Legendary Hollywood Columnist James Bacon Dead At 96


James Bacon wrote about Hollywood legends for so many years that he became a legend himself. The well-liked and highly trusted columnist used inventive tactics to get the big gossip scoops but always treated the stars with dignity and respect. Consequently, he enjoyed a level of trust with his subjects that would be almost unimaginable today. Bacon counted Elizabeth Taylor, John Wayne, Clint Eastwood and many other superstars among his closest friends. Bacon, who died this week at age 96, was still actively writing about the Hollywood scene almost until the end of his life. Click here for more

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