Actress, model and former MTV VJ, and Irish America Top 100 honoree Karen Duffy, better known as Duff, can now add author to her list of accomplishments with her new book Model Patient: MY Life as an Incurable Wise-Ass. Pretty impressive, when you consider that for the past five years she has been battling a rare life-threatening and painful illness called sarcoidosis of the … [Read more...] about New and Noteworthy
Dubbed the "First Lady of the Theater," Helen Hayes charmed audiences for 75 years, appearing in such theatrical productions as What Every Woman Knows, Victoria Regina, and The Glass Menagerie. In Hollywood she won Oscars for The Sin of Madelon Claudet (1931) and Airport (1970).
On her stardom: My very lack of glamour has kept me a star.
To a reporter upon leaving … [Read more...] about Helen Hayes
First Lady of Theater
Oscar-winning actress Anjelica Huston is perhaps most memorable to the Irish for her role as Gretta Conroy in her father John's film of the James Joyce short story "The Dead." Here she recalls time her family spent in County Wicklow before moving to St. Clerans in Galway.
I have very early memories of that house. It was very large and drafty with an enormous kitchen and … [Read more...] about Anjelica Huston