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  1. Mort Lindsey, Emmy-Winning Musical Director, Dies at 89

    1:55 pm 5/8/2012

    Also a composer and arranger, he led "The Merv Griffin Show" band for 25 years and worked with Judy Garland, Barbra Streisand and Liza Minnelli.Read more

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  2. George Lindsey, Known as Goober Pyle, Dies

    5:23 pm 5/6/2012

    The "Andy Griffith Show" and "Hee-Haw" actor was 83.Read more

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  3. Bob Stewart, Legendary TV Game Show Producer, Dies at 91

    1:10 pm 5/4/2012

    He was behind the long-running shows “The Price Is Right,” “To Tell the Truth,” “Password” and “The $10,000 Pyramid.”Read more

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  4. Adam Yauch, Beastie Boys' MCA, Dies at 47

    10:13 am 5/4/2012

    The founding member of the iconic hip-hop group was first diagnosed with cancer in 2009. Read more

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  5. Charles Higham, Noted Film and Political Biographer, Dies at 81

    5:02 pm 5/2/2012

    The author profiled, often in controversial fashion, the likes of Errol Flynn, Howard Hughes, Katharine Hepburn and Orson Welles.Read more

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  6. Patricia Medina, Actress and Joseph Cotten's Widow, Dies at 92

    11:21 am 5/2/2012

    A leading lady of the 1950s, the British-born actress starred in "Mr. Arkadin," "Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion" and "Francis the Talking Mule."Read more

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  7. Skip Pitts, Guitarist on the Funk Classic 'Theme From Shaft,' Dies at 65

    4:16 pm 5/1/2012

    One of the great wah-wah pedal players in history also played on The Isley Brothers’ hit “It’s Your Thing.”Read more

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  8. WGA West to Hold Memorial Tribute for Hal Kanter

    11:25 am 4/25/2012

    The Emmy-winning comedy writer, who died at 92 last November, will be honored May 6.Read more

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  9. Amos Vogel, a Leading Figure of Modern American Film Culture, Dies at 91

    8:49 am 4/25/2012

    The Vienna native created the landmark film society Cinema 16 and then co-founded the New York Film Festival.Read more

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  10. Tracy Lorie, Hollywood Publicity and Marketing Executive, Dies at 48

    2:50 pm 4/23/2012

    She worked for almost a decade at New Line before landing her “dream job” at Exclusive Media Group last year.Read more

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