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Hollywood (Los Angeles, California)

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  • PASSINGS: Clyde King

    Clyde King Former big league pitcher, manager Clyde King, 86, a former Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher whose baseball career as a player, coach, manager and front-office man spanned six decades, died Tuesday at a hospital in his hometown of Goldsboro, N.C....
  • PASSINGS: Patty Fox, Charles 'Doc' Rutherford

    PASSINGS: Patty Fox, Charles 'Doc' Rutherford
    Patty Fox Producer of Oscar preview fashion show Patty Fox, 62, who produced an annual runway show previewing Academy Awards fashion trends, died Sept. 26 of ovarian cancer at the Santa Monica home of friends, said Paddy Calistro, her publisher....
  • Adele Starr dies at 90; unflagging gay-rights activist

    Adele Starr dies at 90; unflagging gay-rights activist
    Adele Starr, a Brentwood mother of five who overcame dismay at her son's homosexuality to become a leading voice for gay rights and marriage equality, has died. She was 90. Starr died in her sleep Friday at Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica,...
  • William W. 'Bill' Norton dies at 85; screenwriter became gunrunner

    William W. 'Bill' Norton dies at 85; screenwriter became gunrunner
    William W. ("Bill") Norton, a successful screenwriter whose post- Hollywood life took a turn as dramatic as the fast-paced action movies he once wrote when he became a gunrunner for rebels in Northern Ireland, died Oct. 2 in Santa Barbara. He was 85. --...
  • Harry 'PopPop' Cooper dies at 98; grandfather and his wife became an Internet sensation giving love advice as 'The-OGs'

    Harry 'PopPop' Cooper dies at 98; grandfather and his wife became an Internet sensation giving love advice as 'The-OGs'
    The Internet sometimes makes stars out of regular people. That's what happened to Harry "PopPop" Cooper. A shoe salesman with a broad smile and modest desires, Cooper liked to play golf and travel and occasionally sample exotic foods. More than anything,...
  • Marian Gibbons dies at 89; co-founder of Hollywood Heritage

    Marian Gibbons dies at 89; co-founder of Hollywood Heritage
    As Hollywood preservationist Marian Gibbons saw it, "There are two Hollywoods — the geographic and the fantasy." "The future of geographic Hollywood," she said in 1980, "hinges on the Boulevard, cleaning it and getting in commercial developments....
  • Keith Richman dies at 56; three-term California assemblyman

    Keith Richman dies at 56; three-term California assemblyman
    Keith Richman, a three-term Republican state assemblyman who fought for pension reform and was a leader in the San Fernando Valley secession movement, has died. He was 56. Richman died of brain cancer Friday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, said his...
  • Grace Bradley Boyd dies at 97; actress, widow of William 'Hopalong Cassidy' Boyd

    Grace Bradley Boyd dies at 97; actress, widow of William 'Hopalong Cassidy' Boyd
    Grace Bradley Boyd, an actress who came to Hollywood as a Paramount contract player in the early 1930s but abandoned her career after marrying the love of her life, William "Hopalong Cassidy" Boyd, has died. She was 97. Boyd, the keeper of the "Hoppy"...
  • Ron Patterson dies at 80; co-founder of Renaissance Pleasure Faire

    Ron Patterson dies at 80; co-founder of Renaissance Pleasure Faire
    Ron Patterson, who with his then-wife Phyllis founded the Renaissance Pleasure Faire in 1963, which showcased traditions of 16th century Elizabethan England, has died. He was 80. Patterson died Jan. 15 in Sausalito, Calif., where he was receiving hospice...
  • Classic Hollywood: Film academy marks centenary of composer Alex North

    Classic Hollywood: Film academy marks centenary of composer Alex North
    Though Alex North ushered in a completely new sound in American film music, he wasn't a Young Turk when he arrived in Hollywood 60 years ago to pen the groundbreaking jazz-influenced score for "A Streetcar Named Desire." He was nearly 40 at the time,...
  • Nancy Freedman dies at 90; feminist had long and wide-ranging literary career

    Nancy Freedman dies at 90; feminist had long and wide-ranging literary career
    Nancy Freedman, a novelist whose wide-ranging books include the bestselling "Mrs. Mike," co-written with her husband, has died. She was 90. Freedman died Aug. 10 of temporal arteritis, an autoimmune inflammatory disease of the arterial vascular system,...