| Mar 26, 2009
| 10:23 AM
Just two months ago, I wrote about how my obsession with Elizabeth Taylor colored my choices and changed my life. While that is certainly true, it was an outside manifestation, lighthearted and fun. Inside, though, at a much more profound place, its my...
| Nov 20, 2008
| 1:10 PM
Its 1997 and my first year as a producer on the Golden Globes. Im joining a mission impossible team of great professionals led by the legendary Dick Clark. They all have an easy, familiar way with the many superstars who come in for rehearsal. I am...
| Nov 1, 2009
Even after the costumes are worn, the candy collected and the ghoulish jack-o'-lantern turned back into a pumpkin, Halloween doesn't have to be over -- if you are willing to be entertained by a good ghost story.
Almost anywhere you look in Southern...
| Jul 2, 2009
Karl Malden, a versatile Oscar-winning actor who built a six-decade Hollywood career playing heroes and heavies -- and, often, relatable ordinary men -- yet who was certain he was best known as a commercial pitchman for American Express, has died. He...
| May 28, 2008
Richard Chamberlain, a trim and youthful 74, cherry picks his acting assignments these days.
"Working is lovely and not working is lovely," he says.
Chamberlain has called Hawaii home for more than two decades -- he currently lives in Maui -- and when...
| Sep 18, 2006
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Patricia Kennedy Lawford, a sister of President John F. Kennedy whose wedding to actor Peter Lawford in the 1950s was one of the first marriages of politics and Hollywood and provided her brother with many of his closest...
| Aug 29, 2009
| 8:53 AM
Under doleful gray skies, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy was mourned this morning in an elaborate funeral that brought together four presidents, more than half the U.S. Senate, and Hollywood stars, sports legends and foreign dignitaries.
A nine-member Armed...
| Nov 29, 2007
Jack is back!
Warner Bros. had to turn away at least 50 Screen Actors Guild members at an overflowing screening of "The Bucket List" at the TV Academy in North Hollywood last night.
About 600 strong filled every seat and then some for the rare and...
| Feb 3, 2008
Hollywood boat, a gangster movie and a mangrove swamp are three of the biggest on-land attractions on 33-mile-long Key Largo.
The 30-foot boat is from the 1951 movie The African Queen, with Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn. It is suspended in the...
| Feb 7, 2008
"Oh my God, this is a disaster. Now what are we going to do?" lamented one studio publicist handling a bunch of nominees and potential winners.
No, he wasn't talking about the WGA strike or the Super Tuesday primary results.
It was the just-announced...
| Oct 1, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Los Angeles Times file photo Update: Richard Quine and first his wife, Susan Paley, 1942. Richard Quine, 68, Film Director, Dies of Gunshot Wound June 13, 1989 By EDWARD J. BOYER, Times Staff Writer Film director Richard Quine, whose string of comedy hits...
| Oct 3, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Long gone are the days when John Galliano was a provocateur at Christian Dior. The most theatrical moment at his show Friday was a fake shootout staged in the shadows at the top of the runway, setting the scene for......