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At year's end: Hollywood icons mourned: Gandolfini, Monteith, Walker

At year's end: Hollywood icons mourned: Gandolfini, Monteith, Walker

2013 saw the sad passings of numerous titans of the entertainment industry, including "Bathing Beauty" star Esther Williams, "All in the Family" matriarch Jean Stapleton, "Rebecca" actress Joan Fontaine and "Lawrence of Arabia" actor Peter O'Toole.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Olivia de Havilland shocked, saddened by sister Joan Fontaine's death

Olivia de Havilland shocked, saddened by sister Joan Fontaine's death

Dec. 17 (UPI) -- They were bitter rivals, and rarely spoke, but Joan Fontaine and Olivia De Havilland were sisters.
Gabrielle Levy
Joan Fontaine, Oscar-winning Hitchcock blonde, dies at 96

Joan Fontaine, Oscar-winning Hitchcock blonde, dies at 96

Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Joan Fontaine, the actress who became a star playing troubled wives in early Hitchcock films, has died at the age of 96.
Gabrielle Levy
Joan Fontaine of 'Rebecca,' 'Suspicion' fame, dead at 96

Joan Fontaine of 'Rebecca,' 'Suspicion' fame, dead at 96

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Oscar-winning actress Joan Fontaine died of natural causes Sunday at her home in Carmel, Calif., her assistant said. She was 96.
Eleanor Parker, 'Sound of Music' star, dies at 91

Eleanor Parker, 'Sound of Music' star, dies at 91

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Actress Eleanor Parker has died of complications from pneumonia at a medical facility near her home in Palm Springs, Calif., the Hollywood Reporter said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013.
By United Press International

Montalvo Arts Center to be refurbished

SARATOGA, Calif., Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Actress Joan Fontaine is financing the refurbishment of her mother's namesake Lilian Fontaine Garden Theatre in Saratoga, Calif.
Smith: My mom wanted me to be in 'Women'

Smith: My mom wanted me to be in 'Women'

NEW YORK, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Jada Pinkett Smith says her mother was thrilled to hear she was planning to co-star in a remake of the 1939 film classic "The Women."

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 22, 2007.
By United Press International

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Oct. 22, the 295th day of 2005 with 70 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

The weekly UPI Almanac package for Oct. 17-23, 2005.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Oct. 22, the 296th day of 2004 with 70 to follow.
By United Press International

'Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea' remake

LOS ANGELES, June 25 (UPI) -- Plans are under way in Hollywood for a remake of "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea," Daily Variety said Friday.

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 22, the 295th day of 2003 with 70 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

The weekly UPI Almanac package for October 20-26.
By United Press International

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Steve Bechler, the Baltimore Orioles pitcher who had been battling a weight problem, died from too much sun during spring training in Florida.
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 22, the 295th day of 2002 with 70 to follow.
By United Press International

VideoView -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

What's new in the world of video...
JACK E. WILKINSON, United Press International

Scott's World -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

HOLLYWOOD, April 8 (UPI) -- Age is a many splendored thing except in Tinseltown, a burgh dedicated to young audiences and servile to youthful talent.
VERNON SCOTT, United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Monday, Oct. 22, the 295th day of 2001 with 70 to follow.
By United Press International
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