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  • Book review: Charlotte Chandler's 'Marlene: Marlene Dietrich, A Personal Biography'

    Book review: Charlotte Chandler's 'Marlene: Marlene Dietrich, A Personal Biography'
    It hardly seems possible that there could be room for yet another important biography on so iconic a star as Marlene Dietrich, already the subject of a remarkably candid yet detached memoir by her daughter Maria Riva and of the late Steven Bach's...
  • 'Rabbit Hole,' other films place marriage in Oscar spotlight

    'Rabbit Hole,' other films place marriage in Oscar spotlight
    We've had Johnny and June in "Walk the Line," Katharine Hepburn and Henry Fonda's grouchy old-timers in "On Golden Pond" and real-life marrieds Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton bickering their way through "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" But they'...
  • Lizzie Garrett Mettler looks at tomboy style in a new Rizzoli book

    Lizzie Garrett Mettler looks at tomboy style in a new Rizzoli book
    For years, L.A.-based author Lizzie Garrett Mettler thought "tomboy" was a dirty word. "I was a definite tomboy when I was a kid," she says. "It was a nightmare for my parents to get me into a dress for a stretch of years." As she became a teenager...
  • Fashion books reviewed: 'City of Style,' 'By Invitation Only'

     Fashion books reviewed: 'City of Style,' 'By Invitation Only'
    Looking for a stylish read? Here are some very fashionable books out this spring. "City of Style" (Harper Collins, $21.99) is an approachable field guide to L.A. style in all its incarnations, whether Laurel Canyon bohemians or Mexican American cholas,...
  • PASSINGS: Michael Cacoyannis, Linda Christian

    PASSINGS: Michael Cacoyannis, Linda Christian
    Michael Cacoyannis Filmmaker directed 'Zorba the Greek' Michael Cacoyannis, 89, the Cyprus-born filmmaker and screenwriter who directed the 1964 film classic "Zorba the Greek," starring Anthony Quinn, died Monday at an Athens hospital of complications...
  • Arthur Laurents dies; playwright and Broadway director

    Arthur Laurents dies; playwright and Broadway director
    Arthur Laurents, a Tony Award-winning playwright and director who wrote the books for the classic Broadway musicals "West Side Story" and "Gypsy" and later wrote the hit movies "The Way We Were" and "The Turning Point," died Thursday. He was believed to...
  • Elizabeth Taylor dies at 79; legendary actress

    Elizabeth Taylor dies at 79; legendary actress
    Elizabeth Taylor, the glamorous queen of American movie stardom, whose achievements as an actress were often overshadowed by her rapturous looks and real-life dramas, has died. She was 79. Hospitalized six weeks ago for congestive heart failure, Taylor...
  • Martin Poll dies at 89; veteran producer best known for 'Lion in Winter'

    Martin Poll dies at 89; veteran producer best known for 'Lion in Winter'
    Martin Poll, 89, a veteran producer best known for "The Lion in Winter," the Oscar-winning 1968 film that starred Katharine Hepburn and Peter O'Toole, died Saturday in New York. He had pneumonia and kidney failure, according to his son, Jon. Hepburn...
  • Norris Church Mailer dies at 61; actress, model and author was sixth and last wife of Norman Mailer

    Norris Church Mailer dies at 61; actress, model and author was sixth and last wife of Norman Mailer
    Norris Church Mailer, an actress, model, author and painter who enjoyed and endured the ride of her life as the sixth and final wife of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Norman Mailer, died at her home in Brooklyn on Sunday. She was 61. Her death was...
  • Noel Taylor dies at 97; longtime costume designer for stage and screen

    Noel Taylor dies at 97; longtime costume designer for stage and screen
    Noel Taylor, an award-winning costume designer whose career spanned seven decades and started almost by accident after artist Marc Chagall sought his help, has died. He was 97. Taylor, a longtime resident of West Hollywood, died of natural causes...
  • Gloria Stuart dies at 100; 'Titanic' actress

    Gloria Stuart dies at 100; 'Titanic' actress
    Gloria Stuart, a 1930s Hollywood leading lady who earned an Academy Award nomination for her first significant role in nearly 60 years — as Old Rose, the centenarian survivor of the Titanic in James Cameron's 1997 Oscar-winning film — has...