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Olympia Dukakis, Oscar-Winning ‘Moonstruck’ Actress, Dies at 89

Olympia Dukakis, a character actress best known for her Oscar-winning supporting turn in Norman Jewison’s “Moonstruck” and for her role as the wealthy widow in “Steel Magnolias,” has died.She was 89.Dukakis’ brother, Apollo Dukakis, confirmed her death to Variety.Apollo Dukakis announced her death in a Facebook post, writing: “My beloved sister, Olympia Dukakis, passed away […]

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30 Secrets About Steel Magnolias That Probably Won’t Make You Cry

What bride, when planning her vows, hasn’t declared, “My colors are blush and bashful”?  No? Just us then, okay.  Thirty years ago, those words were being uttered by a promising young thespian named Julia Roberts.Just seven credits to her name when filming began, the then-21-year-old was hand-picked as the woman who could hold her own among the likes of Dolly […]

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The Steel Magnolias Cast Still Keeps in Touch, So Yes, We’re Crying All Over Again

Sometimes life imitates art, and that might be the case with the strong female bond at the center of Steel Magnolias.It’s now been 30 years since the release of the treasured film – which starred Sally Field, Julia Roberts, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Olympia Dukakis, and Daryl Hannah – and the all-star cast still keeps […]

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Steel Magnolias Is Returning to Theaters to See How Many Crying People Can Fit in One Room

Grab your girlfriends and start stocking up on tissues: Steel Magnolias is returning to theaters.It’s been 30 years since the release of the beloved film with an all-star cast – Sally Field, Julia Roberts, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Olympia Dukakis, and Daryl Hannah – and to celebrate that anniversary, theaters across the nation will host […]

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