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March 16: Comedian Jerry Lewis is 88. Movie director Bernardo Bertolucci is 73. Game-show host Chuck Woolery is 73. Singer-songwriter Jerry Jeff Walker is 72. Actor Victor Garber ("Alias") is 65. Actor Erik Estrada is 65. Actress Kate Nelligan is 63. Country singer Ray Benson of Asleep at the Wheel is 63. Guitarist-singer Nancy Wilson of Heart is 60. Actress Isabelle Huppert is 59. Actor Clifton Powell ("Ray," ''Norbit") is 58. Rapper Flavor Flav of Public Enemy is 55. Actor Jerome Flynn ("Game of Thrones") is 51. Folk singer Patty Griffin is 50. Singer Tracy Bonham is 47. Actress Lauren Graham is 47. Actor Judah Friedlander ("30 Rock") is 45. Singer Blu Cantrell is 38.
BEVERLY HILLS, California - There wasn't a dry eye in the house Thursday when Lupita Nyong'o delivered an emotional speech while accepting her honor for best breakout performance at Essence magazine's seventh annual Women in Hollywood luncheon.
BEVERLY HILLS, California - "This is historic!" a photographer yelled as he surveyed the image before him - Sidney Poitier in the center, Spike Lee to his right, Tyler Perry to his left and more than two dozen other black men in Hollywood, from Blair Underwood to Omar Epps, huddled tight around the legend, posing with a purpose.
"Stirling Silliphant: The Fingers of God" (BearManor Media), by Nat Segaloff
NEW YORK - LaTanya Richardson Jackson came to visit New York to see some Broadway shows. Now she's in one.