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John Ingle: Do You Know About the Soap-Opera Star’s First Act?

Posted on 09/19/2012 by |Who's News | Comments

LegacyEvery actor has a signature role. For General Hospital cast member John Ingle, it was his portrayal of Edward Quartermaine, one of the wealthiest men in fictional Port Charles, N.Y., and a schemer so cleverly insidious that Niccolo Machiavelli might have looked to him as a model for The Prince. Ingle, who took over the role from an ailing David Lewis in 1993, came to own the role thoroughly. He was such a fan favorite that just two years after he …

A&E’s ‘Coma’ Remake Delivers Big Chills

Posted on 09/2/2012 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

EntertainmentTired of feeling hot and sticky this weekend?  Well, there are big chills guaranteed if you tune into A&E’s four-hour “Coma” tomorrow and Tuesday nights (Sept. 3 and 4). You may remember the 1978 medical thriller starring Genevieve Bujold and Michael Douglas, directed by Michael Crichton.  This time around, an acting A Team including Geena Davis, Richard Dreyfuss, James Woods and Ellen Burstyn surrounds sleuthing med student Lauren Ambrose (“Six Feet Under”) and her teaching doctor/love interest, Steven Pasquale (“Rescue …

A&E’s ‘Coma’ Remake Delivers Big Chills

Posted on 09/2/2012 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

EntertainmentTired of feeling hot and sticky this weekend?  Well, there are big chills guaranteed if you tune into A&E’s four-hour “Coma” tomorrow and Tuesday nights (Sept. 3 and 4). You may remember the 1978 medical thriller starring Genevieve Bujold and Michael Douglas, directed by Michael Crichton.  This time around, an acting A Team including Geena Davis, Richard Dreyfuss, James Woods and Ellen Burstyn surrounds sleuthing med student Lauren Ambrose (“Six Feet Under”) and her teaching doctor/love interest, Steven Pasquale (“Rescue …

Richard Dreyfuss Teaches America a Lesson in Civics

Posted on 07/27/2011 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

VolunteeringIt’s one thing for an actor to donate to their “cause” on a yearly basis or take part in some campaign ad — but this is impressive. Academy Award-winning actor Richard Dreyfuss has been enormously successful in his Hollywood career — but lately, rather than looking for the next gig, he’s been focusing on helping to get the nation back on track. On My Generation, Dreyfuss talks to Traci Mitchell to talk about his work with a nonprofit he created, …