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Harvey Fierstein News





John Travolta To Receive Award At Hollywood Film Festival

September 25th, 2007 12:12pm EDT
John Travolta
The Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Awards, presented by Starz, announce that actor John Travolta will receive the Hollywood Film Festival's "Hollywood Supporting Actor of the Year Award" at the Festival's October 22 awards ceremony.

John Travolta's selection was determined by his remarkable performance as Edna Turnblad in Adam Shankman's musical comedy "Hairspray," a role first made famous by Divine in John Waters' 1988 classic, and subsequently introduced in the Broadway musical by Harvey Fierstein in 2002.

The award will be presented to Travolta during the Festival's blac...
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Celebrity Birthdays, June 6

June 6th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Paul Giamatti
Happy Birthday to country rocker Matthew Shafer aka Uncle Kracker (1974), "Lady in the Water" star Paul Giamatti (1967), White Zombie bassist Sean Yseult (1965), Slayer frontman Tom Araya (1961), guitar hero Steve Vai (1960), comedian Colin Quinn (1959), comedienne Sandra Bernhard (1955), stage and screen actor Harvey Fierstein (1954), "Freddy Krueger" star Robert Englund (1949), TV actor David Dukes (1945; d. 2000), and rocker Gary U.S. Bonds (1939).
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'Queer' Guy, Talk Show Host & Fitness Guru Have Cameos In 'The Year Without A Santa Claus'

November 23rd, 2006 11:12am EST
Carson Kressly
Carson Kressley (Queer Eye for the Straight Guy), radio personality Dr. Laura Schlessinger and fitness expert Jack La Lanne add to the holiday fun with entertaining cameo roles in NBC's family Christmas comedy "The Year Without a Santa Claus," premiering Monday, Dec. 11 (9-11 p.m. ET).

The movie, about Santa Claus and a young boy who help each other believe in Christmas again, stars John Goodman, Chris Kattan, Ethan Suplee, Eddie Griffin, Delta Burke, Harvey Fierstein, Michael McKean and Carol Kane. The comedy is based on "The Year Without a Santa Claus" by Phyllis McGinley, which was ...
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Celebrity Birthdays, June 6

June 6th, 2006 3:03am EDT
Paul Giamatti
Happy Birthday to country rocker Matthew Shafer aka Uncle Kracker (1974), "Lady in the Water" star Paul Giamatti (1967), White Zombie bassist Sean Yseult (1965), Slayer frontman Tom Araya (1961), guitar hero Steve Vai (1960), comedian Colin Quinn (1959), comedienne Sandra Bernhard (1955), stage and screen actor Harvey Fierstein (1954), "Freddy Krueger" star Robert Englund (1949), TV actor David Dukes (1945; d. 2000), and rocker Gary U.S. Bonds (1939).
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Celebs Flock to 'March Of The Penguins' Spoof

March 28th, 2006 2:35pm EST
Samuel L. Jackson
Bob Saget's spoof Farce Of The Penguins has begun to attract major talent in the starring voiceover roles as well as a veritable Who's Who of comedy in its many cameos. Samuel L. Jackson has been signed to narrate the picture. Lewis Black, Mo'Nique, and Tracy Morgan will voice the three lead penguins along with writer/director Saget, who will play the lovelorn main character.

Saget has also gathered a number of his friends and colleagues in cameo roles, including (in alphabetical order): Jason Alexander, James Belushi, Jason Biggs, Dane Cook, Norm Crosby, Dave Coulier, Adam Duritz, H...
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Broadway Hits It Big in 2005

December 28th, 2005 10:45am EST
Brooke Shields starred in Chicago
The League of American Theatres and Producers, Inc. has reported that Broadway has grossed a record-breaking $825 million in New York for the 2005 calendar year -- the highest grossing calendar year in history for Broadway. This figure is up 10.2 % from the 2004 total of $749 million.

Factors for this year's success include:

1. An impressive list of celebrities took a turn on Broadway this year, demonstrating all-around excellence in performance categories. Among the highlights: Alan Alda (Glengarry Glen Ross), Christina Applegate (Sweet Charity), Hank Azaria (Monty Python's Spam...
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