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Hal Holbrook

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  • Review: 'Friendswood' by René Steinke

    Review: 'Friendswood' by René Steinke
    Once, on a second date in Chicago, I was asked if Houston looked like West Texas; if it was, in fact, a blighted landscape of cactus and tumbleweeds. My answer — "It's the fourth largest city in the U.S." — was met with a confused look. The...
  • Dick Smith Dead: 'Godfather of Makeup' Dies at 92

    Dick Smith, known as the "Godfather of Makeup," has died at age 92. Smith's protege, Rick Baker, tweeted of the legend's passing on Thursday morning. The master is gone. My friend and mentor Dick Smith is no longer with us. The world will not be the...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights:'Covert Affairs' on USA

    Tuesday's TV Highlights:'Covert Affairs' on USA
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 27 - Aug. 2, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Food Fighters Cat Cora is among the...
  • 'Planes: Fire & Rescue' Premiere Pays 'Loving Tribute' to Firefighters, Says Dane Cook

    Disney's "Planes: Fire & Rescue" touched down on Hollywood Boulevard outside the El Capitan Theatre on July 15 for the animated film's premiere, with Dane Cook returning to voice high-flying Dusty, the crop duster. "It's a loving tribute to...
  • 'Planes: Fire & Rescue' soars amid blazing-hot visuals

    "Planes: Fire & Rescue" sounds more like a category on Craigslist than the name of a new animated film. But what this Disney feature lacks in the title department it makes up for with fluid visuals and fast-moving action of the, yes, firefighting variety....
  • Watergate's 'Deep Throat' garage faces the wrecking ball

    A concrete reminder of the Watergate scandal is about to disappear. The Rosslyn, Va., garage where the source "Deep Throat" passed information to Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward will face the wrecking ball. Arlington County officials have...
  • Film Review: 'Planes: Fire & Rescue'

    After making a tin-eared debut with last year's "Planes," an earthbound pileup of lame jokes and ethnic caricatures, Disney's "Cars" spinoff franchise gets a bit higher off the ground with "Planes: Fire & Rescue." Largely ditching the funny accents in...
  • Grammy-winning songwriter, country chart-topper, actor/singer headline State Theatre season

     
    Singer-songwriter Randy Newman, country singer Jo Dee Messina and actor/singer Danny Aiello, along with a cache of comedy and a long lineup of Broadway and stage performances highlight the 2014-15 season of The State Theatre in Easton, which was...
  • Tony Awards: Barbara Cook to be honored by Actors Fund in L.A.

    Tony Awards: Barbara Cook to be honored by Actors Fund in L.A.
    When the Broadway industry convenes on Sunday at Radio City Music Hall for the annual Tony Awards, theater artists in Los Angeles will be gathering in a separate ceremony of their own to honor an undisputed Broadway legend -- Barbara Cook. The 86-year-...
  • Rolling Stone chooses 'I Walk the Line' as the greatest country song, ever!

    "I FIND it very, very easy to be true, I find myself alone when each day is through/Yes, I'll admit that I'm a fool for you. Because you're mine, I walk the line." Lyrics from the great Johnny Cash-composed song, "I Walk the Line." That song has been...
  • 'American Odyssey' chronicles 60 years of Hal Holbrook as Mark Twain

     'American Odyssey' chronicles 60 years of Hal Holbrook as Mark Twain
    Hal Holbrook has performed the one-man show "Mark Twain Tonight!" for 60 years, earning a 1966 Tony Award and later an Emmy nomination for the CBS telecast. He's crisscrossed America, playing big cities and small towns in all 50 states, as well as 20...