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Date Of Birth:
March 14, 1947 (67)
Birth Place:
Long Beach, NY, USA
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@BillyCrystal - 1/25/15 03:51pm Joe Franklin was a New York original, I grew up watching Memory Lane and loved imitating him on SNL. A sad day for all who knew him.


@BillyCrystal - 1/24/15 01:45am rest in peace Mr. Banks. I took this at HOF ceremonies last summer. http://t.co/FjgsrDMHcp


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Melissa Rivers Files Lawsuit Against Clinic Over Mother's DeathMelissa Rivers Files Lawsuit Against Clinic Over Mother's Death
by TV News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

According to The New York Post, Melissa Rivers has filed a medical malpractice suit against the Yorkville Endoscopy Center, the clinic where her mother, Joan Rivers, underwent a routine procedure back in August whiche lead to her death. (more...)

TV/Radio Pioneer Joe Franklin Has Died at 88TV/Radio Pioneer Joe Franklin Has Died at 88
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2015

New York's treasured radio and TV host Joe Franklin died on Saturday, Jan. 24, from prostate cancer. He was 88. (more...)

BWW Interview: Vinnie Jones Promises Big Twist in GALAVANT FinaleBWW Interview: Vinnie Jones Promises Big Twist in GALAVANT Finale
by Matt Tamanini - Jan 25, 2015

For the past 16 years, Vinnie Jones has been Hollywood's go-to British tough guy. Starting with Guy Ritchie's LOCK, STOCK AND TWO SMOKING in 1998, Jones has been beating guys up with a British accent for years. Now, he is starring as King Richard's loyal enforcer on ABC's comedy GALAVANT; just don't tell him it's a musical comedy. (more...)

John Goodman and Tom Sturridge Join UK's AMERICAN BUFFALO at Wyndham, AprilJohn Goodman and Tom Sturridge Join UK's AMERICAN BUFFALO at Wyndham, April
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

John Goodman and Tom Sturridge will join Damian Lewis in the major new revival of David Mamet's gripping 1975 playAmerican Buffalo. Directed by Daniel Evans, American Buffalo will play at Wyndham's Theatre for a strictly limited run from16 April - 27 June 2015. (more...)

Breaking News: Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Musical HAPPY TRAILS Coming to Broadway in 2016? Menken, Slater & McAnuff Join Creative TeamBreaking News: Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Musical HAPPY TRAILS Coming to Broadway in 2016? Menken, Slater & McAnuff Join Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Producer Larry G. Spangler and The Spangler Group announced today the creative team for HAPPY TRAILS, a new musical based on the life and career of American icons Roy Rogers and his wife Dale Evans. The musical will feature original music by Tony and multiAcademy Award-winner Alan Menken (Little Shop of Horrors, Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, Newsies, Sister Act), lyrics by Tony nominee Glenn Slater (Sister Act, Tangled, ABC-TV's Galavant, upcoming School of Rock), a book by Academy Award-winner Marshall Brickman (Annie Hall, Manhattan, Jersey Boys, The Addams Family), and direction by two-time Tony Award-winner Des McAnuff (Jersey Boys, Big River, Tommy). (more...)

Lisa Kudrow to Host 2015 Writers Guild Awards ShowLisa Kudrow to Host 2015 Writers Guild Awards Show
by TV News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Coming off the acclaimed second season of her HBO series The Comeback, Emmy-winning Friends actress-writer Lisa Kudrow is set to host the WGAW's 2015 Writers Guild Awards L.A. show on Saturday, February 14 (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse's 2015 'DNA New Work Series' Kicks Off Next MonthLa Jolla Playhouse's 2015 'DNA New Work Series' Kicks Off Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

La Jolla Playhouse is pleased to bring back its acclaimed new play development initiative, the DNA New Work Series, a two-week run of workshops and readings of new works, taking place February 16 - March 1, 2015. (more...)

Mel Brooks, Jimmy Kimmel & More Set to Guest on Crystal's THE COMEDIANSMel Brooks, Jimmy Kimmel & More Set to Guest on Crystal's THE COMEDIANS
by TV News Desk - Jan 19, 2015

Today, Crystal shared with Variety that a host of A-list guest stars are already lined up to appear on the show, including Tony Award winner Mel Brooks (THE PRODUCERS), Jimmy Kimmel, Rob Reiner and Steven Weber. (more...)

FX Greenlights Pamela Adlon-Led Comedy Pilot BETTER THINGSFX Greenlights Pamela Adlon-Led Comedy Pilot BETTER THINGS
by TV News Desk - Jan 19, 2015

FX Networks has ordered the comedy pilot Better Things, created by and starring Pamela Adlon and directed by fellow Louie star Louis C.K., it was announced today by John Landgraf, CEO, FX Networks and FX Productions. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/17-1/18/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/17-1/18/2015
by - Jan 18, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, January 18, 2015 - Sunday, January 18, 2015. (more...)

