Los Angeles Times

Susan King

Writer

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

  • Jason Sudeikis is an everyman for the early 21st century

    Jason Sudeikis is an everyman for the early 21st century

    When Jason Sudeikis was making the Farrelly brothers' 2011 comedy "Hall Pass," writer-director Peter Farrelly told the comic actor he reminded him of Jack Lemmon, the everyman Oscar winner who was equally adept at comedy and drama. "I'm flattered by the comparison, especially given the breath of...

  • Classic Hollywood: Saucy Oscar fare. Bob Elliott, R.I.P.

    Classic Hollywood: Saucy Oscar fare. Bob Elliott, R.I.P.

    This is Susan King, veteran movie writer for the Los Angeles Times and guardian of the Golden Age of Hollywood galaxy. Every Friday in my Classic Hollywood newsletter, I talk about notable births and deaths, famous denizens of Tinseltown, fun vintage events around town, milestones, TV must-sees...

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