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Heather Locklear Hospitalized Hours After Release From Jail

Emergency services were called about an overdose

(Newser) - Heather Locklear is getting help after emergency services were called to her home for the second time in less than 24 hours. TMZ reports that the 56-year-old actress was rushed to the hospital from her Thousand Oaks, Calif., home after somebody called to report an overdose. Locklear was arrested Sunday... More »

Lawyer: Thurman Moving to Grandma's Homeland

He says she's looking into Swedish citizenship

(Newser) - Uma Thurman is going back to her roots: The 48-year-old actress is looking into becoming a Swedish citizen and plans to move to the Nordic country, the Local reports. "She wants to buy a house in Sweden and live here in the future," her lawyer, Thomas Bodstrom, told... More »

Actress Who Helped Connery Say Iconic Line Dead at 90

Eunice Gayson had a sparkling 50-year career

(Newser) - The world's first "Bond girl" has passed away at the age of 90, Variety reports. Eunice Gayson, who played Sylvia Trench in Dr. No and From Russia With Love, died Friday, according to her official Twitter feed and Bond film producers . She was "an amazing lady who... More »

She Died at 84. Then People Found Out About Her NYC Rent

Late actress Patricia O'Grady was forking over $28.43 a month for Greenwich Village apartment

(Newser) - The subject of rent control has prompted some big headlines over the past few years, but one out of Manhattan will likely cause fellow city dwellers' jaws to drop. A New York Times obituary notes that in March, 84-year-old Patricia O'Grady was hit by a car near her Greenwich... More »

Film Icon Kidnapped by North Korea Dies

Choi Eun-hee later shared recording in which Kim Jong Il apologized

(Newser) - Choi Eun-hee led a fascinating life—even before the actress was kidnapped by North Korean agents and forced to make films for the state. A film icon, Choi died Monday at a South Korean hospital, where she was receiving dialysis, her son tells Yonhap News . She was 91. Beginning her... More »

Actress' Sister Goes Missing in Los Angeles

Julia Kebbel was last seen walking her dog late Wednesday night

(Newser) - One actress put out a call for help finding her missing brother over the weekend, with sad results . Now, another actress is looking for a missing sibling. Arielle Kebbel, who's set to appear in Fifty Shades Freed, posted to Instagram on Saturday that her sister Julia Kebbel hasn't... More »

Deneuve Apologizes After Anti-#MeToo Letter

Actress is sorry if victims of sexual assault were offended

(Newser) - Catherine Deneuve has apologized to sexual assault victims amid the backlash to the backlash against the #MeToo movement in France. The actress said that while she agrees with the spirit of an open letter she signed, which denounced a "witch hunt" against men guilty of no more than "... More »

100 French Women Slam #MeToo 'Witch Hunt'

'Rape is a crime but insistent or clumsy flirting is not'

(Newser) - In France, the #MeToo campaign is known as #BalanceTonPorc, meaning "Squeal on Your Pig"—and some women, including actress Catherine Deneuve, say it has gone too far. Deneuve was one of around 100 French women, including performers, writers, and academics, who signed a letter published in Le Monde... More »

6 Lines From the Speech That 'Shocked' Hollywood

Tiffany Haddish delivered f-bombs, talked Skype sex

(Newser) - After beating out the competition, winners at Sunday's Golden Globes will face yet another challenge: topping what one film writer is calling "the best acceptance speech of all time," delivered Wednesday. Taking home the best supporting actress prize at the New York Film Critics Circle gala, Girls ... More »

Rose Marie Dies After 91-Year Showbiz Career

She was best known for Dick Van Dyke Show role

(Newser) - Rose Marie, the wisecracking Sally Rogers of The Dick Van Dyke Show and a show business lifer who began as a bobbed-hair child star in vaudeville and worked for nearly a century in theater, radio, TV, and movies, died Thursday, the AP reports. She was 94. Marie had been resting... More »

