| Oct 21, 2011
Barry Feinstein, a photographer who gained renown as one of the premier chroniclers of the 1960s and '70s music scene, including shooting iconic album covers for Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin and George Harrison, has died. He was 80.
Feinstein, a longtime...
| Nov 8, 2011
Hollywood costume designer Theadora Van Runkle, whose influence spanned four decades and a range of movie genres including period pieces like "Bonnie and Clyde" — which earned her the first of three Academy Award nominations — and over-the-top...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 4:31 PM
The Beverly Hills home of talent agent Sue Mengers, who died last month at 79, has come on the market at $4.995 million.
The Hollywood Regency house, built in 1959, is a showcase of John Woolf's signature style. Centered on a rounded portico with Greek...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 2:08 PM
A triplex in Silver Lake that was once home to a teenage Steve McQueen is on the market for $599,900.
The updated Spanish-style building, constructed in 1923, contains three one-bedroom units in 1,660 square feet on two levels. The landscaped property is...
| Nov 27, 2011
It has been a busy real estate year for former "Friends" cast mates. Actors Jennifer Aniston and Matthew Perry have both sold places. Now actor-director David Schwimmer has put his home in Hancock Park on the market at $10.7 million.
The roughly 11,000-...
| 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...
| May 16, 2011
Mary Murphy, a film and television actress best remembered for playing the wholesome small-town girl opposite Marlon Brando's rebellious motorcycle gang leader in "The Wild One," has died. She was 80.
Murphy died of heart disease May 4 at her home in...
| Oct 6, 2008
| 3:26 PM
Pencils, clay knives and computer-imaging applications shape J Mays creations; something less tactile animates them. Perhaps no other automotive designer active today seeks out our heartstrings as doggedly or successfully as the 53-year-old Oklahoma...
| Nov 13, 2008
Jay Fiondella, the flamboyant owner of Chez Jay, the scruffy restaurant-bar he opened almost 50 years ago that became a Santa Monica landmark and something of a shrine to his exploits as an adventurer, has died. He was 82.
Fiondella died Nov. 6 at a...
| Nov 7, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Enda Walsh, the acclaimed Irish playwright, didnât study literature or drama in collegeâhe went to film school. (Studying cinema in Dublin, a city with a very small film industry, Walsh has said was âlike studying dentistry in a country where......
| Dec 7, 2009
| 9:32 PM
Britain's Turner Prize continued its tradition of unpredictability today by announcing artist Richard Wright as this year's winner. Wright beat out Enrico David, Roger Hiorns and Lucy Skaer, all of whom were short-listed for the coveted prize that is...