07:35 PM EDT 03/04/2014
Originally posted 03/02/2014 08:15PM
When you're a teenager, the idea of accompanying your dad to a formal event is the most embarrassing thing in the world.
When you're an adult, on Oscar night, and both of you are movie stars, that calculation changes entirely.
Nebraska star Bruce Dern, nominated in the Best Actor category, walked the red carpet Sunday night alongside wife Andrea Beckett and a special guest: his daughter Laura Dern, who has been one of his fiercest champions in the 2014 Oscar season.
Originally posted 01/11/2014 10:55AM
Sosie Bacon may only be 21, but she has a lot going for her.
Originally posted 08/11/2013 10:00AM
He's one popular birthday boy!
Ellen DeGeneres, Ben Stiller, Jimmy Kimmel, Tobey Maguire, Laura Dern, John Krasinski, Don Cheadle, Jason Bateman, Kristen Bell, Isla Fisher, Samantha Ronson, Will Arnett, Malin Ackerman and Dax Shepard were among the celebs who headed to Jennifer Aniston's Bel Air mansion Saturday night as the actress threw her fiancé, Justin Theroux, a 42nd birthday bash.
The party also took place on the one-year anniversary of the couple's engagement. Though the party sparked rumors of a possible surprise wedding, guests dressed down and the atmosphere was casual.
Originally posted 06/17/2013 11:10AM
Happy birthday Courteney Cox!
The Cougar Town actress celebrated her 49th birthday in Santa Monica, Calif., on Sunday at restaurant Giorgio Baldi with a little help from her famous friends and 9-year-old daughter, Coco Arquette.
Cox shared a photo with Coco, whose father is Cox's ex-husband David Arquette, on Twitter, writing "Every birthday is perfect with my favorite girl."
Originally posted 03/20/2013 03:00PM
HBO has canceled Enlightened after only two seasons – a rational decision, judging by the low ratings, but not necessarily an enlightened one.
The comedy, created and written by Mike White and starring Laura Dern, was the only TV comedy I can think of that you could call beautiful. It was also deadpan, disturbing, ironic, moving and – even rarer – full of a kind of zen stillness: Everyone always seemed paused in their places, as if sensing that their daily reality was only a blink removed from empty dreaming.
Given all that, I think "beautiful" is the right word. But as Mr. White and Ms. Dern have learned, that's not really what people are looking for in a comedy.
Originally posted 01/15/2012 08:30PM
It took fewer than two minutes for Golden Globes host Ricky Gervais to zap his first target of the night.
The dubious distinction went to Kim Kardashian, about whom the silver-tongued host said, "The Golden Globes are to the Oscars what Kim Kardashian is to Kate Middleton … a bit louder, a bit trashier, a bit drunker and more easily bought, allegedly."
And so Sunday's 69th Golden Globe Awards were off and running.
Originally posted 10/10/2010 10:55AM
Musician Ben Harper filed for divorce from actress Laura Dern after five years of marriage, citing irreconcilable differences and seeking joint custody of their two children, PEOPLE confirms.
The papers, filed Friday, claim the pair separated in January, TMZ reports.
Dern, 43, and Harper, 40, were married in 2005 in Los Angeles. They have a 9-year-old son and a 5-year-old daughter.
– Mike Fleeman
Originally posted 12/23/2005 09:40PM
Actress Laura Dern and her longtime partner, musician Ben Harper, married Friday in a small private ceremony at their home in Los Angeles, a source close to the couple tells PEOPLE.
Originally posted 12/03/2004 02:00PM
Actress Laura Dern and her longtime partner, musician, Ben Harper, are the proud parents of a baby girl, the star's rep tells PEOPLE.
Originally posted 07/23/2004 01:00PM
Laura Dern and musician Ben Harper are expecting their second child by year's end, her publicist tells PEOPLE.
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