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  1. Director of 'Monty Python,' 'Mr. Bean' TV Series Dies at 72

    11:04 am 8/23/2011

    John Howard Davies, who was just eight years old when he starred in the David Lean version of "Oliver Twist," died Monday after a battle with cancer.Read more

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  2. Jimmy Kimmel's Uncle Frank Potenza Dies

    10:49 am 8/23/2011

    He was 77, and worked as a security guard and on-air contributor for "Jimmy Kimmel Live" since 2003.Read more

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  3. Nick Ashford of Ashford & Simpson Songwriting Duo Dies (Video)

    6:35 pm 8/22/2011

    He and wife Valerie Simpson penned Motown hits like "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" and "Reach Out and Touch Somebody's Hand."Read more

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  4. Jerry Leiber, Lyricist Behind "Jailhouse Rock" and "Chapel of Love," Dies

    2:56 pm 8/22/2011

    In partnership with songwriter Mike Stoller, Leiber penned hits such as "There Goes My Baby" and "Hound Dog."Read more

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  5. Former CBS News VP Lane Venardos Dies at 67

    12:03 pm 8/20/2011

    He worked at CBS News for more than 30 years.Read more

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  6. Raul Ruiz, 'Mysteries of Lisbon' Director, Dies

    6:39 am 8/19/2011

    The filmmaker, who directed Catherine Deneuve in "Geneologies of a Crime," died of a pulmonary infection at 70.Read more

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  7. Edie Wasserman, Wife of Lew Wasserman, Dies at 95

    4:12 pm 8/18/2011

    UPDATED: She was a philanthropist, patron of education and the arts and for decades the "first lady" of Hollywood.Read more

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  8. Gualtiero Jacopetti, Filmmaker Behind First 'Mondo' Movies, Dies at 92

    1:51 pm 8/18/2011

    The Italian director and screenwriter was part of the team that triggered the "shockumentary" craze.Read more

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  9. Standup Comic Vic Dunlop Dies at 62

    5:45 pm 8/17/2011

    He starred on the ABC game show "Make Me Laugh" and the 1993 film "Breakfast of Aliens."Read more

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  10. Bollywood Star Shammi Kapoor, the 'Elvis Presley of India,' Dies at 79

    4:24 pm 8/14/2011

    The veteran actor was known for roles in such films as "Junglee," "Professor" and "An Evening in Paris."Read more

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