Actress Beth Howland, Who Played Vera On TV Sitcom 'Alice,' DiesHer husband, actor Charles Kimbrough, tells The Associated Press that Howland died of lung cancer in Santa Monica, California, on Dec. 31. He says there was no funeral or memorial service and "that was her choice.''
Oscar-Winning Actress Patty Duke, Star Of 'The Patty Duke Show,' Has DiedPatty Duke, who won an Oscar as a teen for "The Miracle Worker" and maintained a long and successful career throughout her life, has died at the age of 69.
Director Mike Nichols Dies Of Apparent Heart Attack At Age 83Director Mike Nichols has died at age 83. Nichols brought his talents to film, TV and stage hits such as "The Graduate,'' "Angels in America'' and "Monty Python's Spamalot.''
'Welcome Back Kotter' Star Marcia Strassman Dead At 66Marcia Strassman, who played Gabe Kaplan's wife, Julie, on the 1970s sitcom "Welcome Back, Kotter,'' has died. She was 66.
What Robin Williams' Death Tells Us About Parkinson's DiseaseWilliams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.
Actress, Theatrical Icon Elaine 'Stritchy' Stritch Dead At Age 89Elaine Stritch, the brash theater performer whose gravelly, gin-laced voice and impeccable comic timing made her a theatrical icon, has died, according to Brigade Marketing. She was 89.
Pioneering Actress, Activist Ruby Dee Dead At 91The legendary stage and screen actress was 91.
Comedian Sid Caesar Dead At Age 91 Sid Caesar, a giant of the Golden Age of Television, has died, according to two of his friends.
Former Orioles, Yankees Center Fielder Paul Blair Dies At 69 A member of the Orioles Hall of Fame, Blair patrolled the outfield from 1964-76, playing key parts when Baltimore won its first two World Series crowns in 1966 and 1970. He won two more titles with the Yankees in 1977 and 1978.
Best Selling Author Tom Clancy Dead At 66Tom Clancy, whose high-tech, Cold War thrillers such as "The Hunt for Red October'' and "Patriot Games'' made him the most widely read and influential military novelist of his time, has died. He was 66.
'That 70s Show' Actress Lisa Robin Kelly Dead At 43An actress who starred alongside Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher on "That '70s Show," has died. She was 43.
'Law & Order' Actor Dennis Farina Dead At Age 69Dennis Farina, a former Chicago cop who as a popular actor played a New York City police officer on "Law & Order,'' has died.