Hollywood Idols

Hollywood Idols

The series presents biographies of film superstars, including Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn, Gregory Peck, Michael Caine, and more.

All Past Episodes

Barbara Stanwyck: Straight Down The Line

28:02 | #210 | TV-PG

Barbara Stanwyck's immense talent is recalled through scenes from her films and interviews.

Alan Ladd: The True Quiet Man

28:03 | #212 | TV-PG

Actor Alan Ladd became an immense Hollywood star and helped launch the age of film noir.

Walter Matthau: Diamond in the Rough

28:01 | #211 | TV-PG

Walter Matthau was renowned for his superb comedic talent over the course of a long career.

Fred MacMurray: The Guy Next Door

28:03 | #209 | TV-PG

Fred MacMurray, the star of My Three Sons, became one of Hollywood's most enduring stars.

Joan Crawford: Always The Star

21:50 | #208 | TV-PG

Academy Award-winner Joan Crawford has endured as one of the most popular icons of the movies.

Roger Moore: A Matter of Class

28:01 | #207 | TV-PG

Roger Moore's own story is told by the actor himself, along with the recollections of colleagues.

Charlton Heston: For All Seasons

28:02 | #206 | TV-PG

In his own words, Charlton Heston discusses his life and his career in iconic Hollywood career.

Mae West.... and the Men Who Knew Her

28:05 | #205 | TV-PG

As the first "blonde bombshell," Mae West's bawdy humor challenged taboos of the day.

Anthony Quinn: An Original

28:02 | #204 | TV-PG

Anthony Quinn tells his own fascinating story, with help from other actors and family members.

William Holden: The Golden Boy

28:02 | #203 | TV-PG

Robert Wagner, Robert Mitchum, Blake Edwards and more discuss Academy Award-winner William Holden.

Steve McQueen: Man on the Edge

28:02 | #202 | TV-PG

The rise to icon and the descent of Steve McQueen, one of Hollywood's biggest stars, is showcased.

Marilyn Monroe: Beyond The Legend

28:03 | #201 | TV-PG

Many of Marilyn Monroe's great moments on film, including Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, How To Marry a Millionaire, The Seven-Year Itch, and more are highlighted. Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Sheree North, and others share their memories.

Gary Cooper: The Face of a Hero

27:59 | #114 | TV-PG

Though he rarely played a villain and was an adept comedian, Gary Cooper is best remembered for the strong, silent heroes he portrayed. Cooper's most memorable films include A Farewell to Arms, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, Meet John Doe, The Pride of the Yankees, and High Noon.

Burt Lancaster: Daring to Reach

28:02 | #113 | TV-PG

Film footage and interviews with actors and directors including Sydney Pollack and Rhonda Fleming highlight the career of the Academy Award winner and activist.

Jack Lemmon: America's Everyman

28:01 | #112 | TV-PG

A look at the career of the Oscar-winning actor features an interview with his son Chris Lemmon.

Ingrid Bergman Remembered

28:00 | #111 | TV-PG

Ingrid Bergman possessed a natural and vulnerable persona, which was both genuine and alluring. Her daughters Pia Lindstrom and Isabella Rossellini take a personal look back at their mother's life beyond her acting career.

Shirley MacLaine: Kicking Up Her Heels

28:02 | #110 | TV-PG

Directors and actors such as Jack Lemmon discuss the career of successful actress Shirley MacLaine.

Yul Brynner: The Man Who Was King

27:47 | #109 | TV-PG

The Academy Award-winning actor had the capacity to draw others under the spell of his charm and talent.

Robert Mitchum: The Reluctant Star

28:02 | #108 | TV-PG

This film looks at the life and career of one of Hollywood's consummate leading men, Robert Mitchum.

Clint Eastwood: The Man from Malpaso

28:00 | #107 | TV-PG

Catapulted to international prominence by Sergio Leone's Spaghetti Westerns, Clint Eastwood leapt from TV lead to world-class movie star. Including clips from his best pictures, this is a retrospective told by Eastwood, himself.

Shirley Temple: America's Little Darling

28:01 | #106 | TV-PG

A retrospective of the child star's life and times features film clips and great interviews. Broadway veteran Tommy Tune hosts.

Audrey Hepburn Remembered

28:02 | #105 | TV-PG

One of movies' best-loved stars, Audrey Hepburn was blessed with talent and elegant sophistication. As Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF she spoke for the world's suffering children and families, earning affection and admiration from around the globe.

Michael Caine: Breaking the Mold

28:01 | #104 | TV-PG

Born into poverty in London, actor Michael Caine persevered, starting in repertory theater, then television, and, finally succeeding in becoming one of filmdom's most versatile stars.

Gregory Peck: His Own Man

28:01 | #103 | TV-PG

Academy Award-winning actor Gregory Peck describes his fascinating journey from early theater roles, through his first films, and on to becoming Hollywood's elder statesman.

Cary Grant: The Leading Man

28:01 | #102 | TV-PG

With a winning combination of comic style and leading-man charisma, Cary Grant was the essence of a star. But the suave exterior concealed a complex individual.

Grace Kelly: An American Princess

28:01 | #101 | TV-PG

Grace Kelly was a major star in Hollywood and an Academy Award-winner, playing opposite the great leading men of her day. But, she turned her back on it all to become Her Serene Highness, Princess Grace of Monaco.

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