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Carol Arthur, Actress in ‘Blazing Saddles’ and Wife of Dom DeLuise, Dies at 85

Carol Arthur, the widow of comedian Dom DeLuise who appeared in Blazing Saddles and four other Mel Brooks films and on Broadway opposite Dick Van Dyke and Lauren Bacall, has died. She was 85.

Mel Brooks and Family Endorse Biden, Harris in First Ever Political Spot

Mel Brooks on Wednesday did something he has never done in his 94 years: He starred in a political ad. 

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.

HBO Max Adds “Proper Social Context” Intro to ‘Blazing Saddles’

Blazing Saddles is currently streaming on HBO Max, along with a new introduction that automatically plays before the Mel Brooks' classic begins.

Carl Reiner, Who Always Left Them Laughing, Dies at 98

Carl Reiner, the quintessential straight man for Sid Caesar and Mel Brooks who based the beloved sitcom 'The Dick Van Dyke Show' on his own life and jump-started Steve Martin's big-screen career, has…

Mel Brooks Explains Blunder in Paying Orson Welles $25,000 For ‘History of the World, Part I’

Mel Brooks wanted no one else other than the late Orson Welles to narrate his 1981 comedy 'History of the World, Part I', but said he made a mistake in the amount of money he paid to have it done.

Mel and Max Brooks Encourage Social Distancing in Funny PSA

Mel Brooks and his son, Max, shared a funny PSA on Monday about social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic.

Buck Henry, Fun-Loving Screenwriter and Actor, Dies at 89

Buck Henry, the impish screenwriter whose wry, satirical sensibility brought comic electricity to 'The Graduate,' 'What's Up, Doc?,' 'To Die For' and TV's 'Get Smart,' has died. He was 89.

AFI Awards: 2019’s Top Films, TV Programs Honored as Mel Brooks Praises “Terrific” ‘Jojo Rabbit’

At the AFI Awards on Friday, Mel Brooks, who directed 1967 Hitler satire 'The Producers,' went off-script to call Taika Waititi's film 'Jojo Rabbit' a "terrific and eloquent and beautiful picture."

Peter Larkin, Noted Broadway and Hollywood Production Designer, Dies at 93

Peter Larkin, the four-time Tony winner who designed the sets for the original Broadway productions of 'Peter Pan,' 'The Teahouse of the August Moon' and 'No Time for Sergeants' and for films…

Neil Simon, Celebrated Writer for the Stage and Screen, Dies at 91

Neil Simon, the pioneering playwright who set a new tone in theatrical comedy with such shows as 'The Odd Couple' and captured the spirit of the middle-class American family with plays like 'Lost in…