memory's 'still not the same,' says 'Murphy Brown'

(Newser) - Murphy Brown and Boston Legal star Candace Bergen very quietly had a stroke six years ago. She returned to work just two weeks later, but her memory is still "not quite the same," the actress reveals in a surprising New York Magazine interview. Bergen, now 65, is reluctant... More »

Boston Legal Actor Killed in Car Crash

Justin Mentell dead at 27

(Newser) - Former Boston Legal actor Justin Mentell has been killed in a car accident in rural Wisconsin. The 27-year-old, who played attorney Garrett Wells in the show's inaugural season, died after his Jeep careened off a steep embankment around 3am Monday, according to E! Online. The actor wasn't wearing a seatbelt. More »

Boston Legal, Creator Bow Out, But Not Quietly

(Newser) - Tonight's final episode of Boston Legal marks a temporary end to creator David E. Kelley’s reign as “l'enfant terrible turned angry-older-guy of TV,” writes Lisa DeMoraes in the Washington Post. Kelley “has used his various prime-time series to prosecute cases against society's assorted ills—and sometimes,... More »

I Am Not a Kook But I Play One on TV

Shatner uninvited to reprise Capt. Kirk in new Trek flick

(Newser) - Beam me up, Scotty...please?  When the gazillionth Star Trek movie goes into production, it will go there without the original Captain Kirk. While the latest movie incarnation of Star Trek will include the veteran Spock character, played by Leonard Nimoy, director J.J Abrams has passed on including William... More »

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