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  • PASSINGS: Howard H 'Tim' Hays

    PASSINGS: Howard H 'Tim' Hays
    Howard H 'Tim' Hays Former Press-Enterprise editor, publisher Howard H "Tim" Hays, 94, a former editor and publisher of the Press-Enterprise who led the Riverside newspaper when it won a Pulitzer Prize for an expose in the 1960s and won two landmark U....
  • PASSINGS: Frank Cady, Don Campbell, Frank Arciero, F. Herbert Bormann

    PASSINGS: Frank Cady, Don Campbell, Frank Arciero, F. Herbert Bormann
    Frank Cady Character actor was on 'Green Acres' Frank Cady, 96, a character actor who played Hooterville general store proprietor Sam Drucker on the TV sitcoms "Green Acres" and "Petticoat Junction," died Friday at his home in Wilsonville, Ore., said...
  • Andrew Sarris dies at 83; longtime film critic

    Andrew Sarris dies at 83; longtime film critic
    Film critic Andrew Sarris began his rise to prominence in the early 1960s when, fresh off an extended visit to Paris, he became a primary spokesman for a theory that would reverberate throughout the cinema world. Screenwriters and producers may have...
  • Arthur Laurents dies; playwright and Broadway director

    Arthur Laurents dies; playwright and Broadway director
    Arthur Laurents, a Tony Award-winning playwright and director who wrote the books for the classic Broadway musicals "West Side Story" and "Gypsy" and later wrote the hit movies "The Way We Were" and "The Turning Point," died Thursday. He was believed to...
  • Classic Hollywood: Martin Landau finds love

    Classic Hollywood: Martin Landau finds love
    Martin Landau has worked with some of cinema's most accomplished filmmakers, including Alfred Hitchcock ("North by Northwest"), Francis Ford Coppola ("Tucker: The Man and His Dream"), Woody Allen ("Crimes and Misdemeanors") and Tim Burton ("Ed Wood")....
  • Honorary Oscar recipients named

    Honorary Oscar recipients named
    The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Wednesday that it would present "The Godfather" director-producer Francis Ford Coppola with the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award and give honorary Oscars to British film...
  • Early Alfred Hitchcock effort discovered

    Early Alfred Hitchcock effort discovered
    It's the kind of surprise the Master of Suspense would have loved. The National Film Preservation Foundation and the New Zealand Film Archive are announcing Wednesday the discovery of the first 30 minutes of a 1923 British film, "The White Shadow,"...
  • PASSINGS: Robert Galvin, Patricia Breslin Modell

    PASSINGS: Robert Galvin, Patricia Breslin Modell
    Robert Galvin Motorola chief transformed company Robert Galvin, 89, who over nearly three decades as Motorola's chief executive transformed the maker of police radios and TVs into one of the world's leading electronics companies, died in his sleep...
  • George Lindsey dies at 83; 'The Andy Griffith Show's' Goober Pyle

    George Lindsey dies at 83; 'The Andy Griffith Show's' Goober Pyle
    George Lindsey, the Southern-born character actor who played dim hayseed Goober Pyle, the genial gas station auto mechanic on "The Andy Griffith Show" and "Mayberry R.F.D.," died early Sunday morning. He was 83. Lindsey, who later was a regular on the...
  • Joe Mantell dies at 94; actor received Oscar nomination for role in 'Marty'

    Joe Mantell dies at 94; actor received Oscar nomination for role in 'Marty'
    Actor Joe Mantell, who was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in the 1955 film "Marty" and delivered one of film's most famous lines in "Chinatown," has died. He was 94. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: The obituary of actor Joe Mantell...
  • PASSINGS: Leo Kirch, Roland Petit, Cal Montney, Lee Vines, Googie Withers, Frank Billerbeck

    PASSINGS: Leo Kirch, Roland Petit, Cal Montney, Lee Vines, Googie Withers, Frank Billerbeck
    Leo Kirch German media mogul Leo Kirch, 84, who turned his one-man film distribution company into Germany's second-biggest media business before losing control of it after a gamble on pay television, died Thursday in Munich. His family did not give...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Doris Day

    Patt Morrison Asks: Doris Day
    Add it all up, and Doris Day's singular singing voice has spent more than 11 years on the Billboard charts. Her three dozen-plus films made millions of fans and dollars. And now, after nearly two decades of living below the radar in Carmel, Doris Day is...