Bob Thomas, the longtime Associated Press writer and dean of Hollywood reporters who covered a record 66 Oscar ceremonies, reported on the biggest stars, from Clark Gable to Tom Cruise, and filed AP’s bulletin that Robert F. Kennedy had been shot, died Friday. He was 92.
By Rito P. Asilo
Marilyn Monroe would have cooed happily had she seen Louisa Bradshaw’s thoughtful, spot-on portrayal of her in “Siren’s Heart: Norma Jean & Marilyn in Purgatory.”
By Mark Wannamaker
When TV-Film stars fall in and out of love, mere mortals gawk in awe, amazed at their stellar passion. The most memorable stellar love stories ever told are paced by Elizabeth Taylor’s “romantic biography,” which includes eight marriages, including twice to the same man (Richard Burton), the love of her life (producer Mike Todd), an heir to a hotel chain (Nicky Hilton), the man she infamously stole from Debbie Reynolds (Eddie Fisher), a US senator (John Warner), and a former truck driver (Mark Fortensky)!
By Anthony McCartney
Newly re-issued and more complete FBI files on Marilyn Monroe reveal the names of some of the movie star’s acquaintances with suspected communists who drew concern from government officials and her own entourage.
Marilyn Monroe fans snapped up over 230 photos of the tragic star and other big Hollywood names by acclaimed celebrity photographer Milton Greene for $740,000 at a rare auction in Poland.