76th Venice Film Festival to embrace Netflix productions
ROME (AP) — The 76th Venice Film Festival will feature three Netflix productions alongside Hollywood titles, embracing the streaming giant after the Cannes Film Festival excluded it for a second...
Alda gets emotional on acting in SAG life-achievement speech
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alan Alda barely talked about himself or his 60-year career as he was honored for a lifetime of acting at the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday night, instead giving tribute to the craft of acting itself, and its power.
SAG honoree Alan Alda keeps using acting to make an impact
NEW YORK (AP) — When Alan Alda receives his life achievement award from the Screen Actors Guild on Sunday, it will celebrate a career that includes multiple Emmy awards, an Oscar nomination and social activism over nearly seven decades.
And one that continues to thrive, despite a diagnosis of Parkinson's disease.
At 82, Alda is still practicing his craft, describing the idea of retirement as "a living hell."
Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper among SAG Awards presenters
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper and Rami Malek are among the first presenters announced for Sunday's Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Other presenters announced Wednesday by the actors union include Chadwick Boseman, Sam Elliott, Constance Wu, John David Washington, Adam Driver, and Michelle Yeoh.
Ken Jeong, Henry Golding, Angela Bassett, Ben Hardy, Gwilym Lee and Joe Mazzello round out the list of first presenters.
SAG Honoree Alan Alda has no plans to retire
Tom Hanks to present SAG’s lifetime award to Alan Alda
NEW YORK (AP) — One of America's sweethearts hands the torch to another when Tom Hanks presents Alan Alda with a lifetime achievement award at the upcoming Screen Actors Guild Award ceremony.
The 82-year-old Alda, a Golden Globe- and Emmy-winner, will become the 55th recipient of the annual award given to an actor who fosters the "finest ideals of the acting profession." Hanks will hand it to him in a Jan. 27 ceremony.
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Alan Alda to receive SAG Life Achievement Award in 2019
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alan Alda will receive the SAG Life Achievement Award at next year's Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony.
The actors union announced Thursday that Alda will accept its highest honor on January 27. The award to given annually to an actor who fosters the "finest ideals of the acting profession."
Young-onset Parkinson’s patients defy stereotypes
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — What comes to mind when you think of Parkinson's disease?
Many people know an older friend or relative who was diagnosed with Parkinson's, and it's no surprise — according to Medical News Today, 1 million adults in America live with Parkinson's, and about 10 million people worldwide have the disorder. The diagnosis is frequently associated with specific symptoms, such as a tremor, and with high-profile patients, such as Michael J. Fox and Alan Alda.
NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Alan Alda says he has Parkinson's disease.
Appearing Tuesday on "CBS This Morning," the former "M.A.S.H." star said he was diagnosed with the neurodegenerative disorder three and a half years ago. Alda says he expects a tabloid will soon publish a story about his diagnosis.
Correction: Celeb Birthdays story
In a story Jan. 23 about Celeb-Birthdays, The Associated Press included Dennis Edwards in the Feb. 3 birthdays. Edwards died on Feb. 1.
A visual history of the Cleveland Play House (vintage photos)
A visual history of the Cleveland Play House (vintage photos)
CLEVELAND, Ohio - More than 100 years after it was founded, the venerable Cleveland Play House is still one of the most iconic and enduring cultural symbols in Northeast Ohio.
Famed actors like Alan Alda, Paul Newman and Joel Grey performed there, and some of the most popular and acclaimed touring productions in history stopped at the legendary theater through the years.
Alan Alda makes the case that improv and empathy can help us hear each other
At 81, Alan Alda is still best known as the star of TV's "M*A*S*H."
But the artist mostly known as Hawkeye also has been fascinated, and frustrated, by science.
Alda, who hosted PBS' "Scientific American Frontiers" from 1993 to 2005, was frustrated that men and women of science were not able to get their points across — to the public, the media, the government. Turned out they had never been trained to do so.
Alan Alda at Westport Library to talk about new book and his ‘adventures’ in communication
Remember the “M*A*S*H” episode when Hawkeye Pierce learned Henry Blake’s plane was shot down? Hawkeye, played by Alan Alda, had no knowledge Henry would be killed — it was kept secret from the cast — until the moment it was revealed while filming.
Smart Rating: 83.78Genre: Musical, RomanceStarring: Alan Alda, Woody Allen, Drew BarrymoreThe daughter of wealthy Manhattanites Joe (Woody Allen) and Steffi (Goldie Hawn), D.J. (Natasha Lyonne) has to contend with her extended family after her parents' divorce. The entire clan is abuzz about the impending wedding of her half-sister, Skylar (Drew Barrymore), and her fiancé, Holden (Edward Norton). However, when gruff former criminal Charlie (Tim Roth) enters the picture, things take an unexpected turn. Meanwhile, the lovelorn Joe pursues the beautiful Von (Julia Roberts) in Europe.
Alan Alda asks scientists to explain energy to children
STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — Alan Alda wants scientists to answer a question for 11-year-old children: What is energy?
The actor is a visiting professor at the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University on eastern Long Island. He has been posing similar vexing questions to scientists since 2011.
He says it's important for scientists to be able to communicate complex concepts in simple terms.
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