1. Singer, Broadway Star Eartha Kitt Dies

    December 25, 2008 9:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Eartha Kitt, a sultry singer, dancer and actress who rose from South Carolina cotton fields to become an international symbol of elegance and sensuality, has died, a family spokesman said. She was 81. Andrew Freedman said Kitt, who was recently trea ...

  2. Singer, Actress Eartha Kitt Dies

    December 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST Eartha Kitt, who rose from the Southern cotton fields to captivate audiences around the world with sultry performances as a singer, dancer and actress, died on Thursday at the age of 81. Kitt died of colon cancer for which she was recently treated ...

  3. 'Sound Of Music' Director Robert Wise Dies

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Robert Wise, a four-time Academy Award winner whose epic 65-year career ranged from editing Orson Welles' "Citizen Kane" to directing the quintessential 1960s musical "The Sound of Music" to launching Robert Wise, a four-tim ...