Posts Tagged Celebrity

Former Washington basketball star Christian Welp dies at 51

SEATTLE (AP) — Christian Welp, the 7-foot German center who holds the University of Washington’s career scoring record and played three seasons in the NBA, has died. He was 51.

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Leonard Nimoy, famous as Mr. Spock on ‘Star Trek,’ dies

In this April 26, 2009 file photo, actor Leonard Nimoy poses for a portrait in Beverly Hills, Calif.  Nimoy, famous for playing officer Mr. Spock in “Star Trek” died Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 in Los Angeles of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was 83. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In 1975, Leonard Nimoy published an autobiography with the defiant title, “I Am Not Spock” — an attempt to show the world he had many more facets than the pointy-eared character that had come to define him.

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Orioles’ Manny Machado health, hopes to play full season

Baltimore Orioles' Manny Machado laughs as he fields ground balls during a baseball spring training workout in Sarasota, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Six months after his second knee surgery in two years, Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado reported to spring training happy, and so far healthy.

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After 7 seasons, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ not slowing down

This undated photo provided by Denise Malone/World of Wonder Productions shows Season 7 contestant Sasha Belle on the set of the new series, "RuPaul's Drag Race," in Los Angeles. The show premieres on Logo TV,  9:00 p.m. ET/PT, Monday, March 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Denise Malone/World of Wonder Productions)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It looks like a drag queen aquarium.

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From ‘Pulp Fiction’ to Oscar meme, Travolta’s highs and lows

In this 1977 file photo originally released by Paramount Pictures, John Travolta and Karen Lynn Gorney are shown in a scene from, "Saturday Night Fever."  Since strutting onto the big screen in “Saturday Night Fever,” John Travolta’s career has been one of dramatic ups and downs, from comeback king to Internet meme. Travolta, 61, is prepping a handful of projects and ahead of the release of an explosive documentary on Scientology that focuses considerably on Travolta’s relationship with the organization.   (AP Photo/Paramount Pictures, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Since strutting onto the big screen in “Saturday Night Fever,” John Travolta has had a career marked by dramatic ups and downs, from comeback king to Internet meme.

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