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Dwayne Hickman, Star of ‘The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis,’ Dies at 87

Dwayne Hickman, who starred as the hopelessly in love high school kid on the popular CBS comedy series The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, has died. He was 87. Hickman, who also starred as a crazy teenager on The Bob Cummings Show, died Sunday morning at his Los Angeles home of complications from Parkinson’s disease, […]

Marilyn Bergman, Oscar-Winning Lyricist, Dies at 93

She wrote songs with her husband, Alan Bergman, for more than a half-century and for legends like Astaire, Sinatra and Streisand.

Sidney Poitier, Regal Star of the Big Screen, Dies at 94

Sidney Poitier, the noble leading man whose work in such films as No Way Out, Lilies of the Field and In the Heat of the Night paved the way for minority actors and actresses everywhere, has died. He was 94. Poitier died Thursday night at his home in Beverly Hills, a rep for his family […]

Peter Bogdanovich, Oscar-Nominated Director and Champion of Hollywood’s Golden Age, Dies at 82

Peter Bogdanovich, the Oscar-nominated writer-director of The Last Picture Show whose career, which also included hits like What’s Up, Doc? and Paper Moon, put him on a path toward living up to the example of those like Orson Welles and John Ford he so lionized, has died. He was 82. Bogdanovich died shortly after midnight Thursday at his home in […]

Lina Wertmuller, Famed Italian Filmmaker, Dies at 93

Lina Wertmüller, the masterful Italian filmmaker who created a sensation in the 1970s with her earthy mix of sex and politics seen in such classics as Seven Beauties, Swept Away and The Seduction of Mimi, has died. She was 93. Wertmüller, the first woman to receive an Oscar nomination for best director (for 1975’s Seven […]

Arlene Dahl, Actress Who Made Beauty Her Business, Dies at 96

Arlene Dahl, the flame-haired actress who starred in such films as My Wild Irish Rose, Slightly Scarlet and Journey to the Center of the Earth, has died. She was 96. Dahl, who also made a career out of how to look good with a long-running newspaper column, a series of books and a company that sold […]

Stephen Sondheim, Master of Musical Theater, Dies at 91

The acclaimed Broadway composer and lyricist worked on 'Company,' 'Sweeney Todd,' 'Sunday in the Park With George,' 'Into the Woods,' 'A Little Night Music' … the list goes on and on.

Dean Stockwell, Actor in ‘Married to the Mob’ and ‘Quantum Leap,’ Dies at 85

Dean Stockwell, whose eclectic seven-decade career included the leading role in The Boy With Green Hair, an Oscar nomination for Married to the Mob and a starring turn on Quantum Leap, has died. He was 85. Stockwell died Sunday of natural causes, family spokesperson Jay Schwartz told The Hollywood Reporter. Rep Lesa Kirk added he died […]

Jean-Paul Belmondo, ‘Breathless’ Star and Epitome of Gallic Cool, Dies at 88

Jean-Paul Belmondo, the rugged French actor who swept to international stardom as the anti-hero in Jean-Luc Godard's 1960 classic 'Breathless,' has died.

Charles Grodin, Deliciously Droll Actor, Dies at 86

"Low key but high strung," as he described himself, he also starred in 'The Heartbreak Kid,' Midnight Run' and 'Heaven Can Wait.'

Olympia Dukakis, Oscar Winner for ‘Moonstruck,’ Dies at 89

Olympia Dukakis, the dignified actress who received a supporting Oscar for her performance as Cher's nitpicking Brooklyn mother in 'Moonstruck,' has died. She was xx.

Monte Hellman, Director of ‘Two-Lane Blacktop,’ Dies at 91

He also helmed 'The Shooting' and 'Ride in the Whirlwind,' two sparse Westerns starring a young Jack Nicholson.