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Constance Zimmer


Debra Messing

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Actress Anne Meara Dies At 85

5/25/2015 8:55am EDT
Anne Meara & Family
Ben Stiller's actress mom Anne Meara has died at age 85. The star passed away on Saturday, comedian Jerry Stiller confirmed. The couple were married for 61 years and performed as Stiller & Meara on "The Ed Sullivan Show" and other variety programs.

Stiller has now thanked fans for their support and wrote on Twitter, "Thank you so much for all the kind words about Anne. All of us in our family feel so lucky to have had her in our lives."

Meara was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1928. She was known for bother her stage and TV roles. In 1993, she received a Tony nomination for her role in ...
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Minka Kelly To Make New York Stage Debut

4/17/2011 1:19pm EDT
Minka Kelly
Actress Minka Kelly will make her New York stage debut in Nora and Delia Ephron's off-Broadway hit Love, Loss, And What I Wore.

The Roommate star will join 90210's Annalynne McCord and Ben Stiller's mother Anne Meara in the cast from Wednesday.

It has been a busy start to 2011 for baseball star Derek Jeter's girlfriend - Kelly has also been cast as one of the stars of the new Charlie's Angels TV series. (See pics of Minka in action on the new series)

Rumer Willis recently made her New York stage bow in Love, Loss, and What I Wore, which has broken all box office records at the Westside T...
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Barbra Streisand Originally Turned Down 'Fockers' Role

12/16/2010 10:04am EST
Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand initially turned down a role in comedy movie Meet The Fockers and was only persuaded to take part because of her friendship with Ben Stiller's parents.

The singer/actress joined the Meet The Parents franchise with a part in the 2004 sequel opposite Stiller, Robert De Niro and Dustin Hoffman, and she reprises her role in the latest installment, Little Fockers.

Streisand admits she didn't want to work on the film, but changed her mind after a phone call from Stiller, the son of her comedian pals Jerry and Anne Stiller, who persuaded her to play his onscreen mother.

She ...
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Celebrity Offspring That Have Become Successful

9/16/2009 10:05am EDT
Celebrity Offspring
Most of the time when privileged sons and daughters of celebrities chose to pursue a career in entertainment, we wince at the idea and criticize their lack of talent. However

, there are some cases where famous offspring are actually thrive in the family business and probably could have succeeded without their recognizable last name. Here are the most successful spawn in the gene pool of famous parents.

Colin Hanks - As the son and look-a-like younger version of dad Tom Hanks, Colin inherited his father's acting skills. He first came onto the scene appearing in Tom's film That Thing You...
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Celebrity Birthdays, September 20

9/20/2007 3:00am EDT
Asia Argento
Happy Birthday to "Marie Antoinette" actress Asia Argento (1975), "3rd Rock From the Sun" actress Kristen Johnston (1967), film and tv actor Robert Rusler (1965), "Hero" actress Maggie Cheung (1964), "Office Space" actor Gary Cole (1956), glass artist Dale Chihuly (1941), Italian actress Sophia Loren (1934), and "Zoolander" actress Anne Meara (1929).
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New Film Examines What Its Like To Be Fired By Woody Allen

2/19/2007 11:30pm EST
Woody Allen
When actress Annabelle Gurwitch was fired from a play by Woody Allen she wondered how she would cope with being fired by a cultural icon. Turning to friends in show business she was assured she was not alone. Once the subject had been broached, everyone she knew from her rabbi and gynecologists to her colleagues had advice and their own accounts of getting the boot to offer. This set her off on a journey to answer the question: was being fired going to be the best thing or worst thing that had happened in her working life.

Gurwitch began researching and traveling the country, intervi...
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Celebrity Birthdays, September 20

9/20/2006 3:00am EDT
Asia Argento
Happy Birthday to "Marie Antoinette" actress Asia Argento (1975), "3rd Rock From the Sun" actress Kristen Johnston (1967), film and tv actor Robert Rusler (1965), "Hero" actress Maggie Cheung (1964), "Office Space" actor Gary Cole (1956), glass artist Dale Chihuly (1941), Italian actress Sophia Loren (1934), and "Zoolander" actress Anne Meara (1929).
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