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April 03, 2010

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Tia Carrere Files for Divorce

April 03, 2010 08:02:09 GMT


"Wayne's World" star Tia Carrere has filed for divorce to end her seven-year marriage. The actress filed papers in Los Angeles Superior Court on Friday, April 2, citing irreconcilable differences for the split.

She wed photographer Simon Wakelin, her second husband, on New Year's Eve, December 31 in 2002. Carrere is asking for sole custody of the couple's four-year-old daughter, Bianca. The actress' first marriage to Elie Samaha also ended in divorce after seven years. She split from the producer in 2000.
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Bill Murray Acting Like 'a Jerk' on 'Ghostbusters 3' Development


April 03, 2010 07:53:51 GMT


Another problem could be standing on the way of "Ghostbusters 3". After it was said that Columbia Pictures tries to get rid of Ivan Reitman from directing duty, it is Bill Murray who is now reported causing the movie stalled. According to National Enquirer gossip columnist Mike Walker, the actor does not cooperate well for the project.

On Thursday, April 1, Mike was on "The Howard Stern Show" playing his regular "gossip game" where Howard Stern and company have to guess which story is fake. One of the "true" stories told by him was "Dan Aykroyd called 'ol pal and 'Ghostbusters' co-star Bill Murray and snarled 'stop acting like a jerk'. Murray, despite agreeing to doing the film, has suddenly turned so cranky and mean [that] he refuses to answer phone calls."
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Waka Flocka Flame's 'O Let's Do It' Video Feat. P. Diddy


April 03, 2010 07:48:15 GMT


Waka Flocka Flame shares screen with P. Diddy in a music video filmed to support the remix version of Flame's song "O Let's Do It". Beside featuring Diddy, the video shot at Atlanta's Central Station also sees Rick Ross making a cameo appearance. Gucci Mane who also provides additional verses to track, however, doesn't appear in the clip because he is currently staying in jail.

"Puff Daddy went ham! Rick Ross went ham! Gucci, that's my partna," Flame told MTV about the star-studded remix. "I ain't even know he jumped on that. He went ham. That's like the only people I heard jump on it. They went crazy. I respected them for that. I got the official remix. Puff on there, Rick Ross and Gucci. I feel their verses were crazy. Puff went crazy!"
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Usher Fools George Lopez With Secret Kid Prank

April 03, 2010 07:42:12 GMT


R&B star Usher caught comedian George Lopez out on Thursday night, April 1 by convincing the TV host he had a secret kid. The "Yeah!" hitmaker was a guest on Lopez's hit late-night chat show and decided to pull one of the last celebrity April Fool's Day pranks by making the comic think he had upset him.

Lopez started his chat with the father of two by stating, "So, you have two young boys at home...," prompting his guest to correct him. Usher said, "You may have your facts a little wrong. I have three kids... You don't know this. Don't you just hate it when you come to a show and they don't have all your facts and stuff... It's horrible."
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April 9 Preview of 'Ghost', 'Medium' and 'Miami Medical'

April 03, 2010 07:36:38 GMT


On April 9, "Ghost Whisperer" and "Medium" will be back with its new partner "Miami Medical" which pilot has been premiered this week. The new medical drama which replaces "Numb3rs" is following a team of expert surgeons who shine brightest under the adrenaline rush of working on the edge.

In "Ghost Whisperer" episode "Dead Eye", when a confused ghost dressed as a clown begins haunting Melinda's house, it's up to her and Eli to look for answers in the ghost's final case as a private investigator - a love story involving greed and suspicion.
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Geri Halliwell Left Spice Girls After Banned From Doing Solo Interview


April 03, 2010 07:33:34 GMT


Geri Halliwell decided to quit the Spice Girls after her bandmates refused to allow her to do a solo interview with a British breast cancer charity. During her Spice Girl heyday, the singer revealed how she had found a lump in her breast and feared she could have had cancer. U.K. charity Breast Cancer Care approached Halliwell in 1998 to help publicize the cause by giving an interview on her cancer scare.

But the star reveals that her fellow Spice Girls did not want her conducting interviews alone - and it was then that Halliwell decided to walk away from the group at the height of its fame. In an interview on Britain's Piers Morgan's "Life Stories", says, "I was asked to do an interview for Breast Cancer Care and they asked me because I had a scare a long time ago and I was like, 'fantastic'."
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Fabolous Describes Twitter Dispute With Jim Jones as Joke


April 03, 2010 07:19:06 GMT


Fabolous has brushed off his escalating war-of-words with Jim Jones on Twitter - insisting his rap rival was joking when he told the "Trade It All" hitmaker to "play dead". Jones first took aim at his rap rival following the debut of Fabolous' "Body Ya" music video, accusing him of being unoriginal.

