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Judith Campbell Exner obituary

Judith Campbell Exner obituary

Judith Campbell Exner obituary

Mistress of President John F Kennedy and a Chicago Mafia don. Judith Campbell Exner, who has died of cancer, aged 65, in a Los Angeles hospital, became notorious in the middle 1970s when she claimed that she had had an affair with President John F Kennedy...

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Jennifer Paterson obituary

Jennifer Paterson obituary

Jennifer Paterson obituary

JENNIFER PATERSON was a newly-discovered national treasure and one of the most unlikely stars of the modern media circus. It is hard to believe that the cookery programme Two Fat Ladies - each episode of which opened with Paterson and her co-presenter...

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H. Brooke Film and TV Actress obituary

H. Brooke Film and TV Actress obituary

H. Brooke Film and TV Actress obituary

Hillary Brooke, the beautiful blond bombshell who appeared in about 50 motion pictures and became Gale Storm's nemesis in the early television series "My Little Margie" has died. She was 84. Brooke, the widow of MGM general manager Raymond Klune, died...

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Obituary: Kirk Alyn

Obituary: Kirk Alyn

Obituary: Kirk Alyn

KIRK ALYN was the strapping actor who in 1948 became the screen's first Superman, playing the comic strip "man of steel" in two enormously popular serials. During the "golden age" of Hollywood, serials formed a major part of the industry. They were an...

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Décès de François Lehideux

Décès de François Lehideux

Décès de François Lehideux

François Lehideux, président de l'Association pour défendre la mémoire du maréchal Pétain, et dernier ministre encore en vie du régime de Vichy, est décédé dimanche à l'âge de 94 ans. Marié à la nièce de Louis Renault, dirigeant de la firme automobile...

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Maureen O'Sullivan obituary

Maureen O'Sullivan obituary

Maureen O'Sullivan obituary

Film and TV Actress Played Jane in 'Tarzan' Films of 1930s, '40s. Maureen O'Sullivan, veteran stage and film actress who appeared in screen adaptations of such literary classics as "Anna Karenina" and "Pride and Prejudice" but may be best remembered as...

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Eddie Chapman obituary

Eddie Chapman obituary

Eddie Chapman obituary

Eddie Chapman, who has died aged 83, was known under the codename Zig-Zag as one of the most colourful of the Double Cross agents run by British Intelligence during the Second World War. Chapman's false papers, identifying him as Hugh Anson, with which...

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Obituary: Mobutu Sese Seko

Obituary: Mobutu Sese Seko

Obituary: Mobutu Sese Seko

Mobuto Sese Seko, President of Zaire for 32 years, was black Africa's longest reigning head of state. Tall, imposing, never without his trademark leopardskin hat and cane, he was the supreme example of a paramount chief. He embodied the state but was...

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Paul Touvier est mort

Paul Touvier est mort

Paul Touvier est mort

L’ancien chef de la Milice de Lyon, Paul Touvier, quatre-vingt-un ans, est mort hier à l’hôpital des prisons de Fresnes, atteint d’un cancer généralisé. Après un demi-siècle de cavale avec la complicité des rouages d’un Etat qui se refusait à faire la...

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Paul Touvier, une haine s'est éteinte

Paul Touvier, une haine s'est éteinte

Paul Touvier, une haine s'est éteinte

Le milicien est mort hier en prison. Une vie de secret et d'antisémitisme. Paul Touvier, 81 ans, ancien responsable de la milice lyonnaise, condamné le 20 avril 1994 à la réclusion criminelle à perpétuité pour «crimes contre l'humanité», est mort hier...

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Frasure's loss is a tragic one

Frasure's loss is a tragic one

Frasure's loss is a tragic one

BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA (CNN) -- A peace mission in Bosnia- Herzegovina has proven fatal for three U.S. diplomats and a French U.N. soldier. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Robert Frasure was killed when his armored vehicle plunged down a ravine. Earlier...

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Lina Basquette obituary

Lina Basquette obituary

Lina Basquette obituary

Lena Baskette (Lina Basquette), actress, dog breeder: born San Mateo, California 19 April 1907; married seven times (one son, one daughter); died Wheeling, West Virginia 30 September 1994. IF THE WILD life of Lina Basquette had been filmed, it would have...

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Obituary: Billy Wright

Obituary: Billy Wright

Obituary: Billy Wright

William Ambrose Wright, footballer, football manager, television executive: born Ironbridge, Shropshire 6 February 1924; played for Wolverhampton Wanderers 1938-58; capped 105 times for England 1946-58 (captain 90 times); CBE 1959; manager, Arsenal 1962-66;...

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Joseph Grimond

Joseph Grimond

Joseph Grimond

The Liberal who came to the aid of his party Leader of his party for 10 years from 1956, and perhaps the most influential parliamentarian of our time never to have been in government, Jo Grimond, who has died aged 80, played a key part in re-establishing...

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