Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Herb Jeffries, the jazz singer and actor who performed with Duke Ellington and was known as the “Bronze Buckaroo” in a series of all-black 1930s Westerns, died of heart failure Sunday morning at a Los Angeles hospital. He was 100.
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Bunny Yeager, a model turned pin-up photographer who helped jump-start the career of then-unknown Bettie Page, died Sunday, her agent said. She was 85 years old.
Monday, May 26, 2014
Donald Levine, the Hasbro toy company executive credited as the father of G.I. Joe for developing the world's first action figure, has died. He was 86.
Sunday, May 25, 2014
The celebrity circus heads to Florence on Saturday where U.S. hip hop star Kanye West and his fiancee Kim Kardashian host a private party that might or might not be their wedding.
Saturday, May 24, 2014
He was the prince who helped make the Rolling Stones as rich as kings. Prince Rupert Loewenstein, the band's former business manager, helped the Stones churn their musical talent into mountains of gold. He died Tuesday at age 80 in a London hospital after suffering from Parkinson's disease, friend Hugo Vickers said Thursday.
Friday, May 23, 2014
Big-voiced rocker Caleb Johnson is the season 13 “American Idol,” winning the title over teenage pop singer Jena Irene.
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Angelina Jolie may be Hollywood royalty. But she's no princess, and has never been a fan of the Disney variety. “I found them quite dull,” the actress says.
eteran editor Arthur Gelb, whose news sense, arts sensibility and journalistic vigor sculpted The New York Times for decades, died Tuesday at age 90.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
He was a Romanian-born historian, professor and philanthropist who intrigued American popular culture by writing a book linking the fictional Count Dracula to the 15th-century Romanian prince Vlad the Impaler.
Gordon Willis, one of Hollywood's most celebrated and influential cinematographers, nicknamed “The Prince of Darkness” for his subtle but indelible touch on such definitive 1970s releases as “The Godfather,” “Annie Hall” and “All the President's Men,” has died. He was 82.