A versatile character actress, Parker appeared in more than three dozen movies and was nominated three times for Academy Awards.
Eleanor Parker, a versatile leading lady of the 1940s, '50s and '60s who earned three Oscar nominations — none of which were for her best-known role as the baroness in "The Sound of Music" — died Monday in Palm Springs of complications of pneumonia. She was 91.
Welch's work ranged from stage productions in New York and L.A. to film and television, including the series 'Rubicon.'
Christopher Evan Welch, a versatile actor whose work ranged from New York stage productions of Shakespeare to the role of the narrator in Woody Allen's 2008 film "Vicky Cristina Barcelona," died Dec. 2 in Santa Monica, his publicist said. He was 48 and had been diagnosed with lung cancer three years ago.
The Watts Prophets formed in L.A. after the 1965 riots. Their improvisational word riffs are considered an early form of hip-hop.
The Watts Prophets performing group, formed by three young poets in the wake of the 1965 Watts riots, was known for hard-edged commentary. But perhaps the most feisty of the trio was Richard Dedeaux, who once challenged Muhammad Ali to a poetry fight.
Historian Michael G. Kammen took on topics as broad as the origins of American civilization and as quirky as the reburials of famous people.
Historian Michael G. Kammen began his career steeped in colonial America. But the era quickly proved too intellectually confining for a man who over the course of a prolific career examined such diverse topics as controversies over public art and the reburials of famous Americans.
Elden Barney (May 31, 1916 - October 8, 2013) (IVINS, Utah) - Elden W. Barney, age 97, passed away on October 8, 2013 in Ivins, Utah. He was born on May 31, 1916 in Rigby, Idaho to Wilbur and Emma Barney. He married Evelyn Simmons on August 19...
Harry Cobbs (March 26, 1927 - October 06, 2013) (WASHINGTON, Utah) - Harry Cobbs, age 86, passed away October 6, 2013 in Washington, Utah. He was born March 26, 1927, in Pikeville, Kentucky to Harry Fountie Cobbs Sr. and Dillie Ellen Burke Cobbs...