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'Dancing With the Stars': Deaf Actress Marlee Matlin Congratulates Mirror Ball Winner Nyle DiMarco
Marlee Matlin was all about Nyle DiMarco last night as he danced his way to winning the Mirror Ball trophy for season 22 of " Dancing With the Stars ." The Oscar-winning actress took to Twitter to send the deaf model her support last night during the finale of this year's competition. "Wow
Sean Astin Pays Tribute to Mom Patty Duke, More Celebrities React to Her Death
Actor Sean Astin has released a family statement regarding the death of his mother, Patty Duke . Astin posted a photo on his Facebook page of the actress holding him as a baby, along with a short tribute to his mother on behalf of his family. Duke, whose real name was Anna Pearce, died this morning
Stars Who've Never Won an Oscar: Ridley Scott, Glenn Close and More
Ridley Scott has directed more than 20 films including "Blade Runner," "Alien," "Thelma and Louise" and "Gladiator," but has yet to win an Oscar, making him one of a number of big names in Hollywood you probably just assumed had taken home an Academy Award at one point or another. Who else is on
Halle Berry Opens Up about the Oscar Diversity Controversy
During the 2016 Makers Conference, the Academy Award-winning actress talks about her historic win and her disappointment with the lack of diversity in film today.
'Spring Awakening' Returns to Broadway With a Twist
The musical marries deaf and hearing cultures by incorporating sign language.
Barbara Streisand, Mia Farrow and Others React to Lauren Bacall's Death
Legendary actress Lauren Bacall died Tuesday at the age of 89 and celebrities from multiple generations from Barbara Streisand to Mia Farrow remembered the Hollywood starlet. The icon leaves behind an incomparable legacy that music and acting legends won't soon forget. Read: Lauren Bacall, Star of
On 'Seinfeld's' 25th Anniversary: 25 Actors You Forgot Were on the Show
Today marks the 25th anniversary of the greatest sitcom that was "about nothing." "Seinfeld" launched 25 years ago on July 5, 1989 and still resonates in pop culture lore, with quotes and episodes talked about today, almost 16 years after the series finale. Aside from launching the careers of Jerry
Stars, Politicians Mourn the Loss of Maya Angelou
Legendary poet and author Maya Angelou died this morning at age 86 -- and celebrities and politicians reacted to the sad news. "She'd been very frail and had heart problems, but she was going strong, finishing a new book," her agent, Helen Brann. "I spoke to her yesterday. She was fine, as she
How Marlee Matlin Helped Force Streaming Video Closed Captions Into Digital Age
When closed-captioning finally enters the digital age Wednesday, it will be in no small measure because of Oscar-winning actress Marlee Matlin . Matlin, who has been deaf since childhood, has been fighting for the past five years to get companies that offer streaming and online video to include
Marlee Matlin in Landmark 'Switched at Birth' Episode
Actress discusses taking a risk in using American Sign Language and subtitles on ABC Family's "Switched at Birth."