08:35 PM EDT 07/06/2014
Originally posted 06/11/2013 01:00PM
The actress welcomed son Stephen L. Hightower III on May 22, she tells PEOPLE exclusively – and shares a photo
Originally posted 05/11/2013 08:00AM
Model-in-the-making Danielynn Birkhead, the late Anna Nicole Smith's 6½-year-old daughter, prompted an outpouring of oohs and ahs this week when she dressed up like a favorite Disney heroine for the Kentucky Derby, while the gasps were strictly reserved for the amazing tale of the man who served as a hippo's dinner – and then survived to tell his tale.
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Originally posted 05/08/2013 03:15PM
Soap opera star Jeanne Cooper has died.
She was 84, CBS reports.
A network spokeswoman said Cooper's family told the network of her death. Her son Corbin Bernsen also confirmed Cooper's death via posts on Facebook and Twitter.
Originally posted 05/01/2013 11:45AM
CBS soap The Young and the Restless leads the pack for the 40th annual Daytime Emmy awards with 23 nominations, the academy announced Wednesday. They are followed by ABC rival General Hospital with 19.
The award ceremony will be held June 16 in Beverly Hills, Calif., televised for the second year on the cable network HLN.
PBS' venerable children's show Sesame Street and the NBC soap opera Days of Our Lives both earned 17 nominations.
Originally posted 01/24/2013 09:00AM
The Young and the Restless star and husband Stephen L. Hightower will welcome a son in May, her rep tells PEOPLE
Originally posted 08/07/2011 07:00AM
Francesco Quinn, a son of the late screen legend Anthony Quinn, died of an apparent heart attack near his Malibu home on Friday night, reports a local news site and other sources.
Quinn, 48, was reportedly running in the street with his son Max when he collapsed. A neighbor who attempted to revive him told the Malibu Patch: "We were working feverishly at it. But at a certain point it turned, and there was no response."
Paramedics were summoned, and Quinn was reportedly pronounced dead at the hospital.
Originally posted 09/08/2009 08:30AM
Thanks to the help of a surrogate, The Young and the Restless star Michelle Stafford is expecting her first child this December.
Stafford, 43, who has won two Emmys for her role as scheming Phyllis Summers on the CBS daytime drama, tells PEOPLE that she relied on a surrogate after struggling through fertility treatments and surgeries.
"After a three-year journey through hell, I'm elated, ecstatic and feel ultimately lucky to be able to announce I'm expecting my own child via surrogate in December," Stafford says in a statement.
She also confirms that she's expecting a girl.
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