Stories tagged: Acting
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 6:22 p.m.
Rance Howard, actor dad of director Ron Howard, dies at 89
Veteran Hollywood actor Rance Howard, the father of director Ron Howard, died Saturday. He was 89.
UPDATED: Sat., April 15, 2017, 10:03 p.m.
Spokane-born Clifton James, sheriff in two James Bond films, dies at 96
Clifton James, best known for his indelible portrayal of a southern sheriff in two James Bond films but who was most proud of his work on the stage, has died. …
Mon., Jan. 2, 2017, 5:49 p.m.
Billie Lourd speaks out on deaths of mother, grandmother
Billie Lourd says the support she’s received since the deaths of her mother, Carrie Fisher, and her grandmother, Debbie Reynolds, has given her strength.
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016, 5:49 p.m.
Jennifer Lawrence tops Forbes’ list of highest-paid actresses
Despite a drop in earnings this year, Jennifer Lawrence has been named the world’s highest-paid actress for the second year in a row.
Fri., Aug. 19, 2016, 3:14 p.m.
Jack Riley, Mr. Carlin on ‘The Bob Newhart Show,’ dies at 80
Jack Riley, who played a counseling client on “The Bob Newhart Show” and also voiced a character on Nickelodeon’s animated “Rugrats,” died Friday. The 80-year-old actor died in Los Angeles, …
Sat., Aug. 13, 2016, 4:11 p.m.
Kenny Baker, who played R2-D2 in ‘Star Wars,’ dead at 81
LONDON – Kenny Baker played the lovable droid R2-D2 in the “Star Wars” films, achieving cult status and fans’ adulation without showing his face or speaking any lines. The 3-foot …
Thu., June 30, 2016, 12:18 p.m.
Scarlett Johansson ranked Hollywood’s top-grossing actress
Scarlett Johansson has taken the crown as Hollywood’s highest-grossing actress ever.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 2:09 p.m.
Austrian police mistakenly use photo of U.S. actor in search
Red-faced Austrian police are acknowledging that they published a photo of U.S. actor and TV producer Peter Marc Jacobson by mistake in their search for a suspected fraudster.
Thu., April 7, 2016, 7:45 p.m.
Anne Hathaway gives birth to son
Anne Hathaway is a first-time mother.
Thu., April 24, 2014
Spokane Children’s Theatre facing rising costs
Judy Brender does a lot of math in her head, the kind of never-ending tally probably familiar to anyone on a tight budget. Brender, president of the Spokane Children’s Theatre, …
Sun., Jan. 25, 2009, 7:40 a.m.
Aspiring Spokane-born actress looks to bigger things after TV debut
Things weren’t looking good for Megan Albertus. It was episode two of “Momma’s Boys,” the Ryan Seacrest-produced reality show for NBC, and the Spokane-born aspiring actress was one of three …