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March 31, 1992 | CHRIS WILLMAN
Good taste takes a holiday with "The Price She Paid," a made-for-TV thriller so ugly, so silly and filled with such staggering implausibilities that it could easily qualify as low camp if it didn't deal with a subject so inherently unlaughable--rape. (This prime exemplar of trash television airs tonight at 9 on CBS, Channels 2 and 8.
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February 17, 2010 | Dennis McLellan
Robert Turturice, a Hollywood costume designer who won an Emmy Award for his work on the 1980s hit TV series "Moonlighting" and whose movie credits include "Batman & Robin" and "Big Top Pee-wee," has died. He was 60. Turturice, a former president of the Costume Designers Guild who successfully battled squamous cell carcinoma in 2005, died of cardiac arrest Dec. 15 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, said Christopher Lawrence, a friend and fellow costume designer. FOR THE RECORD: Robert Turturice obituary: A headline on the obituary of Emmy-winning costume designer Robert Turturice in Thursday's Section A said he died in 2010.
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December 6, 1998
"In Their Own Words: Celebrity Autobiographies" producer-creator Eugene Parks picks his favorite quotes from past shows: EDDIE FISHER from "My Life, My Loves" (Harper & Row, 1981) "I spent a lot of time at the Commodore steam baths as if I could sweat Elizabeth out of my system." DEBBIE REYNOLDS from "My Life" (William Morrow & Co., 1988) "I guess you always feel Elizabeth Taylor should have a lover, even if it's yours." LONI ANDERSON from "My Life in High Heels" (William Morrow & Co.
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September 16, 1999 | ANDREW BLANKSTEIN
A Tarzana promoter accused of embezzling $74,000 from the Los Angeles Police Department's fund for widows and orphans of slain officers, as well as from celebrities Burt Reynolds and Loni Anderson, pleaded no contest Wednesday to 11 felony counts, prosecutors said. William Patrick Bentley, 39, was ordered by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Robert J. Perry to spend 90 days at the California Department of Corrections facility in Chino to undergo a diagnostic study before his Dec.
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December 7, 1994 | ANN W. O'NEILL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Burt Reynolds and Loni Anderson entered a Van Nuys courtroom through separate doors Tuesday, but they left hand-in-hand. After two days of excruciatingly detailed testimony about Reynolds' foundering financial affairs, the couple hammered out an agreement about how much monthly child support he should pay for their adopted 6-year-old son, Quinton. The agreement was reached in Superior Court Judge Robert M.
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August 14, 1999
A man already charged with stealing from widows and orphans of Los Angeles police officers has been charged with stealing from actor Burt Reynolds. William Patrick Bentley, 39, was charged Wednesday with forging Reynolds' signature on a $20,000 check. Bentley also was charged with stealing $24,000 from Reynolds' ex-wife, actress Loni Anderson, and the Suarez Corp., in 1996.
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September 16, 1999 | ANDREW BLANKSTEIN
A Tarzana promoter accused of embezzling $74,000 from the Los Angeles Police Department's fund for widows and orphans of slain officers, as well as from celebrities Burt Reynolds and Loni Anderson, pleaded no contest Wednesday to 11 felony counts, prosecutors said. William Patrick Bentley, 39, was ordered by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Robert J. Perry to spend 90 days at the California Department of Corrections facility in Chino to undergo a diagnostic study before his Dec.
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September 12, 1999 | MIKE DOWNEY
The actress Loni Anderson is in a hotel bar off Rodeo Drive on a weekday afternoon, sipping a diet soda. She doesn't drink or smoke. Once upon a time, plumes and fumes would have been wafting toward her table from every ashtray in this room. Cigarettes are scarcely seen in Beverly Hills outdoors now, much less in. "My dad gave me one when I was 12," Anderson remembers. They were living in St. Paul, Minn., where the air outside the house was fresh. It was a different story indoors.
