'Gone with the Wind' actress Ann Rutherford dead at 94
LOS ANGELES, June 12 (UPI) -- Ann Rutherford, an actress famous for her work in "Gone with the Wind" and the Andy Hardy movies, has died at her home in Beverly Hills, Calif. She was 94.
The Vancouver native's close friend and fellow actress Anne Jeffreys confirmed her death Monday night to the Los Angeles Times.
Jeffreys said Rutherford had been in declining health and suffered heart problems.
Rutherford made her film debut in 1935's "Waterfront Lady" and went on to make nearly 60 movies by 1950. The Times said she spent her later years attending events related to "Gone with the Wind," the 1939 film classic in which she played Carreen O'Hara, sister of Southern belle Scarlett, played by Vivien Leigh.
'Jersey Shore' star Deena Cortese arrested
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J., June 12 (UPI) -- "Jersey Shore" cast member Deena Cortese was arrested in Seaside Heights, N.J., during the weekend and charged with disorderly conduct, police said.
Seaside Heights Police Chief Tommy Boyd told NBC 4 New York Cortese was picked up Sunday afternoon after officers allegedly saw her in the middle of a street, slapping cars as they went by.
"Nothing major, but we can't put up with it," Boyd said. "We don't treat the cast [of the reality series] differently than anyone else."
Cortese was issued a summons and released, NBC said.
'Being Human' starts taping in Montreal
NEW YORK, June 12 (UPI) -- Syfy says Season 3 of its supernatural series "Being Human" began shooting Monday in Montreal.
The show stars Sam Witwer, Meaghan Rath and Sam Huntington as a vampire, ghost and werewolf, who live together in a Boston brownstone.
Next season will consist of 13 one-hour episodes, the cable network said.
'Mad Men' Season 5 finale a ratings hit
NEW YORK, June 12 (UPI) -- AMC says an average of 2.6 million viewers tuned in for Sunday night's Season 5 finale of its New York-set drama "Mad Men."
The program about the owners and employees of a 1960s-era advertising firm was the highest rated finale in the series' history, the cable network said.
"[Writer-producer] Matthew Weiner and his remarkable team have again delivered a season of television beyond compare. We couldn't be more proud of this program and the brilliant writers, cast and crew that bring it to life," Charlie Collier, AMC's president, said in a statement Monday. "As in each season prior, Season 5 is now 'Mad Men's' most-watched season, an uncommon television growth record and a testament to the ongoing quality and uniqueness of this rare property. I'd be remiss if I didn't point out that the record live-same-day Nielsen ratings that gain so much attention are only a small part of the 'Mad Men' success story. Congratulations to the entire 'Mad Men' team on another terrific season."
"We make 'Mad Men' for the fans. My goal is to tell a compelling story and entertain people and it thrills me that people keep watching," said Weiner.
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