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Hollywood Defence Attorney Peter Knecht Dead At 78

A defence attorney who represented Robert Downey, Jr., Rob Lowe and Robert Blake has died at the age of 78.Peter Knecht passed away on Friday (03Oct14) after a two-year battle with cancer. Throughout...

Robert Blake Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit With Late Wife's Kids

Actor Robert Blake has settled his ongoing legal battle with the children of his late wife Bonnie Lee Bakley.The former Baretta star was accused of killing his partner in 2001 after she was fatally shot...

Robert Blake Shows Off Wall Of Motivation During Tv Expose

Actor Robert Blake has opened the door to his apartment for a shocking new Tv expose, in which he confesses he's "committable" by most people's standards, but he thinks the world is mad.The former...

Robert Blake's Piers Morgan Interview: My Wife Was A Con Artist

Robert Blake went toe-to-toe with Piers Morgan on the Tonight Show this week, in a sizzling interview concerning his new memoirs 'Tales of a Rascal: What I Did For Love'. The actor's heated exchanges with...

Robert Blake Hits Out At Piers Morgan In Explosive Tv Interview

Robert Blake erupted with fury during a TV interview on Wednesday (11Jul12) as Piers Morgan quizzed him about his wife Bonnie Lee Bakley's murder in 2001.The In Cold Blood star, who was tried and acquitted...

Blake Booted Out Of Autograph Convention

Actor ROBERT BLAKE was booted out of an autograph signing session over his unruly behaviour, according to a U.S. report.The In Cold Blood star, who was tried and acquitted of murder in 2005 following the...

Blake Hit With Tax Demand

Notorious actor ROBERT BLAKE is facing further financial woes after filing for bankruptcy in 2006 - he allegedly owes more than $1.1 million (£730,000) in unpaid taxes to the state of California.The In Cold Blood...

Blake Still Liable For Wife's Death, But Cash Award Halved

Actor ROBERT BLAKE is celebrating a partial victory after a judge halved the $30 million (GBP15 million) civil court award he was ordered to pay his murdered wife's family. The 74-year-old was acquitted of the...

Blake 'Didn't Get Fair Trial'

Acquitted actor ROBERT BLAKE is refusing to pay his murdered wife's family a $30 million (GBP15 million) civil court award because he did not get a fair trial, according to his lawyers. The 74-year-old wasn't...

Blake Accused Of Hiding Millions

The family of actor ROBERT BLAKE's slain wife is fighting for the fallen star's hidden millions, claiming he is refusing to come clean about his fortune. Bonny Lee Bakley's family members, who brought a civil...

Blake Appeals Wrongful Death Verdict

LATEST: Veteran actor ROBERT BLAKE has appealed a $30 million (GBP15.4 million) wrongful death verdict, alleging jurors acted inappropriately during the civil trial. The former BARETTA star was acquitted in 2005 of killing wife BONNIE...

Officer In Blake Murder Case Investigated

The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating allegations its lead investigator in the ROBERT BLAKE murder case withheld evidence from the defence. The complaint was filed by M GERALD SCHWARTZBACH, who helped get Blake acquitted...

Stars Captured In Court Artist's New Book

Images of stars like OJ SIMPSON, MICHAEL JACKSON and ANNA NICOLE SMITH on trial are set to feature in a new coffee table book by celebrated court artist MONA SHAFER EDWARDS. The artist has been...

Brando Son Still Fuming Over Blake Accusations

MARLON BRANDO's son CHRISTIAN insists he'll never forget how ROBERT BLAKE tried to blame him for the murder of his wife BONNY LEE BAKLEY. The BARETTA star's lawyers suggested Christian was involved in the murder...

Woods Hopes New Tv Attorney Will Inspire Lawmakers

Movie star JAMES WOODS hopes his new US TV drama SHARK encourages the nation's District Attorneys to take greater risks to bring felons to justice - because he's tired of seeing the guilty walk free....