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July 3, 1994 | RUTH RYON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Actress LONI ANDERSON has purchased a Beverly Hills-area home for $2.3 million, sources say. Anderson, who made her TV debut in 1977 as the receptionist at Cincinnati radio station WKRP, starred in a May rerun of the 1991 TV movie "White Hot: The Mysterious Murder of Thelma Todd" and played a hospital administrator in the NBC sitcom "Nurses." She joined the cast of "Nurses" last summer, shortly after her husband, Burt Reynolds, star of the CBS sitcom "Evening Shade," filed for divorce.
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February 17, 2010 | Dennis McLellan
Robert Turturice, a Hollywood costume designer who won an Emmy Award for his work on the 1980s hit TV series "Moonlighting" and whose movie credits include "Batman & Robin" and "Big Top Pee-wee," has died. He was 60. Turturice, a former president of the Costume Designers Guild who successfully battled squamous cell carcinoma in 2005, died of cardiac arrest Dec. 15 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, said Christopher Lawrence, a friend and fellow costume designer. FOR THE RECORD: Robert Turturice obituary: A headline on the obituary of Emmy-winning costume designer Robert Turturice in Thursday's Section A said he died in 2010.
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September 12, 1999 | MIKE DOWNEY
The actress Loni Anderson is in a hotel bar off Rodeo Drive on a weekday afternoon, sipping a diet soda. She doesn't drink or smoke. Once upon a time, plumes and fumes would have been wafting toward her table from every ashtray in this room. Cigarettes are scarcely seen in Beverly Hills outdoors now, much less in. "My dad gave me one when I was 12," Anderson remembers. They were living in St. Paul, Minn., where the air outside the house was fresh. It was a different story indoors.
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August 14, 1999
A man already charged with stealing from widows and orphans of Los Angeles police officers has been charged with stealing from actor Burt Reynolds. William Patrick Bentley, 39, was charged Wednesday with forging Reynolds' signature on a $20,000 check. Bentley also was charged with stealing $24,000 from Reynolds' ex-wife, actress Loni Anderson, and the Suarez Corp., in 1996.
NEWS
December 6, 1998
"In Their Own Words: Celebrity Autobiographies" producer-creator Eugene Parks picks his favorite quotes from past shows: EDDIE FISHER from "My Life, My Loves" (Harper & Row, 1981) "I spent a lot of time at the Commodore steam baths as if I could sweat Elizabeth out of my system." DEBBIE REYNOLDS from "My Life" (William Morrow & Co., 1988) "I guess you always feel Elizabeth Taylor should have a lover, even if it's yours." LONI ANDERSON from "My Life in High Heels" (William Morrow & Co.
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December 7, 1994 | ANN W. O'NEILL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It was the big chill as Burt Reynolds and Loni Anderson entered a Van Nuys courtroom through separate doors on Tuesday. They left hand in hand, as friends. Following two days of excruciatingly detailed testimony about Reynolds' foundering financial affairs, the couple hammered out an agreement about how much monthly child support he should pay for their adopted 6-year-old son, Quinton. The agreement was reached in the chambers of Superior Court Judge Robert M.
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December 6, 1994 | ANN W. O'NEILL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Actor Burt Reynolds says he is financially down--his net worth dropping from $7.5 million to $2 million in the hole in six months--and until he can make a comeback, he can't afford the $15,000 a month he pays in child support. "Like every American, I'm having a cash-flow problem right now," Reynolds testified Monday at a custody and child-support hearing in Superior Court.
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July 3, 1994 | RUTH RYON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Actress LONI ANDERSON has purchased a Beverly Hills-area home for $2.3 million, sources say. Anderson, who made her TV debut in 1977 as the receptionist at Cincinnati radio station WKRP, starred in a May rerun of the 1991 TV movie "White Hot: The Mysterious Murder of Thelma Todd" and played a hospital administrator in the NBC sitcom "Nurses." She joined the cast of "Nurses" last summer, shortly after her husband, Burt Reynolds, star of the CBS sitcom "Evening Shade," filed for divorce.
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