Harry Dean Stanton, an instantly recognizable character actor whose career spanned seven decades, died of natural causes in Los Angeles today. He was 91 years old.
Jerry Pournelle, the writer behind The Mote in God’s Eye, The Mercenary, Lucifer’s Hammer, and many more, has passed away at the age of 84.
Adam West, forever known to many as Batman and whose name is synonymous with taking your most famous role and parodying it, has passed away. He was 88.
Bernie “Berni” Wrightson, a comic book artist known for his iconic Frankenstein illustrations and co-creating DC’s Swamp Thing, has passed away after battling brain cancer. The news was shared on his website by his wife, Liz Wrightson.
Chuck Berry, the father of rock n’ roll, passed away Saturday at 90 years old. His music was sent to space for aliens to find, and for Back to the Future fans, he’s the guy on the phone who heard Marty McFly perform “Johnny B. Goode” and knew it would change the future. That’s right, Chuck Berry has transcended both…
Neil Fingleton, the man who brought the Game of Thrones giant Mag the Mighty to life, has passed away from apparent heart failure. He was 36 years old.
Bill Paxton, the actor behind iconic roles in Aliens, Titanic, and Apollo 13, has passed away at 61 years old.
Richard Hatch, who managed to star in two Battlestar Galacticas, has passed away. He was 71.
Sad news today, not just for scifi fans, but for fans of great actors: John Hurt has reportedly died at the age of 77. His vast resume encompassed over 50 years, and included works like The Elephant Man, 1984, Alien, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Hellboy, Doctor Who, and V for Vendetta, to name just a handful.
Versatile character actor Miguel Ferrer—a memorable presence in so many films and TV shows, including RoboCop, Twin Peaks, and most recently NCIS: Los Angeles—has died. He was 61 years old.
Without the book, there’d be no movie. And without the man—and his lingering memory of an article about a case of real-life demonic possession—there’d be no book. William Peter Blatty, author of the 1971 best-seller The Exorcist that became the influential 1973 horror movie classic, has died at age 89.
Just when you thought 2016 couldn’t get any more cruel. Debbie Reynolds—a Hollywood star since her teenage leading-lady debut in 1952's Singin’ in the Rain—died just one day after her daughter, Carrie Fisher. She was 84 years old.
Actor turned police officer and firefighter Van Williams died last week at the age of 82. Williams appeared in many popular TV shows in the ‘60s and ‘70s, but was best known for playing The Green Hornet on the iconic TV series, alongside Bruce Lee as Kato.
Ron Glass, known for playing Shepherd Book on the acclaimed Joss Whedon show Firefly and its follow-up film Serenity, has passed away at the age of 71. No other details have been released at this time.
Actor Robert Vaughn, probably best known for playing Napoleon Solo in the ‘60s show The Man From U.N.C.L.E. passed away today due to acute leukemia. He was 83.
Fan-favorite artist Steve Dillon—best known for co-creating Preacher and defining runs on The Punisher and Hellblazer—has passed away.
It is a sad day for horror-movie cultists: Herschell Gordon Lewis, the “Godfather of Gore” and director of exploitation classics like Blood Feast, Two Thousand Maniacs!, and The Wizard of Gore, has died at age 87.
Clay Martin Croker, best known as the voice of Space Ghost’s belligerent and entirely unwilling cohosts Zorak and Moltar on Cartoon Network’s seminal Space Ghost: Ghost to Coast, passed away yesterday at the age of 54.
Gene Wilder, the legendary comedic actor who starred in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Young Frankenstein and so many others, has passed away at the age of 83.