Academy Award-winning actress Joan Fontaine, who found stardom playing naive wives in Alfred Hitchcock’s “Suspicion” and “Rebecca” and also was featured in films by Billy Wilder, Fritz Lang and Nicholas Ray, died Sunday. She was 96.
Tom Laughlin wrote, directed and produced “Billy Jack” and starred as the ex-Green Beret who defends a progressive school against the racists of a conservative Western community.
Christopher Evan Welch, the actor whose roles on New York stages led to a series of film and television roles, including a regular spot on AMC’s “Rubicon,” has died in Southern California.
Actor Paul Walker, best known for starring in the “Fast and Furious” film franchise, was one of two people killed Saturday in a single-vehicle crash in Santa Clarita.
Paul Crouch, a renowned televangelist who founded Trinity Broadcasting Network, died Saturday at 79, according to the network’s website.
The author of the screenplay manual that inspired James Cameron and Judd Apatow to make movies has died.
Oscar Hijuelos, a Cuban-American novelist who won a Pulitzer Prize for his 1989 novel “The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love” and whose work often captured the loss and triumphs of the Cuban immigrant experience, has died. He was 62.
Award-winning documentary filmmaker Saul Landau, who profiled political leaders like Cuba’s Fidel Castro and Chile’s Salvador Allende, has died at age 77.
Karen Black, the prolific actress who appeared in more than 100 movies and was featured in such counterculture favorites as “Easy Rider,” ”Five Easy Pieces” and “Nashville,” has died.
“The Sopranos” star James Gandolfini has died.
The Hollywood community—much like the world of politics, sports and news—reacted to the sudden death of “The Sopranos” star James Gandolfini on social media.
Longtime radio broadcaster Harry Birrell has died at the age of 85, KNX 1070 Newsradio announced Sunday.
Ken Venturi, who overcame dehydration to win the 1964 U.S. Open and spent 35 years in the booth for CBS Sports, died Friday afternoon. He was 82.
The Jim Henson Co. says Henson’s partner in marriage and Muppets has died.
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.