July 5, 2013 |
Dolores Hart was one of Hollywood's top ingenues, giving Elvis Presley his first screen kiss in 1957's "Loving You" and then reuniting with him a year later in "King Creole. " She worked with such legends as Anthony Quinn and Anna Magnani in 1957's "Wild Is the Wind" and Robert Ryan and Montgomery Clift in 1958's "Lonelyhearts," then earned a Tony Award nomination in 1959 for her first play, the romantic comedy "The Pleasure of His Company. " A devout Catholic since the age of 10, she broke off her engagement to Don Robinson in 1963 and entered the cloistered Benedictine Abbey of Regina Laudis in Bethlehem, Conn., where as Mother Dolores Hart she has lead a life of contemplation and hospitality.
October 17, 2011
Among the roles this Oscar-nominated actor turned down was the role of Joe Gillis in Billy Wilder's "Sunset Boulevard. " Who was the actor? Montgomery Clift
December 3, 1992 |
"The Heiress" (1949), directed by William Wyler. 115 minutes. Olivia de Havilland won an Oscar for her portrayal of Catherine Sloper, one of cinema's most memorable and heartbreaking doormats. In this truly tragic film, based on the Henry James novel "Washington Square," she falls for a wily gold digger (Montgomery Clift).
July 3, 1994 |
HOLLYWOOD'S FIRST CHOICES: Or Why Groucho Marx Never Played Rhett Butler by Jeff Burkhart & Bruce Stuart (Crown Publishers: $14, paperback; 230 pp.) Movie buffs and even casual films fans should get a kick out of this breezy, fast-paced account of how some of the greatest movie casting decisions were made.
July 31, 2003 |
Last year he appeared in the small, touching film "A Walk to Remember." Now the 25-year-old actor has moved into the big-budget company of Sean Connery in "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen." And that's not his only interest. West is part of a band -- Johnny Was -- named after a Bob Marley song, but that's where the connection to the reggae artist ends. Johnny Was is rock with punk undertones and a little emo thrown in.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 23, 2011 |
Elizabeth Taylor, the glamorous queen of American movie stardom, whose achievements as an actress were often overshadowed by her rapturous looks and real-life dramas, has died. She was 79. Hospitalized six weeks ago for congestive heart failure, Taylor died early Wednesday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles with her four children at her side, publicist Sally Morrison said. FOR THE RECORD: An earlier version of this article said Mickey Rooney played Elizabeth Taylor's trainer in "Lassie Come Home.