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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 was 21. Bartusiak's mother, Helen Bartusiak, told The Associated Press the actress had been living in a garage apartment at her parents' home. She said the actress' boyfriend found her...
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 in three "Harry Potter" films.The brawny British actor also appeared in "Snow White and the Huntsman" and "Batman Begins."The Inyo County Sheriff's Department says hikers found Legeno's body Sunday...
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 hospitalized with pneumonia earlier in the week and passed away Thursday evening. She will be cremated later Friday.Condolence messages poured in for the performer.Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
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" and "An Unmarried Woman," has died. He was 84. The filmmaker died of pulmonary cardiac arrest Monday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, said Mazursky's spokeswoman Nancy Willen. As...
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. But he was always propelled — in acting and in life — by a mischievousness and an abiding playfulness that made him a tireless performer, an enduring family man and, of course, one immortal...
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 ...
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...
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....
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...
Harold Ramis, 69 (1944 - 2014)
TAMMY WEBBER, The Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Harold Ramis, the bespectacled "Ghostbusters" sidekick to Bill Murray whose early grounding in live comedy led to blockbuster movies such as ...
Shirley Temple, 85 (1928 - 2014)
HILLEL ITALIE, The Associated Press Shirley Temple, who sang, danced, sobbed and grinned her way into the hearts of Depression-era moviegoers and remains the ultimate child star decades later,...
Gabriel Axel (2014)
JAN M. OLSEN, The Associated PressCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Gabriel Axel, the first Dane to win an Oscar for best foreign film with "Babette's Feast" which he directed, has died at the age of 95...
Philip Seymour Hoffman, 46 (1967 - 2014)
HILLEL ITALIE, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — He was only 46, busy as ever and secure in his standing as one of the world's greatest actors. There were no dissenters about the gifts and...
Maximilian Schell, 83 (1930 - 2014)
The Associated Press VIENNA (AP) — Austrian-born actor Maximilian Schell, a fugitive from Adolf Hitler who became a Hollywood favorite and won an Oscar for his role as a defense attorney in ...
Miklos Jancso, 92 (1921 - 2014)
The Associated PressBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian filmmaker Miklos Jancso, winner of the best director award at the 1972 Cannes film festival, has died. He was 92.Jancso's death on Friday...
Suchitra Sen, 82 (1931 - 2014)
MANIK BANERJEE, The Associated PressKOLKATA, India (AP) — Suchitra Sen, a legendary Indian actress known for her memorable roles in both Bengali-language and Hindi Bollywood films, died Friday of...
Ruth Robinson Duccini (2014)
The Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ruth Robinson Duccini, the last of the original female Munchkins from the 1939 movie "The Wizard of Oz," has died. She was 95. With her death, only one...