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Joshua Shintani, 32 (2015)
Joshua "Li'l Boy" Shintani, a former teenage actor who appeared in the 2001 comedy "Shallow Hal," has died, according to multiple news sources. He was 32. For full obituary and coverage, click here.
Nicoletta Machiavelli, 71 (1944 - 2015)
Italian actress Nicoletta Machiavelli, who acted alongside Burt Reynolds in 1966's "Navajo Joe," has died, according to Seattle, King County, Washington, public records and other sources. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Dora Doll, 93 (1922 - 2015)
Dora Doll, a German-born French film and TV actress, died Sunday at 93, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Saeed Jaffrey, 86 (1929 - 2015)
Saeed Jaffrey, an Indian-born British actor acclaimed for his roles in international films including "Gandhi," ''A Passage to India" and "My Beautiful Laundrette," has died, according to The Associated Press. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Gunnar Hansen, 68 (1947 - 2015)
Gunnar Hansen, the actor who played terrifying villain Leatherface in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, has died. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Melissa Mathison, 65 (2015)
Melissa Mathison, who was Oscar-nominated for original screenplay for Steven Spielberg's "E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial" and also wrote "The Black Stallion," died Wednesday in Los Angeles after an...
Colin Welland, 81 (1934 - 2015)
Colin Welland, the Academy Award-winning English screenwriter of "Chariots of Fire," died Nov. 3 at 81. For full obituary and coverage, click here.
Betsy Drake, 92 (1923 - 2015)
Betsy Drake, an actress who had a brief career in Hollywood as well as a slightly longer tenure as the third wife of actor Cary Grant, has died, according to multiple news sources. For obituary and...
Maureen O'Hara, 95 (1920 - 2015)
By ROBERT JABLON, The Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — Fiery-haired and feisty, Maureen O'Hara could handle anything the world and Hollywood threw at her. Director John Ford punched her in the...
Bruce Hyde, 74 (1941 - 2015)
Bruce Hyde, an actor who played Lieutenant Kevin Riley on the original "Star Trek" television series, has died, according to multiple news sources. Hyde, who was 74, died Oct. 13 of throat cancer,...
Joan Leslie, 90 (1925 - 2015)
Joan Leslie, an American movie actress of the 1940s who appeared later on television, has died. She was 90. She was the leading lady for Humphrey Bogart in 1941's "High Sierra"; Fred Astaire in...
Chantal Akerman, 65 (1950 - 2015)
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...
Martin Milner (2015)
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...
Dean Jones, 84 (1931 - 2015)
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...
Wes Craven, 76 (2015)
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...
Edena Hines, 33 (2015)
Edena Hines, an actress and the step-granddaughter of actor Morgan Freeman, died Sunday, Aug. 16, after being stabbed. She was 33.
Theodore Bikel, 91 (1924 - 2015)
Oscar- and Tony-nominated character actor and folk singer Theodore Bikel, died Tuesday morning in Los Angeles, according to Variety. He was 91. He originated the role of Captain von Trapp in "The...
Omar Sharif, 83 (1932 - 2015)
Omar Sharif, star of movies including "Doctor Zhivago" and "Lawrence of Arabia, died July 10 of a heart attack, according to the Associated Press. He was 83. By SARAH EL DEEB and LEE KEATH, The...
Jerry Weintraub, 77 (2015)
Longtime Hollywood mogul known for his bootstraps career arc and far-reaching influence in both the music and film industries, Jerry Weintraub has died. He was 77. By JAKE COYLE, The Associated...
Amanda Peterson, 43 (1971 - 2015)
Star of 80s hit "Can't Buy Me Love, Amanda Peterson has died. The Associated PressGREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Amanda Peterson, best known for her role in the 1987 romantic comedy "Can't Buy Me Love,"...
Diana Douglas, 92 (1923 - 2015)
An actress and model and the mother of Michael Douglas, Diana Douglas succumbed to cancer on Saturday. She leaves behind a six-decade career with such hits as "Planes, Trains, and Automobiles." ...
Rick Ducommun, 62 (2015)
By CHARMAINE NORONHA, The Associated PressTORONTO (AP) — Actor and comedian Rick Ducommun, known for his role in the 1989 film "The 'Burbs," has died at age 62, his family said Thursday.Peter...
Monica Lewis, 93 (1922 - 2015)
The Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress, singer and voice of the Chiquita Banana cartoon character Monica Lewis has died.Her former manager, Alan Eichler, says Lewis died Friday of natural...
Ron Moody, 91 (1924 - 2015)
The Associated PressLONDON (AP) — British actor Ron Moody, best known for playing Fagin in the 1968 film "Oliver!" has died aged 91.His agent said Moody, who received an Oscar nomination for best...
Robert Chartoff, 81 (1933 - 2015)
The Associated PressSANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Robert Chartoff, the Oscar-winning movie producer behind the boxing classics "Rocky" and "Raging Bull," died Wednesday, associates said. He was 81...
Christopher Lee, 93 (1922 - 2015)
By JILL LAWLESS, The Associated PressLONDON (AP) — Christopher Lee, an actor who brought dramatic gravitas and aristocratic bearing to screen villains from Dracula to James Bond enemy Scaramanga,...
Richard Johnson, 87 (1927 - 2015)
The Associated PressLONDON (AP) — Richard Johnson, a distinguished British actor who almost played James Bond, has died. He was 87.Johnson's family says he died Saturday in a London hospital after...
Julie Harris, 94 (1921 - 2015)
The Associated PressLONDON (AP) — Julie Harris, an Academy Award-winning costume designer who outfitted James Bond and The Beatles, has died at 94.Jo Botting, a British Film Institute curator and...
Betsy Palmer, 88 (1926 - 2015)
By JOHN ROGERS, The Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — Betsy Palmer, the veteran character actress who achieved lasting, though not necessarily sought-after, fame as the murderous camp cook in the...
Reynaldo Rey , 75 (1940 - 2015)
The Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — Reynaldo Rey, the actor-comedian who appeared in such films as "Friday" and "White Men Can't Jump," has died. He was 75.Rey's manager Vanzil Burke says he...