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'Harry Potter's' Uncle Vernon, Richard Griffiths, dies at 65

Richard Griffiths, the versatile British actor who played the boy wizard's unsympathetic Uncle Vernon in the "Harry Potter" movies, has died. He was 65. Agent Simon Beresford announced Friday that Griffiths died a day earlier of complications following heart surgery at University Hospital in Coventry, central England.


'Deep Throat' porn star Harry Reems dies at 65

In a 2005 interview, the actor estimated that he starred in between 300 and 400 adult films, but the 1972 classic made him famous.


Actor Frankie Muniz, 26, recovering from stroke

Frankie Muniz

Frankie Muniz is recovering from a health scare. The "Malcolm in the Middle" actor, 26, tweeted the surprising news Tuesday that he recently suffered a "mini stroke." "I was in the hospital last Friday," Muniz tweeted. "I suffered a 'mini stroke' which was not fun at all. "Have to start taking care of my body!" he added. "Getting old!"

Senh: Isn't he too young to have a stroke? I guess not.


Eddie Murphy, Katherine Heigl, Reese Witherspoon top list of overpaid actors

Eddie Murphy is No. 1! Unfortunately, not in a good way. Forbes has just released its list of Hollywood's most overpaid actors, and the star of such films (read: flops) as "Imagine That," "A Thousand Words," "Meet Dave" and "Tower Heist" landed in the top spot.


Co-stars, fellow actors grieve over loss of Larry Hagman

Larry Hagman

Celebrities extended sympathies Saturday throughout social media about the death of actor Larry Hagman, who gained fame as the villain J.R. Ewing on the TV series "Dallas" during the 1970s and 1980s.


Actor Edward Furlong arrested at LA airport

Authorities say actor Edward Furlong has been arrested at Los Angeles International Airport on suspicion of domestic violence....


Book Review: ‘The Redgraves’

Although the least known of them today, Michael Redgrave was one of that great quartet of actors who dominated the English stage in the middle of the past century, the others being Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud and Ralph Richardson.


Johnny Lewis of Sons of Anarchy Falls to Death after Murdering Woman and Beating up Cat

Johnny Lewis

Sons of Anarchy actor Johnny Lewis fell to his death from a building in Los Angeles – moments after he allegedly beat his landlady, an 81-year-old woman, to death, authorities say. Lewis, 28, who played Kip "Half-Sack" Epps on the FX show and who once dated Katy Perry, was found lying in a driveway in the Los Feliz neighborhood near Hollywood on Wednesday, while a woman identified as Catherine Davis was found dead of apparently blunt force trauma inside the building.


How Cruise Chooses Wives?

Tom Cruise

If confidentiality agreements mean romance, it sounds like getting to know Tom Cruise is one bouquet of documents after another. Vanity Fair's October issue features a detailed report of how Cruise and his Scientology friends went about finding him a new wife following his 2004 divorce from Nicole Kidman.

Senh: This is crazy, tabloid stuff, but as long as he's making good movies, I don't care what he does in his personal life.


Gentle-giant star Michael Clarke Duncan dead at 54

Michael Clarke Duncan

...His presence was formidable, even intimidating: The former bodyguard had a muscular, 6-foot-4 frame, but it was topped by the brightest of megawatt smiles... Duncan died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, where he was being treated for a heart attack, said his fiancée, reality TV personality Rev. Omarosa Manigault, in a statement released by publicist Joy Fehily.

Senh: I'm a day late, but, RIP, Michael Clarke Duncan. You were great in "The Green Mile," and "Armageddon" was good, dumb fun.


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