Entertainment short takes

Entertainment short takes
Oklahoman Published: August 30, 2012


Thursday's birthdays

Actor Bill Daily (“I Dream of Jeannie,” “The Bob Newhart Show”), 85.

Actress Elizabeth Ashley, 73.

Actress Peggy Lipton (“The Mod Squad”), 65.

Comedian Lewis Black, 64.

Actor Michael Chiklis, 49.

Actress Michael Michele, 46.

Country singer Sherrie Austin, 41.

Guitarist Lars Frederiksen (Rancid), 41.

Actress Cameron Diaz, 40.

TV personality Lisa Ling, 39.

Singer-guitarist Aaron Barrett (Reel Big Fish), 38.

Guitarist Ryan Ross (Panic at the Disco), 26.


Nicole Kidman will be honored by New York Film Festival

NEW YORK — Nicole Kidman is being honored by the New York Film Festival in a gala tribute.

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced that Kidman will be celebrated at the 50th annual New York Film Festival. The festival also will honor its longtime director Richard Pena in a second gala.

The film “The Paperboy” has been added to the festival's slate. It's directed by Lee Daniels and stars Kidman, Zac Efron, John Cusack and Matthew McConaughey.

Pena is also programming director of the film society. He is stepping down from Lincoln Center this year following his 25th festival.

The gala for Kidman will take place Oct. 3, with the Pena event following on Oct. 10. The festival runs Sept. 28 through Oct. 14.

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