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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.

John Korty, Emmy-Winning ‘Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman’ Director, Dies at 85

John Korty, who directed Cicely Tyson in the landmark telefilm The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman and won an Oscar for the documentary Who Are the DeBolts? and Where Did They Get Nineteen Kids?, has died. He was 85. Korty died March 9 at his home in Point Reyes Station in Marin County, California, the […]

Johnny Brown, Comedian, Singer and ‘Good Times’ Actor, Dies at 84

Johnny Brown, the easygoing actor, comedian and singer best known for portraying the housing project superintendent Nathan Bookman on Good Times, has died. He was 84. Brown died Wednesday, his daughter, actress Sharon Catherine Brown, announced on Instagram. “Our family is devastated. Devastated. Devastated. Beyond heartbroken. Barely able to breathe,” she wrote. View this post on Instagram […]

Joyce Eliason, Emmy-Nominated Writer of ‘The Last Don’ and ‘The Jacksons: An American Dream,’ Dies at 87

Joyce Eliason, the Emmy-nominated writer and producer whose works include the miniseries The Last Don, Titanic and The Jacksons: An American Dream, has died. She was 87. Eliason died Monday evening after a brief illness, according to her agent. A prolific writer for television, Eliason had a career that spanned four decades. She was known […]

‘Return of the Jedi,’ ‘Pink Flamingos,’ ‘Cooley High’ Enter National Film Registry

Strangers on a Train, Pink Flamingos, Cooley High, Return of the Jedi, A Nightmare on Elm Street and Selena are among the cinematic treasures chosen this year for the Library of Congress’ National Film Registry, it was announced Tuesday. The list of 25 motion pictures picked to be preserved also includes What Ever Happened to […]

Charlie Rose Resurfaces to Pen Tribute to Cicely Tyson Via Email

Days after the actress' death, Rose offered a tribute to the acting legend, his first significant public missive since losing his CBS and PBS gigs due to multiple allegations of sexual harassment. 

Cicely Tyson’s Co-Star Condola Rashad Pays Tribute to “My Fairy Grandmother”

Rashad, who starred with the actress on Broadway in 2013's 'Trip  to  Bountiful' revival, on her friend and mentor, who died Jan. 28 at age 96.

Kelly Ripa Pays Tribute to Cicely Tyson Ahead of Posthumous Interview 

In one of her last appearances before she died, Tyson joined the hosts of 'Live With Kelly and Ryan' to promote her recently published memoir 'Just As I Am.'

Shonda Rhimes, LeVar Burton, Viola Davis and More Stars Pay Tribute to “Cultural Icon” Cicely Tyson

In the wake of Cicely Tyson's death on Thursday, stars took to social media to pay tribute to the actress who made television history while forging a sterling career out of portraying women of strength and substance. 

Cicely Tyson: 10 of Her Most Memorable Performances

Throughout her career, which spanned over 60 years, Cicely Tyson touched hearts in pivotal roles.

Cicely Tyson, Actress Who Showed the Power of Women, Dies at 96

She received an Oscar nomination for 'Sounder,' mesmerized TV audiences in 'The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman' and won a Tony for 'The Trip to Bountiful.'

‘Just As I Am’: 9 Takeaways From Cicely Tyson’s Memoir

In her new memoir, out Tuesday, the legendary actress details notable moments from both her personal and professional life, including her relationship with jazz legend Miles Davis and her standout roles in 'Roots,' 'Sounder' and more.