Brando Fined For Court Outbursts

MARLON BRANDO's son CHRISTIAN has been fined $1,000 (GBP555) for his unruly behaviour during the ROBERT BLAKE civil trial. Christian was held in contempt of court after he was called in as a witness in...

Blake To Appeal Civil Verdict

LATEST: Actor ROBERT BLAKE is to appeal the wrongful-death verdict by a civil jury who awarded the family of his murdered wife millions of dollars in damages. The notice, filed on Monday (08MAY06), alleged juror...

Brando's Son Cited For Contempt Of Court

The son of late actor MARLON BRANDO has been ordered to appear in court next month (MAY06) to answer charges of contempt. CHRISTIAN BRANDO has been accused of illegally interfering with court proceedings while testifying...

No New Trial For Blake

LATEST: A California Superior Court judge has rejected a motion for a new trial in actor ROBERT BLAKE's civil wrongful death case. Last year (05), Blake was acquitted of murdering his wife BONNIE LEE BAKELY...

Blake Jurors Deny Misconduct

LATEST: Jurors who found ROBERT BLAKE "intentionally caused" the death of his wife in a civil trial last year (05) have defended themselves against misconduct accusations from the actor. In a motion filed in Los...

Blake Lawyers Want New Trial Over Jury 'Misconduct'

ROBERT BLAKE's lawyers yesterday (27MAR06) asked for a new trial, alleging jury misconduct in last year's (05) civil court case which found the actor "intentionally caused" the death of his wife. In a new motion...

Blake Reveals Financial Woes In Court

LATEST: Actor ROBERT BLAKE has spoken out about his financial hardship in court, revealing he can't afford to pay his taxes or settle damages. The struggling star insisted he'd spent so much money defending himself...

Blake Plans Acting Comeback

BARETTA star ROBERT BLAKE is planning an acting comeback, one year after he was acquitted of murdering his wife BONNIE LEE BAKLEY. The 72-year-old actor, real name MICHAEL JAMES GUBITOSI, was arrested one year after...

Blake Begs Judge To Ignore Civil Verdict

Actor ROBERT BLAKE has pleaded with a Los Angeles bankruptcy judge to ignore last year's (05) civil court case which found he "intentionally caused" the death of his wife. Despite his acquittal of BONNIE LEE...

Blake Files For Bankruptcy

Actor ROBERT BLAKE has filed for bankruptcy following last year's (05) civil court case which found he "intentionally caused" the death of his wife. The BARETTA star was ordered to pay BONNY LEE BAKLEY's...

Oj Simpson Slams Blake Verdict

OJ SIMPSON has slammed the US legal system for allowing the kind of double trials which have seen both him and ROBERT BLAKE found liable for murder in a civil case, despite being acquitted by...

Jury Rules Blake Was Responsible For His Wife's Death

Actor ROBERT BLAKE has been ordered to pay his stepchildren $30 million (GBP16.6 million) after a civil court jury declared he was responsible for his ex-wife BONNY LEE BAKLEY's death yesterday (18NOV05). Eight months...

Prosecutor Urges Jury To Find Blake Guilty

LATEST: Prosecutor ERIC DUBIN pleaded with jurors in the ROBERT BLAKE civil trial to find the actor guilty of his wife's murder during his wrap-up in Burbank, California yesterday (3NOV05). Dubin, who is representing...

Jury To Get Blake Case Tomorrow?

The jury in actor ROBERT BLAKE's civil trial are expected to take charge of the case tomorrow (04NOV05) as attorneys wrap up their closing arguments. The BARETTA star, who was acquitted of the murder...

Brando's Son Silent At Blake Civil Trial

MARLON BRANDO's son refused to answer questions at the civil wrongful death trial against ROBERT BLAKE, who is accused of being responsible for his wife BONNIE LEE BAKLEY's murder. CHRISTIAN BRANDO was called as...

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