Brilliant cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond, who worked on such films as Close Encounters of the Third Kind, has passed away at age 85.
Character actor Jason Wingreen - known for All in the Family and voicing Boba Fett in the original Star Wars trilogy - has died at the age of 95.
Oscar-nominated screenwriter Melissa Mathison - whose credits include E.T. and The Black Stallion - has passed away, following a long illness.
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.
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.
Yvonne Craig, who body of acting work included playing Batgirl on the original 'Batman' live-action TV series, has passed away at age 78.
Legendary pro wrestler "Rowdy" Roddy Piper has passed away in his Hollywood home at the age of 61.
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.
Emmy Award-winning actor Edward Herrmann, best known for starring in 'Gilmore Girls', has passed away at 71.