| Jul 3, 2010
Case closed: David Boreanaz, who stars on "Bones" as an FBI agent, has sold his Hollywood Hills compound for $2.6 million, the Multiple Listing Service shows.
The traditional two-story house and detached guesthouse sit on about a quarter of an acre in...
| Jul 4, 2010
William L. Taylor didn't necessarily look the part of a leading civil rights advocate, a matter he addressed in his memoir under the heading "A White Guy Like Me," as in: "What leads a white guy like me to spend his life working on behalf of black people?...
| May 27, 2010
Art Linkletter, the radio and television talk-show pioneer who was best known for eliciting hilarious remarks from the mouths of babes and who late in life was a popular motivational speaker and author, challenging seniors to live as zestfully as he did,...
| Nov 3, 2010
Charlie O'Donnell, a television announcer best known for his elongated introduction of "Wheeeeeeel of Fortune" during the 28 years that he was the game show's off-stage voice, has died. He was 78.
O'Donnell, who was also Dick Clark's early sidekick on...
| Oct 3, 2010
Too hot for a locker room chat? Too flirty to fly? While most of us will shuffle off this mortal coil without suffering from this kind of discrimination, a certain aesthetically pleasing subset of society is forced to suffer the slings and arrows of being...
| Mar 31, 2010
The English writer Sebastian Faulks is one of those curious novelists whose predilection for well-told stories and popularity with readers often have seemed impediments to serious regard.
That's a bit unfair because, with its knowing nods to Trollope,...
| Jul 31, 2010
Ten-time Olympic medal winner Carl Lewis has crossed a finish line of sorts, selling his Pacific Palisades home for $2.5 million, according to the Multiple Listing Service.
On the market since January, the contemporary Mediterranean, built in 1991, is on...
| Jan 18, 2011
Reporting from New York -- After 40 years in television, Regis Philbin might finally get to sleep late. On Tuesday, during the opening segment of "Live With Regis and Kelly," the veteran talk show host announced that he will leave the early-morning...
| Jun 16, 2011
Paul Alter, 89, a veteran TV game-show director and producer who won a 1993 lawsuit against the Walt Disney Co. over similarities between a story outline he wrote and the film "Honey, I Blew Up the Kid," died of natural causes Saturday at his home in...
| Jun 24, 2011
David Rayfiel, a screenwriter and master script doctor who made his mark — often uncredited — on films by director Sydney Pollack that frequently featured Robert Redford, including "Three Days of the Condor," "The Way We Were" and "Out of...
| Jun 29, 2011
British actress on stage, screen and television
Margaret Tyzack, 79, a British actress perhaps best known to American audiences for her roles in the acclaimed BBC television series "The Forsyte Saga" and "I, Claudius," died Saturday in...