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Recalling Bacall: My Interview

Lauren Daley | Posted 08.15.2014 | Entertainment
Lauren Daley

She was born Betty Joan Perske in the Bronx in 1924 to two Jewish immigrants. She was immortalized as "Lauren Bacall" for her smoky voice, come-hither looks, flirtatious wit.

Big Dreams Over Broadway (#ArtofY)

Alex Schattner | Posted 07.31.2014 | Arts
Alex Schattner

Do you have big Broadway dreams? Read on as Synthia Link, a Swing in Bullets Over Broadway, shares how she landed her versatile and coveted role in Mel Brooks' jazz-age spectacle.

Mrs. Patmore of Downton Abbey: Out of the Box

Paige Morrow Kimball | Posted 07.20.2014 | Entertainment
Paige Morrow Kimball

I listen attentively as she tells me her life story, which is testament to the notion that in many ways, life just keeps getting better as we grow older.

Priyanka Chopra: An Exclusive Interview

Nova Lorraine | Posted 07.14.2014 | Entertainment
Nova Lorraine

Through her successful film career, she has become one of the highest paid Bollywood actresses and a smash success on the international scene.

Oscar Torre & Chuti Tiu -- Award Winning Filmmakers

Ilana Rapp | Posted 06.28.2014 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Frustrated by the stereotypical portrayal of Asians in mainstream media, actress Chuti Tiu was motivated to write a film that reflected a more accurate and layered depiction of Asian-American culture.

WATCH: Why Mayim Bialik Returned To Acting

HuffPost Live | Posted 02.24.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

After starring in the hit '90s sitcom "Blossom," Mayim Bialik took a break from acting to study neuroscience at UCLA. But Bialik returned to televisio...

Why the Fuss About Shirley Temple Black

Alexandra Rosas | Posted 04.13.2014 | Entertainment
Alexandra Rosas

To say I wish there were more child stars whose stories grew into lives like Ms. Temple Black's is an understatement. I only wish Miley Cyrus and Lyndsey Lohan a second half to their careers as glorious as Shirley Temple Black.

When Strong Women Are Attacked by Weak Men (and Women)

Vivian Norris | Posted 04.01.2014 | Media
Vivian Norris

These past weeks, French and international press has placed the private life of the President, Francois Hollande, his now former companion, Valerie Trierweiler and a French actress, Julie Gayet, on the front page non-stop.

Awards, Applause for Woody's Girls

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 03.25.2014 | Entertainment
Nancy Cohen-koan

When Diane Keaton recently sang the praises of Woody Allen and referred to all the actresses whom he wrote great roles for as Woody's Girls, I secretl...

No Dogs?

Rebecca Corry | Posted 01.09.2014 | DC
Rebecca Corry

I have been asked this question a lot since the announcement of the PIBBLE march 8 months ago. Dogs are not allowed at the march because, simply put, ...

Mourning a Friend I Never Met

Sherman Yellen | Posted 02.26.2014 | Good News
Sherman Yellen

She didn't email or have a computer, but she had something better than that for communicating: a generous heart.

How To Break Into the Glamorous World of Commercial Acting

Jolie Jenkins | Posted 02.05.2014 | Comedy
Jolie Jenkins

Don't start daydreaming yet about buying that new house, deep in the Valley. You'll have to go to a few (hundred) pesky auditions first.

Gravity Review: In Space, Nobody Can Hear Your One-liners

Michael Morgenstern | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Morgenstern

It really had the opportunity to transcend, and despite being a cinematic masterpiece, I'm not sure it is a film I will want to watch again once it's out of IMAX.

Actress/Rapper Elyse Levesque Talks About Sci-Fi Cons and New Short 'Fruitcake'

Ilana Rapp | Posted 11.30.2013 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Canadian-born Elyse Levesque is a down to earth stunning beauty who you'll recognize from TV's Stargate Universeand Cedar Grove. She currently took on the Producer's hat and is working on a short film called Fruitcake.

Every Actor Can Relate To This

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 09.26.2013 | Comedy

Most actors are insane on some level, but rarely do they melt down while filming their own character reel. Courtney Pauroso, on the other hand, starte...

Actress Dascha Polanco Tells Us About Life Before and After Netflix's Orange Is the New Black

Ilana Rapp | Posted 09.14.2013 | TV
Ilana Rapp

It's not easy being in prison. But it could be fun if you're an actress in Netflix's new original series, Orange is the New Black!

Italian Actress Has Baby After Defying Cancer and Having Double-Mastectomy

Juliet Linley | Posted 07.24.2013 | Impact
Juliet Linley

Fluent in both Italian and English, she's as comfortable in a Hollywood production as she is on stage in a Roman theater or behind a microphone in a dubbing studio.

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff

Kate Taney | Posted 08.17.2013 | New York
Kate Taney

Around 2 a.m. the other night, I had just slogged my tired wet feet on to the 6 train after having worked another nine hour shift behind a bar.

It Takes More Than a Monologue to Make it as an Actress in Hollywood

Xaque Gruber | Posted 08.05.2013 | Celebrity
Xaque Gruber

While it's common for established A-list actresses to create their own production companies, it's less of a practice for newer-to-Hollywood, not-as-of-yet famous female actors -- but that's changing.

Astoria Characters: The Walk-On Woman

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 08.04.2013 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

You can set your clock by Dana D'Ascoli. Every morning in every kind of weather, she's in Astoria Park logging lightning laps from 5 to 6. And it's not just around the park. Dana's running role in life has been careering away from things she doesn't love to do.

Actress Laura Vandervoort Talks About Being Starstruck

Ilana Rapp | Posted 07.29.2013 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Actress Laura Vandervoort is a werewolf in the upcoming 13-episode Space series "Bitten." You also know her as Supergirl from "Smallville," the alien lizard Lisa from "V" and now she's voicing the animated character, Blue Fox.

Actress Luisa D'Oliveira of Cracked Tells Us What Makes Her Uncomfortable

Ilana Rapp | Posted 05.31.2013 | TV
Ilana Rapp

Vancouver-born actress Luisa D'Oliveira stars as young cop Poppy Wisnefski in the CBC series Cracked. Cracked follows a team of cops and psychiatric professionals who make up a Psych Crimes and Crisis unit in Toronto.

YouTube Stars Take To MTV To Premiere Music Videos (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.27.2013 | Media
Shira Lazar

As a bonafide YouTube star, DeStorm is still cranking out roughly nine videos a week, including his daily vlogs, video on his second channel, and a big music video on his main channel.

Maggie Q, Shark Hugger

Sierra | Posted 01.20.2013 | Celebrity
Sierra

In the high-action TV show Nikita, Maggie Q plays the title character, a coolheaded rogue assassin being hunted by secret agents. In real life, though, she wouldn't harm a fly -- or any other living thing.

The Craft of Acting

Nivedita Kulkarni | Posted 12.26.2012 | Women
Nivedita Kulkarni

Most often I've been asked to change my name (unpronounceable), my nose (not "American") and my weight (heavy best friend). I haven't followed any of that advice, and at this point, I'm actually pretty grateful for the relentless scrutiny of my looks.