Ginger Glass of Coldwell Banker, Beverly Hills North, has the listing.
A Beverly Hills home originally built for Bert Lahr, who played the cowardly lion on "The Wizard of Oz," is on the market at $28.5 million.
Designed by Paul R. Williams in 1941, the gated estate sits on 1.3 park-like acres. The 12,000-square-foot main house includes a media room with wet bar, a wine cellar and tasting room, six bedrooms, seven bathrooms and three half-baths. A 3,000-square-foot secondary house, with its own driveway, has two bedrooms and 21/2 bathrooms. A third newly built structure contains a two-lane bowling alley, game room, bar and half-bath.
Among other celebrities who have called the compound home were actress Betty Grable, band leader Harry James and actress Melanie Griffith.
Lahr, who died in 1967 at 72, was an actor and a comedian. He won a Tony for his role in the musical "Foxy" in 1964.
Before its current renovation and expansion, the property sold in 1999 for $2.55 million, according to public records.
Joe Babajian and Michelle Ficarra of Rodeo Realty, Beverly Hills, are the listing agents.
A steal in Manhattan Beach
Update: Former Laker Chris Mihm has sold his Manhattan Beach house for $2.07 million.
The custom Mediterranean, built in 2002, has a 25-foot-high entry, a coved ceiling in the formal dining room, a game room, 8-foot-high doors and an island with seating in the kitchen. The villa, more than 4,300 square feet, includes five bedrooms and 51/2 bathrooms.
Mihm, 31, played for the Lakers from 2004 until 2009, before he went to the Memphis Grizzlies and was sidelined by an injury.
He bought the property in 2004 for $2.16 million.
Chad Fahlbusch of Northwest Realty, Manhattan Beach, was the listing agent.
Monrovia house has novel history
The house that social reformer and novelist Upton Sinclair lived in during the 1940s through the '60s is for sale in Monrovia at $1.5 million.
Built in 1923, the Spanish Colonial Revival-style residence is listed on the National Register of Historical Places and is a National Historic Landmark. High arched windows, Mission Revival roof parapets and an ornate arched doorway are among the original features. French doors open off the living room and formal dining room to a covered side patio. A grand staircase leads to the three bedrooms, and both bathrooms have Batchelder tile. A guesthouse sits in the backyard.
The 2,380-square-foot house last changed hands in 2002 for $725,000.
Sinclair, who died in 1968 at 90, rose to fame for his novel "The Jungle" (1906), which looked at meat packing industry conditions. He won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction for "Dragon's Teeth" (1942).
Cecilia Farnum of Century 21 Adams & Barnes is the listing agent.