Donald Bevan, who wrote the play “Stalag 17″ and was one of only four people to draw caricatures for Sardi's restaurant in New York, died May 29 in Studio City, Calif. He was 93. Born Jan. 16, 1920…
Ned Wertimer, a character actor best known for his role as Ralph the Doorman on "The Jeffersons," died in Los Angeles on Jan. 2. He was 89.
Described as the "most violent sitcom ever" by series creator Alan Spencer (of "Sledge Hammer!" renown), it's not so much offensive as gleefully juvenile, broadly parodying graphic-novel noir like…
Richard Dawson, the wisecracking British entertainer who was among the schemers in the 1960s TV comedy "Hogan's Heroes" and a decade later began kissing thousands of female contestants as host of the…
Milt Hamerman, former casting director and talent executive for Universal Studios Television, died of natural causes on Feb. 24 in Los Angeles. He was 87.
TV comedy writer Jack Elinson, who penned numerous episodes of series such as "The Andy Griffith Show," "Hogan's Heroes," "Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.," "Good Times," "One Day at a Time" and "The Facts of…
Composer Fred Steiner, who wrote the themes for "Perry Mason" and "Rocky and Bullwinkle" and who later became a respected film-music historian and musicologist, died of natural causes Thursday at his…
Hi, I'm Abed Nadir, a film major at Greendale Community College. The editors of this paper have asked me to share my 2011 Best Comedy Emmy pick, I'm assuming as part of some diversity program.
Actor, director and producer Ivan Dixon, known for his role as Sgt. Kinchloe on "Hogan's Heroes," died in Charlotte, N.C. on March 16 after suffering a hemorrhage.
The actress who played Col. Klink's sexy blond secretary Hilda on "Hogan's Heroes" and married the show's star, Bob Crane, died of lung cancer Oct. 14 in Anaheim, Calif. She was 72.
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