Magician, Actor Ricky Jay Dies At 72Legendary magician Ricky Jay died Saturday in Los Angeles at 72.
Philip Roth, Fearless And Celebrated Author, Dies At 85Philip Roth, a prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, has died.
Acclaimed Actor-Writer Joseph Bologna Dies At 82He died surrounded by family and friends at City of Hope in Duarte.
Family: Legendary Horror Director Wes Craven Dead At 76Craven was known as the Guru of Gore. He directed the "Scream" franchise as well as the mega-popular "Nightmare on Elm Street" series.
'Star Trek' Movie Producer, TV Scribe Harve Bennett Dies At 84He found his true calling working in the sci-fi genre.
2 Famous Grandfathers Inspire New Novel By Hollywood WriterThe two famous and legendary grandfathers? -- songwriter Gus Kahn and comic Groucho Marx.
Author Of Classic 'Up The Down Staircase' Dies At 103Bel Kaufman was a middle-age teacher and single mother in the mid-1960s when her autobiographical novel was welcomed as a kind of civilian companion to Joseph Heller's "Catch-22," a send-up of the most maddening bureaucracy.
Former TV Guide Columnist Joe Finnigan DiesJoe Finnigan, a veteran Hollywood reporter who chronicled the comings and goings of stars such as John Wayne, Frank Sinatra and even Lassie during a decades-long career, has died at age 88, his family said Thursday.
'I Am Legend' Author Richard Matheson Dies At 87Richard Matheson, the prolific sci-fi and fantasy writer whose "I Am Legend" and "The Shrinking Man" were transformed into films, has died. He was 87.
True Account Of World War II Told Through Eyes Of Writer, Civil Rights Activist As A ChildMarione Ingram, writer, artist and civil rights activist stopped by KCAL9 Thursday to discuss her new book “The Hands of War: A Tale of Endurance and Hope, from a Survivor of the Holocaust”.
Shadow Morton, 1960s Songwriter, Dies At Age 71Shadow Morton, a 1960s pop-song writer and producer whose biggest credits include "Leader of the Pack" and "Remember (Walking in the Sand)," has died. He was 71.
Actor Lance Henriksen Discusses His 5-Issue Comic Book SeriesActor turned writer Lance Henriksen stopped by KCAL9 Tuesday to discuss the first issue from his comic book series, “To Hell You Ride: White Man’s Guilt.”
Writer Peter Berg Accuses Romney Of Plagiarism The creator of TV's "Friday Night Lights" is accusing Mitt Romney of plagiarizing a phrase from the show to use as a campaign slogan.
Mel Brooks To Receive AFI Life Achievement HonorIt'll be springtime for Mel Brooks when the American Film Institute presents him with its highest honor, the Life Achievement Award.
'Family Guy' Creator Seth MacFarlane To Host 2013 Oscars"Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane will host the 2013 Oscars ceremony in Los Angeles.