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February 13, 2005 | Susan King
Veteran British actress Susannah York brings many of the Bard's best-loved female characters to life in her one-woman show, "The Loves of Shakespeare's Women," which visits Cal State Los Angeles' Luckman Fine Arts Complex from Friday through next Sunday. The smoky-voiced York, 64, portrays such heroines and even antiheroines as Beatrice, Gertrude, Juliet and the manipulative Lady Macbeth.
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January 17, 2011 | By Keith Thursby, Los Angeles Times
Actress Susannah York became a star in the 1960s with performances in several high-profile films such as 1969's "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?" for which she received an Academy Award nomination. But she fought to be noticed for more than her striking appearance. FOR THE RECORD: Susannah York: The obituary of actress Susannah York in the Jan. 17 LATExtra section misspelled the last name of author David Thomson as Thompson. ? "I always felt that I was a character actor," York told the Scotsman newspaper in 2008.
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January 17, 2011 | By Keith Thursby, Los Angeles Times
Actress Susannah York became a star in the 1960s with performances in several high-profile films such as 1969's "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?" for which she received an Academy Award nomination. But she fought to be noticed for more than her striking appearance. FOR THE RECORD: Susannah York: The obituary of actress Susannah York in the Jan. 17 LATExtra section misspelled the last name of author David Thomson as Thompson. ? "I always felt that I was a character actor," York told the Scotsman newspaper in 2008.
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January 16, 2011 | From a Los Angeles Times staff writer
Actress Susannah York, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her role in the 1969 film "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?", has died. She was 72. York died of cancer, according to several British media reports on Saturday. No other details were given. Known for her beauty and versatility, she became a star in the 1960s after roles in such films as "Tom Jones" in 1963 and "A Man for All Seasons" in 1966. "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?" was the story of marathon dance contestants.
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January 16, 2011 | From a Los Angeles Times staff writer
Actress Susannah York, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her role in the 1969 film "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?", has died. She was 72. York died of cancer, according to several British media reports on Saturday. No other details were given. Known for her beauty and versatility, she became a star in the 1960s after roles in such films as "Tom Jones" in 1963 and "A Man for All Seasons" in 1966. "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?" was the story of marathon dance contestants.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 20, 1985
TV watchers Dec. 22 will be able to choose between two versions of "A Christmas Carol," with CBS and NBC both scheduling programs at 8 p.m. based on Charles Dickens' famous holiday story. CBS will rebroadcast the TV movie "A Christmas Carol" that first aired last year, with George C. Scott starring as Scrooge. Others in the cast include Susannah York, Frank Finlay, Roger Rees, David Warner and Edward Woodward.
BUSINESS
February 18, 1991 | From United Press International
Movie Distribution: Warner Bros. sued Hollywood Video Library, a film distribution firm that Warner contends has illegally offered and sold rights on four movies belonging to Warner. HVL is accused of unlawfully distributing the films in Italy and Spain. In the federal lawsuit alleging copyright infringement and false designation of origin, Warner asserted that HVL has jeopardized at least one Warner contract to put the 1970 movie "Grasshopper," starring Jacqueline Bisset, on Italian TV.
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December 1, 1991 | David M. Graber
If there has ever been a sharper contrast between the medium and the message than this work, I haven't encountered it. "Save the Earth" is a harlequin delight of a picture book, with smashing color photos and brilliant graphic art expertly splashed on nearly every big, voluptuously coated page. The message tucked elegantly among those images, however, is that the support systems of our planet are in desperate trouble, and with them not only its grand array of plants and animals, but us.
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October 14, 1996 | From Reuters
Beryl Reid, one of Britain's most popular comedians and actresses, died Sunday of pneumonia at the age of 76, her agent said. Robert Luff said Reid, who acted on television, radio, the stage and in several films, died in the hospital after knee surgery. "She had been recovering very well since the operation on her knees about a month ago. I was hoping she'd be starting work again soon," Luff said.
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February 13, 2005 | Susan King
Veteran British actress Susannah York brings many of the Bard's best-loved female characters to life in her one-woman show, "The Loves of Shakespeare's Women," which visits Cal State Los Angeles' Luckman Fine Arts Complex from Friday through next Sunday. The smoky-voiced York, 64, portrays such heroines and even antiheroines as Beatrice, Gertrude, Juliet and the manipulative Lady Macbeth.
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March 23, 2011 | By Elaine Woo, Los Angeles Times
Elizabeth Taylor, the glamorous queen of American movie stardom, whose achievements as an actress were often overshadowed by her rapturous looks and real-life dramas, has died. She was 79. Hospitalized six weeks ago for congestive heart failure, Taylor died early Wednesday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles with her four children at her side, publicist Sally Morrison said. FOR THE RECORD: An earlier version of this article said Mickey Rooney played Elizabeth Taylor's trainer in "Lassie Come Home.
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