Monday, December 5, 2016

Lynn Stalmaster

Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016

After accepting the first Academy Award ever given for casting, 88-year-old Lynn Stalmaster spontaneously danced onstage with Jeff Bridges.

Bridges called Stalmaster "the master caster, man," as he presented the casting director with an honorary Oscar on Saturday at the film academy's...

Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016

Even though Lynn Stalmaster helped such actors as John Travolta, Christopher Reeve, Richard Dreyfuss and Jon Voight get their start in Hollywood, he would never say he "discovered" them.

"I feel I'm instrumental," the 88-year-old casting director said, his eyes glistening as he considers...

Thursday, Sep. 1, 2016

Actor Jackie Chan, film editor Anne V. Coates, casting director Lynn Stalmaster and documentarian Frederick Wiseman are getting honorary Academy Awards.

The film academy announced Thursday that the four industry veterans will receive Oscar statuettes at the annual Governors Awards...