With a repertoire including Merv Griffin, Steve McQueen, the Monkees and the Brady Bunch, Gene Trindl holds the record for shooting TV Guide Magazine covers — more than 200 of them! We went behind the lens with the late photographer's grandson, Skylar Schofield, who calls Trindl's impressive roster of cover images his "ultimate résumé."
Steve McQueen, Wanted: Dead or Alive, May 30, 1959
"He never really watched too much television, because it was weird for him to see his subjects [as stars], even though that's what he was trying to capture," says Schofield of legendary Hollywood macho man Steve McQueen (posing on our cover for his hit Western Wanted: Dead or Alive). "He really respected people who were true craftsmen."
Spectacular. Kinetic. Breathtaking. These are just a few of the words that the cast and creative minds of Alcatraz used to describe the two-hour season finale of the Fox mystery series, airing Monday at 8/7c. The season-ender finds Rebecca (Sarah Jones) finally confronting Tommy (David Hoflin), while the team comes one step closer to discovering who's behind the mass disappearance that sent more than 300 guards and prisoners from 1963 into the future. Get the scoop on the finale below:
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NATALIE: It should come as no surprise that Bree will start to fall for her lawyer (Scott Bakula), which could compromise her case in more ways than one.
Now that Diane has approved a raise for Alicia, is she going to get her old house back on The Good Wife? — Shannon
ADAM: She will...
"You won't believe what happens next."
That's the theme of the of the new Alcatraz teaser trailer, which will screen Sunday afternoon at the show's WonderCon panel, moderated by this reporter.
Dissecting Alcatraz's Mysteries: Show bosses answer burning questions!
With only two episodes left before the finale, the video offers up a refresher on the intricate storylines as well as a first look at the season-ender. The finale will feature an epic car chase — not unlike Steve McQueen's from Bullitt — that culminates with Rebecca (Sarah Jones) and Tommy (David Hoflin) finally coming face to face. And Tommy ends up on the wrong end of a gun.
Check out the exclusive video below:
Sue Mengers, one of the most influential Hollywood agents during the 1960s, '70s and '80s, died following several small strokes, Vanity Fair reports. She claimed to be 78 years old, but some sources said she was 81.
According to Vanity Fair Editor Graydon Carter, Mengers died Saturday at her Beverly Hills home surrounded by close friends, Ali MacGraw, Joanna Poitier (wife of Sidney) and Boaty Boatwright.
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Mengers was born in Germany and...