DEAR STACY: I'm so excited for the Mr. Rogers biography with Tom Hanks. Can you tell more about it? Who else is in it and when will it come out? -- Darcy R.
DEAR DARCY: First, "You Are My Friend" is not a biography per se. It's inspired by the story of Esquire writer Tom Junod's experience when he set out to profile Rogers, an encounter that ...Read more
DEAR STACY: I'd like to know whatever became of Timmy Hovey who was in movies in the 50s such as "Toy Tiger." -- Pam G., Kingman, Arizona
DEAR PAM: After his hugely successful career as a child actor -- with credits including Maureen O'Hara's "Everything But the Truth (1956) and Charlton Heston's "The Private War of Major Benson (1955) -- Hovey...Read more
DEAR STACY: Seeing Sofia Vergara on a recent Hulu commercial made me wonder whatever happened to Charo, who did the same kind of high-energy kookie sexy Latina schtick a few decades back. -- Rob B., Ontario, California
DEAR ROB: The blond "Cuchi-Cuchi Girl" is still performing, mostly on cruise ships these days, with an act that combines ...Read more
DEAR STACY: David Cassidy was on "Celebrity Apprentice." Davy Jones was on a reunion tour with The Monkees. But whatever happened to my other favorite teen idol of the '60s, Bobby Sherman? -- Janice F., Spokane, Wash.
DEAR JANICE: Now 75 years old, the one-time "Here Come the Brides" heartthrob, who had seven top-40 hits during his singing ...Read more
DEAR STACY: Is Lady Gaga married? -- Nick
DEAR NICK: No, the "A Star Is Born" star is not a Mrs. She became engaged to her agent, Christian Carino, in summer of last year, but no news as to nuptials. Christian was with her at the "Star Is Born" premiere, where she gushed about how great it is to have someone you love who is there for you. True ...Read more
DEAR STACY: What is Billy Crystal up to lately? I miss him. -- Fran
DEAR FRAN: The funnyman, who will be honored with the Friars' Club Entertainment Icon Award on Nov. 12, is working to launch a new play he has written with Quinton Peeples, called "Have a Nice Day." He is going to do a live reading for Audible on Oct. 7 with Annette Bening and ...Read more
DEAR STACY: I went to a "Sound of Music" singalong recently and fell in love with Julie Andrews all over again. What is she up to these days? -- Norm
DEAR NORM: The 82-year-old icon doesn't have a film or TV project in the pipeline as of this writing, but that will likely change before long; she stays fairly busy with her work, both in ...Read more
DEAR STACY: What can you tell us about the new "Grinch" movie? Why did they make it? -- T.D.
DEAR T.D.: "The Grinch," with Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role, is due Nov. 9 from Universal. It is not merely a retelling of the famous Dr. Suess tale that became an animated TV classic with Boris Karloff in 1966, and a big-screen live-action hit...Read more
DEAR STACY: Is Donald Glover's other name, Childish Gambino, a reference to the mafia crime family run by John Gotti? What's the story? -- Rachel B., Agoura Hills, California
DEAR RACHEL: The story behind Glover's stage name is not nearly so deliberate. "Childish Gambino" is what happened to come out of a Wu-Tang Clan website name generator ...Read more
DEAR STACY: Wasn't there going to be a gender swap version of "Splash" with Channing Tatum as a merman? Whatever happened to that? -- Channing Fan
DEAR FAN: Announced in 2016, the Disney flick was expected to star Jillian Bell of "Workaholics" in the film version of Tom Hanks' old role. As of yet, it's in development and there is no production ...Read more