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  • This undated image released by Patty Onagan shows Phillip Hayes Dean. Dean, a playwright, director and actor died on Monday, April 14, 2014 from a heart condition, a family spokesperson announced. He was 83. (AP Photo/Craig Schwartz Photography)

    'Paul Robeson' playwright Phillip Hayes Dean dies

    Phillip Hayes Dean, a playwright, director and theater actor who wrote the one-man play "Paul Robeson" starring James Earl Jones on Broadway in 1978, died Monday in Los Angeles from a heart condition, according to a family spokesman. He was 83.


  • Jones, Lansbury still relish acting in their 80s

    They're starring in a play about a woman reluctant to age and the perils of passing time, but veteran actors James Earl Jones and Angela Lansbury say that life in their 80s continues to be exciting thanks to their determination to keep doing what they love.


  • James Earl Jones to star in "Driving Miss Daisy"

    They're starring in a play about a woman reluctant to age and the perils of passing time, but veteran actors James Earl Jones and Angela Lansbury say that life in their 80s continues to be exciting thanks to their determination to keep doing what they love.


  • Spacey unveils star-studded 2013 Old Vic line-up

    Vanessa Redgrave and James Earl Jones are reuniting onstage to play sparring lovers Beatrice and Benedick in Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing," London's Old Vic Theatre announced Monday.


  • James Earl Jones chosen for Marian Anderson Award

    James Earl Jones has been named the 2012 recipient of the Marian Anderson Award, which honors artists whose leadership benefits humanity.


  • Oscar turns up the star power for final rehearsal

    The Academy Awards are a big deal _ even to A-listers. That's why a parade of stars came through the theater at the Hollywood & Highland Center Saturday to run through their lines and prepare to address their peers in front of a worldwide audience of millions.


  • Voice of Darth Vader swears in NY sheriff friend

    Not every county sheriff gets to be sworn in by the voice of Darth Vader.


  • Oscars Academy honors Vanessa Redgrave in London

    Vanessa Redgrave was hailed at a Hollywood film academy tribute Sunday, praised as an actress and an activist by A-list friends including Ralph Fiennes, Meryl Streep and James Earl Jones.


  • First Oscars of season cap tumultuous week

    The first Academy Award of the season went to James Earl Jones Saturday night, capping a tumultuous week that saw the abrupt departure and rapid replacement of the Oscar show producer and host.


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