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1997
James Ellroy
Novelist James Ellroy recalls the murder of his mother and his transformation from small time criminal to acclaimed novelist.
 
23 Feb. 1997
Dominique Dunne: An American Tragedy
A biography of the short life of actress Dominique Dunne, documenting her arrival on the Hollywood scene, her tragic relationship with John David Sweeney, her subsequent murder at his hands, and the aftermath of the murder.
 
1998
Anthony Perkins
A look at one of the most respected and memorable actors ever to hit the stage; Anthony Perkins.
 
1998
Roman Polanski
An E! True Hollywood Story episode on the life of film director Roman Polanski, from his days as a young Holocaust survivor, to his success as a Hollywood film director, and eventually his abrupt exile from America following indictment.
 
20 Sep. 1998
Diff'rent Strokes
Profiles of actors Todd Bridges, Gary Coleman and Dana Plato, stars of the '80s sitcom "Different Strokes".
 
13 Dec. 1998
Rudy Galindo
The life of champion figure skater Rudy Galindo is profiled through video clips, photos and rare interviews
 
14 Feb. 1999
Beatle Wives
This two hour E! True Hollywood Story goes beyond Beatlemania to expose the life and love stories of the Beatles' wives and girlfriends: Jane Asher, Barbara Bach, Patti Boyd, Olivia Arias Harrison, Cynthia Powell Lennon, Linda McCartney, Yoko Ono and Maureen Starkey.
 
7 Mar. 1999
Divine
Harris Glen Milstead, a portly Baltimore actor, developed the drag persona of "Divine," and starred in several low-budget films directed by his friend John Waters. He became a cult figure with his over-the-top roles in such Waters productions as "Pink Flamingos" and "Hairspray," but his life was cut short at the age of 42 due to a heart attack.
 
27 Sep. 1999
James Bacon: Hollywood Confidential
The colorful career of legendary Hollywood reporter James Bacon. Included: memories of Humphrey Bogart, Marilyn Monroe and Howard Hughes; interviews with Elizabeth Taylor, Clint Eastwood, Milton Berle, Angie Dickinson, Robert Wagner, Merv Griffin, Ed McMahon.
 
31 Oct. 1999
Savannah
A documentary on the life and career of the late adult film star Savannah, who committed suicide in 1994 after injuring her face in an auto accident.
 
28 Nov. 1999
The Facts of Life Girls
In 1979, NBC was in last place and their only hit sitcom at the time was "Diff'rent Strokes." Eager to capitalize on its success, the network gave co-star Charlotte Rae her own series in which her character of Mrs. Edna Garrett was now housemother and mentor to a group of girls at an upscale border school. After a slow start, adjustments in the premise and casting during the second season made the show a hit. Cast members talk about the ups and downs of the production, including those who were let go after the first season. Also covered are the struggles by some of ...
 
2000
Child Star to Porn Star: The Scotty Schwartz Story
Profile of Scotty Schwartz, a child actor who went from a promising career in mainstream Hollywood films to porn movies.
 
2000
Jim J. Bullock
Profile of actor Jim J. Bullock. As a child growing up in Odessa, Texas, Bullock dreamed of making it in Hollywood. In 1977, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in show business. Just three years later, he landed a role on the hit sitcom "Too Close For Comfort." In the years to follow, Bullock tried to conceal his homosexuality, tested positive for HIV, filed for bankruptcy and battled drug addiction.
 
6 Feb. 2000
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