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  • PASSINGS: Wyatt Knight

    PASSINGS: Wyatt Knight
    Wyatt Knight, 56, an actor best known for portraying Tommy Turner in the three "Porky's" films, committed suicide Oct. 25 in Maui, said Eileen O'Farrell, a family spokeswoman. An autopsy determined that Knight died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound,...
  • Ruth Stone dies at 96; American poet

    Ruth Stone dies at 96; American poet
    Ruth Stone, a leading American poet whose career was halted, then inspired by tragedy as her sharp insights into love, death and nature brought her widespread acclaim in later years, has died. She was 96. Stone, who won the National Book Award at 87...
  • Frederica Sagor Maas dies at 111; silent film screenwriter

    Frederica Sagor Maas dies at 111; silent film screenwriter
    One of the last links to the silent film era, Frederica Sagor Maas wrote the script for 1925's "The Plastic Age," which launched actress Clara Bow. But she watched in horror as her serious treatment on women and work was turned into a frivolous 1947...
  • Funeral set for entertainment lawyer Peter Lopez

    A funeral for entertainment lawyer Peter Lopez will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Monica Catholic Church in Santa Monica, his family announced. Lopez, 60, was found dead Friday of a gunshot wound outside his home in Encino. Coroner's officials...
  • Mike Kelley dies at 57; L.A. contemporary artist

    Mike Kelley dies at 57; L.A. contemporary artist
    Mike Kelley, an influential Los Angeles artist whose physically messy and psychologically complex projects laid the groundwork for present-day installation art, has died. He was 57. He was found dead Tuesday evening at his home in South Pasadena in...
  • Maria Schneider dies at 58; actress in 'Last Tango in Paris'

    Maria Schneider dies at 58; actress in 'Last Tango in Paris'
    Maria Schneider, the French actress who appeared opposite Marlon Brando in "Last Tango in Paris," the 1972 movie whose strong sexual content stirred international controversy, has died. She was 58. Schneider died in Paris on Thursday after a long...
  • Maria Altmann dies at 94; won fight for return of Klimt portrait seized by Nazis

    Maria Altmann dies at 94; won fight for return of Klimt portrait seized by Nazis
    Maria Altmann, who escaped Nazi-occupied Vienna as a newlywed and returned to wage a triumphant fight to recover Gustav Klimt's iconic gold portrait of her remarkable aunt, has died. She was 94. Altmann died Monday at her Cheviot Hills home after a...
  • Virginia Knight dies at 92; former first lady of California

    Virginia Knight dies at 92; former first lady of California
    Virginia Knight, a former first lady of California who moved into the governor's mansion in 1954 as the bride of Goodwin Knight and was an early proponent of turning the residence into a museum, has died. She was 92. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD:...
  • Harry Aleman dies at 71; Chicago mob hit man

    Harry Aleman, a convicted killer reputed to be responsible for a string of mob hits in Chicago, died Saturday at Hill Correctional Center in Galesburg, Ill. He was 71. Illinois Department of Corrections spokeswoman Sharyn Elman said Aleman had been ill...
  • Art Linkletter dies at 97; broadcasting pioneer created 'Kids Say the Darndest Things'

    Art Linkletter dies at 97; broadcasting pioneer created 'Kids Say the Darndest Things'
    Art Linkletter, the radio and television talk-show pioneer who was best known for eliciting hilarious remarks from the mouths of babes and who late in life was a popular motivational speaker and author, challenging seniors to live as zestfully as he did,...
  • John Miner dies at 92; investigator of Marilyn Monroe's death

    John Miner dies at 92; investigator of Marilyn Monroe's death
    John W. Miner, a former Los Angeles County deputy district attorney who was an investigator in the 1962 death of Marilyn Monroe and made headlines in recent years when he revealed the contents of private tapes the actress recorded for her psychiatrist...