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  1. Sean Whitesell, Producer and Brother of WME Co-CEO Patrick Whitesell, Dies at 52

    1:57 pm 12/31/2015

    The writer and producer for such shows as HBO's 'Oz' and AMC's 'The Killing' had battled cancer.Read more

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  2. Lemmy Kilmister, Frontman of Motorhead, Dies at 70

    5:09 pm 12/28/2015

    "We cannot begin to express our shock and sadness, there aren’t words.... We will say more in the coming days, but for now, please…play Motörhead loud, play Hawkwind loud, play Lemmy’s music LOUD."Read more

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  3. Harlem Globetrotters Star Meadowlark Lemon Dies at 83

    7:28 am 12/28/2015

    The team's "clown prince" — a showman known as much for his confetti-in-the-water-bucket routine and slapstick comedy as his half-court hook shots and no-look, behind-the-back passes — died Sunday in Scottsdale, Ariz. his family told the team.Read more

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  4. George Clayton Johnson, 'Twilight Zone' and 'Star Trek' Writer, Dies at 86

    9:25 am 12/23/2015

    The colorful sci-fi scribe co-wrote the novel 'Logan’s Run' and the story that became the original, sequel-spawning 'Ocean's Eleven.' His son confirms his death.Read more

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  5. Louis DiGiaimo, 'Godfather' and 'Exorcist' Casting Director, Dies at 77

    3:35 pm 12/22/2015

    He gave Brad Pitt a big break on 'Thelma & Louise,' cast four best picture Oscar winners and won an Emmy for 'Homicide: Life on the Street.'Read more

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  6. Brooke McCarter, 'Lost Boys' Star, Dies at 52

    1:43 pm 12/22/2015

    "Brooke was our loving son, brother, father, uncle, cousin, nephew and friend."Read more

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  7. Actress Angela McEwan, 'Nebraska' Scene-Stealer, Dies at 81

    7:05 pm 12/21/2015

    After raising a family, McEwan realized a lifelong dream by becoming a professional actress.Read more

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  8. Tony-Winning Actress Patricia Elliott Dies at 77

    2:04 pm 12/21/2015

    She starred in the original production of Sondheim's 'A Little Night Music' and appeared for more than two decades on the soap 'One Life to Live.'Read more

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  9. Kurt Masur, Conductor Who Transformed New York Philharmonic, Dies at 88

    5:17 pm 12/19/2015

    He defied critics by taming the Philharmonic, an orchestra seen as an unmanageable ensemble of egos when he took over from Zubin Mehta in 1991.Read more

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  10. 'Downton Abbey' Star Michelle Dockery's Fiance Dies at 34

    8:32 am 12/15/2015

    PR exec John Dineen was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer earlier this year.Read more

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