Legendary pro wrestler "Rowdy" Roddy Piper has passed away in his Hollywood home at the age of 61.
Satoru Iwata, Chief Executive of Nintendo, passed away this previous weekend at the age of 55.
Egyptian-born screen actor Omar Sharif, the star of David Lean's 'Lawrence of Arabia' and 'Doctor Zhivago', has passed away.
Rick Ducommun, who appeared in films like 'The 'Burbs' and 'Groundhog Day', passed away this week from complications due to diabetes.
Sir Christopher Lee of Hammer Horror, 'Lord of the Rings', and 'Star Wars' fame, passed away this week at the age of 93.
Oscar-winning 'Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit' cinematographer Andrew Lesnie has passed away after a sudden heart attack.
Author Sir Terry Pratchett, whose Discworld novels were adapted several times for TV, has passed away at the age of 66.
Beloved 'Star Trek' icon Leonard Nimoy has passed away at age 83, following a battle with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Emmy Award-winning actor Edward Herrmann, best known for starring in 'Gilmore Girls', has passed away at 71.
Oscar-winning filmmaker and Tony-winning Broadway director, Mike Nichols (whose work includes 'The Graduate' and 'The Birdcage') has passed away at 83.
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.
Comedian Joan Rivers has died at 81 after complications from surgery. We remember her long and fruitful career in this obituary.
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.
Legendary actor Robin Williams has been found dead in his Marin Country, CA home of an apparent suicide.
Legendary film and television star James Garner, famous for his roles in 'Maverick' and 'The Rockford Files,' has passed away at age 86.
Stage and screen legend Eli Wallach, known for his role in 'The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly', has passed away at the age of 98.
Swiss surrealist artist H.R. Giger, designer of the iconic creature from 'Alien,' has passed away.
Oscar-nominated character actor Bob Hoskins, known for such films as 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' and 'Hook', has passed away at the age of 71.
Hollywood acting legend Mickey Rooney, whose film career spanned nearly 90 years, has passed away at the age of 93.