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Molly Glynn (2014)
The Associated PressCHICAGO (AP) — Molly Glynn, an accomplished Chicago theater actress who also played a recurring role as a doctor on the TV series "Chicago Fire," has died after a tree toppled by a powerful storm struck her as she rode her bike in a forest park. She was 46.Glynn was with her husband, Joe Foust, when the storm rolled quickly into the area, just north of Chicago, the executive...
Joan Rivers, 81 (1933 - 2014)
SANDY COHEN, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — On "The Ed Sullivan Show" in 1967, Joan Rivers joked about society's double-standard for women. "A girl, you're 30 years old, you're not married, you're an old maid," she said. "A man, he's 90 years old, he's not married, he's a catch." At the time, it was rare to see a female comic onstage, and even rarer for an entertainer to talk...
William Greaves, 87 (1926 - 2014)
HILLEL ITALIE, The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — William Greaves, the Emmy-award winning co-host and executive producer of a groundbreaking television news program and a prolific filmmaker whose subjects ranged from Muhammad Ali to the Harlem Renaissance to the black middle class, has died at age 87.Greaves died Monday at his Manhattan home after a prolonged illness, according to his...
Don Pardo, 96 (1918 - 2014)
FRAZIER MOORE, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Few would recognize his face, but most knew his voice: the booming baritone that for nearly four decades heralded "Saturday Night Live." Don Pardo, the eras-spanning radio and TV announcer whose resonant voice-over style was celebrated for its majesty and power, died Monday in Arizona at the age of 96. "He became our link to the...
Charles Keating, 72 (1941 - 2014)
LYNN ELBER, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charles Keating, a British-born Shakespearean actor who was amused by the fame that came with being an American soap opera star on "Another World," has died, his son, Sean Keating, said Monday. He was 72. Keating, who was diagnosed with lung cancer three years ago, died Friday in his home in Weston, Connecticut, with family members...
J.J. Murphy (2014)
The Associated PressBELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Authorities say Belfast actor J.J. Murphy has died days after starting his new role on the HBO series "Game of Thrones."No cause of death was...
Robert Halmi, Sr. (2014)
FRAZIER MOORE, The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Prolific TV producer Robert Halmi, Sr., has died.Halmi died Wednesday in his New York City home at 90, said spokesman Russ Patrick.The Hungarian...
James Garner, 86 (1928 - 2014)
FRAZIER MOORE, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Few actors could register disbelief, exasperation or annoyance with more comic subtlety. James Garner had a way of widening his eyes while...
Elaine Stritch, 89 (1925 - 2014)
MARK KENNEDY, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Elaine Stritch was more than a Broadway actress. She was a New York institution, strolling around in a fur coat, pork pie hat or oversized...
Bob Hastings, 89 (1925 - 2014)
The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — An actor best known from the 1960s sitcom "McHale's Navy," has died. Bob Hastings was 89. Allison Knowles says her grandfather died Monday in his...
Mesach Taylor, 67 (1947 - 2014)
FRAZIER MOORE, The Associated Press Meshach Taylor, who played a lovable ex-convict surrounded by boisterous Southern belles on the sitcom "Designing Women" and appeared in numerous other TV and...
Caleb Bankston (2014)
The Associated PressBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Caleb Bankston, a former contestant on the "Survivor" reality show, has died in a railway accident in Alabama. He was 27.Jefferson County Deputy Coroner...
Ann B. Davis (2014)
LYNN ELBER, The Associated Press Emmy-winning actress Ann B. Davis, who became America's favorite and most famous housekeeper as the devoted Alice Nelson of "The Brady Bunch," died Sunday at a San...
Efrem Zimbalist, Jr., 95 (1918 - 2014)
JOHN ROGERS, The Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — Handsome, debonair and blessed with a distinguished voice that reflected his real-life prep school upbringing, Efrem Zimbalist Jr. seemed born to...
Lee Marshall, 64 (1949 - 2014)
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Lee Marshall, one of the actors who supplied the booming voice of Tony the Tiger in commercials, has died. He was 64. His son, Jason VanBorssum, tells the Los Angeles...
Eric Hill (2014)
More details regarding Eric's passing will be provided as they become available.
The Ultimate Warrior, 54 (1959 - 2014)
DAN GELSTON, The Associated Press The Ultimate Warrior put on his signature airbrushed trench coat, shook the white ring ropes, and, for a few fleeting minutes, the wrestler billed as hailing from...
Sandy Grossman (2014)
RACHEL COHEN, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Sandy Grossman, who directed a record 10 Super Bowl broadcasts and spent more than two decades in the TV truck working with announcers Pat...
Kate O'Mara, 74 (1939 - 2014)
The Associated PressLONDON (AP) — British actress Kate O'Mara, best known for her role in the 1980s soap opera "Dynasty," died Sunday at the age of 74, her agent said.Phil Belfield said O'Mara died...
James Rebhorn (2014)
JAKE COYLE, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — James Rebhorn, the prolific character actor whose credits included "Homeland," ''Scent of a Woman" and "My Cousin Vinny," has died. He was 65. ...
Clarissa Dickson Wright (2014)
The Associated PressLONDON (AP) — Clarissa Dickson Wright, a vivid and outspoken British television personality who found fame as half of the food-loving duo "Two Fat Ladies," has died at the age...
Sheila MacRae (2014)
The Associated Press ENGLEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Sheila MacRae starred on the Broadway stage and in films, yet it was her small-screen role as the tolerant and brassy wife of a Brooklyn bus driver...
Henry "Hank" Rieger, 95 (1918 - 2014)
The Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — Family members say the former president of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has died in Oceanside, Calif.Henry "Hank" Rieger was 95. He died on...
Geoff Edwards, 83 (1931 - 2014)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Geoff Edwards, the hip-looking 1970s and '80s host of TV game shows including "Jackpot!" and two incarnations of "Treasure Hunt," died Wednesday, his agent said. He was 83. ...
Ted Bergmann (2014)
The Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — The producer of early Grammy and National Football League telecasts has died.Ted Bergmann's wife, Beverly, says the veteran producer died Sunday following...
Jim Lange, 81 (1932 - 2014)
CHANNING JOSEPH, The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jim Lange, the first host of the popular game show "The Dating Game," has died at his home in California. He was 81. He died Tuesday...
Mary Grace Canfield, 89 (1924 - 2014)
The Associated Press SANTA BARBARA, California (AP) — Mary Grace Canfield, a veteran character actress who played handywoman Ralph Monroe on the television show "Green Acres," has died. She was...
Ralph Waite, 85 (1928 - 2014)
LYNN ELBER, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ralph Waite, who played the kind-and-steady patriarch of a tight-knit rural Southern family on the TV series "The Waltons," died Thursday, his...
Sid Caesar, 91 (1922 - 2014)
LYNN ELBER, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — To put it simply: Sid Caesar invented TV sketch comedy and gave it stature as a funhouse mirror of the everyday. Some compared him to Charlie...
Richard Bull, 89 (1924 - 2014)
LYNN ELBER, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Richard Bull, who played shopkeeper and put-upon spouse Nels Oleson on TV's "Little House on the Prairie," has died. He was 89. Bull died...