12:56 AM EDT 04/25/2015
Originally posted 12/11/2014 07:00AM
It has been 21 years since Barbara Walters hosted her first 10 Most Fascinating People special – and now she's adding 10 more people to her list of honorees.
"It's crazy. I'm so fortunate to have been doing this for so many years," Walters tells PEOPLE of hosting the annual special at the age of 85. "I would've had to have been out of my mind to think that would happen."
Her past lists have been filled with names ranging from celebrities (like Tom Hanks and Barbra Streisand) to politicians (like Madeleine Albright and Hillary Rodham Clinton) to those changing the world (like Mother Teresa and Steve Jobs).
Originally posted 12/08/2014 08:40AM
Starting with the startling fact that all the celebrities participating in Sunday night's The Kennedy Center Honors – from Bruce Springsteen and Lady Gaga to Meryl Streep and Steven Spielberg – "come on their own dime," according to the gala's producer, this year's Honors was packed with things that make you go hmmm.
Originally posted 11/26/2014 01:15PM
Chester "Chet" Hanks, the eldest son of Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, has revealed that he entered rehab for an addiction to cocaine – but is now "50 days clean and sober from everything, including alcohol."
Originally posted 11/25/2014 09:30AM
Tim Allen visited The Tonight Show Monday night and revealed that he still bears something of a grudge against Tom Hanks over their share of the Toy Story series' lines: Allen thinks Hanks's character, Woody, got the lion's share of lines, with Allen's Lightyear tasked with nothing but reactions.
Originally posted 09/05/2014 06:30AM
Twenty years ago, Tom Hanks inspired movie audiences around the world to reflect on the parallels between life and chocolate in the Oscar-winning Forrest Gump.
Originally posted 08/08/2014 03:45PM
In the clip, taped 20 years ago, the actor reads alongside costar Robin Wright
Originally posted 07/08/2014 11:25AM
When you think of Madonna, there are all kinds of phrases that immediately leap to mind, word pairings like "Material Girl," "boy toy" or "pointy bra." Now you can add "jury duty" to that list. Sort of.
The 55-year-old pop star did report to a Manhattan courthouse on Monday morning to perform everyone's least favorite civic duty – but she was treated like, well, Madonna. According to the Associated Press, she was immediately taken into the clerk's office instead of having to wait in the jury assembly room with everyone else who'd received a summons in the mail.
Originally posted 07/07/2014 08:00PM
Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr This video has everything: Tom Hanks, Justin Bieber, a yarmulke and "This Is How We Do It."
Originally posted 06/25/2014 10:20AM
Run, Forrest, run! The parody videos are coming.
Originally posted 06/06/2014 10:00AM
Hedwig and the Angry Inch's Neil Patrick Harris isn't the only big TV star up for a Tony Award Sunday night, but give him credit – he is the only TV star nominated for playing the role of a transgender East German glam-rocker.
In honor of Harris's transformation, we've decided to see what the How I Met Your Mother star looks like posing with his gender-flipped self, along with an octet of actors who – whether they played trans characters, or just cis folk forced to cross-dress by the demands of plot – also became their own personal Orlandos.
That's right: Our Photoshop time machine is now a Photoshop gender machine.
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