Bette Midler

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Alyssa Milano: ‘Join me by not having sex until we get bodily autonomy back.’ Photograph: Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty

The American actor Alyssa Milano has ignited social media with a tweet calling for women to join her in a sex strike to protest against strict new abo(...)

 Carol Channing performs during her one woman show, The First 80 Years are the Hardest,  in New York in 2005. Photograph: Richard Drew/AP

Carol Channing, whose incandescent performances as the gold-digging Lorelei Lee in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and the matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi in(...)

Penny Marshall: the first woman to direct a movie that grossed more than $100m. Photograph: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images

Penny Marshall, the nasal-voiced co-star of the slapstick sitcom Laverne & Shirley and later the chronically self-deprecating director of hit film(...)

Saoirse Ronan and Beanie Feldstein at the 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards. Photograph:Jason Merritt/Getty Images

In media interviews, some rising stars tend to resort to weary ennui, or can barely suppress their wariness or nerves. It’s not every day you come acr(...)

What was the last gift you bought? Tara: I bought socks with jingly things on the bottom for a baby. You know the way they spend so much time shovin(...)

Central Park: keen birders can find as many as 100 species here on a single autumn day. Photograph: iStock

Lou Reed’s quintessential 1970s hymn to New York nightlife, Walk on the Wild Side, is limited to the strange behaviour of the human animal. Over recen(...)

John Heard, known for his starring role in ‘Home Alone’ has died in California.  Photograph: Paul Buck/EPA

Actor John Heard, known for his starring role in Home Alone, has died aged 72. The star played the father of Macaulay Culkin’s character in the hit 1(...)

Diane Keaton arrives for the American Film Institute Lifetime Achievement Gala   in Hollywood where she received a lifetime achievement award earlier this month. Photograph: EPA/Paul Buck

Will Diane Keaton be like Diane Keaton? It’s not such an absurd question. Forty years ago, in Annie Hall, she played a character with the actress’s ow(...)

Katherine Lynch and Kai Widdrington performing the Cha Cha Cha on Dancing with the the Stars.

“I’m in my mid-40s and I was feeling a bit invisible, but go dancing and you get your mojo back,” says Dancing with the Stars contestant, comedian Kat(...)

Leonard Cohen, the influential singer-songwriter, at the Mayflower Hotel by Central Park in New York  2001. Photograph: Suzanne DeChillo/The New York Times

President Michael D Higgins was among those to pay tribute to musician Leonard Cohen whose “lasting legacy and his work will continue to inspire curre(...)

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