BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — In the new film "Behind the
Candelabra," veteran entertainer Debbie Reynolds has just three
major scenes to flesh out one of the most complicated figures in
piano-playing showman Liberace's life: his loving but sometimes
manipulative mother Frances.
May 26: Sportscaster Brent Musburger is 74. Steel guitar
player Gates Nichols of Confederate Railroad is 69. Drummer Garry
Peterson of The Guess Who is 68. Singer Stevie Nicks is 65. Actor
Philip Michael Thomas ("Miami Vice") is 64. Actress Pam Grier is
64. Country singer Hank Williams Jr. is 64. Actress Margaret Colin
is 56. Singer Dave Robbins (BlackHawk) is 54. Actress Genie Francis
("General Hospital") is 51. Comedian Bobcat Goldthwait is 51.
Singer Lenny Kravitz is 49. Actress Helena Bonham Carter is 47.
Drummer Phillip Rhodes of The Gin Blossoms is 45. Actor Joseph
Fiennes ("Shakespeare in Love") is 43. Singer Joey Kibble of Take 6
is 42. "South Park" co-creator Matt Stone is 42. Bassist Nathan
Cochran of MercyMe is 35. Actress Elisabeth Harnois ("CSI") is 34.
Actor Hrach Titizian ("Homeland") is 34.
ORINDA, Calif. (AP) — Photographer Wayne F. Miller, who created
a ground-breaking series of portraits chronicling the lives of
black Americans in Chicago after serving with an elite Navy unit
that produced some of the most indelible combat images of World War
II, died Wednesday. He was 94.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama, saluting Carole
King's five decades as an award-winning singer-songwriter, said
Wednesday that music often is a place where people seek comfort and
inspiration during trying times.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawyer for the parent company of AEG Live
LLC called Michael Jackson a freak on the day the singer signed a
multimillion contract for a series of ill-fated comeback concerts,
emails displayed for a jury on Wednesday showed.
CHICAGO (AP) — The lawyer for an 87-year-old woman who accuses
Donald Trump of cheating her in a skyscraper condo deal told jurors
in Chicago on Wednesday that he was personally repulsed because he
felt the "Apprentice" star conned his client and lied about it on
the witness stand.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Emails displayed in court show a lawyer
for the parent company of AEG Live LLC referred to Michael Jackson
as a "freak" on the day the singer signed a contract for his
ill-fate comeback concerts.
CANNES, France (AP) — To convince Kristin Scott Thomas to play
the bloodthirsty matriarch of "Only God Forgives," director Nicolas
Winding Refn appealed to Scott Thomas — how else? — with the
flattery of his own mother.
CHICAGO (AP) — The attorney for an 87-year-old woman who
accuses Donald Trump of cheating her in a skyscraper condo deal
told Chicago jurors on Wednesday that he was personally repulsed by
the "Apprentice" star whom he said lied on the witness stand.