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Shirley Knight, Oscar-nominated actress, has died at 83

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Shirley Knight, the Kansas-born actress who was nominated for two Oscars early in her career and went on to play...

Broadway star Nick Cordero faces leg amputation due to virus

NEW YORK (AP) - The wife of Tony Award-nominated actor Nick Cordero, who specialized in playing tough guys on Broadway, says her husband will...

Brian Dennehy, Tony-winning stage, screen actor, dies at 81

NEW YORK (AP) - Brian Dennehy, the burly actor who started in films as a macho heavy and later in his career won plaudits...

At home with kids, pets and spouses, country stars play on

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Country music’s biggest stars should have been on the carpet of the Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday in...

Adam Schlesinger of Fountains of Wayne dies from coronavirus

Emmy and Grammy-winning musician and songwriter Adam Schlesinger, known for his work with his band Fountains of Wayne and on the TV show “Crazy...

Polish composer, conductor Krzysztof Penderecki dies at 86

WARSAW, Poland (AP) - Krzysztof Penderecki, an award-winning conductor and one of the world’s most popular contemporary classical music composers whose works have featured...

Kotb cries on ‘Today’ show; Baby Shark takes on hand-washing

From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to canceling events, here’s a look at some of the ways the entertainment...

Multiple Tony-winning playwright Terrence McNally dies at 81

NEW YORK (AP) - Terrence McNally, one of America’s great playwrights whose prolific career included winning Tony Awards for the plays "Love! Valour! Compassion!"...

Crossover country superstar Kenny Rogers dies at 81

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Kenny Rogers, the smooth, Grammy-winning balladeer who spanned jazz, folk, country and pop with such hits as “Lucille,” “Lady” and...

Singer, actor, ‘The Gambler’: Kenny Rogers dies at 81

Actor-singer Kenny Rogers, the smooth, Grammy-winning balladeer who spanned jazz, folk, country and pop with such hits as “Lucille,” “Lady” and “Islands in...