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August 31, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
NBC's "L.A. Law" continued its winning ways at the 44th annual Emmy awards Sunday as winners announced early in the ceremonies included Richard Dysart for best supporting actor in a drama series. Early winners also included Laurie Metcalf of ABC's "Roseanne," who was named best supporting actress in a comedy series. Barnet Kellman, of CBS' "Murphy Brown," won for best directing in a comedy series and an episode of CBS' "Northern Exposure" took the best writing award for a drama series.
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August 31, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
NBC's "L.A. Law" continued its winning ways at the 44th annual Emmy awards Sunday as winners announced early in the ceremonies included Richard Dysart for best supporting actor in a drama series. Early winners also included Laurie Metcalf of ABC's "Roseanne," who was named best supporting actress in a comedy series. Barnet Kellman, of CBS' "Murphy Brown," won for best directing in a comedy series and an episode of CBS' "Northern Exposure" took the best writing award for a drama series.
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June 18, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Richard Dysart, who plays a senior partner on NBC's "L.A. Law" television series, encouraged real-life Kentucky lawyers to do more volunteer legal work. Dysart, who plays Leland McKenzie on the series, was the keynote speaker Friday at a banquet for the Kentucky Bar Assn. Dysart also played McKenzie in a 30-second public service announcement taped Friday for the KBA. Dysart did the tape free in hopes lawyers will follow suit and perform more volunteer legal work.
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June 18, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Richard Dysart, who plays a senior partner on NBC's "L.A. Law" television series, encouraged real-life Kentucky lawyers to do more volunteer legal work. Dysart, who plays Leland McKenzie on the series, was the keynote speaker Friday at a banquet for the Kentucky Bar Assn. Dysart also played McKenzie in a 30-second public service announcement taped Friday for the KBA. Dysart did the tape free in hopes lawyers will follow suit and perform more volunteer legal work.
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August 31, 1987 | MYRNA OLIVER, Times Legal Affairs Writer
The founding partner of McKenzie, Brackman, Chaney & Kuzak carefully pondered the question about his state of mind upon receiving the invitation, as if his client's fortune--or his own reputation--depended on his response. "Frightened," he said, opting for candor. "I was really frightened." Richard Dysart, better known as Leland McKenzie of television's multiple-Emmy nominee "L.A. Law," needn't have worried. He wowed 'em.
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February 24, 1988 | John Voland, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Susan Dey--"L.A. Law's" tough-minded but soft-hearted ex-district attorney--married Warner Bros. executive Bernie Sofronski during a private weekend ceremony at the Bel-Air Hotel, it was announced. The cast of the NBC show attended, including Harry Hamlin, Corbin Bernsen, Michele Greene, Jill Eikenberry, Michael Tucker, Richard Dysart and the show's creators Terry Louise Fisher and Stephen Bochco. It was the second marriage for Dey, 35. Sofronski, 47, was formerly with CBS.
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July 27, 1987 | Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
You won't find Richard Dysart, Harry Hamlin or Corbin Bernsen among its partners, but there is a personal-injury law firm calling itself "Los Angeles Law" operating in El Monte, exhorting L.A. TV viewers to dial "818-44-LALAW" in commercials. "L.A. Law" co-creator/co-executive producer Steven Bochco is not flattered by the imitation. Bochco said Friday he had brought up the "Los Angeles Law" matter with 20th Century Fox's legal eagles.
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May 3, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Actors from the "L.A. Law," "Cosby" and "Sesame Street" TV programs gave their support Wednesday to a bill that would require all standard-sized television sets to be able to display captions for deaf or hearing-impaired viewers. Witnesses at a House hearing, including TV stars Richard Dysart, Geoffrey Owens and Linda Bove, said millions of Americans are being excluded from access to broad-based communications systems, particularly TV.
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August 31, 1987 | MYRNA OLIVER, Times Legal Affairs Writer
The founding partner of McKenzie, Brackman, Chaney & Kuzak carefully pondered the question about his state of mind upon receiving the invitation, as if his client's fortune--or his own reputation--depended on his response. "Frightened," he said, opting for candor. "I was really frightened." Richard Dysart, better known as Leland McKenzie of television's multiple-Emmy nominee "L.A. Law," needn't have worried. He wowed 'em.
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