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Carol Locatell, ‘Friday the 13th Part V: A New Beginning’ Actress, Dies at 82

Carol Locatell, who had a memorable turn as the foulmouthed mother Ethel Hubbard in Friday the 13th Part V: A New Beginning and worked alongside Burt Reynolds in three films, has died. She was 82. Locatell died April 11 at her home in Sherman Oaks after a long battle with cancer, her husband, songwriter and […]

Donn Cambern, Film Editor on ‘Easy Rider’ and ‘Romancing the Stone,’ Dies at 93

The Oscar nominee also cut 'Drive, He Said,' 'Blume in Love,' 'Smokey and the Bandit II,' 'Twins,' 'The Hindenburg' and much more.

Paul Mason, Producer, Studio Executive and Co-Creator of ‘The Bold Ones: The New Doctors,’ Dies at 92

Paul Mason, the screenwriter, producer and studio executive who penned episodes of Ben Casey, Ironside and CHiPs, created The Bold Ones: The New Doctors with Steven Bochco and served as president of Viacom Pictures, has died. He was 92. Mason died Dec. 26 at his home in West Hills, his son Barry Jacobs announced. At […]

Venetia Stevenson, Actress Once Called “The Most Photogenic Girl in the World,” Dies at 84

Venetia Stevenson, a model, actress and daughter of Hollywood luminaries who appeared in films including Darby’s Rangers, Island of Lost Women and Horror Hotel after being labeled “the most photogenic girl in the world,” has died. She was 84. Stevenson died Monday at a health care facility in Atlanta after a battle with Parkinson’s disease, her brother, actor and photographer Jeffrey Byron, […]

Gene LeBell, Famed Stuntman and “Godfather of Grappling,” Dies at 89

Gene LeBell, the colorful judo champion, wrestler and stuntman who trained Bruce Lee, fought Elvis Presley and John Wayne in the movies and was an inspiration for Brad Pitt’s character in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, has died. He was 89. LeBell died in his sleep early Tuesday morning at his home in Sherman Oaks, […]

Roger E. Mosley, Actor on ‘Magnum, P.I.,’ Dies at 83

Roger E. Mosley, who portrayed Theodore "T.C." Calvin, the helicopter pilot and buddy of Tom Selleck's character, on all eight seasons of the original 'Magnum, P.I.,' has died.

Bobbie Faye Ferguson, Actress and Mother of ‘Conners’ Star Jay R. Ferguson, Dies at 78

Bobbie Faye Ferguson, an actress and the mother of The Conners star Jay R. Ferguson, has died. She was 78. A resident of Sherman Oaks, Ferguson died June 25 of natural causes, it was announced Friday by her son’s reps at Industry Entertainment. Born on Oct. 10, 1943, in Memphis, Tennessee, Bobbie Faye was raised […]

Bo Hopkins, ‘Wild Bunch’ and ‘American Graffiti’ Actor, Dies at 84

Bo Hopkins, the wily actor with the wild-eyed gaze who came to fame portraying thieves and scoundrels in such films as 'The Wild Bunch,' 'American Graffiti,' 'Midnight Express' and 'White Lightning,' has died. He was xx.

Laurel Goodwin, Actress in ‘Girls! Girls! Girls!’ and the Rejected ‘Star Trek’ Pilot, Dies at 79

Laurel Goodwin, who made her movie debut opposite Elvis Presley in Girls! Girls! Girls! and starred alongside Jeffrey Hunter in “The Cage,’ the rejected first pilot made for Star Trek, has died. She was 79. Goodwin died Feb. 25 in Cathedral City, California, her sister, Maureen Scott, announced. Goodwin also portrayed the elder daughter of […]

Paul Casella Jr., Groundbreaking Transportation Coordinator in Hollywood, Dies at 86

Paul Casella Jr., a pioneering transportation coordinator in Hollywood who launched the mobile studio company Transcord Enterprises and handled logistics for Sony Pictures Studios for 25 years, died Feb. 15 in Glendale, his family announced. He was 86. Casella, who started his 60-year career in show business as a caterer, became the first person to […]

Burt Reynolds Died Happy Having Been Cast in ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’, Quentin Tarantino Says

Burt Reynolds was running his lines for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood before he died of a heart attack at the age of 82 on Sept. 6, 2018, Quentin Tarantino says. Speaking in a recent interview with CBS Sunday Morning to promote the novelization of his 2019 film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt, […]

James Hampton, ‘F Troop,’ ‘Longest Yard’ and ‘Teen Wolf’ Actor, Dies at 84

He worked often with Burt Reynolds and directed him in episodes of the sitcom 'Evening Shade.'