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  • E.T. Screenwriter Melissa Mathison Passes Away at 65

    Oscar-nominated screenwriter Melissa Mathison – whose credits include E.T. and The Black Stallion – has passed away, following a long illness.

    by Sandy Schaefer
  • Fred Thompson, Actor-Turned-Politician, is Dead at 73

    Actor and politician Fred Thompson, who had memorable roles in The Hunt for Red October, Cape Fear, and Law & Order, has died at the age of 73.

    (6) by Stephen Silver
  • Happy Days Actor Al Molinaro Dies Aged 96

    Actor Al Molinaro, who was best known for his role as Al Delvecchio on Happy Days, has passed away aged 96.

    (11) by Jeremy Clymer
  • The Quiet Man Star Maureen O’Hara Passes Away at 95

    Fans of silver screen actress Maureen O’Hara (The Quiet Man) are mourning the loss of a legend after O’Hara passed away peacefully at the age of 95.

    (7) by Matthew MacNabb
  • Horror Legend Wes Craven Passes Away at 76

    Legendary horror director Wes Craven has passed away at the age of 76.

    (35) by Anthony Vieira
  • Original Batgirl TV Star Yvonne Craig Passes Away At 78

    Yvonne Craig, who body of acting work included playing Batgirl on the original ‘Batman’ live-action TV series, has passed away at age 78.

    (10) by Matthew MacNabb
  • Former Pro Wrestler and Actor ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper Passes Away at 61

    Legendary pro wrestler “Rowdy” Roddy Piper has passed away in his Hollywood home at the age of 61.

    (29) by Anthony Vieira
  • Satoru Iwata, Nintendo CEO, Dies at 55

    Satoru Iwata, Chief Executive of Nintendo, passed away this previous weekend at the age of 55.

    (18) by Sean Reed
  • Omar Sharif Passes Away at 83

    Egyptian-born screen actor Omar Sharif, the star of David Lean’s ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ and ‘Doctor Zhivago’, has passed away.

    (5) by Sean K. Cureton
  • Rick Ducommun Passes Away At 62

    Rick Ducommun, who appeared in films like ‘The ‘Burbs’ and ‘Groundhog Day’, passed away this week from complications due to diabetes.

    (6) by Casey Lyons
  • Christopher Lee Passes Away At 93

    Sir Christopher Lee of Hammer Horror, ‘Lord of the Rings’, and ‘Star Wars’ fame, passed away this week at the age of 93.

    (43) by Sandy Schaefer
  • ‘Lord of the Rings’ Cinematographer Andrew Lesnie Passes Away at 59

    Oscar-winning ‘Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit’ cinematographer Andrew Lesnie has passed away after a sudden heart attack.

    (9) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Discworld Author Sir Terry Pratchett Passes Away at 66

    Author Sir Terry Pratchett, whose Discworld novels were adapted several times for TV, has passed away at the age of 66.

    (11) by H. Shaw-Williams
  • Leonard Nimoy Passes Away at 83

    Beloved ‘Star Trek’ icon Leonard Nimoy has passed away at age 83, following a battle with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

    (74) by Sandy Schaefer
  • ‘Gilmore Girls’ Actor Edward Herrmann Passes Away at 71

    Emmy Award-winning actor Edward Herrmann, best known for starring in ‘Gilmore Girls’, has passed away at 71.

    (20) by H. Shaw-Williams
  • Mike Nichols Passes Away at 83

    Oscar-winning filmmaker and Tony-winning Broadway director, Mike Nichols (whose work includes ‘The Graduate’ and ‘The Birdcage’) has passed away at 83.

    (6) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Richard Kiel Passes Away at 74

    Actor Richard Kiel, famous for playing the James Bond villain Jaws and starring in such TV series as ‘The Wild Wild West’, has passed away at age 74.

    (14) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Joan Rivers Dead at 81

    Comedian Joan Rivers has died at 81 after complications from surgery. We remember her long and fruitful career in this obituary.

    (40) by Kofi Outlaw
  • Lord Richard Attenborough Passes Away at 90

    Oscar-winner Richard Attenborough, who directed ‘Gandhi’ and starred in such films as ‘The Great Escape’ and ‘Jurassic Park’, has passed away at age 90.

    (14) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Robin Williams Found Dead at 63

    Legendary actor Robin Williams has been found dead in his Marin Country, CA home of an apparent suicide.

    (188) by Anthony Vieira