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David Canary, 77 (1938 - 2015)
David Canary, an actor who played roles on TV's "Bonanza" and "All My Children," has died at 77. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Nathaniel Marston, 40 (1975 - 2015)
Actor Nathaniel Marston, a former star of the soap opera "One Life To Live," has died, his mother, Elizabeth Jackson, announced Wednesday on Facebook. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
George Barris , 89 (1925 - 2015)
George Barris, who created television's original Batmobile, along with custom vehicles for "The Munsters" and "The Beverly Hillbillies," has died at 89. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Al Molinaro, 96 (1919 - 2015)
Al Molinaro, the actor known best for playing diner owner Al Delvecchio on TV's "Happy Days," died Friday of gall stone complications. He was 96. A native of Kenosha, Wisconsin – just 40 miles from the "Happy Days" setting of Milwaukee – Molinaro was born June 24, 1919. He moved to California in the 1950s but didn't begin working as an actor for years. It was 1969 when he had his first...
Ralph Richeson, 63 (1952 - 2015)
Ralph Richeson, the eccentric actor who played the disheveled cook Richardson at the Grand Central Hotel on the HBO series "Deadwood," has died, according to The Hollywood Reporter. For full obituary and coverage, click here.
Sam Sarpong, 40 (2015)
Sam Sarpong, a supermodel and former host of MTV's "Yo Momma," has died after jumping off a bridge in Pasadena, California, according to USA Today. For full obituary and coverage, click here.
Scott Marshall, 41 (2015)
Spike TV's "Ink Master" season four winner Scott Marshall died last weekend in Chicago, according to Variety. For full obituary and coverage, click here.
Paul Prudhomme, 75 (1940 - 2015)
Famed chef Paul Prudhomme died Thursday morning at the age of 75, according to the New Orleans restaurant he owned, K-Paul's, CNN reported. Prudhomme died in New Orleans after a brief illness,...
Harry Volkman, 89 (1926 - 2015)
Legendary Chicago weather forecaster Harry Volkman has died, according to multiple news sources. Volkman, who died Thursday of a respiratory illness, was 89.
Tony Lara, 50 (2015)
Tony Lara, a ship captain on the Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch," has died in South Dakota, according to multiple news sources. He was 50
Roddy Piper, 61 (2015)
"Rowdy" Roddy Piper, the wrestling world icon, movie star, and podcast host has died, the Associated Press reports. He was 61. According to the TMZ, he died from cardiac arrest in his sleep at his...
Dick Maugg, 83 (2015)
Dick Maugg, known for his role in 1980s advertisements for Bartles & Jaymes brand wine coolers, has died, according to The Associated Press. He was 83. His wife, Barbara Maugg, tells the Santa Rosa...
Irwin Keyes, 63 (1952 - 2015)
Actor Irwin Keyes, who played roles in horror movies but may be known best for playing George Jefferson's dim-witted bodyguard, Hugo, on the long-running TV sitcom "The Jeffersons," has died,...
Patrick Macnee, 93 (1922 - 2015)
Patrick Macnee, who played a stylish secret agent on the 1960s television series "The Avengers," has died. He was 93. Macnee, who died Thursday of natural causes in Rancho Mirage, California,...
Dick Van Patten, 86 (1928 - 2015)
Actor Dick Van Patten, who played patriarch Tom Bradford on TV's "Eight Is Enough," has died. He was 86.
Michael King (2015)
By FRAZIER MOORE, The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Michael King, an innovative TV syndicator who helped make stars of Oprah Winfrey, Dr. Phil McGraw and Rachael Ray, has died.A family member...
Ann Meara, 85 (1929 - 2015)
By SANDY COHEN and FRAZIER MOORE, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found...
Marty Pasetta (2015)
The Associated PressLA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Marty Pasetta, a television veteran who directed Academy Awards telecasts for most of the 1970s and 80s, has died.Pasetta died Thursday night in La...
William Bast, 84 (1931 - 2015)
The Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — William Bast, a TV writer who co-created the 1980s "Dynasty" spin-off "The Colbys" during a four-decade career, has died. He was 84.His friend, Niki Marvin,...
Maria Elena Velasco, 74 (1940 - 2015)
The Associated PressMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican actress and comedian Maria Elena Velasco, best known for her character "The Indian Maria," has died at age 74.The Mexican film institute announced...
Grace Lee Whitney, 85 (1930 - 2015)
The Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — Grace Lee Whitney, who played Captain Kirk's assistant on the original "Star Trek" series, has died. She was 85.Whitney died of natural causes Friday in her...
Suzanne Crough, 52 (1963 - 2015)
SALLY HO, The Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — The youngest daughter on hit 1970s television show "The Partridge Family" has died. Suzanne Crough Condray, who played Tracy Partridge, was...
Jayne Meadows, 95 (1919 - 2015)
AP Television Writer, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jayne Meadows, the Emmy-nominated actress and TV personality who often teamed with her husband, Steve Allen, has died. She was 95. ...
Sawyer Sweeten, 19 (1995 - 2015)
The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Sawyer Sweeten, who played one of Ray Romano's twin sons in the CBS comedy "Everybody Loves Raymond," has died. He was 19. Sweeten committed suicide, his...
Lois Lilienstein , 78 (1936 - 2015)
The Associated PressTORONTO (AP) — Canadian musician Lois Lilienstein of Sharon, Lois & Bram fame has died at age 78.Her son David Lilienstein said Thursday that she died at home in Toronto after...
Jonathan Crombie, 48 (1966 - 2015)
'Anne of Green Gables' actor Jonathan Crombie has died in New York City. He was 48. More details will be posted as it becomes available.
Richard Dysart, 85 (1929 - 2015)
The Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — Richard Dysart, a veteran stage and screen actor who played senior partner Leland McKenzie in the long-running TV courtroom drama "L.A. Law," has died after a...
Stan Freberg, 88 (1926 - 2015)
By JOHN ROGERS, The Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — Stan Freberg, the spirited comic genius who lampooned American history in his landmark recordings "The United States of America" and was...
Alton "Ben" Powers, 64 (1950 - 2015)
The Associated PressNEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Actor Alton "Ben" Powers, known for his role in the 1970s CBS television series "Good Times," has died at the age of 64.Auclair Funeral Home, which is...
James Best, 88 (1926 - 2015)
By JONATHAN DREW and MICHAEL BIESECKER, The Associated Press RALEIGH, North Carolina (AP) — The prolific character actor best known for his role as Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane on "The Dukes of...