The Artist

Ed Lauter, Well-Known Character Actor in 200 Films, Dies at 74

Ed Lauter, the prolific character actor who debuted in Alfred Hitchcock’s last film and went on to appear in more than 200 films and television shows, died late last night (Oct. 16), from complications caused by lung cancer. He was 74. His big break came when he appeared in Hitchcock’s “Family Plot” in 1976, with Bruce Dern, Barbara Harris, Karen Black and William Devane....

Viola Davis, 'The Help' Win Night of Big Dreams at SAG Awards

Viola Davis was named best actress and her movie “The Help” won for best ensemble cast, marking a night of big dreams come true at the Screen Actors Guild Awards. “The Artist” juggernaut was stopped cold. “The Help” won three awards while only French actor Jean Dujardin represented “The Artist” on the awards podium. He won best actor in a drama for his role as silent film star George Valentin....