Elizabeth Taylor - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Elizabeth Taylor Cannes: Still fabulous at 70 As the Cannes Film Festival turns 70, we take a brief look at its early years in the company of Sophia Loren, Brigitte Bardot and Alfred Hitchcock. Thu, 11 May 2017 15:36:00 GMT 2017-05-11T15:36:00Z Best-selling authors discuss art of 'the beach read' NEW YORK (AP) — For author Elin Hilderbrand, the art of the beach novel is very much a matter of location. Starting with where she writes. "I write my books in longhand, so I actually work on them at the beach," Hilderbrand, who sets her best-sellers at home on the Massachusetts island of Nantucket, told The Associated Press during a recent telephone interview. ... Tue, 09 May 2017 19:45:00 GMT 2017-05-09T19:45:00Z Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Don Rickles, the big-mouthed, bald-headed "Mr. Warmth" whose verbal assaults endeared him to audiences and peers and made him the acknowledged grandmaster of insult comedy, died Thursday. He was 90. Rickles, who would have been 91 on May 8, suffered kidney failure and died Thursday morning at his home, said Paul Shefrin, his longtime pu... Thu, 06 Apr 2017 20:56:00 GMT 2017-04-06T20:56:00Z Reynolds and Fisher up and down in life, together in death NEW YORK (AP) — Carrie Fisher played a supporting role at her own birth. In her 2008 memoir, "Wishful Drinking," she described the scene. Doctors were running to see her mother, Debbie Reynolds ("At 24 she looked like a Christmas morning," wrote Fisher). Nurses, meanwhile, were rushing to glimpse her father, the crooner Eddie Fisher. "S... Fri, 30 Dec 2016 08:30:00 GMT 2016-12-30T08:30:00Z Debbie Reynolds and daughter Carrie Fisher linked by death LOS ANGELES (AP) — Debbie Reynolds embodied the sunshine of postwar America on the screen as she matched steps with Gene Kelly in "Singin' in the Rain." Carrie Fisher brought the sarcasm and cynicism of the Baby Boomers to her movies, books and stage shows, even when she was playing a princess in "Star Wars." The mother and daughter, se... Thu, 29 Dec 2016 14:21:00 GMT 2016-12-29T14:21:00Z Actress Debbie Reynolds, 84, dies a day after daughter LOS ANGELES (AP) — Debbie Reynolds, who lit up the screen in "Singin' in the Rain' and other Hollywood classics despite a tumultuous life, has died a day after losing her daughter, Carrie Fisher. Reynolds was 84. Her son, Todd Fisher, said Reynolds died Wednesday. "She's now with Carrie and we're all heartbroken," Fisher said from Cedars-Sinai Medical Cen... Thu, 29 Dec 2016 02:58:00 GMT 2016-12-29T02:58:00Z Actress Debbie Reynolds has died at age 84, son says LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Debbie Reynolds, the star of the 1952 classic "Singin' in the Rain," has died. She was 84. Her son, Todd Fisher, said Reynolds died Wednesday, a day after her daughter, Carrie Fisher, who was 60. "She's now with Carrie and we're all heartbroken," Fisher said from Cedars-Sinai Medical Cdenter, where his mother ... Thu, 29 Dec 2016 02:11:00 GMT 2016-12-29T02:11:00Z Reports: Debbie Reynolds hospitalized in Los Angeles LOS ANGELES (AP) — Debbie Reynolds has been taken to the hospital after suffering a medical emergency in Los Angeles one day after her daughter Carrie Fisher died, multiple media outlets reported Wednesday. The Los Angeles Times and celebrity website TMZ, which was first to report the incident, said unnamed sources told them Reynolds, 84, was hospitalized... Thu, 29 Dec 2016 00:10:00 GMT 2016-12-29T00:10:00Z Appreciation: Fisher found best material in her own troubles LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carrie Fisher, a princess onscreen and off, played both roles in her own gutsy way. As Leia of the "Star Wars" franchise, she commanded the troops, enjoyed a fling with Han Solo — and, in real life, co-star Harrison Ford — and showed fledgling 1970s feminists what life as a liberated woman might be like in a galaxy far, far away. ... Wed, 28 Dec 2016 06:25:00 GMT 2016-12-28T06:25:00Z No one could make us laugh through pain like Carrie Fisher NEW YORK (AP) — No one could make us laugh through the pain like Carrie Fisher. The daughter of Hollywood stars Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds, and a survivor of early fame, drug addiction and bipolar disorder, she wrote with unsentimental wit and understanding about her private struggles and about an industry she was raised in but stood apart from. ... Wed, 28 Dec 2016 03:30:00 GMT 2016-12-28T03:30:00Z 'Star Wars' actress and author Carrie Fisher dies at 60 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carrie Fisher, a daughter of Hollywood royalty who gained pop-culture fame as Princess Leia in the original "Star Wars" and turned her struggles with addiction and mental illness into wickedly funny books, a hit film and a one-woman stage show, died Tuesday after falling ill aboard a flight last week. She was 60. "Carrie was one of a ki... Wed, 28 Dec 2016 00:13:00 GMT 2016-12-28T00:13:00Z Highlights of Carrie Fisher's Hollywood life and times NEW YORK (AP) — With a big personality, a history of addiction and a long, varied show business career, here's a taste of Carrie Fisher's Hollywood life and times: HOLLYWOOD ROYALTY Her mom is Debbie Reynolds and her dad the late crooner Eddie Fisher. They divorced when she was 2 after her dad decamped to marry Elizabeth Taylor. Sufferi... Tue, 27 Dec 2016 18:35:00 GMT 2016-12-27T18:35:00Z