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January 14, 1990 | JOHN J. GOLDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Veteran actress Viveca Lindfors, whose stage and screen career spans half a century, was slashed across the face and ear early Saturday by a member of a gang in New York's Greenwich Village. But, after leaving the hospital with 28 stitches, she managed to perform at a Saturday matinee, reading poetry with her theater troupe.
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January 21, 1990 | From Associated Press
An 18-year-old man was arrested Saturday and charged with slashing actress Viveca Lindfors and a second person with a razor last weekend. He had been drinking and had taken LSD, police said. The man, Peter Bedford, was arrested at a friend's house in Brooklyn after police received an anonymous tip, said Manhattan Chief of Detectives Ronald Fenrich. Bedford was charged with two counts of assault and one count of criminal possession of a deadly weapon, Fenrich said.
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January 21, 1990 | From Associated Press
An 18-year-old man was arrested Saturday and charged with slashing actress Viveca Lindfors and a second person with a razor last weekend. He had been drinking and had taken LSD, police said. The man, Peter Bedford, was arrested at a friend's house in Brooklyn after police received an anonymous tip, said Manhattan Chief of Detectives Ronald Fenrich. Bedford was charged with two counts of assault and one count of criminal possession of a deadly weapon, Fenrich said.
NEWS
January 14, 1990 | JOHN J. GOLDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Veteran actress Viveca Lindfors, whose stage and screen career spans half a century, was slashed across the face and ear early Saturday by a member of a gang in New York's Greenwich Village. But, after leaving the hospital with 28 stitches, she managed to perform at a Saturday matinee, reading poetry with her theater troupe.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 25, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Viveca Lindfors, who won an Emmy last week for her portrayal of an aging dance teacher on the ABC series "Life Goes On," says good roles for older women are rare because most movies are made by men. Male directors and producers do not want to cast older actresses, the 69-year-old Lindfors said. "Why is it there are so many interesting parts for men, 60, 65, 70?" she asked in an interview Monday. "Male actors keep working, and they get better and better and more and more interesting.
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January 15, 1990 | Associated Press
Police on Sunday said they had no clues to knife attacks on two pedestrians in Manhattan, one of whom was actress Viveca Lindfors. The Swedish-born Lindfors, 69, suffered a facial wound that took 28 stitches but said she would not be intimidated by gangs. Dennis Beal, 36, of New York was slashed just a few minutes earlier Saturday morning and within 3 blocks of the spot in Greenwich Village where Lindfors was attacked. Beal suffered cuts on his face that required 40 stitches.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 6, 1991 | ROBERT KOEHLER and * "Rants & Rhymes & Lies," Cafe Beckett, 5649 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, Sundays, 8 p.m. Ends Dec. 22. $5 donation; (213) 462-6844. Running time: 1 hour, 10 minutes. and
At first, "Rants & Rhymes & Lies," at Cafe Beckett, doesn't seem to have anything holding it together except the idea that a few actors wanted to get together and put on a poetry reading--and maybe keep their chops honed between jobs.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 22, 1987 | MICHAEL WILMINGTON
T he following are capsule reviews of this week's screenings at the AFI Film Festival of Los Angeles. Screenings take place at the Los Feliz Theater, 1822 N. Vermont Ave., Hollywood, except where noted. Tickets and information: (213) 520-2000 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. WEDNESDAY "Unfinished Business" (U.S.A., 1986, 8:30 p.m., Barnsdall). As an actress, Viveca Lindfors has such explosive command that she sometimes needs a tight rein. Here, she doesn't get it--she's also the writer and director.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 21, 1990 | KEVIN THOMAS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Elzbieta Czyzewska, the Polish film and stage star who provided the inspiration for Oscar-nominated Sally Kirkland's title role in "Anna" a few years back, has a leading role herself in Louis Yansen's "Misplaced" (Monica 4-Plex), a warm and incisive independent production of modest budget and impressive impact.
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