ned beatty dead

Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor who starred in countless films including Deliverance, Superman, and Toy Story 3, and was nominated an Oscar for his supporting turn in Network, has died at the age of 83.

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Charles Grodin dead

Charles Grodin, the actor who appeared in the Beethoven films, Midnight Run, The Heartbreak Kid, and The Great Muppet Caper, to name just a few credits, has passed away at the age of 86. Grodin’s son told The New York Times that his father’s cause of death was bone marrow cancer. Read More »

Olympia Dukakis Dead

Olympia Dukakis, the character actress who found fame overnight after putting in an Oscar-winning supporting turn in Moonstruck, has unfortunately given her final performance. The co-star of Steel Magnolias and three-time Emmy nominee has died at age 89. Read More »

Monte Hellman dead

Monte Hellman, the filmmaker behind movies like Two-Lane Blacktop, The Shooting, and Cockfighter, has died. He suffered a fall in his home on April 19, and died the next day. He was 93 years old. Read More »

Larry McMurtry dead

Larry McMurtry, the Oscar-winning co-writer of Brokeback Mountain, died yesterday at the age of 84. A spokeswoman for her family did not provide a cause of death or information about where he died.

Despite his Oscar, McMurtry was better known as a novelist, and he leaves behind a legacy of incredible genre work, specifically in westerns, which included writing the brilliant novel Lonesome Dove, which was adapted into a television mini-series in 1989 and stands as one of my all-time favorite westerns. Read More »

Jessica Walter dead

Jessica Walter, the actress who portrayed over-the-top characters like Lucille Bluth on Arrested Development and Malory Archer on the FXX animated series Archer, has died. She was 80 years old. Read More »

george segal dead

George Segal, the Oscar-nominated actor seen in films like Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and Where’s Poppa?, and sitcoms like The Goldbergs, has died. He was 87.

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yasuo otsuka dead

Yasuo Otsuka, a legendary figure of Japan’s animation industry and mentor to anime titans such as Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata, has died. He was 89.

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yaphet kotto dead

Yaphet Kotto, star of films like Alien, the James Bond film Live and Let Die, and the TV series Homicide: Life on the Street, has died at age 81.

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Christopher Plummer dead

Christopher Plummer, the Oscar-winning actor who appeared in The Sound of Music, Knives Out, The Insider, Beginners, All the Money in the World, and countless more film and TV projects, has died at the age of 91. Read More »