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Shortly before Lily Tomlin arrived on set to play an aging feminist in Paul Weitz's dramatic comedy "Admission," she had a flash of inspiration. What if she had a breastplate made to cover her upper torso, tattooed it and then appeared in the film...
Frank Peppiatt, the co-creator of "Hee Haw," a landmark variety show mixing country music with "corny" humor that became one of TV's most unlikely and longest-running hits, has died. He was 85. Peppiatt died Wednesday in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., of...
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Billy Barnes, a composer and lyricist whose music and devilishly funny lyrics were displayed on "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" in the 1960s and '70s and in his earlier series of satirical music revues in Hollywood that launched the careers of performers such...
In a "Glee" two-step of sorts, stars Lea Michele and Kevin McHale became Los Angeles-area homeowners last month within a day of each other. Michele, who plays aspiring soprano Rachel Berry, bought a bungalow in Hollywood for $1.4 million. The one-...
Digby Wolfe, an Emmy Award-winning comedy writer who helped producer George Schlatter develop "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In," a landmark TV series that became an overnight sensation in the late 1960s, has died. He was 82. Wolfe, who later became a professor...
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Richard Dawson, the British actor who went from comedy co-star in the popular TV series "Hogan's Heroes" to his best-known role as the charming host of the TV game show "Family Feud" with his trademark of kissing the female contestants on the lips, has...
The West Hollywood home of actor Alan Sues, who portrayed several wacky characters on "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" starting in the late 1960s, is on the market at $1.175 million. The Spanish-style house, built in 1927, is entered through a gated courtyard...
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Alan Sues, the actor best known as a flamboyantly campy regular on "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" in the late 1960s and early '70s, has died. He was 85. Sues died Thursday night while watching television at his home in West Hollywood, said Michael Gregg...
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...
Veteran actress and comedian Ruth Buzzi has sold her longtime Hollywood Hills home for $1,021,000 to film producer Daniel Dubiecki. The 1937 Spanish-style house, with canyon and mountain views, sits on a cul-de-sac. It has three bedrooms and three...
"Wanna buy a song for a dime?" For many startled UCLA students and Sunset Strip sightseers in the 1960s, that was the way Larry "Wild Man" Fischer introduced himself. Anyone who took him up on his offer was rewarded with a brief, bellowing burst of...
Henry Gibson, a veteran character actor who came to fame in the late 1960s as the flower-holding poet on TV's landmark satirical comedy show "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In," has died. He was 73. Gibson died late Monday night at his home in Malibu after a...
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