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  • William Campbell dies at 87; actor had numerous film, TV roles

    William Campbell dies at 87; actor had numerous film, TV roles
    William Campbell, a veteran actor who had memorable roles in the television series "Star Trek," was in Elvis Presley's first film and in the 1950s was married to President Kennedy paramour Judith Campbell Exner, has died. He was 87. Campbell died...
  • Joseph Farrell dies at 76; introduced market testing to Hollywood

    Joseph Farrell dies at 76; introduced market testing to Hollywood
    As founder, chairman and chief executive of National Research Group Inc. from 1978 to 2003, movie market researcher Joseph Farrell introduced the concept of market testing to Hollywood, originating now-standard industry practices such as audience tracking...
  • Dennis Hopper dies at 74; actor directed counterculture classic 'Easy Rider'

    Dennis Hopper dies at 74; actor directed counterculture classic 'Easy Rider'
    Dennis Hopper, the maverick director and costar of the landmark 1969 counterculture film classic "Easy Rider" whose drug- and alcohol-fueled reputation as a Hollywood bad boy preceded his return to sobriety and a career resurgence in the films " Hoosiers"...
  • Joe Gores dies at 79; prize-winning mystery writer

    Joe Gores dies at 79; prize-winning mystery writer
    Joe Gores, a former San Francisco private investigator who became a prize-winning author of hardboiled mysteries such as "Hammett," "Come Morning" and "Spade & Archer," has died. He was 79. A resident of San Anselmo, Calif., Gores died of a stomach...
  • George Hickenlooper dies at 47; Emmy-winning director

    George Hickenlooper dies at 47; Emmy-winning director
    Director George Hickenlooper, who won an Emmy Award for the documentary "Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse," has died. He was 47. Hickenlooper was found dead Saturday morning, Denver police told the Associated Press. Denver Mayor John...
  • Maurice Hines Sr. dies at 88; father of tap dancers Gregory and Maurice Jr.

    Maurice Hines Sr. dies at 88; father of tap dancers Gregory and Maurice Jr.
    Maurice Hines Sr., a drummer who toured for a decade in the nightclub act Hines, Hines and Dad that helped propel his tap-dancing sons to fame, has died. He was 88. Hines died Tuesday after a brief illness at a hospice-care facility in his longtime...
  • G.D. Spradlin dies at 90; veteran character actor

    G.D. Spradlin dies at 90; veteran character actor
    Gervase Duan "G.D." Spradlin, a character actor best known for playing authority figures in television and films, including "The Godfather: Part II" and "Apocalypse Now," has died. He was 90. Spradlin died of natural causes at his cattle ranch in San...
  • Cannes 2012: Watch trailers of six films playing the festival

     
    Among the films in the lineup of the 2012 Cannes Film Festival are "On the Road," "Moonrise Kingdom," "Cosmopolis" and "7 Days in Havana."...
  • On Location: Cameras rolling on Sofia Coppola’s L.A. crime caper

     
    Sofia Coppola began production on "The Bling Ring," starring Leslie Mann and Emma Watson, in Calabasas this week....
  • 3 reasons why a punishing hangover is a good thing

     
    3 reasons why a punishing hangover is a good thing...
  • On Location: Dante Ferretti re-creates Paris in 'Hugo'

     
    Production designer Dante Ferretti talks about how he re-created Paris in "Hugo."...