Obit

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Celebrated Surfer, Oceanographer Ricky Grigg Dies At 77

He appeared in more than a dozen surf movies and did a turn as a surfing coach for a 1964 episode of the TV drama “Dr. Kildare.”

05/31/2014

Calif. Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (L) and former State Assemblyman John Vasconcellos (D-San Jose), pictured right, look on as San Jose Mayor Ron Gonzalez speaks during a balanced budget rally in 2004. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Former State Assemblyman, Visionary John Vasconcellos Dies At 82 In Santa Clara

Former California Assemblyman John Vasconcellos, a colorful Democrat who was considered a visionary and served for 38 years in the state Legislature, died Saturday. He was 82.

05/25/2014

Singer Jerry Vale died on May 18, 2014 at 83. (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Entertainment)

‘Volare’ Singer, 50s Era Crooner Jerry Vale Dies At 83

Vale died Sunday at his home while surrounded by family and friends.

05/18/2014

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‘Bionic Woman’ Producer Nancy Malone Dies At 79

Veteran actress, director and producer Nancy Malone has died at age 79 in Los Angeles.

05/09/2014

Efrem Zimbalist Jr. and daughter Stephanie Zimbalist attend a Hollywood event in 2003. (credit: Giulio Marcocchi/Getty Images Entertainment)

‘The FBI’ Star Efrem Zimbalist Jr. Dies At 95

The actor played unflappable Inspector Erskine in the series that ran on ABC from 1965-1974.

05/02/2014

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Country Singer Kevin Sharp Dies At 43

Sharp gained fame with the release of “Nobody Knows,” a single on his 1996 debut album “Measure of a Man.”

04/20/2014

Hobart "Hobie" Alter was remembered fondly at Hobie.com for being a creator, innovator and surf legend. (credit: Hobie.com)

Surfboard Innovator Hobie Alter Dead At 80

Alter died Saturday at his Southern California home.

03/30/2014

Actor James Rebhorn died on March 23, 2014. He was 65 (credit: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)

Veteran Character Actor James Rebhorn Dies At 65

James Rebhorn, the prolific character actor whose credits included “Homeland,” ”Scent of a Woman” and “My Cousin Vinny,” has died. He was 65.

03/23/2014

The popular comic David Brenner has died. He was 78. (credit: Getty Images/Hulton Archive)

Popular Comedian David Brenner Dies At 78

The report of Brenner’s death was confirmed Saturday afternoon by his publicist.

03/15/2014

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Founder Of Legendary Grossman Burn Center Dies At 81

The founder of the legendary Grossman Burn Center has died, it was confirmed Friday.

03/14/2014

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Voice Of Thousands Of Movie Trailers, Hal Douglas, Dies At 89

While Douglas could probably walk down any street in the U.S. unrecognized, his voice was unmistakably a star.

03/13/2014

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Veteran Game Show Host Geoff Edwards Dies At 83

Geoff Edwards’ agent says the veteran TV game show host has died at age 83.

03/05/2014

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‘Green Acres’ Actress Mary Grace Canfield Dies At 89

Mary Grace Canfield, a veteran character actress who played handywoman Ralph Monroe on the television show “Green Acres,” has died. She was 89.

02/17/2014

Actress Shirley Temple Black accepts the Life Achievement Award onstage during the 12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on Jan. 29, 2006 in Los Angeles, Calif. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Actress Shirley Temple Dies At 85

Shirley Temple, the dimpled, curly-haired child star who sang, danced, sobbed and grinned her way into the hearts of Depression-era moviegoers, has died, according to publicist Cheryl Kagan. She was 85.

02/11/2014

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Former TV Guide Columnist Joe Finnigan Dies

Joe Finnigan, a veteran Hollywood reporter who chronicled the comings and goings of stars such as John Wayne, Frank Sinatra and even Lassie during a decades-long career, has died at age 88, his family said Thursday.

02/06/2014

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