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L.Q. Jones, ‘Wild Bunch’ Actor and Member of Peckinpah’s Posse, Dies at 94

L.Q. Jones, the colorful character actor who worked on dozens of Westerns, including the Sam Peckinpah classics The Wild Bunch and Ride the High Country as a member of the famed filmmaker’s regular posse, has died. He was 94. Jones died Saturday of natural causes at his home in the Hollywood Hills, his grandson Erté deGarces told The Hollywood Reporter. […]

Fred Ward, Actor in ‘Remo Williams,’ ‘Henry & June’ and ‘Tremors,’ Dies at 79

Fred Ward, the erstwhile lumberjack known for playing no-nonsense men of action in such films as Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins, Tremors and The Right Stuff, has died. He was 79. Ward died Sunday, his publicist Ron Hofmann announced. No cause or place of death was disclosed, per the family’s wishes. The San Diego native brought an authentic strength […]

Alan Ladd Jr., ‘Star Wars’ Savior and Oscar Winner for ‘Braveheart,’ Dies at 84

Alan Ladd Jr., the revered Hollywood producer and studio executive who saved Star Wars when Fox wanted to shut down production and gained vindication when he received an Oscar for Braveheart after being dumped by MGM, has died. He was 84. Ladd, who headed production at Fox, Pathe Entertainment and MGM (in two stints) and […]

Sally Kellerman, Hot Lips Houlihan in ‘M*A*S*H,’ Dies at 84

Sally Kellerman, the husky-voiced actress known for her Oscar-nominated portrayal of U.S. Army Maj. Margaret “Hot Lips” Houlihan in Robert Altman’s M*A*S*H, has died. She was 84. Kellerman, who also sang and had a Grand Funk Railroad tune written for her, died Thursday morning at an assisted care facility in Woodland Hills after a battle with […]

‘Return of the Jedi,’ ‘Pink Flamingos,’ ‘Cooley High’ Enter National Film Registry

Strangers on a Train, Pink Flamingos, Cooley High, Return of the Jedi, A Nightmare on Elm Street and Selena are among the cinematic treasures chosen this year for the Library of Congress’ National Film Registry, it was announced Tuesday. The list of 25 motion pictures picked to be preserved also includes What Ever Happened to […]

George Segal, Leading Man of Lighthearted Comedies, Dies at 87

His long career stretched from 'Where's Poppa?', 'The Owl and the Pussycat' and 'A Touch of Class' to 'Just Shoot Me!' and 'The Goldbergs.'

2020 Holiday Gifts: 5 Books by Hollywood-Loved Designers

Five new books showcase the work of A-list interior designers, whose clients include the likes of Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, Anthony Russo and Ryan Murphy.

Monique Mercure, 1977 Palme d’Or Winner, Dies at 89

Monique Mercure, the Canadian actress who earned a Palme d'Or in 1977 for her starring turn in 'J.A. Martin photographer,' has died. She was 89.

Timmy Brown, Former NFL Star and ‘M*A*S*H,’ ‘Nashville’ Actor, Dies at 82

Timmy Brown, a star running back and return man for the Philadelphia Eagles who went on to act in 'Nashville' and in the film and television versions of 'M*A*S*H,' has died. He was 82.

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

A digital restoration of Joseph Losey's 'Mr. Klein,' a variety of horror favorites just in time for Halloween and a handful of Taiwanese classics are among options for SoCal cinephiles in October.

Jim Bouton, Author of the Baseball Tell-All ‘Ball Four,’ Dies at 80

Jim Bouton, the former All-Star pitcher for the New York Yankees who threw baseball the ultimate curve with the publication of his 1970 tell-all book, 'Ball Four,' has died. He was 80.

Michael Moore to Honor Lily Tomlin With Lifetime Award at Traverse City Fest

Michael Moore’s Traverse City Film Festival is set to honor Lily Tomlin with a lifetime achievement award.