| May 30, 2008
Harvey Korman, an Emmy-winning comedic actor best known for playing the self-described "luminous second banana" for a decade on "The Carol Burnett Show" and for starring in such Mel Brooks films as "Blazing Saddles," has died. He was 81.
| Apr 6, 2008
Editor's note: This 2008 article is from the Tribune's archives. Larry Gelbart died Friday, September 11. He was 81.
Larry Gelbart spent the first 15 years of his life on Chicago's mostly Jewish West Side, now the North Lawndale district. The family...
| Sep 30, 2009
It's the cake that has fueled hundreds of thousands of birthdays, weddings and office parties across Los Angeles.
You've probably had it: two layers of soft yellow sponge cake that sandwich a filling of fresh strawberries and fluffy whipped cream,...
| Oct 9, 2009
On a clear day, you can see the skyline of Chicago -- all the way from Northbrook, 25 miles away.
That's because this northern suburb has a lofty hill with panoramic views in all directions. The peak is covered with the metro area's top golf course -- in...
| Nov 5, 2009
Carl Ballantine, the "amazing" comedy magician and character actor who was part of the World War II PT boat crew on the 1960s sitcom "McHale's Navy," has died. He was 92.
Ballantine died in his sleep of age-related causes Tuesday at his home in the...
| Jun 8, 2009
Dr. Nathan Friedman, a pioneering periodontist and USC professor of dentistry who developed a groundbreaking curriculum in the 1960s aimed at helping apprehensive patients overcome their fear of dental work, has died. He was 97.
Friedman died May 27 in...
| Jun 29, 2009
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| Feb 27, 2010
George 'Bo' Strickland
Shortstop in '54 Series
George "Bo" Strickland, 84, a shortstop who played 10 years in the major leagues and started for the Cleveland Indians in the 1954 World Series, died Sunday in his hometown of New Orleans, according to...
| Jan 18, 2004
Children of the '50s and '60s may remember "Tubby the Tuba" -- the story, set to music, of a very shy brass instrument in a symphony orchestra. All Tubby wants is a solo. If his saga rings a bell, however, it's probably because of the narrator of the 1947...
| Apr 27, 1989
Lucille Ball, the leggy showgirl, model and B-grade movie queen whose pumpkin hair and genius for comedy made her an icon of television, died early Wednesday, a week after undergoing emergency heart surgery.
The co-creator and star of " I Love Lucy," a...
| Aug 16, 1987
THE KITCHEN OF THE Santa Barbara condominium is filled with the scent of warming cheeses, fresh bread and hand-ground lamb. Paul Child, a retired diplomat, opens a bottle of California Chardonnay. A breeze blows in from the Pacific.
His wife is...