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  • Arthur Laurents dies; playwright and Broadway director

    Arthur Laurents dies; playwright and Broadway director
    Arthur Laurents, a Tony Award-winning playwright and director who wrote the books for the classic Broadway musicals "West Side Story" and "Gypsy" and later wrote the hit movies "The Way We Were" and "The Turning Point," died Thursday. He was believed to...
  • PASSINGS: Miriam Seegar Whelan, Glenn R. Watson, Catherine 'Kay' Kerr, Edward P. Evans

    PASSINGS: Miriam Seegar Whelan, Glenn R. Watson, Catherine 'Kay' Kerr, Edward P. Evans
    Miriam Seegar Whelan Actress became an interior designer Miriam Seegar Whelan, 103, an actress from the early days of talking films who was married to director Tim Whelan, died Sunday of age-related causes at her home in Pasadena, said her daughter-in-...
  • Marvin Eisenman dies at 83; owner of vast video and DVD collection

    Marvin Eisenman dies at 83; owner of vast video and DVD collection
    On his business cards, Marvin Eisenman called himself a "film detective," but to the unofficial Hollywood network that benefited from his unusually large personal collection of videos and DVDs, he was simply Marvin of the Movies. Over the last quarter-...
  • David Dortort dies at 93; created and produced TV western 'Bonanza'

    David Dortort dies at 93; created and produced TV western 'Bonanza'
    David Dortort, the creator and producer of "Bonanza," the long-running television western that was untraditional in its emphasis on relationships over violence and that helped spur public demand for color TVs, has died. He was 93. --------------------...
  • Harry Jackson dies at 87; Western artist created famed John Wayne sculpture

    Harry Jackson dies at 87; Western artist created famed John Wayne sculpture
    Harry Jackson, an acclaimed Western artist who created the bronze equestrian sculpture of cowboy movie legend John Wayne that was installed in front of what was then the Great Western Savings & Loan office building on Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills...
  • Jack Jones dies at 86; former longtime Los Angeles Times reporter

    Jack Jones dies at 86; former longtime Los Angeles Times reporter
    Jack Jones, a longtime Los Angeles Times reporter who was part of a team that shared the 1966 Pulitzer Prize for the newspaper's coverage of the Watts riots and their aftermath, has died. He was 86. Jones, who retired in 1989, died of lung disease...
  • PASSINGS: Ronald W. Walters, Kathleen Fetzer, Jill Jackson

    PASSINGS: Ronald W. Walters, Kathleen Fetzer, Jill Jackson
    Ronald W. Walters Scholar, author and political analyst Ronald W. Walters, 72, a longtime political analyst and scholar at Howard University and the University of Maryland who was a leading expert on race and politics, died Sept. 10 at a hospital in...
  • Donna Atwood dies at 85; longtime Ice Capades star

    Donna Atwood dies at 85; longtime Ice Capades star
    Ice Capades star Donna Atwood had spent almost half her life on the road when she left professional figure-skating behind at 31 to raise her three young children in a custom-built Beverly Hills home complete with a piano that folded into the wall. She...
  • John Chase dies at 57; writer, urban designer for West Hollywood

    John Chase dies at 57; writer, urban designer for West Hollywood
    John Chase, who as a writer and urban designer championed civic space and vernacular architecture in Southern California, finding poetry in stucco-clad apartment buildings, down-market modernism and overlooked corners of the urban realm, died Friday...
  • PASSINGS: Karen McCarthy, Norman Wisdom

    PASSINGS: Karen McCarthy, Norman Wisdom
    Karen McCarthy Congresswoman resigned amid allegations Former five-term U.S. Rep. Karen McCarthy (D-Mo.), 63, who resigned amid allegations that she misused her staff and campaign funds for personal gain, died Tuesday at a nursing home in northeast...
  • Martin Baum dies at 86; Hollywood agent represented A-list talent

    Martin Baum dies at 86; Hollywood agent represented A-list talent
    Martin Baum, an old-time New York theatrical talent agent who became a veteran voice of experience for the upstart Creative Artists Agency in the late 1970s and who brought to the firm such established star clients as Sidney Poitier and Peter Sellers, has...
  • Roy Ward Baker dies at 93; British film director

    Roy Ward Baker dies at 93; British film director
    Roy Ward Baker, the London-born director best known for his 1958 documentary-style feature film, "A Night to Remember," about the sinking of the Titanic, has died. He was 93. Baker died Tuesday at a London hospital, his son, Nicholas, told the Associated...