CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 4, 2011
Sid Melton Character actor in dozens of TV, film projects Sid Melton, 94, a character actor perhaps best known for his roles in the hit television shows "Green Acres" and "The Danny Thomas Show," died of pneumonia Wednesday at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, his family said. During a career that spanned nearly 60 years, Melton appeared in about 140 television and film projects. They included two 1951 movies, "Lost Continent" with Cesar Romero and the Samuel Fuller-directed "The Steel Helmet," and 1972's "Lady Sings the Blues" with Diana Ross.
April 16, 1989 |
When Jerry Cohn realized his wardrobe would not be complete without a pair of denim boots, he did not think twice about where to go--he took his unusual request to his designer of the last 10 years, Manuel. "It was my idea," said Cohn, who manages the careers of such stars as Barbara Stanwyck, Cesar Romero and Rose Marie. "I said, 'I've got a great idea . . . How about making me a pair of denim boots?' But he'd already thought of it on his own. He pulled out a pair and said, 'You mean like these?
June 21, 1991 |
Latino Awards: The seventh annual Imagen Hispanic Media Awards will be handed out at a luncheon today at the Beverly Wilshire. Cesar Romero will received a lifetime achievement award at the ceremony, which will be emceed by Jimmy Smits and Elizabeth Pena.
June 22, 1991
Two NBC series, "L.A. Law" and "Shannon's Deal," were cited for advancing positive images of Latinos at the seventh annual Imagen Hispanic Media Image Awards luncheon Friday at the Regent Beverly Wilshire. It was the third Imagen for "L.A. Law" and the first for the canceled "Shannon's Deal." The awards are sponsored by the National Conference of Christians & Jews and the Wilkerson Foundation. Cesar Romero received a special lifetime achievement award.