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Susan King

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Susan King is a former entertainment writer at the Los Angeles Times who specialized in Classic Hollywood stories. She also wrote about independent, foreign and studio movies and occasionally TV and theater stories. Born in East Orange, N.J., she received her master's degree in film history and criticism at USC. She worked for 10 years at the L.A. Herald Examiner and came to work at The Times in January 1990. She left in 2016. 

Recent Articles

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    Nia Vardalos is finally back as Toula in 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2'

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    'Lamb' filmmakers say story's queasy uncertainty appealed to them

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