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Originally posted 05/15/2014 02:00PM
[YOUTUBE "Z0hQ_C59cyI"] As LFO was fond of reminding us, "Michael J. Fox was Alex P. Keaton" on the hit 1980s sitcom Family Ties, a crucial part of NBC's long-running Thursday night comedy block, which ends with the network's fall 2014 schedule.
But beyond its young star, a number of famous actors also started their journey to fame and fortune with bit parts on the series. To celebrate this week's 25th anniversary of the Family Ties finale (the curtain call of which you can watch above), let's revisit some of the series' most significant cameos.
Originally posted 05/12/2014 07:50AM
See how Wilson and husband Tom Hanks are staying fit after the actor's diabetes diagnosis
Originally posted 05/09/2014 04:00PM
This Sunday, thousands of greeting cards will be received, millions of dollars' worth of flowers will be sent and there will be a major increase in phone calls. The reason: It's Mother's Day!
As sons and daughters everywhere give good ol' mom an extra-special shout-out, some of Hollywood's brightest stars have already done so by posting throwback pics to WhoSay featuring the women who started it all.
Originally posted 03/09/2014 02:15PM
Tom Hanks recently amazed audiences in the Academy Award-nominated Captain Phillips, and it was 30 years ago that the actor's first major movie set sail. Splash hit the big screen on March 9, 1984.
Originally posted 03/05/2014 05:15PM
Getting an Oscar nomination is a great honor, but as Barkhad Abdi is learning, it doesn't pay the bills.
Originally posted 03/05/2014 03:45PM
Being a TV weatherman usually requires a degree in meteorology and several internships, but there's one type of person who gets to skip right to the front of the line in this competitive field – celebrities.
Katy Perry delighted viewers Wednesday when she appeared on Australian morning show Sunrise to promote her upcoming tour of the Oceanic nation, and in the process tried her hand at reading the country's weather.
Perry got through the segment with a reasonable amount of aplomb – like most Americans, she can pronounce "Sydney" and "Adelaide" with ease – though she ran into trouble when the forecast turned to Tasmania, mispronouncing the island's capital as "Hogwarts." (It's actually Hobart.)
Originally posted 03/02/2014 07:00AM
Every Oscar night, the past comes alive through lifetime achievement awards, "in memoriam" segments and other Hollywood retrospectives
But what if the past came alive, literally?
Through the magic of Photoshop, we've sent 10 of 2014's Oscar nominees back in time to chill with their younger selves. Just imagine being a fly on the wall for these meetings! Would the elders impart crucial career advice? Would the youngsters be shocked at the crags and wrinkles they acquired? Or would they all, as actors, see the experience as crucial research for their next role?
See 10 of these pairings below, complete with the conversations we can't help but imagine they're having.
All photo illustrations by Linzi Silverman for PEOPLE.com.
Originally posted 03/02/2014 09:30AM
All that glitters is not just Oscar.
Wealth-X has undertaken the task of ranking Oscar-winning actors and actresses by their accumulated wealth, so that you might have another metric by which to judge them.
Here are the top five.
Originally posted 02/13/2014 06:00PM
If an EGOT – the elusive combination of Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony that only 11 individuals have ever claimed – is one of Hollywood's highest honors, then it stands to reason that a BEGOT (that's an EGOT plus a BAFTA, and yes we did just make it up) is an even more impressive accomplishment. It's one better, is it not?
By our count, a mere four people have ever completed a BEGOT, and shockingly, only two of them were Brits: Audrey Hepburn, John Gielgud, Mike Nichols and Whoopi Goldberg. Still, nearly every artist in Hollywood should aspire towards a BEGOT (once they hear about it, that is), and Sunday night's BAFTA Film Awards offer a number of artists the chance to check off the next box in the BEGOT checklist.
Below, see the five stars working on their BEGOTs at the 2014 BAFTAs. Only one of them is British, which just goes to show you that the BEGOTs belong to us all, guv'nah.
Originally posted 02/07/2014 12:30PM
What do George Clooney, Matt Damon and Jon Hamm all have in common? No, not their status as PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive honorees – it's that Twitter is not their friend.
In his latest installment of Celebrities Read Mean Tweets, Jimmy Kimmel gathered Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jennifer Garner, Tom Hanks and other Monuments Men cast members to read messages from their less-than-positive Twitter followings. Insults include calling Clooney a "lumpy faced basterd" and referring to Rob Lowe as "skin cancer." Each star was dealt a blow to their psyche, none more so than Damon, who read a disparaging Tweet from frenemy Kimmel himself.
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