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Paul Sorvino, Actor in ‘Goodfellas’ and ‘That Championship Season,’ Dies at 83

Paul Sorvino, the burly character actor who made a career out of playing forceful types, most notably the coldhearted mobster Paulie Cicero in Martin Scorsese’s GoodFellas, has died. He was 83. Sorvino, the father of Oscar-winning actress Mira Sorvino (Mighty Aphrodite), died Monday of natural causes, his wife, Dee Dee, announced. “Our hearts are broken, there […]

David Warner, Convincing Big-Screen Villain in ‘Time Bandits,’ ‘TRON’ and ‘Time After Time,’ Dies at 80

David Warner, the classically trained British actor renowned for his performances as polished villains in Time After Time, Time Bandits, TRON, Titanic and so much more, has died. He was 80. Warner died Sunday at Denville Hall, a nursing home in London for those in the entertainment industry, his family told the BBC. “Over the […]

Maureen Arthur, Actress in ‘How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,’ Dies at 88

Maureen Arthur, who starred on Broadway and the big screen as the ambitious mistress and secretary Hedy La Rue in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, has died. She was 88. Arthur died Wednesday of natural causes at her home in Beverly Hills after a long bout with Alzheimer’s disease, her brother Gerald […]

George Shapiro, Personal Manager and ‘Seinfeld’ Producer, Dies at 91

George Shapiro, the Bronx-born personal manager and champion of comedy who teamed with his late business partner, Howard West, to bring the iconic sitcom Seinfeld to television, has died. He was 91. Shapiro died Thursday evening of natural causes at his home in Beverly Hills, a publicist announced. Shapiro and West also helped guide the […]

Comedy Icon Carl Reiner’s Property Set for Auction (Exclusive)

Items from the estate of comedy legend and 11-time Emmy winner Carl Reiner — who died in June 2020 at age 98 — will go up for auction on Dec. 2 during a live sale in Beverly Hills at Julien’s Auctions. Highlights of the collection include a number of scripts from Reiner’s long list of […]

Fred Savage Reacts to Being a “Hall Pass” After Emmys Sketch, Reflects on Presenting With Late Carl Reiner

Fred Savage discussed his surprise sketch a the 2021 Emmys during Tuesday’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! During Sunday night’s ceremony, the actor appeared in a sketch alongside Emmys host Cedric the Entertainer, Zooey Deschanel, Alyson Hannigan, Scott Bakula and Jason Alexander as they jokingly reflected on having yet to win an Emmy. Savage shared […]

‘The Automat’: Film Review | Telluride 2021

Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner and Ruth Bader Ginsburg are just a few of the prominent folks who recall the joys of the innovative cafeteria in Lisa Hurwitz's documentary.

Hollywood Flashback: Carl Reiner First Struck Emmy Gold in 1957

After winning for NBC's 'Caesar's Hour' in 1957, over his 70-plus-year career, Carl Reiner would win 11 Emmys, including seven for his next project 'The Dick Van Dyke Show.' 

Mel Brooks, Dick Van Dyke and More Pay Tribute to Carl Reiner in Private Zoom Memorial

Carl Reiner, who died June 29 at age 98, received an all-star sendoff during a private memorial Aug. 9.

Billy Crystal Pays Tribute to “Unassuming Superstar” Carl Reiner

Billy Crystal reflects on how Carl Reiner, who died June 29 at age 98, welcomed everyone with "open arms" and created a family: "He became like an uncle to me."

James Burrows Remembers Carl Reiner: “The Comedy World’s Greatest Straight Man”

James Burrows, legendary TV director and go-to guy for sitcom pilots like 'Taxi,' 'Cheers' (which he co-created), 'Frasier,' 'Friends' and 'Will & Grace' reflects on the late Carl Reiner’s outsized impact as creator of 'The Dick Van Dyke Show.'

‘The Jerk’ Co-writer Michael Elias on Lessons Learned From Carl Reiner: “He Was Always Teaching Me”

'The Jerk' co-writer Michael Elias remembers how the film's director, Carl Reiner, who died June 29 at age 98, guided him on everything from TV, to film, food — and toupees.