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It's inevitable that as time goes by, we will lose some of our favorite stars. And yet, year after year, it never gets any easier to look back on the great entertainers who had died over the previous 12 months.
Still, it's important to remember the legacies of the people who enhanced our own lives over the years with their talent, style and love of cinema. Here's a look at some of the many wonderful Hollywood talents who passed away in 2012. Get More »
Michael Clarke Duncan and Tom Hanks are forever linked in Hollywood history and in the minds of movie fans thanks to their performances together in the hit 1999 film "The Green Mile." So it's only fitting that following Duncan's tragic death earlier this month, Hanks was asked to present a eulogy at Duncan's memorial service on Monday.
And Hanks certainly did his big friend proud, delivering a moving and hilarious speech that has already gone viral. Get More »
Michael Clarke Duncan was a big actor in every sense of the word, a former bodyguard who got a huge break at the age of 41 with a stunning performance in "The Green Mile," and turned in an eclectic range of memorable roles in action, comedy, and dramas.
After tragically dying of a heart attack yesterday at age 54, we're paying tribute to the man by laying out his five career-best filmic turns.
Do you agree with our picks? Leave your thoughts and share your sadness at this great loss in the comments. Get More »
Film.com is reporting that Michael Clarke Duncan, the gentle giant who became an overnight sensation for his Oscar-nominated turn in "The Green Mile," has died today, nearly two months after suffering a heart attack.
He was 54.
A former ditch digger, Duncan followed his dream and moved to Hollywood, where he worked as a bodyguard before getting his big break in the 1998 action film "Armageddon." Less than two years later, in a true Hollywood success story, he was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar.
For a full look at Duncan's life, head to Film.com.
You talk a big game about your love of long-haired stars — your Johnny Depps, your Viggo Mortensens, your Hugh Jackmans — but there's something about a bare head that adds to the menace and allure of our favorite action stars.
Bane in "The Dark Knight Rises" is definitely one of the baddest baldies we've ever seen. Seeing all of the havoc he will wreak on Gotham in the upcoming movie encouraged us to dig deeper. Below, check out 14 guys — and one girl — whose naked scalps have scared and intimidated us for years. Get More »
School is back in session and the summer movie season has wrapped, which means the pop-culture focus temporarily shifts to television until the annual slate of Oscar contenders and holiday blockbusters hit theaters.
This fall, though, you'll notice the new television season has a host of big movie stars transitioning to primetime, either for the first time, like Luke Wilson, or in a splashy return, like Ashton Kutcher.
While the majority of film actors are headlining high-profile series, a couple of them are lining up for key supporting roles in ensemble casts. Take a look at these 15 familiar faces and find out where you can catch them on the small screen this year. Get More »