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Chaim Topol, Tevye the Milkman in ‘Fiddler on the Roof,’ Dies at 87

Chaim Topol, the spirited Israeli actor and singer who, one season following another, portrayed Tevye the milkman in Fiddler on the Roof on stages all around the world and in an Oscar-nominated turn in Norman Jewison’s 1971 film adaptation, has died. He was 87. Topol died Thursday in Tel Aviv after a long illness, his […]

Sandra Seacat, Actress and Beloved Acting Coach, Dies at 86

Sandra Seacat, the actress and influential acting coach who as a Lee Strasberg disciple taught the craft to the likes of Laura Dern, Mickey Rourke, Harvey Keitel, Common, Andrew Garfield, Michelle Williams and many others, has died. She was 86. Seacat died Tuesday of natural causes in Santa Monica, family friend and publicist Stan Rosenfield […]

Dorothy Tristan, Actress in ‘Klute,’ ‘Scarecrow’ and ‘The Looking Glass,’ Dies at 88

Dorothy Tristan, who had memorable turns in End of the Road, Klute and Scarecrow in the early 1970s before demonstrating remarkable resolve by writing and starring in the 2015 independent drama The Looking Glass, has died. She was 88. Tristan died Sunday at her home near La Porte, Indiana, after a 10-year battle with Alzheimer’s […]

Stuart Margolin, Emmy-Winning Actor on ‘The Rockford Files,’ Dies at 82

Stuart Margolin, the character actor and James Garner buddy best known for portraying the smarmy yet sweet con man Evelyn "Angel" Martin on The Rockford Files, has died. He was xx.

Gene Hackman Honors Richard Donner With Hilarious ‘Superman’ Anecdote

Gene Hackman honored his Superman director Richard Donner on Tuesday with a hilarious tale from the iconic production. The legendary Donner died Monday at the age of 91. Following the news, fans and colleagues took to social media to share their sorrow but also their appreciation for his vast filmmaking talent. The retired and largely-now […]

Critic’s Picks: A March To-Do List for Film Buffs in L.A.

A series of seminal Asian American films, classics from Coppola and Eastwood and a retrospective of African American genre movies are among offerings in March for SoCal cinephiles.

Critic’s Picks: An August To-Do List for Film Buffs in L.A.

Remedies for late-summer multiplex blues in Los Angeles include vintage French crime films, classic Japanese melodramas, blaxploitation gems and more.

MGM’s ‘Hoosiers’ Inspires New Indiana Pacers Team Uniforms

The NBA team will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Oscar-nominated MGM pic by wearing 'Hickory' uniforms in select games.

Actors Hall of Fame Induction Headed to Ovation TV

The celebration of 15 actors honored for film, TV and theater work will be televised for the first time.

5 Actors You Didn’t Know Are Veterans

Each served before making it on the big screen.

Gene Hackman Mistakenly Mourned by Twitter After Article Proclaims Him “Gone”

Actor Dylan McDermott was among those who believed the star to be dead.

Why Warner Bros.’ Superman-Batman Movie Cast a Young Lex Luthor

Jesse Eisenberg landed the role of the iconic villain; the studio also approached Joaquin Phoenix and "Girls" actor Adam Driver.