Actor Ralph Waite, best known for playing family patriarch Papa Walton on the 70s era smash “The Waltons,” has died.
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.
Ed Hookstratten, an attorney who represented a galaxy of entertainment and sports stars including Johnny Carson and Vin Scully during a career of more than 50 years, has died at 83.
Ruth Robinson Duccini, the last of the original female Munchkins from the 1939 movie “The Wizard of Oz,” has died. She was 95.
Johnson died Thursday morning at his home in Washington State.
Now 94, Mrs. Gantt said this was a day she long lived for.
Veteran Hollywood publicist Julian Myers — whose clients included legends Judy Garland and Marilyn Monroe — has died.
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.