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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 17, 2002 | Richard Marosi, Times Staff Writer
A West Los Angeles man was charged Wednesday with threatening a Los Angeles Times reporter working on a story about an alleged Mafia extortion plot against actor Steven Seagal. Alexander Proctor, 58, was being held without bail in a downtown federal detention center after he was arrested outside his home. Proctor, authorities allege, broke the reporter's car window and left a package containing a dead fish with a long-stemmed rose in its mouth.
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ENTERTAINMENT
March 4, 1994 | ANTHONY NEWMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
While the rest of the country has been stuck in an endless winter of frigid temperatures, record snowfalls, earthquakes and flooding, Alaska residents are enduring a disaster of a different sort: the latest from Steven Seagal. "On Deadly Ground" is the movie that's offending just about everybody here. While that, in itself, may not be unusual for a Hollywood picture, what is interesting is that this film, which has been No. 1 and No.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 17, 2002 | PAUL LIEBERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
New York-based Mafia figures pursued their attempted extortion of a "petrified" Steven Seagal in Canada, on the West Coast and in a restaurant here, according to newly filed court papers. In one episode resembling a scene from "The Godfather," Seagal's former producing partner, Julius "Jules" R.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 22, 2002 | Matt Lait and Scott Glover, Times Staff Writers
A man charged with threatening a Los Angeles Times reporter who was researching the relationship between Steven Seagal and an alleged Mafia associate told an informant for the FBI that Seagal was behind the threat, according to court documents.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 27, 2006 | Greg Krikorian, Ted Rohrlich, and Richard Verrier, Times Staff Writers
Federal officials investigating infamous Hollywood detective Anthony Pellicano have found no convincing evidence that actor Steven Seagal was involved in depositing a dead fish on a reporter's windshield in June 2002 and now believe Pellicano had some other motivation for staging the mob-style threat.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 12, 2002 | PAUL LIEBERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Steven Seagal first surfaced in Hollywood, as a ponytailed 6-foot-4 martial arts expert, he offered a background story full of murk and menace. He hinted in hushed tones of having done "special favors" for the CIA. Whether anyone believed him hardly mattered--what counted was how he put over the tough-guy image in films that cast him as a lone avenger caught in ominous conspiracies. Julius R. Nasso showed up in town as a wannabe of a different sort.
MAGAZINE
June 18, 2006
When Brown University student Ian Spector devised his Random Chuck Norris Fact Generator last year for his website, www.4Q.cc, a question arose: What would he do for an encore? Spector's epiphany: Generate "facts" about Steven Seagal. Spector hasn't posted the page yet. But he has been thinking: 1. Steven Seagal has an uncredited role in Peter Jackson's "King Kong" as the Empire State Building. 2. Steven Seagal drinks milk straight from the cow. 3.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 21, 1988
What was the payoff to hype Steven Seagal? How dare Seagal be compared to the likes of an Eastwood or a Bronson? Some people in this business feel that with enough hype they can make anyone a star. Even if it's someone who has no looks, no presence and no charisma. Let's face it, this guy's a mutt. JIMMY DANELLI Burbank
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