He wrote, "I just seen another rapper's video that look just like my chain gang n scarf. Damn, I'm sonnin (something) these n**gaz. I guess my style might body ya. Lol." Fabolous responded by bashing Jones' mixtape, "The Ghost of Rich Porter". He wrote, "iJustWannaKnoWhy the competition won't stay Dead. Maybe I should (release) a new mixtape call (sic) TiNc3 - Ghost of the Competition."
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Shia LaBeouf Finished Marathon by Listening to Monks' Chanting

April 03, 2010 06:36:37 GMT


Running the Los Angeles marathon was a religious experience for actor Shia LaBeouf - he finished the race by listening to chanting by Tibetan monks. The "Transformers" star was among 25,000 runners who took to the city's streets for the 26.2 mile (42.2 kilometer) race on March 21.

According to U.S. tabloid Star, "(LaBeouf's) trainer suggested he try it because it helps regulate his breathing". And the trick worked - LaBeouf finished the race in a very creditable four hours and 35 minutes.
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'Resident Evil: Afterlife' 3-D Trailer Leaked


April 03, 2010 06:34:40 GMT


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The first trailer for "Resident Evil: Afterlife" has been screened at WonderCon in San Fransisco on Friday, April 2 and now people who were not at the convention can also take a peek at the movie because the 3-D trailer has been leaked online. Featuring many scenes which see Alice in gun-totting action, the video offers a glimpse of a beastly creature in the middle of it.

Some scenes captured in the previously released stills, including the one which has Alice and Claire in the pouring rain, are also included in the 3-D trailer. An official trailer for the movie is expected to arrive on Saturday, April 3 through MySpace.
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3OH!3 Have 'First Kiss' With Ke$ha

April 03, 2010 06:32:54 GMT


3OH!3 has another collaboration with Ke$ha and they plan to include it in their next studio album "Streets of Gold". They actually recorded the song during their first meeting with Ke$ha before she stormed the chart with her hit single "Tik Tok".

"We were working with our buddy Benny Blanco and Dr. Luke [on 'Kiss'], and we had a line for the song," Sean Foreman recalled to MTV. "It's kind of a call and response, and Luke's like, 'I know this girl.' We worked with her and we got a friendship since then."
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Christian Bale Reportedly Applies to Become U.S. Citizen


April 03, 2010 06:18:00 GMT


British actor Christian Bale has applied to become a U.S. citizen, according to tabloid reports. The "American Psycho" star has lived stateside for nearly 20 years and is married to an American, former model Sibi Blazic.

The actor left his native Wales in 1976, lived in Europe and settled in the U.S. And according to U.S. magazine Star, he has decided to officially make the country his home. Bale and Blazic currently reside in Los Angeles with the couple's daughter, Emmeline. A spokesperson for the actor had not responded to requests for comment as WENN went to press.
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Liam Hemsworth Is In Love With Miley Cyrus' Family


April 03, 2010 06:13:06 GMT


Aussie actor Liam Hemsworth is a big fan of the Cyrus family - insisting he gets on great with girlfriend Miley Cyrus' parents. The "Hannah Montana" star fell for her hunky co-star while shooting their new film "The Last Song" in 2009.

In March, Hemsworth, who Cyrus has branded her first love, took the singer/actress on a trip Down Under to show her his hometown and introduce her to the family - and she proved a hit. And Hemsworth insists he also feels at home with the Cyrus clan, telling People, "Their whole family's great. They've always been super friendly to me and very welcoming. I love their family. Her parents are great, they're very friendly people."
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'Broken' Jesse James Wants to Keep Marriage With Sandra Bullock


April 03, 2010 06:07:54 GMT


Jesse James is a "broken man" who is desperate for his marriage to Sandra Bullock to survive following allegations he cheated, according to his lawyer. Bullock's success at the Oscars in March was ruined by claims James romanced tattoo model Michelle McGee for 11 months while he was married to "The Blind Side" actress.

