Hollywood timeline

  • Hollywood Sign Built

    The Hollywood Sign is a famous landmark in the Hollywood Hills area of Mount Lee, Santa Monica Mountains, in Los Angeles, California, spelling out... Read more

  • Entourage Season 6 Episode 1 - Drive

    After the difficulties of Season 5, Vince is on the fast track once again, as he prepares for a driving test as well as an appearance with Jay Leno... Read more

  • Jean Simmons Dies

    Jean Simmons, the English actress who made the covers of Time and Life magazines by the time she was 20 and became a major midcentury star... Read more

  • Zelda Rubinstein Dies

    On December 29, 2009, it was reported that, after a month-long stay at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, her close companion and her family made the... Read more

  • Corey Haim Dies

    At the end of his life, Haim shared a month-to-month rental at the Oakwood Apartments between Burbank and the Hollywood Hills with his mother, who... Read more

  • Peter Graves Dies

    Peter Graves, the cool spymaster of television’s “Mission: Impossible” and the dignified host of the “Biography” series, who successfully spoofed... Read more

  • Fess Parker Dies

    Actor Fess Parker, famous for playing American pioneer Davy Crockett in Walt Disney's classic 1950s TV series, has died in California at the age of... Read more

  • Robert Culp Dies

    Robert Culp, who teamed with Bill Cosby as a secret agent in the hit 1960s television series “I Spy” and starred as one of the sexually adventurous... Read more

  • John Forsythe Dies

    John Forsythe, the debonair actor whose matinee-idol looks, confident charm and mellifluous voice helped make him the star of three hit television... Read more

  • Lynn Redgrave Dies

    Film and stage star Lynn Redgrave has died of breast cancer at the age of 67. "Our beloved mother Lynn Rachel passed away peacefully after a... Read more

  • Art Linkletter Dies

    Art Linkletter, the genial host who parlayed his talent for the ad-libbed interview into two of television’s longest-running shows, “People Are... Read more

  • Gary Coleman Dies

    Gary Coleman, who by age 11 had skyrocketed to become TV's brightest star but as an adult could never quite land on solid footing, has died after... Read more

  • Actor Dennis Hopper Dies at 74

    Dennis Hopper, the maverick director and costar of the landmark 1969 counterculture film classic "Easy Rider" whose drug- and alcohol-fueled... Read more

  • Maury Chaykin Dies

    Maury Chaykin, a ubiquitous character actor who specialized in comic roles with disturbing undertones and disturbing roles with comic undertones,... Read more

  • Patricia Neal Dies

    Iconic Academy Award-winning actress Patricia Neal, who grew up in Knoxville, lost her battle with lung cancer at 11 a.m. Sunday at her Martha’s... Read more

  • Harold Gould Dies

    Harold Gould, a veteran character actor who played con man Kid Twist in the 1973 movie "The Sting," Valerie Harper's father on TV's "Rhoda" and... Read more

  • Eddie Fisher Dies

    Eddie Fisher, one of Hollywood's original bad boys, died on Wednesday at the age of 82. Fisher, as well known for his string of top 40 hits as he... Read more

  • Gloria Stuart Dies

    Gloria Stuart, a glamorous blond actress during Hollywood’s golden age who was largely forgotten until she made a memorable comeback in her 80s in... Read more

  • Tony Curtis dies

    The rare Hollywood star whose off-screen character was often more colorful than his on-screen ones, Tony Curtis has died at the age of 85. He... Read more

  • Barbara Billingsley Dies

    Barbara Billingsley, who as June Cleaver on the television series “Leave It to Beaver” personified a Hollywood postwar family ideal of the... Read more

  • Tom Bosley Dies

    Actor Tom Bosley, best known as the beloved Mr. Cunningham on "Happy Days," has died. The family says Bosley died of heart failure at 4 a.m.... Read more

  • Dino De Laurentiis Dies

    Dino De Laurentiis, the son of Italian pasta makers who became a prolific movie producer, with films including Serpico, Dune and War and Peace on... Read more

  • Leslie Nielsen Dies

    Leslie Nielsen, who traded in his dramatic persona for inspired bumbling as a hapless doctor in “Airplane!” and the accident-prone detective Frank... Read more

  • Irvin Kershner Dies

    US director Irvin Kershner, who made "The Empire Strikes Back", has died at the age of 87, Star Wars creator George Lucas said Monday, praising him... Read more

  • Blake Edwards Dies

    The American film-maker, Blake Edwards, has died in southern California at the age of 88, his publicist has said. Edwards died of complications... Read more