Jamie Lee Curtis blasts Hollywood as a ''very cruel business'' and claims women are ''punished'' for getting older.
Jamie Lee Curtis thinks Hollywood is ''a very cruel business.''
The 56-year-old actress, who found fame in 'Halloween' when she was 19, doesn't think it's fair that women are ''punished'' for getting older in the entertainment industry.
She said: ''It's a very cruel business. It's humiliating to see the media frenzy that occurs when somebody gets older and they don't look the way they used to look. I want to make sure I leave on my own terms. I don't want to be punished for the natural evolution of the human being.''
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Neil Patrick Harris looked as natural in drag at the Tony Awards as he does in a suit and tie. He's not the only actor who's donned drag for a role and never looked back.
So, Neil Patrick Harris basically won the Tonys 2014 (the whole thing) with his performance of "Sugar Daddy" from Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Harris has been making headlines as the lead in the Broadway show since he joined the cast earlier this year. He’s not the first actor to don drag for a role, these other actors have all dressed up like the fairer sex for performances in the past.
Neil Patrick Harris has received rave reviews for his performance in Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Continue reading: Neil Patrick Harris And 9 Other Actors Who Donned Drag For Roles
Roger Moore kicked off his book tour in Leeds on Sunday 27th October. The 86-year-old actor sat down with his biographer Gareth Owen in order to discuss his life and career, including his time as James Bond and Simon Templar in 'The Saint'.
Spending an afternoon with Sir Roger Moore, regardless of the thousand or so additional members of the audience, is not something to be sniffed at. Moore has played a number of iconic roles during his 68 year career including James Bond and Simon Templar in The Saint.
Roger Moore is "warming up" his fans before his autobiography due to be released next year.
Moore is on tour "warming up" his fans for his forthcoming autobiography which he hopes, should publishers allow it, to entitle "One Lucky Bastard" or, should this profanity prove too controversial, "One Lucky Fellow". The 86-year-old discussed his tour and upcoming memoirs with the BBC, it appears he had discarded other titles including "Moore on Bond or Moore or Less" after realising that he truly is "exceedingly lucky".
It's not often that Jamie Lee Curtis makes TV appearances but on Tuesday night, Curtis rejoined her former Freaky Friday co star Mark Harmon on screen in the hit show Ncis (or Naval Criminal Investigative Service). Jamie Lee Curtis appeared in the show, playing the role of Dr Samantha Ryan. Her character, according to CBS News, has been recruited by the Ncis to look into the apparent suicide of a Navy reservist. And there's more than a hint of romantic attraction between Dr Ryan and Leroy Jethro Gibbs, the Special Agent in Charge, played by Mark Harmon.
Continue reading: Jamie Lee Curtis On Mark Harmon: I'm Very Fond Of Him
Jamie Lee Curtis and Tony Curtis - Jamie Lee Curtis and Kelly Curtis Henderson, Nevada - attend the funeral for Curtis' father, actor Tony Curtis, at the Palm Mortuary & Cemetery. Curtis died on September 29 at age 85 Monday 4th October 2010
The 85-year-old screen veteran passed away on Wednesday (29Sep10) after suffering a cardiac arrest at his home in Nevada.
Caine was among the first to pay tribute and he shared his special memories of the Some Like It Hot star, including their first meeting when he was prompted to stop smoking after Curtis destroyed his personal tobacco stash.
He tells Sky News, "I just learned myself (about Curtis' death) and it was a terrible shock and instantly I remembered the first time I'd met him. I was at a party, it was in winter and there was a fire and I was chain-smoking at the time, smoking a lot of cigarettes.
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Movie legend Tony Curtis has been hospitalised in Las Vegas after suffering an asthma attack at an art exhibition.
The 85-year-old Some Like it Hot star was showing his paintings in Henderson, Nevada last week (ends09Jul10) when he was taken ill.
Sources tell TMZ.com Curtis has not yet been released from hospital, but he's in a stable condition.
The actor recently revealed he's keen to return to the big screen three years after fighting for his life during a near-fatal battle with pneumonia.
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In a More magazine tribute to her mother, actress Jamie Lee Curtis opens up about her parents' split, and reveals she was the baby the couple conceived in a bid to save their marriage.
In an essay about her mum, Curtis reveals, "By the time I came along... my parents' bond had deteriorated precipitously as their stardom grew. And, like any other save-the-marriage baby, I failed."
The actress was four when the couple divorced and was later told her mother learned about her husband's plans to end the marriage on the set of The Manchurian Candidate.
Continue reading: Jamie Lee Opens Up About Parents' Split In Magazine Essay
Robert De Niro has been named and shamed in a US magazine after topping a new poll to find the 25 Most Shameless Paycheck Grabbing Roles In History.
The revered actor's odd role in critically-panned family film THE ADVENTURES OF ROCKY + BULLWINKLE 'beat' Richard Burton's priestly portrayal in EXORCIST II: THE HERETIC to top the Entertainment Weekly list.
Oscar winner SIR Ben Kingsley's role as a vampire king in 2005 film BLOODRAYNE came in third, ahead of Tony Curtis' turn in 1978's THE BAD NEWS BEARS GO TO JAPAN.
The full top 10 is:
1. ROBERT DE NIRO in THE ADVENTURES OF ROCKY + BULLWINKLE
2. RICHARD BURTON in EXORCIST II: THE HERETIC
3. SIR BEN KINGSLEY in BLOODRAYNE
4. TONY CURTIS in THE BAD NEWS BEARS GO TO JAPAN
5. Dennis Hopper in SUPER MARIO BROS
6. PETER O'TOOLE in CLUB PARADISE
7. Orson Welles in Transformers: THE MOVIE
8. DAME Judi Dench in The Chronicles Of Riddick
9. Michael Caine in Jaws: THE REVENGE
10. Demi Moore in STRIPTEASE.
Ang Lee's tragic epic has received nods for Best Director, Best Picture, Best Actor for Heath Ledger, Best Supporting Actor for Jake Gyllenhaal and Best Supporting Actress for Michelle Williams, much to the chagrin of Curtis.
The SOME LIKE IT HOT star, 80, tells Fox News reporter BILL McCUDDY, "This picture is not as important as we make it.
Continue reading: Curtis Berates Brokeback Mountain
The SOME LIKE IT HOT star went nude, holding his pet Yorkshire terriers DAPHNE and JOSEPHINE to cover his genitals, at his Henderson, Nevada, home for the candid shot.
Continue reading: Curtis Shows Off His Birthday Suit
Date of birth
3rd June, 1925
Date of death
29th September, 2010