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William Hurt, Star of ‘Body Heat,’ ‘Kiss of the Spider Woman’ and ‘Broadcast News,’ Dies at 71

William Hurt, the exacting Oscar winner who dominated a decade as few other actors have done with his turns in the 1980s classics Body Heat, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Children of a Lesser God and Broadcast News, has died. He was 71. Hurt died Sunday morning at his home in Portland, Oregon, one of his three sons, […]

Conrad Janis, Trombonist and ‘Mork & Mindy’ Actor, Dies at 94

Conrad Janis, the Dixieland trombonist and actor best known for playing the father of Pam Dawber’s character on the Robin Williams sitcom Mork & Mindy, has died. He was 94. Janis died March 1 of organ failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, his business manager Dean Avedon told The Hollywood Reporter. Though just a youngster, Janis already […]

24 of Hollywood’s Best Presidents in Movies and TV

From Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln to Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump, Presidents Day provides an opportunity to revisit some of Hollywood's best presidential performances on the big and small screen.

‘Mrs. Doubtfire’: Theater Review

Rob McClure fills the late, great Robin Williams' shoes in this Broadway musical adaptation of the hit 1993 comedy film.

‘Howard the Duck’ Turns 35: Stars Revisit Notorious Bomb Amid New Fervor for Marvel Character

Lea Thompson was shocked. It was around 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 8, when Howard the Duck was among the top trending topics on Twitter — and it was all positive. “Hang on one second, I have to tweet,” she announced in the middle of an interview with The Hollywood Reporter about that film’s upcoming […]

Robin Williams’ Son Talks Late Father’s Lewy Body Dementia: “I Wanted to Be There for Him”

Zak Williams, the son of the late actor Robin Williams, is shedding more light on his father’s Lewy body dementia, and how the loss of the comedian-actor affected his eldest son. In an emotional conversation with The Genius Life podcast host Max Lugavere, Zak shared details around his father’s experiences with Lewy body dementia after […]

ABC News Sets ‘Superstar’ Primetime Series (Exclusive)

ABC News is expanding its primetime 20/20 newsmagazine with a new series, Superstar, which will begin airing on ABC Aug. 11. Each episode of Superstar will profile a different celebrity “who shaped American culture,” according to the network. The first episode will profile Whitney Houston, and will include never-before-seen private videos of the singer, who […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Ben Affleck (‘The Way Back’)

The multihyphenate A-lister reflects on a rollercoaster career, from highs like his breakthrough with Matt Damon and two Oscar wins to lows like the 'Bennifer' period and his struggles with alcoholism, and why he considers his latest role "the crowning achievement of my life as an actor."

‘Robin’s Wish’: Film Review

Tylor Norwood's documentary 'Robin's Wish' chronicles Robin Williams' struggle with the neurological disease that would eventually lead him to commit suicide.

‘Robin’s Wish’ Trailer: Doc Details Robin Williams’ Final Days

The trailer for Robin Williams documentary Robin's Wish features the comedian's widow Susan Schneider Williams, friends and colleagues David E. Kelley, Shawn Levy and John R. Montgomery as they recount Williams' career and legacy and the degenerative disease behind his tragic death.

Robin Williams’ Daughter Skewers Eric Trump for Sharing Video of Her Late Father Joking About Joe Biden

The daughter of the late Robin Williams over the weekend slammed Eric Trump for a video the president's son shared on social media of her father poking fun at Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.

Broadway-Bound ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ Musical Bows in Seattle

'Mrs. Doubtfire,' the 1993 family comedy starring Robin Williams gets a 21st century stage update, directed by four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks and starring Rob McClure.