'Willy Wonka' Actress Denise Nickerson Dead At 62The New York-born Nickerson left acting in 1978 to become a nurse and that's how she's made a living the past 40 years.
'Laugh-In' Star Arte Johnson Dead At 90His take on a German soldier prompted the catch phrase "Very interesting."
'Scruples,' 'Princess Daisy' Author Judith Krantz Dead At 91Her many successful novels included "Mistral's Daughter" (1982), "Till We Meet Again" (1988), "Lovers" (1994) and her final novel, "The Jewels of Tessa Kent" in 1998.
Claus Von Bulow -- Cleared In Attempted Murder Case Involving Aristocrat Wife -- Dies At 92Von Bulow's story was turned into several books and movies, most notably 1990's "Reversal of Fortune" with Oscar-winner Jeremy Irons playing von Bulow.
Stars Mourn Former Comedy Club Co-Founder, Stand-Up Comic Sammy ShoreShore was 92.
Celebrity Feline 'Grumpy Cat' Dead At 7The cause of death was reportedly complications from a urinary tract infection.
Peggy Lipton -- 'Mod Squad' Star, Mother Of Actress Rashida Jones -- Dead At 72Lipton was married to entertainment mogul/producer Quincy Jones from 1974-1990.
On-Air Tributes Start Next Week For Late 'Young And Restless' Star Kristoff St. JohnSt. John, a former child actor, was 52.
Dick Dale, 'King Of Surf Guitar', Dead At 81Dale is probably most famous for the 1962 song "Misirlou," which Quentin Tarantino used in the opening credits of the acclaimed 1994 film, "Pulp Fiction."
Clark Gable's Grandson, Ex-Host Of 'Cheaters' Found Dead At 30The actor made headlines in 2011 after he was arrested for pointing a laser at a LAPD helicopter.
LAUSD Announces Passing Of Former Superintendent Michelle KingKing went on medical leave in September 2017, and announced in January 2018 that she had cancer and would not be returning to work.
Alan Canter, Owner Of Famous Family Deli, Dead At 82Alan Canter's father and seven uncles founded the original Canter's Deli in 1931 in Boyle Heights.
Claymation Creator Of California Raisins Characters Dead At 70He started with an animation studio in his basement. He went on to win many awards including the Emmy and Oscar.
Legendary Chicago Blues Guitarist Otis Rush Dead At 84Rush won a Grammy for Best Traditional Blues Recording in 1999 for "Any Place I'm Going," and he was inducted into the Blues Foundation Hall of Fame in 1984.
Jefferson Airplane Co-Founder Marty Balin Dead At 76The Airplane was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996.