Thursday, 20 November 2008
Joe Hyams dies at 85
"Joe Hyams, a former Hollywood columnist and bestselling author of books ranging from biographies of Humphrey Bogart and James Dean to a popular tome on Eastern philosophy, has died. He was 85.
"Besides his reputation as a Hollywood chronicler, Hyams also was known as an icon in the martial arts community.
"Hyams, who studied martial arts for more than 50 years, was the author of the 1979 book "Zen In the Martial Arts."