Billy Crystal Says Neil Patrick Harris Doesn't Need Hosting Advice for the OscarsBilly Crystal Says Neil Patrick Harris Doesn't Need Hosting Advice for the Oscars
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2015

It's almost exactly a month until the Oscars on Feb. 22, Neil Patrick Harris is preparing to host Hollywood's biggest event of the year, and who better to consult regarding the hosting gig than Oscar king Billy Crystal? (more...)

FX Sets Debut Date for Billy Crystal and Josh Gad-Led Show, THE COMEDIANSFX Sets Debut Date for Billy Crystal and Josh Gad-Led Show, THE COMEDIANS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2015

To star in FX's newest show, apparently you have to be a Broadway veteran. FX announced today at the Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour that their newest series, COMEDIANS will make its television debut on April 5, 2015. Led by Tony Award-winner Billy Crystal and Tony nominee Josh Gad, THE COMEDIANS will have 8 episodes, with air times set for 10pm ET. (more...)

PETER PAN LIVE, TONYS Earn Glenn Weiss DGA AWARD Nomination; Full ListPETER PAN LIVE, TONYS Earn Glenn Weiss DGA AWARD Nomination; Full List
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Directors Guild of America President Paris Barclay today announced the DGA's nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television, Commercials and Documentary for 2014. (more...)

VH! to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of SNL with Mega-Marathon, Beg. 1/28VH! to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of SNL with Mega-Marathon, Beg. 1/28
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

VH1 Classic celebrates the 40th anniversary of the longest-running sketch comedy show in history by bringing fans 40 years of 'SNL' in one place: 'The SNL Rewind: 2015 - 1975 Mega-Marathon' beginning Wednesday, January 28th and wrapping on Sunday, February 15th. (more...)

Tony Winner BD Wong Named Artist-in-Residence at La Jolla PlayhouseTony Winner BD Wong Named Artist-in-Residence at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

La Jolla Playhouse announces that Tony Award-winning actor BD Wong has been named the theatre's latest Artist-in-Residence beginning January, 2015. (more...)

JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE: AFTER THE OSCARS Returning to ABC for 10th YearJIMMY KIMMEL LIVE: AFTER THE OSCARS Returning to ABC for 10th Year
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

For the tenth year in a row, 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' will air its post-Oscar special immediately following the Academy Awards® on ABC. Broadcasting from Disney's El Capitan Theater located on Hollywood Boulevard in the heart of L.A.'s star-studded Walk of Fame, the studio is just steps away from Dolby Theater, home to the Academy Awards®. 'Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars' airs live on Oscar Sunday, February 22 after the late local news ET/CT and at 10:00 p.m., PT on ABC. (more...)

Photo Flashback: A Fond Farewell - Remembering The Stars We Lost in 2014Photo Flashback: A Fond Farewell - Remembering The Stars We Lost in 2014
by Walter McBride - Jan 1, 2015

Broadway fans had plenty of reasons to celebrate this year, with dozens of shows having opened since January, hundreds of actors having made their debuts, and many more having returned to the stage for critically acclaimed performances. Not all news was good though, as we also suffered a loss of an incredible amount of talent. Below, BroadwayWorld sends a fond farewell to those who passed away in 2014. (more...)

FLASH SPECIAL: Sondheim By The Decade, Part 3 - 1990s & 2000sFLASH SPECIAL: Sondheim By The Decade, Part 3 - 1990s & 2000s
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 26, 2014

The feature film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's beloved fairy tale musical INTO THE WOODS is coming to movie theaters nationwide on Christmas Day and BroadwayWorld celebrates the man behind the music and lyrics with a new series highlighting the work of the iconic composer and lyricist, finishing today with a look at his work in the 1990s and 2000s. (more...)

MotorCity Casino Hotel to Welcome Whoopi Goldberg in April 2015MotorCity Casino Hotel to Welcome Whoopi Goldberg in April 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

MotorCity Casino Hotel will welcome Whoopi Goldberg to Sound Board on Friday, April 17, 2015 at 8 p.m. (more...)

SOUND OFF: 2014 Holiday Round-Up! 25+ Must-Own Theatre ItemsSOUND OFF: 2014 Holiday Round-Up! 25+ Must-Own Theatre Items
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 20, 2014

Today we are revisiting the very best theatre-related items released in 2014 in honor of the holiday shopping season being upon us. (more...)

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