| Jun 24, 2012
| 6:17 PM
Victor Spinetti, a comic actor and raconteur who won a Tony on Broadway and the adoration of Beatles fans when he appeared in three of the Fab Four's movies, died Tuesday in Monmouth, England. He was 82.
The cause was cancer, said Barry Burnett, the...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 1:35 PM
Interior designer Waldo Fernandez has bought a home in the Hollywood Hills West area for $2.4 million.
Designed in 1940 by architect F. Pierpont Davis and later redone by Hollywood Regency-style proponent John Woolf, the Italian villa was named "One of...
| Jul 29, 2012
Galaxy superstar Landon Donovan listed his compound in Manhattan Beach for $4.295 million and in two weeks had an offer in hand.
Built in 2007 and 2008, the compound is made up of two houses with a swimming pool. The main house features 11-foot ceilings,...
| Jul 29, 2012
Marilyn Monroe certainly achieved fame in the course of her 36-year lifetime, but in the five decades since her death, she's become such a celebrity-branding superstar, it often feels as if America's proto-platinum pinup never really left the building...
| Jul 26, 2012
Jess Walter's critically acclaimed new book "Beautiful Ruins" contains many of the characters and attitudes of the classic Hollywood novel — doomed heroes and heroines lurching from troubled pasts toward impossible dreams. The bestseller, generating...
| Jul 29, 2012
The gig: David Jones, who owns a floral studio bearing his name in West Hollywood, has counted some of the world's most powerful people among his clients. From humble beginnings growing up in the Midwest, the florist has traveled the world —...
| Aug 8, 2012
As one of America's most widely read and influential film critics from the 1960s through the '80s, Judith Crist was known for her often-caustic reviews that earned her a reputation as "the critic most hated by Hollywood."
Director Billy Wilder once joked...
| Apr 17, 2012
Martin Poll, 89, a veteran producer best known for "The Lion in Winter," the Oscar-winning 1968 film that starred Katharine Hepburn and Peter O'Toole, died Saturday in New York. He had pneumonia and kidney failure, according to his son, Jon.
| May 19, 2012
| 8:12 PM
Their internationally recognized names sell music and movie tickets. They promote perfumes and presidents. But when it comes to selling their own houses, celebrities often find that their cachet doesn't pull in the cash.
Actors Goldie Hawn and Kurt...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Sybil Christopher, who died last week in New York at 83, was a noted theater producer and the founder of Arthur, a Manhattan hot spot that attracted a ritzy celebrity clientele during the 1960s. Even if she hadn't become famous as the first wife, and...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 8:00 PM
MEXICO CITY — You might be hard-pressed to find the word "Mexico" in some of the advertising for tourist resorts in Mexico.
Brands like "Riviera Maya" often eclipse the name of the country where those lush beaches are located.
As deadly violence...