Famed film editor Frank Mazzola dies

2015-01-23 15:44

Frank Mazzola, who staged James Dean's famous fight scene in Rebel Without a Cause, has died.

Renowned film director dies

2015-01-12 11:17

Francesco Rosi, a renowned Italian film director whose most acclaimed works were shot in the 1960s and 1970s, has died aged 92.

The Birds actor Rod Taylor dies aged 84

2015-01-09 10:12

Australian actor Rod Taylor, famous for his role in Alfred Hitchcock's iconic 1963 horror movie The Birds, has died.

Zsa Zsa Gabor's daughter dies in Los Angeles

2015-01-07 11:25

Constance Francesca Hilton, the daughter of Zsa Zsa Gabor and Conrad Hilton, has died in Los Angeles.

The Addams Family star dies

2014-12-09 08:58

Ken Weatherwax, who played the child character Pugsley on The Addams Family television series in the 1960s, has died.

Rolling Stones sax legend Bobby Keys dies

2014-12-03 11:43

Bobby Keys, a defining saxophonist of the rock era who offered a jolt both musically and personally to the Rolling Stones, has died aged 70.

MTV Challenge star dies at 32

2014-11-17 15:36

MTV Challenge star Diem Brown has died after losing a long battle with cancer at age 32.

Member of rap pioneers Sugarhill Gang dies

2014-11-12 11:52

Big Bank Hank, whose Sugarhill Gang trio recorded the first rap song to go mainstream and pioneered the use of samples, has died aged 57.

Clinic where Joan Rivers received treatment made several errors, says agency

2014-11-11 13:48

State health investigators have said that the clinic where Joan Rivers was treated made several errors including taking cellphone photos of her while unconscious before her death.


Judge orders release of e-mails in James Brown estate lawsuit

2015-01-21 09:58

A judge says state officials must release e-mails about the diary of James Brown's widow and other documents related to the nearly decade-long fight over the late singer's estate.

La Dolce Vita actress Anita Ekberg dies at 83

2015-01-12 11:18

Anita Ekberg, the striking blonde Swedish actress whose sashay through Rome's Trevi fountain in La Dolce Vita made her an icon of cinema, has died at 83.

Star Wars actor dies during play rehearsal

2015-01-09 18:00

Actor Kan Bonfils, who appeared in James Bond movie Skyfall and as a Jedi master in the Star Wars franchise, has died during a theatre rehearsal.

Elvis Presley's private jets up for auction

2015-01-07 21:00

Two of Elvis Presley's private jets are up for auction after spending three decades on display at his Graceland estate in Memphis, Tennessee.

British blues legend Joe Cocker dies

2014-12-22 22:15

Joe Cocker, whose intense, gritty voice won him wide acclaim that spanned both rock and blues, has died at age 70.

Austrian pop superstar Udo Juergens dies

2014-12-22 08:50

Udo Juergens, an Austrian-born star who dominated pop music in the German-speaking world has died.

Robin Williams' son speaks publicly for the first time since his father's death

2014-11-24 16:18

Robin Williams' eldest son Zak, 31, has revealed the late actor's family are "doing OK" but are still "acclimating to the new normal" following their father's passing.

Paul Walker was ready to quit acting before his death

2014-11-19 06:00

Paul Walker's father claims the late actor was ready to quit both Hollywood and fast cars before he passed away in a vehicle accident.

Rolling Stones settle insurance dispute over L'Wren Scott's suicide

2014-11-17 11:02

The Rolling Stones said they had resolved an insurance dispute over their tour cancellation following the suicide of Mick Jagger's girlfriend, and voiced dismay that personal details had gone public.

British actor Warren Clarke has died

2014-11-13 14:10

British actor Warren Clarke, known for his role in TV drama Dalziel and Pascoe, has died at 67.

Joan Rivers' daughter is 'outraged' by error discoveries

2014-11-12 17:05

Attorneys say Joan Rivers' daughter is "outraged" by findings that errors were made at a clinic where the comedian suffered a fatal complication during a medical procedure.

Big Bang Theory actress dies

2014-11-12 09:11

The actress best known for voicing the unseen Mrs Wolowitz on the TV comedy The Big Bang Theory has died.

Senzo and Mbulaeni funeral coverage will be broadcast on TV

2014-10-31 16:05

South Africans can watch funeral TV coverage of the fallen South African sport heroes, soccer star Senzo Meyiwa and Olympic athlete Mbulaeni Mulaudzi this weekend.

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