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Misery Star Bruce Willis Cops to Stage Jitters – and Reveals the Broadway Advice Daughter Rumer Gave Him

Misery Star Bruce Willis Cops to Stage Jitters – and Reveals the Broadway Advice Daughter Rumer Gave Him

Originally posted 12/16/2015 12:15PM

Even with his 35-plus years in showbiz, Bruce Willis admits he's still prone to pre-performance nerves.

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Watch Bruce Willis and Laurie Metcalf Square Off in This First Look at Misery on Broadway

Originally posted 11/13/2015 09:00AM

Bruce Willis is going toe to toe (or should we say ankle to ankle?) with his "number one fan" – and PEOPLE has the exclusive first look at this all-new Broadway show.

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UpdatePosted 08/16/2014 02:10PM

Uncle Buck Turns 25: See Where the Comedy's Wacky Relatives Are Now

Originally posted 08/13/2014 04:20PM

On Aug. 16, one of cinema's best babysitting adventures, Uncle Buck, will celebrate its 25th anniversary.

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Tom Hanks, Cyndi Lauper, Kinky Boots Among Top Tony Nominees | Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks, Cyndi Lauper, Kinky Boots Among Top Tony Nominees

Originally posted 04/30/2013 09:25AM

Star power shined on Broadway this season – and some of the big names even managed to gain Tony nominations, it was announced Tuesday morning.

Among them: Tom Hanks, in the Tony-nominated best-play contender by the late Nora Ephron, Lucky Guy; Laurie Metcalf, in Sharr White's The Other Place; Cicely Tyson, in a revival of Horton Foote's The Trip to Bountiful; Holland Taylor, in the play about the late, outspoken Texas governor Ann Richards, written by Taylor herself, Ann; David Hyde Pierce, in Christopher Durang's best-play nominee Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike; Nathan Lane, in Douglas Carter Beane's The Nance.

In the best musical category, the nominees are Bring It On, A Christmas Story, Matilda and Kinky Boots, which received the most nominations of any show: 13, including a nod for its Cyndi Lauper-written score.

Best play contenders, besides Lucky Guy and the side-splitting homage to Chekhov, Vanya, are Richard Greenberg's The Assembled Parties and Colm Tólbin's The Testament of Mary.

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Roseanne Star Laurie Metcalf Getting Divorced

Laurie Metcalf Is Getting Divorced

Originally posted 09/21/2011 12:00PM

Laurie Metcalf is about to return to the single life.

The Roseanne star, 56, who recently played Sheldon's mother on The Big Bang Theory and her husband, actor Matt Roth, are splitting. Roth, 47, filed for divorce on Sept. 12 after six and a half years of marriage, citing irreconcilable differences.

The couple, who have been separated since November, 2008, have three minor children: Will, 17, Donovan, 11, and Mae, 6.

This was Metcalf's second marriage and Roth is requesting joint physical and legal custody of the children.

Rennie Dyball

TV Tonight: What's Hot, What's Not | Eva Longoria, Felicity Huffman, Marcia Cross, Nicollette Sheridan, Teri Hatcher

Fall TV Watch: What's Hot, What's Not

Originally posted 09/22/2006 01:35PM

Watch It: Desperate Housewives (ABC, 9 p.m. ET) You can't care about television and not want the best for this series, which in its first season achieved a perfect synthesis of diva camp and solid serial drama. Then came the second season, a real muddle. Now what about season 3? In the opener, thrust into the foreground is prim Stepford beauty Bree (Marcia Cross). Her new love, the dentist Orson Hodge (Kyle MacLachlan), has a missing wife in his past. This unpleasant fact we learn from that excellent actress Laurie Metcalf (of Roseanne fame), who turns up as a sort of scolding messenger of doom. It's all very Bronte. There's something persistent and powerful about the show's underpinning of (fatally) abused women.

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