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Movie academy honors four with Governors Awards

HOLLYWOOD — Filmmakers David Lynch and Lina Wertmuller and actor Wes Studi received honorary Oscars Oct. 27 from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, while the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award went to actress/activist Geena Davis to honor her efforts on behalf of gender equality. The honors were presented during the Academy’s 11th annual Read More…

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Wendy Williams receives star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

HOLLYWOOD — Emmy nominee Wendy Williams received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Oct. 17 in celebration of the 11th season of her syndicated television talk show. Radio personality Elvis Duran and Jack Abernethy, the CEO of Fox Television Stations, were among those joining Williams at the ceremony in front of the Hudson Read More…

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Jackie Wilson honored with star on Walk of Fame

HOLLYWOOD — Singer Jackie Wilson, who helped usher in the emergence of soul and rhythm-and-blues music in the 1960s, was posthumously honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Sept. 4. Motown founder Berry Gordy, legendary singer Smokey Robinson and Marshall Thompson, a member of the R&B/soul vocal quartet “The Chi-Lites,” were among Read More…