02:30 PM EDT 03/19/2015
Originally posted 02/23/2015 07:45AM
The Oscars sum up Hollywood quite tidily: The most popular people get together to find out who has been selected as being especially notable, and then everyone claps. If you're the type who likes attention – and let's face it, most who excel in Hollywood do – getting that moment onstage is a dream come true.
Originally posted 02/22/2015 09:45AM
The Academy Awards offer a huge, guaranteed audience of both industry and civilian fans. That makes it a unique opportunity for stars and non-stars alike to act out with the assurance that someone, somewhere will be paying attention to them.
Originally posted 11/26/2014 12:15PM
Johnny Depp says he's liberated himself from a longtime personal burden of often caring too much about his acting by following the artistic philosophy of the late Marlon Brando.
Originally posted 11/13/2014 03:55PM
What's even better than buying Don Corleone's coat? Buying the house where the iconic 1972 movie The Godfather was filmed.
Originally posted 06/23/2014 02:40PM
Today, the notion of casting The Godfather differently verges on heresy, but a list of actors hand-written by director Francis Ford Coppola himself offers a look at a parallel-dimension version of the mafia classic.
Laurence Olivier in the titular Godfather role instead of Marlon Brando?
Dustin Hoffman or Martin Sheen as Michael Corleone instead of Al Pacino?
Ben Gazzara or John Saxon as Sonny instead of James Caan? ("Jimmy," per Coppola's notes.)
Originally posted 03/12/2014 08:35AM
Cynthia Lynn, one of the last surviving cast members of the 1965-71 sitcom Hogan's Heroes, died Monday in Los Angeles after suffering from hepatitis, reports Variety. She was 76.
Originally posted 02/20/2014 11:40AM
Let's hope it's performance art, and not a psychological problem.
Originally posted 12/18/2013 01:00PM
Brad Pitt is 50 today. Let that sink in.
While he's not aging backwards, the two-time PEOPLE Sexiest Man Alive has certainly managed to hit the half-century mark as gracefully as a person can. Stare at this picture of Pitt on the cover of AARP magazine, and then compare him to some of our favorite major stars in the year they turned 50.
Originally posted 02/03/2011 08:20AM
French actress Maria Schneider, who starred as Marlon Brando's lover in director Bernardo Bertolucci's sensational 1972 Last Tango In Paris, has died in that city, PEOPLE has confirmed. She was 58 and had suffered with cancer.
The daughter of French actor Daniel Gelin and a Parisien bookshop owner, Schneider was l9 when she was cast in only her second screen role opposite Brando, who was then 48. Three years later, she appeared opposite Jack Nicholson in the existential drama The Passenger.
– Peter Mikelbank
Originally posted 07/09/2004 08:00AM
Despite some earlier reports that Marlon Brando died in hock, the late acting icon's estate has been valued at about $21.6 million, according to his will, which was due to be filed Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court.
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