Wednesday, October 01, 2014


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Remembering James Dean

Remembering James Dean


Hollywood star James Dean died 59 years ago, and the decades since his death have turned him into an icon. His remarkable cool talent and charming persona captivated fans during his brief time in the spotlight and cemented his legacy as an American legend. Though he starred in only a handful of films, his work in "East of Eden," "Rebel Without a Cause" and "Giant" continues to win him new fans today, even as generations of young actors struggle to capture a fraction of his skill in front of the camera. See what others are saying about Dean's legacy today.

Tony Curtis: The Artist

Tony Curtis: The Artist


On screen, actor Tony Curtis was at his peak during the 1950s and '60s, showcasing his dark good looks in Sweet Smell of Success, his dramatic chops in The Defiant Ones and his perfect comic timing in Some Like It Hot. Then, in the 1980s, Curtis revealed another side of himself: He was an artist, and had been saving his work since childhood...

Hollywood's Own: Paul Newman

Hollywood's Own: Paul Newman


When Paul Newman died, six years ago this week, Hollywood lost one of its most beloved and enduring icons. For 60 years he lit up the screen as leading man, comedic foil, villain and a veritable rogue's gallery of classic characters. He won an Oscar and three Golden Globes, plus another three honorary statuettes, and he made a name for himself off screen, too. As a philanthropist he raised millions for charities through his food company. He also found success as a racecar driver. See how his legacy continues to fascinate fans years after his death.

What to Say – and Not Say – to the Bereaved

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2014 Memorial Site
2014 Remembering celebrities who died and the year's notable deaths
Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan Memorial Site | Image Source: Flickr Creative Commons/Vince Alongi
Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan Paying tribute to U.S. veterans of the Iraq-Afghan wars
Remember 9/11 Memorial Site
Remember 9/11 Honoring those we lost on Sept. 11, 2001