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Stories with person: Francis Ford Coppola
  • Meet 'Hail, Caesar!' breakout Alden Ehrenreich 
    Updated: Feb-04-16 3:26 pm

    LOS ANGELES - "This is my favorite place," says Alden Ehrenreich.

  • Californians want rum-crazy Cuba to start drinking wine story has photos
    Updated: Feb-03-16 9:39 am

    HAVANA - The 3.5 million tourists who flooded Cuba last year downed oceans of mojitos, lakes of daiquiris and rivers of thin, sour beer. Only an odd few accompanied their ropa vieja and croquetas with wine - mostly overpriced, low- to mid-grade vintages from Chile, Argentina and Spain.

  • Famed character actor Abe Vigoda recalled as a class act 
    Updated: Feb-01-16 8:37 am

    NEW YORK - Nobody who knew "The Godfather" and "Barney Miller" actor Abe Vigoda made mourners smile through their tears Sunday faster than comedian and friend Gilbert Gottfried.

  • Abe Vigoda, sad-eyed character actor, dead at 94 story has photos
    Updated: Jan-26-16 3:59 pm

    NEW YORK - Character actor Abe Vigoda, whose leathery, sad-eyed face made him ideal for playing the over-the-hill detective Phil Fish in the 1970s TV series "Barney Miller" and the doomed Mafia soldier in "The Godfather," died Tuesday at age 94.