Variety’s Brian Lowry said she was “for a time, perhaps, the most influential publicity executive in Hollywood.”
Robert Chartoff, the Oscar-winning movie producer behind the boxing classics “Rocky” and “Raging Bull,” has died. He was 81.
Vincent Bugliosi, the legendary prosecutor responsible for putting Charles Manson behind bars, has died. He was 80.
Her film credits included “Mr. Roberts” with Henry Fonda, “The Long Gray Line” with Tyrone Power and Maureen O’Hara, “Queen Bee” with Joan Crawford, and “The Tin Star” with Fonda and Anthony Perkins.
Reynaldo Rey, the actor-comedian who appeared in such films as “Friday” and “White Men Can’t Jump,” has died. He was 75.
Marty Pasetta was nominated for nine Emmy awards.
King was not only the undisputed king of the blues but a mentor to scores of guitarists including Eric Clapton.
The only words anyone could clearly understand were contained in the song’s first two lines: “Louie Louie. Oh no. We gotta go.”
She was carrying 214 pounds on her 5-foot-7 frame when she went to an obesity clinic sponsored by the New York City Board of Health in 1961 and began picking up tips that slowly seemed to work.
The youngest daughter on hit 1970s television show “The Partridge Family” has died.
Powers also acted in several 1980s movies including “Cheech & Chong’s Next Movie,” ”Things Are Tough All Over” and “The Man Who Loved Women.”
While Burns was with the group, it recorded “Sweet Home Alabama,” ”Gimme Three Steps,” and “Free Bird.”
A.J. Pero, the drummer for the heavy-metal band Twisted Sister, died Friday. He was 55.
Andy Fraser, who co-wrote the rousing rock anthem “All Right Now” when he was the teenage bassist for the British rock band Free, has died in California at age 62.
He starred on TV’s “The Gong Show” for years and few people could probably tell you his real name.