Canadian actor Graham Greene, an Oscar nominee for his role in Dances With Wolves, was in a Toronto hospital Friday after a standoff with police in which he threatened to kill himself, authorities said.
Police said no charges would be filed against Greene because no weapons were involved in the incident Thursday, which ended peacefully after the actor agreed to a psychiatric assessment. Police said Greene had been "despondent over matters involving family and friends."
The actor, best-known for portraying American Indians in films, television and on stage, was nominated for a best supporting actor Academy Award for the 1990 film Dances With Wolves, which won the Oscar for best picture.
Eisner to tell story,
help workers' children
Michael Eisner, head of the Walt Disney Co., plans to tell his life story in a new book, but he won't make any money off it.
Any royalties Eisner receives will be donated to a scholarship fund for Disney employees' children, publisher Random House said. Eisner's untitled story is scheduled to be published this fall.
Buffett sues restaurant
that borrowed song title
What's a cheeseburger in paradise worth? A jury may have to decide.
Jimmy Buffett has sued a Maui island restaurant named Cheeseburger in Paradise, saying it stole the name from his whimsical 1978 ode to the sandwich. The lawsuit, filed last week in California, seeks unspecified monetary damages and demands that the restaurant change its name.
The restaurateurs are not biting. "My clients' reaction to the suit is that they wish Mr. Buffett well. He has great songs, but we wish he'd leave us alone," lawyer James Swire said. Swire said the restaurant opened before Buffett was granted a trademark for the song, so the singer-songwriter lost his chance to challenge.
_ Compiled from wire reports.