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

  • Oscars 2016: Ridley Scott's in good company

    Oscars 2016: Ridley Scott's in good company

    When the Academy Award nominees for director were announced Thursday morning, Ridley Scott ("The Martian") and Steven Spielberg ("Bridge of Spies") were noticeably missing from the list. The Scott snub was especially surprising since he is a Directors Guild Award and BAFTA nominee and was in contention...

  • Oscars 2016: Sylvester Stallone is thrilled to be back in Oscar ring after 39 years

    Oscars 2016: Sylvester Stallone is thrilled to be back in Oscar ring after 39 years

    It's been 39 years since Sylvester Stallone earned Oscar nominations for lead actor and original screenplay for the 1976 best-picture winner "Rocky." Now he's returning to the Oscar ring as a supporting actor nominee, reprising his role as Rocky Balboa for the seventh time in "Creed." The only...

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