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Bo Hopkins, ‘Wild Bunch’ and ‘American Graffiti’ Actor, Dies at 84

Bo Hopkins, the wily actor with the wild-eyed gaze who came to fame portraying thieves and scoundrels in such films as 'The Wild Bunch,' 'American Graffiti,' 'Midnight Express' and 'White Lightning,' has died. He was xx.

Laurel Goodwin, Actress in ‘Girls! Girls! Girls!’ and the Rejected ‘Star Trek’ Pilot, Dies at 79

Laurel Goodwin, who made her movie debut opposite Elvis Presley in Girls! Girls! Girls! and starred alongside Jeffrey Hunter in “The Cage,’ the rejected first pilot made for Star Trek, has died. She was 79. Goodwin died Feb. 25 in Cathedral City, California, her sister, Maureen Scott, announced. Goodwin also portrayed the elder daughter of […]

Paul Casella Jr., Groundbreaking Transportation Coordinator in Hollywood, Dies at 86

Paul Casella Jr., a pioneering transportation coordinator in Hollywood who launched the mobile studio company Transcord Enterprises and handled logistics for Sony Pictures Studios for 25 years, died Feb. 15 in Glendale, his family announced. He was 86. Casella, who started his 60-year career in show business as a caterer, became the first person to […]

Burt Reynolds Died Happy Having Been Cast in ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’, Quentin Tarantino Says

Burt Reynolds was running his lines for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood before he died of a heart attack at the age of 82 on Sept. 6, 2018, Quentin Tarantino says. Speaking in a recent interview with CBS Sunday Morning to promote the novelization of his 2019 film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt, […]

James Hampton, ‘F Troop,’ ‘Longest Yard’ and ‘Teen Wolf’ Actor, Dies at 84

He worked often with Burt Reynolds and directed him in episodes of the sitcom 'Evening Shade.'

Warren Berlinger, Actor in ‘Blue Denim,’ ‘Come Blow Your Horn’ and ‘Cannonball Run,’ Dies at 83

Warren Berlinger, the boyish actor who starred in the Broadway and film versions of Blue Denim and in the original stage production of Neil Simon's Come Blow Your Horn, has died. He was 83.

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Julia Butters (‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’)

One of the most talented child performers to come along in years — a 10-year-old who is now a best supporting actress contender — Julia Butters reflects on breaking into the business, catching the attention of Quentin Tarantino, stealing scenes from Leonardo DiCaprio and more.

Personal Items from Marilyn Monroe, Jerry Lewis, Slash and Marlon Brando to be Auctioned

Personal items from Marilyn Monroe, Jerry Lewis, Slash and Marlon Brando are hitting the auction block.

Burt Reynolds’ Boots, Belt Buckles and Beloved Trans Am Up for Auction in Beverly Hills

Burt Reynolds' 'Cannonball Run' belt buckle will be up for grabs, along with truckloads of other knickknacks, paintings, garments, gadgets and assorted belongings (873 lots in all) at a Beverly Hills auction executed by Culver City-based Julien's.

Critic’s Picks: A February To-Do List for Films Buffs in L.A.

SoCal cinephiles have a plethora of options in February, including a retrospective on Italian master Luchino Visconti, a tribute to Burt Reynolds, a quartet of New Hollywood road movies and more.

Tim Rossovich, USC and Philadelphia Eagles Star Turned Actor, Dies at 72

Tim Rossovich, the colorful defensive end and linebacker who starred at Southern Cal and with the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles before becoming an actor, has died. He was 72.

Carol Hall, ‘Best Little Whorehouse in Texas’ Composer and Lyricist, Dies at 82

Carol Hall, the singer, songwriter and recording artist best known for writing the music and lyrics for the long-running Broadway hit 'The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas,' has died. She was 82.