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  1. Prolific TV Actor William Windom Dies at 88

    1:54 pm 8/20/2012

    He won an Emmy for the 1970 series "My World and Welcome to It" and starred in "Murder, She Wrote" and "The Farmer’s Daughter."Read more

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  2. Legendary Comic Phyllis Diller Dies at 95

    12:11 pm 8/20/2012

    The actress and comedian was famous for her eccentric stage persona of a wild-haired, raspy-voiced housewife. Read more

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  3. Tony Scott Autopsy Scheduled as Reports Conflict Over Brain Cancer

    11:39 am 8/20/2012

    UPDATED: Conflicting reports about a potential illness could become clearer after a postmortem examination; the British film director was said to have suffered from health problems when he jumped from an L.A. bridge.Read more

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  4. 'Top Gun' Director Tony Scott Jumps to His Death From Bridge

    9:05 pm 8/19/2012

    UPDATED: The death is being treated "as a suicide investigation," a rep for the coroner's department tells THR. Read more

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  5. Richard Fowkes, Exec VP at Legendary Entertainment, Dies at 66

    6:12 pm 8/17/2012

    He was running business affairs for the company following a long stint at Paramount.Read more

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  6. Biff Elliot, the First Mike Hammer of the Movies, Dies at 89

    11:05 am 8/17/2012

    The character actor played the famed private eye in 1953’s "I, the Jury" and appeared in films directed by Billy Wilder, Sam Fuller, Nicholas Ray and Jack Lemmon.Read more

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  7. French Documentarian Robert Kuperberg Dies at 68

    2:40 pm 8/16/2012

    The Cannes award-winner profiled Hollywood notables for two decades and was a producer on "Monsieur Klein," honored with the Cesar for best film in 1977.Read more

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  8. Actress Phyllis Thaxter, Superman's Mom, Dies at 92

    12:14 pm 8/15/2012

    She played Ma Kent in the 1978 superhero film after appearing years earlier in such classics as “Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo” and “Act of Violence.”Read more

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  9. Actress Lucy Gallardo Dies at 82

    11:37 am 8/14/2012

    She starred alongside her late husband Enrique Rambal in Luis Bunuel’s 1962 Mexican classic "The Exterminating Angel."Read more

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  10. 'Welcome Back, Kotter' Star Ron Palillo Dies at 63

    9:32 am 8/14/2012

    The actor who played Arnold Horshack died Tuesday in Florida, according to reports.Read more

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