The 92-year-old lived a soap-opera life of success, grandeur and tragedy and left behind some profound thoughts about color and some good advice about cocktail parties.
Far from trying to conceal her 1984 facelift, she had it written into the storyline, so that her grand dame character got one at the same time.
Four years after he and Chris Smith became the most famous middle-schoolers in the nation, Chris Kelly reflected on how all that early success had changed them.
If fans felt like they knew him, scars and all, because of his songs, well, that was all right with him.
Why did his Woodstock performance last three hours? Because all the follow-up acts were stuck in traffic.
The prima ballerina was proud of her Osage roots -- resisting pressure to change a name the ballet world found exotic -- but didn't want to be defined by them either.
Early in his career, a janitor gave the comedian some advice that transformed his routine.
The Mouseketeer, who died Monday, recalled the fashion advice she got from Mr. Walt Disney when she graduated to beach movies.
How a nervous breakdown propelled a society matron to find her bliss and launch a 1960s fashion revolution.
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