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Tom Petty Receives Golden Heart Award

May 10th, 2011 12:29pm EDT
Tom Petty
Rocker Tom Petty was honored with an award at a star-studded gala in California on Monday in recognition of his charity work for the homeless.

The Free Fallin' hit-maker and his wife Dana were handed the Golden Heart Award for their commitment to The Midnight Mission, an organization which provides counseling, education, food and shelter for the disadvantaged in Los Angeles.

Tom and Dana are generous supporters of The Midnight Mission and in 2008, the rocker held a concert to benefit the charity.

Debi Mazar, Larry Miller and Ed Begley, Jr. were among the stars in the audience at the c...
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Alec Baldwin, Cher, Lily Tomlin And More Join Forces For Elephant Rights

January 6th, 2011 8:32am EST
Kat Kramer
On January 20, celebrity animal activists will join Kat Kramer for her third installment of “Films That Change the World.” The daughter of director Stanley Kramer, she hosts invitation only events at the Sunset Gower studios to expose her colleagues to socially important films. On Jan 20, the film is Elephants and Man: A Litany of Tragedy.

“Alec is a close friend of mine,” Kramer said. “He was on the Stanley Kramer film collection box set but that doesn’t mean he would be involved. He is involved with PAWS and his ex-wife Kim Basinger is also a big animal rights activist. He himself is an ...
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Earth Day: Top Five Eco-Friendly Celebs

April 22nd, 2009 11:24am EDT
The 11th Hour
Earth Day is upon us, and it seems like every year we're presented with more and more ways to celebrate. "Green" is definitely stylish in Hollywood right now, too, as earth-friendly celebs get fired up for the planet's annual day of honor. From the preponderance of Priuses in Los Angeles to new global warming documentaries, conservation is a top priority of the entertainment industry. Here (in no particular order) is a spotlight on the top five most eco-tastic celebs out there:

Leonardo DiCaprio - Talk about your environmental awareness: this guy flies commercial air, drives a hybrid, ...
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Earth 911: Green Celebs Intervene To Save The Planet

April 22nd, 2008 8:30am EDT
Leonardo DiCaprio
It's a bird. It's a plane. It's... Leonardo DiCaprio? Earthlings, take note: April 22 marks Earth Day, a day of national environmental recognition. In the last decade, environmental awareness has grown by leaps and bounds, and many celebrities have visibly thrown their support behind the planet.

Though it may currently be trendy, Kermit the Frog said it best: It ain't easy being green. Committing to be more conscious environmentally takes sacrifice, dedication and consistency. We should all stop a moment - April 22 is as good a day as any - and examine our lifestyles and what changes, ...
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Stars Offer Tips To Save The Planet

November 13th, 2007 1:44pm EST
Woody Harrelson
It’s not always easy for busy moms to think about saving the earth—they’re just trying to figure out what to feed the kids for dinner. With that in mind, Working Mother magazine did a little asking around, and got advice from some of the most notable champions of the environment on the one thing even the busiest parents can do to save the planet.

Leonardo DiCaprio, actor and producer of the documentary 11th Hour:

“Go to www.stopglobalwarming.org and send a message to Congress and our political leaders that we want to endorse new technologies, like solar and wind power. We don’t ...
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Celebrity Birthdays, September 16

September 16th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Alexis Bledel
Happy Birthday to singer Teddy Geiger (1988), "Dr. Dolittle" actress Kyla Pratt (1986), singer Katie Melua (1984), "Gilmore Girls" actress Alexis Bledel (1981), Australian singer Shannon Noll (1975), "Deuce Bigalow" actress Amy Poehler (1971), Latin singer Marc Anthony (1968), "Saturday Night Live" actress Molly Shannon (1964), singer Richard Marx (1963), actress Jennifer Tilly (1958), "Sin City" actor Mickey Rourke (1956), magician David Copperfield (1956), actor Ed Begley, Jr. (1949), actor George Chakiris (1934), "Forbidden Planet" actress Anne Francis (1930), "Columbo" star Peter Falk (...
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Celebrity Birthdays, September 16

September 16th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Alexis Bledel
Happy Birthday to singer Teddy Geiger (1988), "Dr. Dolittle" actress Kyla Pratt (1986), singer Katie Melua (1984), "Gilmore Girls" actress Alexis Bledel (1981), Australian singer Shannon Noll (1975), "Deuce Bigalow" actress Amy Poehler (1971), Latin singer Marc Anthony (1968), "Saturday Night Live" actress Molly Shannon (1964), singer Richard Marx (1963), actress Jennifer Tilly (1958), "Sin City" actor Mickey Rourke (1956), magician David Copperfield (1956), actor Ed Begley, Jr. (1949), actor George Chakiris (1934), "Forbidden Planet" actress Anne Francis (1930), "Columbo" star Peter Falk (...
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Kelly Ripa Joins 3-D 'Fly Me To The Moon'

July 24th, 2006 4:31pm EDT
Kelly Ripa
Kelly Ripa joins an all-star cast for "Fly Me To The Moon," the first-ever feature-length computer generated animated film, conceived and created entirely in 3-D. Set in 1969, when the NASA space program was in full swing, the film combines the Apollo 11 mission with the adventures of three young stowaway flies.

Also starring are former Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin, Adrienne Barbeau, Ed Begley Jr., Tim Curry, Trevor Gagnon, Christopher Lloyd, Robert Patrick and Nicollette Sheridan.
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'Boston Legal' 2-Hour Finale Goes Hollywood

May 2nd, 2006 12:00pm EDT
Boston Legal
ABC will present the season finale of its hit legal drama, Boston Legal, on Tuesday, May 16 (9:00-11:00 p.m., ET) in a special two-hour block. In the first part of the broadcast, "Spring Fever," Denny Crane and Alan Shore travel to the Los Angeles office of Crane, Poole & Schmidt for business and wind up unexpectedly taking on a case with a decidedly Hollywood flavor.

Once there, they spend time with senior partner Barry Goal (Robert Wagner), a powerful and cagey attorney who, like Crane, is no stranger to the spotlight. Back in Boston, Shirley Schmidt must once again defend Professor...
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