Norman Corwin, an early broadcasting pioneer described by some as radio's poet laureate, died at his home in Los Angeles at the age of 101.
UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 10, 2011.
"High School Musical" star Zac Efron said he views his role in the independent U.S. film "Me and Orson Welles" as a "step forward" in his acting career.
Turner Classic Movies will pay tribute to 52 of cinema's greatest directors with a month-long festival in June, the U.S. network said.
Film actor Zac Efron has agreed to serve as guest host of "Saturday Night Live" in New York for the first time, NBC announced.
The school dorm in Woodstock, Ill., where "War of the Worlds" broadcaster Orson Welles once slept is facing demolition, former residents say.
Famed Chicago comedy teacher Paul Sills has died of complications of pneumonia at his longtime home and studio in Baileys Harbor, Wis., his wife said.
UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 6, 2008.
Charlton Heston, who won an Oscar for playing the title role in "Ben Hur" and was probably best known as Moses, died Saturday in Beverly Hills, Calif., at 84.
Hollywood actor Zac Efron has signed on to star in "Me and Orson Welles," Richard Linklater's big-screen adaptation of Robert Kaplow's novel.