A collection of news and information related to Roddy McDowall published by this site and its partners.
Displaying items 1-12 of 38 » View latimes.com items only1 2 3 4 Next >
Times Staff WriterMY family and I were on a Christmas cruise of the Mexican Riviera when we learned of the tsunami that devastated South Asia. Standing in the lovely gym of the Diamond Princess, I watched the horrifying images flash across the TV screen and heard the...
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelAndy Griffith, what a man. The news of his death, at age 86, brings back powerful memories of “The Andy Griffith Show.” The CBS comedy, which ran from 1960 to 1968, transcends mere nostalgia. The comedy was art, the lives poignantly rendered....
Show TrackerTelevision is offering a feast of holiday programming, including KTLA's annual "Twilight Zone" marathon, Thanksgiving day parades, plenty of holiday cooking advice and a triple helping of NFL football. “Top Chef” 6 a.m., Bravo: Guess Who Is...
The Daily MirrorMay 3, 1941: Novelist James Hilton fills in for Lee Shippey, who is recovering from surgery. (I must say, I’m impressed by the number of authors among Shippey’s friends). Tom Treanor, who was killed covering World War II for The......
The Hero ComplexThe great thing about time-travel movies is you can always go back and do it all over again. This weekend, the American Cinemathequeâs Egyptian Theatre does just that with a series of time-jumping double-features -- "Planet of the Apes" with......
Liz Smith"DIVORCED, BEHEADED, Died, Divorced, Beheaded, Survived." So goes the old rhyme about the six wives of King Henry VIII. It is the Queen who "survived" -- Catherine Parr -- who is the subject of Elizabeth Freemantle's wildly entertaining historical novel,...
A night at the Stiller compound? Comic actor Ben Stiller and his actress wife, Christine Taylor, have listed their Hollywood Hills property at $12.5 million. The site includes two houses and a one-bedroom guesthouse for a total of 10 bedrooms and 11...
The former West Hollywood home of Oscar-winning actress Bette Davis is for sale at $2.45 million. The 2,242-square-foot condominium is on the fourth floor of the 1930 Colonial House, which was designed by architect Leland A. Bryant and reflects the...
Late October brings many strange creatures to the library, just in time for Halloween. Popular culture is once again infatuated — smitten, even — with dark characters suffering from vampiric curses, terribly monstrous afflictions and other...
Dropped Names Famous Men and Women As I Knew Them Frank Langella Harper: 356 pp., $25.99 Frank Langella's "Dropped Names" is a different kind of memoir. Rather than recapping his life story, the veteran stage and screen actor offers a series of...
Wallace "Wally" Henry Coberg, a theatrical designer and filmmaker who was at work on a new Edgar Allan Poe documentary, died of an apparent heart attack Nov. 18 at his Bolton Hill home. He was 63. Born in New York City, he lived in Edison, N.J., and...
Tags: Radio, Opera (genre), Christmas, Entertainment, Walt Disney
Edie Wasserman, who was the widow of Hollywood powerhouse Lew Wasserman and who was known as a tireless benefactor for charitable causes, especially the Motion Picture and Television Fund, has died. She was 95. Wasserman died Thursday in Beverly Hills of...
Jan 9, 2005 |Column| Los Angeles Times
Jul 3, 2012 | Orlando Sentinel
Nov 21, 2011 | Los Angeles Times
May 3, 2011 | Los Angeles Times
Apr 27, 2010 | Los Angeles Times
Mar 15, 2013 |Story| Tribune Media Services
Sep 12, 2009 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Aug 28, 2009 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Oct 25, 2012 |Story| Daily Pilot
Jun 3, 2012 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Nov 25, 2011 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Aug 19, 2011 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Original site for Roddy McDowall topic gallery.