Tag: 1987

Marlee Matlin’s 4 Children: A Look inside the ‘Coda’ Star’s Beautiful Family

When Marlee Matlin made her historical 1987 Academy Award win, the young actress was also winning a battle with addiction in private. The deaf actress now has a strong support structure at home with her former cop husband and their children. Marlee Matlin | Actress Marlee Matlin (centre) with her children Isabelle Grandalski , Tyler […]

‘A Different World’ Cast Now: Inside the Lives of the Iconic Show’s Actors

Advertisement The mid-1980s sitcom “The Bill Cosby Show” became such a successful hit that it gave birth to an even more impactful spin-off, “A Different World,” in 1987, which centers around a black girl who befriends a white girl in a fictional historically black college. Whitley is joined by her friend and roommate Dwayne Wayne […]

Rita Hayworth Had to Change More Than Just Her Name When She Began in Hollywood

Rita Hayworth’s rise to fame American actress Rita Hayworth (1918 – 1987) wearing a green and white, leaf-patterned dress and putting her feet up, circa 1945. | Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images According to the Independent, a Fox executive spotted Hayworth when she was just a teenager performing at a Mexican nightclub. The young actor was […]

Lenny Kravitz’s Mother Walked Out When She Realized He Married Lisa Bonet

How Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet met Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet in 1987 | Vinnie Zuffante/Getty Images Kravitz and Bonet met backstage at a New Edition concert. As Bonet was coming out of an elevator, he was searching for something to say to her. In his book, Let Love Rule, Kravitz says the only […]

10 Celebs Who Have Been In Major Car Accidents

In August 1987, as reported by People Magazine,Ferris Bueller star Matthew Broderick and then-fiancée Jennifer Grey were part of a horrific accident in Northern Ireland that claimed two lives. Broderick was driving a rented BMW in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, when he veered into the oncoming lane, striking another vehicle head-on and killing its occupants, 30-year-old […]