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Netflix Developing New Installment of ‘Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City’

June 28, 2017 Cynthia Littleton Managing Editor: Television Netflix is developing a new installment of “Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City” with Working Title Television U.S. Laura Linney and Olympia Dukakis are on board to revive the characters they played … Continue reading

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Olympia Dukakis On Gay Fans, Feisty Lesbians And Her Need To Speak Out Against Homophobia

The Queerty Interview Academy Award winner Olympia Dukakis has long been a favorite among gay audiences. Not only has she starred in films and miniseries we love (Steel Magnolias, Moonstruck, Tales of the City), she’s stood up to religious organizations on our … Continue reading

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Olympia Dukakis to Receive 2014 Elliot Norton Lifetime Achievement Award

BWW News Desk 4/1/2014 The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA) has announced Academy Award-winner and international star of stage, television and film OLYMPIA DUKAKIS will receive the 2014 Elliot Norton Lifetime Achievement Award on Monday, May 19 at The Wheelock … Continue reading

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Armistead Maupin on Saying Goodbye to San Francisco and Tales of the City

Tony Bravo January 29, 2014 There’s something melancholy yet appropriate about Armistead Maupin choosing to end his famed Tales of the City series at this particular point in the city’s history; the San Francisco of the nearly 40 years of … Continue reading

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Olympia Dukakis hints at screen return for Armistead Maupin’s Anna Madrigal

Forthcoming novel from San Francisco author, centered on iconic Tales of the City character, could be made into a film Joanna Walters theguardian.com, Saturday 7 December 2013 10.30 EST The venerable stage and screen actress Olympia Dukakis is poised to … Continue reading

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On Cloud Nine

Rachel Cook Gay News Network Academy award winner Olympia Dukakis has been a queer icon since her portrayal of trans character Anna Madrigal in Tales of the City. Rachel Cook spoke to her about that role, her recent queer film … Continue reading

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Olympia Dukakis Honored With Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame

Iain Blair Variety Blame it on the moon; after Olympia Dukakis won the Oscar as Cher’s tough, sardonic mother in the 1987 romantic comedy “Moonstruck,” she became both a household name and Hollywood’s go-to actress for similar maternal roles — … Continue reading

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