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Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2022

Dec. 05, 2022 13:17 PM EST

One would have to go back hundreds of years to find a monarch who reigned longer than Queen Elizabeth II. In her 70 years on the throne, she helped modernize the monarchy across decades of enormous social change, royal marriages and births, and family scandals. For most Britons, she...

Julia Reichert, Oscar-winning documentarian, dies at 76

Dec. 02, 2022 12:23 PM EST

Julia Reichert, the Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker behind “American Factory” whose films explored themes of race, class and gender, often in the Midwest, has died. She was 76. She died Thursday night in Ohio from cancer, her family said Friday through a representative. She...

'Squid Game' actor indicted over indecent assault charges

Dec. 01, 2022 02:21 AM EST

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Award-winning “Squid Game” actor Oh Young-soo will stand trial on charges of indecent assault after a woman accused him of inappropriately touching her in 2017, a South Korean court said. The district court in Seongnam city said Thursday that...

Mindy Kaling to be honored by Producers Guild for TV change

Nov. 16, 2022 13:07 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mindy Kaling is set to receive the Norman Lear Achievement Award from the Producers Guild of America at the group’s awards show in February. “Comedy can break boundaries and push culture forward; Mindy Kaling‘s immense contributions to the television comedy...

John Aniston, star of 'Days of Our Lives,' dead at 89

Nov. 14, 2022 11:32 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — John Aniston, the Emmy-winning star of the daytime soap opera “Days of Our Lives” and father of Jennifer Aniston, has died at age 89. The actor's daughter posted a tribute to him Monday morning on Instagram, announcing that he had died Friday, Veteran's Day....

Leslie Jordan, versatile Emmy-winning actor, dies at 67

Oct. 24, 2022 20:25 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leslie Jordan, the actor whose wry Southern drawl and versatility made him a comedy and drama standout on TV series including “Will & Grace” and “American Horror Story,” has died. The Emmy-winner, whose videos turned him into a social media star during the pandemic,...

Ralph Macchio writes of embracing his 'Karate Kid' persona

Oct. 18, 2022 16:13 PM EDT

There was a time in Ralph Macchio’s life where he couldn’t imagine playing “ Karate Kid ” protagonist Daniel LaRusso ever again. After three films, Macchio didn’t think there was more to add to the story, and he wanted to flex his acting chops with other roles. “People...

Oscar-winning 'Cuckoo's Nest' actor Louise Fletcher dies

Sep. 24, 2022 15:38 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Louise Fletcher, a late-blooming star whose riveting performance as the cruel and calculating Nurse Ratched in “One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest” set a new standard for screen villains and won her an Academy Award, has died at age 88. Fletcher died in her...

‘Abbott Elementary’ creator visits Kimmel, collects apology

Sep. 15, 2022 10:55 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Abbott Elementary” creator-star Quinta Brunson took revenge on Jimmy Kimmel's Emmy prank with one of her own, then collected an apology from the late-night host whose bit was criticized as rude and worse. Kimmel, who had distracted attention from Brunson's...

South Korean celebration of 'Squid Game' Emmy wins subdued

Sep. 13, 2022 23:33 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Koreans shared congratulations on social media Tuesday for the multiple wins by “Squid Game” at the Emmy Awards, but the overall reaction was subdued as the country grows accustomed to its increasingly prominent role in global entertainment. From...