Diahann Carroll, Pioneering Actress On 'Julia' And 'Dynasty,' Dies At 84The Bronx native was perhaps best known for her pioneering work on "Julia." Carroll played Julia Baker, a nurse whose husband had been killed in Vietnam, in the groundbreaking situation comedy that aired from 1968 to 1971.
Culinary World Mourns Celebrity Chef Carl RuizRuiz owned La Cubana in the Meatpacking District and a slew of other restaurants around the world.
Classic Rock Singer Eddie Money Dies After Battle With CancerThe singer, whose real name was Edward Joseph Mahoney, died Friday at the age of 70.
Nobel Prize-Winning Author Toni Morrison Dies At 88Morrison became the first black woman to receive the Nobel literature prize, awarded in 1993.
Broadway Legend Carol Channing Dies At 97Broadway has lost a legend. Carol Channing died early Tuesday morning at the age of 97.
M*A*S*H Actor David Ogden Stiers Dead At 75His agent said he died at his Oregon home after battling bladder cancer.
Actor Reg E. Cathey, Known For 'House Of Cards' & 'The Wire,' Dies"The Wire" creator David Simon, announcing his death in a tweet on Friday, called him a "fine, masterful actor" and "delightful" person. 
Bill Cunningham, New York Times Fashion Photographer, Dead At 87Cunningham died Saturday in New York City, according to Eileen Murphy, a spokeswoman for the newspaper. He had been hospitalized recently after suffering a stroke.
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.''