Neil Simon Dead at 91

Neil Simon, one of the most prolific playwrights in American history, has died … TMZ has learned. Sources tell TMZ, Simon died Sunday morning at 1 AM ET after being on life support. We’re told he had a failing kidney and also Alzheimer’s and dementia. Simon had a kidney transplant in 2004 and the donor was his longtime friend and […]

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'LazyTown' Robbie Rotten Actor Stefan Karl Stefansson Honored With Acting Academy

Stefan Karl Stefansson — the actor who played Robbie Rotten on the popular children’s show “LazyTown” – will have a performing arts academy built in his honor … TMZ has learned.  The Stefan Karl Academy & Center for the Performing Arts will be constructed and launched next year in Switzerland. It’s the actor’s dream project.  Stefansson died Tuesday after a long […]

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Al Sharpton Says Trump Needs Aretha Franklin's 'Respect' in His Life

Al Sharpton wants someone to blast Donald Trump with a little of Aretha Franklin‘s “Respect” … ’cause dude really needs it. We got the reverend out in NYC Thursday and, of course, had to ask him about The Queen of Soul passing away several hours earlier. Al paid heavy tribute and went down memory lane when it came to her iconic performances. But more […]

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