Mary Martin

Carrie Underwood Decked Out as Maria for Sound of Music (photo!)

Carrie Underwood definitely has the look down to play Maria Von Trapp in the upcoming NBC production of “The Sound of Music.” The Rodgers & Hammerstein’s classic musical will air in December with Underwood in the lead. The role of Maria was immortalized by Julie Andrews in the 1965 Disney film by the same name. Mary Martin did the same for the musical production on Broadway...
Larry Hagman as J.R. Ewing on Dallas

Larry Hagman, Forever Known as J.R. Ewing on 'Dallas,' Dies at 81

Larry Hagman, whose career on television ranged from the befuddled master of a mischievous genie to a scheming Texas oilman, has died in a Dallas hospital from complications related to throat cancer, according to reports. He was 81. “Dallas” was revived in June on the TNT with a new generation of Ewings. But Hagman and other original cast members, Linda Gray, who played J.R.’s wife, and Patrick Duffy, who was his brother Bobby, reprised their roles to give the show continuity....