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  • Leonard Kastle dies at 82; writer-director of 'The Honeymoon Killers'

    Leonard Kastle dies at 82; writer-director of 'The Honeymoon Killers'
    When Leonard Kastle's debut movie as a writer and director, "The Honeymoon Killers," was released in 1970, critics raved over the grimly realistic, low-budget, black-and-white crime drama about a lowlife lothario and his overweight nurse lover whose...
  • PASSINGS: Ramona Hahn, Rob Grill, Paul Michael

    PASSINGS: Ramona Hahn, Rob Grill, Paul Michael
    Ramona Hahn Wife, mother of L.A.-area politicians Ramona Hahn, 86, widow of the late county Supervisor Kenneth Hahn and mother of both former Los Angeles Mayor James K. Hahn and City Councilwoman Janice Hahn, died Monday, her children announced. She was...
  • Ferlin Husky dies at 85; singer helped open doors for California strain of country music

    Ferlin Husky dies at 85; singer helped open doors for California strain of country music
    Ferlin Husky, a pioneering country music entertainer in the 1950s and early 1960s who helped open the door for performers specializing in a distinctively twangy California strain of country, died Thursday. He was 85. Husky, who was inducted into the...
  • Sidney Lumet dies at 86; prolific 'actor's director' steered clear of Hollywood

    Sidney Lumet dies at 86; prolific 'actor's director' steered clear of Hollywood
    Sidney Lumet, the prolific four-time Oscar-nominated director known for guiding strong performances in classic films such as "12 Angry Men," "Dog Day Afternoon" and "Network," died Saturday. He was 86. Lumet, whose film career spanned more than 50 years,...
  • Mary Cleere Haran dies at 58; cabaret-style singer

    Mary Cleere Haran dies at 58; cabaret-style singer
    Mary Cleere Haran, a singer, actress and writer whose performances and recordings brought new perspectives to classic American popular songs, died Saturday in Deerfield Beach, Fla. She was 58. The Broward County coroner's office confirmed that she died...
  • Larry 'Wild Man' Fischer dies at 66; vagabond singer made albums with Frank Zappa

    Larry 'Wild Man' Fischer dies at 66; vagabond singer made albums with Frank Zappa
    "Wanna buy a song for a dime?" For many startled UCLA students and Sunset Strip sightseers in the 1960s, that was the way Larry "Wild Man" Fischer introduced himself. Anyone who took him up on his offer was rewarded with a brief, bellowing burst of...
  • PASSINGS: Roger Gimbel, John Cossette, W. Barclay Kamb

    PASSINGS: Roger Gimbel, John Cossette, W. Barclay Kamb
    Roger Gimbel Producer of made-for-TV movies Roger Gimbel, 86, an Emmy Award-winning television producer who specialized in made-for-TV movies and was known for his high-quality productions that often dealt with serious subject matter, died of...
  • PASSINGS: Burt Styler, Maria Gomes Valentim, Robert Benson

    PASSINGS: Burt Styler, Maria Gomes Valentim, Robert Benson
    Burt Styler Emmy-winning TV writer Burt Styler, 86, an Emmy-winning TV writer who had a long association with Bob Hope, died of heart failure June 13 at Providence Tarzana Medical Center, his family said. Styler won an Emmy in 1972 for an episode of...
  • Gil Bernal dies at 80; veteran tenor saxophonist

    Gil Bernal dies at 80; veteran tenor saxophonist
    Gil Bernal, a tenor saxophonist who during his long career played a variety of styles with artists such as Spike Jones, Lionel Hampton and Ry Cooder, has died. He was 80. Bernal died of congestive heart failure July 17 at Glendale Adventist Medical...
  • Owsley Stanley dies at 76; 'Acid King' of the '60s psychedelic era

    Owsley Stanley dies at 76; 'Acid King' of the '60s psychedelic era
    Nearly everyone familiar with the history of the 1960s has heard of Timothy Leary and Ken Kesey, the pranksters who spread the gospel of psychedelics to the countercultural generation. But far fewer remember Owsley Stanley. Stanley, who died Saturday...
  • Leonard Weinglass dies at 77; defense lawyer in Pentagon Papers case

    Leonard Weinglass dies at 77; defense lawyer in Pentagon Papers case
    Leonard Weinglass, a crusading lawyer who championed radical and liberal causes and clients in some of the most controversial trials of the 1960s and '70s, including the Chicago 7 and Pentagon Papers cases, died Wednesday in New York City. He was 77. The...