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  • Johannes Heesters dies at 108; Dutch-born entertainer performed in Nazi Germany

    Johannes Heesters dies at 108; Dutch-born entertainer performed in Nazi Germany
    Johannes Heesters, a Dutch-born entertainer who made his name performing in Adolf Hitler's Germany and was dogged later in his long career by controversy over his Nazi-era past, has died. He was 108.
  • Nicol Williamson dies at 75; legendary British actor

    Nicol Williamson dies at 75; legendary British actor
    Once heralded as the greatest British actor of his generation, Nicol Williamson was also a legend for stormy onstage behavior that included calling off a performance of "Hamlet" mid-speech because he was too tired to go on. "I'll pay for the seats," he...

    Monster Mash: New Shroud of Turin theory; 'Rent' protest in Idaho

     
    Italian researchers are reviving the idea that the Shroud of Turin's image of a Christlike figure could only have been created by a powerful flash of light. A regional production of the musical "Rent" in Idaho that is set for January is already drawing...

    Monster Mash: Hugh Jackman, 'Les Miz'; George Washington painting

     
    Hugh Jackman said filming of the movie musical "Les Miserables" is set to begin in March, with rehearsals at the end of January. A new painting depicting George Washington's crossing of the Delaware has been unveiled at the New York Historical Society

    'War Horse' offers old-school polish and emotion, critics say

     
    "War Horse," Steven Spielberg's second horse in the awards season race, arrives on the heels of his animated film "The Adventures of Tintin." A drama about the special bond between a boy and his horse separated by the horrors of World War I, "War Horse"...