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  1. Obama: Movies Won't Be the Same Without Roger Ebert

    2:58 pm 4/4/2013

    Updated: Reacting to news of the film critic's death, the president said: "For a generation of Americans -- and especially Chicagoans -- Roger was the movies."Read more

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  2. Screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala Dies at 85

    4:08 pm 4/3/2013

    She won Oscars for the Merchant Ivory British classics “A Room With a View” and “Howards End.”Read more

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  3. Jim Mees, Set Decorator for Three 'Star Trek' Series, Dies at 57

    1:02 pm 4/3/2013

    The Emmy winner also worked on several sitcoms and movies and on live shows for such acts as The Beach Boys and Diana Ross.Read more

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  4. Muppets Co-Creator Jane Henson Dies at 78

    3:33 pm 4/2/2013

    She and future husband Jim Henson created "Sam and Friends," a forerunner of the famous puppets, for a TV station in Washington, D.C., in the 1950s.Read more

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  5. Filmmaker John Charles Upton Jr. Killed in Alleged Dispute With Neighbor

    6:43 pm 3/30/2013

    The documentarian won an Emmy in 1990 and helped bring two dozen Romanian orphans to the U.S.Read more

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  6. Celebrated Playboy Playmate Christa Speck Dies at 70

    7:27 pm 3/29/2013

    The wife of television producer Marty Krofft, her centerfold is seen in the film “Animal House.”Read more

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  7. 'Five Easy Pieces' Actress Karen Black Dies at 74

    4:00 pm 3/28/2013

    She also starred in such indie classics as "Easy Rider" and "Nashville" before taking a sharp turn into horror films in the 1970s.Read more

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  8. Pioneering Rock Journalist Paul S. Williams Dies at 64

    3:20 pm 3/28/2013

    UPDATED: As a young proselytizer, he founded the magazine Crawdaddy! in 1966, championed the likes of Velvet Underground and the Grateful Dead and was in attendance during John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s notorious Montreal Bed-In.Read more

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  9. Longtime Disney Editor Norman Palmer Dies at 94

    6:16 pm 3/27/2013

    He worked on True-Life Adventure nature documentaries, live-action films and TV shows during his 45-year stay at the studio.Read more

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  10. Screenwriter, Former Academy President Fay Kanin Dies

    4:33 pm 3/27/2013

    UPDATE: She and her late husband, Michael, were a formidable Hollywood writing team, with credits including the delightful “Teacher’s Pet.”Read more

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