'Doritos girl' hoping for a bite

Model Ali Landry and her husband, film director Alejandro Gomez Monteverde, have put their home in Los Feliz up for sale at $1.925 million.

The Spanish-style house, built in 1927, features colorful tile work, stained-glass windows and an arched entry alcove. There are four bedrooms, four bathrooms and 3,700 square feet of living space. One en suite bedroom has a kitchen and separate entrance. Sliding French doors in the family room open to a patio with a 20-person spa/fountain.

Landry, 39, is a former Miss USA. She gained widespread recognition as the "Doritos girl" for an ad shown during the 1998 Super Bowl. Her acting credits include a regular role on the comedy "Eve" (2003-06).

The property last sold in 2004 for $1.099 million. The couple are selling because they are looking for a larger house.

Dorothy Carter and Michael Orland of Keller Williams' Los Feliz office are the listing agents.

Out of the middle of Hancock Park

Actress Patricia Heaton, who stars in the television sitcom "The Middle," and her husband, actor David Hunt, have sold their home in Hancock Park for $8 million.

The Italianate Mediterranean-style estate was built in 1923. The architect was Pasadena-based Elmer Grey, who designed the Beverly Hills Hotel, the Pasadena Playhouse and the Huntington Art Gallery, among other landmarks.

Nearly 8,400 square feet of interior space feature Malibu tile, murals, wrought-iron work, a library, a billiard room, seven fireplaces, six bedrooms, five bathrooms, two offices and a guesthouse/screening room. The home has a four-car garage and a motor court.

The grounds of more than an acre include a wisteria-covered arbor, patios, a swimming pool with a changing room and bathroom, a paddle tennis court and expansive lawns.

Heaton has played Midwestern mom Frankie Heck in the sitcom since 2009. She also starred on "Everybody Loves Raymond" from 1996 to 2005.

Hunt has appeared on "Everybody Loves Raymond" and "24." He was in the 2012 TV movie "Liz & Dick," which starred Lindsay Lohan as Elizabeth Taylor.

The couple bought the property in 2001 for $4.85 million, public records show.

Lisa Hutchins of Coldwell Banker's Hancock Park North office was the listing agent. June Ahn of Coldwell Banker's Hancock Park South office represented the buyer.

Bandleader wants to change beat

"The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" bandleader Rickey Minor and his wife, Karen, have listed their Hollywood Hills compound at $4.95 million.

The gated site, at more than half an acre, contains a main house, a detached guesthouse, a sports court and an infinity-edged swimming pool. Features include a library/study, a den, six bedrooms, eight bathrooms and 7,202 square feet of living space.

The beret-wearing Minor has been the "Tonight Show" bandleader since 2010. He also has worked as a musical director for "American Idol" and on tours of recording artists such as Beyonce, Whitney Houston and Christina Aguilera.

The Minors bought the property in 2010 for $3.77 million, public records show.

Marcie Hartley of Hilton & Hyland is the listing agent.

lauren.beale@latimes.com