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This week’s lineup of notables includes longtime Hollywood stars, captains of industry and sports figures.
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They went overboard
Actors Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn have parted with their Pacific Palisades home of more than a decade for $6.9 million.
The Georgian traditional-style home, built in 1951 and since updated, retains its classic curb appeal with slender columns, ivy-covered siding and brickwork.
Inside, however, dare we say the décor went slightly overboard? Pastel accents, checkerboard patterns and a country-style kitchen pull the 6,400 square feet of living space in a decidedly pastoral direction.
The couple bought the house in 2004 for about $4.125 million.
Hawn, 71, has film credits that include “Cactus Flower” (1969), for which she won an Academy Award for best supporting actress; “Overboard” (1987), co-starring Russell, and “The First Wives Club” (1996).
Russell, 65, has film credits including “Escape From New York” (1981), “Tombstone” (1993) and “The Hateful Eight” (2015). This year he will appear in “The Fate of the Furious.”
Television and film producer Mark Burnett, who created reality TV series “Survivor” and “Celebrity Apprentice,” has added a home in Malibu to his real estate trust’s portfolio for $4.125 million.
The 1,900-square-foot ranch-style house, which he already has up for lease at $9,000 a month, sits on more than an acre in the Point Dume area and takes in panoramic mountain and ocean views.
If the purchase sounds rather modest for the president of MGM Television, fear not. The ten-time Emmy winner owns multiple homes in Malibu, including an ocean-view estate he bought in 2005 for $25 million.
Ready for the spin cycle
Katherine Kelly Lang, known for her longtime role as Brooke Logan on the daytime series “The Bold and the Beautiful,” has put her home in a small-lot Glassell Park development on the market for $815,000.
The two-story house, built in 2013, incorporates industrial accents in the open floor plan of about 1,900 square feet of living space. White walls, polished floors and vaulted ceilings create a contemporary vibe.
Outside, built-in seating surrounds a fire pit filled with blue glass.
Lang bought the house three years ago for $640,000, property records show.
Where he watches bowl games
Professional football player-turned-TV writer Rashard Mendenhall has put his home in Santa Monica on the market for $1.579 million.
Sitting across from the Brentwood Country Club, the multilevel townhouse was designed for indoor-outdoor entertaining and has balconies and patios on every level. A rooftop deck takes in city, ocean and golf course views.
Inside, spiral staircases wrapped in detailed ironwork connect the 1,800 square feet of loft-style living space.
Mendenhall, 29, played six seasons for the Steelers and Arizona Cardinals, winning a Super Bowl with the former in 2009. After retiring in 2014, he took a job as a writer for the HBO football series “Ballers.”
Dick Van Dyke’s TV neighbor
The longtime home of late actress Ann Morgan Guilbert, known to millions of TV viewers as next-door neighbor Millie Helper on “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” has sold for $2.64 million.
The English country-style home in Pacific Palisades retains such 1940s details as hexagonal tile floors, original brick fireplaces and diamond-pattern leaded glass windows.
The 2,321 square feet of living space expands outdoors with multiple decks and balconies.
Guilbert, who died last year at 87, had acting credits that included a recurring role on the sitcom “The Nanny.”
Is that a mirage?
Mike Morhaime, the co-founder and president of the game development company Blizzard Entertainment, has bought a home in a gated Rancho Mirage community for $2.25 million.
The hacienda-style estate, built in 2003, encompasses more than an acre of property and includes a main house and three casitas for a total of seven bedrooms and 8.5 bathrooms in just under 6,300 square feet of living space.
Among features is a two-story great room with a stacked stone fireplace and a wine room. The stunning high-ceiling hallway with wood trusses gets our vote for best in class.
Blizzard is known for the “Warcraft,” “Diablo” and “StarCraft” game series.
A Gothic Tudor house once owned by actor Nicolas Cage is for sale in San Francisco at $12 million.
The four-story 1914 home retains such classic details as leaded- and stained-glass windows, Gothic arches and decorative medallions.
The 6,305 square feet of updated interiors take in breathtaking views of the surrounding landmarks and San Francisco Bay.
My favorite room
ICYMI: Singer-songwriter Lisa Loeb shares her four-bedroom San Fernando Valley home with her husband and two active kids. To carve out a space just for herself, she converted a large walk-in closet into an office. The space is now her favorite room. “It’s my past, present and future, all in one place,” she said.
From the archives
Ten years ago, British soccer star David Beckham and his wife, Victoria, the former Spice Girl known as Posh, were house-hunting in L.A. By some accounts, the Beckhams looked at more than 20 homes listed in the $18-million-to-$30-million range before returning to London. Beckham had signed a five-year deal with the L.A. Galaxy that was potentially worth $250 million.
Twenty years ago, actors John Travolta and Kelly Preston purchased the Brentwood home they were leasing. The couple paid $3.7 million for the gated Spanish-style house.
Thirty years ago, TV interviewer Barbara Walters and her husband, Merv Adelson, chairman of Lorimar-Telepictures, listed their Malibu-area home for sale at $1.95 million.
What we’re reading
— Now this is scary. The New York house that inspired the “Amityville Horror” book and movies has sold for $605,000. The 1927 Dutch Colonial previously sold in 2010 for $950,000.
— Check out the aerials. The Glass House in Timber Cove is beyond oceanfront — it’s more like in the ocean. The Jenner, Calif., house includes one bedroom, one bathroom and an acre of land. The asking price is $3.9 million.
— FHA home loans were getting cheaper until President Trump suspended a rate cut. L.A. Times reporter Andrew Khouri looks at what comes next.