magazine, saying, "I don't have the bug to work.I have the bug to make good movies, and those don't come along very often." While the film was not a huge hit, critics heralded Roberts's return.Her first film worth remembering was Mystic Pizza (1988), a comedy about three teens working at a small-town pizza parlor.She played the doomed bride Shelby in Steel Magnolias (1989), opposite Oscar winners Shirley Mac Laine, Sally Field, and Olympia Dukakis.
He arrived in 1977 without a coat in the middle of a snowstorm.
Chuck Barris, “The Gong Show” creator and host who claimed — though never too seriously — that he doubled as a CIA assassin during the height of his game show popularity, has died at his home in Palisades, N. Barris’ creations dominated the TV game show landscape in the 1960s and ’70s.
The game show creator, producer and host died Monday of natural causes, a representative for his wife said.
Chuck Barris, creator of shows like “The Newlywed Game” and popular host of “The Gong Show,” has died. As the 2002 biographical film “Confessions of a Dangerous Mind” was set to debut, The Times’ Roy Rivenburg sat down with Barris to talk.
(Roy Rivenburg)Charles Hirsch Barris was born June 3, 1929, in Philadelphia, the son of a dentist.