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Roman Polanski

Roman Polanski
A Polish film director. Polanski's career highlights include Rosemary's Baby (1968) and Chinatown (1974). In 1977 he was arrested in Los Angeles and pleaded guilty to "unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor." Fleeing to Europe following his U.S. conviction Polanski has been a fugitive in the U.S. for decades.
A Polish film director. Polanski's career highlights include Rosemary's Baby (1968) and Chinatown (1974). In 1977 he was arrested in Los Angeles and pleaded guilty to "unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor." Fleeing to Europe following his U.S. conviction Polanski has been a fugitive in the U.S. for decades. « Show less

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  • Schwarzenegger urges broad changes to budget, tax, pension systems

     
    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, delivering his final State of the State address to lawmakers this morning, will ask them to work with him on broad changes to the state's budget, tax and pension systems, to require that more money be spent......
  • Marine from Camp Pendleton set for parole hearing in murder of Iraqi

     
    A Marine from Camp Pendleton, the last of eight squad members still behind bars for the 2006 murder of an unarmed Iraqi civilian in Hamandiya, is set for a parole hearing today. The Naval Clemency and Parole Board will hear......
  • Heiress Casey Johnson to be buried on East Coast; questions over death remain

     
    The family of Johnson & Johnson heiress Casey Johnson has settled on memorial plans as the L.A. County coroner's office continues to investigate the circumstances of her untimely death this week in L.A.'s Westside. Johnson was to be buried in......
  • Humor blog takes masterpieces down a notch

     
    A new art-related humor blog is a must-read for anyone tired of the reverence accorded to masterpieces by museums, academics and journalists. "That Is Priceless" was launched in November by L.A.-based television comedy writer and producer Steve Melcher....
  • Roman Polanski's attorneys stunned by arrest

     
    Director Roman Polanski and his attorneys were stunned by his arrest in Switzerland on Saturday on a child sex charge filed decades ago in Los Angeles, according a French newspaper report. ???We absolutely were not expecting such an arrest, in......
  • Did Polanski documentary spur D.A.'s criminal chase?

     
    Did the L.A. County district attorney's office go after Roman Polanski because they wanted revenge after getting a black eye in the recent Polanski documentary, "Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired?" That's the provocative theory floated by Newser's always...
  • After several tries, U.S. officials finally nab Roman Polanski in 1970s rape case [Updated]

     
    Three decades after he fled the United States following his arrest for unlawful sex with a 13-year-old girl, Roman Polanski was taken into custody in Zurich this morning and faces extradition to Los Angeles. Polanski, the famed film director whose......
  • Samantha Geimer, Polanski's victim, doesn't back prison time for the director

     
    Roman Polanski's efforts to have a 30-year-old rape conviction dropped has an unlikely advocate in his victim, Samantha Geimer. Geimer was 13 years old when Polanski allegedly plied the aspiring model with Champagne and Quaaludes and told her he was......
  • Roman Polanski attorneys may have provoked arrest by complaining L.A. wasn't serious about arresting director

     
    Roman Polanski???s attorneys may have helped provoke his arrest by complaining to an appellate court this summer that Los Angeles prosecutors had never made any real effort to arrest the filmmaker in his three decades as a fugitive, two sources......
  • Roman Polanski's extradition to Los Angeles could take months

     
    Roman Polanski could remain in Switzerland for months if he decides to fight extradition to Los Angeles, where he faces a rape conviction. The film director has eluded U.S. capture for 30 years. A 1978 arrest warrant, issued after he......
  • L.A. prosecutors planned Polanski arrest after learning he would be accepting award in Zurich [Updated]

     
    Director Roman Polanski is in Swiss custody awaiting extradition to Los Angeles after being arrested in Zurich in connection with his 1977 Los Angeles rape case. The Los Angeles County district attorney???s office learned last week that Polanski had...
  • Poll: What do you think is Roman Polanski's greatest film?

     
    More than half of respondents to our poll do not believe Roman Polanski deserved to win the Oscar for directing "The Pianist" in 2002. So that suggests that they don't think "The Pianist" is his best movie. OK, so let's back up and ask you: What is...