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Richard Attenborough, 90 (1923 - 2014)
By GREGORY KATZ and JAKE COYLE Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Richard Attenborough was a lord, an Oscar-winning director for the much-lauded "Gandhi" and an unflagging pillar to British cinema. But Attenborough, who died Sunday at 90, was best known as Dickie. Baby-faced as a young actor and whitely bearded in his older age, Attenborough — warmly known as "Dickie Darling" —...
Lauren Bacall, 89 (1924 - 2014)
HILLEL ITALIE, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Lauren Bacall had one of those incredible lives. The wife and co-star of Humphrey Bogart. A Tony Award-winning actress. A National Book Award-winning author. A giant of fashion. A friend of the Kennedys. One of the last survivors of Hollywood's studio age. A star almost from the moment she appeared on screen to the day she died,...
Robin Williams, 63 (1951 - 2014)
HAVEN DALEY, The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Robin Williams kept the world laughing, something that made it all the harder for friends and fans to accept that beneath that reservoir of frenetic energy and seemingly endless good humor resided demons so dark they could push him to suicide. It was no secret that the Oscar-winning actor had periodic bouts of substance abuse and...
Menahem Golan, 85 (1929 - 2014)
ARON HELLER, The Associated PressTEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Menahem Golan, a veteran Israeli filmmaker who built an empire on the back of brawny men beating others senseless across a host of 1980s action films, has died in Tel Aviv. He was 85.Throughout his long career, Golan produced more than 200 movies and directed a fourth of them. But while others attended the Cannes film festival in tuxedoes...
Marilyn Burns (2014)
The Associated PressHOUSTON (AP) — Actress Marilyn Burns, perhaps best known as the heroine in the 1974 horror classic "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre," has died at her Houston-area home. She was 65.Her manager, Chris Roe, confirmed Wednesday that Burns was found unresponsive by a family member on Tuesday. The Harris County medical examiner's office has not determined a cause of death.Burns'...
Dick Smith, 92 (1922 - 2014)
HILLEL ITALIE, The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Dick Smith, the Oscar-winning "Godfather of Makeup" who amused, fascinated and terrified moviegoers by devising unforgettable transformations for...
Robert Drew, 90 (1924 - 2014)
The Associated Press SHARON, Conn. (AP) — Robert Drew, a pioneer of the modern documentary who in "Primary" and other movies mastered the intimate, spontaneous style known as cinema verite and...
James Shigeta, 81 (1933 - 2014)
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Skye McCole Bartusiak, 21 (1992 - 2014)
The Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Actress Skye McCole Bartusiak, who portrayed Mel Gibson's young daughter in the 2000 film "The Patriot," died in her Houston home, her mother said Sunday. She...
Dave Legeno, 50 (1963 - 2014)
The Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say "Harry Potter" actor Dave Legeno has died from heatstroke in California's Death Valley. He was 50.Legeno played the werewolf Fenrir Greyback...
Zohra Sehgal, 102 (1912 - 2014)
The Associated PressNEW DELHI (AP) — Actress and dancer Zohra Sehgal, who charmed viewers with her impish grin and twinkling eyes, has died of heart failure in New Delhi at age 102.Sehgal had been...
Paul Mazursky (2014)
DERRIK J. LANG, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul Mazursky, the innovative and versatile director who showed the absurdity of modern life in such movies as "Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice"...
Eli Wallach, 98 (1915 - 2014)
JAKE COYLE, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — As a masterful character actor and early product of postwar, Method-style theater, Eli Wallach wore countless faces, disappearing into them all....
Barry Moss (2014)
MARK KENNEDY, The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Broadway and television casting director Barry Moss, who helped cast nearly 90 Broadway and touring productions, including the 1980 revival of ...
Carlton Sherwood, 77 (1937 - 2014)
The Associated PressHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Vietnam War veteran and former journalist who produced a film attacking Democrat John Kerry during his failed 2004 presidential campaign has died....
Ruby Dee, 91 (1922 - 2014)
MARK KENNEDY, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — For Ruby Dee, acting and activism weren't contradictory things. They were inseparable, and they were intertwined. The African-American...
Martha Hyer, 89 (1924 - 2014)
RUSSELL CONTRERAS, The Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (AP) — Martha Hyer, an Oscar-nominated actress who starred alongside the likes of Frank Sinatra and Humphrey Bogart, and later...
Karlheinz Boehm, 86 (1928 - 2014)
The Associated PressBERLIN (AP) — Karlheinz Boehm, an Austrian actor and human rights activist who founded an aid group dedicated to helping people in Ethiopia, has died. He was 86.Boehm's group,...
Joan Lorring, 88 (1926 - 2014)
The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — The Oscar-nominated actress Joan Lorring has died more than six decades after appearing opposite Bette Davis in the film "The Corn is Green." She was 88.She died...
Michael Gottlieb (2014)
American film director and screenwriter best known for Mannequin (1987) starring Andrew McCarthy and Kim Cattrall has died. According to The Hollywood Reporter Gottlieb died Friday May 23rd in a...
Gordon Willis, 82 (1931 - 2014)
The Associated Press FALMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Gordon Willis, one of Hollywood's most celebrated and influential cinematographers, nicknamed "The Prince of Darkness" for his subtle but indelible...
Malik Bendjelloul, 36 (1977 - 2014)
MALIN RISING, The Associated Press STOCKHOLM (AP) — Malik Bendjelloul, the cash-strapped film maker who shot to Hollywood stardom overnight with the Oscar-winning music documentary "Searching...
Assi Dayan (2014)
The Associated PressJERUSALEM (AP) — Actor and director Assi Dayan, an Israeli cultural icon who was known for both his trailblazing films and troubled personal life, died on Thursday in his Tel...
Bob Hoskins, 71 (1942 - 2014)
JILL LAWLESS, The Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Bob Hoskins never lost his Cockney accent, even as he became a global star who charmed and alarmed audiences in a vast range of roles. Short...
Mickey Rooney, 93 (1920 - 2014)
ANTHONY McCARTNEY, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mickey Rooney's approach to life was simple: "Let's put on a show!" He spent nine decades doing it, on the big screen, on television,...
Patrice Wymore Flynn, 87 (1926 - 2014)
DAVID McFADDEN, The Associated Press KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Patrice Wymore Flynn, a Hollywood actress and cattle rancher who was the widow of swashbuckling screen legend Errol Flynn, has died...
Abby Singer, 96 (1917 - 2014)
JAKE COYLE, The Associated Press Abby Singer, a famed production manager whose name became synonymous for the next-to-last shot of the day, died Thursday. He was 96. The Harlem-born Abner E....
Vera Chytilova, 85 (1929 - 2014)
KAREL JANICEK, The Associated PressPRAGUE (AP) — Czech film director Vera Chytilova, one of the leading filmmakers of the new wave of Czechoslovak cinema in the 1960s, has died. She was 85.Czech...
Hal Douglas, 89 (1924 - 2014)
The Associated Press LOVETTSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Legendary voice-over artist Hal Douglas, whose sonorous delivery starred in trailers for thousands of movies and documentaries, has died, his family...
Alain Resnais, 91 (1922 - 2014)
The Associated PressPARIS (AP) — Alain Resnais, the French filmmaker whose cryptic "Last Year at Marienbad" extended its influence across generations, has died at 91.Resnais was editing drafts of...