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Robert Osborne, host of Turner Classic Movies and Official Oscar Biographer

Osborne Robert Osborne, the distinguished host of Turner Classic Movies, offers film fans three days of classics and conversation at his upcoming film festival in Athens, Georgia. From April 10-13, participants will see and discuss a variety of classic films, including Notorious, Young Frankenstein, Lawrence of Arabia, The Way We Were, What’s Eating Gilbert Grape and African Queen. This exciting event will be held in The Classic Center, Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia. “It’s a wonderful opportunity for film fans to meet each other and celebrate their love of classic films,” says Diana Saenger of ClassicMovieGuide.com.

Osborne and Saenger will join Movie Addict Headquarters today at 4pm ET in between Osborne hosting four primetime movies seven days a week as well as two other programs for TCM. He also writes a regular column for The Hollywood Reporter. Known as the official Oscar® biographer, Osborne even has his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. His acclaimed book, 75 Years of Oscar is being updated to cover the last five years and will be released sometime this year.