Obit

Anita Ekberg was a Hollywood siren in the 1950s and 60s. (credit: Hulton Archive/Getty Images Entertainment)

Swedish-Born Movie Bombshell Anita Ekberg Dies At 83

The actress starred in many comedies but is perhaps best known for the 1960 Fellini movie “La Dolce Vita” which famously showed her cavorting in Rome’s Trevi Fountain in a black dress that left little to the imagination.

01/11/2015

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Report: Senior PR Exec From Politics, Show Business Dead At 41

Variety is reporting that a senior publicist who worked in the worlds of politics and show business has died.

01/10/2015

Stand-up comic and actor Taylor Negron has died. He was 57. (credit: Matthew Simmons/Getty Images Entertainment)

Actor, Stand-Up Comedian Taylor Negron Dead At 57

He was usually cast as the snarky or high pizza delivery guy, waiter, nerd or doctor with edge.

01/10/2015

Joan Rivers (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Emergency Workers Accused Of Looking At Joan Rivers’ 911 Records With No Legitimate Reason

Officials say there’s no evidence any EMS workers shared the information.

01/09/2015

Former NY Governor Mario Cuomo attends a 2009 book party for Al Gore. (credit: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images Entertainment)

Former New York Governor, Democratic Icon Mario Cuomo Dead At 82

The elder Cuomo passed away just six hours after his son was sworn in for his second term.

01/01/2015

Actress Carol Ann Susi died on Nov. 11, 2014 after battling cancer. She was 62. (credit: CBS)

Friends, Costars Mourn ‘Big Bang Theory’ Star Carol Ann Susi

After a brief battle with an aggressive form of cancer, veteran character star Carol Ann Susi has died.

11/11/2014

Brittany Maynard, 29, died with dignity in Oregon. (credit: CBS This Morning)

California Native Brittany Maynard, 29, ‘Dies With Dignity’ In Oregon

“There isn’t a single person that loves me that wishes me more pain and more suffering.”

11/02/2014

Marcia Strassman and Gabe Kaplan starred in "Welcome Back, Kotter." (credit: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

‘Welcome Back, Kotter’ Actress Marcia Strassman Dead At 66

Strassman was also known for starring in the film “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” and the sequel “Honey, I Blew Up the Kid.”

10/26/2014

Actress Elizabeth Pena  died on Oct. 14 from natural causes. She was 55. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images Entertainment)

Reports: Actress Elizabeth Pena Died From Alcohol Abuse

Pena, who first rose to prominence in movies like “La Bamba,” most recently starred on the sitcom “Modern Family” playing Sofia Vergara’s mother.

10/22/2014

Joanne Borgella lost her year-long battle with cancer. (credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images Entertainment)

Model, Former ‘American Idol’ Contestant Dies At 32

Joanne Borgella, 32, was a Top 12 female contestant during the show’s 7th season in 2008.

10/18/2014

Misty Upham attends a screening of "August: Osage County" in 2013. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Entertainment)

Body Of Missing Actress Misty Upham Reportedly Found At Bottom Of Embankment

The actress’ distraught father told reporters that his daughter was often suicidal but he believed she would never kill herself.

10/16/2014

(L-R) Tom Hooks and Jan Hooks arrive on the red carpet for the gala screening of the film 'Jiminy Glick in Lalawood' during the 29th Annual Toronto International Film Festival September 18, 2004 in Toronto, Canada. (credit: Donald Weber/Getty Images)

CBS News: ‘SNL’ Veteran Jan Hooks Dead At 57

“Saturday Night Live” veteran Jan Hooks has died, CBS News reported Thursday.

10/09/2014

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Former Tennis Pro And Teacher Vic Braden Dies

Vic Braden, a tennis player in the late 1940s and early ’50s who became one of the nation’s top tennis teaching professionals, has died from complications of congestive heart failure. He was 85.

10/07/2014

Barry Turner with his family. Turner died of ALS last month. (credit: the Turner Family)

Memorial Service Held For Beloved OC Teacher, Soccer Coach Who Died Of ALS

The service was held at Foothill High School’s soccer field renamed in the coach’s honor in 2012.

09/21/2014

Actress Polly Bergen speaks a a 2007 celebration honoring Geena Davis in Beverly Hills. (credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for NMA)

‘Cape Fear’ Actress Polly Bergen Dies At 84

Emmy-winning actress and singer Polly Bergen, who in a long career played the terrorized wife in the original “Cape Fear” and the first woman president in “Kisses for My President,” died Saturday, according to her publicist. She was 84.

09/20/2014

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