Archive for December 17th, 2009

Jennifer Jones Obituary

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

OBITUARY

Jennifer Jones, Oscar-winning actress, dies at 90

 

 Jennifer Jones

 

Discovered by future husband David O. Selznick, Jones won the Academy Award for 1943’s ‘The Song of Bernadette.’ She also was married to industrialist and art collector Norton Simon.

 

By Claudia Luther
Los Angeles Times
December 17, 2009

 

Jennifer Jones, the actress who won an Academy Award for her luminous performance in the 1943 film “The Song of Bernadette” and who was married to two legendary men — producer David O. Selznick and industrialist and art collector Norton Simon — died today. She was 90.

 

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Mary Steenburgen on the Walk of Fame

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

WALK OF FAME

Mary Steenburgen receives star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

 

 Mary Steenburgen

Photo(s) by David Edwards- © 2009- DailyCeleb.com- All Rights Reserved

 

Academy Award-winning actress Mary Steenburgen received the 2,395th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today, two days before the release of her latest film, “Did You Hear About the Morgans?” 

 

Actresses Laura Dern and Diane Lane, actor Josh Brolin and “Curb Your Enthusiasm” star Larry David were among those joining Steenburgen at the late-morning ceremony on Hollywood Boulevard. Her star is 10 stars away from that of her husband, Emmy Award-winning actor Ted Danson.

 

“When I passed the Chateau Marmont on Sunset Boulevard on my way here, I remembered being put up there for my first movie, `Goin South’ with Jack Nicholson,” Steenburgen said. “And I used to come here and walk along these sidewalks. It seemed like a dream and now I am here.”

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Roy Edward Disney Obituary

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

OBITUARY

Roy Edward Disney dies at 79; nephew of Walt helped revive animation

 

 Roy E. Disney and Mickey Mouse

 

In the 1980s after establishing financial independence, he paved the way for a new management team that brought back to life the art form that defined Walt Disney Co.

 

By Dawn C. Chmielewski and James Bates
Los Angeles Times
December 17, 2009

 

Roy Edward Disney, the nephew of Walt Disney whose commitment to his uncle’s creative spirit prompted him to mount revolts that led to the unseating of two of the company’s chief executives and a revival of the studio’s legendary animation unit, died Wednesday. He was 79.

 

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