LOS ANGELES: Gene Wilder, whose wild curls and startling blue eyes brought a frantic air to roles in the movies "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory," "Young Frankenstein" and "Blazing Saddles," died on Monday at the age of 83, his family said.
KARACHI: The construction of 200-bed hospital being built by famed Pakistani comedian Umer Sharif in city’s Orangi Town area will be inaugurated soon. ‘The Maa Hospital’ will treat patients free-of-charge, said Mr. Sharif while addressing a presser at the under-construction hospital today. Sharif, who enjoys global fame for his versatility in comedy, underlined that the hospital will play vital role in treating women patients. He said a separate space has been allocated at the hospital for artists who are not…
GUATEMALA CITY: Jimmy Morales, a former TV comedian who has never held office, swept to power in Guatemala's presidential election on Sunday after milking public anger over a corruption scandal that deepened distrust of the country's political establishment.
The 10th death anniversary of renowned actor Rangeela is being observed on Sunday (today), ARY News reported.
TUNIS: Tunisian authorities arrested a popular comedian and a television show host Friday for offending President Beji Caid Essebsi, whose office promptly denied it had anything to do with the case.
LOS ANGELES: Comedian Bill Cosby was sued for defamation on Wednesday in Massachusetts by a sexual assault accuser who says he branded her a liar in public statements made through his representatives denying her allegations of abuse.
MELBOURNE: Bill Cosby played a sold-out comedy show on Friday in Florida, despite a wave of sexual assault allegations this week that prompted the cancellation of several upcoming shows and two major studios to halt projects involving the comedian.
NEW YORK: Joan Rivers, the pioneering comedian known for her acerbic wit, classic put-downs and for asking "Can we talk?," died on Thursday at the age of 81 in a New York hospital a week after her heart stopped during an outpatient medical procedure.