| Jul 2, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Renowned British actor Terence Stamp was initially hesitant to take on the role of a curmudgeonly pensioner in the touching new film, "Unfinished Song," opening this week at the Playhouse 7 in Pasadena.
"I don't know if I play ordinary that well,"...
| Oct 22, 2010
Historian wrote 'Death in Rome'
Robert Katz, 77, a writer and historian whose meticulous reconstruction of an infamous Nazi massacre in Rome brought him fame and sparked a trial over whether he defamed the pope, died Wednesday in a...
| Nov 7, 2010
Martin Baum, an old-time New York theatrical talent agent who became a veteran voice of experience for the upstart Creative Artists Agency in the late 1970s and who brought to the firm such established star clients as Sidney Poitier and Peter Sellers, has...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 3:52 PM
To some, the two dozen peafowl who remain wild in the hillside area above Angeles Crest Highway near tiny Glenola Park are inspiring for their novelty and beauty.
To many others, the noisy, messy birds make for lousy neighbors.
But neither side in the...
| May 15, 2011
| 7:15 PM
In Michael Feeney Callan's fawning new biography, we get plenty of the actor, director and environmentalist we already know but only a tantalizing, too-brief glimpse of a young man we almost never hear about: Charles Robert Redford Jr., Angeleno.
| Aug 4, 2011
| 1:10 AM
Phyllis Heier has been a member of the Aberdeen Municipal Band since 1981. She is a graduate of Custer High School and Northern State University. For almost 15 years, Heier has been music specialist at the South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Boise, Idaho: Don Scott completed his remarkable life's journey August 10, 2011, at the summit of Gannett Peak in the Wind River Range in Wyoming. His wife Barb, his children, his family, and his many dear friends will dearly miss him.
| Aug 24, 2012
| 12:20 PM
"First you're young. Then you're old. Then you're wonderful."
— Alice Roosevelt Longworth
STRATFORD, Canada — Christopher Plummer is in the wonderful phase of his career — and at 82 he's seizing the opportunity.
In February, the six-...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 2:30 AM
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:26 PM
Before becoming a widely lauded songwriter, Jimmy Webb was just another aspiring musician living in a dingy Los Angeles apartment.
The Oklahoma transplant would wander from his low-rent flat in Silver Lake to a place that would inspire one of his most...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 4:15 AM
His work has been seen by millions — most recently in the Stephen Spielberg film “Lincoln” — but this Hagerstown native might not be easily recognized despite his appearances in scores of movies, television shows and commercials....