Melvin Van Peebles, Godfather Of Black Cinema, Dies At 89In statement, his family said that Van Peebles, father of the actor-director Mario Van Peebles, died Tuesday evening at his home in Manhattan.
Brooklyn Residents Remember Actor Michael K. Williams As Giving Member Of Community: 'He Exemplified What It Meant To Be Real'The five-time Emmy Award nominee frequently returned to the Brooklyn neighborhood where he grew up -- East Flatbush.
Ed Asner, TV Legend Who Won 7 Emmys, Dies At Age 91Ed Asner, the longtime TV icon who holds the record for most Primetime Emmys earned by a male actor, died on Sunday, his publicist said. He was 91.
Artist Chuck Close Dies At Age 81Close died Thursday at a hospital in Oceanside on Long Island.
Funeral Held For Legendary Rapper Biz MarkieBiz Markie died last month after a long career as a rapper, DJ, beatboxer and actor.
Jackie Mason, Comic Who Perfected Amused Outrage, Dies At 93Mason started in show business as a social director at a resort in the Catskills.
New York Native Rapper Biz Markie Dies At Age 57Markie broke into mainstream music with his platinum-selling song “Just a Friend,” the lead single on his sophomore album “The Biz Never Sleeps.”
Actor Gavin MacLeod, 'The Love Boat' Captain, Dies At The Age Of 90Gavin MacLeod, known most notably for his television roles on “The Love Boat” and “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” died Saturday at the age of 90.
Oscar-Winning Actress Olympia Dukakis Dies At Age 89Dukakis was best known for her roles in "Steel Magnolias" and "Moonstruck."
Reports: Digital Underground Rap Artist Shock G Dies At Age 57Shock G, whose real name was Gregory Jacobs, also helped launch Tupac's career.
‘Virginia Woolf’ Star George Segal Dies At 87A native of Great Neck, New York, Segal was always best known as a comic actor but his most famous role was in a harrowing drama, 1966's “Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf.”
Cicely Tyson, Groundbreaking Award-Winning Actor, Dead At 96Tyson's death was announced by her family, via her manager Larry Thompson, who did not immediately provide additional details.
Academy Award-Winning Film, TV Actress Cloris Leachman Dead At 94Veteran actress Cloris Leachman has died at age 94.
MF Doom, Rapper Known For Signature Mask, Dies At 49Jasmine Dumile said in a statement that her husband — whose real name is Daniel Dumile — died Oct. 31.
Tommy DeVito, Founding Member Of The Four Seasons, Dies From COVID-19 ComplicationsDeVito died in Las Vegas on Monday, according to his friend Alfredo Nittoli, who first posted the news on Facebook.