Batmobile Designer George Barris Dies At 89He also created vehicles for the TV shows "Knight Rider," "The Munsters" and "The Beverly Hillbillies" and the films "North by Northwest" and "Teenage Confidential."
Oscar-Nominated 'E.T.,' 'The Black Stallion' Writer Melissa Mathison Dies At 65In addition to "E.T.," Mathison's other credits include "Indian in the Cupboard," "Kundun," "The Escape Artist" and "The BFG," another Steven Spielberg film set for release next year.
'Happy Days' Big Al Dies At 96Actor Al Molinaro died Thursday.
Founding Member Of Popular 70s Band Three Dog Night Dies At 74Band members took turns on lead vocals, with Cory Wells' singing featured on "Shambala," ''Never Been to Spain" and the No. 1 hit "Mama Told Me (Not to Come)," Randy Newman's comic tale of an innocent man at a wild party.
Popular Cajun Chef Paul Prudhomme Dies At 75He published bestselling cookbooks and created a business that sold his spicy seasoning mixtures around the country.
Chronicler Of The Rich And Famous And Naughty, Novelist Jackie Collins Dead At 77Collins' books sold more than 500 million copies worldwide.
Kerry Simon, Las Vegas 'Iron Chef' Winner, Dies At 60Kerry Simon, a former "Iron Chef" champ who served up dishes to rock bands such as Led Zeppelin and Mötley Crüe, has died.
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright Frank D. Gilroy Dies At 89Frank D. Gilroy, whose play about a veteran's fraught return home, "The Subject Was Roses," won him a Pulitzer Prize, died Saturday in Monroe, New York. He was 89.
Llano Man, 59, Discovered Unresponsive In Home Following Apparently Burglary 11 Days Ago DiesGlen Lee Brittner suffered head trauma.
Rising Broadway Star, 21, Killed In Freak Off-Stage AccidentKyle Jean-Baptiste, the first African-American and youngest person to ever play the role of Jean Valjean in "Les Misérables" on Broadway has died after falling from a fire escape.
Actress Yvonne Craig, Best Known For Her Role As Batgirl, Dies At 78Actress Yvonne Craig, best known for her role as Batgirl on the 1960s TV series "Batman," has passed away from cancer at the age of 78.
'The King' Of Paul's TV Retail Stores Dies At 87He founded Paul's TV in 1964 with a $1,000 loan.