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Roman Polanski

Roman Polanski
A Polish film director. Polanski's career highlights include Rosemary's Baby (1968) and Chinatown (1974). In 1977 he was arrested in Los Angeles and pleaded guilty to "unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor." Fleeing to Europe following his U.S. conviction Polanski has been a fugitive in the U.S. for decades.
A Polish film director. Polanski's career highlights include Rosemary's Baby (1968) and Chinatown (1974). In 1977 he was arrested in Los Angeles and pleaded guilty to "unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor." Fleeing to Europe following his U.S. conviction Polanski has been a fugitive in the U.S. for decades. « Show less

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  • Susan Atkins dies at 61; imprisoned Charles Manson follower

    Susan Atkins dies at 61; imprisoned Charles Manson follower
    Susan Atkins, who committed one of modern history's most notorious crimes when she joined Charles Manson and his gang for a string of killings in 1969 that terrorized Los Angeles and put her in prison for the rest of her life, has died. She was 61....
  • Manson Killer Susan Atkins Dies in Prison

    Manson Killer Susan Atkins Dies in Prison
    LOS ANGELES -- Former Charles Manson follower, Susan Atkins, has died after nearly four decades behind bars. Atkins died at 11:46 p.m. Thursday in the Central California Women's Facility in Chowchilla. She was 61 years old and had been battling brain...
  • 2010 in review: Attack of the movies!

    Like everybody else right now, I could write a top 10 list of the best films of 2010, and if I did, it would be filled with a bunch of pretentious art-house films nobody saw, ’cause that’s how I roll. But for this feature, I’d much...
  • Attorney Rothstein explored countries without extradition treaties for 'client'

    Attorney Rothstein explored countries without extradition treaties for 'client'
    Ten days before Scott Rothstein flew to Morocco as his alleged Ponzi scheme was about to implode, he sent an e-mail to every attorney in the Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler law firm. "We have a client that was a United States citizen until about 6 months ago....
  • Judge Denies Polanski's Bid to Throw Out Sex Case

    Judge Denies Polanski's Bid to Throw Out  Sex Case
    A Los Angeles judge has denied a bid by Roman Polanski to throw out the fugitive filmmaker's sex case. Superiour Court Judge Peter Espinoza denied the request because Polanksi did not appear in court. Judge Espinoza said Polanski's lawyer informed him...
  • Photo of nude Roman Polanski and Sharon Tate heading for auction

    Photo of nude Roman Polanski and Sharon Tate heading for auction
  • Restoring Sharon Tate

    Her closet may have been full of designer dresses, but Sharon Tate was a flower child all the way down to her toes. Most comfortable barefoot, she used to skirt the "shoes required" laws in snooty late '60s Beverly Hills by looping leather string around...
  • Next up for Roman Polanski: 'God of Carnage' adaptation?

    Next up for Roman Polanski: 'God of Carnage' adaptation?
  • Manson Family: Murder and Madness 40 years Later

    Manson Family: Murder and Madness 40 years Later
    LOS ANGELES -- Forty years ago, they were kids. Vulnerable, alienated, running away from a world wracked by war and rebellion. They turned to a cult leader for love and wound up tied to a web of unimaginable evil. They were part of Charles Manson's...
  • Roman Polanski arrested in Switzerland

    Director Roman Polanski is in Swiss custody awaiting extradition to Los Angeles after being arrested in Zurich in connection with his 1977 Los Angeles rape case. The Los Angeles County district attorney's office learned last week that Polanski had...
  • Director Roman Polanski Arrested at Zurich Film Festival

    Director Roman Polanski Arrested at Zurich Film Festival
    Film Director Roman Polanski was arrested at the Zurich Film Festival, and faces possible extradition to the U.S. for having sex in 1977 with a 13-year-old girl, authorities said Sunday. Polanski was scheduled to receive an honorary award at the festival...