Richard Maibaum, 81, who wrote or co-wrote screenplays for 12 James Bond films, died Jan. 1 in Santa Monica, Calif., after a short illness. Maibaum, who shared screenwriting credits on the first…
Norman J. Brooks, 64, award-winning tv producer, died Jan. 3 in New York of a heart attack. Brooks was partnered with his wife, Fern Field, in Los Angeles-based Brookfield Prods. They produced a…
Bruce Campbell, 34, associate manager of the Shubert Theater in Los Angeles, died Jan. 7 in Santa Monica, Calif., following a brief illness. Campbell began his industry career in 1979 taking ticket…
Laurence Olivier, 82, widely regarded as the century's foremost English-speaking actor, died July 11 at his country home in West Sussex, about 60 miles south of London.
Lucille Ball, 77, red-haired comic actress and pioneer TV mogul whose elastic facial expression ad and precise comic timing catapulted her into an American institution via the enormously successful…
Rick Nelson, 45, the actor who grew up in front of millions of television viewers on "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet" and spent most of his career as a singer, was killed New Year's Eve in a…
In this black comedy dealing with voluntary euthanasia by the Geritol set, casting Katharine Hepburn as the spry, entrepreneurial mother figure who arranges for her peers' demise and Nick Nolte as…
Without question, these are major, meaty roles for Katharine Hepburn and Henry Fonda, and there could have been little doubt that the two would work superbly together. Fact that Ernest Thompson's…