Derek Wolshonak, 44, director, choreographer and teacher, died Jan. 4 in New York of AIDS. He worked off-Broadway, directing the east coast premiere of “The Majestic Kid.” His regional credits…
Cecil Effinger, 76, a composer who invented the Musicwriter, a typewriter designed for composers, died Dec. 22 in Boulder, Colo. In 1954 he received a patent for the Musicwriter, a typewriter…
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…