Obituaries

'Do the Right Thing' Star Danny Aiello Dead at 86

Veteran actor Danny Aiello has died. TMZ reports that he passed away at the age of 86 in New Jersey on Thursday, after getting treated for a sudden illness. Aiello broke into movies in the early 1970s. Some of his most notable characters were Tony Rosato in "The Godfather Part II," Monk in "The...
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(L-R) Polly Holliday, Vic Tayback, Philip McKeon, Linda Lavin and Beth Howland of "Alice" (Photo credit: CBS)

'Alice' Television Star Philip McKeon Dies at 55

He was best known as Linda Lavin's son on the popular CBS sitcom 'Alice,' Philip McKeon died Tuesday morning following a long illness, according to Variety. He was 55-years-old.
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This Nov. 9, 2013, file photo shows Rene Auberjonois at the International Myeloma Foundation 7th Annual Comedy Celebration in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

'Benson,' 'Star Trek' Actor René Auberjonois Dies at 79

Auberjonois, a prolific actor best known for his roles on the television shows "Benson" and "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" and his part in the 1970 film "M.A.S.H." playing Father Mulcahy, died Sunday. He was 79-years-old.
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LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 21: Actress Shelley Morrison attends the 55th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium September 21, 2003 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Shelley Morrison, Rosario On 'Will & Grace,' Dies at 83

Morrison's publicist said she died on Sunday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles from heart failure. She was 83.
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In this Feb. 14, 2012 file photo, Puerto Rican astrologer Walter Mercado, also known as Shanti Ananda, gives a press conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico. (AP Photo/Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo, File)

Legendary Puerto Rican Astrologer Walter Mercado Dies at 88

Mercado was known throughout Latin American for the melodrama of his daily horoscopes, delivered on internationally broadcast networks such as Univision with an exaggerated trilling of the "r''. He favored colorful brocaded capes and huge gemstone rings, which he flashed while pointing at viewers.
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In this Aug. 23, 2000, file photo, a group of "Survivor" contestants, break into laughter during a live town hall meeting at CBS Studios in Hollywood in Los Angeles. Survivors are, from left, bottom row, Susan Hawk, Rudy Boesch, Kelly Wiglesworth and Rich

Rudy Boesch, Early Fan Favorite On 'Survivor,' Dies at 91

Boesch, a retired tough-as-nails Navy SEAL and fan favorite on the inaugural season of "Survivor," died Friday, after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.
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John Witherspoon looks on as Los Angeles Street Ballers compete for the chance to play against the 2004 Team AND1 on the blacktop of the The Great Western Fourm in Inglewood, California June 9, 2004. (Photo by Steve Grayson/WireImage)

'Friday' Actor-Comedian John Witherspoon Dies at 77

Witherspoon's manager Alex Goodman confirmed late Tuesday that Witherspoon died in Los Angeles.
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HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 20: Producer Robert Evans arrives at the 2nd Annual Rebels With A Cause Gala at Paramount Studios on March 20, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Robert Evans, Iconic Producer of 'Chinatown,' 'The Godfather' Dies at 89

A representative for Evans, the producer of “Chinatown” who helped shepherd films including “The Godfather” and “Harold and Maude” to the screen as chief of Paramount Pictures, confirmed that Evans passed away Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019. He was 89. No other details were immediately available.
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In this Sept. 30, 2015, photo, South Korean pop star and actress Sulli poses during the K-Beauty Close-Up event in Seoul, South Korea.  (Jang Se-young/Newsis via AP)

South Korean Pop Star 'Sulli' Found Dead at Her Home

News reports on Monday say South Korean pop star Sulli has been found dead at her home south of Seoul…
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In this Sept. 12, 2018 file photo, actor Robert Forster poses for photographs on the red carpet for the new movie "What They Had" during the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

Robert Forster, Oscar-Nominee For 'Jackie Brown,' Dies at 78

Forster, the handsome character actor who got a career resurgence and Oscar-nomination for playing bail bondsman Max Cherry in "Jackie Brown," has died at age 78.
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