| Aug 16, 2012
Veteran actress played Clark Kent's mother
Phyllis Thaxter, 92, an actress who had an active film career in the 1940s and '50s and capped it with her portrayal of Clark Kent's mother in the 1978 version of "Superman," died Tuesday at...
| Mar 2, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Hey, isn't it supposed to be the other way around? Win an Oscar, then get drunk? Ah, well, here's a toast to Jeff Bridges' pending victory for playing a stumbling, jelly-belly drunk in "Crazy Heart." Getting soused or high on screen is an almost...
| Dec 26, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Tipping Tip: Don't Forget Your Barber As we approach the turn of a new decade, the soundest advice I can offer you for a long, full life is never lie to your doctor or your lawyer. And above all, never stiff your barber at Christmastime. They are...
| Nov 7, 2010
Martin Baum, an old-time New York theatrical talent agent who became a veteran voice of experience for the upstart Creative Artists Agency in the late 1970s and who brought to the firm such established star clients as Sidney Poitier and Peter Sellers, has...
| Jan 17, 2011
Actress Susannah York became a star in the 1960s with performances in several high-profile films such as 1969's "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?" for which she received an Academy Award nomination. But she fought to be noticed for more than her striking...
| Sep 24, 2009
Frank Liberman, a veteran Hollywood publicist who represented stars such as Bob Hope, Phyllis Diller and Robert Goulet during his more than 50 years in the business, has died. He was 92.
Liberman, who had Parkinson's disease, died of pneumonia Sunday...