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Hedda Hopper

 
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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1934
Irene Potsford
  [Broadway]
1922
Geraldine Duquesne
  [Broadway]
1921
Margaret Rogers
  [Broadway]
1918
Alma Robbins






Hedda Hopper News

Review: THE GOLDEN RAGE, Oran Mor, Glasgow Photo Review: THE GOLDEN RAGE, Oran Mor, Glasgow
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Oct 17, 2022

Gossip columnists Hedda Hopper and Louella Parsons had a readership of 75 million during the Golden Age of Hollywood. They wielded power over the careers of Grace Kelly, Orson Welles, and Charlie Chaplin. Though they could create stars, they were never afraid to break them…

BWW Interview: Ann Talman of THE SHADOW OF HER SMILE at Feinstein's/54 Below Photo BWW Interview: Ann Talman of THE SHADOW OF HER SMILE at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 30, 2022

The smile in question is that of Dame Elizabeth Taylor, Ann Talman's close friend for (almost) all of her life, and her stage mother in THE LITTLE FOXES, and these are their tales.

Meet the Cast of FUNNY GIRL on Broadway Photo Meet the Cast of FUNNY GIRL on Broadway
by Stephi Wild - Mar 26, 2022

The highly anticipated Broadway revival of Funny Girl is beginning performances tonight, March 26, at the August Wilson Theatre, ahead of an official opening on April 24. Meet the cast bringing this iconic show back to the stage!

Theater for the New City to Present THE UNAMERICAN Photo Theater for the New City to Present THE UNAMERICAN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 18, 2022

The little told story of Miller, Marilyn and Elia Kazan, the noted director who had been Miller's friend and Marilyn's lover, is the subject matter for The Unamerican, a new play written by Claude Solnik and directed by Joseph John Battista.

Academy Players Of RI to Present CHAPLIN - A MUSICAL IN CONCERT! Photo Academy Players Of RI to Present CHAPLIN - A MUSICAL IN CONCERT!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 14, 2021

The show documents the beloved actor's rise to fame and the people who shaped his life, including his mother Hannah, his older brother Sydney, his fourth wife Oona O'Neill and gossip columnist Hedda Hopper.

WINCHELL: ON THE AIR Will Debut in June in CVPA Ballroom Photo WINCHELL: ON THE AIR Will Debut in June in CVPA Ballroom
by Stephi Wild - May 1, 2021

'Winchell: On the Air' is a 70-minute 'in person' production which includes a multimedia element for audiences when it premieres with two performances June 10, 2021 at The Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road in Munster, Ind.

Triangle Productions Presents Virtual CHRISTMAS WITH THE CRAWFORDS Photo Triangle Productions Presents Virtual CHRISTMAS WITH THE CRAWFORDS
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 27, 2020

Triangle Productions will bring you into the world of Joan Crawford her radio broadcast with Hedda Hopper in Christmas with the Crawfords!

BWW Preview: CHRISTMAS WITH THE CRAWFORDS Returns to the Desert Rose Playhouse Photo BWW Preview: CHRISTMAS WITH THE CRAWFORDS Returns to the Desert Rose Playhouse
by Audrey Liebross - Dec 11, 2019

Desert Rose Playhouse is in the midst of its second annual engagement of the hilarious CHRISTMAS WITH THE CRAWFORDS, a juke box drag musical comedy by Mark Sargeant. CHRISTMAS WITH THE CRAWFORDS will play two more weekends, through December 22nd. The show is sold out except for two performances added for the evenings of Thursday, December 12th and December 19th.

Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Celebrates Pride with Keith's Favorite Intervie Photo Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Celebrates Pride with Keith's Favorite Interviews
by Keith Price's Curtain Call - Jun 28, 2019

Just in time for our 50th Anniversary of The Stonewall Riots that started the Gay Liberation Movement leading to the LGBTQIAA Community and countless numbers of PRIDE festivities happening all over the world, my podcast would like to take a moment and throw some love to some of the out and open performers working in theater today that have stopped by for a chat with me.

Review: Stylistic SCARLETT FEVER Recounts the Mostly True Story of David O. Selznick' Photo Review: Stylistic SCARLETT FEVER Recounts the Mostly True Story of David O. Selznick's Search to Find his Unknown Star
by Shari Barrett - Jun 24, 2019

In 1936, producer David O. Selznick began a 2-year search to find an unknown to play Scarlett O'Hara in his soon-to-be film masterpiece Gone with the Wind. At this year's Hollywood Fringe Festival, Kick Boom Theater Company is re-telling the (mostly true) story in its inaugural production of the innovative and totally entertaining SCARLETT FEVER, created and directedchoreographed by John Wuchte, with original music by John Wuchte and award-winning composer Michael Teoli which adds percussive accompaniment as a perfect complement to Wuchte's signature Tribal Acting style.

