Advertising
seattlepi.com
NWclassifieds | NWsource | Subscribe | Contact Us | Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Jump to:  Weather | Traffic | Webtowns | Mariners | Seahawks | Sonics | Forums
A&E ?

OUR AFFILIATES
NWsource
KOMO
MSNBC
MOVIES

Thursday, February 10, 2005 · Last updated 7:27 p.m. PT

Zeta-Jones named Hasty woman of the year

By NANCY RABINOWITZ
ASSOCIATED PRESS WRITER

 photo
 Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones kisses the Hasty Pudding Pot as she receives Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals' Woman of the Year award in Cambridge, Mass., Thursday, Feb. 10, 2005. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Catherine Zeta-Jones sang a tune Thursday from the musical "Chicago" - with lyrics just for her - in earning her pudding pot and being crowned Hasty Pudding Theatrical's Woman of the Year.

"Give me four more Oscars or I'll make 'The Haunting 2.' When you're good to Catherine, Catherine's good to you," she sang with a smile. The actress appeared in "The Haunting" in 1999.

Zeta-Jones, who won an Oscar for her part in the film version of "Chicago," also tap danced in high heels before being presented with the brass pudding pot - an honor that she joked ranked with "the 10 hours I labored to give birth to my children."

"All the brilliance that congregates here at gorgeous Harvard. ... It's nice to know that there's not one ounce of class," Zeta-Jones said.

Husband Michael Douglas arrived before the ceremony and watched the tomfoolery from the audience. He was crowned the Hasty Pudding Man of the Year in 1992.

The awards are given to performers who have made a "lasting and impressive contribution to the world of entertainment," by Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the nation's oldest undergraduate drama troupe.

Earlier, Zeta-Jones appeared on the steps of the Hasty Pudding Theater surrounded by cast members in drag. A traditional parade was canceled because of rain.

Zeta-Jones earned a best supporting actress Oscar for her role in "Chicago" and has starred in such films as "The Terminal," "America's Sweethearts" and "Intolerable Cruelty."

Actor Tim Robbins is scheduled to be crowned Hasty Pudding Man of the Year on Feb. 17. Last year's recipients were Sandra Bullock and Robert Downey Jr.


NWsource
shop newspaper ads

  AP HEADLINES

Jill St. John has surgery after accident
(February 10)

Zeta-Jones named Hasty woman of the year
(February 10)

Polanski can give evidence from France
(February 10)

Veterans gather for Oscar telecast
(February 10)

Berlin film fest opens with 'Man to Man'
(February 10)

'Vera Drake' wins five London film awards
(February 9)

James Dean's friends disagree on his death
(February 9)

Steve Martin donates $1M to art collection
(February 9)

Oscar accountants tell a few secrets
(February 8)

Lou Diamond Phillips' wife seeks divorce
(February 8)

Suit against Elizabeth Taylor dismissed
(February 8)

Some Oscars to be presented from audience
(February 8)

Oscar nominees break bread together
(February 8)

Almodovar quitting Spain's Film Academy
(February 8)

NASCAR taps actor McConaughey for Daytona
(February 8)

*More headlines

 
Home | Site Map | About the P-I | Contact Us | P-I Jobs | Home Delivery
 
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
101 Elliott Ave. W.
Seattle, WA 98119
(206) 448-8000

Home Delivery: (206) 464-2121 or (800) 542-0820

Send comments to newmedia@seattlepi.com
©1996-2005 Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Terms of Service/Privacy Policy