A movie-crazy kid…

Screen Shot 2014-03-15 at 3.00.19 PMBob Thomas and Judy Garland in 1946 © The Los Angeles Times

March 15, 2014 – The Los Angeles Times is reporting the death of Hollywood “beat reporter” and celebrity biographer Bob Thomas, whose career as an entertainment journalist spanned over six decades, including reporting on a record sixty-six Academy Award ceremonies. His subjects included a who’s who of the Golden Age of Tinseltown: Marilyn Monroe, William Holden, Fred Astaire, Betty Grable, and Joan Crawford to name a mere handful. He was also on hand the night Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated in the kitchen of Los Angeles’ Ambassador Hotel. We’ve lost yet another eye witness to history. Stay tuned…

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