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Sacheen Littlefeather, Activist and Brando’s Oscar Emissary, Dies @ 75

Native American activist Sacheen Littlefeather, who was famously enlisted by Marlon Brando to turn down his Oscar for The Godfather (1972) on live television, died Sunday, October 2, 2022, at her Marin County, California home. On her way to deliver some truth (GIF via GIPHY) She was 75. Littlefeather had previously announced she had terminal…
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50-Year-Old Footage of Prince Discovered

When a Minneapolis news station unearthed footage of a teachers' strike from 50 years ago, there was another gem uncovered at the same time — the only known video footage of future icon Prince at age 11. One of Prince's archivists reacted with glee over the find. (Image via video still) Asked what he thought…
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Rooney Mara to Play Audrey Hepburn, Betty White’s Final Days & More

Links to the past, with relevance today: Close enough? (GIF via GIPHY) INSTYLE: Rooney Mara has been cast as Audrey Hepburn in an upcoming biopic. JUST JARED: This actress was briefly Faye Dunaway's assistant. On the plus side, she went over her annotated Chinatown script with her. On the negative side, she was Faye Dunaway's…
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