Stories tagged: actor
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019
Ward, who played Scut Farkus in the holiday classic “A Christmas Story,” is in Coeur d’Alene for the Lake City Comicon on Saturday.
UPDATED: Tue., July 9, 2019
Rip Torn, the free-spirited Texan who overcame his quirky name to become a distinguished actor in theater, television and movies and win an Emmy in his 60s for his comedy …
UPDATED: Sat., May 25, 2019
Saturday marked the start of the Washington Civil War Association annual reenactment. This year’s, hosted in Cheney, runs Saturday through Monday.
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018
Author and actor Christopher Kennedy Lawford, who was born into political and Hollywood royalty, sank into substance abuse and addiction and rose to become a well-known advocate for sobriety and …
Sun., April 8, 2018
Actor and comedian Chuck McCann, who recorded the famous line “I’m cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs!” has died. He was 83.
Thu., Feb. 22, 2018
If you want to get Tracy Letts in your movie – and that might be a good idea since he has two up for best picture at the Oscars – …
Sat., Feb. 10, 2018
Emmy-winning actor Reg E. Cathey, best known for “House of Cards” and “The Wire,” has died.
Thu., Feb. 8, 2018
Jim Carrey is encouraging Facebook users and investors to delete their account.
Fri., Dec. 8, 2017
Actor Steve Reevis, who had supporting roles in the movies “Fargo” and “Last of the Dogmen,” has died. He was 55.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017
Veteran Hollywood actor Rance Howard, the father of director Ron Howard, died Saturday. He was 89.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017
“Will & Grace” star Sean Hayes says he was hospitalized earlier this month after his small intestine burst.
Tue., Oct. 10, 2017
Bevers, 33, of Coeur d’Alene, lived in an emotional hell for several months after a life-changing split from his significant other last November. Deeply in love and unable to cope, …
Sat., Oct. 7, 2017
James Woods still isn’t entirely sure how the end of his acting career came to be announced on Friday by a real estate reporter for a local newspaper in Rhode …
Wed., Oct. 4, 2017
O.J. Simpson says “nothing has changed” in his life during the nine years he spent behind bars.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017
O.J. Simpson could be released on parole as soon as Monday in Las Vegas under a plan being finalized by Nevada officials, a prison spokeswoman said Wednesday.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 20, 2017
Jerry Lewis, who died Aug. 20 at 91, was a comic actor whose rubber-limbed pratfalls, squeaky voice and pipsqueak buffoonery made him one of the most uncontainable screen clowns of …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017
A Spokane man arrested for beating his girlfriend with a baseball bat Wednesday is an actor who recently appeared in an episode of “Twin Peaks” and was a regular background …
UPDATED: Mon., July 31, 2017
Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in the American West, has died. He was …
Thu., July 27, 2017
Tracy Morgan has a ready answer when asked about getting a second chance after his near-fatal crash three years ago.
UPDATED: Sat., April 15, 2017
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. …
Fri., March 24, 2017
Actor Harrison Ford said he was distracted and concerned about turbulence from another aircraft last month when he mistakenly landed on a taxiway at a Southern California airport after flying …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 7, 2017
Actor Richard Hatch, perhaps best known for playing Captain Apollo in the original “Battlestar Galactica” film and TV series, has died. He was 71.
Sat., Jan. 28, 2017
Mike Connors, a rugged actor who starred as the hard-nosed Joe Mannix in a popular TV detective series of the 1960s and 1970s that broke racial barriers in casting, died …
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017
Angelina Jolie Pitt and Brad Pitt have reached an agreement to handle their divorce in a private forum and will work together to reunify their family, the actors announced in …
Sat., Dec. 31, 2016
Genealogy detectives have discovered that Benedict Cumberbatch, the British actor who portrays Sherlock Holmes in the PBS television series, is distantly related to the author who created the iconic character …
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016
Actor George S. Irving, who won a Tony Award starring with Debbie Reynolds in the musical “Irene” and appeared in the original Broadway production of “Oklahoma,” died Monday at age …
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016
Alan Thicke, an actor best-known for helping set a template for parenting ideals in the ‘80s sitcom “Growing Pains,” has died of a heart attack. He was 69.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016
Matthew McConaughey is making sure some college students at his alma mater get home all right, all right, all right.
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016
“Breakfast Club” actor Anthony Michael Hall is facing a charge of felony battery with serious bodily injury after he allegedly shoved a neighbor to the ground and broke his wrist, …
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016
Ron Glass, the handsome, prolific character actor best known for his role as the gregarious, sometimes sardonic detective Ron Harris in the long-running cop comedy “Barney Miller,” has died at …