| Feb 23, 2015
| 5:03 PM
Actor Ben Woolf, who gained fame as Meep on the television show “American Horror Story,” died Monday after being struck by a car in Hollywood last week. He was 34.
Woolf died of a stroke at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center about 3:20 p.m., said...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 7:24 PM
A San Diego man was sentenced Tuesday for biting off another man's fingertip during a fight at a Beyoncé-Jay Z concert at the Rose Bowl last year.
Roberto Alcaraz Garnica, 25, pleaded no contest to one count of mayhem and was sentenced to three years&...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 4:00 AM
A generation ago, Bill Cosby played the role of America's Dad, with a No. 1-rated family sitcom, a runaway bestseller about fatherhood and a lucrative ad career built around his Everyman image.
His legacy as a pioneering African American entertainer...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 4:00 AM
He may not have the enduring popularity of Johnny Carson, but Merv Griffin's charm, wit and intelligence made the talk-show host one of the masters of the genre.
Just as contemporary talk shows feature actors, musicians and celebrity chefs hawking their...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Rene Russo hasn't done much acting in the last decade. After starring opposite numerous handsome men — Pierce Brosnan in "The Thomas Crown Affair," Kevin Costner in "Tin Cup" — she took a long, self-imposed hiatus. She spent time with her...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 12:20 PM
In 1986, Joan Rivers made a fateful call to her mentor Johnny Carson.
Rivers, the brassy comic with the thick New York accent who had made "Can we talk?" her catchphrase, told the all-powerful host of NBC's "The Tonight Show" that she was giving up a...
| May 25, 2014
| 7:45 PM
FLORENCE, Italy — The Medicis met the Kardashians here as reality TV star Kim Kardashian married rapper Kanye West on Saturday in a 16th century fortress built by the fabled Florentine family.
Kardashian, 33, wore a Givenchy dress to wed before...
| May 9, 2014
| 9:26 PM
Singer Chris Brown admitted Friday to violating his probation for the 2009 attack on Rihanna by committing a crime in the Washington, D.C., area and was promptly sentenced to a year in jail by a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge.
Brown has already...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 2:40 PM
James Garner, who died Saturday at the age of 86, was tall, handsome and athletic, all qualities that made for longevity as a leading man.
Garner, a native Oklahoman, came to fame on television as the laid-back Bret Maverick in the 1950s western, went...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Funnyman Richard Lewis didn't become a comic because he wanted to be a celebrity or even because he wanted to make people laugh.
"I went into this for psychological reasons," said Lewis, who was nicknamed the Prince of Pain for his self-deprecating...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 9:28 PM
The last year of Robin Williams' professional life was a microcosm of his larger career — a mix of independent drama, animated voice work, studio comedy and even a television sitcom.
Though these projects often lacked the ballyhoo of his earlier...