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  • Joseph M. Wilcots dies at 70; cinematographer on 'Roots' and its sequel

    Joseph M. Wilcots dies at 70; cinematographer on 'Roots' and its sequel
    Joseph M. Wilcots, a trailblazing African American cinematographer whose credits include the landmark 1970s TV miniseries "Roots" and “Roots: The Next Generations," has died. He was 70. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Wilcots obituary: The...
  • PASSINGS: Pamela Blake, Ben Ali

    Pamela Blake Actress in action serials Pamela Blake, 94, a B-movie actress known for her roles in such late 1940s action serials as "Chick Carter, Detective" and "Ghost of Zorro," died of natural causes Tuesday at a Las Vegas care facility, her family...
  • Robert Culp dies at 79; actor starred in 'I Spy' TV series

    Robert Culp dies at 79; actor starred in 'I Spy' TV series
    Robert Culp, the veteran actor best known for starring with Bill Cosby in the classic 1960s espionage-adventure series "I Spy" and for playing Bob in the 1969 movie "Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice," died Wednesday morning. He was 79. Culp fell and hit his...
  • Mike Silverman dies at 90; touted himself as "the Realtor to the stars"

    Mike Silverman dies at 90; touted himself as "the Realtor to the stars"
    For decades, Mike Silverman touted himself as "the Realtor to the stars," drawing swoons from the news media here and abroad both for his movie-star clientele and his movie-star looks. In his case, the nickname wasn't just a publicist's creation but a...
  • Art Linkletter dies at 97; broadcasting pioneer created 'Kids Say the Darndest Things'

    Art Linkletter dies at 97; broadcasting pioneer created 'Kids Say the Darndest Things'
    Art Linkletter, the radio and television talk-show pioneer who was best known for eliciting hilarious remarks from the mouths of babes and who late in life was a popular motivational speaker and author, challenging seniors to live as zestfully as he did,...
  • A monumental idea for Griffith Park

    A monumental idea for Griffith Park
    Asked an opinion of his native Los Angeles -- where he lived for four decades before fleeing up the coast 15 years ago -- Griffith Van Griffith's mind goes to gridlocked streets, overflowing high-rises and urban unrest. "I think about the millions of...
  • Race, post race

    Race, post race
    More than half a century ago, Langston Hughes captured the debilitating divide in the destinies of white and black children in his poem "Children's Rhymes": "By what sends / the white kids / I ain't sent: / I know I can't / be PresidentBy what sends / the...
  • Chicago Ed passes away

    Chicago Ed passes away
    He was an overnight companion to countless Chicagoans over the years. But, in February, following a long illness, the unique voice of the man known as "Chicago Ed" was silenced. Chicago Ed Passes Big Fan of Police and Fire Departments February 4,...
  • Bill Cosby on Robert Culp: 'We almost had our own language'

     
    Los Angeles Times staff writer Greg Braxton spoke to Bill Cosby about his old friend Robert Culp and their shared life adventure with "I, Spy." Robert Culp and Bill Cosby knew they were taking a risk in the mid-1960s when......
  • TV legacies: Peter Graves, Fess Parker, Robert Culp and writer David Mills

     
    How many classic songs were lost when George Gershwin died? How many scintillating comedies never happened after Carole Lombard was killed in a plane crash? We lose a lot of culture when gifted artists die young. And it happened again this week whe...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: 'Glee' in vogue with viewers | 'South Park' celebrates 200 episodes | Rachel Weisz as 'Jackie'

     
    • The Golden Globe and SAG winner "Glee" returned to the Fox lineup Tuesday night and made good use of lead-in "American Idol," nearly doubling its audience from last fall. The tuneful series, which had been off the air since December, drew 13.7 million...
  • Is Ellen DeGeneres wimping out at the Daytime Emmys?

     
    "I didn't submit myself for the 'Best Talk Show Host' Emmy this year," Ellen DeGeneres said at her website today when her name was missing from the list of Daytime Emmy nominations. "I feel my steroid use gives me an unfair advantage." Well, Ellen's...