| Jul 23, 2008
Estelle Getty, whose acting career bloomed late in life with her Emmy-winning performance as Sophia Petrillo, the wisecracking mother of Bea Arthur's character on the popular NBC sitcom "The Golden Girls," died Tuesday. She was 84.
Getty, who also won...
| May 15, 2008
| 5:54 PM
SHE was already a big star, adored by millions. But when it was announced that she would make her Broadway debut this spring, the anticipatory buzz went through the roof.
Ads with her name splashed in large, bold type popped up all over New York City....
| Jan 16, 2009
"Paul Blart: Mall Cop" is as sticky and gooey as a Cinnabon cinnamon roll, a snack the movie's title character has no doubt sampled once or twice over the years during his shift. A high-concept mash-up of "Die Hard" and "Kung Fu Panda," "Blart" gives...
| Apr 5, 2009
In the Coachella Valley, you can roll along the San Andreas fault on a chuck wagon, lope through a date farm on a camel, soar above 100 golf courses in a motorless sailplane, float over the desert at sunrise in a hot-air balloon and take a Palm Springs...
| Dec 26, 2010
When Garth Brooks returns to his limited engagement next month in Las Vegas, some of those in line at the Encore box office may be surprised to find that the price of a ticket has nearly doubled.
The increase — from $125 to $225 — has...
| Jun 2, 2011
The old adage is that as long as there are dental offices and elevators, there will be Barry Manilow. But a funny thing happened on the way to Paris Las Vegas, where Manilow is in the midst of a two-year residency. The king of the ’70s power...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 3:09 PM
Spokesman to the stars Howard Bragman has listed his gated house in Hollywood Hills West at $2.845 million.
The contemporary compound features vaulted ceilings, an open dining room and kitchen, a screening room, floor-to-ceiling built-in book shelves,...
| Oct 21, 2012
Grammy-winning singer Sheryl Crow has listed her compound in Hollywood Hills West at $15.95 million.
The 11-acre property includes a Spanish Revival main house, a 1909 Craftsman, a cottage built in 1885, an infinity-style swimming pool and a pergola with...
| Nov 4, 2012
Actress Kristen Stewart's new view home is not far from "Twilight" costar and on-again boyfriend Robert Pattinson's place in Los Feliz.
Set in gated Laughlin Park, the 3,361-square-foot house Stewart bought for $2.195 million features a carved wood front...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Richard Griffiths, the portly British actor who won acclaim for his stage performances in "The History Boys," "Equus" and many other productions, was one of the most beloved figures in the London theater. His numerous performances ranged from contemporary...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Chaz Bono has starred in his own documentary ("Becoming Chaz"), appeared on reality TV (ABC's "Dancing With the Stars") and authored a book ("Transition: The Story of How I Became a Man"). He's now expanded his resume by appearing onstage in a short...