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Fran Drescher, Barry Manilow, Leeza Gibbons and More Remember Suzanne Somers: “The Light for So Many”

Hollywood is mourning the death of Suzanne Somers, who became a household name with her role in Three’s Company and later went on to star in Step by Step and She’s the Sheriff. Somers died Sunday at age 76 at her home in Palm Springs, California, after a battle with cancer, her longtime publicist R. […]

Gail O’Neill, Fashion Model and Journalist, Dies at 61

Gail O’Neill, the fashion model who worked with brands like Michael Kors and Ralph Lauren, and also served as a TV correspondent for CBS, CNN and HGTV, has died. She was 61. The model was believed to be in her Atlanta home when she died on Oct. 10, her former Click Model agent Stephanie Grill […]

Suzanne Somers, Star of ‘Three’s Company’ and ‘She’s the Sheriff,’ Dies at 76

Suzanne Somers, the Emmy nominee and star of hit shows like Three’s Company and Step by Step, died Sunday. She was 76. Somers died peacefully of breast cancer at her home in Palm Springs, her longtime publicist, R. Couri Hay, announced. “She survived an aggressive form of breast cancer for over 23 years. Suzanne was […]

Piper Laurie, Actress in ‘The Hustler,’ ‘Carrie’ and ‘Twin Peaks,’ Dies at 91

The three-time Oscar nominee and Emmy winner also starred in the original 'Days of Wine and Roses' and in 'Children of a Lesser God.'

Tracy Owen, Industrial Relations Executive at Paramount, Dies at 43

Tracy Owen, senior vp industrial relations for Paramount Pictures and Paramount Television Studios, died Oct. 1 in Los Angeles after suffering a stroke. She was 43. “Since first joining our team over 10 years ago, Tracy has been a bright light who touched the lives of all who had the privilege of working beside her,” […]

Mark Goddard, Actor on ‘Lost in Space,’ Dies at 87

He played Major Don West, the hot-tempered pilot of the Jupiter 2, on the 1960s CBS adventure series.

Rudolph Isley, Iconic Member of the Isley Brothers, Dead at 84

Rudolph Isley, a founding member of the iconic trio the Isley Brothers, died Wednesday. He was 84. The cause of death is currently unknown, but his brother Ronald confirmed the news in a statement to Billboard: “There are no words to express my feelings and the love I have for my brother. Our family will […]

Phyllis Coates, the First Lois Lane on Television, Dies at 96

Phyllis Coates, the first actress to play Daily Planet reporter Lois Lane on television, only to leave the Adventures of Superman after just one season, has died. She was 96. Coates, who also appeared in Republic Pictures serials and in such films as I Was a Teenage Frankenstein, died Wednesday of natural causes at the […]

Keith Giffen, Comic Book Writer-Artist Behind Lobo, Blue Beetle and Rocket Raccoon, Dies at 70

Keith Giffen, the longtime comics author and artist who co-created popular characters such as DC’s Lobo and the Jamie Reyes version of the Blue Beetle as well as Marvel’s Rocket Raccoon, has died. He was 70. His family announced his death Wednesday on Facebook via a sardonic post pre-written by Giffen: “I told them I […]

Jeff Burr, Director of ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre III,’ Dies at 60

Jeff Burr, the horror specialist who directed Vincent Price in one of his last movies and entries in the Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Puppet Master, Pumpkinhead and Stepfather franchises, has died. He was 60. Burr died Tuesday in his sleep in Dalton, Georgia, of apparent complications from a stroke, his longtime friend, actor Eric Spudic, told […]

Jonathan Dolgen, Longtime Viacom Entertainment Group Chairman, Dies at 78

Jonathan Dolgen, the tough-minded dealmaker and skillful numbers-cruncher who spent a decade at Viacom working for Sumner Redstone and alongside Paramount Pictures head Sherry Lansing, has died. He was 78. Dolgen died Monday evening of natural causes at UCLA Medical Center surrounded by his family, a publicist announced. He had suffered a cerebral hemorrhage in […]

Longtime Actors’ Equity Leader Alan Eisenberg Dies at 88

Alan Eisenberg, the former longtime executive director of Actors’ Equity, died Oct. 7 in Rhinebeck, New York. He was 88. Eisenberg oversaw the union for actors and stage managers from 1981 to 2006, during which time he grew membership numbers, dealt with controversies such as the Miss Saigon casting and guided membership through the aftermath […]