Cindy Williams, ‘Laverne & Shirley’ star, dead at 75

CNN — Cindy Williams, the dynamic actress known best for playing the bubbly Shirley Feeney on the beloved sitcom “Laverne & Shirley,” has died, according to a statement from her family, provided to CNN by a representative. She was 75. Williams died after a short illness, said the statement from her children Zak and Emily … Read more

Ryan Reynolds watches Wrexham draw thrilling FA Cup encounter

CNN — As the saying goes, it’s the hope that kills you as a soccer fan – just ask Ryan Reynolds. The Hollywood actor experienced the full spectrum of emotions on Sunday as he watched Wrexham – the club Reynolds co-owns with Rob McElhenney – draw 3-3 against Sheffield United in a thrilling FA Cup … Read more

Korean star Song Joong-ki announces marriage to Katy Louise Saunders, says they are expecting a baby

CNN — South Korean actor Song Joong-ki married British actress Katy Louise Saunders Monday and the two are expecting a child, Song’s agency, HighZium Studio, told CNN. On an online site for his fans, Song wrote “today we just came back from registering our marriage to start our life as a couple based on deep … Read more

Lisa Loring, original Wednesday Addams actress, dead at 64

CNN — Lisa Loring, best known as the first actress to play Wednesday Addams in the original “The Addams Family” sitcom, has died at the age of 64. Loring’s daughter, Vanessa Foumberg, confirmed in a statement to Variety that her mother died Saturday of a stroke. “She went peacefully with both her daughters holding her … Read more

Annie Wersching, best known for role in ’24,’ dead at 45

CNN — Actress Annie Wersching passed away from cancer early Sunday morning, her publicist, Craig Schneider told CNN. Wersching was 45 years old. She was best known for playing FBI Agent Renee Walker in the series “24.” Wersching’s husband, Stephen Full, released a statement to CNN: “There is a cavernous hole in the soul of … Read more

Lance Kerwin, ‘Salem’s Lot’ actor, dead at 62

CNN — Lance Kerwin, an actor best known for his role on the TV miniseries “Salem’s Lot” and other notable series throughout the ’70s, has died, his talent agent John Boitano tells CNN. He was 62. No information on his cause of death was provided. Kerwin began his career appearing in a variety of television … Read more

Oscar nominations 2023: See the full list of nominees

CNN — The strange and sentimental film “Everything Everywhere All at Once” led among the films nominated for the 95th Academy Awards on Tuesday, scoring 11 nominations. “All Quiet on the Western Front” and “The Banshees of Inisherin” followed with nine nominations each. Blockbusters “Top Gun: Maverick” and “Avatar: The Way of Water” each landed … Read more

Julian Sands’ family praise ‘heroic’ search efforts to find missing actor

CNN — The family of missing British actor Julian Sands have thanked “heroic” search teams in California for their efforts to locate him as crews continue to scour the Mt. baldy area. The 65-year-old, best known for his roles in movies “A Room with a View” and “Arachnophobia,” was first reported missing on January 13 … Read more

Brendan Fraser picks up best actor at Critics Choice Awards

CNN — In what could be the first of many major pieces of hardware for him this award season, Brendan Fraser picked up best actor for his role in film festival darling “The Whale” at Sunday’s Critics Choice Awards. Fraser had some mighty competition for the award, including Golden Globe winners Austin Butler, star of … Read more

Actress and Broadway star Carole Cook has died at 98

CNN — Carole Cook, a veteran actress beloved for her work on stage and screen, with credits including the 1984 John Hughes comedy “Sixteen Candles,” has died, according to a statement from her agent, Robert Malcolm. She was 98. Cook died “peacefully” on Wednesday from heart failure, Malcolm told CNN via email. In addition to … Read more