Actress Diane Varsi, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her first screen appearance as Lana Turner's troubled daughter in "Peyton Place," died Nov. 19 at age 54.
The widow of Malcolm X is suing the brother of the late Alex Haley for at least half the money the author's estate made on the sale of the original manuscript of "The Autobiography of Malcolm X."…
Roy Acuff, hailed as "the king of country music" during 54 years on the Grand Ole Opry, and founder of one of country music's largest publishing companies, died here yesterday from congestive heart…
MGM Grand Inc. said yesterday it will abandon its "all-frills" scheduled airline service between Los Angeles and New York at year end, grounding an ambitious personal vision of owner Kirk Kerkorian.
The Swedish Film Institute nominated "Anglagard," or "Angel Manor," for the Best Foreign Film Oscar to replace "The Best Intentions," which was declared ineligible last week.
California's top fire official has begun a massive entertainment industry education campaign because of a rash of recent accidents on movie location sites.
Theodore Thomas, a musician whose band backed up such Motown acts as Stevie Wonder and Gladys Knight, died Nov. 7 at 84.
Chuck Connors, who gained fame as the tough, gun-toting single father on the long-running television series "The Rifleman," died yesterday in Los Angeles of lung cancer. He was 71.
MCA Music Entertainment Group, vowing to use profits from sales of its Chess Records catalog to fight illegally produced recordings, yesterday announced a lawsuit against 20 companies it claims have…
Rock star Axl Rose was found guilty yesterday of property damage and assault during an aborted Guns N' Roses concert last year that escalated into a riot.