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  1. Seth Winston, Screenwriter and AFI Faculty Member, Dies at 64

    6:23 pm 6/9/2015

    In 1991, he earned an Academy Award for writing and directing the short film 'Session Man.'Read more

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  2. Vincent Bugliosi, Prosecutor in Manson Trial, Dies at 80

    11:09 pm 6/8/2015

    He wrote the best-selling true-crime book, 'Helter Skelter.'Read more

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  3. Mary Ellen Trainor, Actress in All Four 'Lethal Weapon' Films, Dies at 62

    11:37 am 6/8/2015

    She also appeared in 'Romancing the Stone' and 'Back to the Future Part II,' two films directed by her then-husband, Robert Zemeckis, and the classic 'The Goonies.'Read more

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  4. 'Queen of Versailles' Couple's Daughter Dies at 18

    11:07 pm 6/7/2015

    Victoria's family was the subject of the 2012 documentary, with her father suing the director for defamation.Read more

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  5. Ronnie Gilbert, Member of Folk Quartet the Weavers, Dies at 88

    2:47 pm 6/7/2015

    The group was hugely popular before its left-wing activities were targeted by anti-Communists during the McCarthy era. Read more

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  6. Richard Johnson, Who Declined Lead in First James Bond Film, Dies at 87

    10:03 am 6/7/2015

    He starred in 'The Haunting,' 'The Pumpkin Eater' and 'Khartoum' and was married oh-so-briefly to actress Kim Novak.Read more

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  7. Godzilla Actor Hiroshi Koizumi Dies at 88

    6:18 pm 6/3/2015

    The actor appeared in a number of Toho's classic monster films before becoming a TV quiz presenter. Read more

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  8. Bob Rubin, Former Home Entertainment Exec at Universal and Sony, Dies at 60

    1:33 pm 6/3/2015

    He was behind straight-to-video sequels to 'Beethoven,' 'American Pie' and 'Slap Shot' as well as the Kirk Cameron box-office hit 'Fireproof.'Read more

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  9. William Bronder, Actor in Rob Reiner’s 'Stand by Me,' Dies at 84

    12:42 pm 6/3/2015

    He also appeared in the Minnie Driver-David Duchovny romantic comedy 'Return to Me' and on dozens of TV shows.Read more

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  10. Jim Bailey, Impersonator of Hollywood’s Female Icons, Dies at 77

    9:07 am 6/2/2015

    He did convincing re-creations of Judy Garland, Barbra Streisand, Peggy Lee, Phyllis Diller and more. Read more

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