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  1. ‘Rowan & Martin’ Director Gordon Wiles Dies at 84

    2:33 pm 5/14/2014

    The two-time Emmy Award nominee also helmed the 1974 Sissy Spacek film “Ginger in the Morning.”Read more

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  2. 'Searching for Sugar Man's' Oscar-Winning Director Malik Bendjelloul Dead at 36

    2:57 pm 5/13/2014

    UPDATE: The producer, director, writer and editor of the documentary, about the reclusive American singer Sixto Rodriguez, was found dead in Stockholm on Tuesday.Read more

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  3. 'Tremors' Actor Tony Genaro Dies at 72

    12:42 pm 5/13/2014

    He also appeared in such films as “The Milagro Beanfield War,” “Heart and Souls,” “The Craft” and “World Trade Center.”Read more

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  4. 'Alien' Artist H.R. Giger Dies at 74

    3:09 am 5/13/2014

    The Oscar-winning Swiss set and creature designer of Ridley Scott's "Alien" died following a fall in his Zurich home.Read more

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  5. 'Videodrome' Actor Les Carlson Dies at 81

    12:55 pm 5/11/2014

    He portrayed the sinister bad guy in the David Cronenberg sci-fi classic and also worked with the Canadian writer-director in "The Dead Zone" and "The Fly."Read more

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  6. 'Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman' Composer William Olvis Dies at 56

    5:17 pm 5/9/2014

    He also did the theme music for the James Earl Jones series “Gabriel’s Fire” and worked on such films as “Red Rock West” and “Steal Big Steal Little.”Read more

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  7. Nancy Malone, Actress, Pioneering Director and TV Exec, Dies at 79

    2:38 pm 5/9/2014

    She starred on “Naked City,” helmed episodes of many Aaron Spelling dramas, produced for stage and screen and co-founded Women in Film.Read more

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  8. Tony the Tiger Voice Lee Marshall Dead at 64

    7:23 am 5/9/2014

    The actor, who died of esophageal cancer, began voicing the Frosted Flakes mascot in 1999.Read more

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  9. Marketing Executive Tony Gumina Dies at 56

    11:16 am 5/8/2014

    He oversaw licensing deals for the Ray Charles Marketing Group and served as an executive producer on a 2010 documentary about the legendary performer.Read more

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  10. Playwright Charles Marowitz Dies at 80

    12:21 pm 5/7/2014

    A veteran of the London and Los Angeles scene, he mounted plays all around the world and wrote “Sherlock’s Last Case,” which bowed on Broadway in 1987.Read more

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