Los Angeles Times

Susan King


Susan King is an entertainment writer at the Los Angeles Times, specializing in Classic Hollywood stories. She also writes 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.

Recent Articles

  • Portrait painting with Ben Kingsley

    Portrait painting with Ben Kingsley

    Ben Kingsley recently had a dream about Richard Attenborough, the late director who guided Kingsley to a lead-actor Oscar for his unforgettable performance in the 1982 film "Gandhi." "I adored him," Kingsley said. "There were certain great men in my life — Richard, Simon Wiesenthal — who were a...

  • Amy Madigan, stage lover, directs an L.A. play

    Amy Madigan, stage lover, directs an L.A. play

    Since Amy Madigan burst on the scene 33 years ago with her performance in the feature "Love Child," she has worked extensively in film and TV, earned a supporting actress Oscar nomination for 1985's "Twice in a Lifetime," received an Emmy nomination for the controversial 1989 TV film "Roe vs. Wade"...