| May 5, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Sophia Loren was honored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences on Wednesday in Beverly Hills. "An Academy Tribute to Sophia Loren" was hosted by Billy Crystal. Sophia Loren, an Oscar-winning Italian actress who lives in Switzerland, is 76....
| Jan 15, 2011
| 3:37 PM
Ronald Reagan is coming to Newport Beach. Well, his statue is anyway.
The idea is the brainchild of Newport Beach Councilman Keith Curry, a long-time Reagan admirer, and not just from afar. Curry was a member of the Reagan administration in the 1980s,...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 6:09 AM
"True Blood" star Marshall Allman is fuming over the Funny Or Die video that exposes the "method shapeshifting" process he uses to play Tommy Mickens on the hit HBO series.
"Yeah, your laughter is my shame," he told me Thursday over the phone from...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 3:13 PM
HOLLYWOOD (KTLA) - It is by now a fairly well-established fact that you can shop for just about anything on Craigslist.
So here's the latest: how about your final resting place in the historic Hollywood Forever Cemetery?
A trio of crypts are for sale on...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 2:21 PM
"The past is obdurate. It doesn't want to change." The past is also a dangerous, fickle place — and woe to anyone who dares alter it. That's the mantra coursing through "11/22/63."
Stephen King's mammoth, generous and thrilling novel is about a...
| Jul 21, 2011
With more than 60 gold albums and 24 platinum records, Engelbert Humperdinck has a voice (and name) that is known to generations of fans. The 75-year-old musician's repertoire of No. 1 hits includes "Release Me," "There Goes My Everything" and "After...
| Dec 7, 2008
Elmer Valentine, co-founder of the Whisky a Go Go, the legendary live rock showcase on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood that gave birth to the go-go dancer phenomenon of the 1960s, has died. He was 85.
Valentine, who also co-founded the Roxy Theatre in...
| Jul 3, 2009
Anna Karen Morrow
Actress was on 'Peyton Place' show
Anna Karen Morrow, 94, an actress who had a regular role on the 1960s prime-time soap opera "Peyton Place" and also appeared on Broadway, in films and on numerous other television shows, died...
| Nov 16, 2009
Serbia's Orthodox leader
Patriarch Pavle, 95, who led Serbia's Orthodox Church and called for peace and conciliation during the Balkan ethnic conflicts of the 1990s but stopped short of openly condemning Serb nationalism, died in his...
| Apr 25, 2010
For decades, Mike Silverman touted himself as "the Realtor to the stars," drawing swoons from the news media here and abroad both for his movie-star clientele and his movie-star looks.
In his case, the nickname wasn't just a publicist's creation but a...
| May 22, 2008
At the end of an impressive if murky reflecting pool in the middle of a lawn so verdant it seems out of place, the original Hollywood swashbuckler, Douglas Fairbanks Sr., lies buried in one of the Hollywood Forever Cemetery's most ostentatious mausoleums....