| Dec 21, 2009
| 4:34 PM
Agent Ari Emanuel, the model for the fictional Hollywood agent Ari Gold of HBO's "Entourage," is annoyed that an Irish iPhone developer FactorySix has based its game SuperAgent on him, and told them to cease and desist....
| Mar 30, 2010
Michael S. Rosenfeld, a talent agent and producer who was one of the founding partners of Creative Artists Agency, has died. He was 75.
Rosenfeld died Thursday of respiratory failure at Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center after a long illness, the agency...
| Apr 4, 2010
"Look at me, do I look like an alter kocker?" Jerry Weintraub asks. Verily, he does not. At the moment, he looks like a guy ready to swing a golf club at a visitor for asking him if he feels like -- to offer a rough translation from the Yiddish -- an...
| Apr 13, 2010
Harold David Berkowitz
L.A. film industry lawyer
Harold David Berkowitz, 92, an entertainment lawyer who had practiced locally since the 1940s, died Saturday at his Los Angeles home from a stroke, said Kathy Monkarsh, a daughter.
He was a senior...
| Apr 24, 2010
By Debra Prinzing
The exterior walls of the new wing of the Bricault family's Venice home are clad in sedums and other succulents, which soften the contemporary architecture so it looks like a plush, verdant floating cube. Paul Bricault likes the way the...
| Jun 8, 2010
Steven Reuther, producer's credits included 'Pretty Woman'
Steven Reuther, 58, a producer and executive whose credits include "Pretty Woman," "Dirty Dancing" and "The Ugly Truth," died Saturdayof cancer at his home in Santa Monica, his family said.
| Jul 3, 2010
Elliott Kastner, the veteran independent producer of films such as "The Missouri Breaks," "Equus" and "Where Eagles Dare," has died. He was 80.
Kastner died of cancer Wednesday in a hospital in London, said his stepson Cassian Elwes.
A former MCA talent...
| Jul 4, 2010
Ed Limato, a longtime Hollywood agent known for shepherding A-list talent and throwing lively pre-Oscar parties at his Coldwater Canyon home, died Saturday. He was 73.
Limato died of lung disease at his home in Beverly Hills, said Christian Muirhead, a...
| Dec 12, 2009
It may be hard to envision gigolo Deuce Bigalow in San Marino, but the comic actor who played him has owned a home there since 2003. Now, RobSchneider has listed his French Normandy-style manor for $3.6 million.
Built in 1926 by architect Everett P....
| Dec 19, 2009
"Dancing With the Stars" co-host and "The Insider" correspondent Samantha Harris and her husband, financial wholesaler Michael Hess, have sold their Westwood home for $1.64 million. Talk about a quickstep: The house had come on the market in late...
| Dec 23, 2009
This has turned out to be a bang-up year for literary biography, with notable new accounts of the lives of Arthur Miller, John Cheever, Arthur Koestler and, particularly, Joseph Frank's magisterial single-volume distillation of his long years of work on...