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  • Bob Anderson dies at 89; sword-fight teacher to the stars

    Bob Anderson dies at 89; sword-fight teacher to the stars
    Ten days before Bob Anderson headed to the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki as part of the British fencing team, he responded to a call from a British film studio in need of three fencers to coach the lead actors for sword-fighting scenes in a new pirate...
  • PASSINGS: Mikey Welsh, Doris Belack, Diane Cilento

    PASSINGS: Mikey Welsh, Doris Belack, Diane Cilento
    Mikey Welsh Former bass player with rock band Weezer Mikey Welsh, 40, the former bass player for the alternative rock band Weezer, was found dead in a Chicago hotel room Saturday, police said. Chicago police spokeswoman Laura Kubiak said employees of...
  • Nicol Williamson dies at 75; legendary British actor

    Nicol Williamson dies at 75; legendary British actor
    Once heralded as the greatest British actor of his generation, Nicol Williamson was also a legend for stormy onstage behavior that included calling off a performance of "Hamlet" mid-speech because he was too tired to go on. "I'll pay for the seats," he...
  • John Barry dies at 77; composer scored 11 James Bond films

    John Barry dies at 77; composer scored 11 James Bond films
    John Barry, a five-time Academy Award-winning composer of movies such as "Born Free" and "Out of Africa" who earned a prominent spot in pop-culture history by writing the scores for 11 James Bond films, including "From Russia With Love" and "Goldfinger,"...
  • Irvin Kershner dies at 87; film director

    Irvin Kershner dies at 87; film director
    Irvin Kershner, a versatile movie director best known for "The Empire Strikes Back," the acclaimed 1980 sequel to George Lucas' blockbuster " Star Wars," has died. He was 87. Kershner, who taught screenwriting at USC in more recent years, died Saturday...
  • 'Empire Strikes Back' Director Irvin Kershner Dies

    'Empire Strikes Back' Director Irvin Kershner Dies
    LOS ANGELES ( KTLA) -- Irvin Kershner, who directed the Star Wars sequel "The Empire Strikes Back," has died. He was 87. Kershner died Saturday in Los Angeles after a long illness, according to actress and family friend Adriana Santini. He's survived by...
  • Book review: 'Robert Redford: The Biography' by Michael Feeney Callan

    Book review: 'Robert Redford: The Biography' by Michael Feeney Callan
    In Michael Feeney Callan's fawning new biography, we get plenty of the actor, director and environmentalist we already know but only a tantalizing, too-brief glimpse of a young man we almost never hear about: Charles Robert Redford Jr., Angeleno. From...
  • Britain hears calls for Scottish independence

     
    A Scottish leader's declaration that he planned a referendum on full independence from Britain in two years sparked a fierce debate in the British parliament Wednesday....
  • Amazon buys rights to Ian Fleming's James Bond novels

     
    For the next 10 years, Ian Fleming's James Bond books -- and e-books -- will be brought to you by Amazon....
  • High-tech specs: A little Bond in your bifocals [Video]

     
    Most folks will tell you: Growing old ain't sexy. And realizing you need bifocals? Even less alluring. But you might still be able to keep a little 007 appeal in your life even as you are ever nearer to 7-0.......
  • 50+ Leading Men

     
    Matinee idols with the mojo to get the girl and break the box office—vote for the greatest, tell us if we missed any...
  • 'Saturday Night Live's' eight greatest stars

     
    Which performers were the greatest in "Saturday Night Live's" history?...