| Jul 14, 2011
| 11:46 AM
The actor best known for playing Kevin McCalister's spooky, white-bearded neighbor "old man Marley" in 1990's "Home Alone" has died.
According to relatives, character actor Roberts Blossom died at the age of 87 in a Santa Monica nursing home.
| Jul 14, 2011
| 12:58 AM
SANTA MONICA (KTLA) -- A veteran actor, best known, for playing "old man Marley" in 1990's movie "Home Alone" has died.
Roberts Blossom died of natural causes at the age of 87 in a Santa Monica nursing home.
Blossom starred in numerous Broadway shows,...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 3:40 PM
What a pleasant surprise to open my Friday paper and see Bob Costa looking straight at me (“Landing stirs Apollo memories,” July 22).
For those who don’t know, Bob and his wife Mary-Anne ran the Eagle Rock comic book store, Another...
| Mar 10, 2010
| 6:51 PM
Mohammed Sayed Tantawi
Sheik was top cleric of Egypt
Sheik Mohammed Sayed Tantawi, 81, Egypt's top cleric who was known for promoting the government agenda against female genital mutilation and the face veil, died of a heart attack Wednesday during a...
| Feb 21, 2010
| 10:25 PM
Caroline McWilliams, an actress and director best known to television audiences for her work on the series "Benson" and "Soap," has died. She was 64.
McWilliams died Feb. 11 at her home in Los Angeles from complications of multiple myeloma, her family...
| Nov 16, 2007
As exclusive gatherings go, this one was noteworthy, even by the high local standards set by A-list Hollywood, with attendees including a former acting director of the CIA, at least one prime-time TV star and half of Penn & Teller (the smaller, quieter...
| Dec 28, 2008
Actors, actresses and entertainers
Maila Nurmi, 85; actress created the character Vampira as hostess of late-night TV horror show (Jan. 10)
Jack Eagle, 81; a comedian and actor who played Brother Dominic in a Xerox ad during the 1977 Super Bowl (Jan....
| May 18, 2008
SHE WAS Boone's girl Katy in "Animal House," and this was enough to cement her in the collective conscience of a certain kind of male. This male was 13 when the National Lampoon comedy was released, in 1978; what he has retained in his mind's eye about...
| Nov 17, 2009
| 1:07 PM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Sarah Hyland was born in New York City on this day in 1990. This birthday gal has starred as Haley Dunphy in the hit series "Modern Family" since 2009. She also starred in the series "Lipstick Jungle" and appeared in the soaps "One Life to...