Anne Bancroft

  • Reporter Apr 13

    Actor Gene Wilder, Star of ‘Willy Wonka' and Mel Brooks Movies, Dies at 83

    Gene Wilder, the frizzy-haired actor who brought his deft comedic touch to such unforgettable roles as the neurotic accountant in “The Producers” and the deranged animator of “Young Frankenstein,” has died. He was 83. Wilder’s nephew said Monday that the actor and writer died late Sunday at his home in Stamford, Connecticut, from complications from Alzheimer’s disease.

  • NEW YORK Aug 27, 2018

    The ‘Odd' Genius of Neil Simon

    Near the end of “The Odd Couple,” inveterate slob Oscar Madison rages about a note left on his pillow by his neat-and-control-freak roommate: “We are all out of cornflakes – F.U.” “It took me three hours to figure out that ‘F.U.’ was ‘Felix Ungar,'” an exasperated Oscar moans. That marked perhaps the funniest line ever penned by Simon, the American...

  • Milwaukee Jan 23, 2018

    Oprah Winfrey's Full Golden Globes Acceptance Speech

    The following is the full text of Oprah Winfrey’s speech as she accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award at Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards:

  • Oscar Nov 21, 2014

    Mike Nichols: Humanity on a Cinematic Scale

    From “The Graduate” to “Angels in America” and “The Birdcage,” director Mike Nichols celebrated the power of everyday human experiences.

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