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.''
Screen Legend Lauren Bacall Dies At 89Actress and longtime New York City resident Lauren Bacall has died at the age of 89.
Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch Dead At 88Spokesman George Arzt said Koch died at 2 a.m. at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia hospital of congestive heart failure. The funeral will be Monday at Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan.
Actor Charles Durning Dies At Age 89His hard life and wartime trauma provided the basis for a prolific 50-year career as a consummate Oscar-nominated character actor, playing everyone from a Nazi colonel to the pope to Dustin Hoffman's would-be suitor in "Tootsie."
Cosmo Editor-In-Chief Helen Gurley Brown Dead After A Brief HospitalizationThe editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine for more than 30 years died after a brief hospitalization at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia.