August 15, 1986 |
Way Bandy, the makeup artist who glamorized some of the world's most famous women, including Elizabeth Taylor and Nancy Reagan, has died of AIDS, his agent said. He was 45. Bandy collapsed Aug. 6 and was taken to New York Hospital, where he died Wednesday night, his agent, Helen Murray, said. The cause of death was listed as pneumonia and the acquired immune deficiency syndrome virus. Murray said Bandy kept his illness secret and worked steadily until his collapse.
May 9, 2012 |
Brad Pitt is going to have new swag to bring home to fiancee Angelina Jolie: He's been named the new face of Chanel No. 5. The company behind the iconic fragrance, famous since Marilyn Monroe suggested it was all she wore to bed, has tapped the leading man to be the face of its new international campaign. Pitt, the first male tapped to head Chanel No. 5 print and commercial advertisements, follows previous spokesfolks including Nicole Kidman, Marion Cotillard and Lauren Hutton.
March 15, 1987 |
L istings and commentary for Week 2 of the American Film Institute Film Festival of Los Angeles, which runs through March 26: FRIDAY "Les Blank and Friends" (U.S.A, 1986, 11:30 p.m.). Two shorts from that canny observer of American tribal rites, documentarian Les Blank, plus a fanciful vignette written and directed by and starring Blank's son Harrod. In "Huey Lewis and the News: Be-Fore!"
March 25, 1990
It seemed as if everywhere we went last weekend, we were surrounded by celebrities (it was awful, we're telling ya). We had hardly got in the door to see Delbert McClinton tear it up at Club Lingerie when we bumped into Southside Johnny, Glenn Frey, Bonnie Bramlett, Harry Shearer and a host of other fans.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 24, 1994
Stand-up comedian Bobcat Goldthwait pleaded not guilty Thursday to misdemeanor charges of unlawfully setting his chair on fire during a May 6 taping of "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno." The New York-born entertainer, who appeared in some of the "Police Academy" movies, waived his right to appear for an arraignment at Burbank Municipal Court. Instead, Goldthwait's lawyer, Peter Laird, entered the plea on his client's behalf.
November 6, 2002 |
Lauren Hutton and Annette Bening will be honored Dec. 5 at the 10th anniversary of Divine Design, the annual bash that raises money for Project Angel Food. Hutton will receive the group's humanitarian award for her work on behalf of people with AIDS, and Bening its Woman of Style honor. The awards will be given on the opening night of the four-day shopping benefit, at a dinner at Barker Hangar at Santa Monica Air Center.
March 20, 1988 |
ACCORDING TO dentists and orthodontists, a "perfect" smile is never perfect. Many specialists, who make a career of bonding, capping, bleaching, filing and straightening teeth, encourage their patients to opt for teeth that are slightly flawed. To this end, one Beverly Hills dentist actually adds subtle tobacco stains to new teeth if the patient smokes. Another dentist refuses patients whose flaws are too minor. "Some people would ruin their smiles by trying to improve them," he says.
March 20, 1998 |
Kids today, so spoiled. Conditioned to special-effects-laden movies like "Mouse Hunt" and "The Borrowers," they may have little use for such a shockingly low-tech movie like "A Rat's Tale," a marionette-driven story that will inspire cine-savvy children to demand, "Couldn't they have optically erased those wires from the frame?" Such an old-fashioned art form is seemingly outmatched on the big screen.