Oprah Winfrey tops
The Hollywood Reporter
's Power 100 list, an annual ranking of the most influential women in the entertainment industry.
The chairman of Harpo Inc. was selected "based on her dizzying array of Oprah-branded media and her immense cultural influence," editor-in-chief Elizabeth Guider said yesterday.
The Hollywood Reporter also ranks the industry's highest-paid actresses each year. Angelina Jolie is No. 1, commanding more than $15 million a movie, followed by Julia Roberts and last year's top earner, Reese Witherspoon.
The honorees were chosen by Hollywood Reporter editors, based on overall media influence and ability to greenlight projects. The actresses were ranked by asking-price salary.
Travis Fimmel has nothing but respect for Patrick Swayze. Fimmel and Swayze portray FBI agents in the A&E series "The Beast," which premieres Jan. 15.
Fimmel said Swayze, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer earlier this year, didn't miss a day of work during the months-long shoot: "He's just a tough guy and is such a proud guy, and it's amazing - you wouldn't know there's anything wrong with him at all."
Anne Heche is having another baby, her representative, Nicole Caruso, has confirmed. The father is her boyfriend and former "Men in Trees" co-star James Tupper.
Heche has a 6-year-old son, Homer, from her marriage to cameraman Coleman Laffoon. The couple divorced in June after a protracted custody dispute.