Since the accusations, a string of other women have insisted they also have had affairs with the TV personality. James has only spoken publicly about the allegations through a statement in which he apologized for the "pain and embarrassment" he has caused to his actress wife. He checked himself into an Arizona treatment facility at the end of March, although it is not known what he is being treated for.
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Tilda Swinton Falls Into Passion in 'I Am Love' Trailer

April 03, 2010 05:05:35 GMT


Wealth, love and betrayal have been highlighted in the newly-released trailer for "I Am Love". Following the major female character who has adapted to Italian life although she is a Russian, the sneak peek video showcases the luxuries that she enjoys as part of the bourgeoisie. Though the scenes previewed are quite intense, the trailer does not manage to explain the storyline since it only features very few dialog.

In Milan, wealthy Recchi family's lives are undergoing sweeping changes. Eduardo Sr., the family patriarch, has decided to name a successor to the reigns of his massive industrial company, surprising everyone by splitting power between his son Tancredi, and grandson Edo, the beloved heart of the family. But Edo dreams of opening a restaurant with his friend Antonio, a handsome and talented chef.
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First Sneak Peek to 'Chuck Vs. Honeymooner'


April 03, 2010 04:55:48 GMT


"Chuck" has released a sneak peek of "Chuck Versus the Honeymooner", the episode which will begin a whole new chapter in season 3. This upcoming Monday, April 5 fans will first be treated with "Chuck Versus the Other Guy" before the show takes a two-week hiatus and returns on April 26 with "Honeymooner".

Chuck and Sarah ride on the same train as the Basque terrorist Juan Diaz Arnaldo. "Most of Episode 14 is set on a train which is really neat. I'm a huge fan of 'The Lady Vanishes'," creator Chris Fedak told Chicago Tribune. "Or any movies set on a train in truth. That was a lot of fun to make and it's one of my favorite episodes of the season."
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Behind the Scenes of Snoop Dogg's 'That Tree' Video Feat. Kid Cudi

April 03, 2010 04:54:42 GMT


The making of Snoop Dogg's "That Tree" music video which features Kid Cudi is captured in set-footage. In addition to including commentaries from Cudi and director Erick Peyton, the footage also has the two MCs rapping their verses in front of cypresses made of cardboard. In one scene, Cudi is shown holding a chain saw.

"It's kind of hard to explain," Snoop himself previously told MTV about the concept. "It's like 'Romper Room.' It's kiddish. It's really fun. Me and him like to have fun, so we wanted the video to depict that. It's not a real serious video. There's no champagne room. There's no money being thrown or a bunch of girls. It's just me and him having a good time."
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Rufus Wainwright Struggles to Legally Marry Gay Partner


April 03, 2010 04:54:33 GMT


Rufus Wainwright is supporting the fight to legalize same-sex unions in the U.S. because he'd love to marry his longterm partner Jorn WeisBrodt. The singer has credited German theater producer Jorn with inspiring him to speak out for gay rights, insisting he never wanted to settle down before meeting his partner.

But Wainwright is frustrated by laws that keep the couple from sealing their union. He says, "I have been with Jorn for five years and he's the light of my life. He's my inspiration, support and he's good in the sack, too! But I am very aware of living in the U.S., of the conundrum that you can't marry your gay partner and give him citizenship."
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Imprisoned Lil Wayne Wants to Communicate With Fans by Launching Website


April 03, 2010 04:36:11 GMT


Rapper Lil Wayne has launched a website from behind bars so he can keep in contact with his fans. The "Lollipop" hitmaker only began a year-long sentence for weapons possession in maximum-security New York prison Rikers Island in March, and the workaholic star has already created an online outlet for his messages to fans.

WeezyThanxYou.com will feature the rapper's responses to fanmail and updates from his jail cell. Launching the site on Friday, April 2, Lil Wayne wrote, "During my prison stint, I want my fans to know I love you. I want all of you to know that I appreciate all the mail I get, and this is my way of saying thank you."
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Eminem's 'Relapse 2' Lyrical Content Discussed


April 03, 2010 04:24:42 GMT


Eminem is well known for dissing celebrities, ranging from Mariah Carey to Kim Kardashian, in his previous records and fans are wondering who will be his next targets in "Relapse 2". To answer fans' curiosity, producer Just Blaze who contributes to the upcoming release has spoken about the lyrical content, promising something crazy from the Slim Shady.