Hedda Hopper Videos

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Mommie Dearest' Episode of FEUD: BETTE AND JOAN on FX
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 13, 2017

On the next episode of FEUD: BETTE AND JOAN on FX titled 'Mommie Dearest' as the production of Baby Jane reaches its climax, the feud becomes physical.

AUDIO: Glenn Close Reveals Hopes that ENO's SUNSET BOULEVARD Will Lead to a Movie
by Stage Tube - Mar 21, 2016

Rehearsals began just last month for Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard at the English National Opera. Since then, star Glenn Close stopped by Graham Norton to chat about the production and revealed her hopes that it will lead into something more. She said, 'I'm hoping very much that this will lead directly to making a movie... this like a revving up. It's a very elaborate rehearsal.' Check out the full interview below!

VIDEO: Helen Mirren Chats Role in New Film 'Trumbo' on GMA
by - Dec 1, 2015

Oscar-winner Helen Mirren plays Hedda Hopper, a McCarthy-era gossip columnist determined to drive Communists out of Hollywood in the new film TRUMBO.

VIDEO: First Look - Bryan Cranston in International Trailer for Upcoming Biopic TRUMBO
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 7, 2015

International distributor eOne has released the international trailer for TRUMBO, an upcoming biopic starring 'Breaking Bad's' Bryan Cranston

VIDEO: First Look - Bryan Cranston Stars in Upcoming Biopic TRUMBO
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 12, 2015

Bleecker Street Films has released the first trailer for TRUMBO, an upcoming biopic starring "Breaking Bad's" Bryan Cranston as blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo. The film hits theaters in limited release on November 6th.

Video Flashback: 13 Year-Old Liza Minnelli Sings 'Over the Rainbow'
by Stage Tube - Apr 9, 2014

Liza Minnelli has been a beloved star of stage and screen for decades, and yet she has always refrained from singing her mother's signature tune, 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow.' In the rare clip below, a listen to a 13 year-old Liza perform the song on Hedda Hopper's Hollywood in 1960.

STAGE TUBE: ELF's Jason Testa Tips Hat to CHAPLIN
by Stage Tube - Dec 23, 2012

Broadway's Elf The Musical and Chaplin share an upcoming closing date-January 6, 2013-and Elf's Jason Eric Testa made a special little video to commiserate. Click below to watch!

STAGE TUBE: CHAPLIN's Rob McClure and More Help Create Chaplin-Themed Dish at David Burke Kitchen!
by Stage Tube - Dec 3, 2012

The cast of Chaplin spent some time in the kitchen with Chef David Burke and Pastry Chef Zac Young at David Burke Kitchen coming up with a Charlie Chaplin-themed dish. Go behind the scenes with star Rob McClure and more in the video below!

STAGE TUBE: CHAPLIN's Rob McClure, Jenn Colella and Tom Meehan at WNYC & WQXR's Greene Space
by Stage Tube - Oct 10, 2012

Watch an Inside Look at Broadway's CHAPLIN presented by the Jerome L. Greene Space at WNYC and WQXR. WQXR's Elliott Forrest welcomes Rob McClure in his Broadway triumph as Charlie Chaplin, Jenn Colella as Hedda Hopper and the Tony Award-winning co-book writer Tom Meehan as they discuss the making of the new musical depicting the life of film icon Charlie Chaplin and Jenn Colella performs a song from the show. Click below to watch the video!

BWW TV Exclusive: First Look at New Television Promo for Broadway's CHAPLIN!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 12, 2012

Broadway's new musical CHAPLIN opened earlier this week, September 10 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). CHAPLIN is a new musical depicting the life of film icon Charlie Chaplin, with music and lyrics by Christopher Curtis and book by three-time Tony Award-winner Thomas Meehan and Christopher Curtis. Warren Carlyle directs and choreographs the production. The show just released a brand new television promo and BroadwayWorld brings you an exclusive first look below!


Hedda Hopper Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Hedda Hopper been in?
Hedda Hopper has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Hedda Hopper been in?
Hedda Hopper has not appeared in the West End