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  • Review: 'Fosse' by Sam Wasson

    Review: 'Fosse' by Sam Wasson
    "Bob Fosse was the best thing ever to come out of burlesque, and he would pay for it forever," Sam Wasson writes in his punchy, vital new biography, "Fosse." That's a big, bold statement, and it holds. What the teenaged Fosse learned while working as...
  • Review: John Williams aims for the stars at the Hollywood Bowl

    Review: John Williams aims for the stars at the Hollywood Bowl
    If you listened carefully in the hills and canyons around the Hollywood Bowl on Friday evening, you could almost hear a simple ostinato built around two bass notes that evoked the ominous feeling of an imminent attack by a predatory shark. Da-dum. Da-...
  • Gavin MacLeod captains a memoir

    Gavin MacLeod captains a memoir
    This post has been corrected. Please see note at bottom for details. Gavin MacLeod was a fixture on television for years. From 1970 to 1977, he played sweet-natured news writer Murray Slaughter on CBS' "The Mary Tyler Moore Show." No sooner did "MTM"...
  • Herbert Lom dies at 95; played Chief Inspector Dreyfus in 'Pink Panther' movies

    Herbert Lom dies at 95; played Chief Inspector Dreyfus in 'Pink Panther' movies
    Herbert Lom, the actor who played Chief Inspector Dreyfus in the Pink Panther movies and was memorably reduced to eye-twitching madness dealing with Peter Sellers' imbecilic Inspector Clouseau, has died. He was 95. Lom died Thursday in his sleep at his...
  • Singer-actress Julie Andrews sells Brentwood home

    Singer-actress Julie Andrews sells Brentwood home
    Singer and actress Julie Andrews has sold her house in Brentwood for $2.705 million — more than she was asking. Andrews owned the traditional-style home with her late husband, director and screenwriter Blake Edwards. Less than a month after...
  • Warren Beatty and Annette Bening list Beverly Crest home

    Warren Beatty and Annette Bening list Beverly Crest home
    Whether it's as sellers or landlords, actor-director Warren Beatty and his wife, actress Annette Bening, are up for new roles. They have listed their ivy-clad home in Beverly Crest for $6.995 million. The house, built in 1992, had been for rent last year...
  • Talking onstage with Brian Dennehy, Nathan Lane

    Talking onstage with Brian Dennehy, Nathan Lane
          The evening was billed as “Artist Encounter”: Actors Brian Dennehy and Nathan Lane took to the Goodman Theatre stage Tuesday night for a conversation with the Chicago Tribune’s Chris Jones and Rick Kogan.    For the audience,...
  • Julie Andrews' supercalifragilistic Brentwood home for sale

    Julie Andrews' supercalifragilistic Brentwood home for sale
    Singer and actress Julie Andrews has listed the Brentwood house she owned with her late husband, director and screenwriter Blake Edwards, for $2.649 million. The traditional-style single-story house features an open plan family room and living room...
  • A Few Words With ... Julie Andrews, Carson Daly and Aldis Hodge

    Julie Andrews of "Great Performances: From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2012" on PBS Q: With this being your third time hosting the "Great Performances" New Year's Day concert from Vienna, can one assume it's always pleasurable duty for you? A: It...
  • Old Hollywood lingers at Chez Jay

    Old Hollywood lingers at Chez Jay
    When piped-in music and a bar's history perfectly align, it makes for a sweet cocktail of synchronicity, a besotted wink from the intimate interior that makes all the drinkers lean into their liquor just a little bit more. On a recent Sunday night, the...
  • Steve Franken dies at 80; portrayed rich pal of 'Dobie Gillis'

    Steve Franken, a veteran character actor whose long career included playing the spoiled young millionaire Chatsworth Osborne Jr. on the popular situation comedy "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis" in the early 1960s, has died. He was 80. Franken died of...