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  1. Maya Angelou Dead: Oprah, Obama, Beyonce Among Those Paying Tribute

    7:19 am 5/28/2014

    UPDATED: Mary J. Blige and J.K. Rowling shared quotes from the author, while Darius Rucker and America Ferrera posted their reflections: "Heaven has another wonderful angel."Read more

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  2. Maya Angelou Dead at 86

    6:35 am 5/28/2014

    UPDATED: The poet and author was found by her caretaker on Wednesday morning, according to a local report.Read more

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  3. 'Mannequin' Writer-Director Michael Gottlieb Dies at 69

    11:50 am 5/27/2014

    He also was behind the Hulk Hogan-starring "Mr. Nanny" and produced several top-notch video games, including several in the "Mortal Kombat" series.Read more

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  4. Herb Jeffries, Pioneering Black Singing Cowboy of the Movies, Dies at 100

    10:08 pm 5/25/2014

    He starred in such films as "Harlem on the Prairie" and "The Bronze Buckaroo," then sang with the Duke Ellington Orchestra and recorded several hits.Read more

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  5. 'All My Children' Actor Matthew Cowles Dies at 69

    7:47 am 5/25/2014

    UPDATE: The actor and husband of Christine Baranski was known for his turn as a villain on the long-running ABC soap opera. Read more

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  6. Don Levine, Who Developed G.I. Joe Action Figure, Dies at 86

    7:00 am 5/24/2014

    G.I. Joe has spawned comic books, cartoons, two movies starring Channing Tatum, and a G.I. Joe Collector's Club and its annual convention.Read more

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  7. Remembering Cinematographer Gordon Willis, Who 'Changed the Way Movies Look'

    12:50 pm 5/19/2014

    UPDATED: Willis photographed Francis Ford Coppola’s "The Godfather" trilogy and Woody Allen’s "Annie Hall."Read more

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  8. Sandra Carter Collyer, TV Producer and Distributor, Dies at 72

    9:32 am 5/19/2014

    She helped forge a deal for a weekly Hollywood Reporter series that ran on Starz in the U.S. and around the world.Read more

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  9. 'Godfather' Cinematographer Gordon Willis Dies at 82

    9:40 pm 5/18/2014

    UPDATE: He shot the "Godfather" trilogy and such Woody Allen classics as "Annie Hall," "Manhattan," "Broadway Danny Rose" and "Zelig."Read more

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