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  • Bill Cosby: Damaged beyond repair?

    Bill Cosby: Damaged beyond repair?
    The damage done to Bill Cosby's career in recent days has few precedents. But a memorable one is Joan Crawford, whose well-crafted image fell apart when her daughter accused her of being an abusive parent and a cruel person in the book "Mommie Dearest."...
  • Review: 'Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb'

    Review: 'Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb'
    "Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb," otherwise known as "Night at the Museum 3," rates as more determinedly heartfelt than the first and not as witty as the second (and best). Also, no Amy Adams as Amelia Earhart in jodhpurs this time around....
  • Robin Williams: A comic actor with classical training

    Robin Williams: A comic actor with classical training
    Robin Williams, who died of an apparent suicide on Monday at the age of 63, was an actor of prodigious comic gifts both on stage as a stand-up comedian and on-screen as an actor. What many of his fans may not know or remember is that behind his hyper...
  • Robin Williams' death shows depression's reach, experts say

     Robin Williams' death shows depression's reach, experts say
    Robin Williams was a rich, talented and beloved superstar who had no problem holding up his demons for public inspection. He joked onstage about his cocaine addiction and spoke with many interviewers about his alcoholism, relapses and mental health. "Do...
  • Jimmy Kimmel takes the subway to Emmy Awards in downtown L.A.

    Jimmy Kimmel takes the subway to Emmy Awards in downtown L.A.
    Jimmy Kimmel apparently wanted to beat traffic Monday afternoon: The late-night host and wife Molly McNearney took public transportation to the Emmy Awards and chronicled their journey. And why not? For the first time in 40 years, TV's stars were...
  • Watch Robin Williams' Oscars speech; Affleck, Damon pay tribute

    Watch Robin Williams' Oscars speech; Affleck, Damon pay tribute
    Robin Williams' emotional Oscars speech recalls an actor at the top of his game. The comedian, who was found dead Monday after an apparent suicide by hanging, won the 1998 Academy Award for supporting actor for his role as mourning psychology teacher...
  • Jeffrey Katzenberg recalls Robin Williams' brilliance in 'Aladdin'

    Jeffrey Katzenberg recalls Robin Williams' brilliance in 'Aladdin'
    Robin Williams may have been best known for his roles in such as movies as “Good Morning, Vietnam,” “Dead Poets Society” and “Good Will Hunting.” But it was his turn as the fast-talking genie in the 1992 Disney...
  • How to recognize suicide signs, where to get help

    Friends of comedian Robin Williams, who died Monday at age 63 in an apparent suicide, urged the public Monday to seek help if they have suicidal thoughts and encouraged friends to stay alert to any warning signs of depression. "Robin was as sweet a...
  • Robin Williams' friends saw signs he was succumbing to depression

    The end was shockingly sudden: a belt hung on a door; an assistant's distraught call to 911. But the road that led to Robin Williams' apparent suicide at age 63 was a long one — and if you knew where to look, there were plenty of signposts...
  • Robin Williams dies in apparent suicide; actor, comic was 63

    Robin Williams dies in apparent suicide; actor, comic was 63
    Robin Williams, a comic and sitcom star in the 1970s who became an Oscar-winning dramatic actor, died Monday at 63 in Marin County. The Marin County Sheriff's Office said he appears to have committed suicide. The news of the beloved actor’s...
  • Highland Park native and director remembers Robin Williams' early career

    Highland Park native and director remembers Robin Williams' early career
    Director Brian Levant can boast two blockbuster films ("Beethoven" and "The Flintstones") and a holiday perennial ("Jingle All the Way"), but the former Highland Park resident said he takes immense pride in his contribution to comedy history: Robin...