60TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS
Richard Griffiths arrives for the 60th Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York on June 11, 2006. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)
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Tony Award-winning British actor Richard Griffiths has died after complications following heart surgery, his family said. He was 65.
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U.S. actor Danny DeVito is to make his West End debut in the London stage production of Neil Simon's play "The Sunshine Boys," producers said.
Glenn Close, Kathleen Turner and Dominic Cooper were among the stars who turned out for British actor Daniel Radcliffe's Broadway debut in "Equus" Thursday.
Hollywood film stars Uma Thurman and Nathan Lane have joined the cast of "A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa," NBC announced Thursday.
The upcoming NBC special "Letters to Santa -- A Muppets Christmas" will feature actress Uma Thurman and actor Jesse L. Martin, The Hollywood Reporter says.
Actors Laurence Fishburne and Harry Connick Jr. have joined the lineup of presenters at the upcoming "62nd annual Tony Awards" show in New York, CBS said.
Australian pop singer Kylie Minogue has been tapped by Britain's Queen Elizabeth to receive an Order of the British Empire.
The film "The History Boys," an adaptation of Alan Bennett's award-winning play of the same name, is set to make its debut Friday at theaters across London.