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Richard Harris

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  • Putting his Stamp on a great role

    Putting his Stamp on a great role
    Renowned British actor Terence Stamp was initially hesitant to take on the role of a curmudgeonly pensioner in the touching new film, "Unfinished Song," opening this week at the Playhouse 7 in Pasadena. "I don't know if I play ordinary that well,"...
  • Book review: 'Robert Redford: The Biography' by Michael Feeney Callan

    Book review: 'Robert Redford: The Biography' by Michael Feeney Callan
    In Michael Feeney Callan's fawning new biography, we get plenty of the actor, director and environmentalist we already know but only a tantalizing, too-brief glimpse of a young man we almost never hear about: Charles Robert Redford Jr., Angeleno. From...
  • Christopher Plummer still has 'A Word or Two' to say

    Christopher Plummer still has 'A Word or Two' to say
    "First you're young. Then you're old. Then you're wonderful." — Alice Roosevelt Longworth STRATFORD, Canada — Christopher Plummer is in the wonderful phase of his career — and at 82 he's seizing the opportunity. In February, the six-...
  • Jo Bonney, directing Neil LaBute's 'Break of Noon,' gets a nod from Culture Clash

     
    Jo Bonney, the Obie Award-winning New York-based director, will demonstrate her stagecraft next week in L.A. when playwright Neil LaBute's latest, "The Break of Noon," opens at the Geffen Playhouse. The director, who previously helmed LaBute's "Fat Pig"...
  • Around Town: Clint Eastwood and Italian classics

     
    Silen flicks, Italian masterworks and a chat with Clint Eastwood and an evening with long-time Times film critic Kevin Thomas are on tap this week....
  • Jimmy Webb at Sellersville Theater: As a singer, he's a great songwriter

     
    When it comes to songwriting, Jimmy Webb has few peers. His lyrics are rife with stunning imagery, his music with nuances and emotions that carry those words into your head and heart. As a singer, Jimmy Webb is a great......
  • 'Tyrannosaur' takes top prize at British Independent Film Awards

     
    "Tyrannosaur," a drama about a rage-filled man who finds redemption thanks to a charity store worker, was named best film Sunday evening at the British Independent Film Awards. Olivia Colman took lead actress honors and Paddy Considine earned the...
  • Peter O’Toole waxes eloquent tonight on TCM

     
    There are some people who, when you get the chance to hear them talk about their lives, you just have to stop what you're doing and listen. The late Richard Harris was one such person — whenever he stopped by David Letterman's set, I always tended...
  • Peacocks ruffle residents' feathers

     Peacocks ruffle residents' feathers
    To some, the two dozen peafowl who remain wild in the hillside area above Angeles Crest Highway near tiny Glenola Park are inspiring for their novelty and beauty. To many others, the noisy, messy birds make for lousy neighbors. But neither side in the...
  • 'Mad Men': Jared Harris talks about Lane Pryce, Don Draper and 'Yankophilia'

     
    Until this week, when he dangled a giant, American steak from his belt buckle, Lane Pryce played the unenviable role of the office killjoy at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce. A buttoned-up number cruncher, Lane clamped down on the agency's profligate......
  • Theatre review: 'The Field' and 'War' at Theatre Banshee

     
    A quiz for Los Angeles theatergoers: Question: Where can you see a lot of Irish chancers fighting over turf? Answer: At “The Field” and “War,” playing in repertory at Theatre Banshee in Burbank. Q: Which one is the drama and......