| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Thirteen-year-old Aubrey Davenport, hoping to be noticed among the thousands of fans outside Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium for Fox's Teen Choice Awards, held up a sign she made for her favorite star.
But the celebrity the Orange County native wanted to...
| 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 12, 2014
| 3:55 PM
In the game of education, there are many players: students, parents, teachers, administrators, district officials, state and federal politicians. Too often, the group that has the most contact with the students — the teachers — is not part...
| 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...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Thanks to the fun and funny Norman Lear
Lear ... like the play, Norman was all-encompassing, authoritarian, lovable, irascible, but always human, funny, fun and of course brilliant ["Norman Lear on Families He's Known, Book Review, Oct. 19]. As an actor...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:06 AM
Port: Port Everglades
Length/Beam: 965 ft./105.6 ft.
Total Passengers: 2,034
Staterooms: Penthouse suite, royal suite, celebrity suite, sky suite, concierge class, family ocean view with veranda, deluxe ocean view with...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 12:24 PM
Love them or hate them, it seems that selfies aren't going anywhere.
Taking out your phone to take a picture of yourself during a life milestone (if you count standing half naked in front of your bathroom mirror a life milestone) has become second...