"He's really back spitting. The wordplay is crazy, the metaphors are crazy," he stated. "He's really back on his game. He had his ups, he had his downs, he's back way, way, way up. This is definitely going to be up there with the best of his albums, for sure, for sure."
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Tiger Woods Urged to Apologize to Teacher Over His Abuse Statement

April 03, 2010 04:21:53 GMT


Tiger Woods' kindergarten teacher is demanding an apology from the shamed sports star, amid accusations she failed to protect him from racist bullies as a child. In 2005, Woods, who is of Caucasian, Black, American Indian, and Asian ancestry, recalled a traumatic incident that first made him aware of his racial identity in an interview he gave for Charles Barkley's 2005 book "Who's Afraid of a Large Black Man?"

He said, "A group of sixth graders tied me to a tree, spray-painted the word 'nigger' on me, and threw rocks at me. That was my first day of school. And the teacher really didn't do much of anything." But the teacher, Maureen Decker, insists "no such incident ever occurred" under her care, and organized a press conference on Friday, April 2 to address the claims.
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'Smallville' 9.16 Preview: Checkmate

April 03, 2010 04:14:31 GMT


"Smallville" welcomes back Checkmate's leader Amanda Waller who was first introduced in "Absolute Justice". Tess creates an elaborate hoax in order to kidnap Green Arrow, and delivers him to Waller (guest star Pam Grier), who tells him that that the government is recruiting him to serve his country.

However, Green Arrow escapes before they can reveal his identity. After Oliver brings Clark and Chloe up to speed, the three investigate and Clark is surprised to find John Jones (guest star Phil Morris) investigating Oliver's kidnapping too. Clark senses that John is keeping information from him.
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'Justice League' Movie Is Still a Possibility


April 03, 2010 04:12:41 GMT


Talk about movie adaptation of "Justice League of America" has been brought into attention at WonderCon. After "Justice League Mortal" which was planned for 2009 release has been shelved in April 2008, DC Comics chief creative officer Geoff Johns hinted that the superhero team still has a chance to appear together on big screen.

Speaking at the convention on Friday, April 2, Johns was asked by fans if DC and Warner Bros were planning to do something like Marvel is doing with The Avengers, with the goal being a Justice League of America live-action feature film. He then replied, "Can't talk about it yet, but we'll talk in San Diego," referring to San Diego Comic-Con International which will take place in July.
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Tyler Perry Gave Full Protection to Grieving Janet Jackson on 'Why Did I Get Married' Set

April 03, 2010 04:09:02 GMT


Moviemaker Tyler Perry spent a small fortune on protection for Janet Jackson when she returned to the set of his "Why Did I Get Married Too?" film after her brother Michael Jackson's death - because he didn't want the paparazzi catching her in character.

The singer/actress had to film a series of emotional scenes in the film and her grief helped her performance, but Perry feared the media would be cruel if shots of Jackson in tears leaked to the media. He explains, "There were shots where Janet didn't have any make-up on and she's crying and (there's) snot and everything else... I took them out of the film; they were pretty rough."
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FBI Identified Erin Andrews' Death-Threatening Emails Sender

April 03, 2010 03:55:17 GMT


Erin Andrews has received dead threats for months and her attorney revealed the FBI has finally recognized a person who has been sending her those threat emails. On Friday, April 2, the ESPN reporter's attorney, Marshall Grossman, claimed that a media outlet had gotten the messages, which were at first sexual but then turned violent, since September 2009.

Marshall disclosed that the emails discuss the case of Michael David Barrett, the man who was sentenced to 30 months in prison in March for stalking and video taping Erin through a peephole at several hotel rooms. The stalking case led into Erin's nude video being leaked on the internet.
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Video Premiere: Taio Cruz's 'Dirty Picture' Feat. Ke$ha


April 03, 2010 03:40:04 GMT


Taio Cruz has debuted a music video to support his single called "Dirty Picture". Ke$ha, who is featured on the hook, also makes cameo in this clip which was partly filmed in East London and Los Angeles.

"There are some very sexy party scenes though, full of the coolest looking people, and Ke$ha's performance is amazing," Taio said as quoted by the Daily Star. "There's a scene in a public bathroom and we had to throw in a sports car. I'm driving through the desert for no reason."
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Jimmy Kimmel Dedicates One Hour to 'Lost'

April 03, 2010 03:33:13 GMT


Jimmy Kimmel will be part of "Lost" finale, not in the series but in the wrap up event. The talk show host is having a special edition of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" called "Jimmy Kimmel Live: Aloha to Lost" on Sunday, May 23 at 11.35 P.M. to deal with the aftermath of "Lost".

