Phil Ramone, the masterful Grammy Award-winning engineer, arranger and producer whose platinum touch included recordings with Ray Charles, Billy Joel and Paul Simon, died Saturday of complications stemming from heart surgery, his family said. He was 79.
For a time in Cold War America, Van Cliburn had all the trappings of a rock star: sold-out concerts, adoring, out-of-control fans and a name recognized worldwide. He even got a ticker-tape parade in New York City.
Shadow Morton, a 1960s pop-song writer and producer whose biggest credits include “Leader of the Pack” and “Remember (Walking in the Sand),” has died. He was 71.
Richard Adams, an early mover in the push for same-sex marriage both at the altar and in the courts, has died.
Deborah Raffin, an actress also who ran a successful audiobook company with the help of her celebrity friends, has died. She was 59.
Mervyn M. Dymally, former Lieutenant Governor of California, passed away Sunday in Los Angeles. He was 86.
The first black mayor of Inglewood and former state Senator Edward Vincent died Friday. He was 78.
Sage Stallone, son of actor Sly Stallone, died of a heart attack, the LA County Coroner has confirmed.
He may have been famous for walking on the moon, but the death of astronaut Neil Armstrong Saturday hit close to home in Southern California.
A manager for Phyllis Diller confirms to CBS News that the actress and comedian died Monday morning at her Los Angeles home.
Helen Gurley Brown, longtime editor of Cosmopolitan magazine and the author of the bestselling “Sex and the Single Girl,” died at 90 years old in New York City Monday.
TMZ is reporting that Sage Stallone, son of actor Sylvester Stallone, might have been dead for several days inside his Hollywood Hills home.
A longtime spokesman for Ernest Borgnine told the Associated Press Sunday that the Oscar-award winning actor died in Los Angeles on Sunday. He was 95.
Television icon Andy Griffith died Tuesday at the age of 86.
Don Grady, who played one of the sons on the classic TV sitcom “My Three Sons,” has died.