Category Archives: ’80s

Laura La Plante: A Silent Era Star Who Triumphed

During the Silent Era, Laura La Plante (1904-1996) was one of the world's biggest stars, launched after being chosen as one of the WAMPAS Baby Stars of 1923 after having begun working as a Christie Comedy Bathing Beauty. (more…)
Read more

Lorenzo Lamas Hits 60: HOT Gallery

Lorenzo Lamas was born 60 years ago today, on January 20, 1958. It's no surprise he grew up gorgeous — after all, his parents were MGM stars Fernando Lamas (1915-1982) and Arlene Dahl (b. 1925), two nearly perfect specimens in their own right. (more…)
Read more

Dorothy Malone, Oscar Winner & ‘Peyton Place’ Star, Dies @ 93

Dorothy Malone, famous as Constance MacKenzie on the TV adaptation of Peyton Place (1964-1968), has died in Dallas of natural causes, Variety reports. She was 93. (Update: Originally thought to be 92, her daughter confirmed her mother was 93, the opposite of a Peyton Place plot point.) (more…)
Read more

Betty White Turns 96!

Today, one of the most popular celebrities alive (who would be more universally liked?), Betty White, turns 96. (more…)
Read more