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Hopper left his mark as actor, director

I've always been enamored with the dichotomy of Dennis Hopper, who died Saturday. On one hand, the actor/director was an acknowledged and esteemed artist feted for his work. On the other, he was an unrepentant rebel, a maverick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/2010-06-02/hopper-left-his-mark-actor-dir
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Jury convicts man of stalking Mel Gibson

...claimed he was on a mission from God to pray with actor-director Mel Gibson was convicted of felony stalking Friday...September after repeatedly going to the gate of the actor-director's Malibu estate and asking Gibson to pray with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/05/ent_446419.shtml
Things to Do
London's new theater offers tragedy by candlelight

...it's rich with references to light."The venue is named the Sam Wana maker Playhouse, after the late Amer ican actor-director who spent decades realizing his dream of rebuilding Shake speare's London playhouse near its original site.Wanamaker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-01-20/londons-new-theater-offers-tragedy-
Guy Davis to perform blues in Evans

Guy Davis is a musician, composer, actor, director, writer and storyteller, but, most important, he is a bluesman. You can hear him at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-02-26/guy-davis-perform-blu
Jadeveon Clowney wins ESPY for 'best hit'

...gratitude," she said.The Jimmy V Award for Perseverance was given to father-and-son duo Dick and Rick Hoyt by actor-director Ben Affleck. The younger Hoyt was born with cerebral palsy and is unable to use his hands and legs. His 73-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-07-18/jadeveon-clowney-wins-espy-best-h
Celebrity Birthdays

...Aug. 1-7: Aug. 1: Actor Arthur Hill is 82. Actor-director Geoffrey Holder is 74. Cartoonist Tom Wilson...38. Country singer Terri Clark is 36. Aug. 6: Actor-director Peter Bonerz is 66. Actress Catherine Hicks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/01/ent_423935.shtml
Things to Do
'The Passion of the Christ' to get Aug. 31 DVD debut

LOS ANGELES -- Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" will be released on DVD on Aug. 31. The actor-director's company, Icon Productions, announced Monday that it has partnered with 20th Century Fox for the home-video distribution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/12/mov_415357.shtml
Movies
Clint Eastwood settles libel suit

...agreed to remove a reference to Eastwood beating his former wife, Maggie Eastwood, as well as other statements the actor-director said were false and defamatory. Eastwood filed the $10 million libel action in 2002 against Patrick McGilligan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/14/ent_425242.shtml
Things to Do
Crystal isn't all jokes at camp

...I might test positive for Maalox," he said jokingly Wednesday. It was quite a 60th birthday present for the actor, director, Oscar host and lifelong Yankees fan: a chance to play in an exhibition game today at Legends Field. Crystal looked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/13/bas_190815.shtml
Baseball
Directors Guild announces TV honorees

...Burrows and the episode of "8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter" that introduced the death of John Ritter. Actor-director James Widdoes - Hoover from "Animal House" - directed that show. Meanwhile, three installments of "Six Feet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/15/tel_401162.shtml
Television