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Ruby Dee Dies At 91, Stars Pay Respect Online

June 12th, 2014 3:47pm EDT
Ruby Dee
Legendary actress Ruby Dee died Wednesday at the age of 91 in New Rochelle, New York.

In a career that spanned 8 decades, Ruby earned a Grammy, Emmy, Screen Actors Guild Award, and Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achievement Award, as well as an Oscar nomination.

Dee is probably best known for the film version of A Raisin in the Sun in 1961, but she attracted new audiences when she starred in Do the Right Thing in 1989, Jungle Fever in 1991, and American Gangster in 2007.

Dee became involved in the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s with her husband Ossie Davis. Dee and Davis were at the"“I...
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Trans-Siberian Orchestra To Release 'Night Castle' Oct. 27; Tour Dates

September 24th, 2009 6:00pm EDT
Trans-Siberian Orchestra Night Castle
Atlantic recording group Trans-Siberian Orchestra has announced the upcoming release of its hugely anticipated new album, "Night Castle", which will arrive in stores and all digital retailers on October 27th.

Years in the making, "Night Castle" is without question TSO's most ambitious and adventurous work to date. Founder Paul O'Neill and crew have created 26 songs that run the gamut from hard rock to classical, taking the listener on a journey through different points of history. "Night Castle" details the triumphs and follies of man but is ultimately an epic story of transformation a...
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Workplace Romance: Costars Who Fell In Love

August 19th, 2008 12:08pm EDT
Mr. and Mrs. Smith
It is widely acknowledged that workplace romances are a definite no-no; clearly, some famous actors and actresses didn't get the memo. From classic romantic duos Bogey/Bacall and Spencer/Tracy to contemporary pairings like "Bennifer" and "Brangelina", since the inception of cinema, thespians have taken on-set relationships from reel-life to real-life.

Julia Roberts and Kiefer Sutherland's hearts skipped a beat while filming Flatliners (1990). Tom Cruise admired a young Aussie actress named Nicole Kidman and had her cast opposite him in Days of Thunder. The movie Seven ended with Gwynet...
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 18

December 18th, 2007 3:00am EST
Trish Stratus
Happy Birthday to pop diva Christina Aguilera (1980), Batman Begins actress Katie Holmes (1978), Earl Simmons, a.k.a. rapper DMX (1970), country rapper Cowboy Troy (1970), WWE wrestlers Rob Van Dam (1970), "Stone Cold" Steve Austin (1964), and Trish Stratus (1975); Troy star Brad Pitt (1963), director/producer Steven Spielberg (1946), Rolling Stone Keith Richards (1943), actor Ossie Davis (1917), actress/pin-up girl Betty Grable (1916; d. 1973), baseball legend Ty Cobb (1886; d. 1961), and Swiss artist Paul Klee (1879; d. 1940).
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 18

December 18th, 2006 3:00am EST
Trish Stratus
Happy Birthday to pop diva Christina Aguilera (1980), Batman Begins actress Katie Holmes (1978), Earl Simmons, a.k.a. rapper DMX (1970), country rapper Cowboy Troy (1970), WWE wrestlers Rob Van Dam (1970), "Stone Cold" Steve Austin (1964), and Trish Stratus (1975); Troy star Brad Pitt (1963), director/producer Steven Spielberg (1946), Rolling Stone Keith Richards (1943), actor Ossie Davis (1917), actress/pin-up girl Betty Grable (1916; d. 1973), baseball legend Ty Cobb (1886; d. 1961), and Swiss artist Paul Klee (1879; d. 1940).
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Oprah Winfrey, Angela Bassett & Others To Present Honors At Black Movie Awards

October 10th, 2006 1:42pm EDT
Angela Bassett
Oprah Winfrey, Kimberly Elise, Angela Bassett and Ruby Dee will be presenters at Film Life's "2006 Black Movie Awards A Celebration of Black Cinema: Past, Present and Future," airing Wednesday, Oct. 18, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT), on TNT.

The gala awards show, hosted by Tyler Perry, recognizes creative achievement by persons of African descent in feature-length motion pictures, both in front of and behind the camera, and honors outstanding films portraying the Black experience.

Winfrey will present the Distinguished Career Achievement Award to acclaimed actress Cicely Tyson, recognizing...
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 18

December 18th, 2005 3:00am EST
Trish Stratus
Happy Birthday to pop diva Christina Aguilera (1980), Batman Begins actress Katie Holmes (1978), Earl Simmons, a.k.a. rapper DMX (1970), country rapper Cowboy Troy (1970), WWE wrestlers Rob Van Dam (1970), "Stone Cold" Steve Austin (1964), and Trish Stratus (1975); Troy star Brad Pitt (1963), director/producer Steven Spielberg (1946), Rolling Stone Keith Richards (1943), actor Ossie Davis (1917), actress/pin-up girl Betty Grable (1916; d. 1973), baseball legend Ty Cobb (1886; d. 1961), and Swiss artist Paul Klee (1879; d. 1940).
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