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Oscar-Winning Screenwriter William Goldman Dead at 87
Goldman died in his Manhattan home last night.
Stan Lee Gave More Than He Took
The late comics legend has a tarnished legacy, but it still gleams bright.
Douglas Rain, Voice of
2001: A Space Odyssey
’s HAL 9000, Dead at 90
Primarily a stage performer, the actor received a Tony nomination for his turn in 1972’s
Vivat! Vivat Regina!
The Hate U Give
Screenwriter Audrey Wells Dead at 58
The writer and director passed away Thursday of cancer.
Jefferson Airplane Founder Marty Balin Dead at 76
Balin was a fixture of San Francisco’s psychedelic rock scene in the 1960s.
Broadway Star Marin Mazzie Dead at 57
Mazzie was known for her roles in
Kiss Me Kate
, and many other productions.
All the Festivals We Lost This Year, in Memoriam
Pour one out for Sasquatch!, Warped Tour, TanaCon, and more.
remembering mac miller
See More Portraits of Mac Miller From His Vulture Profile
The rapper died at 26 on Friday.
Mac Miller Dead at 26
He reportedly died of an accidental drug overdose from fentanyl and cocaine.
Why Burt Reynolds Was Such a Compelling Sex Symbol
No film better synthesizes his appeal than
Burt Reynolds, 1970s Leading Man, Dies at 82
Reynolds starred in
Deliverance, Smokey and the Bandit
Marvel Comics Legend Marie Severin Dies at 89
She was an artist and an unsung hero.
Thanks for the Good Times, Neil Simon
He was a comedy king and the most commercially successful Broadway playwright in the history of the form.
Jesus Christ Superstar
, Craig Zadan Changed How We Saw Theater
Remembering a quiet giant of American entertainment.
Charlotte Rae, Mrs. Garrett From
The Facts of Life
, Dies at 92
character proved so popular, she received her own spinoff, which Rae starred from from 1979 to 1986.
Marvel’s Steve Ditko, Co-Creator of Spider-Man and Doctor Strange, Dead at 90
Beyond his two most well-known superheroes, Ditko created or co-created Squirrel Girl, Mr. A, the Question and Captain Atom.
Richard Swift, the Shins and Black Keys Performer, Dead at 41
He also played with the Arcs, as well as produced.
The Many Legacies of Harlan Ellison
The sheer size of his bibliography makes discussion of the influence of Ellison tricky.
Joe Jackson, the Jackson Family Patriarch, Dead at 89
He had reportedly battled terminal cancer.
Former Fleetwood Mac Guitarist Danny Kirwan Dies at 68
Mick Fleetwood announced the musician’s death on Friday
Stars Pay Tribute to Late Hank the Security Guard Actor Hugh Dane
“He was one of the greats,” Rainn Wilson tweeted of Dane, who also appeared on sitcoms like
Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
The Carmichael Show.
Reggie Lucas, Producer for Madonna and Guitarist for Miles Davis, Dead at 65
Lucas produced the majority of Madonna’s debut album, and played in Miles Davis’s band.
Frightened Rabbit Front Man Scott Hutchison Found Dead at 36
The indie rocker disappeared from Edinburgh Tuesday night.
Carl Kasell, Longtime NPR Newscaster on ‘Morning Edition,’ Dead at 84
Kasell was also beloved as the judge and official scorekeeper of “Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me!
He retired in 2014.
Full Metal Jacket
Actor R. Lee Ermey Dead at 74
Ermey earned a Golden Globe nomination for his turn as Gunnery Sgt. Hartman in the 1987 Stanley Kubrick war drama.
Mitzi Shore, Owner of the Comedy Store, Dead at 87
Her son Pauly Shore reportedly took her to the Comedy Store Monday to say good-bye.
Modern Television Wouldn’t Exist Without Steven Bochco
Bochco pushed relentlessly to loosen commercial broadcast television’s restrictions on both content and style.
Prolific TV Writer and Producer Steven Bochco Dead at 74
Bochco was the mind behind
Hill Street Blues
Doogie Howser, M.D.
, among many other shows.
Actress DuShon Monique Brown Dead at 49
family is devastated to lose one of its own,” EP Dick Wolf told The Chicago
Eddie Redmayne and Other Celebrities Mourn Stephen Hawking
“We have lost a truly beautiful mind, an astonishing scientist and the funniest man I have ever had the pleasure to meet.”
Remembering Craig Mack, Bad Boy’s Forgotten First Success Story
The “Flava in Ya Ear” rapper died Monday at 46 from heart failure.
Bud Luckey, Oscar-Nominated Animator Who Designed
’s Woody, Dead at 83
In addition to the classic Pixar cowboy, Luckey designed characters for
A Bug’s Life
House of Cards
Actor Reg E. Cathey Dead at 59
Cathey won an Emmy in 2015 for his turn on the Netflix political thriller.
Olivia Cole, Emmy Award–Winning
Actress, Dead at 75
She also appeared in
Backstairs at the White House
Mark E. Smith of the Fall Dead at 60
No cause of death was given.
Ursula K. Le Guin Broke Down Walls With Her Writing
Science fiction would never be the same.
Remembering Hugh Masekela
The South African jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and prominent activist has died.
Ursula K. Le Guin, Fantasy and Science-Fiction Pioneer, Dead at 88
Le Guin was the author of the Earthsea books and
The Left Hand of Darkness
Remembering The Cranberries’ Dolores O’Riordan
She gave insecurity and uncertainty a powerful voice.
The Cranberries Front Woman Dolores O’Riordan Dead at 46
The singer’s publicist confirmed her death on Monday
Mystery Author Sue Grafton Dies at 77
Her famous Kinsey Millhone series will end with 2017’s
Y Is For Yesterday
Rose Marie, Show-Business Legend, Dead at 94
“Three years old to 94 years old. That’s pretty good. I love my business. I love everything I have done,” she recently told Vulture.
Charles Manson Dead at 83
The infamous cult leader and convicted murderer died on Sunday of natural causes.
Malcolm Young, AC/DC Co-Founder and Guitar Savant, Dead at 64
Young had been battling dementia over the past few years.
Project Runway Season-One Contestant Wendy Pepper Has Died
The fashion designer died November 12 at 53.
Lil Peep, Rising Emo Rapper, Is Dead at 21
He reportedly died of a drug overdose.
RIP Warped Tour, the Festival of Your Youth
The festival is ending in 2018 after 24 years.
Legendary New York Gossip Columnist Liz Smith Dead at 94
The Grande Dame of Dish passed away of natural causes in New York.
Actor, Dead at 84
Hillerman won an Emmy and Golden Globe for his
Actor Brad Bufanda Dies by Suicide at 34
Bufanda is best known for playing PCHer Felix Toombs on the first two seasons of the Rob Thomas series.