February 27, 1993
Ted Haworth, 75, an Oscar-winning motion picture art director. Haworth, whose given name was Edward, won an Academy Award for the 1957 film "Sayonara." Other films he worked on included "Marty," "Some Like It Hot," "The Longest Day," "Batteries Not Included" and "Mr. Baseball." In Provo, Utah, on Feb. 18 as the result of a blood clot on his brain.
January 4, 1989 |
"Working Girl," the corporate Cinderella comedy, and "Running On Empty," a contemporary look at 1960s activists, led all other films in nominations for the 46th annual Golden Globe Awards, it was announced today. "Working Girl" collected six nominations, including best musical or comedy motion picture, best director for Mike Nichols, actress for star Melanie Griffith, and screenplay for Kevin Wade.
November 9, 2004 |
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. announced Monday that Mel Gibson's worldwide hit "The Passion of the Christ" will be eligible for a best foreign-language film Golden Globe nomination, not best motion picture. Director Gibson and others who worked on the film, however, will be eligible in other categories. A spokesman for the organization said Golden Globe rules allowed only English-language feature films to compete for best picture. Although "The Passion of the Christ" is a U.S.
January 24, 1986 |
In the early 1970s, a tall, scrawny kid who called himself "a mediocre athlete and a troublemaker" in high school was given a choice by his father: Go to college or get a job. The kid picked Valley College, then went out for the track team. He approached Coach Nick Giovinazzo, expecting to get turned down. But he didn't know Giovinazzo. As track coach at Monroe High, Giovinazzo once had 300 boys on the team--a third of all the boys in school.
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November 18, 2003 |
Kay E. Kuter, 78, a character actor and director best remembered for his long-running role as farmer Newt Kiley on the intertwined CBS sitcoms "Green Acres" and "Petticoat Junction," died of pulmonary complications Wednesday at Providence St. Joseph Hospital in Burbank.
June 25, 1996
Pasqualino De Santis, 69, motion picture photography director who won an Academy Award in cinematography for "Romeo and Juliet." The Italian De Santis, the first foreigner to capture an Oscar in cinematography, won for the 1968 film version of the Shakespearean classic by Franco Zeffirelli. De Santis also had worked extensively with well-known Italian directors including Federico Fellini and Michelangelo Antonioni.
December 25, 1988
Calendar's choices of Taste Makers--people who move and shape our arts and entertainment in 1988--run the gamut. If the eight faces on the cover form a rather curious collection, it's because creative abilities come in many forms. As a result, our group's pursuits range from directing the distinguished PBS series "American Playhouse," to fronting the hard-living, hard-rock band Guns N' Roses.
January 24, 1986
Directors of TV movies dealing with AIDS and Alzheimer's disease were among the nominees announced Thursday for the annual television awards that the Directors Guild of America bestows on its members. John Erman, director of the CBS movie "Do You Remember Love," and Jeff Bleckner, who directed NBC's AIDS drama, "An Early Frost," were nominated as best director of a drama special of 1985, along with Lamont Johnson, director of NBC's "Wallenberg: A Hero's Story."
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May 28, 1998 |
Douglas Fowley, character actor who appeared in more than 200 films and television shows but is probably best remembered as Doc Holliday in the long-running 1950s series "The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp," has died. He was 86. Fowley died May 21 at the Motion Picture and Television Country House and Hospital in Woodland Hills.