| Jan 20, 2010
Erich Segal, a Yale University classics professor whose first novel, the weepy "Love Story," became a pop-culture phenomenon, selling more than 20 million copies in three dozen languages and spawning an iconic catchphrase of the 1970s, died Sunday in...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 7:28 PM
Sue Mengers, an unapologetically brash talent agent who blazed a path for women in Hollywood and represented some of its biggest stars, died Saturday night at her Beverly Hills home after a long illness. She was 79.
For two decades, Mengers was one of...
| Apr 14, 2009
For years, Allegra Huston was encouraged to write her memoirs. But the magazine journalist and screenwriter turned a deaf ear to all requests.
"I was not interested in 'poor me,' " says the 44-year-old Huston, relaxing in the living room of a friend's...
| May 17, 2009
1. Visualize Harry Dean Stanton.
Head north out of Detroit on I-75 past 8 Mile Road and you get to Bloomfield Hills, the wealthy suburb where Elmore Leonard lives. Although he was born in New Orleans in 1925, the 83-year-old novelist grew up middle-class...
| Aug 31, 2008
SEPTEMBER IN L.A. is the cruelest month for a coat fiend like me. Temperatures laze in the 80s during the day, which makes buying a chic camel-hair swing coat about as daft as owning a beach towel in Anchorage. Nevermind the other East Coast sartorial...
| Sep 17, 2008
| 1:06 PM
Ryan O'Neal and his son were booked today on suspicion of narcotics possession after a probation search at the actor's Malibu home, authorities said.
Deputies found Redmond O'Neal, 24, in possession of methamphetamine while a vial of the drug was found...
| Oct 5, 2009
Ernie "Indian Red" Lopez, a popular boxer in the 1960s and '70s who twice lost title fights before sellout crowds at the Forum and was found in a Texas homeless shelter just in time to be honored for his accomplishments in the ring, has died. He was 64....
| May 11, 2009
For more than 2 1/2 years, Farrah Fawcett's battle with cancer has sparked a flurry of headlines for celebrity tabloids. But it has also stripped the actress of her ability to seek treatment while maintaining her privacy, she said in an interview.
| Jun 26, 2009
The slightly soft-porn Wella Balsam ads notwithstanding, the infamous appearance on "Late Show With David Letterman" aside, it is impossible to overstate Farrah Fawcett's cultural influence.
With her practice-makes-perfect, blue-eyed smile and doomed...
| Jun 26, 2009
Farrah Fawcett, who soared to fame as a national sex symbol in the late 1970s on television's campy "Charlie's Angels" and in a swimsuit poster that showcased her feathery mane and made her a generation's favorite pinup, died Thursday. She was 62....
| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:32 PM
A silkscreen of Farrah Fawcett by Andy Warhol has become the focal point of a legal dispute between Ryan O'Neal, Fawcett's on-again, off-again partner from 1979 until her death in 2009, and the University of Texas....