March 27, 2010 |
Call it A-List Los Angeles. L.A. County has plenty of high-end neighborhoods, from Palos Verdes Estates to Pasadena. But when it comes to finding the best mansions in town, there's still nothing quite like the golden corridor from Beverly Hills to Malibu. This Westside area boasts one of the world's great concentrations of premier residential estates. The highest-price home transaction ever in California took place in this territory: the 2000 sale of an 8-acre Bellagio Road estate in Bel-Air by Dole Food Co.'s billionaire owner, David Murdock, to financial executive Gary Winnick in a $95-million deal.
May 30, 1999
Barbara Hutton was not an actress ("Hot Property," May 16). She was the Woolworth heiress and was worth $80 million to $100 million in 1935. When she and actor Cary Grant married, the newspaper headline read "Cash and Cary Married." You were no doubt thinking of Betty Hutton, the actress who starred in many of Hollywood's big musicals. She also starred in Cecil B. DeMille's "The Greatest Show on Earth." JOHN S. CLAREY South Pasadena
November 16, 2006 |
Cary Grant's only child, Jennifer Grant, is writing a memoir, the first time she has offered an in-depth look at her famous father. The publishing house Alfred A. Knopf said "Good Stuff" would be released in 2008 at the earliest. Jennifer Grant, 40, is the daughter of Grant and actress Dyan Cannon, who were married briefly in the 1960s before separating and bitterly divorcing.
December 3, 1986 |
Actor Cary Grant left the bulk of his estate to his widow, Barbara Harris Grant, and his only child, 20-year-old Jennifer, according to terms of his will filed in Santa Monica probate court today. Grant, celebrated for his wit and charm during a career that spanned generations, died Saturday night in Davenport, Iowa, of a massive stroke. He was 82. His will gave his four-acre Beverly Hills home and its contents to his fifth wife, whom Grant married in 1981.