| Aug 30, 2013
| 7:58 AM
Seamus Heaney, the poet and essayist from Ireland who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1995, has died. He was 74.
An Irish Catholic who was growing up in Ulster when the Troubles began and who later moved to Dublin, Heaney engaged with the violence...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 1:00 PM
David Frost, the British interviewer and television personality who died suddenly Saturday on board the ocean liner Queen Elizabeth at the age of 74, had no real American equivalent -- he was something of a cross between Barbara Walters and Dick Cavett,...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 9:51 AM
Former heavyweight boxing champion Tommy Morrison, who co-starred in "Rocky V" and had his career cut short when he tested positive for HIV, has died. He was 44.
Morrison's longtime friend and former manager, Tony Holden, reported that the former...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Even the warmest of stories can have the saddest of endings, and so it is with Joshua Jones, the fatally ill young fan befriended so memorably by Matt Kemp last May.
Jones is the 19-year-old Dodgers fan Kemp gave his cap, jersey and cleats to after...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 8:49 PM
Eydie Gorme, a pop vocalist who entertained nightclub audiences and TV viewers as a solo artist and with her husband, Steve Lawrence, died Saturday. She was 84.
Gorme died at a Las Vegas hospital of an undisclosed illness, said her publicist, Howard...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Eydie Gorme, the popular nightclub vocalist and half of the longtime musical partnership Steve & Eydie, died in a Las Vegas hospital Saturday after an undisclosed illness. She was 84 years old.
Together with her husband, Steve Lawrence, Gorme was...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Actress Lisa Robin Kelly, who was known to most people as the promiscuous older sister on the Fox sitcom "That '70s Show," has died at age 43.
Kelly's agent, Craig Wyckoff, confirmed her death, saying that the actress had been dealing with her...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Robert N. Wold, an innovator in the use of satellite technology for the distribution of television programming, died Saturday in Irvine of complications from dementia, his family said. He was 87.
Born in Minneapolis on Sept. 11, 1925, Wold served in the...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Boomers, say goodbye to another piece of childhood: The man who created Dancing Bear on "Captain Kangaroo" has died.
Cosmo Allegretti, a set painter who became a puppeteer and voice artist on the children's TV classic, died of emphysema at age 86 on...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 10:57 AM
Actor Dennis Farina died Monday morning in Scottsdale, Ariz., after suffering a blood clot in his lung, his publicist confirmed. He was 69.
The character actor had recently settled into the TV circuit. After a memorable stint on "Law & Order" as Det....
| Aug 4, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Art Donovan, Hall of Fame defensive tackle for the Baltimore Colts, died Sunday. He was 89.
Donovan died of a respiratory ailment at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium, Md. He was best known as one of the NFL's greatest storytellers.
"Artie made a...