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  • Actor Paul Newman dies at 83

    Actor Paul Newman dies at 83
    Paul Newman, the legendary movie star and irreverent cultural icon who created a model philanthropy fueled by profits from a salad dressing that became nearly as famous as he was, has died. He was 83. Newman died Friday at his home near Westport, Conn.,...
  • Jay Fiondella dies at 82; flamboyant owner of Chez Jay made the restaurant a Santa Monica landmark

    Jay Fiondella dies at 82; flamboyant owner of Chez Jay made the restaurant a Santa Monica landmark
    Jay Fiondella, the flamboyant owner of Chez Jay, the scruffy restaurant-bar he opened almost 50 years ago that became a Santa Monica landmark and something of a shrine to his exploits as an adventurer, has died. He was 82. Fiondella died Nov. 6 at a...
  • Sam Bottoms dies at 53; actor appeared in 'Apocalypse Now,' 'Last Picture Show'

    Sam Bottoms, a film and television actor who played the role of California surfer-turned-GI Lance Johnson in Francis Ford Coppola's 1979 Vietnam War epic "Apocalypse Now," has died. He was 53. Bottoms died Tuesday at his home in Los Angeles of...
  • Pat Hingle dies at 84; veteran actor was perhaps best known for 'Batman' role

    Pat Hingle dies at 84; veteran actor was perhaps best known for 'Batman' role
    Pat Hingle, the veteran actor with more than half a century of impressive work in theater, film and television who was perhaps best known to a generation of movie fans as Commissioner James Gordon in the first four "Batman" films, has died. He was 84....
  • PASSINGS

    Edmund Purdom Star of 'The Egyptian' Edmund Purdom, 84, the British actor who came to Hollywood in the 1950s and starred in the "The Egyptian" and "The Prodigal," died Jan. 1 in Rome, according to his family, who did not announce the cause of death....
  • Monte Hale dies at 89; cowboy actor helped found Autry museum in L.A.

    Monte Hale, one of the last of Hollywood's celluloid "singing cowboys" and a founder of what is now the Autry National Center of the American West, has died. He was 89. Hale had been in failing health and died Sunday of age-related causes at his home...
  • Budd Schulberg dies at 95; author of 'What Makes Sammy Run?'

    Budd Schulberg dies at 95; author of 'What Makes Sammy Run?'
    Budd Schulberg, who exposed the dark side of American ambition in his acclaimed Hollywood novel "What Makes Sammy Run?" and won an Academy Award for his screenplay depicting the mob-controlled longshoremen's union in the film classic "On the Waterfront,"...
  • PASSINGS: Al Martino, Donna Mae Mims, Steve Ferguson, Stephen Gately

    PASSINGS: Al Martino, Donna Mae Mims, Steve Ferguson, Stephen Gately
    Al Martino Singer had role in 'The Godfather' Al Martino, the singer who played the role of Johnny Fontane in "The Godfather," died Tuesday at his childhood home in suburban Philadelphia. He was 82. Martino died in Springfield, Pa., publicist Sandy...
  • He may be 90, but don't mess with J.D.

    J.D. Salinger, as you may have read over the last few weeks, is inveighing against "phonies" yet again. Fifty-eight years since the publication of "The Catcher in the Rye" -- indeed, 44 years since he published anything -- the famously reclusive and...
  • Randolph Duke lists Hollywood Hills home at $7.85 million

    Randolph Duke lists Hollywood Hills home at $7.85 million
    Designer Randolph Duke has dressed so many Hollywood starlets that he actually alphabetizes them on his website, presumably to avoid showing favoritism. And while we have no way of knowing whether his designs are lucky charms come awards season, the...
  • 10 classic style movies that inspire moviegoers

    10 classic style movies that inspire moviegoers
    Movies have always influenced style. In 1934 -- when Clark Gable shed his shirt in the Frank Capra comedy "It Happened One Night" to reveal his bare chest -- men's undershirt sales reportedly plummeted. Men didn't suddenly tire of layering. They saw an...