| Jan 4, 2012
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...
| Oct 11, 2011
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...
| Jan 26, 2012
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...
| Feb 1, 2011
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,"...
| Nov 30, 2010
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...
| Nov 29, 2010
| 9:11 AM
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...
| May 15, 2011
| 7:15 PM
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.
| Jan 11, 2012
| 4:38 PM
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....
| Apr 17, 2012
| 4:36 PM
For the next 10 years, Ian Fleming's James Bond books -- and e-books -- will be brought to you by Amazon....
| Jan 12, 2012
| 4:36 PM
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.......
| Feb 2, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Matinee idols with the mojo to get the girl and break the box office—vote for the greatest, tell us if we missed any...
| May 13, 2012
| 4:36 AM
Which performers were the greatest in "Saturday Night Live's" history?...