The Journal Gazette
Friday, November 08, 2019 1:00 am


Lee to be honored at gala

Associated Press

Spike Lee will receive Film at Lincoln Center's 46th Chaplin Award.

Lincoln Center announced Thursday that the 62-year-old filmmaker will be honored in its annual fundraising gala on April 27.

A selected retrospective of Lee's films will also play alongside the event. Lee's last film, “BlacKkKlasman” was nominated for six Oscars including best picture.

Carey memoir

A memoir by Mariah Carey is on the list of titles from Andy Cohen Books.

Henry Holt and Company announced Thursday that Andy Cohen's self-named imprint will launch in 2020. It says the imprint will feature three nonfiction works by women.

Carey's memoir will be about her journey to superstar status.

The other works are “The Queen V,” by Dr. Jacqueline Waters, a cast member on Bravo's “Married to Medicine,” and “Bodacious Dreams and Bevelations,” by Bevy Smith, a former co-host of “Page Six TV.”

Happy birthday

Among celebrity birthdays today: Singer Bonnie Raitt is 70. TV host Mary Hart is 69. Actress Alfre Woodard is 67. Singer-actor Leif Garrett is 58. TV chef Gordon Ramsay is 53. Actress Courtney Thorne-Smith is 52. Actress Parker Posey is 51. Actress Gretchen Mol is 46. Actor Matthew Rhys is 45. Actress Tara Reid is 44. Actress Dania Ramirez is 40. TV personality Jack Osbourne is 34. Actress Jessica Lowndes is 31. Singer Lauren Alaina is 25.

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