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Cliff Osmond, 75, a character actor who was a regular presence in director Billy Wilder's comedies of the 1960s and '70s and appeared in dozens of TV series into the 1990s, died Dec. 22 of pancreatic cancer at his home in Pacific Palisades, said his...
Special to The TimesJack Klugman, the three-time Emmy Award-winning actor best known for his portrayals of slovenly sportswriter Oscar Madison on TV's “The Odd Couple” and the title role of the murder-solving medical examiner on “Quincy, M.E.,” died...
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L.A. NOWThe actress who played a Little League pitcher in the remake of “The Bad News Bears” died early Wednesday from injuries suffered in an apparent drunk-driving related crash on the Santa Monica Freeway, authorities said. Sammi Kane Kraft, 20,...
L.A. NOWServices were pending Thursay for Sammi Kane Kraft, whose real-life baseball skills landed her the role of the pitching ace in the only film she ever made, 2005's "Bad News Bears."...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterFirst published on Sept. 25, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012. You're an outsider heading to the Westside of Los Angeles -- not the beach cities, but Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Westwood and the nearby well-heeled neighborhoods south of the Santa...
Director-producer Tony Scott, who apparently committed suicide Sunday in San Pedro at age 68, left behind a lengthy filmography. One of the first directors to make the transition from commercials to features, he helmed movies including "Top Gun,”...
Irving Fein was a veteran Hollywood studio publicist when he began his 28-year association with Jack Benny in 1947, first as the popular radio comedian's publicity and advertising director. One of Fein's successful ideas was to promote Benny's new...
Hal Kanter, an Emmy Award-winning comedy writer, and a director and producer whose career included writing for Bob Hope and Bing Crosby, directing Elvis Presley and creating a landmark 1960s TV series starring Diahann Carroll, has died. He was 92....
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24 FramesThe American Cinematheque gets highly anime-ted with its "Castles in the Sky: Miyazaki, Takahata and the Masters of Studio Ghibli" retrospective, which begins Thursday at the Aero in Santa Monica with a new 35-millimeter print of Hayao Miyazaki’s...
24 FramesOne of international cinema’s most acclaimed actors, Max von Sydow, best known for his iconic work for director Ingmar Bergman, visits the American Cinematheque’s Aero Theatre on Monday evening....
24 FramesAcademy Awards: A recent L.A. Times study of the academy found that the median age of voting members is 62, and few members are too young to legally buy a beer. Among the youngest are 17-year-old Saoirse Ronan, who scored a supporting actress nod for...
Former USC tailback turned New Orleans Saint Reggie Bush has listed his Hollywood Hills home at $5,099,000. The tri-level contemporary sits at the end of a cul-de-sac and has 360-degree views encompassing Long Beach, Santa Catalina Island, Malibu and the...
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