May 27, 1986 |
The son of movie director Francis Ford Coppola was killed, and actor Ryan O'Neal's son was injured when their motorboat ran under another boat's towline, officials said today. Gian Carlo Coppola, 23, of Apple Valley, Calif., suffered massive head injuries and was pronounced dead on arrival at Anne Arundel County General Hospital at 6:20 p.m. Monday, a hospital spokeswoman said.
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April 28, 2009 |
Troubled celebrity progeny Redmond O'Neal was allowed a court-approved visit over the weekend with his mother, Farrah Fawcett, who is battling cancer, authorities said Monday. O'Neal, the 24-year-old son of actors Ryan O'Neal and Fawcett, was arrested earlier this month on charges of trying to smuggle drugs into a county jail. -- Andrew Blankstein
February 8, 2007 |
Ryan O'Neal -- and not his son -- was responsible for the injuries his son's pregnant girlfriend suffered during a confrontation with the actor at his Malibu home last weekend, a lawyer for O'Neal's son told reporters Wednesday. Joanna Berry, who is expecting a baby at the end of March, suffered facial lacerations as well as head trauma and a corneal abrasion, said attorney Gloria Allred.
November 5, 1986 |
A Civil Court jury found today that actor Ryan O'Neal committed battery on a moonlighting policeman but did not cause any injury when he threw a soft drink bottle six years ago. The verdict means that Brendan J. Campbell, 38, will not be able to collect monetary damages for an eye injury he says he sustained. Campbell said his cornea was scratched when O'Neal, entering a limousine with Farrah Fawcett outside the Pierre Hotel, threw a bottle at a photographer, smashing the camera.
December 15, 1986 |
A lawyer for actor Ryan O'Neal's 22-year-old son said today his client lied when he originally denied driving a boat during an accident that killed the son of film director Francis Ford Coppola. Ryan O'Neal sat behind his son, Griffin, during the first day of the manslaughter trial in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court. If convicted, O'Neal faces up to five years in prison and a $1,000 fine. The younger O'Neal waived his right to a jury trial.
October 13, 2006 |
Farrah Fawcett has enlisted the help of her ex, Ryan O'Neal, as she prepares to undergo treatment for anal cancer, O'Neal told People magazine. He accompanied Fawcett, 59, to a chemotherapy treatment on Monday, the magazine reported in its Oct. 23 issue. "She's so strong," he said. "I love her. I love her all over again." This isn't the first time Fawcett and O'Neal, who ended their 17-year relationship in 1997, have reunited to fight a medical battle.