Jonathan Winters, the cherub-faced comedian whose breakneck improvisations and misfit characters inspired the likes of Robin Williams and Jim Carrey, has died. He was 87.
Annette Funicello, who became a child star as a perky, cute-as-a-button Mouseketeer on “The Mickey Mouse Club” in the 1950s, then teamed up with Frankie Avalon in a string of ’60s fun-in-the-sun movies with titles like “Beach Blanket Bingo” and “Bikini Beach,” died Monday. She was 70.
“Dallas” actor Larry Hagman will be remembered this week during private, invitation-only services in Dallas and Los Angeles.
Michael Clarke Duncan, the hulking, prolific character actor whose dozens of films included an Oscar-nominated performance as a death row inmate in “The Green Mile” and such other box office hits as “Armageddon,” ”Planet of the Apes” and “Kung Fu Panda,” is dead at age 54.
Actor Ron Palillo, who played goofy class clown Arnold Horshack on the 1970s TV series “Welcome Back, Kotter” died Tuesday at his home in Palm Beach Gardens, according to the Palm Beach Gardens Police Department.
TV veteran Sherman Hemsley, died Tuesday July 24, 2012 at age 74 at his home in El Paso, Texas.
Nora Ephron, the essayist, author and filmmaker who thrived in the male-dominated worlds of movies and journalism, has died. She was 71.
Bee Gees star and former Miami resident Robin Gibb has died following his long bout with cancer and intestinal surgery.
Singer Donna Summer, whose songs defined the music of the Disco 70′s has died after a battle with cancer, according to her family.
Vidal Sassoon used his hairstyling shears to free women from beehives and hot rollers and give them wash-and-wear cuts that made him an international name in hair care. Sassoon passed away Wednesday at age 84.