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OFFBEAT: Swimming movie star Esther Williams dead at age 91

OFFBEAT: Swimming movie star Esther Williams dead at age 91

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

June 10, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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ADVANCE PLANNING: Role models for a longer-than-anticipated life

ADVANCE PLANNING: Role models for a longer-than-anticipated life

A few years ago, I thought I had found a useful role model in Frank Lloyd Wright. Broke and a social pariah who had alienated all of the few friends he ever had, at the age of 70-something he wrote an autobiography about how great he was. He started a school for architects and proceeded to b…

October 06, 2012 3:20 pm

LAST RESORT: The value of role models

A few years ago, I thought I had found a useful role model in Frank Lloyd Wright. Broke and a social pariah who had alienated all of the few friends he ever had, at the age of 70-something he wrote an autobiography about how great he was. He started a school for architects and proceeded to b…

September 24, 2012 3:20 pm
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Jane Russell Bra Advertisement

Actress Jane Russell took on the role of spokeswoman for Playtex Bras, in both TV commercials and print advertising campaigns in the 1970s.

March 04, 2011 12:00 am
Jane Russell with Reader

Jane Russell with Reader

Actress Jane Russell is shown backstage at the Drury Lane Dinner Theater in Evergreen Park, Ill. in the late 1960s with Times reader Bernard Chiluski of Whiting.

March 04, 2011 12:00 am
Jane Russell and Phil

Jane Russell and Phil

Times Columnist Philip Potempa with actress Jane Russell in February 2007 in Los Angeles.

March 03, 2011 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Movie star Jane Russell, dead at age 89, missed for many reasons

OFFBEAT: Movie star Jane Russell, dead at age 89, missed for many reasons

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

March 03, 2011 12:00 am
A BRIGHT STAR

A BRIGHT STAR

A FILM LEGEND - - Actress Jane Russell adds another year, turning 89, today June 21, 2010. (Times File Photo)

June 21, 2010 12:00 am
Today's Celebrity Birthdays for Monday, June 21, 2010

Today's Celebrity Birthdays for Monday, June 21, 2010

The daily list of who's who notable names adding another year on June 21, 2010.

June 21, 2010 12:00 am
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