| Jan 21, 2009
Father in 'Hardy Boys'
Russell Zink, 95, who under the stage name Russ Conway appeared in scores of films and television shows in the 1950s, '60s and '70s but was perhaps best known for playing Fenton Hardy, the father of Frank and Joe...
| May 27, 2008
Sydney Pollack, the Academy Award-winning director of "Out of Africa" who achieved acclaim making popular, mainstream movies with A-list stars, including "The Way We Were" and "Tootsie," died Monday. He was 73.
Pollack, who also was a producer and actor,...
| May 9, 2009
| 5:26 AM
Prolific screen and television writer John Furia Jr., who penned popular series including "Bonanza," "The Waltons," and " Hawaii Five-O" among many others, has died, according to a statement from the Writers Guild of America West released Friday. He was...
| Mar 8, 2009
Army Spec. Armando A. De La Paz Jr. and Wally Longshore, a retired campaign publicist, never knew each other.
It's likely that Longshore, 81, never would have known De La Paz's name if the young man had not lost his life to injuries suffered in a vehicle...
| Oct 21, 2009
Joseph Wiseman, a stage and screen actor who played the sinister title character in "Dr. No," the 1962 film that introduced Sean Connery as James Bond, has died. He was 91.
Wiseman, who had been in declining health in the last few years, died Monday at...
| Oct 23, 2009
Collin Wilcox Paxton, who played the poor Southern white girl who falsely accuses a black man of raping her in the 1962 film adaptation of Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird," has died. She was 74.
Paxton died Oct. 14 of brain cancer at her home...
| Nov 10, 2009
| 6:21 PM
Film, TV character actor
Joe Maross, 86, a prolific character actor whose film and television career spanned the 1950s to the 1980s, died of cardiac arrest Saturday at a convalescent hospital in Glendale, said his son, Michael.
| Mar 4, 2010
| 8:06 PM
Nathan Scott, a film and television composer, arranger and conductor whose credits include composing music for the TV classics "Dragnet" and "Lassie," has died. He was 94.
Scott, the father of jazz saxophonist and composer-arranger Tom Scott, died...
| Nov 18, 2009
| 11:26 AM
| Nov 19, 2009
| 4:22 AM
Diane Gomes will be one of the first in line to see "New Moon," the much-anticipated sequel to last year's "Twilight."
"I'm wicked excited," Gomes says.
The Twilight saga has taken the world by storm-- it was a bestselling book that brought adult...
| Nov 26, 2009
If you've ever watched a child open the same toy twice during a holiday party because everyone got the same list it can be disappointing for both the gift giver and receiver. To avoid repeat gifts and to find alternatives to the video game systems for...
| Feb 1, 2010
| 4:33 PM
"Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" and "Land of the Lost" are tied for the most Razzie Award nominations, scoring seven chances each to take gold paint-sprayed statuettes hailing the worst films of 2009. Also noteworthy: two of this year's Oscar...