Longtime Voice of Scooby-Doo's Daphne Dies

Heather North was 71

(Newser) - The name Heather North might not be that well known, but her voice would be instantly recognized by viewers of the original Scooby-Doo series. The actress, who has died at the age of 71, provided the voice of wealthy, danger-prone teen Daphne Blake in different series from 1970 to 1985... More »

Legendary 'Femme Fatale' Actress Is Dead at 89

Jeanne Moreau was one of France's most acclaimed actors

(Newser) - French actress Jeanne Moreau, a smoky-voiced femme fatale who starred in Francois Truffaut's love triangle film Jules and Jim and whose award-winning, seven-decade career included work with some of the world's most acclaimed directors, has died at age 89, per the AP . No cause of death was revealed.... More »

Judy Garland Is Back in Hollywood

Her body was exhumed in NY last week

(Newser) - Judy Garland's remains have been moved cross-country to a mausoleum intended as the resting place for daughters Liza Minnelli and Lorna Luft. The transfer from a crypt in New York's Ferncliff Cemetery to Hollywood Forever Cemetery was completed last Friday, Hollywood Forever rep Noelle Berman tells the AP... More »

Actress' Alleged Killer Tells Cops She Killed Herself

Claims she gave him her stuff, committed suicide: cops

(Newser) - DC yoga instructor Tricia McCauley was "violently sexually assaulted" before she was beaten and strangled, a prosecutor says, per NBC Washington . The man accused of her murder tells a very different story. McCauley—a stand-in in the film Step Up—told friends she was on her way to a... More »

Everybody Loves Raymond Star Doris Roberts Dead at 90

Roberts won 5 Emmys in wide-ranging career

(Newser) - Doris Roberts, who played the much-loved mother on Everybody Loves Raymond and enjoyed a diverse career for more than 60 years, died Sunday in Los Angeles, TMZ reports. She was 90 years old. The winner of five Emmys (four on Raymond and one on St. Elsewhere), Roberts acted in an... More »

Beau Charged in Bollywood Star's Suicide

Rahul Raj Singh faces abetment, assault charges

(Newser) - The boyfriend of a Bollywood actress found hanged in her Mumbai home on Friday may have had a hand in her death. Police say actor-producer Rahul Raj Singh has been charged with assault, criminal intimidation, and abetment to the suicide of Pratyusha Banerjee, the lead actress in the Indian TV... More »

Patty Duke Dead at 69

She won an Oscar at 16

(Newser) - Actress Patty Duke is dead at age 69, reports TMZ . Though she won an Oscar at 16 for her portrayal of Helen Keller in the Miracle Worker, Duke might be better known for her starring role in the 1960s sitcom, the Patty Duke Show, in which she played identical cousins.... More »

Actress Chops Off Hair, Tells of Own Childhood Cancer

'It's not what makes you beautiful,' says Clare Bowen

(Newser) - When Nashville star Clare Bowen debuted her new pixie cut on Facebook, several reactions were along this line: "NO!!!!!!!" After she shared the reason behind the move, however, warm reactions are pouring in. Bowen explains she was diagnosed with end-stage nephroblastoma as a child and lost her hair... More »

Movie Star Maureen O'Hara Dies at 95

She starred in How Green Was My Valley and Miracle on 34th Street

(Newser) - Maureen O'Hara, the flame-haired Irish movie star who appeared in classics ranging from the grim How Green Was My Valley to the uplifting Miracle on 34th Street and bantered unforgettably with John Wayne in several films has died. She was 95. O'Hara died in her sleep at her... More »

You've Probably Never Heard of the No. 4-Paid Actress

Hello, Fan Bingbing

(Newser) - The top-earning actress over the last year is no surprise at all: Jennifer Lawrence easily tops Forbes ' new list with $52 million. More interesting is Melissa McCarthy, who finds herself at No. 3 at $23 million—in addition to movies such as Spy and Tammy, she also launched a... More »

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