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Kevin O’Neal, Actor on TV’s ‘No Time for Sergeants,’ Dies at 77

Kevin O’Neal, the younger brother of Oscar-nominated actor Ryan O’Neal and a regular on the 1960s ABC comedy No Time for Sergeants, has died. He was 77. O’Neal died Saturday in his sleep of natural causes in Thousand Oaks, a family spokesperson told The Hollywood Reporter. O’Neal also appeared as the character Yale in one […]

Clarence Gilyard, ‘Walker, Texas Ranger,’ ‘Matlock’ and ‘Die Hard’ Actor, Dies at 66

Clarence Gilyard, the veteran actor who had notable roles in Die Hard, Matlock and Walker, Texas Ranger before becoming a theater professor and author, has died. He was 66. The University of Nevada Las Vegas College of Fine Arts, where Gilyard taught, announced his death Monday afternoon, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. He had […]

Maggie Peterson, Actress on ‘The Andy Griffith Show,’ Dies at 81

Maggie Peterson, the singer and actress known for her recurring role on The Andy Griffith Show as Charlene Darling, the only daughter of a bluegrass-loving mountain family, has died. She was 81. Peterson died Sunday in Colorado, her family announced. They said her health “took a turn for the worse” in the wake of the […]

Jay Sandrich, Prolific Director on ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’ and ‘The Cosby Show,’ Dies at 89

Jay Sandrich, the top-notch sitcom director who was a regular on 'The Mary Tyler Moore,' 'The Cosby Show' and 'Soap' and on the scene for some of the biggest moments in the history of television comedy, has died.

Arlene Golonka, Actress on Broadway and ‘Mayberry R.F.D.,’ Dies at 85

Arlene Golonka, the bubbly actress who starred on Broadway before working behind the counter at Boysinger's Bakery on 'The Andy Griffith Show' and 'Mayberry R.F.D.,' has died. She was xx.

Peter Larkin, Noted Broadway and Hollywood Production Designer, Dies at 93

Peter Larkin, the four-time Tony winner who designed the sets for the original Broadway productions of 'Peter Pan,' 'The Teahouse of the August Moon' and 'No Time for Sergeants' and for films including 'Tootsie' and 'Get Shorty,' has died. He was 93.

Sam Bobrick, ‘Saved by the Bell’ Creator, Dies at 87

Sam Bobrick, the Emmy-nominated writer and playwright who created the NBC comedy 'Saved by the Bell' and wrote four comedies that made it to Broadway, has died. He was 87.

Joseph Sirola, Actor and Tony-Winning Producer, Dies at 89

Joseph Sirola, the genial actor and Tony Award-winning producer who was known as "The King of the Voice-Overs," has died. He was 89.

Ken Berry, Star of ‘F Troop’ and ‘Mama’s Family,’ Dies at 85

Ken Berry, the rubber-legged actor who delighted TV viewers as the blundering Capt. Wilton Parmenter on 'F Troop' and as the accident-prone Vinton Harper on 'Mama's Family,' has died. He was 85.

Peggy McCay, Beloved Actress on ‘Days of Our Lives,’ Dies at 90

Peggy McCay, the Emmy-winning actress who portrayed the matriarch Caroline Brady on the NBC soap opera 'Days of Our Lives' for more than three decades, has died. She was 90.

NBC Affiliate Replaces ‘Office’ With ‘Matlock’ in Response to Andy Griffith Oscars Snub

Pushing repeats of the outgoing comedy and "Law & Order" and an original "1600 Penn" to Saturday, the Cleveland station's GM tells THR they wanted to give the actor due after he was left out of the "In Memoriam" segment.

Andy Griffith Cause of Death Revealed

The iconic actor’s death certificate said he suffered a heart attack 24 hours before he died.