The one-hour show is totally dedicated to the series. There will be appearance of the show's creators duo, Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse, as well as the series' cast members who are still unannounced. The people behind the sci-fi series will do an analysis of the two-hour conclusion and alternate endings.
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Trailer for Guillermo del Toro's Sci-Fi Thriller 'Splice' Comes Out

April 03, 2010 03:23:59 GMT


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Warner Bros. Pictures has unleashed a domestic trailer for "Splice". Making its way out via MSN, the video gives a preview to young scientists, Clive and Elsa, who ignore society's ethical and legal boundaries by splicing human DNA with the DNA of different animals to create a new creature.

While Clive considers the result called Dren is a mistake, Elsa insists to keep it alive. Now they have to face their most terrifying nightmare when the deformed female infant grows into a beautiful, but deadly winged human-chimera.
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Pic: 'Vampire Diaries' Teases Elena-Damon Romance


April 03, 2010 03:06:19 GMT


The writers of "The Vampire Diaries" is toying with the story of Elena and Damon's romance. The first evidence of their chemistry is released in the form of a new still which is taken from the April 22 episode called "Miss Mystic Falls". The picture which is provided by EW sees Elena and Damon partnering up in a traditional dance.

At the Founder's Day Gala, Elena and Caroline compete for the title of 'Miss Mystic Falls' against other girls from town, including Tina Fell and Amber Bradley. Elena is happy to have Bonnie back in town, but Bonnie still has issues to work through. John Gilbert attempts to intimidate Damon, but his plan doesn't have the desired effect. Damon discovers that Stefan is hiding a dangerous secret that could impact everyone in town.
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Miley Cyrus' Next Album Has Lady GaGa Influence


April 03, 2010 02:59:01 GMT


Miley Cyrus has a new album coming out this summer and she has dished on what to expect from the upcoming release. The Disney songstress' new record is going to be poppier and have Lady GaGa influence on it, according to MTV.

"I'm excited about that. I'm looking forward to that, and then hopefully I can continue to do more films. [The album is] a little different," she said. "It's kind of poppier, but then it still has an edge. All of my music kind of has to. I think it's really fun. It's definitely a good summer CD. It's good to blast in your car."
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Emily Blunt Does Not Want to Be Captain America's Girl

April 03, 2010 02:45:00 GMT


While many actors were competing to be Captain America, one woman has turned down a chance to be the superhero's girlfriend. Emily Blunt, who was said on the list of possible depicter of Steve Rogers' love interest in "The First Avenger: Captain America", has reportedly been offered the part but she opted to skip it.

Sources tells Los Angeles Times that Marvel was "heavily courting" Blunt to play Peggy Carter, but she might pass it because she is close to sign up for other projects. Therefore, the studio now has to decide between several names on the short list, including British actresses Keira Knightley and Alice Eve.
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Erykah Badu Charged for Getting Naked When Shooting 'Window Seat'

April 03, 2010 02:33:25 GMT


One of the bystanders who witnessed Erykah Badu taking her clothes off for the video shoot of "Window Seat" at Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas has filed complaint against the Grammy-winning singer. According to the Dallas Morning News, the witness brought her two small children to the public spot when the filming occurred and she was offended with what Erykah had done.

"The statements from the witness would rise to the level of disorderly conduct," Dallas Deputy Chief Mike Genovesi said. "The issuance of a citation is pretty routine for that charge."
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'True Blood' Now Available on Comic Book

April 03, 2010 02:24:49 GMT


"True Blood" is now available on comic book. Creator of the series Alan Ball teams up with IDW Publishing to release a six-issue series of "sensually sizzling story of the lives and loves of vampires, mind readers, and all manner of creature".

"I am very excited to be introducing the 'True Blood' comic book series," Ball said in the press release. "These graphic novels are a great companion to the series and we are pleased that the popularity of the show is allowing it to branch out into different mediums."
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'Charlie's Angels' Star John Forsythe Died of Complications From Pneumonia at 92


April 03, 2010 02:21:56 GMT


"Dynasty" and "Charlie's Angels" star John Forsythe has died, aged 92. The actor, who played Blake Carrington in the hit 1980s soap and provided the voice of the mysterious Charles Townsend in TV crime series "Charlie's Angels", died of complications from pneumonia in Santa Ynez, California on Thursday, April 1.

Born in New Jersey, Forsythe started out as a baseball announcer and drama teacher. He began his acting career on Broadway and signed a deal with Warner Bros, just before World War Two. He enlisted in the Army Air Corps. After the war, he co-founded the Actors Studio, where his students included a young Joan Collins, who was to become his "Dynasty" co-star, and appeared in a series of TV plays.