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‘Cape Fear’ Actress Polly Bergen Dies At 84

Emmy-winning actress and singer Polly Bergen, who in a long career played the terrorized wife in the original “Cape Fear” and the first woman president in “Kisses for My President,” died Saturday, according to her publicist. She was 84.


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Judge Dismisses ‘Desperate Housewives’ Wrongful Termination Lawsuit Against ABC

A judge on Friday dismissed Nicollette Sheridan’s long-running wrongful termination lawsuit against ABC over her ouster from the hit television series “Desperate Housewives.”


Actress Nicollette Sheridan arrives at County Courthouse on March 14, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Sheridan filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against 'Desperate Housewives' creator Marc Cherry. (credit: Valerie Macon/Getty Images)

Appeal By ‘Desperate Housewives’ Actress Denied

The California Supreme Court has declined to review Nicollette Sheridan’s lawsuit over the demise of her role on “Desperate Housewives.”


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Court Rules ‘Desperate Housewives’ Star Wasn’t Fired

Nicollette Sheridan was not wrongfully fired from “Desperate Housewives,” an appeals court ruled Thursday, but the actress should be allowed to pursue claims that she was retaliated against for complaining that the show’s creator struck her.

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Kathryn Joosten, who won two Emmys as Mrs. McCluskey on ABC's "Desperate Housewives," died in June at 72. She was also known for playing no-nonsense White House secretary Dolores Landingham on "The West Wing." She was a tireless advocate against lung cancer.  (credit: Valerie Macon/Getty Images)

Actress Kathryn Joosten Dies In LA At 72

Kathryn Joosten, a character actress best known as the crotchety, yet loveable, Karen McCluskey on “Desperate Housewives” and the president’s secretary on “The West Wing,” has died. She was 72.


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Retrial Set For Nicollette Sheridan Wrongful Termination Suit

A judge Wednesday scheduled a Sept. 10 retrial in Nicollette Sheridan’s wrongful termination lawsuit against the producers of “Desperate Housewives,” but urged both sides to settle the case before then.

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Judge Declares Mistrial In ‘Desperate Housewives’ Case

A judge declared a mistrial Monday in the Nicollette Sheridan wrongful termination lawsuit after the jury deadlocked.

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Jurors Deadlocked In ‘Desperate Housewives’ Trial

Jurors in the Nicollette Sheridan wrongful termination trial were sent home early from deliberations Friday after telling the judge they were deadlocked.

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‘Desperate Housewives’ Jurors Have Trouble Reaching Verdict

Jurors considering Nicollette Sheridan’s lawsuit claiming wrongful termination from TV’s “Desperate Housewives” told a judge Thursday they were having difficulty reaching a verdict.


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Attorneys To Make Last Pitch To ‘Desperate Housewives’ Jury

An attorney for Nicollette Sheridan will make his last attempt Wednesday to convince jurors that the actress was fired from “Desperate Housewives” because she complained she was hit by the series’ creator.

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Nicollette Sheridan To Testify In Killing Of Her ‘Desperate Housewives’ Character

Actress Nicollette Sheridan is expected to testify Thursday in a trial prompted by a lawsuit she filed against the creator of “Desperate Housewives” and Touchstone Television Productions.

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‘Desperate Housewives’ Stars Potential Witnesses In Nicollette Sheridan Suit

Several “Desperate Housewives” stars are listed as potential witnesses in a lawsuit brought by former castmate Nicollette Sheridan. The actress alleges the show’s creator, Marc Cherry, hit her on the head on set then fired her when she complained.


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Judge Limits Damages In ‘Housewives’ Termination Case

A judge has limited the damages actress Nicollette Sheridan may receive if she wins a wrongful termination lawsuit filed over her ouster from “Desperate Housewives.”

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Judge Clears ‘Desperate Housewives’ Firing Lawsuit For Trial

A judge says Nicolette Sheridan’s wrongful termination lawsuit over her firing from “Desperate Housewives” should go to trial.

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Eva Longoria Files For Divorce From Tony Parker

Eva Longoria has filed for divorce from Tony Parker, citing irreconcilable differences.