Celebrity Deaths in Movies

  • Chantal Akerman, 65 (1950 - 2015)

    Chantal Akerman

    Belgian film director Chantal Akerman, a champion of feminism during the heady days of French filmmaking in the 1970s and beyond, has died, according to The Associated Press. She was 65. Artemis Productions in Brussels, which worked with Akerman, confirmed her death Tuesday but released no other details. The New York Times, however, reported that her death was confirmed by Sylviane Akerman,...

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  • Martin Milner (2015)

    Martin Milner

    Martin Milner, star of two wildly popular 1960s TV series, "Route 66" and "Adam-12," died on Sunday in Carlsbad, California, the Associated Press reports. He was 83. By LINDSEY BAHR, The Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — Martin Milner, whose wholesome good looks helped make him the star of two hugely popular 1960s TV series, "Route 66" and "Adam-12," has died.He was 83. "Adam-12" co-star Kent...

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  • Dean Jones, 84 (1931 - 2015)

    Dean Jones

    Dean Jones, the actor who starred in such classic Disney films as "That Darn Cat!," "The Love Bug" and "The Shaggy D.A.," has died. He was 84. Publicist Richard Hoffman announced Jones' passing on Wednesday. Jones' long association with Walt Disney Company began after he received an unexpected call from Walt Disney himself, who praised his work on the TV show "Ensign O'Toole," noting it had...

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  • Wes Craven, 76 (2015)

    Wes Craven

    Wes Craven, the iconic film director whose "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream" movies redefined the horror genre, has died after battling brain cancer By DAISY NGUYEN and JAKE COYLE, The Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — Wes Craven, the prolific writer-director who thrilled audiences with iconic and bloody suburban slashers like "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream" that made his name...

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  • Edena Hines, 33 (2015)

    Edena Hines

    Edena Hines, an actress and the step-granddaughter of actor Morgan Freeman, died Sunday, Aug. 16, after being stabbed. She was 33.

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