Skip to comments.Longtime Hollywood reporter Bob Thomas dead at 92
Posted on 03/14/2014 10:24:30 AM PDT by EveningStar
LOS ANGELES (AP) 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.
Thomas, a last link to Hollywood's studio age who retired in 2010, died of age-related illnesses at his longtime Encino, Calif., home, his daughter Janet Thomas said.
A room filled with his interview subjects would have made for the most glittering of ceremonies: Elizabeth Taylor and Marilyn Monroe, Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy, Groucho Marx and Marlon Brando, Walt Disney and Fred Astaire. He interviewed rising stars (James Dean), middle-aged legends (Humphrey Bogart, Jack Nicholson) and elder institutions (Bob Hope).
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I read a bunch of his Hollywood bios.
Damn! Have Sam and Dean found the grave yet so they could salt and burn it?
Because otherwise the word wouldn't have got out? As 'achievements' go this is incredibly mundane.