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On this day: Casablanca premieres

Casablanca On this day, in 1942, Casablanca premiered in Hollywood. The film, starring Humphrey Bogart, in his first romantic film, and Ingrid Bergman, won an Academy Award for Best Picture. Set during World…

First Interracial Kiss on Television

On this day: First Interracial Kiss on Television It might be hard to imagine today, but once-upon-a-time, interracial kissing, particularly between a black person and a white person, was an absolute “no-no” on…

Screenwriting Star William Goldman dies at 87

  Screenwriting Star William Goldman dies at 87 The writer of the screenplays for Misery, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, All the President’s Men and Marathon Man died at 87, after a…

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  • Top 5 Actor-Turned-Politicians

    Top 5 Actor-Turned-Politicians (by Darryl Green) It’s election time! It’s time to see which politicians will win and which ones will lose, which party will gain power, and which one will lose it,…

    Rock Hudson Dies from AIDS-related complications

    On October 2, 1985, screen legend Rock Hudson died, due to AIDs-related complications. The quintessential “leading man” was the first major celebrity to die of AIDS (by AM Staff) On October 2, 1985,…

    Basic Facts about Actor Labor Unions

      Basic Facts about Actor Labor Unions (By AM Staff) Do you know why SAG merged with AFTRA? Do you know why Actor’s Equity Association was created? Do you know how unions benefit…

    Neil Simon passed away at 91

      Neil Simon passed away at 91, due to complications with pneumonia. (By AM Staff) American playwright and screenwriter, Neil Simon, passed away, due to complications with pneumonia. He was pronounced dead at…

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    The Types of Actor Headshots

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    Editorial: Crazy Rich Asians Should Set A New Trend

    Editorial: Crazy Rich Asians Should Set A New Trend Will Hollywood begin to produce more Asian-themed films and more substantive roles with Asian characters, than it has in the past? (by AM staff)…

    On this day, in 1962, Marilyn Monroe, died of an overdose of barbiturates

    On August 5, 1962, Marilyn Monroe, died of an overdose of barbiturates at the age of 36.       _____________________________________________________________________________________ Norma Jeane Mortensen (June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962), better known…

    SAG-AFTRA is holding as much as $48 million for 96,000 members it cannot find

    SAG-AFTRA is holding as much as $48 million for 96,000 members it cannot find A recent study by Deadline found that the largest actors’ union in the U.S., SAG-AFTRA, is holding millions of…