Longtime TV Actress Marj Dusay Passes Away

HOLLYWOOD, CA. (THECOUNT) — Longtime actress, Marj Dusay, has passed away. She was 83.

Dusay launched her soap career in 1983 on CAPITOL, playing the role of Myrna Clegg through to the show’s 1987 cancellation.

A Kansas native, Dusay was also known for her roles on STAR TREK and THE FACTS OF LIFE.

From 1987-88 and again in 1991, Dusay appeared on SANTA BARBARA as Pamela Capwell Conrad. Her next daytime home was GUIDING LIGHT, where she succeeded Beverlee McKinsey as Alexandra Spaulding from 1993-97 and 1998-99. From 1999-2002, she played the role of villainous Vanessa Bennett, then was lured back to GL, where she remained from 2002-09, when the show went off the air, reports SoapOperaDigest on Wednesday.

Geo quick facts: A larger-than-life symbol of the entertainment business, Hollywood beckons tourists with landmarks like TCL Chinese Theatre and star-studded Walk of Fame. Highlights include Paramount Pictures, historic music venues like the Hollywood Bowl, and Dolby Theatre, home of the Oscars. Scenesters can choose from improv comedy clubs, retro-cool bars and velvet-roped nightclubs. Locals frequent eateries in nearby Thai Town – wikipedia.

Star Trek Series Ensign Chekov Anton Yelchin DEAD At 27

The actor who played Ensign Chekov in the rebooted Star Trek, Anton Yelchin, died this morning in a “fatal traffic collision,” according to AP. He was 27.

Yelchin appeared in a number of roles over the years, but really hit his big break when he appeared as Chekov in the popular Star Trek series.

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Since then, he has appeared in the Smurfs movies, Terminator Salvation, the Fright Night remake, the romantic drama Like Crazy, and the recent thriller Green Room. Continue reading

George Takei Issues Clarence Thomas HALF ASSED Apology

Star Trek‘s Sulu, aka George Takei, issued Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas an half-hearted apology after calling him a “clown in blackface,” during an interview.

Although Takei starts off his Facebook post with “I owe an apology,” He went on to explain why he was allowed to make the blatantly racist comments.

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I recently was asked by a reporter about Justice Clarence Thomas’s dissent in the marriage equality cases, in which he wrote words that really got under my skin Continue reading

Singing Teen Touted As ‘American Adele’

Meet Molly Kate Kestner, 18, singing on an up until now relatively unknown Youtube video, that is until George Takei, of ‘Star Trek’ fame, shared it with his 7 million Facebook fans.

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The social media celeb posted a video of the Minnesota teen singing the emotional ballad and asked, ‘Has America found its young Adele?’ The song was Kestner’s solo at her senior choir recital. source

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Paramount Prediction True! Star Trek Weekend Over $70 Million

startrekposter Paramount Prediction True! Star Trek Weekend Over $70 Million

Paramount’s prediction was true! Star Trek did make over $70 Million this opening weekend, and the weekend isn’t over yet! Star Trek is at the top of the box office at $76.5 Million, as of 12:37 U.S. Eastern time today, Sunday. The money is rising!
We are going to see it today, especially after meeting the amazing Star Trek cast member Clifton Collins Jr.! Clifton said the movie is for everybody. Long time Star Trek fans (Trekkies) to the new Star Trek audience. “Everyone will be a Trekkie after seeing the film.”

What do you think the total box office weekend will be by the end of today?