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  • Henry Gibson dies at 73; original cast member of 'Laugh-In'

    Henry Gibson dies at 73; original cast member of 'Laugh-In'
    Henry Gibson, a veteran character actor who came to fame in the late 1960s as the flower-holding poet on TV's landmark satirical comedy show "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In," has died. He was 73. Gibson died late Monday night at his home in Malibu after a...
  • Michelle Triola Marvin dies at 75; her legal fight with ex-lover Lee Marvin added 'palimony' to the language

    Michelle Triola Marvin dies at 75; her legal fight with ex-lover Lee Marvin added 'palimony' to the language
    Michelle Triola Marvin, a former nightclub singer whose claims as the onetime live-in girlfriend of actor Lee Marvin led to a landmark ruling that established the legal concept of palimony, has died. She was 75. Marvin, who had fought lung cancer for the...
  • Monster Mash: J.D. Salinger portrait; controversy over Degas; Magnum collection sold

     
    -- Immortalized: The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., has installed a portrait of the late author J.D. Salinger. (NBC Washington) -- Doubt: Experts express concern over the authenticity of plaster casts of Degas sculptures that...
  • REVIEW: 'Defendor' is a 'wisp of a movie'

     
    Here's an excerpt from Glenn Whipp's film review of "Defendor" in Thursday's editions of the Los Angeles Times... If, as the song instructs, you don't tug on Superman's cape, how exactly would you approach Woody Harrelson's would-be superhero in...
  • Kristin Chenoweth on her leading man in 'Promises, Promises'

     
    Kristin Chenoweth was eager to take on the role of Fran Kubelik in “Promises, Promises,” because it represented an artistic challenge and a departure from the other characters she’s played on Broadway. But there was another reason as well:...
  • TV Writers Go on Strike Over Residuals

     
    “I Wish He'd Finish His Cartoon Before He Takes His Coffee Break.”View this photo Akron has slipper sox! President Eisenhower, the man of the decade, according to a Gallup poll, goes bird hunting. A radioactive waste disposal company in Long Beach has...
  • Not so complicated: Meryl Streep wasn't asked to join costars as Oscars co-hosts

     
    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...
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, Dec. 1, 1959

     
    Arab League bans Elizabeth Taylor’s 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...
  • Movie Star Mystery Photo

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo Daria Massey in a photo by Bernard of Hollywood. “Pretty 18-year-old Daria Massey, a former child actress in such films as ‘The Miracle of Fatima,’ ‘I’ll See You in My Dreams’ and ‘The Iron Mistress,’ has the...
  • Writers Guild Strikes Over TV Residuals

     
    So here???s how Times cartoonist Bruce Russell shows that an eagle represents Mexico. He gives it a cute little sombrero. The Writers Guild goes on strike over residuals on TV broadcasts of films released after 1948. The Knights of Columbus celebrate...
  • Mark Rylance breathes life into 'Boeing-Boeing'

    Mark Rylance breathes life into 'Boeing-Boeing'
    IN THE "Say what?" department, this statement ranks up there: "If Camoletti had written a tragedy of this quality, he'd be up there with Pinter." Few people could get away with comparing Marc Camoletti, the French playwright of the creaky '60s sex...