| Jul 11, 2011
Sam Denoff, an Emmy-winning writer on the classic sitcom "The Dick Van Dyke Show" who helped create the Marlo Thomas comedy "That Girl," has died. He was 83.
Denoff, who had Alzheimer's disease, died Friday at his home in Brentwood, said his son,...
| Oct 26, 2011
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| Oct 27, 2011
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| May 23, 2011
Dean Martin didn't have any interest in doing a weekly musical-variety series when NBC approached him in 1965.
"In those days you were either a movie star or a TV star," said his daughter Deana Martin, who is also a singer. "He came home one night and...
| Jul 31, 2011
Although the makeover movie genre often thrusts men into padded superhero suits, the silver screen has offered up a handful of memorable male metamorphoses that required little more than a change of clothes, a shift of the shoulder and an attitude...
| Mar 12, 2009
Now it's my turn to be a statistic.
Not that kind. I'm still here and writing. So far, anyway. Let me check my in-box -- nope, no pink slip.
So where was I? Oh, right. A statistic.
Add me to the thousands of victims of identity theft (313,982...
| Jan 18, 2009
| 6:41 PM
Bob May, who donned The Robot's suit in the hit 1960s television show "Lost in Space," has died. He was 69.
May died Sunday of congestive heart failure at a hospital in Lancaster, said his daughter, Deborah May.
He was a veteran actor and stuntman who...
| Feb 19, 2009
| 5:29 AM
Oreste Lionello, an entertainer and film dubber who was Italy's "voice" of Woody Allen, Jerry Lewis and other comic stars, died in a Rome hospital today.
Lionello, 81, was a star in Italy's important entertainment industry of movie dubbing.
| Nov 6, 2009
| 4:33 PM
Following Tuesday's announcement of Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin as co-hosts of the Oscars, Gold Derby noted that when the academy used multiple hosts most recently, there was at least one woman in the mix. So, we wondered, why aren't these two male...
| Dec 1, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Arab League bans Elizabeth Taylorâs movies! Jerry Lewis at Bat for Actor Robinson Strange guy, Jerry Lewis. I've known him for years. I knew him when he was a kid on Broadway, when he had a partner named Martin, and when they were lucky if -- between...
| Dec 14, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Los Angeles Times file photo Daria Massey in a photo by Bernard of Hollywood. âPretty 18-year-old Daria Massey, a former child actress in such films as âThe Miracle of Fatima,â âIâll See You in My Dreamsâ and âThe Iron Mistress,â has the...