February 24, 1987 |
A host of eminent doctors have been invited to New York on April 6 when Philadelphia 76ers basketball star Julius (Dr. J) Erving plays his last game there. Madison Square Garden wants to honor the retiring Dr. J with a ceremony that will include Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Dr. Seuss, Dr. Henry Kissinger, New York Mets pitcher Dwight (Dr. K) Gooden, Dr. Joyce Brothers, Vince Edwards (formerly television's Dr. Ben Casey), Richard Chamberlain (Dr. Kildare), Robert Young (Dr.
July 7, 1991
The cards and letters and faxes came pouring in . . . Last Sunday in an item in Film Clips about the next "Star Trek" movie, we boldly went where we shouldn't have gone. We said that there has been only one mention of the original TV series "Star Trek" on the new series, "Star Trek: The Next Generation." This was warped, as we quickly learned. There have been at least two other cases: Actor DeForest Kelley--Dr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 6, 1994
Couched as it was with reminders of the earthquake, the wildfires and the sagging economy, our question to readers was simple: Why do you stay in the San Fernando Valley? In dozens of poems, essays and even a limerick, written on manual typewriters, computers or scrawled on note cards, you responded, defiantly defending your neighborhood, your strip mall, your Valley. For some, it is the memories that keep you here: of orange groves, farmlands or the deer that once roamed the Valley floor.
May 15, 2013 |
Though “Star Trek” made them household names, the cast of the seminal 1966-69 NBC series had been acting on stage, film and TV for several years. One regular sang with Duke Ellington and another was a member the cast of the Canadian version of “Howdy Doody.” Several had worked with "Star Trek" creator Gene Roddenberry before. So with the blockbuster summer movie “Star Trek Into Darkness” opening Thursday, here's a look back at the lives and careers of William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, James Doohan, DeForest Kelley, George Takei, Nichelle Nichols and Walter Koenig before they signed on to the crew of the Starship Enterprise.