| Apr 25, 2009
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| Apr 26, 2009
Beatrice Arthur, best known as the acerbic Maude Findlay on Norman Lear's sitcom "Maude" and as the strong-willed Dorothy Zbornak on the long-running "The Golden Girls," died Saturday. She was 86.
FOR THE RECORD: The obituary of...
| Dec 21, 2008
Love 'em or hate 'em, leggings -- those stretchy, skin-tight stand-ins for pants -- refuse to die. In fact, the leggings trend has grown tremendously recently, with several brands dedicated solely to creating them. This time around, they're more than a...
| Dec 28, 2008
Actors, actresses and entertainers
Maila Nurmi, 85; actress created the character Vampira as hostess of late-night TV horror show (Jan. 10)
Jack Eagle, 81; a comedian and actor who played Brother Dominic in a Xerox ad during the 1977 Super Bowl (Jan....
| Aug 5, 2008
For some years now, Hollywood legend Kirk Douglashas been campaigning for a formal apology to African Americans for the institution of slavery. Like other advocates, he's been urging Congress and every presidential candidate to go on record for the...
| Nov 13, 2006
AMERICANS more than just believe the health information they get from fictional television shows. Spurred by what they see on shows like "ER" or "The Bold and the Beautiful," surveys suggest, they take action. They go to the doctor. They tell a friend...
| Apr 17, 2008
The star of "Maude," a creative force behind "MASH," a talk show host and the creator of "Gilligan's Island" were among those announced Thursday for induction into the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame.
"Their respective careers have...
| Jul 22, 2008
Estelle Getty, the diminutive actress who won an Emmy for her portrayal of sassy Sophia Petrillo on "The Golden Girls," has died. She was 84.
Getty passed away at 5:35 a.m. on Tuesday, July 22 in her home in Los Angeles surrounded by her family and...
| Jul 23, 2008
Estelle Getty, whose acting career bloomed late in life with her Emmy-winning performance as Sophia Petrillo, the wisecracking mother of Bea Arthur's character on the popular NBC sitcom "The Golden Girls," died Tuesday. She was 84.
Getty, who also won...